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Don’t blame food stamps for obesity in America

By Tasia Smith, Evergreen Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of Oregon. Despite the stereotypes, most obese Americans aren’t poor. U.S. Department of Agriculture, CC BY-SA Politicians and scholars sometimes cast obesity as a problem that largely afflicts the poor. But as most obese adults aren’t poor and most low-income adults aren’t obese, this is a… Continue reading “Don’t blame food stamps for obesity in America”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:34:15.

How I Took Up My Cross While Struggling with Anxiety and Depression

“Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light” (Matthew 11:28-30).… Continue reading “How I Took Up My Cross While Struggling with Anxiety and Depression”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:33:43.

Meet Finn, the latest great white shark being tracked off Jersey Shore

A youthful great white shark has surfaced off New Jersey’s coast. Finn — a young, roughly 12-foot, 80-pound female great white — surfaced off the coast of Belmar and Asbury Park on Tuesday at 8:34 a.m., according to a real-time GPS tracker monitored by OCEARCH, a nonprofit group which researches great whites. Finn — tagged by… Continue reading “Meet Finn, the latest great white shark being tracked off Jersey Shore”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:32:19.

Are These the World’s Best Refried Beans?

From the Saveur archives: Unearthing the legendary refritos from Austin’s Las Manitas The beloved refried beans, recreated from the recipe shared with us by Austin’s Las Manitas Matt Taylor-Gross Archives are imperfect. Anyone who’s ever cleared out a long-neglected basement or garage knows how easy it is to accidentally toss out cherished keepsakes, like a family… Continue reading “Are These the World’s Best Refried Beans?”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:30:58.

Some of the World’s Best Gin Comes From…Spain?

Gin-tonic-obsessed Spaniards are distilling some exceptional spirits; here are five gins so good you’ll want to sip them neat Sometime in the past dozen years, bartenders in Spain stopped asking what you wanted to drink. They didn’t have to; everyone wanted a gin tonic. (The Spanish drop the “and” for a smoother phrase.) A G&T in… Continue reading “Some of the World’s Best Gin Comes From…Spain?”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:30:32.

Josh Suspicious Of Paul Again In ‘Big Brother’ 19

Josh Martinez is once again noticing that Paul Abrahamian has been playing all of them in “Big Brother” Season 19. Warning: This article contains spoilers from episodes of “Big Brother” Season 19 that have not yet aired. Read at your own risk! But even though this isn’t the first time he’s said something to his ally,… Continue reading “Josh Suspicious Of Paul Again In ‘Big Brother’ 19”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:15:50.

‘The Bold And The Beautiful’ Casts Jessica Graf

“Big Brother” Season 19 alum Jessica Graf just landed her first acting gig since leaving the hit CBS reality TV competition. According to Entertainment Weekly, Graf will play the role of a hostess working at Il Giardino in the CBS soap opera, “The Bold and the Beautiful.” Graf will be filming her scenes on Sept. 5,… Continue reading “‘The Bold And The Beautiful’ Casts Jessica Graf”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:14:27.

Is Kevin Still Loyal To Jason In ‘Big Brother’ 19?

“Big Brother” Season 19 houseguest Jason Dent may have pissed Kevin Schlehuber off after he joked about raping the stay-at-home dad’s wife if he ever puts him on the block. But even if this was the case, the dad-of-seven decided to prove his loyalty to his pal. Warning: This article contains spoilers from episodes of “Big… Continue reading “Is Kevin Still Loyal To Jason In ‘Big Brother’ 19?”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:14:02.

How Sony, Obama, Seth Rogen and the CIA Secretly Planned to Force Regime Change in North Korea

Over the past month, President Trump’s incendiary threats to rain “fire and fury” on North Korea in response to its ballistic missile program set off a chain of military escalations that climaxed this week with Pyongyang’s sixth test of a nuclear device, a hydrogen bomb three to five times more powerful than the American bombs that… Continue reading “How Sony, Obama, Seth Rogen and the CIA Secretly Planned to Force Regime Change in North Korea”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:13:17.

‘Big Brother’ Season 8 8 Winner EvelDick Thinks Paul ‘Poisoned’ Cast

“Big Brother” Season 8 winner EvelDick recently weighed in on the events that have been happening in Season 19. Warning: This article contains spoilers from episodes of “Big Brother” Season 19 that have not yet aired. Read at your own risk! While speaking with Big Brother Network, EvelDick clarified that his game wasn’t anything compared to… Continue reading “‘Big Brother’ Season 8 8 Winner EvelDick Thinks Paul ‘Poisoned’ Cast”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 15:09:58.