25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 23, 2017

… can be a smart move when it comes to items that you use frequently and wont spoil. For instance, household items like toothbrushes, toilet paper, or light bulbs are cheaper when bought in bulk. Food items are a different story. In fact, food waste costs between $1,365 to $2,275 per year for the average American household.When it comes to perishable items like food, buying bulk isnt always the most cost effective solution. 22. Linking your checking and savings accounts Gone are the days having …


Turkey’s shell-shocked opposition struggles to find a way forward

April 18, 2017

… own protocol. Even as the ballots were being counted on Sunday, the board decided to allow unstamped ballots to pass as legal votes — a move that the opposition says gave the green light to voter fraud. Tana de Zulueta, head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the Council for Europe election monitoring group said the decision “significantly changed the ballot validity criteria, undermining an important safeguard and contradicting the law,” …


Sarah Paulson is itching for a ‘Feud’ of her own after playing Geraldine Page

April 17, 2017

… relationship that Zeta-Jones suggests was likely exacerbated by Hollywood. SEE ALSO: ‘Feud’ star Jessica Lange on the ways Hollywood is still failing women Even today, people will say what a tough business were in, she says. But back then it was really tough, and really tough for women. And it was a popularity contest, where if you were in, you were in with the studio behind you. And they showed you in a wonderful light. And if you were out, you could be ostracized and kicked out …


This Uber-like taxi service is saving pregnant women’s lives in Tanzania

April 16, 2017

… city of Dar es-Salaam. The hospital shed light on a longstanding problem: every year, Tanzania sees an estimated 3,000 new cases of obstetric fistula, a condition that leaves a woman incontinent because of prolonged, obstructed labor. Many of these women have no access to C-sections, a midwife, or a clinic. “I remember meeting a lady, and I asked the interpreter how old she was,” Dunnett said. “She was in her 70s, and she lived with obstetric fistula for over 30 years. Which is …


We suck at picking our own profile pictures

April 15, 2017

… for our social media profiles, dating apps and professional networks don’t put us in the best light. Their findings, published Thursday in the journal Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, suggest that instead of being your best judge of attractiveness and other personality traits, you’re better off asking the advice of a stranger. Let strangers pick out your pics. Image: DAVID WHITE The researchers asked the students to choose two out of 12 photos that they were most …


CNN Exclusive: Classified docs contradict Nunes surveillance claims, GOP and Dem sources say

April 12, 2017

Washington (CNN)After a review of the same intelligence reports brought to light by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and aides have so far found no evidence that Obama administration officials did anything unusual or illegal, multiple sources in both parties tell CNN. Their private assessment contradicts President Donald Trump’s allegations that former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice broke the law by requesting the …


How mahjong is changing with the times in Hong Kong

April 10, 2017

Hong Kong (CNN)“The setting sun’s endlessly endearing, but the light of day is disappearing,” says Ho Sau Mei, one of Hong Kong’s last mahjong tile carvers. The 59-year-old quotes a Chinese saying, to express a mix of sorrow and joy as she watches her industry fade. In the 1960s, there were more than 20 mahjong tile carvers — and even an association dedicated to the industry. …


CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… questions we get, what’s the difference between a watch and a warning? Well, just for comparison’s sake, let’s take the stop light, green light, yellow light, red light. Sometimes, the National Weather Service will issue a hazardous weather outlook and advisory. Treat that as a green light. Know that the possibility of rough weather is there, but go about your day as you would, just stay alert. But as conditions tend to ripen, you may see a tornado watch issued by the …


Is it foolish for a woman to cycle alone across the Middle East? – BBC News

April 2, 2017

… stay in Khartoum. In Jordan and Lebanon, refugee camps were visibly struggling to cope with the growing numbers of Syrians fleeing war. The enduring impression was a region in crisis, stretched hopelessly between tyranny and terror. Yet there was light along the way – and that light was the people. “The world shouldn’t judge us by our politics,” a member of the Center for Civil Society and Democracy, a Syrian activist group I spent Christmas with, told me. “We …