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Andrew Yang, the 2020 long-shot candidate running on a universal basic...

Night two of the first Democratic presidential debate will feature a lot of familiar faces: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris. It will also feature someone even few political junkies had heard of until very recently: Andrew Yang. Yang, a startup veteran and founder of the nonprofit Venture for America who has never run for elected office before, has made a $12,000-per-year basic income for all American adults the centerpiece of his campaign. He averages 1 to 2 percent in public opinion polls, but as of this writing, he’s surged on prediction markets, with bettors giving him better odds than Beto...

Vox Sentences: Switzerland’s women are on strike

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. New York eliminates religious exemptions to vaccination requirements; thousands of Swiss women protest for gender equality. No more religious exemptions from vaccines George Frey/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Thursday that eliminates religious exemptions to vaccination requirements, which he hopes will help combat the current measles outbreak....

The unemployment rate for former inmates is incredibly high. Kim Kardashian...

Kim Kardashian West and President Donald Trump have a new plan to help former inmates tackle unemployment, one of the largest obstacles to their reentry to civilian life. Their plan: a new partnership with ride-share giant Lyft that would provide formerly incarcerated people with gift cards for transportation to job interviews, work, and family visits. In a surprise appearance, Kardashian West announced the program Thursday at a White House event that promoted giving former inmates “a second chance at success.” Proud to partner on this initiative with @Lyft, a company with a history of taking bold action to do...

Vox Sentences: “Nothing wrong with listening”

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Trump is under fire for saying that he would receive information about political rivals from foreign actors; UK signs Julian Assange’s US extradition papers. Trump is open to receiving dirt from foreign actors Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump is under fire after he said he would receive information about 2020 candidates from...

Effective Exercises for a Narrow Waist

High cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, apnea, and other diseases will all lead to a significant reduction of a person’s life span. To lower your risks of suffering from these conditions, one of the first things you should do is perform the best exercises for a narrow waist. The ideal waist size for an average male should not be over 40 inches and for women, it should be less than 35 inches. This measurement will also depend on your BMI or Body Mass Index which takes into account your height and weight....

Predator genereator is easy to handle and transport

Those who love nature and adventure like me will surely understand the need and utility of a generator for an inveterate camper. Not only camping; a portable generator can be useful in many other situations. Harbor Freight Predator 2000 is one of the most sold portable models in the market, which you can of course keep in mind. But is it the one for you? This review should dispel your doubts. I was looking for a portable generator to take with me on my camping trips, so that can easily recharge my phone’s battery or flashlights. After...

Do you know the purpose of CBD oil?

The cannabis plant was used for thousands of years in different cultures around the world for different purposes, including medicine. The plant has different active ingredients called Cannabinoids. These Cannabinoids (more than 60 of them), have different functions, some of them are already discovered but most of them are still without their purpose. These Cannabinoids, which are inside the plant, are called phytocannabinoids. CBD oil contains cannabidiol. It is a very effective way to administer the daily dose of cannabidiol. These oils are refined with vegetable oils, such as extra virgin olive oil or...

Weber’s Grills are known for their reliability and quality

The Weber Spirit II E-310 grill only has three burners but don’t let that fool you. You will get the same grilling experience you would get in a top rated grill, but cheaper and occupying less space. This cast iron grates of this grill will make your food look beautiful and taste totally delicious due a better heat retaining and distribution. The temperature consistency of the firebox construction puts the E-310 on top of most of grills. The Weber Spirit II E-310 grill is a great investment for an excellent grilling experience.

Canyoning Bohinj, a fun activity near your holiday destination

Do you want to experience canyoning, but do not want to drive too far from Bled? We, at Altitude activities, are offering you fun and adventurous experience just a few minutes’ drive away from Bled. We will meet in front of our office at Ljubljanska cesta 1, Bled and drive along beautiful Lake Bled, passed the former residence of Yugoslav president Josip Broz- Tito, towards the Bohinj valley. Pay attention to a protruding rock on the slopes of Jelovica Mountain, the so-called Babji zob (an Old Hag’s Tooth)! In just a few minutes, we will arrive to...