Andrea M Barrera

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The Most Useful Foreign Languages For English Speakers

These three lists make it clear which languages you should consider.<p>1. The 10 most spoken languages in the world (excluding English ofc)<p>Mandarin<br>Spanish<br>Hindi<br>Arabic<br>Portuguese<br>Bengali<br>Russian<br>Japanese<br>Punjabi<br>German<p>2. The list of 10 most spoken languages by number of …

People who speak two languages have more efficient brains, study says

Bilingual people require less brain power to complete tasks compared to people who speak only one language, suggests new research published in the journal <i>Brain and Language.</i><p>Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans, researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Houston …

7 Tips for Getting The Best Haircut Ever

Cut the stress from your next hair appointment.<p>Is there any feeling worse than going to the hair salon determined to walk out with Robin Wright’s chic pixie-only to end up with a style that’s matronly, not modern? Avoid ever having a haircut-gone-wrong again with these tips.<p><b>Ask Yourself A Few</b> …

Hair

RealLife Radio #78 – How to Talk about Hair – RealLife English

Getting your hair cut in a second language can be a very difficult and even scary thing to do. You don’t want to mess up your style with a bad …

Hair

Curly Hair & Bangs: THIS Is How It's Done

Ask any girl with curls what her favorite thing about her hair is, and nine times out of 10 she will tell you that it's the versatility. Given the …

Embracing Who You Are

For many years I've been blessed by my friendship with Pamela Ferrell, one of the country's leading experts on natural Black hair. Pamela and her husband Taalib-Din Uqdah co-founded the Washington, D.C. hair salon Cornrows & Co. in 1980, pioneering the natural hair care movement with …

Top 10 Places to Eat Ice Cream

Globe-trotters can experience flavors that go far beyond the standard chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry. Experience eel ice cream in Japan or green tea in Florence.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Food Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Capogiro Gelato, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania</b><br>Made with the freshest …

How to Make Cereal Milk Ice Cream

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Lactose intolerant ice cream lover and ex-New Yorker Catherine Lamb shows you how to make a hacked version of Momofuku's Milk Bar's cult classic:</i> …

Double chocolate muffins and chocolate chip cookies

Honestly, I don't even know what to say. These muffins are to die for. I just realized I have never baked real chocolate muffins before...

Raw Cake Recipes: Papaya Pie, Ginger Cookie And Scrumptious Superfood Brownies

If you've got a sweet tooth but need a health kick, listen up.<p>Dessert doesn't have to be an unhealthy affair, just check out these no-fuss recipes …

Canning chickens for the pantry

By Samantha Biggers<p>Issue #135 • May/June, 2012<p>For the past three years my husband and I have raised Cornish Cross broilers in chicken tractors on our …

Off-grid

11 Desserts to Make for a Thanksgiving Potluck (Other Than Pie)

This Thanksgiving, let someone else bring the pumpkin pie to dinner.<p>This Thanksgiving, let someone else bring the pumpkin pie to dinner. From silky …