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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Mothers of All Disasters

Massive hurricanes striking Miami or Houston. Earthquakes leveling Los Angeles or Seattle. Deadly epidemics. Meet the “maximums of maximums” that keep emergency planners up at night.<p>For years before Hurricane Katrina, storm experts warned that a big hurricane would inundate the Big Easy. Reporters …

Houston

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

Six tips to help you write and publish your first book

For many years I have been fielding questions on how to publish a book. Is it my imagination, though, or have the frequency and the intensity of the pleas for help and access increased? It is now a rare week in which I don't get sent a pitch for a historical ghost-mystery novel or a memoir about a …

I Used to Think Non-Drinkers Were Buzzkills — Then I Sobered Up

"Cool" girls might drink, but the way I drank was not cool.<p>There was a time when the highest compliment I could give a woman was "I want to drink with you." I loved the ritual of liquid bonding, how you could walk into a bar as awkward strangers and stumble out with purple teeth and a new BFF. …

8 'Piece of Cake' Cakes

These cakes may look complicated, but they're surprisingly easy to make.<p><b>1. Tres Leches Cake with Dulce de Leche Glaze</b><p>Popular in Latin America, <i>Tres Leches Cake</i> is a light and fluffy cake soaked with a mixture of three milks: sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy cream. In this version, …

Dessert
Forrest Gump

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

3 MasterChef Juniors Cook the Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch

Smoke filled the air and announced your burnt Eggo waffle with a side of over-sweetened weak coffee—that’s the Mother’s Day breakfast in bed we remember serving. But what happens when your kid knows how to sous vide? We visited three past contestants, including one winner, of the cooking challenge …

Movies

30 Strawberry Recipes That'll Make Your Desserts More Delicious

You know winter is finally over when you begin to see fresh strawberries at the market. We've spotted our favorite berry this season and so we're happy to report: spring is in full swing. Spring's best veggies have been on the scene for some time now (asparagus, Vidalia onions, fresh peas), but now …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

10 Gifts That Keep on Giving

While any host will <i>seem</i> excited about receiving yet another bottle of wine, how many bottles does someone really want (trick question)? And once the bottle has been consumed, your thoughtfulness may be forgotten.<p>That's why we're all about gifts that can be immediately enjoyed but also keep on …

Decorations

Down the Barrel of North Despair

North Despair | North Cascades National Park | Washington State, USA<br>Jason Hummel<p>The mornings are cold, like castles of medieval days. Although, …

Hiking

The Top Foods People Who've Lost More Than 10 Pounds Eat for Breakfast

Add them to your a.m. meal to start your own slimdown.<p>Trying to drop a few pounds? Before you totally overhaul your eating habits, take a cue from people who've already successfully slimmed down: We tapped into the data from MyFitnessPal's more than 65 million users (the app lets people track their …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

10 Soup Recipes That'll Make You Go 'MMMMM'

No matter where you live in America, the winter months call for bowls full of soup all day, everyday. Here are ten recipes that will fill you up--and warm you from head to toe.<p><b>ULTIMATE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP</b><p>A little bit of spice and a whole lot of comfort. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>CAULIFLOWER SOUP</b><p>Made with just …

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

Dessert

Dessert Recipes For Your Slow Cooker. Because Yes, We Can.

We're not going to sugarcoat it, baking can be hard. If you don't know what you're doing it's really easy to get things really wrong. Like, I-don't-even-want-to-eat-that wrong. Cakes cave in unexpectedly, brownies don't rise (because you maybe forgot the eggs) and pie crusts crumble all too …

Why Giving Birth Is Actually Awesome

It's so easy to focus on the scary aspects of the experience, but I've done it three times and I loved it every time.<p>People want to know if I pooped on the table. They ask if my husband stood near my vagina. They're curious if sex feels different now … for him. And, by the way, they ask: How long …

Pregnancy

Rare And 'Horrific': Frilled Shark Startles Fishermen In Australia

Normally, we wouldn't call something a living fossil. But the name seems tailor-made for the frilled shark, whose roots are traced to 80 million years ago. Its prehistoric origins are obvious in its primitive body; nearly all of the rare animal's closest relatives are long extinct.<p>In the most …

Fish

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p><b>2. Serve ice cream with a knife, not a scoop.</b><p><b>3. Use a hot knife to slice cake perfectly.</b><p><b>4. Open jars instantly with a bottle</b> …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

Settling down is the scariest part about growing up. But trust me: it beats life on the go

For 30 years, I moved homes as quickly as possible. Then I fell in love – and now I’m loving my lesson in staying put<p>I am a master at leaving.<p>The first time I left home, I was four years old. Without telling anyone or asking permission, I carted all my toys up the stairs to where my grandmother …

Games: the most eagerly awaited releases of 2015

Looking ahead to the biggest and best games of the next year, from DIY Super Mario World construction to an 80s-set alternative apocalypse<p><b>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</b><b>Xbox One, PS4 & PC</b><p>It may not have had a cash-intensive PR blitzkrieg, but The Witcher 2 – with its story quietly moulding itself around …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …