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6 Medicinal Herbs to Grow at Home - Quiet Corner

1. Echinacea<p>(<i>Echinacea purpurea</i>)<p>This native perennial, also known as Purple Coneflower, is a glorious garden plant that grows 24 to 36 inches tall, …

Alternative Medicine

Scientists and insurers develop 'death clock' to predict when customers will die

Insurance premiums could rise after scientists teamed up with the insurance industry to create an algorithm which will predict when customers will die.<p>The University of East Anglia is launching a four year study using huge databases of medical data to determine life expectancy and long-term illness.<p>…

Insurance

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

Android News

New genetic theory might pave way to understanding human intelligence

Scientists from Imperial College believe that intelligence may be influenced by two networks of genes, possibly controlled by a master regulatory system<p>British scientists believe they have made a huge step forward in the understanding of the mechanisms of human intelligence. That genetic …

Genetics

Religion doesn't make kids more generous or altruistic, study finds

Here's a discovery that could make secular parents say hallelujah: Children who grow up in nonreligious homes are <i>more</i> generous and altruistic than children from observant families.<p>A series of experiments involving 1,170 kids from a variety of religious backgrounds found that the non-believers were …

Religion

10 of the most stunning images in the running for National Geographic's Photo Contest

The committee will be accepting entries until November 16. Photos are being judged in three different categories: people, places, and nature.<p>The grand-prize-winning image will be published in the magazine. The photographer will receive $10,000 and a trip to the National Geographic headquarters in …

Grand Canyon

Ultimate open-faced breakfast sandwich: Toast 1 slice thick-cut whole grain bread in butter till golden brown. Top with 2 slices prosciutto, 1 fried egg, chopped chives, sea salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Then knife and fork it. #recipes #food #sandwiches #egg #knifeandforkit

6 Tested and Perfected Canned Pumpkin Recipes

It's pumpkin season! Orange cans of pumpkin purée are everywhere -- put this fall pantry staple to good use with these pumpkin-packed recipes the whole family will love.<p><b>1. Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Pumpkin Glaze</b><p>Perfect for a fall morning with a cup of coffee, these golden-orange scones are packed …

7 Healthy Banana Recipes to Fuel Your Workout - Chowhound

Bananas are a gym rat’s best friend. They’re portable, versatile, and contain a great balance of potassium and energy for your workout. Not to …

Breakfast

Massive blasts rock Chinese city of Tianjin; 44 dead, hundreds injured

<b>Tianjin, China (CNN) —</b> A series of huge explosions shook the northern Chinese city of Tianjin late Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and injuring hundreds more, according to officials and state media.<p>The cause was not immediately clear.<p>Liu Yue, a 25-year-old Tianjin resident, said she felt the …

Natural Disasters

Sick? Cook Yourself to Health with Recipes for Soup, Tea, and More

From brothy soups to cleansing teas, these are the recipes we reach for when we're feeling under the weather.<p><b>Hold onto your mugs:</b> These 30 recipes for brothy soups, cleansing teas, and zingy fruit- and veg-packed juices are practically meant for the days when you're feeling under the weather. So go …

Cooking

Gooey Decadent Krispie Treat Fudge

This krispie treat fudge is for the krispie treat lover in your house. It's the answer to "what's for dessert?"<p>Today I pulled a fast one on my family. You see, they have a strict rule with me that I am no longer allowed to make Rice Krispie treats.<p>It’s not because I make them poorly, it’s because I …

This easy recipe for baked eggs in ramekins will transform your breakfast

Omelets? So over them. Fried eggs? Forget about it. When it comes to breakfast, baked eggs are the best invention since, well, sliced bread. These individual ramekins are filled with a deluxe blend of savory vegetables and rich, creamy eggs; give them 20 minutes in the oven and get your spoons …