Peggy Elbourn

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12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.<p>Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when …

MIT used 140,000 Reddit posts to train AI to write horror stories

Sometimes the scariest place to be is your own mind. Or Reddit at night.<p>Shelley is an AI program that generates the beginnings of horror stories, and it’s trained by original horror fiction posted to Reddit. Designed by researchers from MIT Media Lab, Shelley launched on Twitter on Oct. 21.<p>The team …

Artificial Intelligence

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These excellent Swedish meatballs are made with a mixture of ground beef and pork, bread crumbs, and sauteed onions. The meatballs are browned and …

Recipes

NaNoWriMo Series: Pace Yourself

We’re officially Two days away from the start of NaNoWriMo! How in the world did that happen?? It’s time to get serious, so we’re bringing you some …

Writing

Billie Lourd Remembers Mom Carrie Fisher on Her Birthday

Mark Hamill, William Shatner and Kevin Smith also pay tribute to “Star Wars” icon<p>Billie Lourd paid homage to her famous mother, Carrie Fisher, on …

This Cheesy Egg and Sausage Bake Is the Brunch Recipe You Need This Fall

It also makes an excellent 30-minute breakfast-for-dinner.<p>There are days like today where I have been on my feet all day in the kitchen and I still have a story to write before I go home and it’s 4:37 p.m., tick, tock… The last thing on Earth I want to think about when I get home is what to eat for …

Breakfast

Tesla strikes another deal that shows it's about to turn the car insurance world upside down

Tesla struck a deal with Liberty Mutual to create a customized insurance package — and the move shows how the electric automaker is intent on disrupting the insurance industry.<p>The new plan is called InsureMyTesla and was designed specifically for Tesla vehicles. Its benefits include replacing …

Get ready for battle, because "Game of Thrones" has just cast the leader of Cersei's army

At last, the end is here. <i>Game of Thrones</i> has just started filming its *sobs* <i>final</i> season in Belfast and based on what we’re hearing — and <i>definitely</i> …

TV Series

I tried the Instant Pot that everyone's obsessed with — and it totally changed the way I cook

I didn't cook a lot before the Instant Pot. Since I live in New York City, ordering in my dinners every night is an expensive, unhealthy, and all-too-easy option.<p>So when my boyfriend bought an Instant Pot as a spur-of-the-moment decision after seeing an Amazon sale, I was a little skeptical that we …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>Betsy Lerner<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates …

The 10 Crock-Pot Recipes I Rely on as a Busy Mom

As a busy single mother to three active kids, it can be a struggle to get healthy, home-cooked food on the table. But it can be done — especially …

This Free Website Will Show Anyone Your Personal Information. Here's How to Remove It

If you love your privacy, this is your worst nightmare.<p>Think the internet can’t shock you anymore? Enter your name in this website.<p>FamilyTreeNow.com, …

This Handy Chart Will Tell You If You’re Spending Too Much Money on Groceries

Most families can relate to the stress of shelling out for groceries when you’re stretched thin for cash, especially if you’re buying food to feed a …

Mashed Potatoes with Bacon and Crispy Scallions Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place potatoes in a large Dutch oven with cold water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil over medium-high; boil until potatoes …

To The Rescue: California First State That Orders Pet Stores To Sell ‘Only’ Rescued Animals

Animal lovers in California, and their furry companions, are celebrating the passing of AB 485. Opponents of the controversial legislation targeting …

How to build a business empire with Instagram

What does it take to succeed online? Shouldn’t real-world influence transfer into the digital world? The introduction of computers and smartphones has changed the business world and yet many still do not understand how new digital platforms fit into the business realm. These platforms are a new …

Oculus Go solves VR's two biggest problems

Oculus finally figured out how to get consumers excited about virtually reality: It just had to take a little bit of advice from the late Steve …

Virtual Reality

Slow-Cooker Beef and Barley

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:8 hr 20 minPrep:20 minCook:8 hr<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories647Total Fat29 …

The Boozy Secret Behind Crispy, Oven-Baked Chicken Tenders

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Walk into any restaurant with big screens blaring and you are sure to find boneless chicken wings on the menu. Nothing …

Build the wooden train set of your childhood dreams in Tracks

I was more of a Lincoln Logs kid, but I do remember the magic of assembling wooden train sets, sliding those little nubs together and hearing them …

Knitting group is a warm way to connect with Montreal's homeless

Gilles Chiasson knows all too well what it’s like to live on the streets of Montreal, fighting off frigid temperatures and feelings of social …

Sewing Knits Without a Serger

If you have ever been intimidated with sewing knit fabric, today’s post is for you! I think people fear knits because the fabric can sometimes …

Sewing

The Lodge Blanket in Sherpa Fleece and Faux Suede: Fabric Depot

Toasty. That’s what this big blanket is all about. We combined a plush Sherpa style faux fur with a rich faux suede: soft on one side, smooth on the …

DIY Baby Hat

Baby’s first trendy accessory. Jersey caps are darling and very quick to make – and they make wonderful gifts!

11 Unique and Whimsical BFF Gifts From ModCloth — All Under $40

ModCloth is a treasure trove of playful, cool products that make wonderful gifts. When you're looking for something cute and thoughtful you wouldn't see at just any store, the site will be your go-to. We rounded up our favorite items that would make perfect presents for holidays or birthdays. Your …

Cute

Pan Fried Breakfast Potatoes

<i>These pan fried breakfast potatoes are quick to make, filling and seasoned to perfection! Potatoes, mushrooms and bacon are turned into a delicious</i> …

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The sweetened cream cheese filling elevates this moist spiced pumpkin bread. The recipe makes two loaves, one for now and one to freeze for later. …

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Three Super Recipes To Try With A Packet Of Frozen Prawns

While freshly caught seafood is the more sustainable way forward, you’ve got to admit that a frozen packet now and then has definitely come in handy …