Claire Jacobi

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Pumpkin Bird Feeder Makes a Happy Harvest For Birds

Halloween, harvest festivals, and general autumnal celebrations lead to an abundance of everyone’s fall favorite: pumpkins. While you partake in …

Chemicals

8 Nutrients You May Be Lacking

Fighting back feelings of fatigue, irritability, or depression?<p>Before you diagnose yourself with a chronic condition, take a look at your diet. Sometimes, common medical symptoms can signal a nutritional deficiency.<p>In the United States, 1 in 10 people have at least one nutritional deficiency, says …

Wellness

Meet The Woman Who Helped Discover A New Species Of Human

Hannah Morris in South Africa's Rising Star Cave, where the bones and fossils of Homo naledi were discovered.<p>Imagine descending more than 39 feet …

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Ikea hacks – simple updates on bestselling pieces that anyone can do

If you don’t want to splurge on new furniture, but equally aren’t a fan of budget-friendly pieces that will result in you having a carbon copy of …

Hacking

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.<p>The four burial sites were uncovered in the floor of what's …

Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …

Middle-class

Reese Witherspoon Reads Harper Lee: How the Actress Became the New Patron Saint of Literature

On Friday morning, <i>The Guardian</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> both published the first chapter of Harper Lee’s highly anticipated novel, <i>Go Set a Watchman.</i> Published 55 years after her beloved classic, <i>To Kill a Mockingbird,</i> Lee’s <i>Go Set a Watchman</i> has created a buzz rarely seen in the literary world. …

The Treasure You Seek

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Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

First Lady: the Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill by Sonia Purnell, review: 'eye-opening and engrossing'

A revisionist Life of Clementine Churchill argues that her husband’s career would have been a washout without her<p>'A thundering bore,” said the ageing Prime Minister Asquith of the youthful Clementine Churchill. “A very hard, insolent young woman with little or no sense of humour,” added Asquith’s …

I ordered 2 options of these chairs (they come as sets with the side table) which I'm using as dining chairs on the deck. I like the navy because it's a masculine color for such a flourish-y shape, but the white keeps it feeling clean and quieter. I kinda think they will both look good but since you guys were so helpful last time I figured I'd use my 'ask the audience' card again and get your opinion. It's going with a wood table, btw. Which is it? Blue or white? #targetsyle

Current Obsessions: Ikea Hacks for Under $50

We’re willing to spring forward on Sunday only because it means we can get to Ikea an hour earlier. Goal: Window garden. Budget: $50. Shopping …

Timehack: 5 Delicious Dishes, Less Than 20 Minutes of Your Day

We're all slammed. Family, job, Little League, errands, car trouble, furiously typing 140 characters on social media - and the neverending desire to spend a few minutes in the park with your toes in the grass. Who has time to cook? You do! It's totally possible to eat a fun and varied diet with …

Cooking

'Tomorrowland' and 5 more Disneyland movies to mark the park's 60th

Much like the area of<p>Disneylandfrom which"Tomorrowland"draws its inspiration and title,Brad Bird's new sci-fi film looks both forward and backward. On the one hand, it's a futuristic tale about a bright young teen (Britt Robertson) and a jaded inventor (George Clooney) traveling to a high-tech …

The secret history of caffeine: Starbucks science and the back story of everyone’s favorite morning habit

Caffeine doesn’t give you energy. Here’s the amazing, real story of its discovery — and how it works on your brain<p><i>If I can’t drink my bowl of coffee three times daily, then in my torment I will shrivel up like a piece of roasted goat!</i> <i><br>— Johann Sebastian Bach and Christian Friedrich Henrici,</i> <i><br>Schweigt</i> …

Coffee

Top 10 Things Not to Do in Italy

01 of 10<p>Boarding a Regional Train without Validating the Ticket<p>Tickets for regional trains, or any ticket that doesn't have a specific time and …

Italy

Irish Cream Fudge

<b>Irish Cream Fudge</b>: an after dinner treat just for adults!<i>Love this recipe? Sign up for Shugary Sweets email subscription and never miss out again! As</i> …

Dessert

50 types of Italian coffee: espresso, cappuccino and many more

There is a kind of people who follows beaten paths and there is another kind who needs to go off road.<p>Did you know that you can find <b>a little Venice</b> …

Coffee

Vernazza Is The Most Stunning Cliff Town We've Ever Seen

Craving a getaway to a cliffside village of fresh pasta, ocean breezes and all-around perfect enchantment?<p>Welcome to Vernazza.<p>This Italian cliff town has been proclaimed the "loveliest" of the Cinque Terre, those five seaside towns on the northwestern Italian coast that are famous with hikers, who …

The Secret History of the Underground Railroad

Eric Foner explores how it really worked.<p>A decade before the Civil War, the leading Southern periodical <i>De Bow’s Review</i> published a series titled Diseases and Peculiarities of the Negro Race—a much-needed study, the editors opined, given its “direct and practical bearing” upon 3 million people whose …

Black History

These Are the 10 Best Apps for People Who Commute

Putting in an honest day’s work can be challenging enough, so commuting shouldn’t make it any harder. But between freak snow storms, soul-crushing …

Apps