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Brighten up with these rosemary cupcakes with lemon cream filling | The Star

This is one of the easier recipes in the book, as it doesn’t require expert decorating skills. As someone who doesn’t have much of a sweet tooth, I …

Couple adopt pet puma and move it into their family home

A couple fell so in love with a puma that they decided to adopt him, and move him into their family home.<p>Mariya and Alexander Demitrieve fell in love …

Write Fictional Characters as Complex & Realistic as You Are | MBTI for Writers

What’s the secret to writing fictional characters readers fall in love with? What makes us reread our favorite novels, revisiting the same characters …

An Erotic ‘Avant-Porn’ Artist Bares Her Body and Soul

The New York Times labeled her work “avant-porn.” But the masked performance artist Narcissister is so much more. She tells her story in the new doc …

Mind-Blowing Hacks That Actually Work

When life presents a problem, dilemma or obstacle that can't be solved or overcome through simple means the uncreative are stumped, flummoxed or …

Why Social Media—and Smiling—Should Lead Your Marketing Strategy

<i>Editor’s note: This is the latest monthly column with Rom Krupp, the founder and CEO of Marketing Vitals, an analytics software helping restaurants</i> …

Marketing

What The Age You Got Your First Period At Says About Your Health, According To Science

When is the "normal" time to begin your period? If you're around 13 at the age of your first menarche, which is the technical Greek term for your …

Canada’s 10 most in-demand jobs for 2018 and their salaries: Randstad

There has hardly ever been a better time to be looking for a job in Canada. With the economy firing on all cylinders, unemployment fell to 5.7 per …

Employment

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

Researchers Discover 'Anxiety Cells' In The Brain

Scientists have found specialized brain cells in mice that appear to control anxiety levels.<p>The finding, reported Wednesday in the journal <i>Neuron,</i> could eventually lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders, which affect nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.<p>"The therapies we have now have …

Neuroscience

What No One's Telling You About Writing That Book

I often hear business experts say things like, “The book is the new business card.” Or, “You need a book to gain authority in today’s noisy world.” I agree with both, yet, as I look at a market saturated with crappy books doing the complete opposite, I think many people are ignoring a critical …

Writing

Vonnegut's 8 Rules for the Short Story

1. Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted.2. Give the reader at least one character he or …

Kurt Vonnegut

I Tried That Chocolate Chunk Cookie That’s All Over Your IG Feed

We may be only a few weeks into the year, but if I were the betting sort, I’d wager that we’ve already laid eyes on <i>the</i> cookie of 2018, the sweet treat that has been, and will continue to be, all over Instagram, on blogs, and in various food and lifestyle publications. The cookie I speak of is, of …

Hazelnut Butter Cookies

These delicious hazelnut butter cookies are loaded with flavor from the finely chopped hazelnuts. The cookies are rolled in confectioners' sugar …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The One Dessert You Should Never Order At A Restaurant, According To A Chef

If you're anything like me, no meal is complete without dessert. And I while I don't normally discriminate when it comes to sweets, experts say …

Baked Treats You Can Make With Just One Bowl and a Spoon

I love to bake, but my electric hand mixer is on a very high shelf, and even once it’s down, it’s so daunting—the splatters, the cord-wrangling, all …

This Haunted Train Ride Is Officially The Best Way To Celebrate Halloween

If you loved haunted houses as a kid, this spooky experience is so for you.<p>If you're someone who loves haunted houses and trains, then we've found a spooky adventure that has your name written all over it.<p>The New Hope and Ivyland Railroad will host a grown-ups only (teens are included though!) …

Trains

Snow leopard off endangered list

<b>Has the chilling threat of extinction worn off at last for the long-endangered snow leopard?</b><p>Not exactly - but the iconic big cats' conservation status has been improved from "endangered" to "vulnerable".<p>The decision was announced by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - the …

Wildlife

Passport Program

Registration is open for the 5th and 6th Grade Colorado Ski Country's Passport Program and the Colorado Gems Card. The popular Passport Program …

Three Powerful Maxims from Right-Thinking.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>2</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Thinking is the true business of life, power is the result, writes Charles F. Haanel. It is estimated …

Velez Zuzulova injures knee during training in Argentina

Slovakian World Cup star Veronika Velez Zuzulova has suffered a serious injury in Ushuaia, Argentina. According to Sport.sk, the slalom specialist …

Skiing