Christine Donald

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How I almost killed my mom with a simple anti-itch pill

Nobody wants to kill her own mother by accident. Luckily, mine pulled through.<p>As teachable moments go, this one was huge. I learned that once you or someone you know hits age 65, it’s time to learn which drugs can increase the risk of dementia when taken for long periods. And which, for people who …

Urinary Tract Infection

Baked Ziti with Summer Vegetables Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook pasta in salted water according to package directions. Drain and cool slightly, about 10 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>While pasta cooks, …

Italian Food

American royals: The dangerous rise of the Trump monarchy

Thanks to Donald Trump’s dynastic planning, the U.S. will finally beat the British at the royalty glitz game<p>Move over, William and Kate. The Trump family clan has a plan. Americans will no longer cede the fame, glory and global attention of the royal beat to the British.<p>Being beaten by the British …

Six ways parents can stay connected with their teen sons

My friend Liz was worried that her 14-year-old son, Andy, was traumatized. While on a ski trip, he had seen a child fall off the chairlift. Andy was sitting in close range, and he saw the paramedics airlift the boy to a hospital. Liz tried to process the accident with Andy, but he wouldn’t show any …

Parenting

Lemon Cream Cheese Scones

<i>Lemon Cream Cheese Scones are made with butter and cream cheese. These soft, tender scones are finished with a sweet lemon glaze and are perfect for</i> …

Breakfast

A 5-Ingredient, Salty-Sweet Roast That Will Be On Your Table in 30 Minutes

<i>We partnered with our friends at Natural Delights, purveyors of Medjool dates, for our latest contest—Your Best Recipe with Dates.</i><p>Hats off to Jessica! Her recipe for Roasted Cauliflower with Prosciutto and Dates has won our latest contest, Your Best Recipe with Dates.<p>We love the play of textures …

Cauliflower

Love Entenmann's Cheese Danish? Then This Recipe Is for You.

<b>Proof the yeast:</b> Combine the water and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook on low speed just until combined. Let stand in the …

Baking

30+ Awesome Artworks You Won’t Believe Were Once Dusty Old Books on a Shelf

It may be wrong to judge a book by its cover, but many artists believe that books actually <i>are</i> more than mere reading material. In this comprehensive collection of art made from books, we explore the myriad of ways that bibliophilic artists inventively transform works of literature into works of art.<p>…

Five of the best Alzheimer's blogs

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and affects more than 5 million people in the United States. After a diagnosis, many people …

The Happiest Ending for Leftovers Is Quiche

Quiche seemes so…fussy. <b>Like the meeting point of suburbia and elegance, a choice of certain shoulder-padded power-lunchers in 1980s New York and possibly the breakfast food doppelganger of Molly Ringwald in The Breakfast Club.</b> It seems part museum café, part country club, part frozen food aisle.<p>But …

Baking

How to Use The Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl Kit

We are big on bags here at Sew4Home, which means we're always on the lookout for cool bag accessories; such as closures, handles, hardware, and more. …

Sewing

Mary Berry’s 1970s Cooking Segments Might Just Make Your Day

Season 4 of <i>The Great British Bake Off</i> airs tonight on PBS. If you follow the show, you probably already know it's the last season featuring the original hosts (Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc) and one of its judges, the charming Mary Berry. If this makes you sad and you find yourself stricken with the …

Mary Berry

The Bright Purple Condiment Your Weeknight Dinners Have Been Missing

Allow me to introduce you to a game-changing dip that you never knew your life was woefully incomplete without: Beet Butter.<p>This beautiful deep purple condiment is a mixture of macadamia nuts, cooked beets, a touch of maple syrup, a splash of vanilla, and a hefty pinch of salt. It's sweet, nutty, …

Condiments

11 Vibrant Recipes To Ring In Spring

At last, spring has sprung! Birds, buds, butterflies — and, most importantly, a new slew of fresh seasonal produce: crisp asparagus, bright berries, sweet peas, fresh mint, and more. From Strawberries & Oranges in Citrus Syrup to Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, these recipes are a delicious …

You Only Need 1 Bowl to Make This Cherry Upside-Down Cake

A seriously easy upside-down cake: under 10 ingredients, 1 pan, 1 mixing bowl.<p>Let’s get the introductions out of the way. I’m the food director at <i>Bon Appétit</i>, which technically means I have final say over every recipe we print in the magazine and online, but that doesn’t mean I’m the best cook in …

Baking

Shrimp and Rice Packets with Olives and Oranges Recipe

"Shrimp, olive, and orange flavors mingle within individualized roasting packets that make serving a breeze."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups frozen precooked rice …

These Genius, 3-Ingredient Cookies Will Be Ready Before the Oven Beeps

<i>While Genius hunter Kristen is off editing Genius Desserts, we're bringing back this favorite—the most instant and lovable of cookie recipes.</i><p>When you call Dorie Greenspan to say you’re coming over, this is what she bakes. “It takes longer to preheat the oven than to put these cookies together,” she …

Dessert

In search of the stroke detector

Up to 50% of stroke diagnoses are inaccurate. What if a small biosensor could do the job precisely? Robert McCrum, who survived a ‘brain attack’ 22 years ago, traces one team’s long journey to a breakthrough<p>Stroke, or “brain attack”, is the third biggest killer in the western world, after cancer …

Medical Research

Dear President Obama: Please Upgrade Nuclear Launch Protocols Before You Leave Office

At 12:01 pm on January 20, 2017 Donald J. Trump will have the ability to order a nuclear attack on any city or any country in the world.<p>And no one can stop him. Under current protocols . . .<p>One man, and one man alone, makes a decision that can kill millions<p>One man, and one man alone, makes a …

Trump’s rhetoric: a triumph of inarticulacy

His spelling and grammar are disastrous, he contradicts himself, trails into incoherence, never sounds dignified or recognisably presidential – but none of it does him any harm. In fact, it seems to help<p>‘It’s all fake news, it’s phoney stuff – it didn’t happen … I think we have one of the great …

Donald Trump

Cheap Toy for your Kid | The Origami Magic Ball

We have tried to fold the magic ball with the regular method but it’s definitely harder and takes an absurd amount of time. That’s why I decided to …

Samantha Bee and Jane Pauley Are Breaking the News

“Jane Pauley! You’re all in leather,” said Samantha Bee, as Ms. Pauley walked into the private dining room at Asiate restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in New York. And she was: in a sleek, black leather suit.<p>“My husband calls it my biker-chick outfit,” Ms. Pauley said, surveying a sleeve …

Comedy

Resolution Recipes: 16 Wholesome Dishes for 2017

If you vowed to eat healthier in 2017, you're in luck. All of these wholesome recipes are easy to prepare, satisfying <i>and</i> delicious. Happy New Year!<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprouts Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan, and a …

Watch Japanese Woodworking Masters Create Elegant & Elaborate Geometric Patterns with Wood

A friend recently told me he'd had his hair cut with a pair of $10,000 scissors, reputedly the highest-quality in the world. He hardly needed to add …

Woodworking

A Mind Bending 3D Optical Illusion Wall Art Made Using One Sheet of Paper

Seattle visual designer Taras Lesko of VisualSpicer has created <i>Infinity</i>, mind bending 3D optical illusion wall art made using one sheet of paper. It …

Eight things you need to do right now to protect yourself online

From using unique passwords for everything to utilising two-step verification and enabling encryption, here’s how to guard your privacy and stay safe<p>1. Use unique passwords for all your accounts<p><b>What:</b> Stop kidding yourself that you only re-use passwords on accounts that don’t matter, or that you …

Information Systems

This triple spiral of 15,000 dominoes falling down is incredibly satisfying to watch

This incredible triple spiral by YouTuber "Hevesh5" is made up of 15,000 dominoes and took 25 hours to set up.<p>To watch more amazing domino videos, …

“Flawed individuals will victimize you”: A top FBI profiler’s lessons on extreme narcissists like Trump

There are 130 warning signs of the narcissistic personality. Trump checks off at least 90<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i> <br>I recently spoke with former FBI agent Joe Navarro about Donald Trump. Navarro was one of the FBI’s top profilers, a founding member of their elite Behavioral …

Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What's the right balance between privacy and self-discovery?<p>Research …

Education Technology

At the Movies: The Drama of Slow Gardening

“Don’t we have anything more important to do than thinning out plums?” asks Daan. Pause. “Like what?” asks Jan. This refreshing attitude, beautifully …