Chelsea Smith

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How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed - Quiet Corner

Tips How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed<p>Creating your own home garden is not always an easy task, but with this DIY U-Shaped garden, it will be …

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Pineapple Desserts

Free-form pineapple, mango and berry tarts, coconut pudding with pineapple and candied cashews, roast pineapple splits with macadamia brittle and …

3 California deputies arrested; inmate died of blunt trauma

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Three Northern California jail guards have been arrested after an inmate under their watch was found dead of multiple blunt …

The Latest: GOP nominee for governor says he supports clerk

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The latest on a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her …

Google’s Driverless Cars Run Into Problem: Cars With Drivers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google, a leader in efforts to create driverless cars, has run into an odd safety conundrum: humans.<p>Last month, as one of Google’s self-driving cars approached a crosswalk, it did what it was supposed to do when it slowed to allow a pedestrian to cross, prompting its “safety …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

15 Hair Tutorials #LazyGirls Will Love

We’re hitting that point, people. Yup, we’re talking a change in weather, change in routine, possibly a change in job or heading back to school and waving goodbye to the beach (it’s not too soon to count down to spring break, right?). For when your fall to-do list is overrun with tasks, we’ve got …

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What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

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Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Hiroshima: Grief, horror of atomic bomb remembered 70 years on

<b>Hiroshima, Japan (CNN) —</b> In the center of Hiroshima, yards from where the world's first atomic attack bomb exploded 70 years ago, stands a dome-shaped bell tower of modest proportions. It is decorated with the bronze statues of three children.<p>Their slender arms reach out, spreading wide towards the …

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Punch of July 2015

The Fourth of July is about as democratic as a holiday can get, and punch is the perfect equal-opportunity drink. Here's what Liquor.com's DrinkWire …

The Lava Flow Is The Must-Try Cocktail Of The Summer

There is no shortage of cocktails come summertime. With the mojitos, margaritas and many variations of sangrias, we have enough drinks on hand to maintain a nice buzz throughout the season. But we may not have been drinking the best one out there, because we were not aware of the Hawaiian cocktail …

Choose to Infuse: How to Make Your Own Wine, Fruit Vinegar, and More

<i>When summer comes around, we try to find ways to make it last forever. So every day this week, we'll bring you a new guide to preserving the season's best herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Today: How to infuse everything from booze to honey.</i><p>Canning not your jam? There’s another awesome—dare we say …

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U.S. upgrades Malaysia, Cuba in human trafficking report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States took Malaysia off its list of worst offenders in human trafficking on Monday, removing a potential barrier to a signature Asia-Pacific trade pact despite opposition from human rights groups and nearly 180 U.S. lawmakers.<p>A Rohingya child plays with balloons …

Summer Cocktails You Can Drink All Day Long

Take it from British folks who sit outside in the blazing heat watching a lot of tennis. When scorching summer days strike, there's nothing you want …

Hot Looks: As Seen in the July Issue, Part Two—Mid-Luxury Korean Beauty Imports

It’s no secret that when it comes to impeccable skin, Koreans know best. Their poreless, dewy complexions have launched a sudden boom of major interest in Asian skin-care products (essence? BB creams? sheet masks? cushion compacts?). As seen in our July issue, here is the 411 on mid-luxury Korean …

These 9 Bubbly Spritzes Were Made for All-Day Drinking

You're don't have to play mixologist in your swimsuit to turn out great summer cocktails. Enter these nine cool takes on the refreshing, bubbly spritz.<p><b>Top off any aperitif,</b> hard spirit, or juice with sparkling wine and a splash of soda water, and it’s immediately summer-ized. These spritzes are …

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

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The One Thing Dermatologists Wish You'd Stop Doing

<b>The difference between good and bad skin comes down to this.</b> <i>By Hannah Morrill</i>, SELF<p><i>Photo: Delphine Achard</i><p>You know to wash your face after the gym and wipe off your makeup before you go to bed at night. But did you know that avoiding magnifying mirrors and putting away your brushes can be just as …

The stars have aligned for real prison reform

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you do not yet believe that bipartisan criminal justice reform is possible inside the dysfunction of Washington, it is time to put away your doubts.<p>Over the last two weeks, we have witnessed a historic surge of momentum for the prospects of justice reform -- punctuated by this week's …

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$100m to find alien life? That's a start — but not nearly enough

The scientific question of whether we are “alone” in the universe is age-old, spanning Giordano Bruno’s ideas of the 1500s, Immanuel Kant’s writings in 1755, and, of course, science fiction. There is only one answer to this question: “No, we are not alone – and never have been.”<p>This week Russian …

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10 classic vodka cocktail recipes

Before we begin, I must make a small confession. I have been a little sniffy about vodka in the past. I have even called it unfinished gin. But, thanks to some rather pure and delicious vodkas its fans have forced upon me, I am redeemed.<p>The Salty Dog<p>There’s nothing remotely seafaring about this, …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

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How Animals Hacked The Rainbow And Got Stumped On Blue

Until about 600 million years ago, seeing colors didn't matter so much to Earth's inhabitants — nobody had eyes.<p>"Before the eye evolved, you just wouldn't have seen what was there," says Andrew Parker, a biologist at London's Natural History Museum who studies the evolution of color.<p>Simple animals …

Swimming Manta Ray Looks Like a Spaceship

Robert Sorokanich of Gizmodo notices that this huge manta ray swimming straight at a diver's camera looks like a spaceship ready to swallow you …