Dr. Joyce Dent-McNair

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Can you boost your brain power by making yourself ambidextrous?

Lots of companies offer ambidexterity training that promises to improve cognitive power. But research shows there could be risks<p>Could learning to write with both hands make your brain sharper and more speedy? Could training schoolchildren to use their non-dominant hands improve their exam results? …

The Brain

16 Sweet and Savory Fig Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

While you were at the farmers’ market this weekend stocking up for those ramp recipes, you probably noticed an abundance of figs; the “new wood” fig season has finally arrived. Black mission figs, brown turkey figs and green kadota figs are piled high at the markets, ready to be mixed into all the …

The cheesiest, easiest, one pot dinner

• 5 tablespoons salted butter<br>• 1/2 cup flour<br>• 3 cups whole milk<br>• 2 3/4 cups heavy cream<br>• 1/4 cup white wine<br>• 2 teaspoons dijon mustard<br>• salt and pepper to taste<br>• 12 ounces elbow macaroni<br>• 4 cups shredded white cheddar cheese<br>• 1 tablespoon melted butter<br>• 1 cup panko breadcrumbs<br>• 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese<br>• 1/4 cup …

Recipes

Cream Of Potato Soup Recipe ⋆ Recipes with photos

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>200g white mushrooms<br>200g potatoes<p>100 ml of 10% cream<p>50g butter<p>20 ml of olive oil<p>about 1 liter of vegetable broth<p>1 onion<p>salt pepper<p>a sprig …

Love crabcakes? This recipe delivers crunchy puffs and moist bites

At the beach, we had vodka flecked with lemon. We had bike rides striped with sunburn. We had crabcakes topped with intrigue.<p>What was in the tartar sauce? Couldn't say. My friend, the one who concocts it, guards her legacy. She taunts us with its tangy snap and creamy bite. If I were being held …

South Carolina classroom arrest raises questions about police role in schools

On the same day that President Barack Obama was expressing doubts that cellphone cameras are making police too cautious, video of a police officer in a South Carolina high school was going viral online because he failed to be cautious enough.<p>That's not the only reason that video of Richland County …

Swung by this Banksy

We just swung by this Banksy piece, which is on the side of a wall of a parking lot in downtown. It was cool to see such an iconic piece in real life!

Banksy

Waco Twin Peaks says it's working with police after biker brawl

WACO — The Twin Peaks restaurant that was the site of a bloody biker clash issued a statement late Wednesday urging the public not to rush to judgment and saying that surveillance camera footage has been shared with police.<p>"We continue to be very concerned for the safety and security of everyone …