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7 Recipes for Creamy Fricassee

Fall is right around the corner, which means it's just about time for grilled steaks and salads to take a backseat to things like hearty, cozy …

Missing Connecticut man texted son: 'Did you hurt mom?'

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the day he was last seen, Jeffrey Navin sent a chilling text message to his son: "Did you hurt mom?"<p>Two minutes later, another message from father to son was even more ominous: "I go home and get framed for murder."<p>Jeffrey and his wife, Jeanette Navin of Easton, Connecticut, were last …

Doctor In Gaza Invents 3D-Printable, Cost-Effective Stethoscope

The goal is self-sufficiency for Palestinian hospitals facing a supply shortage.<p>Eight years since a blockade was imposed on the Gaza Strip, hospitals in the Palestinian territory have faced shortages of basic medical supplies and international donors have not followed through on their pledges to …

Like father like son, wait, no that's not quite right. @larsvanderhaar tried to give @p0dium a cross lesson today, but Rick said something about putting these races on before he was born. Pretty cool to see the lesson firsthand in the race though.

Missing 4-year-old boy's body found in San Diego bay

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The body of a 4-year-old boy who vanished during his first beach outing was found in the waters in San Diego's Mission Bay on …

Australian father infiltrates drug gangs in China to find his dead son’s suppliers

Rod Bridge, whose 16-year-old son died after taking a synthetic drug, travelled to China and recorded meetings with local drug bosses<p>An Australian man whose son died after taking a synthetic drug has gone undercover and travelled to China to infiltrate the crime gangs which have been exporting the …

American Airlines accidentally used the wrong plane to fly to Hawaii

This goes without saying, but planes aren't like socks. You can't mix and match them. Each is uniquely identified and has a precise schedule with the airlines. That's why it's pretty shocking to hear that American Airlines used the wrong plane on August 31st to fly over a hundred passengers from LA …

9 Fast Weeknight Pastas Kids Will Love

Say so long to plain buttered noodles and instead try one of these fast, kid-friendly weeknight pastas from fun-shaped wagon wheels with broccoli to …

Oxygen fading, trees fading, legs fading. @liamdunn1

Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone ‘Project Valley’ Set For January Release

It uses a flexible plastic display that doesn't break<p>Your next smartphone may fold in half like a notebook. Samsung is expected to release a new touchscreen smartphone with a foldable plastic display, according to a series of reports from rumor blogs. The company has promised to have functional …

Removing booties mid-race = Pro @grandsprixcyclistes #gpcqm. Photo by @jstartt for @pelotonmagazine p/b @kinetic_trainer #releasethebeast

Whole Foods Temporarily Caters to Mere Mortals With 25-Cent Coffee

What is the cheapest thing one can purchase at Whole Foods? If you said 37 cents' worth of heirloom quinoa from the bulk bins, you're wrong — at least for this month: The grocer is offering 12-ounce cups of coffee at the plebeian-friendly price of 25 cents all September long, says <i>Time</i>.<p>Why sell …

Subway Gets a Failing Grade for Its Policies on Antibiotics in Meat

Sandwich behemoth Subway is being pressured to ditch antibiotics.<p>Environmental group Friends of the Earth released a report today that grades the nation's top 25 fast food and fast casual chains on their efforts to reduce the use of antibiotics in their meat supply, and the results are mostly …

Eggs, They're What's for Dinner

Whether served up sunny-side with crispy toast or tossed in buttery pasta, the greatest and most satisfying breakfast item to eat for dinner is the …

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The Absolute Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Everyone loves a good poached egg. Now not everyone knows how to poach an egg properly.<p>I am no expert, but a friend recently showed me this trick and I just had to share it with you. This cheater trick will help you poach a perfect and delicious egg, and what is even better, you can add seasonings …

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Well-known NW bicyclist Jerry Baker dies at 73

Bicycle enthusiast Jerry Baker covered so much territory in his lifetime that wherever he rode, “at least five people would say ‘hi,’ ” he recalled …

ISP wins 11-year battle to reveal warrantless FBI spying

A US district court has struck down an 11-year-old gag order imposed by the FBI on Nicolas Merrill, the former head of a small internet service provider. Originally issued in 2004, it forbade Merrill from revealing that he'd received a so-called national security letter (NSL), a warrantless demand …

Calista Flockhart recalls Harrison Ford's plane crash: 'You just never know'

Harrison Ford has returned to the sky just months after cheating death in a frightening private plane crash, and wife Calista Flockhart is at his side.<p>“He loves it, so I love it and I support him 100 percent,” the “Ally McBeal” actress told FOX411.<p>“I don’t fly,” she added. “I am the …

Reese Witherspoon to star in dark thriller Cold

Supernatural-themed movie just the latest in slew of projects the Oscar-winning actor is producing through her prolific Pacific Standard production banner<p>Reese Witherspoon will star in the dark supernatural thriller Cold, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>Witherspoon, still on something of a high …

Why Google's Alphabet shakeup makes sense

Yesterday, Google caught the tech world off-guard with a major reorganization. In the months to come, what we now know as Google will become Alphabet, with "Google" now referring to just the core businesses of Search, Android, YouTube, and a handful of others, overseen by new Google CEO Sundar …

New Awe-Inspiring Sand Castles by Calvin Seibert

When summer is in full swing and it's perfect beach weather, artist Calvin Seibert allows his true talents to shine as an incredible sand sculptor. We've shared many of Seibert's creations over the years, and he's never disappointed us. The gifted artist continues to impress us with his expert …

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20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

7 Tips For Cleaning Your Cycling Water Bottles

Everything you need to know to keep them clean, long-lasting, and mold-free<p>Sticky sweet sports drinks and hydration tablets can turn your cycling bottles into incubators for bacteria and mold. Check out our expert tips below to keep your bottles fresh and clean and in good shape for years of</b> …

Philadelphia First Lady Lisa Nutter Gets $h!t Done for Cyclists

After taking up track racing in 2013, Lisa Nutter fought for equal prize money for female pros at the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic. As a member of Philly’s Bicycle Advocacy Board, she works to make riding accessible to more women, people of color, and low-income city residents. Here’s …

Bunny-Hop Like a Boss

Big air isn't just for mountain bikers. Knowing how to boost it on a road bike will let you soar over obstacles like railroad tracks, potholes, or a kamikaze squirrel without having to slow down. This simple bike trick can also save your butt at the last minute. "I've had to jump oversize curbs, …

12 BLTs You've Got to Try ASAP