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Top chef reveals secret to making perfect pancakes - and the common batter mistake we make

It's almost that most wonderful time of the year - Pancake Day !<p>Nestled between Christmas and Valentine's Day , Shrove Tuesday provides some much …

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

Nutrition

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Why successful people spend 10 hours a week on 'compound time'

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

Creativity

Tyrion might be hiding a huge secret on Game of Thrones

The first big post-finale Game of Thrones fan theory is here, and it's a good one. You may have noticed that Tyrion was creepily lurking outside the …

Game of Thrones

Liam Cunningham Discusses The Key Line You Might Have Missed In The 'Game of Thrones' Finale

As the most accomplished smuggler in Westeros, Davos Seaworth's job is pretty much to fly under the radar. And through a full seven seasons of <i>Game of</i> …

TV Series

Small detail in Game of Thrones finale hints at fate of Tormund

There was a huge amount to take in during those final frantic moments of the Game of Thrones finale.<p>Aside from the massive revelation over Jon/Aegon’s true parentage and him then inadvertently committing incest with his aunt Daenerys, viewers finally got to see the Night King’s final game plan …

Game of Thrones season 7, episode 7: The Dragon and the Wolf recap

Get ready for the great war<p>So here we go. The finale of season seven. And holy shit, hold onto your butts.<p>Looking out onto a field of Unsullied soldiers has to be disconcerting. Knowing they have dragons as back up? Even more so. This is Daenerys showing her power to the Lannisters in a way that no …

TV Series

If Bran Stark Is The Lord Of Light, Things Could Be Much Darker Than We Think In Westeros

We already know he's the three-eyed raven, but could Bran also be the Lord of Light? This is one <i>Game Of Thrones</i> rumor that has been swirling around …

The Night King's Dragon on Game of Thrones Isn't What You Think It Is

Nope, it's not an ice dragon.<p><b>Warning: This article contains spoilers for Season 7, Episode 7 of Game of Thrones.</b><p>At the end of the Season 7 finale of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, the Army of the Dead showed up for an epic final scene: an undead version of Viserion the dragon tore down a portion of the Wall, …

Here's why Jon Snow's father looked so familiar in the 'Game of Thrones' finale

<b>Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season seven, episode seven, "The Dragon and the Wolf."</b><p>"Game of Thrones" fans finally got to see what Rhaegar Targaryen looks like, and it left some people confused.<p>Sam finally arrives at Winterfell after leaving Oldtown and the Citadel and heads up to …

TV Series

Game of Thrones season 7 finale: 5 crucial moments that you need to know

Just the nuts and bolts<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> had its seventh season finale tonight and, oh boy, it was a doozy.<p>[<b>Warning:</b> The following contain spoilers for <i>Game of Thrones</i> season 7. Obviously.]<p>Like the rest of the season, the finale found gold in memorable reunions and first meetings. Watching the Hound …

tall, fluffy buttermilk pancakes

Heat oven to 225 degrees F and place a large baking sheet inside.<p>Melt butter halfway in the bottom of a large bowl then whisk in sugar. This should …

13 Breakfasts that Take Literally 5 Minutes to Make

On weekday mornings, time is of the essence. I've got to get dressed, brush my teeth, maybe work out (<i>maybe</i>), do my makeup, eat breakfast, and …

Breakfast

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Bobbi Brown's Top 10 Beauty Tips for Natural Makeup

Makeup artist Bobbi Brown has been an advocate for natural-looking makeup since the '80s, when contouring and blue eyeshadow were all the rage. "I remember my first [photoshoot], of a beautiful model that looked tan and bronze, and I showed it to a very well-known makeup artist at the time and he …

Makeup

11 signs it's more serious than the common cold

Is it a cold, or something else?<p>It’s easy to diagnose yourself with a cold when you’re feeling unwell. But a cold isn’t always just a cold. It’s important to be able to tell the difference between the common cold and something more serious so you can get the medical attention you need.<p>If you think …

10 things Clean Eating Alice did to get the body she has now

She's got washboard abs and a super balanced approach to health

Eating

7 Beginner Tips for Shooting Better Landscape Photos

When I was growing up, I spent several summers living with my father on the Isle of Skye in northern Scotland. As a teenager, I didn’t have an …

Landscape Photography

20 Essential Korean Recipes to Know and Love

A delicious verve of heat runs through Korean recipes. The cuisine is as rich as it is communal, with meals often beginning with many side dishes …

10 of the world's most beautiful ice skating rinks | CNN Travel

The Spanish sweet perfected by nuns

One of the highlights of the Christmas season in Spain is the proliferation of turrón, a nougat typically made from honey, sugar and nuts.<p>One of the highlights of the Christmas season in Spain is the proliferation of turrón, a nougat typically made from honey, sugar and nuts. Either hard or soft, …

Dessert

Beliefs About Climate Change May Reflect A Failure To Understand What Climate Change Is

A change in the weather happens when the measurement of a weather phenomenon like temperature differs from a short or long-term average. Weather change is generally measured for relatively short periods of time like days, months or years, and for relatively small areas like cities, counties or …

Climate Change

The greatest European military leaders of all time

The common thread linking all those who reached the very top of that profession is a genius for tactics and an ability to adapt mid-way through a battle in order to secure victory.<p>From the ancient Greeks to the modern day, the tools of the game have changed dramatically but the aim remains the same …

World History

THE IMPRINTED BRAIN THEORY

The Imprinted Brain Theory<p>What causes mental illnesses like schizophrenia and autism? We have long known that both tend to run in families and that …

Autism

The Solar Industry Has Paid Off Its Carbon Debts

Probably.<p>Think of all the energy that goes into making a single solar panel. Quartz and copper must be mined. The raw materials must be converted into wafers, then encased in protective material. And after panels leave the factory, they must be shipped all over the world.<p>Now imagine these …

Fossil Fuels

How Rising Ocean Acidity Could Send Us Into A Downward Spiral

Our oceans are getting more acidic, and it’s having big effects on some very small animals—with worrying implications.<p>Ocean acidification, a result of excess carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, can disrupt plankton blooms, according to new research published in <i>Nature Geosciences</i>. It’s a troubling …

Climate Change

7-Day High-Fiber Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

Fiber is a nutrition rock star with some pretty amazing health benefits. Research credits eating more fiber with weight loss, healthier gut bacteria, …

10 Effective Communication Habits of the Most Successful People | Inc.com

Being able to communicate effectively, I believe, is one of the best life skills you can develop. Think about it, colleagues who can masterfully communicate their thoughts, feelings, ideas, concerns and wishes are better equipped to manage or avoid conflict, negotiate win-win scenarios, and …

Success

Top 15 Tiny House Design Ideas and their Costs - Green Living Ideas - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

<b>Sustainable Home Living Ideas for Minimalism and Comfort Explained in a fun way, plus beautiful examples of Tiny Homes!</b><p>When I found out about the …