Heather Leafe

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Blur Announces First Album In 12 Years

Blur, one of the greatest rock bands of the 1990s, will release an album in 2015. It's called <i>The Magic Whip</i>, and it's due out April 28 in the U.S.<p>The meat of the album was recorded in a small Hong Kong studio in the spring of 2013, after a concert in Japan was cancelled. The band told Zane Lowe …

Pope presses Sri Lankan unity call with Mass, Tamil visit

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Pope Francis pressed his call for Sri Lankan unity and reconciliation Wednesday with a Mass in Colombo to canonize the …

Sri Lanka

Pakistan province allows school teachers to carry weapons after Peshawar attack

The government of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan has allowed school teachers and other staff to carry guns to confront extremists in case of an …

How man’s best friend could hold the key to anti-ageing

Scientists are targeting a new set of recruits to test anti-ageing drugs: pet dogs. And according to their plans, not any old pooch will do. The researchers want to concentrate their trials on large canines. Golden retrievers, labradors and German shepherd dogs will do nicely.<p>The researchers are …

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

Budget-Friendly Brunches to Make at Home

Lazy weekend mornings are the best. Hanging out in fuzzy pajama pants with a warm cup of coffee in my hand without a care in the world makes me a very happy girl. Most weekend we do brunch on at least one morning. The great thing about brunch is that it is so satisfying without breaking the bank.<p>I …

Breakfast

The Best Sweet Potato Cupcakes You've Ever Had

Sweet potato cupcakes are just what you should serve post-Thanksgiving dinner. One sweet little cupcake is the best way to end a fabulous meal.<p>Is it just me, or are sweet potatoes too often overlooked? They’re always given the backseat to Russet potatoes with dinner, which I honestly don’t …

Cupcakes