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Gordon Ramsay Just Ruined a Couple's Proposal at His Las Vegas Restaurant

Photo: Getty Images<p>Gordon Ramsay may be known for flinging insults around the kitchen on his reality show, <i>Hell's Kitchen</i>, but this might just be his meanest moment yet. When a patron at his Las Vegas restaurant decided to pop the question to his bride-to-be, the celebrity chef accidentally ruined …

Frozen Food Recall Expands To 358 Products Amid Listeria Fears

Time to check your frozen fruit and vegetable packages: CRF Frozen Foods has expanded a voluntary recall to include about 358 products under 42 different brands because of potential listeria contamination.<p>A full list of the items to avoid was included in the company's press release on Monday. The …

7 Food Myths — Busted!

We’re just going to say it: There’s a lot of B.S. out there when it comes to health and nutrition advice. That’s why we asked top nutritionists and dietitians to set the record straight. Here are some of the most common nutrition and food myths out there—and why you shouldn’t give them the time of …

10 Benefits Of Travelling Alone

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

'We want out of this agony': What it's like to eat in a country that's on the verge of collapse

"I want the recall because I don't have food," one woman told the Venezuelan commentary site Contrapunto, referring to a referendum to recall President Nicolas Maduro that has so far reportedly drawn more than a million signatures in support.<p>"We want out of this agony — there is too much need in …

Venezuela

Scooby Wright cried then jumped into a pool after getting drafted by the Browns

Scooby Wright was sitting with his family waiting for his name to be called in the NFL Draft. But as Saturday winded down, his name had not been called. Building up to a momentous day and not getting what you were expecting can be heartbreaking and emotional in so many ways.<p>But luckily his name was …

Mane event: 33 lions flown home after rescue from life in the circus

The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg’s main international airport on Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa.<p>The animals will now be released into a bush sanctuary for big cats.<p>It was the largest airlift of lions in history, …

Circus

The Finest Tacos in 17 Eater Cities

Atlanta<p>Austin<p>Charleston<p>Chicago<p>Dallas<p>Denver<p>Detroit<p>Houston<p>Las Vegas<p>Los Angeles<p>Miami<br>• Montreal<br>• New Orleans<br>• Portland, OR<p>San Francisco: Fruitvale<br>• Seattle<br>• Washington, DC<p><i>On the hunt for cocktails served blended or on the rocks with salt? Visit Eater's guide margaritas in 12 U.S. cities.</i>

A popular way to cook broccoli removes potentially cancer-fighting compounds from it — here's what you should do instead

If you're like me, you're used to popping some broccoli into a boiling pot of water until it's cooked.<p>Unfortunately, that method removes a lot of the essential nutrients that make broccoli worth eating in the first place, including loads of B vitamins and vitamin C.<p>Even the potentially …

Nutrition

8 Fatty Foods That Can Help You Slim Down

The best diet foods could also be the best tasting ones.<p>Pin now and save for later! Plus, don't forget to follow Harper's Bazaar on Pinterest.<p>Experts used to think that dietary fat — which makes foods like burgers and ice cream and pizza taste flavorful AF — made people physically fat and sick, but …

Bloody Mary Secrets That Will Change Your Life

Bloody mary season is nigh. Personally, I’d drink a spiked meal in a glass any time of year, but there’s nothing quite like sipping a bloody mary in …

The Surprising Reason Why Books Smell So Good

Admit it: You've sniffed books before, too.<p>Old books, new books, passed down books, textbooks, thick books, thin books — they all have a pretty distinct smell, and there's actually a ton of science involved in explaining why.<p>Andy Brunning, a Cambridge chemistry teacher, studied the chemical makeup …

I Lost More Than 100 Pounds by Saying Sayonara to Strict Diets

"You can't eat crappy foods and then work out and expect to see change."<p>RELATED: 5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight<p>RELATED: 12 Kettlebell Exercises for When You Want to Give the Dumbbells a Break<p>RELATED: 6 Women Share How They Got Back on Track After Gaining Weight

Photo contest winners capture national parks in the West — with stunning success

If you need any inspiration to visit national parks this summer, take a look at these winning photographs in the 2015 Share the Experience contest sponsored in part by the National Park Foundation. Many feature public lands in the West, making them a close-to-home destination.<p>First prize and …

National Parks

Does Grilling Your Food Really Cause Cancer?

Here’s what the experts say about flame-cooked foods and your health<p>The warm weather is here—and so are the warnings:<p>“Grilling leads to cancer.”<p>“Eating a single charred chicken wing is like smoking an entire carton of cigarettes!”<p>“STEAM ALL YOUR BURGERS UNLESS YOU WANT TO LEAVE YOUR CHILDREN …

My mother and I battled over food — until she made one special thing

<i>One in a collection of essays celebrating the cooking of our mothers.</i><p>I’m a food writer without a defining childhood story. You know what I mean: So many scribes will explain that their fascination with food began at their mother’s elbow, where they learned the importance of fresh market vegetables …

20 Delicious Things You Can Make Without An Exact Recipe

No recipe, no problem.<p>Sometimes, cooking is less about using step-by-step recipes and exact measurements, and more about using up whatever ingredients you might have on hand.<p>Our friends at Food52 just launched an app called (Not)Recipes for that. It's a place where home cooks can share ideas and …

The deeply unnerving way fast food packaging screws with your hormones

New data indicate that industrial chemicals from plastic wrappings are seeping into our processed meats and more<p>April M. Short<p>April 26, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>As if it weren’t already enough of a headache to find non-toxic, safe and healthy food to eat, a …

Fast Food

The Japanese Breakfast You Can Actually Make on a Weekday Morning

A breakfast bowl worth making every morning, because the Japanese always seem to do it better.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>I only justified …

Breakfast

Junk Food Basically Fine If You Eat a Mediterranean Diet Otherwise, Says Study

At least if you eat it in moderate amounts.<p>Amid a spate of depressing new studies suggesting that the things we love are terrible for us—including …

Neuroscience proves torturing terrorists won’t keep us safe

Seven years after US president Barack Obama put an end to his predecessor’s extreme CIA interrogation techniques, torture has re-entered American politics. Defying the position of the current CIA director as well as national and international law, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump told CBS’s …

Mini Cheesecake Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (11)<p>For the filling:<p>4 8-ounce packages cream cheese (32 ounces total)<br>• 5 Eggland’s Best eggs<br>• 1 cup of sugar<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla<br>• 16 …

15 Breathtaking Campsites In Canada You Need To Visit This Summer

These spots will make you one happy camper.

Here's the Correct Way to Use Hand Sanitizer, According to Science

Scientists have figured out the most effective technique to cleaning your hands with hand sanitizer by having 120 participants test out two methods …

World Health Organization

Faster Than Light! Incredible Illusion Makes Images 'Time Travel'

Using a weird phenomenon in which particles of light seem to travel at faster-than-light speeds, scientists have shown that waves of light can seem …

Physics

Four-month-old baby dies during Cathay Pacific flight from London to Hong Kong

A four-month-old girl has died while travelling on a Cathay Pacific Airways flight from London to Hong Kong.<p>The infant is believed to have been suffering from a gastrointestinal disease when the family boarded the plane at Heathrow on Sunday.<p>She fell unconscious during the flight and her parents - …

What's the Difference Between White and Yellow Cake? - Chowhound

Remember when vanilla was so … vanilla? No longer. Once the outdoor warmth hits, many of us crave something lighter than the dense, fudgy, nutty …

Dessert

Protests in China by grieving ‘one child policy’ parents

Up to 2,000 grieving Chinese parents protested in Beijing on Monday as part of a campaign aimed at forcing the government to provide support after its one-child policy left them childless.<p>Wearing white caps emblazoned with the words ‘grieving parents’, some of the demonstrators clutched pictures of …

German police shame 'gawpers' who filmed injured child on their phones

Police in Germany have turned to social media in an attempt to shame onlookers who obstructed their attempts to rescue a seriously injured child by trying to film the incident on their smartphones.<p>A ten-year-old girl had to be flown to hospital by helicopter after she was hit by a car in the city …

5 Major Earthquakes In 48 Hours As A Seismologist Warns ‘Catastrophic Mega Earthquakes’ Are Coming

<b>Why is the crust of the Earth shaking so violently all of a sudden?</b><p>Over the past 48 hours, there have been five major earthquakes globally, and one …