Ikrah Amin

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Over the Top Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Flourless desserts . The most popular kids on the block these days as far as treats go.<p>Of course this is nothing new. Gluten free flourless baking has been taking over our generation for quite awhile now but I wouldn't be myself if I wasn't late to the popular party.<p>Another little quirk about me: I …

We're Pumped Up About Visiting Pluto After Seeing This NASA Video

In July, New Horizons crosses the next great frontier in our solar system<p>Mankind is about to visit one of the strangest places in our solar system. Out beyond Neptune, the Kuiper belt is home to hordes of cold, lumpy worlds—some of which are large enough to have their own moons, but none of which …

Labour to push for votes for 16-year-olds in EU referendum

The Labour party plans to exploit the government’s relative weakness in the Commons and the Lords to try to ensure 16- and 17-year-olds are allowed to vote in the EU referendum.<p>David Cameron wants the electorate for the referendum to be essentially the same as for general elections, but Labour and …

EU Referendum

22 Times Norbert The Therapy Dog Warmed Your Heart

Who knew such a small dog could do so much?? Meet Lil Bub's newest partner in crime.<p>View this post on Facebook

Pets

17 Things You Missed At The MTV Movie Awards

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Shark Attacks Are So Unlikely, But So Fascinating

They don't want to bite you<p>Sharks are incredibly unlikely to bite you. They’re even less likely to kill you. However, we remain fascinated with their ability--and occasional proclivity--to do just that. With so many things more likely to harm us, why do we pay such rapt attention when sharks make …

Say Lou Lou: 'Your sexual identity is taken from you – it’s hijacked'

Miranda and Elektra, twin daughters of the Church’s Steve Kilbey, discuss their debut Say Lou Lou album and the presumption they’re available for threesomes<p>The best-known creation of the Church’s Australian frontman, Steve Kilbey, and his former girlfriend, Swedish musician Karin Jansson, is the …

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Nutella Stuffed Browned Butter Blondies

<i>These soft, buttery blondies are filled with Nutella, which makes for a decadent and addicting dessert. Don’t make these if you don’t have milk. For</i> …

5 Ways (Genius) Recipes Can Change the Way You Cook

<i>Today: What makes a recipe genius? The answer is simple.</i><p>The question I find myself answering most often (other than "What's the 52 in Food52?" Hint: It's because of the calendar, not the number of cards in a deck.) is "What makes a recipe genius?"<p>I've been writing the column Genius Recipes for …

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How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth

Singapore has been called the 20th century's most successful development story.<p>"I don't think any other economy," says Linda Lim, an economist at the University of Michigan, "even the other Asian tigers, have that a good a statistical record of rapid growth, full employment, with very good social …

What’s the choice in this election?

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Scientists successfully 'delete' HIV virus from human DNA

Current treatments are effective at keeping the disease at bay, but in so doing, patients are subjected to a lifetime of toxic drugs.<p>Fortunately, …

Bio-Hackers Figured Out How to Inject Human Eyes With Night Vision, And It's Still Creepy as Hell

This is the face of a human guinea pig.<p>Back in 2015, a team of biochemical researchers in the US figured out how to give a human volunteer night …

Steven Moffat talks Sherlock series 4 and a potential crossover with Doctor Who

During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, <b>Sherlock</b> co-creator Steven Moffat has been discussing the upcoming fourth series of the acclaimed …

The Amanda Knox Trial Through the Years

Starwatch: The March night sky

If we have neglected to prepare for the solar eclipse on the morning of 20 March, there should still be time. It is probably too late, though, to find accommodation on the Faroe Islands or Svalbard which have the only land on the path of totality, from which the Moon obscures the Sun completely. …

Astronomy

65 Super Bowl Dessert Recipes, Because Life Ain't All Chicken Wings

These Super Bowl recipes are low-effort crowd pleasers. Yes, there are brownies.<p>It's just not a Super Bowl party without a stunning display of dessert options. (At least that's what we always say.) Here are our most winning sweet treats for the biggest game day of the year—all low-effort crowd …

Dessert

My Two Cents on Feminism and Miley Cyrus - Sociological Images

<i>We’re celebrating the end of the year with our most popular posts from 2013, plus a few of our favorites tossed in. Enjoy!</i><p>Oddly, three high profile …

Feminism Comic By Katarzyna Babis Perfectly Explains The Double Standard Women Face

What does feminism actually mean? For 20-year old Katarzyna Babis, it's about allowing women to make lifestyle choices without the risk of judgment or censure.<p>Babis designed a comic showing some of the criticisms that women face for the way they dress and the life paths they choose.<p>"[I wanted to …

Gender Inequality In Film By The Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC)

Can Angelina Jolie hang with Hollywood's leading men, like Robert Downey Jr. and Denzel Washington? Just barely.<p>The war against gender inequality in film rages on with the New York Film Academy's latest findings. The school compiled data regarding the depiction of women in the top 500 movies from …

Small Data: Do people lie in surveys?

<b>I received a press release recently that made my head spin, writes Anthony Reuben.</b><p>The release said, completely without irony: "A third of people in the UK will not give truthful answers about themselves when asked questions by pollsters, according to a new survey."<p>In paradoxical terms, that is well …

Are disability hate crimes ignored?

A former director of prosecutions has said victims of disability hate crime are being failed by the police and the courts.<p>Lord Ken MacDonald described the issue as a "scar on the conscience of the criminal justice system".<p>Figures show that of the people who felt they were targeted because of their …