Martha Giraldo

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Loch Ness Monster Video Captured By 8-Year-Old Girl, As Scientists Embark On New Quest To Find Creature

Laria Annand captured something strange lurking about in the Scottish lake.<p>Has the Loch Ness Monster been captured on video (again)? An 8-year-old …

Hitler teeth test dispels myths of Nazi leader's survival

An examination of Adolf Hitler's dental remains has removed any doubt that he did indeed die in 1945. The tale of the Führer's teeth is a story not …

I Had No Idea You Could Make These 4 Things in an Instant Pot

Cornbread<p>Making cornbread in the Instant Pot ensures it doesn’t bake up dry—and we especially love the addition of cheddar cheese and …

Cooking

The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

Recipes

Hitler joined Nazis only after another far-right group shunned him

Professor suggests history could have taken different path if Hitler had not been rejected by German Socialist party<p>Adolf Hitler only joined the Nazis after being rejected by another political party, a leading historian has learned.<p>Thomas Weber, a professor of history at the University of Aberdeen, …

World History

Pope: I want to give you some advice: Never abandon the rosary

The Christian who stays close to the Virgin Mary is "like a child near his mother."<p>“I want to give you some advice: Never abandon the rosary. Never …

Faith

27 Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

Winner, winner, slow-cooked dinner.

Making history safe again: What Ken Burns gets wrong about Vietnam

<b>"The Vietnam War" (PBS)</b><p>Historian Christian Appy: Vietnam was not a “tragic misunderstanding” but a campaign of “imperial aggression”<p>Patrick Lawrence<p>October 15, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Three questions came to mind when news arrived that "The Vietnam War," the latest documentary film from Ken Burns …

Definitive For Americans: A Refugee's Review of 'The Vietnam War'

I told myself I had to watch <i>The Vietnam War</i> by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick because it would surely be hailed as “definitive” (which it has been by …

The forgotten Christians of Nigeria -- faithful while enduring incredible persecution

“Don’t go. I swore I would never go back there,” came the voice of my friend Jay Smith on a trans-Atlantic Skype call. “I’ve been in over sixty countries. I’ve been all over Africa. I lived there, and I’ve never felt unsafe the way I did in <i>that</i> country. There is something especially terrifying …

13 Netflix Tricks Everyone Should Know

Enhance your Netflix and chill experience.<p><b>A version of this article originally appeared on Motherboard Germany.</b><p>More and more people are abandoning traditional, linear television programming in favor of streaming services. Many people—more than 100 million around the world to be exact—opt for their …

How Stalin Hid Ukraine's Famine From the World

In 1932 and 1933, millions died across the Soviet Union—and the foreign press corps helped cover up the catastrophe.<p>In the years 1932 and 1933, a catastrophic famine swept across the Soviet Union. It began in the chaos of collectivization, when millions of peasants were forced off their land and …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered …

Ancient History

These 3-Ingredient Skillet Tarts Will Make You a Hero

If you love egg and cheese sandwiches (and who doesn't?), you're going to love these breakfast tartlets. While they may <i>look</i> fancy, they are super …

A German news magazine just gave us the most shocking Donald Trump cover yet

Magazines have never held back when it came to depicting Donald Trump on their covers, but a German news publication has taken presidential trolling …

Donald Trump

Prince Harry and Prince William’s BBC Interview Shows Maybe We Got Some Things Wrong About Princess Diana’s Death

I, along with the rest of the world, have written a lot about Prince Harry and Prince William’s honesty these past months, especially regarding their late mother. In doing so, we’ve all used the word <i>unprecedented</i>. Perhaps too much so. But it is: Despite deaths, divorces, and dramas, the crown …

The Best Trader Joe's Products Of All Time

If you've got a Trader Joe's in your neighborhood, chances are it's your go-to supermarket. It's cheap, convenient, and the snacks are unbeatable. It …

Trader Joe's

16 Ways to Hack Your Meal-Prep Routine For Faster Weight-Loss Results

A healthy diet is essential to weight-loss success. So instead of being at the whim of choosing meals in the moment, you'll need to plan out and prep your week's meals and snacks. Unfortunately, we're not talking about making seven day's worth of brownies. If you're looking to slim down and eat …

Healthy Eating

It’s Time for the Lost Cause of the South to Get Lost

The nation has been held back for decades because of Southerners’ dishonest propaganda about the causes of the Civil War. Enough, enough, enough.<p>In …

When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Fawn Weaver was on vacation in Singapore last summer when she first read about Nearest Green, the Tennessee slave who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey.<p>Green’s existence had long been an open secret, but in 2016 Brown-Forman, the company that owns the Jack Daniel Distillery …

Whiskey

When exorcists need help, they call him

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small group of nuns and priests met the woman in the chapel of a house one June evening. Though it was warm outside, a palpable chill settled over the room.<p>As the priests began to pray, the woman slipped into a trance -- and then snapped to life. She spoke in multiple voices: One was …

New York State

7 Dairy-Free Ice Creams That Rival the Real Thing

It's summer, and it's <i>hot</i>, which means it's the perfect time to indulge in some ice cream. The lines at your favorite scoop spot may be slightly …

Why you still can't ditch your cable box

NEW YORK (AP) — Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. The federal government was pressuring cable companies to …

Tower of human skulls found in Mexico City dig casts light on Aztec sacrifices

• Archaeologists find more than 650 skulls near site of Templo Mayor<br>• Presence of skulls of women and children is ‘a first’, says scientist<p>A tower of human skulls unearthed beneath the heart of Mexico City has raised new questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec empire, after crania of …

Archaeology

Watch: When race riots meant white men terrorizing black neighborhoods

The frequency with which it occurred is chilling<p>Today, when we see black, urban populations rioting, it’s usually an expression of frustration …

African-American News

The surprising health benefits of drinking beer

It's National Beer Day, which seems like as good a reason as any to savour a pint of the amber nectar (though not Fosters, obviously – these days the selection on offer is much better than that).<p>And here's another: that same glass of beer could actually help you live longer.<p>Last year, a study of …

The Myth of the Kindly General Lee

The legend of the Confederate leader’s heroism and decency is based in the fiction of a person who never existed.<p>The strangest part about the continued personality cult of Robert E. Lee is how few of the qualities his admirers profess to see in him he actually possessed.<p>Memorial Day has the …

As Nursing Homes Evict Patients, States Question Motives

People complain about nursing homes a lot: the food's no good or there's not enough staff, and so on. It's a long list. But the top complaint, according to the federal government, is eviction from a nursing home.<p>Technically, it's known as involuntary discharge, and in 2015 it brought in more than …

Many Americans are unaware of the costs of bad credit, survey shows

Credit scores are easier to access than ever, but according to a new NerdWallet survey, 11% of Americans have never checked theirs.<p>Harris Poll and NerdWallet surveyed more than 2,000 Americans about their knowledge of bad credit and credit scores. We found widespread misconceptions about credit …

300-Calorie Iced Coffee Protein Smoothie (Tastes Like Melted Coffee Ice Cream!)

What would happen if an iced coffee went on a date with a protein smoothie? And they got married, bought a house, and had a baby? It'd look just like this — an iced coffee protein smoothie. A deliciously creamy, slightly sweet breakfast with a strong coffee flavor. This is one cool way to enjoy …

Recipes