Janella Ackerman

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Lose 10 Pounds in a Week by Turning Your Metabolism Into a Fat-Burning Machine

For women who’ve tried Atkins, or any of the low-carb diets that are so popular right now, this story probably sounds familiar: “You see someone …

Nutrition

Incredibly Easy Easter Appetizers

Even the Easter Bunny might drop by to try these recipes.<p>Even though the main dish is the star of the show at Easter dinner, every Southern hostess …

Cooking

Pineapple Casserole Recipe

Pineapple Casserole Recipe<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350˚F.<p>In a medium size bowl, combine sugar, flour, and reserved pineapple juice. Add pineapple chunks …

Recipes

Green Goddess Tuna Salad Sandwich

You can make the dressing in a food processor but it won’t be as smooth or have that bright green effect you get<p>from a blender.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1/4 cup …

Recipes

Easy Chocolate and Pistachio Semifreddo Recipe

This easy chocolate and pistachio semifreddo are simply delicious! A nice chocolate-ice-cream flavor with a touch of nuts. You can have it any …

Dessert

Potato Tot Breakfast Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add sausage and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until …

Recipes

Cocktail of the week: 10 Greek Street’s port and rum negroni

A classy way to use up any liquor leftovers<p>Port and rum negroni<p>Serves <b>1</b><p><b>45ml tawny port</b><b><br>45ml Campari</b> <b><br>45ml dark rum (we use</b> <b>Chairman’s Reserve</b><b>)</b><b><br>1 orange twist</b>, to garnish (or glacé fig; you can buy them online at Amazon and Whole Foods, and various independents)<p>Very simple, very tasty, and a brilliant way …

Cocktails

How To Make Simple Tiramisu at Home

<b>Make the lady finger syrup.</b> Bring the water and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Transfer …

Dessert

Five major psychiatric diseases have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released …

The Brain

I watched SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket thunder into space for the first time — here's what it was like on the ground

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — There is nothing like seeing a rocket launch toward space in person, and the first flight of SpaceX's three-booster Falcon Heavy system was no exception.<p>As a space reporter, I've see a handful of space shuttles and a Mars robot leave Earth, but Falcon Heavy's maiden flight …

Space Travel

La Niña is on its way out. What does that mean for California?

<i>Typical impacts of La Niña on U.S. winter temperature and precipitation. Such impacts have been associated with past episodes, but all impacts aren't</i> …

Weather

Surprise, we’ve been accidentally geoengineering for decades … and we can’t stop now.

A trope of sci-fi movies these days, from Snowpiercer to Geostorm, is that our failure to tackle climate change will eventually force us to deploy an …

Climate Change

This Deep-Sea Creature Lays Its Eggs on Hydrothermal Vents—A First

The Pacific white skate lay its eggs on superheated hydrothermal vents, and then may wait more than four years for the eggs to hatch.<p>The world’s most patient mom may be a deep-sea octopus that tends her eggs for nearly 4.5 years. But now, there may be a new contender for her throne.<p>Scientists have …

Zoology

"Walking Fish" Discovery Scraps Evolutionary Theory of Human Locomotion

Forget what you learned in high school biology.<p>Filed Under Animals & Biology<p>Walking is a lot more complicated than putting one foot in front of the …

Biology

Good news for Starman: Spacefaring Tesla Roadster will miss Mars and asteroids

It took a day or two, but astronomers have figured out where the Tesla Roadster launched into deep space aboard SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket is …

Tesla

Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Release Tons of Toxic Mercury

Scientists have found large natural stores of the toxin in the Arctic. It's not clear how much will get into food webs as the planet warms.<p>Scientists have uncovered another hidden threat buried in the icy frozen north—massive natural reserves of mercury, a toxic heavy metal that in some forms can …

Global Warming

Here's what will happen to the Tesla that SpaceX shot into space

Experts predict smooth sailing — and, ultimately, salvage.<p>The Tesla Roadster that rode SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket into space Tuesday afternoon seems poised to overshoot its mark, with company CEO Elon Musk tweeting a diagram showing that the car's current trajectory will take it beyond Mars and …

Tesla

An aquarium accident may have given this crayfish the DNA to take over the world

It sounds like a bad monster movie plot: A 10-legged mutant creature that reproduces asexually, escapes from confinement in Germany, and quietly …

Biology

Delicious Pioneer Woman Recipes That Will Save Dinnertime

Mrs. Drummond, you’ve outdone yourself.<p>When it comes to unabashedly delicious and comforting food, we know Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer …

Cooking

Strange Phenomenon Preserves Dog Stuck Inside Tree for Nearly 60 Years

In 1980, when loggers for the Georgia Kraft Corp. cut a chestnut oak into logs they made a grim discovery. Lodged in a hollow stretch near the top of …

Pets

Given Up For Dead, NASA Satellite Found Operating By Amateur Astronomer

NASA's IMAGE spacecraft spent five years studying the Earth's magnetosphere, but when its signal blinked off in 2005, the space agency called it a mission and moved on.<p>Twelve years later, enter amateur astronomer Scott Tilley.<p>Tilley was scanning the S-band frequency range looking for something …

Space

This Cabbage, Sausage, and Potato Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

Cooking

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

Genetics

Monkey see, monkey 2: Scientists clone monkeys using technique that created Dolly the sheep

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, scientists say they created cloned primates using the same complicated cloning technique that made Dolly the sheep in 1996.<p>Shanghai scientists created two genetically identical and adorable long-tailed macaques. The monkeys are named Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong, a version of …

Genetics

Hello, Super Bowl: Underdog Eagles dominate Vikings 38-7

The Eagles were underdogs against the Falcons. They were underdogs against the Vikings. They are sure to be underdogs against the Patriots, …

NFL

Breakthrough in restoring vision: Genes from algae could cure blindness

Blindness can be treated by inserting algae gene into people's eyes.<p>An innovative gene therapy, which has been invented by a French biopharma …

Biotechnology

Military Quietly Prepares for a Last Resort: War With North Korea

WASHINGTON — Across the military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come.<p>At Fort Bragg in North Carolina last month, a mix of 48 Apache gunships and Chinook cargo helicopters took off in an exercise that practiced moving troops and equipment under live artillery …

Caitlyn Jenner "Didn’t Trust" the Kardashians Not to Leak News of Her Gender Reassignment Surgery

Caitlyn Jenner says she didn't tell the Kardashians about her gender reassignment surgery because she didn't trust them not to leak it to the press.<p>As well as opening up about the one word she said to Kim Kardashian in 2017, Caitlyn spoke candidly on <i>Piers Morgan's Life Stories</i> about her turbulent …

Deadly dilemma: Gangster who shot Hells Angel told kill yourself, be killed or we kill your family

Hours after shooting Hells Angel Bob Green, Jason Wallace found himself alone with an unimaginable choice.Devastated, drunk and high on drugs, the …

Crime

Recipe: Jerk Sausage

Jamaica is the only place I can eat jerk. Not for reasons of culinary purity or national pride—if it were possible I’d eat jerk wherever it chose to …