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Thrifty mother reveals how to make a month's worth of family dinners in just four HOURS - for just £3 a day (and EVERY dish can be frozen)

A frugal mother has revealed how you can make a month's worth of dinners in advance that will cost just £3 a day to feed a family of …

Food

Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple once had grand aspirations to build its own electric self-driving car and lead the next generation of transportation. Over time, the tech giant’s ambitions ran into reality.<p>So Apple curtailed its original vision, first by focusing on software for self-driving cars and then by …

Employment

Trump Blames Obama for Losing His Trade War

The president learns the hard way that trade wars aren’t “easy to win.”<p>For the entirety of his adult life, <b>Donald Trump</b> has been telling people he’s a brilliant businessman—a habit he continued, to great effect, on the campaign trail, assuring voters that he would use his <i>Apprentice</i>-honed skills to …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes off the gloves

<i>For more on Justice Ginsburg, watch the documentary "RBG"</i> on CNN Monday, September 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the gloves are off and the collar is on.<p>As she did on Monday in an important employee wage dispute, Ginsburg dons her classic …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Hawaii Volcano's Lava Spews 'Laze' Of Toxic Gas And Glass Into The Air

Lava from the Kilauea volcano is pouring into the Pacific Ocean off of Hawaii's Big Island, generating a plume of "laze" – which Hawaii County officials describe as hydrochloric acid and steam with fine glass particles — into the air. Officials say it's one more reason to avoid the area.<p>"Health …

Geology

7 Easy, Fancy Meatless Mains — Recipes from The Kitchn

Often, when you think of a fancy dinner, you might first think of meat — things like roast chicken, poached fish, and seared steak. But it's just as …

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart's aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Biomedicine

Trump's Rush to Confirm Comey's Accusations

The White House teased an elaborate plan to push back on the former FBI director’s book. Instead, the president took to Twitter to validate its central characterizations.<p>As the release of James Comey’s book neared, Republican operatives in Washington began spreading the word: They had a plan to …

Donald Trump

The Best Spotify Playlists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

<b>Last Updated: June 29th</b><p>Spotify is filled with users (including Spotify itself) who put in the effort to curate playlists that feature the right songs for the right mood, or perhaps what’s most current so you can be an informed fan. There are thousands and thousands of playlists, though, so let me …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

Who killed Roland Barthes? Maybe Umberto Eco has a clue.

By Michael Dirda<p>, Critic<p>On Feb. 25, 1980, the celebrated French literary critic Roland Barthes was struck by a laundry van while crossing the street in Paris, later dying of his injuries. In August that same year, the Bologna train station was blown up by Italian terrorists, killing 85 people. Two …

Literature

Trump in Arizona shows just how unfit he is

By Jennifer Rubin<p>Opinion writer<p>Only 24 hours after he read a serious speech off a teleprompter committing to send more young men and women to fight in Afghanistan, President Trump reverted to form, delivering a rambling, rage-filled, 77-minute harangue that was alternately defensive, angry, …

Donald Trump

The secret to baking the perfect sourdough (and Bread Ahead's famous doughnuts)

‘This is the place that does the doughnuts,’ a visitor whispers eagerly to her friend as they approach Bread Ahead’s stall at Borough Market. Moments later they each hold a sugared orb that oozes salted-caramel custard and a hunk of honeycomb – the signature deep-fried creation of this London …

Baking

Stars Orbiting a Supermassive Black Hole May Have Finally Confirmed General Relativity

Suck it, Newton.<p>If you really, really want to scrutinise the limits of Einstein's general theory of relativity, there's a unique testing ground you …

Robert Pattinson Is Alive Again

The Twilight heartthrob seemed damned to be a brooding ex-vampire forever. But then he drove a stake through his career and got to work resurrecting it.<p>So it’s settled, says Rob Pattinson, we’re going to do ayahuasca together! Ayahuasca is an Amazonian hallucinogen that people take to journey to …

It's Up to Congress to Call Trump to Account

A bipartisan vote condemning the president’s failure to distance himself from white supremacism could provide the leadership he has failed to offer.<p>On Saturday, Donald Trump was widely condemned for his response to the white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a motorist …

Donald Trump

10 (5-Ingredient) Chicken Dinners for the Week Ahead

Guys, great news! Getting a wholesome, satisfying meal on the table without spending hours in the kitchen is totally possible. The key is choosing …

Cooking

Over 50,000 digitized pieces of vinyl can now be listened to on Internet Archive

Get familiar with the Great 78 Project<p>New York’s ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) has been preserving audiovisual materials since 1985, and a little over a year ago, it partnered with the Internet Archive to bring its Great 78 Project to the public. Along with audiovisual digitization vendor …

This App Is Leading The Revolution in Free Access to Scientific Papers

Boycott the paywall.<p>A perfect storm of technology and the public's demand for knowledge are driving a surge towards open access (OA) science and …

Social Sciences

The most spectacular meteor shower of the year peaks this weekend — here's how to watch

Right now, Earth is plowing through a cloud of tiny bits of comet dust, turning the rice-grain-size debris into what many call shooting stars.<p>Known as the Perseid meteor shower, this recurring astronomical event is easily the most watched — and beautiful— shower every year.<p>The Perseids in 2017 is …

Astronomy

Disney to pull movies from Netflix, plans own streaming service

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) will stop providing new movies to Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service as the world’s biggest entertainment company tries to capture digital viewers who are dumping traditional television.<p>Disney’s defection, announced on …

The Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole is Proving Einstein Correct

As if he needs it.<p>Sitting at the center of the Milky Way galaxy lies a supermassive black hole named Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), possessing the mass of …

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Jim Carrey

DOJ Announces Crackdown On Leaks As Intelligence Agencies' Calls For Probes Triple

The Justice Department has experienced an "explosion" in the number of referrals, or requests for probes, this year from intelligence agencies over the leak of classified information, prompting the attorney general to consider whether to loosen regulations on when it can subpoena media …

President Trump's enemies list

The president remembers every political slight — and the politicians who abandoned him during the 'Access Hollywood' scandal.<p>Donald Trump is less than six months into his presidency, yet one of the organizing principles of his political operation is already becoming clear: payback.<p>In private, Trump …

Baby dropped from 10th floor of Grenfell Tower 'caught by man on ground'

A baby was caught by a member of the public after being dropped from Grenfell Tower as it was engulfed with flames, a witness said.<p>Samira Lamrani said she saw a woman try to save a baby by dropping it from a window "on the ninth or 10th floor" to waiting members of the public below.<p>"People were …

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken more stunning new images of the gas giant

<i>Video provided by Newsy</i><p>The flow of incredible images from the basketball court-sized robot NASA sent to Jupiter just won't stop.<p>The US$1 billion Juno …

Research Shows Bouldering Is a Cure for Anxiety and Depression

New Research from Eva-Maria Stelzer of the University of Arizona, in Tucson, touts bouldering for health benefits that go far beyond promoting …

The absolute best way to grill chicken

How many times have you been to a barbecue only to be served sad chicken? What, you may ask, is “sad chicken”?<p>Oh, we think you know.<p>Burnt chicken, dry chicken, chicken with no discernable flavor, chicken that looks alright at first and then turns out to be raw in the middle — ah, that might be the …

How to Use a Gas Grill for Maximum Efficiency

3 tips for cookin' with gas, the ultimate tool for weeknight grilling.<p>Look, we love charcoal, but grilling with it means watching daylight minutes tick away while waiting for the coals to be ready. That’s a luxury reserved for a more relaxed day of the week, one where you wake up and stay in bed …