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25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue …

If your pet has this tapeworm, it could kill you

Dogs are sending us an early warning signal about the spread of a potentially deadly tapeworm in North America.<p>The tapeworm, <i>Echinococcus</i> …

Pets

How parents can help teenage boys stay focused and pay attention to their feelings

Back when Dr. Frances Jensen was raising her two teen boys, she marveled at how disorganized they were compared to girls who came to school carrying …

12 Simple Meals That Make Weeknights Special

Do you have a hard time remembering what you ate for dinner the night before? That won’t happen with these memorable meals. From a crazy-delicious Crustless Broccoli Quiche to a one-pot White Chicken Chili, you’ll be thinking about these simple suppers long after the dishes are done.<p>1. Crustless …

10 Awesome Pack-And-Go Lunch Recipes (For Grown-ups)

Thought Rice Krispies Treats couldn’t get any better? Wrong!<p>Packed lunches are just for the kids. Whether you’re preparing a picnic or packing lunch for work, these easy recipes will leave you feeling happy and satisfied — no reheating required!<p>1. Golden Gazpacho<p>This unique recipe is adapted from …

United Airlines Defends Right To Block Girls In Leggings

The young passengers had to follow a dress code because they were traveling as guests of employees, the company said.<p>United Airlines is defending its right to block certain passengers over their attire after it stopped three girls in leggings from boarding a flight Sunday. The airline first …

The Best Spring Crock Pot Recipes For Fresh And Easy Food

Don't put away your slow cooker yet!<p>Spring is around the corner and we can almost taste the fresh produce the season brings. While fresh salads are in order now that spring greens are available, that’s not all you should be eating. In fact, the brisk days of spring are actually perfect for warm, …

Be Mine: 12 Homemade Sweets For Your Valentine

Nothing says “Be Mine” like a decadent homemade dessert. From Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes to Chocolate Fondue, these yummy desserts are sure to win hearts. (And if you don’t have a special someone at the moment, treat yourself!)<p>1. Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes<p>Spoon into these lemon cakes and discover a …

Scientists Grow Beating Human Heart From Stem Cells

However, there's still a long way to go before we'll have individualized replacement hearts.<p>Over a third of Americans who need a new heart will not …

Harvard Medical School

7 Cooking Mistakes That Are Wrecking Your Fish

You know you should be eating more fish, because just about every piece of nutritional advice out there says so. And yet, every time you splurge on a beautiful filet, something goes wrong in the kitchen.<p>First it was too soggy. Then it was unpleasantly dry. And then it fell apart in the pan. (So …

Scientists Use Stem Cells to Regenerate Layers of a Human Heart

Stem cell technology has produced some very exciting advances in medicine recently. Now a recent study from Penn State details how researchers coaxed …

Biotechnology

YOLO! 10 Desserts Worth the Splurge

If you're going to jump off the calorie cliff, make it worthwhile. From Latin Flan to Coconut Dream Pie, all of these indulgent sweets are worth ditching your diet for.<p><b>1. Latin Flan</b><p>Latin Flan is a rich, sweet custard topped with caramel sauce. This version tastes like a cross between pudding and …

8 Easy and Comforting Chicken Dinners

As the nights grow colder, warm your family up with delicious and comforting chicken dinners. From Thai Chicken & Rice Noodle Soup to Chicken Chili, these cozy meals will become a part of your regular rotation.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken & Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>This fragrant, warming chicken and rice noodle soup is …

8 Bright Salads To Beat The Winter Blues

After the holidays, January can feel like a gray, gloomy month. But a delicious, colorful salad is sure to lift your spirits. These recipes are so good you won't even realize you're eating healthy.<p><b>1. Moroccan Carrot & Chickpea Salad</b><p>Fragrant spices, bright colors, sweet and savory flavors -- this …

Resolution Recipes: 16 Wholesome Dishes for 2017

If you vowed to eat healthier in 2017, you're in luck. All of these wholesome recipes are easy to prepare, satisfying <i>and</i> delicious. Happy New Year!<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprouts Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan, and a …

Being Mom To A Middle Schooler Can Be The Toughest Gig Of All

Although her oldest child, Ben, is 10 years old, Andrea Scher, 44, feels like a new mom again.<p>Scher suffered from maternal depression after Ben was born, eventually recovering with the help of antidepressants and psychotherapy. She was understandably relieved that her depression didn't return after …

Parenting

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These Are The Best Chicken Recipes Of 2016

<i>For</i> Bon Appetit<i>, by Bon Appetit.</i><p>There's a reason that everything unknown "tastes like chicken." It's because we <i>want</i> it to taste like chicken. It's the most versatile, customizable, and crowd-pleasing meat on the planet. From battering and frying to coating in koji to smothering in yellow adobo, you …

From Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie To Ricotta Cheesecake: 12 Over-The-Top Holiday Desserts

'Tis the season for splurging. Indulge over the holidays in one (or all!) of these swoon-worthy desserts. And don't worry if you're not a baker: these recipes have all been tested and perfected so even the most inexperienced cooks can pull them off.<p><b>1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Just mention a …

25 Stress-Free Christmas Dinner Recipes

A stress-free Christmas dinner? Easy peasy. From roast beef tenderloin with red wine sauce to rum cake, these tested and perfected recipes won't let you down -- and many of them can be made ahead of time so you can relax on the big day. Merry Christmas!<p><b>1. Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine …

Vegetable Samosa's | Indian Recipes #CookwithAnisa #recipeoftheday

Vegetable Samosa's are very popular in indian homes and restaurants. Ideal as a snack, party food, picnics or anything really.<p>This recipe makes approx: 35 Samosa's<p>This is so easy to make, you just need the following ingredients:<p>2 large potatoes cut in small cubes and par boiled.<p>1 carrot peeled & …

How to make Butter Chicken | | Indian Recipes #CookwithAnisa #recipeoftheday

How to make Butter Chicken at home recipe. Also known as Murgh Makhani<p>Butter Chicken is one of the most well known popular indian dishes around, especially in restaurants. Its a mildly spiced creamy curry thats sure to please all the family.<p>Approx Servings 4-5<p>Naan Recipe<p>Tweet me to ask me …

How To Make Biryani | | Indian Recipes | #CookwithAnisa #recipeoftheday

Biryani is a very traditional and famous popular Indian speciality dish. . Its made of rice, chicken or lamb, potatoes, eggs and spices..<p>Their are lots of different ways to make this, and I'm going to show you an easy version, anyone can make.<p>If this is your first time, hit subscribe to stay up to …

The Top 10 Workout Songs For December 2016

<i>Flickr: Robin McConnell</i><p>Dance tracks dominate the proceedings in our monthly workout music recap. While that sounds like the introduction to one-dimensional playlist, the tracks approach the genre from different avenues. Plus, there are a handful of pop singles mixing things up along the way.<p>The …

Foodie Picks in Upstate New York's Finger Lakes

This list of picks is based on a week's tasting expedition across upstate <b>New York's Finger Lakes</b> region, however bear in mind that the area we covered only includes <b>Ithaca, Owego, Hammondsport, Watkins Glen, Trumansburg,</b> and <b>Corning New York</b>. Let's start with my two top picks from a pure foodie …

From Tacos To Pad Thai: 12 Standout Shrimp Recipes

High in protein, low in calories, and quick to make, shrimp is always a great choice for dinner. You'll love these crustacean creations; they're all loaded with flavor!<p><b>1. Shrimp Pad Thai</b><p>Everything you need for this Shrimp Pad Thai, you can find at your local grocery store. And it can go …

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33 Salads For People Who Hate Salads

<i>For</i> Bon Appetit<i>, by Elyssa Goldberg.</i><p><b>Salad is a very loose term that doesn't have to entail a bowl of wilted lettuce.</b> If you're one of those people that scoffs at the word "salad," and balk at the idea of eating one, let these 40 salads rock your world.<p>Crunchy Veg Bowl with Warm Peanut Sauce<p>A warm, …

Grills Gone Wild: 8 Deliciously Different Cookout Recipes

Burgers, hot dogs and chicken breasts are fine. But this summer, when you fire up the grill, think outside the box with some new, unique recipes. From Grilled Thai Curry Chicken with Coconut-Peanut Sauce to Moroccan Meatballs, these recipes will help you get your grill on.<p><b>1. Grilled Thai Curry</b> …

8 Simple Recipes for a Brilliant Backyard Bash

Why should you slave away in the kitchen while everyone else sips their cocktails? This year, enjoy your party (and be the star of it) with these easy and delicious recipes.<p><b>1. Red, White & Blue Berry Trifle</b><p>This dazzling, delicious trifle can be made in under 30 minutes--just be sure to plan ahead …

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …