Katherine Medina

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6 Genius Tricks That Will Make Thanksgiving a Total Breeze

Everything's going to be all right. See these six genius tricks that will make Thanksgiving a total breeze.<p><b>The Absolute Best Way to Make a Turkey Crispy</b><p>How to get the ultimate crisp without sacrificing flavor? Here's our not-so-secret trick.<p><b>The Secret Trick to Making a Pie Crust Look Amazing</b><p>A …

How to Stop Your Trash from Smelling So [email protected]!n Bad

My trash can and I have been at war since May 2015.<p>Despite my diligence, the trash <i>stinks</i>. I use a scrap bowl while I cook not because I'm efficient (ha!), but because I dread pressing my foot on the lever at the bottom and releasing the foul odors into my apartment.<p>And the problem is even more …

Onions

Facebook is making it easier to donate to charity

Facebook is testing a new tool that will make it easier for charities to raise funds on the social media platform.<p>The new feature is called "fundraisers." It allows charities to use their own pages to raise funds for specific campaigns, a process that should take users just a few simple clicks to …

Philanthropy

Thanksgiving Crock Pot Recipes

Free up more space in your oven!<p>The hottest commodity in your kitchen on Thanksgiving Day is always the oven. No matter how much you try to figure out the timing, there are only so many dishes you can fit in there.<p>Over the years we’ve mastered re-heating mashed potatoes on the stove top and just …

Cooking

Gravy Recipes That Tie The Whole Thanksgiving Meal Together

Best not forget.<p>Come Thanksgiving, all anyone can talk about is the turkey, the sides and the pies. (We know because we’re guilty of it, too.) But that means we’re all forgetting about one of the most important parts of the meal: the gravy.<p>The gravy might not feel as special as any of the other …

Cooking

The Art of Making Coffee the Italian Way

The morning moka: a bleary-eyed ritual involving an aluminum pot (also known as a stovetop percolator or espresso maker), a small mountain of ground coffee, and that gurgling sound that sends people rushing to their kitchen as the coffee begins sputtering and pouring into the top chamber of the pot …

Coffee

15 Indulgent Desserts That Won't Kill Your Diet

It's often one of the first things to go when someone embarks on a diet, so it's no surprise that desserts have a bit of a bad rep when it comes to healthy eating.<p>But Cheat Day and dessert have become a bit synonymous, meaning it's only right to celebrate the best part of a meal. Even certified …

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

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Scientists Map The Parts Of The Body Where Touching Is Okay

And awkwardly outline the taboo zones<p>Riding crowded public transportation, or navigating large crowds at an event or concert often means getting touched by strangers. Researchers at the University of Oxford and Aalto University in Finland have turned to 1,368 people from five countries to determine …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers 'can overcome symptoms of ME with positive thinking and exercise'

Behavioural and exercise therapy can help sufferers of the condition, a study has found<p>Sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can overcome symptoms by increasing exercise and thinking positively, Oxford University has found.<p>A landmark study which followed hundreds of sufferers for two years found …

Oxford University

World's first 'Indigenous Olympics' held in Brazil

The event is billed as a chance for indigenous groups from as far as Ethiopia and Mongolia to test their mettle.<p><b>Palmas, Brazil</b> - Archers, wrestlers and runners from ethnic groups from around the world have descended on the Brazilian Amazon city of Palmas to take part in the world's first Indigenous …

Intern loses job after twitter users report her racist & offensive social media post to her employer

Older Posts...<p>Looks like some people have taken advantage of the fact that Mr Otedola is n ...<p>by Linda Ikeji at 18/05/2018<p>Moji Olaiya died on the …

You'll soon be able to jailbreak your tablet, smart TV and cars

The Librarian of Congress has issued new rules (PDF) on Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) exemptions, which will allow people to examine, modify and install third-party software in their tablets, smart TVs and vehicles.<p>Set to become law about a year from now, the exemptions enable people to …

Smart TV

It's Getting Harder And Harder For Twitter To Find New Users

The social media company said its number of users grew just 8% in the third quarter compared with the period last year, the slowest rate since it went public.<p>Twitter just isn't growing like it used to.<p>The social media company said on Tuesday that its number of monthly active users totaled 307 …

Social Media

7 Best Practice "Tricks" that Will Make your Small Business Website a "Treat"

Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Around this time of year, your value to trick-or-treaters is only as high as the quality of your candy. If you skimp …

Small Business

13 psychological biases that explain why we make terrible financial decisions even though they 'feel' right

We all have these biases, yet most of us don't know how powerful they are. They frame information for us so that it "feels" like you're being rational. But they're leading you to make decisions that are completely wrong. That's why you end up making horrible decisions with your money.<p>You may have …

PayPal has loaned $1B to small businesses, half of it since May

PayPal has ramped up its loan business to the tune of $500 million in small business loans in the past five months.<p>Specifically, the “Working Capital” program has awarded loans to some 60,000 unique merchants in amounts up to $85,000.<p>In May, the company said it had loaned a total of $500 million in …

Small Business

Volkswagen, Hit by Emissions Scandal, Posts Its First Loss in Years

FRANKFURT — A remarkable period of growth ended at Volkswagen on Wednesday when the carmaker reported its first quarterly loss in at least 15 years and began the costly process of absorbing the expense of fixing millions of cars designed to cheat on emissions tests.<p>The day also was the end of a …

Volkswagen

Impeach IRS Chief, Say Republicans Alleging Lies, Obstruction

Lois Lerner won’t be prosecuted, but House Republicans have introduced a resolution to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen instead. Jenny Beth Martin, of Tea Party Patriots said this: “It’s about damn time.” The House members accuse the IRS chief of making false statements under oath and failing …

Corruption

In 'Soda Politics,' Big Soda At Crossroads Of Profit And Public Health

Ever wondered how a few companies — namely Coca-Cola and PesiCo — created multibillion-dollar empires marketing flavored sugar water?<p>Nutrition scholar Marion Nestle, one of the most dogged chroniclers of the U.S. food industry and its politics, did. She was intrigued by the power of Big Soda and …

Public Health

Finally, one retailer gets what Black Friday is all about: Staying the hell away from malls.

BLACK FRIDAY IS THE WORST DAY of the year. It’s the day when massive retailers that are paying their employees terrible wages demand that they wake …

Want to Lose Weight? Follow These Eating Habits

Exercise is important, but when it comes to weight loss, it is almost impossible to out-exercise a bad diet. To lose weight, you need to focus on …

Nutrition

Save Your Apple Peels and Cores—For Tea

There are a number of time-consuming kitchen tasks that are not fun (or at least <i>I</i> do not think they are fun)—washing dishes, cleaning gritty greens, planning meals.<p>Peeling apples, on the other hand, is time-consuming yet enjoyable. It's meditative, almost.<p>I like taking each apple and slowing …

Power Tools

12 Things I Did To Lose 24 Pounds (Without Trying)

It was early 2013 when I got the scare of a lifetime. While on vacation a sharp pain prompted me to do a breast self-exam. I discovered a pea-sized …

Nutrition

Crock Pot Creamy Chicken and Noodles #SUNDAYSUPPER

Crock Pot Creamy Chicken and Noodles is the epitome of a rich, delicious comfort food. Perfect for cold nights. Simple to throw together into a crock …

Cooking

13 Amazing Recipes for Fall Produce

From carrots and cauliflower to sweet potatoes and squash, there are so many tasty fruits and vegetables this time of year -- and endless ways to prepare them.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Purée with Thyme</b><p>This cauliflower purée is creamy and comforting, and it just happens to taste remarkably like mashed …

Love at First Bite: 7 Scary-Good Sweets for Halloween

Think beyond candy corns and snack-size Snickers this Halloween and indulge in some of these homemade sweets. Not only are they scary-good, they're easy to make.<p><b>1. Ghost Cupcakes</b><p>You don't have to be "that mom" to make impressive Halloween treats. These adorable ghosts are made with lollipops and …

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef<p>Author: Alyssa<p>Prep time: 10 mins<p>Cook time: 4 hours<p>Total time: 4 hours 10 mins<p>Beef that slow cooks to tender melt in your …

Cooking