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11 Desserts to Make for a Thanksgiving Potluck (Other Than Pie)

This Thanksgiving, let someone else bring the pumpkin pie to dinner.<p>This Thanksgiving, let someone else bring the pumpkin pie to dinner. From silky …

From Scratch Green Bean Casserole {No Canned Soup!}

From Scratch Green Bean Casserole<p><b>Ingredients</b>:<p>2 pounds Fresh Green Beans, Ends Cut Off<p>4 slices Bacon, Cut Into 1/4 Inch Pieces<p>3 cloves Garlic, Minced<p>½ …

5 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes Just in Time For the Holidays

<b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Bread</b><p>I've tried many pumpkin bread recipes over the years, but none as good as this one. It's easy -- just a bit of mixing and stirring, pop it in the oven, and, in about an hour, you'll have a house smelling of sweet autumn spices and two scrumptious, pumpkiny loaves. <b>GET THE</b> …

Doctor dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital

A doctor from Sierra Leone who was being treated for Ebola in the US, the Nebraska Medical Centre, where the patient was being treated, has said.<p>"We are extremely sorry to announce that the third patient we have cared for with the Ebola virus, Dr Martin Salia, has passed away as a result of the …

Krauthammer: Obama immigration action 'impeachable'

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer called President Barack Obama's planned executive action on immigration "impeachable."<p>"I believe it is an impeachable offense," Krauthammer said Wednesday night on Fox News, when asked about Obama's reported proposals to use executive orders to make …

The Best Sweet Potato Cupcakes You've Ever Had

Sweet potato cupcakes are just what you should serve post-Thanksgiving dinner. One sweet little cupcake is the best way to end a fabulous meal.<p>Is it just me, or are sweet potatoes too often overlooked? They’re always given the backseat to Russet potatoes with dinner, which I honestly don’t …

Scientists Achieve Direct Brain-To-Brain Communication Between Humans

Telepathy is the stuff of science fiction. But what if the dystopian futurists were on to something? What if our brains could directly interact with each other, bypassing the need for language? The idea isn't quite so far fetched, according to a recent University of Washington study in which …

Doctor infected with Ebola in Sierre Leone being brought to US

A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown to Nebraska for treatment, according to a US government source.<p>Dr Martin Salia was to be taken to Omaha to be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center, Sierra Leone’s chief medical officer, Dr Brima Kargbo, told The …

We Tested 11 String Cheeses And Separated The Winners From The Losers

Here's the thing about string cheese: It is to be strung, then rhythmically whipped into the mouth. It should never be chomped straight from the stick. People who think otherwise are not to be trusted.<p>String cheese is the ultimate "play food;" it's been providing entertainment straight from the …

Somebody Finally Built a Star Trek Communicator

The $99 Onyx is coming to fulfill all your away team dreams.<p><i>(Photo Credit: OnBeep)</i><p>Sci-fi fans have eagerly awaited the moment when <i>Star Trek</i> technologies become a reality. Thanks to On Beep, at least one of them has. Sort of.<p>It may not be as robust as Trek version, but the $99 Onyx allows users to …

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Quaint Fishing Village Reine Will Make You Want To Run Off To Norway Immediately

Have you ever felt the urge to escape it all, run off to Norway and hole up in a converted red fisherman's cottage?<p>No, you have not? Perhaps that's because you haven't seen Reine, the Norwegian fishing village with an estimated population of just about 300. The village is nestled in the Lofoten …

ISIS targets Sunni tribe in Iraq

They were taken from their homes, some pulled from their beds, in the middle of the night.<p>They were fathers, brothers and sons, members of the U.S.-allied Albu Nimr tribe -- the Sunni clan considered among the last holdouts against ISIS in Iraq's western desert.<p>About 50 members of the tribe were …

Elusive Fanged Deer Spotted For First Time In 66 Years

Fangs for showing up again, deer.<p>A species of fanged deer that hasn’t been seen in 66 years was recently spotted by scientists in northeastern Afghanistan, according to a Wildlife Conservation Society news release published Friday.<p>The Kashmir musk deer, which is one of seven similar species found …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

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Thieves Just Stole Something Iconic — And Huge — From the Former Dachau Concentration Camp

BERLIN (AP) — Part of a wrought-iron gate bearing the Nazis’ cynical slogan “Arbeit macht frei,” or “Work sets you free,” has been stolen from the former Dachau concentration camp, police said Sunday.<p>Image via Christiano Corsini/flickr<p>Security officials noticed early Sunday morning that the gate …

Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES

While Google works to bring a polished Glass device to market, wearables startup Innovega is taking head-mounted displays a step further: contact lenses that interact with full HD glasses.<p>Anyone who has ever dreamed up a sci-fi future in which neon interfaces float in front of us and information …

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Why the UK is about to go crazy for pumpkin spice lattes

Pumpkin flavour has “permeated American culture” and become a viral phenomenon in the US. Watch out, Britain - it's coming for you.<p>Pumpkins are taking over, and it’s Starbucks’ fault.<p>In the 11 years since the coffeeshop chain launched its pumpkin spice latte in the US, demand for pumpkin-flavoured …

Simple Pumpkin Soup

Simple Pumpkin Soup<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>1 hour<p>Total time<p>1 hour 15 mins<p>A simple, 7-ingredient pumpkin soup that's savory and made completely from …

8 Carbs You Should Be Eating

A recent study showed that eating a low-carb diet could help people lose more weight and cut heart risks better than a low-fat diet. But before you completely swear them off, keep in mind that we couldn't survive without carbohydrates.<p>They're essential fuel for our bodies -- and brains -- …

Pumpkin Salad with Pine Nuts, Pecorino and Balsamic Vinegar

<b>Servings: Serves 8</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 small pumpkin or butternut squash (about 2 pounds)<p>2 tablespoons fresh marjoram leaves<p>2 cloves garlic<p>1 1/2 teaspoons …

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