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Hair-raising video shows powerful crosswinds scupper pilot's landing at Salzburg Airport

Stormy weather prevented a passenger plane from landing at Salzburg Airport on Sunday. In the clip, uploaded to YouTube by Mat Hog shows the pilot battling strong crosswinds caused by stormy weather. As the plane approaches the runway, gusts of wind tip the wings and the plane appears to bounce …

20 Reasons Why You Should Use Epsom Salt In the Garden

My dear German friends live in a picturesque little town of Waldenbuch near Stuttgart. And it was them who taught me some valuable lessons about …

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

YUM.<p>There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.<p>We’re here with help. We reached …

One Bowl, No Measurements: Chocolate Cake, As Easy As Can Be

At first glance, this bare bones recipe may look like something from a technical challenge on Great British Bake Off, but the absence of measurements <i>is</i> intentional. This is what I like to call a “no-measure cake” (as in, no measuring spoons or cups needed), and the recipe is so foolproof it’ll turn …

10 Bunless BBQ Bowl Recipes to Lighten Up Your Summer Meals

Trying to eat mostly low-carb recipes, but don’t want to miss out on fun summer events like grill-outs and barbecues? No problem! When it comes to summer fare, arguably the most problematic food you’ll encounter when trying to eat Paleo is the ubiquitous bun. <i>Buns. Are. Everywhere.</i> But lucky for …

Falcon Lake incident is Canada's 'best-documented UFO case,' even 50 years later

Stan Michalak can still vividly remember when his dad came home sick and injured after something happened in the Falcon Lake woods in Manitoba on the …

Mayo Clinic

Hot & Sour Soup

<i>Lean how to make easy and quick Asian hot & sour soup in just 20 minutes, with no strange ingredients and fantastic flavor.</i> Spicy Asian hot and sour …

Maple-Roasted Vegetables

• Calories 130.65<br>• Fat 7.14g<br>• Sat fat 1.01g<br>• Protein 3.38g<br>• Carbohydrate 15.98g<br>• Fiber 4.72g<br>• Sugar 7.29g<br>• Cholesterol 0mg<br>• Iron 1.41mg<br>• Sodium 296.87mg<br>• Calcium …

Philip Pullman is finally publishing that long-promised follow-up to His Dark Materials

Welcome back to Vox’s weekly book link roundup, a curated collection of the week’s best writing on books and related topics. Herewith is the best the internet has to offer for the week of February 12, 2017.<p>A Canadian professor found a black-and-white film clip from 1904 that could contain the only …

Books

BBC - Culture - Why Middlemarch is the greatest British novel

George Eliot’s sprawling tale of provincial life has triumphed in BBC Culture’s poll of the greatest British novels as voted by the rest of the world. Michael Gorra explains why.<p>O, let me count the reasons! And I’ll begin with a character who makes me think this long book isn’t nearly long enough: …

5 Tips for Even Better Brownies

There is no denying the pleasure of brownies. Whether you like them fudgy, chewy, or cakey, or whether your prefer an edge piece or a square cut from …

5 Plants and Flowers That Will Help You Sleep Better

Add these pretty florals and greenery to your bedroom to ensure you get the best night's rest possible.<p>Sleep, or lack of, is one of the biggest problems every household faces. But there's an easy and relatively low cost solution that can make you sleep better – plants.<p>We already know that how you …

Plants

McCain attacks Trump administration and inability to 'separate truth from lies'

Republican senator uses Munich speech to reflect on ‘disarray’ in Trump White House, saying president contradicts himself<p>John McCain said on Friday that Donald Trump’s administration was in “disarray” and that Nato’s founders would be alarmed by the growing unwillingness to “separate truth from …

5 Can Slow Cooker Chili Using Leftovers - a Round 2 Recipe

When it comes to meal planning in the fall and winter months, I tend to lean towards the Slow cooker & CrockPot meals way more than I do in the …

Cooking

Alton Brown's Recipe For Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

Everybody loves having a steaming hot mug of cocoa during those cold winter months, but over the years the convenience of always having instant hot …

This Is The Story A UN Court Didn’t Want Three Rape Survivors To Tell

KIGALI, Rwanda — At first glance, Seraphine Mukakinani’s life seems unremarkable. She didn’t finish school, so she sells clothes or fruits or whatever's around at a small market, which doesn’t bring in much. Usually, she wraps herself in <i>kitenge</i>, that brightly colored “African cloth,” and in …

Human Rights

10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Know by Heart

Is your cleaning mantra "When in doubt, douse it in bleach"? While you might feel confident your house is sanitary and squeaky clean, you can't …

Separated twins move to rehab after emotional hospital farewell

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Jadon and Anias McDonald, the twins born joined at the head whose separation surgery captivated millions around the world, were gently placed in a red wagon.<p>They lay side by side, Anias in a blue jumpsuit and Jadon in a gray one. They wore specially fitted white helmets, but there …

Red Carpet

11 Crazy-But-Practical Uses For Wood Ash (Got Pets? Try No. 5)

Image source: Public Domain PicturesWhen heating with wood in the winter, you’ll inevitably have a surplus of wood ash. Thankfully, wood ash has a …

Mom's Jiffy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"This is my favorite recipe because it is so quick. Frost if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix<p>2 …

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<i>Impress your guests with this Chocolate Braided Bread using just TWO INGREDIENTS with help from Immaculate Baking Co products. Makes for a gorgeous</i> …

10 unusual foods you can make in a slow cooker

<b>A slow cooker's work should not end with dinner. Put it to use for breakfast, snacks, and even desserts.</b><p>The time has come to realize your slow …

Grab Some Friends and Make These Caramel Candy-Apple Nachos!

Forget the tortilla chips, beans, chili and cheese, and give this sweet nacho recipe a try. Tart Granny Smith apple slices, drizzled with caramel and white chocolate and topped with crunchy candy bar crumbles and nuts, will definitely satisfy that sweet-tooth craving. Invite some friends over and …

Pumpkins, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Oh My! 10 Recipes For Fall's Brightest Vegetables

Full of beta-carotene, antioxidants, and nutrients, orange vegetables are as good for you as they are good-tasting. From spicy pumpkin leek soup to curried roasted carrots, these recipes will have you loving orange all autumn long.<p><b>1. Spicy Pumpkin Leek Soup</b><p>In this velvety soup, pumpkin is simmered …

Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls with Avocado-Ranch Dip

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Egg Rolls<p>1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach<br>• 2/3 cup drained canned black beans<br>• 1/2 cup frozen corn<br>• 1/2 cup minced fresh red bell pepper<br>• 1/2 teaspoon chili powder or chipotle powder<br>• 2 cups shredded cooked rotisserie chicken or 1 pound cooked chicken breasts (see cooks' notes below)<br>• 1 cup …

Recipes

Warm Up With Turkey Chili Pot Pies With Cornbread Crust!

The best part of Sunday Football is definitely the grub: chips, dip , a hot, simmering pot of chili and freshly baked corn bread . For a healthier take on our favorite game-day snack, we swapped the beef with lean ground turkey and loaded it with lots of kidney beans, corn and spices. We’re serving …