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'I sleep well at night,' says skier Lindsey Vonn as she answers hate tweets

Lindsey Vonn had barely finished her first race at PyeongChang 2018 when the online abuse resumed. One of the most successful female ski racers of …

6 Culinary Uses for Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice You Never Thought Of

For most of us, orange juice is seen as a breakfast beverage and occasionally a mixer for cocktails. Sadly, outside of these two functions, OJ doesn’t generally come out of the fridge. It’s such a shame that this vitamin-C laden juice isn’t incorporated more readily into your day-to-day cooking; …

Recipes

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

Quantum Computing

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Cooking

This Florida School Shooting Survivor Just Called Out Trump And The NRA

"To every politician who is taking donations from the NRA — shame on you," Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Emma Gonzalez said.<p>A student who survived this week's deadly Florida school shooting gave an impassioned speech at a gun control protest in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, calling out those …

Fort Lauderdale

Migrant adult social care staff 'add £4.4bn to English economy'

Figures released to mark 1DWU event show annual contribution of migrants working in sector<p>Migrants working in the adult social care sector contribute £4.4bn to the English economy annually, according to figures released to mark the One Day Without Us (1DWU) event.<p>Now in its second year, 1DWU …

United Kingdom

Southern Bean Soup

This Southern-style bean soup recipe contains all kinds of healthy, delicious ingredients, including chopped ham, tomatoes, and several varieties of …

Cooking

What Is Miso, the Secret Weapon in Every Healthyish Pantry?

Salty, earthy, and funky, miso is the fermented, versatile ingredient that we put in everything from pasta salad to apple pie.<p>Sure, the concept of a "secret ingredient" might be kind of silly. But if we tell you there's a secret ingredient and you guess miso, you'll probably be right. We use miso …

Recipes

It’s time to clear the air about the Stormy Daniels hush money

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S longtime personal lawyer was clearly dismissive when the Wall Street Journal last month reported he had arranged payment in the weeks before the 2016 election of $130,000 to porn star Stormy Daniels to stop her from publicly talking about an alleged sexual tryst with Mr. Trump. …

Stormy Daniels

This Pocket PC Could Replace Your Desktop

The Ockel Sirius B runs Windows 10 and fits in any standard pocket.<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can have the most significant impact. A …

Gear & Gadgets

Parkland Students To President Trump: Stay ‘Far Away’ From Us

Few imagine that the president would provide any comfort. Many fear he will make things worse.<p>Two days after enduring a horrific school shooting, …

Donald Trump

Isle of Dogs review – Wes Anderson's scintillating stop-motion has bite

It’s well known that for Wes Anderson, the world is one big toy box. The prodigious American auteur proved that with his last feature, The Grand …

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.

Cooking

Are you okay with Excel but want to become a master? Here are the 4 courses you need

<b>Microsoft Excel</b> is arguably one of the most important and widely used programs in the business world. Indeed, proficiency in Excel is often a <b>make-or-break</b> point of interest in job interviews.<p>A lot of people who grew up around computers, like most of our readers, can whip up a pie chart or two if …

Microsoft Excel

LinkedIn and Microsoft will now write your resume for you

Finding the right words to describe your last job no longer needs to be a thesaurus-combing ordeal. Microsoft and LinkedIn can automatically do it for you.<p>The software company and social-networking service—the former of which acquired the latter in 2016 for $26 billion—together have launched Resume …

Microsoft Office

Austin Monthly Finds Warm, Healthy Comfort at Honest Mary’s

Megan Kimble of <i>Austin Monthly</i> admits her fondness for grain bowls made her likely to approve of <b>Honest Mary’s</b>. However, the fast-casual spot, which opened in October, exceeded her expectations.<p>Kimble noted the “bright and inviting” interior (“like a stylish friend’s living room”) and the prevalence …

Recipes

From dear leader to cheerleader: Kim Jong-un impersonator causes stir at Olympics

Man identifies himself as Howard from Australia ‘I was born with this face, I’ve got to live with it,’ he says<p>A group of North Korean cheerleaders were briefly wowed by the apparent, sudden arrival of their leader, Kim Jong-un, at a Winter Olympics ice hockey game on Wednesday.<p>Some cheerleaders …

North Korea

African press review 14 February 2018

South Africa awaits Jacob Zuma's resignation but is he really a "dead President walking"? Meanwhile, the Oxfam scandal spreads to South Sudan.<p>We …

South Africa

Donald Trump's lawyer admits paying ex-porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000

Donald Trump's lawyer has admitted paying an ex-porn star $130,000 (£95,000) before the US presidential election.<p>The revelation follows reports that the actress, who goes by the stage name Stormy Daniels, was paid to sign an agreement stopping her discussing an alleged affair with the US …

Donald Trump

Lentil and Chicken Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Escarole

Leftover roast chicken or store-bought rotisserie chicken can be turned into a hearty dinner soup in about half an hour. Fresh dill and lemon add a …

Cooking

Hearty Instant Pot Coq Au Vin Blanc

Shares 2K<p><i>This Hearty Instant Pot Coq Au Vin Blanc is a classic comfort food. A twist on the traditional Coq au Vin (which is made with red Burgundy</i> …

The Easiest Valentine's Day Dinners You'll Ever Make - Chowhound

Need a last-minute Valentine’s Day dinner idea? Something easy and quick, but a little more thoughtful than a heart-shaped delivery pizza (although, …

Cooking

President Buhari’s stumbles have opened the door for another major shift in Nigerian politics

If everything goes according to plan, Nigerians will be going to the polls to elect a president almost precisely a year from now, on Feb. 16 2019. As always with most election seasons, permutations are underway as to who the major players might be, how campaigns will be run and which candidates …

Africa

Pensioner conned out of £116K by man 'from Nigeria' she met on Facebook

The Derbyshire widow had shared 900 Facebook messages with the fraudster

Crime

'Paramedic ants' observed treating injured comrades

The social insects have been seen cleaning wounds and possibly administering antibiotics to prevent infection<p>When the battle is done the victors head home, their march broken only to gather the wounded, who are hauled back to base for life-saving treatment.<p>Not a heroic scene from the second world …

Insects

Smoked-Fish Chowder

We love Bar Harbor clam juice, which has no salt added and a gentle, briny flavor, for this chowder recipe. It’s a good stand-in for when you don’t want to bother making fish stock (i.e., most of the time).<p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. unsalted butter<p>4 oz. bacon, chopped<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>1 medium leek, …

Recipes

Incredible One Bowl Meals

One bowl, zero hassle.<p>One bowl meals seem to be on every menu now, and we understand why. Filled with grains or noodles, veggies, and protein, one …

Healthy Eating

Nation Cruelly Reminded That It Once Had a President

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a televised event that many deemed unnecessarily cruel, millions of Americans were briefly reminded on Monday that they once had a President.<p>Unsuspecting Americans who turned on cable news Monday morning were suddenly assaulted with the memory of a time when the …

Satire

This Buffalo Chickpea Chili Is Loaded with Veggies

Growing up in the heartland of the Midwest, I come from a family who loves their chili thick and packed full of just about everything. I have a hard …

Cooking