Leigh Ann Harris

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These Foil-Packet Dinners Will Save You Time, Money & Dishes

We might not always have fresh fruit or enough spices, but aluminum foil is a kitchen constant that saves our asses on a regular basis. None of the …

Research says there are ways to reduce racial bias. Calling people racist isn’t one of them.

The challenge for anti-racists looking for solutions in Trump’s America.<p>In 2016, researchers stumbled on a radical tactic for reducing another person’s bigotry: a frank, brief conversation.<p>The study, authored by David Broockman at Stanford University and Joshua Kalla at the University of California …

Equality

Striking Photos of the ‘Supermoon’

Spectacular<p>From Prague to Kuwait City to Washington, see incredible shots of the ‘supermoon’—the closest the moon has been to the Earth since …

Supermoon

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.<p>Early this morning, astrophotographers got their closest look at the moon in 70 years, and the internet won't stop talking about it. The so-called "supermoon" is a flashy name for any full moon in October, November, and December, when its elliptical …

health

Vacationing in Iran: To Go or Not to Go?

<i>Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Borna_Mirahmadian</i><p><b>By Nicolle Monico</b><p>Last week, <i>NPR</i> broadcast a story entitled <i>'You Are Invited': Isolated Iran Seeks Foreign Tourists</i>, which juxtaposed the revolution's slogan, "Death to America," with its current international tourism campaign inviting foreigners (even …

The Amazing Village in The Netherlands Just for People with Dementia

Located in The Netherlands town of Weesp is a special gated village called <i>Hogeweyk</i>. It is notable because it has been designed specifically as a …

Why Turkeys Are So Much Better Roasted Upside Down

<i>By Stacy Adimando</i><p>Once you've <b>salted</b>, <b>tied</b> and <b>buttered</b> that Thanksgiving bird, you'd think the cooking part would be easy. <b>But there's just one thing that can trip you up:</b> Overcooking the breast meat (and/or undercooking the thigh meat).<p><b>It's a flaw in the design of the turkey</b>, when you think about it: …

10 stupidest money mistakes

For many Americans, money is a constant source of stress.<p>According to <i>Money</i> magazine, 70% of married couples argue about finances – and more than half the fights stem from what one spouse saw as a "frivolous" purchase.<p>Even teenagers who haven't left the nest stress about their finances. A study from …

Thousands of spiders 'bleed out of the walls' and force family from home

A family was driven from their suburban St Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls.<p>Brian and Susan Trost bought the $450,000 home overlooking two golf holes at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Spring in October 2007. Soon after that, they …

How Dali and Halsman made "In Voluptas Mors"

One of the most iconic images of Salvador Dali's career was the photo of a skull composed from the artfully arranged bodies of nude models.<p>The image …

The Week in Review: Derek Jeter’s Last at Bat

After swinging 342,000 times for the same team, New York Yankees star Derek Jeter stepped up to the plate on Thursday night for the last time. For 20 …

Watch the tribute to Derek Jeter that has everyone misty-eyed

It's a commercial even a Red Sox fan can appreciate.<p>As Derek Jeter rounds third on the way to retirement, a new Gatorade commercial has baseball fans getting misty-eyed.<p>With Frank Sinatra's "My Way" playing in the background, Gatorade's farewell to Jeter shows him hanging out with fans in the Bronx …

This Great Dane ate 43 socks: it was an X-ray that revealed the truth!

This is one for the ages: a three-year-old Great Dane was rushed to a Portland emergency animal hospital recently after suddenly coming down ill. Was …

Czechs on Water - When Ahoj Means Ahoy

Floating down the Vltava river I encountered many interesting personalities. An elderly man canoeing in solidarity with his big brown dog occasionally leaning over to lick the water. Smiling strangers roping their canoes together to chat while the current moved them along. Families with laughing …

Road Trip: Florida Keys

The 113-mile (181-kilometer) drive from mainland Florida to Key West induces sensory overload.<p>The 113-mile (181-kilometer) drive on Highway 1 from mainland Florida to Key West induces sensory overload. Besides the natural beauty along the route—tidal flats, teal waters dotted by distant islands—the …

15 Super Simple Beer Cocktails to Cool You Down this Summer

🍺 + 🍹 = 👍.<p>Beer cocktails are one of the most versatile summer drinks out there because they're diverse enough (from fruit-based beers to sour varieties to malts) to mix with both the savory and the sweet. Not to mention that the ingredients are all grocery store accessible: easy to make with a …

Recipes

Yes, You Can Vacation in These Celebrity Homes

And it doesn't involve trespassing.<p>Ever wanted to live like a celebrity? Well, now you can stay where your favorite stars have lived through the two popular travel accommodation sites, Airbnb and HomeAway. Check out a few options below.<p><b>Julie Andrews</b>The modern house in upstate New York was built for …

Celebrity Homes

Husband Poses For Hilarious Pregnancy Photos Instead Of His Wife

Who knew fathers were so into pregnancy photos?<p>Well apparently they are, according to a new series of photos released to the internet in which a …

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ teaser: Katniss ready to fight | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

The new teaser for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” is out, showing how Katniss Everdeen reluctantly finds herself the symbol of rebellion in the world of Panem, and the target of ruthless President Snow.<p>The clip for the new film, due out in November, opens with a conversation between former …

Samuel Jackson Saying Motherf**ker, The Ultimate Supercut

Everyone knows Samuel L. Jackson is great at saying motherf*cker. In 2008 when Sexman reviewed ‘Jumper,’ he was rightly upset that Jackson never said motherf*cker because “he uses that word better than anybody.” That a Canadian teenager knew that six years ago is yet more proof that Sam Jackson is …

Hilarious Game of Thrones Blooper Reel Will Make You Wish You Were in Westeros

Whether you're sitting on the Iron Throne or roaming around with Daenerys Targaryen, the world of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is a very serious one. With all the intrigue, conflict, and death, there's little room for levity.<p>It turns out the cast of the HBO show doesn't see it that way. During a panel discussion …

How an iPod Can Fight Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The concept is elegantly simple: Provide a dementia sufferer with an MP3 player that has been loaded with music tailored to their taste. Let them …

Investing In Your Life: 7 Simple Ways To Advance Your Career

A career consumes the waking hours of most working people’s lives, yet few take the time to thoughtfully plan for how they’ll invest their most important asset: human capital.<p>“Advancing in your career in a purposeful way requires a sense of self-awareness and the knowledge that you will be the one …

The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires

Career and Workplace Expert; Founder and President, Come Recommended<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a survey this spring 77 percent of employers surveyed by CareerBuilder said they were seeking candidates with soft skills -- and 16 percent of the respondents …