Linda Weaver

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7 squashes to use for pumpkin pie

<b>What’s the best pumpkin for pumpkin pie? Maybe not a pumpkin at all.</b><p>The equinox is behind us, the thermometer is easing in its efforts to rise, and …

Flowers That Pop Art by Therese Fowler-Bailey

Fun watercolor that started as a landscape. It ended up a bright vertical piece of Fun. Love this in its Black Contemporary Frame and Double White... …

10 Natural Ways to Keep Insects Out of Your Home

Insects are beneficial to the environment in a multitude of ways—especially when they're outside where they belong. Ants, flies, moths and other …

Stanford study shows Medicare Advantage plans pay hospitals less than traditional Medicare - Scope

There's much debate among health policy researchers about the performance of the Medicare Advantage plans, which are sold and run by private …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

With Brexit, Vladimir Putin is rid of his strongest EU opponent

Ever since Moscow faced its first EU sanctions after annexing Crimea in 2014, Russian president Vladimir Putin has faced one all-but-immovable object on the continent—the United Kingdom. For 27 months, as Putin has attempted to erode European unity and get at least some of the sanctions lifted, UK …

Russia

The biggest storm in the solar system has been raging for 150 years — here are the pictures

Jupiter's Great Red Spot looks like a celestial Cyclops who needs some eye drops.<p>The spot is actually a swirling storm that's twice the width of …

Astronomy

Remembering Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey: The Mothers of Modern Gynecology

There are three statues in the United States honoring Dr. James Marion Sims, a 19th-century physician dubbed the father of modern gynecology. Invisible in his shadow are the enslaved women whom he experimented on. Today, they are unknown and unnamed except for three: Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey. This …

Obstetrics

Zika Raises the Question: Are Mosquitoes Necessary?

The insects are crucial pollinators for many plants—including orchids—and food for a range of species.<p>The mosquito—tiny, frail, eminently squishable, and yet capable of such destruction.<p>In the wake of a rapidly expanding Zika virus epidemic, many have talked of declaring war on the insect …

Commercial drone approvals have exploded following FAA rule changes

For all the buzz around drones being used for business, getting the necessary approval from the Federal Aviation Administration has been a chore.<p>But no more.<p>Following a change in policy earlier this year, there has been a sharp spike in the number of drones that have received the necessary …

Aviation

Can Technology Ease The Burden Of Caring For People With Dementia?

A doctor I interviewed for this story told me something that stuck with me. He said for every person with dementia he treats, he finds himself caring for two patients. That's how hard it can be to be a caregiver for someone with dementia.<p>The doctor is Bruce Miller. He directs the Memory and Aging …

Alzheimer's Disease

There is an alternative if you want people to live better with dementia

Shibley Rahman completed his PhD in frontotemporal dementia at Cambridge University, commencing a lifelong interest in the timely diagnosis of …

Dementia

Easy chicken puffs, coffee cake made from store-bought ingredients

Dessert queen Christina Tosi, best known for imaginative, nostalgia-inducing treats like Crack Pie, Compost Cookies and Cereal Milk Soft Serve at famed bakery Momofuku Milk Bar, shares recipes we can do at home — no pastry chef credentials needed. Turn store-bought crescent rolls into some …

Are grits the new mashed potatoes?

Food trends: love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re all around us. Some chefs will try their hardest to push the envelope while using a popular ingredient, while others will entirely avoid dishes they see as overdone. But Brian Malarkey points out what fun it can be to boldly recreate a dish and showcase …

51 Easter Dessert Ideas: Scrumptious Easter Recipes For Any Occasion

• <b>Author:</b> Brianne Heaton<p>It's the night before Easter. The eggs have been decorated and hidden. The sports coats and dresses for church tomorrow have been pressed and are laying out flat to avoid more wrinkles. The house is spotless and ready for your guests. Everything is ready to cook a delicious …

If you remember this story, another memory will die off

Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories<p>Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories, a study has found.<p>Researchers at Birmingham University and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences unit …

Alzheimer's Disease

18th century doctors shared bodies to teach dissections, research shows

Medical students were so numerous in Georgian London they had to share cadavers, study of autopsy practices reveals<p>For physicians teaching in Georgian London, the solution was never in question. Faced with a shortage of bodies to dissect, they chopped up cadavers and handed parts out.<p>The sheer …

University of Cambridge

Gertrude of Arabia, the Woman Who Invented Iraq

Gertrude of Arabia rigged an election, installed a king loyal to the British, drew new borders—and gave us today’s ungovernable country.<p>She came into …

NASA Warns Near-Earth Asteroid Flyby Coming Soon, Space Rock Chillingly Close

In two weeks, Earth’s inhabitants are hoping a chilling warning from NASA is an accurate forecast. America’s top space agency warned that an …