Lynne Garrison

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What Trump’s latest pardon means for the future of the American West

Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump issued full pardons to Dwight and Steven Hammond, father-and-son ranchers from Oregon who were convicted of …

Oregon

Yet More Evidence that Viruses May Cause Alzheimer's Disease

For decades, the idea that a bacteria or virus could help cause Alzheimer’s disease was dismissed as a fringe theory. But not so much anymore. On …

Neuroscience

These Frozen Treats Are All the Fun of Ice Cream and 1/2 the Work

If you’re looking to get from zero to frozen dessert as quickly as possible, consider the frozen trifle. There’s no ice cream machine required because you are making semifreddo. You also don’t need to take it in and out of the freezer, so individual layers can freeze. Just make it all at once and</i> …

Dessert

Abraham Lincoln’s Warning

The 16th president of the United States knew what the 45th does not. The Declaration of Independence is at the core of our political inheritance.<p>An American can always benefit from rereading the Declaration of Independence. But I suspect that this Fourth of July is better spent with that document’s …

National Portrait Gallery

18 Sun Dried Tomato Recipes That Show How Versatile This Ingredient Is

18 Sun-Dried Tomato Recipes That Prove How Great This Ingredient Is<p>This underrated ingredient deserves a spot in your pantry.<p>June 28, 2018<p>Though once …

Cooking

FBI agent loses his gun during dance-floor backflip, accidentally shoots bar patron

<b>(CNN) —</b> An FBI agent's backflip at a club looked pretty impressive -- until he lost his gun and accidentally shot someone.<p>Video of the off-duty agent showed him unleashing a torrent of dance moves at a Denver bar early Saturday before launching into a back handspring.<p>But midflip, his weapon flew …

FBI

What Is Sepsis? This Life-Threatening Condition Is on the Rise

If you notice any sepsis symptoms, you need to find help immediately.<p>Biting your nails won’t just give you ragged edges. It could also put you at risk for sepsis, a serious and potentially life-threatening complication of an infection.<p>That’s what recently happened to a 28-year-old British man who …

The U.S. Government Has Spent More Than 4 Times the Cost of Mueller's Investigation to Let Trump Play Golf

Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation has cost an estimated $16.7 million its first year. Trump's golf outings have cost $67 million.The …

No-Churn Rhubarb Ginger Ice Cream

Ingredients<p>1 cup frozen raspberries , thawed<br>• 4 cups chopped trimmed rhubarb<br>• 1/2 cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 teaspoons lemon zest<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh …

5 Picnic-Perfect Dishes That Taste Great at Room Temperature

After what seemed like a never-ending winter, nice weather is finally upon us and that means I'm making a beeline outside to enjoy it. It’s still not hot enough for a dip in the pool, so for my family it's the perfect time for lazy afternoons at the park where the sprinklers are on and the …

Award Winning Peaches and Cream Pie Recipe

"I am always asked for the recipe when I take this anywhere. Plus I won 5 blue ribbons and Best Pie of Show for this pie. It's a great …

Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut

The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some …

Medical Research

Canadian Mining Company Exits Pebble Mine Deal In Alaska, Leaving Project In Question

An investor, First Quantum Minerals, has pulled out of a partnership to build the proposed Pebble Mine near Bristol Bay, Alaska while the project is in the middle of a permitting process with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.<p>Now opponents of the mine are calling on the state's governor to stop the …

Richard Peck, Acclaimed Author for Young Readers, Dies at 84

Richard Peck, a former English teacher whose award-winning novels for young readers used historical fiction, horror and other genres to tell stories about difficult real-life subjects like rape, unwanted pregnancy and suicide, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 84.<p>His sister, Cheryl Peck, said …

Books

How to Sear Scallops

If you like to incorporate seafood into your weeknight dinners, give scallops a try. You don’t need to wait for an evening at a high-priced …

Lemon Vinaigrette

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — May 19, 2018<p>This <b>lemon vinaigrette</b> is a staple dressing recipe and instantly brightens any salad or plate of veggies. …

Earth's Magnetic Field Is Drifting Westward, and Nobody Knows Why

Over the 400 years or so that humans have been measuring Earth's magnetic field, it has drifted inexorably to the west. Now, a new hypothesis …

Hawaii lava finally reaches the Pacific -- only to create another deadly danger

<b>(CNN) —</b> First it was catastrophic lava. Then it was sulfur dioxide. Now Big Island residents have yet another danger to worry about.<p>Laze -- a mashup of "lava" and "haze" -- is a nasty product formed when hot lava hits the ocean, sending hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass particles into the …

Geology

A 28-Year-Old Man Nearly Died From Sepsis Caused By Biting His Nails

Just about any infection — even a UTI or tiny cut — can lead to sepsis. This man didn't recognize the dangerous symptoms and nearly died.<p>Hanoman has two children and lives in Southport in the UK. And one time when biting his nails, he tore off a bit of skin.<p>"I bit the nail and it pulled down the …

Healthy Gorilla Poop Study Raises Stink About Unhealthy Human Bowels

Our ape relatives have us beat in fiber.<p>Trillions of symbiotic microbial cells are harbored within human beings, a collection that’s known as the …

9 Smoothies With 2 Servings of Veggies (That You Won't Even Notice)

Frankly, I don't immediately associate breakfast with vegetables. I'm more of an oatmeal or an egg-and-cheese sandwich kind of girl, and while both …

A Radically Conservative Solution for Cosmology’s Biggest Mystery

Two ways of measuring the universe’s expansion rate yield two conflicting answers. Many point to the possibility of new physics at work, but a new …

8 men and women once sealed themselves inside this enormous fake Mars colony for 2 years — here's what it's like today

A decade before Elon Musk founded his fast-rising rocket company, SpaceX, or spoke publicly about colonizing Mars, a different billionaire captivated the world with Biosphere 2.<p>Ed Bass, an oil tycoon, spent about $250 million to build and operate that facility as a proof-of-concept for a permanent, …

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

A Frozen, No-Bake Lemon Pie to Satisfy Any Sugary Craving

In her recently published recipe book <i>The Kefir Cookbook</i> <i>($22, Amazon)</i>, Julie Smolyansky, president and CEO of nutritious-foods company Lifeway, …

Ryan Zinke’s Great American Fire Sale

Not long ago, the Bureau of Land Management, an agency within the U.S. Department of the Interior, began distributing “vision cards” to its employees. The front of each card features the B.L.M. logo (a river winding into green foothills); short descriptions of the Bureau’s “vision,” “mission,” and …

Natural Gas

Blue Ridge Parkway views get major restoration with 'Renew the Views' project

Imagine not getting a haircut for 80 years.<p>That’s how the Blue Ridge Parkway is looking in some spots these days — a little hairy and ragged around the edges.<p>But in the first major project of its kind since the parkway was constructed in the 1930s, a team of parkway resource managers and skilled …

Blue Ridge Mountains

This General’s Tweet To Ivanka Trump About Healthy Children Is Absolutely Scathing

Taken at face value, there may not seem like much to object to in a recent tweet from Ivanka Trump extolling the importance of encouraging physical …

Donald Trump

What will happen when Earth's north and south poles flip

Earth's magnetic field is what protects our planet from harmful space radiation. But our protective shield might soon go into a transformation that could threaten the lives on Earth. This video shows what will happen when Earth's magnetic poles flip. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Did you …