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Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Dessert

The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

Healthy Eating

Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …

Genetics

Recipe from Cooking Light: Seared Scallops with Roasted Tomatoes

Bananas<p><b>Why they’re good for you:</b> While this tropical fruit is an American favorite, bananas are actually classified as an herb, and the correct name …

Richard III discovery used by escort agency to drum up new business

Midland Belles offers people chance to visit reinterment of former Plantagenet monarch found under Leicester car park with 'educated and beautiful' escort<p>An escort agency is using the discovery of the remains of Richard III beneath a car park in Leicester to entice new business from history …

Scientists unveil map of 'epigenome,' a second genetic code | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists for the first time have mapped out the molecular “switches” that can turn on or silence individual genes in the DNA in more than 100 types of human cells, an accomplishment that reveals the complexity of genetic information and the challenges of interpreting …

Genetics

Avoiding Stupidity Is Easier Than Seeking Brilliance

Simon Ramo, a scientist and statistician, wrote a fascinating little book that few people have bothered to read: Extraordinary Tennis Ordinary …

This Cauliflower Rice Recipe Represents Healthy Eating At Its Sneakiest

The past five decades have been witness to a great many interesting health food trends. They come and go like the changing tide. Most of the time we're happy when they go -- ahem, activated charcoal -- but in the case of cauliflower rice, we're so very happy that it's here.<p>Despite what it sounds …

5 ways to beat winter weight gain

Don’t let winter doldrums send your diet off the rails. These simple tips can help you keep your diet on track:<p><b>Don’t skimp on breakfast</b><p>Skip breakfast and you may actually gain weight because starting the day hungry sets you up to overeat later. Studies have shown that people who skip meals – …

Nutrition

Man gets mugged, becomes a genius - CNN Video

A man who was mugged and repeatedly beaten immediately started to see the world in a different way. CNN affiliate KOMO has the story.

Turner Broadcasting

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

While you're impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space.

Home Depot

40 Awesome Signs You'll Want At Your Wedding

A good message is a telltale sign it's going to be a great day.

Weddings

How to Pick a Lock With Hairpins

Ice Cream Machine<p>Fairy/Firefly Lantern<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Very nice 'ible. And thanks for clearing the name of lock picking; it's a …

44 Easy Breakfast Recipes You Won't Believe Are Gluten-Free

In a diet without gluten, breakfast options become a little limited. And it’s not that oatmeal, eggs, Greek yogurt with berries, and avocado toast on …

Healthy Eating

Rumour: Star Wars: Battlefront ties into The Force Awakens' story

<b>NB: The following contains potential spoilers for Star Wars: Battlefront.</b><p><i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> is, of course, a reboot for a series which began a …

Socca Waffles Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup chickpea flour<br>• 1 cup water<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• Optional herbs or spices (see note)<p>In a mixing bowl, whisk together all the ingredients (including the optional herbs or spices) until smooth. Let the batter rest covered for at least an hour, or until you need it. (You could mix …

Spices

Exhibition examines the science behind food cravings

A new exhibition at London's Science Museum is exploring what influences our appetite and cravings.<p>What your mother ate while pregnant can have an influence over taste and flavour preferences in babies.<p>While as adults, things like a strong sense of smell can also trigger a desire for a certain food.<p>…

Science Museums

Love Hot Sauce? Your Personality May Be A Good Predictor

A Myers-Briggs personality test can help you determine whether you're an extrovert. But could your love of hot sauce reveal something about your temperament, too?<p>As we have reported, back in the 1980s, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania named Paul Rozin documented a connection …

Psychology

Deadly clash in Philippines a setback to peace with Muslim rebels

Exclusive - FBI says it had no prior knowledge of deadly Philippine raid targeting militants | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI had no prior knowledge of a police raid in the Philippines last Sunday to arrest wanted militants that went awry and left 44 police dead, an FBI spokesman told Reuters on Saturday.<p>Members of the Philippine National Police's (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF) unit carry …

North Africa

How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even at the age of 7, Lotte Hershfield knew her world was crumbling.<p>She avoided the benches with the sign: No dogs or Jews allowed. She couldn't attend public schools. And the Nazis and their growling German shepherds raided her family's house, throwing their books into a fire.<p>As a child, …

Asia

The Measles Outbreak: 8 Facts You Need to Know

<b>By Wendy Hunter, M.D.</b><p>As measles has spread to 14 states (and more than 100 people) already this year—and it's only February—news reports only tell part of the story about vaccination and risks of exposure. Here's what concerned parents need to know.<p><b>Measles is hard to diagnose early.</b><p>Just like a …

CDC Urges Measles Vaccinations as Number of Cases Exceeds 100

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans to vaccinate their children against measles as the number of people hit by a new …

Public Health

Less Than 2% Of Android Devices Are Running Lollipop, Three Months After Launch

I really, really like Android 5.0 (or “Lollipop” as it’s known by those of us who probably care too much about these things). It cemented my preference for Android, and has earned the Nexus 5 another few months as my go-to phone.<p>Alas, most Android devices still aren’t running 5.0. In the grand …

Samsung Looks Set To Unveil The Galaxy S6 On March 1

It’s February, which means Samsung is back in tease mode as it prepares to introduce the latest smartphone in its flagship Galaxy S family. That device looks like it will be unveiled March 1 in Barcelona, at the same time as Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry’s big trade show in …

MPs say yes to three-person babies

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/politics/1142000/1142822_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524651633_0820f59f71324d3c837ad8e088d1789c<p><b>MPs have voted in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man, in a historic move.</b><p>The UK is now set to become the first …

Genetics

Turkey indicts Dutch reporter over 'terror propaganda'

A Dutch journalist based in southeastern Turkey has been officially indicted by Turkish prosecutors for spreading "terrorist propaganda" on social media.<p>Frederike Geerdink, who rejected the charges, told Al Jazeera that she received an indictment notice from the prosecutor's office in Diyarbakir, …

Human Rights