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Hurricane Maria was a manmade disaster. Hundreds of families told us what really happened

Thousands of people were killed by Hurricane Maria. But the Puerto Rican government has only publicly identified 64 victims.<p>An investigation by Quartz, Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism, and the Associated Press has identified 487 victims of Maria. It is the most extensive record …

Puerto Rico

Cheese Soufflé (from America's Test Kitchen)

We wanted a cheese soufflé with bold cheese flavor, good stature, a light, but not-too-airy texture, without the fussiness of most recipes. To bump …

Recipes

Crispy Gnocchi to Chocolate PB Brownies: 10 Vegan Recipes That Went Viral Last Week

As the summer comes to a close, we’re looking back on some amazing recipes that our bloggers have brought to us. Last week was full of tasty and …

Food

These Millet & Red Lentil Burgers Will Upgrade Your Meatless Meals

Step 1<p>Cook the millet: Toast the millet in a dry saucepan for a few minutes, stirring constantly, until your kitchen is filled with a nutty aroma. …

Food

This Butterscotch Apple Spice Cake Gives You a Delicious Jump-Start on Autumn

Fall is just around the corner, but you don't have to wait for the leaves to change to enjoy this delicious apple spice cake. It's packed with yummy …

Dessert

Does Unplugging Everything Before You Leave the House Save Money?

You've probably heard that one of the easiest ways to save money is by removing appliances from outlets before you leave your house — but does …

Personal Finance

Mini Whoopie Pies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>HEAT oven to 350° F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.<p>Step 2<p>BEAT cake mix, eggs, water and oil in medium bowl with an …

Dessert

I’m Coping With Cancer by Reporting On It

This is what it’s like to go from journalist to patient.<p>It’s Wednesday morning. My boyfriend’s mom is walking around the house, humming to herself, and my puppy is waiting for her to leave, sitting patiently by the door.<p>I’m also waiting for her to leave, just like I waited for my own mother to …

Breast Cancer

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.<p>The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan told me, but the billboards did. Advertisements for delivery, advertisements promoting the substance for relaxation, for …

Cannabis

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

How Long You Can Store (Almost) Anything in the Fridge, Freezer and Pantry

Wondering if it’s time to toss or good to keep? Consult this handy chart.<p>Is that chicken breast at the bottom of your freezer still safe to eat? How …

Kitchens

Burning Out: What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium

Four decades ago, less than 5 percent of Americans were cremated. Now that figure stands at nearly 50 percent. This is how cremation actually works, and the story of what happens to a culture when its attitudes about memorializing the dead undergo a revolution.<p>Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New …

10 best foods for your heart

Keeping your heart healthy is about more than avoiding fast food and overly processed chow. You can also pump up your heart's health by choosing …

How to Freeze and Thaw Every Kind of Meat

Whether it’s surplus ground beef, chicken breasts, or fish fillets, the freezer can be an extremely useful tool for saving time and money when you …

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Best Steak Marinade Ever

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>⅓ cup of soy sauce.<br>½ cup of olive oil.<br>⅓ cup of fresh lemon juice.<br>¼ cup of worcestershire sauce.<br>1 ½ tbsps of garlic powder.<br>3 tbsps of …

How to Cook Dried Beans (the Tastiest Beans of All, if You Ask Us)

By Alex Delany<p>Do you know how to cook dried beans? Well, you should. Because they're cheaper and tastier than the ones in a can, and easier to cook than you think.<p>Most people don't know how to cook dried beans. Their knowledge of legumes doesn't extend past that old playground rhyme. How’d it go? …

Recipes

11 Peanut Butter Recipes That Are (OMG!) Perfect for Dinner

If the first thing that comes to mind when you think of peanut butter is jelly, then you’re doing something wrong. Don’t just let that jar sit lonesome in your cupboard for the day you might want to smear it on a slice. Think outside the bread box and make the seemingly impossible, possible. Check …

Cooking

16 Clever Ways to Save Money We've Never Thought of Before

There are simple ways to save money: Things like bringing a homemade lunch to work instead of buying it every day, brewing your own coffee at home, …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

by Aeon October 20, 2017 Health & Medicine 34314<p>Clayton Dalton<p>Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) …

Dementia

The Best Salmon Toppings You Haven’t Tried Yet

Here are three delicious, creative ways to flavor your salmon fillets.<p>Are you bored with your same-old, basic salmon recipes? Try one of these easy, …

Seafood

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

Los Angeles

5 Foods That Will Help You Fight the Flu

Getting the flu is objectively the worst. It causes even the best of us to take sick days and cancel dream reservations. We're no doctors, but the …

5 yummy meals that will prove you kinda only need a skillet to survive

When is the last time you took stock of your kitchen supplies? If it doesn’t look like a chef cooks there, don’t worry: A scarcely equipped kitchen …

Cooking

How to Roast a Chicken: The Ultimate Recipe, Tips, and More

It's time to nail the perfect bird every time, including limitless possibilities for riffing on it.<p>People tend to be intimidated by roast chicken. They think it's easy to overcook, or to have inconsistencies between dry white meat and under-done dark meat. They're afraid the skin will turn out …

Recipes

What every American needs to know about Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria disaster - Vox

Nine essential things to know about Puerto Rico's humanitarian crisis.<p>Early on Wednesday, September 20, Hurricane Maria — a powerful Category 4 hurricane with 150 mph winds — made direct landfall on Puerto Rico, bisecting the entire island and drenching it with feet of rain. What’s happened since …

A beginner’s guide to pickling

Grown too many vegetables? Sick of making chutney? There is an alternative…<p>Your harvests may have been bountiful, but by now you must be bored with making chutney. It’s time to embrace brine. With the help of salt water, a process known as lacto-fermentation can give surplus veg a new lease of life.<p>…

Tomatoes

There’s now a one in 20 chance of global warming ‘which could wipe out humanity’

There’s a one in 20 chance that the carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere will cause a five-degree rise in temperature by 2100 – which could wipe out …

Inside India’s race to cool 1.3 billion people in a warming world

How do you cool 7.5 billion people on a warming planet?<p>When Rutam Vora was growing up in Vadodara, a city of about 2 million people near the western coast of India, his parents kept cool each summer by drenching bedsheets in water and hanging them in the windows of their house. When the scorching …

15 Packaged Low-Carb Snacks That Are Actually Delicious

Cut the carbs, keep the flavor.

Healthy Eating