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These are the animal attacks that happened this week

As the weather warms and the official start to summer approaches, people are moving outdoors to spend their leisure time interacting with nature and …

Must-watch videos of the week

<b>(CNN) —</b> A deputy uses canned goods to catch a supermarket suspect, a "Roseanne" actress breaks her silence on the show's cancellation, and an Amazon delivery driver hides a package for a customer. These are the videos you don't want to miss this week.<p>Deputy beans suspect<p>When an armed suspect …

Donald Trump

Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

You can learn a lot about effective leadership from just a few, short sentences.<p>Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, …

Leadership

Seven Signs Your Nutrition Plan Actually Works for You

Everyone agrees that a healthy diet includes plenty of vegetables, is low in added sugar, and cuts out artificial trans fats. Beyond that, it’s …

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

Warm up with this rich potato green chile soup recipe for Meatless Monday

Sometimes dinner doesn't get any better than a bowl of soup. This recipe, from La Casa Sena in Santa Fe, N.M., combines tender potatoes that are puréed with heavy cream to form the base for this rich and satisfying soup, with roasted diced chiles folded in for subtle heat. It's perfect for Meatless …

Want to Perform at a Higher Level Without Doing More Work? Science Says Try This 1 Thing.

Get more done in less time.<p>Running a business can feel like a never-ending battle. You're constantly fighting and putting out fires. Crazy demands are made on your time, mind and stamina. It's not easy, and to succeed, you need to find your competitive edge.<p>Spare time is in short supply, so you …

Nutrition

Grab-and-Go Quick Breakfast Recipes

Eating a smart breakfast leads to healthier choices all day long. Make any one of these quick breakfast recipes ahead, and that’s one less thing you …

Ina Garten's Filet Mignon with Mustard and Mushrooms

<b>Ingredients</b><p>4 (2-inch-thick) filets mignons, tied (10 to 12 ounces each)<br>• 2 tablespoons canola oil<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons fleur de sel<br>• 2 teaspoons coarsely cracked black peppercorns<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 12 ounces cremini mushrooms, stemmed and sliced into 1/4-inch pieces<br>• 2 tablespoons dry sherry<br>• Kosher …

Seafood

Scrambled Eggs to Coffee Cakes: 7 Easy Recipes You Can Make in a Mug Part 2

With the microwave in place, the utility of the seemingly ordinary mug has risen several notches higher. We realise your love for these easy to make …

How to look healthier in one week

Didn't make it through all of your fitness and diet goals in time for summer? Don't fret.<p>There are still plenty of things you can start doing now to start looking and feeling healthier.<p>Sure, you're probably not going to wake up looking like an underwear model tomorrow — but you can certainly start …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

Kung Pao Chicken

<b>Skip takeout and whip up this baked kung pao chicken loaded with peanuts, veggies, and as much spice as you want.</b><p>Kung Pao Chicken is one of my …

Recipes

Creamy Cajun Shrimp Enchiladas - Quiet Corner

Recipe for Creamy Cajun Shrimp Enchiladas<p>This creamy shrimp sauce is also delicious served over pasta or steamed rice. As with many spice-based …

9 Spring Dinner Ideas to Make All Season Long

We've got you covered this spring.<p>It's officially the first day of spring this Sunday! From hearty vegetable-packed quinoa salad to terrific …

9 Make-Ahead Recipes for National Pack Your Lunch Day

Packing lunch doesn't have to be a chore.<p>Bringing your own lunch to school or work is great for both your wallet and your health. In honor of …

These chocolate sparkle cookies will make you happy

Sometimes you run across a recipe that's the perfect intersection of great flavor, very little effort and only a handful of ingredients. And, in this case, chocolate. It's no wonder this recipe has consistently been rated one of the top entries in our recipe database. What's in them? Semisweet …