Nikki Nguyen

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The Overprotected American Child

A few weeks ago I left my 9-year-old daughter home alone for the first time. It did not go as planned.<p>That’s because I had no plan. My daughter was sick. My husband was out of town. And I needed to head to the drugstore—a five-minute walk away—to get some medicine for her. So I made sure my …

20 Tips and Tricks for the Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+

Buying a brand new Galaxy S9 or S9+ is an exciting enough occasion for many, but for some of us, the prospect of setting up this new phone is even …

The Importance of Dough Temperature in Baking

Because temperature is one of the main contributors to vigorous fermentation, it’s key that we maintain a sufficiently high, and stable, dough …

Egypt's Coptic pope shuns US VP Mike Pence over Jerusalem

The Coptic Christian pope has canceled a meeting with the US vice president in Cairo, in protest against America's move to recognize Jerusalem as …

Here's how eating sugar affects your body and brain

In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical …

Bangladesh Plans to Build Huge Refugee Camp for Rohingya

BANGKOK — Bangladesh, facing an unprecedented influx of ethnic Rohingya, plans to build a vast camp to house about 400,000 refugees who have poured into the country over the past three weeks.<p>The new settlements will be built within the next 10 days on 2,000 acres in the Cox’s Bazar district near …

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Fried Chicken Biscuits With Red Pepper Jelly

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Whisk flour, baking powder, sugar, 
and salt in a large bowl. Grate butter on the large holes of a box …

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It May Soon Be More Difficult to Visit Machu Picchu

Photo by Sarah Buder<p>The UNESCO World Heritage site will restrict tourist access to address overcrowding.<p>The ancient citadel of Machu Picchu is one of …

8 Best Travel Backpacks

Whether you're going hiking, shopping, sightseeing, or jetting off to a business meeting, here are the chicest, safest, and sturdiest options to throw over your shoulders.

13 Copycat Cheesecake Factory Recipes For When You're on a Budget

If The Cheesecake Factory tops your list of go-to restaurants for special occasions, you'll be glad you found this roundup of copycat recipes. The next time you've got a serious craving for the avocado egg rolls or Reese's cheesecake, try staying in and making them for yourself instead of going …

15 Pasta Recipes for the Meat Lover in All of Us

We don’t mean to knock vegetarian pasta dishes (Meatless Mondays are a great way to reset your healthy eating for the week), but once in awhile you just have a hankering for something, well, meatier. When it comes to hearty comfort food, there’s nothing that hits the spot like a bowl full of pasta, …

Bucket List Travel: 3 Once-in-a-lifetime Adventure Trips in South America

South America doesn’t get the love it deserves.<p>Europe and Asia feature defined backpacker “trails” that have been well-worn thanks to decades of …

The Only Buttermilk Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

Buttermilk Pancakes<p>From Anna Monette Roberts, POPSUGAR Food<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 2 cups buttermilk<br>• 1/2 cup salted butter, melted and cooled slightly<br>• Clarified butter or high-heat vegetable oil, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

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20 Slow-Cooker Recipes to Make When You're Snowed In

Slow cookers are often used by busy people who are rushing out the door and want a hot, ready-to-go meal when they return. But the slow cooker works …

Feel Fuller Longer With These 20+ Low-Calorie, High-Fiber Foods

When you need to snack on a little something but you don't want to undo all your hard work of being healthy and reaching your goals, here are some low-calorie, supernutritious foods that will fill you up in under 50 calories.<p><b>15 spears of cooked asparagus:</b> 50 calories• <b><br>1 2/3 cups broccoli:</b> 48</b> …

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …