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Inside an ancient house turned family home with a bountiful organic kitchen garden

There are few country seats where it is possible to pop to the shops for milk – on foot – and be back before the tea goes cold. But Deans Court’s position in the centre of Wimborne, tucked away behind the high street, is just one of its many charms.<p>This elegant historic house and semi-wild ancient …

Gardening

The 30 Safest Colleges For Jews

With anti-Semitism on the rise, safety is on the top of many Jewish parents’ and prospective college students’ minds. While we factored anti-Semitism …

College & University

Brick Walls: Tips on Treatment and Maintenance

Bricks have historically been the cornerstone of a wide array of living spaces, providing everything from enclosure and protection to the framework …

Home Improvement

How to hack a voting machine in two minutes

Voting machines are far from impenetrable. There’s remote access loopholes, general corporate malfeasance, and democracy-shattering bad design, for …

Voting

Lemony Baba Ghannouj Recipe on Food52

• 2 small eggplants (about 3/4-1 pound each)<br>• ~1/4 cup olive oil (plus more for serving)<br>• 2 shallots, minced<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 1 medium-large lemon<br>• 1 teaspoon cumin<br>• 1 teaspoon sumac<br>• 1 teaspoon smoked paprika<br>• 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1-2 tablespoons yogurt (optional; use soy yogurt to make it vegan)<br>• toasted …

Recipes

Weight Loss For Men Over 40 - Secret Diets and Workouts For 40 Plus Men to Burn Fat and Get Toned

Weight loss for men over 40 would be quite different from younger men. The process of metabolism in an older man is usually low. Due to the lack of …

Exercise

Spuds you’ll like: 20 delicious recipes to help save the humble potato

Rejected by millennials and the clean-living movement, potato sales are down 5% this year. Here, chefs, food writers and Guardian readers share their favourite dishes<p>Potatoes are in a slump. They don’t fit with the idea of clean eating. Their fame as an accompaniment means that it is hard to think …

Cooking

Sticky, Fall-Apart Oven-Barbecued Chicken—No Grill Required

By Christina Chaey<p>These oven-barbecued chicken thighs are saucy, ultra-tender, and you 100% don't need a backyard to make them.<p>I've had very little desire to use my under-the-oven broiler drawer, which is how over the years it has become the single scariest place in my apartment. But when I saw …

Cooking

How to Prevent Houseflies, According to Experts

Stop getting bugged by buzzes.<p>If you’re someone who would never hurt a fly, controlling pests in your home can become a kind of moral dilemma. But …

Cleaning

VPNs make browsing safer. Why don’t more people use them?

<i>This post is presented by HideMy.name VPN.</i><p>For all the regulations and constraints creeping onto the internet, it remains a pretty wild place. You can still find almost any information you want (unless you’re in a blocked country). And if you’re not careful, someone else can access your personal …

Information Systems

Our Best Super-Quick Chicken Recipes

Sometimes you just can’t wait to eat! When speed is what you need, reach for these crazy-quick chicken recipes. Main dishes, soups, salads, …

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,249 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($346 at Amazon …

Operating Systems

Turning back the clock! Mother-of-two, 41, reveals the secrets to her incredibly youthful appearance - and she exercises LESS than she did in her twenties

At 41 years old, you would be forgiven for thinking that mother-of-two Belinda Norton is somewhere in her twenties.<p>With a glowing complexion, toned …

Physical Education

Why you should learn how to breathe

There's a very good chance you're doing it wrong.<p>Breathing is essential for life. It's at the heart of most bodily functions — and key to maintaining …

Mindfulness

The Absolute Best Type of Fish to Grill, According to a Fishmonger

My favorite summer get-together isn’t at the beach or by a pool. Heck, it doesn’t even involve people. Rather, I’m a sucker for when foods, specifically fish, <i>get together</i> with a smoky, hot grill—it’s a summertime match made in heaven. The grill gives your fish just the heat it deserves to get it …

Seafood

How Andrew Carnegie Went From $1.20 a Week to $309 Billion ... Then Gave It All Away

Andrew Carnegie was one of the richest men in world history, but he didn't start that way -- and he intentionally didn't end up that way.<p>Andrew Carnegie: <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>Andrew Carnegie's 1889 Essay, <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>A Modernized Version of Andrew Carnegie's <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>11 Great Quotes …

World Peace

Here's why powerful women don't use the 'Mike Pence rule.' Spoiler alert: They can't.

'Pence Rule' supporters see it as a shield of honor for powerful men. But if high-ranking women tried to deploy the rule? They'd get ridiculed.<p>Glenda Ritz never thought about adopting the "Mike Pence Rule" during her four years as Indiana public schools' chief. And even if she'd wanted to, she …

Mike Pence

Now We Understand How Marijuana Makes Inflammatory Bowel Disease Bearable

No wonder people with IBD often turn to the drug.<p>People who live with inflammatory bowel disease deal with a lot of physical discomfort, and for some …

Immune System

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

University of California

How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP3 Files

Want to pull your favorite YouTube videos right off the platform and onto your computer? Here's how to convert certain music videos on YouTube to …

YouTube Music

Grilled Chicken Tikka Recipe

Clean your chicken, and cut it into cubes for threading on skewers.<p>Take a fork and prick the chicken many times.<p>Put lemon juice in bowl with chicken, …

Recipes

Where even Walmart won't go: how Dollar General took over rural America

We lasted three years and three days after Dollar General opened. Sales dropped and just kept dropping Doug Nech<p>When Dollar General came to Haven, Kansas, it arrived making demands. The fastest-growing retailer in America wanted the taxpayers of the small, struggling Kansas town to pick up part of …

Dollar General

28-year-old who banked $250,000 says this mental shift is the key to saving money

Collectively, Americans are struggling to set aside money for retirement: 21 percent have nothing saved at all for their golden years.<p>One …

Personal Finance

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

Privacy

Portuguese Chicken

Place a Dutch oven over medium heat and add the olive oil.<p>Season the chicken pieces with salt and ground black pepper<p>Thoroughly mix the flour and …

Recipes

Alaska Sockeye Salmon with Herbs and Garlic

Now Playing<p>Grilled Peach Crisp Foil Packs 00:40<p>Grill Peach Crisps are quick, easy and make for the perfect summer dessert.<p>Now Playing<p>Sausage-Stuffed …

Ice Cream

Punjabi chicken curry recipe

Heat the oil in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan over a medium heat. Add ½ teaspoon of the ground cumin, the cinnamon stick and cardamom. As they begin to sizzle, add the onions and cook for 15–16 minutes, stirring well and making sure they don’t stick to the pan.<p>Add the garlic and ginger and fry …

Recipes

Chicken Marsala

In a shallow bowl or plate combine the flour and Essence and stir to combine thoroughly. Quickly dredge the chicken breast halves in the seasoned …

Recipes

Easy Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients<p>3/4 cups hot brewed espresso<p>4 oz sweet Marsala<p>1/4 cup granulated sugar<p>24 ladyfingers<p>6 cups vanilla ice cream<p>200 g assorted chocolate …

Dessert

New loan programs target home buyers with just 3% down—or less

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>For years, the Federal Housing Administration was the king of the low-down-payment mortgage …

Real Estate