Rachael Russell

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This Super-Simple Orange Cake has a Kooky, Genius Secret Ingredient

For all of us who can't get enough of juicy-sweet citrus season, there is a cake for us. I don't think we could make a brighter, moister, more deliciously-riddled-with-orange cake if we tried.<p>You might be thinking this is one of the genius breed of cakes made with whole citrus boiled for hours to …

Dessert

This portable laundry bag will keep weary travelers feeling fresh

Campers and travelers will agree that dirty laundry seriously weighs down your trip. Runs to the laundromat are out of the way and costly, and stain …

The 2016 summer movie season was a bust because Hollywood’s go-to formulas stopped working

TV relied on some established formulas too, but it did a much better job.<p>The summer 2016 movie season was a disappointment by almost any measure.<p>As is now required for the hottest months, Hollywood treated audiences to yet another plodding procession of sequels and remakes, franchise starters and …

5 Non-Stick Pans That Won’t Give You Cancer

Research has shown that cooking with Teflon-type cookware could expose you to toxic chemicals that might cause cancer.<p>What can you cook with instead? …

Samira Wiley Joins Elisabeth Moss in Hulu's The Handmaid’s Tale

The orange jumpsuit is coming off.<p><b>Samira Wiley</b> is hopping from one streaming service to another.<p>The <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> star has been cast in Hulu’s upcoming series <i>The Handmaid’s Tale,</i> the <i>Hollywood Reporter</i> says. Based on the dystopian Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, <i>Tale</i> takes place in …

TV

Why We Should Drink Cockroach Milk

Bear with me here.<p>Let me cut straight to the chase here: Yeah, there's a cockroach that gives birth to live young, and, yes, it produces a "milk" that scientists want humans to drink.<p>Okay, deep breaths. It turns out the Pacific beetle cockroach (<i>Diploptera punctata</i>)—a small, coffee bean-looking …

Arkansas execution drugs apparently made by Pfizer subsidiary despite ban

An execution drug obtained by the Arkansas prison system earlier this month appears to have been made by a subsidiary of Pfizer, even though the pharmaceutical giant has said it does not want its drugs to be used in executions.<p>The sale of the vecuronium bromide by an unknown third party may show …

Freedom of Information

If Donald Trump wins the election, here's where to escape to

Donald Trump’s official nomination as the Republican candidate for the US presidential election has made the possibility of his win, and the future of the country, that much scarier to at least some, if not many, Americans.<p>But Cape Breton seems to be offering Americans living with such fears a way …

17 major changes McDonald's is making to its menu

The fast-food chain has added some new items — like the premium sirloin burger — while altering others, like the Quarter Pounder, and started offering breakfast all day, among other changes.<p>The menu tweaks have helped the company turn business around: McDonald's sales are now growing after two …

Dallas police department applications triple after fatal shooting of five officers

City and Dallas-area police got hundreds of applicants since 7 July shooting Dallas police chief invited protesters to join: ‘Don’t be part of the problem’<p>In the aftermath of tragedy, Dallas residents showed appreciation for their police department by covering two squad cars parked outside the …

Law Enforcement

Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages …

Dementia

9 aliens are joining the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' gang of space outlaws

At the end of "Guardians of the Galaxy," the the Guardians tricked a roving gang of space outlaws called the Ravagers into taking a decoy version of the Infinity Stone instead of the real one.<p>So in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," the Ravagers are going to come after the Guardians. They're going …

After the Fun Ended: 8 Abandoned Amusement Parks

When summertime comes and long lines queue up at parks like Disneyland, Universal Studios Orlando, Coney Island and Schlitterbahn, it's hard to …

Here’s what scientists know about the continent underneath Antarctica’s ice

Buried under kilometers of ice is a fascinating realm of canyons, waterways and lakes, which is only now being mapped in detail.<p>There are more than 400 known lakes in this harsh environment, and more are being discovered as technology advances.<p>This water beneath the ice lubricates the interface …

Good News: Eating Chocolate Every Day Can Have Serious Health Benefits

Please excuse us, we have a lunch date with a chocolate bar.<p>Chocoholics have one more reason to justify their habit, thanks to new research reported by the American Heart Association.<p>Researchers have found a link between daily chocolate consumption and heart health, according to recent findings …

American waterfront towns: 7 charmers worth a visit | CNN Travel

Travel

The Shadow Doctors

The underground race to spread medical knowledge as the Syrian regime erases it.<p>On a recent Tuesday evening in London, the surgeon David Nott attended a dinner at Bluebird, an upscale Chelsea restaurant. The room was packed with doctors, renowned specialists who had come for the annual consultants’ …

Was Stonewall sparked by Judy Garland’s death? Inside the riots’ contested history

NEW YORK — If anyone can be considered the foremost authority on the historic 1969 Stonewall uprising, it is Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, and for two simple reasons:<p>First, Lanigan-Schmidt, a snow-bearded 68, is among the few still alive who participated in the riots that ushered in the modern gay rights …

LGBTQI

VR and stationary biking are, not surprisingly, a pretty good match

My favorite game was, weirdly, the Pegasus. It’s amazing how willing your mind is to believe that you’re a winged horse for a few glorious moments while riding an exercise bike in a Los Angeles hotel suite. Toss in a floor fan and the effect would pretty much be complete. I’m willing to give our …

French woman accused of drowning baby says act was as casual as shopping

Fabienne Kabou, 39, who has blamed witchcraft for her acts, detailed the final hours of her 15-month-old daughter’s life on the second day of her trial<p>A French woman who left her baby to drown on a beach has given a chilling account of the murder, telling a court it was as perfunctory as “going …

Crime

12 Trips to Take to Europe for Less Than $500

It’s not too late to take advantage of super cheap flights to Europe. The Airfare Spot has found a dozen round-trip flights to Europe from cities …

Tale of Tales: ‘Don’t try to understand it - just feel it’

Italian director Matteo Garrone made his name with realist mob movie Gomorrah, but for his new film he turned to 17th century fairytales<p>An ogre snaps the necks of his victims and casts them aside like empty clam shells. A queen chomps messily on the scarlet heart of a sea monster. A sexually …

Salma Hayek

Gorilla Cracks Glass Window At Zoo After Little Girl Beats Chest

A young girl playfully beat her chest at a silverback gorilla at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska. Moments later, the gorilla charged, smashed …

Gorillas

10 Stunning Undersea Creatures From the Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

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Fentanyl: The powerful opioid that killed Prince

<b>Sacramento, California (CNN) —</b> America's addiction to opioid-based painkillers and heroin just got exponentially more dangerous. The most potent painkiller on the market, prescribed by doctors for cancer treatment, is being made illicitly and sold on the streets, delivering a super high and, far …

Biomedicine

The 50 coolest races you can run this year

Your gym could have a wall of TVs facing the treadmills and your morning runs might be soundtracked by seriously motivating tunes, but there’s …

Ultramarathons

Which Republicans Oppose Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheet

Colin Powell has reportedly announced that he will back Hillary Clinton for president.<p>Colin Powell reportedly told the Long Island Association Tuesday afternoon that he is supporting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the presidential race.<p>Several people at the event tweeted that the former secretary of …

Philippines leader Duterte calls Catholic bishops 'sons of whores'

President-elect accuses bishops – who criticised him for calling the pope ‘a son of a whore’ – of hypocrisy, saying they have asked him for favours<p>The Philippines president-elect accused the Catholic church on Sunday of hypocrisy, saying the bishops who had condemned him during his campaign had …

Asia

Democrats are gay, Republicans are rich: Our stereotypes of political parties are amazingly wrong

Here’s a quiz question for you: What percentage of Democrats identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual? Here’s another: What percentage of Republicans make more than $250,000 a year?<p>Got your answers? Now keep reading.<p>It’s pretty well known that Democrats and Republicans like each other less than they …

Political Science

Paul Ryan: 'I'm just not ready' to back Donald Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he cannot yet support presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's presidential campaign.<p>"I'm just not ready to do that at this point. I'm not there right now," the Wisconsin Republican told CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" in an …

Donald Trump