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Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

An insider’s tale of making Pittsburgh great for residents of all ages.<p>54 min ago5:04 a.m. April 3, 2018<p>There’s a limit to how much people trust the …

8 Kinds Of Human Food Your Dog Should Never Eat

Now that the weather is heating up and you’re ready to head outdoors for a cookout or dine al fresco at sidewalk cafe, you might want to bring your …

Pair charged in 3-day torture, killing of homeless man in SF

Two men, along with numerous other unknown assailants, tortured a 66-year-old homeless man over a three-day period, eventually killing him and dumping his body in a Golden Gate Park pond two weeks ago, officials said Tuesday.<p>The brutal assault began on May 22, when a group of people, including …

Can pulses conquer palates and save the planet?

UN has declared 2016 International Year of Pulses, putting the spotlight on the humble bean. So what's so great about eating lentils - and can we …

Trump ends California swing marked by bold remarks, criticism and violence

Trump capped off his weeklong swing through California on Friday by standing in front of his plane at an airfield in Redding, California, pointing out a black person in the crowd and saying: “There! Look at my African American.”<p>It’s been quite a week in the Golden State for Trump.<p>In Fresno, he told …

Government

Living with Borderline Personality Disorder... and trying to have more good days than bad

BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER (BPD) is one of the most misunderstood mental illnesses in existence.<p>Marked by emotional instability, impulsive …

Mental Health

Indus Valley civilization could be older than Egypt and Mesopotamia

The Indus Valley civilization is considered one of the oldest in the world and now archaeologists believe that it might be even older than earlier …

Ancient Seafarers’ Tool Sites, Up to 12,000 Years Old, Discovered on California Island

On a rugged island just offshore from Ventura County, archaeologists have turned up evidence of some of the oldest human activity in coastal Southern …

Anthropology

Diana Henry's Scotch eggs with hot curry mayo

SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>8 large eggs<br>• 450g pork sausage meat (not minced pork)<br>• leaves from 6 sprigs thyme<br>• ½ tsp fresh nutmeg<br>• ½ tsp ground mixed spice<br>• 1 tsp dried chilli flakes<br>• 50g plain flour, plus extra for flouring<br>• 25ml milk<br>• 150g white breadcrumbs<br>• groundnut or sunflower oil for deep-frying<p><b>For the mayo</b><p>300g …

Eggs

Italy’s Version of Macaroni and Cheese Is Better, Faster and Easier

Macaroni and cheese is a crowdpleaser. And while your go-to recipe has undoubtedly been a year-round hit, from Thanksgiving dinners to backyard …

Hawaii's lack of mental health care forces teens from state

HONOLULU (AP) — Within months of starting the process of adopting her son, Susan Callahan knew something was wrong.<p>Aron, who was 7, had trouble …

Mental Health

The Best Way to Cook a Really Tender Sirloin

A beef sirloin steak comes from close to the cow's rump. Because it's taken from a fairly well-used muscle, sirloin is not particularly tender. The …

Tax the rich, give to the poor: LA County seeks to use millionaires’ money to assist homeless

Los Angeles County has one of the highest homeless populations, but the County Board of Supervisors has a bold plan to fight it: an income tax of …

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 10 to 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>1 hour 15 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p>A simple and utterly delicious cream …

Dessert

The Roots of Mental Health—Maybe They’re Not In Our Heads

The number of people—and women in particular—who are taking antidepressants worldwide has skyrocketed in recent years. Here in the States, the count …

It's Mental Health Awareness Month. Here's Why It's So Hard to Get Proper Care | Inc.com

I first met Alan Motter last year when he interviewed me for the Introvert/Extrovert Podcast. In the subsequent months, I've spoken with Alan several times about mental strength and our mutual backgrounds in psychology.<p>Alan, who has a master's degree in developmental psychology, contacted me last …

Mental Health

The Highest Health Care Cost In America? Mental Disorders

If this doesn't convince you mental illness is "real," nothing will.<p>If you’re still of the belief that mental health conditions aren’t as devastating as physical ones, a new report will open your eyes.<p>The United States spent an estimated $201 billion on mental disorders like anxiety and depression …

Mental Health

How Christian Conservatives Learned to Love Donald Trump

In the early months of the primary season, Donald Trump's personal reputation and his awkward attempts to bond with Christian conservatives persuaded political pundits that he'd be unlikely to attract the support of "values voters." The pundits were wrong. Many explanations have been suggested for …

What will Orange County use the old bus terminal for?

With Orange County expected to finalize its purchase of an old bus terminal in Santa Ana Tuesday, homeless advocates are hoping the facility will be …

Homelessness

A Short Talk with the Mind of a Donald Trump Supporter

When I woke up the day after Donald Trump (R-Trump Towers) became the presumptive GOP presidential nominee and titular head of the party (consider that a moment: as the GOP nominee, Donald Trump will be the leader of the Republican Party!!), one of my first thoughts was about that very Party and …

Donald Trump

Why Are So Many Muslim Refugees in Europe Suddenly Finding Jesus?

Whether out of conviction or convenience, thousands of migrants in Europe are converting to Christianity.<p>AMSTERDAM — Hundreds of Pakistanis and …

Faith

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety.<p>Have you ever come home from a day in the countryside and felt... better? Mood altered, anxiety soothed, mind hushed? It seems obvious that getting out of the clanging grind of the city …

Fewer churchgoers? That's no bad thing if it means they're there for a reason

There’s always a moment, on Sunday at about lunchtime, when I’ll bump into one of our neighbours on my way back home. Polite chitchat is exchanged, and they ask me what I’ve been up to. “We’ve just been to church”, I say, as brightly/quickly/straightforwardly as possible – thus eliciting a range of …

You are never without work (A Biblical Reflection on Unemployment)

I currently do not have a job.<p>My contract was not renewed last year, and I am looking for work.<p>It has not been an easy time.<p>It has made me question …

Make No Mistake - We Absolutely Need a 'Christian Left'

According to <i>New York Magazine</i> columnist Ed Kilgore, the possible fracturing of the Christian Right, a long-dominant religiopolitical force in American politics, should NOT be seen as an opportunity for the rise of a similarly politically-motivated group of Christian leftists. Kilgore puts it …

North Korea dismisses Donald Trump offer of talks as 'nonsense'

North Korea has dismissed an offer by Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong-un as propaganda and "nonsense".<p>The presumptive Republican nominee offered to meet the North Korean leader in a recent interview with Reuters in New York, saying he "would have no problem speaking to him".<p>Critics were quick to …

Even setting evolution aside, basic geology disproves creationism

I don't have to travel very far to make this case. There's a slab of polished rock on the wall outside my department office that refutes so-called …

This is how I lost my faith: Science helped, yes — but finally I accepted the holy texts were written by man

<b>(mikhail via Shutterstock)</b><p>I thought religion and sacred texts held absolute truth handed down from God. I was so powerfully wrong<p>Shulem Deen<p>June 14, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir”<p>Among people who lose faith, I would later learn, many point to scientific …

Faith