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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

Chocolate peanut butter mousse pie is probably one of the best chocolate, creamy desserts that I’ve ever tried! This treat is so easy to prepare but …

The One Thing No One Tells You When Choosing Your Kitchen Countertop

When choosing a kitchen countertop, many questions arise. What material will stand up to the wear and tear of everyday kitchen tasks? Marble is …

Kitchens

Michigan mom deported to Albania, didn't get to say goodbye to family

A Michigan mother with no criminal record was deported to Albania without being offered the opportunity to say goodbye to her three children or husband, family members say.<p>While a spokesperson for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said ICE notified family members of Cile Precetaj's …

Immigration

Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer’s cure

Thanks to modern healthcare and improved living standards, life expectancy is predicted to surpass 80 years in most parts of the world by 2050. That’s the positive.<p>The negative is that will push the number of people in the world over the age of 60 to more than 2 billion, which in turn will make …

Dementia

Adventure, Hiking, and Other Things to do in Denali Alaska

Surrounded by some of the most beautiful landscape on the planet, our biggest decision at Denali National Park was what to do first. Did we want to …

10 of the World’s Most Dangerous Destinations

Pickpockets working the crowds, fraudsters looking to clone your credit card and even modern day pirates working the high seas – yes, traveling the …

Africa

Jarvis Cocker: how Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool‑Aid Acid Test changed my life

At the dawn of the 1960s, Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters were dropping LSD and kickstarting a revolution – and Wolfe went along for the ride, capturing the birth of the counterculture<p>Tom Wolfe’s <i>The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test</i> is a literary “gateway drug” – a hallucination of a book that …

Tom Wolfe

This Italian Duchess Can Teach You Everything You Want To Know About Sicilian Cooking

<b>Nicoletta Lanza Tomasi</b> is an Italian duchess who also happens to be a fabulous cook. In this interview she shares her secrets about eating well in Sicily, and mastering the how-to’s of the island’s intriguing cooking style at the classes she teaches in Palermo. Learning about <i>la cucina Siciliana</i> …

The 10 Cardinal Rules of Cooking, According to Top Chefs

Cooking is both an art and a science, but these top chefs manage to elevate it to law with these top 10 rules of cooking.<p>Care for your knives<p>All of …

Knives

A Split-Level House Set At The Edge Of A Golf Course

A Split-Level House Set At The Edge Of A Golf Course ← Back to article<p>Golf Course House with wood clad exterior walls and a black garagePrevious<p>BACK …

Golf

Chefs Share Their Best Egg Cooking Tips

Eggs are the first thing most of us learn how to cook, and we probably think we're pretty darned good at it, just from sheer repetition. Now imagine …

Eggs

Can You Finance a Tiny Home? Here's What You Need to Know

Those trendy 500-square-foot tiny homes sure are cute and it's a cool idea reduce your environmental footprint and embrace conscious "micro" living. …

Personal Finance

Iconic Guyanese Restaurant Plants First U.S. Outpost in NYC Today

An iconic restaurant from Guyana gets its first international location today as <b>German’s Soup</b> opens in Brooklyn.<p>The casual spot in the Guyanese capital, Georgetown, is known for soups with a yellow split pea base, given some heft with oxtail, chicken, beef, and plantains, alongside stews and a few …

Tiny Home Living: 400 square foot home, with 300 feet of riverfront view

<i>Is it just us or are tiny homes the most intriguing real estate on the market right now? With a little help from our pals over at Redfin, for the</i> …

Real Estate

The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

Table of Contents<p>Introduction: To Hope Rather Than To Fear 3<p>1 The Confidence Of The Whole People: Visions of the Presidency, the Ideas of Progress …

Great Depression

Full Solar Tiny Home & Open Layout

San Diego, California<p>Built for a Hollywood actor (no names, we apologize), this Payette-Urban Tru Form Tiny will serve as a getaway for the owner. The trailer is 32 feet and has a bump out off the back for a seating area inside an office. It has full solar, and an open layout to prioritize the main …

Living Rooms

The Gaza Strip Is Only 25 Miles Long. Here’s How It Became the Center of Decades of Conflict

The border between Gaza and Israel has once again become the focal point for clashes between protesters and Israeli troops, as Palestinians …

Israel

Peace talks ignite land buying frenzy along South Korea's fortified border

By Joori Roh and Cynthia Kim<p>SEOUL (Reuters) – Forget Seoul’s posh Gangnam district.<p>With North Korea pledging to reduce tensions and renew ties with its southern neighbour, South Korea’s hottest property market is now along the heavily fortified border between the two countries.<p>Demand for property …

How to Reheat Leftover Pizza

Yes, you can reheat leftover pizza in the oven or the toaster oven. But Chef John shows you a <i>better</i> way to bring old, lifeless leftover pizza back to …

7 Things You Should Never Do with Dish Soap

Dish soap is great! It's handy not only for dishes, but also for cleaning all sorts of other things. It cuts right through grease and makes things …

Cleaning

6 Waterproof Shoes to Shop That Are Comfortable All Day Long

No need to step into a pair of heavy rain boots to keep feet dry these days. Increasingly, footwear companies are offering innovative waterproof …

'Heroic, But He's No Hero': Revisiting Football Great Jim Brown

Many consider the running back Jim Brown the greatest American football player ever. But he's known as much more than an athlete — he's an activist, an actor, a thinker and a man with an alleged history of violence against women.<p>Here's how he's described in the opening paragraph of Dave Zirin's new …

The Dueling Caregivers

I walk into the kitchen just in time: My 90-year-old mother is aiming the frayed cord of an ancient waffle iron at an outlet by the sink.<p>“What are you doing?” I exclaim, shooting my hand out before Mom can be electrocuted.<p>“I’m making Mother’s Day breakfast for you!” Mom beams.<p>“Don’t be silly! …

My Brief Trip to Cancerland

I knew, as soon as I heard the radiologist’s voice on the phone, that the news wasn’t good. “Is this an O.K. time to talk?” she asked. If everything was fine, she would have said that. Instead, she was saying, “I’m so sorry, but your biopsy came back positive for cancer.”<p>Still in my pajamas, I …

George Brett

For three decades, he was the standard by which other hitters were judged – seemingly mastering the art of hitting line drives.<p>In the simplest terms, …

Baseball

Children of the Opioid Epidemic

It was not until her third month of feeling unwell, in the fall of 2016, that Alicia thought to take an at-home pregnancy test. Until then, she assumed her fatigue and nausea were withdrawal symptoms from the Percocets she’d been dependent upon since the year before. “When some days you don’t get …

What Not To Say to Someone with Panic Disorder

It can be difficult to understand what it is like to live with panic disorder. You may find it hard to relate to anxiety and panic attacks if you …

Is Hummus Good for You?

It’s not the most popular dip around—salsa’s got it beat by a landslide—but over the past few decades, hummus has increasingly made its way into …

Chickpeas

Tave’s Tiny House

I am a 38-year-old woman from Maine. My tiny house took 9 months and just under $20k to build. I did the majority of the work myself with help from …

Home

America’s Last Woodland Caribou Herd Is Down to Just Three Animals

By Jason Bittel<p>Most people associate reindeer with the North Pole. And it's true, the animals also known as caribou tend to live in remote, wintry …

Wildlife