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7 of our best-ever biscuit recipes

Ready for a biscuit baking session, but looking for inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Check out some of our most popular biscuit recipes.

Food

Gluten-Free Focaccia Recipe - Great British Chefs

Looking for interesting gluten-free bread recipes? You may think that focaccia is off the menu, but as Victoria shows, this delicious no-knead easy …

Gluten-Free

This Quick and Easy Quiz Will Instantly Reveal Your Emotional Intelligence

It was developed by bestselling author Annie McKee, senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. So, how would you describe yourself in these scenarios?<p>I've written extensively about a critical work skill that, I feel, every person (not just managers) will need now and in the future to succeed: …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Root Cuttings at Home

One of the great joys of gardening is rooting your plants at home. It's economical because you increase your plant collection for little to no cost …

Soil

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Tony Awards

Garden Management: Keeping Up With Your Summer Garden

Like many gardeners, I’m more of a planter than a picker. I’d rather poke bean seeds into the ground than gather my 10th basket of squash, which …

Gardening

13 Garden Mistakes Professional Landscapers Wish We'd Stop Making

#3 is so important, but is often overlooked.<p>If you find yourself running into the same gardening problems year after year, chances are you're making one of these mistakes. Here what you need to know to keep your greens looking their best.

Treat Roasted Broccoli Like Nachos, Save Yourself a Trip to the Bar

Recipes like this are for those nights when you get home from an extra-nasty long day at work and it’s late and you’re exhausted and you <i>really</i> don’t want to cook.<p>You may be dreaming about the cozy bar on the corner where you can settle in with some nachos and beer. But reality intrudes and you …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

The key to curing disease could lie in Iceland's genes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The freezer sits behind a heavy door in the basement of an unassuming building on the campus of the University of Iceland.<p>It feels much colder than it looks; inside, the temperature is minus-15 degrees Fahrenheit, but the air is so dry, you can't see your breath.<p>Stored in that freezer are …

Genetics

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Why our brains may be 100 times more powerful than believed

A new study out of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that one part of the neurons in our brains is more active than …

Neuroscience

Hack Your Mind: How Perception Creates Reality

<b>Perspective Is Everything</b><p>Every person lives in two different worlds: the world of ultimate reality and the world of subjective reality. Ultimate …

How to Train for a Tactical Physique

The average lifter follows a traditional gym program, which is made up of body part splits that start with chest day every Monday. This style of …

7 reasons to switch to Google Inbox

Inbox by Gmail organizes your emails by grouping together similar messages into folders called bundles. These include purchases, trip emails, bills and social updates. You can edit which emails appear in these bundles and schedule them to appear in your inbox at your convenience.<p>Published: …

Apps

Try the 7-Minute Ab Workout Adele's Trainer Swears By

One of Adele’s most complicated relationships isn’t documented in her songwriting, but in two hilariously relatable Instagram photos where she …

Workouts

Why is my otherwise polite 8-year-old so rude at home?

<i>Q: I have an 8-year-old daughter who is by all accounts friendly (if a little shy) and polite to others at school and elsewhere, but at home she often speaks quite rudely and can be dismissive of others’ feelings. It’s been going on for a while, and nothing we’ve tried — talking to her about it,</i> …

Parenting

How The Systemic Segregation Of Schools Is Maintained By 'Individual Choices'

Sixty-three years after the Supreme Court's ruling in <i>Brown v. Board of Education</i>, many schools across the country either remain segregated or have re-segregated.<p>Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross that when it comes to school segregation, separate is never truly …

individualchoices

Marie Kondo: How to clear out sentimental clutter

The very personal stuff in our homes is the hardest to lose but unless it ‘sparks joy in your heart’, says Marie Kondo, you should get rid of it. Here she tells us seven ways to effectively deal with the detritus of family life<p>Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the …

Minimalism

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

5 Big Ideas In Education That Don't Work

Small classes. High standards. More money. These popular remedies for school ills <i>aren't</i> as effective as they're sometimes thought to be. That's the somewhat controversial conclusion of education researcher John Hattie.<p>Over his career, Hattie has scrutinized more than 1,000 "meta-analyses," looking …

Education

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Productivity