Shari Basdeo

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Almond Brickle Treats Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir or knead almond brickle into Basic Butter Cookie Dough; press dough into a lightly greased 15- x 10- x 1-inch jellyroll …

Associated Press News

Trees are aware of their neighbors and give them room

<b>In 'crown shyness,' some tree species respect those nearby and keep their leaves to themselves.</b><p>I could write about trees until I was green in the …

Time I

6 Best Food Eating For Faster Weight Loss

Your body needs fuel to exercise, and the source of that fuel is food. That’s why some people report feeling hungrier when they start to work out. If …

In Alaska, some are more worried about bears than bombs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alaska has been the subject of recent scary headlines about the threat posed by North Korean missiles -- like the one launched July 4 by the regime as an Independence Day present for the US.<p>Of course, preventing a nuclear attack is high on our government's agenda. On Tuesday, the US Missile …

North Korea

Murakami and Flash Fiction: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing

Highlights from seven days of reading about arts and entertainment<p>Haruki Murakami’s Lonely Men<p>When What Was Good for Bill Cosby Was Good for Black America<p>Netflix Is Turning Into HBO<p>The Adaptability and Sustainability of Flash Fiction<p>Tom Cruise Is Still Great, Even After <i>The Mummy</i><p>How <i>Bachelor in</i> …

Flash Fiction

Trying To Lose Weight? Carbs Are Not Your Enemy.

Somewhere along the line, we got it in our heads that carbohydrates are ‘bad.’ It’s actually a huge diet myth and one that Kimberly Gomer MS, RD, …

13 Homemade Granola Bar Recipes That Only Include Ingredients You Can Pronounce

Granola bars are the ideal snack when you're pretty hungry but don't have the time to sit down and fix yourself something heartier like hummus and …

15 Popular Pasta Shapes + the *Perfect* Recipes to Make With Them

Pasta is almost *the* perfect food. It’s inexpensive, filling, and it can be easily adapted for meat lovers, vegetarians, and even gluten-free eaters. Since the pantry essential comes in a dizzying array of shapes and sizes, it can be confusing to know which to pair with what sauce. No need to go …

The Top 15 *Most-Pinned* Brownie Recipes on Pinterest

Whether you prefer ’em old style, packed with newfangled flavors like pumpkin or potato chips, or even spiked with red wine, brownies have got to be THE treat that tops all others. So when it’s time to indulge, you want the most over-the-top brownie recipe you can find, amiright? Here’s where …

Tomato Soup Recipe with Chickpeas and Spinach

<i>This tomato soup with chickpeas and spinach is unlike anything you could possibly find from a can. Satisfying, satiating, and surprisingly easy. Also</i> …

Food Preservation

Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes Recipe

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift all-purpose flour and cake flour into a mixing bowl. Add baking powder, baking soda and salt and whisk 20 …

Hand Pies Recipes and Inspiration on feedfeed

Everyone knows that the best foods are eaten without utensils, and hand pies are no exception. Your favorite pie flavors are now portable thanks to …

An Incredible 'Firefall' Is Lighting Up Yosemite Right Now

Only when conditions are right.<p>There's no shortage of beautiful views in Yosemite National Park but the "firefall" phenomenon has a wow factor all of …

Emma Watson Explains Why ‘Bossy’ Hermione Turned Out To Be A Great Role Model

Hermione Granger was one of the most woke characters in J.K. Rowling's wizarding world. In a new interview with <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>, Emma Watson …

188,000 under evacuation orders near Northern California dam

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — At least 188,000 people remain under evacuation orders after Northern California authorities warned an emergency spillway in …

Northern California

6 Beauty Breakthroughs That Will Transform Your Dry Skin for Good

Inside a sleek, climate-controlled lab in Houston sit test tubes filled with the skin-care equivalent of liquid gold: a synthesized blend of hyaluronic acid shown to hydrate five times more effectively than other topical cocktails of its kind. “It literally pulls in moisture from the air, like a …

Skin Care

Scientists want to give the world a second chance at Caspian tigers

Or at least something close<p>Caspian tigers once roamed all over Central Asia, ranging from modern day Turkey to northwestern China. The huge cats stalked through tall reeds and shrubbery, hunting boar and deer. But in the first half of the 1900s, hunting and poisoning decimated the subspecies, and …

Wildlife

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes In Washington State, USA

Whenever I think of Washington, I think of lush green forests, the gorgeous city of Seattle, and, of course, snow-capped mountains that seem to go on …

Hiking

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Online Education

At 43, Kate Moss Still Rocks a Slip Dress Like No Other

There are a few key words that will always be associated with Kate Moss: icon, supermodel, waif, and rebel, among others. There’s also one item of clothing in particular that has become synonymous with Moss’s inimitable style over the years: the slip dress. When she first made her mark on the …

Clothing

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Self-help

6 almost-too-yummy granola recipes that'll elevate this easy snack to another level

When it comes to snacking, we heart granola and its many health benefits, including its ability to lower cholesterol, regulate digestion, improve …

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 Ways To Fix Your Squat To Help You Work Your Butt In The Best Way

Squats, whether weighted or not, are hands down one of the best, most powerful full-body exercises you can perform: Not only will you tone your butt …

The Ultimate Canadian Bucket List Travel Guide in Honor of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada is enjoying a moment—not only because of Justin Trudeau mania and the country’s post-U.S.-election appeal, but also because it’s celebrating its sesquicentennial. That’s right, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of confederation, a milestone that will be celebrated countrywide. It’s no wonder …

Canada

Canada's 150th birthday gift to you: Free pass to national parks all year long

On July 1, 2017, Canada turns 150 years old. Kicking off the festivities on New Year's Day, the stewards of the country's protected natural treasures, Parks Canada, has a gift for all: a free, multiuse pass to the country's 47 national parks and national park reserves.<p>Parks and reserves, which …

National Parks

National Brownie Day: Three fantastic brownie recipes

Yes, we know there’s a National (Whatever) Day for everything from National Cookie Day to National Pizza With the Works Except Anchovies Day (Dec. 4 …

Dessert

Solomon Islands tsunami threat over after 7.8 quake

<b>(CNN) —</b> A magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit close to the Solomon Islands early Friday, forecasters said.<p>The earthquake hit less than 30 kilometers (19 miles) off the island of Makira -- and 70 kilometers (43 miles) southwest of the island's city of Kirakira -- about 4:38 a.m. local time Friday (12:38 …

Natural Disasters