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Baked Honey Cilantro Lime Salmon in Foil

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line and grease a large baking sheet with foil. Lay salmon on foil and season with salt and pepper on both …

Chicken Soup Avgolemono - Greek Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup

Chicken soup avgolemono is perhaps the most iconic of all Greek soups. It is on the menu at every Greek restaurant or dinner and you’ll find it as …

Sixth Russian diplomat dies suddenly since November 8, 2016

Sudan's foreign ministry says Russia's ambassador to the African country has been found dead in his residence's swimming pool in Khartoum.<p>skip -</b> …

This grand experiment could save America's justice system

JERSEY CITY, N.J. ─ On the ground floor of a deteriorating county courthouse, in a room outfitted with temporary office furniture and tangles of electrical wires, a cornerstone of America’s criminal justice system is crumbling.<p>A 20-year-old man in a green jail jumpsuit appears on a video monitor …

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McCaskill Pushes Pentagon for Answers on Improper Payments

Sen. Claire McCaskill wants some answers from Defense Secretary James Mattis on the Pentagon’s efforts to curb so-called improper payments to …

Cajun Brisket

Combine the kosher salt, seasoned salt, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, cayenne, lemon pepper, thyme and oregano in a bowl. Stir …

2017 is so far the second-hottest year on record thanks to global warming | Dana Nuccitelli

2017 is behind only El Niño-amplified 2016.<p>With the first six months of 2017 in the books, average global surface temperatures so far this year are 0.94°C above the 1950–1980 average, according to NASA. That makes 2017 the second-hottest first six calendar months on record, behind only 2016.<p>That’s …

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Only Six Nations Have Evaluated Readiness for Global Pandemic

Of the world’s countries, only six — three rich ones and three poor ones — have taken the steps they should have to evaluate their ability to withstand a global pandemic, according to a recent report sponsored by the World Bank.<p>Just three wealthy countries — Finland, Saudi Arabia and the United …

Alphabet could soon be competing with Tesla in renewable energy storage

By using salt and antifreeze<p>Alphabet’s secretive research lab X is developing a new way to store renewable energy that otherwise might be wasted — by using salt and antifreeze, reports <i>Bloomberg</i><i>.</i> Researchers are developing a system that can be located anywhere, has the potential to last longer than …

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards – in pictures

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards founders have launched a new show for pet pictures. Here are the finalists, selected from 2,500 entries

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There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Hijacking of a $100 Million Supertanker

1<p>Nestor Tabares must have known the hijackers were out there, waiting. It was his 13th day at sea aboard the oil tanker <i>Brillante Virtuoso</i>, and as the …

Tesla's new Solar Roof is actually cheaper than a normal roof

Good news for those who have been eyeing Tesla’s new Solar Roof – the company just announced pricing for its photovoltaic tiles, and they come in at …

The 11 best botanical gardens in the United States

Beat the heat in these urban paradises<p>Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat.<p>Luckily, nearly …

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4 Powerful Body Language Habits of Confident People

An intriguing interview with the Body Language Doctor reveals 4 simple nonverbal-communication tips to build up your confidence and leadership skills.<p>Quite often, I get new books coming across my desk by authors and thought-leaders asking to be interviewed for my column. One that caught my …

A New Theory of How the Moon Formed

The Moon has been a point of fascination in almost every culture since apes decided that walking was a pretty neat idea, honored with innumerable …

The Long, Lonely Road of Chelsea Manning

On a gray morning this spring, Chelsea Manning climbed into the back seat of a black S.U.V. and directed her security guard to drive her to the nearest Starbucks. A storm was settling over Manhattan, and Manning was prepared for the weather, in chunky black Doc Martens with an umbrella and a …

4 takeaways from Jeff Sessions’s feisty testimony to Congress about Russia

By Amber Phillips<p>Amber Phillips<p>Reporter for The Fix covering Congress, statehouses<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a star player in two key controversies about the Trump administration: the investigation into the Trump campaign’s connections with Russia and whether the president …

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Terrorism and the De-Gentrification of Istanbul

A devastating string of attacks and woeful city planning have driven away locals and tourists alike, prompting a swift process of decline.<p>Istanbul's central Beyoğlu district experienced sweeping gentrification throughout the 2000s, as its popularity increased among locals and a boom in tourism …