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World jittery about Trump's 'America first' inaugural speech

President Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy led by a forceful executive, in contrast to the coalition building and …

Salmon bisque and 15 additional soup recipes to warm you up tonight

Keep it simple tonight with a warm bowl of soup. We've compiled 16 of our favorite recipes for you from our recipe database, from a potato green chile soup with just the right amount of heat, to Manhattan clam chowder, a hearty bowl of Jalisco-style pozole or a smoky black bean stew.<p>And if you're a …

Google Calendar update makes it easier to track fitness goals

Just when you were ready to ditch that New Year's resolution to go running every morning, Google is here to help. Well, it's here to help people who use the Goals feature in Google Calendar.<p>Google on Thursday said you can now connect Google Fit and Apple Health to your fitness goals in Calendar. …

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16 science fiction and fantasy novels you don’t want to miss in January

Curl up this winter with a good book<p>It’s a new year, and just in case you wanted more to read after all the great books that 2016 gave us, prepare yourself. 2017 is going to have a ton of new books to dive into.<p>I always like January for this reason: it’s a good time to take a look at the rest of …

Blood Test For Antidepressants

Selecting the Best Anti-depressant<p>By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog<p>People with depression sometimes need drugs to help them cope. The issue becomes how to choose among the many drugs that work in slightly different ways for each individual patient's situation. However, even a drug chosen very …

New Zealand earthquake so strong it lifted sea floor 2 meters

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit New Zealand this week lifted the seabed two meters, leaving seaweed-covered rocks and marine animals exposed above tide level.<p>Incredible photographs show the extent of the devastation on South Island's coastline from Monday's quake.<p>"Much of the …

World’s unluckiest dinosaur found stuck in the mud

The world’s unluckiest dinosaur died struggling to free itself from a muddy bog, a new fossil has shown.<p>The bird-like species, was found lying on its front with its wings and neck outstretched.<p>Scientists believed the creature became stuck in the mud about 66-72 million years ago as the species was …

Could this meta-meta-flight search help you find the cheapest airfare?

There are a number of search engines out there designed to help travellers find the cheapest airfares available, but a new “meta-meta-flight search” says it scans a number of flight comparison engines to find the best of the best.<p>CheapFlightsFinder has created a new online dashboard that compares …

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15 Creepy Books to Read with Your Book Club This Fall

7 Books to Read This October

In love with Shakespeare, what chefs ink, what writers think, and more...<p><b>This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of ELLE.</b><p>The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky<p>If you want to fall in love with a book almost at first sight (i.e., paragraph four)—"I had opted to leave [Haverford] before the …

Trade Ban to Protect Pangolins: Enough to Save Them?

JOHANNESBURG — Representatives from more than 100 countries have agreed to ban worldwide trade in pangolins, which are now threatened with extinction because of illegal trafficking in Asia and Africa.<p>“This is really, really great news,” said Chris Shepherd, the Southeast Asia regional director of …

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The Best Female Characters Come From Books

Is literature better at coming up with complex women protagonists than Hollywood? A long history of book-to-film adaptations suggests so.<p>Last year, I was working as a publicity associate at Simon & Schuster when Jessica Knoll’s debut thriller <i>Luckiest Girl Alive</i> was optioned for film. The novel, …