Stella Anskaia

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Helping those with Down syndrome reach their highest potential

<i>By Kate Snow and Wonbo Woo, NBC News</i><p>Follow Nancy Gianni around for a day or two and the first thing you’ll feel is tired. She walks fast. She talks fast. And she is very much on a mission.<p>“I want to show people the beauty and potential in our kids,” she explains. “Let people understand that they …

Boston bombing victim engaged to nurse he met during recovery

One of the worst moments in the life of a man injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has led to one of his best.<p>James Costello, 31, of Malden, Mass., has proposed to Krista D’Agostino, a nurse he met during his recovery after suffering serious burns on his arms and legs in the explosion near the …

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7 Things You Need to Know About Made-From-Scratch Barbecue Rubs

Stumped on what to buy that barbecue fanatic on your holiday list? Why not skip the shopping madness entirely and make the gift yourself? You get to show off your creativity (and generous spirit), and you don't have to fight the mall crowds. The gift I have in mind is a made-from-scratch barbecue …

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Disused Salt Mines Converted to Stunning Subterranean Museum

Between the eerie glowing lights, the otherworldly cavernous spaces and the long strange trip it takes to get there, this subterranean museum feels …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

Zucchini, Corn and Chèvre

While interning with my pastry teacher, Claire Legas, at Cafe Cacao in Berkeley, I learned just how tedious pastry making can be. Thankfully, I …

Quinoa, Kale and Sweet Potato Salad • The Bojon Gourmet

When I was quite young, my grandmother took me out to lunch at an LA diner. As she ordered, the waitress asked if she would like a “super salad” with …

Spin on Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers: BBQ Peanut.

These <b>BBQ Peanut Sweet Potato Burgers</b> are a spin on one of my fave veggie burger recipes. This time around, I added in some bold BBQ flavors via dry …