Sheril Martinez

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Throw out the instant ramen! Nutella microwave cake and 7 other easy dorm recipes

Sometimes dining hall food is just so not happening. It's time to put down that boring salad from the dining hall—and don’t even think about buying another 12-pack of instant ramen noodles. Just because you're living in a college dorm doesn't mean you have to forgo your favorite foods, or rely only …

Combat Pesky PMS Cravings With These Bloat-Fighting Foods

Illustrated by <b>Ly Ngo</b>.<p><i>Amie Valpone, an NYC-based personal chef & culinary nutritionist, decided to adopt a "clean" lifestyle after she was diagnosed</i> …

A Table That Charges Your iPhone

Designer Marjan van Aubel’s Current project, based on photosynthesis, uses a solar-powered table to charge electronics.<p>Think of the new project from London-based designer Marjan van Aubel as a multiplication table. Utilizing a dye-sensitised solar cell, which absorbs light in a fashion similar to …

Clean Energy

Two Days Later, World Vision Reverses Policy That Allowed Hiring Of Gays

World Vision U.S. changed course on Wednesday, saying it would return to its policy of not hiring Christians in gay marriages.<p>The Washington-state-based charity caused an uproar among its supporters when it announced on Monday that based on the changes many churches were making, it would allow the …

How the meat industry killed the free market

Reporter Christopher Leonard reveals the truth about poultry giant Tyson’s exploitative monopoly<p>The dark secrets behind America's meat industry are enough to make us sick -- and according to journalist Christopher Leonard, that's only the start of it. Our health, the well-being of animals and large …

As Syrian election looms, government slams U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi

BEIRUT — As indications mounted that Syrian President<p>Bashar Assadwill seek reelection, the government lashed out Friday at aUnited Nationsmediator who said an election could doom U.N.-sponsored peace talks meant to end the 3-year-oldcivil war.<p>Syria's top official spokesman charged that Lakhdar …

Middle East

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Boston Marathon

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Tin Can Solar Lantern Tutorial

I love the rustic charm of tin can lanterns. Budget-friendly and super simple to make, their warm light brings a relaxing ambiance to any outdoor …

Homemade Reusable Disinfecting Wipes - All Natural

Making your own reusable disinfecting wipes is so easy, you’ll probably be hitting yourself for not trying it sooner, especially with my no-sew …

Spices of Life: A Round-Up of Homemade Spice Blends

A year or so spent working for a fine spice merchant left me with a lifelong appreciation for spices and their place in the kitchen. The series I’ve …

Columbus Day: Biggest Misconceptions and Exploring the Era of First Contact

Wildlife<p>Famed painter and illustrator N.C. Wyeth created a series of murals in 1927 for National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., including this one showing the ships of Christopher Columbus’s voyage of discovery. (Photo courtesy NGS)<p>Christopher Columbus’s landfall in the Western …

Energy Department on Twitter: "Did you know October is National Energy Action Month? Learn how to save #energy and money at home: http://t.co/BA79ysQ2pT"

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Portable Breakfast–Mason Jar Granola Parfaits

Mason Jar Granola Parfaits<p>I’ve got a quick post for you today about a breakfast that I’ve really been enjoying. Granola, fruit, and yogurt parfaits …

What will we call the next generation of astronauts? Holidaymakers…

My personal quest for space began at the age of three and it was all because of the magic of <i>The Clangers</i>. These small, wonderful, knitted creatures and their animated adventures captured my heart and my imagination, and with the logic of a child I planned my visit to the Clanger home world. People …

Namibia battles worst drought in decades | Humanitarian crises

<b>Opuwo, Namibia</b> - The Tjikundi family sits around a small fire boiling a tin pot filled with water and maize - the only food that's available this day. A band of children crawl about, chewing on plastic tubing, and chase the visitors with animated curiosity.<p>The homestead is spectacular in its …

Greenpeace ship captain denied bail in Russia hearing

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1014000/1014228_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524745625_b9cfe454706b9f0d4b4a43174e57ac9c<p><b>A Russian court has rejected bail requests from the American captain of a Greenpeace ship and two other foreign activists involved in a protest</b> …

Greenpeace

India's Cyclone Phailin: Thousands marooned by floods

<b>Workers are battling to rescue tens of thousands of people marooned by rising flood waters in Orissa, after the state was hit by the strongest cyclone in 14 years.</b><p>Flood waters have left nearly 100,000 people stranded in Mayurbhanj and Balasore districts, officials say.<p>Twenty-seven people were …

Natural Disasters

112,000 EU migrants seeking British jobs

Around 112,000 European Union nationals are seeking jobs in the UK, a European Commission report has indicated.<p>The report suggested that 112,000 European citizens have registed at JobCentres as formally seeking work in Britain.<p>Of these, 37 per cent have no history of working in Britain, the study …

United Kingdom

BlackBerry to customers: 'You can continue to count on us'

The struggling Canadian smartphone maker pens an open letter, saying that it will work through the challenges facing it.<p>BlackBerry on Monday launched a new ad campaign to reassure its jittery customers that it's here to stay.<p>The Canadian smartphone maker, which has been struggling in recent months …

Gear & Gadgets

TOMS Shoes rethinks its 'buy one, give one' model of helping the needy

The "buy one, give one" business model of TOMS Shoes - buy a pair and the California-based company will give a pair to a child in need - has spawned many copy-cats.<p>These days, you can buy an array of products - from solar panels, to baby goods, to soccer balls - and the manufacturer will give a …

30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

Dessert