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7 Wonderful (And Easy) Indian Dishes You Can Make At Home

Homemade Indian food? Yes, you can! From Chicken Tikka Masala to Homemade Naan, these Indian recipes are all spice-packed, easy to make, and surprisingly family-friendly.<p>1. Chicken Tikka Masala<p>Chicken tikka masala is a dish of marinated and broiled chunks of chicken in a creamy, spice-infused …

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I asked Navy SEALs what to do when things get chaotic at work, and they said the same advice works on the battlefield and in business

I recently had the chance to get up before dawn and spend a day learning about leadership from two former US Navy SEAL commanders, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.<p>Willink led SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War, and Babin was his second in …

Israeli Officers: You’re Doing ISIS Wrong

The United States is headed for disaster in Syria, some in Israel are warning.<p>ASSANIA MOUNTAIN, ON THE ISRAEL-SYRIAN BORDER—The Israeli military is not too impressed with President Donald Trump’s escalation against the Islamic State.<p>That, at least, is the distinct impression I got on a recent trip …

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My relationship with my mother has always been spiky. Now she's coming to live with me | Caroline Baum

As an only child I knew looking after my mother in old age would be my duty and my destiny. But now it’s happening I feel dread ... and excitement<p>We’d talked about it, hypothetically, but now it’s real: she’s coming. My mother. In a matter of months. To live with me, with us. Eighty-eight years …

How do we lose the next war in the Middle East? The short answer: Fight it!

<b>In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 photo, Smoke rises from explosions demolishing houses on the Egyptian side of the border town of Rafah as seen from the Palestinian side of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. With dynamite and heavy machinery, Egypt's army has been demolishing homes along its border</b> …

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

At A Hefty Cost, World War I Made The U.S. A Major Military Power

World War I sometimes seems like the war America forgot.<p>The U.S. entered the fight a century ago, on April 6, 1917, nearly three years after it erupted in Europe during the summer of 1914. The Americans made quite a splash, turning a stalemate in favor of their British and French allies.<p>The cost …

Watch How to Make Your Own Sprinkles

<i>To gear up for the release of our new cookbook, Ice Cream & Friends, we're re-running a tutorial on how to make sprinkles—one of ice cream's best friends—with a bonus video!</i><p>When I was a little kid, I adored sprinkles. I would add them to absolutely every ice cream cone I ordered.<p>In the past few …

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Which anger leads us astray and which anger gets results, according to a Princeton philosopher

Modern politics is unavoidably rage-inducing. Perhaps you’re disgusted by US president Donald Trump’s attempt to block visitors based on religion, at the referendums ripping apart the UK, or the countless human rights atrocities taking place worldwide. But what good, if any, does anger do, and how …

15 Spicy, Fiery Noodle Bowls to March You to Spring

I know I shouldn't wish time away (Mom: If you're reading this, I've been listening to you all this time!), but I can't help but wish that March were, uh... over already? I'm ready for my toes to feel the fresh air again. (My legs, on the other hand, can wait.) And I'm ready for raw vegetables! I'm …

21 Delicious Sheet Pan Dinner Ideas You Need To Try

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“I am half agony, half hope”: Jane Austen’s most romantic love scene

When it comes to Jane Austen’s love scenes, there is the letter scene in <i>Persuasion</i>, and then there is everything else.<p><i>Persuasion</i> may not have the sparkling charm of <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>or the satirical bite of <i>Emma</i>, but it is Austen’s most deeply felt, melancholy, and beautiful novel. It is the last …

'It will be called Americanism': the US writers who imagined a fascist future

From Sinclair Lewis and Philip Roth to Donald Trump’s favourite film, Citizen Kane, US culture has long told stories about homegrown authoritarianism. What can we learn from them?<p>“To have enslaved America with this hocus-pocus! To have captured the mind of the world’s greatest nation without …

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Calm down! Anxiety is contagious

A trouble shared is a trouble multiplied. Take a calm approach to other people’s stress and you’ll help them, and yourself<p>Like ebola, and people clearing their throats at the theatre, emotions are contagious. One example: if you’re unhappy, and then for some reason you become happy – a new …

8 things you should never do on Chinese New Year

<b>Chinese New Year is filled with traditions and people all over the world have their own way of celebrating this day.</b><p>This year, the celebrations fall …

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Mikhail Gorbachev: 'It All Looks as if the World Is Preparing for War'

The world today is overwhelmed with problems. Policymakers seem to be confused and at a loss.<p>But no problem is more urgent today than the …

This Elderly Couple's Viral Story Is Proof That True Love Exists

"If I had my life all over again I’d want her as my partner. That’s for sure."<p>If you don’t believe in true love, you haven’t heard Iris and John’s love story.<p>In a viral Facebook clip from the British E.R. documentary series “24 Hours in A&E,” we meet lovebirds John and Iris, a couple who have been …

We were ethics lawyers for Bush and Obama. Trump's cabinet hearings must be delayed

The Senate plans to hold confirmation hearings before all nominees’ financial disclosure reports and ethics agreements are finalized. That’s a dangerous move<p>As the former White House ethics counsels for Presidents Bush and Obama, we were involved in the submission of many presidential nominations …

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America dropped 26,171 bombs in 2016. What a bloody end to Obama's reign | Medea Benjamin

According to new figures, the US dropped nearly three bombs every hour, 24 hours a day. Dare we think how Donald Trump will continue this legacy?<p>Most Americans would probably be astounded to realize that the president who has been painted by Washington pundits as a reluctant warrior has actually …

Here are our predictions for 2017

Brexit in the UK and the election of Donald Trump in the US showed the inherent failures of relying too heavily on public polling, while the scope and ability of ISIS attacks worldwide served as a crude wake-up call to the group's deadly reach, even as it loses ground in the Middle East.<p>But even as …

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Here's why millennials need to inherit rather than earn their wealth

Millennials need to inherit large sums of cash from dead elderly relatives in order to buy their own home and improve their quality of life.<p>That is according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies which published a report titled "Inheritances and inequality across and within generations" that looked …

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

'I put myself in standby mode': what makes a survivor?

A resilience research centre is investigating why some people recover from adversity, while others crumble<p>Standing in a cold cell in a former East German secret police prison, Gilbert Furian explains how he approached his imprisonment here in 1985. “I tried to numb myself,” he says. “ thought that …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

7 things you need to know about the future of Obamacare

You've seen the headlines and you've heard the slogans: Obamacare is on the chopping block and President-elect Donald Trump is going to replace it with "something terrific."<p>But what are the new president and Congress really going to do? How much of the current law will really go away? And what …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

Used shipping container turned into tiny home for two

Shipping container homes are usually a love them or hate them kind of deal. Fans point out that they offer a potentially sustainable and inexpensive …

Here's Obama's exit memo to America

In a Medium post, Obama reflected on the dire economic environment he inherited when he took office in 2009 amid the financial collapse.<p>"In the depths of that winter, on January 20, 2009, I stood before you and swore a sacred oath," Obama wrote. "I told you that day that the challenges we faced …

ABC's Jon Karl To Obama White House: Uh, Why Weren't You Guys Freaking Out When China Hacked Us?

Katie wrote earlier today how outgoing Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Russia did not …