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The Devil's Food Cake Recipe That Everyone Should Have

There are cake recipes, and then there are <i>cake recipes</i> -- the kind your grandma passes down to you, which you either cling to with great secrecy or share with those you love dearly. But in the world of devil's food cake, mediocre recipes abound, and great ones are hard to come by.<p>So we got a little …

Dessert

30 Motivational Quotes to Inspire You

Recommended for You<p>Author: Tahir Akbar<p><i>Tahir Akbar is a marketer by profession and writer by choice. He leads marketing at IQVIS, a Software</i> …

4 Ways to Make Your Run More Fun

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p>Everybody enjoys running after they've finished running. The endorphins, the runner's high, the feeling of accomplishment, they're great, right? Plus, you can grab a slice of pizza afterward and not feel so guilty about it. But, chances are, you have a slightly …

Fitness

In the kitchen with India’s disappearing recipes

To most people, Indian food means buttery <i>naans</i> from Punjab, south Indian <i>dosas</i> or Bengali fish curries. But there is a whole world of foods from the country’s past that is now less ubiquitous but no less delicious than these more common dishes.<p>Over the years, the Indian diet has undergone a …

Tamil Nadu

Polyamorous relationships become more visible

LOUISVILLE — Her mother calls him “the man from Kentucky.”<p>But to Jacque Hanson of Lebanon, Ohio, Jason is more than the boyfriend her mom won’t accept.<p>He would be her second husband if she could get her way.<p>“I would marry him today if I could,” Hanson said, adding that she has no intention of …

University of Washington

Top Seven European Cities for Literary Tourists | .TR

1. Edinburgh, Scotland<p>Edinburgh is an atmospheric city, responsible for inspiring more than 500 novels. The written tradition of this illustrious …

Sunshine Piñata Cookies Add Fun To Any Day

Sunshine Piñata Cookies Add Fun To Any Day<p>Prep time<p>45 mins<p>Cook time<p>21 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour 6 mins<p>Bright yellow smiley face sunshine shaped cookies …

The Australian who rewrote world history

The achievements of ancient Egypt so fascinated some people in the first half of the twentieth century that they assigned it a unique role in the …

This Poet Doesn't Care If You're Tired Of Hearing About Race

Her poem begins with a shocking truth:<p>"In the year 1815 there were three known types of alligator bait. Catfish, animal parts, and colored children."<p>Ashlee Haze, an Atlanta native known in spoken word circles as Miss Haze, uses this horrifying fact as the basis for her poem "Alligators," performed …

Read Arthur C. Clarke’s Super Short, 31-Word Sci-Fi Story, “siseneG”

As brevity in fiction goes, who can top "For sale: baby shoes, never worn"? That much-referenced six-word story, often attributed to Ernest …

Eggs: easy and inventive breakfast recipes

British families are shunning cereal and are instead opting for eggs for a more quick and healthy breakfast according to new research.<p>In a report commissioned by the British Egg Industry Council it was revealed egg consumption at breakfast is up by 18 per cent over the past two years while sales of …

The way Japan remembers World War II still infuriates its neighbors

Seven years later, Japan took its first step towards remilitarisation by creating the Self Defence Forces - but they were not deployed outside a Japanese crisis until the International Peace Cooperation Law was passed in 1992, allowing Japanese troops to participate in UN peacekeeping operations. …

Japan

Inside the world’s most dangerous cities

But even the more experienced traveller will need to take extra care in these cities, which are deemed among the most dangerous in the world.<p>That …

South America

21 rare and weird facts about World War II

History

15 Destination Races To Complete Before You Die

If you roll your eyes at people who plan relaxing, beach getaways with zero plans of getting off their chaise lounges — this list is for you. From an …

The Real-Life Diet of an Ultramarathoner Who Stays Away from Carbs

A look at the diet of Dean Karnazes, who once ran 50 marathons in 50 days and adheres to a mostly Paleo food intake.<p><i>Professional athletes don't get to the top by accident. It takes superhuman levels of time, dedication, and focus—and that includes paying attention to what they put in their bellies.</i> …

How to Add Race Simulation Long Runs to Your Marathon Training

These taxing workouts are best reserved for experienced marathoners looking to improve their finishing times.<p><i>Jake asks: I’m training for my first marathon and have heard that adding race simulation long runs to my plan will help. What is the difference between a long, slow run and a race simulation</i> …

Marathons

Running with marathon man Geoffrey Mutai

Geoffrey Mutai once ran 26.2 miles in 2 hours and 3 minutes. GQ visits Rift Valley to try and keep up with the Kenyan supermen who turn distance …

New research shedding light on sex abuse committed by mothers against their sons

The mother's archetypal role is as a nurturer and protector, but challenging new Australian research is shedding light on the little-known crime of …

Sociology

ISIS executes 19 women who refused to have sex with fighters

Islamic State fighters.<p>The Islamic State Group has reportedly executed 19 women in Iraq’s Mosul for refusing to have sex with fighters, a Kurdish …

People Who Have Disappeared in US National Parks

The list of people who have mysteriously vanished in American national parks is shocking. US national parks are known for being majestic safe havens …

Inside London’s Prostitute Graveyard

When residents in Southwark discovered a local graveyard contained the remains of prostitutes from long ago they fought to save it from developers, …

Marriage Advice: 6 Ways to Stay in Love Forever

Relationships don't coast by on autopilot. They need active effort to keep the love alive. Here is a sampling of marriage advice to stay in love forever:<p>1. "Us" Time: You may spend lots of time with your spouse but is it quality time? Whether it's a weekly date night, a few overnights, or an …

Marriage

Froome's Secret Tour de France Weapon

While maybe slightly less glamorous than Richie Porte’s private motor home at the Giro, Team Sky’s Head of Athlete Performance, Tim Kerrison recently …

Marathons

The world's most amazing cake shops and bakeries

10 Tips to Get Out of a Running Slump

It happens to the best of us. One minute, running gives us all the great things we could ever hope for: a sense of peace, happiness, the runner's high, the finish line glory, the I love to run feeling that makes us want to lace up and head out the door every day. You see the knowing look on other …

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