Will Isom

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'Helicopter Parenting' Hurts Kids Regardless of Love or Support, Study Says

Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Evan …

Dover win further adds to Jimmie Johnson’s NASCAR legacy

By winning for a 10th time Sunday at Dover, Jimmie Johnson joined four of NASCAR’s all-time greats in a very exclusive club.<p>Even before he won on Sunday at Dover International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson's legacy had been secured. That's what six Sprint Cup championships -- including a record five …

'Tis the Season: Taste Test of Reindeer Sausage

I'm not sure I would know that the sausage was made from reindeer as opposed to some other animal but at that point I didn't care. I just knew that it was crispy, spicy and full of meaty flavor.<p>Anchorage's Town Square Park on West 5th Avenue is a festive place. Particularly during the summer when …

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MLB And MLS Sign Crowdsource Commerce Contracts

Major League Baseball (MLB) and now Major League Soccer (MLS) are on board with Coveroo, a company that gives individuals the tools necessary to design personalized products that align with their passions. Both professional sports leagues have signed exclusive contracts with Coveroo, which gives …

Stocking Stuffers: Food and Kitchen

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>The stockings are hung by the chimney with care. Now what the hell are you gonna put in there? Ah, stocking stuffers — the little</i> …

Rapid Reaction: Yankees go from DJ to Didi

NEW YORK -- The wait to find out who will follow Derek Jeter at shortstop for the Yankees is over. The man is Didi Gregorius. <i>Who</i>, you may be</b> …

Surfing Seals Catch a Wave in South Africa

Picture Stories<p>Off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, two powerful ocean currents meet. The cold Benguela Current in the west mixes with the warm Agulhas Current at the tip of the continent, resulting in an area rich with marine biodiversity.<p>The rugged coastline also produces powerful swells at …

Why We're In a Golden Age of Brunch

Brunch was big in the ’80s, overhyped in the ’90s, maligned in the aughts. But now chefs are making it truly great.<p><i>Brunch was big in the ’80s,</i> …

How to Season Pork Shoulder Like You Mean It

Can I interest you in some pork shoulder?<p>Can I interest you in some pork shoulder? The exterior crusty and spicy. The meat moist and tender enough to pull apart with your fingers. I thought so. Pork shoulder is the ultimate cut of meat for smoking and grilling, and barbecue cultures as varied as …

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Grilled Lime and Ponzu Chicken

Grilled Lime and Ponzu Chicken<p>Ponzu is a popular Japanese sauce typically used for sushi and tempura. It can also be used as glazing sauce or …

BBQ Grills, Charcoal Grills & Smokers | Char-Broil®

The Dawn of Charcoal<p>The cookout didn't exist until the year 1948. That just so happens to be the same year we introduced our very first charcoal …

Take an Oven Chill Pill: The Magic of Grilling Butternut Squash

I recently shared a whole bunch of ideas for great fall vegetables you can grill. But I realized that one of my all-time favorites, butternut squash, only made it onto the list as an (admittedly delicious) butternut squash soup. There are so many other ways to serve it!<p>To fill this recipe void, I …

Tyler Perry, Gelila Bekele have a new baby son, reports say

Tyler Perry and Gilele Bekele cruised into the month of December as parents of a new baby boy, according to several reports.<p>Aman Tyler Perry was born Sunday, a source told People.<p>"They are totally and completely excited, and really looking forward to their first holiday with their son," a source …

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Are Parents Obliged to Pay for College?

Can a young adult force her parents to pay for the cost of her college education?<p>Maybe, but fair warning: If you try, you might be met with death …

Top Ten Mistakes Christian Parents of Teens Make

It might be difficult for some parents to read through, but here’s a top ten list that I’ve been wanting to write for a while. Over the next several …

Terminator Genisys - Trailer 1

The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge …

15 Rice Krispies Treat Recipes That Are Even Better Than the Original

We all remember Rice Krispies Treats from our childhood: those chewy, crunchy, marshmallow-y snacks. For most of us, though, our taste in desserts …

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Latest Recipes<p>I’ve been buying Trader Joe’s bittersweet chocolate bars for some time (the giant, pound-plus bar), and they do satisfy my chocolate …

Major League Baseball roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Veteran outfielder and designated hitter Nelson Cruz has signed a four-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, the team announced Thursday.<p>Terms of the deal were not announced, but ESPN reported that it is a $57 million deal.<p>Cruz, 34, led the majors with 40 home runs last …

Would Blockbuster Matt Kemp Trade Be Enough for Padres to Make NL West Push?

After looking up at the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants in the NL West in 2014, the San Diego Padres are giving off strong signals that they mean to level the playing field this winter.<p>Question is: Is Matt Kemp the right man for the job?<p>It sounds like the Padres would like him to be. …

Penguins of Madagascar review – exhilarating and delirious and hilarious

At last: they’re upgraded to the starring roles they deserved all along. The snappy, wisecracking penguins with the military discipline and can-do attitude are front-and-centre in this latest Madagascar adventure, and it’s the best of the series. The Penguins’ adventure is exhilarating and …

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

Surfing: Check out the top 10 wipe-outs by some of the world’s best surfers in 2014

SURE, professional surfers are impressive, with their array of tricks and undeniable athleticism.

Bacon-Wrapped Fish (Or: Weeknight Surf and Turf)

This surf calls for some turf. Let two opposites attract and never look back.<p><i>This summer, Christine Burns Rudalevige of The Family Fish Project is on a mission to help us cook and eat more seafood at home.</i><p><i>Today: This surf calls for some turf. Let two opposites attract and never look back.</i><p>Wrapping …

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