Zina Woolridge

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Our Most Gorgeous Fall Cakes

Impress friends and family by bringing one of these gorgeous cake recipes to your next shindig. Made with seasonal ingredients like maple, …

Dessert

Africa is now the world’s epicenter of modern-day slavery

Africa just recorded the highest rate of modern-day enslavement in the world.<p>Armed conflict, state-sponsored forced labor, and forced marriages were the main causes behind the estimated 9.2 million Africans who live in servitude without the choice to do so, according to the 2018 Global Slavery …

Africa

Recipe: Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're hankering for a classic steak and potatoes dinner, this one-skillet dish fits the bill perfectly. What makes it extra special is the …

Recipes

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Gosport: NHS 'blame culture' must end to prevent more hospital scandals, warns Jeremy Hunt

An NHS "blame culture" must change to help prevent repeats of the Gosport War Memorial Hospital scandal, Jeremy Hunt has warned.<p>The Health Secretary said there is "a long way to go" to ensure doctors and nurses do not fear they will be fired for blowing the whistle.<p>He said he wanted to foster a …

2 Books That Will Change Your Mindset And Business (That You've Probably Never Heard Of)

There are lots of books out there that everyone has read. There are others which are slightly less known, but that are written by some of the best practitioners in the world.<p><i>"If you read what everyone else is reading, you'll think like everyone else thinks."</i>--Ryan Holiday<p>Like many people who read …

Self-improvement

4 Examples That Will Confirm You Were Born to Be a Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is, <i>by what standard</i><i>?</i> Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Why Cinco de Mayo Is Celebrated

Behind the color and music of Cinco de Mayo lies the Battle of Puebla, the 1862 victory of the Mexican people fighting to be free from colonial domination.<p>Parades, brightly colored dresses, sizzling street food, festive music, and laughter fills the streets every May 5, a date circled in …

Crumbly Persian Rice Cookies Are a Breeze to Make & Maybe Too Pretty to Eat

A few days ago, a cardboard box taped up by hand arrived at my door. It held a small white paper box, inside of which, nestled between layers of crinkly pink tissue paper, were the most beautiful cookies I have ever laid eyes on. Palm-sized hearts baked to pale gold perfection, stamped with an …

23 Delicious Breads

<i>Sunset</i> Centennial Sourdough<p>Make the West's iconic bread from scratch using our easy, no-fail starter recipe.<p><b>Recipe:</b> <i>Sunset</i> Centennial Sourdough<p>True …

14 Easy, Sweet Loaves to Ease You Back Into Baking

Reader, I’d be remiss if I didn’t fess up to spending holiday-induced down time consuming episode after episode of <i>The Great British Bake Off</i>. The saccharine episodes go down easier than a basket of well-baked scones and before I knew it, I found myself elbow deep in season 3. Somewhere between the …

The Crispy, Baked Snack That's Better Than Potato Chips

In 2018, I'm resolving to eat more snacks. But not any snacks: I'm resolving to learn to make more of my own at home. There are a few advantages to mastering recipes behind crunchy, savory, hard-to-put-down snack foods like crackers and chips and granola. For starters, you can adjust the flavors …

7 Hearty Winter Recipes for When the Weather Outside Is Way Too Frightful

It’s snowing/sleeting/blowing/bomb cycloning outside, and one thing’s for sure: There’s no way, on God’s now-frozen earth, that you’re going the hell outside. Today, you’re solidly housebound.<p>And no day of hunkering and hygge is complete without one or two hearty meals to see it through. Below, …

10 Savory Baking Recipes To Try This Weekend

Why do dessert recipes get all the baking credit nowadays? Flip the switch and try your hand at our favorite savory baking recipes. They’ll make the …

Breakfast

Salted Butter and Chocolate Chunk Shortbread

There is a cookie craze online for this recipe from Alison Roman's Dining In—read more about it here. Roman writes: “Less chocolate chip cookie, more brown sugar shortbread with chocolate chunks—they just might be the cookie you’ve been looking for. Made with lots of salted butter (it has a …

Dessert

Beaten with hammers and forced to eat pictures of dead relatives - the victim of 'one of worst ever domestic abuse cases' tells her story

“That is when I knew that I was f***ed. I thought I was going to die. That night I remember telling him to just kill me.<p>“He said ‘I will either give …

Biography of St. Augustine

Bishop of Hippo in North Africa (354-430 AD)<p>St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo in north Africa (354-430 A.D.), was one of the great minds of the early …

Why Pakistan and India remain in denial 70 years on from partition

There is still a mystery at the dark heart of partition. It remains a history layered with absence and silences<p>On 3 June 1947, only six weeks before British India was carved up, a group of eight men sat around a table in New Delhi and agreed to partition the south Asian subcontinent.<p>Photographs …

India

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

Are you eating the perfect breakfast for a good night's sleep?

Eating eight almonds and two dates within 30 minutes of waking is the perfect breakfast for a good night’s sleep, an expert has suggested.<p>Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, a sleep therapist, has calculated that the handful of nuts and fruit provides the correct balance of protein, fat and carbohydrate to allow …

6 tips from top entrepreneurs on turning real estate into real wealth — even if you start with nothing

At least 30 U.S. billionaires made their money from real estate ; some say that it's the greatest way to create real wealth and financial freedom.<p>These six tycoons and members of The Oracles suggest how you can invest $100,000 or start with nothing.

Real Estate

12 Essential Habits of Exceptional Leaders

One of the most popular <i>Dilbert</i> comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the company’s low profits. In response to his boss, Dilbert asks incredulously, “So they’re saying that profits went up because of great leadership and down …

Self-awareness

How to Overcome The 6 Most Toxic Employee Behaviors

Identify, prevent, and get rid of the most toxic of workplace behaviors forever.<p>The old adage that <i>“People are hired for their talents and fired for their behavior”</i> is true. People often fail at work by exhibiting patterns of behavior that are toxic to the organization. The following six varieties …

17 Skills That Are Hard to Learn but Will Pay Off Forever

#7: Mind your business<p>The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That’s …

Self-improvement