F. Dill

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Mushroom Lentil Loaf

I’ll admit; I’ve always been a bit of a meatloaf skeptic. Loaves are for bread. Why serve meat in the shape of bread? Is this really necessary? I …

Recipes

Quick & Easy Recipe: Skinny Turkey Meatloaf

Face it, we all crave comfort food. But “comfort food” can mean a lot of different things. Sometimes, it means greasy pizza and fries after a night …

Food

Travelers beware: The 50 most dangerous cities in the world

Just two years ago, Los Cabos, a Mexican holiday destination known for its pristine beaches, deep-sea fishing and five-star hotel accommodation, was off the radar of Mexico’s war against drug cartels and street-level criminals. But in just 12 months the number of murders in Los Cabos spiked by more …

Mexico

Too Much Sitting? 5 Movement Strategies That Get Students Thinking

Too Much Sitting? 5 Movement Strategies That Get Kids Thinking contributed by Kenny McKee Each day more research confirms the link between movement …

Teaching

Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo

The total is up to 79 now<p>Ten more moons have been confirmed to orbit around Jupiter, bringing the planet’s total known satellite count to 79. That’s the highest number of moons of any planet in the Solar System. And these newly discovered space rocks are giving astronomers insight as to why the …

Astronomy

Lava from the Hawaii volcano has created a tiny new island off its coast

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lava that's still flowing from the Kilauea volcano has now created a tiny new island off the coast of Hawaii.<p>The island of lava appeared Thursday, forming on the eastern side of the island of Hawaii, the United States Geological Survey said. A Hawaii Volcano Observatory crew noticed it …

Natural Disasters

16,000 votes, 32 nations – so which is the greatest holiday destination in the world?

Over the past month we have pitted 32 nations against each other in our World Cup of Travel, to find out which is the greatest holiday destination on the planet.<p>After more than 16,000 votes on Twitter, and some seriously nail-biting contests, we can reveal that the winner of our tournament is …

European Travel

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Russia

Brexit: Senior Conservative calls for second referendum

The highest profile ruling party figure to call for a second Brexit referendum has put more cats among Theresa May's pigeons. Support for a new poll …

britain

U.K. Poisoning Inquiry Turns to Russian Agency in Mueller Indictments

LONDON — The same Russian military intelligence service now accused of disrupting the 2016 presidential election in America may also be responsible for the nerve agent attack in Britain against a former Russian spy — an audacious poisoning that led to a geopolitical confrontation this spring …

Russia

Israeli rockets strike military position near Aleppo: Syrian state...

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said on Sunday that Israeli rockets had struck a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo.<p>"The Zionist enemy...targets one of our military sites north of Nairab airport," the Syrian state news agency SANA said, quoting …

Middle East

Equity for English-Language Learners

Ensuring Fair Assessment<p>With all of the standards and testing that teachers have to conduct in the classroom, it's important that we ensure a fair …

Teaching

Germany: We can no longer fully rely on U.S. White House

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister said on Monday Europe could not rely on Donald Trump and needed to close ranks after the U.S. president called the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade.<p>"We can no longer completely rely on the White House," Heiko Maas told the Funke newspaper …

Donald Trump

Russia must ‘account for role’ in shooting down MH17, says G7

Russia must “account for its role” in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine and cooperate with efforts to establish truth and justice, foreign ministers of the world’s industrial democracies said on Sunday.<p>The statement by the G7 ministers came on the eve of a summit …

Russia

11 million-ton iceberg threatens tiny village

A giant iceberg is threatening a small village off the coast of west Greenland. CNN's Derek Van Dam reports.

Turner Broadcasting

Geometry Helps Solve the Mystery of Mars' Water

The Martian surface is crisscrossed with what looks like the scars of running water cut into its dusty dry surface. For years, researchers have …

University of Chicago

A 'super telescope' has captured an astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

An astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way has been captured by a super telescope in South Africa.<p>The clearest image yet of the centre of the Milky Way galaxy has been released from South Africa's shiny new radio telescope, MeerKAT.<p>This $330 million (R4.4 billion) …

Universe

Cease-fire holds after day of intense Israel-Hamas fighting

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended a 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into all-out war.<p>The military had shut down a popular beach …

Israel

Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

Israel and Gaza militant groups agreed a ceasefire on Saturday, a Palestinian official said, after Israel launched dozens of air strikes against the …

Israel

Israel deals 'hardest blow' to Hamas

<b>Israel has carried out its biggest attack against Hamas militant targets in Gaza since the war in 2014, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.</b><p>The raids were a response to rockets fired into Israel, he said. Hamas said a truce had been agreed, but further exchanges have been reported.<p>Palestinian …

Israel

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

University of California

Best Ever Nutella Buttercream Dark Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Spray 4 9-inch round baking pans with nonstick cooking spray. Line the bottoms of the pans with parchment paper, …

Jewel of Istanbul: Beautiful photos of Hagia Sophia

Located in Istanbul’s old town on the European side of the Bosphorus, Hagia Sophia ("Holy Wisdom") was built in the 6th century and was the world's largest religious monument for nearly a thousand years. The building has multiple buttressed domes and towering minarets, and the interior features …

European Travel

Homemade Sazón

Sazón is the go-to spice blend in many Latin American home kitchens. While it is available in the international aisle at most supermarkets, it is …

Recipes

A Giant Iceberg Parked Offshore. It’s Stunning, but Villagers Hit the Road.

It was a striking sight: a huge iceberg looming over a tiny Arctic village. Ice is ubiquitous along Greenland’s coast, but this giant has put the inhabitants of the village, Innaarsuit, population 169, on edge.<p>Locals fear that a chunk of the iceberg might tumble into the ocean and unleash an …

Global Warming

Mass French police deployment as Bastille Day meets World Cup

PARIS (Reuters) - France will close the Eiffel Tower and mobilize 110,000 security staff as the weekend World Cup soccer final and Bastille Day festivities are expected to send hundreds of thousands of people into the streets, from Paris to the smallest of villages.<p>The mass deployment of riot …

France

America's first underwater museum opens

<b>(CNN) —</b> Exploring the watery depths of the ocean is already an unforgettable experience, but now swimmers off the coast of northwest Florida can view incredible art while they're submerged below seas.<p>That's because the first underwater museum in the United States has officially opened. The …

Museums

British police identify source of Russian nerve agent that killed woman

British counter-terrorism detectives announced Friday they believe they have found the source of a Russian nerve agent that killed a woman and left a man critically ill.<p>Dawn Sturgess, 44, died Sunday after falling ill June 30. Her partner, Charlie Rowley, 45, was also hospitalized as critically …

Counterterrorism

Trump walks back Brexit threat: 'Whatever you do is OK with us'

Speaking alongside May outside her country retreat, Chequers, Trump said: “Whatever you do is OK with us, just make sure we can trade together.”<p>“The …

Great Britain

Justice Department Charges Russian Cyberspies With Attack On 2016 Election

<b>Updated at 9:38 p.m. ET</b><p>The Justice Department charged 12 Russian intelligence officers on Friday with a litany of alleged offenses related to Russia's hacking of the Democratic National Committee's emails, state election systems and other targets in 2016.<p>Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who …

Donald Trump