Alicia Garcia

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King's 2,100-Year-Old Mausoleum, Vast Trove Of Artifacts Discovered In China

A 2,100-year-old mausoleum built for a king named Liu Fei has been discovered in modern-day Xuyi County in Jiangsu, China, archaeologists report.<p>Liu Fei died in 128 B.C. during the 26th year of his rule over a kingdom named Jiangdu, which was part of the Chinese empire.<p>Although the mausoleum had …

Our Best Kebab and Skewer Recipes for Your Grilling Pleasure

14 skewer and kebab recipes, from salmon to chicken to lamb.<p><b>Ice pops, corn dogs, cotton candy—there's nothing like food on a stick.</b> But the grand-daddy of stick cuisine will always be grilled kebabs. Check out these recipes to see what we mean.

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6 Light-Yet-Satisfying Summer Soups

<b>1. Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup</b><p>This silky puréed soup is surprisingly healthy -- there's no heavy cream or dairy in it, just a handful of toasted walnuts to thicken it up. Serve it warm or cold, depending on the weather and your mood. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chilled Roasted Red Pepper Soup</b><p>This …

These 33 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes Might Be Even Better Than the Originals

Whether they’re childhood favorites, restaurant staples, or party snacks, so many classic dishes we grew up eating and loving seem inaccessible to …

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways -- so we like to round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy.<p>Our guest curator this week is Mike Julianelle, who blogs at Dad and Buried and right here on HuffPost Parents. …

NASA: New "impossible" engine works, could change space travel forever

Until yesterday, every physicist was laughing at this engine and its inventor, Roger Shawyer. It's called the EmDrive and everyone said it was …

House, in overtime session, passes border legislation, 223-189

House<p>Republicanswent overtime Friday, expending an enormous amount of political energy to try to reach consensus on a border-crisis measure that is almost certain never to become law.<p>The last-minute push came as lawmakers were about to head into a five-week summer break with little to show …

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Republic of Congo President: Ebola outbreak 'bigger than all of us'

WASHINGTON – Even before Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso boarded the plane that would take him to the United States for next week's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, he had Ebola on his mind.<p>He called Alpha Conde, president of Guinea, one of three West African countries wrestling with an …

Interstellar - Trailer 2

In the future, governments and economies across the globe have collapsed, NASA is no more, and the 20th Century is to blame. A mysterious rip in …

Am I 'Just' a Mom?

"So, what do you do?"<p>It was 6:47 a.m..<p>Sweat was pouring down my arms and legs, and the soft pink haze of dawn had just begun to illuminate Tampa Bay.<p>We were about to do final stretches when my new boot camp buddy asked the question.<p>"What do you do?"<p><i>Oh boy.</i><p>There are so many ways to answer that.<p>I was …

Texas baby improves after brain surgery allowed by insurer's change of heart

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Little Savannah Snodgrass -- a 7-month-old Texas girl who was stricken with a life-threatening brain tumor -- is "doing great" Saturday after undergoing extensive surgery the day before, and has been moved out of the ICU earlier than expected. The operation came after her health …

Virus detected in baby 'cured' of HIV

A Mississippi baby scientists thought was "functionally cured" of HIV now has detectable levels of the virus in her blood, her doctors say.<p>The news is disappointing for a case the scientific community hailed just last year as a potential game changer in the fight against AIDS.<p>"It felt like a punch …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

12 Ways You'll Actually Enjoy Eating More Greens In 2014

With a spoonful of pancetta, the medicine goes down.

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NFL Playoff Predictions 2014: Projecting Fate of Super Bowl Favorites

There are still eight teams remaining in the 2013-14 NFL playoffs, but a few franchises have been established as favorites with the shortest odds to capture Super Bowl XLVIII.<p>Two of the three teams are the No. 1 seeds and will not take the field in the postseason until this coming weekend. The …

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Geologists identify trigger for apocalyptic 'super eruptions'

They rank among the most catastrophic natural disasters on Earth, second only in destructive power to an asteroid impact that could ensure humanity meets the same fate as the dinosaurs.<p>Super eruptions make those from normal volcanoes look like sputters of dust. They blast enough material into the …

Cameron Diaz: "Balance Will Give You the Body You Are Meant to Have"

Cameron Diaz has one of the best bodies in Hollywood. So when we heard that she was writing a book about nutrition, fitness, and caring for your …

Butterfly Garden: Articles on Creating Butterfly Gardens: Plans,

Insects > Butterflies > Gardening<p>Butterfly Gardening<p>Butterflies are some of the most beautiful and interesting creatures on Earth. A butterfly garden …

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How to Create a Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden

How to Create a<br>Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden<p><b>Part 1: Know Who You Are Inviting</b><p><b>(understanding hummingbirds & butterflies)</b><p>by Patricia Sutton<p>Our …

In Jahi McMath saga, science and religion clash

It will take more than doctors, judges and medical records to convince Nailah Winkfield that her child is dead.<p>Winkfield's 13-year-old daughter, Jahi McMath, entered an Oakland hospital for tonsil surgery three weeks ago and wound up on life support.<p>Now Jahi is hooked to a ventilator that handles …

Jahi McMath: Brain Dead Girl's Mom Says Hospital's Not Feeding Her

The mother of Jahi McMath said today the hospital where the 13-year-old girl is being kept on life support is not feeding her and has been …

The Safe, Doctor-Recommended Cleanse You Should Actually Try

With a dizzying array of detox options on the market (juices! powders! elixirs!), Joseph Hooper unearths the one cleanse that's really worth it<p>In writing The Detox Prescription (Rodale), Woodson Merrell, MD, has assumed the role of the sheriff who wants to run magical thinking and hucksters out of …

2014 in film preview: family and musicals

Maleficent<p>Nega-fairy tale in which The Sleeping Beauty story is told from the point of view of Maleficent, the misunderstood fairy godmother. Angelina Jolie stars as the artist formerly known as "The Mistress of All Evil". Elle Fanning is that scheming harpy, Princess Aurora aka Sleeping Beauty. …

Terrelle Pryor to start Raiders' finale

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Terrelle Pryor will start at quarterback in the Oakland Raiders' season finale Sunday against the Denver Broncos, coach Dennis …

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Judge orders life support for 13-year-old girl declared brain dead

A judge has ordered an Oakland hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy.<p>At a hearing Friday, both sides in the case agreed to get together and choose a neurologist to further examine 13-year-old Jahi McMath and determine …

Madagascar battles the Black Death

Plague leaves dozens dead after one of the worst outbreaks in years<p><i>The village of Mandritsara, where 20 people recently died from bubonic plague. (Flickr /</i> <i>Peter Stephens</i><i>)</i><p>To most, the plague is a thing of the past — a relic from the Middle Ages, when the disease known as the Black Death wiped out a …

Chilly Day? Make Spicy, Pan-Roasted Chicken with Chickpeas

This easy, spicy chicken thigh dinner is an ideal meal for a chilly winter night.<p><i>Hallelujah, the weekend is in sight, and you need a no-brainer dinner tonight. Quick Main Thursday has you covered.</i><p>There are so many reasons we love to make chicken thighs for weeknight dinners. First off: There are so …

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