Aubrey Ferrin Smith

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6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!<p><b>1. Indian Spiced Red Lentil & Chicken Soup</b><p>Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can …

Cooking

Amazon's best 100 sci-fi/fantasy books

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before "A Game of Thrones," "The Magicians" and "The Hunger Games," there were classics by Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, George Orwell and more.<p>It's true we're living in a golden age of science fiction and fantasy, where new creatures, technology and entire worlds exist beyond our …

Our Founders, alien-obsessed: Adams and Franklin had a thing — really! — for extraterrestials

The American Revolution was rife with space aliens, at least in the minds of many of its principal leaders<p>Matthew Stewart<p>July 4, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>On this 4th of July, when the smoke from the last of the fireworks drifts away and you can once again see the starry sky above, it may be worth …

Paranormal

One More Source of Air-Travel Stress: Catching the Measles

Science & InnovationGermination<p>It’s pretty much a given at this point that no one enjoys air travel. The indignity of the security line. The battle for an overhead bin. The anxiety of recognizing you’re in a middle seat, and the agony of wondering whether that wailing toddler headed down the aisle …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Millions Of Mummified Dogs Found In Ancient Egyptian Catacombs

In catacombs south of Cairo, researchers have discovered burial sites filled with huge numbers of mummified animals — nearly 8 million of them, mostly dogs.<p>The catacombs, at a site called Saqqara, are dedicated to Anubis, the jackal-headed god of the afterlife. Archaeologist and Egyptologist Salima …

Ancient History

The girl who escaped from Boko Haram

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1177000/1177676_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534523553_9a9089ce0a96fec40a404d34876a6d9b<p><b>Miriam was kidnapped by Boko Haram, forced to marry a fighter and then raped repeatedly. After managing to escape, she told me her story.</b><p>"Is that her …

Africa

Daily Inspiration #1906

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …