Barbara-Ann Millar

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An Illustrated Tour of Ice Cream Styles Around the World

More<p>Ice Cream<p>Essential flavors and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>Close your eyes and think of ice cream. What do you see?<p>Depending on where you live, that answer's going to vary. A lot. Because the world of ice cream is far more diverse than most of us think. Think all ice …

Ice Cream

The Top 10 French Musicians

As the most aurally pleasing of the romance languages, it’s no wonder that much of French music is dominated by seductive singers and …

France

When Beige Isn’t Boring: The Story Behind Dior’s Toile de Jouy Couture Gown

When you’re flipping through a couture collection on Vogue Runway, you tend to look for the big statements: the wild headpieces, the supercharged colors, the feats of construction. And yet, the first dozen or so looks in Maria Grazia Chiuri’s Dior lineup were practically the opposite: muted, …

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Pascal

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Same cancer, worse results and twice the cost in the US

<b>(CNN) —</b> Americans paid twice as much as Canadians for health care, but they didn't get twice the benefit, according to a new study of patients with advanced colorectal cancer who lived, in some cases, mere miles from each other.<p>The patients had similar diagnoses, levels of education, financial …

Health Care

Let's Stop Talking About The '30 Million Word Gap'

Did you know that kids growing up in poverty hear 30 million fewer words by age 3? Chances are, if you're the type of person who reads a newspaper or listens to NPR, you've heard that statistic before.<p>Since 1992, this finding has, with unusual power, shaped the way educators, parents and …

Brookings Institution

Chelsea Clinton: ‘I’ve had vitriol flung at me for as long as I can remember’

She began reading newspapers when she was just four, 'and my parents expected me to have an opinion'<p>Our stories are often centred around men, told by men - it’s important that we make women more visible<p>The way our president has mainstreamed hate is deeply dangerous. We have to say this is wrong<p>I do …

Feminism

The reading brain (why your brain needs you to read every day)

Reading puts your brain to work.<p>Reading is to the mind what exercise is to your body.<p>It gives us freedom to roam the expanse of space, time, history, …

35 Places Every Woman Should Visit — By Herself

Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; …

5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Learn How to Focus

These TEDx talks teach the power of mindfulness and how it can help overcome common obstacles in your business and your life.<p>Although we know it's best to be fully present in everything we do throughout the day--it's tough to do this without practice and guidance on how to stay focused.<p>When we are …

Zesty Lemon Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together first 2 ingredients; add butter, stirring until blended. Press mixture on bottom and up sides …

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

The best career advice from this year’s graduation speeches

By Jena McGregor<p>, Reporter<p>This year's headline-grabbing commencement speeches have been high on thinly veiled critiques of the Trump administration and big on dire warnings about the state of American democracy.<p>Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson cautioned graduates at Virginia Military …

Oprah Winfrey

The Raj Duet

Daughters of Britain’s last viceroy, Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Lady Pamela Hicks and her sister, the Countess, knew extreme privilege and epic tragedy. Hicks’s memoir describes experiences of a lifetime—friendships with Gandhi, Nehru, and the Queen—even though it ends at age 24.<p>Not many …

Diana’s Revenge

She overcame the whispers—and not a few shouts—about her own well-being and conduct to emerge victorious over the House of Windsor. Now Princess Diana, though separated from the royal family, is perhaps its best hope for survival. Anthony Holden profiles the woman who has, after a lifetime of …

51 Mother's Day Breakfast & Brunch Recipes For an Easy Gift

From french toast to fail-proof frittatas and all the rosé spritzers in between, we've got you covered.<p><b>Everyone knows that Mother's Day is all about brunch</b>. Oh, right, and showing your mom you really appreciate everything she's done for you. Even after that thing last Thanksgiving. Our favorite way …

Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

There's no other way to put it: Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos is a supermom.<p>She's raising five children, does housework and chores — we're talking about fresh tortillas every day made from stone-ground corn — and she helps with the family's business in their small village about 2 1/2 hours west …

Parenting

The Colonel In The Kitchen: A Surprising History Of Sous Vide

Long before sous vide became a culinary sensation celebrated by top chefs around the world a retired Army colonel started cooking meat and vegetables in sealed plastic pouches immersed in a water bath to liven up the flavor of hospital food. But you'd be hard pressed to find his name associated …

Sous-vide Cooking

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

Nutrition

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Hollie McNish: The things new mothers aren't always told

<b>Hollie McNish is a poet who writes about motherhood - from morning sickness and breastfeeding in public to the impossibility of ever finishing a hot cup of tea. Here she argues that taboos still prevent people talking openly about childbirth and bringing up a child.</b><p>Until she gave birth to her third …

What It Took

How a lifetime of compromises and concessions brought one woman to the brink of history.<p>In early 1979, on a community access television program called <i>In Focus</i>, the wife of the new governor of Arkansas was peppered with question after question about all the ways in which she was an untraditional …

Michelle Obama: A Candid Conversation With America’s Champion and Mother in Chief

<i>On the eve of her departure from the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama has never been a more inspiring figure—America’s conscience, role model, and mother in chief.</i><p>When I arrive at the White House on a hot afternoon in late September to interview Michelle Obama, the place is so eerily quiet I …

The 10 Most Inspiring Quotes from Michelle Obama's Final Speech as First Lady

"Being your First Lady has been the greatest honor of my life, and I hope I've made you proud."<p>This morning, Michelle Obama delivered her final public speech as First Lady of the United States.<p>Obama spoke at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year Event—which she organized in 2015 as a part of her …

Just Dough It

Chef Tyler Atwell fills the pastry case at Lafayette Grand Café & Bakery in NYC with glossy banana caramel cakes and éclairs in flavors like sweet …

Baking

The 10 Best Perennials to Plant This Spring (According to the Experts)

<i>This is the year,</i> guys—the year we get that gorgeous garden growing and become our cut bouquet-cultivating true selves. Since we need a little help …

Naan, dosa and beyond: A beginner’s guide to Indian breads

When Indian-American chef Floyd Cardoz built out the New York City restaurant space that would eventually become Bombay Bread Bar, he wanted to make …

Bread