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NASA’s Saturn orbiter just sent back the most stunning photos yet

NASA’s Cassini-Huygens orbiter has been on mission for nearly two decades and it’s still delivering glimpses of Saturn that leave us in awe. The …

Astronomy

Major networks new shows trade buzz for bulk, with mixed results

"Westworld" -- which concludes its first season Sunday -- has drawn considerably fewer viewers than "Bull," a new CBS courtroom drama. But you'd hardly know that from the media coverage, which has blanketed the former and mostly ignored the latter.<p>The major networks were widely seen as playing it …

TV

15 apps every foodie must have on their phone

There's more to being a foodie than simply snapping beautiful photographs of your dinner.<p>In fact, one could argue being a foodie is a life-long …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Vegan

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Cocktails

10 Healthy Two-Ingredient Avocado Recipes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, make dessert, smoothies, milkshakes, and more in five minutes flat.<p>The world's most perfect berry — yes, avocados are classified as berries — doesn't need much to taste delicious. A little salt is all you really need. But when you're feeling a little fancier, …

Latvians fear elections could let Kremlin in by back door

With a population of only two million, Latvia has always had one nervous eye on its vast neighbour to the east, but events in Ukraine this year have set alarm bells ringing for the country's politicians and increased suspicions about Latvia's large ethnic Russian minority.<p>The country went to the …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …