Brook Yancey

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Vitamin D Supplements Are Not Effective, And Could Be Dangerous, Studies Find

Don't waste your money.<p><i>This article was written by Tim Spector from King's College London and was originally published by The Conversation.</i><p>Everyone …

Respect Your Parents In Their Old Age Because…

An 80 year old man was sitting on the sofa in his house along with his 45 years old highly educated son. Suddenly a crow perched on their window.<p>The …

Sofa

Spicy Chicken Thai Soup Recipe

"Most of the ingredients for this Thai-inspired soup can be found in the supermarket. The red curry paste is spicy, but by controlling the amount of …

The Salad From a Can I'd Eat Every Day

When you come across a dish you find to be the ultimate, how can you say it so without it sinking into the pool of "perfect," "best," "best ever" recipes? Let’s try reason:<p>-A perfect recipe would be be totally unfussy. One pan. Few minutes.<br>-It’d be made from the pantry. And adaptable to what isn’t …

Onions

California Road Trip Travel Guide: Malibu, Santa Barbara, & Big Sur - Great Ideas : People.com

Hi Great Ideas readers! I’m Andrea Lavinthal, PEOPLE’s Style and Beauty Director. Last year, my boyfriend and I took an incredible trip to Napa …

California

26 incredible waterfalls to visit in your lifetime

Some cascade lightly into trickling streams while others harness a speed and height that is simply mesmerizing.<p>We've put together a collection of 26 waterfalls from around the world that provide travelers with surreal scenery, incredible size, or unique shapes that won't be found anywhere else.<p>From …

1965 Yellowstone Travel Trailer For Sale

This is a 1965 Yellowstone Travel Trailer for sale in South Bend, Indiana.<p>Asking price is $5,300 USD. According to the listing, it’s been refurbished …

Police: Woman found in Santa Ana, California, fridge had been there since 2014

Authorities say the body of a woman found inside a refrigerator in a Santa Ana garage last week had been there for over a year.<p>The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/22qeObm ) Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna says a couple who placed the body in the fridge told police the woman was …

15 Rad YA Books Coming in 2016

I do not think I am alone when I say, “HOLY CATS! 2015 has been the best year ever for books!” Seriously, there were SO many incredible releases. And …

Books

Why Eating Potatoes May Actually Make You Thin

Before you turn down the taters, consider this: <b>Potatoes could help minimize weight gain</b>. Yes, a new study from McGill University in Montreal showed …

Make This Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Bacon Immediately

Turn your egg-in-a-hole into a grilled cheese sandwich. With bacon.<p>We just <i>know</i> some recipes are going to be good before we even try them. Like this Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar. What could possibly be anything less than outstanding about a sandwich with a name like that? We could …

Breakfast

Eggnog Jello Shots Recipe

Frothy eggnog is great, but you can make your holiday party even more fun by serving the classic Christmas drink in jiggly jello-shot form. This recipe gives instructions for from-scratch eggnog, but it can work with store-bought eggnog, too; see the instructions in the note below if you prefer to …

21 photos that show why a small town in Tennessee was just named America's next hot travel destination

The results were based on increases in positive traveler feedback as well as increased interest in accommodations, restaurants, and attractions.<p>This year, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, was ranked as the top US destination travelers should have on their radar. It also came in fourth place on TripAdvisor's …

15 Great Lesbian Movies You Need to Watch

Anyone who knows me well is aware of my undying love of period films. As a kid I used to watch them with my mom all the time. Our favorite was the …

13 of the Best Books of 2015 You Might Have Missed

Our great big round-up of the Best Books of the Year is full of books we’ve been championing all year (so you’ve probably heard of them). Now, let’s …

Books

Why Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup Is The Perfect Recipe For Busy Weeknights

Here's how I rate easy weeknight soups: <b>Do I already have the ingredients?</b> Put me in front of a cutting board and a stove (or, in this case, a slow …

9 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes for Chilly Nights

These set-it-and-forget-it recipes cook themselves while you're off having a life. And at the end of the day, dinner is ready when you are. Ain't …

The Best Fiction of 2015

From a juicy examination of Washington, D.C. society to a harrowing tale of the Vietnam War, the best in this year’s fiction.<p><b>Finale</b>—Thomas Mallon<p>In …

Books

10 Towns That Seem Straight Out of a Storybook

While the world's biggest cities have spent centuries competing over the tallest towers and grandest innovations, these lovely towns have held on to …

10 Quick Tips That Can Save L.A. Lives in a Disaster

"Don't get scared - get prepared," says Los Angeles-based disaster preparedness teacher, Deidra Dwyer, who adds that despite Southern California being "eighteen months pregnant" for a major earthquake, only two in every ten Angelenos are even somewhat ready, and that's an optimistic number.<p>With …

10 of L.A.'s Most Awesome Tattoo Artists

Since shows like <i>L.A. Ink</i> and <i>Ink Master</i> brought tattooing from the subculture to the suburbs, tattoos have never been more popular. It seems like …

Tattoos

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

Fluffernutter Cookies Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup creamy peanut butter<br>• 1 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 cup marshmallow fluff, plus more as needed<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.<br>• In a medium bowl, stir together peanut butter, sugar, baking soda, and egg until well combined.<br>• Take …

Dessert

This Magical Cooking Hack Will Change Your Life

I can’t remember when or how I learned about cooking in parchment paper, but I do remember a sense of disbelief and cynicism. In fact, I still feel …

How to Braise - Chowhound

1. Choose a heavy pot with a tightfitting lid. The pot should be roughly the same size as the food you’re putting into it, so less of the liquid …

Cooking

99 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

<b>1.</b> In 1939, Hitler's nephew wrote an article called "Why I Hate My Uncle." He came to the U.S., served in the Navy, and settled on Long Island.<p><b>2.</b> …

The Oregon Ducks still can make the Rose Bowl -- here's how: College football viewing guide

A Saturday viewing guide for the Oregon Ducks fan, championship weekend edition:<p><b>TO REACH THE JAN. 1 ROSE BOWL...</b><p>Stanford must make the four-team …

5 Elements of Great Sports Photography

Capturing intense moments is something all photographers aim to do. In sports photography, those intense moments can be more elusive because the action happens so quickly. The core of athletics is movement, so catching perfect still frames is a challenge that many photographers are intimidated …

Get People to Do What You Want With These 11 Clever Psychological Tricks

While it’s it not always important to get what you want, it sure feels good sometimes. This handy cheat sheet explains 11 different ways you can …

Handy

The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

Don't sleep on these bad boys.<p>In 2015, we were overwhelmed by the thoroughly kickass roster of new books on offer. We tore through some, and others we savored slowly. A few disappointed us, while many more thrilled us unexpectedly. Sci-fi, memoir, magical realism, short fiction, very (very) long …