Cheryl Laford

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Gonorrhea is about to become impossible to treat

Antibiotic resistance means the STD might soon spread more aggressively than ever<p>Gonorrhea has taken many forms over the last few decades. The strain that people acquire today isn't the same one that previous generations had to deal with. In fact, it might not be the same strain that infected …

Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.

Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer.<p>Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us. That means the body usually doesn’t see them as a threat. But over the last few years, teams at …

35 Quick and Healthy Low-Calorie Lunches

By the time noon rolls around, it may seem <i>too</i> easy to head to nearest pizza joint. But hold up: We have 35 healthy lunches that are 400 calories or …

Healthy Eating

A Williams Sonoma Secret: Vanilla, Lemon & Rosemary Simmer

Here is a fabulous recipe that comes to you from Morgan Moore of One More Moore. She let us in on a Williams Sonoma SECRET! This concoction has been …

How to Make Shower Steamers | Craft Tutorials & Recipes

Shower Steamers are a great way to add a variety of fragrances to your shower for a little aromatherapy. Place the steamer on the floor of the shower …

How to Make Sugar Cube Scrubs | Craft Tutorials & Recipes

<b>Product benefits and overview.</b><br>These cute little cubes offer all of the benefits of a moisturising sugar scrub without the oily mess. Each one is a …

Green Cleaning with Corn Starch, Baking Powder & Cream of Tarter - Ask Anna

Did you know that corn starch, baking powder and cream of tarter can be used for green cleaning? If we’re being honest we could probably admit that …

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

Building Design Influences Bacterial Growth

The human microbiome has been in the news for several years now, as researchers have begun to unravel the importance of microbes living in and on our bodies. These bacteria and other microbial critters influence human health, and the composition and combination of various species have been linked …

Caramelized Butternut, Roasted Garlic + Coconut Butter Grilled Cheese

Caramelized Butternut, Roasted Garlic + Coconut Butter Grilled Cheese.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 16, 2013 76<p>I’m probably pushing my limits here.<p>Not just …

In schizophrenia, gene mutations disrupt key proteins

Genetic mutations seen in people with schizophrenia, but not in their parents, disrupt specific sets of proteins that have related functions in the …

Neuroscience

Indian rape victim under police protection

A woman who said she was raped on the orders of village elders has been placed under police protection, along with her family, and will be relocated after being ostracised by villagers following the attack.<p>Officials said on Sunday that the 22-year-old, who was raped last week by 13 men in the …

Garlic & chilli prawns with pepperberry & saltbush

Place the prawns, garlic, chilli, pepperberries and a good pinch of sea salt into a bowl, Mix well and refrigerate until needed.<p>In a small bowl …

Models’ Faces Turned Into Stunning Optical Illusions By Creative Russian Duo

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov and makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan have created a bewitching series of portraits that play with the …

Photography

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

How To Make Beeswax Candles: Natural Beeswax Candles

Learning how to make beeswax candles gives you a fun new skill and control over the ingredients. Enjoy using these, giving away as gifts, or even …

Candles

30 Minute Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta

Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 9, 2013 102<p>This is my give-me-a-break-from-candy-canes …

A Southern Christmas Menu

Roasted fresh ham, biscuits and buttermilk-lemon pie make this the ultimate Southern menu for Christmas dinner

Cooking

25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 14, Stained Glass Lemon Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 14: Stained Glass Lemon Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>Do not adjust your set. Do not be alarmed. This recipe contains …

25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 13, Orange-Almond Lace Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 13: Orange-Almond Lace Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>Doilies are beautiful and everything, but if you ask us, there's …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Brussels Sprouts, In Season in December

Tips on buying, storing, and cooking Brussels sprouts, in season in December<p>Earthy, nutty-tasting Brussels sprouts get a bad rap because they are so easy to overcook, resulting in a mushy texture and pungent aroma. When cooked properly, these little cabbages are crisp-tender, with a pleasant crunch …

How To: Unsend An Email

We've all been there: against your better judgement, you sent an email that should have never been sent. You write your boss and detail all the …

25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 17, Old-Fashioned Fruitcake Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 17: Old-Fashioned Fruitcake Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>We know. This one's a little confusing. It has "cookie" in …

in Food onDec 19, 2013 2:00 pm

fullscreen<p>continue<p>view fullscreen<p>close<p>Earlier in the week, we visited Sepia in the West Loop for a tasting of The Glenlivet 18-year and 21-year …

12 DIY Design Tips for Your Holiday Kitchen

?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?<p>If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, then you might know that we ventured across the country to New York a couple weeks ago to participate in Lowe’s Deck the Halls, and Walls, and All holiday event. They asked a handful of bloggers and …

35 Rustic DIY Christmas Ornaments Ideas

It is all about Christmas… Christmas presents, Christmas tree, Christmas ornaments everything is in the spirit of Christmas. If you want to make your …

How It Works: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue

The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.<p><b>Step 1</b>: Engineers load one syringe with a bio-ink (A) made up of spheroids that each contain tens …

An Expert Christmas Menu

Cooking

How to Refinish Outdated Tile (yes, I painted my shower)

(Update – Click here to see how my painted shower is holding up after a year of use!)<p>Who here has outdated tile in their bathroom but doesn’t want to …

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique garden greenhouse or potting shed?Old windows, doors, and other …