Christine Aguila

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Top 10 Machu Picchu Secrets

This ancient Inca site has centuries-old secrets trapped in its walls— and more recent ones that we spill here.<p>By Mark Adams, author of <i>Turn Right at Machu Picchu</i><p>1. It’s not actually the Lost City of the Inca.<p>When the explorer Hiram Bingham III encountered Machu Picchu in 1911, he was looking for a …

South America

Concern grows over possibility of a massive power surge

FREDERICK, Md. — Roscoe Bartlett was rattling off the prices of giant bags of rice, wheat and corn, sold cheaply at Sam's Club. The former congressman from rural, western Maryland expressed bewilderment that every American doesn't stockpile such things, considering what he is sure is …

Tea Party

Blood clot warning for 1m contraceptive pill users

Doctors told to warn patients that bestselling birth control pills raise risk of blood clots<p>A million women who take Britain's most popular contraceptive pills are being warned they risk developing potentially life-threatening blood clots.<p>GPs have been ordered to inform patients that they are …

Former Chicago mayor Richard Daley in intensive care after feeling unwell

The former mayor of Chicago Richard Daley has been taken into intensive care, after feeling ill upon returning from a business trip in Arizona.<p>His spokeswoman, Jackie Heard, said Daley was feeling disoriented on a Friday evening flight back from a conference he attended as part of his work for the …

Could Google Maps Help End Poverty?

Last year in the Indian city of Chennai, more than half a million people suddenly appeared from out of nowhere. These men, women and children weren’t rural migrants who had just moved to the city. Neither were they incomers from somewhere else in the world. They were slum dwellers who had lived in …

Best Guacamole Recipe

"The real trick to great guacamole is to use good avocados. Make sure your avocados are ripe and of the Haas variety! Serve this dip with corn chips, …

Broiled Tilapia with Tomato Caper Sauce

posted <b>March 17, 2009</b> by <b>Gina</b><p>I try to eat fish twice a week because of the health benefits. This is one of my favorite ways to eat fish. This is a …

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

Slow-Cooker Filipino Pork With Garlic Fried Rice Recipe

<b>Note</b>: You can substitute apple cider vinegar for white wine vinegar, but the results will be sweeter. If you use distilled white vinegar reduce the amount by 1- to 1-1/2 teaspoons.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Pork:</b>1 large onion, thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 cups), divided3 pounds bone-in …

Queso Fundido

Queso Fundido is everywhere. It’s taking over the world. It’s sweeping the nation! My friend Gaby made it a couple of days ago, my friend Adrianna …

15. Grilled Chicken Fajita Pizza

Added by Hispanic Kitchen on January 30, 2014

Pizza

Chocolate Mint Swirl Ice Cream

Place the egg yolks in a medium bowl and set aside. Combine the cream and cocoa powder in a medium saucepan over medium heat, and whisk together …

Strawberry Basil Sorbet

An overripe strawberry is one that is sweet and juicy, but starting to lose a little bit of its firmness. It’s not the kind of berry that you want to …

Blackberry and Apple Ice Cream

It’s wonderful heading into autumn, because it brings up a whole new interesting set of flavour possibilities.<p>My last post was about blackberries, …

Everything You Need to Know About Dragon Fruit

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We're taking a tropical staycation in our kitchen and exploring exotic fruits. Next up, pitayas.</i><p>Good things come from prickly plants -- like tequila, nopales, and dragon fruit. …

Ice Cream

A Hunk Of Planet Dissolves Before Our Eyes

It begins with a growl. Then there's a crack — a slurpy, sucky, crunchy noise. A guy is on the phone, and his pal interrupts him and says, "It's starting, Adam, I think. Adam? It's starting ..." The two are up on a bluff, overlooking a giant ice field. They are standing next to time-lapse cameras. …

Scientists find new anxiety circuit in the brain - Futurity

Biologists have found a neural circuit that could offer more clues into how the brain processes anxiety.

The Grand Canyon much younger than we knew?

Some scientists believe the Grand Canyon formed 70 million years ago. But a new study suggests that it formed in its entirety only 5 to 6 million …

Earth Science

Why do we laugh when we are tickled?

What is it about a tickle that makes us giggle? And why can’t we tickle ourselves? Greg Foot explains all.<p>When you're touched, the nerve endings under your top layer of skin, or epidermis, send electrical signals to the brain. When we are tickled the somatosensory cortex picks up the signals to do …

Gorillas

Video: Solar eclipse from space

On Jan 30, the moon moved between NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and the sun, giving the observatory a view of a partial solar eclipse only …

Astronomy

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Stellar Whirl

Stellar Whirl ————-<p>The Whirlpool Galaxy, also known as M51 or NGC 5194, is one of the most spectacular examples of a spiral galaxy. With two spiral …

Birth Of Memory: Why Kids Forget What Happened Before Age 7

Recently, my nearly-4-year-old niece suffered the kind of childhood accident every parent dreads: she fell off her bike and broke a front tooth high above the gum line. The resulting pain and eventual extraction were a harrowing experience for her parents, but fortunately the little girl emerged …

Parenting

13 Things You Need To Know About Concussions

Ahead of the Super Bowl, here’s the lowdown on brain damage in sports.<p>In recent years, researchers have only just begun to understand how and why concussions are dangerous, fueling the debate about football safety. Here’s what you need to know.<p>1. There are roughly 1.6 to 3.8 million concussions in …

Concussion

Study Finds 1,300 Airborne Microbe Species In Beijing Smog

Sampling the metagenome of the air<p>There are about 1,300 microbe species that float around in Beijing's smog, a team of Chinese researchers found. Aren't you glad you know? Most of the microbes are harmless, Nature News reports, but some of the species are known to cause allergies and lung diseases …

Pollution

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

The Weight-Loss Pill That Turns Into a Balloon to Fill One's Stomach

A novel treatment in clinical trials<p>This is the Obalon system. It is a pill that has a balloon inside. Obalon is a weight-loss device, marketed as an alternative to bariatric surgery, that claims to help people eat less and "push back from the table sooner."<p>Obalon begins to work when you swallow …

These Backpacks For Cow Farts Reduce Climate Change And Generate Power

Bovine farts are powerful enough to power your refrigerator. The trick, which this gear nicely solves, is capturing the gas that is passed.<p>Argentine researchers are using special backpacks made for cows to capture cow belches and turn them into power while fighting climate change.<p>The cows are each …

Dopamine and Teenage Logic

Young minds are often portrayed as stews of hormones and impulse; but the decisions they make are often deeply rational and deserving of greater consideration.<p>I once counseled a 17-year-old, I’ll call her Katey, who admitted that she had planned to get “completely smashed” at a school-related …

Potential Cure For Peanut Allergy Successful In Test

88 percent of kids in this study were able to eat 5 peanuts after the treatment.<p>A peanut allergy is not just annoying; it can be deadly. But there may be some hope for this affliction, the most common severe food allergy.<p>In a new study, researchers gave 85 kids a tiny amount of peanut protein, and …

Biomedicine