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These Fascinating History Podcasts Will Make You Fall In Love With The Past

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>A great podcast is all about being able to tell a great story. The medium thrives on masterful storytellers recounting and analyzing a moment in time that may have been forgotten or misread. It’s all about weaving threads together and adding insight along the way. That’s why …

Podcasting

Does Chinese spiritual healing really work on a mental and physical level?

In a cynical world, an open mind is needed to understand what Per Van Spall does. Described as spiritual guide, he uses the ancient Chinese tradition of Qi Gong – pronounced chee-gong - to harness the body’s natural energy to achieve peace and calm.<p>In China, this practice has been used for over …

Meditation

Abandoned America: Churches in sad states of decay

The website Abandoned America documents defunct and decaying sites across the USA. In previous months we've shared images of faded factories and industrial sites, and photos from a trolley graveyard. This month, photographer Matthew Christopher captures haunting scenes of abandoned churches where …

Henry Viii

Only 3 People Know How to Make the Rarest Pasta on Earth

Imagine yourself on a pilgrimage. Traveling by foot, you and hundreds more make a rugged journey uphill in search of a singular experience. You're …

Stormy, don't worry about violating your NDA

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's favorite hammer in his bully-boy toolbox is the nondisclosure agreement, backed by million-dollar penalties for each violation. His legal team uses it to cow less sophisticated or less wealthy adversaries into silence.<p>Take the case of Stormy Daniels, the porn actress who says …

Donald Trump

Custer’s Ghostherders

Battlefield archaeologists digging at the Little Bighorn have reawakened haunting memories and revived some of the bitter controversies connected …

History

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

Italian Food

Former FBI No.2 McCabe fired; says Trump administration targeted him

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired the FBI's former No. 2 official Andrew McCabe on Friday, prompting McCabe to say he was targeted for being a witness into whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.<p>Sessions, in …

Donald Trump

In the US's "Phony Wars," the Military-Industrial Complex Is the Only Winner

An airman observes a US Army helicopter at an undisclosed location in Afghanistan, February 9, 2018. (Photo: The US Army)Overseas, the United States …

War

Shocker: Democrats’ predictions about the GOP tax cut are coming true

When Republicans put together their tax bill last year, it was not much of a surprise to see that its centerpiece was a gigantic corporate tax cut, lowering the statutory corporate rate from 35 percent down to 21 percent. This cut accounted for about $1 trillion of the bill’s total $1.5 trillion …

Middle-class

Cannabis 101: The science behind your high

California’s new law legalizing cannabis has changed the game in terms of recreational drug use. People 21 and older can now buy cannabis at local …

Russia Wanted Trump to Win. And It Wanted to Get Caught.

It’s a Hollywood cliché that’s been adopted by villains from the trickster god Loki in Marvel’s “The Avengers” to James Bond’s “Skyfall” nemesis Raoul Silva: They are captured, only for the heroes to realize — too late! — that being caught was part of the villain’s evil plan all along. With …

Government

Cheesy jalapeño snacks for the Super Bowl? Score!

Everything about jalapeño poppers is fun. It's no wonder they're a bar food staple. They require minimal commitment — each is just a bite or two with no cutlery necessary. As the name suggests, you just pop one in your mouth and let the flavor begin. Inside their golden crisp coating there's the …

Snacks

12 Baking Mistakes Everyone Makes (And How To Avoid Them)

For the perfect pie crust, just remember 3-2-1.<p><i>Answer:</i> Your dough might be too cold, or your oven might not be hot enough. For cookies to flatten, the fat has to get hot enough to melt and cause the dough to sink. Another problem could be baking on a cold sheet tray. Did you chill your dough on the …

I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 200-Year-Old Cake Recipe

George Washington feasted on this cake in 1783. And I feasted on it last week.<p>So it ends up sweet, but not overpoweringly sweet. And the carrot-cooking isn't too involved: you just boil 'em for 5 minutes.<p>You cream the butter and sugar, add a bunch of eggs one at a time, sift together the flour and …

What's the Difference Between a Lake and a Pond?

Around 71 percent of the Earth's surface is covered in water, which is why geographers have coined so many names to describe the forms it takes. But …

Museum Visitor Completely Freaks After Tapping On 'Shark' Tank

Literally Jaws-dropping.<p>A museum exhibit in Washington, D.C., features a video of a shark attack that’s so realistic it left at least one visitor on his butt on the floor.<p>Gregory Heinzman couldn’t miss the warning on the set of screens at the International Spy Museum: “Touch at your own risk.” They …

James Bond

Best Steak Marinade Ever

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>⅓ cup of soy sauce.<br>½ cup of olive oil.<br>⅓ cup of fresh lemon juice.<br>¼ cup of worcestershire sauce.<br>1 ½ tbsps of garlic powder.<br>3 tbsps of …

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

29 Amazing Potato Recipes That Will Keep You Cosy

Because there's nothing better than potato.

Cooking

Got 10 minutes? You can do this workout.

We often get derailed in our exercise routines because we can't fit the perfect workout into our day. We think we must go to a gym, or a certain class, or use a particular technique. And we end up doing nothing at all. According to the annual State of Obesity report, "Eighty percent of American …

Workouts

Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry it’s memorable hue. If you’ve tried Indian cuisine, you’ve likely tasted it and loved it.<p>This predominant spice is used generously in …

In a new poll, half of Republicans say they would support postponing the 2020 election if Trump proposed it

Critics of President Trump have repeatedly warned of his potential to undermine American democracy. Among the concerns are his repeated assertions that he would have won the popular vote had 3 to 5 million “illegals” not voted in the 2016 election, a claim echoed by the head of a White House …

Government