Ellen Odza

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This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

New Jersey

Here's how to watch Doctor Who's entire Whoniverse in the right order

Every last bit, from the main series to the spin-offs to the bonus scenes.<p>Ever wanted to marathon all of <i>Doctor Who</i> post-2005 – plus the spin-offs – …

'Looks good enough to eat': inside the home of Japan's fake food industry

The town of Gujo Hachiman is the centre of the replica food industry now worth an estimated $90m<p>With a gentle swish through hot water, and some deft tearing and shaping, Kurumi Kono turns a rectangular sheet of white and green wax into what, improbably, is quickly coming to resemble an iceberg …

Japan

Donald Trump Tweets “No Collusion!” But Acknowledges Meddling After Blockbuster Indictments In Mueller Probe

President Donald Trump – finally forced to acknowledge Russians did meddle in the 2016 election after Deputy Attorney General announced indictments …

Shaker Lemon Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine lemon slices and sugar in a shallow bowl; let stand until lemon slices are juicy, 4 hours or overnight. Remove any seeds …

Baking

Polish Noodles (Cottage Cheese and Noodles) Recipe

"This simple recipe came from the Polish side of my family. We simply called it 'cottage cheese and noodles' or 'lazy man pierogies.' It's a great …

Cottages

This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating

Google Maps is more powerful than you know<p>Most people who use Google Maps do so without much attention to detail. We just need the directions, the right subway route, or the name of that good sushi place. We don’t spend too much time pondering how Google got so good at mapping the world, and what …

Google Maps

How to outsmart any multiple-choice test

Ideally, multiple-choice exams would be random, without patterns of right or wrong answers. However, all tests are written by humans, and human …

Education

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

Maps

These Are Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can't get enough of the appliance's versatility and ease. And while …

Cooking

DIY Fig Newtons Will Give You a Deep Sense of Accomplishment | MyRecipes

I don’t understand why some people hate Fig Newtons. I guess when compared to a gooey chocolate chip cookie or a buttery piece of shortbread, the …

Baking

The 10 Most Essential Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

That little chill in the air can only mean one thing: It's time to dust off your favorite fall slow-cooking comfort foods. From steaming ladles of …

Cooking

This Guy Figured Out How To Throw Playing Cards With Deadly Accuracy In Less Than An Hour

Throwing playing cards like ninja stars always seemed too cool to be real, but master card chuckers have shown us otherwise as they toss cards so …

Cool Stuff

Longtime Trump adviser says a clash with chief of staff John Kelly was 'inevitable'

Trump has reportedly bristled at Kelly, a former Marine general, over his attempts to whip the West Wing into shape.<p>The White House is coming off of a tumultuous summer in which several top staffers have either resigned or were terminated, while the president has continued to find himself embroiled …

Donald Trump

Clever Street Artist Is Transforming NYC’s Streets into One Giant Playground

We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical …

Streetwear

Here are 10 smartphone accessories no one should buy ... ever

There are lots of useful accessories that you can buy for your smartphone, from rugged cases to screen protectors, headphones to Bluetooth speakers, and the list goes on. Of course, not every Android accessory is what you’d call amazing, and there are at least a few gizmos out there that are just …

Screen Protector

Terminally ill five-year-old girl dies days after marrying best friend in bucket list 'fairytale wedding'

A terminally ill five-year-old girl has died days after marrying best friend in a 'fairytale wedding.'<p>Little Eileidh Paterson and Harrison Grier, …

Mindful eating: 'Suddenly, you have power over food'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It happened by accident.<p>Kathryn Hutchinson, a 52-year-old retired teacher, was accompanying her father to a doctor's appointment last year when his doctor recommended that Hutchinson make an appointment of her own.<p>Hutchinson was diagnosed with prediabetes at the time and was obese, with …

Mindfulness

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

13 Ways to Let the Slow Cooker Make You Breakfast

I used to think the greatest thing about my slow cooker was the way it tackled dinner on super-busy weeknights, but then I learned that it does …

Breakfast

7 of Urban Fantasy’s Great Occult Detectives

<b>Harper Blaine</b><p>Seattle PI Harper Blaine survived a near-death experience and gained the ability to pass through the Grey: a shadowy world between not …

Books

Make These 18 One-Pot Meals Instead of Ordering Takeout

As sure as there are seven days in the week, I can count on the fact that at least one of those days, I'll come home from work feeling totally …

Cooking

29 Summer Dinners You Can Make In The Crock Pot

Just set it and forget it.

5 Useful Things to Do With Your Microwave That Aren't Nuking a Hot Pocket

Microwaves don’t have the best culinary reputation. We associate them with frozen convenience meals and bleak office lunch rooms That’s too bad, …

Alton Brown

5 Storylines 'Doctor Who' Season 10 Needs to Resolve

The clock is ticking.<p>After over a year without a new season, the time-traveling alien from the planet Gallifrey is back. On Saturday, April 15, <i>Doctor</i> …

TV Series

‘Doctor Who’ Tuesday Trope: Catch Phrase

The Doctor is his own worst enemy (via BBC America)<p>From survivor’s guilt to the action girl, <i>Doctor Who</i>‘s cup runneth over with repetitive motifs.<p>Each …

TV Series

The Talons of Weng-Chiang: Doctor Who classic episode #9

A creepy ventriloquist with a homunculus puppet, giant sewer rats and a fanatical, futuristic supervillain – it was a dream team that masterminded this adventure<p>The Talons of Weng-Chiang (February-April 1977)<p><i>SPOILER ALERT: We are discussing some of the Doctor Who adventures broadcast over the past</i> …

The Chicken Katsu Recipe Every Kid (and Adult) Will Love

Chicken katsu is the cutlet for everyone, at any time.<p>Every Sunday night, my wife and I take our son, Marlon, to the sushi spot down the block from our apartment. But he never gets sushi. Instead, he always asks the waitress for his usual: “Cranberry juice on the rocks and chicken katsu, please.”<p>I …

Sushi