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How to write the perfect sentence

A sentence is much more than its literal meaning. It is a living line of words where logic and lyric meet<p>A good lesson for any writer: make each sentence worth reading, and something in it will lead the reader into the next one<p>Every writer, of school age and older, is in the sentences game. The …

Columbia University

Infectious Theory Of Alzheimer's Disease Draws Fresh Interest

Dr. Leslie Norins is willing to hand over $1 million of his own money to anyone who can clarify something: Is Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia worldwide, caused by a germ?<p>By "germ" he means microbes like bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. In other words, Norins, a …

Alzheimer's Disease

6 exercises to be a better runner

Robbie Britton is a team GB ultrarunner and coach, and is currently ranked number 17 in the world for ultras. He went from running his first marathon …

Workouts

The Latest: Sick plane passengers appear to have the flu

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the emergency response around a plane carrying sick passengers (all times local):<p>6:41 p.m.<p>The 10 passengers and crewmembers who were hospitalized in New York City after arriving sick on a flight from Dubai appear to have the flu.<p>New York City health officials say they …

CDC

The 5-Move Core Workout for Runners

A stable core can greatly benefit your running. Building stability in your core helps to improve your running posture so you can navigate trails more …

Workouts

Easy does it: seven simple new Yotam Ottolenghi recipes

These dishes from my latest book make cooking fun, relaxing and delicious<p>One person’s idea of cooking simply is the next person’s culinary nightmare. For me, it’s about being able to stop at my greengrocer on the way home, pick up a couple of things that look good and make something within 20 or 30 …

CERN’s pioneering mini-accelerator passes first test

Physicists achieve powerful acceleration by ‘surfing’ electrons on proton waves over short distances.<p>An experiment at CERN has demonstrated a new way …

Physics

quick pasta and chickpeas

2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed<p>3 tablespoons tomato paste<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste<p>Freshly ground black …

zucchini bread

If any thing could tear me from my at times maniacal devotion to small spaces, walk-up apartments, crowded sidewalks and our crystal rattling at …

everyday yellow dal

<i>[Note: The yellow dal got fresh new, very overdue, photos in 2018.]</i><p>I spent the summer in Israel when I was 15 years old, and while I know I did all …

magic apple plum cobbler

Heat your oven to 350°F. Place butter in a 2 to 3-quart (3 was recommended, but I had a lot of extra space) baking dish or a 7×11-inch cake pan. …

Incredible map designs from around the world – in pictures

Every two years, a new volume of The Atlas of Design is released, showcasing some of the world’s most intriguingly designed maps. In the latest edition, a new set judged by an expert panel is unveiled, with each accompanied by author commentary

Maps

Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound | Maryanne Wolf

The negative effects of screen reading can appear as early as fourth and fifth grade<p>We need to cultivate a new kind of brain<p>Look around on your next plane trip. The iPad is the new pacifier for babies and toddlers. Younger school-aged children read stories on smartphones; older boys don’t read at …

Love Stories

Resurgence of deadly measles blamed on low MMR vaccination rates

More than 41,000 cases of measles reported in the EU in six months to June – almost double the number over the whole of 2017<p>A huge surge in measles cases across Europe has been reported by the World Health Organisation, which says low MMR vaccination rates are to blame.<p>More than 41,000 cases of …

World Health Organization

And the Winner is….Spicy Skillet Eggs (Mexican-ish Shakshuka) !

A Mexican-ish twist on Shakshuka! Last week I posted a poll on Facebook, asking followers to choose between two dishes from the book that they would …

Soda Bread with Raisins and Orange Zest | #BreadBakers

On St. Patrick’s Day, I figure we’re all Irish. I must have some Irish in my background. Somewhere on a bright green branch of my family tree of …

Blueberry Scone Bread | #BreadBakers

<b>Make the Streusel</b><p>Mix together the flour, sugars, and cardamom. Stir in the cream until the dry ingredients are completely moistened. Toss together …

Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone

BENI, Congo (AP) — Highlighting the dangers in containing an Ebola outbreak in a war zone, suspected rebels killed seven people in northeastern Congo and sent residents fleeing, an official said.<p>Global health officials have warned that combating this virus outbreak is complicated by multiple armed …

Melissa Harrison: ‘Fascism grows like a fungus’

Melissa Harrison’s writing, whether in her novels, short stories or nonfiction, has always been driven by a profound sense of the importance of nature, of the turning of the seasons, of the way that an environment works upon the people who live within it. Her first novel, <i>Clay</i>(2013) told the story …

10 best cakes and bakes for a picnic

From pastries and traybakes to muffins and tarts, our selection of picnic treats are perfect or transporting and will taste even better eaten …

Octopus research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.<p>Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the …

Dengue fever outbreak stopped by special mosquitoes

<b>Australian researchers say for the first time an entire city has been protected from viral disease dengue.</b><p>Captive-bred mosquitoes with a naturally occurring bacteria were released in the city of Townsville, where they mated with local mosquitoes.<p>By spreading the bacteria Wolbachia, which hinders …

Running in the Heat

Everything you need to know about running in the heat.<p>Walking or running through the summer doesn't have to leave you feeling wilted. Here's everything you need to know.<p>Because of the heat and humidity, most people wouldn’t pick summer as their favorite season for outdoor exercise. Spring or fall …

The spiralling environmental cost of our lithium battery addiction

Here’s a thoroughly modern riddle: what links the battery in your smartphone with a dead yak floating down a Tibetan river? The answer is lithium – …

Bacteria becoming resistant to hospital disinfectants, warn scientists

The alcohol-based handrubs that hospitals use to prevent infection are becoming less effective, research has shown<p>Hospitals will need to use new strategies to tackle bacteria experts have warned, after finding a type of hospital superbug is becoming increasingly tolerant of alcohol – the key …

Super Bug

Myths, monsters and the maze: how writers fell in love with the labyrinth

To be inside a maze is to be bewildered or afraid, but it's also to be inside a structure – lost, but only up to a point<p>For Sigmund Freud, the unconscious resembled the dark corridors and hidden places of a labyrinth<p>There are terrors in the labyrinth but there is also love. The centre may not be …

Literature

A Vision Shared: the photographers who captured the Great Depression

“It was the greatest group of photographers ever assembled in America,” says Hank O’Neal about the men and women hired by a US government agency – the prosaically named Farm Security Administration (FSA) – to create a portrait of a country coping with the effects of the Great Depression.<p>These days, …

Homemade samosas and citrussy courgette fregola: 20 best vegetarian and vegan recipes – part 1

Romy Gill’s vegan samosas and avocado chutney<p>There are many ways of making samosas. I prefer this as it reminds me of my grandmother.<p><b>Makes 12-1</b><b>6 samosas</b> <b><br>For the pastry</b><b><br>plain flour</b> 200g, plus more for dusting<b><br>salt</b> ½ tsp<b><br>nigella seeds</b> ½ tsp<b><br>sunflower oil</b> 6 tsp<b><br>water</b> 80-100ml<p><b>For the filling</b> <b><br>potatoes</b> 2 large, …

Recipes

A classic mapo tofu and a shawarma with a twist: 20 best vegetarian and vegan recipes – part 2

Zijun Meng’s vegetarian mushroom rice bowl<p><b>Serves 2</b><b><br>For the garlic oil and crumb</b><b><br>vegetable oil</b> 300g (or any frying oil that you prefer)<b><br>garlic</b> 1 large head, peeled<b><br>sea salt</b><p><b>For the mushroom cooking liquid</b><b><br>garlic oil</b> 40g (see recipe above)<b><br>water</b> 80g<b><br>light soy sauce</b> 10ml<b><br>sherry vinegar</b> 10ml<b><br>dijon mustard</b></b> …

Recipes

DRC Ebola outbreak is officially declared over

World Health Organization praises government response and international support<p>The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been declared officially over, thanks to a major response from the government and support by an international community determined to prevent the sort of …

Disease