Debbie Giles

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The Best Ways to Polish Granite Countertops so They Sparkle Like New

Figuring out how to clean granite countertops is one of the biggest challenges homeowners face after renovating their kitchens. While resilient, …

Cleaning

How To Make Flaky Pie Crust — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I am very worried, friends. Worried that the fear of pie crusts may be keeping a great many of you from making your own pies at home. Is this true? …

Baking

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.<p>She died at her home …

Aretha Franklin

Michael Schumacher 'to be transferred to mansion on Majorca'

Michael Schumacher, the Formula 1 legend, will reportedly be moved to a £27 million mansion in Majorca that his wife is said to have bought last month.<p>Schumacher, 49, sustained severe head injuries in a skiing accident in France on December 29, 2013 and has been cared for at his home in Switzerland …

Michael Schumacher

The 9 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting

With so many things that really ought to be done by a professional when it comes to home improvement, the temptation — the <i>need</i> if you don't have deep …

Home Improvement

Sticky, Fall-Apart Oven-Barbecued Chicken—No Grill Required

By Christina Chaey<p>These oven-barbecued chicken thighs are saucy, ultra-tender, and you 100% don't need a backyard to make them.<p>I've had very little desire to use my under-the-oven broiler drawer, which is how over the years it has become the single scariest place in my apartment. But when I saw …

Cooking

Timberleaf Pika Teardrop Camper Trailer – $11,750 USD

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>4x4<br>• American<br>• Camping<p>The Timberleaf Pika Teardrop Camper Trailer is a new offering from the highly-regarded Colorado-based …

Campers

Knee pain in cyclists: What causes it and how to fix it

Knee pain is one of the most common overuse-type injuries that cyclists can suffer from. In a survey of 109 professional cyclists, nearly a quarter …

Exercise

How to Back Up and Restore Your Android Phone or Tablet

Afraid of losing everything on your Android device? A backup of your phone or tablet is handy if you ever need to restore lost data.<p>PCMag reviews …

Android News

David Gilmour of Pink Floyd Shares How He Creates His Brilliantly Distinctive Sound on a Guitar

In a wonderful clip from a BBC documentary, the legendary David Gilmour of Pink Floyd talks about his brilliantly distinctive sound that he creates …

Guitar

Peri Peri African Chicken Recipe

"This is a great spicy marinade recipe, a traditional African dish, great for BBQ. Nice with salad and fries, but I like adding it to a pita with …

These Are The Worst Smells in The World, According to Science

BYO pegs.<p>Rotten eggs, animal puke, or a bloated dead whale? Smells can be truly awful, but somehow that doesn't slow us down when we explore the big …

University of California

How to Build John Bonham’s Basic Drum Kit

Musician Rick Beato, who’s also a music producer and father to a boy with perfect pitch, explained how the legendary John Bonham achieved his iconic …

John Bonham

Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection

Exhibition Overview<p>This exhibition at The Met Breuer presents a selection of some fifty works from The Met's Scofield Thayer Collection—a collection …

Art

10 remarkable caterpillars and what they become

The 'before' is often as magnificent as the 'after.'<p>It's hard not to be captivated by the fluttery fragile beauty of butterflies and moths. But the …

Insects

Here’s Why You Should Ride for 10 Hours Every Week

This magic number can set you up for some seriously optimal aging<p>Want to double your odds of aging disease-free and fully functional? Get out and ride for 10 hours a week.<p>That’s the take-home message of a new study from the University of Sydney, which found that adults who got the most exercise—the …

World Health Organization

Two new peacock spiders identified in Western Australia

It is only a few millimetres in size, performs a dance as part of a courtship ritual and has striking coloured markings on its back that “look like a pharaoh’s headdress”.<p>But when biologist Jürgen Otto first spotted the peacock spider species he has named <i>Maratus unicup</i>, he didn’t immediately …

Zoology

If You Wanna See Some Epic Space Action, Look Up on July 27

Mars and the moon are going to put on a show.<p>Get ready, space geeks: The week of July 23 through July 29 is going to be pretty epic when it comes to …

Lunar Eclipse

How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Sleep

The Coolest Gear from the Tour de France

Take a closer look into the products that help the 2016 Tour de France roll<p>1 of 11<p>Colorful Drivetrains<p>Team Dimension Data’s bikes have one of the most colorful drivetrains in the peloton, combining red-anodized Ceramic Speed pulleys with a gold KMC X11SL Ti Nitride chain. Twelve of the 22 teams in …

The Lemoniest Lemonade Recipe Tastes Like Liquid Sunshine

It takes one extra step and a few—okay, more than a few—extra hours, but it is WORTH IT.<p><i>Basically editor Amiel Stanek spends all day every day trying to help readers get dinner on the table as quick and efficiently as possible. So when he gets to cook at home, he likes to slow things down and be a</i> …

Bernie Sanders

20 Minutes Is All You Need For the Best-Ever Baked Chicken Breasts

Picky eaters, kids, and adults alike will approve of this buttery, lemon-pepper baked chicken recipe. I know this, because I am a former picky eater, and my mom made a rendition of this almost every night of my childhood. Back in the '90s, she relied on Lawry's Lemon Pepper to carry the flavor …

Recipes

The Extraordinary Life of Martha Gellhorn, the Woman Ernest Hemingway Tried to Erase

A maverick war correspondent, Hemingway's third wife was the only woman at D-Day and saw the liberation of Dachau. Her husband wanted her home in his …

Literature

Going Through This Exercise Will Land You Amazing Images of the Night Sky

For an outdoor photographer, images of the night sky or milky way are a bit of a panacea. It's easy to get average images, but those exceptional …

Landscape Photography

25 Creative Life Hacks You’d Never Think Of In A Million Years

Most of the time we forget to think outside of the box. We grow so accustomed to the way things work, we don’t even think twice about doing something …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Elote Rice — Recipes from The Kitchn

In this recipe, I transform one of my favorite snacks into a yummy side dish. Elote, a popular street food in Mexico, is a corn cob on a stick …

Slow Cookers

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

Eager to bring your career to a close? Here's why it pays to do so as early as possible.<p>Many folks dream of retiring early but resign themselves to …

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful."<p>That's the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki — and that's just from the Republicans.<p>Lawmakers in both …

Donald Trump

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management