Bonnie Mengel

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Social Life at Beach

Project info<p>"Oliver Weber’s new and evolving series Social Life at Beach is a documentary about the touristic life on the Canary Islands of Spain. Every year hundreds of thousands of tourists, mostly from Germany, England and meanwhile also from Russia, take over the Canary Islands and turn them …

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

The Reasons We Ruminate and How to Reduce the Cycle

When we’re ruminating about something, we’re really obsessing about it. We overthink it. We blow it up in our minds. We review a situation over and …

Self-help

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i><p>Another year has almost gone by, but now is the perfect opportunity to reflect and build a plan for next year.<p>I've come up with a set of questions to help you reflect, focus and build a plan to make your 2015 a successful year that embraces …

Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic and Cranberries

This is the third recipe from my Christmas special on Food Network, and as a Christmas side dish, it’s absolutely to die for. Roasted Brussels …

cranberry sauce with maple syrup and orange zest

i love this recipe because it’s low glycemic and tastes amazing, plus i can make it in my little crock pot so it smells delicious cooking and takes</b> …

Basic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

{This post is revised and edited from my old blog “My Fabulous Recipes”}I think I might have my favorite vegetable…. Yup! Brussels sprouts!! The …

Cranberry BBQ Turkey: A bold rub of brown sugar, cumin, chili powder, and paprika gives this turkey recipe a kick of heat. 

<b>Cranberry BBQ Turkey</b>: A bold rub of brown sugar, cumin, chili powder, and paprika gives this turkey recipe a kick of heat.

Cheesy Mashed Potatoes with Gouda and Crispy Pancetta: Pancetta adds crunch to your creamy mashed potatoe recipe. 

<b>Cheesy Mashed Potatoes with Gouda and Crispy Pancetta</b>: Pancetta adds crunch to your creamy mashed potatoe recipe.

Is it right to waste helium on party balloons?

<b>The US has been selling off its helium reserve, established in the 1920s to provide gas for airships - but even so, shortages have been occurring.</b><p>Some scientists believe a finite resource that could one day run out should not be used for party balloons.<p>In the universe as a whole, it is one of the …

Volcano discovery hints at fire below ice in Antarctica

A volcano may be stirring more than a half-mile beneath a major ice sheet in Antarctica, raising the possibility of faster base melting that could ultimately affect climate.<p>Seismologists working in a mountainous area of Marie Byrd Land in western Antarctica detected a swarm of low-magnitude …

The Men Who Chased Shipwrecks

When a vessel went down off the Cornish coast, a Gibson would be there to document it.<p>For more than 100 years, nearly every time a ship ran aground off the coast of Cornwall, a man would arrive on the scene to document the wreckage.<p>That man, most likely, would have the surname of Gibson. The family …

Our Big Beautiful Planet: Breathtaking Views of ‘Earth From Space’ (Photos)

Our Beautiful Planet<p>A new book collects satellite images of places around the earth, giving a breathtaking look at the extraordinary planet on which …

Ciabatta Stuffing with Chorizo, Sweet Potato, and Mushrooms Recipe

<b>Serves 6 to 8</b><p>Ingredients<p>9 cups ciabatta bread, cut into 1-inch cubes<br>• 14 sage leaves, divided into 4 whole and 10 chopped<br>• 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

The Best Food Books Of 2013

There has been a slew of high-profile cookbooks published in 2013, from major chef tomes to influential restaurant cookbooks. But in addition to all these great cookbooks, 2013 has also been a good year for food books that aren't cookbooks.<p>This year's crop of food books range from provocative …

Skillet Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Fontina and White Cheddar Skillet Brussels Bacon Mac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 8, 2013 92<p>I figured it was time to eat some bacon. I mean it’s been a …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

September 2013

30 CrazySexyCool Recipes That TLC's T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chilli Would Love

TLC's new biopic CrazySexyCool debuted on VH1 last night, so we collected some recipes that T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chilli would love<p><i>CrazySexyCool</i>, the biopic on girl group (and, we discovered in a meeting this morning involving "Waterfalls"-esque shoulder moves, <i>Bon Appétit</i> favorite) <b>TLC</b>, debuted on …

Maida's Big Apple Pie Recipe

This big free-standing pastry partially encloses a cinnamon and brown sugar-scented cooked apple filling. It's great for a crowd—in fact, it's perfect for Thanksgiving if you have a lot of people over. Best of all, it's baked on a big round pizza pan or cookie sheet, so you don't need any special …

10 Things to Do with Jarred, Marinated Artichokes

Got a jar of marinated artichokes in your pantry? Here's 10 creative ways to cook with them, from a quick gratin to a sauce for baked fish<p>One of the most fascinating things about poking around people's pantries (oh, like you don't do that...) is finding those go-to ingredients they always have …

Cooking

Now Eat This! Italian

• <b>Author:</b> Rocco DiSpirito<p>Weight-conscious food lovers no longer need to deprive themselves of the ever-popular cuisine of Italy. Award-winning celebrity chef and #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Rocco DiSpirito's latest <i>Now Eat This!</i> book is the solution .<p>In his signature style, DiSpirito has …

Now Eat This! Diet

• <b>Author:</b> Rocco DiSpirito<p>**This e-book contains color-coded content that is optimally viewed on a color device or reading platform.**<p>On the heels of the bestselling success of his low-calorie <i>Now Eat This!</i> cookbook, Rocco Dispirito expands his brand with a weight-loss program guaranteed to produce …

Giant Oarfish, Pig Butt Worms, and Other Freaky Creatures From the Deep | WIRED

When two rare, deep sea-dwelling oarfish washed up last week in California, they captivated millions. They were clearly from another world.<p>That world …

23 Super Satisfying Low-Carb Dinners

Low-carb doesn't have to be boring. It's amazing what you can do with a food processor, a head of cauliflower, and some cheese.