Kara Soper

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Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

The Oreo cheesecake cookies are the delicious homemade treat that tastes so good they’ll absolutely be worth all the weight you’re bound to gain. …

Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

Upgrading to a Rainfall Showerhead is Cheaper Than You'd Think

The first thing you should do upon moving into a new house or apartment is rip the showerhead off the wall and replace it with something decent. If …

Is It Rape to Have Sex With a Person With Alzheimer's?

That's the question in a new case out of Iowa, where a husband is charged with raping his Alzheimer's-stricken wife.<p>In a case that's testing the legal definition of sexual consent, a 78-year-old Iowa man faces felony charges for allegedly raping his wife, who has Alzheimer's and allegedly cannot …

Why Aren't We Talking About Sexual Assault in High School?

A new survey sheds some light on the topic.<p>Daisy Coleman was just 14 when she was raped. Her story lit up social media about a year ago. Older boys — popular athletes at her school — had encouraged her to drink two large glasses of alcohol. Then once she was incapacitated, she was sexually …

1 Year After the Kidnapping in Nigeria, Why Are More Than 200 Girls Still Missing?

Three Nigerian activists discuss #BringBackOurGirls and why they've spent a year drawing attention to this issue.<p>One year ago, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram stormed a government run secondary school in northern Chibok region of Nigeria and kidnapped 267 girls.<p>Why? Because Boko Haram …

Indiana Woman Gets 20 Years in Prison for What She Says Was a Miscarriage

Women's rights advocates say this is about anti-abortion politics.<p>Purvi Patel, a 33-year-old woman, was sentenced this week to 20 years in prison under Indiana's feticide law, making her the first to be convicted under the statute. Patel said she had a miscarriage, while prosecutors said she killed …

Make Fancy, Crystal Clear Ice Cubes With Boiled Water

There’s nothing wrong with cloudy ice cubes. But if you prefer clear ice cubes, you can easily make them with boiled water.<p>Over at About.com, chemist …

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Spring cleaning guide: How to clean your bathroom in 15, 30 or 60 minutes

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming — and the dust is gathering. It's time for spring cleaning, and don't worry: We're with you every step of the way.<p>Whether you have 15 minutes, 30 minutes or an hour, Molly Maid president Meg Roberts is breaking down every room in your home so you can get …