Brigid Kirwan

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Here Are A Bunch Of Ultimate Comfort Foods From Around The World

Feed your body and your soul.

New artificial intelligence promises to make travel a little smarter. Does it?

By Christopher Elliott<p>, Columnist<p>The Terminator wants to be your next travel agent.<p>New artificial intelligence (AI) technologies promise to make travel a little smarter. The latest entrant is Aeromexico’s new AI-based customer-service bot, billed as a “smart brain” capable of machine learning. It …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Wonderful (And Easy) Indian Dishes You Can Make At Home

Homemade Indian food? Yes, you can! From Chicken Tikka Masala to Homemade Naan, these Indian recipes are all spice-packed, easy to make, and surprisingly family-friendly.<p>1. Chicken Tikka Masala<p>Chicken tikka masala is a dish of marinated and broiled chunks of chicken in a creamy, spice-infused …

Recipes

10 Slimming (Yet Totally Satisfying) Recipes For Swimsuit Season

Warm weather is upon us and, like it or not, swimsuit season is here. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up good eating. Summer meals can be lighter and less caloric, but still delicious. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are light, full of flavor, and totally satisfying.<p>1. …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

3 unexpected ways to eat sweet potatoes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Sweet potatoes are the classic leggings of the food world—they’re so versatile, you can stick them in your toaster, turn them into enchiladas, and …

Healthy Eating

Nana's Chocolate Vinegar Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A thrifty Depression-era hack just happens to make one of the fluffiest cakes around.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior designer</i> …

Pret A Manger’s new vegan offerings are as gorgeous as they are healthful

By Maura Judkis<p>Reporter<p>There are two types of rainbow foods in our food-obsessed, endlessly-Instagrammable world. First up are the neon, artificially colored ones, like the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino or the rainbow bagel. And then there are the virtuous rainbows: all-natural, full-color ROYGBIV …

Food

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

Apps

Meal Prep: 5 Healthy Recipes To Get You Through The Week

Get to it!<p><i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance of nutrition and delicious</i> …

Healthy Eating

Borani Is The Healthy Iranian Appetizer That's Hummus-Level Addictive

Take a break from the chickpeas.<p>In the land of spinach artichoke dips, mozzarella sticks and potato skins, we could all use some help adding more healthy appetizer ideas into our repertoires. Hummus with crudité is always a good go-to, but when you’ve had your fill of this beloved chickpea spread, …

Food

Heavenly Squares: 7 Decadent Dessert Bar Recipes

Easy to make and even easier to eat, dessert bars are always a hit over the holidays. From Chocolate Chip Pecan Blondies to Luscious Lemon Squares, these handheld sweets will have everyone reaching for seconds (and thirds!).<p><b>1. Baileys Cheesecake-Marbled Brownies</b><p>Spiked with Baileys Irish Cream, …

Dessert

Don't Get An iPhone 7: Just Replace Your iPhone 5 Or iPhone 6 Battery Instead

The iPhone 7 is controversial and maybe even polarizing and it’s anyone’s guess as to how it will do sales-wise. The headphone jack’s demise is clearly a major consideration for potential buyers and the lack of one could put many people off. Aside from this, while it’s a faster, generally better …

The Healthy Recipes You Need To Get Back On Track

It's time to take a break from all the sweets.<p>The holidays are a great time to reunite with family and friends, but unfortunately they’re also overrun with sugary, rich foods. If you participate in the festivities like most of us do, chances are you’re not feeling your best right now. (And, your …

Healthy Eating

The Best iPhone Hacks of 2015

*Magic*<p>Whether your phone is about to die or your charger is frayed, this year's best iPhone hacks can solve all of your smartphone-related woes. Try these handy shortcuts as shared by Facebook users, tech experts and more.

How to use free Wi-Fi safely for banking, shopping and browsing

Public Wi-Fi is a convenient way to check Facebook, browse the Internet or do some online shopping on the go without putting a dent in your cellular data plan. (Use this free app to find Wi-Fi anywhere you go.) Unfortunately, if there are hackers on the same network, there’s a good chance they can …

Apple releases iOS 9.2 update: Improvements and bug fixes for Safari, Apple Music and much more!

Apple just released iOS 9.2 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It includes improvements and bug fixes for Apple Music, Safari, iBooks, and much, much more. To download the iOS 9.2, go to Settings–> General–> Software Update. The update log in all its glory is listed below for your reference. …

How to Move Your Data From Android to iOS

In just a couple of weeks, Apple is going to make it ridiculously easy for Android users to switch to iOS with an upcoming app alongside iOS 9 called "Move to iOS." It will give Android users the ability to wirelessly migrate contacts, message history, photos and videos, web browser saves, mail, …

Here's how to crash and fix your Skype account

It looks like the Messages app isn’t the only program that can be crashed with a simple string of characters. According to a recent report from …

Apps

16 Fiery Hot Sauce Recipes That Bring the Heat

<b>Some like their food hot,</b> and at <i>BA</i>, that means doubling down on a whole lot of hot sauce. But sometimes we just can't buy hot sauce fast enough for how frequently we use it, and even if we could, the store-bought kind just isn't giving us the right fiery kick for what we need. That's why there are …

Cooking

New iOS Bug Crashing iPhones Simply by Receiving a Text Message [Includes Fix]

A new bug has been discovered in the Messages app, allowing a string of characters sent to a person via iMessage or SMS to crash an iPhone and cause the Messages app to crash after being opened. The bug, which requires a specific string of symbols and Arabic characters to be sent, was first noticed …

iMessage

Carrot-Walnut Loaf Cake

Makes one 9x5" loaf Servings<p>If you only have an 8½x4½" pan, there’s no need to go out and get a new one. Simply hold back about 1¾ cups batter for later—it makes a mean waffle!<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup vegetable oil, plus more<p>1¼ cups plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour; plus more<p>1½ teaspoons …

The Top 10 Diets to Get Ready for Summer 2015

If you are looking to switch up your eating routine before summertime, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve been doing a little research of our own, and according to Yahoo, these are the 10 most searched pre-summer diet plans right now. From Atkins to Whole30, we’ve gathered up recipes along with …

How to sort and report junk iMessages with iOS 8.3 on your iPad

Apple update iOS software to version 8.3 yesterday in advance of the Apple Watch launch. To update your iPad open the Settings app and go to General–> Software Update. The list of enhancements and updates is quite extensive. Highlighted by improved performance for<p>App Launch<br>• App …

Top iPad games gone free

Every day at 00:01 PST, our exciting new algorithm searches iTunes’ nearly 2 million apps for the top iPad games just gone free that day. From the …

Apps

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

55 Bean Recipes You'll Be Making All Year Long

What's for dinner tonight? These 55 great recipes for beans.<p>Beans are healthy, delicious, and cheap. Maybe THAT'S why they're called the magical fruit… Well, anyway, here's a heck of a lot of canned and dried bean recipes!

How to prepare your iPad for sale or trade in

So, you decided you’re going to get a new iPad. Maybe you need to sell your current iPad so that you can don’t have to come up with as much money out of your pocket, or maybe you plan on handing it down to your nephew or niece because it’s an older version that won’t bring much trade-in value. Now …

Where to get all your favorite foods in San Francisco

But even with so many restaurants to choose from, certain food items always stand out.<p>Last summer, Foursquare launched a major rebranding initiative that takes users' preferences, or "tastes," and uses them to generate appropriate recommendations.<p>Using the tastes users have provided, Foursquare's …

grilled cheese

Google Apps Needed On The iPad

Google Apps are getting better every day! Yesterday, when I created a picture, I just tweeted it. Today, I realized I've utilized and posted a large …