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DIY: How To Make Fresh Pasta

1. Place the flour on a clean work surface, gathering it into a mound. Make a well in the center.<p>2. Crack the eggs into the center of the mound:<p>Using …

Russian forces, equipment enter Ukraine, PM says

<b>Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) —</b> Russian military forces and equipment have entered Ukraine, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says, according to a report from Ukraine's state-run media on Monday.<p>"I have just spoken with the national defense and security council secretary. Ukrainian military intelligence …

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …

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St Pat’s Crochet

No, I know you don’t have time to crochet an entire afghan today, but I wanted to be sure to share this lovely Shamrock edging pattern with you. Tia …

Drug companies, government team up in hunt for cures

Ten companies that usually spend billions of dollars chasing the same disease goals are going to team up with each other, disease advocacy groups and government scientists to tackle some major diseases: Alzheimer’s, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.<p>They’ll try to bypass the “valley of …

Uganda's New Anti-Homosexuality Law Was Inspired by American Activists

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Friday, the Ugandan parliament approved a bill that will punish "aggravated homosexuality" with …

Us and Them: A Medical Student Reflects on the Doctor-Patient Divide

<i>Don’t hold the door to the psych ward open for anyone</i>. This is what they told us before we visited for the first time. It’s a matter of policy: some …

How We Should Remember John F. Kennedy

To honor his memory, it's important to place him in his era of bold optimism and hard realism—and alongside other great leaders of that era.<p>President John F. Kennedy once described himself as an “idealist without illusions.” Now in my 88th year as one of the dwindling number of surviving members of …

Kosovo PM urges Serbs to vote in make-or-break elections

Kosovo's prime minister has issued a last-ditch appeal to Kosovan Serbs to vote in critical elections this weekend that are widely seen as a make-or-break moment for the republic.<p>In an interview with the Guardian, Hashim Thaçi said that the abandonment of polling after attacks in northern Kosovo …

CDC importing meningitis vaccine to fight Princeton outbreak

Federal health officials have agreed to import a meningitis vaccine approved in Europe and Australia but not the U.S. as officials at Princeton University consider measures to stop the spread of the disease on the Ivy League campus.<p>The Food and Drug Administration this week approved importing …

Sony VAIO Flip 15 review: Sony's new convertible is cheaper, bigger than most

When Sony first teased the VAIO Flip series, we were sure it was going to look like the Lenovo Yoga. After all, here was a laptop with a screen that presumably could fold back so that it faced away from the keyboard. And with Sony comparing its new laptops to origami projects, well, it was hard <i>not</i> …

General Assembly further expands its virtual footprint with online tool for learning to code

Over the past three years, General Assembly has opened up campuses and offered classes on technology, business and design in cities around the world, …

Buyer beware, new health insurance exchanges create opportunity for scammers

As Americans prepare to purchase health insurance on the new exchanges opening up next month, state and consumer protection officials say they should …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

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The Best Banana Bread Recipe

<b>Yield:</b> 1 loaf<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>60-65 minutes<p>Ingredients:<p>For the Batter:<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 …

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