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How to Make Presidential Brown Bread

Grover Cleveland, the only president elected to two non-consecutive term, didn't exactly have the most adventurous palate.<p>I was out for drinks last …

Leaked documents show the dark corners where the mega-rich hide their billions

It’s an open secret that the mega-rich and powerful people in the world go to great lengths to keep their financial situations hidden from world governments (and tax collectors), but a collection of 11.5 million documents called “The Panama Papers” shows just how tangled the web gets.<p>Organized into …

Corruption

Step-by-Step: How to Roast a Perfect Prime Rib Using the Reverse Sear Method

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Roast a Perfect Prime Rib Using the Reverse Sear Method<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Prime rib is and perhaps always will be the king of holiday roasts. There is nothing so primal, so celebratory, so downright majestic as a hunk of well-marbled beef, …

BBQ

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

examines

Stenson takes the lead at Deutsche Bank

Coming off a runner-up finish last week in The Barclays, Stenson erased a five-shot deficit in seven holes Sunday. He played bogey-free for a 6-under 65 that gave him a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler going into the Labor Day finish at the TPC Boston.<p>Stenson won this event two years ago, and then …

Coconut cake | Recipes

1) Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4. Grease 2 (23cm) round cake tins, then line them with parchment paper. Grease them again and dust lightly with …

Many wine producers are switching back to natural cork - San Francisco Business Times

By Chris Rauber <br>– Reporter<p>May 29, 2015, 2:10pm PDT<b><br>Updated</b> May 31, 2015, 10:45am PDT<p>Christopher Silva, a fifth-generation Sonoma County native, is big …

Wine

These Are The Best Fitness Trackers

After 60 hours of research and 10 days of testing, The Wirecutter determined which fitness trackers were the best for most people.<p>If you're looking for the best way to track your activity and exercise, the $150 Fitbit Charge HR is the fitness tracker we'd recommend for most people. According to our …

Fitness Technology

Most Americans have no idea what Cinco de Mayo means

Drinko de Mayo, Cinco de Drinko, Cuatro de Cinco—not especially majestic nicknames for a holiday meant to memorialize a Mexican military victory over invading French forces. But despite a modern-day reputation for debauchery, Cinco de Mayo was originally a celebration of military valor and …

Mexico

North America

Voyageurs National Park Crane Lake, Minnesota, United States<p>I thought a vibrant sunset was not going to…<p>Moab, Utah, United States<p>...59 parks in 52 …

North America

Southern Road Trip

Charleston, South Carolina, United States<p>The corner of East Bay street and Market is a…<p>Charleston, South Carolina, United States<p>One of the best …

South Carolina

The Microsoft Band Is the Wearable Nobody’s Talking About

When Microsoft quietly announced its first wearable last fall, I didn’t expect to be impressed by the modest-looking fitness device. After all, the company doesn’t have a history of producing lust-worthy, innovative consumer products like its competitor Apple.<p>But it turns out the Band is easily one …

The 7 Most Gloriously Disgusting Ballpark Snacks of 2015

Who needs hamburger buns when you can use two entire funnel cakes?<p>Sunday is Opening Day for the 2015 Major League Baseball season, which means this is the week the public found out what to expect on the only official roster that really matters: The ballpark menu, of course.<p>The New York Mets, the …

11 Superfoods That Work Better Together

Peanut butter and jelly. Soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. There are a few classic pairings that will never go out of style. But some food …

Nutrition

The strange world of felt presences

On 20 May 1916, Ernest Shackleton, Frank Worsley, and Tom Crean reached Stromness, a whaling station on the north coast of South Georgia. They had been walking for 36 hours, in life-threatening conditions, in an attempt to reach help for the rest of their party: three of their crew were stuck on …

Cognition

Why our brains see the black and blue dress as white and gold

Have you seen this dress? Depending on whom you ask, it might be black and blue or white and gold.<p>Tumblr/Swiked<p>The debate, which started after a photo of the dress was posted on Tumblr, has raised some obvious scientific questions about why people are seeing the dress in different colours. Experts …

Spectacular Works of Land Art Celebrate the Beauty of Nature

Since 1972, Bavarian artist Nils-Udo has worked directly with nature to create stunning, site-specific works of art that celebrate the beauty of the land. Found berries, leaves, branches, and blossoms are transformed into captivating pieces evocative of mysterious portals and dreamy fairy realms …

Meet the Women Who Guard China’s Millionaires

Valued as secret weapons, female bodyguards are regarded as innocuous protectors who can disguise themselves as assistants or dance partners.<p><i>Watch our documentary about China's female bodyguards here.</i><p>Wearing a form-fitting black leather jacket with studded shoulders, leather pants, and …

Martial Arts

The 10 Best Healthy Recipes of 2014

Food & Wine's Deputy Food Editor Kate Heddings picks her favorite healthy recipes from 2014.<p>We’ve made some darn good healthy recipes in 2014. Here …

Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

My husband and I love this main course casserole so much, we ended up eating it 3 days in a row! I hope you get a chance to try it. Each serving has …

Light Orange Chicken Recipe - 3 Points

0 from 0 votes<p>LIGHT ORANGE CHICKEN RECIPE<p>Prep Time<p>10 mins<p>Cook Time<p>20 mins<p>Total Time<p>30 mins<p>This delightful Orange Chicken is a much healthier version …

Shepherd's Pie

With ground sirloin, creamy mashed potatoes, and a sprinkle of cheddar cheese, your family will never know this comforting shepherd's pie is low in …

Recipes

5 Creative Ways to Cook with Spaghetti Squash (There Will Be Funnel Cake)

Stop! Don't douse that spaghetti squash with marinara sauce—try one of these recipes, instead.<p>Here's the thing about spaghetti squash. We don't actually want it to be spaghetti-like. We'll just use plain ole spaghetti for that one; there's no use trying to re-fashion squash to act like pasta.<p>And …

Cooking

Braided milk bread: Simple daily bread

Another recipe for making fresh and delicious bread that you can make by yourself ^^.<p>I know that for some people, baking bread seem complicated, …

Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of kale.<p>But kale is absolutely, positively not a superfood.<p>A superfood is high in protein, low in fat, gluten-free, …

Nutrition

The Best Southern Ciders

Whenever I mention ciders from the American South, the response is usually, "Can they grow apples down there?" And while we like to think of the pick-your-own orchards of New England or the massive apple-producing areas of Washington as the true home of the American apple, substantial orchards …

These Basic Rosemary Roasted Potatoes Taste Like Heaven

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with foil or a nonstick baking mat.<p>Halve the potatoes and chop them into bite-sized pieces, leaving …

Straight-Up Simple: Amish Pumpkin Bread Recipe