Karen Powell Schroer

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There's No Wrong Way to Use 3-Ingredient Roasted Lemon Sauce

3-Ingredient Roasted Lemon Sauce<p>Makes 1/2 cup<p>3 medium lemons <br>3 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed <br>5 tablespoons olive oil, divided <br>1/2 teaspoon kosher …

The Kennel Club's Dog Photographer of the Year winners will melt your heart

Maria Daison Ramos captured this lovely shot of rescue dog Yzma, titled "A Girl’s Best Friend." The Kennel Club named it their 2017 Overall Winner …

Pets

Uranus is officially the weirdest planet in our solar system

Uranus' magnetic field acts in a very different way from other planets. Understanding its nature could be key to finding alien life in the future. You can read more about the scientists' findings in The Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

A new microscope uses light to "cut" through tissue samples and find cancer

It could help surgeons remove cancerous breast tissues all at once.<p>The ultimate goal of a lumpectomy is to remove all the cancerous tissue from a person’s breast while saving as much of the healthy tissue as possible. But that’s even harder than it sounds. Without the ability to look at tissue …

Our Most Popular 4th of July Desserts

Along with the sparklers, thick-cut wedges of watermelon, and juicy burgers from the grill, the very best part of any Fourth of July celebration is …

Everything you need to know about the vagus nerve

The vagus nerve is the longest and most complex of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves that emanate from the brain. It transmits information to or from …

​Your Definitive Guide To The Different Types Of Tomatoes At The Store

WTH is an "heirloom" tomato, anyways?<p>Although they're technically available all year round, nothing screams summer quite like a super fresh tomato. From the funky heirloom tomatoes at your local farmers market to the irresistibly sweet basket of grape tomatoes at the store, these juicy orbs add a …

The 13 Strangest Beers on Earth

Whale testicle-infused beer is real, and it’s not going away.<p>1 of 13<p>Odius Ale by 40FT Brewery<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Celeste Jewel Beer by Dogfish Head<p>3 …

Illustrations So Sweet They'll Make You Crave Candy​

Realism and detail abound in Alice Lin’s floral illustrations.<p>Bundles of flowers drip droplets of sweet nectar as they bury the faces of creatures from a Wonderland. Within Alice Lin's dense and fascinatingly otherworldly paintings, refined technique elevates a surrealist style. Her works combine …

Flying in a Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia Should Be on Your Bucket List

Here's how to do it.<p>A rocky landscape of natural wonders and human aptitude, Cappadocia is Turkey's very own fairytale kingdom. Initially shaped by …

Hot Air Balloons

Flying in a Fortress

My father flew a B-17 Flying Fortress during WWII. Now it's my turn.<p>My father flew 36 missions over Europe during World War II before he was 20 years old. He lived for 81 years, yet rarely talked about his service as a U.S. bombardier. I learned everything I know about the war studying books, …

41 Breathtaking Views From Above

TravelPhoto Contest<p>Experience a bird's-eye perspective of places around the world from the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Humans always dreamed of flying. Thanks to the Wright Brothers, we're able to hop from one destination to the next in just a few hours. People …

Travel Photography

How To Run A Successful Meeting That Isn't A Time Suck And Doesn't Feel Like 'Groundhog Day'

In the 1993 comedy classic <i>Groundhog Day</i>, Bill Murray plays Phil Conners, an American weatherman trapped in a time-warp, living the same day over and over again.<p>In one of the movie’s most memorable scenes, Connors lamentably asks his buddies, “What would you do if you were stuck in one place and …

The Best Hikes in America

It's time to hit the trail.<p>As famed writer Wallace Stegner once said, America’s national parks are “the best idea we ever had.” And with warmer …

8 Questions for the Smithsonian's New Beer Historian

For National Beer Day in the U.S., on Friday, many beer lovers might think to celebrate the beginning of the weekend with a pint — but for Theresa …

Beer

World Cycling Championships Open in Hong Kong: Pictures

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

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National Parks

Astronomers May Finally Have the First Picture of a Black Hole

Westford, Massachusetts<p>Using a massive telescope network, scientists have data in hand that could open new frontiers in our understanding of gravity.<p>For the monster at the Milky Way’s heart, it’s a wrap.<p>After completing five nights of observations, today astronomers may finally have captured the …

28 Ways to Take Better Vacation Photos

To improve your smartphone photography game, here are tips you can put to use right now, and most don’t cost a dime<p>Spring break is here, and so are terrible vacation photos. You know the ones: The honestly pretty-underwhelming sunset. The pals in a dim restaurant who look like looting raccoons, …

Mobile

Mush! Off and Running at the Iditarod: Pictures

7 Ways Daylight Saving Time Can Impact Your Health

We lost an hour of sleep Sunday morning when we set our clocks ahead to “spring forward.” And while we’ll gain an extra hour of daylight in the …

Sleep

Northern Lights: 11 best places to see the aurora borealis | CNN Travel

21 Best Beaches in the World

Travel<p>Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents …

West Sussex

22 Healthy Soup Recipes to Warm You Over

Whether it's cold weather, the flu, or a lousy mood, there's nothing like the pick-me-up that a bowl of soup can provide. Instead of feasting on calorie-laden, cream-based soups, make one of these healthy recipes instead. Whether you're a meat eater, vegan, or vegetarian, you'll find the perfect …

The Rare African Park Where Elephants Are Thriving

Wildlife Watch<p>The elephants in Chad’s Zakouma National Park were supposed to have been wiped out by now. Instead their numbers are growing.<p>The visitors had been in Chad’s Zakouma National Park for nearly a week, delighting in the wildlife they’d traveled thousands of miles to see: hoary buffalos; …

Wildlife

6 Amazing Caves You Can Visit Around the World

The earth has many beautiful wonders on its surface, but a surreal landscape lies below in caves. Humans have been exploring the earth’s pockets for …

Best Books of February 2017: George Saunders to Joyce Carol Oates

A Novel<p>Ali Smith<p>Set in England in Fall 2016, <i>Autumn</i> is the first installment of Ali Smith’s new Seasonal Quartet, which is broken up—you guessed it—according to the seasons. After a historic summer, the United Kingdom is in pieces, and the transition into fall is bittersweet. In a world becoming …

Lady Gaga Leaps into the Super Bowl: Pictures