Karen VanDeventer

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6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap .<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Nanotech

Meriam Ibrahim, Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy, 'to be freed'

Sudanese state media has said that Meriam Ibrahim, the woman sentenced to death for refusing to abandon her Christian faith, is to be released<p>Meriam Ibrahim, the <b>Sudanese</b> woman sentenced to death for apostasy, is to be released, state media said.<p>"The appeal court ordered the release of Meriam Yahya …

Top Malaysian court dismisses 'Allah' case

Malaysia's highest court has dismissed a bid by Christians for the right to use the word "Allah", ending a long legal battle that has caused religious tensions in the Muslim-majority country.<p>The Catholic Church had been seeking to reverse a government ban on it referring to God by the Arabic word …