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These 4 Page Turners Are This Year's New Beach Reads

Beach season is upon us. So while packing your beach tote with SPF and a floppy hat, you'll want to toss in a great summer read, too. We studied last …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

With a new iPad app Yummly aims to put its recipe engine right next to your stove

As long as you don’t mind getting a little grease splatter on your iPad, Yummly just released a new kitchen tool that could be very useful for home …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

Cotton Candy

Microsoft’s Cortana Gets A Sneak Preview, Looks Like A Circle And Will Call You Whatever You Want

Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant is coming to its mobile devices in Windows Phone 8.1, and a new set of leaked screens from The Verge shows a bit of what you can expect from the Siri clone. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft decided against using a holographic female avatar (i.e., the Cortana from …

Animated pixel art anyone? Let the running waters soothe your soul

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Slow-Cooker Harissa Beef Stew With Lemon Yogurt Recipe

<b>Note</b>: Feel free to make the stew up to two days in advance, as the flavors will improve in the refrigerator. It freezes beautifully, too.<p><b>Read more: Slow Cooker Harissa Beef Stew With Lemon Yogurt</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Stew:</b>1 cup flour2 pounds of beef chuck, cut into 2-inch cubesKosher salt and freshly …

Community Picks -- Chicken

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Chicken contest!<p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the …

Orange Glazed Veggies

Doorbot Wi-Fi Enabled Smart Doorbell (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>See and talk to visitors using your smartphones and tablets. Whether you're in the house or halfway around the …

Why Pediatricians Want To Check 9-Year-Olds' Cholesterol

The yearly pediatrician's visit can seem like the same old thing: height, weight, shots. But the rules for well child visits are changing, and the nation's pediatricians want to make sure that parents and doctors are up to speed on the changes.<p>Children should get a cholesterol test between the ages …

Critics Question FDA's Approval Of Zohydro

Prominent universities and drug addiction organizations are asking the FDA to reconsider its approval of a controversial painkiller called Zohydro. It's 10 times more powerful than OxyContin.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.<p>DAVID GREENE, …

Scientists Question Safety Of Genetically Altering Human Eggs

A panel of government advisers has expressed serious concerns about a controversial proposal to allow scientists to try to make babies using eggs that have been genetically altered to include DNA from another woman.<p>Members of the Food and Drug Administration panel said they were worried that not …

More Hints That Dad's Age At Conception Helps Shape A Child's Brain

Traditionally, research has focused on women's "biological clock." But in recent years, scientists have been looking more and more at how the father's age at conception might affect the baby, too.<p>A study published Wednesday hints that age really might matter — in terms of the child's mental …

Blood Test Provides More Accurate Prenatal Testing For Down Syndrome

A new blood test offers pregnant women a safe and much more accurate way to screen for Down syndrome.<p>A study that evaluated the test in 1,914 pregnancies found that the test, which checks DNA, produces far fewer false alarms than the current screening techniques.<p>"It's very good news for pregnant …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or — heck — drenched their food with Sriracha knows the hot sauce can make almost any dish taste better.<p>But could these spicy condiments also make us a little happier?<p>The science geeks over at the American Chemical Society made a little video that breaks down …