Lisa H.

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In pictures: The Romanovs in colour

The deaths of the Romanovs – Russia’s last royal family – at the hands of Bolshevik guards in July 1918 brought an end to a dynasty that had ruled …

World History

The Best Products to Combat Swamp Crotch and Sweaty Balls

Now that we’ve made it through Independence Day, it’s time for the truly lazy, hazy days of summer. As excited as we are about family vacations, long …

Skin Care

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

A woman used a photo of dishes to explain what it's like to have depression — and it struck a chord with thousands of people

• <b>On June 30, Brittany Ernsperger posted a photo on Facebook showing a massive stack of clean dishes with the caption, "This is what depression looks</b> …

Depression

The 10 Best Tomato Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are certain things I consider a must every summer, like enjoying picnic dinners, firing up the grill as much as possible, making endless …

Recipes

What Anxiety Actually Is, Because It’s More Than ‘Just Worrying’

By Kirsten Corley,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2i1itg0<p>Anxiety is the restless nights of sleep, as you toss and turn. It’s your brain never being …

Tomato, Nectarine & Mozzarella Salad Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I started making this salad a few years ago when we moved up to Cold Spring. I had bought some stunning tomatoes and nectarines and I thought they would probably be just as delicious together as they were on their own. I hope anyone who tries this thinks I was right. —sweet</b> …

Recipes

The Best Simple Dinners to Power Your Meal Plan

More than anything else, I want ease and simplicity in the dinners that fill my meal plan. Of course I want meals that taste good and work with my …

Cooking

An ode to the $22 undergarment that’s my anti-chub-rub secret weapon

The number-one thing I bully people into buying is a pair of $22 nude bike shorts that would look right at home in your grandma’s knicker drawer. …

Clothing

What is a Cenote?

A cenote is a deep, water-filled sinkhole in limestone that is created when the roof of an underground cavern collapses. This creates a natural pool …

Scuba Diving

Prince William Plans To Bring ‘Lasting Peace’ To Middle East

(JTA) — Britain’s Prince William plans to make bringing a “just and lasting peace” to the Middle East his “lifelong project,” a British tabloid …

Middle East

A 7 Day Mental Health Workout Plan

Over the past few years, I’ve seen the term <i>self-care</i> grow in popularity, that is, doing practical things that nourish your mental health. The …

Mental Health

The most important formula in data science was first used to prove the existence of God

The 18th-century minister and mathematician Richard Price is mostly forgotten to history. His close friend Thomas Bayes, also a minister and math nerd, is much better known, at least in statistics circles. Bayes’ fame is deserved. He developed one of the most important formulas in statistics, which …

Statistics

This is how to deal with passive aggressive people

We’ve all dealt with it. The subtle manipulations. Always angling to get what they want, but still looking like a little angel. Making you feel like …

Self-help

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

Apps

40 Bougie Products On Amazon That Are Surprisingly Inexpensive

Have you ever walked into a particularly bougie boutique, sniffed a delicious-but-ever-so-delicately-scented candle, and then turned it over to …

Shopping

The Habsburg Jaw And The Cost Of Royal Inbreeding

Gina Dimuro writes a fascinating piece in ati (All That's Interesting), on the consequences of what rampant centuries-long incestuous marriages in …

Royal Family

Grilled Cheddar-and-Apple Sandwich with a Side of Coke

How to Make It<p>Heat a cast-iron skillet or grill pan to medium-low. Spread 1 side of each piece of bread evenly with butter. On the other side of 1 …

Recipes

Know Someone Who Is Depressed? Wanna Help?? Here's How You Can

OK...so things are not all that great in our nation at the moment for a great many of us. Certainly you could not blame any person with a soul or a …

Depression

How To Caramelize Onions, Step By Step

<i>Marina Delio from Yummy Mummy Kitchen shares her secrets for these mouthwatering caramelized onions.</i><p>When my daughter was three, we went out one night …

Onions

10 Tiny Ways to Save Money This Month — Better Living

If you're hesitant to look at your bank account because you went a little overboard on spending this month, join the club! Since we are only halfway …

Everything You Need to Know About Lilies

“Lilies as a group are very difficult,” wrote the late, great gardening writer Henry Mitchell. “What is especially difficult and infuriating about …

Gardening

Baked Stuffed Brie with Cranberries & Walnuts Recipe

"One of the most common mistakes people make when serving cheese is not letting it come to room temperature first, so that all the flavors can be …

Recipes

Six of the best picnic sandwiches

<b>Feta, fig and olive on sourdough (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10 min</b><br>Serves <b>2</b><p><b>4 thick slices fresh sourdough</b><b><br>2 heaped tbsp black olive tapenade</b><b><br>1 handful rocket</b><b><br>4 sun-dried tomatoes</b>, roughly chopped<b><br>2 figs,</b> thinly sliced<b><br>100g feta</b>,thinly sliced<b><br>Honey</b>, for drizzling<b><br>Extra-virgin olive oil</b><p>Drizzle each slice of bread …

Recipes

The Right Way to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Accounts During Retirement

If you've been a diligent saver, you've probably recognized the importance of having a mix of retirement accounts: a tax-deferred IRA or workplace …

Study finds Catholic school correlates with student's self-control

Washington D.C., Jun 10, 2018 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic elementary school students, regardless of race, sex, or socioeconomic status, …

Peter Gordon's creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup recipe

This semi-chunky soup is simple to make and very tasty. You can make it from a variety of mushrooms or just plain old field mushrooms, but button mushrooms by themselves won’t have enough flavour. Walnuts work just as well as hazelnuts.<p>Creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup<p><i>serves 4</i><p>30g butter<br>1 leek, …

Recipes

Starving Dog Approaches Men On Boat Pleading For Help

She was so weak and skinny that vultures were starting to follow her 💔<p>When David Foster took a trip to the Amazon last fall, he was excited to …

Prince Louis's Birth Certificate Has Been Released, and Mom and Dad's Listed Occupations Are Truly One-of-a-Kind

If you thought a royal birth certificate might be fancier than usual—say, hand-printed in gold ink on ivory card stock—think again. Turns out, when royals are born, they get a plain old birth certificate just like the rest of us. Well, almost.<p>On Tuesday, Prince Louis's birth certificate was …

How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out

It’s a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But the moment has come: You're going to clean your computer inside and out. …

Cleaning