Lyndith Mills

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Iraqi army and militia begin assault on Isis strongholds north of Baghdad

Iraq’s armed forces, backed by Shia militia, have begun a fresh campaign to wrest control and “liberate” Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit, now a stronghold of Islamic State (Isis), the country’s prime minister has said.<p>The long-promised battle for Tikrit and the province of Salahuddin, north of …

Middle East

A Kindle software update lets you share ebooks with your family

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Tatsuo Yamashita<p>Amazon started pushing an over-the-air update to certain Kindle e-readers on Friday, which means that …

Immigration Activists On Executive Actions: It’s Not Enough

They acknowledge the lives Obama will affect with long-awaited executive actions to slow deportations, but say parents of DREAMers must be protected.<p>The details of President Obama's long-anticipated executive actions on immigration are coming into focus and activists Thursday had a firm response: …

Could immigration battle cause a shutdown?

Congressional Republicans are vowing to fight President Barack Obama's plan to make immigration changes through executive action, but they are struggling with how to do that without triggering another government shutdown.<p>The House and Senate need to pass a measure during the lame duck session to …

For London’s Cabbies, Job Entails World’s Hardest Geography Test

Satellite navigation and GPS can't match the street smarts demanded by "The Knowledge" test.<p>LONDON—Steve Scotland had better reason than most for thinking he knew London like the back of his hand. Not only was he a native Londoner, born and bred, but he'd spent years working as a chauffeur in the …

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …

Love That Gel Nail Polish, But Know It Doesn't Come Risk-Free

Just last week a friend told me about a gel polish manicure that stayed flawless through two weeks of mucking out stables and dish washing. Since I'm lucky if I get through a day without ruining polish, this seemed like a technological breakthrough.<p>Then I saw a report in Wednesday's <i>JAMA Dermatology</i> …

6 Makeup Tips to Enhance Your Best Assets in a Natural Way

<b>Blemishes and Bruises</b><br>A concealer pencil or stick in your natural tone can easily camouflage bruises, scars, stretch marks, body acne, even leg veins. "Just draw or trace over the spot or line and lightly blend the concealer in with your fingertips. If it doesn't match perfectly, take a dab of your …

Chemo With a Side of Kale

On September 10th, 2013, at age 30, I was diagnosed with stage IV gastric cancer, which affects my digestive system. It began at the junction of my esophagus and stomach, and unfortunately also spread to my liver, as well as to other sites. This diagnosis came as a shock to me, completely …

Drink Coffee, Lower Your Diabetes Risk

The claim: Upping your daily coffee intake by 1.5 cups—or roughly 12 ounces—can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, finds new research …

Hay fever: why people suffer and how to treat the symptoms

Health<p>The index card<p>Dr Brian Lipworth on a problem that affects millions at this time of year<p>First published on Sun 6 Apr 2014 13.00 EDT<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Topics<p>Health<br>• The index card<p>Allergies

Russian Deputy PM: U.S. Can Go To Space 'With A Trampoline'

But that wouldn't even work, so--ohhhh, I see what you're doing.<p>You may be aware that there's some love lost right now between the United States and Russia, and since NASA relies on Russia to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station, things are a bit awkward. And by awkward, I mean NASA …

This facility is mass-producing chicken without antibiotics

What if we could raise healthier and bigger chickens on a large scale without using tons of antibiotics? That's what farmers in the Netherlands are trying to do, reports <i>Slate</i>, using a specially-designed indoor housing system. The system is part of a production technique developed by Dutch company …

Britain's oldest settlement is Amesbury not Thatcham, say scientists

Britain's oldest settlement is not where we thought it was, a team of archaeologists said on Thursday as they announced with confidence that Amesbury should now hold the distinction.<p>It was previously considered that Thatcham in Berkshire held the distinction but researchers from the University of …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "food poisoning." Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton's new book, Rich Food, Poor Food.<p><i>CORRECTION: Some studies linked in the original version of this article were concerning unrelated issues. They have been</i> …

6 Healthy Foods That Relax, Calm, and De-Stress

Studies have found that these options can help contribute to a healthy mental state, buffer against the harmful physical effects of stress, and dial up your serenity level. Eat your way to Zen.

Serenity

Do you have a food intolerance?

Food allergy and food intolerance<p>Food intolerances are different to food allergies. An allergy elicits an acute, almost immediate reaction; the worst …

How to Make Gluten-Free Gravy That Actually Tastes Good

Three ways to make delicious, gluten-free gravy for Thanksgiving—or any meal<p>Gravy is the element of your Thanksgiving feast that brings everything together: you drizzle it on the turkey, the mashed potatoes, your veggies—you sop it up with your dinner roll when you've otherwise cleaned your plate. …

The Mail-Order Hanukkah Dinner, from Latkes to Gelt

Exhausted by Thanksgiving? Take it easy during Hanukkah by ordering the entire meal by mail, from latkes and brisket to gelt and slivovitz<p>Okay, it’s not so hard to grate potatoes and fry up some Hanukkah latkes. But we understand you may not be up for that right on the heels of the …

A Very (Very!) Bon Appétit Thanksgiving

One reader made an entire Thanksgiving dinner using Bon Appétit recipes—and everyone loved it<p>As you may have noticed, every now and again—usually about once a month—we put out a magazine filled with recipes. Why do we do this? Call us crazy, but it's always been our hope that readers <i>cook the …

Mustard-Crusted Branzino, Reason to Be BFFs With Your Fishmonger

This Mustard-Crusted Branzino is a quick, easy, and delicious fish dinner that takes under 30 minutes to cook.<p><i>Hallelujah, the weekend is in sight, and you need a no-brainer dinner tonight. Quick Main Thursday has you covered.</i><p>When you're in school, asking questions is easy. You raise your hand, the …

We'd eat this prime rib hash from Keens Steakhouse in NYC for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Portraits Of Laughter Prove It Can Be The Best Medicine (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Remember 'French Fries Cause Cancer'? Here's The Acrylamide Update

Back in 2002, french fry lovers around the world received a nasty bit of news: Those crunchy, fried strips of potato contained a known carcinogen. Now, all these years later, a new warning from the Food and Drug Administration has consumers once again puzzling over whether to fear the chemical …

Watching the World Go By: a Scenic Rhine and Moselle River Cruise

I hate cruises. I only go by ship if there is no other way to get to a place -- like traveling around Antarctica or the Amazon Rain Forest. But here I was, snuggled next to my man on the sundeck of the Scenic Diamond river cruiser, watching the world go by. We were sailing alongside fairytale …