Megan Viehman

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Plantwatch: Seasonal profusion – welcome and unwelcome

Berries are making a magnificent show right now. Big bunches of bright red berries hang down from guelder rose – not actually a rose but a viburnum. Honeysuckles clambering over fences and bushes are strewn with red berries, and bright red hawthorn berries are out, whilst on the ground there are …

The Week in Review: Big Names Say Farewell

A comedic force and a movie star were among those we lost this week.For almost four decades, Robin Williams challenged his audiences and brought them …

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10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

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Hilarious Photos of Sexy Men and Adorable Cats in Similar Poses

<i>Des Hommes et Des Chatons (Men and Cats)</i> is a single-topic blog that pairs similar photos of attractive men with pictures of adorable cats. The brilliant match-ups feature a variety of heartthrobs (including celebrities like Channing Tatum and Michael Fassbender) posing seductively alongside shots …

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Typhoon Haiyan: eight die in food stampede amid desperate wait for aid

Eight people have been killed in the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines after thousands of Haiyan survivors stormed a government-owned rice warehouse seeking food supplies.<p>The Philippines National Food Authority said police and soldiers stood by helpless as people streamed into the warehouse in …

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Afghan Farmers: Opium Is The Only Way To Make A Living

Lashkar Gah is the capital of the volatile province that alone grows half of Afghanistan's opium poppy. Cultivation here grew by 34 percent over last year.<p>On Fridays, hundreds of men gather at the bazaar along the Helmand River, the lifeblood of this arid province. Vendors sell everything from …

Divers recover part of Civil War shipwreck in Georgia

Navy divers, working with salvage operations teams for the Army Corps of Engineers, have recovered 64-square-foot section of a Civil War ironclad warship from the bottom of the Savannah River in Georgia.<p>The Savannah Morning News reports that divers lifted the 5,000-pound section of the CSS Georgia …

Ireland to exit international bailout in December

<b>Ireland is to make a clean break from its three-year 85bn euro (£71bn) bailout programme next month, without seeking precautionary funding.</b><p>The Irish prime minister (taoiseach) Enda Kenny confirmed the move during a speech to the Irish parliament.<p>The Irish economy is emerging from one of the deepest …

Typhoon Haiyan: Philippines aid effort hampered by lawlessness

Major relief packages have continued to pour into the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban – from food aid to medicine and search-and-rescue teams – on the second day of a ramped-up effort by the Philippines government to reach those hardest hit by the super storm that many fear has killed more than …

White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

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Disappearing lives: the world's threatened tribes – in pictures

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent nearly three years visiting 31 remote and unique tribes and cultures around the world, witnessing their rituals and capturing their traditional dresses, jewellery, weapons and symbols in a series of beautiful portraits. His book, Before They Pass Away, is published …

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Honey Pumpkin Biscuits Recipe on Food52

• 2 cups all purpose flour (250 grams)<br>• 1 teaspoon flaky sea salt<br>• 1 tablespoon baking powder<br>• 2 teaspoons cinnamon<br>• 1 teaspoon ginger<br>• One pinch of ground cloves<br>• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 1/3 cup pumpkin purée (100 grams)<br>• 6 tablespoons honey (100 grams)<br>• 3/4 cup buttermilk (180 grams/200mL)<p>Heat oven to 425° …

Social Media Is Redefining 'Depression'

Online communities like those on Tumblr are perpetuating ideas of "beautiful suffering," confusing what it means to be clinically depressed.<p>A few months ago, Laura U., a typical 16-year-old at an international school in Paris, sat at her computer wishing she looked just like the emaciated women on …

Irish police return blonde girl to Roma family

Ireland's police force and health service have been forced into an embarrassing U-turn over the seizure of a young Roma girl from her family because she had blue eyes and blonde hair.<p>The Irish justice minister, Alan Shatter, has asked the head of the Irish police force, the Garda Síochána, to …

Katy Perry (In Any Language)

Katy Perry, whose latest album, <i>Prism</i>, came out in October, is a global pop star with subtext. Like many of her songs, her current hit “Roar,” which topped the American charts (the video garnered 35 million views on YouTube within the first three days of the single’s release), is an anthem with …

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11 (Pretty) Scary Costume Ideas

As we found when we started trolling the web for Halloween makeup, there are some seriously scary costumes out there. Like, scarier than watching the Exorcist when you’re only 9. For real. But, there <i>are</i> some scary costumes that give you the chills without giving you nausea, and we’ve rounded up 11 …

Slavery, the Rebel flag and the shutdown

<b>Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Chiwetel Ejiofor in "12 Years a Slave" (Fox Searchlight)</b><p>How the toxic effects of white supremacy, seen so clearly in “12 Years a Slave,” endure in American politics<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>October 19, 2013 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Five years before the beginning of the Civil War, Robert …

Curtis Stone's Blueberry Pancake Recipe

Sexy chef Curtis Stone shares his recipe for a brunch favorite: blueberry pancakes.<p>HOTCAKES WITH DELICIOUS BLUEBERRY COMPOTE<p><b>Serves 4</b><p><b>BLUEBERRY COMPOTE</b><p>18 ounces fresh blueberries1/4 cup sugarGrated zest and juice of 1 lemon1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)<p><b>HOTCAKES</b><p>1 cup fresh …

37 Buttermilk Recipes for Every Meal From Breakfast to Dessert

Buttermilk is a magical ingredient. These recipes are proof.<p><b>Buttermilk is a magical ingredient.</b> It transforms meats into melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces and baked goods into springy, moist confections. It gives tang and texture to dressings, ice creams, and custards. And, of course, it's the …

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Americans want to dump Congress members: It's not us, it's you

This is how much Americans dislike Congress:<p>They like Homeland Security more.<p>They like federal bureaucrats more.<p>They like the IRS more. Far, far more.<p>A newly released Pew Research Center poll gives Congress credit for a rare miracle: uniting Democrats and Republicans. With a sense of agreement …

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25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …