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9 Classic Cookies: Tested and Perfected

Look no further for the best cookie recipes. From chocolate chip to simple sugar, these classic cookies have all been tested, perfected and family-approved.<p><b>1. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies</b><p>With two secret ingredients, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the …

14 Healthiest Foods for Your Pantry

A well-stocked pantry allows you to pull together healthy meals–in a hurry–and makes it much easier to stick to your diet. To help you stay on track …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

Exclusive interview: Ian Bremmer says America is no longer 'indispensable', and that's bad news for Britain

The foreign policy guru and author of "Superpower" speaks with Peter Foster about American retrenchment, the rise of China and what it means for Britain's future<p>After six decades serving as the global policeman, the United States is now signalling its retreat from the world.<p>With the Middle East …

Geopolitics

Apple's mysterious vans are reportedly part of a project to make 3D maps

Mysterious vans owned by Apple have been popping up in cities across the US, and now we may finally know why. <i>9to5Mac</i> reports that Apple is using the vans to collect mapping data for a much-needed overhaul to Apple Maps. The project is apparently meant to give Apple three things: high-quality …

Here's How To Make The Perfect Homemade Salad Dressing

Let's be honest here, the only thing many of us really care about when it comes to salad is the dressing. That's where all the flavor is, and that's what makes a salad memorable. Heck, that's often what makes salads edible.<p>But if you don't make your own dressings, you're stuck with the store-bought …

10 deadly tech hazards in hospitals

A wide variety of devices, such as lifts, sliding boards, and specially designed chairs, toilets, mattresses, and stretchers can reduce the strain on workers. But these devices carry their own risks in cases of improper use or mechanical failure. Regular maintenance of the equipment, training in …

Demand for travel nurses hits a 20-year high

With her children grown and husband nearing retirement, Amy Reynolds was ready to leave behind snowy Flagstaff, Ariz., to travel but she wasn't ready to give up her nursing career.<p>She didn't have to.<p>For the past three years, Reynolds, 55, has been a travel nurse – working for about three months at …