Cheryl Frank

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Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Creativity

"God My Rock" from Paul Baloche (OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO)

Jeremiah 17:7-8 - New International Version

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15 Days in the Word with John Piper - Join John Piper as he considers what Scripture says about the love of God, personal holiness, wealth, the sovereignty of God, fear, anxiety, backsliding, joy, humility, and more.

Read Your Bible More and More<p>Don’t rest on past reading. Read your Bible more and more every year. Read it whether you feel like reading it or not. …

Taliban militants escape from Kandahar prison for fourth time in a decade

At least 10 Taliban insurgents leave the prison through the front door, after their names were forged on a prisoner release form<p>At least 12 Taliban insurgents have escaped from the heavily guarded Sarposa Prison in Kandahar, after a prison employee falsely put their names on a list of detainees who …

Afghanistan

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 …

Brutal winter may see Lake Superior freeze over for first time in decades

Hell may not freeze over, but experts say Lake Superior could this winter, for the first time this century.<p>The world's largest freshwater lake was 87.1 percent iced over as of Tuesday, and could soon be virtually covered, thanks to an unrelenting winter in which the mercury has fallen even harder …

UK storms: Man dies amid 'almost unparalleled natural crisis'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1052000/1052549_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524639340_50033574b9c25f2f587fd25deae7fdb6<p><b>A man has died apparently trying to clear a fallen tree as hurricane-force winds batter parts of the UK.</b><p>The dead man, believed to be in his 70s, was …

Weather

U.S. Military: Afghanistan Releasing 65 ‘Dangerous Insurgents’ Against Our Wishes

The U.S. mil­it­ary con­demned the Afghan gov­ern­ment for over­rid­ing its ob­jec­tions and mov­ing for­ward with plans to free 65 de­tain­ees it …

Afghanistan

Valentine's Day prep! 10 mouthwatering chocolate recipes

Valentine's Day is on Friday. Do you know where your chocolate is?<p>Whether you're in a relationship or celebrating Valentine's Day single and ready to mingle, chocolate is a necessary component when it comes to celebrating the day of love. We filtered through the dozens of recipes stored in the …

Thai Mexican Chicken Soup

I came up with this recipe recently when I went over to Katherine and Barlow's shared home up on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County. The deal was I'd bring dinner, they'd host. Their home is in the midst of the redwoods... so much in the midst there is actually a redwood tree coming up out of their …

How to Make the Best Meatless Burger (in Less Than 20 Minutes)

<i>By Parisa Soraya</i><p>Meatless Monday followers, rejoice. This black bean burger reveals that there is such a thing as a vegetarian meal that can satisfy all the things you want a burger to be: thick, juicy and full of flavor. In under 20 minutes, you can make enough patties to serve to your friends or …

Jesse Eisenberg to Play Lex Luthor in Man of Steel Sequel

Jesse Eisenberg is ready to take flight as one of comics’ most iconic villains.<p><i>The Social Network</i> star has been cast as Lex Luthor in the upcoming …

Comic Books

Half of Afghan children suffer irreversible harm from malnutrition

Afghanistan is raising a stunted generation whose hobbled development could spell disaster for the country's feeble economy and undermine the impact of billions of dollars in aid poured into health, education and other areas.<p>More than half of Afghan girls and boys suffer damage to their minds and …

Associated Press News

Heinrich Himmler's Private Letters Published In German Newspaper

"The Handwriting of a Mass Murderer" is how Germany's <i>Die Welt</i> newspaper bills its eight-part series featuring excerpts of Heinrich Himmler's personal letters accompanied by family photos, which are reportedly being published for the first time.<p>(An English-language version is here.)<p>The excerpts, …

Evangelicals Are Winning the Gay Marriage Fight—in Africa and Russia

Long be­fore Pres­id­ent Obama se­lec­ted three gay ath­letes to lead the Amer­ic­an del­eg­a­tion to the So­chi Olympics, long be­fore Pres­id­ent …

LGBTQI

Farm bill could come to vote this week in House

Capitol Hill negotiators were working Sunday on a plan to complete the contentious farm bill in the House, with a final chamber vote as early as Wednesday, Fox News has learned.<p>Renewing the five-year, roughly $500 billion measure has stalled in Congress largely over the House and Senate disagreeing …

Brain-dead pregnant woman to be laid to rest after being disconnected from life support

A pregnant woman who lapsed into a brain-dead state late last year was removed from life support on Sunday after a Texas hospital complied with a judge's order to disconnect her from the machines keeping her alive.<p>Marlise Munoz stopped receiving life-sustaining treatment at around 11:30 a.m local …

Marlboro ad man Eric Lawson dies of chronic lung disease

Actor who appeared in cigarette campaign in late 1970s is third Marlboro cowboy to succumb to smoking-related illness<p>Top lessons from 50 years of fighting the tobacco industry<p>Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72.<p>Lawson died …

As Afghan war wanes, voids remain

President Barack Obama’s major foreign policy message in his State of the Union address on Tuesday is expected to be that 2014 will mark the end of the U.S. war in Afghanistan.<p>But the president’s pronouncement will come with a bitter irony: Even after a dozen years, more than $1 trillion and the …

Greece and Italy, now more deprived than Poland

Crises have costs.<p>And this OECD chart—released today—tries to quantify them.<p>It shows the so-called “severe material deprivation rate” of selected European countries over the last few years. Essentially, this is the percentage of the population unable to afford at least four of the following nine …

Europe

Auschwitz survivors mark 69 years since liberation of Nazi death camp

Wreath is laid in ceremony at Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial on International Holocaust Remembrance Day<p>A European Jewish leader condemned antisemitism as a crime on Monday as Auschwitz survivors and Israeli officials marked 69 years since the liberation of the Nazi death camp.<p>The ceremony at the …

DEA Chief Slams Obama For Pot Remarks: Reports

The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration slammed President Barack Obama this week for saying marijuana is no more harmful than alcohol, according to a report Saturday in the Boston Herald.<p>DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart reportedly told a group of sheriffs at a closed-door conference in …