Mia Merrill

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Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

Breakfast

This dog mother turned her spare closet into an adorable bedroom for her pup

A very lucky boy!<p>When pet parent Betsy Redfern moved to college, the one thing she couldn't bare to part with was her sweet pup, Cupid. When she was …

How to Talk to Trump-Hating Millennials This Thankgiving

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, many freshmen college students will be heading home for the first time to confront their ignorant, racist …

War

Barter Brownies | TASTE

By: Mindy Segal

A Mysterious 3,000-Year-Old Castle Has Been Found Under a Lake in Turkey

Sometimes legends are true.<p>Sunken cities are typically the stuff of legend, but at the end of last year archaeologists found the real thing hiding …

At Least My Generation Will Have Our Revenge On The Millennials

Opinion<p>Posted: Nov 16, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>With all the …

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Learn How to Grow and Care for Succulents

Succulents seem custom-made for indoor gardeners. These hardy plants can thrive for long periods in poor conditions. But given proper care, …

Larry Fitzgerald becomes second-youngest player to reach 15,000 receiving yards

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- What seemed like a routine 17-yard catch for Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was another entry in the NFL record …

Ten badass women of the Bible

There are many badass women featured in the Bible, so an assignment to choose 10 should be simple. It’s not. The term has many shades of meaning, and it would not surprise me if others came up with an entirely different grouping of strong-minded, gritty, gutsy ladies. Here's my list. Who is on …

Early Judaism

During the period of early Judaism (6th century BCE - 70 CE), Judean religion began to develop ideas which diverged significantly from …

Top 10 Climbing Plants for a Small Trellis

3. Nasturtium ‘Flame Thrower’<p>I’m a great fan of nasturtiums, and the cultivar, ‘Flame Thrower’, looks like a winner.<p>As anyone who has ever grown …

"Bedroom Plants" Are Just What You Need to Sleep Better at Night

They might also help prevent colds and allergies.<p>This spring, everyone was obsessing over "shower plants," which can help keep your bathroom clean. But the benefits of house plants don't end there. Now, more and more people on Pinterest are putting plants (whether hanging or potted) in their …

These Garlic Parmesan Sweet Potatoes Go with Everything

Garlicky Parmesan Sweet Potatoes<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>3 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds total), cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes <br>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1/2 …

Byzantine-Ottoman Wars: Fall of Constantinople

The Fall of Constantinople occurred on May 29, 1453, after a siege which began on April 6. The battle was part of the Byzantine-Ottoman Wars …

Alexander the Great Study Guide

Biography, Timeline, and Study Questions<p>Alexander the Great, King of Macedon from 336 - 323 B.C., may claim the title of the greatest military leader …

Ancient History

What Sparked the Mongol Conquests?

Genghis Khan's Motivation<p>Early in the thirteenth century, a band of Central Asian nomads led by an orphaned former slave rose up and conquered …

10 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

Eat more of these foods to help naturally lower your cholesterol.<p>There's no magical food to keep your heart healthy, but there are a lot of foods …

Columns of the Temple of Augustus

The 2,000-year-old Roman columns are hidden within Barcelona's Gothic Quarter.<p>One of the oldest treasures in Barcelona is also one of the most …

Mithraeum at Santa Maria Capua Vetere

The underground sanctuary of a mysterious ancient Roman religious cult contains an exquisite traditional fresco.<p>“Mithraic Mysteries” was a widespread …

The Hobbit at 80: What were JRR Tolkien's inspirations behind his first fantasy tale of Middle Earth?

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the publication of JRR Tolkien’s classic fantasy novel <i>The Hobbit, or There and Back Again.</i> This literary …

How to Keep Avocados from Browning

Food & Drink<p>32 Ways to Savor Avocados<p>Food & Drink<p>How to Cut & Peel an Avocado<p>Food & Drink<p>This Avocado Art Is Surprisingly Captivating<p>Food & …

The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt (Review) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Review<p>by James Blake Wiener<br>published on 01 September 2017<p><b>Rating:</b> <b><br>Audience:</b> University<b><br>Difficulty:</b> Easy<p><b>Worshipped for over three-fifths of recorded</b> …

The Greeks really do have near-mythical origins, ancient DNA reveals

Ever since the days of Homer, Greeks have long idealized their Mycenaean “ancestors” in epic poems and classic tragedies that glorify the exploits of …

7 Clever Ways to Organize Food Storage Containers

Raise your hand if, despite your best efforts, Tupperware and other plastic—or even glass—food storage containers always seem to take over your …

Neat

So You Want to Read Fairy Tales: Here’s Where to Start

<b>The Fairy Tale Trinity: If you’re going to start reading fairy tales, you should start with the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, and Hans Christian</b> …

Literature

Bathroom Countertop Storage Solutions With Aesthetic Charm

Although it’s possible for a bathroom to conceal everything inside closed cabinets, some things just need to sit on the counter. This often raises a …

This Upside-Down Peanut Butter Banana Toast Is Gonna Change Your Life

FRENCH. TOAST. FORVER.<p>1 stale baguette<p>4 eggs<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup peanut butter<p>1 large banana, sliced<p>1. Preheat oven to 375˚F/190˚C.<p>2. On a cutting board, cut the baguette in half lengthwise, and slice into …

Perfect Summer Pies Tarts

Peach Blackberry Pie<p>Summer's most-iconic stone fruit gets paired with plump, juicy blackberries in Bobby Flay's subtly spiced, mile-high pie. Inside …

Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon (also known as el-Colossat or el-Salamat) are two monumental statues representing Amenhotep III (1386-1353 BCE) of the 18th …