Muhammad Umair Masood

52 Flips | 6 Magazines | 15 Likes | 1 Following | 4 Followers | @mumairmasood | A chartered accountant with his nose to the grindstone in the corporate mill.

14 Copycat Olive Garden Recipes That Bring the Restaurant to You

Don't worry, the buttery breadsticks are on the menu.<p>March 15, 2018<p>When it comes to Olive Garden, you either love it or hate it—there's really no in …

How to reheat leftover chips without them going soggy

How great are chip shop chips?<p>While I personally prefer kebab shop chips to their chunky brethren at the chippy, they’re all wonderful once they’ve …

This Stuffed Cabbage Soup Is Comfort in a Bowl

Stuffed cabbage is a comfort-food classic, but it's also a relatively time-intensive dish to make. When you don't have all afternoon to assemble the …

Chick fil-A’s Secret Menu Will Blow Your Mind

Think Chick fil-A couldn’t possibly get any better? Think again.<p>In addition to a menu of old favorites, Chick fil-A super fans have been shedding …

Cue the Comfort Food: 5 Moroccan Recipes to Keep You Warm This Winter

We'll admit it: We've had our fill of classic comfort foods (think: tomato basil soup and stuffed pasta shells). Don't get us wrong, we love these …

What It Took to Save a North Korean Defector's Life

A soldier fled across the border and was shot by his comrades. The South Korean trauma surgeon who helped stabilize him describes his recovery.<p>SEOUL, South Korea—In late November, a 24-year-old North Korean soldier dashed across the demilitarized zone separating North from South Korea. He barely …

South Korea

'Damn … I missed': the incredible story of the day the Queen was nearly shot

In 1981 a New Zealand teenager fired at the British monarch – and a new investigation claims the assassination attempt was brushed aside by officials<p>It may be the closest anyone has ever come to assassinating Queen Elizabeth II.<p>In 1981, Christopher John Lewis, a disturbed New Zealand teenager aimed …

Slow-Cooker Short Ribs With Rosemary Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together broth, tomato paste, parsley stems, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add short ribs, onions, …

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

Mindfulness

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

Nutrition

Sticky honey chicken wings with sesame-peanut sauce and cucumber-lime salad

I love the firm, white meat on chicken wings and the way they become so deliciously crisp when roasted. This is a cheering dish, not least because it is very economical, and makes for a jolly meal eaten mainly with fingers. Large wings are best – order them from a butcher.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>12-16 …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

5 Recipes for National Paella Day

Learn how to make the classic Spanish rice dish.<p>"A real paella is infused with smoky flavor, which is why traditional Spanish cooks almost always …

What chronic pain does to your brain

<i>At least one in five Australians lives with chronic pain, and often the cause is unknown. Scientists are just now discovering the crucial role the</i> …

Pain

McDonald's Japan Lost a Whopping $300 Million Last Year

More bad news for McDonald's: According to NPR, the fast-food giant is experiencing a record sales decline in Japan. The company has lost around $303 million this year — its worst loss since going public 15 years ago. This is the second year in a row that McDonald's Japan stores have reported a net …

McDonald's

Chicken Parmesan Recipes

Fried, slathered in sauce and dripping with melty mozzarella, there truly is nothing more comforting than a plate of chicken parmesan. The classic …

12 Great Moments in Grill History

How backyard grills from Weber, TEC and others evolved from basic charcoal to gas to infrared to Wi-Fi voice control<p>DID CIVILIZATION INVENT grilling, or was it the other way around? Remnants of ancient campfires are among the earliest evidence we have of human groups: Grills—primitive ones by …

Cooking

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Yankee, Executive, Soldier, Spy

Picture a man, young and unrestrained, sprinting across the gridiron of Franklin Field.Now picture the same man running the New York Yankees.Picture …

33 Of Your Favorite Bands Recreated With LEGOS

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Music

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Pie

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Woman’s brain tumor turns out to be ‘evil twin’ complete with bone, hair and teeth

Something was wrong with Yamini Karanam.<p>The PhD student had moved from Hyderabad, India, to Indianapolis to study computer science. But her new life in America was amiss. Once a brilliant student, she now had trouble understanding simple articles. Friends and colleagues would say things to her, …

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

Nine psychological reasons why we love lists

The internet is awash with information that’s been sliced and diced into bite-sized chunks. But why do we find it so appealing? Claudia Hammond explores the canny mind tricks behind the buzz.<p><b>1. We know exactly what we’re getting</b><p>Whether it’s the 10 ways your body is disgusting or the 100 greatest …

University of Washington

5 Magazines for the Game of Thrones Season 5 Premiere

Game of Thrones returns to HBO this Sunday, April 12. The epic series is based on George R. R. Martin‘s books, collectively known as A Song of Ice and Fire<i>.</i> It was announced that Martin will no longer be writing for the show so he can focus on finishing the next book in the series,The Winds of …

13 Weird Moments In The History Of Water Fountains

When was the last time you gave serious thought to a drinking fountain? Maybe it was in elementary school, when they were the only way to wet your whistle. Or maybe never. That would be perfectly understandable. They seem boring!<p>But they're not. Far from it.<p>About a month ago, I started looking into …

Snapchat Is Asking Brands for $750,000 to Advertise and Won’t Budge

Snapchat is asking brands for $750,000 a day for its new ads, according to multiple industry sources who have heard the pitch, and some say that's …

Advertising

Snowden on Cyber Warfare: “We Really Started This Trend”

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden said that the U.S. is setting a dangerous precedent by creating the capability to launch damaging cyber attacks …