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10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a can of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These 10 recipes are ultrasimple, yet the flavor payoff is <i>so</i> worth it. Go ahead and put them on your cooking bucket list.

Cooking

Lin-Manuel Miranda launches multimillion-dollar arts fund for Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Lin-Manuel Miranda jumped up to a podium shortly after landing in Puerto Rico on Sunday to announce he has helped create a multimillion-dollar fund to boost the arts in the U.S. territory as it struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria.<p>The "Hamilton" playwright said he hopes …

Puerto Rico

Amazing new robot arm can catch and release deep sea creatures without harm

Being able to snag the gelatinous or otherwise soft creatures of the deep ocean for study without harming them in the process provides researchers …

Track Down

Tip: Supercharge Your White Rice

Just add a teaspoon of this powder to make your white rice extra nutritious and extra delicious.<p>As explained in Stop Eating Brown Rice, white rice is …

Nutrition

Expand Your Knowledge With Watercolor Painting Ideas - Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.

The technique of water coloring is one of immense beauty and delicacy, infusing creativity and dazzling everyone with its inner endless possibilities …

Wall Art

20 Master Watercolor Teachers Offer Their Best Advice

Funchal by Frank Webb, watercolor, 22 x 30, Collection the artist. (Article contributions by M. Stephen Doherty)<p>What Puts a Watercolor Beginner on …

Education

Aquaman trailer revealed: First footage of wild undersea epic

<i>Aquaman</i> trailer revealed! The first video for James Wan’s sci-fi adventure was just unveiled, above, at Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday.<p>Starring …

Justice League

First Shazam trailer is DC’s wacky answer to Justice League’s darkness

The over-the-top hero played by Zachary Levi is a hit with the Hall H crowd<p>DC Comics “expanded movie universe” get flack from viewers who prefer a lighter touch to the buttoned-up serious of the Snyderverse <i>and</i> from fans who see any form of humor as an egregious overstep in a mega-franchise …

Justice League

Designing for wellness: Beyond the in-home gym

Seven years ago, Paul Hennessey was a Vancouver paramedic. Although he was adept at responding to emergency health issues, he was also immensely curious about effective, day-to-day habits to promote general well-being – the kind of practice that might, in the long run, prevent crisis calls to the …

Dining Rooms

Taiwanese Cafe Goes Viral for Its Horrifyingly Realistic Puppy-Shaped Ice-Cream

A cafe in Taiwan has been getting a lot of attention online for serving puppy-shaped ice-cream that most people describe as adorable and terrifying …

Cute

‘Cats’ Is Being Turned Into A Movie-Musical Starring Taylor Swift And Jennifer Hudson

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s inexplicably popular <i>Cats</i> is one of the most successful (and longest-running) musicals in Broadway history, and soon, it will become one of the biggest movie musicals, too. Especially with this cats, I mean, cast.<p>According to the <i>Hollywood Reporter</i>, Taylor Swift, Jennifer …

James Corden

The Untold Story of the Burpee

If you were involved in military training or any kind of athletics, chances are you were punished by being ordered to drop into a squat, kick your …

CrossFit

San Diego Comic-Con Had A Glimpse At "It: Chapter 2" And It's Gonna Be Terrifying AF

Let's float, again.

San Diego

Plastic surgeon 'Dr. Bumbum' arrested in Brazil after patient dies following butt enhancement surgery

A Brazilian plastic surgeon with a vibrant social media presence was arrested on Thursday in connection with the death of a patient.<p>Denis Furtado was performing a procedure to enlarge a patient's buttocks at his Rio de Janeiro home Saturday when the patient fell ill. He's accused of dropping her at …

Rio De Janeiro

A dietitian shares her secrets to getting the best produce at the farmers’ market

As someone who interviews wellness experts for a living and gets a first look at healthy brands before they hit shelves, I consider myself a pretty …

Farmers' Markets

Design Thinking for School Leaders

Copyright © 2018 ASCD. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or …

Design Thinking

Doctors Raise Alarm About Shortages Of Pain Medications

In hospitals across the country, anesthesiologists and other doctors are facing significant shortages of injectable opioids. Drugs such as morphine, Dilaudid and fentanyl are the mainstays of intravenous pain control and are regularly used in critical care settings like surgery, intensive care …

Medicine

Coastal cities are already suffering from “climate gentrification”

Climate change will sink cities, but first it will make them expensive.<p>Though some may still deny it, climate change is having an effect on our lives. It’s making weather patterns more severe and unpredictable, and in some parts of the world, agricultural practices and natural ecosystems are …

Sea Level

Where the Super-Rich Go to Buy Their Second Passport

Cheaper than a Gulfstream, nimbler than a superyacht, a second passport—or a third or fourth—has become another trophy for the ultra-wealthy.<p>Even …

Gulf Stream

Sex-robot has "family mode" switch so kids can play with it. Ethicist says it is "profoundly damaging" to children

Aarran Lee Wright, 36, a married man and father of two young children, says his sex-robot can be switched to "family mode," for G-rated playtime with …

Ethics

Watch Aubrey Plaza Break Every Single Late Night Host for 13 Solid Minutes

The world of late night talk shows is a rigid one. All of them, from <i>The Tonight Show</i> to the <i>Late Show</i> to <i>Late Night</i> to <i>The Late Late Show</i> follow more or …

Comedy

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

Burglar breaks into escape room but can't break out

A criminal mastermind in Vancouver, Washington thought that he'd help himself to the bounty of – I dunno, locks? doors? finger puzzles? – goods that …

Puzzles

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Apps

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals still available (Tuesday update)

Welcome to the final hours of <b>Amazon Prime Day.</b> The sale officially kicked off yesterday at noon PT (3 p.m. ET), and <b>it ends tonight at 11:59 p.m. PT (Wednesday at 2:59 a.m. ET)</b> -- though we expect some straggler deals to continue thereafter. Several hours of serious performance issues throughout …

Tech Trends

The best Amazon Prime Day kitchen deals of 2018

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA Today’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Home chefs, rejoice! …

Sous-vide Cooking

The best Amazon Prime Day deals of 2018

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA Today’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p><b>Editor's note: We are</b> …

Shopping

This Infographic Shows the Terrifying Size of Disney’s Media Empire

The Walt Disney Company is one of the world’s biggest media conglomerates. It’s not only responsible for creating some of the most-loved cartoon …

Walt Disney Company

What's the scoop? See the deals Sunday for National Ice Cream Day

<i>UPDATED: National Ice Cream Day is over and was July 15. Find new deals on the Money page.</i><p>We all scream for ice cream, especially when the frozen treat is free or cheap.<p>Sunday is National Ice Cream Day and restaurants across the nation are celebrating with discounted desserts.<p>The day became …

Ice Cream

The Completely Addictive Method For Grilling Burgers

I've grilled many burgers in my day, many of which were decent but none of which were restaurant-quality — that is, until I learned this technique from America's Test Kitchen. It's by far the most foolproof way to grill a burger with a charred exterior and juicy pink interior. The most important …

BBQ