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Error in Dallas may have exposed others to Ebola, CDC chief says

The misstep that allowed a Texas nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient may have exposed others to the virus, the nation's leading healthcare official said Monday as experts stepped up scrutiny of medical workers at the hospital where the breach occurred.<p>The second case of Ebola diagnosed …

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US cameraman in Liberia diagnosed with Ebola

<b>A cameraman working in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola and is to be flown home to the US for treatment.</b><p>The 33-year-old freelancer has been working in the country for three years for a number of media outlets, most recently NBC News.<p>More than 3,330 people have died in four West African …

Disease

How to Make Pecan Milk from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home</i><p><i>Today: Join Amber Wilson of For the Love of the South as she bottles the essence of Louisiana pecans in a rich, creamy milk.</i><p>Outlined against the …

Ice Cream

5 Things You Didn't Know About Your Slow Cooker

Hundreds of cookbooks have cropped up for the slow cooker, and all of them have an angle; some focus on soups, others stews, and some emphasize the slow cooker's vital role in easy dinners. You can start your day with a hearty Mexican-style quiche.<p><b>Click Here to See All of the Things You Didn't Know</b> …

Satellite images reveal shocking groundwater loss in California

The severity of California’s drought continues to shock, with the latest example coming courtesy of<p>NASA.<p>The space agency's two Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, or GRACE, satellites have been been in orbit since 2002, making highly sensitive measurements of Earth's gravity field. Variations …

Space Travel

Banana Split Tacos for National Taco Day

Did you know October 4th is National Taco Day? We've got the best ways to celebrate! It's Taco Week on Food Fanatic!<p>Banana split tacos may sound crazy, but they're also crazy good! Try this unique dessert at your next dinner party.<p>I firmly believe the old adage “life is short, eat dessert first.” …

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

World’s 19 Most Stunning Bookstores

The golden age of bookstores may have passed, but even in this digital era, the world is home to more than a few bookshelf-lined shops that beg to be …

Top 10 Fall Trips for Food Lovers

Attention, gourmands: There’s no better time than September through November to take your taste buds on vacation. As the summer rush winds down, …

10 Places to Go This Fall

Summer may not be over yet, but now is the time to start planning your fall getaways. Airfares and hotel prices are starting to drop for the autumn …

10 Best U.S. Train Trips to Take This Fall

Though it is often not the most expeditious means of travel, train rides are as much about what you see along the way as where you're going. During …

America’s Most Scenic Roads

With a stunningly diverse range of landscapes and climates, the U.S. is filled with countless scenic roads from coast to coast. Mountains, valleys, …

Even Jack In The Box Is Selling Cronuts Now

Or, as they prefer to call them, "<b>croissant doughnuts</b>." After testing the not-cronuts in limited markets last month, fast-food chain <b>Jack In The Box</b> is offering its version of the pastry hybrid for 89 cents apiece on its 24-hour breakfast menu. Is this the final nail-in-the-coffin, shark-jumping …

11 Things You Need To Know About Organizing In A Small Space

The Best Way to Cook Bacon (for Dad)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should bake your bacon.</i><p>No, we're not trying to deprive you of one of life's greatest pleasures: cooking bacon in a hot cast iron skillet, …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

Hot Cross Buns

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>If you're not going the steak dinner route for Father's Day this year, may we suggest hosting a backyard brunch? Complete with charcuterie, …

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Super-Easy Father's Day Brunch Recipes

Here, fast and simple dishes to make to celebrate Dad this weekend.<p>1 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>3 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

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11 Healthy Homemade Hiking Snacks

From healthy granola to spiced nuts, here are 11 homemade hiking snacks to bring on your next outdoor excursion.<p><b>Before you take off for the nearest mountain</b>, in search of a rigorous hike in the wilderness, consider this: What are you gonna eat? We're not talking about a gourmet camping meal in the …

Healthy Eating

The Elvis

Makes 1 Servings<p>Bitter notes from grapefruit and ale balance the floral sweetness of the gin and liqueur—one sip and it will all make sense.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 oz. fresh pink grapefruit juice<p>1½ oz. London dry gin<p>¼ oz. St-Germain (elderflower liqueur)<p>India Pale Ale (for serving)<p>Grapefruit …

Cocktails

Mancakes - Bacon, Green Onion, & Cheddar Corn Pancakes Recipe - Father's Day Brunch

16 Delicious Things You Never Thought To Make With Cake Mix

Forget sticking to the directions on the box.<p>Yes, cake mixes are great for making cake, but that's not all they're capable of. In fact, you won't believe all the awesome things cake mix can do. These 16 recipes use cake mix in unexpected yet delicious ways!<p><b>1. No-Bake Funfetti Cheesecake Cups</b><p>This …

Herbal Essence: Just Add Water

I’m not good at remembering to drink water. The number of glasses I drink on a daily basis often doesn’t move beyond two–never mind the recommended …

The Best National Parks in America: Ranked!

Which government system protects some of our most prized land, offers affordable recreation and is great for the economy? You guessed it -- it's the National Park System.<p>Some have called it, "the best idea we ever had" and others, like Franklin D. Roosevelt, have said there is nothing more American …

Great Food, All Day Long

• <b>Author:</b> Maya Angelou<p><i>“At one time, I described myself as a cook, a driver, and a writer. I no longer drive, but I do still write and I do still cook. And having reached the delicious age of eighty-one, I realize that I have been feeding other people and eating for a long time. I have been cooking</i> …