Olukemi Adekunbi

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The health benefits of growing purple potatoes

Purple tatties not only look good – they could help ward off strokes and heart disease<p>OK, I’ll admit it. In the past I haven’t been resoundingly positive about growing potatoes. That’s because on my tiny plot in Croydon I have found growing the commercial white varieties (think King Edwards) …

Nutrition

Please, Please Stop Juicing Your Vegetables

Juicing vegetables has become an all-out nutrition craze, claiming to “detox,” “cleanse,” or restore your body and digestive organs while pretending …

Nutrition

How to cook perfect rice

Scientists believe millions of people are endangering their health by cooking rice incorrectly. As a result of industrial toxins and pesticides found in soil, rice is contaminated with many chemicals – but research has suggested that the way the rice is cooked could reduce exposure to the toxic …

Risotto

15 Free Things To Do In Rome On A First Time Visit

I’ve (over)used this adage so many times “Rome is amazing but FREE Rome is the best”. Replace Rome with any other amazing city in the world and the …

Italy

Theresa May flies into a storm as state visit is overshadowed by Donald Trump's extreme policy announcements

Theresa May’s historic visit to America was mired in controversy tonight as Donald Trump’s presidency was rocked by a wave of fresh scandals.<p>As the …

Boston Cream Pound Cake Is So Much Better Than Boston Cream Pie

It's wicked good.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>Boston Cream is one of those dessert flavor profiles that just gets me: creamy vanilla custard, chocolate …

Dessert

Louboutins, BMWs and designer handbags: what British police sell on eBay

There has been some excitement about the news that Leicestershire police have raised more than £1.5m by selling seized criminal assets on eBay since 2009. On average, they make between £200,000 and £220,000 a year in sales, but 2016 was particularly good, returning £300,000. Although Leicestershire …

England

This Is How to Save Money With Google Flights

The ultimate perk in traveling to a faraway destination is the much-needed break from the stress (and boredom) of your everyday routine. That being …

9 Terrific Sights That Every American Must See In London

You’ve booked the flights, grabbed your umbrella and already started to practice your ‘ello’ guvnor’ to proudly announce your arrival…Yup, you’re on …

Luggage

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

Nutrition

Ultimate Banana Bread Recipe | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Corbyn hits back after Obama suggests Labour is disintegrating

A spokesman for Jeremy Corbyn has hit back after Barack Obama appeared to suggest that the Labour party has moved away from “fact and reality” and is disintegrating.<p>The spokesman said the Labour leader “stands for what most people want” and suggested that the outgoing president’s Democratic party …

Democratic Party

Banana Bread

118<p>26<p>4<p>Shares 148<p>I’ve never quite understood the difference between <b>Banana Bread</b> and <b>Banana Cake.</b> I’ve been wracking my brain trying to come up with an …

Dessert

Brexit: 18 months that will shape the U.K.'s future

It has been six months since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and the herculean task facing the government and its negotiating team is finally coming into focus.<p>Prime Minister Theresa May has given little away about what she hopes to achieve in exit negotiations with the remaining 27 EU …

United Kingdom

Naughty Prince George caught opening Christmas presents

Waiting for Santa to visit is a test of patience for any child, and it appears to be one that Prince George has failed after he was caught ripping open presents under the Christmas tree.<p>His father the Duke of Cambridge disclosed that the three-year-old is desperately excited about Christmas, and …

Prince George of Cambridge

34 Homes That Inspired Us in 2016 Photos

What makes a house a home? Is it a living room with an ocean view or a kitchen ideally conceived for entertaining, a modern layout that allows for an airy, open flow or discrete rooms that lend historical charm? <i>AD</i> editors have seen plenty of gorgeous, pin-worthy residences over the last year, but …

How to make the *PERFECT* chocolate chip cookie (no matter how you like 'em)

While we’re always in search of the perfect chocolate chip cookie, most of the time we settle for whatever kind we can find fastest. Let’s be real …

Four out of five teachers ‘have no training in ADHD’ #adhd

ADHD makes difficult for students to learn, but doesn’t make them unmotivated.<p>ADHD is another term for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This …

Autism

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Beauty

These Mozzarella Stick Onion Rings Should Run For President

#Mozzarella2016.<p>Makes 9–12<p>Recipe by Alvin Zhou for BuzzFeed Tasty<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 large white onions<p>3–4 slices mozzarella cheese<p>2 cups flour<p>5 eggs<p>2 cups bread crumbs<p>Oil, for frying<p>Marinara sauce<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>Peel and cut onions into 1-centimeter rings, then separate the rings.<p>Slice the mozzarella into 4 …

Onions

14 Adorable Hanukkah Cookie Recipes You’ll Want to Eat for Eight Days

When it comes to Hanukkah, most people’s thoughts naturally turn to the feast. Latkes and sufganiyot top the list of fave foods. Cookies… not so much. Though cookie exchanges abound this time of year, they haven’t featured largely in Jewish tradition. But lately, cookie bakers have been upping …

Brexit will blow £59bn hole in public finances, admits Hammond

Chancellor attempts to strike cautiously upbeat tone but OBR warns of extra borrowing over next five years<p>Philip Hammond conceded that Brexit will blow a £59bn black hole in the public finances over the next five years, as he outlined plans to boost investment in infrastructure and housing to equip …

Budget Deficit

Check out these ginger cream cookies and vote in our Holiday Cookie Bake-Off

We're now taking votes for our 6th Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off. We have 130 tempting entries to choose from, so make your voice heard. It's time to vote for your favorite.<p>If you're curious about some of the entries, check out these ginger cream cookies. They were submitted by Brett …

Dessert

18 Adorable Christmas Cupcake Recipe Ideas That Are (Almost) Too Sweet to Eat

Christmas is right around the corner, so everyone’s ready to PAR-TAY. Whether you’ll be hosting a bash or two or attending as a guest, leave cookies and cocktails to someone else. Instead, bring out *the* sweet treat that’s guaranteed to get the most oh-em-gees: cupcakes. You can’t go wrong with …

Photos of beautiful treehouse apartments in Italy

Architect Luciano Pia designed 25 Verde, a 63 unit apartment complex in Turin, Italy.<p><i>[via]</i>

Nigeria: Child brides facing death sentences a decade after child marriage prohibited

Maimuna Abdulmunini was just 13 when she was arrested for burning her 35-year-old husband to death.<p>The legal process dragged out over five years. Finally in 2012, when she turned 18, Abdulmunini was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Today, despite a court ruling six months ago that the …

Africa

When Does Eating Healthy Become Unhealthy?

For some cyclists, a commitment to a healthy diet can become an eating disorder<p>Filling your grocery cart with organic vegetables and whole grains is a smart way to stay fit and healthy. Yet for some cyclists, a dedication to eating right can cross a line into a disorder called orthorexia.
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Haute Couture in Paris: Pictures

Losing my Welsh: what it feels like to forget a language

After being fluent in the language as a child, today Ellie finds herself painfully searching for words on Google translate<p>If someone had told me 10 years ago that I would one day start forgetting how to speak Welsh, I would have been incredulous. Growing up, the Welsh language was such a central …

Language