Allison Carrier

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From convicted sex offender to millionaire, man gets new life

Michael Phillips has been spending most of his time these days living in a tiny room in a no-frills northeast Dallas nursing home.<p>Until recently, he had a roommate who slept in a bed 2 feet away, and staff brought him three square meals a day.<p>Only a few hours passed each day in which he didn't …

Six Philadelphia police officers arrested on corruption-related charges

A band of rogue Philadelphia police officers allegedly held a drug suspect over the balcony railing of his 18th-floor apartment as an interrogation technique, federal prosecutors say.<p>In another instance, according to prosecutors, the six officers allegedly kidnapped a drug suspect and kept him in a …

Open-Faced Sausage Sliders on Rosemary Waffles

<i>As you read this, I’m in Florence, Italy, hopefully eating pizza or basking in the glow of the Renaissance or doing something decidedly Italian. If</i> …

Steakhouse Kebabs Recipe

These beef kebabs pair marinated steak with mushrooms and onions to deliver a steakhouse experience on a stick.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Sirloin tips provide the right balance between tenderness and flavor for kebabs.<br>• Using 1 1/2-inch cubes allows the steak enough time to sear over direct heat and still …

Ginger-Teriyaki Beef Kebabs Recipe

A ginger-teriyaki marinade and glaze gives these grilled beef kebabs a savory-sweet flavor with just a little bite.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Sirloin tips provide the right balance between tenderness and flavor for kebabs.<br>• Using 1 1/2-inch cubes allows the steak enough time to sear over direct heat and …

Whoa! Spectacular Supercell Storm Takes Shape in Time-Lapse Video

You don't see clouds like this very often.<p>A group of storm chasers captured this video of a surreal, monstrous-looking thunderstorm cloud that spun menacingly over eastern Wyoming on Sunday.<p>The dramatic time-lapse video taken by Basehunters shows the eerie formation and dissipation of a rare kind …

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Tighter gun control won't stop the violence on its own

On a huge banner straddling an entire block of downtown Indianapolis the National Rifle Association convention promised "Nine Acres of Guns and Gear". It didn't disappoint. In a cavernous exhibition hall showcasing the industry's finest killing machines, scores of white men (few other demographics …

US man freed after being sent to jail 13 years late

<b>A US man, who authorities forgot to send to prison for 13 years, has been released after 10 months behind bars.</b><p>Cornealious "Mike" Anderson was sentenced in 2000 for armed robbery but only sent to prison in July last year.<p>In that time he got married twice, had children and started several businesses.<p>…

Watch these Caterpillar excavators play the biggest game of Jenga ever

Catfight.<p>Jenga is fun, but it's a lot more fun when played using heavy construction equipment weighing a few hundred tons.<p>Caterpillar, maker of all manner of dozers, backhoes, cranes, and other construction site awesomeness put together this video of some its machinery playing everyone's favorite …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

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Grilled Cherry Tomato Skewers on Toast with Goat Cheese

<i>This grilled cherry tomato skewers recipe is updated with a new video. Enjoy! This is the first in a series we’re sharing for Summer on our favorite</i> …

75 Healthy, Energy-Packed Breakfast Recipes

Think way, way beyond avocado toast.<p><b>We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day</b> (or at least the first meal, anyway), so it can’t hurt to start things out with a tasty little bundle of healthy energy. From next-level toasts (think beyond avocado) to savory porridges, ingenious …

Make DIY Nautical Knot Bracelets

Bring a little seafaring flair to your style with these bright, bold bracelets. Inspired by Simone’s sailor’s knot bracelet tutorial, I decided to reimagine this nautical classic. The project itself is very approachable, so even if you’re not an experienced knotter, you’ll be able to cruise through …

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How to Contour: The Basics

Knowing <b>how to contour</b> is an important skill as all makeup applications involve contouring on some level. But to many, the thought of doing it at home …

How to Make Your Own Makeup Remover Wipes

By now, we all know what a lifesaver makeup wipes can be. You get in from a long night out, fall into bed, and then realize you’ve forgotten to wash …

Skin Care

'A place for everything and everything in its place!' -- We're loving these Reversible Fabric Storage Bins from Marni of Haberdashery Fun! Find out more and grab the tutorial on the blog today -- http://bit.ly/1ijDxoK

Clear-View Grocery List Holder with Zippered Coupon Pouch

Things to do today: 1) Make cool grocery list/coupon holder from Sew4Home; 2) With increased level of organization from said cool grocery list/coupon …

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How to Make Homemade Marshmallow Peeps

The world <i>wants</i> us to make Peeps.<p>I discovered this last year on a day that began with reading an article in the local paper in which Marilyn Hagerty called a Ruby Tuesday “one of the stars in the restaurant scene” of my new town. It was a day I almost gave up on food.<p>On top of all of that, I had an …

Inside The (Not So) Secret World of Pandas

The following images were taken by Ami Vitale from Nov. 6, to Nov. 11, 2013 A captive bred baby panda sits in a baske<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ami Vitale<p>1 of</i> …

10 Ways to Reuse Passover Leftovers, from Brisket to Macaroons

10 ways to use the leftover brisket, chicken, matzo, and Manischewitz from your Passover seder.<p>You've probably <i>already</i> eaten enough matzo to never want to see another box again, and you've probably got leftovers from last night's seder to last until Rosh Hashanah. But, believe it or not, repurposing …

Sausage, bean & bacon bake

Feed a crowd with this all-in-one brunch dish with homemade baked beans, chipolatas, bacon and fried eggs<p>Ingredients<p>12 chipolatas<br>• 200g pack smoked …

Fun Easter projects for kids

Keeping the kids entertained this Easter is easier than you might think. We have plenty of fun, creative recipes that keep children involved every …

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18 Recipes Everyone Will Actually Want to Eat on Passover

Why is this menu different from all other seder menus? Because we've honed in on our best (and chametz-free) recipes for Passover.<p><b>Why is this menu different from all other seder menus?</b> Because we've honed in on our best (and chametz-free) recipes for Passover. Matzo ball soup, brisket, short ribs, …

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

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