Reshma M Patel

34 Flips | 5 Magazines | 9 Likes | 2 Following | @reshmampatel | Keep up with Reshma M Patel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Reshma M Patel”

Make the Most Magical Unicorn Tree of All Time

Fun fact alert! A group of unicorns is called a *blessing.* No joke! Inspired by this new knowledge, we’re bringing good tidings this Christmas with this super dreamy unicorn tree. After all, we do love everything and anything unicorns! These beauties are not the most graceful, but they sure are …

"Another Nurse Held My Baby's Head Into My Vagina to Prevent Him From Being Delivered"

Caroline Malatesta was just awarded $16 million in a lawsuit against the hospital where she delivered her fourth child.<p><i>Caroline Malatesta was pregnant with her fourth child when she made the decision to give birth at</i> <i>Brookwood Medical Center</i> <i>in Birmingham, Alabama. Malatesta and her husband, J.T.,</i> …

How to Make Everything You Love on The Chipotle Menu

From the glorious guac to those crazy-addictive carnitas — we've got it all.<p>• They are not, I repeat, NOT certified Chipotle recipes. These recipes are <b>very, very close approximations</b>, <i>inspired</i> by Chipotle.<p>• How close? In the name of research, I forced Chipotle-loving co-workers, friends, and family …

How to get started in CalligraphyIn this guest post, Seb Lester...

How to get started in Calligraphy<i>In this guest post, Seb Lester gives us an insight into his practices and offers tips to anyone wishing to develop</i> …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

How To Get Good Grades While Studying Less

Wouldn’t it be awesome to know you could get better grades without having to rack your brains and put your life on hold?<p>I teach some of the most …

Chicken Quesadillas Recipe - Chowhound

1Add the chicken to a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Break up the chicken with a wooden spoon or heat-safe spatula as it cooks. When …

This Guy Is Trying The Rock's Insane Fitness Plan, And It's Changing His Life

Halfway through a month-long trial of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's insane diet and workout plan, one family man shared his experience with the …

The 15 Best Veggie Bowls to Keep You Nourished - One Green Planet

When you feel cold in the winter, reach for a veggie bowl because they are hot! Veggie bowls are all the rage and it’s easy to see why. Your whole …

37 Super Thoughtful Gifts Under $50 for EVERYONE in Your Family

Getting gifts for your boyfriend and friends who have pets was a cinch. And now that you’ve got gift wrapping figured out, it’s time to do the dirty deed of shopping for your family. Getting gifts for your uncles, cousins and grandparents, let alone your immediate family, can feel like quite the …

Shopping

30+ Christmas Cookies Recipes for the Holidays

Over 30+ Cookie Recipes that are sure to be a hit with your family and friends this holiday season. Nothing is better than cookie trays during the …

This Is The Easiest Way To Have Eggs And Toast For Breakfast

Breakfast is served.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Yields 1 toast<p><b>Here's what you'll need:</b><br>- 1 slice of bread<p>- 1/2 Tbsp. butter<p>- 1 egg<p>- 3 Tbsp. shredded cheese<p>- Salt & pepper<p><b>Instructions:</b><br>With a spoon, press down on the center of the bread to form a pocket. Line the edges of the bread with butter, and …

We created Islamic extremism: Those blaming Islam for ISIS would have supported Osama bin Laden in the ’80s | Salon.com

The newspaper noted that bin Laden organized a militia of thousands of foreign fighters from throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and "supported them with weapons and his own construction equipment" in their fight against the USSR in the 1980s. "We beat the Soviet Union," bin Laden …

Middle East

26 Foods You Should Learn To Cook In Your Twenties

And the recipes to use to learn the best versions.<p>This is the most common way restaurants cook vegetables; it can be done to nearly any vegetable. Do not be scared by this. It is easy and awesome. To blanch means to put a vegetable in rapidly boiling salted water until it's <i>just</i> cooked, usually only …

The Best 15-Minute Workouts for 2015

Anyone and everyone has time for these super fast sessions.<p>Work hard, get sweaty, and get done in 15 minutes. Sound like the perfect workout plan for you? We thought so. If you're ready to kick off 2015 with fresh strengthening moves that tone your muscles in a hurry, look no further. Simply check …

Workouts

Wet Your Whistle: The History of Alcohol

The past century has seen a rise in women mixing, drinking, and all-around indulging — and not just on ladies' night.<p><b>1. Whiskey Shots, 1913:</b>The Anti-Saloon League of America and Women's Christian Temperance Union declared their intention to pursue national prohibition. Women saw drinking and …

Jalapeño Pretzel Dogs with Cheddar Beer Sauce

Jalapeño Pretzel Dogs with Cheddar Beer Sauce.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 30, 2014 69<p>I promise this isn’t turning into a hamburger and hot dog blog.<p>Err, at …

Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Master intimidating (and awe-inducing) advanced yoga poses with this step-by-step guide<p>Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in …

Yoga

Skip the Squats and Do These 15 Booty-Sculpting Moves Instead

View On One Page<p>ADVERTISEMENT ()<p>Start Slideshow<p>← Use Arrows Keys →<p>Squats have their place in strength training, but there are plenty of other butt …

Get a Flat Belly in 4 Weeks

Score gorgeous abs fast with this fat-blasting core workout from Tracy Anderson.

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more

Roll Your Way to a Fit Body: The Best Foam Roller Exercises

Effective fitness equipment doesn't have to be expensive. Loosen tight muscles and get a toned body!<p>Don't be fooled by its minimalist, no-frills appearance: A foam roller is one of the most valuable, inexpensive, and versatile pieces of gym equipment out there, says Lauren Borden, a certified …

Workouts

Tigers Draw Tourists and Support for India’s Parks

Changing Planet<p><b>Tigers are symbols of power and beauty, the “King of the Cats”. Everyone wants to see one in the wild. But are hordes of visitors hoping for the thrill of getting up close to the lord of the jungle good or bad for India’s wildlife sanctuaries?</b><p>“Where there are tigers, there are …

Tigers in Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Universal Apothecary

Wildlife<p><i>Talking Tigers: Part 6 of a 12-part series</i><p><b>For centuries, tigers have inspired awe, reverence and sometimes, terror, in the humans they’ve lived beside. They command the Asian landscape as the top predator—immense, magnificent, muscular animals armed with razored claws and massive canines.</b> …

Chipotle Lime Shrimp Tacos with Strawberry Salsa

Chipotle Lime Shrimp Tacos with Strawberry Salsa. (& you can totally preorder my book!)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 28, 2014 227<p>Alternate title: the one where …

Michael Ruhlman's Rosemary

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a fried chicken recipe you just can't mess up. Michael Ruhlman uses a speedy rosemary lemon brine, which is key to keeping the chicken flavorful and moist. Because of this (and its ultra-crispy buttermilk battered crust), the chicken will hold well in a warm oven for a couple …

Recipes

Debunking Captivity: 3 Reasons Not to Keep Dolphins in a Tank

Wildlife<p>A bottlenose dolphin in the wild. (Photograph by Maddalena Bearzi)<p>I have spent much time in the company of wild dolphins over the last twenty-something years. I’ve built a career following their everyday movements and observing their behavior both from shore and from research boats. When I …

the website of karl ammann

The Wonderful World Of Whiskey, In One Boozy Chart

Now available from Pop Chart Lab, the Many Varieties of Whiskey print aims to chart the guiding lights of the whiskey world with the Brooklyn-based company’s customary aplomb. It categorizes and distills (forgive the pun) each type of whiskey down into groups, from scotch to bouron to single malt …

How to Make Lasagna Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: We're showing you how to layer up a soul-satisfying lasagna. And you don't even need a recipe.</i><p>If bread …