Rebecca McKenna

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New Heat Treatment Has Changed Lives For Some With Severe Asthma

If you've ever tried to drink something through one of those little red coffee stirrers instead of a full-sized straw, you know what it's like to breathe with asthma.<p>Twenty-five million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma. And for 10 percent of them, medications like inhaled corticosteroids …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

Malala and Nabila: worlds apart | Afghanistan

On October 24, 2012 a Predator drone flying over North Waziristan came upon eight-year-old Nabila Rehman, her siblings, and their grandmother as they worked in a field beside their village home. Her grandmother, Momina Bibi, was teaching the children how to pick okra as the family prepared for the …

Honey Pumpkin Biscuits

<i>Beth Kirby of Local Milk carries her Southern heritage -- and the ingredients, dishes, and recipes that come with it -- with her wherever she goes. Every other Monday, that place is here.</i><p><i>Today: If you're going to stray from a traditional buttermilk biscuit, this is the way to do it.</i><p>I’m a buttermilk …

'Just flooding us': Tenn. spike in drug-dependent newborns is warning to nation

On an average day, neonatal nurse practitioner Carla Saunders faces two dozen babies born hooked on drugs, infants so sick with the pain of withdrawal that they cry nonstop, claw their faces and writhe in agony at the sound of a voice or the touch of hand. But that’s just the average.<p>“Today, it may …

Watch: The 10 Best Slow-Motion Scenes Ever

<b>When used properly,</b> few special effects are as exhilarating and awe-inspiring as slow-motion. While the problem is often that it's used to excess, slow-motion provides not just a heightened view of the action at hand, but also increases suspense, enhances the impact of a given emotion, and adds …

Hand Lettered Poster Illustrations by Design Different

Hand Lettered Posters.<p>Check out this nice series of hand lettered poster illustrations by Design Different aka Ryan McArthur. The posters feature …

Graphic Design

Allegiant Airlines Passengers Sing R. Kelly's 'I Believe I Can Fly' After Spending Hours On Tarmac (VIDEO)

Passengers aboard Allegiant Airlines flight 592 from Las Vegas to Phoenix vented their anger in a surprisingly healthy manner Sunday after having spent several hours on the tarmac with no air conditioning: They turned to music -- specifically, R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly."<p>According to a YouTube …

How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

INSIDE OF STRAWBERRIES. Inspired by Baker's Royale.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>24-30 large strawberries<p><b>Jell-O</b><p>1 box Strawberry Jell-O<p>1 cup tequila<p>3/4 cup cointreau<p><b>To finish</b><p>Sugar<p>1-2 limes<p><b>Special equipment</b><p>A melon baller or small measuring spoon with relatively sharp edges<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>1. Balancing the …

Chris Hadfield sings Bowie's 'Space Oddity' in ISS farewell

How do you top months of amazing photos, demos, and tunes done aboard the International Space Station? If you're Chris Hadfield, you cover David Bowie's "Space Oddity" in a showstopping finale.<p>On the eve of his return to Earth, the Canadian astronaut released a beautifully done video of himself …

Chris Hadfield

3 Easy Tequila Pitcher Drinks for Cinco De Mayo

Now that we finally seem to have wiped the winter cobwebs from our eyes and beautiful, sunny days are here again, let's also dust off one of our fave springtime activities.... drinking pitchers of boozy beverages outdoors* with friends!<p>Margaritas are undoubtedly already on your Cinco de Mayo menu …

Only in Denver: The Top 5 Things You Can't Find Anywhere Else

In my continuing quest to find the unique, the one-off, the rare, I visited Denver, Colorado which, I'm happy to report, is a veritable repository of such specimens. Not only is Denver the first city in the history of modern civilization to turn down an Olympic bid, but the former mayor, John …

15 Fabulous Pitcher Drinks for a Party

What's a party without a cocktail? But shaking them to order just isn't practical when there are guests to enjoy and dinner to finish. Two words for …

Street Artist Roadsworth Transforms the Streets of Montreal into a Visual Playground

Street Artist Roadsworth Transforms the Streets of Montreal into a Visual Playground.

Tyler, the Creator’s Drunk-Driving Goat Gets Pulled Over in Latest Mountain Dew Ad

Last month when Mountain Dew unveiled Tyler, the Creator’s gonzo commercial, the <i>Wolf</i> rapper immediately tweeted “CANT WAIT TILL THE NEXT ONE COMES …

Bipolar Sunshine - "Fire"

While some developer somewhere is probably conceiving a technology that will alter music consumption as we speak, the buzz word coming most often …

Articles about 12 apartment rental design tips on Dwell.com - Dwell

Apartment residents know all too well about decorating restrictions, but interior designer Nicole Sassaman comes to the rescue,...<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>As the lines between our public and …

The First Paintings Of 14 Famous Artists

Before they hit the Louvre, they were just like us. Okay, except they painted brilliant works of art.

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

'This Is The End' Red-Band Trailer #2: Michael Cera Gets Saucy With Rihanna and McLovin – /Film

Put <b>James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride</b> and <b>Craig Robinson</b> in a room together and there’s no telling what’s going to …