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Driving positive change for forests and people of the Greater Mekong By Thibault Ledecq, Regional…

<b>Driving positive change for forests and people of the Greater Mekong</b><i><br>By Thibault Ledecq, Regional Forest Lead, WWF-Greater Mekong</i><p>I like to say that in …

Forests

Peanut Butter Brownie Bombs Take Brownies To The Next Level

These peanut butter brownie bombs are the perfect treat for you<p>July 19, 2018<p>Brownies are probably one of the best desserts out there because of their …

Dessert

State-sponsored trolling is rampant throughout the world—including in the US

Governments around the world have used targeted online hate and harassment campaigns to intimidate or silence people.<p><b>The news:</b> A report out today by …

Human Rights

WhatsApp tests a new anti-spam feature that detects shady links

WhatsApp may soon have a new weapon in the fight against one of the most insidious forms of spam: shady links.<p>The messaging app is testing a new …

Fake News

13 Creative Hot Dog Toppings to Spice Up Your Next BBQ

Ketchup and mustard are a classic combo, but why not get a little more creative with hot dog toppings at your next summer get together? Whether you …

Cooking

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

For legit chocolate cravings<p>Ingredients<p>Chocolate<p>1/3 c.<p>virgin coconut oil<p>1/4 c.<p>unsweetened cocoa powder<p>3 tbsp.<p>maple syrup<p>Peanut Butter Filling<p>2 tbsp.<p>virgin coconut oil<p>1/2 c.<p>peanut butter (made from 100 percent peanuts)<p>1 tbsp.<p>maple syrup<p>1/4 tsp.<p>vanilla<p>1/8 tsp.<p>fine sea salt<p>Directions<p>Line a mini muffin …

Dessert

The 15-minute dish that will wow weeknight dinner guests

Presented by Perdue<p>Hosting your monthly book club or women’s circle at your place always <i>sounds</i> like a good idea—until it’s the night before and …

Recipes

What Elon Musk Should Learn From the Thailand Cave Rescue

Silicon Valley moguls seem to believe they can fix most anything, and they appear befuddled when their attempts to do so aren’t met with unbridled enthusiasm.<p>The tech billionaire Elon Musk was among the millions of people captivated by the plight of the 12 boys and their soccer coach recently …

Silicon Valley

Pushing the Palestinian ‘right of return’ doesn’t help peace | Tzipi Livni

In the past few months following events in Gaza, I’ve heard voices in the UK, including senior members of the Labour shadow cabinet, supporting the two-state solution while at the same time calling for the “right of return” of Palestinian refugees to Israel. As a true supporter of peace based on …

Israel

Lessons from Afghanistan’s dark past

The death of 17 Hindus and Sikhs in an explosion in the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan on July 1 was perhaps a final attempt to obliterate …

Hinduism

Facebook Proves It Isn't Ready To Handle Fake News

Facebook says it knows the truth is messy; what it doesn't know is how to clean up all the fake news it is helping to spread.<p>On Wednesday afternoon, Facebook invited a handful of journalists to its New York offices for shrimp cocktail, a short presentation, and a question-and-answer session with …

Internet

20 Simple Grilled Appetizers for Summer

From ember-roasted baba ghanoush to scallops with warm tomato-basil dressing, here are fantastic grilled appetizers.

Cooking

The rise of the plastic-free, zero-waste grocery store

As hotels, restaurants and cities continue to cut down on the use of single-use items like plastic straws and bags, supermarkets are also addressing …

Sustainability

7 mistakes everyone makes when cooking chicken

Cooking the perfect chicken breast is a skill many home cooks aspire to have in their culinary toolbox. Chicken is versatile and affordable-and healthy, too. (Check out all 100 of our chicken breast recipes.) But chicken that's dried out and tough? No, thank you!<p>To help make sure you get a moist …

Cooking

Spanish Garlic Shrimp

This Spanish Garlic Shrimp recipe is a favorite tapas dish from Spain’s Andalucia region. It’s destined to become your go-to shrimp in garlic …

Recipes

Meet the Heroes Who Helped Keep 12 Boys Alive in a Flooded Thailand Cave

The mission to rescue 12 young soccer players and their coach trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for more than two weeks involved more than 1,000 …

Thailand

The Burmese python and the fight for the Florida Everglades

The Florida Everglades are famous throughout the world, with alligators perhaps their most well-known inhabitants. However, there’s a new predator in …

Wildlife

The rescue of the Thai cave boys is a triumph of bravery, expertise and love | Suzanne Moore

Sometimes all other news seems irrelevant. The Thai boys and their coach are out. They are rescued. It’s been heart-in-mouth stuff for days, but finally the Wild Boars and their young coach are free and, God knows, I am in bits and overawed at this rescue effort – at the pure unflashy heroism of …

Heroism

Women who kill their partners are still being treated differently to men | Julie Bindel

Twenty years ago tomorrow, Emma Humphreys died of an accidental overdose. In 1985, when Humphreys was 17 years old, she was convicted of murdering her pimp/boyfriend, Trevor Armitage, following threats of rape. Humphreys’ childhood had been dominated by violence and abuse. Her stepfather was …

Sociology

15 Ways With Lime

1 of 15<p>Key Lime Margarita<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Lime Caesar Salad<p>3 of 15<p>Yucatecan Chicken-and-Lime Soup<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Tiradito of …

Seafood

What Can I Use Instead of Parchment Paper? - Bob's Red Mill Blog

It happens at the worst moment. You are just about to begin prepping food and getting your goods ready for the oven when you open a drawer and …

Coconut

Southern Style Honey Butter Recipe

"This butter is HEAVENLY on biscuits! Great for hearty breakfasts and my favorite, breakfast for dinner! Shape with a melon baller or pack into a …

Recipes

Pain Aux Noix Recipe

09/02/2017<p>Sr. Mary Catharine from Summit, NJ<p>This is so delicious and easy to make! I increased the walnuts to 8 ounces and added crasins which I …

Baking

Kahlúa Coffee Brownie Cheesecake

This Kahlúa coffee brownie cheesecake is a very delicious and unique dessert with coffee and chocolate flavor. So, if you like the flavor of coffee …

Dessert

5 Best Essential Oils for Spider Veins on Legs & Face (Facts and Blends)

The good news is that spider veins are not life threatening. The bad news is that they look very unaesthetic. That’s reason enough to want to do …

Essential Oils

How to Get Rid of Varicose Veins Naturally

<i>DISCLOSURE: Please note these statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This is for informational purposes only and is</i> …

Essential Oils

Raspberry Hand Pies

5 from 6 votes<p>Raspberry Hand Pies<p>Prep Time<p>30 mins<p>Cook Time<p>20 mins<p>Total Time<p>50 mins<p>These bite-size raspberry hand pies are perfect for brunch, picnic …

Baking

I tried reducing my trash. You can, too. Start by examining it.

When I started writing about Tippi Thole and her journey to zero waste, my family of three adults created enough trash and recycling each week to fill a<br>96-gallon rolling trash can. I had been bringing my own bags to the grocery store. Now, I realized, I could do more.<p>Start by examining your trash, …

Fast Casual

December 1941: British officer’s diary describes final days of Battle of Hong Kong | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>My father joined the British army as a Gentleman Cadet in 1932, at the age of 18. I suspect he may have been drawn to the prospect of an active life</b> …

Hong Kong