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One-Pot Chicken With Olives, Tomatoes And Lentils

<i>Succulent, fall off the bone braised chicken with olives, tomatoes and lentils. This chicken recipe is so easy to put together and makes a healthy,</i> …

Nigel, The Lonely Seabird, Dies Next To The Concrete Bird Replica He Loved For 5 Years

Generally speaking, love is for the birds.<p>But apparently not for a gannet New Zealand conservation officers nicknamed “No Mates Nigel,” who, until recently, was the only bird of his kind on the uninhabited island of Mana.<p>That is, unless you count the numerous decoys set up to lure birds like Nigel. …

The search engines you'll need for every type of question

Specific answers for specific needs.<p>When most of us have a question we want to research online, we run to Google for the answer. But it's not the only search engine out there. Venture off the beaten path, and you can find more specialized sites—like the self-proclaimed "computational search engine" …

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Relationships

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

This crock pot corned beef and cabbage recipe is convenient and easy, and it's a complete meal. The corned beef brisket is cooked to perfection in …

Exclusive: Philippines defied experts' advice in pursuing dengue immunization program

MANILA (Reuters) - As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine, the nation's then health secretary Janette Garin boasted it was a world-first and a tribute to her country's "expertise" in research.<p>At the time, it seemed the …

Public Health

15 Easy Side Dishes to Serve with Beef Tenderloin

Beef tenderloin is an annual feast in our household. Covering the beef tenderloin in a salt crust makes roasting it easy and fast, which leaves me …

Cooking

When cream hits coffee, the math is magical

There’s some pretty incredible physics happening in your morning cup of coffee. Cream and coffee obviously mix, but when they first come into contact, the cream actually tends to hover briefly on the hot surface—and researchers just figured out exactly how it works.<p>By recording the process at 2,000 …

Coffee

'Would you be willing?': words to turn a conversation around (and those to avoid)

Choose your words carefully and you can get someone to change their mind, or see you in a new light<p>It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it – isn’t it? According to language analysts, we may have this wrong. ‘‘We are pushed and pulled around by language far more than we realise,” says Elizabeth …

Self-help

This Is What It's Actually Like to Live With Bipolar Disorder

A lot of people only know bipolar disorder as it's shown on TV or in movies. You know the trope: One minute characters are catatonically depressed, …

Mental Health

Why apples and oranges should go in the fridge, plus all the other foods you're storing wrong

New guidance has been issued this month advising consumers that apples, oranges and other fruit should be kept in the fridge to prolong shelf life.<p>The advice from waste charity WRAP, the Food Standards Agency and the Department for Food and Rural Affairs has been issued in a bid to cut household …

Binagoongang Baboy with Asian Herbs Recipe

IMAGE Patrick Martires<p>The classic Pinoy favorite gets an aromatic upgrade through the addition of Asian herbs. Plus, the greens give the dish a nice …

Parent Obsession With Baby Growth Trends Could Be Fuelling Childhood Obesity

Everyone loves a chubby baby.<p>Ask any new parent how their baby is going and you will most likely get an update on recent weight gains.<p>Regular baby …

Childhood Obesity

What Is the Difference Between Mexican and Filipino Adobo?  - Chowhound

As an American with Afro-Caribbean heritage, Goya Adobo seasoning has always held a permanent piece of real estate in my family’s kitchen. Though my …

18 Tweets That Sum Up #PregnancyIn4Words

A trending Twitter hashtag is getting straight to the point about pregnancy.<p>On Friday, Twitter was inundated with funny tweets involving the hashtag #PregnancyIn4Words. The hashtag, which seems to have originated Thursday night, launched a barrage of too-real tweets about the messy side of growing …

Pregnancy

The Guardian view on Spain’s crisis: damage to Catalonia

Barcelona’s vote for independence, and Madrid’s decision to take control of the region, will not solve this dispute but make matters worse<p>Thousands of Catalans cheered, danced and downed glasses of cava to celebrate the regional parliament’s vote to declare independence from Spain on Friday. Less …

Europe

Picada is the Catalan-Style Pesto You Can Use on Everything

It’s a rite of fall: I’ve started my list of “must make” seasonal dishes. I’ve saved recipes in my Food52 collections; clipped sections of magazines and newspapers; bookmarked cookbooks stacked high on my bedside table. Chances are good that most of us have similar lists, even if the recipes in …

Spain Sets Stage to Take Control of Catalonia in Independence Fight

BARCELONA, Spain — The standoff over Catalonia intensified significantly on Thursday as the Spanish government said it would take emergency measures to halt a secessionist drive in the economically vital and politically restive northeastern region.<p>The announcement came almost immediately after the …

Europe

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Found to Help Teeth Repair Themselves in Just 6 Weeks

We're so down for that!<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

My sudden synesthesia: how I went blind and started hearing colors

<b>(CNN) —</b> It took just 72 hours for me to lose my sight entirely. Just before my blindness hit, I had been laid up with an unknown virus that had left me suffering severe headaches and sweats. My body's immune system had gone haywire, responding to the virus by attacking my own nerves, causing loss …

University of London

We Turned Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal into Breakfast Bars

Apple-Oat Breakfast Squares<p>Makes 24 squares<p>Cooking spray <br>5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats, divided <br>1 tablespoon ground cinnamon <br>2 teaspoons baking …

Breakfast

Amsterdam Is Putting a Ban on Tourist Shops

Effective immediately.<p>Curbing tourism has become the status quo in many popular European vacation spots, but Amsterdam made moves this week that are unlike any we've seen before. The city government announced on Thursday that any new shops geared at tourists, including ticket vendors, bike rental …

European Travel

29 Gorgeous Photos That Give Midwives The Credit They Deserve

Midwifery is a broad term that means so many things, in so many types of practices around the world. Midwives can have very different training backgrounds and work in very different settings — from women’s homes, to huge hospitals.<p>But the classic midwifery model of care is all rooted in the same …

Pregnancy

If you exercise a lot, you probably think your heart is in good shape. Maybe not.

Jason Lathrop was training for a solo backpacking trip in 2015 when he started to feel a creaking sensation in his knees during morning runs near his home in Portland, Ore.<p>Expecting to learn that he'd torn his meniscus or strained a ligament, he went to his doctor, who told him his knees were just …

Medical Research

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

18 Things That Made My First Year Of Parenthood Easier

Here's the stuff that kept me sane and (mostly!) within budget.

Parenting

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

This Ski Resort Turned One-Star Reviews Into a Five-Star Ad Campaign

Turning your haters into your most effective promoters isn’t the newest trick in the marketing playbook. Bars and restaurants have been at it for …

Skiing

Super-Crispy Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken: The universal way to show love.<p>Servings: 6-8<p>Prep: 28 hours<p>Total: 1 hour<p>Ingredients<p>2 (3-4 pound) chickens, broken down into 10 pieces each (breasts are cut into 2 pieces), backbone discarded<p>5 cups strained pickle juice<p>4 cups buttermilk<p>16 cups canola oil<p>6 cups all-purpose flour<p>4 …

Fried Chicken

Blueberry Yogurt Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat an 8½ -by-4½ -inch loaf pan with nonstick spray; line with parchment and spray …