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More than 50 dead geese fall from Idaho sky in 'freak accident'

A gaggle of geese was found dead in a parking lot in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in what wildlife officials are calling a "freak accident." The 51 birds were clumped together, soaking wet, as golf ball-sized hail rained down on them during a thunderstorm Saturday night.<p>But it's not the hail that killed the …

Wildlife

Just 9 Really Good Recipes We've Made Lately (And Would 100% Make Again)

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake:</b><p>11⁄2 cups roasted unsalted shelled pistachios<p>3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour<p>1⁄2 cup almond meal<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup unsalted butter, softened, plus more for the pan<p>11⁄2 cups sugar<p>4 large eggs<p>Zest of 1 lemon<p>…

Dessert

How to Be Mindful (Even if You're Anxious or Impatient)

The world really wants us to count our blessings. News articles and blog posts tout the many benefits of gratitude, from improved health to better …

Mindfulness

Mindfulness and Difficult Emotions

I have heard some wonderful explanations of mindfulness. The writer and teacher Sylvia Boorstein calls it “awake attention to what is happening …

Mindfulness

10 Strategies for Defusing Your Partner's Anger

Constructively responding to your partner’s anger can be a challenging task in even the most loving and secure relationships. It is a moment when …

Anger Management

How to manage anxiety, fear and stress in the workplace

Anxiety, fear and stress. These words are often used interchangeably, but in my experience working with clients in leadership roles they are three …

Humanity

Can a dog help manage emotions during mediation? New study says yes

Therapy dogs are used to help people through stressful times in schools, hospitals and prisons. Now, they could show up in legal mediations.<p>A paper …

Research

Chinese Green Bean Stir-Fry Recipe

"Asian-style green beans with lots of flavor! This recipe is made for a large party; but can be scaled down for a family dinner. Serve cold or …

Food & Dining

How to Cook Omelets, Frittatas, Quiches, and Stratas

Eggs are inexpensive, easy-to-make, and arguably one of the most versatile sources of animal protein. Because they don’t have a strong taste, they …

Breakfast

Whole Grilled Onions

These delicious grilled onions make a fabulous side dish to serve with other grilled foods, and they're especially good with steaks and chops. The …

Cooking

14 Unique Cookie Recipes to Get Your Bake on During Any Season

Dessert

Healthy Fruit Bar Recipes

Food

Healthy Korean Recipes for Weeknights

These healthy Korean-inspired recipes are just what you need on busy weeknights. From stir-frys to pan-fried cod, you won't need to spend your night …

Cooking

18 Unique Pasta Recipes to Reinvigorate Your Love of Italian Noodles

Cooking

Mac and Cheese Recipes You’ll Want to Bookmark ASAP

We rounded up our all-time favorite recipes, because few things are better than a bowl of homemade mac and cheese.

Cooking

The Best Fan

After more than 60 hours of research—including three separate interviews with fan engineers and product testing experts as well as several days …

Shopping

Teen fatally shot while live on Instagram; second man shot in Facebook video

DETROIT — A teen was killed live on an Instagram video in the living room of one of his best friends, police said Tuesday.<p>Dylan Hemphill, 18, and the suspect, also 18, were showing off money and a rifle on the video when the shooting happened at 11:55 p.m. ET Monday on the city's west side, Detroit …

Crime

Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cookies Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Bursting with blueberries and infused with lemons, these silky and creamy …

Breakfast

Afternoon Tea Recipes From Masterchef Winner Mat Follas

Carrot cake and jaffa tarts recipes to feast on this Easter.<p>Mat Follas<p>Carrot cake<p>I grew up in New Zealand, with all of its wonderful pan-asian …

Dessert

I Replaced Retinoids With These Nontoxic Alternatives—And I Love The Results

Pregnancy these days has a steep learning curve with <i>so many</i> do's and don’ts. So when I found out we were expecting last August (due in May with a …

Skin Care

4 Foods You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

We’ve been taught that too much of a good thing isn’t very good after all — and, for the most part, this is wise advice. But if you’re craving a …

Healthy Eating

30 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

24 recipes to keep you warm in the first frigid days of spring

It's the end of March, but let's be honest: It'll still be a while before spring graces us with her warm presence. Until then, I'm still on high …

Recipes

Low-Carb Dessert Recipes

Food

The 10 Best Trader Joe's Desserts For Those With a Sweet Tooth

The 10 Best Desserts You Can Buy At Trader Joe's<p>If you love to shop at Trader Joe's and have a sweet tooth, this one's for you.<p>The ever-popular …

Dessert

Here's How to Turn Rice into Dinner

We bet you'd be hard-pressed to find a kitchen where there isn't at least one kind of rice stocked in the pantry. Rice is inexpensive and easy to …

Cooking

Stovetop Granola Recipe

"A delicious quick and easy granola with almonds and dried cranberries that is made on the stovetop. Feel free to add your favorite dried fruits and …

Breakfast

Very Best Blueberry Cobbler! Recipe

"I've tinkered and tinkered, and this is the very best blueberry cobbler recipe I've found. Cakey/biscuit topping with a slight crunch on top and …

Dessert

Stop Narrating Your Life and Start Living It!

Our mind continually tells us what's happening to us, but do we need it?<p>Internal chatter... it is like a radio station that plays inside your head …

Meditation

Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There

I feel edgy. And unsettled. And a bit anxious. Between the bomb violence in Austin last week (my hometown), the current political climate, the …

Meditation