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  • Affleck, Cavill, Gadot surprise at Comic-Con for 'Batman v Superman'

    28 July 2014, 11:13 am by: mdestries

    It was widely anticipated that Warner Bros. might pull the curtain back a bit on its "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" film at Comic-Con, but eager fans received that and a bunch more on Saturday morning.  
  • 9 Qigong exercises you can do at home

    28 July 2014, 11:13 am by: svartan

    Qigong is best, and most simply described, as a moving meditation. For those people (I'm one of them, depending on the day), who have trouble sitting while meditating—many of us sit all day and need more movement in our lives — it can be the solution to…
  • Fresh Figs in Cashew Cream with Toasted Coconut

    28 July 2014, 11:00 am by: jheimbuch

  • Webcam catches baby sea turtles hatching

    28 July 2014, 10:03 am by: lmoss

    A live-streaming webcam on a Florida Keys beach captured the hatching of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles on July 25.…
  • Fly-fishing for rainbow trout and exceptional views on the Colorado River

    28 July 2014, 9:00 am by: photoblog

    All photos: Andrew Pielage
  • 42 photos of cats yawning

    28 July 2014, 8:50 am by: sgunther

    It's Monday, and you can probably think of a lot of other places where you'd rather be instead of at work. The day is long and lunch time is too short. Thank science for coffee and Internet breaks. Put aside the woes and weight of the world for a few minutes…
  • 10 recipes for lentils that move this superfood from drab to delightful

    28 July 2014, 8:00 am by: jheimbuch

    Lentils have been a staple in cuisine around the world for thousands of years. So why would we ever neglect this nutritious food when planning weekly meals? Really, there's just no excuse to relegate lentils to boring additions to soups or stews. Lentils…
  • July 28

    28 July 2014, 6:00 am by: dailynews

    July 28, 1977: The first oil from Alaska's North Slope reaches the Valdez Marine Terminal 800 miles away via the newly completed Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Valdez would become an oil-shipment boom town, as well as the site of a catastrophic oil spill in 1989.  
  • The truth about texting and driving

    27 July 2014, 9:08 pm by: jsavedge

    TV personality Jenny McCarthy's 12-year-old son recently called the police from the back seat of the car to report that his mother was texting while driving in the front seat.  The actress told the story on her radio talk show, explaining that she responded…
  • Back to school tips for teachers

    27 July 2014, 7:39 pm by: jsavedge

    Teachers: I know you may not want to hear this but your time is almost up.  Actually, in all fairness, most of my teacher friends enjoy their summer breaks but are also always excited for the new school year.  That's why they're teachers after all.  Because…
  • Chocolate, Hazelnut and Oatmeal Cookies

    27 July 2014, 6:00 pm by: jheimbuch

  • Strawberry Galettes with Pistachio Crumble

    27 July 2014, 4:00 pm by: jheimbuch

    To me, late spring and summer time means strawberries. Lots and lots of these sweet, juicy red berries, and all the wonderful recipes that go with them. I have never tried to make galettes before, and I found this fantastic recipe in "Small Plates & Sweet…
  • Healthy Banana Blueberry Bread

    27 July 2014, 2:00 pm by: jheimbuch

    Okay, so the word "healthy" for this recipe is a tiny bit of a stretch. But this is indeed the healthiest recipe I've ever tried for a banana bread, and it still tastes as decadent as something with sugar and dairy in it. But this has zero refined sugar, zero…
  • How the chipmunk helps forests flourish

    27 July 2014, 1:00 pm by: pod_user

    Photo: Teri Franzen/MNN Flickr Group   The forest's tiny helpers
  • Orange-Cranberry Muffins with Pecans

    27 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: jheimbuch

  • What is flotation therapy?

    27 July 2014, 10:02 am by: jnelson

    Up for a float? I’m not talking about down river or in the backyard pool, but at a flotation spa near you. If you live in a progressive city such as Portland, Seattle or D.C., you may have heard about flotation therapy. Otherwise, you might have no idea that…
  • Summer Fruit Tartlets with Lemon Olive Oil Crust

    27 July 2014, 10:00 am by: jheimbuch

    During summer, when market stalls are filled with the most amazing fruits, from peaches and apricots to cherries and berries of all sorts, it's hard to resist making a beautiful summer fruit tart. Colorful, sweet, and with a hint of citrus, these fruit…
  • Smart thirsty crow turns to humans for help

    27 July 2014, 8:22 am by: sgunther

    Crows are considered to be one of the smarter animals in the wild kingdom, with some species capable of both tool use and construction. The hooded crow of Isreal has been observed using bread as bait to catch fish while crows in Australia have learned how to…
  • 5-Ingredient Breakfast Granola Bars

    27 July 2014, 8:00 am by: jheimbuch

    There is nothing like grabbing a yummy granola bar for a breakfast on the go! This one has just five healthy ingredients, so you know you're getting only what you need and none of the extra additives store-bought granola bars hide. This recipe is filled with…
  • July 27

    27 July 2014, 6:00 am by: dailynews

    July 27, 1931: A dry year at the beginning of America's "Dust Bowl" creates the Perfect Swarm, as grasshoppers overwhelm farmland in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Cornfields are eaten down to the stubs, and American agriculture suffers a disaster at the…

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