Angela Dimayuga’s 10 Essential Filipino Recipes

When I was growing up in Northern California — where Filipino migrant farm workers started settling in the 1920s, and which today is home to one of the country’s largest populations of Filipino-Americans — the scent of rice, still steamy and warm in the rice cooker, was the steady backdrop to my days. It was…

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Do You Really Need a Straw With That?

“It was never just about the straw,” said Christine Figgener, 35, who was calling from Texas A&M University, where she is finishing a Ph.D. in marine biology. Her voice got stronger the more she ranted. “The straw was supposed to be a symbol, a poster child. It’s a low-hanging fruit.” Ms. Figgener studies marine turtles,…

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Want to Learn More About Breast Cancer? Read This Book

RADICALThe Science, Culture and History of Breast Cancer in AmericaBy Kate Pickert In a perfect world, all patients would have the information they need to make informed choices. In such a world, the virtuoso violinist with colon cancer could avoid a chemotherapy regimen that renders fingers insensate; the newly married man with prostate cancer could…

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5 College Party Drinks

Don’t imagine that college partying resembles club partying (that we see in the movies) – they are not even close to each other! College partying equals cheap booze and bunch of ice on top, so don’t get your hopes up if you haven’t tried it before because you might remain disappointed. First rule of college…

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When Biking and Bears Don’t Mix

HELENA, Mont. — The death of a ranger, Brad Treat, in 2016 was a wake-up call for grizzly bear biologists. Mr. Treat, an avid mountain biker, was zipping along at about 25 miles an hour through dense forest near Glacier National Park in the middle of a summer afternoon when he collided with a large…

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Edible Scotch Pods Cause ‘a Bit of a Stir’ With Whisky Fans

Glenlivet, one of the venerable names in Scotch whisky, experimented with something new this month: a tiny whisky cocktail that comes in a clear, edible packet instead of a glass. It even came with a hashtag for social media: #noglassrequired. But Twitter users seemed unimpressed, and a little freaked out. In a video released last…

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Medical News Today: What to know about sugar detox symptoms

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Jimmy Choo x Net-a-Porter Just Launched an Exclusive Capsule Collection

Net-a-Porter x Jimmy Choo No one forgets their first pair of Jimmy Choos. The luxury accessories brand has dressed everyone from Princess Diana (she had a close relationship with the designer) to Hollywood stars like Beyoncé and Selena Gomez. It has a ubiquitous presence on every red carpet—which is why the brand’s latest collab makes…

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Taking On the Tortilla Industry

LOS ANGELES — When Ricardo Ortega wants to convince someone of the unparalleled deliciousness of nixtamalized corn, he hands them a hot tortilla right off his clanking production line in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Late at night, as the ovens exhale the comforting smell of masa, a single, plain tortilla can be…

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Medical News Today: Tips for cleaning and unclogging nose pores

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