About 52,000 applicants have received offers of places at third level from the CAO with changes to both the points and Leaving Cert grading systems contributing to fluctuations in the points requirements for the majority of courses.
Enjoy all the fruits and vegetables summer has to offer with new healthy recipes from EatingWell Magazine. Grill Hasselback Zucchini for a quick summer side, toss up some spiralized sesame noodles for a potluck party and chill out with our frosty Raspberry Prosecco Pops (for grown-ups!). With additional recipes for summer slaws, fresh tomatoes and dinner on […]
Whipping up a homemade healthy dessert recipe for a picnic or potluck has rarely been so easy. Whether you’re in the mood for a fudgy chocolate brownie, berry-studded pound cake, chewy oatmeal cookie or a fruit-filled tart, you’ll find all you need for simplifying dessert right here. Apricot-Strawberry TartBlueberry-Lemon Ricotta Pound CakeUpside-Down Cinnam […]
Celebrate summer's bounty with new healthy recipes from EatingWell Magazine. Grill Polenta & Vegetables for a quick vegetarian dinner, stir up Creamy Buffalo Chicken Salad for your next potluck and make one-bowl Apricot-Strawberry Tart for a gorgeous crowd-pleasing dessert. Plus many more deliciously healthy recipes to inspire your summer meals. Dow […]
Incorporating more vegetarian meals into your weekly routine is a great way to boost your health. Research shows that eating more plant-based foods and less meat increases your intake of key nutrients, such as dietary fiber, and reduces the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and even some cancers. Plus, going meatless has environmental benefits. The Envi […]
Looking to eat more nutrient-rich superfoods? To get you started, we've curated recipes with foods that pack a powerful punch of health-promoting nutrients, like vitamin A in sweet potatoes, fiber in beans and lentils, vitamin E in nuts and seeds, and antioxidant flavanoids in tea—just to name a few. Superfoods don't need to be exotic or expensive […]
Spring clean your diet with our best new low-calorie recipes. Get on the veggie noodle trend with spiralized Sweet Potato Carbonara with Spinach & Mushrooms. Celebrate fresh spring peas in Pea Shoot & Snap Pea Salad with Sunflower Seeds. Enjoy a simple weeknight dinner of Garlic, Sausage & Kale Naan Pizzas. Step outside of the box with Shakshuka […]
Get a taste of spring with our new healthy recipes featuring the fresh flavors of the season. Make Tangerine & Roasted Beet Salad with Feta & Pistachios for a gorgeous side, shake up your own Matcha Green Tea Latte and celebrate spring vegetables with Gruyère, Asparagus & Pea Baked Pasta. Plus get our healthy recipes for Vanilla Custard and Quick […]
It's easy to eat your daily veggie quota with these side dishes featuring the season's best spring vegetables: asparagus, snap peas, spinach, fava beans and more. Knock off an extra serving of vegetables with these delicious recipes for spring vegetable salads, roasted veggie sides, stir-fried veggies, veggie "fries" and other satisfying […]
Lettuce makes the perfect low-calorie stand-in for traditional wraps, buns or bread in these healthy lettuce wraps. Don't limit yourself to lettuce—these wrap recipes include options for all types of greens, such as kale, cabbage or any fresh, sturdy green. Try these lettuce wraps with global inspiration for a healthy dinner or light lunch. Curried Shri […]
Green tea has research-backed health benefits beyond its taste, and now matcha green tea powder, a fine powdered Japanese tea that's dissolved in hot water, is gaining popularity for its antioxidant boost. In fact, drinking 12 ounces of green tea daily may help reduce your risk of heart disease by 26 percent, accourding to reserach in the Annals of Epid […]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Volvo's North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his cool as the automaker's semi-autonomous prototype sporadically refused to drive itself during a press event at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump made a surprise closed-door visit to the Republican National Committee on Thursday after a tumultuous two days on the campaign trail that included a reversal of his pledge to support the party's nominee.
KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - An overpass under construction in the bustling Indian city of Kolkata collapsed on Thursday on to vehicles and street vendors below, killing at least 14 people with more than 100 people feared trapped.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Wednesday that women who end pregnancies should face punishment if the United States bans abortion, triggering a torrent of criticism from both sides of the abortion debate, including from his White House rivals.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lender GE Capital asked the U.S. government on Thursday to stop designating it as "too big to fail," saying it had shrunk to the point where it would not pose a major threat to the nation's financial stability if it experiences distress.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Thursday that a report by the al-Hayat newspaper on an agreement between Russia and the United States on the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was not true.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has told China it will not recognize an exclusion zone in the South China Sea and would view such a move as "destabilizing," U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work said on Wednesday.
RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - A Virginia state trooper who was engaged in a training exercise at a Richmond bus station died on Thursday after a man pulled out a gun and opened fire before being fatally shot by two police officers, police said.
PARIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of workers and high-school students joined protest marches across France on Wednesday to challenge plans to loosen the country's protective labor laws that unions say favor businesses.
This recipe is from the cookbook, "Southern Living: 30 Years of Our Best Recipes". It is my favorite grilled chicken recipe. Microwaving is a shortcut that cuts the cooking time in half for this chicken that finishes on the grill. -- posted by cdmanning4
This simple-to-make delicious loaf has no sugar and is 100% whole wheat (if your starter is such). When baked "artisan-style" it has a wonderful chewy crust and tender crumb. It's extremely good toasted as well. I found the recipe on the King Arthur Flour site (http://www.kingarthurflour.com). Previously I always bought generic whole wheat flo […]
Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they're about to get really exciting again. About every two years, Intel introduces new processors that shape the computing industry and this year's no different. Whereas the last two generations of chips were kinda like half steps in p […]
The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones Season 7 was a doozy: One of Dany's dragons is dead — and resurrected into a gnarly ice dragon — at the Night King's frosty hand, but Westeros' Magnificent Seven (now six; sorry Thoros) still succeeded in capturing a wight, which means Dany and Jon are taking their loveboat south to King's Landin […]
Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7, episode 6, titled "Beyond the Wall." So tonight I learned that my worst nightmare was watching a dragon spiral to his death while spewing fire (and a boatload of blood) like a falling star before sinking down into his icy grave. Oh, only to then have his carcass dragged out and touc […]
Dany didn't speak the Terminator catchphrase Sunday night on Episode 6 of Game of Thrones, but did she really need to? The outstretched hand pretty much says it for her. Image: hbo Of course that's Emilia Clarke in the 2015 sequel Terminator: Genisys, swooping in and saving the day from a relentless foe at our hero's most desperate moment. Gr […]
Spoilers are below. About Game of Thrones. That show you watch. Spoilers for that are below. Tonight's episode, "Beyond the Wall" gave some real sh*t to Game of Thrones' dragons. The final scenes, in which Dany literally swoops in on Drogon, flanked by her other dragon Viserion, rescues the GAG-nificent seven as they are backed into a co […]
This recap is dark and full of spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7, episode 6, "Beyond the Wall." I guess Drogon wasn't the dragon we needed to worry about this season. 😭😭😭 After the Loot Train Attack of episode 4 proved the sheer destructive force of just one of Dany's dragons in battle — enough to make even Jaime Lannister reassess hi […]
Spoilers, y'all. Don't act like I didn't tell you. The greatest love story in Westeros has only grown in strength past its meet-cute. Yes, Tormund Giantsbane and Brienne of Tarth have not yet had their love fully realized, but that has not stopped the internet from flipping out every time that the red bearded member of the Freefolk lifts his […]
Elon Musk, Google DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman, and 114 other leading AI and robotics experts have joined together to ask the UN to ban the use of so-called killer robots in an open letter published today. The group is concerned about the potential use of lethal autonomous weapons and how they might be applied in the future, and they penned a short n […]
On August 21, the skies above a large swath of the contiguous United States will darken to an eerie twilight as the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, casting a dark shadow on the face of our planet. And we're here for it -- in a big way. This marks the first time a total solar eclipse will grace skies above the lower 48 states since 1979, and i […]