Larb is a Thai minced-meat dish that some regard as the unofficial national dish of Laos. It is bursting with the quintessential flavors of this part of the world, that amazing balance between hot and sour, salty and sweet.
The vacation planning website TripAdvisor named Michigan’s Mackinac Island the No. 1 summer travel destination in America for 2018.
A gnawing sense of irrelevancy and invisibility suddenly hits many aging adults, as their life roles shift from hands-on parent to empty nester or from workaholic to retiree. Self-worth and identity might suffer as that feeling that you matter starts to fade. Older adults see it in the workp…
Catch the interest of family members, friends or anyone else in your home with a unusual eye-catching item known as the antigravity air fern. The fern appears to levitate in the air above a base. Just ask visitors to pass a popsicle stick beneath it to see for themselves that nothing unseen …
Lung cancer screening has proved to be stunningly unpopular. Five years after government and private insurers started paying for it, less than 2 percent of eligible current and former smokers have sought the free scans, researchers report.
Tucked into the federal budget law Congress passed in February was a provision that significantly expands the use of telemedicine—long a hyped health care reform and now poised to go mainstream within five to 10 years.
In the most perfect of all worlds, things look as good as they taste. That’s true with this dish. Pink salmon, bright tomatoes (grab multicolored ones if that’s an option), flecks of purpley onion, pale chunks of toasty bread and a drizzle of bright green basil oil—a virtual rainbow.
Although poke cake is usually in the form of a sheet cake, we thought it could make a beautiful and festive layer cake for the Fourth of July.
Carrying around a pump on your bike frame might seem like overkill—until you need one. Maybe that’s why so many on the market are cheap plastic models that emphasize low weight instead of functionality. Yes, no one wants extra weight on the bike, but when you’re struggling to inflate a tire …
Daniel Sperling was expecting a very special guest at his wedding last September. Just days before the big event, though, the star attendee hit a certain snag.
When Kay and Larry Day came across a kite shop while vacationing in Wisconsin nearly two decades ago, they decided to buy kites for their grandchildren. On a whim, Larry bought one for himself.
Illnesses caused by disease-infected ticks, mosquitoes and fleas have tripled in the U.S. in recent years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Lyme disease is the most common illness attributed to ticks.
Smart watches coming from tech companies—as opposed to fitness companies—tend to focus more on having all the apps and communication abilities from your phone available on your wrist. But the Samsung Gear Sport, while certainly checking off all of those tech boxes, is also a legitimate sport…
You know that getting exercise, eating vegetables and not smoking are good for you. A new study shows just how good they are, in terms of the number of years they can add to your life.
I don’t know why I haven’t done it sooner since we live nearby. You would think that in the four years because it was built, I would have walked over for a closer look. Yet you know how life is. Busy at work. Busy running errands. Busy mowing the yard. Busy. Too busy.
Fresh water is an increasingly precious resource around the world. In Wisconsin, about 66 percent of the population drinks water drawn from over 750,000 private wells, and 100 percent of the population in Rock County drinks water from over 15,000 wells.
Q: I have a friend who is not good at expressing vulnerability. We’ve been best friends for three years and only once has she opened up to me about traumatic life experiences—and only then because we forced ourselves to talk about emotions by playing “Feelings Roulette.” She never asks for e…
Q: My son flunked out of college his first year at 18, losing all the scholarships he had earned. He spent the time instead on the internet. He came back home and said, “What do you expect? Everybody was on my case since ninth grade.”
Back-to-school time means it is also time to make sure your child is up to date on all of his or her immunizations. It is also a perfect time to make sure you have copies of all of your child’s immunization records stored safely—a step many parents forget.
Q: My wife and I got married two years ago. Even though we had been together for a long time, I was extremely reluctant to take the plunge. She’s smart and kind and beautiful, but I’ve just never felt “it” for her.
There is a spectrum of reactions when it comes to interactions with church. There are a variety of church methods, denominations and leadership styles that all contribute to how church is experienced.
Breast milk is nature-made and provides a baby with everything he or she needs for his or her first year of life. Breast-feeding provides many health, nutritional, economic and emotional benefits to the mother and baby. There are also significant benefits to the community, workplace and the …
JODHPUR, India—In the summer of 1944, hundreds of royals gathered for the opening of Umaid Bhawan Palace, a magnificent sandstone edifice that dominates the skyline in India’s northwestern city of Jodhpur. It was the last of its kind.
Q: I am a grandmother to a lovely 8-year-old boy whose parents are about to separate. I am supportive of both parents and want only the best for them and my little grandson. It seems very amicable, and I know they will co-parent with only the best interests of my grandson at heart.
Q: I was casually dating/hooking up with “Nick” at the end of the school year. He’s a year older, and graduated and moved back home. We didn’t want whatever was going on between us to end, so we decided we would be “together, exclusively,” albeit at a three-hour driving distance.
Whether you’re camping, hiking or just playing near woods this summer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says tick bites should be top of mind.