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3 Healthy Veggie Sides You’ll Want to Eat All Spring Long

3 Healthy Veggie Sides You’ll Want to Eat All Spring Long

Health
Nothing says spring like plates piled high with brightly colored veggies, and these side dishes from the new cookbook Siriously Delicious ($ 27, amazon.com) are exactly that. And nope, that's not a typo in the book's title: The collection of 100 simple, satisfying recipes comes from blogger and Today show contributor Siri Daly. We love these three recipes especially, because they all star produce that's in season during the warmer months. Read on to learn how to make rainbow potato salad with crispy shallots, a manchego summer squash gratin, and zucchini "linguini" with pistachio and pea pesto.RELATED: These 6 Dinner Salads are Anything But BoringRainbow Potato Salad with Crispy ShallotsServes: 8Hands on time: 30 MinutesTotal time: 55 Minutes2 p...
A long overdue disruption in menstrual products

A long overdue disruption in menstrual products

Finance
THE disposable sanitary pad debuted in the late 19th century. It was such a taboo that a purchase involved dropping the exact sum in a box at the chemist’s counter. The pack was handed over, no words uttered. Menstrual products could not be advertised on American television until 1972. In 2015 an ad showing a runny egg yolk was questioned by New York’s subway for being too suggestive of period flow (which was the point).Squeamishness has hampered innovation. The applicator tampon, invented in 1931, was the last big novelty in menstrual devices to go into widespread use. Its cardboard applicator, a tube within a tube, allowed women to push a tampon inside without committing another no-no (touching their bodies).Get our daily newsletterUpgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor
Steelers looked ahead, now have long wait for 2018 season

Steelers looked ahead, now have long wait for 2018 season

Sports
The Pittsburgh Steelers were looking past the Jacksonville Jaguars and ahead to the AFC Championship Game against the Patriots. Now they have all offseason to look ahead to the 2018 season. Looking back, it's inexplicable how Steelers players felt the freedom to openly talk about a rematch with the Patriots when a team like the Jaguars was coming to town for a playoff game. The Steelers lost to the Jaguars by 21 points during the regular season. That should have been enough reason for the players to keep their mouths shut before the game. But they talked about playing the Patriots again and gave the Jaguars even more motivation. Changes are coming to the Steelers as a result. The makeup of this roster won't be the same next season. It never is. The coaching staff will change, too. Offensiv...
No long walks and cleanup required for Sony's new robot dog

No long walks and cleanup required for Sony's new robot dog

Technology
Man’s best friend has just become more bionic. Sony unveiled Monday the new “aibo” autonomous entertainment robot that “brings fun and joy to the entire family,” Sony President and COO Mike Fasulo told ABC News. “We were thinking companions, we were thinking how do you take on artificial intelligence and bring emotion to people’s lives,” Fasulo said. “Look at them, they’re adorable!” The robotic dog can form an emotional bond with members of the household while providing love and affection. No cleanup required. Besides its adorable appearance, the robotic dog possesses a natural curiosity, vibrant movements and a responsiveness to its owner. It will even develop its own unique personality through everyday interactions as it grows closer and closer to its owners. And just like a real li