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Ronaldo, Messi and Ronaldinho – Footballers who were so good, they received standing ovations from opposition fans

Ronaldo, Messi and Ronaldinho – Footballers who were so good, they received standing ovations from opposition fans

Sports
The original Ronaldo was a terrifying prospect for opposition defenders on his day, and Manchester United fans can attest to this. When the Galacticos arrived at Old Trafford, Ronaldo put on a clinical finishing display and scored an incredible hat-trick. When he left the pitch, Old Trafford stood and applauded as one to celebrate the Brazilian’s performance.Thursday, April 5, 2018Football fans can be a fickle bunch at times, with their opinions on players changing quicker than the wind.In case you didn’t notice, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a pretty decent bicycle kick last night, and even managed to earn the adulation of Juventus fans.With their side being dismantled, the Italian supporters showed incredible grace and dignity in standing in unison to applaud the Portuguese’s moment of magic.
You’d Never Guess These Chocolate-Chia Popsicles Were Made With White Beans

You’d Never Guess These Chocolate-Chia Popsicles Were Made With White Beans

Health
The recipe is super simple, and packed with nutrients. I love creating recipes that include unexpected ingredients. That’s why I had so much fun developing and testing recipes for my newest book, Slim Down Now, which stars pulses. If you’re not familiar with word "pulses" in a culinary context, it’s the umbrella term for lentils, peas, chickpeas, and all types of beans. I love pulses because they’re naturally gluten-free, rarely a trigger when it comes to allergies or intolerances, and rich in nutrients (hello, protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants!).Pulses also have a long list of health perks: Studies suggest that eating them regularly may help curb cholesterol, protect against certain cancers, improve athletic performanc
You’d Never Know These Black Bean Brownies Were Healthy 

You’d Never Know These Black Bean Brownies Were Healthy 

Health
Decadent, delicious, and so easy to make. I have a bit of an obsession with finding recipes that sneakily swap in good-for-you ingredients. Chocolate muffins made with beets? I’m there. Blondies with chickpeas baked in? Sign me up. So I was psyched when I came across this black bean brownie recipe on one of my favorite food blogs, Laura Lea Balanced.The recipe couldn’t be easier: Combine seven simple ingredients in a food processor or blender, dump them in a pan, add chocolate chips (because of course), then bake for 50 minutes. Done.RELATED: The Ultimate Unbaked BrowniesEven better, the black bean brownies taste like the real thing but pack major protein you won't even taste. “My inspiration for adding legumes into a dessert came from the most wonderfu
Neanderthals were capable of making art

Neanderthals were capable of making art

Science
Contrary to the traditional view of them as brutes, it turns out that Neanderthals were artists.A study in Science journal suggests they made cave drawings in Spain that pre-date the arrival of modern humans in Europe by 20,000 years.They also appear to have used painted sea shells as jewellery.Art was previously thought to be a behaviour unique to our species (Homo sapiens) and far beyond our evolutionary cousins.The cave paintings include stencilled impressions of Neanderthal hands, geometric patterns and red circles.They occupy three sites at La Pasiega, Maltravieso and Ardales - situated up to 700km apart in different parts of Spain.The researchers used a technique called uranium-thorium dating to obtain accurate ages. It relies on measuring the radioactive decay of uranium that gets i...
Carillion investors were 'fleeing for the hills'

Carillion investors were 'fleeing for the hills'

Business
Carillion's investors fled the failing company as it headed for disaster, according to MPs.The construction firm's annual reports were a worthless guide to its financial health and raise major questions about corporate governance, the MPs say.The comments come in a joint report published on Monday by the Work and Pensions and Business committees.Carillion's former auditor, KPMG, will be questioned by MPs on Thursday.Britain's second largest construction company collapsed last month, with the loss of almost 1,000 jobs. There were also job cuts and widespread disruption among sub-contractors.The Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy committees have already taken evidence from former Carillion directors. On Monday, the MPs released details of written comments from the...