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Confederate Flag Supporters Rally in Georgia

Attendees oppose removal of Confederacy symbol from buildings and public places after Charleston shootings<p>STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.—Hundreds of Confederate battle flags were waving in a Stone Mountain, Ga., parking lot on Saturday, at a rally in support of the controversial symbol.<p>Some supporters danced …

Rewriting History or Acknowledging It?

Hauling down the Confederate battle flag from its staff on the grounds of the South Carolina Capitol in July marked a tectonic shift in white rulers' manipulation of the tragic racial history of the American South. It may have been just the beginning.<p>Triggered by a single act of hate and madness, …

How Future Historians Might Use Your Tweets

<i>This post is in collaboration with The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, which brings together scholars and researchers from around</i> …

So You Think You Can Dance

“So You Think You Can Dance” premiered on FOX in 2005. Unlike ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” the series doesn’t feature celebrities competing, but …

Here Are the Four Types of Drunks, According to Science

You know when you’re out with your friends at a bar, and you’ve all had the same amount to drink, yet one friend is giggling uncontrollably, another …

How Disney Proved That No Price Was Too High for Fun

It may or may not be the happiest place on earth, but it’s always been one of the most profitable. Ever since Disneyland opened on this day, July 17, …

Hello Internet. Can You Pass the Snacks?

Starting July 13, Carey Polis is the new editor of Bonappetit.com.<p>Hi! I’m Carey. As of today, I’m the new editor of Bonappetit.com and very pleased to meet you. Actually, we already know each other, as I’ve been hanging around Bonappetit.com since January 2014 as the senior web editor. You may have …

10 Ways to Achieve Cold Brew Coffee Greatness

From better ice cubes to DIY flavored syrup, here are 10 simple, awesome ways to make cold brew iced coffee even better.<p>There are three things that iced coffee should be: strong, bracingly cold, and in your hand as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it can also be expensive, so we're big fans of DIY …

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Lettuce Wraps: Your Crispy-Crunchy Dinner-Time Fix

We got no buns, 'hon. These ideas for lettuce wraps and cups are so tasty, you won't even miss the carbs.<p>Salads aren't the only game that lettuce owns. Your favorite greens are also perfect for wraps, cups, and bowls. But not all greens are created equal. Follow these rules when choosing your …

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The Gloriously Greasy State Fair Foods We'll Never Give Up (Lookin' at You, Funnel Cake)

Funnel cake isn't just a state fair food. It's a way of life.<p>Is there any other reason to go to the state fair than to stuff yourself silly with corn dogs, smoked turkey legs, and all kinds of deep-fried treats (and a few atrocities) on sticks? We thought so. These are the gloriously greasy state …

Um, So What’s the Deal With Buttermilk, Anyway? Your Comprehensive Guide

Don't fear the buttermilk: Buy it, make it, cook with it, and love it.<p>There are a few ingredients that, despite our best efforts, have remained shrouded in mystery. (vadouvan, anyone? P.S. Vadouvan is spice blend made with onion, shallots, and garlic.) Perhaps most mysterious of them all is …