Angel Holifield

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Why America Is Moving Left

Republicans may have a lock on Congress and the nation’s statehouses—and could well win the presidency—but the liberal era ushered in by Barack Obama is only just beginning.<p>Over roughly the past 18 months, the following events have transfixed the nation.<p>In July 2014, Eric Garner, an African …

What Young Feminists Think of Hillary Clinton

Al­ex­an­dra Svokos was six years old, grow­ing up in Frank­lin Lakes, New Jer­sey, when she be­came a Hil­lary Clin­ton fan. It was 1998, and …

Feminism

Reinventing The Showercap For the Modern Woman

From Little Miss Muffet to a stylish waterproof turban–how Shhhowercap modernized an outdated design.<p>Two years ago, at the behest of both her mom and her hairdresser, Jackie De Jesu started shopping around for a showercap. Knowing that many women, like her, don’t wash their hair every time they …

Egg-Free Ice Cream is Less Temperamental (& Just as Delicious)

<i>Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt is figuring out what makes our favorite classics work—and then making them even better.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Think you need to temper eggs and dirty a million bowls to make creamy, buttery ice cream? Think again.</i><p>Pie making doesn’t give me pause. Homemade puff pastry? No …

Dessert

American Addict

90mins2012DocumentaryTVPG<p>Trailer<p>Documentary<p>director<p>Sasha Knezev<p>starring<p>Dr. Gregory Smith<p>Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Whitney …

Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’: Read the First Chapter

Read the first chapter of Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ which will be published July 14<p>In 1957, when she was 31 years old, Harper Lee submitted her first attempt at a novel to the publisher J.B. Lippincott.<p>Titled ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ it was set in the ’50s and opened with a woman named Jean …

Literature

Here’s Why You May Be Aging Faster Than Your Friends

We all have friends who were born in the same year but look years younger (or older) than we do. Now researchers say that such perceptions aren’t …

Lemonade Refresh: 4 Ways to Spice up Your Lemonade

Summer is here which means it's time to set up your lemonade stand! Okay, maybe you're a little to old for that now, but it doesn't mean you can't enjoy a grown-up rendition. That's why I've come up with four deliciously unique versions of lemonade perfect for a backyard gathering on a hot summer …

7 Ways to Stop Wasting Food

Maybe you got a little overzealous at the farmers’ market, and now you can’t eat all those berries before they go bad. Or the expiration date on that jumbo block of cheese you bought at the big-box store is rapidly approaching, and you’ve cut off only a few hunks. An estimated 40 percent of food in …

Agriculture

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

Ava DuVernay Wants You to Be a Rebel and Join the Movement for Diverse Films

Award-winning “Selma” director Ava Duvernay, founder of the African American Film Festival Releasing Movement, along with other filmmakers, have …

Filmmaking

A Step-By-Step Guide to the Flakiest, Butteriest Pie Crust You'll Ever Make

No machines required for the best damn all-butter pie crust you've ever made. Ready?<p><b>We're doing this old-school,</b> with a hands-only, machine-free, blow-your-mind technique for the best damn all-butter pie crust. It's got flakiness to rival a croissant's, a texture so tender it shatters under the …

Baking

9 Ice-Cold Summer Floats

Part fizzy ice-cold soda, part huge globs of ice cream, these grown-up floats have us floating on cloud nine.<p><b>If pure bliss is something you can sip through a straw</b>, then we know that a float is on the other end. Part fizzy ice-cold soda, part huge globs of ice cream, floats are magical summer …

Ice Cream

strawberry summer cake

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Butter a 10-inch pie pan or 9-inch deep-dish pie pan (what I used). I did not test this with a standard 9-inch pie …

A Bunch of Chickpeas, Five Versatile Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever—or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples</i><i>—</i><i>or your seasonal produce</i><i>—</i><i>every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Ashley McLaughlin of Edible Perspective shows us just how versatile chickpeas can be.</i><p>My …

Vegan

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Your Creative Calendar: 73 Things To Do, See, And Hear This April

Get ready to say goodbye to Mad Men, welcome back Toni Morrison, and get Furious again, as your Creative Calendar for April ushers in spring.<p>It’s no longer April Fools’ Day, so you can trust that there are no hilarious pranks in this month’s entertainment forecast. Let’s leave the pranks to …

Kurt Cobain

Simone Weil on Temptation, the Key to Discipline, and How to Be a Complete Human Being

“Never react to an evil in such a way as to augment it.”<p><i>“The nature of moral judgments depends on our capacity for paying attention,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in contemplating our moral responsibility as human beings. This relationship between morality and attention was a primary concern for French …

9 of Your Best Noodle Recipes

<i>The results are in! We partnered with Kikkoman to find Your Best Recipe with Noodles -- and here are the recipes our community loved.</i><p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe …

Recipes

diy: ikea rast dresser to bedside table …

I have seen a lot of great Ikea hacks with the Ikea rast small dresser turned bedside table or nightstand. After i saw this one, i kept it in my “to …

Irresistible Gnocchi Casserole

Gnocchi casserole couldn't be simpler. This comforting dinner is great for any weeknight, and we know the kids will love it!<p>You know, I think it’s pretty clear that I’m from the Midwest. I mean, based on the number of casseroles I make in a week, it’s pretty obvious.<p>You fancy Californians with your …

How to Make an Easy Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting - The Easiest Way

Escape to an Enchanting Dinner Party in Mexico City

When the smartest food blog in town throws a party in a Modernist masterpiece, what's on the plate is as bold as the architecture surrounding it.<p><b>ernardo Bukantz</b> is shaving spines from cactus paddles (nopales) in the kitchen of <b>Casa Luis Barragán</b>, the Modernist masterpiece that was the late …

Mexico

16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

Cooking

Annie Dillard on How to Live with Mystery, the Two Ways of Looking, and the Secret of Seeing

“I cannot cause light; the most I can do is try to put myself in the path of its beam.”<p>In her 1984 novel <i>The Lover</i>, Marguerite Duras wrote that “the art of seeing has to be learned.” It is a sentiment at once poetic and practical — cognitive science now knows that our brains invest a great deal of …

Literature

Iterations: A Lyrical Animated Film about How We Grow as Human Beings and the Iterative Nature of Self-Transformation

“I am recycled cells, I learn to like myself more with each iteration…”<p>Psychologists now know that a “growth mindset” is one of the greatest predictors of a fulfilling life. And yet only children are at ease with the discomfort necessary for growth — the rest of us are chronically resistant to …

Literature

Charles Bukowski on the Ideal Conditions and Myths of Creativity, Illustrated

<b>Charles Bukowski</b> (August 16, 1920–March 9, 1994) — man of outrageous daily routine, curious creature of proud cynicism and self-conscious sensitivity, occasional pessimist with a heartening view of the meaning of life — had a singular way of conveying immutable wisdom in his seemingly simple, often …