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How to Make Our Best-Ever Chicken Noodle Soup

Our double-dark chicken noodle soup begins with a deeply flavored stock made from chicken wings.<p>Nothing channels "warm and cozy" like a bowl of chicken noodle soup. And although we're not going to allege that our version is better than your grandma's, <b>digital food editor Dawn Perry</b> has some tips and …

Cooking

Shop the Street Style Look: Miss Prints

Your daily inspiration from the Fashion Week streets.<p>Fashion Week is a mecca for style experimenters. Bold colors, unexpected pairings and wild prints are all part of the notice-me game that the chic set plays to catch the street style lens. Brazilian blogger Helena Bordon held our attention at …

12 Stylish Bedroom Decorating Ideas That (ALSO!) Make For A Better Night's Sleep

Yes, it's important that your bedroom is beautiful. But more than that? Comfortable and relaxing enough for sound sleep, night after night. Here, four top designers explain what it takes.<p>Yes, it's important that your bedroom is beautiful. But more than that? Comfortable and relaxing enough for …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

San Francisco

Tracks to Freedom: The Inspiring Story of the Underground Railroad

A newly found journal of interviews with fugitive slaves gives insight into the secret network.<p>The 2013 movie <i>12 Years a Slave</i>brought the darkest era of America's history into the forefront of the national consciousness. Most slaves died in servitude. But a lucky—and courageous—few managed to escape …

11 Genius Storage Tricks for a Tiny Kitchen

When you don't have much space, make every inch work extra hard.<p>When you don't have much space, make every inch work extra hard.

Hair Trend: Doll Hairstyles on Celebrities and at Fall 2015 New York Fashion Week

I'm not sure if it's just a coincidence, but I keep seeing photos of celebrities and runway models and thinking: doll hair! Am I crazy, or do the following hairstyles totally bring to mind either Barbies or porcelain dolls?<p>Mindy Kaling's genie beehive braid at Monday's Costume Designers Guild Awards<p>…

How to Make Cheap Clothes Look Expensive: Easy Outfit Ideas Ahead!

You know those friends who put an outfit together and you're seriously impressed they ever thought of wearing <i>that</i> with <i>that</i> and layering it with <i>that</i> third thing? Um, that's exactly how I feel about writer Patrice J. Williams, who took on my challenge of styling a $12 Forever 21 dress 10 different …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

John Legend: Let every child's light shine

<b>(CNN) —</b> I grew up in a crowded house with three siblings, many passions and incredible energy. I was surrounded by loving family, including two wonderful parents who cared so much about our education.<p>My father often talked to us about his definition of success. He told us that it wasn't measured in …

Education

Free List of 400 Book Publishers and Book Editors for First Fiction and First-Time Novelists

Book Publishers: First Novels<br>Book Editors: Debut Novels<p>Beginning novelists often type phrases like book publisher, novel editor, novel publishers, …

Vodka and orange marmalade cake recipe

This glorious marmalade and vodka loaf cake is the perfect partner to a cup of tea<p>Makes 2lb loaf<p><b>EQUIPMENT</b><br>2lb loaf tin (measuring 21cm(l)x10cm(w)x5cm(d))<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>Butter for greasing<br>150g butter, softened<br>150g caster sugar<br>3 eggs (medium), beaten at room temperature<br>Zest of 1 orange<br>100g self-raising …

Healthy Banana Bread Chocolate Chip Oat Breakfast Bars {vegan & gluten free}

Healthy Banana Bread Chocolate Chip Oat Breakfast Bars {vegan & gluten free}<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>25 mins<p>Healthy, gluten free …

Why You Want to Avoid the Car Rental Airport Pickup

It's almost always more expensive renting a car from the airport versus picking it up in town. Just go to town.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>My fiancé and I were in Denver during Martin Luther King weekend and, unfortunately, walking is just not an option in Colorado. I also had a …

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Nutrition

1937-1938: Portraits of African-American former slaves

Portraits of African-American former slaves<p>Photographs taken 70 years after the abolition of slavery in the U.S.<p>We honor 150 years since the …

Shoes

8 lip-smacking chicken wing recipes

Whether your team triumphs or falls during Sunday's Super Bowl XLIX , at the very least, you'll have chicken wings to keep your spirits high.<p>Buffalo …

7 Reasons Why You're Working Out and Still Not Losing Weight

Do you eat well, exercise often, and still feel like you’re not losing that stubborn weight? Truth is, eating well and exercising often is a very …

Fitness

Your guide to Black History Month arts events across metro Atlanta

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Antonio Douthit-Boyd in Ulysses Dove's "Bad Blood, " one of the works to be performed as the New York troupe …

12 Tiny Terrariums You Can DIY For Earthy Wedding Centerpieces

Requiring very little work, these self-sufficient planters make a beautiful addition to any wedding tabletop or counter in your own home. Almost any …

Beer Spice Cake + Brown Butter Glaze

What do you do when you are in a funk? I find that there a few things I do.<p>I cheer myself up by wearing my most favorite high-healed clogs that make …

Dessert

Chocolate Brownie Pudding Recipe

This chocolate brownie pudding is the ultimate sinful treat. Somewhere between a brownie and a molten lava cake, this one is sure to satisfy any …

Leadership Development

Are you looking for a dynamic speaker to captivate and energize an audience?<p>Lolly is a remarkable individual with a personal story that can be …

Books

Recommendations to Improve Your Reading Life

Being a reader is a life-long project, and we all want to do it well. Sometimes, it’s easy to get caught up in the parts of a reader’s life that feel …

10 simple ways to make time for reading in 2015

Are unread books piling up on the nightstand? It might be time to rethink your approach to reading.<p>It can be tough to get back to regular reading …