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21 Easy, Healthy Cooking Tips For Lazy People

Lazy chefs, rejoice.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Jennifer Aniston Takes Flight

Happily married and taking new risks with her career, the megastar actress is soaring. Plus, see her spring essentials here.

Jennifer Aniston

Helium Dreams

A new generation of airships is born.<p>Igor Pasternak started thinking about airships when he was twelve. Back then, in the nineteen-seventies, he loved rockets. One night, he was curled up in the soft green chair that doubled as his bed, in the two-room apartment where he lived with his parents, his …

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

Future criminals can be spotted at nursery school, study suggests

Children's social-emotional skills can indicate future prospects, including whether they will end up in a council falt, researchers find<p>Future criminals and council house tenants can be spotted as early as nursery school, a study suggests.<p>Early social-emotional skills observed in pre-school …

Learning

Sometimes the most powerful stories demand to be told creatively. Graphic storytelling is increasingly being used to convey emotion, surprise audiences and sometimes, to protect people’s identities. This was the case for Abike’s story, a comic produced for the Guardian to tell the true story of a …

Graphic Novels

Hannibal moves to Saturdays, is doomed

<i>Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18. All times are Eastern.</i><p>Top pick<p><i>Hannibal</i> <b>(NBC, 10 p.m., Saturday):</b> Just …

You Haven't Done Greece Till You've Been to These 7 Islands

The Greek islands I hear so many people speak of—laconic beaches, party towns and small villages populated by idyllic whitewashed buildings—are not exactly the islands I know. When I was a kid, I rafted down Peloponnesian rivers, snorkeled in the Ionian Sea, and once camped with my family for 39 …

European Travel

Spring Renewal 101: 11 Juicing Cures for Common Ailments

Although in some parts of the country spring still seems months away, we’re getting close to the start of a new season and it’s a great excuse to …

Sidewalk Flowers: An Illustrated Ode to Presence and the Everyday Art of Noticing in a Culture of Productivity and Distraction

A gentle wordless celebration of the true material of aliveness.<p><i>“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her magnificent defense of living with presence. But in our age of productivity, we spend our days running away from boredom, never mind its creative …

Costume Closet: Spotlight On Wonder Woman

bureau A builds temporary monte verità for traveling theatre

<b>bureau A builds temporary monte verità for traveling theatre</b><br>all images © dorothée thébert & bureau A<p><b>monte verità is a hill located in ascona, in the</b> …

22 Socially Conscious Companies You Don’t Know About Yet

Driven by the financial and social success of companies like TOMS and Warby Parker, more and more entrepreneurs are creating companies that give back. Almost anything you want or need to buy — from soap to diaper bags — can help make a difference in the world. From employing artisans in developing …

Clothing

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

14 Things You Didn't Know About New Orleans

Mardi Gras season is well under way. This year, around one million tourists are expected to flock to New Orleans to partake in the festivities. If you’re one of the lucky million and it’s your first time in the Crescent City, make sure to prepare yourself for the unique wonderland you're about to …

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