Carrie Coxen

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

White Bean-and-Parmesan Soup

Step 1<p>Tie together poultry herb mix with kitchen twine. Place soaked beans, herbs, water, stock, cheese rinds, and onion halves in a large Dutch …

“Local Lingual” Lets You Click On Map To Hear Languages Spoken There

Local Lingual is a cool interactive language map. Click on any location in the world, and it plays recordings of the local language, along with the …

Language Learning

Why We Refrigerate Eggs in the United States and Other Countries Don't

Who knew?<p><i>This story originally appeared on fwx.com.</i><p>When we walk into grocery stores in the United States to buy eggs we almost always pull them from …

For the First Time, Ancient Egyptian Texts Available in Rare English Translations

While the ancient texts of Roman and Greek authors are still well-known and read today, few outside of those who study Egyptology have ever read the …

Lost cities #8: mystery of Cahokia – why did North America's largest city vanish?

In its prime, about four centuries before Columbus stumbled on to the western hemisphere, Cahokia was a prosperous pre-American city with a population similar to London’s.<p>Located in southern Illinois, eight miles from present-day St Louis, it was probably the largest North American city north of …

Archaeology

10 African Civilizations More Amazing Than Ancient Egypt

Unknown to most people, hundreds of smaller kingdoms have popped up throughout Africa’s history, with some eventually growing into powerful empires. …

Ancient History

Star pupil finds lost Mayan city by studying ancient charts of the night sky from his bedroom

A Canadian schoolboy appears to have discovered a lost Mayan city hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico using a new method of matching stars to the location of temples on earth.<p>William Gadoury, 15, was fascinated by the ancient Central American civilization and spent hours poring over diagrams of …

Archaeology

The Pan American Highway: The Longest Road In The World

At its fullest extent the Pan-American Highway is a network of roads stretching from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Ushuaia, Argentina, a distance of around …

Cat Spotted Regularly Taking Subway In Tokyo All By Himself

While the Tokyo subway system might seem confusing for many, this cat laughs at them all. The smart feline has been spotted taking the city’s Seibu …

Japan

Lose Yourself in this Atlas of the World’s Lost Cities

Cities that continue to stand long past their glory days are particularly poignant.<p>Mandu, an abandoned ancient city in northern India with a timeless …

Archaeology

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

The Most Motivational TED Talks of 2016 | Inc.com

TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the best talks they've hosted recently online. Delivered by a TV mogul, the leader …

Doorhandle

You Have a Great Business Idea? Hold On. Ask These 15 Questions First | Inc.com

How do you know if you've got a great business idea?<p>Before you proceed with your venture, it's a great idea to do some market research and assess the potential for success.<p>Here are 15 questions to ask before you waste time, money and blab about how great it is going to be to all your friends.<p>1. Do …

Business Strategy

The favorite job interview questions of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 26 other highly successful executives

Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite …

Breaking down John Wall's Dominant December

The Wizards are just 10-12 so far this season and have taken a step back as a team defensively from last season. Even though their record puts them …

Basketball

Carly Fiorina Warns of Threat She Says the U.S. Is ‘Woefully Unprepared’ to Handle: Cyberterrorism

After terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino turned the focus of the 2016 presidential race to national security, Republican candidate Carly Fiorina warned voters today that the U.S. remains vulnerable to massive, crippling cyberattacks.<p>In a Pearl Harbor Day speech to voters in Cedar Rapids, …

Government

Conjoined Twins Died After Ben Carson’s Botched Operations

Photo credit: GettyImages: Top newspapers The New York Times and Washington Post have been playing catch-up weeks after The National ENQUIRER …

Ben Carson

Donald Trump sexism tracker: Every offensive comment in one place

Fat. Pig. Dog. Slob. Disgusting animal. These are just some of the names that Donald Trump has called women.<p>The President of the United States has been widely called out for his objectification of women - he has a tendency to criticise them for their looks - and sexist remarks.<p>From saying no one …

Donald Trump

The Firm, Forceful, and Formidable Carly Fiorina: An Interview

When people first watch and listen to presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, they sense that she is both tough and seemingly fearless, and they like …

Government

Adorable Cow Who Thinks He Is a Dog Enjoys Relaxing on the Couch & Getting His Chin Scratched

Goliath is an adorable little calf who was rescued by Danville, California-based owner Shaylee Hubbs and her family from a dairy farm that had plans …

Can the ladies of The View handle a successful, poised, thoughtful conservative woman?

Remember when “The View” hosts lambasted Donald Trump, just two months ago, for making comments about Carly Fiorina’s appearance in Rolling Stone magazine?<p>I do. They were right to stand up for Carly.<p>So what happened last Thursday, when “The View’s” <i></i>hosts – Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Michelle …

Did This New Jersey Lawyer Discover a Lost Constitutional Amendment?

<i>This article was co-authored by G.C. Haskins.</i><p>Deep in the bowels of the Connecticut State Archives building rest several forgotten artifacts that could alter the destiny of the United States: evidence of a lost amendment to the Constitution, passed 225 years ago.<p>On Sept. 25, 1789, after months of …

New Jersey

Carnegie bought a university. So did Stanford. Now, it’s Apple’s turn.

Apple has more than $205 billion in cash. What should they do with the money? Apple should buy a university and rebuild it from the ground up.<p>In recent years, some private equity firms have bought universities and turned them into for-profits. The for-profit model, however, has yet to produce a …

Online Education

7 Hilarious Economics Lessons From South Park

<i>From Bankable Insight:</i><p><b>South Park is known for pushing buttons and offending people as much as it is known for its hilarious social commentary. Often</b> …

South Park

5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

Quizizz<p>Much like Kahoot, Quizizz allows teachers to gather evidence of student learning in a fun, gamified environment. When teachers create …

A New Google Docs Feature Ideal for Collaborative Writing in Class

September 5, 2015<br>One of the best features that mark Google Docs as a powerful collaborative writing platform is the ‘revision history’. Using …

Education Technology

The GOP 2016 field meets 'Black Lives Matter'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Democratic presidential candidates this summer have repeatedly met activists of the "Black Lives Matter" movement on the campaign trail -- often with disruptive results. But this week, it was the Republicans' turn.<p>Several candidates, including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Ohio …

Black Lives Matter