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Netflix's CEO backs a math education program that works like the streaming service

But Hastings' interest in personalization also extends into a lesser-known realm: education.<p>In 2011, Hastings teamed up with venture capitalist John Doerr to invest $11 million in the growth of math education startup DreamBox Learning. Created in 2006, the program supplements kids' elementary and …

Education

Presenting the Ultimate Cocktail for the Common Cold

Because Hot Toddys won't cut it.<p>It's Friday, you're drained, and the thought of going out fills your insides with dread. Tonight you're staying in and sleeping off this damned cold. But Grandma's Hot Toddy no longer cuts it. And you're certainly not ordering out. You need something stronger, …

Cocktails

Southern Food Expert Virginia Willis on What Everyone Gets Wrong about Southern Food

<i>We're sitting down with our favorite writers and cooks to talk about their upcoming projects, their best food memories, and just about anything else. This article is brought to you by Ten Speed Press. Head here to pick up a copy of Lighten Up, Y’all.</i><p><i>Today: Virginia Willis brings to the table a new</i> …

5 Pastel Cocktails for Easter Brunch

From rum to tequila, here are five pastel drinks for an incredible Easter brunch.<p>From rum to tequila, here are five pastel drinks for an incredible …

Cocktails

A Modern Take on the Classic Chicken Roulade

Take your poultry game to the next level with chicken roulade, a fancy French preparation that turns the meat into a crisp-skinned dish with the help of Activa and some sous vide cooking. Get the full recipe right here.

Cooking

18 Apps That Will Help You Chill The F*ck Out

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Mindfulness

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

Pain

How to Make Japanese-Style Pork and Cabbage Dumplings (Gyoza)

As far as dumplings go, Japanese-style <i>gyoza</i> are some of the simplest to make, if only for the fact that they are almost always made with store-bought, ready-to-fill wrappers at even the best dumpling joints in Japan. Fresh dough that's rolled with a rolling pin is wonderful for Chinese-style fried …

A Little Learning Is a Dangerous Thing: Ten Common Food Misunderstandings

Twenty-five years ago, in the U.S. of A., there was not a whole lotta knowledge about the foods of the world. Or even about the foods of the U.S.! But zoom forward, my food fighters in America, it has been an incredible quarter-century in food as so many more of us have become incredibly more …

Italian Food

31 Quotes From Children's Books That Will Inspire You At Any Age

"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."<p>2. "You must never feel badly about making mistakes ... as long as you take the trouble to learn from them. For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong</i> …

Things Your Baker Needs to Know About Your Wedding

*You might think that your baker just needs to know what flavors and the general appearance you'd like your wedding cake to be, but there's more to it than that. Besides logistics such as the size of your wedding and a description of its style, there's a few other nitty gritty items that'll really …

Weddings

This Week in Recipes

Soups and Salads<p>Fully Loaded Vegan Baked Potato Soup<br>• Hearty Vegan Polenta and Kale Soup With Miso and Toasted Sesame Oil<br>• Vietnamese Citrus and Noodle Salad With Fresh Herbs and Fried Yuba (Tofu Skin)<p>Mains<p>Chinese-Style Hot Pot With Rich Broth, Shrimp Balls, and Dipping Sauces<br>• Lechon Kawali (Filipino …

Cooking

Mardi Gras 2015: 10 Ways to Get Your Bananas Foster On

It's Carnival season in New Orleans: a period of celebration, indulgence, and debauchery leading up to the big throwdown—Mardi Gras—all in …

Mardi Gras

Best of the Hotline

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today: Your underappreciated favorite recipes from the Food52 archives, revealed.</i><p>When you’re out of inspiration, …

Risk of food poisoning from chicken 'far higher than reported'

Experts claim nine in ten chickens could be infected with a potentially lethal bacteria called campylobacter<p>>> <b>UPDATE: Asda named as worst supermarket for 'dirty chicken'</b><p>Supermarkets that sell chicken contaminated with dangerous bacteria will be named and shamed on Thursday, with experts predicting …

Why Winter Is the Best Time to Order Seafood

Travel & Eats<p>This new book will have you rethinking your mass-market java.<p>By Cam Wolf16 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

7 Tips to Stop Wedding Planning Stress!

Every bride-to-be will be here at some point. Something goes wrong, or A LOT goes wrong at once and you feel panic in the pit of your bride-to-be stomach. You want to give up, you consider canceling everything and you are absolutely overwhelmed with stress.<p>Before you do anything drastic, take a …

Weddings

Healthy Foods to Help You De-Stress

It's no secret that wedding planning can be stressful, but did you know what you eat can affect anxiety? While greasy fries may feel like the answer (and taste really good), they may be making you feel worse, according to Registered Dietician Julie Upton. She recommends reaching for these six …

5 important pieces of wedding planning advice that all brides need to know - Wedding Party by WedPics

My husband and I just celebrated our third wedding anniversary, and it got me thinking of what I’ve learned about marriage since our wedding day. So …

10 things that should be on your wedding planning checklist

Grappling with a massive checklist when you’re planning your wedding can seem like a scarily large task, but if you break it all down, it’s really …

Wedding Instagram Accounts Every Bride Should Follow

Let's face it: When it comes to wedding planning, all the inspiration comes from photos. Ergo, Instagram has become one of our main sources for finding such inspiration. Whether you're in full-on wedding-planning mode or you're just browsing in anticipation (guilty!), these 10 Instagram accounts …

19 Wedding Lighting Ideas That Are Nothing Short Of Magical

Nothing transforms a space quite like the right lighting. Candles, string lights, light bulbs, colored lights and lanterns all create ambience and add warmth to indoor and outdoor weddings alike.<p>Below are 19 magical lighting ideas that will leave your guests positively spellbound.<p><b>For more wedding</b> …

How to Pick the Right Entertainer for Your Wedding Reception

It's no secret that music hugely influences the overall vibe of your wedding — pick the right band or DJ and your guests will be on the dance floor all night long, but with the wrong choice, and you can bet your party will die down instantly. To help you get the right entertainer for your bash, …

Choosing Your Wedding Colors: A Guide for Designing Brides

There’s no question: choosing wedding colors is one of the earliest, trickiest tasks a bride has to cross off the list. You can’t even talk your …

Weddings

Every Question You Should Ask When Choosing a Ceremony Site

<i>You're engaged, you've settled your budget, and you've chosen the time of year you'd ideally like to get married. Next up: Finding the ceremony site of your dreams! When it comes to scouting the place you'll exchange your precious vows, there are many things you need to keep in mind. From guest</i> …

A Traditional Pittsburgh Wedding with Blush Pink Accents

When Kate Callahan and Chris Coughlan met in July of 2011 in Washington, D.C., he was a lieutenant in the United States Navy and she was finishing up grad school at Georgetown University. After four months of dating, Chris was deployed to Afghanistan for four months, but that didn't stop their …

15 Wedding Trends We’re Grateful For Right Now

As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, we want to take a moment to reflect on all the wonderful wedding moments that we’ve been lucky enough to witness this year. From mismatched bridesmaid dresses and two-piece gowns to wedding pies and wedding hashtags, there are so many trends we’re grateful …

Weddings

The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Music

The only way you're going to get (and keep!) your guests on the dance floor is with great wedding music. Whether you're going for a DJ or a band, we've got your ultimate guide to the best dance tunes, so you and your friends and family will be on your feet all evening long.<p><b>Step 1: Book Your …

17 Small Things You Can Do Today To Have A Stronger Relationship

Grand gestures are way overrated. Sometimes it's the small, simple things that make a huge difference in your relationship.<p>Or this, either. Data from over 800,000 OkCupid users showed that people who professed that they "tweet frequently" had shorter relationships on average than those who weren't …