Charles Lampkin

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This Super-Simple Trick for Crispy Chicken Skin Is a No Brainer You'll Use for the Rest of Time

We’ve all been there. You put hours into marinating your chicken only to end up with sad, flabby, who-wants-to-eat-this skin. Well, fret no more …

Cooking

Buddhism Is More ‘Western’ Than You Think

Not long ago I was accused of something I hadn’t realized was a bad thing: clarity. Adam Gopnik, reviewing my book “Why Buddhism Is True,” in The New …

Meditation

Where is Buddha?: Honesty in Buddhism

IN MY OFFICE THERE IS A SCROLL with Japanese calligraphy and a painting of Zen master Bodhidharma. Bodhidharma is a fat, grumpy-looking man with …

Meditation

Emily's Famous Hash Browns Recipe

"Good old fashioned restaurant-style hash browns. Perfect with hot pepper sauce and ketchup!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium russet potatoes, shredded<p>1/2 medium …

Recipes

Homemade Hawaiian Ginger Ale

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Ginger Syrup<p>1 cup finely chopped peeled ginger<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>Assembly<p>1 liter club soda<p>8 lime wedges<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Ginger Syrup<p>Bring ginger, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, cover, and let sit 30 minutes. Strain syrup through a …

Recipes

Million-Dollar Spaghetti Recipe

"The perfect combination of pasta, ground beef, and cream cheese mixture. Unbelievably good! Serve with garlic bread and salad. Enjoy!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Recipes

12 Fall Soup Recipes to Make You Look Forward to Chilly Weather

Even if you’re not a <i>Seinfeld</i> fan, chances are you’ve heard the phrase “No soup for you!” In the show's famous episode, the soup stand’s chef, who is …

Cooking

Science and Buddhism Agree: There is No 'You' There

There is no consistent self. Here is why that's really okay.<br>Read More

University of British Columbia

History of Vajrayana or Tantric Buddhism: Power and Transgression

We’ll go over the history of tantric Buddhism, its origins as well as its differences from other forms of Buddhist belief and practice. Then we’ll …

Hinduism

Mushroom Pork Chops Recipe

"Quick and easy, but very delicious. One of my family's favorites served over brown rice."<p>Ingredients<p>4 pork chops<p>salt and pepper to taste<p>1 pinch …

Recipes

The Unexpected Face of Poverty

None<p>The word “poverty” conjures up images of rundown houses and blighted neighborhoods, ragged clothes and empty cupboards. But try instead to see poverty as having a face. Whose face would that be?<p>It might be the face of a child. The face of someone from a developing country that’s stricken by …

Social Issues

400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Online Education

10 Weird Facts About Buddhism

In Western culture we love to hate or point out all the weird things about Christianity, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Bill Maher have …

Meditation

Your cable company will hate you as much as you hate them after you get this $39 box

Pretty much no one likes his or her cable company. After years of overcharging, terrible customer service, and a wide range of anti-consumer …

Customer Service

What Causes A “Fat” Vaginal Area and Is This Normal?

Vaginas — or more accurately, vulvas, and all their components — come in different shapes, sizes, and colors.<p>Many people worry that their vaginal …

What’s the best way to punch up tuna salad?

How Do You Take Yours?In How Do You Take Yours?, The Takeout solicits staff and outside expertise for secret tips on improving one dish.<p>Tuna salad …

Recipes

Brisket-and-Black Bean Chili with Cilantro-Lime Crema Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Toss spice mixture with brisket cubes until well coated.<p>Step 2<p>Heat 2 …

Cooking

The 7 Most Common Types Of Anxiety & How To Tell Which One You Have

Anxiety symptoms often get lumped together into one big category, and labeled as "anxiety." But there are actually many different types of anxiety …

Anxiety

Why Do Ants Die After The Queen Dies?

<i>Why do ants die after the queen dies? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Eduardo Fox, Postdoc researcher, on Quora:</b><p>A fundamental fact about social Hymenoptera (wasps, ants) that most …

Insects

Classic French Provencal Ratatouille

Classic Ratatouille<p>A Classic French Provencal Ratatouille is a hallmark of summer. Filled with late summer veggies and fragrant herbs. An easy …

Recipes

10 Black Slaveowners That Will Tear Apart Historical Perception

In the year 1830, at the height of the transatlantic slave trade, there were an estimated two million people enslaved in the United States. In the …

Black History

18 Things To Take Off Your Résumé And LinkedIn Profile Today To Succeed Tomorrow

During my 20-plus years of recruiting, I have reviewed roughly over 480,000 résumés and LinkedIn profiles. I’m not too handy with numbers (which is why I’m a recruiter rather than an accountant), but making an educated guess based on my meager math skills, I have searched—at the very least—50 …

Employment

What the Buddha Said about Soulmate Relationships

The Buddha himself said very little about soulmate relationships or marriage because due to his culture he focused on monasticism. However, when …

Relationships

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

Meditation

What the Bible Says About Sin

For such a small word, a lot is packed into the meaning of sin. The Bible defines sin as the breaking, or transgression, of God's law (1 John 3:4). …

Theology

5 science-backed strategies for being more likable to employers, romantic partners, and everyone in-between

One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that someone likes you. Are you likable?<p>It doesn't matter if it's your crush, your boss, a new friend or your favorite barista.<p>It's possible that these three words are some of the most powerful in the English language:<p><i>I like you.</i><p>Okay, okay, I …

Body Language

Honey Ginger Shrimp Recipe

"This quick and easy, sweet and spicy dish combines honey, ginger, shrimp and garlic, and can be served over steamed vegetables or …

Recipes

Avocado Pit Broth Is Packed With Nutrients and Super Easy to Make

It’s no secret that avocados have become one of the most beloved superfoods on the planet in recent years. Whether you’re smearing it over toast, …

Healthy Eating

Ina Garten’s Potato Salad Recipe Is Out of This World

We take our potato salad seriously in the South. Don’t come at us with your mustard vinaigrettes and grilled spuds. There’s no need to get fancy. As …

Cooking

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

Photo by Yagi Studio / Getty<p><i>There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

Nutrition