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What We Lost When We Lost Our Hymnals

I don’t think we should go back to using hymnals. But I do think there’s value in considering what we lost when, over the course of a relatively …

Here's the secret to the best chocolate chip cookies ever

Cookies are the best things in life. There’s virtually no situation that a cookie can’t solve, or at least make easier to swallow. But it’s got to be a great cookie. Don’t get me wrong: I’ll eat a bad cookie, but it won’t give me the feels the way a perfectly baked, flavorful, crispy and chewy …

Magic cakes: the miraculous recipes that make three cakes in one

WHAT IS A MAGIC CAKE?<p>Magic cakes are made simply of eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk. So what’s magic about that, you might ask. There may be nothing unusual about the ingredients, but the magic in these cakes happens in the baking. The batter of the cake is very liquid, so it divides into three …

7 Things You Never Knew About the Coleman Lantern

<i>Photograph by Will Styer</i><p>Everyone from young families to Boy Scouts to grizzled mountain men has relied on Coleman to illuminate their camp with its …

A chemistry teacher's guide to the perfect cup of coffee

Sometimes you just want a caffeine hit to wake you up, but if you appreciate the finer points of a cup of coffee, it’s worth going right down to the chemistry of the water, milk, sugar – and salt<p>As a chemistry teacher, I’m inevitably fascinated by chemistry in general, but especially by the …

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Scientists Were ‘Astonished’ to Find Bible Quotes on ‘Most Ancient Hebrew Scroll Since the Dead Sea Scrolls’

A burned parchment believed to be 1,500-years-old was unearthed near the Dead Sea in 1970, but researchers have just now succeeded in deciphering the contents of the find they have called “the most ancient Hebrew scroll since the Dead Sea Scrolls.”<p>Though the scroll was charred and tightly rolled, …

How Crowdfunding Is Changing The Way Startups Raise Money

The emergence of Crowdfunding has allowed entrepreneurs the ability to get their business ideas financed easier than ever. Funding your idea may now be just a few clicks away.<p>It used to be the case that credit cards, family, friends, bank loans and personal savings were the most popular ways to …

11 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes: You Be the Judge

Chocolate chip cookies are the ultimate classic, but the debate between soft and chewy or crisp and crunchy rages on. Everyone has their own favorite …

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How to Make Your Own Apple & Pumpkin Pie Spice Mixes

Two of the most common spice mixes are apple pie spice and pumpkin pie spice. The combination of spices that make up each blend is so commonly used …

Top 26 Hidden iOS 8 Features That You Should Try Right Now

Apple’s iOS 8 is out into the wild, and many of you will have already picked up the update, but while some of the new features are fairly obvious, …

How To Speed Up iOS 8 On Your iPhone Or iPad

So iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were launched with new and modern iOS 8, and oh how iPhone users were excited. New phone, new OS, the world was …

Cappuccino Chocolate Chip Brown Sugar Cookies

A cappuccino is made with roughly half coffee and half milk, so it doesn’t have as strong of coffee flavor as, say, a mug of black coffee. These …

3 New TV Spots for WORLD WAR Z

Rustic Amaranth Chocolate Cake

You never know what you’ll see posted on Facebook or Twitter, but once in a while you find something that really inspires you. The other day I found …

Mango Lassi

Cake Talk

<i>Sometimes cakes can tell their own story.</i><p><i>Oooh</i>. Now that's cold.<p><i>Thanks to Ally H., Jessica P., Wendy R., Megan M., Sierra Z., & Tori B. for the</i> …

Cranberry and Walnut Scones

My pantry is always stocked with dried fruits and nuts, and while I often reach for fresh fruits during the spring and summer, those dried fruits are …

Cinnamon-Cardamon Kringel Bread

Every time I make this bread, two memories pop up.<p>The first time I tested this idea, I was listening to the radio online. Someone had linked to the …

Buttermilk Magic Cake

A lovely, layered dessert known as a “magic cake” has been pipping up on blogs all over the place lately. The cake is a dessert which magically turns …