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This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

National Parks

Why We Need Philosophers in the Pentagon

Since I started covering the U.S. involvement in Afghanistan in 2010, I have been fed the same three boilerplates by the U.S. military about the war and the purported gradual destruction of the Taliban insurgency: Progress is slow but steady; We have to expect setbacks as the Afghans assume …

Military

Changing Someone's Mind

The American Psychological Association ranked Leon Festinger the 5th most influential psychologist of the 20th century. His claim to fame is his …

Regulation

BeerBiceps Chhole Masala - High Protein Recipe - Indian Vegetarian recipes

The Mind: Less Puzzling in Chinese?

People who study other cultures sometimes note that they benefit twice: first by learning about the other culture and second by realizing that …

Language

50 Fascinating Facts About Felines

We know how fiercely loyal dogs can be, jumping into action if their human companions find themselves in an emergency. But it doesn’t necessarily …

Pets

All Stories Are the Same

From Avatar to The Wizard of Oz, Aristotle to Shakespeare, there’s one clear form that dramatic storytelling has followed since its inception.<p>A ship lands on an alien shore and a young man, desperate to prove himself, is tasked with befriending the inhabitants and extracting their secrets. …

Literature

Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?

STUART SLAVIN, a pediatrician and professor at the St. Louis University School of Medicine, knows something about the impact of stress. After uncovering alarming rates of anxiety and depression among his medical students, Dr. Slavin and his colleagues remade the program: implementing pass/fail …

Students

The Struggle Within: Education and Human Development

<i>Martha C. Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago.</i><p>Radical changes are occurring …

You Don't Need More Time, You Just Need to Spend It Doing What Matters

There’s a common misconception that everything in life comes down to time. Every day I find myself slipping into these same statements: <i>If only I had</i> …

You probably know to ask yourself, “What do I want?” Here’s a way better question

Everybody wants what feels good. Everyone wants to live a carefree, happy and easy life, to fall in love and have amazing sex and relationships, to look perfect and make money and be popular and well-respected and admired and a total baller to the point that people part like the Red Sea when you …

Motivation

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Make Plans but Don't Follow Through

Humans are prolific procrastinators. It’s easy to make plans and throw dates on your calendar, and yet it’s practically inevitable that you’ll let …

15 Simple Cold Weather Car Hacks

Owning a car in winter can be a chore. Use these tips and tricks to make cold weather car ownership a little easier.<p><b>1. CLEAN YOUR WINDSHIELD WITH</b> …

Is This a Sandwich?

Teaching the Platonic Dialogues through sandwiches, by Dr. M. Ritchey, PhD<p>I met Mike 15 years ago, when he moved to Portland after getting kicked out …

The Case for Philosophy in America's High Schools -- Part 6: Keeping Students Uncertain

Far from giving students "the answers" to philosophical questions, a teacher should keep students uncertain by making every answer as plausible as possible. Both the strengths and weaknesses of each answer's claims are critically evaluated, while the question itself remains unresolved. Doing …

High School

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

Developing Countries

Homemade Vegetarian Chili

Greetings from a winter wonderland. Little icicles line the rooftops and the trees are encased in thick layers of dazzling ice. I’m warm and cozy …

Gluten-Free

Faith Gives Fullness to Reasoning: A Response to Nick Trakakis

I have long admired Nick Trakakis's work as a philosopher and I was deeply impressed by his eloquent farewell to Christianity.<p>He has raised a whole …

Bookshelf

I sometimes post book recommendations on Twitter and people often respond asking if I have an overall list of books I think are worth reading. I …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Time Management

Skinny Mexican Casserole

posted by Chungah @ Damn Delicious on December 22, 2014 50 Comments »<p><i>A cheesy comforting casserole that you can enjoy guilt-free, chockfull of</i> …

Al Forno's Penne with Tomato, Cream & Five Cheeses

<i>Every week, FOOD52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A baked pasta that's full of surprises, plus a noble new destination for the forgotten bits in the cheese drawer.</i><p>- <b>Kristen</b><p>You won't meet a speedier baked pasta, not one this good.<p>The …

Sweet, Spicy, Easy, Amazing Curry Chickpea Cool Cucumber Wraps.

Spicy, sassy, sweet, amazing, pretty-darn-easy Curry Chickpea Cool Cucumber Wraps are on my menu tonight! This one skillet vegan meal is such a …

The Hindu View on Freedom of Expression and Public Discourse

<i>This essay was jointly authored by Hari Ravikumar.</i><p>For a moment, just try to visualize the kind of public debates that happen today, on television, in …

roasted tomato soup with broiled cheddar

Lest you think I spend any part of my days doing Important Things — preparing, and totally not at the last second or haphazardly, for my only child’s …

Grilled Peach and Basil Arnold Palmer

I think it should be mandatory that every summer day have a good drink!<p>Boozy or not, totally up to you, but a hot, sun filled day needs an ice-cold …