Emily Martin Yang

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My husband and I use this budget spreadsheet to manage our money, and it completely changed our lives

Two years ago, my husband and I were living in Manhattan and struggling to make ends meet. We had more money going out than coming in, and we knew we needed a way to do better when it came to managing our finances.<p>So, my husband, like the total Type A personality he is, turned to Excel to fix our …

Personal Finance

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. But here's the deal - most teachers aren't taking full advantage of what Google Forms has to …

Education

53 Quick Dinners That Were Made For Busy Weeknights

Wouldn’t it be magical if dinner appeared on the table every single night at 6 p.m.? Thanks to these speedy recipes, it’s not a pipe dream. When you …

Cooking

The Homeowner's Protection Act Prevents You From Paying PMI for Life

What Is the Homeowner's Protection Act?<p>Your Right to Cancel PMI<p>Updated April 10, 2018<p>Private mortgage insurance (PMI) protects lenders when borrowers …

Personal Finance

Recipe: Dutch baby is a one-pan wonder that require little labour

Something like an enormous popover or Yorkshire pudding, a Dutch baby is a low-risk/ high-reward dish that can add a little drama to a weekend …

Breakfast

Rainy Day Recipes for When You’re Not Planning to Leave the House

Time to get cozy with comfort food favorites.<p>Although we’d rather the weather be beautiful all the time, there’s still plenty to love about a rainy …

Cooking

11 Sweet Scone Recipes You'll Want to Bake Immediately

Wherever you stand on the age-old debate of which comes first, jam or cream, one thing is certain: scones are truly delicious. And if you're open to a few lively flavors, we've found some rather worthy additions to add to your repertoire alongside the classic British scone recipe. From chocolate …

Breakfast

10 of the Best Slow Cooker Recipes for Spring

Just because we've got winter in the rearview mirror (finally!), there's no reason to push your slow cooker to the back of your kitchen cabinet. This …

Cooking

20 Summer Night Activities For Kids That Will Make Their Freedom Feel Even More Magical

Danny and Sandy sang about it in <b>Grease</b>. ABBA, Richard Marx, and Rascal Flatts also paid homage to it through song. And in a few months, Timothée Chalamet is starring in a movie about a hot one. We're talking about those Summer nights. They're the stuff of legend, inspiring artists and the rest of …

Kids

Educational Websites for Kids That Are Free and Fun

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Kids

100 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids and Parents

When you work at home you need practical ideas for kids' entertainment, things for kids to do <i>by themselves</i>, particularly summer activities. …

Kids

How the American economy conspires to keep wages down

The economy is growing but our paychecks are not. That’s because employers have, over decades, built a political apparatus to hold down pay<p>When unemployment goes down, wages are supposed to go up. That’s just supply and demand. Quite puzzlingly, though, this mechanism seems not to be working today. …

Income Inequality

This Is How Much Debt the Average American Has Now—at Every Age

See how you compare.<p>Americans have fallen back in love with debt.<p>Total household debt—a category that includes mortgages, student loans, and car …

Personal Finance

A Reddit Post About A Husband Learning About The Pink Tax Is Amusing The Women Of The Internet

It started when Redditor u/KnitAFett went to the store with her husband to get some new shoelaces for him. It ended with the husband’s reaction to …

New York City

A beautiful collection of rare maps shows how the world viewed India over the centuries

In the 1580s, the adventurous son of a Dutch innkeeper found himself on a ship sailing from Lisbon to India. Newly employed by the archbishop of Goa, Jan Huygen van Linschoten was headed to the capital of the <i>Estado da India Portuguesa</i>—the Portuguese State of India—from where the European power …

India

All by Itself, the Humble Sweet Potato Colonized the World

Of all the plants that humanity has turned into crops, none is more puzzling than the sweet potato. Indigenous people of Central and South America grew it on farms for generations, and Europeans discovered it when Christopher Columbus arrived in the Caribbean.<p>In the 18th century, however, Captain …

Anthropology

Yellow Fever Encroaches Megacities, Straining Global Vaccine Supply

For the first time ever, Brazil is attempting a nationwide immunization campaign against yellow fever.<p>An ongoing outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease has killed hundreds of people in parts of Brazil where yellow fever traditionally wasn't considered a threat and most residents aren't vaccinated …

Public Health

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques

In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools …

Teaching

Airstream sheds its aluminum shell with the Nest fiberglass glamper

With outdoor travel and recreation big business among the young and adventurous, Airstream is making a play to broaden its appeal. In 2016, it …

Airstream

Owls born outside of office window won't stop staring at workers inside

It's always nice to see animals in nature, just maybe not when they're staring at you throughout your work day.<p>According to Michael Lens' a bunch of …

Owls

10 Dead-Simple One-Skillet Meals That Will Save Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

During the busiest weeks, it's worth leaving your skillet out on the stove ready for anything. That's because it can help churn out some of the …

Cooking

This Easy Chicken and Rice Bake Is a Dinner Winner — Delicious Links

Baked chicken and rice is one of the ultimate comfort foods, and this recipe is a one-pot wonder. With bone-in chicken thighs and long-grain rice …

Cooking

There are now gold-backed cryptocurrencies for Muslims that conform with Sharia

Cryptocurrency is not great for your blood pressure. With prices soaring and plummeting on a weekly basis, there is a fast buck to be made, but also a lot to lose—and quickly.<p>That doesn’t go down so well with Muslim nations. In the Islamic faith, it’s believed that economic activity should be based …

Cryptocurrency

Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?

During the middle of the 1800s, cotton became the world’s largest commodity. The cheapest and best cotton came from the southern United States.<p><b>Edward Baptist</b> argues in his new book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism,” that the forced migration and …

Black History

Fewer Americans are dying from infectious diseases but it all depends on where you live

The overall chances of dying from an infectious disease are decreasing in the U.S., but the probability can vary greatly from county to county, …

Public Health

12 Dutch Oven Recipes You Need in Your Life

Cooking

6 Easy Spring Dinners You’re Definitely Gonna Want to Make ASAP

Time to spring into action.<p>A warmer, happier, brighter season is upon us, which is a perfect excuse to break up the routine and work a new crop of …

Cooking

Mac and Cheese Recipes You’ll Want to Bookmark ASAP

We rounded up our all-time favorite recipes, because few things are better than a bowl of homemade mac and cheese.

Cooking

18 Quick Meals You Can Make In A Muffin Tin

French toast cups, easy eggs Benedict, meatloaf in a muffin tin, Sriracha mac & cheese, mini pizzas, Oreo ice cream pies, and more easy meals you can make in a muffin tin!<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from</i> …

Breakfast

This Is How Much You Need to Make to Afford the Average Home in Each State

There are a lot of things standing in the way for first-time homebuyers, including just figuring out what you're supposed to be doing, whether a …

Real Estate