Seven artists talk about dealing with disappointment–and how to turn failure into a creative force. The culture of failure has changed dramatically in the past decade. Thanks to mantras like “fail fast,
You don’t need a whole day to spring clean a messy inbox. Chances are your inbox is a lot like that abandoned basket of stuff sitting in the back of your closet. You know it’s dying to be cleaned out is
As a teenager, I wrote letters to strangers. I was trying to write my way out of my parent’s house, where I was psychically trapped. Like an alien seeking contact, I started by doing research. I went the
Thomas Foster, an ex-literature professor and author, explains how to get the most out of poems while avoiding intimidation Since retiring from his professorship at the University of Michigan-Flint, where
I call it kash varn, short for kasha varnishkes, my grandma’s second husband’s favorite pasta. Kasha is buckwheat groats—roasted, not raw—a Baywatch-tan version of their sea-foamy former selves. Cook toss
Every so often, we scour the site for outstanding recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature—this sweet, tender Eastern European cake comes from julija. One of the most valuable
Four decades ago, less than 5 percent of Americans were cremated. Now that figure stands at nearly 50 percent. This is how cremation actually works, and the story of what happens to a culture when its
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Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads. As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” being
Reader, I’d be remiss if I didn’t fess up to spending holiday-induced down time consuming episode after episode of The Great British Bake Off. The saccharine episodes go down easier than a basket of well-baked
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As long as books have existed, so too has the concept that reading one is like traveling without leaving your seat. Let us make the argument, though, for being transported both mentally and physically.
It's that time of year where I gather the 10 least-clicked Genius Recipes and try, one last time, to explain why they deserve more love. This year, once again, the underdog recipes are dominated by healthier