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Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Recipe

"I wanted an on-the-go oatmeal bar without the artificial ingredients of commercial bars. This is the base for the bars, a recipe easily modified to …

Watch Chef Jacques Pépin Demonstrate 7 Mesmerizing Knife Techniques

Chef Jacques Pépin is a culinary legend. Take his master class in knife skills with this collection of how-to videos.<p><b>Chef Jacques Pépin</b>: This culinary master has done more to shape the way we eat today than we'll ever be able to quantify. His books and recipes are classics, but it's his cooking …

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The 13 Best Slow Cooker Recipes

These lucky 13 crock-pot recipes are easy to prep in the a.m., and ready to gobble up when you get home. You’ll love 'em on busy weeknights...and …

Paris climate agreement ‘may signal end of fossil fuel era’

Governments may have signalled an end to the fossil fuel era, with massive consequences for industry, global security, financial markets and public health, Al Gore and other business leaders have said.<p>“This universal and ambitious agreement sends a clear signal to governments, businesses, and …

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A Point of View: Phoneless in Paris

<b>The loss of a phone in Paris provides a moral lesson for Adam Gopnik - but not the one he was expecting.</b><p>Not long ago, I got to spend a couple of days in my favourite city of Paris, and while I was there I lost my iPhone. I wasn't sure exactly when, and I wasn't sure exactly how. We were staying at …

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Saltine Cracker Toffee to Make You Go Oooooh!

Saltine cracker toffee may sound crazy, but we swear it isn't. It's a quick and easy toffee treat made with Saltine crackers for a sweet and salty delight!<p>Years ago, I remember being at a family reunion and I tried this graham cracker toffee bar. It was amazing and delicious, and I was SHOCKED that …

July 2015

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BA's Best Soft Scrambled Eggs

2 Servings<p>Medium-low heat is the key to the fluffy, creamy, melty texture of these scrambled eggs. We like to serve them when they’re still runny, but keep them on the stove for another 15 seconds if you prefer them completely set. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. …

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Daily Inspiration #2096

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

How to graciously say no to anyone“There is no money in...

<b>How to graciously say no to anyone</b>“There is no money in answering letters.” <br>—Groucho MarxA couple of years ago, I was getting sent this article, …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

11 Ways to Become a Little More French

<i>Today: Live</i> la vie en rose <i>with our new French totes and these recipes and tips fit for any Francophile.</i><p>In the broad category of things we like, France holds a special place in our hearts. It's the land of cheese and wine, of salted butter and fleur de sel<i>.</i> It boasts an enviable landscape—stunning …

Scientists Just Made A Brand-New Ancient Human Mummy Leg

Preserve like an Egyptian<p>People have taken inspiration from ancient Egypt for years. There’s something about the papyrus, pyramids, and pharaohs that have an indescribable allure. Then again, it might just be that we are fascinated with mummies.<p>Most of what we know about mummies comes from the …

My Steamy Egg Fantasy

There's something sensual about feeling the weight of an egg in my hand. I cradle it carefully with my fingers, caressing the cool delicate shell before cracking the egg open, allowing the gelatinous white to spill out. The slippery yolk settles within the bottom of the mixing bowl. It looks …

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June 2015

Diversity

7 Surprising Facts About Joan of Arc

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Wealthier children have bigger brains, study finds

Brain scans offer new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap”<p>Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research.<p>Past research has shown pupils from low-income backgrounds fared worse than those from wealthier families.<p>Brain scans have now …

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How Apple Pay revolutionizes payments security and what it means for the payments industry

In a new research from BI Intelligence we give a step-by-step breakdown of how Apple Pay works and the implications for the payments ecosystem as Apple Pay and similar technologies become ubiquitous.<p><i>Here are some of the key takeaways:</i><p>Apple Pay combines a number of existing security technologies to …

You're Turning into a Hunchback: 4 Exercises to Counteract Tech Neck

They call me Quasimodo.<p>Sucks, we know, but here's this other thing you do with your phone that's making you [choose href='http://www.elle.com/culture/news/a19953/social-media-anxiety-causes-moments-awkward/' target='_blank">anxious, and/or grumpy']. It's called tech neck, and it describes the …

These Blended Frozen Banana Recipes Are Better Than Ice Cream

It’s time to rethink the banana.<p>All you need is a freezer and a blender to transform the potassium-, serotonin- and fiber rich fruit into the creamiest, most healthy treat we’ve had all year.<p>We scoured the internet for delicious ideas, but really, you can’t go wrong: peel and slice some slightly …

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

Food-And-Wine Pairing Rules Every Beginner Should Know, According To The Experts

Wine is a notoriously intimidating subject, but it doesn't have to be that way. Spend five minutes talking to master sommelier and co-founder of Corkbuzz Wine Studio Laura Maniec, and you'll feel instantly at ease. Chatting with one of the world's youngest women master sommeliers -- or any wine …

Chocolate Crepes to End All Crepes

Chocolate crepes with a peanut butter marshmallow filling, and topped with caramelized bananas! These are the ultimate in breakfast decadence!<p>A lot of people went quite nuts for these Amaretto crepes with cranberry-raspberry sauce, myself included. Call me crazy, but if you like something, and I …