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Aged Sumatra Coffee is Worth the Wait

As a general rule, when it comes to coffee, fresh is best. But in some cases, much like cheese or wine, coffee gets better with age.<p>Like so many …

Coffee

9 Ways To Make Bread In Your Slow Cooker

Dear slow cooker: what can't you do? Our newest discovery: Crock-Pot bread. Here, nine recipes that'll blow your mind.<p><b>Rosemary Olive Bread</b><p>Let the dough sit for about an hour before sticking it in the Crock-Pot on high for two hours. Then bring on the E.V.O.O. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Cinnamon Rolls</b><p>We'll make …

Kendall Jenner's Chic Street Style | InStyle.com

1. December 6, 2017<p>The model stepped out sporting style basics while grabbing a cup of coffee in Los Angeles in a slightly see-through Henley shirt …

Women's Fashion

These Are Bridal’s Biggest Trends for Fall 2016

It can be tough to discern trends among the bridal landscape beyond those most perennial motifs (cream, lace, princessy silhouettes, et al), but sure enough, they emerge every season. For Fall 2016, designers embraced a mood that was, in many ways, right in step with the reigning themes of Spring …

Weddings

Love Beer And Coffee? You Might Be A Psychopath

A new study associates taste preferences with personality traits<p>Humans have a unique affinity for bitter food, like dark chocolate, coffee, and broccoli. Most other animals interpret a bitter taste as a warning to stay away from a non-edible material, but some humans can’t get enough of it, though …

Why Two Minutes of Lost Footage From The Civil War Are So Important

Twenty-five years is a whole lot of time to you and me, but to history? No. History deals in millennia. History deals in epochs. History can leave 25 …

American History For The Twitter Age

A new book takes on American history in the style of Steinbeck and Benet.<p>The publication of <i>A Little History of the United States</i> really intrigued me. …

Black History

Why so many Americans think they're part Cherokee

Like many Americans at the time, Phelps had a vague understanding of his Native American ancestry. On one point, however, his memory seemed curiously specific: His Indian identity was a product of his "Cherokee blood."<p>The tradition of claiming a Cherokee ancestor continues into the present.<p>Today …

Genealogy

Find the Best Geek-Chic Glasses for Your Face Shape

When Alessandro Michele showcased his debut collection for Gucci last spring, one accessory surprisingly stood out amongst the magpie looks—and no we …

A single shot shows a mustachioed cowboy as he stares directly into the eyes of the audience before raising his gun and firing it point blank into …

18 Temporary Tattoos to Bring Your Halloween Look to the Next Level

We’re big fans of wearing temporary tattoos all year round, but when it comes to Halloween, we really want to take it to the next level. Whether you just want a little something to get into the holiday spirit or you’re looking for one show-stopping design to complement your costume, we’ve got you …

Decorations

The 10 British Foods You Have to Try (and Why)

We've teamed up with UK Illustrator Edward McGowan to put together a UK foodie map with the top British foods worth trying on your next UK holiday. For more foodie & travel tips, check out Eating London's Foodie Guide. Let us know what you think in the comments!<p>English Breakfast<p>One of the United …

This Kickstarter Bra Is the One You’ve Been Waiting for Your Whole Life

Sometimes, you just want to lounge around in pretty, lacy and kind of impractical-for-everyday lingerie — and there’s totally a time and place for that. But most days, when you’re juggling meetings, deadlines and after-work kickboxing, you simply don’t have time for uncomfortable undies. …

Clothing

Eisenhower and History’s Worst Cross-Country Road Trip

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world’s hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook and Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter.</i>Dwight D. Eisenhower, …

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Found after 108 years: Message in a bottle set afloat for science

It took over a century for a long-lost message in a bottle to wash up on shore, and it may be the oldest ever found. There was even a reward involved.<p>George Parker Bidder may not be a household name, but he's getting some modern-day recognition for a series of experiments performed between 1904 and …

Thomas's Macaroni and Cheese

Have you been searching for the ultimate, ooey-gooey recipe for mac and cheese? Look no further than Thomas Joseph's smooth and satisfying four-cheese masterpiece.

Recipes

See Kayla Kosmalski, a 9-Year-Old Model with Down Syndrome, Make Her GapKids Fashion Show Debut

Meet Kayla Kosmalski: the spunky little 9-year-old—with the sweetest smile—who has Down Syndrome and is taking the kids’ modeling world by storm. …

Every American war summed up in one sentence

America has fought in a lot of wars so it can be hard to keep track of all of them. As a quick reference guide, here is every American war, each captured in a single tidy sentence.

World History

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Proof That Jane Austen and Amy Schumer Would Have Been Friends - Ms. Magazine Blog

[Spoilers ahead!]<p>Jane Austen would have appreciated Amy Schumer’s blockbuster summer rom-com <i>Trainwreck</i>. With its flawed protagonist, who alternately …

The Most Iconic Royal Wedding Gowns of All Time

From Grace Kelly to Kate Middleton, a look back at the evolution of royal bridal looks.<p>From Grace Kelly to Kate Middleton, a look back at the evolution of royal bridal looks.

Weddings

Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies

Skip Lievsay is one of the most talented men in Hollywood. He has created audioscapes for Martin Scorsese and is the only sound man the Coen brothers go to. But the key to this work is more than clever effects, it is understanding the human mind<p>Skip Lievsay, an unassuming-looking guy in his mid-60s …

Your ultimate 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 cheat sheet

With Season 5 of "Game of Thrones" starting Sunday, we've created a GIF-filled refresher course on who did what to whom, where and sometimes why. Plus, photo clues and a video recap.<p>Unless you've pledged allegiance to the Night's Watch and been stuck on the Wall waiting for White Walkers, you've …

Snapchat Replaces “Best Friends” With Friend Emojis, Adds Low-Light Camera

It was always weird that Snapchat exposed who you snapped with most in the “Best Friends” list, so today the app is ditching that for a new private way to see who you’re closest to. Only you will see these new Friend Emojis on your screen of incoming snaps. <br>Here’s what Snapchat’s Friend Emojis mean:<p>…

You Could Eat Fast Food After A Workout To Build Muscle

No need for fancy supplements<p>Whether you’re training for a marathon or pumping iron like Arnold, intense physical activity depletes your muscles’ primary source of energy, glycogen. There’s a whole industry of post-workout supplements designed to help your muscles bounce back as quickly as …

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Psychologists have found that colours and certain types of music can enhance the enjoyment of wine and food<p>Professor Charles Spence is trying to come up with a sound for salty.<p>“We are not quite there yet,” says the Oxford academic. “Bitter, sweet, sour – we have those. But salty is the hardest …

Young People Need Honest Education About Sex and Drugs

One of the most important jobs of being a parent is to keep our kids safe. Two crucial and possibly difficult conversations parents will have with their children are about sex and drugs.<p>So what's the best way to address these topics with children?<p>The <i>New York Times Magazine</i> had an article last …

Is Education Technology Where Women Are Starting To Buck The Tech World’s Sexist Trends?

The number of women founders and executives at startups is dismal. But at ed-tech incubators, the numbers are starting to improve.<p>The landmark San Francisco trial between iconic venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins and Ellen Pao, the woman who did not become partner, may be over. But its …

SXSWedu

How Video Games In The Classroom Will Make Students Smarter

Around a billion and a half people all play video games of some sort. That’s more than 20% of the world’s population. Video games have become a part of life. They are now more than just leisure and entertainment. They are mainstream media, an everyday method of storytelling and representation. …

Pedagogy