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How to Cook Scallops

Small but mighty, scallops are a buttery, sweet, and incredibly versatile seafood treasure. No matter what kind you have—bay scallops or sea …

Necrophilia and human centipedes: 9 works of pop culture we avoid on reputation alone

<i>Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your</i> …

Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day

Alexandra Lange's interest in school design started in her childhood, when she read <i>Little House on the Prairie,</i> with its indelible depiction of Laura's one-room schoolhouse in Wisconsin.<p>Today, she's an architecture and design critic. Her new book, <i>The Design of Childhood,</i> considers the physical …

Education

This Is What It Was Like to Be a Teenager in the Middle Ages

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today.</i><p>We have a tendency to associate youth …

What a 1963 RFK-James Baldwin meeting teaches us about race in Trump’s America

“We’ve been living without truth for a long time.” —Michael Eric Dyson<p>In the spring of 1963, Robert F. Kennedy, the attorney general of the United States, and James Baldwin, the great writer and novelist, met in a penthouse apartment in New York City.<p>It was supposed to be a friendly conversation …

Black History

Game of Thrones prequel pilot ordered by HBO: All the details ...

HBO has officially greenlit a follow-up pilot to its acclaimed international hit <i>Game of Thrones</i> and it sounds just as massively ambitious as the …

Chilling mountaintop find may confirm dark Greek legend

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists have made a sinister discovery at the top of a Greek mountain which might corroborate one of the darkest legends of antiquity.<p>Excavations this summer on Mount Lykaion, once worshipped as the birthplace of the god Zeus, uncovered the 3,000-year-old skeleton of a …

Ancient History

How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World

<b>THE DARKENING AGE</b> <b><br>The Christian Destruction of the Classical World</b><br>By Catherine Nixey<br>Illustrated. 315 pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $28.<p>Vandalizing the Parthenon temple in Athens has been a tenacious tradition. Most famously, Lord Elgin appropriated the “Elgin marbles” in 1801-5. But that was hardly …

Ancient History

An 18th-Century Erotic Novel Taught Me All the Wrong Lessons About Desire

“Fanny Hill” made me think sexuality could be simple, but what I found in my real life was anything but<i>Novel Gazing</i><i> is Electric Literature’s personal</i> …

The Crushing Sorrow of Barracoon

In Zora Neale Hurston’saccount of the last known survivor of the middle passage, her luxuriant sense of black life collides with his unspeakable …

The Literary Canon That Fuels Incel Rage

The particularly dangerous node of men’s rights advocates popularly known as “incels” (for “involuntarily celibate”) has gotten a lot of ink lately, but <i>The Guardian</i> wants us to consider that ideas like these don’t arise in young men’s brains spontaneously: there’s a terrific canon of classic …

The History of Black Catholics in America

The story of how Roman Catholics “became American” is very well-known. Beginning in the 19th century, Catholics were a feared and despised immigrant …

8 Historical Fiction Books You Don’t Want to Miss

From ancient Egypt to the grunge era, historical fiction novels are a fun immersive way to experience the past! Even if you’re not into togas or …

Female sexuality has always been monstrous at the movies

It can be a hard thing to be a teenage girl. You face pressure from both your peers and society at large to rush into sexual activity you may not be …

How global warming is changing horror

We’re seeing the growth of a new genre<p>A new genre of horror has begun to emerge over the last decade: <i>eco-horror</i>, stories in which the planet itself is the monster. Prior to the early 2000s, when Nature was the monster in a horror movie, it was either animals run amok, like <i>Jaws</i> or <i>The Birds</i>, or …

Did Most Men Die Off 7,000 Years Ago?

STANFORD, CALIFORNIA—<i>Live Science</i> reports that population geneticist Marcus Feldman of Stanford University has proposed a new explanation for the …

'Hereditary': When Horror Is Dominant, Hope Is Recessive

The best horror movies are showcases for actors. Screaming and losing a spleen on cue is one thing, but the characters who really stick with us are the ones who can walk a line between victim and perpetrator, showing the possession of evil on a troubled soul made complete.<p>Toni Collette's work as a …

9 Classic Books With Toxic Male Characters — And What To Read Instead

Every summer, I make it a goal to include at least one or two classics to my summer reading list. They don't have to be from a different century — …

Cooking steak indoors? Embrace the reverse sear

Cooking steak outside? That's easy. Get the grill as hot as possible, toss the meat on and cook until done. But attempt that same stunt indoors, and you'll smoke out your family and any immediate neighbors. Sure, you could turn the heat down, though then you risk either ending up with a sad, gray …

Study: telling white people they’ll be outnumbered makes them hate welfare more

White racism keeps hurting programs that help the poor.<p>White people become significantly less likely to support welfare programs when told that black people might benefit from them.<p>That’s a crucial conclusion from a newly released study by Berkeley sociologist Rachel Wetts and her Stanford …

Education Department plans to phase out student debt collectors

<i>With help from Benjamin Wermund</i><p><b>PROGRAMMING NOTE:</b> <i>Morning Education will not publish on Monday, May 28. Our next Morning Education newsletter will publish on Tuesday, May 29. Please continue to follow PRO Education issues here.</i><p><b>EDUCATION DEPARTMENT PLANS TO PHASE OUT STUDENT DEBT COLLECTORS:</b> The …

Education

The steps Trump has taken to undermine student debt reform

<b>(hxdbzxy via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The nation’s student debt burden has soared to an astonishing $1.41 trillion<p>Lance Williams<p>May 17, 2018 8:59am (UTC)<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This article originally appeared on Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting.</i><p>In the 16 months since President Donald Trump took …

Student debt is not just a young person's problem

A large percentage of adults age 30 and over are plagued with student debt. And it's hurting them in more ways than one.<p>Many recent college graduates are now first entering the working world wondering how on earth they're going to manage their student loan payments. And countless workers in their …

Personal Finance

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Horror

6 Time Management Tips To Help You Do What Matters

Free-Photos / PixabayI’m often being asked by students and coaching clients about my time management tips. They see that I have a lot going on and I …

Hammer Films

Features To Quatermass and Beyond The Impact of Sci-Fi's Unlikely Hero<p>Features Yeti Persisted The Cinematic Legacy of the Abominable Snowman<p>Features …

8 Books That Don’t Sugarcoat Teen Sexuality

These writers don’t idealize puberty and the sometimes scary years that follow.<p>In a recent installment of HuffPost’s Love + Sex podcast, co-hosts Noah Michelson and Carina Kolodny talked about the increasing number of teens turning to literature to educate themselves about sex.<p>It's not a surprising …

Books

Out with vampires, in with haunted houses: the ghost story is back

Literary stars from Gillian Flynn to David Mitchell are joining the ranks of haunting bestsellers<p>It has been supplanted in recent years by vampires, witches and other monsters, but now the good old-fashioned ghost story is back with a bang, with everyone from debut novelists to established literary …

Gloria Steinem: 'If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament'

She’s been at the forefront of the feminist movement since the 60s. What’s changed? Gloria Steinem talks about Sheryl Sandberg, Hillary Clinton – and the new threats to women’s rights<p>The pope is in town the morning I visit Gloria Steinem, staying a few blocks from her on the east side of Manhattan, …

Why One of the Richest Countries on Earth Is So Poor: The Facts that Drive the Sanders Revolt

<i>An excerpt from Runaway Inequality: An Activist's Guide to Economic Justice</i><p>The United States is among the richest countries in all of history. But if you're not a corporate or political elite, you'd never know it.<p>In the world working people inhabit, our infrastructure is collapsing, our schools are …