Jorge Azevedo Correia

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How to Make Hummus Without a Recipe

You'll still have room for that slice of pie afterwards -- just don't eat it on the same plate.<p><i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: All you need</i> …

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How I Write for Peer Review

Tweet<p>Publish or perish, or so they say. That’s the rule in academia. But not all publications are created equal. I’ve “published” over 700 posts on …

Hanti's Notes on Doing a PhD and Getting a Job in Philosophy

Hanti’s Notes on Doing a PhD and Getting a Job in Philosophy<p>Hanti Lin<p>ika@ucdavis.edu<p>Last Updated: 1 June 2015<p>Caveat: If you are going to read any …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Newly leaked HSBC documents show that Swiss bankers helped clients avoid taxes and hide millions of dollars, according to a report by the International Consortium for Investigative Journalists.<p><b>2.</b> Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in his first speech before parliament that his …

5 Magazines For Book Lovers

Jenn de la Vega / February 4, 2015<p>Dearest Book Lover,<p>Isn’t it great to curl up with a good tome? These harsh winter months can be a great time to …

Des Moines

4 Essential Braising Tips

For everyone who thinks that braising is forgiving, I would remind you of the last dried-out pot roast you’ve eaten. Here are some handy tips for …

Pie dream: A star pizza chef's tips for making awesome cheese pizza at home

Is there a more irresistible snack — or lunch, or dinner — than a piping-hot cheese pizza? Luckily it doesn’t take a boatload of inventive ingredients to make an excellent cheese pie — especially when it's made with perfect (and perfectly simple) ingredients.<p>For tips on how to make the best-ever …

Letter to Posterity - Arthur C. Danto

Philosophers acquired their designation in ancient times, in consequence of a becoming modesty. Socrates is said to have turned aside a …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Morality is on the march, thanks to the Enlightenment

A century and a half ago, an abolitionist preacher named Theodore Parker noticed something striking about the moral universe: “The arc is a long one, …

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

According to the world.<p>There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, …

Dessert

Poor Edith, Poor Us: How Should ‘Downton’ End?

Mrs. Patmore, bake, bake, bake. Bake as fast as you can. Daisy, don’t dawdle. Thomas, you’ll have to find another keyhole to listen at. Lady Mary, …

TV

Oil Prices Changing the Face Of Global Geopolitics

In a documentary that aired recently on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s popular The Fifth Estate program, an allegory of Vladimir Putin was …

6 Iconic Roast Chicken Recipes

For chef Michael Symon, nothing tops the wood oven-roasted chicken at Jonathan Waxman’s Barbuto and the legendary roast chicken with bread salad at …

Seeing things the way they are

A few really disastrous mistakes have dominated Western philosophy for the past several centuries. The worst mistake of all is the idea that the …

Downton Abbey Has One New Trick Up Its Sleeve

What is going on with Thomas? His sickly pallor and kitchen thievery spiced up an otherwise standard fourth episode of the show's fifth season.<p>Every week for the fifth season of PBS's period drama <i>Downton Abbey</i>, Joe Reid, Sophie Gilbert, and Katie Kilkenny will discuss the intrigues, upstairs and …

You don’t have a soul: The real science that debunks superstitious charlatans

<b>Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze in "Ghost" (Paramount Pictures)</b><p>Trust science, not myth: Religious hucksters with claims of immortal souls are lying. Let’s embrace reality<p>Julien Musolino<p>January 25, 2015 5:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Soul Fallacy: What Science Shows We Gain From Letting Go of Our …

“I used to have foreskin anxiety”: What it’s like to get circumcised as a grown man

<b>(danleap via iStock)</b><p>Salon talks with one young man about pressure to be “cut” and the benefits of no longer having a foreskin<p>Jenny Kutner<p>January 26, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>I'm not quite sure how the topic of circumcision came up when I met Aaron Calloway through a mutual friend recently, but it wasn't …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

Never eat a boring chicken dinner again.<p><b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular …

Recipes

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What Is Tataki? (VIDEO)

For those who can't decide between sushi and a medium rare steak, there's a way to have the best of both worlds. The Japanese dish tataki refers to a piece of meat or fish that is mostly raw but has a slight sear around the edges.<p><b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>For …

You’ve got Lyndon Johnson all wrong: The real story of how a conservative Congress passed the Great Society

<b>Lyndon B. Johnson (AP/Charles Tasnadi)</b><p>Yes, LBJ was savvy and imposing. But he did not arm-twist his way to success — and neither could Barack Obama<p>Julian Zelizer<p>January 24, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great …

5 sub sandwiches that'll make you a Super Bowl party hero

Hoagies. Grinders. Subs. Heroes. Whatever you call them, these gigantic sandwiches are the perfect game day fuel. They can be made ahead of time, aren’t expensive, and — most importantly — feed a crowd! Let one of these large-format beauties inspire your Super Bowl fare.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Classic Italian sub:</b> …

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

MacBook Air

Download 140 Free Philosophy Courses: Develop Critical Thinking Skills & Live the Examined Life

What is “Philosophy”? Yes, we know, the word comes from the Greek <i>philosophia</i>, which means “the love of wisdom.” This rote etymological definition …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

This Hack For The Perfectly Shaped Fried Eggs Just Changed Breakfast Forever

This hack just changed breakfast forever.<p>Fried eggs should be easy, right? The perfectly cooked fried egg requires only a few basic necessities, like a non-stick pan and medium heat, and you're pretty much golden after that. You can follow some other techniques, like covering the pan halfway …

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Cardinal blames sex abuse on “feminized” Church

<b>Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke (AP/Gregorio Borgia)</b><p>The recently demoted Raymond Leo Burke can’t stop saying inane things<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>January 13, 2015 7:51pm (UTC)<p>You know when you break up with someone and you have those dark moments of nostalgia and think, "Maybe he wasn't so bad?" And then …