Josh Hagy

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How Ancient Legends Gave Birth to Modern Superheroes

The images that pop up in most people’s heads when they think about superheroes can be traced back to the 1938 debut of Superman and the genre …

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

The Key to Writing a Mystery Is Asking the Perfect Question

The veteran author John Rechy discusses the powerful enigma of William Faulkner and the beauty of the unsolved narrative.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Karl Ove Knausgaard, Jonathan Franzen, Emma Donoghue,</b> …

Literature

The Most Detailed 'Full Disk' View of Earth Ever Has Been Released - And It's Incredible

Wowow.<p>Below is one of the most detailed full-disk photos of Earth ever taken - and the US government is now downloading a fresh version of it every …

6 Rules to Follow When Cooking with a Dutch Oven

Your ingredient list should be short, and you should learn to love your microwave.<p>If you don’t have a <b>Dutch oven</b>, you should rush out to your nearest …

Cooking

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

<i>“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.</i><p>Getting smarter takes time and …

Why You Need a Dutch Oven

This vessel is the original low-and-slow kitchen workhorse.<p>The pride of every kitchen, the <b>Dutch oven</b> is on every gift registry and in every …

Cooking

Preview: The First Ever Wide-Angle Astrophotography Filter for Full Frame Nikon Cameras

We've briefly covered the release of this very special filter before. It blocks out the artificial light of our modern world, light pollution. STC's …

The Best and Worst Presidential Memoirs

Jefferson set an impossibly high standard for subsequent presidents in many areas, including memoir. No one matched him until Grant, and since then …

Barack Obama’s 13 Greatest Restaurant Moments

If you look back at <b>President Barack Obama</b>’s restaurant track record, it’s clear that he cared about dining establishments for reasons beyond the food that they served. The president and his family were adventurous eaters who enjoyed visiting restaurants at the high-end, the low-end, and everything …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Cast Iron Steaks with Herb Butter | America's Test Kitchen

Ingredients<p>2<p>(1-pound) boneless strip steaks, 1 1/2 inches thick, trimmed<p>Kosher salt and pepper<p>4<p>tablespoons unsalted butter, softened<p>2<p>tablespoons …

President Obama talked about what books mean to him, and as usual he only has wise words

Part of the reason we’re going to miss Barak Obama as President isn’t only because of what he’s achieved in office, but because the man, like us, is …

Books

2CELLOS Perform a Beautiful Game of Thrones Medley With London Symphony Orchestra

Game of Thrones

Memorable Speech: On J. D. McClatchy’s “Sweet Theft: A Poet’s Commonplace Book”

PERHAPS UNSURPRISINGLY, it is not easy to review a commonplace book, or even to define it. The <i>Oxford English Dictionary</i> is periphrastically …

Literature

I Capture Childhood Like It’s A Fairytale

Estonian photographer Maria Kruusenvald captures childhood through a dreamy, fairytale looked style.<p>I love to create those images from simple …

18 Recipes That Prove Tyler Florence Is King of Game Day

If anyone knows how to make game day food, it's chef Tyler Florence. With roots in Greenville, SC, and a popular restaurant called Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco, the Food Network host and chef has tried-and-true recipes for everyone's favorites, from buttermilk biscuits to homemade potato chips …

Cooking

Proof That the Creators of Batman: The Animated Series Knew What They Were Doing From the Start

<i>Batman: The Animated Series</i> still remains as one of the most iconic takes on the Dark Knight years after it graced our screens. But to get there, the …

Words Are My Matter by Ursula K. Le Guin - Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

<i>Words Are My Matter</i><p>September 26, 2016 · Small Beer Press<p>Genre: Nonfiction<p>Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the most influential writers of science fiction …

Books

Beyond the Great Wave: Hokusai exhibition grants rare glimpse of a treasure once sold for the price of a bowl of noodles

It is one of the most recognisable and reproduced artworks in the world.<p>Now visitors to the British Museum will be able to view the 19th century Hokusai masterpiece known as ‘The Great Wave’, as it is brought out of storage for an exhibition exploring the later years of the man considered by many …

‘Dying Laughing’ Trailer: Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart and Amy Schumer on the Highs and Lows of Stand-Up Comedy

No one is exempt from bad nights and hecklers.<p>The connection between stand-up comedy and sadness has long been apparent, and what we see of these …

10 Engrossing Fantasy Books Like "The Lord of the Rings"

<i>From our friends at Feed Your Need to Read</i><p>Though it’s easy to get lost somewhere between the Shire and Mordor, there is indeed more to fantasy …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Twenty-Five Great Jazz Baritone Saxophone Peformances

Ronnie Cuber<p>The cumbersome and often unwieldy baritone saxophone has long been relegated to the position of a shadowy stepchild to its more grandiloquent brothers, the tenor and alto saxophones, in jazz music. A low register behemoth that requires voluminous breath, careful control and formidable …

Nina Stibbe, David Nicholls, Bridget Christie and others reveal the books that made them laugh the most<p>Jonathan Coe: Will satire save us in the age of Trump?<p>Frieda “Freddie” Wentworth is an extraordinary comic creation; imagine Miss Jean Brodie played by Alastair Sim<p>Agatha Runcible makes an …

Books

Anthony Bourdain reveals his favorite places to eat in New York City

20 Books to Read If You Love ‘The Lord of the Rings’

There’s something about <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> that’s held readers’ imaginations since it was first published 60 years ago. With its tale of wizards, …

Tolkien’s grandson on how WW1 inspired The Lord of the Rings

For the 125th anniversary of his birth, Simon Tolkien describes how the Great War lives on in JRR Tolkien's stories.<p>My grandfather, JRR Tolkien, died when I was 14. He remains vivid to me but through child-like impressions – velvet waistcoats and pipe smoke; word games played on rainy afternoons in …