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Where The American Dream Is The Most Dead, People Believe In It The Most Strongly

A child born into poverty in Denmark has a better chance of being wealthy than one born in the U.S., but people here–especially in the South–drastically overestimate their chances of moving up in the world.<p>Americans have traditionally distinguished themselves from people in other countries by …

Albert Einstein Explains How Slavery Has Crippled Everyone’s Ability to Think Clearly About Racism

“Should we allow celebrities to discuss politics?” goes one variation on an evergreen headline and supposedly legitimate public debate. No amount of …

Sangria Recipes

This delicious cocktail combines the best of summer by infusing wine, summer fruits and soda water. Not only is it one of the most refreshing ways to …

20 Recipes to Double & Triple for Large Scale Entertaining

​One of the easiest tips for entertaining—and maybe this holiday weekend, you'll be doing just that (or participating in a get-together hosted by someone else)—is to <b>do a lot of a few things rather than a little of a lot of things.</b> In other words, make a load of pasta salad and put it in 3 bowls; …

Everything We're Actually Grilling, Cooking, and Drinking This Weekend

Grilled pizza is now officially a Memorial Day recipe.<p>If you're not already at the beach, you're likely stuck in traffic and dreaming of all the things you're going to do once you get there. Naturally, our beach dreams involve stuffing our faces with all manner of grilled things, seafood, and icy …

21 Beautfiul Boozy Drinks To Try This Season

Hello there, booze.<p><i>For more cocktail recipes, head over to Food52.</i>

What three decades in journalism has taught me about the persistence of racism in the US<p>Over the course of 2014, America seemed to reawaken to one of its oldest preoccupations: the reality of how race is lived in the United States, and in particular the many stark disparities that persist between …

Journalism

Poverty linked to epigenetic changes and mental illness

Impoverished adolescents acquire DNA marks, brain changes and depression over time.<p>Children from impoverished families are more prone to mental …

Federal Court Hears Challenge to Texas Voter ID Law

Since Texas’ strict voter ID law went into effect in 2013, the stories of voters disenfranchised by the law have come thick and fast: A 70-year-old African-American woman who doesn’t drive and wasn’t told about the ID law when she registered to vote after moving to Dallas from out of state. A …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

Who gets to borrow white privilege? This is what happens when an Asian-American cop kills an unarmed African-American

<b>Protesters demanding justice for Akai Gurley's death, New York, December 27, 2014. (Reuters/Stephanie Keith)</b><p>White cops get away with killing blacks. This is what happens when police are never punished and blacks keep dying<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>April 23, 2016 7:30pm (UTC)<p>In November 2014, Peter Liang, a …

Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Pasta (GF)

Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Pasta (GF)<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>20 mins<p>Total time<p>30 mins<p>Creamy mushroom and asparagus pasta that's entirely …

11 Tips for Setting a Table That Say "I’ve Got My Life Together"

How you set your table says a lot about you. Here, Alex Grossman shows us how to set one that says you're simple, beautiful, and not a lot of fuss.<p>In a very official study conducted by professional scientists over appetizers at a cocktail party, it was decided that how you set your table is the …

Faceted Classification

A Dozen DIYs for a Badass Kitchen on a Budget

Having a kitchen that looks great doesn't have to mean spending a ton of money. Sometimes, you just have to get crafty.<p>Above: This DIY wire utensil …

5 Tips for the Perfect Spring Punch

A guide to making the best spring punch from cocktail guru Derek Brown.<p>Mixology guru Derek Brown is the punch-obsessed genius behind some of …

Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>For years, I always kept a container of oats around the house, tucked into the back of my pantry for chilly-morning breakfasts and the occasional batch of cookies. But more often than not, I'd wind up tossing the …

Breakfast

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …

Cooking

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

Taiwan's complex relationship with Japan affects recognition of 'comfort women'

Twelve years ago, a group of activists in Taiwan realized that just a few survivors were left among the island's women taken as sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during World War II, and they resolved to open a museum about their ordeal.<p>The "comfort women" issue has aroused passionate public anger in …

Today’s recipe is inspired by the hearty Tuscan soup known as acquacotta, simmered slowly with onions, celery, tomatoes and basil, served on hunks of rustic bread and topped with a delicate poached egg<p>Today’s recipe is very much inspired by <i>acquacotta</i>. It had been ages since I’d made this soup. For …

Italian Food

15 Useful Hacks Every Egg Lover Should Know

Egg-cellent.<p><i>Original article by Lily Lou for Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, check out Spoon University.</b>

Does the Senate have a constitutional responsibility to consider a Supreme Court nomination?

<i>“The Republican members met behind closed doors to unilaterally decide, without any input from this committee, that this committee and the Senate as a whole will refuse to consider any nominee this year. It’s a dereliction of our constitutional duty.”</i><p><b>— Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), floor remarks,</b> …

Elections

29 Delicious Grain Bowls That Make Dinner a No-Brainer

We get it: At first, a "grain bowl" doesn’t sound like the most exciting dinner option. But if you look beyond the image of tasteless “macrobiotic …

How to Make the Best Garlic Knots of Your Life

For those of us who simply love the challenge of going DIY—or don’t happen to live within walking distance of a great New York pizza spot—making garlic knots at home couldn’t be simpler.<p>Like many of the culinary world's greatest hits—duck confit, fried rice, and the whole canon of Tuscany's <i>cucina</i> …

17 Essential Spring Pie Recipes to Celebrate Pi Day

Remember PI from math class? That’s right, the neverending number (3.14159265359…) is celebrated every March 14 (that’s 3.14 — get it?), and it’s celebrated with — you guessed it — pie! And although the simple act of enjoying this decadent dessert seems easy enough, as the big day approaches, we’re …

Baking

Nam prik, a Thai salsa that boosts flavor of vegetables, fish

Vegetables sometimes seem to need a little kick to make them more, um, interesting. Long ago, the cooks of Thailand must have realized that when they developed nam prik, a sort of salsa for vegetables and meat. David Thompson, in his 2002 classic cookbook "Thai Food," contends that nam prik "is the …

Recipes

These 7 Baked Cheese Recipes Will Make Life Better

1 of 7<p>Baked Ricotta and Goat Cheese with Candied Tomatoes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>Baked Brie with Honey, Rosemary and Candied Walnuts<p>3 of 7<p>Baked Fontina Dip<p>…

Texas' Strict Voter ID Law Will Get One Last Showdown Before The Election

An appeals court will decide whether the law gets to stay on the books for the presidential election.<p>Texas managed to convince the most conservative appeals court in the country to wipe out an August ruling that held that the state's restrictive voter ID law violated the Voting Rights Act of …