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What Black Anime Fans Can Teach Us About Race in America

We caught up with some of the black attendees at Otakon, Baltimore's anime convention, to learn about why anime resonated with them and why there aren't more black characters.<p>In 2009, Soulja Boy tweeted this fact: "I'm a fan of Anime ^_^." A year later, he dropped the track "Anime," referring to …

27 Recipes for Toast, Crostini, Bruschetta, and Toppings

A deep archive of Bon Appétit's recipes for toast, crostini, bruschetta, and toppings for a slice of bread<p><b>We'll admit it:</b> Sometimes we refer to <i>Bon Appétit</i> as "Stuff on Toast Magazine." But that's just because toast—or crostini or bruschetta or whatever—is the perfect vehicle for almost every kind …

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Thirsty plants? Top tips for watering your garden in hot weather

With the promise of dry weather ahead, Toby Buckland offers his guide to canny watering, whatever your soil or size of plot<p>Here we are again… gardens have a thirsty look in their eye.<p>Many lawns – especially those on sandy soils – have already turned to straw. So, watering is back on the agenda.<p>In …

Mouth-watering Mojito recipes for sunny days

From the classic Mojito to pimped-up versions with raspberries and rosewater, these cocktail recipes are an absolute treat<p>The Mojito is the classic Cuban cocktail, so it really should be made with Havana Club and drunk on a painted balcony under a sultry sky. But… we’re in the UK. So here are some …

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Pizza Hut DIY Movie Projector

Posted in Food<p>Pizza and a movie together like peanut butter and jelly. So when the folks at Pizza Hut said they were going to make a pizza box that …

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Weird Facts

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India arrests pigeon accused of spying for Pakistan

Alleged spy bird was carrying a 'stamped message' written in Urdu<p>Police in India this week arrested a pigeon on charges of spying for Pakistan. As BBC News reports, the pigeon was taken into custody on Thursday after a 14-year-old boy found it in a historically tumultuous region along the …

Pakistan

DIY Pizza Cone Recipe Tutorial

Quinoa Tabbouleh

6 Servings<p>The classic Middle Eastern salad gets an of-the-moment upgrade with the "it" grain, quinoa.<p>June 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup quinoa, rinsed well<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>1 garlic clove, minced<p>1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>1 …

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Studio Ghibli Characters Look Even Better in Traditional Japanese Wood-Cut Style

If Miyazaki was a pre-WWII Japanese wood print artist, here's what his characters might look like.<p>If I were born in the 1800's, I like to think I'd be a cowboy or an explorer or the inventor the Tesla Coil (Mufson Coil has a nice ring to it, no?), but if beloved animator Hayao Miyazaki was born a …

The House of Cards Effect

Recently I was waiting on line at a coffee shop when a child fell into a full-on tantrum, complete with a perfectly executed flop-down pose.<p>You know the pose I'm talking about:<p>The child's mother, her nose stuck in her iPhone, did nothing.<p><i>"What's wrong with her?"</i> I thought. <i>"Doesn't she know how</i> …

Be a Better Cook by Building a Better Kitchen Workstation

To be a better cook, you first need a better workstation. Here's how to set yourself up for success.<p>It takes a lot to become a great cook, but precision knife skills, braising know-how, and the ability to make a braided pie crust are only part of the equation. Behind (okay, in front of) every …

Workstations

Easily Collect Rain Water for Gardening or Other Outdoor Needs

Collecting rain water for your garden, indoor plants, or anything else you need to water outside is easier than it sounds. You’ll need a few …

How to Take Control of Your Stress

Most of us have an instant physical reaction to the sound of our cell phone dinging, marking the arrival of a new text message or e-mail or anticipating a phone call from someone who needs us. If you are a Millennial, chances are you want it all: the job, the relationships, the lifestyle. Social …

Video: How to Build Raised Garden Beds

comments (0) June 2nd, 2009<p>90 users recommend<p>Video Length: 2:53<br>Produced by: Steve Aitken, Danielle Sherry, Gary Junken, Kate Geruntho Frank, Cari …

Plant these 7 survival crops to prepare for ultimate self-reliance

If you have the space, growing your own food is one of the best ways to survive a SHTF scenario. A reasonably good-sized backyard garden can provide …

How to Make Your Own Herbal Tea Blend

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Electrolux as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients. This month we're talking fresh herbs.</i><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</i> …

Pasta with Creamy Basil-Almond

• 1 bunch basil<br>• 3 tablespoons Parmesan, freshly grated<br>• 6 tablespoons whole milk<br>• 1/4 cup peeled, sliced almonds<br>• 1 pinch salt<br>• 1/4 teaspoon black pepper<br>• 3 tablespoons fresh ricotta cheese<br>• 2 tablespoons butter, melted<br>• 1 pound dried pasta (or fresh!)<br>• 2 cloves garlic<p>In a food processor, combine the basil, Parmesan, …

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How To Grow An Avocado Tree for Endless Organic Avocados

Here’s a step-by-step guide to growing your own avocado tree.<p>Avocados are highly nutritious and flavored, whether we’re talking about salad, …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Your Brief And Wondrous Guide To Contemporary Queer Comics

Some like girls. Some like boys. Some are into sci-fi. Others prefer comedy. All are very into comics.<p>The following artists and creatives identify as queer, among other labels, like, for example, comic, illustrator, storyteller and writer. They defy rigid categorization in both life and work, …

Don't Let Tonight's Dinner Be a Lemon: Avoid These Citrus Common Mistakes

We love the bright, cheery flavor that citrus adds to our cooking—here's how to make the most out of your oranges, lemons, limes, and more.<p>We love the bright, cheery notes that citrus brings to our cooking. But creating lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit, or tangerine perfection takes more than just …

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6 Empowering Mantras Everyone Should Try

We already know the incredible benefits of meditation, and using a mantra can be a simple, profound (and totally free) way to impact your meditation practice and overall life. These mantras are designed to help you tap into the potential of your true spirit, and to make your sense of self and …

How to: Make a DIY Reclaimed Wood Storage Box from a Wooden Block

Making a bandsaw box is a great starter project for learning how to expand your talents in the shop. Just a few steps transforms a block into a great …

The 7 Times One Piece Made Us Cry Our Eyes Out - Advertorial

Straw Hat Pirates and their captain, Monkey D. Luffy, continue their adventure in pursuit of becoming the King of the Pirates, and finding the …

19 Things Only RPG Nerds Will Find Funny

For those who know the true, pre-Twitter meaning of DM.

Peppermint Schnapps Whoopie Pies

Adapted from Tracy Obolsky of North End Grill, New York<p>By<p>Matthew Kronsberg<p><i>This dessert from pastry chef Tracy Obolsky is based on a minty, spiked hot chocolate. It’s both comforting and refreshing after a long, active day in the cold.</i><p><b>Total Time:</b> 1 hour <b>Makes:</b> 18 3-inch whoopie pies<p>6 tablespoons …

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