Lauren Ezzo

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17 Easy Copper Projects For Every Room Of Your House

Copper is this season's superstar metal--here are 17 super-simple ways to incorporate it into your decor.<p>Copper is this season's superstar metal--here are 17 super-simple ways to incorporate it into your decor.

How to Meditate While Running

Before getting started, I should tell you that in the Son Buddhist tradition there's no such thing as running meditation. Performing Son meditation while running is something that I basically made up. At the beginning of my monastic life, when I was still a postulant, I was once chastised for …

Meditation

Knitting Tips: 3 Ways to Weave in Ends

As any new knitter will tell you, weaving in yarn ends seems like it should be a pretty straightforward task, but hiding those extra inches can be surprisingly frustrating if you don’t know what you’re doing. Luckily, learning three simple techniques—the selvedge edge weave, duplicate stitch, and …

Knitting

Humana Festival's 'Dot' Considers Dementia, Family and the Inner City

Coming up in the lineup for the 2015 Humana Festival of New American Plays is “Dot,” a family-drama by Colman Domingo.<p>The play opens on the Shealy …

Inner Cities

Oh No She Didn't: The Strong Female Character, Deconstructed

They should kick ass, but have other talents; they shouldn't necessarily kick ass because that's been done to death; they should have agency; they should move the plot forward; they should be assertive but not obnoxious; they should hold positions of power; they shouldn't be raped or die to give …

Two Lovers Fight for Their Lives in Fantasy Animated Short - CLOUDRISE

State of the program: Michigan Wolverines

We're taking a quick look at the state of each Big Ten program as less than a week remains until the start of spring practice in the league. We'll …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

Puzzle Game Inspires a New concept for Animal Portraits

If you played Tangram as a child, constructing objects from various shapes may bring back a familiar creative urge. That’s what seems to have happened to French artist, Manoou, who was inspired by the concept of the ancient Chinese game and applied its technique to an extensive series of brilliant …

T-shirts

Nick Offerman Is Going To Play Ignatius J. Reilly In A Theater Production Of ‘A Confederacy Of Dunces’

No stranger to portraying a bushy mustached curmudgeon with strong political views who loathes most things about the modern world on TV, Nick Offerman will take on the role of literature’s most famous bushy mustached curmudgeon with strong political views who loathes most things about the modern …

'The Roommate' kicks off Humana Festival

"The Roommate," the first of seven offerings in the 2015 Humana Festival of New American Plays, is set in an Iowa town. At the play's onset, the …

My Sister's Unpredictable Life

My sister Jaime is only 19 months younger than I am. We grew up doing almost everything together. We had almost the exact same life. Now, she lives in Costa Rica, and I live in New York City, and our lives couldn't be more different.<p><b>The other day her Facebook post was of a sloth crossing the road</b> …

Costa Rica

How to Make the Best Deep-Fried Jalapeño Poppers

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>The first time I ate jalapeño poppers, things went very wrong. It was many years ago and I had just gotten my tongue pierced on a whim. When I left the piercing shop, they sent me off with an instructional aftercare …