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Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

Kids

18 Basic Cooking Skills You Should Learn in Your Twenties

Master these, and you're well on your way to becoming a kitchen boss.<p>So, you’ve moved into your first apartment, bought your very own set of pots and …

Cooking

9 Strength & Weakness Personality Quizzes That Will Tell You A Lot About Yourself

An online personality quiz is the one type of test that almost everyone loves to take. Because, let's face, who doesn't seek to understand themselves …

There's a free class that teaches you how to be happy — here are the 5 best things I learned

As humans, we're always chasing happiness, and it seems like it's not always easy to achieve.<p>As an experiment, I took a free class on happiness called "The Science of Well-Being." This six-week online course included lessons on the science behind wellbeing, assessments to help you discover your …

Jordan Peele’s simulated Obama PSA is a double-edged warning against fake news

Explainers<p>Politics & Policy<p>World<p>Culture<p>Science & Health<p>Identities<p>Energy & Environment<p>The Big Idea<p>Technology<p>Business & Finance<p>First Person<p>Video<p>Podcasts<p>✕<p>This deepfaked warning against deepfakes almost makes its point too well.<p>By<p><b>Share</b> Jordan Peele’s simulated Obama PSA is a double-edged warning …

31 Five-Second Reminders that Will Make Calmness Your Superpower

<i>Your goal is to grow so strong on the inside that nothing on the outside can affect your inner peace of mind without your conscious permission.</i>The …

Garlic & Parmesan Roasted Carrots Recipe

From: EatingWell.com, March 2018<p>Roasting carrots in the oven brings out their inherent sweetness, while Parmesan and garlic give this easy side dish …

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

17 High-Caliber Horror Movies to Watch on Netflix Right Now

The calendar has reset, and there's nothing like a fresh annual slate to inspire us all to kick ass in the new year. Unfortunately, if you're like me, some of that pesky existential dread may have carried over from 2017. And what better way to keep that dread at bay than to immerse yourself in a …

Horror

The Best Parental Control Devices for Safe Internet Browsing

Protecting your kids on the Internet can be exhausting. Here are seven easy-to-install parental control routers and other devices to put your worries …

Wi-Fi

Bacon fat is the key to the best chocolate chip cookies

Bacon almost seems like a cop-out these days, a lazy way to try to make make your recipe a little more exciting. And let’s be honest: chocolate chip …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Magazine Subscriptions For Kids Who Are Into Art, Science, And Nature

Despite declining circulation, shrinking ad revenues, and the fact everyone has a smartphone, the world of kids magazines remains rather robust. Some …

Kids

Watch Questlove Explain Hip-Hop’s Origins on “Drunk History”

On the latest episode of Comedy Central’s “Drunk History,” host Derek Waters sat down with Questlove, who told the story of hip-hop pioneer Theodore Livingston (aka Grand Wizzard Theodore)—the man widely recognized as the inventor of record scratching. In the tradition of the show, Questlove got …

These 11 Bags Look Straight Up Designer — but They're All Under $26

You can never have enough bags — it's just a fact of life. I have a serious purse addiction, and I don't plan on reining it in anytime soon. Luckily I found a brand that allows me to buy accessories on the regular without breaking the bank. Shein has tons of chic options inspired by designer …

Sewing

I’ve Been Making Asian Nachos for Years—and Now Everybody Wants Them

We come across a lot of food trends—yes, like the currently hot Asian nachos. It’s our job to go through them and use years of cooking and eating …

52 Ways to be the Most Liked Person at Work | Inc.com

If you want to move ahead in your career you need to be someone who people admire for doing good work (on time) and being easy to get along with. It sounds simple, but in reality there are probably many ways you could step up your game when you're on the clock. Take some tips from Kate Hanley, …

Albert Einstein

Burn 300+ Calories in Just 9 Minutes With This No-Equipment Workout

We’re only a few weeks into 2018 and we’ve already cheated on our workout goals. Ugh! But instead of ditching our New Year’s fitness resolutions and living the rest of the year as Netflix-binging couch potatoes, we’re finding new ways to stay motivated, including mixing up our fitness plan by …

Exercise

21 Beauty Subscription Boxes To Treat Yourself To This Year

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How to make Cheddar Bay Biscuit fried chicken

<i>Welcome to</i> <b>Thanks, Commenters!</b><i>, in which we mine, borrow, and steal ideas put forth by</i> The Takeout<i>’s commentariat.</i><p>Last week, <i>The Takeout</i>’s Gwen Ihnat …

This At-Home Workout Combines HIIT and Yoga for the Ultimate Burn

This quick routine combines yoga and high-intensity interval training for a full-body burn.<p>If you’re trying to break free from a workout rut, this …

After sharing my feelings on the Aziz Ansari story, I was told I don’t understand assault. I do<p>I am not an Aziz Ansari fan. I’ve never watched his standup, I’ve never watched Master of None, and – brace yourself – I have only seen a handful of episodes of Parks and Recreation. But on Sunday, while …

Aziz Ansari

I went on the Silicon Valley diet craze that encourages butter and bacon for 2 months — and it vastly improved my life

A viral diet that's been found to burn up to 10 times as much fat as a standard diet is gaining momentum among Silicon Valley tech workers. And it involves eating a lot of fat.<p>The ketogenic, or "keto," diet — which first became popular in the 1920s as a treatment for epilepsy and diabetes— limits …

This Hair-Straightening Brush on Amazon Is Exploding in Sales, and It's Only $30

Getting smooth, straight hair isn't always easy; it can take a lot of work. That's why we were so excited to see this FemJolie Hair Straightening Brush ($30) on Amazon going viral. Its currently up 8,000 percent in sales, and for good reason: customers claim it truly works.<p>A total of 1,700 people …

Hair

The Easiest Way to Make Candied Nuts Is With Your Slow Cooker

Candied nuts are one of those things that are equal parts treat and snack, and are just at home in a bowl of ice cream as the are in a salad. Their …

Slow Cookers

This Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Is Like a Warm Hug

There are some dishes that just evoke coziness — mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, and this creamy chicken soup. Made in the slow cooker, with help …

What’s the deal with Prongles, the rad Pringles ripoff sold at Target?

Just before Thanksgiving, people started to notice a weird new product in Target stores. Original Prongles come in the same style of tube as the …

Cards Against Humanity

These 5 Easy Dinners Will Give You the Coziest Fall Feels

Now that we are squarely settled into fall, there is nothing I want more than a meal plan full of dinners that are hearty, warming, and above all …

5 Simple Ways to Treat Stretch Marks

Until pretty recently, stretch marks (aka striae, in scientific terms) were not really a topic of discussion—unless it was maybe with your best …

Skin Care

Easy Big Fat Yeast Rolls

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>1 cup of warm water.<br>1 package of active dry yeast.<br>¼ cup of sugar.<br>1 tsp of salt.<br>3 tbsps of softened butter.<br>1 beaten egg.<br>3 ½ – 4 cups of …

The Don't-Look-Like-a-Fool Guide to Gym Equipment

Navigating your way through aisles of heavy gym equipment marked with knobs, handles, pulleys, and cables can feel more than a little intimidating. …