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Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

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Why You Should Cook An Egg Into Your Oatmeal

When it comes to breakfast, eggs and oatmeal tend to be two different menu items -- the foods are rarely seen together on the same plate. But combining them can increase the happiness of your tastebuds <i>and</i> better your health. It's time we see them as one.<p>The additional protein from the egg will keep …

Time-Lapse Condenses 100 Years of Beauty Trends Into 80 Seconds of Video

It seems as though each decade is defined by a handful of trends, fashion and otherwise, that permanently seal our perception of the given timeframe. …

Guide to Buying Your First DSLR

DSLR cameras are what the vast majority of professional photographers use to get the job done. Here's your guide to buying your first DSLR of your …

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The Best Ways to Wrap Holiday Gifts

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today, we're helping you wrap the prettiest holiday presents.</i><p>The world's population can be divided into two groups: those who wrap their holiday gifts early …

An Old-Fashioned House Gets a Dose of Seaside Glamour

Inside a colorful Bahamas home.<p>You wouldn't have looked twice — it was a builder's special with too much Sheetrock and not enough chic. Then Amanda Lindroth came along and injected this Bahamas house with just the right amount of color, pattern, and seaside glamour to bring it to life.

How to Make Lavender Shortbread, the Loveliest Holiday Dessert

These deceptively simple lavender shortbread wreaths will rule your next cookie swap.<p>These deceptively simple lavender shortbread wreaths will rule your next cookie swap. See below for how to pull them off.<p>Get the recipe: Lavender Shortbread with Fruits, Flowers, and Herbs<p><b>STEP 1</b><p>Roll out the cookie …

Here's Why You Struggle To Stay Present

So many of us humans tend to go through our days on autopilot, which is essentially the opposite of mindfulness. We act unconsciously or habitually, …

11 Everyday Meditation Methods For People Who Swear They Can’t Meditate

Often I hear people saying that they don’t meditate because they “can’t.” Because sitting still for 30 seconds is impossible, or they get bored or …

Why Turkeys Are So Much Better Roasted Upside Down

<i>By Stacy Adimando</i><p>Once you've <b>salted</b>, <b>tied</b> and <b>buttered</b> that Thanksgiving bird, you'd think the cooking part would be easy. <b>But there's just one thing that can trip you up:</b> Overcooking the breast meat (and/or undercooking the thigh meat).<p><b>It's a flaw in the design of the turkey</b>, when you think about it: …

Easy, Healthy Food-Processor-Friendly Dips and Spreads

Dips are my favorite food. They are the reason I attend sports-watching get-togethers. I love their variety, from hot and cheesy to cool and minty, …

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Scientists Implicate More Than 100 Genes In Causing Autism

The hunt to find genes that cause autism has been a long slog, one hampered by a lack of technology and families willing to be tested.<p>But the effort is starting to pay off. On Tuesday, researchers at more than 50 laboratories said they had identified more than 100 genes that are mutated in children …

A Scientifically Proven Guide To Ordering A Delicious Chopped Salad Every Single Time

When you decide on a chopped salad for lunch, you prematurely pat yourself on the back. Good work, old me, for electing the affordable, healthy option today. Bravo.<p>But, upon entering the salad establishment, you are struck with the realization that going healthy and cheap will be challenging. You …

How to Convince Your Kids to Eat 'Scary' Foods

Chefs and parents share their experiences and know-how on getting kids to eat scary, intimidating foods<p>Some foods we adults love are completely intimidating to the younger set. <b>Kids, picky or not, are the ultimate food snobs.</b> Dishes that look weird, smell odd, or require special tools or preparation …

Get ready for 'Drone Nation'

We’re taking the drone out for a spin. It’s a sun-drenched Friday in Indianapolis’s Broad Ripple neighborhood, and though it’s late afternoon the …

16 Delicious Things You Can Make from a Pumpkin

Canned is cool, but cooking with actual pumpkins, from scratch, is better. Maybe you went pumpkin picking and ended up with a few too many. Or you …

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The 7 Essential Wine Apps

The revolution is official: Wine-focused apps are now acting like digital sommeliers. They're helping consumers navigate restaurant wine lists, discover and purchase new wines because friends recommend them and even have wine delivered right to your door. Say goodbye to your formative years -- when …

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

65 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

From pastas to salads to salsas, make these 65 tomato recipes all summer long.<p><b>It's tomato season!</b> Make the most of this ephemeral fruit with these summery recipes.

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

8 Ideas for Back-to-School (or -Work) Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: As the fall gets busier, don't let your lunches fall by the wayside -- we've got you</i> …

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Yes, it's official, men are from Mars and women from Venus, and here's the science to prove it

In his fascinating new book the developmental biologist Lewis Wolpert argues that there is actually hard science behind many of our stereotypical gender roles<p>In My Fair Lady Professor Higgins sings a song about the difference between the sexes, “Why can’t a woman be more like a man?” It comes from …

Pumpkin Flan

12 Servings<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large eggs<p>6 large egg yolks<p>1 3/4 cups sugar<p>1 teaspoon orange zest<p>2 1/3 cups heavy cream<p>1 cup milk<p>5 whole cloves<p>3 whole star anise<p>1 cardamom pod, cracked<p>2 cinnamon sticks<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>1 15-ounce can pumpkin purée<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whisk eggs, egg …

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The Awful Reign of the Red Delicious

How the worst apple took over the United States, and continues to spread<p>At the supermarket near his home in central Virginia, Tom Burford likes to loiter by the display of Red Delicious. He waits until he spots a store manager. Then he picks up one of the glossy apples and, with a flourish, scrapes …

The Power of Sleep

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How to Keep an Avocado from Browning

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Avocados are too good -- and too expensive -- to let fall to the wayside. Here are three of the best methods to keep avocados green, longer.</i><p>Much like …