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75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

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The New "O" Book Club: 12 Fiction Picks from President Obama

By Julianna Haubner | Off the Shelf<p>President Obama has made it clear over the past 8 years that books are a big part of his life--whether he's shopping on Small Business Saturday or releasing his vacation reading list. (Plus, he did an impressive interview with author Marilynne Robinson, which you …

11 books President Obama thinks everyone should read

Barack Obama is a major bookworm.<p>In his book "Dreams from My Father," he reflected on his lifelong love of literature: "When I wasn't working, the weekends would usually find me alone in an empty apartment, making do with the company of books."<p>Recently, the outgoing US president sat down with New …

Chicken Pot Shepherd's Pie

In a 4-qt. saucepan, cook potatoes in generously salted water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and pass in a potato ricer back into the pan. Add …

10 Books to Read After Binge-Watching Gilmore Girls

If you’ve already binged Netflix’s four-part <i>Gilmore Girls</i> revival, then you’re well-versed in the coffee-fueled ways of mother-daughter duo Lorelai …

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon Books editors read thousands of pages before settling on their ranking, which includes a number of memoirs as well as books from debut authors.<p>"The main challenge for us was that there were a number of great books to choose from," Amazon Books editor Chris Schluep told Business Insider. "In …

Gadget Thirst Trap: A tattoo robot, a pen that creates 16 million colors, and a booze gadget

<i>Gadget Thirst Trap rounds up the weirdest gadgets of the week that made us thirsty for more. Be sure to follow The Verge on Snapchat for the video edition.</i><p>A tattooing robot<p>The first thing that grabs my attention about this GIF of a robot tattooing a human is the duct tape. That leg is strapped down …

16 Birthday Gifts for Every Budget

From blow-out parties to blowing out candles, there are lots of great ways to reward your bestie, sibling or special someone on their birthday (their 30th birthday… or any big day ;) for another year of being unstoppably awesome. Let’s be honest: We all hope for a little somethin’ to unwrap, and …

12 Recipes for Feeding Your Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Guests

You’re to host a crowd of people you love over a beautifully set table and a home-cooked Thanksgiving meal. The goal: for guests to leave full and satisfied. But you also know a few gluten-free friends will be attending, and you want them to experience the post-Thanksgiving food coma just as much …

Gluten-Free

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as <b>chocolate + anything else</b>, but if …

stuck-pot rice with lentils and yogurt

I once read that if you ask a guy what his favorite item of clothing is, he would pick the oldest thing he owns — some t-shirt he’s had since high …

broccoli, cheddar and wild rice casserole

Although my parents <i>claim</i> to have loved us, there were all sorts of delicious foods that my sister and I knew our friends got to eat in their homes …

double chocolate banana bread

I have a theory that Mondays are for repentance, for undoing whatever damages to your liver, psyche or saddlebags you’ve done over the weekend. …

three-bean chili

In my fantasy recipe-writing league, I’d cover everything, a million questions you hadn’t even thought to ask yet. Every recipe would work on a …

baked eggs with spinach and mushrooms

My brunch arsenal, the dishes I’ve made enough times that they no longer cause any furrowed brows — a core entertaining principle here at House …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Rhubarb? Check. Ramps? Check. Asparagus? Check. It's officially spring in the food blog world! Put away your puffy jackets and snow boots and bring …