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Grilled Salad Is So Much Better Than It Sounds. Here's How To Nail It.

The first step on your way to grill mastery is romaine.<p>Chances are, you’re going to eat a lot of salad this summer. And while there are more ways you can put that meal together than you can imagine ― with the fresh corn, watermelon, tomatoes, zucchini and greens available in abundance ― sometimes …

11 Hummus Recipes That Will Make You Ditch Store-Bought for Good

Let’s be honest: Making homemade hummus sounds hard. Or rather, it’s hard to make hummus that’s equally as good as store-bought versions. But that …

Healthy Eating

31 Recipes That Prove Fresh Herbs Make Everything Taste Better

Want a simple way to take your meals to the next level? Look no further than fresh herbs. While the dried stuff is great in a pinch, there’s really …

Every Beginner Baker Needs These 15 Kitchen Essentials

There’s no better way to unwind from the day than with a big glass of wine and the oh-so-therapeutic act of baking. Not only do you get the satisfaction of making something by hand, but at the end, you get to devour cupcakes! Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve just moved into your first apartment, …

NPR’s Fresh Air Team Picks Its 10 Favorite Terry Gross Interviews

Terry Gross is one of the greatest interviewers we’ve ever seen. Marc Maron has called her “the most effective and beautiful interviewer of people on …

The making of His Holiness Pope Francis's TED Talk

In a video, His Holiness Pope Francis speaks at TED2017, April 25, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED<p>On Tuesday night, we published …

Fed Up of Burgers and Hot Dogs? These BBQ Tacos Will Be Your New Favorite Camping Hack!

I love camping — we usually try to go away for at least a few days each summer. You can’t beat sleeping under the stars, enjoying some beautiful scenery, and lighting up a BBQ or bonfire. But there are only so many burgers and hot dogs I can eat before wanting something different (even if they are …

Recipes

8 Pull Apart Recipes We Can’t Wait To Tear Into

What is it about pull-apart recipes that really make us ogle? Perhaps the fact that they are pretty much always filled with some sort of ooey, gooey, …

Cooking

Prince documents unsealed: No meds in home were prescribed to him

<b>(CNN) —</b> None of the medications found in Prince's home following his death last year were prescribed to him, according to court documents unsealed Monday.<p>Bottles of opioid painkillers -- some prescribed to Prince's former drummer and longtime friend Kirk Johnson -- were found in several places in …

Billboard Awards

Hack Netflix with these add-ons and tricks

Supercharge your streaming<p>Part of Netflix's appeal is that it just works—whether you're on a phone, a tablet, or a smart TV, just fire up the streaming service and pick up where you left off. Dig a little deeper under Netflix's simple interface, though, and you'll find a number of ways to tweak and …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

24 Books Becoming Movies this Year

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books—fiction and nonfiction—into films. If you want to prepare yourself for these literary movies, look no further: We've compiled a …

Cover Story: Jennifer Lawrence, Star without a Script

In a mere six years, Jennifer Lawrence has blazed past every marker of Hollywood stardom, with no sign of slowing down: next month’s science-fiction romance Passengers will be followed by movies with Steven Spielberg, Adam McKay, and Darren Aronofsky. In unreal circumstances, Lawrence is learning …

These are the top 100 books of the year, according to Google

The series remains among the most popular books, and the latest edition of the canon, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," nabbed the top spot, according to Google's ranking of the top books of the year.<p>The books and graphic novels were ranked based on their popularity in the Google Play store. But …

Locked On The Psych Ward

Lock them in. Bill their insurer. Kick them out. How scores of employees and patients say America’s largest psychiatric chain turns patients into profits.<p><b>On a cool October evening</b> in 2012, Samantha Trimble walked into the lobby of Millwood Hospital, a low-slung brick building on the side of a road …

Disrupting Meditation: Can An App Really Teach Mindfulness?

I spent a week learning to meditate through tech. I even convinced a Buddhist priest to try a mindfulness app. Here’s what happened.<p>For more than 20 years, I’ve considered learning meditation. Quiet spaces! Clean robes! Shaved heads that require no fancy organic hair products! The life of Buddhist …

Meditation