Mary Carleton

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11 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Cuba

One writer discovers a country of dizzying contradictions.<p>In the words of a local artist and friendly guide I met on a recent trip to Cuba, “The only way to understand Cuba is to be irrational.” The island nation is a place of paradoxes: one where you're at once in awe of Havana's history and …

Cuba

Memorial Day 2015: Pictures

The best quotes from 2015 celebrity commencement speeches

Graduating college is an exciting achievement, but the four-hour ceremonies can be a bit of a buzzkill—that is, unless a famous person is on hand to …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

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20 Simple Chopped Salad Recipes to Make for Lunch This Week

Let’s get real for a second. Salads are great and all, but don’t get us started on oversized kale leaves and one giant chunk of cheese that inevitably makes its way to the bottom of the bowl. The solution? Chop up everything into tiny bites, toss with a delicious dressing and dig in. Sure, it might …

14 Lettuce Wrap Recipes You Need in Your Lunch Rotation

Look no further, lettuce wraps don’t get much better than the 14 recipes rounded up here! Regardless of whether a lettuce cup serves as a lower-carb swap for pita or is simply the traditional way to serve up a dish — as is the case with Thai larb — it certainly doesn’t sacrifice anything in the …

Gyros with Greek Chicken, Tzatziki and Homemade Greek Pita Flatbread

Isn’t Greek food amazing? I’ve never been a huge fan until pretty much the last year. I live in the midwest and have temporarily moved to the East …

20 Mason Jar Salads to Pack for Lunch This Week

Get a load of these layers. Nope, we’re not talking about cakes, but rather something a little less, shall we say… sinful. Right now, we’re all about salads in a jar. Carefully layered in Mason jars, each of these 20 make-ahead creations will still be fresh and crisp as can be come lunchtime. Just …

One Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Save Weeknight Dinners Everywhere

Weekdays are busy. They're also really long. And even though we all have to eat, making dinner at the end of a workday is the last thing we want to do. Right? If you're nodding your head in agreement, we have good news: We have found a simple dinner option. Let us introduce you to our new favorite …

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Why Do Women Have to Abandon Their Lives to Find Themselves?

Every now and again, a piece of literature rises to the level of a phenomenon. In order for this to happen, of course, the book or piece of writing must be more than simply popular: It must inspire a widespread adoration that's most often bred from a deep recognition of self in the work. When this …

5 smart ways students can use Google Scholar

Here's something that's happened to most college students: It's 20 minutes before your final paper is due, and you haven't written a bibliography yet.<p>…

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the …

Create DIY Fall Felt Leaf Headbands for Girls & Mamas tutorial

How cute would these “Felt Leaf Headbands” be to wear on Thanksgiving Day? You can use up many felt scraps and have lovely fashion accessories. Want …

Whispers, regrets and re-deployment: 10 Iraq war veterans on the Isis effect

American troops are going back to Iraq, and American troops are – to say the least – conflicted. On Facebook and on these pages, veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the surge that followed are at turns guilty and bitter, hopeful and hate-filled.<p>As Isis (the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) …