Matthew Eichstaedt

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The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

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Awesome & Affordable Hotel Spas

You won't believe where you can find the best deals on hotel spa treatments! Get more "ahhhh" for your money using these industry secrets.

25 Tourist Traps We Love

Sure, these iconic destinations are mentioned in every travel guide. Sure, they're teeming with tourists. But we firmly believe that some spots are …

20 Yummiest Ice Cream Shops in America

Rocky road! Mint chocolate chip! Cookies and cream! From the beaches of New England to the mountains of Hawaii, nothing says "summer" quite like a …

Backyard Dreaming: Inspiration for the Perfect Tree House

As children, if not as adults, we all dreamed of having a tree house. It didn’t have to be much, just a structure elevated slightly off the ground that could serve as a backyard escape. Well, it’s never too late to fulfill that dream. If you don’t know where to start, you can find inspiration in …

The Secret to Cooking Well on Vacation

Embrace the motto: waste not, want not.<p>Eating out every night while traveling can start to feel a bit gluttonous, both physically and …

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The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

Browse in private - Computer

If you don’t want Google Chrome to remember your activity, you can browse the web privately in Incognito mode.<p>On your computer, open Chrome.<p>At the …

Blueprint for a Better Human Body

People who wear and design prosthetics are rethinking the form of our species.<p>When Elizabeth Wright smacks her right leg on a table, she says “ow.” That’s only interesting if you know one more thing: that her right leg is made out of carbon fiber and metal. It’s also part of her. “It is my right …

Your Guide to the Best Cinnamon Rolls of Your Life

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Erin un-curls the cinnamon roll, from the dough to the filling to the frosting</i> …

The 10 Best Cheeses for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

<i>By: Kristin Hunt</i><p>Even if your cooking skills are confined to pasta and pizza bagels, you know how to make a grilled cheese sandwich. It's one of the first things you learn to cook, but most of us never experiment beyond the basics. To encourage greater grilled-cheese creativity, we asked Matt Fish, …

Chicken Thighs Marinated with Tamarind Vinaigrette - Olivia's Cuisine

One of my favorite aspects of food blogging is the community. I had never thought that by signing up for a blogging platform and sharing my recipes …

Recipes

Spicy chicken meatballs with curried raita sauce recipe

Delicious chicken morsels served with a curried yogurt, cucumber and mint dressing<p><b>SERVES</b><p>4-6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the meatballs</b><p>flesh from 4-5 roast chicken thighs, chopped<br>• 2 shallots, chopped<br>• 6 sprigs parsley, chopped<br>• 2 tbsp tomato purée<br>• 75g (2¾oz) fresh breadcrumbs<br>• 1 egg, beaten<br>• 1 tsp ground cumin<br>• 1 tsp ground …

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

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What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

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Freeze-Fry Your Steak. You Heard Us

Yes, there are eight (basic if unorthodox) steps, but the steakhouse-quality results speak for themselves.<p></head><i>This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.</i><p>The Pros > H. Alexander Talbot & Aki Kamozawa<p>Ideas in …

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Why You Should (Almost) Burn Your Cabbage

A little blackened magic turns humble cabbage into something incredibly delicious.<p>If you never thought you'd hear the phrase "mouth-watering cabbage," you need to meet <b>Christian Puglisi</b>. Or, at least, learn how he works his blackened magic on that humble vegetable known as cabbage. For extreme …

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

21 of the Best Peanut Butter Recipes Ever

On sandwiches. In smoothies. Out of the jar. We eat peanut butter on the reg. But the one thing we need more of in our lives? Peanut-butter.<p>Here are 21 of the best peanut butter recipes ever.<p><b>No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Slice. Of. Heaven. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Peanut-Butter Pretzel Bars</b><p>No bake. The …

Chocolate Chip S'mores Cookies: Ellen in the Kitchen Recipe

Blogger Ellen Attard of Ellen in the Kitchen says it best: "So this isn't really a recipe. It's more like an idea to make s'mores cookies better." That's the kind of forward thinking we need more of in this world. Don't rest on your laurels! A delicious cookie isn't enough. Make it better!<p>So, …

24 Rice Noodle Recipes to Make Instead of Ordering Delivery

You don't need delivery! Instead, slurp away on these 24 rice noodle recipes.<p><b>We've all done it: In a (completely understandable) fit of laziness</b>, we've plopped down on the couch, picked up the phone, called the neighborhood takeout joint for some pad thai. But many rice noodle dishes are just as …

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Backstage With Janis Joplin: Doubts, Drugs And Compassion

Janis Joplin felt a sense of outsider isolation throughout her life. She once said, "On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people. Then I go home alone."<p>But she wasn't alone — she had John Byrne Cooke.<p>Cooke was Janis Joplin's first and only road manager, from 1967 until her death from a heroin …