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How to Brown Meat So It's Actually, You Know, Brown

By Claire Saffitz<p>No matter what your mom told you, gray taco meat does not count as "browned." Here's how to brown meat so it's crispy and delicious.<p>For the record, when you brown ground meat in a pan, it should be, well, brown and crispy. If it's gray and mealy like mom’s taco meat used to be, …

Cooking

These 1-Pot Pasta Recipes Are the Answer to Quick and Easy Dinner

Does dinner get any easier than one-pot pasta? When you need to throw dinner together in a matter of minutes, turn to any of these 27 recipes where every single thing is cooked in the same pot as the pasta. There's sure to be a recipe that speaks to you, from one-pot tomato basil pasta to one-pot …

Does Frederick Douglass' 1852 "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro" speech hold relevancy today?

<i>"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,</i> …

Black Resistance to Slavery: The Maroons of Jamaica

The Maroons of Jamaica are descendants of Africans who fought and escaped from slavery and established free communities in the mountains of Jamaica …

Blue Mountains

Black History in the Comics

I have been reading comics my whole life, but it was only recently that I attended my first comics gathering, the Vancouver Comics Arts Festival …

Even algorithms are biased against black men

One of my most treasured possessions is <i>The Art of Computer Programming</i> by Donald Knuth, a computer scientist for whom the word “legendary” might have been coined. In a way, one could think of his magnum opus as an attempt to do for computer science what Russell’s and Whitehead’s <i>Principia …

Artificial Intelligence

Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle

Nutrition Articles<p>Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle<p>These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein …

Nutrition

Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Most Likely Created by a Slave

For 150 years, the story of how Jack Daniel’s whiskey came about is that a man named Dan Call taught young Jack how to run his still.<p>But the truth, …

5-Ingredient Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Is What Solo Dinner Dreams Are Made Of

I am not exaggerating when I say nothing brings me more joy than the combination of pasta, garlic, and parmesan cheese. My undying love for that comfort food paired with my busy schedule means I make this parmesan garlic spaghetti recipe more often than I'd like to admit, and once you try it, I'm …

Cooking

'Mississippi Burning' civil rights case closes after 52 years

One day short of the 52nd anniversary of three civil rights workers' disappearance during Mississippi's "Freedom Summer," state and federal prosecutors said on Monday that the investigation into the slayings is over.<p>The decision "closes a chapter" in the state's divisive civil rights history, …

Black History

How to Make the Genius Smashed Cheeseburger Even Juicier

When I polled the Food52 staff on the best restaurant burgers they'd ever tasted, I was expecting off-beat answers. I wanted to hear about burgers topped with roasted peaches, basted in duck sauce, stuffed with guacamole (I'm so sorry I even <i>thought</i> of that).<p>Instead, I got a lot of onions. (Well, a …

Cooking

The 10 best unlocked international Android 6.0 smartphones under $299

Samsung, LG, Sony, HTC, Motorola and Huawei are all Android smartphone manufacturers that you’re probably familiar with. Those brands are very well …

Recipe: Flank steak is a great grilling option for beginners and experts alike

Cottage Country Grilled Flank Steak<p>1 1.5-lb (750 g) flank steak<p>Marinade<p>1 tbsp Dijon mustard<p>1 tbsp chopped garlic<p>3 tbsp balsamic vinegar<p>1 tbsp fresh herbs of choice (I like tarragon)<p>3 tbsp olive oil<p>Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Spicy Mustard Butter<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>1 tbsp grainy mustard<p>1 tsp …

These 3 'hot' tech skills can boost your pay by 22 percent

And there's three in particular that are worth some bank, according to a new survey on job skills by Payscale.<p>Payscale tapped into data on more than 2 million US workers to determine which skills increase a tech professional's salary the most.<p>They looked at how much more people with these skills …

KitchenWise: Bring eggplant parmigiana into warm weather with the grill

This little gem combines my love of grilling with my endless search for new summer vegetarian entrees. Turns out that eggplant parmigiana, that …

9 Free Online Courses To Pump Up Your Big Data, Analytics Skills

Do you really need to go back to school and get another degree in order to establish yourself in a career as a data scientist? Maybe not. These nine …

Business Technology

A Gentle Introduction to Neural Networks (with Python)

A gentle introduction to neural networks, and making your own with Python.<p>This session is deliberately designed to be accessible to everyone, …

Seven days, three speeches: one week in the life of having a black president

After seven years, Barack Obama is in his last months in the White House. When he leaves, nothing will be the same. For black people, nothing will be resolved<p>Like so many people I have unwisely loved, Barack Hussein Obama intrigues and infuriates and enrages and inspires and uplifts and disappoints …

Democratic National Convention

10 mostly free resources for learning Android development

Like losing weight, building muscle or learning a new language, learning to create Android apps is an ambition shared by many. Just like those other goals though, it’s also an ambition that many of us will never get around to. Partly this is because there are more pressing concerns on our radar …

Learning

National BBQ Week: the very best barbecue recipes for hot summer days

The sun is out and so thoughts naturally turn to eating - and cooking - al fresco.<p>Don't just throw a few boring bangers on the barbecue though: a simple marinade can transform even the cheapest cuts of meat, while vegetables like asparagus and peppers are also delicious when grilled.<p><b>The best</b> …

BBQ

The Most Useful Free eBooks for Web Developers.

This is a collection of free ebooks for front-end developers about JavaScript, ES6, NodeJS, CSS3 and HTML5.<p>In this observation, we compared nearly …

JavaScript

A New Way to Map the Spread and Decline of Slavery in the U.S.

The historian and cartographer Bill Rankin visualizes the practice with a fresh approach.<p>Although it was abolished in 1865, slavery in the U.S. is still being mapped by cartographers looking for fresh approaches to the topic<b>.</b> The latest effort comes from the historian and cartographer Bill …

Black History

The Simple Rules to Make Killer Croques Monsieurs and Madames

I've heard a tale that the croque monsieur was discovered by French workmen who placed their lunch pails next to a radiator. When they sat down to eat, their ham and cheese sandwiches had melted from the heat, and the rest is history. Of all the world's ridiculous food-creation myths, that has to …

Emergency Pancake Syrup, a Simple Hack You'll Actually Use

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I'd like to tell you I'm the sort of person who's tasted her way through every sugar shack in Vermont, that I know a guy who knows a guy across the border, that I skip past lesser grades in pursuit of the elusive …

How to Make Korean Fried Chicken Wings at Home

Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, Korean Fried Chicken, which is said to have been invented by one of two Korean restaurant chains (Pelicana Chicken and Mexican Chicken), has expanded from its Seoul origins to achieve international recognition. And it's no wonder why: Doused in a salty-sweet …

Fried Chicken

If descendants of Georgetown slaves deserve compensation, why don't all black Americans?

The story of 13-year-old Cornelius Hawkins and 271 other enslaved black Americans sold “down the river” by cash-strapped administrators during Georgetown University’s early years, is compelling precisely because of how close and real it all is.<p>Rather than placing the events of slavery in the …

Black History

perfect garlic bread

Does anyone really need a recipe for garlic bread? I mean, garlic + butter + bread = it’s impossible to imagine a bad outcome. And yet I do use one. …

Black Lives Matter and America’s long history of resisting civil rights protesters

One year ago this week, protests erupted in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. After yet another high-profile death of an unarmed black man connected to police, there were riots, peaceful demonstrations and proclamations from activists that black lives matter.<p>The …

Black History