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Man-made “wind trees” will finally make it possible to power homes using turbines

Picture a steady breeze blowing through the leaves of a tree. Now imagine these leaves could do more than simply churn in the current of air—what if they could capture the wind and transform it into renewable energy?<p>Energy from wind is the fastest-growing source of electricity in the world, …

Renewable Energy

Pecan Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Cream Cheese and Broccoli Recipe

"Chicken breasts rolled up with a creamy cheese-broccoli stuffing, dipped in egg and a pecan coating, browned and baked to magnificence! We make this …

Salted Caramel and Cashew Cheesecake

<b>Whip up this truly indulgent cheesecake, topped with a rich salted caramel and cashews.</b><p>I love salted nuts and caramel together and could only imagine …

Cinnamon sticks ... as skewers? A genius grilling technique

The stick was the cave cook's first utensil, no doubt. And handy, once she installed fire. A deft union of form and function, a stick serves as pot, potholder, plate and fork — in one.<p>Though neither twig nor skewer nor sword count as tasty.<p>Consider, then, the cinnamon stick. The bark of the …

#Recipe : Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced<br>2 Tablespoons olive oil<br>1 cup heavy cream<br>½ cup chicken broth<br>1 teaspoon …

25 No-Bake Desserts Meant For Anyone Obsessed With Peanut Butter

Summer calls for no-bake desserts, and if you're among the peanut-butter obsessed, these will be your standby recipes. From chocolate peanut butter bars to peanut butter pie and everything in between, all of these irresistible desserts star peanut butter, and none require an oven.

Dessert

Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Fudge

Make the combination of peanut butter and chocolate even better by stirring in instant coffee granules and topping the fudge with chopped peanuts.

Dessert

Flourless Chocolate Cake #Recipe

Flourless Chocolate Cake with just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time. Perfect for Passover, Easter or anytime you want the richest, easiest …

Hunting for the brain's opioid addiction switch

New research by Steven Laviolette’s research team at Western University is contributing to a better understanding of the ways opiate-class drugs …

16 Modern Realities Schools (and Parents) Need to Accept. Now.

It’s been interesting to watch over the last year or so a growing chorus of parents, authors, educators and even some policy makers begin to …

5 Secrets for Daily Joy, Backed by Research

We all wanna be happier, right?<p>Thing is, depression is at epic levels. More people are unhappy and they’re getting miserable at an even younger …

Happiness

HOW TO MAKE DIPPED SWIZZLED STRAWBERRIES

Everyone loves a delicious strawberry. They are juicy and delicious, offering a fruity flavor unlike anything you’ve tasted before. And when they are …

Lamb, Arugula, and Feta Taco

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: Taco night gets some unexpected guests.</i><p>Here in Dallas, there are various categories of tacos to be found. I tend to seek out the classic, authentic sort -- though on …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

How To Make Classic Pulled Pork

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're showing you how to make classic homemade pulled pork, no</i> …

Super Quick & Delicious Appetizer: Marinated Feta

I love salty snacks. Potato chips. Pistachios. Pickles. Olives. This past weekend I came up with a super quick and delicious idea for <b>marinated feta</b>. …

DIY Coconut Oil Deodorant Stick That Won’t Melt

Super easy, Homemade Deodorant that won't melt!<p>I have been trying to stay away from deodorants that contain aluminum for a while now, especially …

Coconut

Why Literacy Teachers Should Care About Math

I’ll be the first to admit it: I didn’t pay much attention to math. I specialized in literacy and focused on reading, speaking, listening, writing, …

How Spelling Keeps Kids From Learning

Mastering English requires abilities that most children don’t develop until they're pre-teens.<p>Johnny in Topeka can’t read, but Janne in Helsinki is effortlessly finishing his storybooks. Such a disparity may be expected by now, but the reason might come as a surprise: It probably has much less to …

Old Literacies and the “New” Literacy Studies: Revisiting Reading and Writing

Professor Norm Friesen, currently at the University of British Columbia, discusses the notion of “old” and “new” literacies in his paper “Old …

University of British Columbia

Carambola Flowers — Origami Flowers by Carmen Sprung

Posted on Oct 31, 2011 in Single Sheet Origami<p>If you’ve been following me on Flickr for a while, you’ve probably seen this picture of Carambola …

Secrets of amazing teachers: What both sides of the education reform debate get wrong about autonomy and accountability

Everyone knows teachers are key. But the debate over reform and Common Core has stalled. This is a way forward<p>The common view of great teachers is that they are born that way. Like Michelle Pfeiffer’s ex-marine in "Dangerous Minds," Edward James Olmos’s Jaime Escalante in "Stand and Deliver," and …

Storybook Paper Roses | DIY Projects

We featured this amazing paper flower tutorial on our blog awhile back, and man do people LOVE this project. Enjoy!<p><b>You will need:</b><p>- Vintage books or …

Make Your Own Rope Rug

Soooo, remember when I shared this woven rag rug tutorial with you and I gave my solemn vow to hunt down other good rug projects? Well, I can hold my …

DIY Floating Corner Shelves

Using shelving is a great way to organize and de-clutter a space… I know, I know. Such ground-breaking information. Don’t write me off yet; I want to …

How World War I Helps Explain Today's Middle East Bloodshed

Hitler's ambition sparked the Second World War, but the tinderbox of Eastern Europe was its fuel.<p>The Great War, as it came to be known, lasted four years, from 1914 to 1918. But its aftereffects haunted Europe and the rest of the world through the 20th century—and are still felt in our own times.<p>In …

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …

Alaska: Hike Lost Lake

<b>Find your bliss in the Land of the Midnight Sun by backpacking one of the most scenic trails on the Kenai Peninsula.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> This 15-mile moderately challenging point-to-point route begins at mile post 5 on the Seward Highway and climbs 2,000 feet. After the first 7.5 miles, you’ll link up with …