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Italian Meatball Sandwich Casserole Recipe

Recipe by: MARBALET<p>"All the ingredients for a meatball sandwich are here, just assembled in a different manner. This recipe is always a hit at our …

The day when three NASA astronauts staged a strike in space

Blows on behalf of fair labor treatment don't always have to come from factory workers. Sometimes they're delivered by unionized professors or even multimillionaire ballplayers. On Dec. 28, 1973, or 42 years ago Monday, one was delivered by three U.S. astronauts orbiting the globe in<p>NASA's Skylab …

Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: Never-Before-Seen Pictures of Truman Capote, Taken by David Attie

The photographer’s son, Eli Attie, introduces his father and the newly uncovered images from the forthcoming book.<p>Truman Capote effectively launched my father’s career. Which is something I learned five months ago, decades after my father’s death.<p>If that seems odd to you, well, it’s odd to me, too. …

Literature

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

Penn and Teller Are Revealing How Their Magic Tricks Are Done—and It’s O.K.

Why Penn and Teller’s Fool Us advances the magic art form better than any TV show in memory.<p>As one of the few humans on Earth who un-ironically calls himself a “TV magic obsessive,” let me tell you, there’s never been a magic show on television like <i>Penn & Teller: Fool Us.</i><p>I approach the show from …

Six Books (and One Blog) Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer

Bill Gates -- Microsoft CEO turned philanthropist, lifelong learner and fan of The Great Courses -- is recommending seven texts you should read this …

​Microsoft lets public test out Office 16 and its new co-editing feature

Microsoft opens a test build of the Office 2016 suite to Windows users, giving them a taste of the new Google Docs-type feature ahead of the software's final release.<p>Microsoft is making available to the public a test build of its Office 2016 desktop suite for Windows desktops.<p>The new Office 2016 …

10 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

Why Federico Fellini's 8½ is the film you should watch this week – video review

Federico Fellini's 8½ dances on a fine line between reality and dreams as it tells the story of Guido (Marcello Mastroianni), a struggling director (and a version of Fellini himself) who has lost his edge. Peter Bradshaw explains why the re-release of this glorious and ambitious film is worth your …

Cooking Off the Cuff: Stop! Don't Grate That Parmesan

Cooking with Parmesan - parmigiano reggiano to be more precise - generally involves grating the cheese into flakes or planing it into thin sheets. That mostly covers the traditional ground of adding it to dishes before they're cooked and garnishing them at the last minute. It doesn't cover one of …

10 Best Spring Hikes in the U.S.

With the arrival of spring, the ground is thawing, flowers are blossoming, and nature is jumping back to life. Take advantage of the natural beauty by heading into the wilderness for a trek on one of the country's 10 best spring hiking trails. With routes that weave through multiple waterfalls, …

Articles about 5 creative bedrooms loft living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...<p>These five architects show us how to get away from it all in style.<p>When you think of loft living, your mind may flash to the interesting lofted dwellings of New York …

Architecture

The crazy, bitter battle over Benihana

If you want to pinpointthe moment when the battle over Benihana escalated from mere belligerence to full-on absurdity, it would be when a federal …