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18 Weeknight Curries To Make In The Slow Cooker

Curry up and get dinner sorted.

Calais 'Jungle': Thousands of migrants leave as France begins clearing camp

<b>Calais, France (CNN) —</b> French authorities began clearing the "Jungle" refugee camp on Monday, busing out more than 2,000 people by the afternoon as the country readies to raze the patch of wasteland where thousands have made temporary homes.<p>An old hangar in the port city of Calais was converted …

17 Essential Spring Pie Recipes to Celebrate Pi Day

Remember PI from math class? That’s right, the neverending number (3.14159265359…) is celebrated every March 14 (that’s 3.14 — get it?), and it’s celebrated with — you guessed it — pie! And although the simple act of enjoying this decadent dessert seems easy enough, as the big day approaches, we’re …

Baking

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Linguistics

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

The 100

How I Built Myself a Large Format 4×5 Monorail View Camera

I’ve been taking photos all of my life. Something that I realize now started from a young age: I’ve been genetically disposed with bad eyes, but it …

Woodworking

Our Best Salsa Recipes for Your Summer Dipping Needs

From pico de gallo to salsa verde, these salsa recipes will become your go-to summery dips.<p><b>We're officially naming salsa the Dip of Summer™.</b> Well, of outdoor summer parties, at least. The fresh chopped veggies and bright citrus beats dairy-based dips on any sweltering day. Here are our favorite …

Cooking

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

Healthy Eating

Creamy Cauliflower Carrot Cashew Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Carrot Cashew Soup<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>20 mins<p>Total time<p>30 mins<p>This recipe was submitted by Maria Kathleen Barnet for entry in …

That Solar-Powered Plane Is Almost Ready for Its Round-the-World Flight

As soon as next month, a single-seat, solar-powered plane with a wingspan longer than that of a Boeing 747 will take off on a five-month journey …

Solar Impulse

10 New Ways to Eat Edamame

You’ve probably had edamame before. You probably sucked the beans out of the thick, salted pods to stave off hunger pangs before a big sushi dinner. …

Make a DIY Extension Tube to Turn Your Regular Lens Into a Macro Lens

Looking for a simple weekend project that lets you experiment with photography? Makify created this 4-minute step-by-step tutorial on how you can …

Mocha Medjool Date Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

It’s that time of year when visions of sugar plums start dancing in heads. Lists are being made on a daily basis and If you’re at all like me you’ve …

The Five Best Books on Cuba

It’s only 90 miles from the U.S., but to most Americans, Cuba could be on the moon. Here are five books that make the terra slightly less</b> …

Oh My Ganache: 16 Tempting Chocolate Recipes

Ganache is one of those things that’s practically everywhere we look pastry-wise, but it tends to go unnoticed until we dig into our slices of cake and other confections and taste its rich flavor. Perhaps it’s the fact that it comes together so quickly — a simple-yet-indulgent combo of cream and …

Dessert

Bake Kathie Lee's favorite (and super simple) sweet treat: Lemon bars

<i>Kathie Lee is letting people into her home, life and faith through her new book, "The Good Gifts: One Year in the Heart of a Home." In it, she chronicles the 20th anniversary of life in the Giffords' home with recipes, memories and scripture. T</i><i>hose recipes include lemon bars and blood orange lemon</i> …

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes That Prove This Mighty Machine Isn't Just For Meat

Slow cookers have the reputation of being meat machines. While they have the unique ability to tenderize meat with minimal effort, the assumption that slow cookers are best for meaty dishes overlooks the amazing ways they can transform your vegetables.<p>First of all, it recently came to our attention …

A Cookie a Day: Moist and Chewy Double Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate is something that seems to be forgotten this time of year. Our preoccupation with chocolate chip cookies and rich chocolate cakes falls by the wayside, ushering in a season filled with tons and <i>tons</i> of cinnamon.<p>Don't get me wrong, I am a massive fan of sugar and spice and everything nice, …

Spicy Chickpea and Sour Tomato Curry with Pasta

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: With a properly stocked pantry, you can have an Indian-inspired dinner on a weeknight, on a whim.</i><p>Whenever a simple, …

How to Make Perfect Brittle

Learn how to make truly great brittle in this step-by-step video.<p>What sets great brittle apart from so-so brittle is a thin, shatteringly crisp consistency. The trick? Knead and stretch it while hot. Watch how we pull it off in this video:<p>Get the Recipe: Golden Cashew Curry Brittle<p>See more Salty …

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Quick! Eat These 90 Recipes Before The World Runs Out Of Chocolate

We've heard it before, and we certainly don't want to hear it again: chocolate shortage. Two words that not only have the ability tests one's strength of character, but also the strength of one's sugar addiction. Especially when the rumors of a looming global shortage of chocolate might actually be …

That's me in the picture: President Bush's chief of staff informs him of 9/11

We had flown to Florida the evening before. The president was to visit Emma E Booker elementary school in Sarasota, to talk about leaving no child behind in education. When we arrived, there was a terrible stench in the air: the red tide had killed a lot of fish, and they'd washed up on the …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

The 20 photographs of the week

The war against Islamic State, the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the Burning Man festival – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

What is Meditation and How It Affects Our Brains

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed to be so vague …

Spectacular ISS shots of cities at night: http://cnet.co/1q5Fw5L

Engineers develop damage-detecting 'skin' for airplanes

Modern aircraft require lots of ground checks to ensure they're safe to fly, but researchers at BAE Systems believe they've found new hi-tech way to minimize that down time. Using tens of thousands of micro-sensors, the aerospace giant has developed a new type of "smart skin" that can detect damage …

Gritty Black and White Photos Capture the Dynamic Energy of Tokyo's Streets

Japanese photographer Tatsuo Suzuki captures the dynamic energy of Tokyo in his gritty, black and white street photos. With a background in law at the prestigious Waseda University, Suzuki didn't start pursuing photography until 2008, but his striking images showcase his natural talent at …