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Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …


TIME 100: The Most Influential People of 2018 |

Dr. Percy L. Julian: The Chemist Who Changed The World

(Photo credit: Pinterest)<p>Dr. Percy L. Julian was more than just a scientist or a person you read about in Black history books. He was a visionary who …

Black History

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …


Winnie Mandela: A Life in Pictures

Desmond Tutu

City of Champions: Eagles congratulate Villanova on title win

Philadelphia is quickly going from the city of underdogs to the City of Champions.

National Championship

32 Surreal Places You Must See Before You Die

Summer travel plans, anyone?<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Northern Ireland

The Story of American Sign Language | Video | Mental Floss

Fun<p>Pinball is back<p>Fun<p>Pinball is back<p>Food<p>How to use leftover chicken<p>Food<p>How to use leftover chicken<p>Food<p>Turn leftover steak into something …

Pop Culture

The Racist Origin of the Second Amendment and the Rise of Black Gun Ownership


Seeing a Black Hole Through Stephen Hawking's Eyes

Years after the theoretical physicist upended our understanding of black holes, scientists are close to photographing one for the first time.<p>For a few nights in April last year, astronomers linked up eight radio telescopes in the United States, Chile, Spain, Mexico, and Antarctica for a little …

Black Holes

15 Organizations Helping Women Around the World

Organizations supporting women and promoting equality and fairness in wages, in behavior, and with opportunities have spent years putting women's …

21 Surprising Facts About "The Office" That'll Make You Lose Your Freaking Mind

Cousin Mose did what?!

Dad Develops App That Freezes Kids’ Phones Until They Text Back

Parents of teens and preteens with cellphones will appreciate this brilliant new smartphone app from British dad, Nick Herbert, who was frustrated by …

Country Lifestyle

To Die For Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

"This is a recipe that I created by modifying my mother's recipe. My boyfriend is a fettuccine Alfredo connoisseur and he scrapes the pan every time! …

Italian Food

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkein's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan


24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

A photographer who took pictures with people she met on Tinder and pretended to love revealed a lot about true intimacy

The product of her search is a breathtaking project titled Lifeconstruction, a series of photographs that show Hyld embracing, kissing, and spending time with various individuals. While their intimate poses may suggest that these people are Hyld's lovers or longtime partners, they're actually all …


This Ranch Dressing Recipe Is the Only Spring Condiment You’ll Need

Now is the time to plan your spring menus, and we have a condiment recipe that will brighten up all those lunchtime meals and dinner dishes.<p>The …


Woman Creates Exquisite “Wearable Storybook” Dress Inspired by a French Town

Pairing an admiration for haute couture with an appreciation for the Hauts-de-France, French fashion designer Sylvie Facon has created <i>Hommage à Arras</i> (“Homage to Arras”), an exquisite evening gown that pays tribute to the historic town. Featuring everything from intricate illustrations to …

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

Landscape Photography

Where to Eat at Reading Terminal Market

With row after row of vendors offering everything from Pennsylvania Dutch pot pies to Peking duck, Reading Terminal Market is an international food hall with a decidedly Philadelphian flair. The jumble of sit-down eateries, to-go stands, produce shops, butchers, and bakeries at this 125-year-old …

How Seeing 'Black Panther' With My Students Genuinely Changed My Life — And Theirs

Black people have been losing our minds over <i>Black Panther</i> since the film was announced over two years ago. We purchased the action figures. We read …

How to Make an Authentic Philly Cheesesteak at Home | The Art of Manliness

The Philadelphia Eagles might have recently gained a slew of new fans, but the city’s iconic sandwich, the cheesesteak, has always been destined for …

The Game-Changing Success of Black Panther

Marvel has hit big with a movie that leads with the artistry of its storytelling and the diversity of its characterization. Hollywood would do well to take notice.<p>Over the last few years, a lot of pernicious Hollywood myths about what movies are “marketable” have been shattered. Old excuses about …

Box Office
Black History

13 gut-bustingly funny books to get you through tough times

Books to make you laugh out loud


29 Broccoli Recipes That You'll Actually Get Excited About Eating

Broccoli has a bad reputation, and unfortunately it’s somewhat deserved. All too often this vegetable gets cooked beyond recognition. Stalks become limp; the color of the head fades. It’s pitiful. George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, banned broccoli from Air Force One and …

What's the Difference Between Pastrami and Corned Beef?

Here in Chicago on the near South Side there is a steam table delicatessen called Manny's. I’ve been going there all my life. My dad used to take me …


The Obamas’ portraits are not what you’d expect, and that’s why they’re great

The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled the official portraits of former president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, both painted by African American artists, and both striking additions to the museum’s “America’s Presidents” exhibition. The 44th president is seen sitting on a wooden …

Michelle Obama