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Environmental Women

A syllabus of scientists, activists, and writers to read more about<p>Today is the birthday of Rachel Carson, a marine biologist and ecologist who …

EPA

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Self-improvement

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>June 05, 2018</b><p>Keep learning, or risk becoming irrelevant. It's a truism in today's economy: the only constant is change. Technological automation is making jobs less routine and more cognitively challenging. Globalization means you're competing with workers around the …

Learning

Changing students' attitudes to mathematics improves test scores: Study shows for first time that a free, online course can change students' mindsets towards their mathematical abilities, leading to increased academic achievement

Study shows for first time that a free, online course can change students' mindsets towards their mathematical abilities, leading to increased …

Pedagogy

Why More Than A Million Teachers Can't Use Social Security

Teachers have staged protests in recent weeks in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Colorado and Arizona. Some are fighting lawmakers who want to scale back their pensions.<p>It's no secret that many states have badly underfunded their teacher pension plans for decades and now find themselves drowning …

Retirement

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

Breakfast

Everyone should take the climate change class a federal judge just held in his courtroom

Before he would have to decide whether major oil companies could be held liable for climate change, William Alsup wanted to get some facts straight.<p>Alsup, who studied engineering and has a degree in math, is a federal judge with a reputation for probing for scientific details. The Verge called him …

Climate Change

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

Make the Best Pizza

Good morning. There are more than 2,500 five-star ratings on our best recipe for pizza dough (above), but I’m here this morning with a couple of notes about it all the same. (Some night soon you can use the result to make a plain pizza pie, or a pizza that is green and white.)<p>The first is, if you …

Salmon

This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

Black Bean Burgers with Comeback Sauce Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Rinse and sort beans according to package directions. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add onion, bell pepper, and, …

Sugarless cake with apricots, dates and almonds

Cut the dried apricots and dates into small pieces, and then mix together in a bowl with the flour, almond meal and lemon rind.<p>Make a hole in the …

Bondi Harvest's beetroot lentil burger recipe

Hearty and packed with protein, this vegetarian beetroot and lentil burger is a healthy wholefood feast all wrapped up in a bun for easy two-handed eating. Even the vegetarian sceptics will be coming back for more of this little beauty.<p>Bondi Harvest's Mexican salsa verde eggs recipe<p>Read</b> …

Vegetarian Food

These 88 Scientists Are Defending The Most Important Measurement in Science

Where do we draw the p line?<p>Last year, a little measurement called the p-value was the focus of a big controversy as scientists argued it should be …

The Magnetohydrodynamic Drive Is Real—and You Can Build One

I know it's an old movie (and it was an even <i>older</i> book before that), but I want to look at the physics of the special submarine drive in <i>The Hunt for</i> …

A Quicker-Than-Quick Bread Way to Use Up Bananas

When there are bunches of browning bananas sitting in my fruit bowl, my first instinct is banana bread. Not a bad choice any day of the week, but sometimes I don’t have time to make a banana bread during the week. It’s easy enough to freeze old bananas and save them for the weekend when I have more …

Breakfast

Tom Kerridge's warming winter soups

If you’ve overindulged during the past week, or you find yourself craving some comfort from the kitchen, I can think of nothing more soothing than a bowl of good soup.<p>At this time of year root vegetables provide the perfect base, with their balance of earthiness and sweetness, and tempting palette …

Food Preservation

Here Are Our Favorite Recipes From A Whole Year Of Cooking

Here's what our editors and writers loved this year.

Our Most Popular Recipes with Only 3 Ingredients

As someone who is very much a minimalist, I firmly believe the best recipes are the ones with the least amount of ingredients. Not only are they …

The 10 Recipes We've Already Bookmarked To Make In January

Although we are still in full speed ahead holiday mode, we've already started to set our sights on that January 2018 horizon — more specifically, all …

Healthy Eating

How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet with a Potato

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Cast iron skillets are kind of kitchen superheroes. You can use them for cakes, nachos, chickens and more. …

This Impossibly Easy Appetizer Starts With a Bag of Oyster Crackers

Humble oyster crackers—what do you do with them? Pour them in a bowl of soup? Snack on them? There’s just not much there. Certainly not anything to …

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Is Almost Laughably Easy and Impresses Everyone

You're 10 minutes away from homemade sausage patties. Make a few batches and freeze them for brunch emergencies.<p>If I'm betting on a breakfast sandwich race, I'm always rooting for sausage, egg, and cheese. There's nothing wrong with a BEC, but something about a griddled sausage patty feels more …

Breakfast

Here's Richard Feynman's Simple Technique For Sorting Science From Pseudoscience

In this fast-paced world of social media news, it can be exhausting to constantly have to figure out which of the legit-sounding headlines popping up …

The Top 10 Genius Recipes of 2017

Here are the 10 Genius Recipes you’ve loved most this year—one-pot chicken that isn’t the least bit boring, Internet-famous broccoli, and a buttery no-knead peasant bread you don’t have to wait till tomorrow to tear into, just for starters. What will we come up with next year?<p>For a trip down memory …

Top 10

How To Make the Fluffiest Vegan Pancakes from Scratch

Pancakes are a weekly occurrence at my house, but I occasionally find myself without key pancake ingredients like eggs and butter. Much to my own …

This Make-Ahead Orzo & Winter Squash Salad Is Lunch Goals

Preheat oven to 425˚F. Toss butternut squash with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Spread into a single layer on a sheet tray. Bake until squash is …

4-Ingredient Chocolate Salted Caramels That Are Actually Healthy

Place the sunflower seeds, dates, and fine sea salt in a food processor. Blend until smooth for several minutes, until a thick dough forms.<p>Press the mixture firmly into an 8-by-8-inch pan. If the top is oily (from the sunflower seeds), gently blot it with a paper towel.<p>Place pan in the freezer for …