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Major changes coming to 2016 SAT test: Here's what, how and why

The SAT college exam will undergo sweeping changes on what's tested, how it's scored and how students can prepare, College Board President and CEO David Coleman said Wednesday.<p>Standardized tests have become "far too disconnected from the work of our high schools," Coleman said at an event in …

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How To Make The Perfect Poached Egg And Never End Up With A Sloppy Mess Again (PHOTOS)

Listen. Poached eggs are delicious, and I doubt you need to be convinced of that. What you <i>do</i> need to be convinced of, however, is that poaching eggs is easy. Before you start throwing things at your screen, just hear us out.<p>For some reason, many home cooks seem to be paralyzed by a fear of poaching …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

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How to Crochet Wristers (Fingerless Gloves)

Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Items

01 of 07<p>Baby blankets and baby afghans are delightful crochet projects. They're both useful and beautiful. They make outstanding baby shower gifts, …

Heavenly Banana Pudding Parfaits

Banana Pudding is an old-fashioned Southern dessert traditionally made with layers of Nilla wafers, instant vanilla pudding and sliced bananas. Depending on who's making it, it's either topped with baked meringue, sweetened whipped cream or cookies. I've tried every variation and many different …

Don't Be Scared, It's Just Pickling: How To Pickle Anything, Stress-Free

Confession time: I have been obsessed with pickles for my entire life. That's not the confession yet, I'll get to that. Some time around elementary school, my mother asked me what I'd like as my annual "big" Chanukah gift as we meandered up and down the aisles of Costco (undoubtedly gathering …

Make-Ahead Chimichurri Shrimp and Corn Salad Recipe

Few things improve overnight quite like chimichurri sauce. If you taste your sauce straight out of the blender, it's guaranteed to taste of garlic, herbs, or vinegar, but not a harmonious blend of all three. Come morning, it's another story altogether.<p>As with pesto, there will be those in the camp …

The 10 Things Every Smoothie Lover Needs in their Kitchen!

<i>Corny voiceover voice:</i> <b>Do you consider yourself a smoothie lover?</b> <i>Me:</i> <i>"Yes, yes, yes!"</i><p>You too? Smoothie cheers to that!<p>And since I literally <i>wrote the</i> …

20 Juice and Smoothie Recipes for Energy and Vitality

Most of us wander into our kitchens rather groggily first thing in the morning, and reach for a cup of coffee or tea for a caffeine kick. Instead of …

Lemon Juice

How to Make a Green Smoothie Delicious

Green smoothies are all the rage these days, and for good reason. We can all probably afford to consume more dark leafy greens. Enjoying a green …

Taste Test: Dr. Fuhrman's Green Longevity Drink

42<p>SHARES<p>When I interviewed the legendary pop artist, vegan, and animal rights activist Peter Max for the March issue of <i>Vegetarian Times</i>, he shared …

Where to Eat Brunch & Shop with the Ladies in SF

The perfect view at El Techo de Lolinda is the ultimate backdrop for a Mexican brunch with the gals. (Added bonus: the tenting and glass walls, which keep things toasty for SF "summer" without sacrificing the vista.)<p>After El Techo de Lolinda, head to this shop off of Valencia to find clothing from …

Incredibly Tiny Crocheted Animals

Su Ami, a family-run studio in Vietnam, crochets adorably tiny animals and cartoon characters with embroidery threads. How do the artists manage to …

David Harbour Made Millie Bobby Brown Cry With His Critics' Choice Acceptance Speech

Celebrity<p>Breaking celebrity news, celebrity marriages, break ups, and the latest pics of your favorite celebs.<p>Celebrity<p>Just ask LeBron James, who …

Talib Kweli - Human Mic, prod. OhNo (Official Video)

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Caring for the long hair

Image:© puhhha/ Fotolia<p>To have beautiful hair as of a princess is required to take a lot of care for it. Long hair has much more advantages than the …

Hair Care