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'Can I have your meds?' and other questions you shouldn't ask someone with ADHD

In my experience, living with ADHD means actual, real personal difficulty.<p>I buy five pairs of eyeglasses per year because I keep losing them. It …

50+ Quick Dinners for When It's Too Hot to Cook

When the temperatures climb into the triple digits, cooking is the last thing on my mind. But since one can't subsist on watermelon and Popsicles …

Cooking

7 Ways To Eat Healthy For Just $4 a Day

Loading up on the good stuff doesn’t have to strain your wallet<p>If you’re not careful, eating healthy <i>can</i> cost more than eating junk.<p>In fact, a recent study in the journal <i>Preventive Medicine</i> found that people who picked more nutrient-rich foods ended up shelling out more at the grocery store on …

The Fried Chicken Recipes You Want And Need

There's more than one way to fry a chicken.<p>We know that all fried chicken recipes are essentially the same — breaded or battered chicken that’s been fried to golden perfection — but you still need more than one because the details are what matter. It’s the subtle variations in ingredients and …

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Baked Italian Egg, Zucchini, and Scallion Frittata Recipe

"I always have zucchini on hand and especially in the summer. I can't grab enough at our local farmers markets. This baked Italian egg, zucchini, and …

Yes, Native Americans Were the Victims of Genocide

Burial of the dead after the massacre of Wounded Knee, 1891. (Photo: Northwestern Photo Co.)<p><i>This paper, written under the title, “U.S.</i> …

Obama had some strong words for a gun-store owner who confronted him at a town-hall event in Indiana

He had some strong words for a gun-store owner who asked him why he and Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential frontrunner, want to supposedly restrict and control the use of guns for the "good guys."<p>"First of all, the notion that I or Hillary or Democrats or whoever you want to choose are …

Demanding That Nonprofits Not Pay For Overhead Is Preventing Them From Doing Good

A new report highlights the damaging expectations we ask nonprofits to live by when we insist on telling them how to best spend their money.<p>Earlier this year, the popular veterans organization, Wounded Warrior Project, was rocked by a series of bad press. An investigation by <i>The New York Times</i> found …

13 Delicious Pizza Bowl Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

Everyone’s flipping for bowls these days, and we are too. If you’re avoiding carbs or gluten, you might think your pizza-eating days are over. Well make way for the pizza bowl-nanza! These bad boys have all the yummy fixins we crave — savory sauce, meats, cheeses and veggies — minus the bad ol’ …

Grilled cheese tacos are here to fulfill your wildest food dreams

We need to taco 'bout the newest trend in grilled cheese.<p>The Food in my Beard, a cooking blog created by Dan Whalen, has a creation that will make …

This three-ingredient pasta recipe could be the easiest dinner ever

Forget the how-to videos and long lists of ingredients. Sometimes, you want something you can put together without even thinking about it, let alone an expensive trip to the grocery store.<p>Boil some pasta, drain, and season to taste with freshly ground pepper and a sprinkling of pecorino cheese. …

Recipes

Quick and Easy Recipes For Beginners

Adios, Seamless!<p>Not the next Gordon Ramsay? Have no fear. Rather than resort to takeout, why not save money and put your kitchen to use by whipping up an epic home-cooked meal? From quick dinners to potluck dishes to mouth-watering desserts, we’ve got you covered. Check out this mega list of …

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Breakfast All Day: 25 Egg Recipes That Make Great Dinners

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are an easy-to-prepare, affordable source of protein, which is why they're so popular for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all around the world. Japanese cuisine includes <i>oyakodon</i>, a bowl of rice topped with a warming mixture …

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Cooking

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

How to Make the Best Smash Burger Ever

Our editor in chief's idea of a perfect burger is simple, and all you need is a skillet.<p>If you're wondering what to prepare for your dinner guests this month, read my lips: Make burgers.<p>I know what you're thinking: <i>But don't I have to make something that will impress my friends?</i> …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Recommends<p>Shearling season is nigh.<p>16 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Style<p>On a call with investors last week, Adidas’s CEO hinted at fulfilling Kanye’s …

Kim Davis Needs to Read the Bible Again

Kim Davis, the clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky, returns to her post soon, after spending five nights in jail and then a few more days recovering at home. A Pentecostal Christian, Davis says “God’s authority” instructs her not to issue licenses for gay marriage, even though the law compels her to. …

New CIA Information on JFK Assassination

Since 1961, on every morning except Sunday, CIA briefers have presented the president of the United States with a top-secret, five-to-ten-page report on world events pertinent to national security. White House press secretary Ari Fleischer called the report, now known as the President's Daily …

Conspiracies

40 Recipes that Are American as Apple Pie (and Burgers and Pancakes and Wings)

Burgers, fries, and pie with a side of the American dream.<p><b>Whenever we hear the phrase,</b> "American as apple pie," we can't help but think of all the other great foods that are deserving of the slogan. Okay, so maybe nachos, spaghetti and meatballs, and pizza aren't exactly U.S.A.-born-and-bred. But …

The Easy Weeknight Recipes Our Top 50 Chefs Actually Make at Home

We asked five chefs plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurants of the year to share the simple recipes they actually make at home.<p>We asked five chefs—all plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—to share the simple but stellar recipes they actually make at home. In the mix: the easiest energy …

The Food Lab: These Fried Chicken Sandwiches Take Only 5 Ingredients to Make

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Look at that fried chicken sandwich. Check out the crisp, craggy crust with that <i>come bite me</i> sheen that promises juicy, tender meat underneath. Look at that potato bun, its buttery, golden dome beckoning to you. And …

How to Make Très Flawless French Onion Soup

Oui, you should be making classic French onion soup at home, with all the gooey cheese your heart desires. Let Petit Trois chef Ludo Lefebvre show you how.<p>Petit Trois (our no. 3 best new restaurant in America) chef <b>Ludo Lefebvre</b> would be the first to tell you: It's not easy to make perfect French …

This Ramen Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich Will Change Your Life - Great Ideas : People.com

We’re not going to lie — noodles for buns is one of our favorite wacky food trends of the new millennium.<p>While people have been obsessing over Keizo …

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The Tricky Ethics of the Lucrative Disaster Rescue Business

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal</b><p>In retrospect, the choice to book a ground-floor room was a sound one.<p>On Saturday, April 25, Andy Fraser lay in bed at the Rokpa …

Mountaineering

The Ingredient You Didn't Know You Should Be Adding to Your Steak

<i>by Matt Duckor, Epicurious</i><p>PHOTO BY TARA DONNE<p>So you're ready for summer grilling. You've purchased the perfect grill, and you've procured the latest, greatest cuts of steak.<p>Cut to you throwing that glorious piece of meat onto a blazing hot grill, all of your loved ones looking on in anticipation. A …

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The U.S. Governor Who Forgot How to Veto a Bill

The strange saga of Paul LePage, who’s going to court to see if 65 bills he rejected have accidentally become law.<p>“I’m finally learning how to play the game of a politician,” Maine Governor Paul LePage told reporters in late May, moments after he declared, in a fit of pique over a stalled proposal …

Government

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

How to Make Pesto Out of Just About Anything

By Amiel Stanek<p>PSA: You don't need pricey pine nuts or even basil to make everyone's favorite green sauce. Here's how to make pesto out of whatever you've got lying around.<p>Not to bruise your ego, basil, but you’re not the real reason people go gaga for pesto. It’s the powerhouse trifecta of hearty …

Do Racism, Conservatism, and Low I.Q. Go Hand in Hand?

This morning as I logged onto Facebook, I came upon this image. Having followed the Boston marathon and MIT shooting coverage initially, I lost some …

Psychology