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135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Pop Culture

For the Silkiest Ice Cream, Add One Ingredient

Whether it’s vanilla or chocolate, pistachio or <b>preserved lemon</b>, most ice cream recipes fall into one of two categories: Philadelphia-style, which calls for dairy (usually cream and milk) and sugar, but no eggs. And custard- or French-style, which includes dairy, sugar, and eggs. Both have their …

Cook this: Lemon meringue pie from Donna Hay’s Basics to Brilliance

<i>Our cookbook of the week is Basics to Brilliance by Australian food stylist extraordinaire Donna Hay. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes</i> …

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, …

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

New York–Style Cheesecake

<i>This New York-style cheesecake is a classic: a graham cracker crust and a filling made from cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and lemon. Dense and …

Dessert

Coconut Cheesecake

This velvety cheesecake is made with toasted coconut in the crust plus a shaggy garnish of shredded coconut on the top. As with the classic …

How (And Why) To Bake Your Own Artisanal Bread - Chowhound

The days of pre-sliced supermarket sandwich bread are long gone—now, crusty artisan loaves from local millers and bakers reign supreme. These hearty …

Pie crust 101: Tips and tricks for taking your crust to the next level

When I tell people I grew up in a family of pie bakers, it's easy to imagine I'm bragging. My mother's pies are legendary — rich, velvety custard fillings or mounded fruit pies, each cradled in an ornately decorated crust, golden and with the most delicate layers. And don't get me started on my …

Baking

Sticky Buns | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

101 Ways To Relieve Almost Every Type of Pain Possible (inflammation, joint pain, headaches and more)

Pain is one of the most common health issues, as it affects more people than diabetes, cancer, and heart disease combined. It can be severe, intense, …

Pain

Medieval Clothing and Fabrics

What People Wore in the Middle Ages<p>Medieval Clothing through the Centuries<p>In medieval times, as today, both fashion and necessity dictated what …

81 Captivating Travel Photographs From Around the World

Check out top travel contest photos and get inspired to join the 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year contest.<p>Awe-inspiring landscapes, towering cities, and unforgettable cultural moments are some of the scenes entered to the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest. Curious …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

American Institutions Are Pushing Back Against Trump

The bureaucracy, the press, the judiciary, and the public are not only pushing back, they’re having some success.<p>Nothing Donald Trump has done since becoming President is particularly surprising. The attacks on judges and the press, the clash of civilizations worldview, the ignorance of public …

Donald Trump

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23 Medieval Uses for Rosemary

<i>In the Middle Ages, Rosemary was considered a wonder plant, which could be used to treat many illnesses and keep you healthy. One 14th century writer</i> …

The Power of Medieval States - A Report from the Year 1423

What was the wealth and military power of states in the Middle Ages? It is a question that the Venetian government tried to figure out – around the …

Medieval

How did people sleep in the Middle Ages?

It seems normal that people go to sleep for seven to nine hours (or at least we hope we can sleep that long), straight from evening to morning, but …

Medieval

How to Steal the King's Crown

<i>In the year 1440, a servant woman named Helene Kottanner is given the task of stealing the crown of the King of Hungary. Helene tells us how she did</i> …

The Taste of Medieval Food

By Analida Braeger<p>When speaking of medieval foods, most people think of one or two things: drab, tasteless foods, or the historically inaccurate …

From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus

<i>How did a 4th century bishop become the jolly man who comes down the chimney with gifts for children on Christmas?</i><p><b>Nicholas, Bishop of Myra</b><p>Nicholas …

Bah! Humbug! Complaining about holiday gifts 1600 years ago

Christmas has long been associated with gift giving, but one suspects that Asterius of Amasea would not like seeing all those presents under the …

Christmas in the Middle Ages

<b>This feature looks at the origins of Christmas and how it was celebrated in the Middle Ages. It includes links to articles related to this …

Top 10 Medical Advances from the Middle Ages

<i>Medieval medicine has often been portrayed as a time when physicians were ignorant and health care remained the stuff of superstitions and quackery.</i> …

Thomas to Katherine: A Medieval Love Letter

This medieval letter has been called “one of the most charming of all private letters of the time that have survived.” It was written on June 1, …

Medieval

Homemade Magic Herbal Hair Oil to Get Rid of Hair Fall and Hair Thinning: DIY

Hello everyone.<p>Hair loss can give you sleepless nights and can be the biggest nightmare of your life. I love my hair and hair loss is an alarming …

Hair Care

Keep Your Toilet Sparkling with These Three-Ingredient Cleaning Pods

Nobody wants to spend time scrubbing toilets, but you also don’t want to subject guests (or yourself) to a grimy bowl. These DIY pods are an easy way …

Why learning numbers was so hard in medieval Europe

The Hindu-Arabic number system was invented in India around the year 500 AD, and during the Early Middle Ages spread throughout Arabic-speaking …