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11 Fall Tarts That Want to Steal You Away from Pie

You’ll never hear a bad word about pies from us, but tarts—with their crumbly tops and virtual 1:1 crust-to-fruit ratio—also deserve some attention …

Flourless Chocolate (Coconut) Cake

I know, it’s hard to believe that this cake doesn’t contain flour. I mean, it looks like a dense brownie, right? But I swear I’m not pulling a fast …

Could this be your new favourite code editor?

It's officially one of the most exciting open source projects on the web. And today, almost three years after the first commit, Adobe's lightweight …

11 traits every wannabe startup employee should have

Do you want to work for a startup? The hours are often long and a "typical day" is nonexistent, but if you really believe in what you're working …

The 25 Best Public High Schools In The US

School data site Niche just released its list of the 100 best public high schools in America. Many are magnet schools, meaning they pull in qualified students from around their districts.<p>Niche ranks over 100,000 schools based on 27 million reviews from more than 300,000 students and parents, who …

College & University

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

This Little League Coach Gave A Wonderful Speech To His Kids After They Lost

This video made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. This video, dare I say, restored my faith in humanity. It definitely restored my faith in youth coaches who are kinda crazy and who kinda go way, way overboard with the whole “coaching little kids” thing.<p>Last night, the Cumberland American’s lost …

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

You shudder at a split infinitive, know when to use 'that' or 'which' and would never confuse 'less' with 'fewer' – but are these rules always right, elegant or sensible, asks linguist Steven Pinker<p>Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about …

Exciting Arrangements of Food Suspended in Mid-Air

Rather than arranging foods from one recipe into perfectly aligned rows of ingredients, German artist Nora Luther created this exciting collection where the items burst into the air in an organized chaos. Created in cooperation with Pavel Becker, <i>Recipes</i> is a series of deliciously presented foods in …

Food

Gritty Black and White Photos Capture the Dynamic Energy of Tokyo's Streets

Japanese photographer Tatsuo Suzuki captures the dynamic energy of Tokyo in his gritty, black and white street photos. With a background in law at the prestigious Waseda University, Suzuki didn't start pursuing photography until 2008, but his striking images showcase his natural talent at …

Photography

Pope Francis urges young not to waste time on Internet and smartphones

Pope Francis tells young people 'chatting on the Internet or with smartphones (and) watching TV soap operas' are futile and a waste of time<p>Pope Francis has urged 50,000 German altar servers not to waste time on the Internet, smartphones and television, but to spend their time on more productive …

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

10 Sentences That Can Change Your Life for The Better

25Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>The power of a single sentence is tremendous.A single sentence can either make your day or in the same time ruin somebody’s …

Nurse Reveals The Top 5 Regrets People Have On Their Deathbed

For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with …

27 Tips For Mastering Anything

In his book, "Mastery," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, and Mozart to discover what it takes to achieve excellence.<p>He argues that success is within anyone's reach, if they have …

Self-improvement

10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s

A couple weeks ago I turned 30. Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s.<p>But I did something else. I sent an email out to …

Black and White Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Black and White Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 6, 2014 59<p>I’m feeling super duper old school.<p>Just look. But.<p>If we really want to …

Gluten-Free Honey Almond Cake

Gluten-Free Honey Almond Cake with Raspberries, Orange and Pistachios<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 mins<br>• Cook Time: 45 mins<br>• Total Time: 55 …

5 Tricks to Making a Really Excellent Burger

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching you 5 simple</i> …

BBQ

Blueberry Muffins

Certain recipes never make their way to these pages. Blueberry muffins are a good example. I love blueberry muffins, so I try new recipes whenever I …

How to Make the Perfect Angel Food Cake

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Dessert

Mint Chocolate Zuccotto Recipe - SORTED

7 Ways to Transform Bread Into Dessert

On many occasions, baking a multi-step layer cake or whipping a creamy semifreddo is an accomplished and therapeutic process. On other days, when your kitchen is sweltering and life has thrown one too many curveballs, the most you can muster is to pour a glass of milk to go with the stale box of …

British Cuisine

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

Logo Design: Wordmarks

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

OneNote team goes off-key with Les Mis parody

Sometimes, it's easy to get so excited that you spontaneously burst into song. After all, that's the logic behind most musicals, no? Microsoft's OneNote team took that idea and ran with it, cribbing from <i>Les Miserables</i> in the process. See, after setting its note-taking app free last month, the team …

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

Want To Hire Better Employees? Ask Candidates: 'Tell Me About Your Friends'

Two quick, related stories.<p>When I was growing up, I hung out with the same two guys–let’s called them Aaron and Bobby–every day from sixth grade on.<p>The day we graduated high school, Aaron's father gave a $100 bill to Bobby and another one to me. (This was 1972 and $100 was real money to a teenager; …