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The Best Oils for Cooking, and Which to Avoid

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Canola, grapeseed, olive, hemp, avocado, vegetable… the world of cooking oils is a big, confusing place. Here's how to make sense of it all.<p>When it comes to the performance and flavor, not all cooking oils are created equal. Some perform well at high temperatures, making them ideal …

Ice Cream

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

Cooking

Lessons in Personhood: 10 Ways to Truly Lead in Your Classroom

This post was originally contributed to Cathy Rubin’s blog, <b>The Global Search for Education</b>, on the Huffington Post.<p><b>They are watching.</b><p>Every moment …

35 Hidden Podcasts You Really Should Be Listening To

Because the second series of Serial still hasn't bloody arrived yet.<p>1. <i>Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids</i> (suggested by teaganfe)<p>The title sums it up. As teaganfe says: "'Grown ups' read short fiction, diary entries, letters, and more that they wrote as young children or teens <b>to a live …

Game of Thrones

Don't Text While Parenting — It Will Make You Cranky

It’s hard to avoid the lure of the smartphone — so many apps! — and if you’re a parent with rambunctious kids, you may not want to. But a fascinating …

Children Of Rich Parents Have Bigger Brains

There are lots of advantages to having wealthy parents; such children go to the best schools, get top medical care, hob-nob with other members of the elite, are welcomed in prestigious golf and yacht clubs, and eventually stand to inherit a bundle. To top it all off, it now seems that they have …

Columbia University

36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

Cooking

The real stuff of schooling: How to teach students to apply knowledge

Larry Ferlazzo is a veteran teacher of English and Social Studies at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written seven books on education — including a few on student motivation, and writes extensively on education issues, including authoring a teacher advice blog for …

Pedagogy

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's sentiment, we're …

6 important things to know about how your brain learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

The Brain

Sidewalk Flowers: An Illustrated Ode to Presence and the Everyday Art of Noticing in a Culture of Productivity and Distraction

A gentle wordless celebration of the true material of aliveness.<p><i>“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her magnificent defense of living with presence. But in our age of productivity, we spend our days running away from boredom, never mind its creative …

Literature

Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system

For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and …

Education

How One New York City Principal Manages Smartphones in Class

Mobile Computing<p>Page 2 of 2<p><b>THE Journal</b>: <b>How do you teach digital citizenship? Will that change now that the ban has been lifted?</b><p><b>Amling:</b> We have always …

Education Technology

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It’s the lack of this type of freedom that has led skeptics to question if today's schools could ever inspire true creativity. While there are …

Garlic Lover's Crockpot Beef Stew with Olives, Capers, and Tomatoes (Video) - Kalyn's Kitchen

Garlic Lover’s Crockpot Beef Stew with Olives, Capers, and Tomatoes (Video)<p><i>posted by</i> Kalyn Denny <i>on</i> March 11, 2015<p><i>The generous amount of garlic is</i> …

8 Simple Ways to Avoid Raising Spoiled Kids

No one intends to raise spoiled brats, but it’s sometimes hard to see the consequences of your actions several years down the road.<p>Ron Lieber, …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …

Mindfulness

Avgolemono Recipe - Greek Chicken Soup for the Soul

<b>This soup is the most iconic Greek soup, known for its two main ingredients: eggs (avgo) and lemon juice (lemono). If you like a thick soup, dissolve</b> …

Why Free-Range Kids Are Healthier

Your kid is exactly as likely to be struck by lightning as he or she is to be randomly abducted. So why are we permanently branding parents as …

Parenting

Rules to Follow and Common Mistakes to Avoid for Roasting a Chicken

Cooking a great anytime-dinner is easy once you learn how to roast a chicken. Avoid these common mistakes for a juicy bird.<p>A good roast chicken is always satisfying. But a great roast chicken is out of this world. To take your chicken to the next level, you've got to make sure you're avoiding the …

Cooking

Behold: Some of the World's Oldest Trees

A photographic journey into the woods<p>Some of the world’s oldest trees are tucked away on untouched mountainsides, isolated lands, and private islands. And for 14 years, photographer Beth Moon traversed these farflung places to capture photographs of ancient trees before they died or got cut …

10 Non-Baby Related Must-Haves For Every New Mom

Yeah, yeah you need diapers and nipple cream but what most parenting lists of MUST-HAVES don’t tell you is the actual real stuff you need for a baby. …

6 Summer Crock Pot Recipes {ditch the hot oven}

The days of summer are upon us and we want to spend more time outside, and less time in front of a hot oven. Making a <b>crock pot</b> meal in the morning …

Cooking

Persian yogurt soup recipe

Ash-e Mast, or Persian yogurt soup, sounds eccentric but is is wonderfully fresh and delicious<p><b>SERVES</b><br>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>50g/2oz butter<br>1 large white onion, very finely chopped<br>125g basmati rice, rinsed thoroughly<br>1 x 400g/14oz tin chickpeas, rinsed and drained<br>½ bunch dill, finely chopped<br>½ bunch coriander, …

Soup

9 Ways to Flavor Braised Kale

Kale salads are great—if you don’t mind a little chewing. For a wintery alternative, braise kale slowly until it becomes soft and silky.<p>Kale salads …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

11 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes: You Be the Judge

Chocolate chip cookies are the ultimate classic, but the debate between soft and chewy or crisp and crunchy rages on. Everyone has their own favorite …

Dessert