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8 Places in Europe Where You Can Sleep in a Bubble

Want to sleep in a bubble? If so, I’ve selected 8 places where you can do just that while surrounded by pristine countryside, enchanted forests, or …

Iceland's '5 Million Star Hotel' Lets You Sleep in a Bubble Under the Northern Lights

Why let a roof and walls get in the way?<p>Glimpsing the aurora borealis—better known as the Northern Lights—requires only geographical knowledge and a bit of luck, when it comes to the weather. Your options for viewing the once-in-a-lifetime wonder are many these days, but most require you to trek …

Northern Lights

Why the Nazis studied American race laws for inspiration

On 5 June, 1934, about a year and half after Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of the Reich, the leading lawyers of Nazi Germany gathered at a meeting …

The best European cities for solo travelers

While monuments should dictate your itinerary in Europe, it's really how you take in the sights that will make your trip. And with the sheer amount of things to see and do, traveling in Europe, especially with a big group, can get overwhelming. That's why it's one of the best continents to visit …

European Travel

I Asked All My Old Friends Why We're Not Friends Anymore

A new study says your twenties are the age you start losing friends, so I tried to find out why I've lost all of mine.<p>In the summer of 2011, five friends and I moved from our college dorm into a building formerly known as the Jack Beard's Pub. Despite the relative squalor (friendly piece of advice: …

Relationships

6 Civil Rights Movement Myths You Learned In History Class

The human brain doesn't handle complexity very well. You can see this most dramatically in how we read and understand history. We want everything to …

Soft Serve Without the Ice Cream Maker

One of the great joys of homemade ice cream is eating the just-churned custard straight out of the ice cream maker.<p>Silky and ethereal, with the texture of soft serve, it’s a treat usually reserved for the cook before the ice cream is packed into containers and stowed away in the freezer.<p>But not so …

Baking

Eat Your 3 Favorite Desserts in 1 Awesome Cake

Three's a party.<p>Something we can probably all identify with is the struggle of choosing between multiple desserts. On Thanksgiving, we're forced to make the horrible decision of either pumpkin pie or apple pie (or feel annoying and ask for a sliver of both). Because nobody should ever have to go …

21 Decorating Ideas Every Bookworm Will Love

Book lovers are notorious hoarders. We pile books on our nightstands and squeeze them underneath our beds. We fill up bookcases and create sky-high stacks on the floor. Instead of hiding books in every nook and cranny, let's celebrate this literary passion in our home.<p>Wear your library card loud …

Home Decorating

History of Slavery: What I learned from a year studying slavery.

Last November, I went to the library and took out a shelf of books, getting ready to plan our first <b>Slate Academy</b> podcast series, on the history of …

Black History

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

Museums

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

15 Light and Healthy Chili Recipes

Fall is coming, the weather is starting to change which means chili season is coming! Serve up a warm bowl of this comfort food perfect for football …

Scotcheroos (Rice Krispies with Peanut Butter, Butterscotch & Chocolate) Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> I already love breakfast cereal, and this recipe from the Rice Krispie box just …

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup

<i>This Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup has all of the flavors of decadent Chicken Parmesan in a waistline-friendly crockpot soup! Takes just minutes</i> …

This 5-Minute Exercise Will Make You More Flexible

If you struggle to touch your toes, this yoga sequence is for you.<p>In the video above, Udaya instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a gentle yoga sequence that'll improve your range of motion and help you get <i>a lot</i> more bendy. The positions will be more difficult at first; your hips and back may feel …

Yoga

Black America owes no forgiveness: How Christianity hinders racial justice

Blacks are expected to absolve White America of its crimes. The rules change when the victim happens to be white<p>On the one-year anniversary of the death of an 18-year-old black teenager named Michael Brown by a (now confessed racist) white police officer named Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, …

Justice

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

<i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where Does It End?," by Mary Oliver<p>A growing number of Americans -- young …

Books

19 Healthy Dinners Under 500 Calories That You'll Actually Want To Eat

It's true!<p>Something else that's important is to make sure that the foods you eat are high in nutritious value. Nutrients like protein, fiber, and fat can take a while to digest and help you feel satisfied for longer — meaning fewer cravings and lower general hangry-ness. (Here's some more …

Healthy Eating

Crockpot Breakfast Casserole

Yum<p>This is absolutely the BEST ever! So easy, quick and convenient. I've made it many times for weekend gatherings with friends and family, or for my …

10 slow cooker recipes for Easter

Make your holiday preparations easier by cooking brunch, dinner and even dessert in your slow cooker.<p>If you celebrate Easter with a feast, you can …

Cooking

Finally, a witty web series about the everyday lives of modern black women

<i>Ackee & Saltfish</i> is a delicious web series.<p>Created by British filmmaker Cecile Emeke, the show is a hyper-narrow look at the everyday lives of two …

Crock Pot White Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

A few weeks ago I was faced with a dilemma that most foodies (or anyone who just <i>really</i> wants some home baked cookies) dreads...<p>You make some …

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili Recipe

As a busy mom I have grown to love my crock pot. It definitely is a staple in any parent’s kitchen. A slow cooker is a mom’s best friend. I also like …

Here's What Job Creation Looked Like Under The Last 6 Presidents

Note: I added President Carter.<p>Important: There are many differences between these periods. Overall employment was smaller in the '80s, so a different comparison might be to look at the percentage change. Of course the participation rate was increasing in the '80s (younger population and women …

Private Sector