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12 Ways to Make Chicken a Fast and Fancy Dinner

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Rachel Roddy’s very best recipe for meatballs

This week, we are let in on a new secret, gleaned from a Roman trattoria: not to fry or seal, but simply to poach meatballs in a rich, soft tomato sauce. Serve as you like – but crusty bread or mash is hard to beat<p>Let the meatballs rest. That’s the advice that seems to be agreed upon. Beyond that, …

LGBT Students and Campus Sexual Assault

Non-heterosexual students experience harassments at disproportionately high rates, according to a new survey.<p>The Association of American Universities, an “elite” higher-education trade group, has just released what’s been described as one of the largest surveys ever conducted on campus sexual …

Higher Education

Who was called ‘A great cow full of ink’?

It’s no surprise that authors come up with some of the most inventive put-downs. Hephzibah Anderson picks the sharpest wits and cruellest jibes.<p>Critics can be cutting when a book displeases them, but it’s their fellow authors that writers should really be wary of. When it comes to searing vitriol, …

Literature

10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn't Going Away

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but …

17 Of The Most Beautiful Quotes From Irish Writers

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with these 17 wonderful Irish quotations.<p>1. "Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."<p>–Oscar Wilde, "The Critic as Artist"<p>2. "He wanted to cry quietly but …

Björk: Earth intruder?

Ahead of a huge retrospective at MoMA in New York, the exhibition’s curator looks back at the work of a truly unique artist.<p>For the 2015 exhibition at MoMA, Björk created the work Black Lake, which was filmed on location in Iceland during the summer of 2014. She conceived the song’s visualisation …

Björk

Top 10 Greatest Piano Concerti

A piano concerto is a composition in which a solo piano (or harpsichord) is accompanied by a large ensemble of other instruments (usually a full …

This Heartfelt Video Of Gay Seniors Giving Advice Will Make Your Monday

What a great way to kick off the week. A group of older gay men and women sat down to talk about their lives, their struggles, the things they’ve …

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How to Tie a Variety of Different Tie Knots Ranging From Simple to Complex

Custom shirt company ShirtsMyWay has compiled a handy list of 30 different ways to tie a tie knot complete with video instructions for each. The …

20 Books That Changed The Way We Felt About Ourselves As LGBT People

"It's in literature that true life can be found," Nobel Prize-winning author Gao Xingjian was once quoted as saying.<p>The Chinese novelist and playwright may not have been speaking directly to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, but to those of us in the community, he might as well …

Adventures in geek mythology: The mystic’s guide to computing

In a stunning new book, author Vikram Chandra explores the mystical complexities hiding in our laptops and iPhones<p>Is computer code art? What binds two different acts of creation -- writing fiction and programming a computer -- together and what sunders them apart? To successfully answer such …

A Straight Person's Guide to the Coming-Out Conversation

Having combed the Internet for 10-plus years for relevant content, I know that there is more than enough material about coming out as gay and how to do it: live videos of people coming out to friends and family, support forums and news articles with both uplifting and soul-crushing stories, and …

Somi: A New High Priestess of Soul

Cynical music fans like to talk about the things that aren't happening today; things that aren't happening in jazz, that aren't happening in R&B. A few months ago, I was invited to witness what was happening at New York's Joe's Pub, in the person of recording artist, Somi. There are times when luck …

Don't Throw Out Your Leftover Coffee Grounds!

When you've finished with your morning pick-me-up, and you're ready to get rid of the breakfast rubbish, put your used coffee grounds aside for a simple, smart reuse. Get started, by trying some of these easy-to-follow great ideas from the Hometalk community.<p><b>1. Fertilizer</b><p>For a beautiful, luscious …

Check Out These K-pop Stars' Amazing Cover Of A Great Big World's "Say Something"

A Great Big World's "Say Something" became one of the surprise sleeper hits of last year after a co-sign and remix from Christina Aguilera catapulted …

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …

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Look Homeward, Anjelica

Hers was, in many ways, a fairy-tale upbringing: the swashbuckling father, larger-than-life director John Huston; the beautiful danseuse mother; the rambling Irish estate that was home. Then came her parents’ separation and a move to Swinging 60s London. In an adaptation from her new memoir, …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Recipes

The Bag on my Back: Return to Zimbabwe | Politics

Newly liberated with productive farms and an education system that was the envy of its neighbours, Zimbabwe in the early 1980s was a land of plenty.<p>Within one person's childhood all that changed.<p>Filmmaker Tapiwa Chipfupa returns to the country of her birth to understand why the catastrophe happened.<p>…

This is Paradise

Reading stories is like stealing time. You can down one in 15 minutes and feel like you've just watched a whole movie. So whether you're headed to …

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9 Gorgeous Desserts for the Fourth of July

These red, white and blue treats are delicious, great looking—and don't take all day to make.<p>The New Pie You're Going to Love<p>The Blast from the Past<p>A …

Dessert

To a Happier Year

In 1971, a full fifty-seven years after it was written, “Maurice,” E. M. Forster’s novel of young romance between two men in prewar England, was finally published. Forster had been yearning to write this kind of love story for years, but he was justifiably apprehensive. His final comment on …

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