Beth Himsworth

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5 ways to listen better

In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares …

A New Vocabulary for American Towns

Three 21st-century words that are driving the nation's most dynamic municipalities<p>Here are three words, a verb, a noun, and an adjective, which have caught our ears as we’ve traveled around on our <i>American Futures</i> adventure. We couldn’t miss them. They are ubiquitous—and sometimes even invoked—when …

Top 10 Tudor podcasts

<b>From courtiers to accidental death, we’ve rounded up 10 of our best Tudor history podcasts</b><p>The origins of the Tudors<p>Steven Gunn explains the …

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Chicago Blames Big Pharma for Epidemic Addictions to Painkillers

After a year of drug document subpoenas, interviews, and fact finding, the City of Chicago filed a lawsuit Monday against five pharmaceutical …

This Guy Has Taken Pancake Making To Another Level

We recently wrote about Nathan Shields, a father who creates surprisingly realistic educational pancake drawings for his children. And he’s …

Father Takes Heartwarming Photos Of His Children And Their Animals In Rustic Village In Poland

Sebastian Łuczywo is a father-of-two who creates stunning and heart-warming photos of his family and pets in a small, quaint and beautiful rural …

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Kodama at the Ghibli Museum

Stain glass leaves by Grant Stringer

Stained Glass around the world. By Sylvia Laks Studio

Stained Glass around the world By Bryant Stanton

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

A Question Of Biggitude: What's The Largest Creature On Earth?

What's the biggest living thing on Earth? I can think of two. I'm not sure which is biggest, but neither of them is a blue whale. These are weirder. Much, much weirder.<p>One is a tree. The other eats trees.<p>This is the tree.<p>Now, I know this looks like more than one tree. If you were counting, it looks …

DIY Light Table | Here Comes The Sun

Shares 128.2K<p>I recently discovered that my son is FASCINATED with light. At our local children’s museum, there is a light table with lots of …

Gluten-Free Goat Cheese & Lemon Parsley Pasta

<b>Gluten-Free Goat Cheese & Lemon Parsley Pasta</b><p>Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free<p>Serves 2<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup gluten-free pasta<p>2 Tbsp. goat cheese<p>1 medium vidalia onion, thinly sliced<p>1 1/2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 tsp. fresh lemon juice<p>1/4 tsp. fresh lemon zest<p>1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped<p>1/4 …

Shrimp and Grits

4 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Shrimp and Vegetables<p>1/2 cup shelled fresh fava beans (from about 1/2 pound pods) or frozen fava beans, thawed<p>Kosher salt<p>1/2 cup shelled fresh peas (from about 1/2 pound pods) or frozen peas, thawed<p>4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>1/4 pound bacon, coarsely …

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Recipe: Kale Salad with Apricots, Avocado & Parmesan

Kale Salad with Apricots, Avocado, and Parmesan<p>Serves one<p>6-8 ounces of kale <i>(Tuscan or dino kale are particularly fantastic)</i><br>6-8 dried apricots<br>1/3 or …

Gorgeous Open-Impressionism Paintings of Colorful Landscapes by Erin Hanson

Artist Erin Hanson has always had an affinity for painting, but she didn't pursue her full time artistic career until she was living in Las Vegas and rock climbing at Red Rock Canyon. The breathtaking scenes throughout the land prompted Hanson to develop a goal of producing one painting per week. …

Richard Dawkins is so wrong it hurts: What the science-vs.-religion debate ignores

<b>Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/ABC News/Reuters/Chris Keane)</b><p>Acolytes of Dawkins & Hitchens pretend that ignorant evangelicals represent all of religion. Here’s what they miss<p>Sana Saeed<p>April 5, 2014 1:45pm (UTC)<p>I’m supposed to hate science. Or so I’m …

When Did ‘Dependence’ Become a Dirty Word?

Too many Americans—including Christians—are afraid that helping the poor will create ‘dependency.’ They’re forgetting that’s what religion is all …

Elegant Portraits Document Tribal Traditions in Ethiopia

<i>Paracosm</i> is an elegant series by photographer Vincente Pamparo which documents the Karo Tribe in Ethiopia, the smallest of the more than 200,000 tribal people living in Africa's Great Rift Valley. The body of work demonstrates how, in an ever-changing world, the Karo Tribe finds ways to balance the …

There is a shortage of rigorous research into teaching methods, and results are poorly disseminated among teachers<p>Are you left-brained or right-brained? Are you more creative or rational? You can find out easily enough – there are myriad online tests that will help you find your dominant hemisphere.<p>…

Surprise! 20 Percent of Neanderthal Genome Lives On in Modern Humans, Scientists Find

Two new studies suggest that the contribution from Neanderthal DNA was vital.<p>When modern humans migrated out of Africa some 60,000 years ago, they found the Eurasian continent already inhabited by brawny, big-browed Neanderthals. We know that at least some encounters between the two kinds of human …

Cigarette advertising in Indonesia is so offensively prevalent no one blinks an eye when Philip Morris sponsors a refugee camp, let alone…

Cigarette advertising in Indonesia is so offensively prevalent no one blinks an eye when Philip Morris sponsors a refugee camp, let alone a children’s concert.<p>This is a country where a huge billboard in Jakarta promoting the cigarette brand LA Lights reads, in really big letters, “Don’t Quit.” Even worse — if it can be worse — the “Do” and the “it” are highlighted in bolded red.<p>Such giant billboards glare at motorists along all of the country’s streets, rural and urban, hawking the brands so …

Paint & Cut: The Art of Emilio Perez

Emilio Perez breaks one of the most basic rules of painting chemistry. The age-old wisdom, whether painting a wall or a picture, is that you should …

Bill Gates predicts there will be almost no poor countries by 2035

In their foundation’s just-released annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates attempt to debunk three pervasive myths in development economics:<p>“Poor countries are doomed to stay poor.”<br>• “Foreign aid is a big waste.”<br>• “Saving lives leads to overpopulation.”<p>From the letter’s introduction:<p>We hear these myths …