Selma M. Jackson

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6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

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How to Make Your Own Ice Cream—without an Ice Cream Maker!

This creative dessert recipe will take your taste buds for a super-fun ride.<p>Calling all ice cream lovers! Want to learn how to make your own ice cream at home, but don't have an expensive ice cream maker? We've got a genius recipe for you that doesn't require anything fancier than a blender and a …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

10 Questions to Ask (And Keep Asking) in Dating Relationships

When it comes to dating, it seems you can find hundreds of thousands of websites, books, and people offering their tips and advice. I've personally read and heard a lot of this advice, but what I think is the most helpful when it comes to dating isn't giving and getting prescriptions -- it's asking …

Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules for Writers

In one of my favorite Stephen King interviews, for <i>The Atlantic</i>, he talks at length about the vital importance of a good opening line. “There are all …

The Harvard Classics: Download All 51 Volumes as Free eBooks

Every revolutionary age produces its own kind of nostalgia. Faced with the enormous social and economic upheavals at the nineteenth century’s end, …

Twelve Years a Slave: Free eBook and Audio Book of the Memoir Behind the Film (1853)

On Sunday night, <i>12 Years a Slave</i> was named best picture at the 86th Academy Awards. And John Ridley, the film's screenwriter, won the Oscar for best …

The little-known collage art of Louis Armstrong

I consider myself to be a <i>more-educated-than-average</i> jazz fan, especially in regards to the early New Orleans stuff. (I even did a report on Louis …

John Coltrane: Three Great European Performances, 1960, 1961 and 1965

These three European television programs from the 1960s capture the evolution of John Coltrane's journey from sideman to bandleader.<p>In the first set, …

Hattie McDaniel, Star of Gone with the Wind, Gives a Moving Academy Award Acceptance Speech (1940)

In 1940, Hattie McDaniel became the first African American to win an Academy Award, taking home the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her turn as …

Size of My New Diet of Self-love

Are you tired of living your life either on or off of a diet? Here is the diet to end all diets. It is my new Diet of Self Love:<p>My diet will include the following required intake every morning:<p>A large cup of "Gratitude" for simply waking up to a new day of life;<p>A large serving of "Self-Love" as I …

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