Nicholas Stocco

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21 Vegetarian Dump Dinners For The Crock Pot

Meat-free eats just got even easier.


Feed a Crowd With One of These Comforting Vegetarian Casseroles

Tender and creamy with a crisp, golden-brown crust, casseroles and baked pasta dishes might just be the most comforting category of food to exist. Typically scaled to feed a crowd, they're also immensely practical for family get-togethers or meal planning (in many cases, leftovers can be frozen and …


The Work We Do While We Sleep

_This is the second piece in a three-part series on sleep. Read part one, on falling asleep, and part three, on wakefulness. _<p>It's strange, when you think about it, that we spend close to a third of our lives asleep. Why do we do it? While we’re sleeping, we’re vulnerable—and, at least on the …

When Maps Lie

Tips from a geographer on how to avoid being fooled.<p>Maps are big these days. Blogs and news sites (including this one) frequently post maps and those maps often go viral—40 maps that explain the world, the favorite TV shows of each U.S. state, and so on. They’re all over Facebook, Twitter, and …


16 Best Mount St. Helens Hikes

The West Side: 2 Hours from PDX<p><b>←Coldwater Lake</b><p>On the morning of May 18, 1980, Coldwater Lake was just a creek. By nightfall, the eruption’s …


26 Egg Recipes That Are Stepping Up Their Game

Whip it, scramble it, quiche it, mug it.<p>For more, like <b>Spoon University on Facebook</b> and <b>pin with them on Pinterest</b>.


How to enable that sexy new iTunes Notification Center widget

The advent of iTunes 12.1 gave us a sweet new widget that lets you control iTunes from the Notification Center’s Today section, without ever having to switch to the app itself. You can even favorite songs and buy currently playing tracks if you’re listening to iTunes Radio.<p>Unfortunately, this …


30 Minute Vegetarian Thai Chili

I love a good checklist. I derive great satisfaction from checking things off my lists. I’ve even been known to put something that I’ve already …

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24 Movies You Probably Missed This Year, But Should Totally See

Just because these 2014 movies flew under the radar — and each grossed less than $10 million at the U.S. box office this year — that doesn't mean they aren't so very worth your time.<p>Playing Theresa D'Agostino in Seasons 3 and 4 of <i>The Wire</i> was a major break for Brandy Burre, the biggest role of her …

Box Office

The Ultimate Banksy Gallery (127 photos)

Banksy is one of the today’s most prolific artists yet his identity remains unknown. Best known for his satirical street art, the artist debuted his …

Peanut Noodles

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Poops on the World Cup

Robert Smigel and his profane pooch hit the streets for soccer-themed 'Conan' video<p>With the World Cup heating up to bite-worthy levels of intensity, …

Flash Mob

6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Feral Children

A typical scene on my block.<p>The other day, I had my writing group over for dinner so they could<p>Anyway, somewhere between the tortellini and the wine …

Does Losing Handwriting In School Mean Losing Other Skills Too?

As laptops and tablets become more commonly used as writing tools, many are ready to leave the skill of handwriting behind. Most students will do …

Chineasy: the fun, illustrated way to learn Chinese

Lock Down Your Security Settings In iOS 7

This article first appeared in the Cult of Mac Newsstand magazine<p>The safest way to use your iPhone is to switch it off, open it up and remove the battery. But this is clearly impractical if you want to do anything more than pretend you have an Android phone.<p>Some guides have shown us how to increase …

Information Systems

Foam Roller Video Series

Learn how to efficiently use your foam roller with this 8 part video series.

Potato Soup

Lucky Lettuce Wraps

Coconut Pot Pie

14 Dinosaurs Who Are Hot Messes

Everyone remembers how bad-ass T-Rex was, but let's take a moment to talk about these evolutionary drunkards.


11 Annoying Things People Say About Teaching

Think that those who can't do, teach? Think again.


42 Amazing Maps

Roasted Red Pepper Mac & Cheese – VIDEO | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Preheat a 2 quart sauce pot over medium heat. Saute onions in oil with a pinch of salt for 5 to 7 minutes, until onions are translucent. Add garlic …

Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos – Recipe

<i>Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos</i>I‘ve had the good fortune to travel to Austin a couple of times in the last year or so, and it is always good fun. Like …

Fantastical 2 For iPhone Includes New iOS 7 Design, Reminders, And Price

I started using Fantastical on my iPhone the day it was released back in November of last year. Like other users of the fantastic (bad pun intended) Mac app, I couldn’t wait to have its natural language parsing on my iPhone. With Fantastical, you can just type “get lunch with Buster at 3 tomorrow” …


What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

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