Grace Kuo

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40 Dinner Ideas That Don't Need a Recipe

If you’re anything like me, your Pinterest board is likely filled with delicious-looking recipes that you’ll never make. Because let’s be real: When …

Donald Trump Uses the Simplest Language

0<p>SHARES<p>See Trump. See Trump run.<p>Hear Trump speak simple sentences. See Trump connect with crowd.<p>"This was an amazing evening," Republican …

New Changes To French Beg The Question: Why Are English Spellings So Weird?

The French have gotten themselves into one of their recurrent linguistic lathers, this one over the changes in their spelling that will be taking effect in the fall. The changes were originally proposed more than 25 years ago. But nothing much came of them until the government recently announced …

Language

Homemade Twinkies® Recipe

"These look like Twinkies®, but taste way better than the real deal...and they're better cold/frozen!"<p>Ingredients<p>Cake:<p>4 eggs<p>1/2 cup butter, melted …

A Brief History of English Spelling Reform

History Today<p><i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at HistoryToday.com. Note: Usually, History</i> …

Linguistics

You Really Can't Always Believe Your Eyes--And Linguistics Proves It...

Words and language Twitter account @HaggardHawks recently spread its wings over to YouTube, and this week posted a language experiment explaining one of the most bizarre linguistic phenomena discovered in recent years.<p>The McGurk Effect was discovered in 1976 by the British psychologist and linguist …

Nigella Lawson's Genius No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake

During the holidays, we can be soothed by the sure things—the desserts that won't crack or sink or spring a leak, that don't take much time or a lick of oven space, that have everything going for them.<p>No-bake cheesecakes promise all of that, in a straight shot to the finish line—skipping past …

Marriage Advice From Divorced People

It's terrific when happily married people give you love advice but the ones who really know the pitfalls of a life together are those that failed to avoid them.<p>"In a weird twist of fate my sister's divorce was final a week before my wedding. Right before I walked down the aisle Emily took me aside …

Divorce

20 Best-Ever Fat-Burning Soups

Theoretically, having more choices is a good thing.<p>But when ordering a coffee at Starbucks is like doing a mini dissertation in some vaguely Romantic …

We made bread out of ice cream and it's delicious! Super simple 3 ingredient recipe

Some say that baking is therapeutic, but for first-time bakers, making something as basic as plain bread can be a bit of a challenge, even with a …

Baking

Devil's Food Cake: How to Make the Most Devilish Dessert of All

Desserts rarely rouse such fiery debate as the devil’s food cake does. Some say it was created in response to angel food cake. Others insist the name was inspired by the red pigments in cocoa. Bakers don’t even agree on the ingredients and proportions needed to create its strikingly intense flavor …

No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

You're halfway through a brownie recipe -- pot-infused or otherwise -- when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You <i>could</i> …

The best biscuit recipes

The biscuit has come a long way. When our ancestors first started cooking them, biscuits were sad, dry little things, used to fill the rumbling bellies of the poor, or baked as hard as possible so they could be taken on long ship journeys.<p>These days, biscuits are a treat, and we are spoilt for …

China is about to open a terrifying 984-foot-high glass bottom bridge

Taking things to dizzying new heights, the national park of Zhangjiajie in China's Hunan province — said to be the inspiration behind planet Pandora in <i>Avatar</i>— is set to open the world's longest, as well as highest, glass-bottom bridge.<p>Designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan, the Zhangjiajie Grand …

The View From the Observatory at One World Trade Center

Observatories

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

16 Hobbies That Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Having a hobby is not just a way to pass the time; it can also improve the quality of your life. A hobby is something that you do for fun or …

The 50 All-Time Best Cake Recipes

Cake goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes. From the sweet end to anniversaries, to the treat on holidays, there's something that feels truly special, in comparison to other desserts, about cake. It might be the amount of work that goes into some of …

How to Change Your Life in Just One Day

Imagine that with just one wave of a magic wand you could turn your entire life around. Well, you my dear, hold the power to use that wand at any …

Fun Birthday Cake Designs: The Icing on a Perfect Party

Pink-and-white ruffles give this triple-layer cake the ultimate party outfit.

10 travel destinations trending this summer

The results are based on the most-searched places, with major music events, art festivals, and sporting competitions driving demand.<p>From Reykjavik, Iceland, to Hyderabad, India, here's where everyone wants to travel this summer.

7 Unbelievably Delectable Upgrades to Give Your Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake is great. Full stop. No matter what form it’s in or function it has, chocolate cake is great.<p>Sometimes, though, you’re feeling a …