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Broccoli Cheese Soup

Shares 98K<p><i>*Update (10/2011): We continue to love this soup (and eat it often)! I’ve edited the recipe just a bit to enhance with a bit of salt and</i> …

Recipes

Hypothyroidism: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping

The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science

What does "cage-free" even mean?

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7 Dodgy Food Practices Banned in Europe But Just Fine Here

Eiffel Tower: <a href="http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=136390541&src=id">Iakov Kalinin</a>/Shutterstock, Spray can: <a …

10 Pro-Gun Myths, Shot Down

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11 Overlay Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World

All maps face the challenge of making the globe appear to scale in two dimensions. Most, like the traditional Mercator projection, keep either size or shape consistent — not both — which skews our perception of continents and countries one way or the other.<p>But when you compare square mileage, a …

Maps

The Collapsing Obama Doctrine

Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many.<p>As the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threaten Baghdad, thousands of slaughtered Iraqis in their wake, it is worth recalling a few of President Obama's past statements about ISIS and al …

Middle East

Breaking Up With Jesus

So I used to be a Christian.<p>It's such an odd statement for me to make. It makes it sound like I was a Christian long, long ago. Really, the unraveling began several years ago, but the loss of the title was rather recent. There was a struggle inside me to hold on for dear life, to summon the divine …

The Global Search for Education: Teacher Education

<i>"The 21st century "movement" refers to the redefining of the goals of education and how learning is organized in order to meet the demands of the 21st century."</i><p><i>- Jari Lavonen</i><p>Jari Lavonen, Professor of Science Education and head of department at the University of Helsinki, Finland, will be speaking …

Economic Collapse Seen Through Aerial Photos of Abandoned Mansions

Michael Light often snaps his photos from a two-seater plane – at a bumpy 70 mph – that he pilots himself at the same time, but you'd never know it …

The Ten Most Impressive Abandoned Military Bases In The World

War doesn't last forever. These ten buildings seem to.<p>10.) Fort Ord, USA<p>If you feel bad for all those abandoned Olympic facilities from the last four …

A Tour of the Eerie Villages France Never Rebuilt After WWI

16 Alarming Airline Secrets That Will Change How You Feel About Flying

Previously, we've had minor freak-outs upon learning that people habitually steal airplane lifejackets and the flight crew will refill your water bottle if you ask. But have you ever wondered if pilots stay awake the whole flight, or if anyone's touched your complimentary pillow before? [Spoiler …

Drugs & Alcohol on Campus - Special Report

At the end of 2013, our first <i>Drugs on Campus</i> report revealed which American colleges had the most drug- and alcohol-related arrests per 1,000 …

College & University

a tour of our chicken coop

Yesterday, I shared pictures of the process of building our coop. Today’s post is simply a photo tour of the coop. Like I mentioned yesterday, our …

19 Signs You Have An Incurable Case Of Wanderlust

There is no heart as restless as the traveler's. Curious explorers live in perpetual pursuit of the next adventure, whether it's merely skipping to the next town over in search of a new place to eat or traversing the globe to climb mountains that they've only seen in magazines.<p>Equipped with …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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NATO aircraft to monitor Ukraine crisis

NATO has said it will start reconnaissance flights over Poland and Romania to monitor the situation in neighbouring Ukraine where Russian forces have taken control of Crimea.<p>The AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) flights will take place solely over NATO territory, the alliance said on …

So much feed wasted!

BellaBokBok <i>Chillin' With My Peeps</i><p>Jul 27, 2012<p>I filled up their feeder just four hours ago and in the heavy wind and rain we're getting here in …

No, It's Not OK to 'Steal Kisses' -- Here's Why

People are up in arms because a 6-year-old boy in Colorado was suspended for "planting a kiss" on a girl in his class. Here is a fairly typical smattering of what people had to say:<p>"The stupidity of school bureaucrats never ceases to amaze me."<br>• "Pretty soon, just making eye contact with the opposite …

Residential-Scale 30-Meter Wind Map of the United States

The world as 100 people over the last 200 years.<p>Europeans are divided along ideological lines in their views of the EU, but this division is not a …

United Nations

If You Didn't Like Reading Maps Before You See This, You'll Love it After

Successful people “think” success all the time. That is why their goals are firmly lodged in their subconscious. The subconscious is brilliant at …

Motivation

American dialects mapped

Joshua Katz, at NC State University's Department of Statistics, compiled a series of simple, striking maps that visualize the words Americans use—and …

Map: All the Countries John McCain Has Wanted to Attack

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Syria, Iraq, Russia, North Korea, and nine other nations the Arizona senator has …