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Films about lesbians too often involve the conversion of a younger, straight woman by an older gay woman. It’s time to drop the predatory trope<p>I first read Patricia Highsmith’s The Price of Salt (or Carol, as the film adaptation will be called) during a year abroad in Oslo, on a course module …

LGBTQI

6 personalities in every office - and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. In other words, good managers …

Employment

The Supreme Court Decision Was a Win for LGBT Rights. Will Women Get the Same Treatment?

Anthony Kennedy may be the most emotional judge on the Court, and this week, that helped progress for LGBT people. But it could also hurt women.<p>This week, love won.<p>In a historic case, the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the fundamental right of marriage for same-sex couples. In a 5–4 …

Norway’s Favorite Cake: They Voted!

The greatness of this cake comes from its motley layers; the density of the sponge, the lightness of the meringue, the crunch of almonds and the …

Pediatricians: No More than 2 Hours Screen Time Daily for Kids

Children should be limited to less than two hours of entertainment-based screen time per day, and shouldn't have TVs or Internet access in their …

30 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Bryce, Zion & Grand Canyon Family Multi-Adventure Tour – Teens & Kids

Utah<p>Reviews by Power Reviews ®<p>Casual Hotels<p>Accommodations may vary based on departure date. Any difference from what is listed below can be found by …

Vermont cops tipped on Durst in '12 in student disappearance

A 2012 tip led investigators to look into whether millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst played a role in the 1971 disappearance and presumed death of a Middlebury College freshman, police said Tuesday.<p>The tip was not connected with the producers of the HBO show "The Jinx," which focuses on the …

The Question Every CEO Should Ask The Company's HR Leader

What do CEOs and their HR chiefs talk about? With luck, they talk about everything — about hiring, and the state of the organization, and upcoming events. I hope they talk about who’s getting promoted and who’s leaving and what’s new and how the team is holding up.<p>There’s one question every CEO …

The Workplace

25 Dumplings for Chinese New Year and Beyond

Whether we’re talking gnocchi or dim sum, we’ve yet to meet a dumpling we haven’t liked. By design, they know how to deliver pure comfort in just a bite or three, and this collection of 25 parcels all bundled up in a thin wrap is no exception. You’ll find an assortment of traditional Chinese …

Food & Dining

Alon Shaya's Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Cauliflower becomes centerpiece, and a stunning vegetarian main is born.</i><p>As you already know, cauliflower takes well to roasting. All those clammy, starchy …

Recipes

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2014. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

Stunning photos of Iran's mosques | CNN Travel

How a national food policy could save millions of American lives

<i>Mark Bittman, an opinion columnist and food writer for the New York Times, is the author of “How to Cook Everything Fast.” Michael Pollan, who teaches journalism at the University of California at Berkeley, is the author of “The Omnivore’s Dilemma.” Ricardo Salvador is a senior scientist and</i> …

At less than 12 feet, SCAMP boat offers big features in a tiny package

By onOctober 3, 2011 in Boats 3<p>The SCAMP's more unusual features include a water ballast tank and an offset centerboard. Photo by Debra Colvin<p>Imagine …

Thanksgiving Desserts: Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie & More | Food & Wine

In this clip from Chefs Feed, chef Sean Ehland creates two beautiful desser...<p>In this clip from Chefs Feed, chef Sean Ehland creates two beautiful …

Hear Smashing Pumpkins' Guitar-Saturated Rager 'One and All'

Smashing Pumpkins kick off their latest single, "One and All," with a deep wash of grungy guitar distortion and never back off from it on the track, …

16 Baked Dinner Recipes With 10 Ingredients or Less

From when we grab our morning coffee until the time we walk through our front door again, we are always on the go. Alwayyyyys. In the hustle and bustle of everything, it’s so easy to skip over a planned dinner or order takeout. Frozen meals and processed food no more. We bring you 16 baked dinners …

Cooking

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

The 25 Best Restaurants In America, According To TripAdvisor Users

Only 25 could be chosen, however, as the best by TripAdvisor users for its 2014 Travelers' Choice Restaurants Awards.<p>These restaurants include everything from the theatrical inventiveness of Chicago's Alinea to the conservative Southern charm of Charleston's Halls Chophouse.<p>And since TripAdvisor's …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Barcelona's iconic La Sagrada Familia - Lonely Planet travel videos

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

Cooking

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Spiced Black Lentils with Yogurt and Mint

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Aptly named beluga lentils look like little beads of caviar. They cook quickly, and they hold their shape. Use them in this recipe, or substitute.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed<p>½ teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed<p>½ teaspoon …

The Dragon's Back and beyond: the best hikes in Hong Kong

You’d be forgiven for thinking that hiking isn’t among the must-try activities in Hong Kong – that the only place you’ll cop an eyeful of green is in Yau Ma Tei’s Jade Market. But a quick look at a map tells a different story: the territory is mostly painted in swathes of emerald and azure, fringed …

5 Easy Paleo Breakfasts You Will Love

<i>Refinery29 is participating in First Lady Michelle Obama's #GimmeFive challenge. To learn more, click here</i>.<p><i>This article was originally published on</i> …