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We Can't Remember Life Before Fried Bread

Your morning toast is good. Fried bread is better.<p>You know how when you make a grilled cheese, the bread gets all glistening and golden and crispy and delicious? Newsflash: You don't need to make a grilled cheese to get bread like that.<p>You just need to start frying your bread instead of toasting it.<p>…

Breakfast

Slow Cooker Meals

The appeal of a slow cooker is obvious: throw some ingredients into your pot in the morning and come home at night to a hot, ready-to-eat meal. <b><br>How</b> …

Want to Lead an Exceptional Life? 7 Powerful Lessons From the Late Oliver Sacks

The world-famous neurologist and author shared his love of life and his wisdom right up to the end.<p>Ever wonder what makes an extraordinary life? Few have been more so than that of Oliver Sacks, bestselling author, world traveler, prominent homosexual, and undoubtedly the most famous neurologist of …

Literature

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

One-Third Of Schools Are Using This App You've Never Heard Of

Think of an educational tool and you might picture beloved standbys from our Tools of the Trade series, like the abacus and the wooden block. But educators are increasingly turning to software and websites like Khan Academy, Google Apps and Code.org to help them deliver lessons, manage …

Education Technology

The Bloody Mary Meat Straw: An All-American Story

This is a story of American ingenuity and entrepreneurship. It is the story of the meat straw. Yes, you read that right.<p>"It is a straw made out of pork," explains Ben Hirko of Coralville, Iowa, the man behind Benny's Original Meat Straws.<p>It's a half-inch in diameter, the same length as a standard …

Green Living

Joffrey is The True Hero of GAME OF THRONES in Fan Video

Creativity

For people learning multiple languages, the following rules are essential

I’ve always thought of myself as an avid learner, someone who enjoys challenges and discovering new things. In truth, I’m only avid when I have a …

Language Learning

Zucchini Taco Shells Are A Delicious Solution To Summer's Bounty

Taco night is a little more healthy.<p>No matter how many new zucchini recipes you've tried this year, at this point in the season, the bounty of summer squash has some of us desperately searching for something fresh. Not one more fritter can be fried, not one more squash slice pickled. We get it. …

Junk Food and Wine Pairings You Absolutely Need to Know

Ring these up at your next date night, win at life.<p>There's a pivotal scene in <i>Grease</i> where Jan, ever the running joke, takes all you know about wine pairings and flips it on its head: "It says right here, it's a dessert wine," she says, as she eats a Twinkie.<p>On first viewing, you might laugh—<i>Oh,</i> …

Buy a Cheap Bottle of Booze and Infuse Your Own Flavored Vodka Immediately

Homemade infused vodka: So much easier than you think!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans by hand, Bilow’s all about doing things the slow</i> …

Alcohol

40 Campfire Meals to Keep You Well-Fed in the Great Outdoors

Cooking

14 Creative Ice Tray Hacks to Try This Summer

After a week of commuting around Manhattan, we can see why everyone hates New York City in the summer. Warm air + sweaty people + no personal space = everyone standing waaaay too close for comfort. And then your night always starts the same way: you're out with your pals, you order a drink from the …

28 Ways to Dress a Grain Bowl You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

A good grain bowl is all about the mix-ins and toppings. So here are 28 great combos you probably haven't tried yet.<p>A good grain bowl is only as good as its add-ins. Give your quinoa, bulgur, farro, rice, and barley the love it deserves with these 28 healthy and easy toppings, mix-ins, and …

Healthy Eating

10 novels that will make you smarter about business

But if you're looking to learn about leadership, entrepreneurship, or career development, there's no reason to limit your browsing to one section of the bookstore. Some of the most memorable and inspiring lessons on these topics come from fiction.<p>Think tales of a failed consultant who travels the …

Books

37 Greek Yogurt Recipes That Go Beyond Breakfast

Never throw out a half-eaten container of Greek yogurt ever again with these sweet and savory recipes.

Recipes

The Plants You Shouldn’t Plant, Like Bamboo Species

These invasive plants will hijack your yard. Low-maintenance, they are not.<p><b>Bamboo</b><p>When you need a concrete bunker to contain a plant, you know you’re …

4 Ways You Can Market Your Business Using Instagram

With a user base of 300 million, Instagram is becoming a marketing force to be reckoned with. Even though it is a fairly new medium, the same marketing principles still apply. With Instagram, businesses can connect authentically, directly, and efficiently with many current and future customers in …

7 Myths Entrepreneurs Should Walk Away From

<b>Question:</b> What is one business myth that entrepreneurs should disregard?<p>You Have No Time for Friends and Family<p>“Smart entrepreneurs know that having …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Artist Frida Kahlo

Was Frida Kahlo the original modernist gardener? After nearly two decades of full-on Fridamania (during which traveling exhibits of her paintings …

Frida Kahlo

15 Things About Men That Baffle Women The Most

12 Social Media Marketing Trends for Small Business

Shares 35K<p>Curious about how other small businesses are using social media to get more sales?<p>Wondering which platforms work best for small …

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CNN

Guys Wife Yells At Him For Trying To Buy Beer His Response Is Legendary

The Secret Ingredient Everyone Needs For The Most Amazing Burgers

Photo credit: Getty Images<p>Fish sauce. That's the secret ingredient to making the best burger your mouth has ever tasted.<p>The mention of fish sauce doesn't normally go over well with less experimental eaters from places other than Vietnam or Thailand. But if you want to taste what will surely be the …

Best Shipping Pallet DIY Ideas on the Web

Our little-sister site, TheSnug.com, keeps us in the know about what's trending in DIY. People are loving the idea of using reclaimed pallet wood to build and create all kinds of things. Why? More often than not, you can score the things for free.<p>Here are a few of the most-(Facebook)-liked pallet …

Grill One of These Awe-Inspiring Hunks of Meat This Summer, Because You Can

These huge, juicy cuts of meat for the grill all serve a crowd, have really good rubs, and happen to be idiot-proof.<p>Want to make an impression? Do like <b>Chad Colby</b> at L.A.’s <b>Chi Spacca</b> and grill up huge, Flintstonian cuts of meat—we’re talking a triple-cut pork chop and a beefy <i>bistecca</i>—cooked to …

BBQ

What's In, What's Out

<i>In the words of Heidi Klum, "One day you're in. The next day you're out." Each week, we'll be applying that truism to the world of food.</i><p><i>What are we talking about?</i><p>For more on toasted bagels, read J. Kenji López-Alt's tweet.<br>For more on @POTUS, check this out.<br>To watch "Bad Blood" (if you must), look …

Recipes