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This Evangelical Leader Denounced Trump. Then the Death Threats Started.

Jen Hatmaker is one of the most popular religious figures in America—and she is paying a steep price for speaking out for what she believes.<p>Last fall, Jen Hatmaker, a popular evangelical author and speaker, started getting death threats. Readers mailed back her books to her home address, but not …

Roy Moore

The Most Common Vegetable Gardening Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

You’d think you could just toss some fertilizer on your soil and let the plants do their thing, but taking proper care of your garden so that you …

The Week in Review: Remembering Musical Icon Prince

Music icon Prince died Thursday at his home in Minneapolis. He was 57.<p>Prince Rogers Nelson was born in 1958. His rise to fame began in the late 1970s with hits like “I Wanna Be Your Lover” and “Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?” He became a household name in the 80s, thanks to the global success of …

Music

Prince: every album rated – and ranked

The Purple One’s discography rarely dipped below sublime sex-funk. We rank all 37 LPs from his polymathic 80s masterwork Sign O’ The Times to 2003’s saxophone-heavy N.E.W.S.<p><b>1</b> <b>Sign O’ the Times</b> <i>1987</i> <b>★★★★★</b><p>Prince the polymath in full and frightening effect, across funk, rock and genres yet to be given …

Gwen Stefani

The Best Free Online Courses for Professionals | Inc.com

It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll be ready to take your career into your own …

Northwestern University

Glenn Frey: A Life in Pictures

Award Shows

Here's How To Make The Only Birthday Cake You'll Ever Need

Which means yellow cake with chocolate frosting, obviously.<p>And yes, of COURSE we will give you the Funfetti variation.<p>1. Arrange the two racks in your oven so that one is in the top third of the oven and one is right in the middle: You'll need both to bake all three layers.<p>2. Get all your …

Dessert

February 2016

Diversity

10 Gardening Trends That Will Blossom in 2016

Pinterest has the early scoop on what you'll be doing outside this spring.<p>It may still be cold outside, but we have a confession: We've already been filling our "gardening" Pinterest board with new ideas. Luckily, we're not the only ones looking ahead. The folks at Pinterest recently took a look …

17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, King's legacy included much more than that.<p>If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don't want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long. Every now and then I wonder what I want them …

Black History

Celebrating Frank Sinatra’s 100th Birthday: Pictures

Performing Arts

10 Holiday Cocktails Perfect for Any Party

10 Holiday Cocktails Perfect for Any PartyGettyCourtesy of Moe's Cantina River North/FacebookCourtesy of Chocolate, Chocolate/FacebookGettyCourtesy …

Dessert

The 20 most generous people in the world

Pioneering American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie once set the standard for giving back: "No man can become rich without himself enriching others," he said. "The man who dies rich dies disgraced."<p>Scores of the world's wealthiest people have taken to his philosophy, donating their riches to …

15 Hidden New Features Tucked Away In iOS 9

After months in beta, iOS 9 hits iPhones and iPads today! Hurrah!<p>Want to be the master of all things iOS 9? We’ve compiled a list of some of the neat but not-so-obvious features, many of which are tucked away enough that you might not otherwise stumble upon them on your own.<p>We’ll expand this list …

The art of handwritten letters is alive and well, thank you

Old-fashioned is very much in fashion these days.<p>People are choosing to do the things their grandparents once had to, though perhaps in a more studied way.<p>Some grow and can their own vegetables and some sew their own clothes.<p>Some even — don't be shocked — write letters. The kind that need envelopes …

Los Angeles

Why Lego's CEO Thinks More Grown-Ups Should Play At Work

"We believe in play as a transformative agent in society, and we need more creativity to solve the world’s problems."<p>Playfulness is at the root of creativity. So why on earth have we created a corporate system where everyone feels the need to be so serious?<p>I see time and again that injecting a …

How Oliver Sacks Helped Introduce The World To Autism

Autism and its many forms may be widely discussed today, but it wasn't until the famed neurologist and writer told the story of identical twins George and Charles Fin in his book The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. Sacks died Sunday from cancer. He was 82.<p>In 1966, a young neurologist began …

Autism

One Of The Easiest (And Tastiest) Cheesecake Recipes We've Come Across!

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Squares<p>Lemon and blueberry cheesecake. A little bit sweet, a little bit tart, and we want a lot of it! The great things …

Bouquet Breakdown: Rustic Glam Sunstone Winery Wedding Bouquet

• Hot Pink Peonies<br>• Light Pink Peonies<br>• Cafe Au Lait Dahlias<br>• Hot Pink Garden Roses<br>• Light Pink Garden Roses<br>• Pale Peach Roses<br>• White Roses<br>• White Lisianthus<br>• Hot Pink …

Weddings

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

David Letterman's final Top Ten List was a star-studded affair

David Letterman’s final Top Ten List featured more star wattage than an awards show. For the final <i>Late Show</i>, Letterman enlisted 10 celebrity friends …

Prince Shares Full "Dance Rally 4 Peace" at Paisley Park Audio

Prince & 3rdEyeGirl: Dance Rally 4 Peace (Live from Paisley Park, May 2, 2015) (via SoundCloud)<p>On May 2, Prince invited fans to Paisley Park for a "Dance Rally 4 Peace". He performed with 3rdEyeGirl and asked attendees to wear grey in honor of Freddie Gray. Now, Prince has uploaded the entire …

5 Awesomely Easy Landscaping Projects

It’s your yard — yours to do with as you wish. And while that’s great, that doesn’t mean you have to be one of those people who spends every spare …

Ottawa-area parents heartbroken by wait list, costs for toddler's autism therapy

Tanya Corey is exhausted. Mentally, physically and emotionally.<p>Her family received the news in October that their three-year-old son, Lucas, was on …

Best Fat Burning Breakfast Foods - Healthy Weight Loss Breakfast

Breakfast food is simply the most disregarded answer to get efficient fat loss. Research has it that the set of individuals that take their breakfast …

The best fries from every state

No longer just a side dish, great fries deserve recognition in their own right. So we consulted expert reviews and local recommendations to find the true standouts from every state.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

George Clinton: Doctor Atomic

George Clinton, whenever he's not on the road, likes to spend at least a portion of each day at his Tallahassee, Florida, recording studio. It's …

Dakar

8 Ways to Reuse Old Wood Crates and Pallets

By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com<p>From your backyard to your local home improvement store, wood crates, containers, and pallets can be found. (You may even have some leftover scraps from a past project!) Don't let these unwanted pieces get left behind, turn your wood crates and …

Blog Archive » How to Crochet: Tunisian Reverse Stitch (Trs) - Crochet Patterns, Tutorials and News

Hooray for Tunisian Crochet! Since I gave you 3 Reasons to Try Tunisian Crochet, have you done it yet? Well, if not, grab your long crochet hooks and …

Yarn