Jessica Macgregor

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Why Passchendaele Was One of the Ugliest Battles of World War I

On Thursday, Prince William will be one of many commemorating the centennial of a particularly gruesome attempt to seize Passchendaele Ridge in …

10 women who 'became men' to get ahead

From the mother in search of her missing husband to the journalist who went to extreme lengths to become a war correspondent, these women found that the only way to get ahead as a woman was as a man<p>Angry at being overlooked as a female DJ, Tatiana Alvarez spent a year posing as a man - and soon …

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you

Easy dinner recipes: Gratins, tarts and more for Meatless Monday

Craving something comforting? You can't go wrong with a rich gratin, dressing or <i>tortino</i> -- not to mention that they're perfect for Meatless Monday. Check out these ideas:<p><b>Polenta gratin with mushrooms and Fontina:</b> Cook polenta the easy way using this recipe. Polenta is slowly cooked in the oven with …

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

Your ultimate guide to a slimmer midsection.<p><i>This article was written and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>A toned, flat tummy is a goal many of us strive to achieve, but endless crunches and ditching all your favorite foods isn't the right way to do it. Fortunately, a flat belly can be …

6 Gorgeous Hairstyles You Can Do in 10 Minutes—Or Less!

Go ahead and hit snooze—you'll still have time to make your hair look great.<p>If you find that you wake up every day with a mile-long to-do list, chances are your hairdos are suffering—but there's no need to sacrifice amazing style just because you’re crunched for time. We rounded up six of the …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

5 Ways to Make a Better Ice Cream Sandwich + A Giveaway!

<i>When you think of summer, chances are, you think of ice cream sandwiches: finger tips sticky with cookie bits and ice cream melting down your hand.</i><p><i>Today, we're bringing on ice cream sandwich expert Natasha Case, co-founder of Coolhaus Ice Cream, to share some of her expert sandwich building tips --</i> …

Cook's Illustrated's Blondies

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The one baking ingredient you should never be stingy with (and the blondies you'll become known for).</i><p>Blondies deserve better. They're not just a brownie …

The Ultimate Chart Tracking What Happens To Each Game Of Thrones House

Have trouble remembering what has happened to who over the course of four seasons of <i>Game of Thrones</i>? This massive chart outlines the TV chronology of …

TV Series

Learn to Do a Chin-Up in 6 Weeks: Training Plan

Step one: Remove "can't" from your vocab. Step two: Follow our easy guide.<p>To many women, a chinup (the underhand-grip cousin of the pullup) seems like the Mount Everest of strength training: impossible to even attempt. To make things worse, there's been a slew of media attention over the past year …

Super sirloins and terrific T-bones: London’s best steak restaurants revealed – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 1:30 pm, April 8, 2014 in Food & Drink<p>Now that you’ve endured meat-free Monday, surely it’s time to reward yourself? For the ultimate prize …

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

Vanilla Bean Rhubarb-Ginger Scones

Home > Recipes by Category > Breakfast & Brunch > Scones > Vanilla Bean Rhubarb-Ginger Scones<p>March 27, 2014 // 42 <i>Comments »</i><p>Not long after we began …

9 Chili Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Is there anything better than a bowl of chili?<p>Really, though -- it's spiced, warm, and hearty; it's flexible enough to endure endless variations; and, above all, it's the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Whether you're vegan, gluten-free, or the dreaded picky eater, no one can turn up their nose at a bowl …

Easy Coconut Shrimp Curry (With Video)

Coconut shrimp curry is one of those quick and easy weeknight dishes. Unadorned, but so satisfying. This shrimp curry is convenient too, if you, like …

Recipes

7 Strength Moves Runners Should Do

Improve your running game by adding these resistance moves to your training regimen<p>Surprise—there’s more to running well than just putting one foot in front of the other. With a regular strength-training routine, you’ll build muscle to make you leaner, more powerful, and less prone to injury. (And, …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as <b>chocolate + anything else</b>, but if …

How to Make Homemade Chicken Fingers

<i>Today, Merrill teaches us how to make every kid's dream come true -- in the form of crispy, homemade chicken fingers.</i><p><i>Have an inspiring chicken recipe of your own? Share it in the Just BARE +5 Ingredient Challenge for a chance to win $500!</i><p>All you have to do is say the words "chicken fingers" and a …

Couscous With Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple, and Chorizo Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Couscous With Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple, and Chorizo</b><p>Ingredients1 medium butternut squash, peeled, end trimmed, seeds removed, flesh chopped4 tablespoons olive oil, divided2 tart apples, cored, cut into 1/2-inch cubes4 ounces chorizo, chopped into 1/2-inch cubes1 cup …

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks—the Workout Plan

Strong is the new sexy. Follow this workout plan for six weeks straight to get the body you want<p>Define your shoulders, flatten your abs, and perk up your posterior with this program created by Kellie Davis, strength coach and coauthor of <i>Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and</i> …

The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

Kate Moss at 40: supermodel still turning heads after 25 years

She rarely talks in public, is appalled by the idea of joining Twitter and yet her sinewy bow legs and the mole on her breast are instantly recognisable on their own terms. The woman, whose mantra is "never complain, never explain" is unquestionably the most famous model in the world.<p>Kate Moss, the …

4 Steps to Curing a Headache

Quick tips to send them packing<p>Head pounding? Before you reach for the pain-killers, try these three steps first. Simple solutions could save you from a world of hurt.<p><b>Step 1: Put down your smartphone.</b>A recent study found that people hold their mobiles way too close to their faces when texting or …

Great Train Robbery gang: first-class thieves or criminals who got lucky?

<i>Three of the suspects photographed leaving Linslade Court – Central Press/Getty Images</i><p>Members of the Great Train Robbery gang were “second-rate …

How to Make Tiramisu Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52,</i> <i>we love recipes</i> <i>-- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Tiramisu: A classic that you can adapt.</i><p>Tiramisu is a classic. A dessert with certain proportions, certain …

Cinnamon Infused Hot Chocolate

I manufacture a million ways to ensure that I get my chocolate fix every day. I sneak chocolate hazelnut spread into my coffee some mornings. I eat …

6 Ways to Get Back on Track After Overeating

Went overboard with the pizza last night? All is not lost on the diet front—really!<p>Maybe you looked up last night and realized you ate all of the wings instead of saving half like you meant to. Or maybe, despite your best intentions, you overdid it with the Thanksgiving leftovers or the holiday …