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President Obama Stew (Chicken Casserole) From 'My Irish Table'

As the story goes, <b>Cathal Armstrong</b> was cooking a variation of his mother's chicken casserole at home on his day off from working at his flagship Restaurant Eve when he got a phone call: President Obama was on his way to dine at Armstrong's restaurant. Armstrong dropped what he was doing and headed …

Oven-Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Saucy Pulled Pork Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 9, 2014 78<p>Sometimes you just need some pork. You know?<p>I know. Oh do I know.<p>This recipe is so totally ME …

California Passes First-Ever Bill to Define Sexual Consent on College Campuses

<b>Correction: Appended, Sept. 2</b><p>The California Senate passed a first-in-the-nation bill Thursday to define what amounts to consensual sexual activity in …

10 Great Oxfords Each Under $100

For elevated style at a reasonable price, these Oxfords can't be beat.<p>The Oxford is a truly seasonless shirt, going from summer to fall effortlessly. And, with its button down collar and tonal basketweave fabric it's appropriate for almost any occasion, and only gets better with age.

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>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 …

Creativity

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Everything You Need To Know About Men's Fashion In One Infographic

A few simple rules for when you're looking to add to your wardrobe.

27 Surreal Places To Visit Before You Die

This is when a savings account would really come in handy. All travel destinations were suggested by these answers on Quora.

Just Knowing These 8 Facts Will Make You Way More Productive

Whether trying to conquer Mount Everest or just pick up your laundry, learning these quick facts will make it easier to be super productive -- or at least understand why you're not.<p>And if you're the type of person who is likely procrastinate instead of reading the rest of this article, then you …

15 Quotes On Procrastination You Should Read Later

Or whenever.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Whether you're staving off hunger or fighting wrinkles, these blended beverages pack a good-for-you punch<p>Instructions for all recipes: Combine ingredients and blend until smooth.<p>Assemble the recommended nine servings of fruits and vegetables on your kitchen counter, and the prospect of choking them …

Now You Can Go To Harvard And Learn Cooking Science From Top Chefs

It's one part Food Network, one part Mr. Science, two big handfuls of DIY, and probably going to be a whole lot of fun.<p>Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science is a free online course from the online university edX, promising to teach you and thousands of your closest friends …

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Simple, tasty recipes—each at about 300 calories or less

Dipping into the ice cream tub to find a little science

As the (English) summer holidays draw to a close, school beckons the young, and the long hot days of July feel like a distant memory, it seems timely to consider ice-cream. The sensory and gustatory pleasures of ice-cream may have originally been concocted by trial and error, but there is a good …

NSA and GCHQ: the flawed psychology of government mass surveillance

Recent disclosures about the scope of government surveillance are staggering. We now know that the UK's Tempora program records huge volumes of private communications, including – as standard – our emails, social networking activity, internet histories, and telephone calls. Much of this data is …

The View From Aurland Lookout Is Seriously Vertigo-Inducing

Sometimes nature and architecture can combine to create a unique image and experience.<p>At the Aurland Lookout in the Sogn og Fjordane region of Norway, this is certainly the case.<p>Originally designed by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen as part of a program on tourist routes commissioned by the …

The sex worker stigma: How the law perpetuates our hatred (and fear) of prostitutes

<b>A worker in prostitution who goes by the name "Violet," in downtown San Francisco. (AP/Darryl Bush)</b><p>Our society turns a blind eye to the murder of sex workers, deeming them less than human. Why is that?<p>Laura Agustin<p>August 17, 2013 11:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Jacobin.<p>It doesn’t …

The Best Foods For Runners

Runners by and large understand that food is fuel. They know that for energy and power and sustenance, they need calories and carbohydrates and protein. But that doesn't mean they are the patron saints of nutrition. Runner standbys like pasta dinners, peanut butter-slathered bagels and neon-colored …

How to see a green flash

It’s said that once you’ve seen a green flash, you’ll never go wrong in matters of the heart. Here’s all you need to know … plus great pics!<p><b>People</b> …

North Sea

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

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Heart-Pumping Yoga

Burn major calories with this vinyasa flow yoga routine<p>Cardio Yoga<p>Vinyasa flow is specifically designed to build heat and keep your heart rate up with a series of demanding standing poses, twists, and inversions held for long periods. I've burned up to 400 calories during a 90-minute class! And the …

Who Invented the Umbrella: The Romans, the Chinese, or Frogs?

We've seen umbrellas stuck into car doors; optimized for wind resistance; slapped onto bikes; and the design potential for this simple device is so …

Palme d'Or

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

George Zimmerman never saw Trayvon Martin

<b>George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom a free man after being found not guilty in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center in Sanford, Florida, July 13, 2013. (Reuters/Joe Burbank)</b><p>Instead he encountered a black trope, a figure occupying the …

Keynes can save us yet

It’s basic economics: A return to increased government spending is the first step to restoring prosperity<p>Tom Streihorst<p>July 16, 2013 10:16pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on the L.A. Review of Books.<p>WE LIVE LIKE GODS, and we don’t even know it.<p>We fly across oceans in airplanes, we eat …

Picnicking in Paris is the way to go to save in style

<i>Night picnic at the Eiffel Tower (also used as feature photo)</i>: ryanfb<p>Stop by an artisan <i>boulanger</i>. While the <i>boulangeries</i> (bakeries) seem endless, it’s …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …