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<i>These foil pack grilled red potatoes are an easy side to add to any bbq. They are full of garlic-y flavor a hint of char!</i><p>I am a grilling machine. I …

Recipe: Garlicky Roasted Broccoli

Heat the oven to 450°F. Cut the broccoli into bite-sized florets, and slice the stems into diagonal bite-sized pieces. (Peel the broccoli stems if …

The timeless Old Fashioned never needs reinventing

New Year’s is a time when we try to reinvent ourselves — or at least, try something new. But there are some habits that aren’t worth breaking. For …

Confederate Statues Were Built To Further A 'White Supremacist Future'

As President Trump doubled down on his defense of Confederate statues and monuments this week, he overlooked an important fact noted by historians: The majority of the memorials seem to have been built with the intention not to honor fallen soldiers, but specifically to further ideals of white …

How much better can coffee from a Keurig pod machine get?

By Tim Carman<p>, Food reporter/columnist<p>To produce the best possible cup from your Keurig machine, you must do something antithetical to the whole instant-gratification, K-Cup pod culture: You must learn a few basic things about brewing coffee.<p>I’m sorry, I know this isn’t why you bought a Keurig …

3 Key Lessons in Photography For Beginners - Digital Photography School

There’s so much to learn when it comes to photography but at the heart of it there are some key lessons to get your head around.<p>Here are 3 lessons …

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Novato High petitions to drop varsity football for fall

Fifth-year Novato High School football coach Jason Searle resigned last week, saying he wanted to spend time with family. (Robert Tong/Marin …

Why Aren't Students Showing Up For College?

Every year, many students who have overcome daunting obstacles in high school receive good news — they've been accepted to college.<p>These kids represent a success story: through hard work and determination, they've made into college, and perhaps even on to a better life.<p>Except it doesn't always work …

U.C. Irvine Rescinds Acceptances for Hundreds of Applicants

Just two months before they were to begin classes, 499 young men and women who had been accepted to the University of California, Irvine, received letters informing them that their acceptances had been rescinded.<p>The letters that went out starting last week left students scrambling to either appeal …

School segregation didn’t go away. It just evolved. - Vox

How parents are gerrymandering school borders and fencing out poor kids.<p>Their idea was simple: to create their own school district.<p>Their stated reason was simple: Schools do better when they’re part of smaller, city-based districts where they can make hyperlocal decisions.<p>So five years ago, …

Students Have an “Alternate Understanding” of the First Amendment

Newseum President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst argues that students increasingly believe in the "right to non-offensive speech."<br>Read More

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When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources

The various investigations into the Trump administration and its alleged ties to Russia are hard to follow. The allegations are sometimes muddled, …

Study finds notable increase in grades in high schools nationally

Numerous studies have documented grade inflation in colleges. A study being released today shows that grades are going up in high schools -- in ways …

13 Tips for Doing Action Photography in Bad Light

Sometimes I feel cursed. Like any parent I want to take pictures of my kids doing their activities. However, I have a daughter who is a gymnast. For …

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The Best Juicy Grilled Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts Recipe

Grilled skinless chicken breasts are all too often more like pieces of cardboard than food you'd actually want to eat. With a little know-how, however, you no longer have to stand for this injustice. The key to juicy grilled chicken breasts is to brine them first, then cook them over a two-zone …

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10 Things Photoshop Beginners Want to Know How to Do

Terry White is an Adobe Photoshop expert and in this video he answers the 10 things that Photoshop (particularly for Photoshop CC) beginners want to …

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The Gone Girl With The Dragon Tattoo On The Train

Why are there so many books with “girl” in the title?<p>There was a time a few years back when it seemed to me that about every third book I encountered …

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How to run a branded news account on Twitter | NPR Training

The 18 Essential Rules Of Journalism

Guest Post<p>The Essential Rules of Journalism serves as your no-BS cheat-sheet to the rules of the playing field. They are, at least in my humble …

Store Tripods with a Shoe Storage Grid

Tripods are not the easiest things to store. However, Tory DeVries of Valley High School in Des Moines, Iowa, shared a simple solution of what she …

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Facebook Moves to Curtail Fake News on ‘Trending’ Feature

Only topics that have been covered by a significant number of credible publishers to be surfaced<p>Facebook Inc. is overhauling its “trending topics” box, part of its effort to curb fake news and expose users to a broader range of information.<p>Starting Wednesday, Facebook’s software will surface only …

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These 5 finalists will race to the moon in Google's Lunar XPrize competition

One of these spacecraft could become the first private spacecraft to land on the moon<p>The race to the moon is heating up. Soon the Google Lunar XPrize will hand out $30 million in prizes to privately-funded teams who can send a robot to the moon, move 500 meters across its surface, and send pictures …

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Editors, here are 5 tips for working with writers

<i>Today we announce a new training program and certificate with our partners at the American Copy Editors Society. Since 2013, Poynter and ACES have</i> …

There's hope: Fewer teens are doing drugs than ever before

American teenagers are the best behaved they’ve ever been — drinking and smoking less and doing fewer drugs than their predecessors in more than 40 years of tracking.<p>Even use of marijuana is down among 8th- and 10th-graders, though it’s flat among high school seniors, according to the annual …

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70+ interactive storytelling examples for inspiring students

At the end of last year my staff began the annual process of critiquing and setting goals for the upcoming year, and one of the goals we set for this …

Why The Rules Of The Road Aren’t Enough To Prevent People From Dying

On a foggy morning last February, Jelani Irving rode his bike in the darkness just before sunrise. He was returning to his home in Brooklyn’s Crown …

New York City

Blue Feed, Red Feed - WSJ.com

Methodology<p>What is this?<p>Recent posts from sources where the majority of shared articles aligned “very liberal” (blue, on the left) and “very conservative” (red, on the right) in a large Facebook study.<p>In 2015, the journal Science published a research paper by Facebook scientists (Bakshy, Eytan; …

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