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These are the victims of the Florida school shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> A football coach. An athletic director. And young, eager and forward-looking students.<p>They were among the 17 people killed by a gunman Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.<p>Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Thursday that all families who lost loved …

High School

6 Culinary Uses for Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice You Never Thought Of

For most of us, orange juice is seen as a breakfast beverage and occasionally a mixer for cocktails. Sadly, outside of these two functions, OJ doesn’t generally come out of the fridge. It’s such a shame that this vitamin-C laden juice isn’t incorporated more readily into your day-to-day cooking; …

Recipes

10 Egg Recipes That Will Make You Skip the Snooze Button

Breakfast

Roasted Shoulder of Pork with Cider Gravy

Yield4<p>Cooking time7 hours<p>Preparation time15 mins<p>Ingredients<p>1tbsp Maldon sea salt<br>• 4 cloves of garlic, chopped<br>• 1½cm (¾in) fresh ginger, chopped.<br>• 2 long …

Recipes

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Street Tacos

Slow cooking takes pork to a divine level. It becomes super flavorful with a turmeric spiced rub and tender when simmered in a tomato-based honey, …

Cooking

How to make natural Easter egg dye from ingredients in your kitchen

Yes, it's been this easy to make homemade egg dyes all along<p>Sometimes making things the old-fashioned way is best — and that's especially true when …

Onions

Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds. Here are a …

How to cook roast beef

When it comes to roast beef, the received wisdom is that it should always be cooked on the bone – whether it's a sirloin joint or rib roast – as the …

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

These Are The 3 Most Expensive Cheeses In The World

Last year the average American ate over thirty-eight pounds of cheese , and that number has continued to rise each year, as per the International Dairy Foods Association.<p>Compare that to the measly eleven pounds of cheese the average American had back in 1970 and it’s obvious we’ve all become a …

Blue Cheese

16 Healthy Braising Recipes to Ease the Pain of Winter

Cooking

How To Make The Best Coleslaw

Let’s be honest: coleslaw is often an afterthought. A bowl of slaw is an automatic addition to a cookout menu, right next to the potato salad and …

The Secret to Juicy Shrimp

Step 1. Soak shrimp in brine.<p>Soak quickly in brine to keep lean seafood moist as it cooks and season it throughout. A solution of 1 tablespoon kosher …

Gauguin’s Stirring First-Hand Account of What Actually Happened the Night Van Gogh Cut off His Own Ear

“Between two such beings as he and I, the one a perfect volcano, the other boiling too, inwardly, a sort of struggle was preparing.”<p>Certain relationships are charged with an intensity of feeling that incinerates the walls we habitually erect between platonic friendship, romantic attraction, and …

Literature

How to Break Up Like a Poet: Edna St. Vincent Millay and the Art of the Kind, Clean Break

“I am most faithless when I most am true.”<p>Published at nineteen and a Pulitzer winner at thirty-three, the poet and playwright <b>Edna St. Vincent Millay</b> (February 22, 1892–October 19, 1950) is one of the most influential writers in the English language. She was also an early and unselfconscious …

Literature

Love After Life: Nobel-Winning Physicist Richard Feynman’s Extraordinary Letter to His Departed Wife

Where the hard edge of physics meets the vulnerable metaphysics of the human heart.<p>Few people have enchanted the popular imagination with science more powerfully and lastingly than physicist <b>Richard Feynman</b> (May 11, 1918–February 15, 1988) — the “Great Explainer” with the uncommon gift for bridging …

Love Found: A Diverse Illustrated Collection of Classic Poems Celebrating Desire, Longing, and Devotion

“Sit. Feast on your life.”<p><i>“The alternations between love and its denial, suffering and denial of suffering … constitute the most essential and ubiquitous structural feature of the human heart,”</i> philosopher Martha Nussbaum wrote in contemplating how we know we love somebody. How unsurprising then, …

The Best of Brain Pickings 2017

The courage to be yourself, a Stoic’s antidote to anxiety, how friendship transforms us, in praise of solitude, and more.<p>We read for the same reasons we write — to think, to feel, to locate ourselves within ourselves and in relation to the world. Of the 258 pieces I wrote this year, these are the …

Spread of breast cancer linked to compound in asparagus and other foods

Breast cancer patients could be encouraged to cut asparagus and other foods from their diets in the future to reduce the risk of the disease spreading, scientists say.<p>Researchers are investigating whether a change in diet could help patients with breast tumours after studies in mice showed that …

Cancer

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Cooking

Big Wolf & Little Wolf: A Tender Tale of Loneliness, Belonging, and How Friendship Transforms Us

A subtle meditation on the meaning of solidarity, the relationship between the ego and the capacity for love, and the little tendrils of care that become the armature of friendship.<p>We spend our lives trying to discern where we end and the rest of the world begins. There is a strange and sorrowful …

What is the Difference Between Clams, Mussels, Oysters, and Scallops? - Chowhound

When you’re on the fence about seafood to begin with, at first glance there is <i>no</i> difference between clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops: they’re …

Step Aside, Fireball: Fire Cider Is Our Spicy (and Healthy!) Shot of Choice - Chowhound

Fire cider—the throat-stripping, sinus-clearing, hot-spiced, thoroughly modern cider vinegar concoction that devotees down in daily shots—has its …

Traditional Irish Colcannon Recipe

Colcannon is a favorite Irish recipe and especially on St Patrick's Day. Seriously, what is not to like—creamy mashed potatoes, fresh, crunchy curly …

Best Ever Cookies And Cream Stuffed Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat your oven to 350°F/175°C<p>2<p>Done<p>Line 9x13 pan with foil and spray with nonstick spray. Set aside.<p>3<p>Done<p>In the bowl of stand mixer …

20 Slow Cooker Recipes for Lazy Cooks

We all have days when we feel so lazy that even calling for takeout seems like a chore. It's on those days that the slow cooker's abilities shine the …

15 Actors Who Completely Transformed Their Bodies To Become Super

As an actor, when you get tapped to play a superhero, there’s no more joking around — things get serious. You have to give up alcohol entirely, your …

Stephen King Makes A Telling Observation About The Reaction To The Infamous ‘It’ Sex Scene

As has been reported a few times in the lead up to the release of <i>It</i>, the adaptation of Stephen King’s classic horror tale that turned clowns into a horror fixture, a very controversial scene was left out of the movie. It involves the members of The Losers’ Club all having sex with each other in the …

Stephen King

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Crockpot Tomato Sauce Recipe<p>Updated August 18, 2017<p>Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, …

These Mini Chicken Parm Meatballs Are Cute and Delicious

Raise your hand if you love chicken Parmesan. The combination of pan-fried chicken, melted mozzarella, and warm tomato sauce is a tried-and-true …