Karen Traetow

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Crockpot Pho - a perfect Slow Cooker meal

<i>We love meals that will warm us up in chilly weather, and this crock pot pho definitely fits the bill! With spicy and sweet flavors, this is great to</i> …

It’s Time to Kill the Tea Bag

After water, the world’s second most consumed beverage isn’t cola, wine or beer — it’s tea. Yet, surprisingly, not many people know how to make it …

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

This Thing Now: Gochujang Sauce

<i>We're pretty obsessed with This Thing Now. Here's how to get it into your life.</i><p>I love Sriracha as much as the next person. In fact, I currently have …

Great Job, Internet!: These elementary school percussionists goddamn own these Led Zeppelin songs

The Louisville Leopard Percussionists are an extracurricular performing group for kids ages 7-12 in Kentucky. Back in November, they embraced their …

These Diagrams Are Everything You Need To Decorate Your Home

Interior design cheat sheets FTW.

Home Decorating

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Osama Bin Laden

The Many Flavors of Charleston

Few cities in America have both the history and quality of cuisine as Charleston, South Carolina, where the Lowcountry location, and three-and-a-half centuries of life have left their delicious stamp. Here is our rundown of classic dishes like roasted wreckfish and shrimp and grits, hometown …

The 6 Keys to Living the Sweet Life

Most of us want a better quality of life, happiness, and longevity. But few of us bother to really take note of how we are progressing towards these goals, and too often get caught up in the details of "life" while ignoring how well we are actually living. Luckily, there is a simple trick to help …