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What makes a dachshund the perfect muse? The long history of sausage dogs in art

My muse is a seven-year-old chocolate and tan sausage dog. I was captivated by Teena when she was a pup: ears that moved like a tiny elephant’s, a seal-jolting head and platypus feet pitter-pattering along, trying to get hold of my laces. Before we met I made sculptures called Prayers for Sausage …

Pets

Coffee vs Energy Drinks: Which to Drink When You're Tired

Do your research before you caffeinate.<p>July 16, 2018<p>It's not uncommon to grab a cup of coffee or an energy drink to pull an all-nighter before a …

Coffee

70 People From Around the World Share How They Count Their Money

In a fiscal episode of the Condé Nast Traveler series <i>Many People from Many Countries Say Things</i>, 70 different people from 70 different countries all …

Love the Fig

The produce section of the grocery store is a botanical disaster. Most people know that a tomato is technically a fruit, but so is an eggplant, a cucumber, and a spaghetti squash. A banana, which grows from a flower with a single ovary, is actually a berry, while a strawberry, which grows from a …

Zoology

Green Bay named drunkest city in the US, 10 Wisconsin cities listed as top 20 drunkest

MILWAUKEE -- Green Bay has been named the drunkest city in the country, according to 24/7 Wall St.<p>An analysis reviewed the adult excessive drinking …

The Right Way to Support Someone Having a Panic Attack

What are panic attacks really like—and how can you best support a loved one who gets them? If someone you care about is prone to panic attacks, it's …

An MSG Convert Visits the High Church of Umami

On my kitchen counter, to the side of the stove, there is a jagged skyline of jars and bottles, featuring the condiments and oils and spices that I use too often to ever properly put away. A few are ingredients so key that I buy them in bulk, storing the multi-kilo mega-packages in the back of the …

What causes right rib pain? What you need to know about this common ache

If the pain is keeping you from working or enjoying your day, it may be time to see your doctor.<p>It’s the rare person who hasn’t self-diagnosed various aches and pains. It turns out one of the most popular internet searches is something along the lines of: “I have a pain under my right rib. OMG, am …

Visual recipe: Spanish Eggs and Potatoes

Make this one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you’ll learn how to fry | Stock your Dinner in Minutes pantry

Watch Robert De Niro In A Really Weird Dog Sketch On 'Tonight Show'

This labradoodle puppy is so WTF.<p>Robert De Niro took a stab at absurdist comedy on “The Tonight Show” Monday, and we still don’t know what to make of it.<p>In a sketch with host Jimmy Fallon, the “Raging Bull” star played himself as someone who has never seen a dog.<p>The bit begins with De Niro walking …

This could be why our eyebrows evolved

<b>(CNN) —</b> If we could meet our human ancestors from hundreds of thousands of years ago and have a conversation with them, we might think they were angry and aggressive -- just by looking at their eyebrows.<p>Hominins like Homo heidelbergensis, who lived 200,000 to 600,000 years ago, had a very …

Archaeology

The Best Pasta Sauce Has Three Ingredients

I am bad and lazy at cooking, so I sometimes end up making a dinner of, like, avocado slices thrown on toast with some cheese on top. This makes me …

I Had Severe Neck Pain At Age 26 And It Turned Out To Be Multiple Sclerosis

I was diagnosed with MS a week before my 27th birthday, but I consider myself lucky that I was diagnosed so quickly.<p><i>Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disorder that affects the brain and spinal cord. It's most often diagnosed in people between the ages 20 and 50, and is more common in</i> …

What Trump Means When He Calls Gary Cohn a 'Globalist'

On Thursday, the president applied an epithet with a troubling, anti-Semitic history to the outgoing director of his National Economic Council.<p>The term “globalist” is a bit like the term “thug.” It’s an epithet that is disproportionately directed at a particular minority group. Just as “thug” is …

Donald Trump

Vegetarian Protein Is Just As 'Complete' As Meat, Despite What We've Been Taught

We're hanging on to notions from a 1970s diet fad that's a "complete" waste of our time.<p>“If you eat a dish with black beans, you’re not getting complete protein. You have to add another kind of bean to get the same kind of protein you’d get from meat.”<p>This suggestion came from a generally …

Red Alert: Russian Hackers Hit Colorado in "Moonlight Maze" Invasion

Thomas Rid, a professor of war studies at King’s College in London, recently uncovered many of the secrets around the early days of cyberwarfare, …

Cybersecurity

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Baked Ranch Chicken Thighs

These tender, juicy chicken thighs develop an amazing crispy seasoned outer skin in the oven, and they take only about 40 to 45 minutes prep and cook …

Cooking

What Your Instant Pot Buttons Mean

The Instant Pot is user friendly in so much as it is a very safe, self-contained, all-in-one multi-cooker, but its user interface is not exactly …

Muffin Cup Ham and Cheddar Quiches

These individual ham and cheddar quiches are a snap to fix and bake in a muffin tin. Refrigerated crescent roll dough makes up the unbelievably easy …

Breakfast

Dig This Look at the History of Jazz Slang

From alligator to zoot suit, jazz musicians speak about the language of the scene.<p>Are you worried that you’re the squarest cat at the gig? Think …

Bread Machine Tips and Recipes

Most bread machines are easy enough for a grade school child to operate, but the more you know about the machine and ingredients, the better your …

18 Innovative Crescent Roll Creations

With holiday shopping, dinners, cookies, gift-wrapping and the everyday 9 to 5 work schedule, there's little time left to put into homemade snacks …

This Tumblr Dedicated To Ugly Babies In Renaissance Paintings Is The Funniest Thing You’ll See All Day

The Renaissance is often perceived as the period of the noblest traditions, but some artists from that time had been repeatedly doing something that …

Thai Peanut Chicken and Ramen Noodle Soup

To make this on the Stove: Heat a large pot over medium high heat. Add 1 tablespoon peanut oil and the chicken. Brown the chicken, stirring once or …

Have Dinner in Paris with This Creamy Mustard Chicken Recipe

Skillet Creamy French Mustard Chicken<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs<br>Kosher salt<br>Freshly ground black pepper <br>1/2 cup …

Eat these podcasts: 12 delicious shows about food history

<b>(Getty)</b><p>From “Modernist BreadCrumbs” to the secret lives of taquerias, these shows take you on a journey beyond the plate<p>Ma'ayan Plaut<p>December 2, 2017 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Each bite we take has been on quite a journey, whether we get our food from the garden, farmers market or grocery store. These 12 food …

Food

46 Situations That Make Twentysomething Grandmas Feel Bad

"Sorry I'm busy tonight." = "I need to eat pasta on the sofa in my pyjamas."<p><b>1. Cancelling plans with a friend because you’d rather spend the evening eating a bowl of pasta on your sofa.</b><p>2. And feeling secretly pleased if your friend cancels on you first.<p><b>3. Leaving a birthday party just as it starts</b> …

23 Easy DIY Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

01 of 23<p>DIY Printable Black And White Christmas Wrapping Paper<p>With Christmas quickly approaching it is time to start wrapping all the wonderful gifts …

Mexican/White Trash Recipe

<b>Ingredients :</b>1 bag Nacho Doritos, crushed.2C shredded chicken2C shredded cheese–or more (I always use more!!)1 Can Cream of chicken soup1 Can ro’tel …