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The 9 healthy recipes that people are freaking out over on Pinterest right now

Pinterest is a goldmine of healthy recipe inspo, but sometimes it can seem like there’s too much of a good thing: All those photos can be <i>a lot</i> to …

Travel Nirvana: 22 Tips to Bring the Joy Back to Air Travel

To be happy when we head to the airport, we need to find the mindset for enjoying air travel, regardless of what the airline CEOs, airport administrators and government security forces decide to subject us to. With that in mind, I've spent some time thinking while sitting in airports and on …

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9 Small Beer Cities That Deserve National Attention

These nine towns are all making huge steps in the world of brewing.<p>By: Andy Kryza<p>Portland, Denver, San Diego... blah blah blah. Whenever a discussion of America's best beer cities starts up, people simply trot out the same old cities over and over. And while it's hard to argue against their …

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Teachers complain Common Core-linked lessons little more than scripts to read

Some of the biggest critics of new lesson plans aligned with the national Common Core standards are the people charged with teaching them.<p>A growing number of teachers say the national standards, adopted by some 45 states, have combined with pressure to "teach to the test" to take all individuality …

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VIDEO: The Future Of Wearable Technology

Google Glass — the glasses with a computer, Internet and camera built in — is only the latest version of wearable technology. The wristwatch was one of the first.<p>Off Book, a Web video series from PBS, explorers the future of wearable technology — from devices that help you figure out why you can't …

Exploring Coffee's Past To Rescue Its Future

At the Center for Tropical Agricultural Research and Education (CATIE) in Turrialba, Costa Rica, you can touch the history of coffee — and also, if the optimists have their way, part of its future.<p>Here, spread across 25 acres, are coffee trees that take you back to coffee's origins.<p>"The story …

Can You Hear Me Now? Cellphone Satellites Phone Home

Smartphones can check e-mail, record videos and even stream NPR. Now NASA has discovered they make pretty decent satellites, too. Three smart phones launched into space this past Sunday are orbiting above us even now, transmitting data and images back to Earth. The PhoneSats, which cost just a few …

VIDEO: The NPR Virtual Coffeehouse

All this week on The Salt and on <i>Morning Edition,</i> we've been exploring the stories behind your ritual cup of joe. On Friday afternoon, we held an NPR virtual coffeehouse to discuss. You can watch archived video of the first of what we hope will be a series of Google+ Hangouts with the NPR food team. …

Jazzahead! Highlights: 5 New Bands From Europe

Bremen may be best known for its love of soccer and Beck's beer, but every April, its Jazzahead! festival turns the German port town into a capital city of jazz for a weekend<p>What began as a small trade fair and showcase for German jazz nine years ago has grown into a four-day festival with more …

The IT Conversation We Should Be Having

It has been a while since I was a parent of teenagers, but I remember when the question, “Have you had the conversation yet?” made me break out in cold sweats. The Conversation is also a 1974 film by Francis Ford Coppola whose themes include the role of technology in society and being so focused on …

The Awkward Ascent Of “The Misadventures Of Awkward Black Girl”

By Joe Berkowitz7 minute Read<p>Although she comes across rather cool and composed in person, Issa Rae will be the first to tell you that she basically …

'Smart skin' hope for touch sensor

<b>Scientists have made a step forward in their ability to mimic the sense of touch.</b><p>A team from the US and China made an experimental array that can sense pressure in the same range as the human fingertip.<p>The advance could speed the development of smarter artificial skin capable of "feeling" activity …

Vegan Secrets (Or Why My Skin Is Always Glowing)

When I first made the decision to adopt a vegan diet, many of the more "seasoned" vegans in my life told me about all the wonderful benefits I could expect. Those things all sounded great, but after I went vegan, I discovered a whole world of benefits no one had ever told me about.<p>When I first made …

Why Does Wisconsin Lock Up More Black Men Than Any Other State?

Rates Of Black Male Incarceration By State, 2012<p>What is going on in Wisconsin?<p>A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee that looked at the prison population there found that the state has the highest percentage of incarcerated black men in the country. About 1 in 8 black men of working …

15 Household Uses for Mint

• Growing mint will keep your yard and garden buzzing with beneficial insects. Mint is rich in nectar and pollen, and its small flower clusters keep …

5 Bonuses of Plants in Small Spaces

Plants can seem like the world's biggest joy or the world's biggest headache. They can make any house or apartment feel like home, but in a small …

My Tiny Seedlings

The number of seedlings in my greenhouse is increasing a pace. There are still two weeks to go here until the risk of frost is gone and so I’m …

Starting a New Herb Bed

Since my garden is brand new this season I had no herb garden. In my last garden I had a lovely herb patch that was in constant use so I thought it …

Indoor Gardens: Bringing Nature In

It's still cold outside, so bring in some nature with a small indoor garden. Seeing greenery indoors adds cheer and reminds you that spring is just …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

Bioengineers 3D print tiny functioning human liver

A US biotechnology company has 3D printed a tiny functioning liver in the lab that survived just over five days -- more than twice the life …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

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Sony world photography award winners – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/apr/25/sony-world-photography-award-winners-pictures<p>720<p>As the victors are announced in the Sony …

Psy makes a tourism ad for South Korea: Gangnam Style and beyond

The Korean Tourism Organisation has enrolled the help of South Korean pop star PSY, of Gangnam Style fame.<p>The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) will …

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Mark Zuckerberg adds Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer to his FWD.us lobbying group

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched an immigration reform group, FWD.us, earlier this month, designed to promote innovation and investment in the US jobs market. After teaming up with some high-profile technology executives and venture capitalists to form the group, Zuckerberg is adding some …

Wavii Confirms Google Buy, Shuts Down Its Service To Make Natural Language Products For The Search Giant

Wavii, the natural language technology startup, has updated its home page, and its previously-monochromatic logo, to officially confirm that it has been acquired by Google — a deal that we noted earlier this week was “north of $30 million.” And to set speculation running about what might be coming …

Smartphones outpace feature phones for first time ever

It seemed inevitable, and now it has happened: for the first time ever, feature phones have taken a backseat to smartphones in terms of quantities shipped.<p>In the first quarter of 2013, device makers shipped 216.2 million smartphones worldwide, a volume that accounted for 51.6 percent of total …