Keith Storer

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How to Make an Apple Dutch Baby, with a Helpful GIF!

Part soufflé, part giant pancake, this Apple Dutch Baby is a golden, puffed delight. Here’s how to do it.<p>Part soufflé, part giant pancake, this Apple Dutch Baby is a golden, puffed delight. Here’s how to do it.<p><b>Sauté apples in the same skillet you’ll use to make the pancake</b> (cast iron is best). The …

Breakfast

What Can You Do With a Humanities Ph.D., Anyway?

The choice to leave academia does not have to mean life as a barista.<p>There is a widespread belief that humanities Ph.D.s have limited job prospects. The story goes that since tenure-track professorships are increasingly being replaced by contingent faculty, the vast majority of English and history …

Quality Over Quantity: The Case Against Essay Length Requirements

Imagine you're an analyst for a Fortune 500 company. One day, your boss asks you for a memo breaking down the pros and cons of a potential acquisition. Your boss further stipulates that your analysis must be at least five pages long. Even if you could convey the information more efficiently, don't …

Just say no to college! Why it’s the worst decision a young American can make

<b>John Belushi in "Animal House" (Universal)</b><p>For today’s grads, a job is no sure thing, but decades of debt may be. And don’t get me started on the “education”<p>Matt Saccaro<p>February 22, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Each autumn, millions of young Americans parade into colleges with cheap plastic furniture in tow, …

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: How to Meditate: 18 Tips to Successful Sitting Practice

In order to lead a more enlightened life, it is important, first of all, to understand how the human mind works. We are often unknowing prisoners of our minds, swept away by whatever thought we may be having at the time. We give our thoughts too much power.<p>Lost in regretting the past, or …

Catching Up on the Classics

Report: Facebook’s Teens Are “Leaving By the Millions"

A recent report made the claim that Facebook’s teens are dropping like flies, down 25% since 2011. Ten years old, does this spell doom for Facebook?<p>A …

On The Street…The Fortezza, Florence

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How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

<i>“Find something more important than you are,”</i> philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, <i>“and dedicate your life to it.”</i> But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of …

How To Make Mashed Cauliflower, Because It Goddamn Tastes Great

The first thing to do is clear up any misconceptions that the reason to make mashed cauliflower, and not mashed potatoes, is that mashed cauliflower …

How to Make Vegetarian (or Vegan) Chili without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, we start craving chili. Now it's simple enough to make</i> …

Cooking

Trial begins in Lamborghini theft, shooting case

The story of Max Wade, who is charged with stealing a celebrity chef's Lamborghini and trying to kill two people, is a tale of greed, infatuation, …

Crime

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A Man's Gut Brews Its Own Beer and Gets Him Drunk When He Eats Carbs

Okay, this is the best beer belly any one of us could ever dream of having. A 61-year-old man found himself getting drunk without ever drinking …

Alcohol

The Daily Routines of Great Writers

<i>UPDATE: These daily routines have now been adapted into a labor-of-love visualization of writers’ sleep habits vs. literary productivity.</i><p>Kurt Vonnegut’s recently published daily routine made we wonder how other beloved writers organized their days. So I pored through various old diaries and …

How to Find Fulfilling Work

<i>“If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment,”</i> wrote Dostoevsky, <i>“all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning.”</i> Indeed, the quest to avoid work and make a living of doing …

Cover letter writing advice: How to write a cover letter for an entry-level media job

Over the last five years, I’ve read something like 500 applications for entry-level media jobs. Over time, I’ve spotted many talented people, …

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One of the best shots of the summer! Regrammed from @derekblasberg

Are Yasiel Puig's Immaturity Issues Finally Causing On-Field Dropoff?

Yasiel Puig is an MVP candidate and then some...unfortunately, by "and then some" I mean that he's also a diva.<p>Puig has taken Major League Baseball by storm since being called up to join the Los Angeles Dodgers, turning the team from a basement-dwelling team to a World Series favorite. He has had …

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We’re nomads seeking tenure

Must we keep moving, moving, moving, in search of academe’s holy grail? Can’t we just settle somewhere?<p><b>Dear Cary,</b><p><b>The past several years of my life have been filled with some incredible ups and downs and I'm feeling worn out. I'm writing you because I feel like a ping-pong ball who has has no</b> …

Tom Reiss: How I Write

The biographer, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Black Count is now out in paperback, talks about growing up in Little Vienna, listening to a …

How to Worry Less About Money: Financial Planning Lessons from Goethe

The question of how people spend and earn money has been a cultural obsession since the dawn of economic history, but the psychology behind it is sometimes surprising and often riddled with various anxieties. In <b>How to Worry Less about Money</b> (<i>public library</i>) — another great installment in The School …

What Would You Do If Money Were No Object? Alan Watts on the Life of Purpose

British philosopher and writer Alan Watts (1915–1973), author of the cult-classic <i>The Way of Zen</i>, played a key role in popularizing Eastern philosophy in the West, like John Cage had done, in the middle of the 20th century. In this short remix video, a fine complement to this omnibus of wisdom on …