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Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

8 to 10 Servings<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons Dijon mustard<p>1 tablespoon minced shallot<p>1 small garlic clove, finely grated<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt plus more for seasoning<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>2 large bunches of Tuscan kale (about 1 1/2 lb. total), center …

Pinterest and Quora for Business? Ignore at Your Peril

Quick: what business Top 10 list contains such strange bedfellows as Starbucks, Disney, Walmart, General Electric and Louis Vuitton?<p>I'll bet you didn't guess Pinterest.<p>Since it introduced Pinterest for Business just last November, the three-year-old pinboard photosharing website has been on fire. …

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Liberals should fear Chris Christie

The GOP all-star is far from a moderate — he’s a social progressive’s worst nightmare<p>Two years ago, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin introduced his falsely named "budget repair bill." In doing so, he transformed himself from an obscure Midwestern governor to the personification of a nationally …

The Reagan Revolution is over

Why the GOP has failed to capitalize on nostalgia for the ex-president: The nation has changed and so has the party<p>The reason the Onion's spoof about Ronald Reagan being raised from the grave to lead today's Republican Party still remains one of the funniest political satires in recent memory is …

Frank Bruni, child-free columnist, should leave parents alone.

One of my frequently broken writing resolutions is to stop responding to obvious troll bait. But <i>New York Times</i> columnist Frank Bruni goaded me into …

Innovative stringing month on Beading Arts!

Never forget the basics! They are...well...<b>basic</b> to everything else you will learn in jewelry making. And stringing is one of the first beading …

Mindfulness Meditation Could Lower Levels Of Cortisol, The Stress Hormone

Even more research is drawing a clear link between mindfulness meditation and lowered stress.<p>A new study in the journal Health Psychology shows an association between increased mindfulness and decreased levels of the stress hormone cortisol.<p>"This is the first study to show a direct relation between …

Not without our apostrophes!

Punctuation gets a reprieve in England<p>After a lengthy era of superfluous punctuation running wild through our shop signs and tattoos, who'd have thought we'd ever come to the day when the apostrophe might become an endangered species? But over the past month, a ferocious battle has been going on …

College tuition’s hidden charges

No wonder no one can afford a secondary education: Schools are milking families for thousands in “student fees”<p>
 At the University of California, Santa Cruz, where tuition runs to nearly $35,000 for non-residents, students every year pay more than 30 additional fees — including a small charge for …

Marissa Mayer Tells Inside Story of How Yahoo Wooed Her

Marissa Mayer was originally planning a six-month maternity leave, but shortened that to two weeks after she got the CEO job at Yahoo, she revealed …

8 Things Women Need To Be B*tches To Do, According To Books

Judging from the publishing industry, all women are b*tches -- or need to be in order to succeed at, well, pretty much anything. After one-too-many "you probably work with lots of catty/b*tchy ladies" books came across our desks, we decided to do a little digging. And it turns out that there are a …

Flex time is not the answer.

When my daughter was born almost two years ago, I started working part-time, and more flexibly. It was easy enough to give up my online editing job …

How to cure cancer: Time magazine’s April 1 cover is wrong and cruel.

A decade ago, when I was on the national desk at <i>Newsweek</i>, a handful of us would spend slow nights competing to see who could come closest to writing …