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Daemon Voices is a master class on writing by Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman can tell a good story. Author of the immensely popular His Dark Materials trilogy—as well as some 40-odd more novels, plays, and …

Money

How To Make Texas-Style Brisket in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Beefy brisket is the king of Texas barbecue. Yes, Texas has ribs and pulled pork, but tender, peppery brisket is what most people dream of when they …

Recipes

This is what women's pubic hair looks like around the world

Personally, I've been grooming my downstairs department since the age of 15. Over that time, I've tried many different hairstyles. I've shaven, I've …

The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch as an Online Interactive Adventure

Surely you've seen Hieronymus Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights, the famous triptych oil painting from the late 15th century.<p>But do you know the …

Artists

Bill Ryder-Jones announces new album, shares first single “Mither”

Multi-instrumentalist Bill Ryder-Jones is back with new track "Mither", a song about his own mother.<p>Alongside the track reveal is the visuals …

New Albums

These High-Protein, Low-Carb Snacks Are Nutritionist-Approved

Planning and preparing healthy meals is one of the most—if not <i>the</i> most—popular topics of conversation throughout the wellness world. There are …

Nutrition

This Tomato Tart Is So Easy, I Can Tell You How to Make It Over the Phone

By Emily Schultz<p>And I have. Many times.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>The funny thing about working at a food magazine is that everyone you know starts to think of you as their personal food concierge. At around 4:45 p.m. …

Baking

A shoe worn by Namibian farmers has become a hipster must-have in the world’s fashion capitals

Red suede <i>veldskoene</i> go with everything, rather surprisingly. They can be worn with flowing floral dresses, purple winter stockings, and tailored trousers and jeans—the skinnier the better. Originally designed for farmers and settlers who had to trudge for hours over harsh, dry scrubland of southern …

South Africa

The Best Macronutrient Ratio for Weight Loss

A recent trend in weight loss is counting macronutrients.<p>These are nutrients that your body requires in large amounts for normal growth and …

Nutrition

A Pair Of Hangry Athletes Wrote A Cookbook & We Want To Make Everything

Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky have a few things in common: They love running, and they love food. And with their first cookbook in 2016—<i>Run</i> …

Food

Frühschoppen: The German Tradition Of Drinking Before Noon

2 minute Read<p>When you think of eating in the morning what pops into your mind? Eggs? Granola? Fruit? Bacon? Pancakes? Oatmeal? These would all be …

Angela Merkel

Photography is an Antidepressant

For me, photography is an escape. It offers a creative release which isn’t generally available in everyday life. Those creative escapes can often be …

Photography

You Shouldn’t Have to Read These Books in High School

<i>The Great Gatsby</i> is overrated. It’s a good book! A great book! It’s just not the <i>very best book ever</i>, especially not the best book to teach teenagers …

Literature

This 20-Minute Upper Body Circuit Can Help to Banish Your Man Boobs

50 Cent and Kevin Love's trainer puts you through a circuit to help hone your chest, shoulders, and arms.<p>When you work out your upper body, you shouldn't just be focusing on mirror muscles like your biceps. Your chest, shoulders, and back all need love, too.<p>In this session of the Anywhere Anytime …

Workouts

French Illustrator Revives the Byzantine Empire with Magnificently Detailed Drawings of Its Monuments & Buildings: Hagia Sophia, Great Palace & More

The Byzantine Empire fell in the mid-15th century, but something of its spirit still lives on. A great deal of it lives on in the work of the French …

Ancient History

If superpowers were real: Body mass - Joy Lin

Your Weekend Project: Deep-Clean Your Dishwasher

<b>Step 4:</b> Replace the parts you removed and run your machine using nothing but vinegar.<p><b>Important note!</b> Never mix vinegar with bleach when cleaning your …

Cleaning

43 Vintage Recipes from the ’40s Worth Trying Today

The 1940s were full of swing music, victory gardens and the invention of the microwave. Get a taste of the 40s with these vintage recipes that are …

Limoncello Recipe

"Truly worth the time required to create this distinguished ice cold refreshing drink."<p>Ingredients<p>10 lemons<p>1 liter vodka<p>3 cups white sugar<p>4 cups water<p>…

Fascinating Stories Behind 19 Stunning Portraits Taken by Julia Margaret Cameron in the Late 19th Century

Julia Margaret Cameron was a British photographer. She became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for photographs with Arthurian …

10 Sandwiches to Eat in France Before You Die

French sandwich culture is a thing of glory.<p>France has a proud, centuries-old food culture that is considered to be the most prestigious in the …

Shaved Fennel Salad with Croutons and Walnuts

4 servings<p>This is an antidote to every side salad that ever was. Instead of meh greens, it’s got shavings of fennel that bend and twist but keep their refreshing crunch. It’s got a lean dressing and nuggets of deeply toasted croutons, meaty walnuts, and shards of Parmesan. It has acidity and …

How to Eat Like You're in the Mediterranean, Even When You're Not

10 ways to bring home the best flavors of the cities that dot the iconic coast.<p>Is it just us or does it seem like *literally* everyone is in Italy …

This Is The Only Photo Of A U.S. Navy Supercarrier Being Sunk (Updated)

The haunting image depicts a scene that hopefully won't ever be repeated during an operational deployment.<p>USN/Public Domain<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler …

Laowa's wild macro probe lens gives you a wide-angle bug's-eye view

This is one of the weirdest and most extraordinary new camera lenses we've ever seen. Laowa's 24 mm f/14 probe lens looks bizarre, works like nothing …

10 Knee-Saving Lower Body Moves for Men Over 40

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

In pictures: Behind the mask

<b>British photographer Rory Lewis believes portraits should preserve history and not just reflect the shell of the subject.</b><p>Inspired by the German expressionists of the early 20th Century and artists such as Caravaggio, Lewis seeks to present truthful images, to show every "line, mark and scar, to …

Olive Oil Dip for Italian Bread Recipe

"They serve this dip at the more elite Italian restaurants and I think I have finally mastered it! It tastes great with French bread and makes a good …

Recipe: Marinated White Beans — Recipes from The Kitchn

When soaked in garlic and shallot-infused olive oil and tossed with lots of fresh herbs, plump white beans transform into a delicious multi-purpose …

Red Cabbage Porterhouse Steaks with Herb Butter

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2018<p>Give this hearty vegetarian recipe the true steakhouse treatment and serve it with steamed asparagus, french …