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150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

North Carolina Lemon Pie - you'll never guess what this crust is made of!

Lemon lovers unite! This simple North Carolina Lemon Pie is going to surprise and delight you, and I can’t wait for you to make it so that I can hear …

Forget graham crackers: Saltines make the best pie crust

I, privileged Yankee pie consumer, had previously been unaware of the many pleasures of the saltine cracker pie crust. I had thought the pinnacle of …

The Best Movies of 2016

Hollywood is the world’s best money-laundering machine. It takes in huge amounts of money from the sale of mass-market commodities and cleanses some of it with the production of cinematic masterworks. Earning billions of dollars from C.G.I. comedies for children, superhero movies, sci-fi …

5 Simple Low-Cal Dinners That AREN'T Salad

There are multiple factors that determine whether a meal is healthy or not, but one of the most universally recognized ways to make smarter meal …

Notable Lives Lost in 2016: Pictures

The Greatest Science Books of 2016

From the sound of spacetime to time travel to the microbiome, by way of polar bears, dogs, and trees.<p>I have long believed that E.B. White’s abiding wisdom on children’s books — <i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”</i> — is equally true of …

30 Festive Christmas Dessert Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

It’s finally time for apple cinnamon and pumpkin spice to take a back seat. Winter is coming, and we must shine the spotlight on cooling peppermint treats and spiced eggnog recipes. With Christmas in just a few weeks, you’re probably starting to think about the cookies you want to whip up for your …

Dessert

7 Easy Icebox Cookies That Will Make All Your Holiday Dreams Come True

Christmas is synonymous with cookies. This year, liven up your usual baking routine with these seven icebox cookie recipes. The beauty here is that …

Dessert

The 10 holiday movies you need to see before the Oscars

All those great movies you've been hearing about since the fall film festivals? They're finally arriving. Here's a top 10 list of films you'll need to need to see if you want to be up on the Oscars this year.<p><b>"Arrival"</b> Denis Villeneuve's spooky sci-fi spectacle already has its share of fans in the …

Marina Abramovic Has Outlasted Her Lovers and, She Hopes, Her Critics

Marina Abramovic thinks I think too much, and am not very useful besides that. And she is not wrong. Abramovic, when she turns her tractor-beam …

We Were Wrong About Limiting Children's Screen Time

How much time should kids be allowed to stare into their screens like zombies? New guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics upturns …

How to Make Beef Stroganoff | The Art of Manliness

Back in the mid-eighties, my idea of the perfect evening would have been playing <i>1942</i> on my Nintendo until my thumbs were numb, capped off with a big …

Otherworldly Pencil Sculptures by Jennifer Maestre | Colossal

<p>Originally inspired by the form and function of a sea urchin, artist Jennifer Maestre constructs unwieldy organic forms using pencils and pencil …

Butter-Poached Shrimp with Grits

Shrimp/prawns, so often overcooked in boiling water, are beautifully poached in butter—they remain tender, do not become rubbery, and develop an …

35 Movies You Will Be Talking About This Awards Season

Here are the most anticipated movies of the fall, and the most likely contenders for awards in 2016.<p>We have finally stumbled out of the desert that was this summer's movie season — a wasteland of ill-conceived sequels — and emerged into an oasis of thoughtful, moving, challenging, joyous, original …

17 Comforting No-Noodle Fall Dishes That Snub Carbs

One of our favorite things about welcoming the chilly weather, besides being in sweatpants and leggings <i>forever</i>, is comfort food. By summer’s end, we find ourselves dreaming about carb-tastic casseroles, cheesy baked pastas and hearty fall soups. But after a few weeks of carb-indulging, there is NO …

Cooking

Hillary vs. the Hate Machine: How Clinton Became a Vessel for America's Fury

They were everywhere this summer, the wanna-be statesmen, the failed comedians, the conspiracy theorists and entrepreneurs with political …

Pumpkin Spice Truffles When You Don't Want to Bother With Baking Pie

These super simple pumpkin pie truffles only take a handful of ingredients to make and are so delicious you could eat them all pumpkin season long!<p>Pumpkin Pie Truffles<p>From Brandi Milloy, POPSUGAR Food<p>Ingredients<p>20 graham crackers<br>• 2 1/2 ounces cream cheese<br>• 1/2 cup pumpkin puree<br>• 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie …

Dessert

51 Dishes You Have To Make Before The End Of Summer

Don't give in to pumpkin spice season just yet.<p>August may be coming to an end, but there’s still plenty of time to make some magical summer food.<p>From the veggies you can still pick up at the farmer’s market ― we’re looking at you, zucchini, eggplant and basil — to the sweet summer fruits and …

This could be KFC's secret recipe

Colonel Sanders' nephew casually revealed to a reporter a recipe that had been passed down in a family scrapbook.<p>Could this be KFC's closely guarded secret recipe of 11 herbs and spices? The nephew, Joe Ledington, said it is. He claims his job as a kid was to mix this same recipe in large …

The best outdoor gear for camping, hiking, and exploring nature

It's Wilderness Week here at <i>The Verge</i>, and that means thinking about all the ways we can explore and admire nature, even if our park getaways happen to be few and far between. Because every good outdoor experience involves traveling light with gear that lasts a long time, we've put together a list …

Why you'll want to figure out how to use a spiralizer

I came late to the spiralizer party. I'd never heard of the gadget that turns vegetables into noodle-like strands until about a year ago, when I started seeing dishes with names such as "Zinguine™" on restaurant menus.<p>The gluten-free and paleo crowd have been onto this tool for some time — it's a …

The Best Podcasts to Listen to Now, According to 9 It Girls

If there’s any takeaway from the continuous rise of podcast culture, it’s the enduring appeal of the human voice. Sure, we date via swipe and shop with a click, but nothing can compete with the simple pleasure of a great story. But with hundreds of thousands of titles on offer, it can be …

Madeleine McCann

Lemon Cream Pie Overnight Oats

Does lemon-y oatmeal sound weird to you? I wasn’t too sure about the combo either. But I figured, if I can get Carrot Cake Quinoa and Banana Split …

Breakfast

Carrot Cake Quinoa Bowls

I was digging around my recipe archives a couple weeks ago and came across this Banana Hazelnut Breakfast Quinoa from over a year ago. We’re all …

Breakfast

Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust Is the Best Idea You've Never Tried

Because pie season is the best season.<p>With pie season quickly approaching, we've been busy searching Pinterest for ways to give Grandma's trusty recipe an update. That's when we stumbled upon cinnamon roll pie crust, the most genius baking trick you'll try this fall.<p>To make this recipe at home, …

Baking

7 Best Zoodle Recipes

Put your spiralizer to good use.<p>Zucchini noodles (or zoodles) are a fun and healthy way to cook with summer's most abundant vegetable. Pull out your …