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Cecile Richards offers advice for professional troublemakers

<i>Linda Wertheimer is a senior correspondent at NPR.</i><p>Making trouble may have come naturally to Cecile Richards, born to a father who was a civil rights lawyer and a mother who would make the great leap from housewife to governor of Texas. Richards traces her first act of speaking out to a dramatic day …

Feminism

Republicans Once Again Tried Silencing Maxine Waters And She Was Having None Of It

During a House discussion on discrimination, a Republican Congressman tried getting Maxine Waters to yield — as if that would happen<p>A Republican …

Feminism

Truck Camper Hints

Posted on April 29, 2018 by<p>Oh, I am so in love with this place. This tiny, old New Mexico “town” is one of my favorite stops. Great pies. Friendly …

RVs

Recent Works

Meet 'Professor X,' the AI genius who left his lab at Princeton to beat Uber, Google, and Intel at their own game

By the fall of that same year, Xiao, known as something of a risk-taker, had moved himself and his family from New Jersey to Silicon Valley, and raised some modest seed funding for his new startup focused on self-driving cars.<p>His startup, dubbed AutoX, has done its best to stay under the radar to …

Chef Sarah Grueneberg's 5 Tips for Better Homemade Pasta

"Pasta knows when you’re scared or nervous."<p>Homemade pasta is many things: delicious, comforting and versatile. Did we mention delicious? That part …

More vegetables, less work: Lessons from the mother of mulch

The famous gardener Ruth Stout did not invent mulch. By her account, God did.<p>Leaves that fall — and other organic materials — feed the soil through their decomposition, protect it from erosion and drought, and sustain soil creatures that aerate it. By placing such materials around plants, a …

Gardening

Turn A Cheap Packet Of Instant Ramen Into A Gourmet Meal

At less than one buck per package, instant ramen noodles are anything but upscale. For the intelligent unpretentious, this fact matters not. The cheap eats are a great addition to hearty soups, stir fries and recipes that call for an al dente crunch.<p>You've seen ramen burgers, tacos and pizza -- …

Meet Ecocapsule, the ultimate dwelling experience

Ecocapsule® Your new<br>self-sustainable microhome<p>Order your exclusive series of Ecocapsule now<p>Order now<p>About Ecocapsule<p>Gallery<p>Features<p>Solar<br>cells<p>The …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Claiming Social Security is a life or death matter<p>9:41 a.m. Today9:41 a.m. March 24, 2018<p>‘I’m really sorry that this happened,’ the company’s CEO …

Delta Airlines Has Its First Black Female Captain

This is the second time she's made aviation history.<p>Twenty years ago, Stephanie Johnson became the first black female pilot for Northwest Airlines.<p>And in 2016, Johnson made history again as Delta Air Lines’ first black female captain. Delta celebrated Johnson in February, but Women’s History Month …

Delta Airlines

10 shelving designs that are perfect for book lovers

Today is World Book Day. To mark the occasion we've rounded up 10 of the best ways designers have stored books, from bookshelf staircases to a huge …

The Best Nonstick Pans Are the Cheap Ones

I'm the last person to advise buying cheap stuff just for the sake of cheapness. I've invested in some fairly pricey kitchen equipment over the years, from high-quality enameled cast iron to top-notch Japanese knives; in almost every case, I've come to the conclusion that, while the initial …

Time I

Google Fiber Sheds Workers As It Looks to a Wireless Future

Google Fiber is getting a lot smaller. Alphabet is sending hundreds of employees at Access—the division that runs the high-speed internet service—to …

A 25-year-old spent $250 turning his truck into a camper van to travel across the US

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• John Charles Putrino built a bed and storage unit into the back of his truck.</b><b><br>• He's driving to national parks across the US.</b><b><br>• It took some getting used to, but he enjoys the solitude of low-maintenance travel.</b><p>John Charles Putrino wanted to keep his cross-country trip …

RVs

The Single Girl's Guide to Cooking for One (and Loving It)

Dining solo is the ultimate test of willpower. After all, when you're only accountable to yourself, it's easy to find an excuse to forgo cooking a …

21 Instant Pot Dinner Ideas You Need To Try

We're kind of obsessed with this thing, TBH.

Cooking

Lemon cornmeal muffin recipe from Willa Jean in New Orleans

Lightly sweet and with a tender crumb, a batch of fresh lemon cornmeal muffins can be a powerful thing. Just ask reader Susan Slesinger of Seal Beach; she's been thinking about the little cakes at chef John Besh's Willa Jean Restaurant in New Orleans ever since she was in the Crescent City last …

Baking

Paris’s Classy New Public Urinals Use Your Pee To Grow Flowers

But do not take time to stop and smell the roses.<p>Nocturnal urinators don’t just leave the unpleasant stench of pee in our streets. They also damage public infrastructure and leave behind a mess that’s surprisingly costly and labor intensive to clean up. Cities are working hard to find a fix: …

17 Cookbooks That Actually Taught People How To Feed Themselves

Amazon shoppers spill the delicious details.

Shopping

The Gita is your rolling robot porter

Though robots are increasingly making their way into factories, offices and even airports, they're still not something you'd encounter walking down a city street -- and definitely not in a way that's personally useful to you. We'd all love to have our own personal BB-8 droid to follow us around and …

Kitchen Flooring Ideas That Are Unforgettable

The floor may not be the first thing you think of when planning your new kitchen — but that doesn't mean a floor can't make or break a kitchen. Here …

Kitchens

Is Fancy Butter Actually Better for Baking?

When I was learning French I learned about <i>faux amis</i> (“false friends”). A <i>faux ami</i> is a French word that looks and or sounds so much like an English word, that we assume it has the same meaning. New French speakers can get into hilarious, embarrassing—or just confusing—trouble with <i>faux …

Dessert

Garlic Parmesan Sugar Snap Peas

Yum! <i>This post is sponsored by STAR FINE FOODS, maker of awesome Olive Oils, Vinegars, olives, glazes, capers, anchovies, onions, and the list goes ON</i> …

Peas

USA Wins Gold Medal at 2017 Bocuse d'Or

It's the first time in the competition's 30 year history Americans have won.<p>Per Se executive sous chef Mathew Peters and commis Harrison Turone won …

17 Empanada Recipes You'll Want To Save For Later

I'm not drooling, you're drooling.

Cooking

35 Snacks That Prove Italians Do Appetizers Best

When you think "Italian" you may already envision pasta, but there's so much more to the cuisine than that. If you're dreaming up appetizers to serve at a party, permit these Italian palate pleasers to inspire your spread. While most of them lean more toward the traditional route, a few are …

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