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PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Plants

20 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

Plants

Lemon Cake with Lemon Filling and Lemon Butter Frosting Recipe

"This is a wonderful Easter cake. Everyone at my Easter barbeque loved it. Very moist and delightful."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons …

Baking

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

Sweet Potatoes

Pasta e Ceci (Pasta with Chickpeas)

Many of my favorite pastas can't be found in American Italian restaurants. Many menus simply cover the basics; others go well beyond, creating …

Thai-Pickled Mushrooms with a Fried Egg and Rice

Who knew pickled button mushrooms and a fried egg piled atop rice could be so perfect? The balance of floral and grassy aromatics (kaffir lime and …

Mushrooms

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

51 Best Chocolate Recipes

Addicted to chocolate? Try one of these sweet treats.<p>Classic Chocolate Layer Cake<p>Get the recipe.<p>Flourless Chocolate Cake<p>Get the recipe.<p>Double …

5 Technologies That Are Changing High Schools Right Now

A science revolution is happening in schools.<p>The American high school is getting an upgrade.<p>For more than a century, high school has had the same …

High School

Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Reminiscent of a cheesecake, this rich banana bread recipe uses cream cheese instead of the usual butter or oil, giving it a velvety, …

9 Packing Mistakes Everybody Makes and How to Avoid Them

Don't do these things when packing for your next vacation.<p>While you won’t be seeing anything about it at the Met or the Louvre anytime soon, packing …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Creamy Cauliflower Soup Is Ready in Under 30 Minutes

Now that the weather has significantly chilled and it's dark before you even leave work, you're probably craving comfort food when you get home — …

Cauliflower

4 Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Recipes Vying for a Spot on Our Table

Cooking

Basic Sourdough Bread Recipe

Here is your chance to finally use the sourdough starter you’ve made! This 1-loaf recipe is a very basic, beginner’s sourdough bread recipe. The …

This Pound Cake Destroys My Self-Control

By Elaheh Nozari<p>Seriously: Leave me alone with this pound cake and things are going to get real ugly.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the pound cake recipe that commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't</i> …

Dessert

35 Simple Chicken Breast Recipes

If you need to get a tasty, healthy meal on the table but just don't have a lot of spare time, these simple recipes using chicken breasts are great …

Ciabatta (Fresh Italian Bread) Recipe

There is an old Italian saying: We bring Ciabatta and salt whenever we’re invited to a house-warming party! This fresh Italian bread is probably the …

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10 Affordable Fashion Sites You Probably Haven't Heard Of Yet

For when you've got Zara and H&M fatigue.<p>We’ve all been there before: the sheer excitement over an inexpensive, on-trend find at Zara only to discover that a million other women have already scooped up the same exact item. When it comes to affordable fashion finds, the options can sometimes seem …

Clothing

How to Learn Skills Quickly, a 3-in-1 Loft Bed Unit and a DIY Shop Air Cleaner in This Week's Maker's Roundup

Multimaterial Illuminated Sign<p>Jimmy DiResta's back, this time using some surprising techniques to create a commercial sign. We've got a little bit of …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

BBQ

12 Little-Known Facts That Show the True Greatness of Mandela

<b>1. He's responsible</b> for this incredible story, told to PBS by his former lawyer George Bizos.<p>"As a matter of practice, the warders offered tea and sandwiches to lawyers that went there. Beautifully served. Usually they would bring a teapot and a little tray cloth from their home, judging by the …

South Africa

LISTEN: Two Mandela Speeches That Made History

<b>Listen · 2:28</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>There were two speeches Nelson Mandela delivered that changed the course of history and cemented his legacy as one of the most revered leaders of our time.<p>The first happened in 1964, when Mandela was put on trial for sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the …