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Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes That Prove This Mighty Machine Isn't Just For Meat

Slow cookers have the reputation of being meat machines. While they have the unique ability to tenderize meat with minimal effort, the assumption that slow cookers are best for meaty dishes overlooks the amazing ways they can transform your vegetables.<p>First of all, it recently came to our attention …

6 Make-Ahead Staples for Weekday Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Prep some basics on Sunday to make packing lunch a breeze for the whole week.</i><p>Though we …

Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space: Imaginative and Illuminating Children’s Book Tickles Our Zest for the Cosmos

In reflecting on the story of the Golden Record, Carl Sagan, in his infinite poetic powers, celebrated our destiny as “a species endowed with hope and perseverance, at least a little intelligence, substantial generosity and a palpable zest to make contact with the cosmos.” Given how gravely space …

The Edge of the Sky: An Unusual and Poetic Primer on the Universe Written in the 1,000 Most Common Words in the English Language

<i>“If one cannot state a matter clearly enough so that even an intelligent twelve-year-old can understand it,”</i> pioneering anthropologist Margaret Mead wrote in the 1979 volume <i>Some Personal Views</i>, <i>“one should remain within the cloistered walls of the university and laboratory until one gets a better</i> …

9 Make-Ahead Snacks for School Lunches

A stick of string cheese and some apple slices are a fine school snack. But if your kid is discerning, you'll have to do better. These homemade …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

How to Make a Two Color Woven Fishtail Friendship Bracelet Step by Step

Learn to make a fishtail friendship bracelet, you can choose a braided pattern, or today's design consists of 4 strands only. At first, select two …

Jewelry

Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown’s Charming Illustrated Allegory about Curiosity, the Imagination, and the Subjectivity of Observation

Few children’s book writers today could compare in humor, sensitivity, and sheer creative irreverence to <b>Lemony Snicket</b>, the young-readers pen name of grown-up author Daniel Handler, under which he has penned such magnificent creative collaborations as <i>13 Words</i>, illustrated by the great Maira Kalman,</i> …

Reid: Debt Ceiling Fiasco Shows GOP's 'Absurdity' And 'Lack Of Common Sense'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) seemed to twist the knife on Republicans’ decision to surrender on its plan to exact policy concessions in …

Harry Reid

chocolate hazelnut linzer hearts

I’m sorry. These are really, really cute. Borderline twee. And it gets worse, too. You see, there was a parent event at my son’s preschool this week …

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