Linda Taylor

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How 'The Martian' Became A Science Love Story

If you watch the film <i>The Martian,</i> you'll see Hollywood explosions and special effects galore, but you'll also see some serious science.<p>Actor Matt Damon, who plays stranded astronaut Mark Watney, must calculate his way through food shortages, Martian road trips and other misadventures as he fights …

Parents, stop hovering! It’s not your job to remove every obstacle from your kids’ paths

<b>(auremar via Shutterstock)</b><p>We’ve taught our kids to fear failure, and in doing so, we’ve blocked the surest and clearest path to their success<p>Jessica Lahey<p>August 8, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed”<p>I became a …

How to Use an Entire Jar of Biscoff in One Dessert

Raspberry Biscoff crumb bars are beyond epic. You really couldn't ask for more in a bar dessert!<p>You all know how we moved (again) at the beginning of May?<p>Yes. Well, we now live on a golf course. I did not think I would like it nearly as much as I do. I mean, I knew I loved the house and the view …

Caramelized Garlic, Spinach, and Cheddar Tart

4 Servings<p>The unsung hero of this dish? The nutty-sweet garlic.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>All-Butter Pie Dough (click here for recipe)<p>All-purpose flour (for surface)<p>5 large eggs<p>3 heads of garlic, cloves peeled<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar<p>1 tablespoon pure maple …

Pluto's Spots Turn Into Weird Splotches in New View from New Horizons

LAUREL, Md. — Remember those weird black spots that showed up on Pluto's surface a couple of weeks ago in pictures from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft? Now that the piano-sized probe has closed in to a distance of less than 2.5 million miles (4 million kilometers), the spots look like even weirder …

Solar System

Upcycled Awesome: Make an Earphone Holder from a Mint Container

If you’ve been holding onto those cute plastic mint boxes, just waiting for DIY inspiration to strike, this just might be the project for you! Grab a container and whip up a handy earphone holder decorated with cool contrasting fabric.<p>Fight back against epic in-bag earphone tangles with this fun …

10.1 Tips From My 101-Year-Old Grandmother on How to Lead a Good Life

My grandmother Helen has lived for more than a century. Born in Brooklyn in 1913, she has been fortunate to lead not just a remarkably long life but a remarkably gratifying one. At 101, she remains lucid, perceptive, and curious -- and equipped with a roomy and reliable memory. She has a quick step …

Happiness

12 Things I Learned from My Year of Monthly Challenges

In the last 12 months, I learned how to meditate, sew, and play the guitar.<p>I gave up gluten, dairy, and sugar, wrote a (horrible) novel, and held a …

10 Ways to Stop Overthinking and Start Living

<b>“Thinking has, many a time, made me sad, darling; but doing never did in all my life….My precept is, do something, my sister, do good if you can; but</b> …

15 Creative LEGO "Brickfilms"

Brickfilms are animated films made using LEGO bricks, usually employing stop-motion animation. When <i>The LEGO Movie</i> came out last year, it was not …

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

Cooking

10 Foods That Could Worsen Your Arthritis Inflammation

Understanding the aspects of joint inflammation and a medical condition such as arthritis can be overwhelming for those who experience painful …

Nutrition

5 Ways to Lose Weight Every Day

These are totally doable for anyone!<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Lorna Jane Clarkson, founder of the Australian activewear line Lorna Jane, has a confession: While she may seem like she lives the perfect healthy lifestyle, she struggles …

A Creamy Cornbread Cake That Needs Nothing Else

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: Resist the urge to dress this cake up -- it's perfect just the way it is.</i><p>I saw my future in this cake, and in my future, I was an …

Gluten, Grain, and Garbage-Free Chick-fil-A Nuggets

<i>Update: Please note that I’ve improved upon this recipe – check out the new version here. They are also featured in my second cookbook, Paleo Takeout</i>.<p>…

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

Naked Salmon Burgers with Sriracha Mayo

5<p><i>5 / 5 (3 Reviews)</i><p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>3 Freestyle Points 290 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p>Some burgers are just meant to …

5min craft: Toilet Roll Bat Buddies

This <b>halloween craft for kids</b> couldn’t be any easier and Molly and I had so much fun messing around with them at the weekend – where could she hang …

Crafting

Win the Summer Boredom Battle with this BORED Checklist

Summer is coming and I know I’ll be hearing that all too familiar phrase very soon…”Mom, I’m bored!” A few weeks ago I pinned this fabulous idea to …

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

<i>You can make this creamy, ridiculously easy, vegan broccoli soup two ways, curry spiced or savory.</i><p>For someone who has such definite opinions about …

Black-eyed Pea Chili with Quinoa and Corn

Happy New Year!<p>In my newsletter this week, I asked my subscribers what they would rather have, a new semi-healthy dessert recipe or a new black-eyed …

Foodily Blog

Deep Dark Black Bean Soup With Fixins

Jenni added to this week from The Family DinnerCook time: 16 hrs 37 minsIngredients:• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 2 medium onions, chopped<br>• 5 medium cloves …

Recipes

Foodily Blog

Salmon With Sriracha Sauce And Lime

Salmon With Sriracha Sauce And Lime from Self Magazine• Juice and zest of 1/2 lime<br>• 1 tablespoon maple syrup<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons tsp sriracha sauce*<br>• 1/2 …

The 10 Most Important Maps in U.S. History

<i>Michael Blanding is the author of The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps.</i><p>America …

9 Delicious Ways to Use Sweet Summer Berries

Sweet and juicy summer berries are here! Put them to use in salads, parfaits, muffins and more...<p><b>1. Peaches & Berries with Lemon-Mint Syrup</b><p>This elegant and refreshing fruit salad is perfect for summer entertaining. It's delicious on its own as a healthy dessert but also pairs well with pound cake, …

Breakfast

5 delicious daiquiris: Drop the strawberry slushie and try the real deal

Oh, daiquiris—the very name conjures up images of MTV “Spring Break” and tacky souvenir glasses. But the drink’s rep is unfair—done right, the daiquiri is actually a classic sour cocktail, with roots that go back to turn-of-the-last century Cuba. Even Ernest Hemingway even had his own version (see …