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Turmeric Soaked Chickpeas

Remember the turmeric-soaked turmeric noodles I used recently in this pad thai recipe? Well, these turmeric-soaked chickpeas build on that idea. I …

Chickpeas

How To Grow Ginger in Pots : Care, Uses and Benefits

Are you looking for easy tips on how to grow ginger in pots? If so, you are lucky as today, we are about to show you how one can grow this amazing</b> …

Gardening

How Do You Know if Protein is ‘Complete’ or ‘Incomplete’?

If you’re a big fan of quinoa or chia seeds, you may have heard them touted as complete proteins. In a nutshell, that means they contain all of the …

Nutrition

Recipe: Slow Cooker Pesto Chicken — Recipes from The Kitchn

Spring cleaning is not just for vacuums and dustpans! Once winter's over, I go through my recipe box, clear the cards of casseroles and braises, and …

Cooking

This Simple Strategy Will Make You a Faster, More Effective Learner

A little structure goes a long way in making the mind more effective.<p><i>What is the best approach for learning new things? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of</b> …

Learning

Facebook employees are melting down over leaked 'growth at any cost' memo: report

Another day, another crisis for the social network.<p>Facebook employees are reportedly up in arms over a BuzzFeedreport detailing a leaked "growth at …

Internet

One-Pot Mexican Shrimp & Orzo Will Make You a Dinner Hero — Delicious Links

Right now we're in a sort of seasonal food purgatory — we're so completely over winter and all its thick beef stews and heavy casseroles, but fresh …

Cooking

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Time I

After Months of Rumors, Virgil Abloh Is Confirmed as the New Men's Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton

The Off-White designer and longtime Kanye West creative director is the French fashion house's first black artistic director.<p>Just a week after the announcement that former Louis Vuitton menswear designer Kim Jones is moving to Dior Homme, we know who's stepping in to fill the shoes he left vacant …

Louis Vuitton

New Research Proves That All Things Being Equal, Nothing Is Equal for Black Boys

Perhaps you’ve heard the decades-old conservative cure for systematic racism. When confronted with any statistic that shows widespread inequality, …

Income Inequality

Parkland, Fla., Student Says Media Didn’t Highlight Black Classmates’ Voices

During an Axios event Friday that focused on the national gun debate, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg was asked by Axios …

High School

Run the Jewels' Killer Mike Defends Gun Ownership in NRATV Interview

"Very simply: I'm African-American. You know, 54 years out of apartheid. I'm very pro-Second Amendment, this is why," rapper says<p>Killer Mike defended …

Guns

Julie Washington’s Quest to Get Schools to Respect African-American English

The speech pathologist believes that helping kids switch seamlessly between dialects is a key to their success.<p>Studying African-American Vernacular English wasn’t Julie Washington’s plan. But one day in the fall of 1990, her speech-pathology doctorate fresh in hand, she found herself sitting with a …

Linguistics

Cumin-Lime Roasted Chickpeas Is a Crunchy Fiber-Packed Snack

Preparation<p>Pre-heat oven to 400 F.<br>• Rinse and drain chickpeas and blot with a paper towel to remove all moisture. Don’t skip this step or your …

Food & Dining

12 Ways to Get a Stylish Suit on the Cheap

No need to break the bank to look good.<p>Of course, a suit can be one of your major style investments. But not every occasion calls for one that costs an arm and a leg. Whether you're in need of a new color, a lighter fabric, or a suit just for fun, you don't need to spend more than $600 to get …

Men's Fashion

Reading 'A Wrinkle In Time' For The First Time As An Adult Proved That This Book Is An Essential Read, No Matter Your Age

A devout bibliophile, I rarely allow myself to see a film adaptation before I've read the original book. So when it was announced that Ava DuVernay …

9 Ethiopian Foods That You Should Know About

If you live in a major city, chances are that you’ve already had the joy of experiencing Ethiopian food, but if you haven’t, it’s time to get acquainted — especially if you’re fond of vegetables and spices. A typical Ethiopian meal will consist of a variety of meat and vegetable curried stews …

Chili Peppers

Here's How to Get a Month's Worth of Memory Training in 30 Minutes

If you've ever recalled the steps of a play in the middle of a basketball game or followed a recipe you read 10 minutes ago while cooking a meal, …

The ‘sword and shield’ of white supremacists buckles under pressure

After a few critical articles, white supremacist lawyer Kyle Bristow decides to quit the movement.<p>It turns out the “sword and shield” for young white …

How You Show Emotion To The World, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Emotions are the blood of our memories, the force driving our deepest passions, and the reason we keep on living. Poets struggle to find the right …

Astrology

Oxford’s Free Introduction to Philosophy: Stream 41 Lectures

You don't need to go to Oxford to study philosophy. Not when it will come to you. Above, find a playlist that features 41 lectures from Oxford's …

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

Relationships

Refinery29 Celebrates 20 Black Women You Need To Know Right Now

Black women are having a moment. We are <i>everywhere</i>, from the vibrant, fictional lands of <i>Black Panther</i>’s Wakanda to the runways of New York Fashion …

Scientists detect signal from ‘cosmic dawn,’ when stars first lit up the universe

For the first time, scientists have detected a signal from “cosmic dawn” — the moment when the universe's earliest stars emerged.<p>The signal, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature, is little more than a blip in the radio echo of that ancient era, as difficult to detect as the wingbeat of a …

Universe

New CRISPR tools can detect infections like HPV, dengue, and Zika

Meet SHERLOCK and DETECTR<p>Scientists are harnessing the same technology behind the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop cheap devices that can quickly diagnose infections. These systems, described in new research, have the potential to revolutionize how we detect and respond to viruses like …

Genetics

Pretend You're Good At It

A while back, I met up with my pal Jenny Lawson, who was in town recording the audiobook version of her memoir, <i>Let's Pretend This Never Happened</i>. I …

Self-help

Are You Financially Literate? Answer These 3 Questions to Find Out

Financial literacy means that you grasp these basic financial concepts. Without it, you're unlikely to become wealthy.<p>Financial literacy is a must …

Cheddar Man changes the way we think about our ancestors

In 1903 workmen digging a drainage trench in Gough’s Cave in the Cheddar Gorge, in Somerset, uncovered the remains of a young man, sealed under a stalagmite. The figure, feet curled up underneath him, was small, at about 5ft 5in, and would have weighed around 10 stone when he died in his early 20s. …

Anthropology

14 Phenomenal Photos Reveal There Were Indeed Black Chinese People

<b>In a once-popular commercial for Calgon detergent in the 1970s, a curious housewife probes the Chinese owner of the local laundry for the answer to</b> …

China

I'm a New Yorker who visited Copenhagen for the first time — and I was shocked by how different the city's transportation is

There are plenty of reasons for an American traveler to add Copenhagen to her European itinerary. The city boasts fairytale-esque architectural beauty and world-renowned Nordic and global cuisine. It's the "free city" of Christiania, complete with legal weed and '60s boho vibes.<p>But what struck me …

Bike Lanes