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Slow Cooker Chicken Pozole Blanco Recipe

"A great soup for casual entertaining."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2- to 2-inch pieces<p>1/4 cup Mazola® Corn …

Cooking

We read 2017’s National Book Award nominees. Here's what we thought. - Vox

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help …

Books

A doctor was asked to test an iPhone gadget and ended up diagnosing his own cancer

Earlier this year a vascular surgeon diagnosed his own cancer while testing out a new ultrasound gadget for his smartphone.<p>Dr. John Martin, who is not an oncologist, was tapped to test out the Butterfly iQ, a tiny ultrasound device designed to replace several bulkier, more expensive machines. When …

The Only Dutch Oven Recipes You Need This Fall

My most prized possession in my kitchen is my Dutch oven. Ever since I began rifling through food magazines as a teenager, I've pined over the …

Side Dishes

700 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in May: Enroll Free Today

FYI: This month, 700 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will be getting underway, giving you the chance to take courses from top flight …

This Is a 7-Minute Yoga Routine That Will Actually Relax You

It sucks when office anxiety spills over into time you want to spend relaxing. In an attempt to combat post-work stress, I tried this quick yoga …

Yoga

Have Americans Given Up?

A new book by Tyler Cowen argues that when it comes to innovation and dynamism, the country is all talk.<p>Americans have fallen in love with the idea of their entrepreneurial spirit. Silicon Valley seems to have replaced New York City as the country’s metropolitan mascot of dynamism. <i>Innovation</i> is the …

Income Inequality

Trump Blames Delta, Protests, And 'Tears Of Senator Schumer' For Airport Woes

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) —</b> President Donald Trump fired back Monday at lawmakers, including Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who have …

Donald Trump

What Trump's Reshuffling of the National Security Council Means

The president made significant changes to the council’s most influential committees, but the real concern is whether he will incorporate it into his decision-making process at all.<p>This weekend, President Trump issued his National Security Presidential Memorandum (NSPM) 2—a document outlining how he …

National Security

Here Are Some Tips on How to Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent

Are you ready to trade your over-priced and chemical-laden dishwasher detergent for something better? Then, try this simple recipe for homemade …

The High-Tech Future of Farming

Over the next 30 years, most Americans will move to cities. Farmers make up a tiny, aging fraction of the U.S. population, and the production of good food in a future urban society will require creativity. Caleb Harper, the lead researcher at MIT’s OpenAg project, and his team are developing …

Farming

How We Speak Reveals What We Think, with Steven Pinker

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. And today I’m going to speak to you about language. I’m actually not …

Classic Macaroni and Cheese | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

Pain, populism and democracy - inside Mexico City's crowdsourced constitution

Mexico City made headlines around the world earlier this year when the mayor announced that it would crowdsource its new constitution.<p>[This article has been republished from Apolitical]<p>Any member of the public could post an idea on change.org and those that received a minimum number of votes would …

Mexico City

Philosopher Richard Rorty Chillingly Predicts the Results of the 2016 Election … Back in 1998

Twenty years ago a strong academic left in universities all over the world spoke to political culture the way that a globalized nationalist far-right …

What Trump’s Secretary of Labor Could Do

His rumored choices have very different backgrounds but all seem to share a belief that the government has put too many restrictions on business.<p>In the days since the election, few positions in the incoming Trump administration have been finalized. But a look at early appointments, campaign …

Republicans

We read all 20 National Book Award nominees for 2016. Here's what we thought.

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help you …

Books

Beyond Fire: Why we have to rethink the future path towards sustainable cooking in the Global South

In the Global South, the role of renewable electricity for the cooking sector has been widely neglected as too expensive, too complicated and too different from the tradition of cooking with wood fuel. While this was true for many years, the preconditions for cooking with electricity from solar and …

Sustainability

Gerhard Richter: In Art We Find Beauty and Comfort

"I don't really believe art has power. But it does have value. Those who take an interest in it find solace in art. It gives them huge comfort." Gerhard Richter, one of the greatest painters of our time, discusses beauty in the era of the Internet in this rare interview.<p>"These days, beauty is not …

Art

5 Speculative Novels to Help You Survive a Trump Presidency

From 'The Handmaid's Tale' to 'American Gods,' here are fictional works to help you make sense of reality.<p>The looming reality of Donald Trump in the …

Books

East Coast Exploration

The East Coast may not have Yellowstone, Yosemite, or the Grand Canyon, but its spectacular scenery is no less breathtaking. Autumn leaves splashed …

11 Great Debut Novels

My art is a mantra for focus, calm and peace

<b>By: Bhanu Palam</b><p>Every day that I wake up, I seek to fulfil the purpose of my life, believing that each day will be conquered. One must remember that the present is a gift and I urge everyone not to take that moment for granted. If life is sour, make it sweet and your responses will impact many. Rest …

Meditation

7 Facts About Medicare Every Retiree Should Know

Image source: Getty Images.<p>If you're 65 or older, you probably count on Medicare coverage to take care of the majority of your healthcare expenses. Yet many retirees don't know all of the basics of how Medicare coverage actually works. To help educate you more about this vital program, below you'll …

Retirement

You Don't Need College to Get a College Education

<b>Salman Khan:</b> The key to learning online is actually the same key that has always been to learning is that you have to take ownership over it …

Education Policy

Download Over 300+ Free Art Books From the Getty Museum

Yesterday, we wrote about the Wellcome Library’s opening up of its digital archives and making over 100,000 medical images freely available online. …

Leonard Nimoy Reads Ray Bradbury Stories From The Martian Chronicles & The Illustrated Man (1975-76)

Ray Bradbury, author of <i>The Martian Chronicles</i> and <i>Fahrenheit 451,</i> contributed to science fiction a highly distinctive voice; the now departed Leonard …

Walter Benjamin on Information vs. Wisdom and How the Novel and the News Killed Storytelling

“Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom. The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.”<p>I think often, and with billowing concern, about the role of storytellers in helping us cultivate wisdom in the age of information — a task …

Bertrand Russell