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The Purpose of Content

When I think back to my days as a learner, the content seemed to be at the forefront of every class. Whether it was disseminated during a lecture in …

Mobile Devices

The Case for Applied History

The Case for Applied HistoryRobert CrowcroftCan the study of the past really help us to understand the present?In An Autobiography, published in …

History

These Are the 10 Best Amusement Parks in America

And the hottest ride at each one.<p>Nothing screams summertime quite as much as amusement parks.<p>They are the one place you can walk for miles, listening …

Recipe: A simple, spicy spread to put on everything

If you’re a healthy eater who visits Washington DC often, you’ve likely created your own greens and grains bowl with spicy lamb meatballs and roasted …

Tom Wolfe Wrote Two Essential Pieces About The American Economy

The incredible litterateur Tom Wolfe, who died several days ago, wrote two essential entries chronicling the course of the American economy in the latter half of the twentieth century. His longform <i>Esquire</i> piece of 1983 on “The Tinkerings of Robert Noyce” remains the best short history of Silicon …

The Best Biographies to Read When You Need a Little Inspiration

Along with the lazy days of summer come plenty of opportunities to finally dig into your reading list. When you've grown tired of light beach reads …

Books

Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray review – is every atheist an inverted believer?

An impressively erudite work, ranging from St Augustine to Joseph Conrad, embraces an atheism that finds enough mystery in the material world<p>There has been a rash of books in recent years by thinkers for whom the human race is getting nicer and nicer. Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley and …

About the boys: Tim Winton on how toxic masculinity is shackling men to misogyny

In an excerpt from a speech about his new book The Shepherd’s Hut, the author says it is men who need to step up and liberate boys from the race, the game, the fight<br>• Winton on writing ‘with my heart in my mouth’ – podcast<p>I don’t have any grand theory about masculinity. But I know a bit about boys. …

Misogyny

DIY: A Stylish, Modern Wooden Pegboard

After admiring Julie’s wooden pegboard from Germany (as seen in <i>Remodelista: The Organized Home</i>), I hinted to my husband, Chad, that it would make a …

Make This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Broccoli for Dinner

February is not my favorite month. While I'd like to think I'd spend time in my kitchen making long, labor-intensive dinners, like lasagna bolognese …

Second Thoughts on the Second Amendment

At the heart of the gun-control debate is a fundamental tension between republicanism and individualism.<p>Calmly, patiently, with considerable bravery, the instructor at the shooting range shows me how to fire the submachine gun, a MAC-11—the first real gun I have ever held. It jams repeatedly. …

The Only French Fries You Should Make at Home

Let's talk about french fries at home. I haven't ever experienced a french fry from my own kitchen that truly rivals a fast food fry. I've tried …

How Martha Stewart Makes Cheesecake in the Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Cheesecake by Martha Stewart<p>Serves 6<p><i>For the crust:</i> <br>Cooking spray <br>3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs <br>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted <br>2 …

19 books we can't wait to read in 2018

2017 was a big year for books. During a time when the news cycle was often too much to handle, we turned to books to help us cope and make sense of …

Books

Here Are Our Favorite Recipes From A Whole Year Of Cooking

Here's what our editors and writers loved this year.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Bill Gates reveals his 6 favorite books he read in the past year

Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites.<p>For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews of them on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Here are his recommendations.

These Are Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can't get enough of the appliance's versatility and ease. And while …

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Get that old cast iron pan out of storage; these tips and recipes may change your mind about the longtime cooking method

The virtues of cast iron cookware are several: It takes any heat, from very low to super high; it retains that heat, if necessary, for the recipe; …

The Ultimate 50 States Reading List

Join us on a reading road trip.<p>Explore the United States with this coast-to-coast reading list. We’ve compiled 50 books (and plays!) set in the 50 …

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

The Best Resources For Teaching Students The Differences Between A Good & Bad Slide

We’ve all seen lots of student and adult-created very bad slides.<p>Here are some resources I’ve used to help teach students to improve their quality …

Teaching

10 Must-Read Books That Should Be Mandatory Reading In High School

Mandatory reading isn't always everyone's favorite kind of reading. Everyone has that one book that they remember slogging through in high school …

The Food Lab: How to Organize Your Refrigerator for Better Food Storage

<i>Editor's Note: This article is adapted from my book,</i> The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<i>. I hope you enjoy it. You can order the book here or on Amazon. Visit my personal website and sign up for the Food Lab newsletter to be the first to hear about my upcoming second book and live</i> …

Cream Cheese

10 Books From The Fantasy Genre You Probably Haven't Read Yet But Need To

Fantasy is one of those genres with a couple of heavy hitters. You can hate fantasy as much as you want, but you still know that Hogwarts is a school …

The Summer Reading List to End All Summer Reading Lists

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The Myth of the Kindly General Lee

The legend of the Confederate leader’s heroism and decency is based in the fiction of a person who never existed.<p>The strangest part about the continued personality cult of Robert E. Lee is how few of the qualities his admirers profess to see in him he actually possessed.<p>Memorial Day has the …