Nicci Gill

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The 3 Exercises You Need For a Healthy Back and Strong Core

When I was 7, my dad decided to sign me up for my first soccer team. I was completely uninterested, but I agreed to at least try it out. After my first practice, I never looked back! In the years to follow, I would go on to join every team possible playing volleyball, basketball, and soccer and …

5 Korean Ingredients That Could Change Your Cooking

While many Korean ingredients can only be found in large Asian grocery stores, their popularity is making them increasingly easier to find in the …

Recipes

Zoe Adjonyoh’s corned beef stew

Whip this British-Ghanian soul food together in 20 minutes<p>This recipe brings back so many memories of childhood. It’s such simple and economical fare and yet so good for the soul. Don’t be put off by the idea of using canned corned beef; you can buy corned beef from the butcher, but the canned …

Cooking

23 Recipes Where Cabbage Is King — Recipes from The Kitchn

Cabbage is one of those unsung heroes in the kitchen. You might not think too much about it, but it can be one of the most versatile veggies in your …

Nigel Slater’s za’atar lamb recipe

Pomegranate powered, highly spicy, heavily herby bulgur and lamb cutlets<p>Mix 2 tbsp of olive oil with 2 tbsp of za’atar spice mix. Brush over 6 lamb cutlets and set aside.

The Best of Brain Pickings 2017

The courage to be yourself, a Stoic’s antidote to anxiety, how friendship transforms us, in praise of solitude, and more.<p>We read for the same reasons we write — to think, to feel, to locate ourselves within ourselves and in relation to the world. Of the 258 pieces I wrote this year, these are the …

24 Healthyish Meat-Free Comfort Foods That'll Make You Say "Whoa"

You won't miss the meat.

10 fun knitting crochet projects to keep you busy this year

Bernat Blanket Tasselled Throw<p>1 / 10<p>If you can't make this blanket in time for this winter, you can work on it during the year to get all warm and …

Crafting

The Fascinating History of Ten Letters That Are No Longer Part of the American English Alphabet

YouTuber Austin McConnell, a man who knows words, humorously explained through animation the fascinating history of ten different letters that are no …

Everyone Will Love This One-Pan Chili-Lime Chicken and Rice

This 30-minute one-pan meal comes together with minimal ingredients but packs big flavor. It's wholesome and filling and everyone in your family is …

Recipes

19 Makeup Charts That You'll Cherish And Save Forever

This 20-Minute Pasta with Spinach and Chickpeas Is a Miracle

You cooked an elaborate Thanksgiving feast, you ate up all the leftovers (even though, by day three, you thought they'd never end), and now you're …

Recipes

Boys are better at physics because they learn about 'projection' while going to the toilet, researchers say

Boys are better at Physics because they learn about “projection” while going to the toilet, researchers have claimed.<p>From a young age, boys are taught about how to aim accurately so that they do not make a mess in the bathroom, and this gives them a better understanding of “projectile motion”, …

An Illustrated Celebration of Trailblazing Women in Science

Ada Lovelace, Marie Curie, Jane Goodall, Mae Jemison, and more pioneers who conquered curiosity against tremendous cultural odds.<p>When pioneering scientist Vera Rubin was a little girl in the 1930s, she longed to be an astronomer but had never met a sole person of that vocation in real life. Decades …

Female code breakers: The hidden figures of the greatest generation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you like crossword puzzles and are you engaged to be married?<p>Those were the questions asked of many college-age American women by their professors, college presidents, or military officers to assess their suitability to do secret work breaking German and Japanese codes during the Second …

Remembrance Day

Mindhunter Modeled This Character On A Female Psychologist & Living Legend

The new Netflix show <i>Mindhunter</i> is based on two real men — Robert Ressler and John Douglas — who helped change the way law enforcement viewed crime. …

How A Doll-Loving Heiress Became The Mother Of Forensic Science

Frances Glessner Lee became the first woman police captain in the U.S., but you've probably never heard of her.<p>On April 11, 1944, a housewife named Robin Barnes was found dead in her kitchen, her body splayed across the floor in front of a half-open refrigerator. Her husband Fred had returned home …

Harvard

She never got the credit, but she’s the most important woman scientist of the 20th century

Einstein called Lise Meitner "our Marie Curie."<p>Lise Meitner was born in Austria in November 1878 in the heart of a Jewish family. She entered the …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This October

One of my most favorite features on the site is the ability to save recipes. And I can see I'm far from alone! You, dear readers, have been clicking …

Annie Dillard's Classic Essay: 'Total Eclipse'

“Seeing a partial eclipse bears the same relation to seeing a total eclipse as kissing a man does to marrying him.”<p><i>Ever since it was first published in 1982, readers—including this one—have thrilled to “Total Eclipse,” Annie Dillard’s masterpiece of literary nonfiction, which describes her personal</i> …

Literature

Friday Night Lights

LONGFORM REPRINTS<p><i>This excerpt</i> <i>is reprinted on Longform by permission of Buzz Bissinger, who has written a new update of</i> Friday Night Lights <i>for its</i> …

260 Mexican Recipes You Need to Master

If you find yourself uttering the phrase "I love Mexican food" more than once a week, join our club. What's not to love, really? The delicious options seem endless. There are tacos, burritos, quesadillas, taquitos, tostadas — all waiting to be filled with things like tinga chicken, pulled pork, …

15+ One-Pan Chicken and Potato Recipes

Chicken and potatoes: there's hardly a better combination for dinner. These particular recipes take things a step further: they're all one-pan dinners, meaning you can spend less time prepping and cleaning and more time on the stuff you really love to do. (Cough: Netflix.)

16 1-Pot Rice Casseroles, Because Dirty Dishes Suck

Combining rice with a one-pot formula is a guaranteed dinner win. The next time you need to get a meal on the table fast, turn to one of these one-pot rice casseroles that are easy, cheesy, and crowd-pleasing.

30 Southwestern Recipes to Satisfy a Hankering For Ranch Living

Southwestern food is a fusion cuisine, combining rancher staples (i.e. beef and cheese) with spices and produce native to the Americas like chili peppers, corn, and tomatoes. It's rustic, hearty comfort food at its spiciest. Beef chili, chicken enchiladas, and nachos are just a few staple items …

Rachel Roddy’s recipe for pizza with potatoes and rosemary | A kitchen in Rome

Rome is punctuated by popular little eateries offering pizza al taglio – or pizza ‘by the slice’. From the first enticing waft of roasted rosemary fresh from the oven to the oozing molten mozzarella and crisp potatoes, it’s obvious that one slice is never going to be enough ...<p>The bell signalling …

Italy

Nigel Slater’s meatballs recipes

Everyone loves aromatic meatballs, but there’s a trick to cooking them without the blighters falling apart on the plate<p>There is much happiness to be had from a plate of meatballs, a long-simmered sauce and a mound of fluffy mash. We need to rest homemade meatballs in the fridge before we attempt to …

7 iPhone Apps That Help You Sleep Better

Your iPhone is a multitasking little miracle capable of doing everything from keeping you connected with people you haven't seen in years to …

Farinata di cavolo nero (Tuscan Kale and Polenta Soup)

When I think of Tuscan cuisine, first and foremost, even before the classic <i>bistecca alla fiorentina</i> as wonderful as that is, I think of its hearty …

Italian Food

A Centuries-Old Way to Turn Booze Bottles into Mood Lighting

Sometimes, I'll come across a DIY that seems like the most inventive, adorable idea in the world—and then when I go to write about it I find that the tutorial exists in a million iterations all over the internet. (<i>Old news, Sims!</i> —my browser.) It happened to me recently: My friend Lucy mentioned, …