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11,000 failed attempts to change America

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the two centuries since our nation's founders wrote of their goal to "form a more perfect union" in the U.S. Constitution, Americans have made more than 11,000 attempts to change it.<p>Most, however, failed miserably. Among the many attempts to add amendments to the Constitution, only 27 …

Constitutional Amendments

Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>Any dark caramel-flavored liquor will work with this; it’s particularly good with rye whiskey or rum.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups whole milk<p>3 tablespoons crushed cinnamon sticks (preferably Ceylon)<p>8 ounces semisweet chocolate (preferably Scharffen Berger), finely chopped<p>3 …

Hot Chocolate

How to Cook Steak 4 Different Ways

Want to make steakhouse-quality steaks at home? Here's how to cook the perfect steaks on the grill, on the stove, broiled in the oven, or cooked <i>sous</i> …

Cold-Brewed Coffee Recipe

"Coffee brewed slowly in cold water is less acidic than hot brewed. You can use this concentrate straight over ice or microwave half a mug coffee and …

breakfast

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Breakfast

Save 15 Minutes Every Time You Make Pasta

Boil It in a Frying Pan<p>Making pasta has been the same for years: boil a <b>lot</b> of water, add plenty of kosher salt, then add the pasta, and cook until al …

Pinterest And Facebook Take Big Data To Another Level

Big data is a critical cornerstone of most social media businesses and Pinterest is no exception. The underlying algorithms that make Pinterest successful and fun — the ones that suggest new pins you might like based on things you’ve liked before, for example — are an example of big data at its …

Social Media

10 Things Women With Great Teeth Do Every Day

Want a killer smile? Of course you do. So follow this pro advice.<p>If you've gone to the dentist and walked out of there cavity-free, then you know what success tastes like. If you're on the other end of the spectrum and find yourself having issues with your pearly (possibly not-so-) whites (I've …

The end of the latest deflation scare

The latest and, so far, the most severe scare about global deflation started with the oil price collapse in mid 2014, and reached its peak with the …

Pinterest update lets you search within images for similar items

Pinterest just got what may be the killer feature to catapult the service into an entirely new level of popularity and profit: visual search.<p>Revealed …

Make These Gorgeous Beaded Cuffs for Everyone on Your Nice List

Some days you just come across the perfect jewelry blank that makes all your DIY jewelry dreams come true. Today is one of those days. We found these incredible brass cuff blanks with pre-drilled holes just waiting to be stitched and beaded and just had to tell the world. Keep on scrolling to see …

Raising Rates: A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Come

What is it with the Federal Reserve? Anticipating a decent job-creation rate, Chair Janet Yellen told Congress Wednesday that the central bank is likely to hike interest rates next month after all.<p>According to the Labor Department's latest jobs report released Friday, unemployment ticked downward …

Articles about dwells primer modern home security on Dwell.com - Dwell

Ever wanted to be in Dwell? We're gathering submissions for our special issue on our readers' own houses.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David …

Home Tours

EXXON Bankrolled Anti-Global Warming Think Tanks

<i>Balance as Exxon sees it: Whatever you're saying publicly, finance the opposite viewpoint secretly.</i><p>In the early 2000s I was a talk show host at KTLK AM radio in Los Angeles. Admittedly, it was one of the few liberal talk radio stations in the country. Still, due to my interest that my listeners …

Hauntingly Gorgeous New "100 Years of Beauty" Video Offers a Totally Unexpected Take

You haven't seen it all yet.<p>Everyone is absolutely obsessed with the "100 Years" viral beauty and fashion videos. They meticulously explore fashion, makeup, and hair of decades gone by, giving people a glimpse at how current looks and trends have evolved over time. But costume blogger Karolina …

30 Ceiling Design Ideas to Inspire Your Next Home Makeover

We’ve seen our fair share of creative ceiling design ideas. There are so many ways to accentuate a room by using the ceiling as a focal point; the …

Interior Design

A Brief History Of The Individual And Corporate Income Tax

The U.S. government has been taxing its citizens for most of its history. However, during the early years, the tax was minimal and applied only to the affluent. Beginning with the Great Depression and FDR’s New Deal, the government has been growing larger and requiring more and more revenue. Where …

Income Inequality

Millions of Americans just lost a key Social Security strategy

It was good while it lasted. But all good things — especially those which lawmakers regard as an unintended loophole — must come to an end.<p>Congress …

Chicago's Gangster Past, Minus the Romance

A collection of photographs from the Chicago Tribune archives rejects spectacle in favor of brutal, messy truth.<p>Even a casual observer of American history will no doubt recognize several of the names in <i>Gangsters and Grifters</i>, a new book of early 20th century crime photographs from the <i>Chicago …

Crime

Revamp your yogurt: 13 ways to give your blah breakfast a boost

There’s a reason — or several, actually — why yogurt is such a popular breakfast. Packed with calcium, protein and good-for-you probiotics, yogurt is one of the best foods you can eat to kick off your morning. It’s also quick and easy to prepare, and keeps you full until lunchtime. Plus, yogurt is …

Associated Press News

After House talks break down, all eyes on Senate to end shutdown

With the government shutdown dragging on and a deadline to raise the nation's debt ceiling just five days away, hope for a compromise to break political gridlock in Washington shifted to the Senate Saturday after talks between the White House and House Republicans collapsed.<p>Senate Majority Leader …

Health Insurance Exchanges Suffer Ills Of Geography

These first two weeks have been rocky for the state health insurance exchanges. The online marketplaces opened across the country Oct. 1, with computer glitches and staffing shortages.<p>Even the states that have agreed to run their own exchanges are having a hard time. In states that have not …

How To Oil and Maintain Wood Cutting Boards (and Spoons!)

Although a good chef's knife is often the sexiest choice when people are asked to name their most favorite kitchen implement, the truth is, a good …

Woodworking

How to Beat Hillary: End the Republican Fratricide

If Republicans don’t want Hillary laughing her way to the White House in ‘16, they need to focus on the middle class.<p>Hillary Rodham Clinton must be …

Why the Tea Party Is a Nativist Libertarian Movement

The Tea Party is uninterested in defending the civil liberties of those who need it most. By Peter Beinart.<p>For weeks now, reporters have been buzzing …

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