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Make-Ahead Quinoa Salad With Cucumber, Tomato, and Herbs

I've been on kind of a make-ahead kick recently, partly because we've been camping a lot and are always looking for easy, ready-to-serve meals, and partly because a good make-ahead meal makes life so much simpler. Rather than scrambling to put lunch or dinner on the table at the last minute, I get …

10 Holy-Grail Hair Products Under $10

For a curly girl, an effective product can mean the difference between gorgeously defined curls and a force field of frizz. In the curly world, we …

Hair Care

Overcome These Five Obstacles to Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice

Many media outlets have been talking for a number of years now about how ubiquitous mindfulness is, the impact it's having in a variety of sectors and all the wonderful science that continues to be published. But I noticed that many people in the media don't talk much about the actual formal …

This Will Make You Never, Ever Want To Clean Your Ears Again

<b>The question: Is it true that I shouldn't use cotton swabs to clean my ears?</b><p><b>The answer:</b> Whether it was mom or grandma who said it first, she was definitely right: You probably shouldn't put anything in your ear that's smaller than your elbow.<p>But in order to understand why you don't need to swab out …

5 Ways to Add Vegetarian Protein to Your Lunch Salads

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Beef up your salad, without adding any beef.</i><p>Meatless meals have come a long way over …

Robert Redford: Take the path to clean energy

I've been in Georgia for the last few weeks, where I'm filming a movie about two out-of-shape geezers who take on the long walk of the Appalachian Trial -- the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Smokies, Cumberlands, and the Shenandoah Valley. It's possible to wander huge stretches of this great American …

8 Easy Summer Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again

<b>1. Asian Kale Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>Believe or not, this salad will have you eating your vegetables (and, most surprisingly, your kale) with pleasure and abandon. Bright, bold flavors and textures abound: earthy kale; cool and crunchy carrots, bell peppers and red cabbage; toasted …

Homemade Veggie Dogs

Af few weeks ago, my family had a craving for hot dogs, and having heard so much about Field Roast Frankfurters*, I decided to give them a try. When …

The Truth About 6 "Superfood" Seeds

When it comes to nutrition-dense superfoods, seeds are having a bit of a moment. But do they deserve their health halo? “There is an obsession with …

10 kale recipes for a heart-healthy diet

Kale has a surprisingly wide array of health benefits. Read about why this leafy green is considered a superfood, and check out 10 fantastically …

Mohsin Hamid reads

Mohsin Hamid reads.

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

'Silk' Luxuriates In The Bittersweet Pain Of Love And Longing

I first read Alessandro Baricco's <i>Silk</i> in 1998, in its English translation by Guido Waldman. The book — a tale of travel, passion and mysterious, silent communication — resonated with me immediately.<p>I had just returned to the United States after my graduate studies in Sri Lanka, and I was struck by …

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Higgs Boson

Louisa May Alcott reads

Louisa May Alcott reads.

Doggie and Depp read

Doggie and Depp read.

Barbecue Black-Eyed Pea Burgers

<i>Delicious and meaty, these vegan black-eyed pea burgers are seasoned with just a touch of barbecue sauce for a spicy, smoky flavor.</i><p>Move over, …

Laparcerie reads

Laparcerie reads.<p>Mlle. Cora Laparcerie Belle époque actress by Leopold Reutlinger circa 1905-redpoulaine

Edward St. Aubyn reads

Edward St. Aubyn reads.

Fattoush Salad

6<p>SHARES<p>This dish is sometimes referred to as 'bread salad' or 'wet bread,' and the recipe comes from Sephardic Israeli Cuisine by Sheilah …

Loren reads

Loren reads.

Sound and vision: Visual cortex processes auditory information too

Scientists studying brain process involved in sight have found the visual cortex also uses information gleaned from the ears as well as the eyes when …

Kitt reads

Kitt reads.

Xiao Wen Ju reads

Xiao Wen Ju reads.<p>Chinese sweetheart model Xiao Wen Ju reads in i-D’s Wise Up Issue, shining bright in a shoot by Scott Trindle and Erika Kurihara.<p>With her black hair and black eyes she looks like a super cute, 21st-century Audrey Hepburn from China, in colourful futuristic looks from pheasant-embroidered Proenza Schouler to purple-rosy Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière tiger stripes to a mandarin corset in jaguar polka dots by Ryan Lo.

Langston Hughes reads

Langston Hughes reads.<p>From <b>The Negro Speaks of Rivers</b><p>I’ve known rivers:<br>I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the <br>flow of human blood in human veins.<p>My soul has grown deep like the rivers.

Ringo reados

Ringo reados.

Cleary reads

Cleary reads.<p>Moving, relatable, and frequently hilarious, Beverly Cleary’s stories have been captivating readers of all ages for over 60 years. From Ramona Quimby to Socks the Cat, her characters and the tales they inhabit are still going strong all these decades later. Here’s what you might not know about one of the world’s favorite children’s authors.<p>She was a librarian!

5 Apps For A Citizen Science Summer

With summer just around the corner in the northern hemisphere (and that nasty winter not quite a distant-enough memory), a lot of us are looking for any excuse we can to go outside. Here are five citizen science apps that will give you all the reasons you need to get some fresh air.<p><b>Noise …

Cats at animal shelter get spoilt silly by kids who read to them