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Crockpot Moroccan Chicken | Goop

This braised chicken dish is stupid easy to make but thanks to the mix of spices tastes incredibly complex. We love this spooned over cauliflower, …

Recipes

Yes, the white male anger that fueled Trump’s victory was real — but it isn’t valid

<b>(Reuters/Joshua Roberts)</b><p>Make no mistake, Trumpers are angry. What they’re angry about is the loss of unearned race and gender privilege<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>November 11, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>The anger that Donald Trump voters feel is very real. You don't fling a proto-fascist pussy-grabbing monstrosity into …

Feminism

Beasties

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8 keys to avoiding teacher burnout (part two)

If you are feeling burned out right now or just a little crispy around the edges, I want to reassure you that your feelings are normal, that you can …

The Myth of White Fragility and How Social Justice Warriors Fail To Understand Their Critics

Sometimes in life people you respect will make an argument so infuriating you can’t hold back. Cathy Reisenwitz is a one of the people I hesitate to …

Black Lives Matter

Cats Can Finally Destroy Priceless Artwork With These Masterpiece Scratching Posts

Cats like to scratch stuff. It’s what cats do. Sometimes it’s your sofa. Other times it’s your face. You just never know with cats. But if it’s …

Pets

7 Problems Every Couple Inevitably Faces, According To Therapists

You're bound to run into these relationship roadblocks at some point.<p>When a relationship is brand new, loving your partner comes easy. You're still hyper curious about each other and growing as a couple every day. But eventually, you're bound to encounter some roadblocks that will test your …

7 Best Cocktails to Drink While Cooking Weeknight Dinners

You can do better than cracking open a beer.<p>There’s something wonderfully therapeutic about cooking dinner after a long day. There’s something even …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

Spinach and goat’s cheese croquetas

Many people tell me that they make a beeline to Spanish restaurants for the croquetas and the tortilla, and we are very proud of ours. This is one of the most popular flavours at my restaurant; they are so creamy and moreish. You can freeze them ahead of time, and then just defrost before …

10 Pieces of Financial Advice for Newly Married Couples

A few weeks ago, I was attending a wedding where I’ve known the groom for about 20 years. I wasn’t one of the groomsmen and didn’t know all of them, …

Michael Hofmann: ‘English is basically a trap. It’s almost a language for spies’

The influential Anglo-German poet, critic and translator on how he came to be depicted as a lit‑crit Johnny Fartpants<p>The savagery with which Michael Hofmann can wield a hatchet has earned him unlikely fans outside the literary circuit. A recent issue of Viz ran a cartoon of the critic, poet and …

Articles about textile designer’s home unapologetically colorful on Dwell.com - Dwell

Orla Kiely furnishes her renovated Victorian house with her signature prints.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Designer-inventor Jaanus Orgusaar’s modular, hexagonal housing concept creates space in …

Art Basel

36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

What ‘white folks who teach in the hood’ get wrong about education

“There’s a teacher right now in urban America who’s going to teach for exactly two years and he’s going to leave believing that these young people …

Book Challenge Builds Passion for Reading

ELA co-teaching team Rachel Wysocki Kent & Genevieve Federick share a successful independent reading strategy they designed around a challenging …

9 Ballet-Inspired Workouts for a Dancer’s Body

Many girls who spent extracurricular hours perfecting their pliés went on to drop ballet, unready or unwilling to trade in their slippers for pointe shoes. With their grade-school ballerina years behind them, those yearning for a lissome dancer’s body have sashayed over to ballet-inspired workouts. …

Fiction v nonfiction – English literature's made-up divide

Some cultures do not distinguish between fiction and nonfiction – and instead talk of ‘stories’. Is that a barrier to English-language writers and publishers? Or should they just learn to enjoy telling tales?<p>There’s a mighty canyon that runs down the middle of the world of the word, carving through …

Literature

Cuddling Helps Curb Depression And Anxiety, Study Finds

Cuddling, snuggling, and hugging: you wouldn’t think these actions could be linked to depression and anxiety, but recent studies have found that the …

These coffee doughnut muffins are everything you want for breakfast, and more

Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of …

7 Embarrassing Mistakes Even Advanced Writers Make

Your writing is a measure of your professionalism. Use these tips to ensure yours remains on point.<p>In the world of business, the quality of your writing is a large part of how others judge you--both individually and institutionally. Avoid these mistakes often committed by even advanced writers:<p><b>1.</b> …

Language

The Student Loan Struggle Is Getting Worse—and Women Are Suffering Most

Grads are on the hook for an astonishing $1.2 trillion. (Our teeth...they're clenching.)<p>After six years of marriage, Cheryl Koning, 30, and her husband want nothing more than a baby. They had planned to start a family in 2010 but are now delaying it until 2020—all because she owes $50,000 in …

The Smart Way to Make Perfectly Clear Cocktail Ice

The quest for perfect ice is older than mankind, and slightly younger than the quest for perfect whiskey. One of those problems can be solved for you …

The Major Problem With "Make America Great Again"

For many, many Americans, this country has never been better than it is today.<p>Donald Trump vows to "Make America Great Again," and on Tuesday, a good chunk of the Republican electorate implored him to do just that by handing him victories in Illinois, Florida, and North Carolina. If elected, Trump …

4 Millennial Women Explain Why They Support Hillary Clinton

"I believe that not only does Hillary Clinton exemplify female leadership, but she as a human being is the best person to lead this country."<p>Hillary Clinton is currently the Democratic Party's front-runner for the presidential nomination. As a former first lady, New York senator, and secretary of …

Noam Chomsky: “I have never seen such lunatics in the political system”

The philosopher and linguist lays waste to the Republican field and sounds the alarm about Hillary’s foreign policy<p><b>Professor Chomsky was interviewed in Boston by the writer and activist Simone Chun for the Hankyoreh newspaper. Here is the English translation of the interview, courtesy of Ms. Chun.</b> …

Dear NQT, teaching isn't easy but here's how to enjoy the adventure

Teaching at its best can be rewarding and exciting, but what can you do to get through more difficult times during your first year?<p>Dear newly-qualified teacher,<p>Welcome to the profession and congratulations. You’ve chosen a career path which is noble and challenging, varied and fulfilling. By this …

Teaching

A New Study Will Figure Out if Cats Pick Up The Dialects of Their Owners

Starting right meow.<p>Cats are great manipulators, a fact that was solidified back in 2007 when researchers found that our feline friends actually …

Pets

Finally, Science Tells Us If Certain Types of Alcohol Cause You to Behave Differently

There are a lot of adages when it comes to drinking, such as “Beer before liquor, never sicker” and “Beer before wine and you’ll be fine.” But is …