susan o.

45 Added | 6 Magazines | 3 Likes | 7 Following | @paperdoll264 | Keep up with susan o. on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “susan o.”

German intelligence confirms Isis used mustard gas in Iraq, says news report

BND foreign intelligence agency is quoted as saying it tested blood samples from Kurds who had been injured fighting the Islamic State group<p>Germany’s foreign intelligence agency BND has reportedly collected evidence of mustard gas use by the Islamic State group.<p>German daily Bild reported on Monday …

Middle East

Quantum Spookiness Has Been Confirmed by First Loophole-Free Experiment

It's official: reality is freaking weird.<p>Physicists have confirmed that distant particles really can influence each other and act in strange ways …

Lentils with Cucumbers, Chard, and Poached Egg

4 Servings<p>Calling all savory breakfast people: This beans-and-greens egg bowl is for you. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar<p>4 large eggs<p>2 cups cooked black lentils, green lentils, or …

Eggs

The patternless pleated skirt

Photo: Elza D<p>And here it is: the pleated skirt tutorial.<p>First things first: don't be alarmed by the length of this blog post. I'm just giving you an …

MAKE } Candied Grapefruit Peel

Each year around the holidays, my mother-in-law makes a big batch of gorgeous candied grapefruit peels. And I lose all restraint.<p>I challenge myself …

Healthy Buttermints: Stop Sugar Cravings Instantly!

Shares 209K<p>What are buttermints?<p>Buttermints remind me of Andes mints with their creamy texture and minty flavor. They make the perfect after-dinner …

Nutrition

Earl Grey Tea Cocktail - Sugar and Charm - sweet recipes - entertaining tips - lifestyle inspiration

<b>Measurements</b> <b>Ingredients</b><p>6 ounces cold Earl Grey tea<br>• 1¼ ounces gin<br>• 1¼ ounces honey simple syrup (recipe below)<br>• ½ ounce fresh-squeezed lemon juice<br>• 2 …

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

The Guide: Where to Eat in Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, Virginia is a city close to my heart. I lived there for most of my twenties, and its small but passionate culinary community is what really …

Pain au Chocolat (Chocolate Croissant)

Stir together yeast and ½ cup water heated to 115° together in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook; let sit until foamy, about 10 …

DIY to try: Upgrade a storage shelf with a row of handy clothespins. Make it: http://cntry.lv/6038k4Sw Plus, more boredom-busting projects to try: http://cntry.lv/6039k4Sb

Alt-Fall Movie Preview 2014: The Wild, the Weird and the Totally True

From Nick Cave and Edward Snowden docs to two new K-Stew dramas, here are your alternatives to the season's sequels and Oscarbait<p>We've spent months …

Movies

How to add all the World Cup matches to your calendar in 15 seconds

The World Cup is upon us. There are so many games during the group play portion of the global tournament that it’s hard to keep up with them all.<p>So, some good soccer samaritans on Reddit have created calendars that you can easily import into your own scheduling apparatus.<p>There are good options …

Ivory Coast

20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

<b>1. Instead Of Tacos, Try Cilantro-Lime Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps</b><br>While you can turn almost any sandwich into a lettuce wrap, we love that this recipe replaces taco shells with crunchy iceberg lettuce filled with juicy turkey, a delicious homemade salsa, and all your favorite taco fixings. To make it …

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread. (aka, an embarrassingly easy summer snack.)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 5, 2014 99<p>Today’s dish is really just a math lesson.<p>How …

On The Trail Of Durian, Southeast Asia's 'Crème Brûlée On A Tree'

What if a single taste of one fruit — in this case, the durian — changed the course of your entire life?<p>That's what happened to Lindsay Gasik and Rob Culclasure, a young couple who visited an Asian grocery store in Eugene, Ore., in 2009 in search of the football-sized fruit with thick, spiky skin. …

Driven: how Zipcar's founders built and lost a car-sharing empire

In the late ’90s, Antje Danielson’s son Max and Robin Chase’s daughter Linnea often played together on a tire swing in Cambridge, Massachusetts' Dana Park. The two women had met at their kids’ kindergarten, but supervising the playground is how they got to know each other. As Danielson, a Harvard …

Homemade Lip Balm: Burt's Bees Copycat - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

You asked how my new recipe went last week so here are the results…LOVE IT!<p>Burt’s Bees. Some of us have used it since high school or even before. It …

This Woman Invented a Way to Run 30 Lab Tests on Only One Drop of Blood | WIRED

Phlebotomy. Even the word sounds archaic—and that’s nothing compared to the slow, expensive, and inefficient reality of drawing blood and having it …

What It's Like to Spend 20 Years Listening to Psychopaths for Science

Kent Kiehl was walking briskly towards the airport exit, eager to get home, when a security guard grabbed his arm. "Would you please come with me, …

The 25 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest

Whether you follow a gluten-free, vegan, or Paleo lifestyle, there are a number of dishes here that deserve a spot on your healthy-recipe board.<p><b>1. Apple and Cabbage Salad</b><p>For a satisfying detox salad, you need to try this Candice Kumai recipe. Apples and two kinds of cabbage (red and Savoy) provide …

How to Make Spring Flower with Wire and Nail Polish

Create some magical looking flowers with some nail polish. Surely, every lady has a nice collection of nail polish at home, so this project will be …

22 Insane Recipes to Get You Through Your/Beyonce’s 22 Day Vegan Challenge

Sure we had our doubts when Beyoncé and Jay-Z announced that they were going vegan for 22 days at the end of 2013, but the proof is in the chia pudding: they did it and look DAMN GOOD. All of a sudden, our usual bacon-loving Twitter and Facebook feeds are filled with friends taking on the challenge …

Vegan

Better Be-Leaf It: 14 Tea-Infused Sweet Treats

Think tea is just for the British? Heck no! We’re all about tea parties at Brit + Co. And, what better to snack on than treats with tea baked right into them? Let’s start with a few goodies infused with spicy chai. Then we’ll move to that tea-party staple, Earl Grey, before finishing up with the …

Dessert

GORDITA VERDE

The Power of Ritual: The Creation of Sacred Time and Space in a Profane World | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this week we explored the nature of ritual and posited that its current scarcity may be at the root of the restlessness, apathy, alienation, …

The Spirituality of Sleep

In our fast paced culture, sleep is often elusive. The proliferation of news on sleep research makes clear that the quality and quantity of our sleep …

Let Love be Your Prayer

Love is risky. To love is to move into danger-because you cannot control it, it is not safe. It is not within your hands. It is …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …