Richard Graeter

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The Biggest Mistake You're Making When Roasting Vegetables, According to This Chef

Hold the olive oil, says chef Nick Balla of San Francisco restaurants Duna and Smokebread.<p>Chef Nick Balla isn’t entirely against roasting vegetables …

Recipes

Western Atheism: A Guide For the Perplexed

The modern world is nothing if not plural in the number of possible world views it offers in terms of religions, creeds and ideologies. The profusion …

Atheism

America Is Living James Madison’s Nightmare

The Founders designed a government that would resist mob rule. They didn’t anticipate how strong the mob could become.<p>Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series that attempts to answer the question: Is democracy dying?<p>James Madison traveledto Philadelphia in 1787 with Athens on his mind. He …

James Madison

What Are the Best Secret Ingredients for Chili? - Chowhound

Chili can be a surprisingly contentious subject; so many cooks insist there’s a “right” way to make it, and every other way is dead wrong. Even those …

Recipes

What Come You Here to Do?

Can inequality only be fixed by war, revolution or plague?

IN AN age of widening inequality, Walter Scheidel believes he has cracked the code on how to overcome it. In “The Great Leveler”, the Stanford …

Princeton University

The 5 Most Popular Fall Soup Recipes of 2018, According to Pinterest

Fall is right around the corner, which means our crockpots have already claimed valuable kitchen counter space for the foreseeable future. While we …

Recipes

The Secret to Perfectly Fried Fish Is an Ingredient You Probably Have in Your Pantry

The universally loved fish fry—from Lenten Fridays to slaw- and hush puppy-filled summer gatherings—transforms flaky white fillets into golden-fried …

Kitchens

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

The famous last words of 10 scientific greats

Karl Marx's famous last words were, quite poetically, "Last words are for fools who haven't said enough." But some of science's greats have had some …

Stephen Hawking

What Would a Socialist America Look Like?

We asked thinkers on the left—and a couple of outliers—to describe their vision for a re-imagined American economy.<p>Just a decade ago, “socialism” was a dirty word in American politics. Debates over its merits were mostly limited to obscure blogs, niche magazines and political parties on the other …

Opinion

How to Make Fresh Pasta: A Step-by-Step Guide

Our basics demystify the process so you can make fresh pasta yourself.<p>You can get dried pasta anywhere, but fresh pasta made with your own hands is …

Food

Blighted by Empire: What the British Did to India

<b>I.</b><p>ON THE EVENING of August 14, 1947, as India prepared to declare its independence, the last British Viceroy in India was sitting alone in his study, …

Winston Churchill

10 Three-Ingredient Sauces You Should Make from Scratch — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you meal prep just one thing over the weekend, my best (and favorite) advice is to always make a sauce. I'm a strong believer that a simple, …

Cooking

Good Riddance to the Red Delicious, an Apple That Sucks

The Red Delicious is no longer the dominant apple in American orchards, the U.S. Apple Association said last week, after lasting five decades in the …

My nephew tried to school me on cultural appropriation. It didn't end well.

They got him. Just as I feared they would.<p>My nephew Kyle came to live with us this summer after his freshman year of college. Apparently he’s now a deputized member of the cultural-appropriation police.<p>He hadn’t even unpacked his massive bag of dirty laundry when he made a snide comment about the …

Cultural Appropriation

Apple just turned your ancient AirPort Express router into an AirPlay 2 wireless speaker dongle

You've got to hand it to Apple. Even though the company hasn't updated its AirPort Express router since 2012, and even though it discontinued the entire AirPort line earlier this year, Apple isn't just letting its Wi-Fi router become a doorstop. Today, Apple imbued the AirPort with a brand-new …

Tech Trends

How an Old Timey British Pastry Got Super Popular in Arizona

The Cornish pasty is an unlikely desert staple.<p>If you set out to create a totally unsuccessful restaurant, there’d be a few things you might do to ensure its failure. You’d want to specialize in a single, <i>deeply</i> British item that’s prone to mispronunciation, eludes meaningful comparisons to any …

Comfort Food

New J.R.R. Tolkien book may be Lord of the Rings author's last

In just a few days. J.R.R. Tolkien fans can get their hands on what might be the late author's final work.<p>The Fall of Gondolin will be published Aug. 30 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the US and HarperCollins in the UK.<p>J.R.R. Tolkien died in 1973, but since his death, his son Christopher, now 93, …

Literature

The Healthiest Breakfast Cereals, Ranked By Nutritionists

Here's what makes for a healthy cereal, and what to watch out for.<p>Although debate continues on whether breakfast is the most important meal of the day, breakfast cereal sales keep growing year after year, with $15 billion in revenue expected in 2018.<p>Though cereal is certainly appealing for its …

A Seriously Simple Tip for Cooking Fish Fillets Evenly Every Time (This Is What We Call Low Lift)

Fish fillets aren't evenly shaped. Here's how to solve for that problem.<p>Whether you're searing fish in a pan or cooking it on the grill, unless …

8 Foods You Should Never Eat On An Empty Stomach

Early in the morning, it’s easy to reach for the closest food and eat it quickly before running out of the house for work or errands.<p>Some mornings, …

Kansas State Wildcats

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

'I hereby resign from my race. F--- these people,' white professor writes online, sparking furor

A white professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey violated the school's policy when he complained about other white people in a post on Facebook, according to reports.<p>The university says it prohibits discrimination and harassment, and judged that history professor James Livingston, who is …

Rights & Freedoms

You Can Make Ice Cream From Tomatoes—and You Should, Because It’s Delicious

Here's how to transform your abundance of plump summer tomatoes into a sweet, frozen treat.<p>If you’re a huge tomato enthusiast, summer is basically …

WALSH: 5 Offensive And Bigoted Body Parts That Must Be Immediately Renamed

A popular health information site has started using the word "front hole" instead of "vagina" in an effort to be inclusive of trans and non-binary …

Feminism

This Is The Next Wave Of The Kondo Method (And It Makes It Way Easier)

A few weeks ago, I walked into an event space and was immediately greeted with a cold scented towel. Soft melodic music whirred in the background of …

Hands on: Scrivener 3.03 is the best tool for writing books

Hands-On<p>By<p>Scrivener isn't necessarily the best for making books or e-books, but now it doesn't have to be since it's added Vellum support. …

Writing

17 Jokes You'll Only Get If You Know Greek Mythology

"Greek mythology in five words: Unfortunately, Zeus was feeling horny."

Ancient History

10 Post-Processing Landscape Photography Tips

6. Enhance Composition<p>You should think of the composition ahead. But once the photo is on your computer, you can still enhance or even fix it.<p>A first …