Rick Rexroth

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Top 36 Holiday Cookie Recipes

G's Spicy Tequila Balls<p>Nadia G packs her usual punch into these boozy vanilla wafer, walnut and cocoa powder balls. The recipe contains a whopping …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

You want to make good cocktails at home. Here’s what you need to get started.

Rachel Duggins got interested in cocktails early, from watching old movies in which the glamorous witty women and debonair men always seemed to have a drink in hand. When she was little, her family visited the iconic Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul; Duggins was transfixed by the beautiful bar there. …

From Donut Charts to Bubble Maps, This Site Will Help You Choose the Best Way to Visualize Your Data

For many researchers, gathering data is the fun part of their job. But figuring out how to convey those numbers in a clear and visually appealing way …

The Writer: Firsts

First black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

A Trump meltdown for the ages

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was like watching a human Twitter feed.<p>A combative and unrestrained President Donald Trump opened his authentic political soul, in possibly the most memorable news conference in presidential history, that is certain to become a defining moment of his administration.<p>It was supposed to be …

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I asked 12 legal experts if the latest Trump-Russia news showed obstruction of justice

“A policy of dishonesty within the White House would be an investigative jackpot for Mueller.”<p>An explosive report by the Washington Post claims that President Trump instructed his son Donald Trump Jr. to release a misleading statement about the latter’s now-infamous June 2016 meeting with a Russian …

28 Critical Thinking Question Stems For Any Content Area

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What Happened to Marie Antoinette's Children?

The tragic tale of Marie Antoinette's death during the French Revolution is the stuff of legend. But while the story of Marie Antoinette ends with …

Best Spice Rub Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

How the First World War Kicked Off a Century of Conflict and Bloodshed

Americans have no accepted narrative of the Great War. Its causes remain obscure, its ending inconclusive, and its legacies contested. But for good …

Wars and Battles Throughout History

A Primer on the Major Wars That Shaped the Modern World<p>Since the dawn of time, wars and battles have had a significant impact on the course of …

World History

Historians Uncover Slave Quarters of Sally Hemings at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Archaeologists have excavated an area of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello mansion that has astounded even the most experienced social scientists: The living quarters of Sally Hemings, the enslaved woman who, historians believe, gave birth to six of Jefferson’s children.<p>“This …

Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel

President Trump, who is fond of dining at his Trump International Hotel near the White House, will have some company Wednesday — a roomful of people who paid as much as $35,000 or $100,000 each to be there.<p>The money will go to two joint fundraising operations — Trump Victory, which will take in …

Watch: How the creative deceptions of the Ghost Army helped win WWII

Artists like Ellsworth Kelly were part of the unit but kept the secret for decades<p>Inflatable tanks, fake radio broadcasts, and actors impersonating …

The French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars

Europe Forever Changed<p>The French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars began in 1792, just three years after the beginning of the French Revolution. …

A Collection Of Resources On “Tricky” Teacher Topics

My post yesterday on eating in class (see What Are Your Rules About Students Eating In Class?) received a lot of feedback, and it prompted me to …

Harvard Business Review Lays-Out A Good Three-Step Process To Introduce A Lesson

A new article in the Harvard Business Review, The Science Of Pep Talks talks about…pep talks, but the three-step process it suggests can also apply …

The Epic Guide to Student Ownership

“Is this real, Mr. J?” The question came from the back of the room. Todd rarely spoke up in class, but today he seemed visibly upset. “Yes, it is …

Pedagogy

The 18 Most Delicious Ways to Eat Tomatoes

Tomatoes are the best. They're one of the most widely used ingredients in Western cooking, because they're both plentiful and versatile. The whole</i> …

Cooking

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

How to Empower Students with One Simple Phrase (that can boost student effort by 40%)

Daniel Coyle, the author of The Talent Code, recently looked at a study on feedback from teachers. This study showed that one simple phrase could …

7 times Adam West played “Adam West,” and it was great

From cartoons to sitcoms to web humor, West was one of the best cameos in the game.<p>Adam West, best known for playing a spandex-clad Batman on TV in the 1960s, has died at the age of 88. And even if you never watched the famously, gloriously campy <i>Batman</i> in which West starred, you probably knew he …

American Nazis in the 1930s—The German American Bund

In the years before the outbreak of World War II, people of German ancestry living abroad were encouraged to form citizens groups to both extol “German virtues,” around the world, and to lobby for causes helpful to Nazi Party goals. In the United States, the Amerikadeutscher Volksbund, orGerman …

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Babies Sleep Better In Their Own Rooms After 4 Months, Study Finds

Babies get less sleep at night and sleep for shorter stretches when they sleep in their parents' room after 4 months old, a new study finds. Parents are also more likely to engage in unsafe sleep practices, such as bringing their child into their bed or leaving pillows, blankets or stuffed animals …

The Marshall Plan turns 70 this week. Here are four reasons it was so important.

President Trump’s first foreign trip as commander in chief began May 19 and included stops at NATO headquarters in Brussels and in Italy for a Group of Seven meeting. When it concluded May 27, many commentators argued that U.S.-European relations were at a post-World War II low point.<p>Exactly 70 …

The International-School Surge

Increased demand for a “western” education around the world has reshaped whom these institutions serve.<p>After losing two jobs in the Denver area due to budget cuts, the school librarian Jennifer Alevy found a new direction for her education career in 2011: an international school in Kathmandu, Nepal.<p>…

Students

Mass Grave from Thirty Years' War Battle Reveals Soldiers' Fatal Wounds

In November of 1632, the townspeople of Lützen, Germany, were stuck with a grim task: They had to bury some 9,000 soldiers who were left dead on a …

7 things you probably didn't know you can buy at Costco

The retail giant sells a number of items that you might not consider buying during your weekly shopping trip.<p>Of course, there are some staples you should always buy in bulk at Costco, like bacon and laundry detergents. But there are also some surprisingly pricey items that may make sense to sweep …

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