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Judi Dench: Bad teaching put me off Shakespeare play for life

Dame Judi Dench argues there is still too much 'fear and prejudice' about Shakespeare thanks to bad teaching<p>There is too much "fear and prejudice" around the works of Shakespeare, Dame Judi Dench has said, as she suggests bad teaching or acting can put people off the Bard for life.<p>Dame Judi, one of …

Garlic Recipes

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this summer<p>SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/garlic-recipes<p>article<p>One …

Our 23 Best Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes Because Perfecting Turkey is Hard Enough

Thanksgiving preparations can get complicated, but your sides don't have to be<p>Updated:<p>Cooking a turkey is hard enough, why challenge yourself with …

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12 Complete Thanksgiving Menus

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this summer<p>SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery2/Thanksgiving-Menus<p>article<p>…

The World of Garlic

27 varieties to try in your home kitchen<p>There are two main types of garlic: softneck and hardneck. <b>Softneck garlics,</b> with their spongy central stalks, …

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French Onion Soup Recipes That Make Us Actually Excited For Winter

Soup, by nature, is comforting. Hot, steamy, loaded with vegetables or brimming with noodles, it's warming from the inside, filling and so soothing. It's difficult to choose, but if one soup had to win the ultimate comfort competition, we think it would have to be French onion soup.<p>A beefy broth …

Sodium Citrate Will Turn A Block Of Cheese Into The Creamiest Nacho Sauce Ever. Get Some.

There will be a nacho cheese fountain at my wedding reception someday. <i>(If a wedding never happens, this is a formal request that there</i> at least <i>be one at my funeral.)</i> Knowing this, you should now understand that the importance of nacho cheese in my life is paramount. So heed my advice: Sodium …

What's killing your battery? Android's top 10 performance-sapping apps

It may seem to consume every spare moment of our lives, but the world's most famous social networking app is chewing up our mobiles too, with Facebook topping a global list of the most performance-draining Android apps, which considered battery drain, storage consumption and data use.<p>But it's not …

14 Things You Didn't Know About Your Brain

Have you ever stopped to think about the way your brain works when you’re, well, not thinking about it? It’s a hard concept to wrap your head around, but we thought we’d do a little exploring to find out what’s going on inside these noggins of ours.<p>We’ve partnered with Cleveland Clinic to bring you …

Thank Cyclists, Not Drivers, for Early Road Improvements

Edward N. Hines became passionate about transportation reform as an avid biker—inventing the first center line to divide a street in two.<p>Before he became one of Wayne County's first road commissioners, Edward N. Hines was a cyclist. He would take long rides out of Detroit, into the country. …

New GoldieBlox Doll Takes Aim at 'Barbie' Beauty Standards

GoldieBlox, an engineering toy for girls that got began on Kickstarter, made waves last year with a viral video showing girls using traditional pink …

The Most Popular Game in History Almost Didn’t Pass 'Go'

When Parker Brothers rolled the dice on “the real estate game,” it did so reluctantly. The game seemed too long, too complicated, and too niche: who, …

The World's Best Whisky Has Been Named and Scotland is Displeased

The best whisky in the world is “near indescribable genius.” It scores 97.5 marks out of 100. It is also not Scottish.<p>That’s according to <i>Jim Murray’s</i> …

So What Exactly Is Sticky Rice, Anyway?

Sticky rice is one of those great joys of Asian cuisine that people love across the globe, but may not fully understand. What makes it sticky? How does it differ from regular white rice? Where does it come from and is it <i>supposed</i> to be that sticky?<p>As huge fans of glutinous rice, which is sticky …

What happens when you accidentally become internet famous?

ash (@chntxl)pls rt bc everyone needs alex from target on their tl pic.twitter.com/31udOj9FxdNovember 2, 2014<p>This weekend, the internet made a Target employee famous.<p>Currently known only as “Alex from Target”, all it took was for one person to tweet a picture of him.<p>Within 12 hours, Alex was a top …

Here's Why Pho Is Really Pronounced 'Fuh'

For lovers pho -- the noodle soup that has become synonymous with Vietnamese cuisine the world over -- the debate on proper pronunciation is a heated one. Food words are constantly getting botched, mispronounced by people who don't speak the language but also by people who just don't give a damn or …

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Breakfast

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

The Kyocera Proteus is a shape shifting flexible smartphone

Despite the amazing progress in display technology in recent years, one thing still remains beyond the mainstream consumer’s grasp: truly flexible screens. Last year Samsung and LG both released high end devices with bendable technology, however in the case of the Galaxy Round it was fixed to the …

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This Is Where Ebola First Struck in 1976 and What Happened

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Baba Ghannouj (Mashed Eggplant Dip)

2 lb. eggplants, halved lengthwise<p>1⁄3 cup fresh lemon juice<p>3 tbsp. tahini<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 cup plain, full-fat yogurt<p>Kosher salt and freshly …

Massimo Bottura's Revolutionary Risotto

An inventive risotto technique from the chef of Italy's Osteria Francescana<p>When the beguiling and brilliant Italian chef Massimo Bottura stopped by …

The World Of Vodou: Exhibit Brings To Life A Highly-Misunderstood Religion

The real world of Haitian Vodou is hardly like what Hollywood would have us believe.<p>For one, many depictions of the religion focus on New Orleans-based Voodoo, a related but separate set of traditions. To help understand this tradition, Chicago's Field Museum is taking a deep dive into the world of …

4 Ways to Go From Underemployed to Getting the Job You Want

Most of us have heard of:<p><i>College graduates doing menial work.</i> A caller to my radio program last week graduated a year ago from the University of …

5 Ways Coffee Changed the Course of History in England

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Hanged Iranian woman's final emotional message to her mother

Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, has reportedly left a message to her mother telling her she loved her and asking for her organs to be donated, before she was executed in Iran<p>The <b>Iranian woman executed for murdering her alleged rapist</b> has reportedly left a heartbreaking message for her mother.<p>Reyhaneh Jabbari, …

You Don't Need to Know Why I'm Not Breastfeeding, Because It Shouldn't Matter

This past week, Emily Wax-Thibodeux's excellent essay, "Why I don't breastfeed, if you must know" went viral. As it should have. It's a cutting, heartfelt expose of just how ridiculous the pressure to breastfeed has become, made all the more powerful by the author's recounting of her double …

YouTube games channels take off: top 100 watched 4.4bn times in September

YouTube games channels have become one of the most popular categories on Google’s online video site, with the 100 biggest notching up nearly 4.4bn video views in September alone.<p>That’s up from 3.5bn views in May, according to a chart published by industry site Tubefilter based on data from …

Innovating at the speed of cloud, in less than a New York minute

The humorist and author Mark Twain once said, “The man with a new idea is a crank — until the idea succeeds.”<p>The reality is that throughout history, there’s been a constant stream of new ideas, entrepreneurship, and innovations — from the train, steamboat, plane, and automobile to the printing …