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Biggest Takeaways From Some Of The World’s Most Famous Logos

Image via Wikimedia Commons<p><b>There’s good reason</b> why multinational companies are willing, and at times adamant on, spending thousands on a great logo …

Graphic Design

Art series unlocks the hidden superhero in every child's imagination

A child's imagination can be as boundless as a superhero leaping from rooftop to rooftop.<p>Graphic artist Jason Ratliff brings that imagination to life …

In praise of Dr Seuss

The Cat in the Hat, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and Dr Seuss’s other books brilliantly allow children to learn about risks and challenges – but David Cameron’s admiration of The Lorax smacks of hypocrisy<p>If David Cameron choosing the Smiths for a Desert Island Disc was the most hypocritical cultural …

Books

Why Do Puns Make People Groan?

The once-exalted form of wordplay takes a lot of heat these days.<p>Sometimes in life, I’m just trying to have a little fun with some wordplay, and the people around me aren’t having it. They’d rather have no pun at all.<p>Wait, wait, no, come back! Don’t close that tab!<p>I imagine a good portion of …

Language

How to Say (Almost) Everything in a Hundred-Word Language

Those who speak Toki Pona say linguistic simplicity can enable a more profound form of communication.<p>In Chinese, the word <i>computer</i> translates directly as <i>electric brain</i>.<p>In Icelandic, a <i>compass</i> is a <i>direction-shower</i>, and a <i>microscope</i> a <i>small-watcher</i>.<p>In Lakota, <i>horse</i> is literally <i>dog of wonder</i>.<p>These …

Linguistics

How to Build a Better Digital Book

Interactive graphics, sound effects, and animations can all enhance a child’s reading experience—when used in the right places.<p>It was, she remembered, the first standing ovation she ever received as a librarian.<p>Laura Fleming was working at an elementary school in River Edge, New Jersey, a tiny, …

Books

Online Symptom Checkers Are Often Wrong (Phew)

It's probably not cancer: Looking up conditions on sites like WebMD has inconsistent results.<p>We’re in an era where it’s no longer reasonable to pretend that patients aren’t Googling their symptoms—or to try to get them not to. Why must we feign calm, asking the doctor “What do you think it is?” …

Medical Technology

E.L. Doctorow’s Masterful Manipulation of History

The novelist beautifully captured bygone eras despite an often cavalier attitude toward accuracy.<p>In the first chapter of his classic novel <i>Ragtime</i>, E.L. Doctorow memorably describes an afternoon shared by Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud in early 1900s New York:<p>Their ultimate destination was Coney …

Literature

The taste of Morocco: Preserved lemons, stuffed aubergines, chicken tagine

Preparation Time 10 minutes<p>Cooking Time 0 minutes<p>Makes: 1x750ml (1 pint 6½fl oz) jar<p>●6 lemons, 5 for preserving plus the juice of 1<br>• ●250g (9oz) sea …

7 Street-Food Eats Not to Miss on Your Next Visit to Bangkok

By Heather Van Deest, InternationalLiving.com<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>Thai cuisine is known the world over for its delicious, distinctive flavors. In fact, the phrase …

Flavors

43 Meals Everyone Should Eat In Their Lifetime

From unpretentious fried fish tacos in Baja, Mexico, to the foraged tasting menu at Copenhagen's Noma (the best restaurant in the world), we found 43 meals that are worth traversing the planet for.<p>Foodies will want to put these spots on their travel bucket list.

Jackson Hole

HERB, OLIVE AND MUSTARD-CRUSTED RACK OF LAMB, a delicious recipe in the new M&S app.

• <b>1</b> Heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/gas 6 (180°C for fan ovens). Cook the potatoes according to the packet instructions.• <b><br>2</b> Put the bread in a food …

MINTY LAMB KOFTAS WITH A SAFFRON YOGURT DRESSING, a delicious recipe in the new M&S app.

Liz<p>Very easy to make and very tasty!<p>Bey<p>Made this today very nice but needs more seasoning<p>Sam<p>Made this but found it really bland. Will try again but …

Yogurt

The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020 (Infographic) | Inc.com

In the near future, smart machines and systems will automate many jobs that exist today, changing the nature of skills that are in high demand.<p>As social technologies play a more important role in value creation, skills such as social intelligence and new media literacy, among others, will become …

Top 10

Album

What I Learned About Creativity from Pixar's Ed Catmull

<i>Lee Bob Black</i> <i>is a staff writer and editor for the</i> <i>SkilledUp Learning Hub</i><i>. Connect with him on</i> <i>LinkedIn</i> <i>and</i> <i>Google Plus</i><i>.</i><p>In business, what factors foster creativity and engender success? Conversely, what factors stifle creativity and endanger success?<p>Ed Catmull, the president of Pixar and Disney …

Whither the Breadfruit?

By James McWilliams August 1, 2014<p><i>Whither the breadfruit?</i><p>Marguerite Girvin Gillin, <i>Breadfruit</i>, ca. 1884<p>There’s such a thing as the Breadfruit Institute, and there should be. Researchers consider the species a “NUS”—“neglected and underutilized species.” But Ian Cole, the Breadfruit Institute’s …

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>The secret to making grilled cheese for a crowd? Turn on the oven (the standard skillet method is too labor-intensive). Encourage guests to customize their sandwiches with the cheeses, breads, and fixings you’ve set out. Then simply pop them on a …

Sandwiches

This Is How You Do Deviled Eggs

National Cooking | Scott Hocker<p>Commence boiling the water.<p>As far as we're concerned, no outdoor party is complete without a platter loaded with deviled eggs.<p>First, you need perfectly cooked eggs. For the ideal hard-boiled egg, use this foolproof technique.<p>Then, get to deviling.<p>STEP ONE: Make the …

Eggs

Tomato and Butter Tartine

1 Servings<p>For those who love savory snacks. A sprinkling of torn basil wouldn’t hurt, either.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 slice rye or white bread<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened<p>Several slices tomato<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Smear bread with butter and top with sliced tomato. …

Bread

9 Best Warm, Melty Sandwiches

From super-fast melts to decadent ham and cheese sandwiches, here are nine amazing melty sandwiches to help with hangover recovery.<p>For chef Tim Love, …

Reading insecurity: The crippling fear that the digital age has left you unable to read deeply and thoughtfully.

<b>Slate</b> is an online magazine, which means you are almost certainly reading this on a screen. It is more likely to be morning than evening. You are …

William Alexander’s Flirting With French, reviewed.

What makes France and the French so intimidating? Here we Americans are, citizens of the world’s superpower, yet there’s probably no place that …

All About Onions and 7 Ways to Make a Meal of Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Onions are powerful -- their versatility, their flavor, their ability to make you weep on command...</i><p>Onions are members of the allium family (along with scallions, leeks, and …

Garlic-and-Rosemary Grilled Chicken with Scallions

4 Servings<p>Make sure you keep your grill at a steady medium-level heat; if it’s too hot, the chicken will char without cooking through.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-lb. chicken, backbone removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 sprigs rosemary<p>2 heads of garlic, halved crosswise<p>2 …

Grilling

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

Seafood