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19 Ways To Use Your Slow Cooker To Make Comfort Food That'll Make You Weep With Joy

The words "slow-cooker root beer wings" made me cry today.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p>View this post on Facebook<p>View …

Lentils Nutrition Facts

Lentils are an inexpensive, versatile, easy-to-find source of healthy carbohydrates. These disc-shaped pulses make a nutritious base for soups, …

Nutrition

Stir-Fried Quinoa with Kale and Chickpeas

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant and starting to brown, about a minute.<p>Add kale, season …

Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Transcendentalism Movement

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882)<p>On May 25, 1803, American essayist, lecturer, and poet <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b> was born, who led the Transcendentalist …

Norwegian’s New Routes Will Let You Fly From the U.S. to Madrid, Amsterdam, and Milan — and Flights Start at $199

You can even score round-trip flights for under $400.<p>Travelers will have more options when it comes to flights between the U.S. and Europe next year, …

Flying

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

7 Beginner Tips for Shooting Better Landscape Photos

When I was growing up, I spent several summers living with my father on the Isle of Skye in northern Scotland. As a teenager, I didn’t have an …

The MLK History Forgot

During his last three years on Earth, Martin Luther King went through hell.<p>In January 1966, Martin Luther King Jr.—founding president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Nobel laureate and the nation’s most prominent civil rights activist—moved his family into a squalid tenement …

Black History

17 High-Protein Meatless Meals You Can Make in 1 Pan

Washing a ton of dishes on weeknights is pretty much out of the question—frankly, it's often hard enough to rally the energy to even cook dinner at …

Protein-Packed Vegetarian Recipes

Anyone who eats a vegetarian diet knows that one of the most common questions asked is “Where do you get your protein?” But this gallery of recipes …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Lentil, sweet potato and kale soup

Healthy and hearty, this vegan lentil, sweet potato and kale soup will keep you warm and happy this winter. If you, like myself, have resolved to eat …

Weed Gives Stoner Toads Enhanced Night Vision

Marijuana can make you see things that aren’t there. But what if it could help you see things in the dark you didn’t <i>realize</i> were there?<p>That’s what …

Cannabis

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Art, Sex, and Pride: The Secret Gay History of New York

‘Gay Gotham’ includes the work of the well-known, like Warhol and Mapplethorpe, alongside others to show how LGBT artists in the city helped change …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to iPhone/Smartphone Photography

Dear friend,<p>This guide is intended for you if you currently own a smartphone (iPhone, Android, etc) and want to learn how to take better …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Photography

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to write you this book on how to take better photos. I know you started off with your iPhone, and started to show keen interest …

Want To Be An Amazing Chef? These Home Cooks Are Giving Away Every One Of Their Secrets

Cooking skills are hard-won in the kitchen. Honing those skills takes practice, time, experimentation, and even more practice. It’s often a lifetime of learning and the more you cook, the better you’ll get. That’s a hard fact, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that a few tips from the pros can’t help …

Kitchens

5 Ways To Create A Powerfully Productive Mind

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

Motivation

​Women and Weed: The Re-Emergence of Female Cannabis Culture

Men have completely dominated weed culture for years, but thanks to the internet and changing legislation, women are finally taking centre stage.<p>Having spent a large amount of my youth at a Church of England all girls' school, I had decided drugs were evil. Take one toke on a spliff and it would be …

COBI, the future of biking takes routes in a whole new direction

Nowadays, there are numerous biking apps that can make your mobile phone integral to your bike ride. Using it for directions or music is obvious, but …

OpenStreetMap

15 incredible space-saving gadgets under $60 that every kitchen needs

But there are plenty of ways to maximize space in your cabinets and counter tops, allowing you to keep all the ingredients and appliances you need to put together delicious, healthy meals.<p>Take a look at these collapsible, magnetic and otherwise clever devices — all under $60 — that will help you …

This Is Why Frozen Fruits Should Be Your New Best Friend

Get the most out of your produce.<p><i>As part of HuffPost's “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Summer is the best time to become well acquainted with your freezer. And no, we don't mean for sticking your head in …

Apricot Bourbon BBQ Grilled Chicken Breasts

Preheat the grill.<p>In a small pan, add all sauce ingredients and bring to a boil.<p>Remove chicken from the package and place on a plate.<p>Brush sauce on …

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

1/<p>1. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata)<p>Boston ferns rank as one of the best plant air purifiers and they also release an abundant amount of moisture …

Upper Body Exercises for Runners

Upper body strength is crucial to running strong and injury-free. A strong upper body can help us run with better form, prevent injuries, run more …

Why This New York City Restaurateur Is Getting into the Weed Edibles Business

Ron Silver is many things: chef, painter, and owner of Bubby's, a family of casual diner-style restaurants. But he's decided to finally come out of the marijuana closet and get into the edibles business.<p>"It's a fucking disaster in here."<p>These are the first words Ron Silver shares with me in his …

BERNIE SANDERS: Almost 7,000 of my supporters just signed up to run for office

After the Vermont senator made an impassioned plea to his supporters during a Thursday-night webcast to carry the "political revolution" forward, his campaign released a statement claiming that nearly 6,700 of his people said that they'd be interested in seeking elected office.<p>The supporters went …

How a Chef Is Exposing the Hidden Racism in 'Southern' Kitchens

June 19th is Juneteenth or Freedom Day, an annual holiday which commemorates the abolition of slavery in 1865, first in Texas, then across the …