Susan Gilligan

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29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

10 books you absolutely need to read before they come out in theaters

Hey, book lovers! (That’s all of us, right?)<p>There’s nothing quite like seeing one of our favorite reads hit the big screen. We’re still recovering …

The 10 Commandments of Cooking Pasta

If I could eat pasta every day of my life, I would . . . and I basically do. OK maybe not <i>every</i> day, but what I'm getting at is that I know a lot about pasta, and thanks to my Italian mom and informative trip to Italy, I've got pocket full of pasta secrets. No one wants a plate of overcooked or …

5 Exercises for a Defined and Muscular Jawline

How the exercises help your jawline<p>According to Dr. Schreiber, the front neck muscles are often underdeveloped, inhibited, and almost never exercised …

Inventor of The Internet’s Most Terrifying Search Engine Shows Us How To Use It

Thanks to Shodan, it’s incredibly easy to find hackable things on the internet.<p>The internet isn't just made of Facebook, Motherboard, 4chan and all your other favorite websites. There are thousands of devices, such as webcams, smart light bulbs, printers, and even smart homes, connected to it and …

Internet of Things

19 Life-Changing Baking Tips From Professional Bakers

These are pretty sweet.

Walking Inside This Crystal Universe Is Like Wandering the Universe

I want to step inside the Crystal Universe installation by TeamLab and just never leave. It’s an immersive art exhibit that’s been around various …

So, what if your computer was an iPad Pro?

In its latest ad, Apple is not just implying that the iPad Pro can replace your PC — it's saying it is actually going to do more than your PC.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>Apple …

IPad Pro

10 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books That Should Be Graphic Novels

Some science fiction and fantasy books vividly paint images of alternate worlds so vivid, we lament their status as imaginary—existing only in our …

17 Genius Cooking Tricks That Professional Chefs Want You To Know

Steal their secrets and everything you make will get a little bit more delicious.

Does reading fiction make you a better person?

I have been a nerd my whole life. I was always "that kid," the one who read in a corner at recess and talked about Jo March and Ponyboy as though they were real people. I have a vivid memory of myself at 8 or 9, staying up far past my bedtime to read Katherine Paterson's "Bridge to Terabithia" by …

Psychology

15 Foods and Recipes You Never Knew You Could Freeze

These days we’re all trying to be super humans by eating better, planning better and just <i>doing</i> better in general. But even when you’re trying to maintain a healthy work-life balance, making time for meal planning can be tough (despite all the meal prep inspiration out there). If only we had the …

Cooking

How to Make the Flakiest Pie Dough Ever

All you need is 4 ingredients and 10 minutes.<p>Mastering pie dough from scratch can seem like a scary, time-consuming task that always seems to end with flour all over the kitchen, dough stuck to the rolling pin, and pie that's more "rustic" than Instagram-ready. Instead of going through all that …

Baking

18 Summer Pasta Ideas To Try ASAP

Relationship status: pasta.<p><i>For more pasta recipes, head over to Food52.</i>