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You can now download tickets to visit museums for free on Sept. 22nd

Choose carefully<p>Museums across the country will offer free admission on Saturday, Sept. 22nd for the Smithsonian’s annual Museum Day. The catch is that you’ll need online tickets, which are available for download now.<p>Over a thousand museums are participating, including many delightful, niche ones. …

Rhode Island

Banana Cream and Nutter Butter® Treat in a Jar Recipe

"Amazing personal treats that are easy and fun to make. As an additional garnish, you can use any leftover crumble or sweetened cocoa powder or hot …

Dessert

Barack Obama’s summer reading list is everything we need right now

It’s the classiest, most passive-aggressive move Barack Obama could make: He posted a list of books he’s been reading on ­Facebook.<p>That’s it.<p>“This summer I’ve been absorbed by new novels,” the former president wrote Sunday, “revisited an old classic, and reaffirmed my faith in our ability to move …

Books

The first graphene jacket is here, and it’s magical

And it only costs $695.<p>At 595 euros ($695) a pop, Vollebak’s new graphene jacket isn’t for everyone. But if even half of what its creators promise is true, it could be worth every cent. According to the company, it shares many of the magical properties of graphene–absorbing heat and then warming …

Graphene

10 of the Most Inspiring Tiny Home Interiors on Instagram

Once an alternative living solution, tiny homes are now firmly in the mainstream. Their minimalist and functional designs have become inspiration for …

Interior Design

Greek Salad Dressing (Better Than Store-Bought)

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p><b>Yield:</b> 1 cup<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>0 minutes<p>A delicious Greek salad dressing …

Food

This Super-Simple Trick for Crispy Chicken Skin Is a No Brainer You'll Use for the Rest of Time

We’ve all been there. You put hours into marinating your chicken only to end up with sad, flabby, who-wants-to-eat-this skin. Well, fret no more …

Cooking

Details of horrific first voyages in transatlantic slave trade revealed

Almost completely ignored by the modern world, this month marks the 500th anniversary of one of history’s most tragic and significant events – the …

Black History

11 Common Plants You Should Never (Ever!) Bring Home from the Nursery Again

Avoid these invasive, disease-prone, foul-smelling, and just plain tacky plants.<p>Taking a trip to the plant nursery is all about preparation. Arriving …

grumpy

We found the best toy to keep kids entertained at restaurants and on planes

Parents, stop what you're doing: we've found the holy grail of restaurant toys.<p>Parents, stop what you're doing — we've found the holy grail of restaurant toys.<p>They're called Plus-Plus blocks, and they are amazing: portable, educational, fun, affordable. And they have the rare mystical ability to …

Kids

100 Products That Will Make Your Home Smarter

You might need a minute to pick your jaw up off of the floor after seeing these seriously cool home tech products.<p>Moen’s Magnetix showerhead …

Home Automation

Boost Your Emotional Intelligence with These 3 Questions

As the concept of emotional intelligence has gone global, we’ve watched professionals founder as they try to improve their emotional intelligence (or EI) because they either don’t know where to focus their efforts or they haven’t understood how to improve these skills on a practical level.<p>In our …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Output Your Mac's Audio to Two Pairs of Headphones at the Same Time

Next time you're on a flight with someone and you both want to watch a video on your Mac without disturbing other passengers, try this convenient solution for sharing your Mac's audio among two pairs of headphones.<p>The method described below should work regardless of whether you're using one wired …

Headphones

Bill Gates Noticed a Global Economy Trend That No One Is Paying Enough Attention To

Forty years ago, Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft and kick-started a new era where software and the internet overpower machines. Thanks to the …

Bill Gates

Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die

The most important questions anyone can ask are: Why was Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he suffer so much? What has this to do with me? Finally, who …

Faith

Gardening 101: Russian Sage

Russian Sage, <i>Perovskia atriplicifolia</i><p>Neither truly Russian nor a sage, <i>Perovskia atriplicifolia</i> holds its own when it comes to being a trustworthy, …

Central Asia

How to make béarnaise, the king of steak sauces

Food

Jeff Bezos runs Amazon with 14 demanding leadership principles. Here's how a 23-year-old engineer leveraged 5 of them to land a job.

Amazon, led by Jeff Bezos, has outlined 14 leadership principles for its employees. From "ownership" to "dive deep," these guidelines are designed to drive innovative thinking and quick action.<p>For those interested in working for Amazon, which was ranked in a LinkedIn survey as the most desired …

Jeff Bezos

Suffering and God’s plan

Our suffering is an integral part of God’s plan to ready us for the struggle of spreading the good news of Jesus Christ. Suffering in some ways is a …

Faith

The New Dark Spot Product Every Woman Over 40 Should Be Using For Younger-Looking Skin

One of the most common skincare concerns for women over the age of 40 is dark spots. These pesky little spots can cause discoloration and make you …

Skin Care

The Best Tiny Beach Town To Retire for Under $40K a Year, According to AARP

Thanks to tony, McMansion-dotted enclaves like Malibu and East Hampton, beachfront living sometimes gets an elites-only rep. But, in reality, that’s …

Key West

Chef John's Butter Puff Biscuit Dough Recipe

"This biscuit dough is similar to puff pastry but uses a much less fussy procedure. It works great for fruit tarts, ham and cheese turnovers, and …

Baking

Found: The 5 Most-Saved Crockpot Recipes in Pinterest History

I know I will regret saying this as soon as the temperatures dip below 65, but I'm excited for fall. Or more specifically, fall food. From Halloween …

Cooking

$25 is all it takes to get a mosquito repellent that actually works

There are so many solutions out there that claim to repel mosquitos, but they rarely deliver on the promises they make. But after trying several …

Camping

Here’s Exactly How to Treat Those Mosquito Bites All Over Your Body

When you have a ton of mosquito bites, it’s like you’re suddenly enrolled in a master class on willpower. You <i>really</i> want to scratch the bites, but …

Mayo Clinic

12 Fall Soup Recipes to Make You Look Forward to Chilly Weather

Even if you’re not a <i>Seinfeld</i> fan, chances are you’ve heard the phrase “No soup for you!” In the show's famous episode, the soup stand’s chef, who is …

Cooking

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Exercise

This Is the Best Way to Cook Corn on the Cob

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Corn On The Cob

Expiration dates are a sham. Here's the best way to tell if a food has gone bad.

The best way to tell whether a food is still good to eat isn't necessarily by looking at the sell-by date printed on the package.<p>Expiration dates are based on rough estimates. They can tell you when a carton of eggs or a raw steak will most likely reach the limit for its best quality, but that's …

Vegetables

7 Foods You Should Never Eat Raw

For anyone consuming a standard American diet that’s heavy on processed meat, dairy and overcooked vegetables, adding the right raw foods can …

The Brain