Wayne Wilke

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Martha Stewart's Slow-Cooker Italian-Braised Pork

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Reprinted from Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker. Copyright © 2017 by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Photographs copyright © 2017 by Stephen Kent Johnson. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.<p>Crushed tomatoes, red wine, and fennel seeds give …

Slow Cookers

Beef Ragù Chiantigiana

Preparation<p>If using beef chuck, cut it into 1 inch chunks, leaving on some of the fat. In a food processor, pulse the chunks in batches, about five …

Recipes

Pearl Jam’s Best Bootlegs: The Ultimate Guide

Most major rock acts go on tour and play the same exact set every night, sometimes even repeating their stage banter verbatim like they’re reading …

Pearl Jam

America’s Slide Toward Autocracy

Democracy has taken a beating under President Trump. Will the midterms make a difference?<p>Editor's Note: This article is part of a series that attempts to answer the question: Is democracy dying?<p>Twenty-one months into the Trump presidency, how far has the country rolled down the road to autocracy? …

Donald Trump

Adam Rippon, Danny Amendola talk body shaving in locker room in new ad

Openly gay skater Adam Rippon and Dolphins receiver Danny Amendola chat easily about body shaving while shirtless in a locker room.Look, an openly …

Adam Rippon

I Used To Be A Trump Troll — Until Sarah Silverman Engaged With Me

I used to be That Guy. I always voted Republican. I watched Fox News. I read clickbait articles on Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. I echoed these …

Elections

It’s Time to Get Billionaires Off of Welfare

Year after year, decade after decade, Republicans in Washington have lectured the American people about the need for “welfare reform.” In the 1980s, …

Middle-class

Earth's Ancient Scars Explain Strangeness of Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens is out of line. The volcano, part of the Cascades range in Washington state, sits about 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of other young …

Geophysics

John McCain funeral: Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand mock Trump after ceremony

Bette Midler and Barbra Streisand are speaking their minds about President Donald Trump following Sen. John McCain's funeral Saturday.<p>After the event at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., the legendary singers took to Twitter to share their thoughts.<p>Midler, 72, complimented several …

Film Festivals

15 countries condemn ‘inadequate’ Russian response to Chechnya homophobic purge

A group of countries have triggered an international action against Russia over the homophobic purge in Chechnya.<p>Human rights monitors first reported …

Human Rights

Donald Trump's approval rating sinks to lowest of his presidency

Donald Trump has slumped to the lowest approval rating of his presidency, with 60% disapproving of his performance as the US president, according to a new national survey.<p>The figure includes 53% who say they disapprove strongly of his performance in the White House, the first time the national …

Donald Trump

10 Three-Ingredient Sauces You Should Make from Scratch — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you meal prep just one thing over the weekend, my best (and favorite) advice is to always make a sauce. I'm a strong believer that a simple, …

Cooking

Watch the trailer for controversial gay sex worker movie Sauvage

The first trailer for controversial gay drama Sauvage has been released.<p>Camille Vidal-Naquet’s directorial debut, which premiered at the Cannes Film …

Film Festivals

In Ruby-Red Stilettos, Aretha Franklin Bids a Diva’s Farewell

The pictures of Aretha Franklin lying in an open casket at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit are respectful, and …

Aretha Franklin

10 Creamy Chicken Dinners to Make ASAP — Recipes from The Kitchn

Plain baked chicken breasts are simple, easy, and get the job done for dinner, but you deserve so much more. You deserve a dinner that's rich, saucy, …

Cooking

6 Overlooked but Superb French Wine Regions Worth Exploring

France’s wine country isn’t all sprawling châteaux and rolling hills—venture off the beaten track to find the country’s most rewarding tasting …

Wine

Plastic straw ban? Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash

U.S. news<p>Environmentalists have taken aim at the targets systematically, seeking to eliminate or rein in big sources of ocean pollution — first plastic bags, then eating utensils and, most recently, drinking straws. More than a dozen coastal cities prohibited plastic straws this year. Many more are …

Butts

Milo Yiannopoulos attacks his fans for failing to support him emotionally and financially

<b>Milo Yiannopoulos (Getty/Drew Angerer)</b><p>In a Facebook post, the right-wing provocateur decried his financial state<p>Taylor Link<p>August 26, 2018 6:17pm (UTC)<p>Milo Yiannopoulos is having a rough week, a rough year even, and he wants his followers to know about it. The right-wing firebrand took to Facebook …

Social Media

Trump’s Contempt for the Law Will Be His Downfall

The president can keep crying “witch hunt,” but it won’t stop the evidence against him from mounting.<p>Michael Cohen’s guilty plea this week, on charges including campaign-finance violations, brought the investigations directly to the president. It has also, however, supplied Donald Trump and his …

Donald Trump

Best Ever Slow Cooker Italian Beef Roast Recipe

"Best tender and juicy pot roast you've ever eaten! Also great sliced up and served on hearty rolls."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (3 pound) beef chuck roast<p>1 onion, …

Why the Myth of the “Gay Nazi” Is Back in Circulation—and Why It’s (Still) Wrong

<i>This post is part of</i> <i>Outward</i><i>, Slate’s home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture.</i> <i>Read more here</i><i>.</i><p>The myth of the “gay Nazi,” I’m sorry to …

LGBTQI

See you next year: why homophobia ended this Cubs fan's season

The last time I was at Wrigley Field, so was Daniel Murphy.<p>It was Chicago Cubs against the Washington Nationals, and it was a remarkable game. In his first home start since joining the Cubs, Cole Hamels took the mound to face off against Max Scherzer. Through eight innings, the Nationals put up …

Baseball

How America Uses its Land

America's land use is very diverse and scattered throughout the states. By using surveys, satellite images and categorizations the U.S. Department of …

Infographics

How to Make Cassoulet Recipe

"This is the world's greatest baked bean recipe, and a classic French dish; it's almost the national dish. It's perfect for a cold winter …

Recipes

Beto O'Rourke: can the upstart Texas Democrat eject Ted Cruz?

The star arrived late, which only added to the frenzy when he finally emerged on stage to be hailed by a full house of screaming fans who were thrilled by a set of his best-loved hits.<p>Since Beto O’Rourke is a politician, and a relatively unknown Texas Democrat at that, this gig was far from …

Republicans

Will We Ever Stop Using Rockets to Get to Space?

On March 16, 1926 in Auburn, Massachusetts, American engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket. The flight lasted a mere 2.5 …

Space Travel

Watch Pearl Jam Cover David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’ at Chicago’s Wrigley Field

Pearl Jam covered David Bowie‘s “Rebel Rebel” for the first time during the band’s concert Saturday at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, a gig that also …

An Open Letter to Ivanka Trump About That “Complicit” Saturday Night Live Sketch She Apparently Hates So Much

My Dearest Ivanka Trump,<p>Hello! How are you? I am fine. According to excerpts from Omarosa Manigault-Newman’s memoir <i>Unhinged,</i> published in People, you …

Sam Mikulak's parallel bars routine at 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships

Sam Mikulak impresses during his parallel bars at the 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships.

Uzbekistan’s Secret Underground: A Photo Ban Lifted After 41 Years

After a longtime ban on photographing the Tashkent Metro was lifted this summer, I went underground to reveal the art, architecture, and …