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How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Cook pasta with lavender with The New York Times

Lavender is a very underrated herb,and not many people use it for cooking. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, adds an unusual flavor to an old favorite. Watch and learn how to cook pasta with lavender. All you need for this NY Time rec ...more

How To : Prepare a spicy tomato jam with the New York Times

Did you know that tomatoes are a fruit and not a vegetable? In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, returns tomatoes to the fruit family. Watch as he demonstrates how to make a tomato jam. Use the tomato jam roasted meats, chicken and crack ...more

How To : Prepare an edamame salad with the New York Times

You've had salty soy sauce dredged edamame at your favorite Japanese restaurant. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, turns a familiar Japanese appetizer into something new. Watch as he prepares an edamame salad. All you need for this li ...more

News : Free! Drawing Lessons From the New York Times

Drawing is a craft that becomes art when combined with an idea. It is a skill that comes naturally to some; for others it is a slower, more painful process. But the truth is, anybody with patience and discipline can learn to draw. Learn the principles of line, perspective, pro ...more

News : The New York Times' Top 15 Kill-Proof Houseplants

With the aid of America's top botanical experts, Michael Tortorello of the New York Times has compiled a wonderful list of 15 hard-to-kill houseplants for the green thumb inept. Pictured above: One of Tortorello's experts, Mark Hoover, keeper of 878 houseplants.. Below, Tortor ...more

News : New York Times Photojournalism

Very interesting interview with the editors of the New York Times Lens Blog, a website which is totally dedicated to photojournalism and videojournalism. Video: .

How To : For Great Pan-Fried Steak, Salt the Skillet First

There are a lot of techniques out there for how to cook the perfect steak, from flipping it multiple times to applying a spice rub or dry brine to aging the beef. But it turns out that there's a super-easy way to make a great steak at home, and all you need is a good cast-iron ...more

News : Tennis in Slow-Mo Looks Like Amazonian Ballet

The New York Times has posted a video gallery of top female tennis players — in slow motion. The result reveals (unsurprisingly) a beautiful Amazonian grace in the world's greatest players: Kim Clijsters, Serena Williams, Elena Dementieva, Jelena Jankovic, Samantha Stosur, Vic ...more

News : Is Gravity an Illusion?

Something so basic, yet so mysterious... Gravity seemingly a law that we must live by... or is it? Check out this fascinating article from the New York Times, examining one scientist's bid to redefine what we think about as gravity. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/13/science/ ...more

News : Do you have a problem with your colon?

In this article, Conor J. Dillon notes a fascinating uptick in the use of the colon in the media. Everyone, from the New York Times to well, the entire Internet, seems to be using the colon a lot. I don't know that I ever noticed it, but now I'll be looking out for it everywhe ...more

Danny MacAskill : World's Greatest Daredevil Cyclist

The world just can't get enough of the amazing, amazing Danny MacAskill. Back in September, we featured the incredible cyclist, and today he's been written up in the New York Times. Today's Times article reports, "MacAskill’s attitude is simple: it’s all about preparation, c ...more

News : Use Google+ Hangouts for Teaching

Google+ Hangouts are proving to be a proficient platform for teaching and communicating in real time with others. If you're someone who creates instructional content online, you may want to consider using the platform for your next project. Below, how to record your hangouts ...more

Tartine Bread : The Beauty and Artistry of Bread Making

Unfortunately, I'm a little behind schedule on my pizza dough making mission, but I promise - more experiments coming soon! In the meantime, here's a beautiful video about the nuance that goes into bread making, as demonstrated by famed San Francisco baker Chad Robertson of Ta ...more

Changing Positions : Flip Flopping

Politics(the Government) is built to accomplish a few things: maintaining order, providing necessities, operating businesses (stimulating the economy, trade), maintaining public relations and the most important of all, protecting the rights of the individuals it governs. It ha ...more

News : Break Out of Your Comfort Zone with This News App

Following the most recent election, some argue that increasing political polarization is dividing Americans. A new app, called Read Across the Aisle, is aiming to combat this by encouraging users to read news from media outlets on both sides of the political spectrum. Don't M ...more

How To : 4 Easy Tweaks for Tastier Grains & Pasta

Cooking rice, pasta, and other grains in water is so boring. There is a much better way to guarantee they will have your mouth chewing something seriously tasty: cook them in something that isn't water. Alternative liquids such as stock, milk, juice, or even tea will give blan ...more

News : The Other Side of Fashion

The United States is a hierarchical country where the weak ones are at the bottom and the powerful ones are at the top. Garment workers are at the bottom of the list although they are the most important. Without them there would be no fashion industry. They sew and cut the gar ...more

How to Be an Intern : Start Your Day with a Cold Shower

When you think about preparing for an internship, I'm sure your first thought is to go shopping for professional outfits or to brush up on technical skills. While that's all important, there's so much more for you to think about. Even the smallest of habits can have a major i ...more

News : Old Pathogen Returns to Plague a Modern World

Cholera is rapidly spreading in Mozambique, with over 1,200 people infected. Since the outset of 2017, cholera has spread from the capital city of Maputo (pictured above) to three of its ten provinces. Health officials report other areas in the country are seeing case counts r ...more

News : The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more

How To : So, You're a Steampunk… Now What?

Let's say that you've got the look down, and you have your Steampunk props all ready to go. Congratulations! You're a Steampunk! But now what do you do with yourself? You can sit there, patting yourself on the back, but that gets lonely after awhile. Your props will look nic ...more

News : 6 Meaningless Claims on Food Labels

Hi OLers read the following article to gain some great insight into the mischevious advertising ways of food labels. Thanks to the New York Times for this great article below. Happy Eating6 Meaningless Claims on Food LabelsAlthough food labels are supposed to tell us exactly w ...more

Weird Ingredient Wednesday : 5 Kinds of Flower Waters

You might be familiar with the use of zucchini blossoms in cooking and maybe even know how to make herbal simple syrups. But if you really want to show off as someone who knows how to use flowering plants in food, try adding some flower water to your cooking/baking repertoire. ...more

How To : How & Why Fasting Can Boost Your Immune System

Fasting—or the practice of regularly abstaining from ingesting anything except water—is a pretty drastic move. I tried to fast for two days and made it to the 12-hour mark, which is when I broke down and ate a quart of ice cream. However, I may have to try it again, since "sh ...more

How To : Watch the 2011 Super Bowl Commercials Online

It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more

How To : Solve KenKen puzzles with Will Shortz

Toss aside that Sudoku. Take a stab at the new craze to hit the Times: KenKen. New York Times puzzle editor Will Shortz introduces KenKen and gives a brief play-by-play demonstration of this new puzzle craze. In this video, Will Shortz speaks about how he found out about and ...more

How To : Make the perfect vanilla panna cotta

Are you ready to learn a scrumptious new recipe to add to your repertoire? Impress your friends by making the perfect vanilla panna cotta with the executive pastry chef, Heather Bertinetti at Marea, a New York Times 3-starred restaurant. Check out the recipe below, from the Da ...more

How To : Make fresh Korean radish kimchi from scratch

The number of Korean people that still make kimchi (or Kim Chee) from scratch is dwindling, but no store bought brand will ever taste as great as homemade. In this tutorial, take a trip to New York and visit Yu Um Chon, a great grandmother who has made kimchi over 10,000 times ...more

How To : Cook pasta with soft shell crabs

Spring time means soft shell crabs. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, demonstrates how to cook pasta with soft-shell crabs. Watch and prepare yourself for a delicious pasta and soft shell crab recipe brought to you by the dining secti ...more

HowTo : Spot a Hidden Handgun

Another elegant and informative infographic (previously, The HowTo Behind an Exploding Grenade). This news graphic was created by Megan Jaegerman, while working for the New York Times in the 90's. Jaegerman's reporting behind the infographic is quite interesting. She intervie ...more

NYT : Culinary Creativity Fueled by Marijuana?

Is it possible that creativity in the kitchen could be accredited to marijuana use? Stoners are certainly known for relishing the art of yummy food. Certainly not all chefs are potheads, but the New York Times presents an interesting portrait of those who are. Check out their ...more

How To : Mix a cocktail with Mark Bittman of the NY Times

Mark Bittman of the New York Times, reveals the secret of the modern mixed drink. His theory is that a good cocktail consists of alcohol, something sweet, and something sour. Eighty percent of cocktails are made with this formula. Watch this video to see how this theory applie ...more

How To : Saute stuffed chicken breasts with the NY Times

In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, makes a sandwich of two chicken breasts and sauteed greens. This is a minimalist's recipe as it doesn't require that many ingredients. Cook some garlic, pine nuts, spinach and cranberries until they w ...more

How To : Make chicken in salsa verde with the NY Times

In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, goes south of the border for St. Patrick's Day. Watch as he shows you how to prepare Mexican dish of chicken with salsa verde. For this green sauce recipe you will need pumpkin seeds, serano chili, to ...more

How To : Make a crustless quiche with the NY Times

A quiche is a crust with a custard in it. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, deconstructs quiche for a delicious breakfast treat. Watch and learn how to mix eggs, cream and cheese for a perfect crustless quiche.

How To : Bake a bourbon apple cake with the NY Times

Here is a streamline and completely grownup dessert recipe. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, lets a sweet, buttery apple cake have a drink. Watch as he prepares a bourbon apple cake. Use quartered apples, sugar, butter, eggs, flour, ...more

How To : Cook artichokes provencal with the NY Times

Get ready for an artichoke recipe that everyone will enjoy made with baby artichokes. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, demonstrates a recipe he invented to show off miniature artichokes. Grab the small vegetables, thyme, garlic, oliv ...more

How To : Wrap fish in romaine leaves with the NY Times

Here is one the most elegant seafood dishes you can imagine. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, poaches fish in lettuce for a simple and sophisticated entree. Watch closely as there are only four ingredients for fish wrapped in romaine ...more

How To : Make thrice cooked ribs with the NY Times

You can't have Memorial Day without a barbecue. But what if it is raining outside? In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, sears, braises and broils ribs for a rainy, indoor Memorial Day BBQ. Grab your beef spare ribs, brown them on both si ...more

How To : Cook winter roasted tomato soup with the NY Times

For some people tomato soup is perfect straight from the can. For others, tomato soup can only be prepared in August when tomatoes are perfect. In this how to video Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, shows how to make an off season roasted tomato soup with a celebrity chef ...more

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