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Food

How To Fail At Cooking

The biggest deterrent to home cooking, as with so many things in life, is the fear of failure. Well, get over it.

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Perspectives

Three Women’s Rights Battles to Watch in 2011

While reading HuffPo, I stumbled across William F. Schulz’s great post ““ “Human Rights 2011: These Tests Will Tell.” Reading his list–which ranges from the individual struggles of activists like Aung Saan Suu Kyi to the broader implications of the International Criminal Court’s rulings–got me thinking about issues that specifically affect women and are gaining […]

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Science

Snuffing the Winter Blues

I’ve been apprehensively thinking about Season Affective Disorder (SAD) quite a bit the past few weeks, waiting for the shoe to drop. Every winter for the past four years, I’ve experienced a gradual decline in mood come late fall, and a listlessness that is difficult to shake, no matter how much sleep I get. It […]