Most Stunning Revival: Eccentric Ancestor Names
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Recent guests at an online chat for The Washington Post included cookbook author and food blogger Cathy Barrow and writer and caterer Vered Guttman. Here are edited excerpts from that chat.
My daughter’s room is a mess.
Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, who runs the Making Caring Common project, is aiming to teach kids to be kind.
Joe Ponessa, who spent 25 years as a housing, indoor environment and health specialist at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, responded to a recent column about mold testing. He said much of what he knows about mold remediation comes from associating with some of the top mold people in the country.
Gardening is slow going. Drop a seed; harvest a carrot. In between there’s watering, weeding, waiting. No chase scene, no explosion, no big reveal.
In the early 1950s, six pediatric residents at Johns Hopkins Hospital sat down at a table and jotted down notes they thought would help as they began treating patients.
As we get closer to the end of August, expect to see some wild and crazy airfares. The end of the busy summer travel season always brings a drop in prices, but we have also seen some short-lived sales recently with great fares for travel in summer and beyond.
After Fred Wallace was laid off from a high-paying job in 2011, the 56-year-old knew the odds of landing a comparable position were slim.
Google’s social network Google+ has loosened up a little bit, announcing that it will no longer require users to go by their real names.
If you feel the symptoms of shin splints, don’t try to run through them, doctors say.
Having a mid-summer’s dream of better landscaping? Here are three easy projects to help realize your vision:
Meet the nice native spiderwort and the beneficial bumblebee that pollinates it.
Esther Honig, a 24-year-old Kansas City, Missouri-based journalist, recently hired people in more than 25 countries to Photoshop an image of herself with naked shoulders, hair tied back, and no visible makeup. The images have gone viral this week, starting an interesting conversation about whether there is a universal standard for beauty in a globalized world.
Tasting a salad made with fresh tuna instead of canned is a treat. Welcome summer in with the fresh flavor and texture of this refreshing dish.