The countdown is on. Your days left to shop are numbered. The clock is ticking. Have we sufficiently panicked you yet? It’s true that the holidays are fast-approaching, but you don’t have to panic. We are confident that there exists … Continue reading

Imagine this year’s impending holiday party. Close your eyes–can you see it? Your roommate is in the corner recounting a story she heard on NPR about the fossil record. Your mom hasn’t greeted anyone yet because she won’t take her … Continue reading

The holidays are fast approaching and for many of us that means special treats: brown sugar with a side of yams, too many kinds of pie to choose just one, hot chocolate with marshmallows and whipped cream, and so. many. … Continue reading

Looking to up the creepy-factor for your Halloween party decorations? This slime recipe is perfect for kids ages 2-6. Put it in a bowl with a bit of cooked spaghetti, cover with a box complete with a hand-sized hole, and … Continue reading

The last few years have seen a major cultural shift towards “waking up.” Whatever the reason for the shift, becoming “woke” is now a process, and not the default mode in which we exist. And nowhere is our need to … Continue reading

Happy World Vegetarian Day! World Vegetarian Day occurs every year on October 1st and was created to celebrate the healthy, compassionate option of going meat-free–even if only for one day! Eating meat-free for even one day a week, or one … Continue reading

Space buffs, scientists, nature-lovers, and beyond are counting down the days to August 21st—and for good reason. Beginning at 9am in the northwestern United States and continuing on until about 3pm in the southeast, a solar eclipse will sweep the … Continue reading

What’s the hot new trend this summer? Dot Journaling. It’s the modern twist on the journaling/planner tradition that fits perfectly with our busy lifestyle. It’s a creative and colorful mix of daily planner, diary, and to-do list for every aspect … Continue reading

This guest blog comes from Patricia Roberts-Miller, author of Demagoguery and Democracy. Patricia Roberts-Miller, PhD, is a Professor of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Fanatical Schemes: Proslavery Rhetoric and the Tragedy of Consensus, Voices in … Continue reading

This July 4th, be sure to satisfy your vegan and vegetarian, and yes, even meat-eating, guests’ with these dishes bursting with ingredients from the Caribbean and Japan as well as more traditional American staple foods like veggie burgers, potatoes, and … Continue reading