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Serri Graslie

Serri Graslie appears in the following:

Break Out The Hanky: Tom's Got It Out For Your Tearducts

Monday, August 04, 2014

For our Men in America series, we asked men about the movies that make them cry. Reading through 5,000+ responses, we noticed a recurring theme — or should we say, a recurring man: Tom Hanks.

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The Average American Man Is Too Big For His Britches

Friday, July 25, 2014

Growing waistlines, a savvy clothing industry and good old-fashioned stubbornness have kept many men in pants that don't fit. It doesn't have to be this way.

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The Modern American Man, Charted

Thursday, July 17, 2014

By some measures, not much has changed for the American male in the past few decades — girls still do better in school and men still make more money. In other areas, the differences are profound.

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Scenes And Sorrows: A Portrait Of Weeping Mary

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The rural Texas town was established as a "freedom colony" with land given to former slaves after the Civil War. O. Rufus Lovett photographed Weeping Mary and its residents for 11 years.

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British Diplomat Weighs In On Ukraine, Russia And Syria

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Ukraine is headed toward an important moment, as a vote on an interim government has been scheduled for Thursday. William Hague, the British Foreign Secretary, explains the diplomatic situation.

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Social Supermarkets A 'Win-Win-Win' For Europe's Poor

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Part discount grocer, part social service agency, the supermarkets limit membership to those who can prove they receive some form of welfare benefits. These stores, which are flourishing in Europe, sell food that's been rejected by grocers but is still perfectly edible and would otherwise end up in landfills.

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Blockbuster Fades Out, But Some Zombie Stores Will Live On

Friday, November 08, 2013

Dish Network announced this week that it will shutter the 300 or so remaining Blockbuster stores it owns across the country. But in some places, dozens of the video stores will have an unlikely afterlife.

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Hunger Games: What's Behind Yelp's Fake Restaurant Reviews?

Friday, November 08, 2013

Restaurants with a "weak" reputation are more likely to write fake positive reviews, a study finds. But chain restaurants, which do not benefit greatly from Yelp, are less likely to commit review fraud.

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Startups Try To Reroute Food Waste To The Hungry

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Forty percent of food in the U.S. goes uneaten each year. The major problem is also a major opportunity for startups like Food Cowboy and CropMobster, which are trying to cash in by connecting sellers of excess food to people in need of it.

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Getting Past Pesto To Re-Imagine Basil

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Basil is a mega-celebrity of the herb world. But if it had a choice, it might prefer to be recognized for its work in lesser-known cuisines and recipes (the indie films and off-Broadway plays, if you will), where it shines in a different way and brings a new dimension to food.

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Fizz And Fireworks: Make A Patriotic Homemade Soda For The Fourth

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Homemade sodas are hot these days: Americans bought more than 1.2 million home carbonators last year. For the Fourth of July, we asked mixologist Gina Chersevani to help us tap into the trend with a soda float inspired by Independence Day.

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Saving Grandma's Strawberry Cake From The Clutches Of Jell-O

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Postwar marketing of convenience foods pushed our grandmothers to take many shortcuts in the kitchen that modern foodies might find unpalatable. Many involved Jell-O. Cookbook author Jeremy Jackson updated his grandma Mildred's famous strawberry cake recipe to remove this old-school secret ingredient.

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