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Six of the best winter soups

<b><br>Borscht (main picture)</b><p>Although borscht is most commonly associated with Russian or Ukrainian cuisine, it has been adopted into Georgian culture. Borscht often features cabbage, but here it’s replaced by apple and fennel, which instead add a delicious sweetness to the mellow beetroot.<p><b>Prep</b> 15 min<b><br>Cook</b> …

Onions

10 Cool Cucumber Recipes to Make Right Now

Cool, crunchy cucumbers are at their absolute best in summer. Whether you picked up one too many at the farmers market or your garden is overflowing …

Healthy Eating

The 6 Best Irish Whiskeys to Sip this St. Patrick’s Day (Besides Jameson)

With all due respect to the reigning king of Irish whiskey, there’s a lot more to this wonderfully diverse, oft-misunderstood category than Jame-O<p>The …

Whiskey

The Neuroscience of Seeing an Ex

When I arrived at the wine bar, there was only one open table — dimly lit and intimate. The booze, music and candlelight felt like a callback to our …

The 20 Guys We All Googled Naked Pictures of This Year

NSFW pics, galore!<p>Photograph courtesy of Mr. Man<p>Confession time. Deny it all you want, but the data doesn’t lie—we know you’ve been using the powers of the internet to track down your favorite nude scenes. And we're not even mad about it.<p>Mr. Man, the website solely made for searching nude movie …

Adidas is making a million pairs of its much-anticipated sneakers created from recycled ocean plastic

For more than a year, Adidas has been teasing the release of a shoe made almost entirely from discarded plastic fished out of the oceans. It revealed its first prototype of the sustainable sneaker, created in collaboration with environmental organization Parley for the Oceans, in June 2015. …

Sexual Pleasure Literally Puts You Into A Trance

Many people feel that they “lose control” in the climax of a sexual encounter, and research shows this is a very apt description of what’s going on in the brain.<p>In a paper in the journal Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology last month, Northwestern University neuroscientist Adam Safron proposes …

The Brain

What your handwriting says about your personality

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Graphology, the science of analyzing handwriting for personality traits, has been around since the days of Aristotle.<p>Today, it's used for a variety of purposes, from criminal investigations to understanding your health. Some employers even use handwriting analysis to …

Personality

See Kermit and Miss Piggy go 'Fifty Shades of Grey' in hilarious clip

You've seen them together on the big screen before, but never like this — thankfully.<p>Move over "Muppets Most Wanted"! Forget about "The Great Muppet Caper"! Kermit and Miss Piggy are taking their on-again/off-again romance to Christian Grey's Red Room in a parody clip called "Fifty Shades of …

Shades of Grey

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need To Visit In America

Bookshop road trip, anyone?

17 Ways Fifty Shades of Grey Would Be Different if It Came Out Today

A LOT has changed since 2011. Imagine if José had access to dick pic technology??<p><b>1. Ana would stalk Christian on Twitter.</b> He’d have one of those accounts where he tweets completely uninteresting things four times in a row and then doesn’t tweet again for three months — at which time he resumes to …

Eco-friendly tiny house offers reclaimed style and drawbridge deck

It’s a special one<p>Today in rad brand extensions, Canadian green living blog Greenmoxie has unveiled their 340-square-foot, off-grid tiny house on wheels that is now available for purchase. Originally intended as an one-off project for readers to book on Airbnb, the now commercialized model …

12 Highly Bingeable Urban Fantasy Series

By now. you’ve probably finished your Netflix <i>Luke Cage</i> binge. Undoubtedly you feel bereft, adrift, and without anything new to fill your brainspace. …

The Lasting Benefits of Growing Up Around Books

There are many things one may take issue with in Marie Kondo’s mega-best-selling <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>, but for a certain sort of …

Amazon Book Review

You might have noticed our new address: amazonbookreview.com. When we launched this modest blog with an immodest name in 2007, "omnivoracious" …

Bookstagram Accounts for Dog Lovers

Yes, we all know that both books and dogs are immensely popular subjects on Instagram. And I follow A LOT of those dogs and bookstagrammers. …

Do You Read More Than the Average American?: Today in Critical Linking

<i>The average number of books read by survey respondents: 12. However, this average might be skewed by people who’ve read far more than 12 books in a</i> …

Books

The Big Indie Books of Fall 2016

The strength of the many small presses that have sprung up in recent years made compiling our annual list of the best fall indie titles especially …

Books

27 Tattoos Inspired By Harry Potter: The List List #218

This week’s List List is sponsored by <i>The Ones</i> by Daniel Sweren-Becker.<p>As part of the 1% randomly selected for genetic engineering, Cody and James …

Books

7 Must-Haves to Make Your Home Cozy for Fall Reading

There’s no better time for a reading binge than fall. It’s not too hot, and it’s not so cold that you have to swaddle yourself in blankets and …

Decorations

Your Ultimate Feminist Back-To-School Reading List

Required-reading lists have been under fire recently, with the Common Core diminishing classroom emphasis on literature without real-world relevancy. Fiction with no clear connection to current events ― so, say, Albert Camus’s <i>The Stranger</i> or even <i>The Great Gatsby</i> ― are eschewed in favor of more …

Books

14 Books You'll Want to Read in One Sitting

Books

Luke Howard’s graphic novel Talk Dirty to Me, reviewed.

When Emma and her husband move to a new city, she finds herself alone in their bare apartment all day, tasked with “figuring out what she’s going to …

Graphic Novels

18 Exciting Book-to-Movie Adaptations Coming Out This Fall

1. <i>The Light Between Oceans</i> by M. L. Stedman<p>After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as …

16 of the Biggest Historical Fiction Books Coming Out This Fall

Summer may be coming to a close, but don’t fret — bibliophiles have plenty to look forward to this fall. We’ve rounded up the most exciting works of …

Who Says You Can't Train A Cat? A Book Of Tips For Feline-Human Harmony

It's 3 a.m. and Whiskers has decided it's time for breakfast. He jumps up on your bed, gently paws at your eyelids and meows to be fed. Annoyed? Cat behavior specialist Sarah Ellis says you have only yourself to blame.<p>Ellis says that cat owners reinforce negative behaviors when they give in to …

Pets

5 New Design Books We're Excited For

Fall is the perfect time to curl up with a new book. Here are five of our favorite new titles from the world of design.<p><b>Domino: Your Guide to a</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Favorite Shifted Perspective Novels?

This Riot Recommendation is sponsored by <i>Arrndgros</i> by Pyotr Andreyev. <br>Every fantasy reader thinks they know orcs. Savage and brutal. Ferocious in …

Books

Books and Booze: Fantasy Edition

What’s better than spending an evening exploring new worlds in a fantasy novel? Doing it with a perfectly paired craft cocktail. In my first …