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'SNL' gets laughs with 'The Day Beyonce Turned Black'

<b>(The Hollywood Reporter) —</b> In a digital short Saturday following Melissa McCarthy's monologue, "Saturday Night Live" poked fun at "The Day Beyonce Turned Black," showing white people who just didn't understand Beyonce's new song "Formation."<p>The sketch starts out with a voiceover intro referencing …

Comedy

You Can Stream a Date with Fabio for Valentine's Day

No date for Valentine’s Day, ladies? Why not watch an 18-minute video in which Italian supermodel and romance novel cover boy, Fabio Lanzoni, will …

Weed users found to have poorer verbal memory in middle age

<b>(CNN) —</b> People who smoked weed regularly as teenagers remembered fewer words as they entered middle age, according to a new study published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.<p>Marijuana use is increasingly common among adolescents and young adults in the United States. In fact, a recent survey of high …

Cannabis

Watch the A Cappella Parody to End All A Cappella Parodies

Ylvis, the Norwegian comedy group that wrote 2013’s viral song “What Does the Fox Say?” has come out with a new music video that makes fun of a …

Top 10 budget beach B&Bs in the Seychelles

The Seychelles islands of Mahé, Praslin and La Digue may be known for their luxury resorts but there is also a great selection of family-run, more affordable guesthouses just as close to the archipelago’s famous, world-class beaches<p>Colibri Guesthouse, Praslin<p>For a room with a five-star view, …

Swimming Pools

First time Jerusalem: top tips for your visit to the Holy City

Sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, Jerusalem’s Old City is one of the world’s foremost pilgrimage destinations. It’s also one of the most magical – and disputed – places in the Middle East. If the description ‘living history’ truly applies anywhere in the world, it applies here.<p>But the Old …

Istanbul Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Istanbul—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Topkapı Sarayı</b><p>Palace of sultans from 15th- to 19th-century; housed thousands of imperial servants. Center of the historic district, overlooking city across Sea of Marmara, Golden …

European Travel

I Heart My City: Sevcan’s Istanbul

<b>Sevcan Celik</b> fulfilled a lifelong dream when she moved to <b>Istanbul</b>. Raised on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey, she relocated to the famously transcontinental city in 2009 to pursue a master’s degree and couldn’t be happier about the decision. “When I feel depressed, crossing the bridge is …

Breaking beans: Walter White-themed cafe opens in Istanbul

Coffee is brewed in a 'lab' by men in yellow jumpsuits at Walter's Coffee Roastery<p>Nearly two years since the final series of Breaking Bad, its legacy lives on: in the form of a novelty cafe in Istanbul.<p>Walter's Coffee Roastery opened in March 2015 after a successful crowdfunding campaign on …

Coffee

Umit Benan's Istanbul address book

Gentleman of character and one of fashion's jokers, each season Umit Benan serves up an irremediably cool vision of masculinity, influenced by …

What Is Stomach Vacuuming?

And should you be doing it?<p>Crunches are <i>so</i> 2000. The simpler, safer abs exercise <i>du jour</i> has a weird name but it's even more effective: Stomach vacuuming.<p>Stomach vacuuming has nothing to do with your Dirt Devil—and seriously, don't try that at home. Instead, it's actually a breathing exercise that …

Top 10 traditional cheap eats in Istanbul's Bazaar District

Many of the merchants, artisans, porters and local shoppers who spend their days in Istanbul Old City’s world-famous bazaars are committed chowhounds. Having taste-tested their way through the district, they are the best possible guides when it comes to identifying the district’s freshest, fastest …

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Popular life stories<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a …

Employment

5 Favorite Cinco de Mayo Cocktail Recipes

Gearing up for a Cinco de Mayo fiesta? While you can never go wrong with a margarita, there are plenty of other tequila and mezcal cocktails that highlight Mexico's beloved agave spirits. The editor's of <i>Imbibe</i> recently rounded up five favorite, Cinco-inspired sips to make your celebrations as …

Top 10: the best boutique hotels in the Turquoise Coast, Turkey

An insider’s guide to the best places to stay on Turkey's Turquoise Coast, including the top hotels in Antalya, Kalkan, Kas and Alanya, featuring lush gardens, stylish interiors, warm service, Ottoman touches, glorious views and traditional food.<p>Mehmet Ali Aga Mansion<p>Datca, Turkey<p>9 Telegraph expert …

25 Of The Worst Food Name Fails Ever

We’re pretty picky about how our food is packaged – choosing the wrong name, packaging color or logo can scare us away from a food product. You’d …

This Music Video From Singapore Is Un Un Un Un Unbelievable

Fair warning: the music accompanying this video is <i>un un un un unbelievable</i>.<p>It <i>will</i> be stuck in your head for the rest of the day, and when you close your eyes tonight, there may be no solace in sleep, either.<p>The delightfully odd clip comes from "Spouse for House," a TV sitcom in Singapore.<p>If you …

Chinese Writer Spends $225,000 on Plastic Surgery to Look Like William Shakespeare

34-year-old Zhang Yiyi wasn’t happy with simply being called a great writer, he wanted to look the part as well. So he spent his entire life savings …

Ikea tries to ban Chinese shoppers from snoozing on furniture

An Ikea store in Beijing is trying to dissuade Chinese shoppers from napping on its furniture, to little effect<p>A branch of Ikea in Beijing has attempted to stop shoppers from <b>sleeping on its furniture displays</b>, in a move designed to counter the hordes of <b>Chinese</b> who treat the company’s furniture …

China

Fluffy Carrot Cake

Whip up a delicious treat this Easter.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 eggs<p>1/2 cup vegetable oil<p>1/2 cup applesauce<p>2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract<p>1 cup granulated sugar<p>1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon ground …

John Robert Lind Pleads Guilty After Ejaculating Into Co-Worker's Coffee

A Minnesota man who said he ejaculated into his co-worker's coffee because he was attracted to her pleaded guilty to lewd behavior charges on Thursday.<p>John Robert Lind was accused of putting semen in a female co-worker's coffee and on her desk last year. Police arrested the man on felony sex crime …

Pandas Set Record With Epic Sex Marathon (NSFW)

When giant pandas bone, it's news. Not only are they endangered, but these big bears are notoriously picky when it comes to mates.<p>Considering preservation of the species is at stake, it's a call for celebration when a male panda doesn't spend half his time masturbating. (No judgments, though; …

Animals

The name Gary is headed for extinction

Once popular name now rarely chosen, statistics show<p>In the 1950s and 1960s, <b>Gary</b> was once one of the most popular names in the UK, with tens of thousands of babies given the moniker every year.<p>But the name is now believed to be headed for extinction, with <b>just 28 British babies called Gary in 2013</b>out …

List-Worthy

Shocking Mexican Drinking Game Has People Electrocuting Themselves for Fun

‘Toques’, an increasingly popular Mexican drinking game, is both literally and figuratively shocking! Played among friends who want to affirm their …

Listen: Why Scientists Have Created Music Just for Cats

Most animals don't groove to human beats, but they will respond to music that's tailored to their hearing abilities, ongoing research shows.<p>I once had a friend in an experimental jazz group. When asked what instrument he played, he replied, "It's not that kind of band."<p>That's the vibe behind the …

Roca Patrón Tequila-Cured Salmon

It's frigid outside and the February dog days aren't over yet, but luckily my own culinary vacation has come early. This month my kitchen is crossing sunny borders into the <i>caliente</i> flavors of Mexico with <b>Patron Roca Cured Salmon</b>. Sit back and get ready to take a bite of your spring break.<p>On my …

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

Doughnuts

Easy DIY Nut Butters

Homemade nut butters taste great, pack cyclist-friendly nutrients, and cost less than store-bought jars. Try these five creative—and delicious—recipes.<p><b>Maple Cinnamon Walnut Butter</b><br>Walnuts are one of the few vegetarian sources of omega-3s, fats that help calm postexercise inflammation, while cinnamon …