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New study finds PET bottles of five huge soda brands contain harmful heavy metals

The Indian government just delivered a blow to soda drinkers around the world. They commissioned a study that uncovered five toxins in the PET soda …

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11 Incredible Cities Where Living Abroad Is Cheap

It's time to make moves.<p>Moving to a faraway city is a dream for many of us. But the cost of living abroad is often scary enough to keep us stuck in our cozy little hometowns.<p>In <i>these</i> cities, however, money isn't as big a concern. All 11 of the following far-flung spots are known for being relatively …

There's another kind of gap widening between the rich and the poor

Much has been written about the growing income inequality in the United States. But another kind of gap is also widening between us, and it's at the dinner table.<p>Overall, Americans are eating better. In the decade leading up to 2012, the number of people eating a poor diet fell from around 56 …

The Beauty Vitamin Cheat Sheet

Navigating the supplement aisle and cracking the code of which vitamin does what for your hair, skin and nails can be overwhelming, so we tapped beauty and health expert Tracy Piper of The Piper Center to take the guesswork out of it and give us the ultimate cheat sheet.<p>Vitamins are essential for …

The Right Way to Sauce Pasta

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>"I'll have a glass of the grappa, please," I said to the bartender at the Italian restaurant down the street from my house.<p>"You are the first person I have ever seen order that," she exclaimed in response. I asked …

26 Budget-Friendly Boots That All Cost Under $100

Despite unseasonably warm fall temps, there’s no doubt that Old Man Winter is on his way. To ensure you’re equipped to combat the elements + never miss a beat in the style department, a new pair of boots is in order. Whether you’re looking for all the bells and whistles (hello, studs, glitzy …

12 American National Parks You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

Explore The Subway Top-Down | Photo: Chris Burkard<p>American writer, historian, and environmentalist, Wallace Stegner, once said that the National Parks are "the best idea we ever had". We couldn't agree more. The only problem - and it's definitely a good problem - is there are so many parks and so …

Kendall Jenner Introduces the Brilliant New Class of CFDA

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Revealing GIFs Show What People Look Like Before And After Coffee

The world before coffee. 🌎<p>Whether we want to admit it or not, we are slaves to our morning coffee. A cup of java holds the promise of a brighter day, thanks to its mood-lifting properties (and let's not forget what it does for your digestive system). We wondered just how real coffee's perking-up …

27 bizarre restaurants to eat at in your lifetime

You could have dinner surrounded by ice, or immerse yourself in a Barbie dream world, or even dine suspended 150 feet above the ground.<p>And if being served by robots or eating on the toilet sounds like a dream come true, then look no further.<p>We've rounded up some of the wackiest restaurants around …

21 Staples You Should Always Have In Your Pantry

"What's for dinner?" feels a lot less daunting when you know your pantry is stocked to the gills with all the fixings for a proper last-minute meal.<p>Here, 21 things to always (always) have on hand.<p><b>1.Balsamic Vinegar</b><p>For salad dressings.<p><b>2. Baking Soda</b><p>You know, for baking...and bug bites.<p><b>3. Dijon</b> …

The Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers, Ranked By Cook's Illustrated

The quest for the perfect cup of coffee is never over. Whether it's finding the best way to brew a hot cup, figuring out what might be sabotaging your brewing process, or discovering the best hacks for better iced coffee, there's always something to learn about our favorite caffeinated beverage. …

5 Ice Cream Sandwich Combos You Need to Try This Summer

I spend a fair amount of my time looking up recipes, reading cookbooks and testing out my own creations. The other day I saw this bomb fruity pebble ice cream sandwich on the Coolhaus Instagram and immediately had to recreate it for myself.<p>That got me thinking: what other amazing ice cream sandwich …