Aryelle Walker

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The Sweet and Sticky Story of Candy Canes

Candy canes are now as much a feature of Christmas as carols, evergreen trees, and mistletoe, but we don’t know much about them. We don’t know who invented them or why, or when and where they first got their red-and-white stripes. What we do have are a lot of guesses, gossip, and rumors.<p>The …

Napa Valley's Hidden Gems: Food, Ambiance, and Architecture

The beauty of staying at the Napa River Inn & Historic Napa Mill is the location: we were right in the center of Napa's cultural aesthetic, and we didn't need a car for the whole weekend.<p>Our balcony had a lovely view of the river.<p>The bed was uber-comfy with great pillows, and the staff were …

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'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip': EW review

We gave it a <b>C-</b><p>There’s a whole genre of film that an esteemed colleague of mine calls “Slang & Fart.” It’s a particularly insidious brand of …

archatlas: “ Dogs Can Fly Claudio Piccoli ”

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Dad Uses the Force to Make Healthy "Star Wars" Lunchboxes for His Kids

Beau Coffron (aka Lunchbox Dad) shows his fatherly love by preparing fun, artsy, and healthy bento box lunches for his kids. Since they're all <i>Star Wars</i> fans and are excited to see the new <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> movie, Coffron's been incorporating several iconic characters into his lunchbox …

U.S. Defense Secretary, in Afghanistan, warns of IS threat

OPERATING BASE FENTY, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter warned of the threat from Islamic State in Afghanistan during a surprise visit days after the Pentagon painted a grim picture of worsening security there.<p>U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter pauses as he delivers remarks …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Giant humpback whales, rare African wild elephants and Siberian ibexes are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Too Many Startups (and the 3 questions that’ll keep you out of that group)

“You run a startup that helps people start startups? Ha! You know this is a bubble, right? How many ‘instagram for dogs’ can there be!?”<p>This is what …

'The Good Dinosaur' Doesn't Feel Like A Pixar Movie

It looks beautiful, but where is the world-building we've come to expect?<p>In June, I began a feature on "Inside Out" thusly: "Everything we need to know, we learned from Pixar." That movie, one of the year's best, taught us that humans cannot understand joy if they don't also experience occasional …

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19 Dogs Who Are Total Fuzz Buckets

Fuzzy Wuzzy was a puppy.

Will Smith says he may enter politics 'in the near future'

Will Smith, tired of the current state of affairs in the US, has declared an intention to perhaps enter the political arena “in the near future” in a podcast interview with the Hollywood Reporter.<p>Appearing on Scott Feinberg’s Awards Chatter podcast on Wednesday, the 47-year-old actor talked about …