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The One Thing You Should Ask Your Butcher to Do

If you’re like me, every week, you probably find yourself contemplating the shrink-wrapped offerings at your grocery store’s meat department. I tend …

Entire plane starts to cry when they realize they are carrying fallen Green Beret

Working as a military journalist for the better part of my adult life has hardened me in some sense. I’ve seen and reported too many times on the …

Special Forces

Families of two: You don't need kids to "start a family"

I come from a big family who came from big families. My grandfather was one of eight siblings, my mother is one four siblings, and my mother and each …

Siblings

My 'Under the Tuscan Sun' Tinder Disaster

I went to Italy to copy a romantic comedy. Instead, I had the worst date of my life.<p>The idea was almost as bad as the movie. I had some time off work and was in a dark place, so I decided to travel alone to Tuscany. My personal version of <i>Under the Tuscan Sun</i>, the cheesy Diane Lane movie from 2003. …

Relationships

17 Cheesy Slow-Cooker Casseroles Your Dinner Rotation Needs

Slow-cooker casseroles are a guaranteed dinnertime win, especially cheesy slow-cooker casseroles. For those times when you want nothing more than comfort food — without making much of an effort — turn to these recipes that'll let you slow-cook your way to cheesy heaven. You're sure to add …

Édouard Manet: The Father of Modern Art

Often cited as the father of Modern Art, Édouard Manet is a pivotal figure in the history of art. His quick, flat style of painting paved the way for …

3 Common Beginner Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Photography beginners listen up, because we’re about to drop some knowledge. This quick video by Mango Street Lab covers three of the most common …

Cheesy Pizza Roll-Up

Roll-ups just aren't for kids.<p>Servings: 6-8<p><b>Stromboli</b><p>1 package of pizza dough<p>1 package of pepperoni (roughly 30 small slices)<p>1 package of salami (roughly 30 small slices)<p>8 mozzarella cheese slices, cut in half<p>1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese<p>1 jar of pizza sauce<p>½ cup roasted red pepper<p>1 teaspoon red …

Loving Vincent is a corny new biopic made from 62,450 hack oil paintings in Van Gogh’s style – and is an insult to the human struggle in his original works<p>Vincent van Gogh is peculiarly cursed to be travestied, misunderstood and reduced to a kitsch parody of himself. Look at the art section in your …

Art

Science Unlocks The Secret To Why Introverts Prefer Alone Time To Socializing

There can be many causes of introversion, but if your brain is wired to be an introvert, it's safe to say that you can't help wanting to be alone!

How nature helps us overcome trauma

Writers have long explored the healing powers of nature. Fiona Macdonald looks at how 21st-Century authors are weaving memoir with landscape in dealing with difficult times.<p>In his book The Moth Snowstorm, Michael McCarthy mentions research carried out in a hospital in the 1980s. Architecture …

Sleeping Naked: The Benefits Of Hitting The Hay In Your Birthday Suit

Becca is a writer and aspirational dog owner living in NYC.<p>To paraphrase Fran Leibowitz, the only acceptable response to the question, “Can I be …

Sleep

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Masturbation

If you've read her book or listened to her podcast the Crave Cast, you know that not only is Alexandra Jamieson whipsmart about food, emotions, and sex, the <i>SuperSize Me</i> star and positive psychology guru is also funny and real. So when we asked her to contribute to our Self Love theme this week, she …

The epiphany that turned me into a good baker

When I attended the Cordon Bleu School of Cookery in London in the late 1970s, I learned the foundations of French cuisine. But even as Ms. Cadbury was teaching us the proper way to fold butter into puff pastry and the technique for making silky béarnaise sauce, I made a silent vow to myself: I …

Last survivor of Nazi death camp Treblinka dies in Israel

Loading...<p>Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of Treblinka, the Nazi death camp in occupied Poland where 875,000 people were systematically …

Will DNA Tests Finally Settle Controversy Surrounding Russia's Last Czars?

Russian investigators have opened the tomb of 19th century Czar Alexander III in search of evidence that may help confirm the remains of his grandchildren, who were executed shortly after the Russian Revolution.<p>Alexander III, who went by the title "Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias," died in …

From Amy to Iris: 11 of the best documentaries of all time

We attempted the impossible: to list the greatest documentaries that have challenged our preconceptions and opened our eyes...<p>Screen Time<p>“You should …

Idyllic Photos of a Shepherd’s Everyday Life

When I first contacted Marco Sgarbi, he let me know that he is not a photographer, but a shepherd. An Italian trained as an architect, Sgarbi left …

How Often the Average Woman and Average Man Masturbate

<i>We asked a food editor to taste test these edible sex toys—here's what happened:</i><p>Studies have shown that there are tons of physical and mental upsides to masturbating: not only does it zap stress and anxiety, women who please themselves have higher self-esteem better body image, and a more active …

35 Photos Of Adopted Siblings That Show Family Is About Love, Not DNA

Many parents who have adopted find that people sometimes ask, "Are your kids real siblings?" In honor of Adoption Awareness Month, we asked the adoptive parents of the HuffPost Parents Facebook community<p>for photos of their children that show the sibling bond is about love, not DNA.<p>Here are 35 …

Fluffy White Cupcakes with French Almond Buttercream

Home » Recipes » Dessert » Fluffy White Cupcakes with French Almond Buttercream<p>June 7, 2012<p><i>This French Buttercream has no grittiness because it’s</i> …

The Best Documentary I've Seen in Years

Last night, I watched the new Netflix documentary Tig. Have you seen it? The film showcases the impromptu stand-up set comedian Tig Notaro performed</i> …

Cancer

Mystery-Shrouded Ice Age Artifacts Find Home in Anthropology Museum

It is rare to see so many prehistoric art objects collected in one assemblage—especially if they are all authentic. But that has been the key …

10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore

And why so many people blow them off instead of heading to the doctor.<p>Before you discount that persistent cough as just another part of flu season, you might want to ask your doctor to give it a second glance. According to a new study by Cancer Research U.K., more than half of adults have …

Cancer

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New insight into how brain makes memories

Every time you make a memory, somewhere in your brain a tiny filament reaches out from one neuron and forms an electrochemical connection to a …

WATCH: Major Earthquakes Strike All Over The Globe

It's really scary to think how many major earthquakes have struck all over the earth in the last 48 hours, especially considering the destruction you …

The Secret Art Life of E.E. Cummings

The great modernist poet had a sideline passion—creating a multitude of visual art: 1,600 sketches, drawings, watercolors, and oil paintings during …

What I Hope Everyone Learns From PBS' Big Cancer Documentary

No surprise: PBS’ “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” is exactly the documentary one wishes every person who has ever been captivated by a breathless news report about cancer research would watch first. No surprise, because the book, by oncologist and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee, was exactly …