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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Galactic Pinball

The Science of Why We Learn to Love Foods We Used to Hate

Not to be mean, but you’re a “benign masochist.” We all are to some extent. It’s a natural human trait, and it helps explain why we learn to love …

Consumer Reports initial tests unable to scratch Apple Watch sapphire, find heart-rate sensors accurate

I can’t remember if we’re still mad at <i>Consumer Reports</i> for Antennagate but they seem to be doing a thorough job at testing the Apple Watch as evidenced in the video below. Notable from their Day 1 tests is that the Apple Watch Sport screen does scratch but only after going pretty far down the Moh’s …

April 2015

How to Make the Best Pork Chops

In the cooking world, a lot of breath is spent on explaining how to cook the perfect steak. What else could you expect, given the near fetishistic …

7 Brilliant Forgotten American Cocktails to Drink Right Now

Like a soap opera character slowly recovering from amnesia, we’re slowly but surely remembering the drinks of our past.<p>Like a soap opera character …

You Should Make This Meatloaf, Even if You Haven't Made Meatloaf in Years

We developed the ultimate meatloaf recipe and can't wait for you to try it.<p>Over the course of the last two weeks, Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck and I ate meatloaf every single day, sometimes twice a day. And while meatloaf is not typically part of our regular diet, Jessie had taken on the …

Turn your baked potato into a meal: 7 simple yet irresistible ways to dress up spuds

It’s hard to imagine a simpler, more satisfying side dish than a classic baked potato, but there’s no reason that spuds should be limited to a supporting role at dinner. By adding a few ingredients and doing just a little extra prep, you can turn a standard baked potato into a filling and …

Recipes

A Brewing Problem

What's the healthiest way to keep everyone caffeinated?<p>“I don't have one. They're kind of expensive to use,” John Sylvan told me frankly, of Keurig K-Cups, the single-serve brewing pods that have fundamentally changed the coffee experience in recent years. “Plus it’s not like drip coffee is tough …

This incredible electron micrograph shows light as both a particle and a wave

The particle-wave nature of light has fascinated researchers for more than 200 years, but a new experiment has allowed researchers to visualize it like never before. This image was taken by turning an electron microscope on a laser-charged nanowire. Light moved down the wire in both directions, …

17 Presidents' Favorite Foods for Presidents' Day

<i>Since we published this post last year, Barack Obama got a little too friendly with the food at a Chipotle and Bill Clinton went from the most famous vegan to possibly cheating on his diet at times. Favorite foods are forever, so this Presidents' Day we revisit this post in honor of our presidents</i> …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Is a Tomato a Fruit? It Depends on How You Slice It

Everybody knows the difference between a fruit and a vegetable, right? Fruits are tempting and scrumptious. Adam and Eve, unable to resist one, were booted from the blissful Garden of Eden; a fruit kicked off the Trojan War; and a fruit so seduced kidnapped Persephone in the Underworld that she …

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

Sir Patrick Stewart stars as the most annoying plane passenger

<b>(CNN) —</b> Make it so. Or better yet, make it stop.<p>Sir Patrick Stewart, perhaps most widely known for his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard on "Star Trek: The Next Generation," showed off his stage chops on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" this week in a skit about pesky plane passengers.<p>Among the portrayed …

5 ways to eat healthier this year and lose weight in the process

<b>(Health.com) —</b> Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is 1.1 …

Nutrition

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

PHOTOS: 11 Affordable Bucket List Adventures

Think dream trips to Machu Picchu and the Great Wall of China are financially out of your reach? Think again. We've got the inside scoop on these and …

Cool New Hotel Amenities

A highly subjective survey of the latest design features, amenities, and quirky little touches we heartily approve of.<p>British sculptor Antony …

23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year

Gallery23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year<p>After the crown roast of pork, the Christmas goose, and the ham, after the plates upon plates of cookies and pies and cheesecakes, it can feel good to whip out the blender come January 1st, and make breakfast something bright, fresh, and light. And while you …

Recipes

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

Watch the New Year's Skies for a Green Comet

Comet Lovejoy is brightening faster than expected, putting on a show you can see for yourself this holiday season.<p>Just in time for the holidays, the skies are serving up a special cosmic gift: a brightening comet that may not have been in our part of the solar system for nearly 12,000 …

13 Food World Predictions for 2015 From Andrew Knowlton

What will we be eating, drinking, and carrying on about in 2015? Restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton consults his crystal ball<p></head>What will we be eating, drinking, and carrying on about over the next 365 days? Restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton consults his crystal (high) ball:<p>…

Toast the season with these five excellent ways to drink — and eat — eggnog

Move over pumpkin spice. There’s a new holiday flavor in town. Eggnog, once considered a drink of the European aristocracy (hey, who else could afford milk, eggs, spices and brandy before the 18th century?), is a sure sign the festive season has arrived. Celebrate with a glass of this classic …

Eggnog

Two Gorgeous Boozy Gifts That Are Way More Exciting Than Wine

<i>Welcome to the ELLE.com HoliDIYs, the more festive (and slightly chillier) version of our Summer FriDIYs. Check back every Friday for tutorials on creating homemade gifts that you'll actually want to give (no macaroni necklaces or potpourri in sight).</i><p>With almost nightly parties (office party, …

11 Savory Quiches Perfect for a Party

Quiche is one of the most beloved and easy recipes for entertaining a crowd: With a few eggs, some cheese, and whatever add-ins strike your fancy, …

Breakfast