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The 39 most hilariously bad Amazon movie reviews

For the past few years Joe Grabinksi has chronicled the most hilariously bad Amazon reviews of popular movies.<p>He's good at it, too. Grabinski's Twitter account, "Amazon Movie Reviews," has amassed over 150,000 followers, and even helped him launch his own podcast where he talks to filmmakers about …

The Single Biggest Mistake You’re Making At The Airport

Seriously, why are you still doing this?<p>By and large, airplane travel is one of the most stressful, unpleasant routines we put ourselves through.<p>While there isn't much you can do about crammed leg room or delayed flights, there is one major improvement you can make. It starts by getting yourself …

13 Quick and Dirty Secrets for Writing Killer Emails | Inc.com

Doing business today means sending emails. In fact, the number of business emails sent each day doubles every four years.<p>Today's business emails are mostly read on smartphones rather than PCs, which means you've got to write tighter and cleaner.<p>In my free weekly newsletter, I help people write …

Creative Writing

18 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker

Thanksgiving is barely a week away, and soon ovens all over the country will be working overtime. Kitchen strategy is key when you’re trying to factor various cook and prep times for both oven and stovetop dishes. There just never seems to be enough time (or counter space). Whether you’re already …

Watch The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Live November 18 at 10:30 p.m. EST

Our series of Unforgettable Holiday live streams will continue this week with a live look at The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights on …

New Programming Sure to Delight Youngsters at Two Disney Children’s Activity Centers

There’s some whimsy coming to two Children’s Activity Centers at Walt Disney World Resort. Beginning, December 4 at the Sandcastle Club at Disney’s …

Walt Disney Company

36 Gifts for Men That Will Suit Every Type of Guy in Your Life

Whether you call him your dad, your dude, your bro or your bestie, the man in your life is gonna need a gift this holiday — that’s a no-brainer. But what’s not so much of one is what to get him. If shopping for him is a liiiittle tricker than scooping up gifts for mom or a cheap stocking stuffer …

The coolest kitchen gadgets of 2015

Maybe 2015 wasn't the year of the Cronut. But it was the year of putting fun back in the kitchen.<p>For the last few years, immersion circulators and …

There's a Major Global Coffee Crisis Brewing

The world could be facing a massive coffee shortage in the coming years if production doesn’t increase significantly. Because of increased …

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Immune System

7 Parenting Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

As parents, we all want the best for our kids. But we all make mistakes. And while parenting mistakes may not be brought up at birthday parties and …

Frugal Living

Here's what it's like to travel like a pope

Pope Francis arrives in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday afternoon, marking his first visit — ever — to the United States.<p>Of course, the pope doesn't just …

Residents from 5 US states could soon need a passport for a domestic flight

Under the act, state licenses are required to have all the regular information such as a photo ID, date of birth, signature, etc., as well as be equipped with "machine-readable technology" in the form of a chip.<p>Since the REAL ID Act passed in 2005, many states have either complied with the new …

How Being a Stay at Home Mom Hurt My Kids

I don't regret the time I spent staying home—but I also have enough distance from those days to see some of the mistakes caused by my stay-at-home …

Parenting

9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

How to get where you're going when your flight gets canceled

<b>Question:</b> Six family members — four adults and two children — flew into John Wayne Airport from New York. They had return reservations, designed so they could get back home on Saturday, have a day to do things and go back to work on Monday. Instead, on Friday they were told their flight was …

Flying

DOLCE LIFESTYLE: 10 Coffee Facts You Never Knew

DOLCE LIFESTYLE: 10 Coffee Facts You Never Knew Staff Report 1) Black coffee with nothing added to it has zero calories. 2) Decaffeinated coffee …

Coffee

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

8 Things Outstanding Interviewees Say By The End Of An Interview

Getting a job means being aware of the last actions you need to completing the process. All is well that ends well.

Employment

The True Story of Two Men Who Found Fatherhood on the Subway

An abandoned baby and a judge with a hunch turned two New York men into parents.<p>Twelve years ago, Danny called me from a dark, damp subway station, …

7 Airport Tech Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/scanrail</i><p>Airports are pretty bad in and of themselves, but the hassles and restrictions they place on our gadgets are the worst. No Wi-Fi, weak cellular reception, and three power outlets per terminal? Come on.<p>But not every trip to JFK or LAX has to be a brutal …

The Brooklyn Of Every State

<i>By: Kristen Hunt and Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Though pockets of it are still holding strong, most of Brooklyn has been swept by a sea of trilby-wearing millennials with waxed beards, who just wanna give back to the neighborhood with an artisanal dog treat shop, you …

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

12 Series To Catch Up On Before The Next Book Comes Out

Goodreads shares the most anticipated titles in thriller, fantasy, YA, and romance.

Books

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

Helicopter parenting is increasingly correlated with college-age depression and anxiety.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success</b> <i>by Julie Lythcott-Haims, out now from Henry</i> …

The 20 books you’ll be reading – and talking about – for the rest of the year

<b>Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee, July 14</b><p>How does a writer follow up one of the most beloved books of all time? Released in 1960, To Kill A Mockingbird is a deeply felt and beautifully told story of childhood, family, race, and friendship. Most everyone figured Harper Lee would never publish another …

Books

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

America's Best Coffee Cities

The Northwest city known for its latte-friendly (read: misty) weather won the coffee contest again this year—and not just for Stumptown Coffee …