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Best TV of 2018 so far

Atlanta: Robbin’ Season<p>Donald Glover’s surreal, sprawling account of life inside and outside the Atlanta rap scene continues to takes risks in its second season, attempting everything from a full-on horror movie in one episode to a relationship drama set at a German Fasnacht festival in the next. …

Books

The 10 best movies of 2018 (so far)

The 10 best movies of 2018 (so far)

Swimming Pools

9 New Books About Nature & Hiking That You Should Add To Your Summer Reading List

If you're a bookish hiker, then by now you've probably already read John Muir's entire library, as well as Henry David Thoreau's classic <i>Walden</i><i>,</i> Bill …

Books

The 15 Best Crime Documentaries on Netflix Will Make You Lock Your Doors

Serial killers, sadistic cartels, and sinister cults abound in our list of the absolute-best crime documentaries on Netflix (US) right now.<p>It’s no small secret: we’re obsessed with true crime. There’s probably a reason stories of assassination, murder, and torture keep us coming back for more. But …

Crime

Wow Your Book Club With 1 of These 50 New Book Suggestions

Want to impress your book club with a read everyone will like? We're here to help you find a book that every member will rave about. We've rounded up a list of 50 new books to bring to the table, all ripe for discussion and many that might be totally new to your members.<p>Whether your group favors …

Books

Stop Throwing Out Your Used Tea Bags

It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard. Coffee grounds as rose fertilizer and clementine peels saved for …

Tea

Why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg & Richard Branson Are Investing In These 2 Startups

If you could pick a dream team comprised of the world’s best executives and investors, who would you choose?<p>Well, this dream team already exists — and it has attracted some of the world’s biggest billionaires.<p>Here’s what you need to know.<p><b>Breakthrough Energy Ventures: The Dream Team</b><p>Breakthrough …

Venture Capital

12 No-Cook Dinners to Make All Summer Long

Instead of using the stove or oven on a sweltering July evening, opt for these super-satisfying summer recipes that don’t require sweating to make. …

Cooking

11 unforgettable books about fatherhood that totally get it right

In pop culture, fathers are too frequently portrayed as the bumbling parent who ruins things that moms then have to come fix. But being a dad is far …

Books

25 New Thrillers You Need to Have on Your Radar This Summer

It's officially Summer, which means the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and brutal murders are being committed left and right . . . well, within the pages of a bunch of new thrillers, that is. With a seemingly never-ending parade of exciting novels arriving on bookshelves over the next few …

Books

5 Products Every Women Over 40 Should Be Using For Under-Eye Bags

Regardless of what age you are, you know that under-eye bags are annoying. But, if you’re over 40, then you know <i>very well</i> that they’re the absolute …

Skin Care

I Watched A Horror Movie On Amazon Prime Called "Hell House LLC" To See If It's As Scary As People Have Said

Paranormal happenings, clowns, and found footage.

New York State

Three Sisters Garden — How to Plant Corn, Squash & Beans Together

By Brian Barth<p>Most folks plant different vegetables in different rows of the garden. Perhaps this tendency is a product of our society's need for …

Gardening

Tested: REI Co-Op Flash Air Hammock

Made for the lightweight backpacker whoprefers hammock dwelling over a grounded tent, the REI Co-op Flash Air ($200) is very different from REI’s original hammock tent,which we featured in our 2017 Summer Buyer’s Guide. It comes with everything you need for a cozy night under the stars: a hammock …

Backpacking

The FBI wants you to factory reset your router. Here's how to do it

Good news, everyone! Remember that FBI reboot-your-router warning in response to Russian malware VPNFilter? Turns out it's worse than originally thought, and a lot more people are going to need to do a lot more than just reboot their routers.<p>According to a new report from security firm Cisco Talos, …

Wi-Fi

If You Watch The Handmaid's Tale, You'll Love These Dystopian Novels

A book can be the ultimate escape from reality, whether you're lounging on a beach chair on vacation or spending some time alone in your own home. …

Books

Justin Vernon And Aaron Dessner Have A New Band — And A New Way To Listen

Bon Iver may take its time between albums, but bandleader Justin Vernon remains a geyser of ideas in his off hours. On Wednesday, he and a pair of fellow idea-geysers — The National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner — launched a new platform for listening, called PEOPLE, and populated it with a trove of …

Indie Music

The 10 best books of 2018 (so far)

Top-shelf

Books

Road Trip: Seattle, Washington, to Cannon Beach, Oregon

<b>Mile 0: Seattle: Play First, Drive Later</b><br>Explore sprawling Pike Place Market and tuck in at Tarsan i Jane for wood-fired Valencian cuisine that is the …

Oregon

20 new books to read in June

June's 20 Must-Reads

Books

Naked-Eye Asteroid and More Can't-Miss Sky Events in June

Planetary pairings, a super-bright asteroid, and the astronomical start of a new season offer plenty of reasons to look up this month.<p>This month promises to be a busy one for sky-watchers, with several dazzling planetary pairings sprinkled around the June solstice. Keen observers will also have the …

Astronomy

9 Glow-In-The-Dark Projects Perfect For Summer Nights

Don't you just love those cool summer nights? Hanging out by the campfire and roasting marshmallows after the sun went down is one of my favorite …

Crafting

6 Recipes That Prove You Should Be Eating Eggs for Dinner

1<p>Poached Eggs With Chile Butter and Yogurt<p>This recipe is guaranteed to hit the spot, thanks to a satisfying combination of warm pita bread, garlicky …

Cooking

The 17 Best Books to Read This Summer

Summer reading. Are there two more beautiful words in the English language? The porch, the beach, the pool; the smell of sunscreen and hot sand; the taste of ripe blueberries and a big glass of rosé—it all adds up to the perfect time to curl up or stretch out with a book. And just so you don't have …

Books

12 Artists Driving The Sound Of Young Americana

Americana may have started as a subgenre and, to some, as a radio format for those “rootsy” artists who didn’t fit simply into the country bag. But …

Universal Music

10 Best Summer Reads of 2018

Page turners for the beach and beyond.<p>Whether it’s an hour before a flight or a full day by the pool, the structure of summer travel affords us precious windows for reading. Here are the books to pack this summer, recommended by the <i>Traveler</i> editors whose advance copies already have sandy spines.

Books

Pressed Flower Art - So Easy With Beautiful Results

<i>Here’s a DIY that uses the natural beauty of flowers to create stunning pressed flower art. Gather some today and start creating your own masterpiece.</i><p>…

How to Repot an Orchid (Without Killing It)

Congratulations, orchid lover! You’re one of an elite few who have managed to find the right balance of water, sunlight, date nights, and long walks …

Plants

What to read next? A summer book list like no other

So many books, so little time, and, worst of all, so little space. It is a privilege to write for The Washington Post every week, particularly given my eclectic — some would say eccentric — tastes. Yet for every title I review, there are a half dozen I would like to cover and cannot. I am allocated …

Books

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Glee