Constance Hackett

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The Growing Divide Between Game of Thrones and George R.R. Martin

The new chapter of the sixth book in the sprawling A Song of Ice and Fire series shows how much the TV adaptation has diverged from the novels.<p>The latest chapter from George R. R. Martin’s long-gestating novel <i>The Winds of Winter</i>, released on the author’s website yesterday, is typically tantalizing …

TV Series

The Best Way to Stop Your Avocado from Browning: Do Nothing

Last week, we suggested a smarter way to cut an avocado to reduce the surface area exposed to air and thereby susceptible to browning.<p>Some of you cried <i>blasphemy!</i>...<p>...while others commented with advice for other ways to stymie the browning. Always on the search for new tips, we cut some avocados …

10 Items You Need To Purge From Your Kitchen Right Now

Those oven mitts are literally filthy.<p>Cooking in a pristine kitchen can make anyone look like a star on the Food Network, but in reality, this room often turns into one giant junk drawer.<p>Expired spices, old plastic storage containers and dirty oven mitts are just a few of the things that take up …

If You're Still Wiping Mushrooms With A Kitchen Towel, You're Doing It Wrong

You'll meet two kinds of cooks in this world. First, there are the ones who don't care one bit how you clean your mushrooms. Wash them, wipe them, dust them off with a toothbrush -- it's all the same to these equal-opportunity mushroom preppers. Then, there's the other kind of cook, the one who …

Mushrooms

Jessica Chastain Gets Into Character

Intrepid spaceship commander, creepy gothic heroine... Jessica Chastain is not the least bit afraid to change things up.

Jessica Chastain

Zen A.M.: Why Japanese Breakfast Is the Best Way to Start Your Day

Ariana Grande 'accidentally' Instagrams video of her kissing fellow Nickelodeon star

Ariana Grande thinks you would believe her if she told you that she invented Post-Its.<p>After Doughnut Gate, the singer tried to convince us that she …

25 Stir-Fry Recipes to Rock Out With Your Wok Out

Every cook has <i>that</i> piece of cookware—the one they keep coming back to day after day. That could be a stainless steel sauté pan, a cast iron skillet, or an enameled cast iron Dutch oven, but for me it's unquestionably my wok. I've been using the same cheap carbon steel wok for years, and it's one of …

Uber wanted 40% of China's biggest taxi app so it issued an ultimatum

Uber tried to buy its way into the Chinese market, according to a CEO of the country’s largest taxi app. At the Yabuli Summer Entrepreneurs Summit …

Karlie Kloss in 50 Looks

FASHION MODELS<p><b>As athletic as she is clean-living, the former classical dancer's fierce walk helped to propel her to supermodel status only a few</b> …

When A Child's Picky Eating Becomes More Than A Nuisance

Twenty percent of children are picky eaters but most grow out it. Research suggests that picky eating can also be a sign for hypersensitities that can occasionally cause social anxiety and depression.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Next, not so much a discovery but something to think about if your …

I Tried All the Backwards Makeup Trends

Test driving anti-contouring, the reverse smoky eye and an upside-down cat-eye.<p>I don't know what house of mirrors the beauty industry has been working in lately, but I'm liking the results—from the runway to the red carpet, three beloved classics (the cat eye, the smoky eye, and contouring) are …

Fashion Rules Short Girls Can Break

For too long, girls with petite frames have been told what they can and cannot wear as a result of their short stature. Well, vertically challenged fashionistas: The buck stops here. Today, we're debunking five common fashion myths regarding short girls everywhere. Read on for our styling tips and …

Clothing

13 Ways To Know You Are Well Dressed

Even if only half apply, rest easy that you are chicer than you think.<p>1) Compliments on your outfit are more weekly than bi-annually.<p>2) You never have that feeling of being over, under or oddly dressed for any occasion.<p>3) Your friends tend to ask you where you bought things, and then purchase the …

The real reason your eyes go red after swimming isn't chlorine, but urine

Think your red eyes at the pool are caused by chlorine? Think again<p>Bloodshot eyes after swimming is not as a result of chlorine but in fact caused by urine contained in the pool, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed.<p>Contaminants in the pool, including urine and sweat, bind to …

Swimming