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We went to Warren Buffett's favorite New York steakhouse and saw just how much Americans' attitudes towards fine dining have changed

Most of the time, when I go out to eat, I'm looking for a chill, fun time. I'm willing to bet Warren Buffett is looking for something different.<p>On a recent visit to Smith & Wollensky, famously Buffett's favorite steakhouse in the Big Apple, I was able to see just how much dining standards have …

How does the body process pain? Study sheds new light

Currently available pain medications have limited efficacy and numerous side effects. New research, however, provides deeper insights into how our …

Pain

How 11 cities are leading the climate change fight

From transit to radical green energy projects, new, sustainable solutions for our urban centers<p>The last year has seen big discussions on the ability of climate treaties and energy policy to shape and save our environment. But, in many ways, the changes that are helping to bring about greener …

10 Fascinating Theories To Explain Déjà Vu

Déjà vu is the name given to the unsettling feeling we get when we feel we have been in the exact same situation before. For a few seconds, we are …

Consciousness

Armed men arrive to 'de-escalate' Oregon refuge standoff, then leave

A group of armed men from around the Pacific Northwest who arrived at a wildlife refuge on Saturday morning left several hours later after people leading an occupation of the refuge told them they weren't needed.<p>Todd MacFarlane, a Utah lawyer acting as a mediator, said occupation leader Ammon Bundy …

A 15-year-old who looks like a toddler wants to be the world's smallest comedian

Raman Raikvar is a teenager that looks like a toddler.<p>The 15-year-old, who lives in the state of Punjab in northern India, suffers from an extreme case of dwarfism, which has caused him to look and sound much younger than he is.<p>"When my son turned two years old, we realized he was not growing …

15 of the Most Fascinating True Crime Stories Ever Told

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True Crime

Tom Brady's Festive Christmas Photo Has a Sweet Message for Gisele Bündchen

The Brady-Bündchen household has officially decked the halls for the holiday season, and Tom Brady's got the photo to prove it. On Tuesday night, the …

Tom Brady

United Nations adopts plan to attack Islamic State's funding

Security council unanimously backs resolution to target group’s income and block its use of global financial system<p>The UN security council has unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at disrupting revenues that Islamic State receives from oil and antiquities sales, ransom payments and other criminal …

United Nations

Young College Student’s ‘Blasphemous’ Newspaper Letter Cited Four Bible Verses to Support Gay Marriage. Here’s How Pat Robertson Responded.

Evangelist Pat Robertson challenged the notion that gay marriage is “the law of the land” after a woman wrote in to the “700 Club” to ask how she should respond to a letter published in a local newspaper that used Bible verses to support the legalization of same-sex nuptials.<p>Pat Robertson …

Processed And Red Meat Could Cause Cancer? Your Questions Answered

The World Health Organization made an announcement Monday that's likely to come as a blow to anyone whose favorite outdoor snack is a hot dog.<p>Processed meats — yes, hot dogs, plus sausage, ham, even turkey bacon — are cancer-causing, a committee of scientists with WHO's International Agency for …

Processed Meat

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Articles about 7 landscapes designed native plants on Dwell.com - Dwell

With her drought-tolerant landscapes and permeable hardscape designs, Cassy Aoyagi of FormLA Landscaping has proven her...<p>We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …

‘Spooky’: the 1,300ft-wide asteroid to hurtle close to Earth on Halloween

TB145, a medium-sized chunk of rock and ice could that cause ‘continental-scale devastation’, will fly by at a distance slightly farther away than the moon<p>A large asteroid discovered only weeks ago will tear past the Earth on Halloween, Nasa has announced, estimating that it will come closer than …

Video Shows Bomb-Carrying Condom Balloons In Syria

A weak prophylactic against aerial attack<p>Condoms are very effective at preventing transmission of STI’s, but can they also be used as an effective weapon against aircraft? In a video, a group of what appears to be militants fill condoms with air and then attach bombs to them, in an attempt to …

There's A Charming Treehouse Colony In Germany, Calling Your Name

Obey the wind. 🍃🍂<p>There are treehouses, and then there are houses that are trees, and <i>then</i> there is the German treehouse colony that simply takes your breath away.<p>This is Robin's Nest Hotel in Hessen, Germany. It's far from civilization: You'll have to travel snaking roads up a mountain until you …

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Learn These Tex-Mex Terms to Order the Gooiest, Cheesiest Meal in Town

The crowd-pleasing cuisine is crossing state lines, this time with house-made tortillas, top-shelf tequila, and queso that's just as gooey as you remember.<p>I’m not sure when I fell in love with Tex-Mex, but I do remember why. It was the bottomless basket of chips I’d eat until my stomach ached. It …

Cooking

#TheLIST Best Dressed: Suit Yourself

Get inspired by the 10 best looks of the week.<p>This week's most stylish women turned chic suiting on its head—Miranda Kerr and Kendall Jenner took the power suit to sultry new heights, pairing theirs with slim bra tops. Others eschewed traditional pant suits—like Lady Gaga in a skirt two-piece, and …

Kendall Jenner

Madness Reigns On 'How To Get Away With Murder'

Pretty much everyone is a suspect in the end-of-season murder now.<p><b>Spoilers obviously abound below for Season 2, Episode 4 of "How to Get Away with Murder," "Meet Bonnie."</b><p>The most meta joke of this week's episode was when DA Emily Sinclair said the line, "People can't get away with killing each …