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Alien: Covenant Review: Love It or Hate It or Both

Two GQ writers argue about whether the latest entry in the Alien franchise is good or not.<p><b>Scott Meslow, GQ.com culture critic</b>: Let’s put our cards on the table upfront. You thought Alien: Covenant was pretty good; I thought it was dull, self-plagiarizing, and not even a little scary. Tell me why …

Star Crunch: The Galaxy's Best No-Bake Cookie

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>My introduction to Star Crunch came with a field trip to the planetarium when I was probably eight years old. Somewhere along the way, a dark blue box of Little Debbies started making the rounds. It was splattered with stars, and …

Recipe: Gin and tonic cake

I very seldom drink spirits - wine is my choice of libation. Spirits, to me, are a reminder of the never-to-be-forgotten 1980s. However, on occasion, …

Consume responsible amounts of marijuana with a Keurig for weed

Just when you thought you had run out of ways to consume marijuana, in comes something newer and weirder.<p>CannaKorp has unveiled a new vaporizer, the …

Inside the Greatest X-Rated Animated Film You’ve Never Heard Of

At the 1973 Berlin Film Festival, overenthusiastic parents, eager to take their kids to a “family-friendly” animated film, crowded into a German …

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

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How to Make President Taft's Mussels

It should come to no surprise for those who have seen his bathtub that Taft had a few good recipes on his White House menu.<p><b>President 27: William</b> …

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

Happiness

Inside 'Can I Eat That?' a Whimsical New Children's Book

For generations, children's book authors — attuned to the picky habits of toddlers — have tackled the subject of eating. From <i>Green Eggs and Ham</i> to <i>Seriously, You Have to Eat</i>, writers have employed oddball humor and tales of heroic feats to encourage children to taste the unfamiliar. Food critic (and …

Keep Canned Fish on Hand, Make These 12 Recipes

In Spain, among other Mediterranean countries, tinned fish is just as prized as fresh. Salt cod, or <i>bacalao</i>, is a staple. And anchovies are not merely an unpopular pizza topping, but a briny ingredient found at home among the garlic and olive oil.<p>So forget what you thought you knew about canned …

Girl Scout Cookies and Wine: Into the Heart of Darkness

The horror! The horror!<p><i>Hi, I got your voicemail. We've been inundated with calls about pairing Girl Scout cookies with wine. We can't send you</i> …

A Twist on Paleo: Eat What Your Family Ate—500 Years Ago

When biologist Stephen Le’s mother passed away from breast cancer in 2010, he set off on an unusual soul search: to reassess his diet. His parents had migrated to Canada from Vietnam, and he knew that Asian immigrants had an increased risk of cancer. “I wanted to see if there was anything I could …

Disney is making a big, awesome change to its $1 billion 'Disney Infinity' video game business

This year is going to be a different.<p>Instead of releasing a new version of "Disney Infinity" this year, Disney is committing to supporting the current "Disney Infinity 3.0" version with new levels and new characters, at least through the end of 2016.<p>(You can check out everything coming to "Disney …

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Spatchcocked Roast Chicken with Onion, Preserved Lemon and Middle Eastern Spices Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This burnished beauty demonstrates a basic technique that has kind of evolved in my kitchen over the past few years, one that makes so many variations possible. I've listed a few below. Onions roasted first underneath the spatchcocked bird - so as not to get too black in the hot, hot …

17 DIY Living Room Christmas Decorations That Are Cooler Than Mom’s

Christmas decorations are high on our to-do list these days. Feeling the same? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Start by decorating your living room — AKA the most important room in the house — so you (and your guests) are immediately greeted with holiday cheer as soon as you walk in the door. …

The Isle of Sark -- Europe's Last Medieval Feudal State Is a Stone's Throw From Normandy

You're right off the coast of Normandy, a speck of land in the cold waters of the Channel between France and England. A mere 25 miles west of the Cherbourg Peninsula of France, and 80 miles south of the British coast. A steep-sided and car-free paradise.<p><b>The Isle of Sark</b> is one of the few remaining …

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IMG_1923.JPG<p>In school as a child, did you ever grow a potato plant from a potato as part of a science lesson? Using toothpicks, you may have …

6 Mosquito-Repellent Plants to Keep Pests Away

1. Marigolds<p>Place potted marigolds near mosquito entry-points, such as doors and windows, or on a deck or balcony where you spend a lot of time …

Everything You Need to Know About Growing Thyme

At first glance, this may look like rosemary, but this is actually a variety of French thyme, grown in zone four. This particular plant has been …

Now's the Time to Start Growing Basil!

Basil is, in a nutshell, the most perfect herb. Especially for summer. I generously sprinkle it over caprese salads, add it whole-leaf into spicy …

Gardener Sticks Toilet Paper Roll Into Potted Plant For A Great Green Thumb Tip

<i>"The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul."</i><p><i>–</i> …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

Happiness

Café Nordo's New Production Sauced Is the Perfect Dating Experience; Sultry, Romantic, Entertaining & Just Plain Fun

If you're looking for the perfect romantic date, Café Nordo's latest production <i>Sauced</i> is that and more. Set in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square, it blends theater with great music, excellent food, unique alcoholic drinks plus just the right amount of time to talk between entertainment …

Mejadra for Peace

If you have had a hard time watching the news lately and are feeling rather despondent about world affairs, discovering how people are invoking positive change amongst the chaos, can help restore our confidence in human beings. One notable example is an Israeli cafe, called the Hummus Bar, who is …

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This stroller folds up small enough to fit in a backpack

Pack your baby food, pack your diapers, and pack your stroller?<p>Now you can, with the GB Pockit — one of the newest strollers on the market — which …

31 Long Forgotten Native American Medicinal Cures

• Home<br>• ><br>• Nature<br>• ><br>• 31 Long Forgotten Native American Medicinal Cures<p>posted 3 years ago<br>Categories: Nature<p>When it comes to herbal remedies, many of us are …

The 7 Style Rules that Fashionable British Women Swear By

We might speak the same language as our sisters across the pond, but are we fluent in our <i>fashion</i> vernacular? There are some things women can be counted on to obsess over globally (gorgeous shoes and the perfect little dress that makes you feel like a million bucks pop to mind), but past that? To …

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Why Two Minutes of Lost Footage From The Civil War Are So Important

Twenty-five years is a whole lot of time to you and me, but to history? No. History deals in millennia. History deals in epochs. History can leave 25 …