CHARLOTTE MCNEIL

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The Best Horror and Zombie Board Games

9 spine-tingling games for a night filled with horrors.<p>Halloween may be long past, but our love for zombie and horror board gaming is evergreen. …

Unseen 1960s Photos of London’s East End

A hidden archive of glorious Kodachrome, rediscovered.<p>We don’t know a whole lot about the life of the amateur photographer David Granick.<p>We know he …

These Life-Proof Containers Have Kept My Microwave Clean for 3 Years

My secret weapon for reheating pasta sauce and tomato soup without fear.<p>No matter how many tricks I use when reheating leftover tomato soup in the microwave, it always ends up splattering out of the bowl. When I cover the soup with a paper towel, it falls off as the microwave dish rotates, and when …

Microwaves

$10 Meals That Keep Me—and My Wallet—Full

I live in New York, one of the more expensive cities in the country, if not the world, where a roll of single-ply toilet paper at my corner store edges in around two dollars. Sometimes it feels like there are holes in my pockets, a tear in my wallet, where does all the money go? Keeping my spending …

Mix These 5 Easy Paleo Dinners into Next Week's Meal Plan

I decided to "go Paleo" about five years ago due to some health issues, and, for the most part, I haven't looked back. Even though the diet gave me …

If Birds Left Tracks in the Sky, They’d Look Like This

MagazineYear of the Bird<p>A photographer captures the paths that birds make across the sky.<p><b>If birds left tracks in the sky, what would they look like?</b> For years Barcelona-based photographer Xavi Bou has been fascinated by this question. Just as a sinuous impression appears when a snake slides across …

Birds

Adding potato chips to eggs is the ultimate hack for making a Spanish tortilla

Spanish tortillas are nothing like the thin corn-based flatbreads used in Mexican cooking. Tortillas españolas are hearty slices of omelet stuffed …

The Best Christmas Movies to Stream This Holiday Season

There are plenty of activities you can do to get in the holiday spirit, from caroling to cookie-baking to decorating a Christmas tree. But near the top of the list has to be cozying up with a holiday movie (hot cocoa and a cozy blanket required too, obviously). Thanks to all the streaming services …

Beyond ramen and pho: A beginner’s guide to Asian noodle soups

Love is the family pack of instant ramen that didn’t fit in my luggage. After seeing me off at the airport, my mom drove to the post office to send …

How to Finish Everything You Start | Heleo

“When you make a goal, it’s not just a goal—it’s a promise to yourself.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How to keep promises you make to yourself</i>• <i><br>Why you should</i> …

Rud Ra

Welcome to the Campiest Place on Earth

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — When a study recently found Great Falls the least gay-friendly city in Montana, one man wrote on a local news website, “Let’s keep it that way.”<p>Mermaids are totally tolerable, though.<p>Great Falls, home to 59,000 mostly conservative citizens, can be a soul-deadening place. …

Mermaids

When cream hits coffee, the math is magical

There’s some pretty incredible physics happening in your morning cup of coffee. Cream and coffee obviously mix, but when they first come into contact, the cream actually tends to hover briefly on the hot surface—and researchers just figured out exactly how it works.<p>By recording the process at 2,000 …

Coffee

The eight-day guide to a better digital life

Your apps, search engines and social networks know hidden things about you that even your closest friends might not. To find out just how much, Sophia Smith Galer tries a programme called the Data Detox.<p>I was dubious at first when I read about the Data Detox. It sounds like a guide to logging off, …

Social Media

Kate's Still Here

Deloy Oberlin didn't know how much time his wife had left, but he knew he wanted to spend their final days together fulfilling her last wish.<p>For three days during a humid stretch of July in Newton, North Carolina, cars lined up along the dirt road outside the home of Deloy and Kate …

Go Inside These World-Famous, Rarely Seen River Caves

Adventure<p>See stunning photos of these strictly protected underground caves in Slovenia.<p>Slovenia is a world-famous caving destination, with around 8,000 <i>jamas</i>, or caves, located in a country smaller than Vermont. Of those 8,000 formations, however, only around 20 are considered “show caves”—caves …

Travel Photography

19 Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home

Put in the work now and save money all winter long.<p>Save money and remain cozy throughout winter by acting now before the bitter cold arrives.

Your Creative Calendar: 68 Things To Do, See, And Hear This November

Get ready for the return of Bad Moms, Taylor Swift, and Spike Lee’s TV series debut with your Creative Calendar for November.<p>The only thing more depressing than losing post-5 p.m. sunsets for months on end is the tone of some movies released during those months. That’s right: The first weekend in …

Entertainment

10 STEM Toys That Will Blow Your Kids' Minds

Whether you’ve got kids who already love science or kids who would rather play music or sports, these 10 STEM toys are so irresistibly cool, they’ll …

Kids

The Most Haunted Place in Every State, Mapped

For some of us, Halloween is best-celebrated snuggling up under a blanket hiding from scary movies and stuffing our faces with candy, but for the …

7 Apple Cider Vinegar Facts To Know Before You Drink It

Losing weight the healthy way usually comes down to eating a healthy and balanced diet and incorporating calorie- and fat-burning workouts into your …

Weight Loss

The Scariest Haunted Houses in the U.S.

Scaring people during Halloween is a huge business in the U.S. America is home to more than 4,000 haunted attractions that rake in over $300 million …

8 Authors on the Spooky Stories That Totally Freaked Them Out as Kids

<i>To celebrate Halloween, we asked eight authors to share a childhood book that left them totally spooked. From not-so-scary picture books to seriously</i> …

Books

Interior Designers Reveal the Top 8 Small-Space Tips They Swear By

Call us crazy, but we prefer styling a small space over a large one any day. There's something incredibly thrilling about size-challenged decorating …

The Most Awesome, Crypt-Rocking, Scariest Ghost Stories for Halloween: Bram Stoker, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and More

From Charles Dickens’ grimly funny ghost stories to Bram Stoker’s dark tales (featuring BDSM!), these 10 stories will scare your socks off.<p>Ghosts …

Literature

Halloween Costume Parade for Dogs: Pictures

Sesame Street

The 31 Best Electronic Horror Movie Soundtracks of All Time

Harrowing synthesizer lines have long been synonymous with the guts and gore of the cinema’s scariest corners, so here’s a list of the genre's most essential scores.<p><i>A version of this article was originally published on THUMP.</i><p>Ever since the dawn of mass-produced commercial synthesizers a little over …

The 13 Best New Indie Horror Movies in 2017

If you're looking to brush up on the latest terrifying movie experiences this Halloween, here are your best options.<p>Halloween always provides a good …

7 Insanely Clever Recipes for Using Up Leftover Halloween Candy

You can even use it to make dinner.<p>Leftover candy? There's no such thing, right? Actually, there is. Sometimes it's the stuff no one in the family …

How A Teenage Girl Became the Mother of Horror

History MagazineHistory Magazine<p>Mary Shelley combined science and the supernatural to write Frankenstein, the world’s first science-fiction novel.<p>Born on a dark and stormy night, <i>Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus</i> is a true masterpiece of terror that began as a fireside ghost story and grew …

Literature