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Dog gets its head stuck in railings until German Shepherd pal comes to lend a paw

A heart-warming video shows a caring canine helping another dog to safety after it got its neck stuck in a railing.<p>Teacher Edith Govea, 33, captured …

Pets

The Chocolatey-est Shortbread, Thanks to a Technique You Didn't Know You Needed

You might imagine that making a chocolate version of a favorite non-chocolate cookie (or cake, or whatever) is not only a splendid idea, but also simply a matter of adding cocoa powder or melted chocolate to dough or batter. If it were only that simple! That's why I keep my food processor on the …

26 Delicious Gifts from Your Kitchen

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark<p>Melt chocolate, spread it out, and add your favorite toppings—that’s almost all there is to making bark. We added one …

Dessert

Almond Toffee

This Almond Toffee recipe is the ultimate in decadence! The flavor is rich and buttery, and the toffee itself is sandwiched between two layers of …

Citrus Pull-Apart Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine first 3 ingredients in a 1-cup glass measuring cup, and let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup butter at medium speed …

CHANCE THE RAPPER KILLED SNL: ‘Come Back, Barack’ Is 90's GOLD, There’s A Mariah Carey Of Thanksgiving + Eminem Performs ‘Walk On Water’ Sans Beyonce

<b>Chance The Rapper</b> made his debut as this week’s “Saturday Night Live” host and he killed it. Get into his “Come Back, Barack” 90s music video, how …

Westlife’s Kian Egan shares FIRST full baby snap of newborn son

Kian Egan and Jodi Albert have three children together [Getty]<p>The singer and his gorgeous wife Jodi Albert took to social media to finally show fans …

Social Media

Gloria's Rum Cake Recipe

"This is a Bundt cake with a rich rum glaze poured over it. Delicious!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon butter, melted<p>1/4 cup white sugar<p>1/4 cup chopped pecans<p>…

Monajean's Almond Crescents

Monajean's cookies are made with a mixture of vanilla and almond extract, along with coarsely chopped almonds. These are nice cookies to bake for …

Dessert

7 No-Bake Holiday Desserts to Make Life Easier

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are here, and it’s basically a sprint to New Year’s at this point. When you’re running from …

Crazy Cat Marmalade Wants To Eat His Owner's Shorts

Kitties get more wound up than a toddler hopped up on cola and pixie sticks, and they play in a much weirder way than most kids because they're …

The 12 sexiest men alive that aren't Blake Shelton, thank God

Blake Shelton became <i>People</i>'s Sexiest Man Alive on Tuesday and we all collectively let out a big sigh.<p>Seriously <i>People</i>? There are a ton of reliable …

Thanksgiving Recipes

393<p>736<p>Shares 1K<p>Before I left for my book tour, I put a few blog posts in the queue. But just a reminder to the rest of you, who are probably a little …

Baking fantastic bagels is supremely simple

<b>Step 1:</b> Add the sugar and yeast to 1/2 cup warm water. Mix gently and allow 5-10 minutes for the yeast to wake. Do not bruise the yeast.<p><b>Step 2:</b> Mix …

Smiling Shelter Dog Cheech Now Has a Forever Home

Last month, the internet fell in love with Cheech – the smiling rescue dog from Waller, Texas. Cheech was brought in on a Friday, and the shelter …

Cannabis

Why Did The Passenger Pigeon Go Extinct? The Answer Might Lie In Their Toes

Scientists believe they may have new insights into why passenger pigeons went extinct, after analyzing DNA from the toes of birds that have been carefully preserved in museums for over a century.<p>"We were hoping that we could get to the bottom of why they went extinct so quickly — why it was that …

Birds

Former Police Dog Rescued From a Kill Shelter When an Illness Made Her Unable to Perform Her Job

An absolutely beautiful German Shepherd named Queenie, who once served her country as a K9 dog, was surrendered to be euthanized when she developed …

Pets

The Coconut Chiffon Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Cake Layers: Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together sifted cake flour and next 3 ingredients in bowl of an electric stand …

Sylvester Stallone And His Bodyguard Have Been Accused Of Sexually Assaulting A 16-Year-Old Girl In 1986

Between the growing response to Louis C.K.’s admitted sexual misconduct and Thursday’s accusations of unwanted groping and kissing by Sen. Al Franken, the post-Harvey Weinstein media firestorm still rages. Allegations new and old of sexual assault and harassment have become a daily occurrence and …

Harvey Weinstein

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Weekend Box Office: ‘It’ Didn’t Just Break Records, It Shattered Them

After the worst summer at the box office in 25 years , studios were quick to blame everything but the product they were putting out. Instead of reconsidering their own movies, studios aimed to shrink the PVOD window while blaming Rotten Tomatoes for daring to aggregate the bad critics’ scores of …

Rotten Tomatoes

12 Sanity-Saving Suppers For Busy Families

Between homework, sports and carpools, getting dinner on the table every night can be stressful. But dinnertime doesn’t need to be difficult. From Easy Chicken Curry to 30-Minute Asian Beef Bowls, all of these simple recipes will have the entire family looking forward to mealtime — even you.<p>1. Easy …

Polish Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

"Delicious and warm. Wake up and smell the coffee cake. I love this recipe, although it is a bit time-consuming."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup white sugar<p>1/2 cup …