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Eat This: Woody’s CheeseSteaks

Photograph by Drew Podo<p>For nearly 35 years, the cheesesteak recipe at Woody’s CheeseSteaks went virtually unchanged after opening in 1975 at the edge …

New Jersey

The Pushup Workout From Hell

Your pecs will feel as if they’re about to pop out of your shirt by the time you’re done this one-move workout<p>This chest workout consists of only one exercise—the pushup—but it’s hard as hell. That’s because it uses varying tempos to cumulatively challenge the same muscle groups, says <i>Men’s Health</i> …

At least 22 Georgia high school football coaches make six-figure salaries

Colquitt County coach Rush Propst, center, encourages his players (Photo: Jason Getz, Atlanta Journal Constitution via Associated Press)<p><b>BRUNSWICK, …

Special-Occasion Breakfast: Challah French Toast With Orange and Rum

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>One of the first stories I wrote after joining Serious Eats was about how to make Perfect Quick-and-Easy French Toast. The goal was simple: make the best French toast using only basic household ingredients, like …

Breakfast

Branch & Barrel Is Open in the Former Bantu Space at Avalon

Replacing the short-lived Bantu at Alpharetta's Avalon development, Branch & Barrel is now in business. The restaurant opened for dinner Friday and added lunch service today.<p>Unlike most restaurants these days, Branch & Barrel actually opened ahead of schedule — it was first announced for early …

The best of the Long Read in 2015

The Long Read published 144 pieces in 2015 – our first full year. (If you’re counting at home, that’s about 800,000 words, or roughly the length of the first five Harry Potter novels.) It wasn’t easy to choose 15 favourites, but here they are – perfect reading for your holiday week, arranged in …

Books

Adult Pasta (That You'll Want as Much as Kid Pasta)

Yes, the ol' cheese-and-butter on spaghetti combo works like a charm. But now that you're all grown up, isn't it time to get a little fancier with your pasta routine?<p>Children don't have what we'd call <i>discerning</i> palates, with one exception: pasta (okay, and breakfast ice cream). Their impeccable …

For Lamar Odom, basketball is the only thing that ever came easy

There are few to whom basketball seemed to come as easily as it had for Lamar Odom. Here was a style rapid-fluid and steeped in finesse—an effortless …

The 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Must Read Before You Die, According to Amazon

Assembling the list of the most essential science fiction and fantasy books is a huge undertaking, but Amazon has tackled it. And their list is not …

Science Fiction

Metal Gear Solid in 5 Minutes: Big Boss Edition - IGN Video

Before you play The Phantom Pain, catch up on the origin story of Big Boss and find out why he's so angry all of the time (trust us...he has a good …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

personaldevelopment

Can You Guess The Pixar Movie By Looking At Every Frame At Once?

Hey, you! Pixar fan! We've got a challenge for you.

Manchester United Transfer News: Cristiano Ronaldo Plan Ditched, Latest Rumours

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo may be one of the finest footballers on the planet, but even he isn’t worth a sum in excess of £80 million in the eyes of Manchester United.<p>That’s according to Neil Custis of the <i>Sun</i>, who writes that the pursuit has “collapsed” after Real revealed an asking price of …

Soccer

How Natalie Morales cuts carbs, not flavor: Try her zucchini pasta with pesto

<i>As part of TODAY's "At Home with Natalie" series, Natalie Morales shares one of her favorite healthy recipes: zucchini pasta with pesto. Watch the video to learn more about why Natalie loves this dish.</i><p>Like most other people, I try to maintain a healthy diet. This dish came about as a way to satisfy …

Food

‘Kids’: The Oral History of the Most Controversial Film of the Nineties

It was the summer of 1995. Bill Clinton was president, Rudy Giuliani was mayor of New York, and OJ Simpson was on trial. That summer’s youth-oriented …

Skateboarding

This Giant Oreo Cookie Cake Is About To Make Your Day

If you know the greatness that is Oreo, you know that getting your fill of the cream-stuffed chocolate sandwich cookie is impossible. No matter how many Oreos you eat, how many you bake into cakes, how many you devour with ice cream, it never feels like enough. YouTuber "Hey! It’s Mosogourmet” …

7 Atlanta Restaurants With Stellar Views

Priority No. 1 for a restaurant: Make sure the food and drink are executed well. Priority No. 2: Make sure the ambiance is top notch, one way or another. A great view goes a long way toward accomplishing that second goal, and these seven Atlanta eateries offer some of the best sights in the</i> …

Texas

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

5 easy hikes to Atlanta's hidden waterfalls

There's just something simply beautiful, and beautifully simple, about a waterfall.<p>Waterfalls are some of Georgia's most beloved hiking destinations. …

Hiking

18 Ways to Maximize Your Workout and Lose Weight Faster

No more wasting time at the gym.<p>Ask any runner who's naturally slim: There are a bazillion reasons to exercise that have nothing to do with losing weight. But if weight loss is your main motivator, make sure every minute of exercise counts with these tricks to burn more calories during exercise:<p><b>1.</b> …

The 50 Best Atlanta Rap Songs

<i>Inferior lyricism. Unsophisticated beats. That shit is just too damn slow.</i><p>Hard as it is for anyone under 25 to believe, there was a time when Atlanta …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Atlanta's exploding art scene is not to be missed

For nearly three decades, Atlanta, Georgia, has been a mecca of music culture. Artists of all genres and creeds have come to Atlanta to find their …

Art

The 11 Essential Atlanta Food Trucks

Despite some thinking that the food truck trend might be in decline, Atlanta's mobile kitchens are thriving. Plenty of trucks make their way around town every day, and just about any summertime festival will feature at least a handful of the restaurants on wheels. Below, see 11 of the city's best, …

Potatoes

The Leg Exercise That Destroys Your Abs

For an epic core and quad burn, try this movement at the gym today<p>The goblet pause squat is what I call a “money” exercise. Here's why:<p><b>1. It builds the bottom of your squat like a champ.</b>And once you own the bottom of the exercise, you own everything else in between.<p><b>2. It’s easy on the joints—but</b> …

76 upcoming comic book movies, and when to expect them

<i>Curses. We've had to do that thing where - to keep page loads on mobile devices a bit easier - we've had to put in one of those page break things.</i> …

Comic Books

It's a Bollywood-Hollywood David vs. Goliath Showdown at China's Cinemas

For the past week China’s box office has been dominated by foreign films, with the top 5 ranks held by imports. This is a rare, but not entirely unprecedented situation.<p>But there is something new that has occurred this week: two of the top four ranks have been claimed by non-Hollywood, non-English …