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The Best Comedy Podcasts On Earth (Which You Should Subscribe To Immediately)

<b>Last Updated: September 8th</b><p>I first heard the word “podcast” in 2008, just before I graduated college. “It’s like a radio show,” explained Kevin, my then roommate. “You download it from iTunes and just listen to it whenever.” He was trying to explain his newest obsession, <i>The Joystiq Podcast</i>. It was …

Mapping Atlanta's Brightest Christmas Displays of 2015 - Curbed Atlanta

The folks at <b>Redfin</b> usually list homes for sale, but for <b>Christmas</b> they sought out the biggest and brightest Christmas <b>light displays</b> across the country. Unfortunately, no homes in Georgia made their "Top Five" list. But Redfin made plenty of suggestions for displays across the metro sure to whip even …

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6 books I had to be talked into reading (that I’m so very glad I read).

I’d like to think that I’m a knowledgeable, sophisticated reader, who doesn’t choose what to read (or not read) next based on whim and caprice.Of …

3 Atlanta day trips with tons of freebies

Are you still looking itching for an end of summer trip?<p>Albany, Helen and Augusta are only a short ride from Atlanta, with a world of opportunity for …

Put an Egg on It: 32 Grain Bowls for Lunchtime and Anytime

The quickest, easiest one-bowl meal we can think of is a grain bowl. Here are our favorites to make for lunch time—or, anytime. Did we mention they taste great as leftovers too?<p><b>Our love for grain bowls knows no bounds.</b> Composed of, well, grain—rice, farro, barley, quinoa, kamut, you name it—and …

This Boy With Debilitating Cerebral Palsy Is Asking the World for Birthday Cards

"He likes people to read to him and he loves bright colors."<p>Tate Malone is about to turn 16, and he's gone through a lot to get to that age. Now, with the help of his mom, he's asking the world to help him celebrate, the <i>Danville Register & Bee</i> reports.<p>Tate has cerebral palsy and epilepsy. He can't …

Three Refreshing Summer Gin Cocktails

It's full blown summer and I think I may be going a bit bananas. Every week I am driving off to yet another day camp. From surf camps to music camps to capoeira camps, I will be amazed if I make it through the summer without a phone call telling me I've dropped my child off at the wrong camp. Oh …

Atlanta Wine Experts Recommend Their Favorite Cheap Bottles

Cheap wine, like cheap eats, is a relative idea. Each of us has our own notions of cost, worth, and value, and it's no different when it comes to wine and food. While there are some people who don't think twice about spending $50 on a bottle of wine, the vast majority of the population would decry …

12 Brownies That Are Totally OK To Eat For Breakfast

Want permission to eat brownies for breakfast? You're an adult, so you can make brownies part of your morning meal in any way you please.<p>And if you want a little help, we've rounded up some smarter ways to go about it. A few of these chocolate recipes are made healthier with snuck-in oats or …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

30 Facts That Sound Like Total Bullsh*t But Are Actually True

Lose Weight With These 50+ Meals Under 500 Calories

No matter when you eat your biggest meal of the day, your calories should still work for you. These meals are jam-packed with nutrients — from energy-sustaining protein to disease-fighting antioxidants — while still ensuring you keep calorie counts low. Each of these comforting and filling meals is …

How to Make Perfect Pan Sauce Every Time

By Alison Roman<p>Photos by Nicole Franzen<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting. These are the keys to pulling off a pro-grade pan sauce.<p>The whole “buy one, get one free” thing is a good deal. You pay for one thing and get something …

See When Your Favorite Shows Are Returning

The holidays are not over yet, because the gift of more great TV is just around the corner!<p>Here’s a list of premiere dates for many of your favorite …

Obama fills in for Stephen Colbert

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Barack Obama may be the President of the United States, but for a few minutes on Monday, he was also Stephen Colbert, outgoing host of "The Colbert Report."<p>Obama sat down for an interview with Colbert in Washington -- his third appearance on the show -- and surprised the host by …

7 Of The Best Food Blogs For Eating On A Budget

It's no secret that eating on a budget often ends up in eating a lot of processed food. Fruits and vegetables, especially if they're organic, are more expensive than most food you'll find in a bag. A study released last year in the British Medical Journal found that it costs $1.50 more a day, or …

All the Mexican Candy You Should Be Eating on the Day of the Dead

<i>by Gabriella Vigoreaux</i><p>As candy enthusiasts, we get our fair share of international sweets here at the Epi office. (You have to hide me away from green tea Kit Kats.) No one quite does candy the way Mexico does, though. Mexican sweets toe the line between sweet, spicy, salty, tangy, and, um, did we …

Why a Drugstore Body Cream May Be the Ultimate Smooth Skin Secret

About five years ago, while interviewing the chief of dermatology at a well-known hospital for <i>Vogue</i>, I acquired a truly genius skin secret: In her opinion, the absolute best solution for dry, flaky, irritated elbows, knees, and legs was the $14 drugstore staple known as Lac-Hydrin—a thick, …

The Wizard of Oz: Five alternative readings

The classic film was first shown 75 years ago. Since then, there have been many interpretations, from religious allegory to an acid trip. BBC Culture picks out five of the most interesting readings of L Frank Baum’s modern fairy tale.<p><b>Political satire</b><p>Historian Henry M Littlefield’s essay on The …

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10 Beautiful Historic Houses for Sale Under $100,000

Ssnag the old house of your dreams.<p>You don't have to pay a fortune to snag the old house of your dreams. These 10 historical homes are loaded with vintage charm, and are all on sale for under $100,000! This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Seven Important Lessons from World Religions Everyone Should Know

It doesn't matter if you're an atheist, devout follower of your faith, an agnostic, or anywhere in between—there's wisdom to be learned from the …

Spirituality

Watermelon Recipes

Bursting with juice and sweetness, the watermelon is a symbol of summer<p>For many people, watermelon is an undeniable symbol of summer. Bursting with …

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Slow Cooker Quinoa-Stuffed Red Peppers

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Sunday! Plug in and chill out on the laziest day of the week.</i><p>Stuffed peppers were one of the first things I cooked for my wife …

Why I Teach My Kids About Wine

How do you talk to your kids about drinking when they regularly see you enjoying a glass of wine with dinner?<p>Most parents would rather avoid the subject until the tween/teen years. But as a trained sommelier/wine shop owner--and mother to two young boys--I've chosen to face the topic early, through …

Why It Feels Like Everyone Knows When You’re Stoned

Let’s pretend you made the bold decision to smoke weed before going to see <i>A Quiet Place</i>, because it’s 4/20 and you thought it would “enhance” the …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Why is Jenny McCarthy out at 'The View'? She says she didn't fit in.

Why is Jenny McCarthy leaving "The View"? Turns out, she doesn't fit in.<p>The talk show panelist answered that question during a sit-down interview on "The Howard Stern Show" on Monday.<p>McCarthy had been on "The View" for about a year following the exits of conservative Elisabeth Hasselbeck and …

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19 Times Bacon Went Too Far

Everybody loves bacon. Bacon is like the food world's golden child and America's best friend. Bacon is so beloved it would seem it could do no wrong, but that would be a hasty assumption. Bacon can do a lot of wrong.<p>Bacon has expanded from breakfast food to all-hours-of-the-day food. It's …

Millennials: Society Will Be Just Fine Without Marriage

A poll suggests young people aren't convinced that spouse-hunting and baby-making should be a priority for their generation.<p>The future of marriage, the future of Millennials: two topics the Internet loves to freak out about. Thanks to a new report from Pew, here the twain shall meet: Researchers …