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The Pans That French Mamas Use Instead of Cast Iron

You might know the French brand Mauviel for its top-of-the-line copper cookware, the stuff of wedding registries and shiny, rose-colored, dream-kitchen dreams.<p>But one of their lesser-known lines, called M'steel, deserves a foot in that spotlight, too: The French-made, commercial-grade pans are made …

11 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Bananas

Bananas are extremely healthy and delicious.<p>They contain several essential nutrients and have benefits for digestion, heart health and weight …

'Downton Abbey' promises love and loss, happiness and heartbreak in series finale

<b>Note: This post contains information about Downton Abbey, which is airing its final season in the UK. American viewers can watch the final season</b> …

Best Money Tips: 70 Money Skills Everyone Should Know

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found 70 essential money skills everyone should know, what to look for in your side hustle …

Personal Finance

The best places to escape the cold this winter

Winter is coming. While we all (or most of us) enjoy the first snowfall and twinkling holiday lights of the season, after sloshing in snow and donning our puffy jacket for a couple of months, we're over it — and ready for summer weather.<p>If you're like us and need a mid-winter, post-holiday break to …

Key West

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt: Just how well have they been doing at the box office, anyway?

Sometimes Web traffic is a long walk from box office. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt are among the most Googled, blogged, tweeted and clicked-on couples in the world. But they could only muster $95,000 when their new movie, "By The Sea" — which Jolie Pitt wrote and directed and the couple …

Carrick best reads: Hey millennials, buy the latte, skip the house

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Memo to millennials: Buy the latte, skip the house</b><br>A millennial entrepreneur's strong, smart advice to young people about money.<p><b>Help for parents teaching kids</b> …

New Apple TV ads showcase apps and games

The new Apple TV is all about apps and games, so it makes sense that there are five new ads from Apple on its YouTube channel that are all about specific games and apps.<p>Check out the videos below for streaming media apps like Netflix and HBO, along with a trio of gaming titles, including Apple TV …

25 Creative Hacks That Make Cleaning Your Home So Much Easier

Ah yes, cleaning the house – that activity we all must get around to, whether we like it or not. If you’ve been looking for ways to cut down on the …

Healthy Fall Apple Recipes: What to Bake With Apples

We've all found out (the hard way) how easy it is to O.D. on apple pie. It's almost as if it's the <i>only</i> culinary creation we know how to make with fall's most famous fruit. While apples are loaded with fiber and antioxidants, the same can't be said for all that flour, butter, and sugar going into …

Breakfast

The Best Holiday Beauty Gifts for Moms

Moms aren't always the easiest people to shop for, but these amazing gift ideas will make her feel loved, appreciated, and pampered.

National Geographic Travel

What to know before you rethink your trip to Paris

PARIS, France — Scenes of panic on the streets and an order from the French government to send in troops have created an outward appearance of a city …

5 Hobbies That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Hobbies aren't just a fun way to pass the time. Research has shown that mildly creative pursuits like knitting, cooking, or photography actually boost your performance at work. But did you know that certain after-hours activities can actually make you smarter too?<p>That's the contention of a useful …

The Brain

This is why they hate us: The real American history neither Ted Cruz nor the New York Times will tell you

We talk democracy, then overthrow elected governments and prop up awful regimes. Let’s discuss the actual history<p>The soi-disant Land of the Free and Home of the Brave has a long and iniquitous history of overthrowing democratically elected leftist governments and propping up right-wing dictators in …

Political Science

With virtual tour, free peek into Dubai's top luxury hotel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — If you don't have an extra $15,000 or so to spend on a night in a royal suite at Dubai's luxury Burj Al Arab hotel, there's now an online tour that offers a free virtual glimpse of its extravagance.<p>The hotel, known for its distinctive sail design and lavish …

Burj Al Arab

50 meals everyone should eat in their lifetime

From incredibly fresh ceviche in Peru to the modern Spanish cuisine at Girona's award-winning El Celler de Can Roca, we've put together a list of 50 meals you have to try at least once. While some are incredibly memorable restaurants, others are specialty food items you can only get when traveling …

Flavors

The iPad Pro has a weird software glitch

A strange oversight by Apple means that the auto-capitalisation feature and the Pro's new keyboard layout don't work well together, causing typos.<p>The new iPad Pro comes with the standard iPad keyboard with an additional number row at the top, like a MacBook QWERTY keyboard. This new row offers both …

IPad Pro

I tried the startup that wants to replace your lunch with futuristic nutrition 'squares' — and they actually tasted good

Mealsquares is a "beta" stage startup that bills itself as a "solid, whole-food Soylent alternative."<p>But wait, a food version of Soylent, you ask. Wouldn't that just be regular food? Sort of.<p>The answer lies in what meal-replacement products like Soylent or Ambronite are actually giving you. For …

iPhone

Splash Masks: The Korean No-Mask Mask You Haven't Tried Yet

<b>By Meirav Devash, Allure</b><p>I've always loved the idea of at-home face masks, which seem like a leisurely and vaguely glamorous way to spend time. When I buy them, I imagine myself sipping champagne while reclining in bed and chatting on a Crosley Princess rotary phone. I should clarify that I never …

18 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker

Thanksgiving is barely a week away, and soon ovens all over the country will be working overtime. Kitchen strategy is key when you’re trying to factor various cook and prep times for both oven and stovetop dishes. There just never seems to be enough time (or counter space). Whether you’re already …

Cooking

Here's What It's REALLY Like To Be An Emirates Flight Attendant

Expert travelers know Emirates as one of the most luxurious airlines in the world. With opulent aircraft boasting showers, cocktail bars and sprawling first-class seats, Emirates recently welcomed a 615-seat A380 jet to its fleet, setting a record for the most passengers on a regularly-scheduled …

Red Hat

10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore

They asked participants if, in the last three months, they'd experienced a host of different symptoms (some of which could be possible signs of cancer), ranging from persistent coughing and unexplained weight loss to having low energy. If they had experienced any of these symptoms, they were asked …