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Friday Box Office: Ben Affleck's 'Live By Night' Is DOA As 'Silence' Bombs

There were three new releases and three wide or wide-ish expansions over the Martin Luther King Day Jr. weekend, and truth be told few of them really broke out. There was a mix of outright new genre fare and expansions of would-be Oscar contenders that aren’t getting much Oscar traction. The top …

Earth - The strange Asian island where monkeys and marsupials meet

Sulawesi is not an island many people have heard of. Lying to the east of Borneo in the Indonesian archipelago, it is off the main tourist trail and often overshadowed by its larger neighbour.<p>This Indonesian island may not have the diversity of Borneo, but it has some of the most unusual animal …

6 almost-too-yummy granola recipes that'll elevate this easy snack to another level

When it comes to snacking, we heart granola and its many health benefits, including its ability to lower cholesterol, regulate digestion, improve …

2017 will be a make-or-break year for neuroscience drugs

The brain is a complicated thing. There's still a whole lot we don't know. And finding treatments for diseases of the brain is often even more complicated.<p>But once again, it's something that drug companies are interested in tackling, even in the face of late-stage failures in neurodegenerative …

'Hidden Figures' narrowly edges out 'The Bye Bye Man' to top Friday box office

"Hidden Figures" continued to rule the box office Friday, edging out competition from "La La Land" and "Patriots Day" and supernatural newcomer "The Bye Bye Man."<p>The crowd-pleasing drama about female African American mathematicians at NASA grossed $5.5 million Friday.<p>The underdog tale starring …

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Want to Understand Food Media's Lack of Diversity? Here Are the Numbers

Earlier this week, Lorraine Chuen, a Toronto-based writer who's one of the co-founders of data journalism project Intersectional Analyst, released "Food, Race, and Power: Who gets to be an authority on 'ethnic' cuisines?" For the report, Chuen crunched numbers on the bylines of recipes in the <i>New</i> …

[Watch] How to Make Spicy Cilantro Corn Cakes

With nearly 90 languages spoken, Houston is one of the most diverse places in the U.S. Its eclectic cooking scene, innovative restaurants, and …

Make this oatmeal pancake recipe for breakfast or dinner

For breakfast fans, sometimes a meal doesn't get any better than a stack of pancakes. Fresh off the griddle and served under a pat of melting butter, pancakes are magical, a perfect start — and sometimes end — to the day. These oatmeal pancakes don't disappoint, the fluffy cakes flavored with a …

Disney's 'Tangled: Before Ever After' Releases New Trailer

Watch what happens when Rapunzel tries to cut her hair into a bob.<p>If you're a fan of Disney princesses, this news is definitely going to make your day. After seven long years, Disney's Rapunzel is finally coming back in the long-awaited <i>Tangled</i> sequel – and the latest trailer is here.<p><i>Tangled: Before</i> …

Samsung's foldable smartphone's render shows three screens being folded into one

The render indicates that users will no longer have to opt for a separate tablet/mini computer screen.<p>A concept render of Samsung's foldable flagship …

Jeff Goldblum and Emilie Livingston Expecting Second Child

<b>Jeff Goldblum</b>‘s family is growing.<p>The 64-year-old actor is expecting his second child with wife <b>Emilie Livingston</b>, in early April. The couple are …

The Craftiest Way to Move Plants Indoors and Outdoors With Ease

<i>For an indoor garden that might occasionally want to sun on the patio, or any plants that need to come in and outdoors with ease, this tutorial for adding wheels to an everyday wooden planter is a little bit like giving a plant wings. The instructions below are excerpted from Michelle Slatalla's</i> …

How to Chop Rosemary and Thyme

• <b>Remove the needles or leaves</b>• <b><br>Bundle the needles and slice across</b>

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Dick Gautier, Best Known as Hymie the Robot in Get Smart, Dies at 85

Tony-nominated actor Dick Gautier, known for his role in <i>Bye, Bye Birdie</i> and the hit TV sitcom <i>Get Smart,</i> has reportedly died. He was 85.<p>Gautier’s …

12 people describe exactly what it feels like when someone doesn't love you back

Love is one of those magical things in life we just can’t quite put into words. Falling in love with someone and having them love you back in the …

A Hot Chocolate for Every Whim (& Climate)

What's that you say? There's a little chill in the air? It's a bit bite-y outside? Frosty the Snowman might be making an appearance very soon?<p>You must be in need of a cup of hot chocolate then! And if you're feeling extra ambitious, you can make some pillowy marshmallows to float on top. Or, if …

Are Your Kids Working Harder Than You Are?!

New evidence suggests kids are overscheduled, and for the wrong reasons.<p>Last night each of my kids, who are in first and third grade, had an hour of homework. This was after a seven-hour school day; almost eight if you count busing to and from school. They also had swimming lessons, which they …

Want to Know Edna Lewis? Start By Cooking Her Food

During last week's episode of Bravo’s <i>Top Chef</i>, contestants were asked to create a dish that paid tribute to Edna Lewis, the trailblazing African-American icon of Southern cooking who died in 2006 at age 89. The <i>Washington Post</i> reported that the episode sent Edna Lewis’ 1976 cookbook, <i>The Taste of</i> …

Prehistoric shrimp emerge from Australian desert after heavy rain

<b>Imagine millions of these slithering out from the mud? The eggs of this alien desert crustacean remain dormant for years, waiting for a bout of rain</b> …

This Mom Breastfeeds Her 5-Year-Old Triplets, And It's So Sweet

The length of time a person breastfeeds their child can wary depending on how well they're able to produce milk, how long they actually want to do it, and whether the baby wants to continue to nurse. Most people in the U.S. stop nursing before their babies are six months old, the Centers for …

The myth of gender-neutral parenting

In steadfast pursuit of gender equality and to promote nonconformity, it's become popular in some social circles to start early, very early, by raising young children in a gender-neutral way: not revealing the baby's sex at birth, dressing them and their bedroom in various shades of oatmeal, …

The Films That Traumatized Us as Children

"I literally shit my pants. And that was the last time I would ever shit my pants."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>All of us have well-meaning family members or friends who didn't consider reading the synopsis before popping a movie on that would scar us for life. When I was nine years …

Food52 Baking Chocolate Is Here! Organic, Fair Trade & 100% Pure

Baking chocolate is a staple around here—playing a starring role in a Genius vegan frosting, Amanda Hesser’s much-lauded Dump-It Cake, or a not-too-sweet but crazy moist Dark Chocolate and Walnut Zucchini Bread.<p>But we kept hitting a snag. <b>Namely, where to find high-quality—not to mention ethical,</b> …

Once You Spot the Details, You'll Realize Kendall Jenner Isn't Wearing an Ordinary Bikini

For her first swimsuit snap of 2017, Kendall Jenner chose a bikini she could wear for days. Instead of wearing a bathing suit in just one color, the model chose a colorblock option. The cream-and-black top was a simple, no-frills halter style, while the black bottoms were high-waisted.<p>A peek at …

7 Amazing Animal Organs People Don't Have

Under-eye "flashlights," venom glands, claspers. Nature abounds with body parts that aren't found in humans.<p>We humans like to explore the world, but sometimes we even find surprises in our own bodies.<p>Take the mesentery, a membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall. A new study …

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This Might Be The Real Reason Why People Stutter

Stuttering is both common (more than 70 million people worldwide, and 3 million in the U.S., deal with it at some point) and an exceedingly …

11 Winter Soups That Warm The Soul

Warm your body and soothe your spirit with a steaming bowl of soup or stew. From Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup to Pasta e Fagioli, these recipes will have you satisfied and snug as a bug on the coldest winter days.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>Made with rotisserie chicken and Asian pantry …

Netflix Has Secret Codes for Finding Super Specific TV and Movie Categories

If you thought Netflix couldn’t get any better, you’re in for a surprise. There’s an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions …