Erica Ghotra

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The Cyber Monday Deals That Shoppers Are Freaking Out Over

Who needs long lines and crowded stores? That's why we love Cyber Monday. You can get all of your shopping done without changing out of your pajamas. …

19 Delicious Ways to Get More Gut-Healthy Kimchi in Your Diet

Gut health is all the rage these days. No surprise, given how high stress levels are, how much added sugar is sneaking into what we eat, and how …

Creamy Baked Beans [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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These Five Netflix Movies Have Flown Under the Radar for Far Too Long

As a normal Netflix-watching person, you’re already aware of the new Dave Chappelle and Louis C.K. comedy specials, the return of <i>The Get Down</i> and the …

You Can Stay for Free in an Adorable Cabin in the Alaska Mountains

Dreams really do come true.<p>Usually when someone offers something up for free, there's a catch. Like you can visit New Zealand, <i>but</i> you have to interview for a job. Or you can skip the entry fee for the United States National Parks, <i>but</i> you have to go during a specific time period. But that's not the …

Here's where to see the magnificent waterfalls that have returned to SoCal after the big rains

At last, we can stop pretending. Now that the rains have returned after all those dry years, we can stop claiming we love to roam the sere foothills and canyons in search of some small hint of moisture.<p>Truth is, we've always secretly hated that word "sere," an old-fashioned way to say dry. Also, we …

Hiking

2017 NCAA Tournament: Stats, facts to know to fill out a March Madness bracket

We're here to help with every fun nugget you should know before finalizing your selections<p><b>Download the CBS Sports App today and get instant</b> …

College Sports

Santa Barbara? That's a familiar face and place for a weekend escape. Or is it?

Think you know Santa Barbara? Spanish-style buildings with red-tile rooftops, charming boutiques and restaurants on State Street, the wharf, and wide, sandy beaches. Correct on all counts. But dig beneath all that and you'll find there is more to be discovered in this favorite destination: The city …

Cheese

19 Easy Single-Person Cooking Ideas That Won't Waste Food Or Get Boring

The best part? There's no one to argue with you about eating dessert.

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

West Indies

Ebay founder backs tests to give people free money

The idea of a universal basic income has found growing support in Silicon Valley as robots threaten to radically change the nature of work.<p>Ebay …

Inside LA’s most exclusive sex party

At a swanky party in a Beverly Hills, Calif., mansion last Saturday, I spot Bill Maher in a sea of beautiful young women and make my approach.<p>“Are …

Brad Falchuk

Check Out 2017’s Hot Travel Destinations And Hidden Gems

Throughout my entire adult life, travel has felt like a gift. It’s been my teacher, my preferred recreation, and my #1 stock in trade. So it’s no surprise that I geek out over vagabonding — the same way my colleagues geek out on movies, or music, or comics. When a new year starts, rather than …

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Despite what we’ve long been told, and the pervasive amount of food- and fat-shaming in our culture, the number on the scale isn’t always a simple …

New Year's Eve Recipes for a Crowd

Whether you're hosting an intimate get-together or a larger fête, these cocktails and hors d'oeuvres are perfect for a crowd of any size. From spicy …