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Mexico's soda tax will save 18,900 lives and more than $983 million over 10 years, study says

A new estimate of the health impact of soda taxes in Mexico sheds some light on what’s at stake in ballot measures coming to a vote in three Bay Area cities and Boulder, Colo. next week. In cases of heart disease and<p>diabetesaverted, the model suggests that, in Mexico, those levies are on track to …

Diabetes

John Oliver Says Orlando Club 'Ultimate Symbol' of What Makes America Great

John Oliver on Sunday opened <i>Last Week Tonight</i> by somberly addressing the Orlando nightclub massacre, which left 49 people dead in the worst mass …

Qatar convicts and fines Dutch woman who claims she was raped for 'extramarital sex'

A Dutch woman who alleges she was raped while on holiday in Qatar has been convicted and fined for “extramarital sex”, in a case which has sparked international outrage.<p>The 22-year-old, known only as Laura, claimed she was drugged in an upmarket nightclub in Doha before being taken back to an …

Crime

Children who grow up surrounded by books ‘earn more as adults’ - study

Children who have a large number of books in the house when they’re growing up tend to be higher earners later in life, according to a new study published in the Economic Journal.<p>Economists Giorgio Brunello, Guglielmo Weber and Christoph Weiss of the University of Padua looked 6,000 men born in …

Nope, a Vegetarian Diet Won't Kill You

Don't worry about that new study.<p>Judging by the headlines, a new Cornell study portends doom for vegetarians. Researchers found that in parts of the …

How to Cut 550 Calories a Day Without Noticing

Think it takes a massive diet overhaul to lose weight and keep it off? Not necessarily. Small changes in your daily routine can add up to make you …

Florida is drinking Gatorade out of Powerade bottles, so the NCAA doesn't get mad

Florida invented Gatorade! Of course that's what they're drinking.<p>Gatorade was invented at the University of Florida. Of course they drink that. But with the Florida women's team ready to make a run in the NCAA Tournament, which is sponsored by Powerade, the team has to get creative. All those …

College Football

Inspired by #PatsDiner: The Most Memorable Diner Moments in Movie History

There’s something inherently all-American about the diner in all of its chrome-clad, greasy-spoon glory. It’s a backdrop of Americana that—in the hands of the right set designer and director—can tell quite a tale before actors even appear on the scene. There’s the classic, saccharine allusion to …

Paramount Pictures

43 Of Our Most Amazing Celebrity Photos Of 2015

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Celebrity News

The case for eating cereal for breakfast again

Just when it’s needed most, America’s love affair with cereal is coming to an end.<p>Despite its iconic status in the US, cereal consumption has been falling for the past 10 years, and the trend is expected to continue. In 2005, Americans ate approximately 155 million tons of cereal. By 2015, that had …

Nutrition

Harper Lee: my Christmas in New York

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Harper Lee

Perfect Pumpkin Pie: One Woman's Quest For Custard, Crust — And Glory

It was the best of pies, it was the worst of pies. I have baked many, many, many pies.<p>And when I first began making pumpkin pies this autumn, my results were at best inconsistent and, at worst, disastrous.<p>"One of the problems is most people make it once, maybe twice a year, right around the …

Baking

11 Festive Tablescapes Inspired by Nature

The holidays are SO close you can almost taste it, especially now that your menu is planned out and you know you’ll be serving hot mulled apple cider + delicious skillet dip at your holiday party. Yum! The next task on your list is figuring out how to set the tone for the season before anyone even …

The Best Longform Fashion Reads of 2015

<b>1. “The Couture Club”</b><br>By Rebecca Mead<i><br>The New Yorker</i><p><b>2. “The First Female Oligarch of Fashion”</b><br>By Eric Konigsberg<i><br>New York Magazine</i><p><b>3. “Raf Simons Speaks to Cathy Horyn on the Speed of Fashion”</b><br>By Cathy Horyn<i><br>System Magazine</i> / <i>Business of Fashion</i><p><b>4. “The Maddening and Brilliant Karl Lagerfeld”</b><br>By Andrew …

World’s Best Islands for Food 2015

“This is a foodie paradise and beach paradise rolled into one,” observed one voter in our WBA survey. The small British isle has a prolific food …

Big, Bold, Wild: We Re-Create Christmas Dinners Of Centuries Past

If you are eating turkey this Christmas out of some sense of tradition, food historian Ivan Day says, put down that drumstick. After studying English cookbooks hundreds of years old, Day says the giant bird isn't even that traditional. Besides, he says, "It's a dry wasteland of flavorless …

Ice Cream

World's Best Boutique Hotels 2015

Le Sirenuse is another winner that used to be a family home—and that family still runs the place. The former villa overlooking the Amalfi Coast has …

Power moves that shook the fashion industry in 2015

Fashion’s game of musical chairs was more gripping in 2015 than it has been for quite a few years. Each time you thought the game couldn’t possibly go on, another major power player had their turn. This was not an uneventful year. Considering that the positions at play were some of the most coveted …

Donna Karan

The Best New Year's Eve Party Outfits from 10 Iconic Movie Scenes

New Year's Eve scenes are almost always the most climactic in movies: Will the guy show up to profess his love before midnight? Will the New Year's …

365 Things The Kardashians Did In 2015

It's happening. Or, more accurately, it already happened.<p>Here we all are again, another year living in the Kardashians' world over — let's all revel in the (their) memories, please. Below, an exhaustive remembrance of stuff the family the family got up to, because we're all viewing their lives …

Fashion Shows

A Tribute to Gina DePalma: Ace Babbo Pastry Chef, SE Writer, and Human Being

Former Babbo pastry chef and Serious Eats contributor Gina DePalma, who recently died after a seven year battle with cancer, meant a lot to me. To merely call Gina a pastry chef does not do her justice, though she did win the James Beard Award for Best Pastry Chef in America in 2009. (I must admit …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. The Telegraph is in trouble with the Advertising Standards Authority over a native advert.</b> It was not clear that Michelin had paid for the article.<p><b>2. Facebook is trying out interest-based feeds.</b> The new feed has been described as "a newspaper made up of all the world's newspapers."<p><b>3. INSIDER</b> …

11 New Airline Routes That'll Change The Way We Travel Next Year

Fasten your seat belts.<p>Passengers, you are now free to move about the planet.<p>In the last few months, major airlines added exciting new routes from the U.S. to destination cities all over the world. Even more are slated to debut in 2016, making this a BIG year for travelers everywhere. As such, The …

Flying

Associated Press News

Lucky Blue Smith: the Mormon model with a million fans

The menswear shows in June saw teenage girls camped outside. The reason? Meet Lucky Blue Smith, a 17-year-old Mormon model who has 1.2m Instagram fans and counting<p>From bizarrely dressed bloggers to Botoxed editors, there’s no place for people-watching quite like the entrance to a fashion show. But …

Brad Pitt

Negotiators make headway on Iran sanctions, past nuclear activity

The head of the<p>United Nations’ nuclear watchdog agency said Saturday he hopes to complete his controversial investigation of Iran’s past nuclear activities by December, potentially removing a key obstacle to completion of world powers’ sweeping nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic.<p>Meanwhile, …

South Asia

Jell-O Molds and Shrimp Trees: Behind the Insane Vintage Food of ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club"

We spoke to the woman who brought hundreds of vintage recipes (including a few of our own!) to life for ABC's new miniseries about the first astronaut wives.<p>ABC's new miniseries "The Astronaut Wives Club," is technically the story of the women behind America's first astronauts, whose historic trips …

Comfort Food