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Stephen Colbert Schools Donald Trump Over Latest Geography Goof

"The Late Show" host said it's "important that the most powerful man in the world knows what countries are in that world."<p>Stephen Colbert broke out a world map to poke fun at President Donald Trump’s latest reported geography-themed gaffe on Monday’s “The Late Show.”<p>After Politico reported Trump …

Donald Trump

‘America’s Mayor’ Rudy Giuliani Is Just Donald Trump’s Stooge Now

The lawman gone bad isn’t making a legal case. He’s trying to get the mob to destroy the law on behalf of his client.<p>So now we have the former lawman …

Donald Trump

18 Ways to Use WD-40 That Can Save You Lots of Time and Energy

Tons of people have a WD-40 can in their garage or under their kitchen cabinet, but not everybody really knows all of the amazing ways it can be …

Cleaning

Esquire's 2018 Mavericks of Style

Our annual celebration of those who aren't afraid to go against the grain.<p>Somewhere along the way, guys all started dressing alike. And they look sharp, sure. But also...safe. Which is why we’re here to lift up the rule breakers, the renegades. The ones who can pull off a salmon-colored suit or a …

Red Carpet

US growth under Trump slowest since World War II

Illustration: Xia Qing/GT<p>US President Donald Trump held a special press conference following the announcement of US annualized quarter-on-quarter …

Donald Trump

Paulie Gee’s Slice Shop Will Finally Burst Open This Month

After much delay, Greenpoint’s wildly popular pizza purveyor Paulie Gee’s is finally gearing up to open the more casual slice joint in the neighborhood, <b>Paulie Gee’s Slice Shop</b>.<p>Owner <b>Paulie Giannone</b>, who announced the project back in April 2016, has posted an end of August opening date to Instagram, …

New Jersey

After a weekend of embarrassing Omarosa claims, the predictable Trump meltdown arrives

So yeah. He's going to melt down. He's going to have a public fit, and nobody can stop him, or will try, because he's a malignant narcissist, a …

Donald Trump

Banana Bread Tiramisu

Amazingly delicious banana bread tiramisu! In general, this dessert does keep well for several days, but if you intend to serve them several days …

Dessert

How Poetry Came to Matter Again

A young generation of artists is winning prizes, acclaim, and legions of readers while exploring identity in new ways.<p><b>T</b>he poetry world would hardly seem a likely place for a “race row,” the phrase <i>The Guardian</i> applied in 2011 to a blunt exchange of literary verdicts. The celebrated (and white) …

Literature

20 Mind-Blowing Facts You Never Knew About Marvel

It’s understandable that after more than 75 years of existence, Marvel would be full of easter eggs, trivia and scarcely-known tidbits.<p>Passing over …

Turtles

AP analysis finds Democratic voters hold an enthusiasm edge

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic voters were more enthusiastic than Republicans in nearly a dozen federal special elections since President Donald Trump took office, an Associated Press analysis found, giving party leaders hope that even a series of narrow losses in GOP territory bodes well for them in …

Elections

Memo shows Kavanaugh resisted indicting a sitting president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time on the Kenneth Starr team investigating Bill Clinton reveal his resistance to issuing an indictment of a sitting president.<p>The memo, tucked toward the end of nearly 10,000 pages released Friday, provides …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Argued A President Likely Would Have To Testify Before A Grand Jury If Subpoenaed

More than 20 years ago, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, wrote a memo that included an argument that the …

Donald Trump

Nicki Minaj’s ‘Queen’ Is Tainted by Tekashi 6ix9ine and Eminem

Minaj’s collaborations with convicted sex criminal Tekashi 6ix9ine and notorious misogynist Eminem call into question her feminist ethos.<p>Nicki …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Colonial America's Little Secret: It's Always Been Miscegenation Nation

The very first English colonists brought with them people of varied ethnicities, and the historical record is clear that they also promptly …

Native Americans

Let This Percussionist Blow Your Mind With The Fibonacci Sequence

<b>Updated:</b> <i>August 13, 3:10 p.m. ET.</i><p>Rhythm nerd alert! Bow down, drummers! Our social feeds have been on fire with a mind-bending, gasp-worthy video posted by percuss.ioearlier this week — below — made by the accomplished Indian percussionist B.C. Manjunath. He's a master of <i>konnakol</i>-- the Carnatic, or …

Percussion

What Cocaine and Weed Do to Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears."<p>It’s well accepted that marijuana is associated with changes in memory, and the more you use, the more it could impede your ability to remember.<p>But “memory” is not just one thing, or one process. Some studies …

Time Travel

How To Make An Amazing Meat and Cheese Board Every Single Time

Become a dinner party extraordinaire.<p>August 10, 2018<p>With countless options for customisation and an effortless air of sophistication, meat and cheese …

Cooking

Profitable eateries: Highest grossing restaurants in America

The restaurant business is a tough one. The average lifespan of a restaurant is five years and by some estimates, up to 90 percent of new ones fail within the first year. There are, however, some very successful exceptions that manage to rake in millions of dollars a year.<p>24/7 Wall Street reviewed …

Las Vegas

Miami Luxury Yacht Owner and Captain Charged in Horrific Coke-Fueled Death

According to the feds, the 91-foot "Miami Vice" was piloted by a captain who regularly did blow—and a French owner knew about it.<p>The operators of the 91-foot Miami Vice more than lived up to the sleek luxury vessel's name, an overt nod to the 80s TV show about cops and cocaine cowboys that speaks …

Crime

Almost Half of Republicans Think Trump Should Have the Power to Kill Media Outlets

Which would potentially rob the world of *my* amazing journalism.<p>Depressing! A new public opinion poll by Ipsos and provided to the Daily Beast found that 43 percent of Republicans believe that “the president should have the authority to close news outlets engaged in bad behavior." From the Daily …

Donald Trump

The 10 Best Eye Creams for Bags, According to a Dermatologist's Expert Advice

Admittedly, I never paid much attention to eye creams in the past. I'm sure I've skimmed a few labels before, but not a single one has ever made it …

Skin Care

Why Gyms Should Be Worried

At-home fitness is coming for their clients, directly where they already live and for a lot cheaper.<p>Is there a gympocalypse in the works akin to the one happening in retail? Perhaps that’s a little dramatic, but what’s clear is that more players than ever, from Peloton to ClassPass, are causing …

Livestreaming

LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and Two Different Roads to Black Empowerment

This weekend, Donald Trump attacked LeBron James by invoking Michael Jordan. And MJ's simple response raised old—and unfair questions—about his activism.<p>On Friday, Donald Trump tweeted about LeBron James, which was nothing new. But this time he compared him to Michael Jordan, which apparently never …

Michael Jordan

Limoncello Recipe

"Truly worth the time required to create this distinguished ice cold refreshing drink."<p>Ingredients<p>10 lemons<p>1 liter vodka<p>3 cups white sugar<p>4 cups water<p>…

Recipes

Encountering Weegee: On Christopher Bonanos’s “Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous”

<b>When Weegee Met Judith</b><p>THE BEST COMMENT on Weegee belongs to Judith Malina, of the Living Theater, who knew Weegee in Greenwich Village. She said, “He …

Greenwich Village

Three reasons you shouldn’t retire. Ever.

The “in thing” now for retirement is to do it early.<p>There are communities, blogs and early-retirement crusaders whose mission is to sing the praises of a work-free lifestyle.<p>Actually, to tell the truth, many early-retirement enthusiasts are earning quite a bit of money through blogs and podcasts …

Retirement

Pilates for Core Stability

Exercise smarter, not harder. Start doing the moves that really fire up your core for breakthroughs.<p>Traditional gym ab work like crunches don't get …

Exercise

The five best Paris restaurants to dine at right now

Travelling to Paris this summer? Eat your way through the French capital at these five top hotspots.<p><b>For brasserie-style seafood: La Lorraine</b><br>Cult …

The Best Burgers in Los Angeles, According to Top Chefs

Whether you’re dining in or driving thru, Southern California gets few things better than a meat sandwich on a bun. Here’s where to dig in.<p>By Kate …

Los Angeles