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Good Jay-Z vs. Evil Jay-Z: A history

Jay-Z released album No. 13 on Friday. The project, <i>4:44</i>, is a return to form: No I.D.’s production is sounding good so far, and fans are responding …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

10 World-Class Sushi Restaurants to Add to Your Travel Bucket List (Food Porn Trigger Warning)

No California rolls or conveyor belts here.<p>Imagine how exquisite it would be to travel around eating nothing but the best-of-the-best sushi... at …

Heavenly Squares: 7 Decadent Dessert Bar Recipes

Easy to make and even easier to eat, dessert bars are always a hit over the holidays. From Chocolate Chip Pecan Blondies to Luscious Lemon Squares, these handheld sweets will have everyone reaching for seconds (and thirds!).<p><b>1. Baileys Cheesecake-Marbled Brownies</b><p>Spiked with Baileys Irish Cream, …

The Best Way to Make Every Kind of Chocolate Chip Cookie

If you’re going to treat yourself to homemade chocolate chip cookies, they’d better be damn good. But trying a new chocolate chip cookie recipe can …

Dessert

How to make limoncello with just four ingredients and in just 10 days

A four-ingredient recipe for Limoncello is taking the internet by storm.<p>The syrupy-sweet Italian liqueur is notoriously painstaking to make, …

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

The 50 destinations that made our list this year include one of France’s lesser-known wine regions, America’s next big dining spot, and a buzzy Greek …

Travel

14 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Leafy greens<p><b>Recipes:</b> Delicious ways with fresh greens<p>Mom was right when she said to eat your veggies, especially deep green leafy ones like kale, …

15 Tried And True Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

From my personal recipe files to yours!<p>I have been cooking for the majority of the past six years, and while I enjoy trying new recipes, there are some recipes that I return to again and again. I love them because they are wholesome, delicious, relatively fast/simple, don't require a lot of fancy …

Flight Deal: Iceland for $99 Each Way

You've already pulled out your winter coat for the season, so put it to good use in Reykjavík.<p>One-way tickets to Iceland on Wow Air are a low, low, <i>low</i> $99 from Washington D.C./Baltimore's BWI airport, which means East Coasters should be booking flights to the nearby winter wonderland right now. At …

[Updated] All The Best Travel-Related Cyber Monday Deals And Flash Sales

How are you going to spend 2017? Will you chase your favorite pizza styles across Italy? Or finally plan that beer pilgrimage though Europe? Climb Kilimanjaro? Set sail? Perhaps this is the year you make it to Germany for Oktoberfest?<p>No matter what trip you choose, spending as little on transport …

Travel

A fine dining chef gave up a restaurant career for marijuana-plant-to-table cuisine

"I remember the first time I smoked OG Kush," chef Holden Jagger says. "I thought it tasted like Mexican food."<p>The 32-year-old chef is prepping for a dinner party, perched over the stove browning pears in a cast iron pan slick with duck fat. It's a familiar task for Jagger, who spent six years — …

Cannabis

The best way to cook a turkey, according to science

Grab your kitchen shears and get ready for something different.<p>This close to Thanksgiving, are you willing to toss your traditional turkey …

Gravy-flavored candy canes are the holiday crossover no one wants

Though hot, fresh gravy improves most holiday dishes, there are exceptions to the rule. Candy canes, for example.<p>And yet:<p>Sold in packs of six at …

Candy Canes

Hanging out with friends in times of stress heals us by rewiring our biology

Whether offering us consolation after the death of a loved one or commiseration when our team loses yet again, our social relationships are invaluable for helping us lead happier, less stressful lives. And humans aren’t alone in this respect. The role of social interactions and bonds in reducing …

Psychology