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22 Superrich Recipes to Break Your Resolution in the Best Way Possible

It's that time of the year when everyone's made some kind of New Year's resolution, and for a lot of people that means trying to eat better. That's all well and good—I would never begrudge someone for trying to be healthier—but if you're going to spend most of your time eating kale and chia seeds …

Cooking

Why I Fell In Love With Woven?

"Woven is a film intended to capture the visual beauty of Ethiopian culture and traditions, rarely depicted in American cinema while also highlighting the importance of the immigrant experience in the fabric of American culture, which we feel is particularly relevant at a time when xenophobia is on …

Human Rights

Natalie Cole, 'Unforgettable' R&B Singer, Dead at 65

Grammy-winning daughter of Nat King Cole passes away after years of health issues<p>Natalie Cole, nine-time Grammy-winning R&B singer and daughter of …

These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising

But while this reads like promising news for the advertising sector, the growth rate was the lowest since the ad market recovery began in 2010, according to the report, which notes that leading advertisers are striving to make their media buys more efficient.<p>Overall, there were 38 marketers that …

Advertising

Texas will start the new year with new open-carry laws

Supporters said the law would enhance public safety in the state of 27 million people. Texas will be the most-populous U.S. state to allow open carry.<p>Opponents have said it could be chilling for the public to see armed people on city streets, and inside public buildings and designated stores.<p>Under …

Guns

Grandparents Predict the Food Trends of 2016

<b>"Has soup been the hot food yet?"</b><p>We found our scout-critics for the newest, hottest food trends <i>not</i> at the Brooklyn bar or a dive restaurant in Queens or even online, but at our Christmas tables. As with all important matters, we look to our grandparents for wisdom. Isn't Grandma chic en vogue, …

A look at competition between US and Middle East airlines

Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways have been in a bit of a political fight with the US Legacy Carriers (Delta, United, American). The US …

Boosie Shares In My Feelings. (Goin' Thru It)

The Baton Rouge rapper Torrence Hatch, aka Boosie Badazz (formerly Lil Boosie), has shared a new 10-track project, as the <i>Fader</i> points out. <i>In My Feelings. (Goin' Thru It)</i>, the followup to October's <i>Thrilla Vol. 1</i>, is Boosie's first release since he underwent cancer surgery late last year. Hear it in …

Christmas Trees

The Best Los Angeles Burgers of 2015

Petit Trois<p>The burger here should come with a toe tag, indicating the known details: prime beef, American cheese, a soupy caramelized onion pile, and bordelaise sauce that's allegedly flecked with foie gras. If you finish the gigantic, double-pattied Big Mec in one artery-stopping sitting, you get …

Los Angeles

Where to Pig Out as a Vegetarian in Seattle

In the midst of what can feel like a fully nose-to-tail restaurant scene, Seattle nevertheless has a wonderful variety of root-to-flower vegetarian-friendly and vegan-approved dining options. Along with the expected hippie hangouts and New Age temples of meatless wellness, there are …

Food

Kansas Waiter Gets Fake $20 Tip Telling Him to Find Jesus

A server in Wichita, Kan., where the tipped minimum wage is only $2.13 per hour, apparently received a rude surprise this week when a $20 tip turned out to be a fake. "Don't be fooled! There is something you can have more valuable than money!" the pamphlet read when unfolded; it exhorted …

Time I

Chick-fil-A Is Nixing Cole Slaw From Its Menu, But Now You Can Make It Yourself

Axing an item from a chain restaurant menu is something that rarely goes down without opposition. People have a tendency to flip out and start petitions when their favorite foods go away (think: the McRib, Chili's Awesome Blossom, and Pizza Hut P'Zones).<p>Sure enough, when Chick-fil-A announced it …

Chick-fil-A

17 Foods That Should Absolutely Be Taco'ed

All that's left to do now is secure some A+ tortillas.<p>The only thing standing between you and a 24/7/365 taco diet is infinite choice in fillings. These recipes get it. Now all you'll need is stacks on stacks on stacks of perfect tortillas.

Lady Mary Crawley's 15 Best Dresses and Outfits on Downton Abbey

The sixth and final season of <i>Downton Abbey</i> is almost here and we're pretty devastated to see it go (Bates and Anna! Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes! The Dowager Duchess and her on-point bon mots! It's all too much to bear.). And as we tune in to pick up where we left off with our favorite upstairs and …

Clothing

3 Allegiant Flights From Orlando Diverted

<b>Three Allegiant flights that departed from Orlando Sanford International Airport in the past week had to be diverted midflight.</b><p>On Christmas Eve, 141 …

Flying

Can A Camry Driver Also Be A Car Enthusiast?

The Camry is supposedly the antithesis of what enthusiasts want in a car: an appliance, a beigemobile. However, out of the more than six million …

Age of inflation: 1967 ‘Bumblebee’ Camaro SS going up for auction

Say what you want about Michael Bay, but the man has good taste in cars. When he’s not bathing our childhood heroes in massive CGI explosions or …

Sports Cars

Final Fantasy 15 Confirmed to Launch in 2016

Final Fantasy XV will launch in 2016, game director Hajime Tabata confirmed today. This release timing was already strongly hinted at, but now it's absolutely confirmed as part of a blog post.<p>"We will finally release FFXV this year, in 2016!" Tabata said. "In development, previous phases required …

Final Fantasy
Endangered Species

Top Ways To Maximize Your Recovery After Running - Women's Running

While logging miles, speed work and interval training are important elements to improve your performance, recovery, which is often overlooked or …

KXNG Crooked, Mr. Porter, Hi-Tek & More Reveal The Most Impactful Producers Of 2015

This time of year is all about traditions and it doesn’t change when it comes to Hip Hop. It’s the end of the year, and the “Top _________ of 2015” …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Chikungunya is on the move

A crippling virus has slipped its bonds in Africa and Asia and is invading whole new continents faster than people can learn to pronounce its name. …

Public Health

Don't Get Uninvited to the Next Potluck. Don't Make These Common Mistakes

Potlucks are a most excellent way to get the whole crew together for dinner without having to spend hours over a stove. Just don't make these mistakes in planning and executing the party.<p>Potlucks are a most excellent way to get a crew together for dinner without having to spend hours over a stove. …

Hindu temples in southern India enforce western clothing ban

Madras high court has ordered temple authorities in Tamil Nadu to refuse entry to people in jeans, shorts and other garments<p>Hindu temples in southern India have begun turning away devotees wearing western clothes after a court order banning jeans and shorts as inappropriate for spiritual worship …

India

Kanye West Blasts Nike on New Song, 'Facts'

Rapper-producer drops New Year's Eve surprise<p>Kanye West knows how to pick his moments. The rapper-producer surprise-released the minimalist new song, …

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

McDonald's

Politwoops is back to show you all the embarrassing tweets politicians delete

Twitter has a message for politicians: You can delete tweets, but you can't hide.<p>Politwoops, a tool developed by the Sunlight Foundation that …

Scott Disick Hosts New Year's Bash in Las Vegas While Kourtney Kardashian Cares for Kids

Scott Disick concluded his roller coaster of a year with a party fit for a lord.<p>The <i>Keeping Up with the Kardashians</i> star hosted a New Year’s Eve bash …