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The director of Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams” video explains why there are hardly any black people in it

The music video for Taylor Swift’s latest song “Wildest Dreams,” a tragic love story set in Africa in the 1950s, features almost no Africans. The video has been criticized not only for its whitewashing but also for playing into almost every stereotype about the continent. After Quartz wrote about …

Music Videos

Nicki Minaj's MTV VMAS Outburst Against Miley Cyrus Was NOT Staged: "No One Knew"

<b>Nicki Minaj</b> wasn’t going for an Academy Award at Sunday’s MTV VMAS when she called out <b>Miley Cyrus</b>.<p>Although some questioned if it was staged with Minaj called Cyrus a “b--ch” after accepting the award for Best Hip Hop Video, a show insider insisted it was a surprise to all.<p>“No one knew that Nicki …

Starbucks Nixes Its Terrible 'Race Together' Cup-Writing Campaign

Starbucks clearly knows when they're beat, even if they won't admit to it. Last week the coffee giant announced an ill-conceived initiative in which baristas were encouraged to write "Race Together" on cups to spark conversations about race; now, following a swift and intense backlash, said …

Starbucks Race 'Conversation Starters' Are All Equally Terrible

Sometimes companies just don't know when to quit. Starbucks announced a controversial, confusing, and arguably dumb initiative this week "to engage both employees and customers in discussions about race." CEO Howard Schultz urged employees nationwide to handwrite the phrase "Race Together" on cups …

What the Church Must Learn from Josh Duggar

While the world was busy laughing at John Oliver's expose on sex-ed, I sat on my couch and cringed. I, and others who spent their teen years steeped in purity culture, were all too familiar with the metaphors that leave a person feeling used up and worthless.<p>I was lucky enough to have parents that …

Cook This, Not That! World's Greatest Weight Loss Recipes

• <b>Author:</b> David Zinczenko & Matt Goulding<p><b>From the bestselling authors of Eat This, Not That! comes a proven new plan to help you save money and lose 10, 20, 30 pounds or more!</b> <br>In <i>Cook This, Not That! World's Greatest Weight Loss Recipes,</i> David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding provide an easy-to-use program …

The 5 Most Shamefully Tantalizing New Baseball Stadium Foods

2015 is looking to be a great year for cardiologists.<p>With the MLB season coming up soon, ballparks around the country are busy appealing to the darkest parts of our desires with a new generation of supermassive calorie bombs. And yeah, we'd be lying if we said we weren't canceling our salad orders …

Tampa Bay

Upgrade Your Burger With Secret Sauce | Men's Health

The burger sauce comes from Liran Mezan, executive chef of The ONE Group, which includes STK in New York City. The topping is a mixture of traditional burger condiments, along with fresh chives and shallots, plus one secret weapon: truffle oil.<p>Now if you order an STK burger at one of their …

International McDonald's Restaurants Serve Macarons, And No They're Not Called 'McMacarons'

Macarons are a delightfully fancy dessert treat, typically sold at upscale patisseries in delicate packaging. While it's rare to find them outside of a pretty little shop located somewhere trendy, we recently rediscovered an unlikely place that makes its own: McDonald's.<p>Yep, if you've ever been to …

This Week in Recipes

Appetizers<p>Roman Semolina Gnocchi (Gnocchi alla Romana)<br>• Spinach and Artichoke Dip-Filled Pierogi<p>Mains<p>Light and Tender Potato Gnocchi With Sage-Butter Sauce<br>• Quick and Easy Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi<br>• Quick and Easy Vegetarian Tamale Pie With Brown Butter Cornbread Crust<p>Drinks and Dessert<p>Chocolate-Cinnamon …

10 Recipes to Mix and Match for a Week's Worth of Meals

We know that sometimes you get home and have a grand total of 15 minutes to figure out what you’re going to put on the table. Us too. Let's find a solution.<p>The answer may be cooking lots of dishes in advance to get you through the week, but the hard part of that option is getting organized and …

Cooking

Beautiful Boozy Cadbury Creme Egg Milkshakes!

Boozy Cadbury creme egg milkshakes are just as decadent as they sound. What's better than chocolate? Boozy chocolate.<p>When I was a kid the Cadbury Crème Eggs belonged to my dad. He almost always tried to steal them from my Easter basket and would then hoard them like a squirrel saving acorns for the …

5 Ways to Make a Faster Chicken Stew

Compared with beef and other meaty stews, chicken stews cook pretty quickly. To make a chicken stew that’s fast enough for a weeknight, try these …

13 Gourmet Slow Cooker Recipes You Won’t Believe Came Out of a Crock Pot

<i>Pictured: Slow Cooker Pork Enchilada recipe from CHOW</i>I'm not gonna lie. I'm kind of a snob about slow cookers. For me, cooking is a meditative, …

Cooking

A 30-restaurant trek revealed the city's best fried shrimp spots

It's a scientific fact that within two hours of arrival two out of every three visitors to Charleston will ask, "Where can I get the best bowl of …

Once, People Thought Chocolate Could Make You Pregnant

Some historical notions about the delicious stuff<p>It's not just store displays around Valentine's Day. Scientists seem obsessed with chocolate, too. In the last 15 years, scientists have published steadily increasing numbers of papers about chocolate, according to an analysis the journal publisher …