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Omar Mateen, U.S. Suicide Bomber Tied to Fort Pierce, Florida

Two young men from a small city in Florida. Two deadly attacks.<p>Both the Orlando gunman and the first American to carry out a suicide attack in Syria had ties to Fort Pierce — a coastal city of under 42,000 in southeastern Florida.<p>They also at one point were thought to be linked to each other.<p>The …

Terrorism

22 Brownies That Prove Blondes Do It Better

Blondies > brownies.

Dessert

5 Sky Events This Week: Mars Has Tea While Moon Joins Jupiter

The red planet will top the handle of the star teapot, and the asteroid Hebe will make an appearance.<p>This week sky-watchers can make peace with the god of war by joining Mars for a spot of tea, and watch the king of all planets join Luna.<p>After nightfall on Monday, November 10, check out the red …

The Best Ways to Keep Your Pubic Hair in Check

A regular waxing habit can cause other kinds of wear and tear over time too. "One of the biggest issues I see is that when women have been removing hair from their labia for years, they can develop an eczema-like condition," says Jennifer Gunter, M.D., an ob-gyn and director of pelvic pain and …

14 travel apps to download before your next adventure

Planning your next trip and want to be sure you find the best sightseeing, the best roadside restaurants and the best accommodation? Guess what. …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

9 Rules for Naked Dining: The Etiquette of Nude Resorts

Nine rules to follow when dining at a nude resort, from where to place a napkin to whether or not to Instagram<p>Once upon a time, etiquette was important: One needed to know which fork to use, which glass to sip from. Those days, my friends, are over. Now, questions of etiquette mainly revolve around …

Food & Dining

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How to Make the Ultimate Thanksgiving Cheese Plate

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Every Thanksgiving, my enthusiastic offers to bring (fill in the blank: a lovely lard-crust pie; creamy mashed potatoes; a light, vitamin-rich vegetable thing) are quickly dismissed by my host or hostess. All they …

The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away

If you haven't noticed, I'm a big fan of the cast iron. When I packed up my apartment last spring and had to live for a full month with only two pans in my kitchen, you can bet your butt that the first one I grabbed was my trusty cast iron skillet. I use it for the crispest potato hash and for …

15 Things You Should NEVER Have in Your Home After 30

Our favorite designers told us these are things that must go. Stat!<p>1. A Futon<p>"Futons are le worst! The older you get the squishier your bed should be," says designer, potter and author, Jonathan Adler.<p>2. Temporary furniture<p>"Often I see people waiting to move into the 'forever home' before they …

6 Super-Smart Eye Shadow Hacks You NEED to Try

<b>Use a Large Oval Brush to Apply All Your Shadows</b><br>You can forget using a separate brush for every different color of your shadow look. Waitesmith says that you can use the <b>Artis Oval 3 Brush</b> ($32, artisbrush.com) to apply each layer, including under the lower lash line. Simply sweep your base color …

Is This the Ultimate Grilled Cheese?

<i>Tasting Table | Jillian King</i><p>Childhood lunch staple. Best friend to tomato soup. Rainy-day indulgence.<p>An affection that started way back with those simple orange slices melted between white bread has morphed into an all-out obsession for our team.<p>So we decided to examine the humble sandwich a little …

9 Pro Tips on How to Buy and Use Good Olive Oil

Choosing an olive oil from a shelf of bottles at wildly varied price points can be challenging. Here are some easy things to remember from olive oil …

Why Turkeys Are So Much Better Roasted Upside Down

<i>By Stacy Adimando</i><p>Once you've <b>salted</b>, <b>tied</b> and <b>buttered</b> that Thanksgiving bird, you'd think the cooking part would be easy. <b>But there's just one thing that can trip you up:</b> Overcooking the breast meat (and/or undercooking the thigh meat).<p><b>It's a flaw in the design of the turkey</b>, when you think about it: …

The Best Way to Reheat Pizza at Home

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Talia Ralph -- host of Heritage Radio's weekly Pizza Party -- brings us the best way to heat up leftover pizza. Which is an excellent reason to order</i> …

The Unexpected Origins Of Chopsticks, And How You're Really Supposed To Use Them

The wooden set of paper-tucked utensils that are hastily shoved into a greasy Chinese food takeout bag have much more of a sophisticated history. The first-known chopsticks were found in tombs in the Henan province, located in a central part of China. They were initially used for cooking -- made of …

Urgent Message for Red Lobster: Stop!! Hiring Nicki Minaj as a Waitress

Last week, <i>GQ</i> published a revealing new interview with the worst employee ever to darken the coastal New England-styled interior of Red Lobster: an …

Nicki Minaj

Don't Fart During an MRI

I share this true but pathetic story to commiserate with other tortured souls who relentlessly endure and survive extreme humiliation. We're a group of accident-prone fools who regularly trigger embarrassing situations that would permanently traumatize a normal person. My experience this week will …

How To Make Homemade Tofu, Because Yes, You Can

Tofu is one of those foods that seems daunting to make at home, but is actually easier than you might expect and well worth the effort. People have been making tofu for thousands of years. It originated in China more than 2,000 years ago. The fact that soy bean curd, of all appealing-sounding …

Dark versus milk chocolate? 11 top pastry chefs choose sides, and the results will surprise you

Mmmmm, chocolate. Who can resist it? Whether your weakness is brownies, candy bars, chocolate cake, truffles, cookies, ice cream, or even chocolate-covered potato chips, chances are you’re crazy about chocolate. And when it comes to choosing between dark or milk chocolate, we bet you’ve got a …

What's happening to our boners?

Some of the most reliable ED stats have emerged from a large data collection effort called the Massachusetts Male Aging Study. According to that data, rates of ED among men tend to correlate with their age bracket, says Tobias Köhler, M.D., chief of the Division of Male Infertility at Southern …

Alan Rickman Played an Epic Prank on Daniel Radcliffe While Filming Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe, who’s busy promoting his new film <i>Horns</i>, took to Reddit to answer troves of questions for fans this week.<p>Unsurprisingly, the fans …

17 Epiphanies That'll Change Your View Of The World Forever

Here's a collection of insightful and thought-provoking facts and concepts, designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of the world.<p>Some …

First Look At 3D Camera App 3DAround

What if you could shoot those cool 360-degree, swivel-around photos you see on ecommerce sites or in The Matrix with just your smartphone? Then you’d be using the 3DAround camera app that launches next month from Dacuda, which gave TechCrunch an early peek. Simply hit record, revolve your camera …

What's The Deal With Cocoa Butter?

Cocoa butter is one of those mysterious ingredients that sounds familiar but really leaves us scratching our heads. FIrst we think of chocolate, but then our thoughts quickly turn to body lotion and we're left with blank expressions on our faces, a little bewildered and unsure if we've been doing …

What Your Trick-Or-Treat Handout Says About You

With Halloween upon us, it's time to celebrate all the things we love about the holiday -- miniature candy, jack-o-lanterns, creepy Halloween-inspired desserts -- and bemoan all the things that we hate, namely slutty costumes and candy corn. Whether you're a kid or grown-up, one universal aspect of …

Bring These Sandwiches To Work, Save Tons Of Money

Packing a lunch is a lot harder than it sounds. First you have to remember to buy the groceries. Next, you have to carve out time in the mornings to make it happen. And then, you have to think of something to make that you'll actually want to eat come lunch time. It's a drag, we know. But it's one …