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How to Render and Cook With Bacon Grease, Your Kitchen's Liquid Gold

Bacon grease is liquid gold. Here's how to render it the right way—and make the most out of it in your cooking.<p>When it comes to adding flavor and richness to your cooking, there's little better than bacon fat. As a bonus, you are required to cook and eat bacon before getting to the grease; a task …

Cooking

Secret Menu Items from 12 Fast Food Restaurants

If you're bored with the same old fast food fare, try mixing it up with some of these secret menu options. Just don't tell anyone we told you.<p>1. …

Robert E. Lee

Wegmans is coming to New York City

For anyone who has never been to a Wegmans, all the hoopla about the grocery store might seem a little strange. I mean…it's just a place to buy food, …

New York City

13 Foods That Are Trendier Than Major Celebrities, According to Google

Food and celebrities have a lot in common. People care about them, some shine brighter than others (in recipes and films, respectively), and of course, they can both go in and out of style.<p>Upon further investigation, it turns out that even some of the most popular celebrities are <i>less</i> popular than …

9 foods you shouldn’t eat overseas

When travelling overseas, we know that we should not drink the water, eat any undercooked meat or other proteins (especially shellfish), or imbibe …

Healthy Eating

6 Things You Need To Know If You Take Vitamin Supplements

Not all vitamin supplements are manufactured to the same high standards. Discover what you must know before buying and taking your multivitamins.

The 15 most cutting-edge restaurants in America

Think edible foams, fragrant smokes, and mad scientist-level creations that take taste and texture to a whole new level.<p>We based this list off of our list of the 44 best restaurants in America, in which we combined five noteworthy lists compiled by food critics, experts, and diners to come up with …

Hospitality

5 Magazines that Explore the Future of Food

The latest innovations in the culinary world are making us think beyond just breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food started out as a necessity for survival. Now scientists, artists and chefs are working together to figure out new methods to feed the world and celebrate creativity with new dining …

I tried McDonald's in Switzerland — and it could be the future of fast food

McDonald's is a little different in Switzerland than in the UK, including self-service machines and a pastry counter that really enhance the experience.<p>One of the first big differences is this counter. It sells pastries, bread and cakes, not the kind of thing you'd expect to see in a McDonald's. …

McDonald's

Video Of Fast Food Worker Going The Extra Mile For A Disabled Customer Goes Viral

A Louisville fast food worker went above and beyond the call of duty for a disabled customer, and the touching act of kindness was captured on a …

Viral

17 Weight Loss Hacks That Have Nothing To Do With Diet Or Exercise

Jason Loucas via Getty Images<p>Diet and exercise are essential for maintaining a healthy weight. You know this. What you might not know, however, are a bunch of these slick tricks that can help to do the same. They've got nothing to do with physical activity or lightened-up lattes -- though, you …

Nutrition

Skip the McBurger and other simple ways to boost your mood

Everybody wants to be happier, right? The problem is — as anyone who’s ever dated that sulky loner knows, or told themselves that buying those expensive shoes <i>will</i> make you feel better — that we don’t always have the sense of what will or won’t bring us joy. Which is why you might want to turn to …

Happiness

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate …

Holistic Medicine

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

9 Ways to Cheer Yourself Up in 30 Seconds

Because who has time to be bummed out?

Election may set U.K. on path to a split, isolation

LONDON — After unexpected political charisma and cunning propelled him to another term as Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron will now need every ounce of those skills to avoid going down in history with an altogether different title: founding father of Little England.<p>A result that maintained …

United Kingdom

Clinton campaign’s dilemma: What to do with Bill?

MARRAKESH, Morocco — The scene that unfolded here last week as Bill Clinton convened world leaders for a philanthropic conference was hardly what his wife’s champion-for-everyday-Americans campaign would have ordered up.<p>Gathered in Marrakesh for a Clinton Global Initiative confab, foreign oligarchs …

Government

Cuba ready to name U.S. ambassador, Castro says

HAVANA — Cuban President Raúl Castro said Tuesday that his country and the United States would name ambassadors after Cuba is removed from Washington’s blacklist of “terrorism sponsors” at the end of this month, the clearest sign yet that the two nations remain on track to renew diplomatic …

Cuba

In the high-altitude Himalayas, India works to secure remote border with China as leaders meet

TAWANG, India — Prime Minister Narendra Modi had come to his country’s most remote state, an unspoiled place of indigenous tribes and rain forests, to open its first railway station and boast of new development.<p>But his appearance in February set off a firestorm in China, which still considers much …

India

Meet the Mirai: Why Toyota wants to make your next car run on hydrogen

The Toyota sedan cruising last week down a leafy suburban parkway was like any family car on the road, save for one key detail: Its power was coming not from gasoline but hydrogen, stored in tanks beneath the seats.<p>The first mass-market car to run off hydrogen, the $57,500 Mirai, has quickly become …

Alternative Fuel