Laura Bayer

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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

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Jerry Jones supports Tony Romo

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was direct when asked whether Tony Romo has too much latitude regarding the offense.<p>"No I don't," Jones said Tuesday …

Report: Nearly all drug defendants “forced” to plead guilty

<b>Attorney General Eric Holder pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill (Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>97 percent of drug defendants forgo their right to trial and plead out. HRW highlights undue prosecutorial power<p>Natasha Lennard<p>December 5, 2013 3:20pm (UTC)<p>"It is very clear that prosecutors control the criminal …

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

Ronald Reagan's Son Records Atheist Radio Ad: 'Not Afraid Of Burning In Hell'

Ron Reagan, the son of former President Ronald Reagan, has recorded a radio ad promoting the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The ad has been running on the progressive radio program "The Randi Rhodes Show."<p>In the ad, which has been running all month, the former Air America host and atheist …

11 New Ways to Use Leftovers

You're probably a little full right now. You convinced yourself the annual post-meal nap was due to tryptohphan (it's not!), and you gave plenty of thanks. But it's not time write off Thanksgiving just yet -- your Tupperware is stuffed to the brim. Why not transform your leftovers into dishes that …

The Top 6 Reasons 'Real' Men Don't Cook

Cooking for my family has turned out to be one of the most rewarding and bonding experiences of fatherhood, so I am constantly surprised at how many men still actively avoid the kitchen.<p>After all, when it comes to outdoor grilling, we men seem to be in our element. I mean, what guy doesn't get a …

Africa's Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

Turkey Sandwiches You'll Gobble Up

16 Of The Weirdest Themed Restaurants In The World

Hope you're hungry!

Chicken Dinners: Cranberry-Glazed Roast Chicken

Though I usually reserve cranberries for sweet recipes, I couldn't resist working it into a savory chicken dish. To make the most of cranberry's potent flavor, I figured a thick and syrupy glaze on top of roasted chicken would be the best approach. The oven concentrates its tart sweetness and …

Single Origin Coffee Aged in a Pinot Noir Barrel? Only in Portland

I know, I know. We're all thinking the same thing. Portland found one more thing they could infuse with booze? This time, a beautiful single origin coffee from El Salvador, aged in an oak Pinot Noir barrel? Sure. But think again: beyond gimmick and Portlandianism, to a subtle, thoughtfully …

Evil Cheney family turns sloppy: What is this “feelings” garbage?!

<b>Dick Cheney confers with daughters, Mary, left, and Elizabeth, at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, July 31, 2000. (AP/Ed Reinke)</b><p>As Dick Cheney’s daughters fight over marriage equality, has this cynical family lost its refined ruthlessness?<p>Jim Newell<p>November 18, 2013 3:58pm …

India's monkeys 'to be put on the pill'

Wildlife officials in India are drafting "birth control" measures to curb an alarming rise in its monkey population<p><b>India</b> is planning to put its rising population of primates on the pill to tackle the growing "monkey menace" in its towns and cities, government wildlife officials have …

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7 ridiculous stats that prove Nick Foles is the best QB in the NFL

<i>Here are seven facts that show how unconscious Nick Foles has been in the 2013 season.</i><p>1. Nick Foles is the most efficient quarterback.<p>Even though Peyton Manning remains on pace to break the major single-season passing records in 2013 (5715 yards and 54 TDs), he’s no longer the NFL leader in passing …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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Boozy Cures for the Common Cold

Steel yourself against cold and flu season with boozy, steaming-hot drinks that double, however arguably, as preventive medicine<p>Feel a cold coming on? Make yourself a drink. When made with flu-fighting ingredients like honey, ginger, herbal tea, and chiles, cocktails can help you beat your winter …

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Simple Holiday Recipes Starring Veggies

We all want to bring the best, most raved-about dishes to our holiday parties, but a homemade meal doesn’t mean you have to spend hours in the kitchen.<p>There are plenty of simple holiday recipes for delicious dishes that will still leave you time for last minute shopping, party prepping, and …