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9 Things You're Doing Wrong With Chopsticks

<i>By Patty Lee</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com/Doan Buu/Thrillist</i><p>As if just using chopsticks -- the utensils, not the song from <i>Big</i> -- weren't hard enough, it turns out there's a whole code of conduct that comes along with them. Use them incorrectly and you've performed the Eastern equivalent of putting your …

An Open Secret review – damning documentary takes aim at sexual abuse in Hollywood

Amy Berg’s revealing look at child molestation in the film industry is plainly told but undeniably shocking<p>It’s been salaciously described as “the movie Hollywood doesn’t want you to see”, and while this sounds like marketing hyperbole, An Open Secret’s rocky road to the big screen suggests it …

Child Actors

Tearjerker Wines: Somms of the Year Share Bottles From the Best Moments of Their Lives

Here, F&W's 2015 Sommeliers of the Year share the wines that hold the most sentimental value for them.<p>This week, we revealed our 2015 Sommeliers of …

Make Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi in Less Time Than it Takes to Cook Dried Pasta

I love gnocchi. At least, I love the gnocchi in my mind. Light, pillowy, flavor-packed, they're the perfect vessel for turning a good red sauce into a full-fledged meal. In reality, more often than not they're leaden, dense, mushy, or dull. And it's all the fault of the potato.<p>For years I worked at …

Where to Eat Tacos From Coast to Coast

Why Are So Many People Nearsighted?

Researchers may have found the answer that could keep glasses off one-third of the world’s population<p>Myopia, or nearsightedness, is reaching epidemic proportions. In the US, over 40 percent of the population needs glasses; estimates suggest that one-third of the world’s population will be …

Powerful Solar Storms Ignite Vivid Auroras - NBC News

NBC

Dawn breaks over Ceres … and perhaps reveals signs of habitability

The Dawn spacecraft is about to start its investigation of Ceres. Suggestions of icy volcanism have led to speculation that the dwarf planet could …

10 Ultra-Cheesy Potato Recipes

In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple demonstrates an easy trick for prepping delicious hasselback potatoes. Another …

Madonna Calls Justin Bieber Her Future Boyfriend While Playing Never Have I Ever

Things got a little risqué on <i>Ellen</i> today when guests Madonna and <b>Justin Bieber</b> joined <b>Ellen DeGeneres</b> for a game of Never Have I Ever. <b>Madonna,</b> of course, answered almost every one of DeGeneres's hypotheticals with “I Have,” but Bieber’s answers were surprisingly—almost unbelievably—tame; the …

Madonna

Justin Bieber opens up about that roast, is 'perfect match' for Madonna

Justin Bieber says he's beginning a new chapter, now that he's served himself up for a no-holds-barred roast.<p>The "Baby" singer appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Wednesday following the Saturday taping of his Comedy Central roast, which will air March 30. DeGeneres asked him to revisit …

Talk Shows

Melbourne Queer film festival director on the struggles of staying relevant

Festivals must add value, says Lisa Daniel, whose final MQFF line-up ranges from a New York lesbian hooker spoof to a Swiss octogenarian gay love story<p>One of the biggest challenges facing film festivals in 2015 is remaining relevant to young people, says the outgoing director of the Melbourne Queer …

Lineup

Princess in polka dots! Kate wears $60 dress from ASOS, talks about her due date

The <b>Duchess of Cambridge</b> looked pretty in polka dots today, wearing a $63 maternity dress from the online retailer ASOS, sure to be a boost for the …

Women's Fashion

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

Leslee Udwin spent two years making a documentary on the horrific rape and killing of young medical student Jyoti Singh. And it asks, has the attack really spurred a sea change for gender equality in India?<p>Jyoti Singh, 23, had cause to celebrate. It was no ordinary Sunday. “Happiness was just a few …

Emma Watson not dating Prince Harry, but could be a princess without him

Emma Watson's rumored coupling withPrince Harryhad fans of the "Harry Potter" star and British royal going grade-A bonkers last week, but Watson has pertly shut down reports that the two are "getting to know each other quite well."<p>"WORLD Remember that little talk we had about not believing …

Best Side Dishes for Chili

Whether you're wrapped up in down comforters or dancing under the sun (lucky you), we've got the best side dishes to go with your hot bowl of …

16 Genius Ways To Keep Your Feet Toasty, According to Lumberjacks

Backpacking

This Drink Will Make You Love Endless Winter

Cure your post-ski chills with this ghost pepper-infused margarita<p>There is only so much snow that a person should have to face sober. Which is perhaps why National Margarita Day is February 22—and why you shouldn’t wait until it’s porch-sitting weather to throw a few ounces of tequila (and maybe a …

Tequila

5 Best Foods for an Oscars Viewing Party Worthy of Daniel Boulud

Chef Daniel Boulud, who hosts the East Coast's only offical Oscar party, shares his best tips for organizing viewing parties at home.<p>On Sunday night, …

Chez Dumonet

26<p>5<p>2<p>Shares 33<p>One of my downfalls is that I do not have a photographic memory. Sometimes I go out to eat and the next day, I have less of a …

Pastry Chef Mindy Segal Wants You to Fall in Love With Cookies Again

Crispy, chewy, crunchy, soft: cookies are comforting but can also be contentious. James Beard Award-winning pastry chef <b>Mindy Segal</b> knows this all too well. Best known for her restaurant and dessert bar Mindy's HotChocolate in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood, Segal is the author (along with Kate …

Dessert

Dev Patel: ‘I didn't know what I was getting myself into’

The global success of Slumdog Millionaire thrust the schoolboy (and his girlfriend Freida Pinto) into the limelight. But has fame been good to him? Seven years on, he talks break-ups, beards and typecasting. Portraits: Paul Farrell. Styling: Aradia Crockett<p>Dev Patel is tugging away at his hair – …

Dev Patel

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

9 Crowd-Pleasing Shrimp Dishes

These flavorful shrimp dishes are a guaranteed hit at any dinner party and are easily prepped ahead of time. Buttery, grilled, roasted, and even …

Grilling

Six Essential Tips for Ordering Wine Like a Pro

When it comes to understanding regions, grapes and vintages, navigating a wine list can feel like a daunting task. But if a restaurant is equipped with a sommelier or wine director, this human is on the floor to direct diners to the right bottles. Below, sommelier <b>Aaron Sherman</b> of all-star St. Louis …

'Jupiter Ascending' Review: An Impassioned Defense of the Wachowskis' Space Epic

Sometimes a movie can be doomed before it even opens.<p>This happens when a film is discussed openly without anyone having firsthand knowledge of (or even having seen) it, and it becomes something of a self-fulfilling prophecy when said movie come out and underperforms, thanks in large part to …

Movies