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10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone's Speed Issues

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn't as fast as it used to be. We've all been there, and the issue isn't …

Murder on the Orient Express is a lushly old-fashioned whodunit: EW review

We gave it a <b>B+</b><p>Murder, she wrote, and Hollywood loved her for it. Or they used to, at least — plundering Agatha Christie’s vast catalog of posh, …

Agatha Christie

Santa Barbara Zoo introduces otter babies

Einstein’s touching note explaining how to be happy just sold for $1.3 million

In 1922, famed physicist Albert Einstein found himself without enough money to tip the bellboy who delivered something to his room. Rather than …

Fall Casserole Recipes to Warm Up the Dinner Table

Cool fall nights call for comfort food and casseroles.<p>The evening air is cooler and the grocery store is overflowing with your fall harvest …

4 genius and easy tips for dealing with curly hair

Curly hair is all voluminous fun and games…until you’re met with a slight drop in humidity. Yep, more often than not, all the hard work you put into …

See Studio Ghibli Characters in Real World Settings

There is a great deal to love about Studio Ghibli films and the work of Hayao Miyazaki. Each and every film he’s done manages to introduce us to …

Pennywise from It gets a chilling anime makeover

Artist Mike Anderson (a.k.a. Mikuloctopus) wanted to see Andy Muschietti’s horrific achievement, <i>It</i>, done as an anime. So, he started work on his …

Equifax’s Hacking Nightmare Gets Even Worse For Victims

After Equifax Inc. revealed that sensitive data on two of every five Americans was exposed in a cyberattack, thousands logged onto a company website …

Google has a new Drive app for your Mac and Windows PCs

If you’re a G Suite user, you should know that the Google Drive app you may be using on your Mac and PC is going away soon. But Google has a brand …

The best to-do list app right now

Get the app and then get things done<p>The best to-do list app will always be whatever works for you. One reason for the enduring popularity of pen-and-paper-based methods is that they can map perfectly to your individual needs. Bullet journals, which have surged in popularity in recent years, …

King Ranch Chicken Casserole That’s Too Good Not To Share

This King Ranch Chicken Casserole is a Southern staple. It’s spicy, cheesy, and everything you’re craving when hunger strikes.<p>Start by sautéing the …

Kit Harington Auditions for Daenerys, Other ‘Game of Thrones’ Characters in Screen Test Spoof

Kit Harington offered his spin on several notable “Game of Thrones” characters in “never-before-seen” screen tests on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on …

TV Series

The 30 most anticipated movies for the rest of 2017

After "Spider-Man: Homecoming" hits theaters this Friday, the next six months brings with it blockbusters and the start of award season hype for other upcoming films.<p>From "Dunkirk" to "Thor: Ragnarok" (and we can't forget "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"), here are 30 movies you should be excited to go …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

The 20 Best Horror Movies of the 2010s and Where You Can Stream Them

If there’s one genre that seems to always weather the storm it’s the horror genre. Star-driven blockbuster franchises come and go, America’s comedic …

Horror

3-5 Day Backpacking Trips for Summer — Washington Trails Association

Backpacking in Washington is something special. Whether seeing the stars far from city lights or watching the sun rise from camp, backpacking lets …

Hiking

3 Recipes for Kale Chips You'll Keep Making on Repeat

Ever have a long day and grab a bag of chips on your way home? There's something about the salty taste and crunchy texture that's just, well, …

Cooking

Aquaman movie: Amber Heard takes a dig at Jason Momoa in new BTS Instagram post [PHOTOS]

Aquaman's Jason Momoa and Amber Heard are clearly having a lot of fun on the sets of the DC movie. The Mera actress shared a picture of Momoa, taking …

These Buddhist principles can help you stop ruining your diet at work—and chill out, too

Two thousand and five hundred years ago, Buddha suggested some basic guidelines for eating to his monks. He recommended that they limit their eating to certain hours rather than grazing throughout the day. When they did eat, he said, they should give their food the attention it deserved.<p>Today, as …

Self-improvement

Heavenly Squares: 7 Decadent Dessert Bar Recipes

Easy to make and even easier to eat, dessert bars are always a hit over the holidays. From Chocolate Chip Pecan Blondies to Luscious Lemon Squares, these handheld sweets will have everyone reaching for seconds (and thirds!).<p><b>1. Baileys Cheesecake-Marbled Brownies</b><p>Spiked with Baileys Irish Cream, …

15 Tried And True Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

From my personal recipe files to yours!<p>I have been cooking for the majority of the past six years, and while I enjoy trying new recipes, there are some recipes that I return to again and again. I love them because they are wholesome, delicious, relatively fast/simple, don't require a lot of fancy …