E. J. Hoffer

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15 Best Pubs in Dublin

Dublin is full of pubs: modern mega pubs catering to a young crowd, cozy small corner pubs with frozen-in-time decor, bars for folk music and …

Amazon tempts lazy snackers with monthly Oreo subscription

Looking for the perfect gift for the Oreo lover in your life? The new monthly Cookie Club subscription might be a welcome offering if you have some …

26 Books That Are Being Made Into Movies and TV Shows in 2018

The new year brings the usual spate of movies and TV shows adapted from books, offering a variety of thrills. Some are historical, as in <i>The Little</i> …

Why So Cold? Climate Change May Be Part of the Answer

<i>Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter.</i><p>As bitter cold continues to grip much of North America and helps spawn the fierce storm along the East Coast, the question arises: What’s the influence of climate change?<p>Some …

‘I don’t even know HOW’: Some Oregonians panic about new self-service gas law

By Kristine Phillips<p>Kristine Phillips<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A new law that took effect this week in Oregon will allow residents in rural counties to pump their own gas — a divergence from the state’s decades-long history of having attendants …

Disability

Travel Tips From the Millennial Who Has Visited All 193 Countries

While most millennials are focused on building their career, paying off college debt or finding that special someone, Sal Lavallo has followed a …

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Immune System

This Is The Fascinating Way Blue Eyes Get Their Colour

The human body is incredible.<p>Your eyes aren't blue (or green) because they contain pigmented cells.<p>As Paul Van Slembrouck writes for Medium, their …

What science says about why we get déjà vu

It's one of the oddest sensations. That feeling where you are in a new situation, or a completely new environment, but you get an intense feeling of familiarity. For no apparent reason, you feel like you're reliving a past experience.<p>It's called déjà vu, which is French for "already seen," and it …

Christmas Cake Recipes

Beatty's Chocolate Cake<p>Ina Garten's chocolate cake has a subtle mocha flavor thanks to the cup of freshly brewed coffee in the batter, but our …

Dessert

Paella 101: Everything you need to know about the Spanish staple

<i>Spain is a foodie heaven, but there are few — if any — dishes quite so emblematic of the European nation as paella. Here, a quick primer to the famed</i> …

The worst thing people do to wake up in the morning — according to a sleep scientist

A sleep scientist reveals the first mistake we make when we wake up in the morning. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> When you wake up and then hit the snooze button and go back to sleep, it feels good because serotonin gets released. And it feels nice to fall back asleep.<p>The …

Sleep

Decoding the Secret Language of Flight Deals to Find the Very Best Price

Fly from Sushi to Guinness with Triangle with 3X.<p>Beyond flash sales and airfare alerts, there is a dark, deep underworld where expert deal hunters …

The Best Time to Buy a Plane Ticket Is 'Travel Deal Tuesday'

If you’re thinking about buying a plane ticket soon for an upcoming trip, this Tuesday might be the perfect time to buy.<p>Travel app Hopper recently …

5 Ways To Up Your Jacket Potato Game When You Can’t Afford Anything Else For Dinner

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Food And Drink<p>by Jazmin Kopotsha | 18 06 2017<p>Attention students! And anyone else who is permanently eating on a budget for that matter... …

Cooking

Best Chocolate in the U.S.

Editors of Food & Wine reveal their picks for the best chocolate in the country.

This Dark Chocolate Cake Contains All Our Best Baking Tricks

The Deepest Darkest Chocolate Cake<p>Makes 1 (9-inch) 4-layer cake, 12 to 15 servings<p>What You Need<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>For the deep chocolate cake:</i> <br>Cooking spray …

Meet The Woman Who Wants To Change The Way You Buy Your iPhone

<b>It's 11:30 p.m. on a Thursday</b>, and Silicon Valley has gone quiet for the night. The streets are largely empty, the corporate campuses dark. But in a sea of vacant office parks, the lights are on in a squat and entirely unnoteworthy building in Sunnyvale, California — and the parking lot is packed …

Apple

A seemingly benign viral game about paperclips reveals why AI could be a huge danger to humanity

The game, as described by Business Insider's Matt Weinberger (one of the many staffers at Business Insider, myself included, who have become quickly addicted) is fairly straightforward: You are in charge of making as many paperclips as possible. As you progress and sell paperclips, you unlock …

How to Make French Canelés (It's Simple)

When I set out to write my book, I was looking for recipes that made baking more approachable. Depending on the type of baked good in question, this could mean multiple things. For some baked goods, it meant simplifying a confusing process, or showing multiple ways to do it. For others, it meant …

Recipes

A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

A growing threat could kill 10 million people by 2050, but one company thinks it can stop it

After years of abuse in people and animals — with doctors practically doling them out like candy and farmers stirring them into animal feed — antibiotics have virtually stopped working. In January, a woman died after a raging infection that failed to respond to 26 different kinds of antibiotics. …

deGrasse Tyson defends climate change science

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says lawmakers and the media cherry pick scientific papers to reinforce political ideals on climate change and says it's irresponsible to create public policy while ignoring the scientific community's consensus.

Robot Conductor Leads Beautiful Live Orchestra Performance

If Hollywood is to be believed, the robot apocalypse will come with a Rise of the Machines, like the one in the <i>Terminator</i> movies or in <i>The Matrix</i>. The …

Want to save the bees? Here's what you should know.

Plus some bee-utiful photography.<p>Most bees are solitary. This may come as a surprise, especially if your bee knowledge comes from reading about colony collapse disorder and that one time you saw <i>The Bee Movie</i> once on a plane. To most people, bees are fat, buzzing, social insects that live in hives …

13 Tried And True Recipes You'll Want To Make In September

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

Cooking

How to Spend a Month in Italy for Less

From its breathtaking western beaches to the rolling hills of Tuscany and the sweeping mountain views of its northern lakes, Italy offers nearly any …

Italy

How the Queen of Meal Prep Makes 50 Meals for $125

Making 50 meals in only six hours and for less than $150 sounds like a challenge, but for Katie Purssell, it's just a regular Sunday afternoon.<p>Not …

Easy and Delicious Cake Recipes

A homemade cake doesn't have to be daunting—try one of these easy recipes for crumb cake, cheesecake, chocolate cake, and more.<p>1 of 21<p>Glazed Lemon …

Dessert

Fly from the US and Canada to SE Asia in the $300s and $400s Round Trip

Fancy a trip to Southeast Asia without the hefty $1000 price tag? Catch this deal and you can fly for a third of the price.<p>Love the camera?<br>Know your …