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How to survive a global disaster: a handy guide

Whether it’s a natural disaster, bioterrorist attack or pandemic, experts reckon society as we know it will collapse within 13 days of a catastrophic event. So what do you do next?<p>On 22 June, 2001, Tara O’Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, …

Oxford University

How a Life Coach Taught Me to Take Control of My Worth

"Being told I should 'just ask for more' never motivated me to demand my value; it just felt like extra pressure, and made me acutely aware of my fears and my failures."<p>I've never been hesitant to sit in the front row of a classroom, or raise my hand if I knew the answer. I fundraise for many …

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Dating Life

Apparently it's more than just swipe right, swipe left.<p>Dating, hooking up, hanging out—whatever your approach to relationships, like all things, the stars come into play. Here, astrologer Kelli Fox of TheAstrologer.com reveals the one word to describe your dating style, as well as how you connect …

Dating is hell for women: Nightmare exes, mansplainers and “The Boy’s” broken emo brat

From gaslighting and petty dismissals to outright abuse — the metaphors in this horror movie couldn’t be more stark<p>“The Boy” ostensibly sets out to combine the Creepy House and Creepy Doll subgenres for the series of delightful jump scares to be expected from anything star-free and scary. What you …

Horror

15 Freezer-Friendly Meals for an Easy Weeknight Dinner

You just walked in the door after a long day of work and finally get to kick off your killer heels and plop down on the couch. But then your tummy starts rumbling and you remember you still have to cook something for dinner. Don’t settle for a bowl of cereal or the same old take-out again! You can …

This Pasta Exceeds Expectations, Is Truly Weeknight-Appropriate

I tend to have unreasonably high expectations—especially when it comes to pasta.<p>It's because I spent most of my childhood and adolescence eating plain pasta with my dinner. And I’m not talking about pasta that errs on the <i>side</i> of plain, dressed only with butter and Parmesan and chile flakes.<p><b>No, I’m</b> …

Italian Food

The Answer to Your Winter Soup Prayers

Wholesome, filling, and good for your digestive system—just three more reasons to love miso soup.<p><i>During this post-Thanksgiving, pre-holidays week, BA staffers are sharing their favorite hit-the-reset button meals. This isn't diet food—it's the stuff that we eat when we just need a ever-so-slight</i> …

Digestion

GOLDMAN: It's a brutal market, but these 16 stocks look like great buys

But in recent weeks, it's been particularly challenging with correlations, or the degree two stocks are moving in concert, surging to their highest levels in years.<p>In other words, it doesn't matter how good you are at picking stocks because the whole market is increasingly swinging in the same …

Investing

How to know if your dog is in pain: “With one lick to my face, Lucy gave me peace”

When I declined euthanasia for Lucy, friends admonished me. What is “too much suffering” when it comes to a pet?<p>I am one of those extreme dog lovers and Lucy, my lab-mix, was one of those lovable dogs, her black silhouette my shadow. We ran, we traveled, and for 15 years, lived in a dozen great …

Mad Max: Fury Road – what the new trailer teaches us

We still don’t know what relation Tom Hardy’s Max is to Mel Gibson’s, but we do get a Thunderdome flashback, multiple angry desert Nazis, more bald Charlize Theron – and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as a slave maiden<p>Mad Max: Fury Road has been in development for a quarter of a century. So the buzz has …

Movies

Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat | Men's Health

These meatballs are juicy and tender and somehow fluffy, without falling apart. Even the accompanying sauce is otherworldly. The muscled-up marinara uses San Marzano tomatoes, famous for their bright, fruity flavor, and reserved meatball juices for extra awesomeness.<p>If you’re going to tackle this …

Carrie Fisher Suspects New Star Wars Film May Be 'Cursed'

<i>Editor's Note: The Curse of "Star Wars" (according to Carrie Fisher), the surprise success of "Jupiter Ascending," and more in our Daily …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Here's A Photo Of Something That Can't Be Photographed

This seems like a normal, if blurry photograph of an object — a regular old cat stencil. The catch is, however, that the photons that hit the camera …