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I Love This Brownie Recipe Even More Than I Loved Hanson in Middle School

These cocoa brownies are the kind of thing that you eat too much of and get a stomachache after and don't. even. care.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the brownie recipe that our web editor, Carey Polis, just</i> …

Dessert

10 free yoga videos that’ll give you a studio-quality flow from home

Staying in might be the new going out, but that doesn’t mean you have to pass up the good vibes that a great yoga class can bring.<p>There are tons of …

Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett All Use This Ancient Philosophy to Build Wealth

Figuring out what matters to you most may be the most important decision you can make.<p>Granted, philosophy may not sound like the most exciting subject to learn about in this day and age--how could the thoughts and opinions of ancient Greek philosophers of 300 BC, and dazzling minds such as Cicero, …

Self-improvement

The High-Protein, Low-Carb, 1-Pan Meal You Need to Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

High-protein, low-carb meals are a smart thing to aim for when you're trying to lose weight. But if you don't eat meat or dairy, or you can't stomach another piece of grilled chicken for the millionth time, here's an easy and delicious vegan recipe.<p>Made with just four main ingredients — tofu, …

10 stunning locations that inspired Studio Ghibli masterpieces

With a filmography that includes such beloved animated classics as <i>Princess Mononoke</i>, <i>Spirited Away</i> and <i>My Neighbor Totoro</i>, the imagination and artistry …

For $1.7M, a handsome Calabasas post and beam nestled among boulders

Designed by architect Douglas Rucker<p>A total retreat tucked away in Calabasas’s Monte Nido neighborhood, this 1966 home by architect Douglas Rucker offers the perks of a midcentury post and beam house in perhaps the most serene setting possible.<p>The three-bedroom house is set on over three-quarters …

18 Beautiful Examples of Kitchen Floor Tile

Hardwood floors work, cork works, and bamboo works too but when it comes to certain rooms of the house tile is an even better way to go. From colors …

Toyota Teases Solid-State Battery Breakthrough; Elon Musk Skeptical

For all the consistency and persistence that Toyota has applied to its Prius and hybrid technology, the automaker’s stance on electric cars has been a little harder to understand. After years of resisting any urge to create a rival for mass-produced electric cars such as the Nissan Leaf—or even the …

Electric Vehicles

How to Get Into the Best Shape of Your Life, According to Science

Maybe your goal pace feels just out of reach. Or you're frustrated by a lack of progress at the gym. The answer may not involve exercising more, but …

How to Deal With a Rude Seat Recliner on a Plane, According to an Etiquette Expert

Perhaps the only thing more frustrating than shrinking leg room on airplanes is when a passenger reclines their seat, further encroaching on already …

Etiquette

Fresh Eyes: London

Marriott Hotels and VSCO, an online community for creators, asked a British photographer to share her perspective on London’s transformation into an …

These Lemon Meringue Cupcakes Are Out Of This World Delicious

Welcome to the major leagues.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Cupcakes<p>1 cup butter, at room temperature<p>1½ cups sugar<p>4 eggs<p>2½ cups flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>½ cup milk<p>½ cup lemon juice<p>Lemon Curd<p>6 egg yolks<p>1 cup sugar<p>½ cup lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon lemon zest<p>6 …

Skip Bordeaux—This Is the New Wine Region to Visit in France

On a Friday evening near the tiny French fishing village of Gruissan, a gypsy band roars into song, strumming “Les Champs-Élysées.” The crowd joins in clapping, hopping up on wooden picnic tables to sing along as steaming bowls of mussels and salt-encrusted sea bass emerge from the kitchen. The …

France

Here's What Happens When You Eat Nothing but Fruit for a Week

I always thought the word <i>fruitarian</i> was like the word <i>chocoholic</i>—a cutesy term used to describe someone’s food preferences but not actually a real way …

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

5 things I had to give up to be successful

An uncomfortable but powerful truth that took most of my 20s to internalize: There's an opportunity cost to everything worthwhile in life. No matter …

Recipe: 3-Ingredient Roasted Dijon Potatoes

3-Ingredient Roasted Dijon Potatoes<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 pounds small red potatoes, halved or quartered if large <br>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>2 tablespoons …

How Spotify Playlists Create Hits

With more than 60 million subscribers, the streaming service can make or break a song. Here's how the industry is adjusting<p>Last month, Spotify …

Music Industry

The Best Avocado Recipes For All The Addicts Out There

You know who you are.<p>There’s a lot of potential beneath the skin of the humble avocado. They can be mashed into guacamole. They can be fried into tacos. Or better yet, filled with eggs and baked into the best breakfast this side of the Atlantic.<p>Not only are avocados delicious, but they’re good for …

Carscoops

| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>The impending Lexus LC F is allegedly on track for the 2019 model year and pinned to rival the likes of the Nissan GT-R …

The Best Supercar Sounds... EVER!

Supercars

The Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole is Proving Einstein Correct

As if he needs it.<p>Sitting at the center of the Milky Way galaxy lies a supermassive black hole named Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), possessing the mass of …

Albert Einstein

Ashley Tisdale Went Braless and Had the Most Awkward Wardrobe Malfunction

It's so awkward, but she handled it so well.<p>One of the perks of being a celebrity is that you can hire a stylist to help you figure out exactly how to slay every red carpet. In order to make the most of your wardrobe assistant, though, you need to follow their instructions. Exactly. Ashley Tisdale …

Yahoo

10 Colossal Gingerbread Creations From Around the World

Every year around Christmastime, scores of families create and display edible gingerbread houses at home. But for some, a miniature gingerbread structure is not enough. From hotels to malls to amusement parks, these ambitious food architects go above and beyond to create jaw-dropping, palatial …

Everyone Is Wishing Harry Potter's Son Good Luck on His First Day at Hogwarts

It's September 1. Are you at Platform 9 and 3/4?<p>September 1 has always been a beloved day for <i>Harry Potter</i> fans, because it marks the annual voyage of the Hogwarts Express from Platform 9 and 3/4 to Hogwarts. It's the start of the school year in the Wizarding World (and doubles as a painful reminder …

Books

Ronda Rousey Accepts Invitation to Marine Corps Ball: 'I Would Go for Sure'

North Carolina Marine Jarrod Haschert took a one-in-a-million chance last week and asked MMA fighter Ronda Rousey to his Marine Corps Ball in …

Ronda Rousey

Pokémon Shuffle Is The First Official Pokémon Game For Smartphones

Gotta catch 'em all on iOS and Android<p>The Pokémon Shuffle mobile app has finally hit iOS and Android. The free-to-play title is the Pokémon first to start on a Nintendo gaming system and migrate over to iPhone and other popular smartphones.<p>While the Pokémon Company bringing a game to the mobile …

Johnny Depp for Sauvage by Dior

After the announcement a few weeks ago, the campaign video for Dior's latest fragrance, Sauvage, faced by Johnny Depp, has finally dropped. Directed …

Johnny Depp

The Best Red Carpet Moments of the ’90s: Elizabeth Hurley, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Madonna

The first major award show of the season took place over the weekend—it was the MTV VMAs in case you missed it—and while we were dazzled by the looks on the next generation of superstars, we couldn’t help but take a moment and reflect on the power of the nineties red carpet. Where and how did it …

15 Small Watches to Make You Want to Trade in Your Boyfriend Watch

Obviously we love all things related to the “boyfriend” style trend. After all, we haven’t taken off our boyfriend jeans since we bought them. And right along with the boyfriend jeans came the trendy, chunky watches. Don’t get us wrong — we love those big, shiny gold statement pieces, but sometimes …

Smartwatches