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That Time White People Burned and Pillaged a Black Community on Election Day

The 1920 massacre in Ocoee, Florida, involved whites lynching, castrating, and removing hundreds of blacks from their land in retaliation for them trying to exercise their right to vote.<p>Election Day 1920 gave us one of the most violent, horrific stories in the history of American democracy. And …

Mel Brooks Looks Back: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Could Never Get Made Today

The 90-year-old comedy master opens up about his upcoming Blazing Saddles event at Radio City Music Hall, political correctness, and the state of …

Comedy

Maxwell And The 20-Year Friendship That Defines His Sound

Since his 1996 album, <i>Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite,</i> launched him to stardom and helped define the 1990s school known as "neo soul," Maxwell has spent two decades faithfully crafting his own unique brand of R&B that explores emotional and spiritual needs alongside sensual ones. Followers have come to …

New York City

The Best Animated Movies for Adults

Some are ridiculous, some are sad. Some pair well with drugs. But none of these are for kids.<p>Ever since Pixar released the masterful <i>Toy Story</i> on an unsuspecting public, animated films have taken on a new kind of life in the American cinematic landscape. No longer content to be opiates for masses of …

Animation

How to Make Hawaiian Sweet Rolls for the Best Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwiches

We've partnered with the mad food scientists at ChefSteps to bring their hyper-inventive cooking videos to F&W readers.<p>There’s nothing quite like …

Black Thugs, Muslim Terrorists and White Patriots: The Issue With Today's Media

<b>Picture this:</b> You live in one of the 45 states in America that allows the open carry of firearms. You are pulling into the parking lot of your local grocery store when you see an African American in a hoodie with a handgun. You walk inside the store and find a bearded Muslim man walking around with …

7 Ways to Use Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Don't just reheat and serve. Transform leftover mashed potatoes into a delicious meal.<p>We love Thanksgiving leftovers almost as much as the main …

Brad Pitt's 13 Best Movies, Ranked

There's no denying Brad Pitt's an incredibly good-looking guy, but you can't base a successful 20-plus-year career on looks alone.<p>In movie after movie, Pitt has showed us his charm, his crazy, his cunning and (okay, yes) those famous abs in some of our favorite films of the last few decades.<p>Here's …

Brad Pitt

Try These Ingenious Coffee Hacks To Get Your Buzz On

How to clean coffee stains with rice and make a cappuccino in a mason jar.<p>America's Test Kitchen is like a 2,500-square-foot gift from Boston to the world. And it just keeps giving.<p>But rather than six-course dinners, their chefs produce "Cook's Illustrated" and "Cook's Country" magazines (as well …

Coffee

Meet the Guy Who Tried to Collect All 687 Official NES Games in 30 Days

Guys like old video games, we get it—so what separates 'Nintendo Quest' from any other story about retro obsessives? We spoke to its makers.<p><i>Nintendo Quest</i> is a documentary about one man's attempt to purchase all 687 NES games officially released in North America in just 30 days, without the aid of …

You Can (And Probably Should) Be Eating Banana Peels

We thought banana peels were good for two things: protecting bananas and serving as comedic props. That was until we heard that not only is it safe to eat banana peels; it's also advisable. Huh. Here's the deal.<p><b>Why is this a thing?</b> In addition to potassium, which helps balance electrolytes and grow …

What To Eat Every Night For The Entire Month

If "What are we having for dinner?" is a question that fills you with dread every single night, maybe it's time to stop asking it.<p>Our brilliant solution: meal templates. Simply assign a different theme (say, "pizza" or "casserole") to each night of the month and then cook something that falls into …

How Microsoft built a better controller ... again

At $150, the new “Elite” controller is a luxury purchase<p>Microsoft spent more than $100 million figuring out how to evolve the Xbox 360 controller into something suited for the company's next big console: The Xbox One.<p>It may sound like a lot, but the controller is a player's connection to console …

Sex, art and picnics: the rise of the alternative video game festival

This summer, the picturesque Birchcliffe Centre, a converted baptist church in the West Yorkshire village of Hebden Bridge, hosted an unusual festival. Guests danced across the sunlit floor to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach; they drank mugs of tea and watched talks. Outside, there was an “art …

Gaming Industry

13 Grown-Ass Grilled Cheese Recipes

Grilled cheese: While it's still appropriate for a six-year-old (no crusts, please), it's also a pretty sophisticated treat for all the grown-ups out there.<p>Here, 13 ways to go beyond the basics.<p><b>Beets, Goat Cheese and Arugula</b><p>It's loaded with veggies, so it must be healthy! <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Roasted</b> …

Why Korean Pancakes Should Be Your Winter Staple This Year

Make your pancake batter go far and wide this winter.<p>There's a lot you can do with pancake batter -- pizza, dumplings -- but fill it with the right ingredients and it becomes jeon, Korea's take on the pancake. It's a fluffy, crispy, savory, super-filling (and still healthy) specialty that is …

Breakfast