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The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium: Jemaine Clement's otherworldly podcast

<b>Why you should listen</b><p>Jemaine Clement has a voice for radio. The New Zealand comedian and actor, who is best known as one-half of the musical group Flight of the Conchords – in which his trademark deep voice harmonizes with that of Bret McKenzie – is returning to the medium after years away thanks …

Geek

Welcome To 'Koreatown,' A Cookbook To Tempt American Taste Buds

Korean food is built on bold flavors: spicy pickled vegetables, sweet, smoky meats and pungent, salty stews. That can be a little intimidating for some American diners. But the authors of a new book called <i>Koreatown</i> hope to change that.<p>Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard spent two years eating in …

17 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Do What You Love

The older we get, the more we tend to become "realistic". After 20, 30, 40 or more years being told by society what you can and can’t do, what you …

"Australia Is Not Like the U.S."

"Australia is not like the U.S." said commentator Michael Pascoe in the Sydney Morning Herald in response to President Obama's remarks on the Umpqua Community College killings by a deranged killer, whose mother kept at least 8 guns at home, in addition to the 6 guns plus ammunition carried by the …

L.A.'s 15 Coolest Tattoos — & The Man Behind Them All

In Los Angeles, the only thing harder than scoring a table at just-opened Jon & Vinny's Pizza on Fairfax is getting on the books with tattoo artist …

Body Art

'YOU HAVE TOO MUCH S**T' by Chris Thomas

It’s a fact that may have become more evident after the holidays, but Chris Thomas would like to say it loud and clear in his latest creative …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Crockpot, Skinny Tomato Beef Macaroni Stew

This is a super meal in itself! So rich and satisfying. <b>Each main course serving has 251 calories, 4 grams of fat, and 6 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.</b> Although this is a Crockpot recipe, I've included directions for making it on the stove-top.<p>Prep Time: 15 minutes<p>Cook Time: 6 hours on low heat or 3 …

The 15 Best Video Games of 2014

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5 Can't-Miss iPhone Apps You Should Download This Week

It seems like hundreds of new iPhone apps pop up every week, but which ones should you bother trying? We explored the App Store and found five apps …

Amusing World

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6 of the World's Best Holiday Treats in One Box

Ever wondered what it would be like to spend the holidays in Paris or Brazil or Sweden? Sadly, we can’t send you to any of those places. But we can …

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …

‘Ultron Forever’ assembles time-traveling Avengers team | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

The color cover for “Avengers: Ultron Forever” No. 1, the first of three oversized comic issues written by Al Ewing and illustrated by Alan Davis. (Marvel Entertainment)<p>Marvel is assembling a team of time-traveling Avengers from the past, present and future to fight mega-villain Ultron in three …

Maple-Glazed Chicken Breasts with Mustard Jus

<b>Chef Way</b> At Emeril's in New Orleans, chef David Slater glazes chicken breasts with maple syrup, sherry vinegar and orange juice infused with anise …

What Are the Top Neutral Colors to Choose Now

There is a new trend making an appearance on the interior design horizon—stylish new shades of neutral. It’s akin to the fall fashion runways, where …

Devil's Food Cake with Hazelnut Crunch

12 to 16 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 1/3 cups cake flour<p>1 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1/4 teaspoon baking powder<p>2 teaspoons instant espresso powder<p>1 cup hot coffee<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>2 1/2 cups sugar<p>1 cup (2 sticks) …

Dessert

5 Things You Need To Know About Japanese Whisky

The whisky world was shocked on Tuesday, when it was announced that the 2015 edition of <i>Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible</i> had named Suntory’s Yamazaki Single …

Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey Cupcakes with a Bourbon Drizzle Recipe

To Make the Cupcakes:<p>1. Preheat oven to 350F.<p>2. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.<p>3. Add eggs and vanilla and mix just to …

Dessert

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Makeup

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Interior Design

Home-Cooked Sundays: Lentil Mushroom Chili

These days, it seems everyone's going "flexitarian." We're dabbling in meatless on Mondays, gluten-free on Tuesdays, and some other dietary decree the rest of the week. Then, come the weekend, we let loose. Balance reigns inside our kitchens; outside, bring on the decadence.<p>It's all quite sensible, …

Awkward Home Spaces & How To Decorate Them

Here, we give you Pinterest-found inspiration to solve all your clumsy interior issues.<p>While we're in a constant pursuit of the perfect pad, when reality strikes, we're often left with spaces in our home that simply register as <i>awkward—</i>New Yorkers especially. Your barely-there bedside space? The …

Living Rooms

Your Guide to Must-Have Fall Makeup

I'm Beautiful, But Hire Me Anyway

It has ranked among the top ten irritating TV ads of all time. “Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful,” pouted actress and model Kelly LeBrock back in …

5 Beauty Buys Under $20 That Bring The Spa Home

Sundays are spa days for the editors at HuffPost Style. Dedicating a few hours to treat ourselves to a fresh manicure, eyebrow threading or smooth blowout really helps us to put our best face forward during the hectic work week. But our bank accounts take a hit every time we swipe our debit cards …

13 Hummus Sandwiches That'll Solve All Your Lunch Problems

There's something about hummus that makes people fanatical. Whether it's made the traditional way with chickpeas and tahini, or if it's a little more daring with spicy add-ins, when someone likes hummus they really, <i>really</i> like it. It might be because it's oh so creamy. Or it could be because it's …

42 Dutch Oven Recipes for Braises, Bread, and More

Is your Dutch oven collecting dust in a corner? It's time to dust it off and give it some love with one of these 42 hearty recipes.<p>Dutch ovens are made to last—seriously, Le Creuset has a lifetime guarantee—and can take the heat of the oven and a long simmer on a stovetop. That's why these heavy, …

Cooking