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The Grins, Feather Boas, and Fetish Leather of Bristol's Pride Parade

We sent a photographer down to Saturday's Pride in Bristol's city center, and here's what he saw.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>You wouldn't expect anything less from Bristol than an all-out smiley and colorful display at Pride. It's sort of their thing, that combination of West Country …

Make This When You're Craving Melty Cheese

If you've ever wanted to make ravioli but backtracked, rapidly, when you thought about making the pasta dough, consider <i>gnudi</i> instead. As their name—which derives from the Italian word for "nude"—indicates, they're all tasty filling (typically ricotta and spinach or chard) with no pasta exterior.<p>We …

'Harry Potter' henchman becomes MMA fighter

Which "Harry Potter" actor has graduated from the wand to his bare hands?<p>Josh Herdman, who played Gregory Goyle, right-hand man of the villainous Draco Malfoy in the eight "Harry Potter" films, won his debut MMA fight Saturday at the City Pavillion in Romford, east London.<p>Herdman, who beat opponent …

22 Budget-Friendly Recipes That Will Use Up Your Kitchen Scraps

There are many reasons we've been trying to cut down on kitchen waste — to stop tossing so much out and stretch our budgets, to name a few — but …

Dog Brothers Instantly Bond with and Protect Their Duckling Family Members

When dog brothers Pikelet and Patty Cakes first met their new duck siblings, they instantly fell in love. The pups' humans had agreed to foster the ducks, adopted them from rescue organization Wollongong Animal Rescue Network, and ended up naming them Penguin and Popinjay. When the feathered duo …

Towns run by a polygamist sect discriminated against nonbelievers, jury finds

Two border towns run by a polygamist sect violated the constitutional rights of nonbelievers, a jury decided Monday after a dramatic seven-week trial that included testimony from people who said they were denied basic utilities like water and harassed by the local marshal's office.<p>The verdict in …

Religion

Busy Women: Charming illustrations reveal the endless to-do list of everyday life

Work, family, health, finance, digital media, consumerism and more… it’s all in the average day of a woman. Slovakian illustrator and graphic …

Husband Illustrated Every Single Day He Spent With His Beloved Wife In 365 Drawings

It’s hard not to tear up while scrolling through affectionate Curtis Wiklund‘s illustrations. The Michigan-based wedding photographer drew every day …

Anthony Bourdain Talks Writing, Drug Addiction, and Living a Charmed Life

It's hard not to hang on Anthony Bourdain's every word. He's gone from a chain-smoking line cook to a best-selling author, and then from a celebrity chef to a globe-trotting television host, filling up passport pages at breakneck speed while broadcasting it all to the world on his smash-hit CNN …

Mom pens letter to family of baby's heart donor: 'Your child will forever live on'

Just when Mindy and Rob Seay were starting to lose hope, a miracle happened.<p>Their son Lincoln was born with heterotaxy, a severe heart defect, seven months ago. He had been waiting for a new heart since November, and on Feb. 18, it finally arrived.<p>A doctor at Seattle Children's Hospital broke the …

seay

Airline passenger contradicts applause reports: It wasn't 'anything against them'

Two passengers on the Allegiant Air flight an Arizona family was escorted off of this week said applause from other passengers was minimal, short lived and did not appear to be malicious.<p>They also say Allegiant's crew handled the Goodyear family's medical emergency on the Bellingham, Wash., to Mesa …

Why Sheryl Sandberg praised an Indian detergent ad on women and housework

A new laundry detergent ad by Ariel India that raises questions on how unequal gender roles are passed down across generations is getting attention …

John Oliver lays bare the South’s abortion-clinic nightmare: “Mississippi now has four times as many S’s as it does abortion clinics”

Doctors and patients treated as sex offenders: “It’s a move that’s now commonly known as a reverse-Cosby”<p>Brendan Gauthier<p>February 22, 2016 1:40pm (UTC)<p>John Oliver began Sunday night by excusing the 19% of people who think abortion should be illegal, telling them to rejoin the program at 11:29 p.m., …

The Ciabatta that Changed New York (and Sarah Black's Life)

<b>My hands were trained in making paper before they were trained in making bread.</b> That training was one advantage I had in learning the hand skills of baking, and the beginning of the story of how I became a bread baker.<p>I knew within a month of moving to New York City that I was not going to be the …

Norman Musa's kari laksa udang (prawn curry laksa) recipe

Malaysian food and drink,Life and style,Curry,Seafood,Food & drink,Food and drink,Books<p>The Malaysian restaurateur shares his coconut milk and spice prawn curry<p>I have taught this dish many times at my cookery classes and it has never failed to impress my students and become an instant hit. The blend …

Reese Witherspoon put a Southern spin on classic movie quotes

Starring in <i>Sweet Home Alabama</i>, <i>Mud,</i> and <i>Walk the Line</i> wasn’t enough for Reese Witherspoon, who’s throwing it back to her Southern roots once again in a …

11 Valentine's Day Gifts and What They Say About Your Relationship

I can predict exactly how far you live from a drugstore, based on what he got you.<p><b>1. A box of cheap chocolates.</b> He totally forgot and he grabbed something last-minute. I don't know where you live, but you probably live within 1 mile of a drugstore. He bought these chocolates from that drugstore. …

What Does a Parrot Know About PTSD?

Nearly 30 years ago, Lilly Love lost her way. She had just completed her five-year tour of duty as an Alaska-based Coast Guard helicopter rescue swimmer, one of an elite team of specialists who are lowered into rough, frigid seas to save foundering fishermen working in dangerous conditions. The day …

Los Angeles

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Artist Paints Ephemeral Portraits on Vintage Paper Using Coffee as a Medium

Michael Aaron Williams is globally recognized for his statement street art that aims to provoke dialogue and stimulate social commentary. However, the Tennessee native has also become renowned for his detailed coffee paintings that capture the ephemeral nature of his subjects. Intimate and fragile, …

Art

‘Extra! Weegee’: A New Exhibition of Images by History’s Best Crime Photographer

From 1938 to 1947, one man skulked through Manhattan every evening after dark, lurking in the shadows before dissolving them with his token flashgun, …

Manhattan

81-Year-Old Woman, Last Fluent Speaker of Her Language, Learns to Type to Make a Dictionary

Marie Wilcox, an octogenarian Native American woman from the San Joaquin Valley in California, was born on Thanksgiving in 1933; she grew up in a …

Campbell’s Soup is breaking my heart with its new chicken noodle recipe

The famous chicken noodle soup cannot possibly evoke the same nostalgia for my childhood sick days now that it is missing key artificial ingredients and celery<p>Sick days home from school will never be the same.<p>Campbell’s Soup company is changing the recipe for a few of their most beloved soups. No …

Lykoi is a Brand New Breed of Felines Known as "Werewolf Cats"

The stuff of nightmares, or a cat lover's dream? The Lykoi is a brand new breed of cat that is gaining worldwide recognition for its odd werewolf-esque appearance. The word lykoi roughly translates to “wolf” in Greek, and the feline's scruffy looks are credited to a naturally occurring genetic …

Too Many Cooks: All the Weird Myths Your Family Told You About Food

How many of us, as children, sat in mortal fear having accidentally swallowed a cherry pit or watermelon seed, certain that a plant had already taken root in our bellies? How many of us, as adults, still throw a bit of salt over our shoulders each time we season a pot? Or hesitate each time we go …

Artist Leaves Funny Signs Around City For People To Find

Artist Michael Pederson leaves clever little works of art around the city that seem to carry on a conversation with whomever happens to find them. …

15 (Not Cheesy) Life Lessons from Alana Chernila's The Homemade Kitchen

Alana Chernila’s latest book The Homemade Kitchen has recipes for braised lamb shanks, preserved lemon hummus, broccoli raab with cheddar polenta, and baked apples topped with maple ice cream. The recipes sound very, very good, but <b>amongst the book’s 320 pages lies lessons and messages less about</b> …

Shrimp and Gruyère Cheese Grits With Bacon and Mushrooms Recipe

Shrimp and grits is a dish with so many renditions, the only thing you can really count on is that it contains shrimp...and grits. Often there's pork, sometimes mushrooms, and the amount of gravy can range from none to tons. This recipe features plump shrimp, seared mushrooms, crispy bacon, and …