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The 98 Best Songs of 1998: Pop's Weirdest Year

The year 1998 had some great ideas our culture gave up on too soon: Internet cafes, travel agencies, Jennifer Love Hewitt's singing career. Plus …

Music

Tried & Tested, These Are Best Men’s Cologne, Perfume & Fragrances

It's men's cologne time, baby. Now that we're well into the year, we're due for another round-up of the best scents for men. This year's selection …

Men's Fashion

What Is the Difference Between a Calzone and a Stromboli?

Both are made with pizza dough and stuffed with cheese, but you'd be a fool to call them the same.<p>A stromboli and a calzone are not the same thing. Please, I beg you, trust me. I tell that to people quite frequently (because I am the type of person who talks about stromboli a lot) and no one seems …

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Sweet Potato Crust Pizza

For the crust: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and brush with 2 teaspoons of the olive oil.<p>Add the sweet …

Your Ultimate Inspiration For a Delicious Cinco de Mayo

It's no secret that we're big fans of Mexican food. So when Cinco de Mayo rolls around each year, we inevitably get really excited (and hungry). Over the years, we've managed to whip up a whole bunch of flavorful dishes and drinks, from tacos to tequila-infused cocktails, all of which would be …

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

Gear & Gadgets

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

TV Pilots 2018: The Complete Guide to What Lives, Dies and Still Has a Pulse

Bookmark our annual guide and refresh for the latest as THR tracks pilot pickups, castings and eventual series orders.<p>Following another prolonged …

A Beginner’s Guide To Watch Complications

Buying a watch is a complicated business. And that’s not a reference to the bewildering array of styles and price points on offer. Because in the …

I Ate 26 Tacos to Find the Best Breakfast Taco in Austin

Flour Tortilla. Bacon. Eggs. Potatoes. Cheese. These are the things that make or break the most portable breakfast around.<p>I would have liked to have been in Austin for the music. A show at The Continental Club, followed by some cold beers at Deep Eddy Cabaret would have been nice. Instead, I was …

Texas

Five Sharp Suits Expertly Tailored to the Modern Man

A far cry from your father’s stuffy suit, these cutting-edge styles keep you cool, comfortable, and always put together.<p>Lighter than an ocean breeze, …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

28 Days, 28 Films for Black History Month

Our chief film critics have chosen essential movies from the 20th century that convey the larger history of black Americans in cinema.

Black History

The Ultimate Guide to the Regions of France

On the other side of the Atlantic, we tend to think of France as a vaguely star-shaped country with Paris as a dot somewhere toward the middle of the …

Why Our Mental Health Takes a Village

Different people can help us manage different moods. Psychologists explain how to build a portfolio of supportive allies.<p>By<p>Elizabeth Bernstein<p>Elizabeth Bernstein<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@EBernsteinWSJ<p>elizabeth.bernstein.50<p>Google+<p>Elizabeth.Bernstein@wsj.com<p><b>Do you have</b> a best friend or …

Psychology

New Production Fund PulsexAI Unveiled

Pulse Films and Access Industries' AI Film are joining forces to produce up to three low-budget films per year.<p>Pulse Films is joining forces with …

Movies for MLK Day : App Store Story

Why Fear May Be Killing Your Creativity | Heleo

“We’d rather revisit old knowledge, doing things that work in exchange for putting yourself in situations that might not work.”<p><b>READ ON TO</i> …

The Flexitarian Diet

(Getty Images)<p>Overview<p>Balanced Diet<p>These diets fall within accepted ranges for the amount of protein, carbs, fat and other nutrients they …

3 Stocks That Cut You a Check Each Month

Looking for monthly income? These three stocks have you covered.<p>A handful of companies choose to send their shareholders a check each month instead …

96 Things to Do When You're Bored

Years ago when I was going through a hard time, my therapist recommended that I read Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s <i>Your Erroneous Zones</i>. This book changed my …

Oscar de la Renta

How restaurants use menu psychology to make you spend more money

Experts deconstruct the menu-making process to help you order what you actually want<p>What would you rather order? A $10 bowl of mac-and-cheese or a $12 four-cheese baked pasta skillet topped with artisanal breadcrumbs?<br>For many, the dinner is in the details. The phrasing, placement, pricing, and …

Party Clutches Are The New Party Dresses

The holidays are for indulging — at least, that’s what I told myself when I consumed a 12-pack of candy canes in one sitting. They’re for going to …

Candy Canes

The Male Screenwriter’s Guide to Love Stories

Everyone knows it’s hard for men to make it as screenwriters in today’s Hollywood. Over the last twenty years, the percentage of studio movies written by women has exploded from eleven per cent to almost thirteen per cent. With the deck so stacked against us, it’s more important than ever to show …

Steven Soderbergh on Virtual Reality, iPhone Filmmaking, and Harvey Weinstein

Steven Soderbergh is nothing if not ever-evolving—except, maybe, for tireless. After establishing himself as one of his generation’s great auteurs …

Virtual Reality

Learn the Science Behind Writing Screenplays That Keep Us on the Edge of Our Seats

Use the science of attention spans to make audiences itch for more, not twitch and snore.<p>It's a familiar feeling to every moviegoer: You find …

Storyteller, content owner or thought leader: which content strategy is right for you?

There are three types, or stages, of a digital content strategy: content owner, thought leader and storyteller. Depending on your brand and your …

1961 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7

This 1961 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 is a MKI 2+2 which was built in January 1960 and sent to Detroit, Michigan later that month for sale in the US. …

Classic Cars

Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Bread

Apples, oats and cinnamon make this moist bread a healthy choice for breakfast on the go.<p>Many people know that a bowl of oatmeal is one healthy way …