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DAY OF THE DEAD

Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests

Got milk? If you're drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead.<p>A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held view that milk can help adults ward off hip fractures …

Holistic Medicine

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Meditation Tips for the Easily Distracted

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Odds are good that you’re one of the 90.6 percent of Americans that have not meditated in the past 12 months. …

6 Foods That Boost Flavor Without Adding Calories

<b>Miso Paste</b><br>There are many different tastes and textures in miso paste varieties, but they will all give a rich, salty kick to your dishes. Try it in a marinade, like this miso-glazed salmon recipe.<p><b>Chicken Stock</b><br>A kitchen isn’t fully stocked without stock, which can be used over proteins, grains, …

12 Problems Only People With Great Taste Understand

Yes, your home looks amazing, but it's not without inconvenience.<p><b>1. You walk into any store—low- or high-end</b><b>—and your favorite item is always the most expensive one.</b> Who knew that little brass tray would ring up as more than certain pieces of furniture?<p><b>2. You've had to stop watching makeover shows</b> …

Oscar de la Renta: From the Archives

Take a look back at some of Oscar de la Renta’s greatest moments in <i>W</i>—and see them all on the designer’s mood board.

Walk This Way: 3 Ways to Wear Over-the-Knee Boots

On the catwalk, over-the-knee boots always seem to look effortlessly sexy and never overdone, but in real life these sky-high numbers tend to be harder to pull off. Whether you're planning on pairing yours with a micro mini, a sweater dress or some of your favorite skinny jeans, you'll want to …

First time Montréal: what to do in the City of Saints

Bold, brazen and beautiful, Montréal is a tantalizing tale of two worlds: new-world energy and excitement meets old-world glamour and grace. Take in the best of both while sipping a creamy <i>café au lait</i> on a Parisian-style sidewalk <i>terrasse</i>. <i>Canadienne</i> to the core, with its pristine urban streets and …

In Time for Picasso's Birthday, His Paris Museum Is Reborn

Following on the heels of the re-opening of the Peninsula Paris, which recently debuted in a grandly restored 19th century manse, the Musée Picasso …

A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward

Photo: Forest Woodward<p>Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in the U.S. Here are a few of the best shots he's taken over the past year. Don't be …

Adventure Travel

Biking Portland’s Icons

“The coffee isn’t delicious because of anything <i>I</i> do.”<p>Liam Kenna runs a small tasting station that freckles a stark warehouse space with glazed concrete floors, an artful exhibit of historic coffeemaking tools, and a table of beakers to measure coffee pours with lablike precision. “My job as a …

7 Out-of-This-World Candy Recipes

7 Deliciously Brilliant Hot Chocolate Hacks

<i>Get the recipe at The Messy Baker Blog.</i><p><b>2. Aztec Hot Chocolate</b><br>If you’re the type of person who likes a little spice with your sweetness, Aztec hot chocolate will thrill your taste buds. Cayenne and dark chocolate keep the drink from being cloying while still delivering on the flavor front.<p><i>Get the</i> …

Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of kale.<p>But kale is absolutely, positively not a superfood.<p>A superfood is high in protein, low in fat, gluten-free, …

The Cooking Hack That Will Change The Way You Eat Corn

<i>By Nicholas L. Hall</i><p>With "nose-to-tail" flying around the culinary scene like a swarm of bees, it was only a matter of time until the ethos of full, …

Fabulously Creepy Reads by 13 Women Writers

Photo: Courtesy of Publisher<p>In the horror-and-thriller pantheon, women writers have often been given (especially) short shrift. Sure, you've read Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe and maybe even H.P. Lovecraft—maybe you were even assigned them in school. But have you heard of Charlotte Perkins …

Book Review: Amy Poehler’s delightful debut book is a group effort

The path to Amy Poehler’s first book, <i>Yes Please</i>, seemingly runs through a memorable cameo in Tina Fey’s 2011 autobiography, <i>Bossypants</i>. Amid the …

The King of Halloween (RUN DMC vs Danny Elfman)

Burrito fans rejoice! Now you can order Taco Bell from your phone

Skip the line the next time you want a taco and use the new Taco Bell app to buy your food instead.<p>If standing in line for your fast food already takes up too much of your time, you can now shave off a few minutes between when you order a Doritos Locos Taco and when you can sink your teeth into its …

SnapDonate lets you give to charities just by taking photos of their logos

Slowly but surely, many parts of the world are going cashless, and the effects go beyond quicker checkouts at supermarkets. A new app developed in the UK lets users donate to charities whenever they feel inspired to do so, by simply pointing their phones at a charity’s logo — on a poster, flyer, …

8 Apps to Help You Get More Done in Less Time

We've all heard of the illusory work/life balance that books, blogs and the busiest of professionals tell us is attainable — but actually achieving …

NFL Week 9 Picks: Predicting Winners and Fantasy Studs

Link to Media<p>Counting Thursday night's NFC South battle between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers, there are at least three huge games on the Week 9 schedule.<p>Both the Panthers and Saints have been a bit disappointing this season, but the two will try to begin a second-half turnaround. …

Football (U.S.)

John Wick - Clip - Uninvited Guest

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. With New York City as his bullet-riddled playground, …

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Blood Ransom Official Movie Trailer Starring Anne Curtis and Alexander Dreymon

Horns, review: 'lacks real bite'

Daniel Radcliffe's turn as a devilish anti-hero can't save this supernatural thriller from mediocrity<p><b>Dir: Alexandre Aja. Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Heather Graham, Max Minghella. 15 cert, 120 mins</b><p>In yet another reminder that the former boy wizard is all grown up, Daniel Radcliffe …