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The Walking Dead makes off-grid living look easy – but is it actually plausible?

When <i>The Walking Dead</i> began in 2010, the apocalypse had already arrived: Its hero, Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), woke up from a months-long coma to find himself in a world rendered long-since unrecognizable. And for five years now we've watched through laced fingers as Rick and his fellow survivors …

Wall Street is just this dumb: “There are traders who are smart, though not many”

<b>(Reuters/Brendan McDermid/Salon)</b><p>We’ve got really good at creating financial products that merely move wealth around. This is capitalism gone amok<p>John Kay<p>October 31, 2015 3:59pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Other People’s Money: The Real Business of Finance”<p><i>Though the principles of the banking trade may</i> …

Investing

50 Beauty Products to Buy Before You Die

You won't find a movie buff who hasn't seen Casablanca—or a baseball fan who couldn't tell you when the Red Sox last won the World Series. The same adventurous, enthusiastic attitude can go for beauty, too. Here, in no particular order, the 50 beauty breakthroughs, drugstore finds, and unreal …

Fast-food fails from McDonald's, Chipotle, Domino's, and more

When restaurants mess up, customers are quick to criticize over social media.<p>We found some hilarious fast-food fails at brands ranging from McDonald's to Domino's.<p>From Big Macs that are slightly off, to Taco Bell's newest menu item, here are some of the biggest fails.<p>Not even Chipotle is safe.

Fast Food

Take This Quiz to Measure Your Happiness Scientifically

Chances are you’ve taken a test that measures your happiness and well-being. But let’s be frank: very few of these tests are actually rooted in …

The healthiest things you can order at 12 fast-food chains

And while eating pizza and burgers everyday is probably not a great idea, you don't have to completely swear off joining your friends for a quick bite every once in awhile.<p>We've compiled a list of fast-food items from our favorite chains that'll fill you up and keep you energized without weighing …

These 17 Pastas Are Incredibly Creamy And Delicious

The pasta-bilities are endless.

Poach Coach

Poached eggs are something of an enigma. They're simultaneously comforting and luscious, yet they remain intimidating to make at home. From the …

Steep Your Way to Hot Tea Perfection by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

There's a difference between nuking a teabag and brewing a real cup of tea at home—avoid these mistakes when upgrading to the real thing.<p>Picture a bag of potato chips. At the very top are fully intact, unmarred, pristine chips. They're satisfyingly crunchy, and you can't stop eating. But once you …

20 Easy Comfort Food Recipes To Feed Your Soul

YASSS.<p>There is no season for comfort food -- we need it all the time. It's there for us on the hardest of days and to celebrate the happiest ones, too. But it's definitely during the fall that our craving for a big plate of comfort strikes most frequently. Maybe it's because we're sad that summer's …

Cooking

The Best Taco Recipes On The Planet

Life doesn't get better than this.<p>There are tacos and then there are <i>tacos</i>. If you think of tacos as just a quick weeknight dinner, not something to get excited about, then you’ve never really had a <i>taco</i>. Forgettable tacos are usually the kind that come out of a box, with a packet for seasoning and …

Cooking

Emma Watson Used Hard-Hitting Numbers to Explain How Sexism Works In Hollywood

D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra<p>Loic Venance—AFP/Getty Images<p>Anthony Harvey—Getty Images<p>Joe Scarnici—Getty Images<p>Jason Kempin—Getty …

5 Daily Practices That Can Transform Your Life

Have you ever wanted to make an internal transformation but felt stuck in the process? The best part is when your friends give you the "easier said than done" advice such as <i>"just think happy thoughts"</i> or <i>"you just have to know you are good enough,"</i> and you're left thinking <i>"if it were so easy to do</i> …

Meditation

Obama's foreign policy is a confusing mess

The encounter with Putin and the "fruitful and constructive summit" with Xi , as Xinhua News Agency called it, look altogether weird. Obama is suddenly talking about mutual interests and cooperation with leaders of the two nations with which Washington is most directly in competition. What's going …

Foreign Policy

Why the Beginning of the Universe Cannot Be Explained from “Inside the Room” (FREE Bible Insert)

I’ve learned something important in the many homicide trials I’ve worked over the years: There’s always more than one way to explain evidence. Jurors …

Dark Matter

Emma Watson Counts Up The Numbers To Prove Sexism Is Strong In Hollywood

it’s quantifiable<p>Sexism is more than how women are treated in comparison to men. In fact, it can be quite subtle until you actually consider the numbers involved. So, Emma Watson is using hard, numerical evidence to show that sexism in Hollywood is still alive and well—and it affects 99 percent of …

Shaving will never be the same with this laser razor

It's 2015, so it only makes sense to shave our hair off with lasers, right?<p>Right. That's why Skarp Razor is replacing blade with a laser and plans to …