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The Everything Guide to Buying Running Shoes

Whether you’re training for your first marathon or just trying to get into a treadmill habit, the most important gear for any runner is your shoes. These pieces of foam and plastic are the only thing protecting your body from the impact of pounding the pavement, track, or trails. And while it might …

Charleston Cuisine Is the Best It's Ever Been

Over the past decade, Southern farmers and chefs have taken huge strides in patching up the South Carolina pantry. So what happens next? Low-country …

In-N-Out worker reveals cult burger chain's secrets, tips

In-N-Out's menu is famously simple but, as a corporation, it's quite an enigma.<p>So In-N-Out fans looking to peek just a bit behind the curtain will rejoice in a Reddit Ask Me Anything. A Redditor with the username booshley, who says she has worked for the chain for two years, allowed users to ask …

This Potato Salad Is Super Popular on Pinterest

As we head into grilling, potluck, and picnic season, it's time to dust off all those tried-and-true recipes you've been missing for the last eight …

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Pho Bo Soup - Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup

A nourishing soup made with flat rice noodles, Pho Bo soup is popular throughout Vietnam. Serves 4 to 6.<br>Scroll down below the recipe directions for …

The 4 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Chicken Breasts

Avoid these common chicken breast mistakes and pretty soon you'll be the breast around. Err… well, you know.<p>You don't have to lie to us: We know that chicken breasts are in your regular cooking rotation. And why shouldn't they be? They're cheap, cook quickly, and are about as soothingly reliable as …

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How to Get Rid of Gross Cooking Smells in Your House

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Remember last Sunday, when you hosted a dinner party and delighted everyone with your homemade shrimp …

The Secret to a Tender (Not Tough) London Broil

Make London broil you actually want to eat (not one that you want to bury in the backyard).<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Rhonda Perrett confesses majorly overcooking a London broil to</i> …

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Five of the best apps for listening to podcasts

Keeping up with Serial? Your next spoken-word fix could come from Overcast, Pocket Casts, Castro, Spotify or Deezer<p>Serial didn’t singlehandedly revive the podcast as a media format – the efforts of radio broadcasters and many independent producers have grown and sustained audiences in the years …

14 '80s Movies You NEED to Show Your Kids Today (and Not a Disney Movie in Sight)

Every generation has their flicks. My parents made me sit through <b>Lawrence of Arabia</b> and <b>The Godfather</b>, but few flicks are as generationally relevant as the classic '80s films so many of us grew up watching. I'm looking at you, John Hughes. You defined a generation. You taught us what it meant to be …

How to Clean Your (Surprisingly Gross) Knife Block

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>News flash! You know the little slots in your handsome knife block? They’re filled with dust, bagel …

25 Perfect Pieces of Fried Chicken in NYC

Eater's senior critic lists some of his favorite plates of fried chicken in New York City<p>Golden brown and crunchy on the outside, moist and flavorsome on the inside, fried chicken is America's greatest contribution to world gastronomy. And here in New York City, it's available in a dizzying array …

The National Eater 38: Where to Eat in 2016

by , January 13, 2016<p>When I set out last year to compile the first-ever National 38 list, a roundup of the restaurants that shaped and defined American dining, I faced a thrilling — if daunting — task. This year's job was no less ambitious: Just as the 38 lists on Eater's city-specific sites grow …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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The Casties: Quartz’s awards for the best podcasts of 2015

The staggering growth of podcasts is great for those of us that love them. <b></b>With all of these new options, it’s really tough to know which are actually worth listening to. There are great podcasts of many types: expertly produced narrative storytelling, short fiction, a couple of people chatting for …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

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Amazing Women To Follow On The Internet In 2016

2015 has officially closed its creaky doors.<p>And what better way to kick off a new year, then to catch up with some women writers and comedians who make the world wide web a better place.<p>Pascalle Dugay (@frenchielaboozi)<p><i>Where are you based, and what do you do for a living?</i><p><b>I am based in Brooklyn, NY,</b> …

Filipino-Style Chicken Adobo

Adobo is outstanding the day after cooking.<p>I loved this dish the first time I tasted it years ago. With its simmer sauce of vinegar, garlic and soy …

The True Story Behind the Movie Joy

For most people, placing their life story in the hands of a director might stir up more than a few anxieties. There’s a reason, after all, why most …

Lorrie Morgan Readies New Album ‘Letting Go… Slow’

One of country music’s most versatile talents of the past three decades, Lorrie Morgan will kick off 2016 with <i>Letting Go… Slow</i>. Her first new solo …

Chance The Rapper's "SNL" Performance Will Give You Chills

Chance rapped, sang, and danced his way into America's hearts.

Music

How to Get the Smell of Frying Out of Your Kitchen

If you fried latkes or sufganiyot last night, chances are you are in the same position as our Product Manager Michael Hoffman:<p>Almost twenty-four hours later, your kitchen still smells like frying oil. And maybe your bedroom, living room, and clothes smell, too! (Looking forward to making dinner …

Living Rooms

The Human Experience: 6 Real Stories About Perfect Timing

It’s said that in order to measure the human experience, you must pin point the driving force behind life’s most celebrated journeys. We are defined …

Gifts for the Advanced Home Cook

For the adventurous home chef, give the gift of these high tech kitchen gadgets.

7 Kitchen Cleaning Tricks That Really Work

Some of our favorite tips in the kitchen are for getting it sparkling clean; these are their stories.<p><b>1. How to cut oily, dusty kitchen grime:</b><p>To easily clean "the layer of sticking cooking-oil infused dust that accumulates on high surfaces in the kitchen," as Kristen so aptly calls it, our Senior …

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2 Simple Turkey Improvements

Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting rack. It's time to kill this old tradition whether you are cooking indoors or outdoors, whether you are roasting a turkey or prime rib.<p>Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting …

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How to talk to kids about tragic events

<b>(CNN) —</b> After horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves?<p>"It's important to explain to children …

55 Movies You Have to Watch by the Time You're 30

From Casablanca to Moonrise Kingdom, the films you must see before you turn 30.<p>Whether you fancy romance, comedy, drama—or any hyphenate in-between—there are certain films that you have to see. Some are important because they make you uncomfortable, others entertain, but above all, this particular …

15 apps every foodie must have on their phone

There's more to being a foodie than simply snapping beautiful photographs of your dinner.<p>In fact, one could argue being a foodie is a life-long …

Apps

Snickers Dip Is Your Outrageous Answer To Leftover Halloween Candy

Everything you love about SNICKERS--plenty of salty peanuts, gooey caramel and sweet milk chocolate--into one party-ready dip.<p>Everything you love about SNICKERS--plenty of salty peanuts, gooey caramel and sweet milk chocolate--into one party-ready dip.<p><b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Get the recipe</b>.<p>The Best …

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