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NRA videos warn elites 'we're coming for you'

The National Rifle Association has drawn fire in recent months for a series of videos criticizing prominent liberal forces and the mainstream media, with some warning that the group is resorting to language that could incite violence.<p>Using the hashtags #counterresistance and #clenchedfistoftruth, …

Guns

Do you really need travel insurance — or is credit card coverage enough?

When you’re booking a flight, a cruise or making other travel plans, you may have the option to buy insurance in case something goes wrong with your trip.<p>Coverage varies by policy but here are some of the situations that may be covered:<p>You have a medical emergency while traveling and need to be …

Personal Finance

How to Train Your Brain to Be More Optimistic

The glass is half full — here’s how to see it that way.<p>Do you tend to see the positive, even in trying situations? Or do you immediately assume the worst and focus on the negative?<p>When it comes to how we view the world, most of us fall into one of two categories: optimist or pessimist. And …

Happiness

The 15 Items You'll Want to Pack for a Long Trip

Here’s what to pack for a month (or more) on the road.<p>When you’re headed out of town for a weekend, you may not give a second-thought to what you’ll …

Travel

Chiang Mai | The north Guide

Although rapid economic progress in recent years has brought problems such as pollution and traffic jams, <b>CHIANG MAI</b> still manages to preserve some of …

Asia Travel

The secret to baking the perfect sourdough (and Bread Ahead's famous doughnuts)

‘This is the place that does the doughnuts,’ a visitor whispers eagerly to her friend as they approach Bread Ahead’s stall at Borough Market. Moments later they each hold a sugared orb that oozes salted-caramel custard and a hunk of honeycomb – the signature deep-fried creation of this London …

Baking

Hong Kong Stopover | A First Timer's Guide to the Hong Kong

<b>A Hong Kong stopover promises the ultimate blissful assault to the senses. From the moment you step off the MTR into the heady, sticky air at</b> …

The new midlife nutrition rules: 15 questions to fix your eating habits

On my way to meet James Collins at his Harley Street clinic, I duck into a high street sandwich chain for lunch. It’s gone midday and I’m an office worker, so naturally I’m feeling a) hungry, b) even more hungry because I didn’t have time for breakfast this morning, and c) panicked because I’m …

Spiralized Salad with Asian Lime Vinaigrette

With a turn of the handle, a spiralizer transforms ordinary vegetables into something extraordinary. Here, spiralized cucumber and carrots are tossed with an Asian-inspired vinaigrette, then topped with fresh herbs and crushed peanuts to create a refreshing salad that’s perfect for accompanying …

Williams-Sonoma

Israeli Couscous With Dried Cranberries and Toasted Almonds (Parve)

In her Hip Kosher cookbook, Ronnie Fein writes "Tiny balls of Israeli couscous are the culinary pearls of the pasta world. This recipe combines sweet …

Ice Cream

Upper crossed syndrome: Causes, symptoms, and exercises

Upper crossed syndrome refers to a particular configuration of overlapping overactive and underactive muscle groups in the neck, chest, and shoulders.<p>…

9 Tomato Recipes You Need This Summer

It's tomato time! Heirloom, sun gold, green, cherry, plum, campari and zebra; we love them all! We're celebrating summer the best way we know how; …

If You’re Holding Onto Cable to Watch Broadcast TV Shows, Plex Offers a Few Good Reasons to Quit

The big conundrum of the current TV landscape is that the ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, and CW programming you watch on satellite or cable costs you nearly $10 …

Televisions

These Freezer-to-Table Recipes Prove the Freezer Is Your BFF

My freezer door gets opened multiple times a day. Frozen foods are my secret weapon against food waste, food boredom, and, most importantly, ordering …

Cooking

How to Make Bacon Extra Crispy - Chowhound

Undercooked, soggy bacon is indisputably brunch’s most serious offense. In fact, if your bacon isn’t served with perfectly crisp edges and a balanced …

Here’s Your First Look at Tesla’s Beautiful Solar Roofs

Sometimes a clean energy innovation is on par with the standard version, so choosing between the two can be tough. When it comes to Tesla’s newest …

1,000 Bonus United Miles Every Hilton Night - Points Miles & Martinis

You can earn 1,000 bonus United miles per night at <b>Hilton</b> through October 31, 2017 (up to 5,000 miles.) You need to enroll in this offer.<p><b>EARN 1,000</b> …

Flying

What Are Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Worth?

How to earn and maximize the value of Chase Ultimate Rewards Points<p>Chase issues some of our top picks for credit cards with traveler rewards. Most of …

4 Expert Tips You Need To Try If You’re Having Trouble Orgasming

Is achieving an orgasm a problem for you or someone you know? HollywoodLife.com spoke to two of our favorite sex experts to provide you with some …

Handsfree

Trump’s Phony Populism Rests on One Big Lie

The confusion of corporate liberty with individual liberty is the missing explanation for the president’s appeal to the white working class.<p>Most …

10 products that will help you look fantastic while traveling

We all want to look our best, especially for those travel shots we post for our friends to envy.<p>But stale airplane air, jet lag and running around …

Skin Care

10 Homemade Airplane Meals That Are Better than Paying $40

Are you planning a trip this summer? Perhaps taking advantage of some of the cheap airfare deals to Europe? This past February, Norwegian Airlines …

Healthy Eating

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Lose 10 Pounds in One Week With This Fat-Melting, Thyroid Enhancing Diet

Are fish oil and weight loss really connected? University of Brazil scientists have uncovered evidence that ordinary fish oil supplements — the kind …

The Essential Guide To Dim Sum For The Chinese New Year

Know exactly how to order thanks to this breakdown of 24 dishes, including photos and Chinese pronunciation.<p><i>by Carolyn Phillips</i><p>Nowadays, the term "dim sum" (點心 in written Chinese, and pronounced <i>dian xin</i> in Mandarin) is a meal—usually taken on a weekend morning—that encompasses a vast roster of …

Baked Challah French Toast Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Rich, eggy challah makes an ideal base for French toast. Here, the Jewish …

5 Cold, Quick Noodle Salads for the Hungry, Hurried & Hot

If I could, I'd eat a bowl of cold noodle salad every noon and night till the fall winds cometh.<p>Noodles are <b>the softest, squiggliest landing pads for a variety of summer vegetables</b> (not to mention all sorts of cubed cheeses and salty fridge accessories, like capers, olives, and anchovies). Add a …

How to Do Southeast Asia on a Budget While Staying Chic

We love to give readers insider access to luxurious travel experiences, like using 74,375 KrisFlyer miles to fly in Singapore Suites or snagging an …

Colorado’s Newest Adventure Lodge is Next-Level Luxurious

Taylor River Lodge is like fancy summer camp for adults.<p>Whitewater rafters hoot and holler as they ride the rushing Taylor River past the porch of …

Adventure Travel