Tyanda Penman

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This is How You Turn a Watermelon Into a Giant Cocktail

So you can focus on the grill, not mixing drinks.<p>As if the Internet needed one more clever way to refashion a watermelon: We've turned the sweet summer melon into a keg, one massive Jell-O shot, shot glasses, and now a JUG (can't stop, won't stop). This idea came to me from the Italian food site …

Colin Farrell Opens Up About Rocky Career, Calls Fame a 'Delusion'

The actor is very blunt about what it's like to fail in Hollywood.<p>Colin Farrell is a refreshing break from the PR spin most actors give in interviews about their careers. The latest example is his talk yesterday with Tavis Smiley on PBS. Smiley presses him on a question about the large-scale …

12 Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They're Gone in August

Hurry, time to watch these gems.<p>The dog days of summer have arrived, and 90-degree heat is as good an excuse as any to stay in the air conditioning and enjoy the standout offerings on Netflix before they disappear. Follow our roundup to see what you need to get to soon, along with the dates they'll …

Huckabee Tests Just How Stupid Americans Will Be About the Middle East

The 2016 Republican nomination hopeful tested Obama too, whose frustrations boiled over.<p>American Presidential elections are fun partly because they're a contest to see who gets to play the lead actor in the soap opera of America, but also because they're extended games in which we get to see who …

The 2012 Benghazi Attack Is Now a Michael Bay Action Movie

Watch the first trailer for January's 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi.<p>On September 11, 2012, Islamist extremists attacked an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. The violent act resulted in the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, the …

The World's Most Popular Fruit Is Going Extinct

The Cavendish banana is battling a plague from a viral fungus.<p>The Cavendish banana, first introduced in 1965, is the world's largest banana export. But now it's being wiped out by Tropical Race 4, a fungal disease that took root in Malaysia and has since spread to Southeast Asia, Australia, and …

I Became a Better Cook When I Realized It Was a Sport

Writer Chris Wallace on the challenge, and pleasure, of cooking for one.<p>About most things I am deservedly, necessarily modest. Not cooking. Cooking I can do. I'll take the Pepsi Challenge with your grandma's bolognese in Kitchen Stadium any day of the week.<p>Growing up I was certain that my daddy's …

Confirmed: Dr. Dre Will Release a New Album This Friday

It will be the rapper's first solo music since 1999.<p><i>Update</i> <i>8/3/15: Dr. Dre will officially release</i> Compton A Soundtrack <i>on Friday, August 7. The album is currently available for</i> pre-order on iTunes<i>.</i><p>Twenty-seven years after expressing himself on NWA's <i>Straight Outta Compton</i>, Dr. Dre is back with a new …

This Terrifying Graphic Shows What Happens When You Drink a Can of Coke

Prepare for a sugar crash.<p>Most people know Coca-Cola is loaded with sugar. But have you ever wondered what it does to your body?<p>Designed by The Renegade Pharmacist, the graphic depicts what happens internally after consuming a can of Coke. In the first 10 minutes, your body uses phosphoric acid to …

The 10 Best Songs of July 2015

From new Wilco to 50 Cent's ballsy return, listen to what the month had to offer. Plus: Listen to all the best songs of the year on Esquire Spotify.

The Science Behind Why We Crave Bacon

The flavor begins with pork belly, and it only gets better from there.<p>When was the last time you saw or smelled bacon and didn't grab it? Probably never, and there's a reason for that. Guy Crosby, food scientist and science editor at America's Test Kitchen, tells the BBC that the flavor begins with …

The Most Loaded Chicken Nachos You'll Ever Make

All you need is white queso, smoked chicken, and corn.<p>Chef Jason Brumm was sick of yellow queso on tortilla chips passing for nachos. So when he got the chance to experiment with his Nashville-based hospitality company, the Band Box, the first thing he did was add chicken—more specifically, smoked …