Valerie Chinn

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Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

Music

12 Taro Recipes That Will Have You Craving All Things Purple

Looking to broaden your starch horizons? Meet taro root, the potato's hairy, kind of unfortunate-looking cousin.<p><i>Okay, this lil guy is kind of cute.</i><p>The taro plant is a tropical plant with large green leaves. Its root is starchy and high in fiber and is most often compared to a sweet potato or yam …

Make Giada's ultimate finger foods for your Super Bowl party

Not sure what to serve for Super Bowl Sunday? Get inspired by these delicious finger food recipes from Giada De Laurentiis. Here, the celebrity chef is sharing her favorite finger food recipes like: mini antipasto calzones, Mediterranean chili chicken wings and double chocolate espresso cookies. …

10 of the Best Colors to Pair with Brown!

Brown can be easily be dull and boring in a variety of settings from interior design to fashion. But, the right shade of brown can also be inspiring, …

Interior Design

Watch Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Chris Evans Defend Tom Brady with Their Best Boston Accents

The story that gained the most traction in the two-week lead-up to this Sunday’s Super Bowl was, of course, #DeflateGate, the allegations that the New England Patriots may have deflated 11 out of 12 of their footballs for their A.F.C. Championship showdown with the Indianapolis Colts. The …

Ben Affleck

Crack Dip: Game Day Hero

Crack dip is the stuff dreams are made of. You have to give it 24 hours in the fridge, but OH is it worth it!<p>Crack dip. What the what? I had never heard of it but I've seen it all over Pinterest. It's been pinned SO many times. I was intrigued. I mean really, a dip that's simply called "crack dip"</i> …

How a 154-Year Old Ice Cream Shop Stays in Business

How does a 154-year-old ice cream shop stay relevant? You know the saying. Make new friends, but keep the old...<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the relationships that build and sustain the food industry. This year, we’re traveling the country to look at the changing</i> …

Ice Cream

Homemade Ranch Mix Is A Revelation For Dressing Lovers

The simple combination of buttermilk, herbs and spices has long been a favorite recipe. It's made salads that much more glorious, chicken wings something to write home about, and crudites worth eating. Ranch dressing has made many of our lives happier.<p>We will always have a soft spot for …

Getting Wicked: 6 Vintage Musicals to Whet Your Whistle

After decades of being demonized as box-office poison, movie musicals are back - thanks in no small part to the millions of girls and boys still …

6 Ways Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

If you're trying to slim down or shape up, hitting the sack is just as important as sweating at the gym. These six reasons are your best excuses to hit the snooze button and get more sleep.<p><b>It Stops Late-Night Snacking</b><br>The longer you’re awake, the more likely you are to consume calories you don’t …

Granola Cake

<i>Granola Cake-a soft and chewy cake made with granola, chocolate, and coconut! This simple cake is great for dessert, snack time, or even breakfast!</i><p>I …

Dessert

I lost 50 lbs in 3 months – here’s how technology helped me

America has never been as fat as it is right now. And I had never been as fat as I was seven months ago.<p>I don’t usually discuss personal matters here …

50 Brownies

Try dozens of twists on the ultimate crowd-pleasing dessert from Food Network Magazine.<p>Yunhee Kim<p><b>How to bake brownies:</b> <br>Preheat the oven to 325 …

Dessert

6 Books That Will Make You Want To Be A Better Human

<i>Six books to make you listen harder, tell more truth, and edit your internal monologue. Books to help you get out of bed tomorrow. Books to remind</i> …

5 Signs of a Bad Marriage No One Talks About

While our culture gets criticized for being too pro-divorce, I'd like to counter that criticism and say we are a culture of over-tolerance. We tolerate bad behavior and bad relationships for far too long.<p>We are rewarded for "sticking it out" and are scolded by our society if we don't. I am often …

22 Heart-Shaped Treats That’ll Make You Melt

There’s nothing quite like heart-shaped treats, both sweet and savory, to get us in the mood for Valentine’s Day. Each of these 22 swoon-worthy confections is like Cupid’s arrow for your taste buds <i>and</i> your eyes. Enjoy nibbling on a fab assortment of homemade candies, cookies and so much more. Oh, …

Could Drilling in the Atlantic Harm Fish, Whales, Turtles?

A proposal from President Barack Obama could open parts of the U.S. Atlantic coast to drilling.<p>The swath of Atlantic Ocean the Obama administration may open to oil and gas exploration is an ecologically diverse network of soft-bottom shelves and rocky canyons that includes some of most dynamic and …

Oil & Gas Industry

Scientists shed light on creativity by studying pianists' brain activity

Images of pianists' brains highlighted areas that seemed to underpin their musical creativity<p>Scientists claim to have shed light on the neural basis of creativity by scanning the brains of accomplished pianists while they improvised on a keyboard.<p>Images of the pianists' brains highlighted areas …