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18 Practical Five-Ingredient Dinner Ideas

For when you're not sure what to make.

Cooking

Brazilian soccer player Neymar becomes a meme after an outrageous flop

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, better known as just Neymar, is an amazing soccer player who plays forward for both Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil …

Soccer

Why You Should Pull for Alabama

Dynasties don’t last forever, so let’s roll with the Tide while we can<p><i>Editor’s note: With the all-SEC national championship game set for Monday in Atlanta, we asked two prominent Southern writers—and unabashed fans—for their take on the big game. See Tommy Tomlinson’s essay about Georgia here.</i><p>When …

College Football

The nation's top cancer doctors are asking people to drink less in an unprecedented warning

It's not every day that a group of the nation's top cancer doctors asks people to curb their drinking.<p>In a statement released Tuesday, the American Society of Clinical Oncology outlined research tying alcohol to two types of cancer and told Americans to drink less.<p>"ASCO believes that a proactive …

The Gronk brothers played flip cup on 'Shark Tank' then walked away with 150k

It was an especially entertaining episode of Shark Tank on Sunday night. Chris Gronkowski, brother of Patriots tight end Rob, came on the show touting his product IceShaker. Here’s how it went down.<p>The IceShaker is stainless steel portable bottle designed for people who work out.<p>The IceShaker …

Entrepreneurship

LeBron’s response to Dwyane Wade calling him the cheapest NBA player is hilarious and endearing

Dwyane Wade gave Rachel Nichols some A+ interview ammo when he told her LeBron James was the cheapest guy in the NBA. True or false, LeBron?<p>“That is so, so, so, so false ... ly true. That is so falsely true.”<p>“I’m not turning on data roaming. I’m not buying no apps. I still got Pandora with …

Dwyane Wade

Alabama QB Jalen Hurts draws major praise from ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit

The numbers might not jump off the page when it comes to Alabama QB Jalen Hurts this year, but that doesn’t mean the sophomore is having a bad …

German soccer team takes a knee before Bundesliga game ‘for a tolerant Berlin’

The “take a knee” movement crossed the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday morning as Hertha Berlin’s players and coaches kneeled before their Bundesliga soccer game against visiting Schalke in a call for “tolerance and responsibility.”<p>Some NFL players, as well as a few other U.S. athletes, have been taking …

One of city’s highest-paid surgeons allegedly overcharges patients

One of the city’s highest-paid surgeons is facing a federal probe for allegedly overbilling patients.<p>“My Office has an open investigation into the …

New York City

The best 4K TV on a budget

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 80 hours testing new …

Smart TV

Microsoft confirms original Xbox backward compatibility still coming this year

Prolific Microsoft leaker @h0x0d has reportedly uncovered the list of original Xbox games that will be backward compatible with Xbox One, and he …

Did Nick Saban Break L.S.U.?

LAROSE, La. — In other parts of the country, Bayou Lafourche might be called a creek. It creeps away from the Mississippi River and passes through this speed trap town on the way to the Gulf of Mexico, a liquid median between the parallel roads that take unceasing punishment from the …

Game of Thrones vs history: which real characters and events inspired George RR Martin?

iOS 11 leak reveals the LTE-enabled Apple Watch

A copy of iOS 11 in its final development stage has leaked online, and <i>9to5mac</i> has dissected the software to reveal the secrets we're bound to hear during Apple's upcoming event. One of the publication's most notable discoveries is an image of what seems to be the LTE-enabled Apple Watch from within …

Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way

Astronomers find evidence of enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun in a gas cloud near the galaxy’s centre<p>An enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun has been found hiding in a toxic gas cloud wafting around near the heart of the …

Black Holes

Los Angeles wildfires: City battles 'largest fire in history'

<b>Hundreds of Los Angeles residents have been allowed to return home, as the largest wildfires in the city's history appear to be easing.</b><p>The fires, covering about 5,000 acres, started in La Tuna Canyon on Friday, triggering a state of emergency.<p>"We've turned the corner, but this is not over," Mayor …

Hurricane Harvey offers lessons Republicans will probably ignore

Hurricane Harvey has exposed the weakness of the three shibboleths that have been the guiding political philosophy for two generations of Republicans. Those three shaky imperatives are that 1) lowering taxes is always a good idea, 2) government programs can always be cut and 3) economic growth must …

Starbucks responded to Trump’s immigration order by pledging to hire 10,000 refugees

Starbucks is showing solidarity with refugees by promising them support amid an ongoing executive order by US president Donald Trump that restricts their entry into the United States.<p>In a Jan. 29 letter to employees, CEO Howard Schultz vowed to hire 10,000 refugees over a period of five years …

Immigration

When Muslims got blocked at American airports, U.S. veterans rushed to help

Jeffrey Buchalter was reflooring his foyer in Chesapeake Beach, Md., and listening to MSNBC over the weekend when he heard the news: An Iraqi who had worked with American forces as an interpreter had been stopped from entering the U.S. under a new executive order on immigration from President Trump.<p>…

Immigration

Actor Kal Penn raises thousands for Syrian refugees after vile social media comment

What Kal Penn calls turning bigotry into love is a powerful force indeed.<p>The actor flipped a vile social media comment on its head Saturday, using …

I Went Through America’s Extreme Vetting

I’m a Syrian refugee. Trust me, it’s plenty tough.<p>I’m a Syrian refugee living in the United States. My family, which fled to Turkey in 2011 as protests against the government grew, is Muslim. And on Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would have made it difficult, if not impossible …

Immigration

Sweet thank you card from ball girl to tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga goes viral

There isn't always room for niceties in the world of professional sport, but French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has bucked the trend.<p>You might …

The religion of Roll Tide

The Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama. Since they began playing football in 1892, the Tide have won 16 national championships. Current head …

For 90 years, Bama’s been singing about beating Washington. Now they meet again.

The Tide’s fight song was inspired by one of the most important games in the sport’s history: the 1926 Rose Bowl against Washington.<p>For nearly a century, every time the Crimson Tide have taken the field or scored a touchdown, Alabama has rubbed Washington’s face in the ground.<p>As Bama hits the Peach …

Empathy is an overrated skill when dispensing medical care

Over the past few decades, empathy—the ability to take on the perspective, or “feel” the emotions, of another person—has been touted as a key clinical skill, and a cornerstone of the doctor-patient relationship. Communication with and trust in the doctor hinges on this quality, research suggests, …

Empathy

Mississippi man bombs Walmart for refusing to sell Confederate flag

A man has been charged after reportedly setting off an explosive device at a Tupelo, Mississippi Walmart, angry that the retailer has stopped selling …

Take a Ride in the 607 hp BMW Alpina B7

The high-performance sedan can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds and reach 193 mph…<p>I flung the <b>BMW Alpina B7 xDrive</b> out of the pits and …

Luxury Lifestyle

Giants coach Ben McAdoo showed his team the video of the guy punching the kangaroo to hype them up

If you haven't seen the video of a man punching a kangaroo in the face to save his dog, you probably have been asleep for the past week. Here is it, though, for context:<p>Pretty cool. That dude punched a kangaroo and then ran away. Saved the dog. Very awesome. Ben McAdoo, the head coach of the New …

Seattle wins MLS Cup on tiebreaker

TORONTO — Roman Torres scored in the sixth round of penalty kicks to give the Seattle Sounders a 5-4 tiebreaker victory over Toronto FC and their first MLS Cup title after 120 scoreless minutes Saturday night.<p>It was the first MLS Cup final to fail to produce a goal in regulation, setting the stage …