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A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Shaggy Is the Real 'Mr. Worldwide'

Talk to reggae icon Shaggy for three minutes or less, and you'll realize three things: A) he never stopped making music despite terrestrial radio in the states cutting his airplay B) his charity work will always come first, and C) he doesn't care about "A." You'll also learn right off the bat he's …

This Gadget Turns ANY Lightbulb into a Movie Projector

Projectors are not just for the movie theater anymore. They’re not even just for movies. Beam is a projector that lets you project whatever is on your smartphone’s screen wirelessly, and it doesn’t even require any fancy setup. Just screw it right into any light socket, and point it at a flat …

Light Bulbs

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

Dessert

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. It …

14 Food TV Shows Actually Worth Watching

Today's food TV is a cultural wasteland, but you can still watch food shows that were actually great. Here are 14 of the best of them<p>With the onslaught of a generation of TV food shows that seem to be vying for an Emmy in the category of Most Thoroughly Robbing Cooking of Dignity, Fun, and Good …

29 Techy Gadgets and Gifts for Foodies

With 3D printed foods and meals that you just add water to, it’s pretty clear we’ve made it to the future. It’s time to smartify our kitchens and bring them up to date, too. Here are 29 gadgets for the tech-savvy chefs in your life. These kitchen tools are sure to capture any foodie’s heart (and …

Crispy Green Bean Fries

It's 3 p.m. You're well aware that you should be reaching for something virtuous to snack on. Luckily, we've figured out how to make vegetables more alluring when hunger strikes. These oven-baked green beans are the answer. They're easy, satisfying and not at all bad for you.<p>It's 3 p.m. You're well …

Recipes

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

Breakfast

Peter Gabriel on 25 Years of Real World, Possible ‘Organic Dance Record’

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Real World Records, Peter Gabriel’s pioneering world music label that connected American and British …

Parents growing anxious about enterovirus D68

When news first broke about a month ago about enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68, with hundreds of children hospitalized across the United States with respiratory illnesses, I definitely took notice.<p>I clicked on a few news stories, like I'm sure many other parents did, especially since my girls, …

Savory Oatmeal and Soft-Cooked Egg

Try a savory approach to your morning oatmeal with the addition of a soft-cooked egg and shredded cheddar cheese.