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Amazon's best original shows in 2017: RANKED

Amazon<p>Amazon is spending a boatload making TV shows and movies for its Prime service, and was one of the big winners at the 2018 Golden Globes, with two wins for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel."<p>The show's star, Rachel Brosnahan, who goes from 50s housewife to stand-up comic, won the Globe for best …

Ina Garten Just Shared Her Personal Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving is just one week away (<i>I know, I know</i>), so if you're following Kitchn's 10-day guide for the big day, then you've probably already …

Cooking

You Need These Lemon Chicken Stuffed Shells in Your Life

Do you have some leftover chicken in the fridge that needs to be repurposed? If you do, great. If you don't, I highly suggest grabbing a rotisserie …

12 IKEA Products Every Renter Should Know About

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Two monumental things happened to me in June 2008: my son was born and an IKEA opened a mile from my apartment. Any New Yorker …

Outdoor Spaces

How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet (Easiest Kitchen Makeover Ever!)

Knowing how to replace a kitchen faucet will come in handy, and save you money on calling that plumber.<p>Whether you are experiencing a drip or leak or …

Cleveland Clinic Doctor Goes Full Anti-Vaccine

In a striking display of anti-science fear-mongering, the Cleveland Clinic’s Daniel Neides, M.D., medical director and chief operating officer of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, regurgitated anti-vaccine talking points on a local news site. Right in the middle of flu season, a medical …

Public Health

Essential Apps for Your Smart Home Hub

How to make the most of your new Amazon Echo or Google Home<p>If you were lucky enough to receive a Amazon Echo or Google Home this holiday season, …

Smart Homes

14 easy to install sliding doors to maximise your space

When you have to close a space separating two different uses in one room, create an indoor garden room, or call on more of the alternatives that are …

5 Meditation Apps to Help You Relax After the Election

If you’ve felt stressed and anxious throughout this election cycle, you’re not alone. As one of the most monumental presidential elections comes to a …

See How the World's Newspapers Reported Donald Trump Victory

The Washington Post<p>1 of 14<p>Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election, which was confirmed early Wednesday after a tight race with …

Kitchen essentials: How to make a salad dressing

A vinaigrette to me, is one of those little things in which the finished product is greater than the sum of its parts. You take some oil, vinegar and …

Crockpot Three Cheese Mashed Potatoes.

We are taking crockpot cooking to a whole new level today.The post Crockpot Three Cheese Mashed Potatoes. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

mashed potatoes

This Is What Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Will Look Like When It's Finally Finished

See the building rise through an animated rendering<p>Ground was broken on the massive Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona all the way back in 1882—and it's still not finished. It was originally the project of architect Francisco Paula de Villar, but when he stepped down in 1883, the avant-garde …

Michelle Obama attacks Trump over sexual assault comments

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Michelle Obama said Thursday that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's boast on a 2005 tape about his fame allowing …

Donald Trump

A Catholic take on the Trump v. Clinton 'Great Debate'

Monday night’s presidential debate reminded me of two senior citizens quarreling over a bingo game in an old folks’ home. The grumpy grandad was …

8 Unconventional Meditations For A Busy Lifestyle

If you're like most people, you feel too hurried to meditate. But there are a variety of meditations for a busy lifestyle.

Mindfulness

This Company Turns Your Prized Ticket Stubs Into One-Of-A-Kind Floor Mats

Of all the cultural objects capable of literally arresting a person with nostalgia, music is arguably unparalleled. For some the memory of a first rock concert is just as intoxicatingly romantic, if not more so, than a first kiss. Music lovers document their experiences in numerous ways, the …

Paul Ryan: 'I'm just not ready' to back Donald Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he cannot yet support presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's presidential campaign.<p>"I'm just not ready to do that at this point. I'm not there right now," the Wisconsin Republican told CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" in an …

Donald Trump

Reince Priebus Pledges 'No Shenanigans' at Republican Party Convention

The tumultuous primary has left some Republicans concerned their party’s nominee will be hobbled going into the general election, but the head of the …

A Yoga Workout to Boost Your Metabolism

If you've never tried a yoga class before, you might think it's all about the best stretches for your body or bending into seemingly impossible …

Downton Abbey Series Finale Review: Happy Endings For All

The series finale of Downton Abbey was near-flawless, with happy endings pretty much across the board.<p>In pure Downton fashion, the central event of …

As SAT enters a new era this week, students say the exam has improved

The SAT's infamous guessing penalty is gone. Its vocabulary is less arcane, minus words such as "lachrymose" and "obsequious" that students tended to memorize and then forget. Its essay is now optional. The perfect score - set in 2005 at 2400 - is reverting to the iconic standard from generations …

Easy Cocktails

From blueberry margaritas to party punch and sangria, here are Food & Wine's best easy cocktail recipes.

Top Chef

Bill to send adults to jail for letting teens drink moves forward in Md. Senate

The Maryland Senate on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to a bill that stiffens penalties on adults who provide alcohol to underage drinkers.<p>Under the bill, a person who provides alcohol to someone younger than 21 could go to prison for up to one year, be fined up to $5,000, or both for a first …

Justice

What You Need To Know About Super Tuesday

Thirteen states vote Tuesday in presidential primaries or caucuses -- the most in 2016.<p>You may have heard about the importance of Super Tuesday for deciding who the next president is, but you are still not sure what it is exactly.<p>Here is an explanation of Super Tuesday and why you should care.<p>What …

Government

When a Picture Is All You Have Left

We all know the saying "a picture is worth a thousand words," but we never quite realize how true that is until a picture is all you have left.<p>From the day our Shih Tzu, Hunter, was born, May 10, 2005, until that the day that he died, October 3, 2015, words cannot express the love I had for him. He …

Inside-Out Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

"In my humble opinion, this crispy, crunchy, cheesy masterpiece is the ultimate grilled cheese sandwich. Make sure you follow some basic rules for …