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6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

slurp it up, baby. slurp it up.<p>Some people's January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. …

2 Summer Olympic Cities Are Chasing The 2022 Winter Games

With the upcoming Winter Olympics set in a subtropical, palm tree-lined resort city on Russia's Black Sea, it's no surprise that two former Summer Olympics hosts are now seeking the 2022 Winter Games.<p>Beijing, host of the 2008 Summer Games, must miss the Olympic glow — or polluting murky mist, as it …

The Final ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Trailer Is The Best Yet

A dastardly Donald Sutherland, a screaming Jennifer Lawrence, and an arena full of new threats.<p>The arrow-slinging Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence) is back in a final trailer for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" before its release next month.<p>This time, Everdeen is thrown back into the games she <i>just</i> won …

Amsterdam's most unique bars

While Amsterdam's pulsating Red Light District and party hubs like Leidseplein need no introduction, the Dutch capital has some wonderfully diverse bars away from the raucous stag parties and tourist crowds.<p>Many offer dining too, although just stopping by for a drink is fine. Here are 10 of the …

Unlock Your Bike With Your Phone, With This Smartphone-Controlled U-Lock

With Bitlock, it’s now easier to share or rent your bike to anyone, and you’ll never lose your keys again.<p>Here is a basic fact of modern life: You’re more likely to lose your keys than a smartphone, which would be like losing a limb to a growing portion of the population. That’s one reason that …

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