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Harvey Weinstein, Milo Yiannopoulos, and the era of unleashing

Why Harvey Weinstein can fall and Donald Trump and Breitbart can rise at the same time.<p>Law professor Cass Sunstein recently posted a draft of a new paper he’s working on. It’s called “Unleashed,” and it begins with a story. In the late 1980s, when Sunstein was a visiting professor at Columbia Law …

Donald Trump

13 Creepy And Cool Halloween Makeup Tutorials

You only need makeup—and a lot of it—for these beauty-centric costumes.<p>Who needs a Halloween costume when you have tubes and tubes of lipstick? These 13 tutorials, taken from our favorite Youtubers, show off just how easy it is to transform into character with just your arsenal of makeup.

This nuclear-explosion simulator shows where radioactive fallout would blow using today's weather

Imagine a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you.<p>Do you know how the city, its surrounding region, and its inhabitants would be affected? If you can't think of much more than "a lot of people would die," you're not alone.<p>"We live in a world where nuclear weapons issues are on …

North Korea

The 10 Best Fall Hiking Trails in the U.S.

There’s something simplistically beautiful about fall that makes us want to do just one thing: look. As we move into cooler weather, here are ten hikes across the country to take in autumn's colors before winter hides them in white.<p>Mount Greylock: Adams, Massachussetts<p>At 3,491 feet, Massachusetts’s …

Hiking

Best American Fall Foliage Road Trips and Routes Photos

Perhaps no excursion is more liberating than a road trip. And with the changing hues of the trees and the crisp air, fall may be the best season to enjoy America’s most scenic drives. September 22 marks the first day of autumn, which means now is the proper time to pull out a map to begin tracing …

Hiking

Hiking in Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument, Utah

It could take months to explore everything that Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument has to offer. 1.9 million acres is a lot to cover and a …

Hikes of a Lifetime

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

India's Silicon Valley is dying of thirst and a growing 'water mafia' is calling the shots

On the outskirts of Bangalore one morning in the summer of 2016, a sullen young man named Manjunath stood high atop a cocoa-coloured 7,000-litre …

Who's Winning the Fight for the Best In-Car Technology?

There was a time when buyers measured the appeal of a vehicle based on such things as styling, performance or the availability of features like power windows and leather seats. But these days, shoppers are seeking out the vehicles that offer the most seamless and powerful digital technologies.<p>Next …

Autonomous Cars

Find It First: 15 Beaches That Are Totally Off the Radar, For Now

We all crave the next sweet spot, that unspoiled getaway that no one else knows about. Here are 15 beaches where you'll be one step ahead of everyone …

How to Sell a Billion-Dollar Myth Like a French Girl

The origins and consequences of everyone’s favorite Parisian fantasy.<p>“The French Girl’s Guide to Summer Date Style.”<p>You know it’s a racket, but you click anyway. You already know what it’s going to say: Showing less skin is ultimately sexier than wearing something too short or too low-cut, and a …

France

Welcome to BrewTube: Inside the World of YouTube Beer Reviewers

Gregsbeerreviews<p>Gregsbeerreviews is helmed by Greg Puckett in Salem, Virginia, and it is a must-see for those willing to geek out with a sense of …

Salem

America’s Future Is Texas

With right-wing zealots taking over the legislature even as the state’s demographics shift leftward, Texas has become the nation’s bellwether.<p>When Frederick Law Olmsted passed through Texas, in 1853, he became besotted with the majesty of the Texas legislature. “I have seen several similar bodies …

Republican Primaries

Hands-Down the Best Way to Use Leftover Buttermilk

Buttermilk Caramel Sauce<p>Makes 1 cup<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter <br>1 cup granulated sugar <br>1 cup buttermilk, divided <br>1 tablespoon light corn syrup<br>Pinch …

Cooking

The Scarface of Sex: The Millionaire Playboy Who Murdered His Way to the Top of Porn

Michael Thevis made his fortune by selling porn to millions of Americans in the 1970s. Then a campaign of bombings, killings, and a prison break …

Scenes from the Oscar-Night Implosion

Not long after “La La Land” was announced Best Picture at the eighty-ninth annual Academy Awards—after which “Moonlight” was announced Best Picture at the eighty-ninth annual Academy Awards, and all hell broke loose—I was at the raw bar at the Governors Ball, where two producers were trading notes …

Entertainment

Here are all the best Super Bowl commercials in one place

The Super Bowl: the one time of year people not only tolerate but actively seek out commercials.<p>Hell, if you're a cord-cutter or DVR owner with an ad …

Advertising

What it Takes to Travel the World Full Time, According to Two Nomadic Photographers

These tricks of the trade can help make your dream possible.<p>Living a completely mobile lifestyle opens up the opportunity to travel the world and see …

Luggage

The 18 movies you need to see this year coming out of the Sundance Film Festival

Last year's fest gave us the world premieres of current award-season staples like "Manchester by the Sea" and "OJ: Made in America." We'll find out when the festival kicks off on Thursday what titles will jump from obscurity to our must-see list for the rest of 2017, and we'll be writing about it …

Entertainment

19 Must-See Movies With Black Star Power At Sundance Film Festival 2017

We've compiled all the must-see films for this year's festival so you're not left behind!

Mary J. Blige

The Way You Shop Will Change Forever This Year. Here’s How

These are the four big retail trends coming in 2017.<p>Online shopping has now reached a decade of maturity. We all use services like Amazon Subscribe & Save–and we do so through our phones, following advertisements we see on Facebook.<p>Yet while the internet forever changed shopping, the physical …

eCommerce

I want a smart home. What’s the simplest way to start?

Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Lauren Goode and Dan Seifert discuss on Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>If you want to automate your home with “smart home” gadgets, and you’re not a super-geek, watch out. Incautious consumers, like one listener who wrote into <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, may buy devices …

Smart Homes

These 38 Airlines Have the Lowest Airline Safety Ratings

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list …

American Airlines

Palm Springs house untouched since 1969 still on the market

<i>UPDATE: This home is off the market with a pending offer of $833,777, as listed by Zillow.</i><p>Back in March, we brought you an incredible, time-capsule property in Palm Springs. Except for the kitchen, the three-bedroom, 3,350-square-foot California residence remained untouched since it was built in …

How to Hide $400 Million

A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts. Her husband, a Finnish entrepreneur named Robert …

Corruption

Tribes Revive Indigenous Crops, And The Food Traditions That Go With Them

Long before European settlers plowed the Plains, corn was an important part of the diet of Native American tribes like the Omaha, Ponca and Cherokee. Today, members of some tribes are hoping to revive their food and farming traditions by planting the kinds of indigenous crops their ancestors once …

Agriculture

39 Healthyish Thanksgiving Recipes

Cooking

29 Unconventional Thanksgiving Sides That Should Be the New Normal

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving dinner is really all about the side dishes (am I right?), but the same old menu year after year can get pretty …

Healthy Eating

16 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, Because You Gotta Have Pie!

You can serve whatever other desserts you want, but let's be real—it's just not Thanksgiving without pie. No matter how much you stuffed yourself during dinner, it's tough to turn down a slice. I'm not interested in waxy store-bought pies, though—this is the time to go homemade, which is easier …

Baking

49 Modern Thanksgiving Recipes to Cure You of Any Holiday Fatigue

Try new takes on Thanksgiving favorites, like stuffing-crusted turkey cutlets and cheesy stuffing.<p>From pastrami and bacon-wrapped turkeys to malted walnut pies and BLT oyster stuffings, these tweaks on traditional recipes will keep the vibe fresh and exciting at your holiday table, year after year.

Cooking