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How to Invest 1 Million Dollars Wisely

With $1 million to invest, do some comparison shopping and look at average costs..<p><i>I would rather have a million friends than a million …

The Five Best Porn Documentaries on Netflix

Here's a list of documentaries that you can totally watch for like, the acting and the dialogue.<p>Whether or not you are willing to admit it, odds are …

LUSH's new bath bombs turn water into jelly, yes JELLY

Oh, and one of them is Harry Potter-themed. No biggie.<p>Ever wanted to dive into a bathtub full of jelly?<p>Because now you can.<p>Yep, LUSH are making all our bath-time dreams come true with their newest launch... Jelly bombs! And if you hadn't twigged from the name, yes, they have the ability to turn …

The 10-Minute, Total-Body HIIT Workout That Revs Your Metabolism

To speed up your metabolism, your workouts must strengthen your muscles while spiking your heart rate—and of course, you need to do them regularly. These routines don't have to last long: in fact, studies have shown that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is super-effective at burning belly …

Suspended – Medium

A Major Victory for the Right to Record Police

Federal appeals courts covering half of U.S. states have now ruled that Americans have a First Amendment right to videotape encounters with law enforcement.<p>Americans have a constitutional right to film on-duty police officers in public, a federal appeals court in Philadelphia ruled Friday. The …

Judiciary

Audio Interview Confirms DeJuan Guillory Was Unarmed, Lying on Ground When Cop Shot Him in the Back

<b>Updated Saturday, July 8, 2017, 11:49 p.m. EDT:</b> A new interview sheds light on the Mamou, La., death of DeJuan Guillory. The interview is with Joe …

The Best U.S. Cities for Seafood

The U.S. is a food paradise, from ribs, sausage, and brisket in Montgomery, Alabama to glamorous celebrity burger joints in Las Vegas. (Vegetarians, we've even got you covered.) But when you're hankering for fresh seafood— and who isn't during the summer months— these are the standout cities.

New England

The Bespoke High Is the Future of Marijuana

A California company makes weed vaporizers to suit every mood—here’s what happened when I tried them.<p>I’d been traveling for work—to Europe then to Asia then to Europe again while pinging back and forth from L.A. to New York. For months my carryon contained the sneakers that I didn’t use in the …

Cannabis

How to Grill Vegetables (and Anything Else that Isn’t Meat)

Sure, grilled burgers and steaks are the stuff of summer dreams. But fruit, vegetables, and even bread—yes, bread!—taste way better when grilled. Here’s how to do it.<p>Every man knows how to grill a burger. (It ain't hard.) Fruit and vegetables—not to mention bread and cheese—require a little …

Jay-Z apologizes to Beyoncé in one of his 'best songs'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jay-Z dropped his new album "4:44" at midnight on Friday and sent the Internet into a frenzy.<p>The rapper is calling his title track, "4:44" off the album one of the "best songs" he's ever written.<p>"'4:44' is a song that I wrote, and it's the crux of the album, just right in the middle of the …

New Albums

30 Quick and Easy Make-Ahead Meals for Busy Weekdays

Life can get pretty busy, and when it does, it helps to have a meal in the freezer that you can quickly heat and eat. But while there are plenty of gourmet microwave recipes out there (and PLENTY of options in the frozen food aisle), sometimes you want something with a little more pizzazz. And …

Trained to Kill: How Four Boy Soldiers Survived Boko Haram

When the boys of Baga think back to home on the shores of Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, they remember a life that was not hard on any human. At dusk, fishermen cast their nets in the lake’s blue-green waters, careful to avoid the spots where townspeople swam and washed. The next morning, men …

These Moves Won't Give You a Butt Like J.Lo's, but They Will Tone Your Glutes

No matter what the state of your—err—ass-ets, we can all agree that better booty is a commonly coveted thing. Of course, “better” is a relative word, …

Prodigy And The America That Raised Him

<i>"I wanna go home not sing this song</i> <i><br>but I'm forced to perform speech napalm"</i><p>—PRODIGY, "Genesis"<p>To be a black man in America is to be under a constant state of enormous pressure, stress and danger, from outside, from within. From outside there is the ruthless reality of racism, jabbing and stabbing …

These Instagrammers are testing makeup for women of colour

"I always would wonder: Where are the swatches for people who look like me?"<p>When all you see is an online photo of a makeup palette, it doesn't tell you much. It's impossible to know if a new shade of eye shadow or lipstick will really look good IRL, especially since most websites use …

Grilled Citrus-Shrimp Lettuce Cups

4 servings<p>This marinade recipe works with any other quick-cooking shellfish or seafood—try scallops or squid. Just be sure to stick to the 30-minute marinade in any case, since going longer can toughen the flesh.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small shallot, finely chopped<p>1 5-inch lemongrass stalk, …

The 10 Cakes You Should Bake This Summer

If there is one time it's worth heating up the oven during summer, it's for the promise of cake — especially one that highlights the season's fresh …

Dessert

Stila's #StilaSelfie Collection Will Get You All the Likes on Instagram

National Selfie Day may have ended yesterday at 11:59 p.m., but you can continue to celebrate it all year round with a new line of makeup. Stila's #StilaSelfie collection dropped yesterday with five brand-new products specifically designed for blending and buffing away imperfections so you can skip …

Makeup

Meet the Instagrammers Testing Makeup for Women of Color

When all you see is an online photo of a makeup palette, it doesn't tell you much. It's impossible to know if a new shade of eye shadow or lipstick will really look good IRL, especially since most websites use digitally-rendered swatches for darker skin tones. That's why women are taking matters …

17 Sunny Day Flatbreads and Pizzas for Summer

Pizza all day <i>every day</i>, amirite? This (genius) thought process shouldn’t disappear in the summertime just because everyone and their mother wants to grill burgers and tacos. After all, there are plenty of ways to put a summery spin on your fave pizza pie. Think fresh produce, herbs, and grilled …

Grenfell Tower victims 'poisoned by cyanide' after insulation 'released highly toxic gas'

Cyanide gas released by burning insulation on Grenfell Tower could have contributed to the deaths of some of the 79 victims, it has emerged.<p>Boards fitted during a refurbishment of the 24-storey block might have filled homes with the highly toxic substance when they caught fire, an expert has …

A Healthy Pasta Salad You Won't Be Embarrassed to Serve Your Friends

Repeat after us: Pasta salad doesn't need mayo.<p>The term pasta salad can, frankly, make the heart sink. Images spring to mind of bowtie noodles prepared hours before serving, thick with mayonnaise, home to all sorts of unseasoned raw veg. This dish has been brought along by one too many well-meaning …

These are the 10 top-rated natural beauty products at Sephora right now

When you’re moved to write a review of a beauty product, it’s either because it made your skin freak out <i>or</i> you’re truly obsessed with it and have …

Skin Care

16 of the best historical documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

While every moment that leads up to the present could be considered history, there are certain events throughout time that truly stand out among the …

These Stuffed Brownie Truffles Are Literally Dreamy

And there's 4 different ways you can stuff them!<p>View this post on Facebook

Slipping Away

Robin Giles felt like she was missing a joke. It was Christmas morning in 2012, and she and her husband, Joël, were going through familiar traditions …

This Face Changes the Human Story. But How?

Naledi Fossils<p>Scientists have discovered a new species of human ancestor deep in a South African cave, adding a baffling new branch to the family tree.<p>A trove of bones hidden deep within a South African cave represents a new species of human ancestor, scientists announced Thursday in the journal</i> …

Anthropology

The Terror and Tedium of Living Like Thoreau

When you’re alone in a cabin in the Alaskan wilderness, the simplest question becomes the most complicated: How do you fill a day?<p>A couple of years ago, I woke to three birds circling over my body, barking. I’d been sleeping in a bivouac, a kind of raincoat for a sleeping bag, camped in the tundra …

National Parks

Violence Erupts at Ferguson Anniversary Protest