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13 of the best Stephen King short stories you've never read

I haven't managed to read all of Stephen King's novels yet — I'm still working on that — but I <i>have</i> read all of his short stories. All of the …

The Sheet Pan Dinners That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

Dinner has never been so easy.<p>One of the worst things about cooking dinner is all the cleanup. Not only do you have to wash the dishes, but usually there are a few pots and pans that also need scrubbing. This, on top of the work it takes to actually cook the dinner, can be enough to inspire folks …

Cooking

5 Scandalous Biographies of Your Favorite Children’s Authors

When she was a young woman, Margaret Wise Brown loved to “beagle,” an odd sport where hunters eschew horses in favor of running on foot with the dogs in pursuit of foxes. She covered dozens of miles per hunt, and was always happiest when she won the prize – a bloodied pelt. Brown would go on to …

Books

Transformers: Age of Extinction

In the fourth CGI-fueled Transformers actioner, Cade Yeager is a father trying to protect his daughter, Tessa, from the perils of the outside world. …

An Alt-National Parks Service Twitter Handle Is Resisting Climate Change Suppression

Although the National Park Service Twitter has been sent to Twitter purgatory by President Trump, a new Twitter account is taking up where it left off. Deeming itself the “AltUSNatParkService,” the page has adopted the mantle of its predecessor by tweeting climate change facts in direct opposition …

Cheeseburger Hand Pies

Burgers and pies oh my!<p>Servings: 8<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 cup onion, diced<p>1 pound (500 grams) ground beef<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>½ teaspoon pepper<p>⅓ cup cheddar cheese, shredded<p>2 tablespoon ketchup<p>1 tablespoon yellow mustard<p>½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce<p>2 pie dough sheets<p>Topping<p>Egg<p>Sesame seeds<p>1. Preheat …

Jerry Seinfeld ditches Crackle for Netflix in vicious streaming coup

In one of the most bloodthirsty moves in streaming video history, <i>Variety</i> is reporting that Jerry Seinfeld has dumped Crackle and is bringing a new …

31 Reasons Garlic, Ginger, and Scallions Are the Holy Flavor Trinity

This combo makes everything better, except maybe ice cream. That would be weird.<p><b>Is there a more foolproof trio of ingredients</b> than garlic, ginger, and scallions? Hard to think of any. This holy trinity of Cantonese cooking provides a fragrant base for any good stir-fry, but it's also versatile …

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes In Washington State, USA

Whenever I think of Washington, I think of lush green forests, the gorgeous city of Seattle, and, of course, snow-capped mountains that seem to go on …

Hiking

This *Capsule* Menu, Recipes, and Grocery List Makes Meals for a Month

So, everyone is all over the capsule wardrobe concept, and you can see why. It’s AH-mazing how paring down to a core group of mix-and-match essentials can save so much time getting dressed every morning — time you’d otherwise waste making the <i>very</i> same decisions day after day throughout the season. …

10 Affordable Fashion Sites You Probably Haven't Heard Of Yet

For when you've got Zara and H&M fatigue.<p>We’ve all been there before: the sheer excitement over an inexpensive, on-trend find at Zara only to discover that a million other women have already scooped up the same exact item. When it comes to affordable fashion finds, the options can sometimes seem …

The Cake Everyone Was Obsessed With the Year You Were Born

Who remembers the Tunnel of Fudge cake from the '60s?<p>No matter how hard of times, people still must do one thing: eat cake. Take a walk down memory lane and check out the cake that was most popular the year you were born.

Top 10 books about wild women

From a 17th-century sci-fi utopia to an autobiographical vampire novel, all these great books were written by women who busted boundaries social, personal and literary<p>I first came across 17th-century writer Margaret Cavendish in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own: “What a vision of loneliness and …

Books

University of Colorado weight loss programs average more than 40 pounds of weight loss per participant

For decades, Jennifer Nash bounced around from dozens of weight-loss trends to flashy diet programs before she found the only one that ever truly …

Weight Loss

The Fight for Female Priesthood in the Mormon Church

<i>Where We Stand</i> is the story of a controversial group of Mormon feminists fighting for the ordination of women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This 20-minute documentary follows Abby Hansen, a stay-at-home mom turned vocal advocate for Ordain Women. The women in the film battle …

Jesus

Lessons in Non-Judgment

In the Sermon on the Mount, Christ commanded us not to judge one another:<p><i>Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.</i><p>Every time I try to learn the lesson not to judge, I realize I haven't …

10 Powerful Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken ahold of you.<p>And let's face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, …

Happiness

35 Vegan Crock-Pot Recipes To Keep You Warm & Well-Fed

I'm not going to lie, I just got my first electric pressure cooker, and I haven't used it yet. It's a T-fal pressure cooker with 12 settings — …

Let a new robotic ball play with your lonely pet when you aren't home

LAS VEGAS — Gosh!'s new easyPlay pet ball is either your dog's new best friend, or its greatest nightmare.<p>The easyPlay is a goofy little robotic ball …

22 Cozy Slow-Cooker Casseroles That Make Life Easy

Fiction Book Review: History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund. Atlantic Monthly, $25 (288p) ISBN 978-0-8021-2587-3

History of Wolves<p>Emily Fridlund. Atlantic Monthly, $25 (288p) ISBN 978-0-8021-2587-3<p>More By and About This Author<p>In Fridlund’s stellar debut novel, …

A dark and twisted thriller drawn from 15 years of academic memories

My grandfather was a teacher. My parents were both teachers. Their friends were all teachers, which meant that at home, their conversation revolved …

Video: How to Make Wild-Salmon Chowder

In August, I traveled to Alaska to fish the coho salmon run on the Egegik River, near the Becharof National Wildlife Refuge. After wrangling fish …

Recipes

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

Self-improvement

Vegetarian Poke from Kate Hudson’s Go-To Healthy Lunch Spot

New year, new lunch! Busy lives make it all too easy to fall into a rut when it comes to preparing healthy midday meals. Actress <b>Kate Hudson</b> has been …

The U.S. Virgin Islands Will Give You Money to Visit in 2017

🚨 This is not a drill. 🚨<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the U.S. Virgin Islands will *pay you* to take a vacation …

Heartwarming Photos of Little Kids and Their Big Dogs

Photographer Andy Seliverstoff over St. Petersburg, Russia, has been working on a heartwarming photo project that will put a smile on your face, …

Make your own dumplings for dinner tonight. It's easier than you think.

If you're in the mood for dumplings, you could spend an hour waiting for the <i>xiao long bao</i> at Din Tai Fung, drive to Hacienda Heights for the potstickers at Earthen, or brave the numb-taste dumplings at Chengdu Taste. Or you could make your own dumplings tonight.<p>This pork dumpling recipe, from Ruth …

The most exciting thrillers and horror movies of 2017

In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order). Today: thrillers and horror films<p>• Read more of our most anticipated films of 2017<p>Edgar Wright’s latest is a departure in many ways: his first film to shoot in the US, his …

Horror Movies

11 Life-Changing Products People Use To Organize Their Clothes

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