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Speed Read: A Black Cop Infiltrates The KKK

While he was a Colorado Springs police officer, Ron Stallworth successfully infiltrated the KKK, even though he was black. Read the highlights of his …

A Mexican Beach Vacation, Without All The Guilt And Stuff

You want to go to Mexico because it's polar vortex-ing and you're all like pshhht, not doing this anymore. And you want to get your sun in, but you also don't want to feel guilty about schlepping to Mexico and not seeing anything but the playa.<p>You've heard of it, we know you have, but may we …

Make Meyer Lemon Bitters This Weekend

It may be twisting the knife to say so when half the country is trapped under ice, but here in Southern California we have a certain problem when February rolls around. It's the peak of citrus season. We're simply buried right now.<p>This might seem like less of a problem than, say, getting snowed in …

Taco Tuesday: Tacos A Go-Go

How To Instantly Upgrade Your Grilled Cheese (PHOTOS)

You can never go wrong with a grilled cheese sandwich. It's fast, cheap, and well, loaded with so much glorious melted cheese. Whether you like it with Cheddar, American or Swiss -- with or without tomatoes -- no one can deny the simple perfection of this sandwich.<p>We know that the very definition …

Xbox One rumors abound: March update, white console, and more

The Xbox One rumor mill is on overdrive. Word has it that the console could come in white, might get an update in March, will arrive in more markets, and could soon be available without a Blu-ray drive.<p>These speculations come via a report from The Verge, which has been checking out online forums …

How to Learn an Instrument in Your Sleep

All you need is a wristband.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to learn a new skill but have the memory and self-motivation of a permanently stoned goldfish, then you’ll have dreamt of some magic brain injection where guitar chords or French could just be needled into your cortex.<p>Well, that's never going to …

Banks wary of marijuana business

When it comes to doing business with marijuana sellers, it’s going to take a lot more than a thumbs-up from Eric Holder to get paranoid bankers on board.<p>The U.S. attorney general made waves last week when he said the Obama administration plans to give banks the go-ahead to make loans or open …

These Chorizo Nachos with White Queso Sauce need to happen at your Super Bowl party this weekend. Just sayin': http://thekitc.hn/1bBOpKW

Make Pigs In A Blanket For Game Day

Cook this classic, enjoy some football<p>When it comes to football, forget the fancy food. Save the stuffed pork tenderloin for another day. Don’t attempt to impress guests with a complex cocktail. Hold off on the blood sausage.<p>As true NFL fans know, the Super Bowl is a chance to watch supreme teams …

The Gluten-free Evolution, With Insight From Dr. Lucy of Lucy's

Have you noticed the prevalence of gluten free (GF) foods lately? They're for sale at grocery stores, specialty shops, cafes and restaurants. I covered what gluten is in a previous article titled "Understanding Gluten," but let's dive into the GF craze that's been sweeping the nation. Why avoid …

The 6 Best Budget Ryes

Bad rye whiskey? Sadly, there <i>is</i> such a thing as bad rye; usually, the juice is so young, it has no nuance or subtlety, and all you get is fire and unpleasant fruity flavors. But enough about the not-so-good stuff. Let's talk instead of the stars of the budget-rye universe.<p>Good rye should be spicy, …

Italian Sausage Chili - Spicy Sausage & White Bean Chili Recipe

Bill Gates' favorite books of 2013 point to a better future for the world

Bill Gates prioritizes disease eradication over the proliferation of internet access and uses his vast wealth for the purposes of malaria research. It's perhaps not a surprise, then, that his favorite books of 2013 are all pragmatic works of non-fiction that question how the modern world was built, …

Why We No Longer Need HR Departments

The time has come for HR (Human Resources) departments to call it a day. HR departments often portray themselves as a valued business partner for …