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Non-douchey rooftop bars in NYC

We all love a good rooftop bar–with the breeze, the booze and that picture-perfect sunset glow that renders Instagram filters functionless. But …

Northern Territory

Never Trumpers Will Want to Read This History Lesson

In the 1850s, disaffected Democrats made the wrenching choice to leave their party to save American democracy. Here’s what happened.<p>“I was educated a Democrat from my boyhood,” a Republican delegate confided to his colleagues at Iowa’s constitutional convention in 1857. “Faithfully, I did adhere to …

Political Science

The best bars in Hell’s Kitchen

Whatever your poison, Hell’s Kitchen offers several drinking options that make it worth the trek to midtown's neighborhood with the least welcoming …

Hell's Kitchen

For $49, the AirBnb of RV’ing Can Fulfill Your Road Trippin’ Dreams

If you’re a fan of being out on the open road, chasing sunsets with a map and zero fixed plans and staying at out-of-the-box campsites, listen up—the …

RVs

What Is a Trust? A Guide to the Types of Trusts and Their Uses

The Business Dictionary defines a trust as a "legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the …

Retirement

The best NYC bars to watch the World Cup 2018

New York is rife with wonderfully dingy dive bars and rowdy sports bars for average weekend game watching. But when it comes to the World Cup, you'll …

A Hauntingly Beautiful Cover of ‘With or Without You’ Performed on a Custom Triple Neck Acoustic Guitar

Musician Luca Stricagnoli performed a hauntingly beautiful cover of the U2 song ‘With or Without You‘ on his custom namesake triple neck guitar …

Guitar

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks in NYC: where to watch - Curbed NY

Today’s the day! The Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular will light up the sky for its 42nd annual spectacle tonight. The company has been touting this year’s event as the “largest display since the Millennial Celebration,” with more than 75,000 shells (up from 60,000 last year) launching …

Macy's

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Cohen says family and country, not President Trump, is his 'first loyalty'

Michael Cohen -- President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney and a former executive vice president at the Trump Organization -- has always …

Donald Trump

In Minnesota, Motorist Drives 1,000 Feet On Newly Poured Concrete

Transportation officials released an image of the tire tracks after a driver rolled across a portion of new concrete. Authorities say the motorist created about $100,000 in damage.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A colleague drove me in Indiana Friday. At a …

Concrete

500 Greatest Albums of All Time

500<p>OutKast, ‘Aquemini’<p><i>LaFace, 1998</i><p>At a time when formulaic albums by Master P and Puff Daddy topped the charts, OutKast unleashed an explosive …

Music

The Guide to Getting into Paul McCartney

If you're old enough to read, you've definitely heard McCartney's music before. There are dozens of potential entry points, but here are the six facets to consider if you've got to get him into your life.<p>Even the jokes are cliché. Paul McCartney is so famous—so iconic, so influential a pop cultural …

Paul McCartney

Amazon Will Let Entrepreneurs Start Their Own Delivery Business and Earn Up to $300,000 a Year

The new program will allow individuals with no logistics experience to operate a fleet of Amazon delivery vehicles.<p>3 min read<p>Many entrepreneurs have built a business on Amazon, selling goods via the online marketplace, self-publishing books and more. Today, the ecommerce giant has announced a new …

eCommerce

7 Things You Need to Deal With When a Family Member Dies

The bureaucratic tasks—handling bills, dealing with a funeral home, finding bank accounts—can take people by surprise.<p>When a loved one dies, the last thing you want to think about is paperwork. Pulling family and friends close around, working through and coming to terms with grief, and taking care …

Income Tax

FIFA World Cup: Schedule, TV time and storylines for Thursday, June 28

Fourteen spots have been secured in the knockout stage for the 2018 World Cup. Two more will be settled on Thursday.<p>In Group G, Belgium and England will square off to determine which team wins the group. Each already has qualified for the Round of 16 after wins over Tunisia and Panama. Expect each …

Soccer

The Ultimate DIY Bug-Out Bag

From certain angles, it looks like we’re hanging over the precipice. Climate change–fueled disasters like monster hurricanes, megafires, and 100-year droughts are becoming ever more frequent. A solar superstorm could wipe out the grid, the New Madrid fault might go at any moment, and, of course, …

Survivalism

The World Cup semifinals are set. Here’s the bracket and schedule.

The World Cup quarterfinals were completed Sunday, with England beating Sweden and Croatia outlasting host Russia on penalty kicks to round out the tournament’s final four. Here’s what the bracket looks like. The schedule follows below.<p><i>Want smart analysis, opinions, viewing guides and more from the</i> …

Croatia

Paul McCartney 'Carpool Karaoke' is on its way and it looks set to be huge

There have been some pretty huge episodes of <i>Carpool Karaoke</i> over the past couple of years, but this could well be one of the biggest yet.<p>On Monday …

Music

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

5 Genius Insights to Start a Lucrative Side Hustle

Top entrepreneurs share how their first side hustles made them successful today.<p>Acorns grow into oak trees. Many successful entrepreneurs started …

This Joke Caused Stephen Colbert to Laugh So Much, He Left the Late Show Stage

Stephen Colbert, that nice Catholic boy, sometimes gets a case of the giggles and needs to compose himself. (Who doesn’t.) That, or he just really …

Fourth-grader's rendition of John Lennon's "Imagine" goes viral

A Minnesota fourth-grader's moving performance at his school talent show has gone viral.<p>Adam Kornowski sat down at the Lakeside Elementary School …

John Lennon

Jimmy Kimmel's 'This Week In Florida' Gets Weird, Even For Florida

The woman shaving in the pool takes the cake.<p>Jimmy Kimmel brought back “This Week in Florida” on his show Thursday, showing viewers the oddities that seem to emerge from the sunshine state more than other places.<p>As an encore, the host displayed a viral clip of a woman shaving her legs in a crowded …

15 Healthy Middle Eastern Recipes You'll Make on Repeat

<b>1</b> of <b>15</b><p>Loaded Hummus<p><p>Hummus is the Middle Eastern dip known and loved all over the world, here, presented as a filling main course. This version is …

The most valuable vinyl records on Earth

As more and more listeners embrace the vinyl resurgence, vinyl fans around the world are increasingly on the hunt for the coolest wax to spin on …

Vinyl Records

This Is When You Should Start Collecting Social Security, According to Experts

It depends on a few big factors.<p>It’s one of the most popular questions in retirement planning: When should I claim Social Security? You might as well …

29 Cool Pet Products That'll Make You Say, "Why Didn't I Buy This Sooner?"

Just some pawesome stuff to help your dog or cat live their best life.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p>…

Donald Trump may be the best thing that ever happened to George W. Bush

George W. Bush received three standing ovations last week, the first for the mere mention of his name.<p>Bush was in town for the Atlantic Council’s annual fundraiser, where he received the Distinguished International Leadership Award from the influential think tank. More than 800 guests from 70 …

Political Science

Five $20 wines good enough for a millionaire like Steven Mnuchin

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>If you’re willing to spend about $20 on a bottle of wine, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was when he recently visited Jared Kushner, you can find some beauties. Here are five, including three delicious pinot noirs, from Oregon and Northern California.<p><i>[So</i> …

Wine