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​Best Bikes for Kids: Pello Romper 14-Inch

<b>$320</b> BUY NOW<p>“YEEEAAAAAAYYY! <i>It’s a bike! It’s ORAAAAANGE!!!”</i> This was Maddox, my just-turned-four-year-old, last Christmas when I wheeled the Romper into our living room. Then he pushed me aside, jumped on, rolled over some crumpled wrapping paper and, faster than the fat man up a chimney, vanished …

Best Places to Go in Northern Italy's Veneto Region

Venice, one of Italy's top travel cities, is the jewel of the Veneto region but there's much more to see in the Veneto. From the city of Verona with …

Italy

‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

The first time I met Christopher Wylie, he didn’t yet have pink hair. That comes later. As does his mission to rewind time. To put the genie back in the bottle.<p>By the time I met him in person, I’d already been talking to him on a daily basis for hours at a time. On the phone, he was clever, funny, …

Cambridge Analytica

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

The diabolical genius of the baby advice industry

Human beings are born too soon. Within hours of arriving in the world, a baby antelope can clamber up to a wobbly standing position; a day-old zebra foal can run from hyenas; a sea-turtle, newly hatched in the sand, knows how to find its way to the ocean. Newborn humans, on the other hand, can’t …

Parenting

What to Bake This Weekend: Blackout Chocolate Banana Bread

If you've ever had banana bread and thought it could be vastly improved with lots of chocolate, this is your recipe.<p>This chocolate banana bread is actually cake, but you knew that, so let’s not speak of it ever again. A cross between banana bread and blackout cake, it’s a beautiful creation and …

Dessert

A Bodyweight Core Workout That Hits Way More Than Your Midsection

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

A dad tries to explain sex to his son and finds the meaning of life

In 2011, my oldest son, then just weeks shy of his eighth birthday, perched on the corner of my wife’s and my bed, his head tilted just far enough to the side so he couldn’t quite see the home birth of his baby brother. He wanted to be in the room; we told him he was welcome, and we prepared him …

Parenting

EVERYONE Is Making These Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies

So you probably should, too.<p>Sometimes a chocolate chip cookie has a way of getting to people, stirring up strong emotions, and rallying them for a cause. The cause of eating more cookies. When Alison Roman's <i>Dining In</i> cookbook came out in October, she told Grub Street about these cookies—buttery, …

Dessert

The 30 best men's fashion websites

Men's Fashion

23 Miso Recipes So You Can Finally Use That Entire Jar (and Not Just for Soup)

There’s something comforting about miso soup. It could be the fact that it’s scientifically proven to help cure hangovers, or it could be that light, …

Healthy Eating

Want to understand white privilege? Look at college golf teams like mine

<b>(AP/Keith Srakocic/Charles Rex Arbogast)</b><p>It’s time we talked about how colleges let affluent white students be supported by African-American student labor<p>Anya Alvarez<p>August 13, 2017 11:30pm (UTC)<p>More and more discussion has become centered around what white privilege is. But very little dialogue has …

Golf

These Chicken Skewers Are My Best Friend (Kind Of)

By Alex Delany<p>There's no messing up with these spicy, sambal-laced grilled chicken skewers. They've always been there for me, and they'll always be there for you.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the sambal</i> …

Cooking

Day Trips from Paris: 6 Uniquely French experiences you can’t miss

The French capital is chic, vibrant and has much to offer – but if you’re looking at a gorgeous green escape from the city, we’ve listed the top day …

10 Stylish Moms Reveal Their Best Family Trip (and Why You Should Book, Too)

When put in context, travel planning is <i>pretty</i> easy before having kids. True, you probably spent time searching for the best flight deals and scoping …

12 Incredible Places in the Italian Alps Almost Too Beautiful to Be Real

You can't argue with good food, good wine, good people, and good behold-the-majesty-of-nature-and-weep scenery. No country nails this combo quite as …

Black-and-White Bathroom Floor Tiles Are Making a Huge Comeback

Here's how to make the classic look feel fresh.<p>When it comes to classic design ideas, black-and-white tile is king — while it can fade in popularity, it never <i>really</i> goes out of style. And now, the look is making a major comeback in bathrooms across the country.<p>After being overlooked for decades, …

This Translucent White Box in Singapore Is a Minimalist’s Dream

This stunning home in Singapore, designed by local firm Park+Associates Architects, has just been awarded a 2016 Architizer A+Award — and we aren’t …

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

I think most newlyweds do this — ask for advice, I mean, not s--- the same bed — especially after a few cocktails from the open bar they just paid way too much money for.<p>But, of course, not being satisfied with just a few wise words, I had to take it a step further.<p>See, I have access to hundreds of …

Relationships

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for comfort eating over Christmas

I usually do three recipes for this column, but I got a bit overexcited in the run-up to Christmas, so this week I’ve squeezed in four, all of them baked, charred or roasted for extra comfort. (And anyway, what kind of food writer would I be if I didn’t provide a recipe for sprouts at this time of …

The 20 Best Travel Gift Ideas Under $50 in 2017

Looking for something special for all the frequent fliers in your life? Finding gifts for travelers isn't always easy, which is why we’ve scoured the globe (and the web) for the best travel gift ideas under $50, from a portable espresso maker to affordable cashmere—gift receipt not necessary. (This …

Shopping

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

Workouts

17 Perfect Gifts for the Chef

A food-focused gift isn’t unwrapped once. The value of an innovative cookbook, or quality cookware, reveals itself slowly, with each recipe tested, …

Dress Your iPhone & MacBook in Marble With These Covers

Uniqfind is currently offering these minimalistic Apple covers in blush and vanilla marble finishes.<p>Created specifically for Apple products, each …

Apple has a blip and the world wobbles. Why?

It’s that time of year again. Apple has released its results for the fiscal quarter ended 24 September 2016 and we are immediately plunged into “Has Apple peaked?” speculation. How come? Well, the company posted quarterly revenue of $46.9bn and net income of $9bn. Not bad, eh? Ah, yes, but not if …

Wall Street

Easy Baked Penne with Chicken & Mozzarella Recipe

Ingredients<p>1 pound penne, uncooked<br>• 1 chicken breast, sliced<br>• 24 ounces pasta sauce<br>• 2 cups water<br>• 3/4 cup cream<br>• 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese<br>• 1 8 ounce ball …

Cast Iron Skillet

30 Vegetarian Soups for Weight Loss

It’s finally that time of year—when rainbow leaves scatter the streets and the chill beats the heat, carving out the perfect setting for hayrides, …

Healthy Eating

5 Books to Help You Raise Happy, Thoughtful Tweens and Teens

“Kids don’t come with an instruction manual” is an old adage I heard a lot when I first became a mom. But based on the vast number of parenting books …

Parenting

A one-pan chocolate cake with no eggs or dairy? Magic.

This cake’s name refers to some key ingredients the recipe doesn’t call for, which were rationed in America during World Wars I and II: butter, milk and eggs. But I like it for what it has aplenty: big chocolate flavor, a moist, fudgy crumb and one-pan ease.<p>Healthful oil replaces the butter, making …

Dessert