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38 comments to expect as a traveling black American

One thing about traveling as an American, is that when you’re mingling with the locals, there will never be a shortage of questions, concerns, and a …

Women of Color

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

12 Things Only Girls With Straight Hair Will Understand

The grass is always greener, they say, and nowhere is that truer than in the world of hair debates. Curly hair girls always lust after straighter, flatter, more manageable locks (hence the booming industry around hair relaxers, chemical straighteners and a zillion different kinds of flat irons).<p>But …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

7 Things to Avoid Eating or Drinking While Traveling

Or you'll be sorry...<p><b>Eating the kinds of bizarre foods</b> TV omnivore Andrew Zimmern puts in his mouth each week was once the hapless lot — never the intent — of 19th century adventurers like Sir Richard Burton, who while trekking from Zanzibar into the Congo would have given anything for some good …

No Car Day Trips From New York City

Living in New York City can feel like you are at the center of the universe. You can order Chinese food at 3 a.m., have your groceries and wine delivered straight to your door, and on any given night of the year, there are literally thousands of options of fun things to do. However, every once in a …

19 Spicy Foods That Hurt So Good

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10 Foods Every Couple Must Bring To Bed

Turn up the heat when you eat between the sheets with these new titillating taste sensations

30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Sweet Chili Slaw

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Cover the pork with the salt, pepper, paprika, onion powder and garlic powder. Sear the …

8 Unusual Uses For Bananas

Nothing ticks me off more than having to trash bananas that I bought four days earlier. I love the tropical fruit just as much as Baby Bop, but I shouldn't have to force feed myself bananas before they become overripe. But it turns out the old yellow fruit can be made new in the form of homemade …

21 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life

And save you lots of time. Time that you can spend eating!

10 Bra Mistakes You're Probably Making (And How To Fix Them)

Bras are complicated little buggers -- buying them is anxiety-inducing, washing them is time-consuming and getting them to lay right under clothes sometimes seems aggravatingly impossible.<p>But we're here to tell you that it gets better. Women are making so many mistakes when it comes to their bras, …

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The perfect running playlist: the best metal tracks

Serious runners run to serious music right? Well it's certainly worth a go. For this week's heavy metal selection there were some nominations from within the office for stalwarts Metallica, Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden. All fine choices, no doubt, but we turned to a friend with solid metal …

Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering

If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone.<p>Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines or dates.<p>Unless you’ve trained your attention, it’ll probably start to wander–which, new …

Texas

How to Eat Well on a Budget

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Ideas for cooking good meals without breaking the bank.</i><p>Cooking on the cheap …

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka

We’ve mixed it with OJ, hidden it in flasks, refilled parents’ bottles with water. But where did vodka come from?<p>Take a good look at the vodka section of your local liquor store. On the upper shelves you’ll find shimmering glass bottles of all shapes and sizes originating from every corner of the …

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An Adorable Animation Of The Sun Destroying Earth

Plus some other fun facts about the solar system!<p>Hello, tiny human! If you needed a quick reminder of how small you are in the universe, just check out this video, created by designer Philipp Dettmer. It'll give you the basic run-down of the solar system: how many moons each planet has, how far …

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

Japan

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Woolly mammoth DNA may lead to a resurrection of the ancient beast

The pioneering scientist who created Dolly the sheep has outlined how cells plucked from frozen woolly mammoth carcasses might one day help resurrect the ancient beasts.<p>The notional procedure – bringing with it echoes of the Jurassic Park films – was spelled out by Sir Ian Wilmut, the …

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Robert Downey Jr: from lost cause to highest-paid Hollywood actor

Fifteen years ago, Robert Downey Jr was sleeping on his assistant's sofa, addicted to heroin, cocaine and alcohol, and with only the first of several …

New Dinosaur Species Found In Utah Totally Looks Like A Cow

Say hello to Nasutoceratops!<p>Holy cow! Scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of dinosaur, called <i>Nasutoceratops titusi</i>, and it's looking a little bovine.<p>A University of Utah grad student discovered the first specimen in 2006 in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in the …

Game of Throne Characters Drawn in the Style of ‘The Simpsons’

For his ongoing <i>Simpsonized</i> series, Brussels-based artist Adrien Noterdaem (aka “ADN“) has drawn characters from HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> in the unique …

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