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These 65 movies and TV shows are disappearing from Netflix on New Year's Day

Hopefully your New Year's resolution isn't to binge watch all five <i>Rocky</i> films, because Netflix won't be able to help you out. As usual, the beginning of a new month marks the disappearance of a lot of old films from the streaming service, and <i>Vulture</i> hasprinted a long list of which will be going …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

7 quick and easy ways to clean your bike to a sparkling shine

Washing your road or mountain bike after riding can be a pain. It's important to do it regularly though, to keep it in good working order, make …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

5-Minute Braid: DIY Cara D’s Side Braid for Your Holiday Party

It’s that time of year again when all the holiday parties seem to just sneak up on you out of nowhere. But that doesn’t mean you should stress out over doing your hair, even if you are running late to your office white elephant exchange. Remember: photos from the night are bound to be all over …

How to Butterfly Your Holiday Roast

Butterflying may sound like a complicated technique, but it's actually quite easy to do. A simple three step guide.<p><b>In front of the carving board at the dinner table, with everyone watching, the truth always comes out.</b> Is the roast overcooked? Luckily, most guests will be polite enough not to …

Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

You probably have all the ingredients for these delicious peanut butter cookies on hand -- especially if you're a peanut butter fan! For extra peanut butter flavor, sprinkle cookies with salted peanuts before popping them in the oven. Substitute smooth peanut butter for chunky to get a different …

Chewy Chocolate-Gingerbread Cookies

A combination of fresh and ground ginger, molasses, and chunks of semisweet chocolate makes the cookies sophisticated enough for adults but chocolaty enough for children.

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

Pull a fast one on the kids: In just 10 minutes, whip up the dough for these sweet, crunchy treats made with whole-wheat flour. Many recipes for baked goods can be tweaked to use equal parts whole-wheat and all-purpose flours, without losing flavor or texture.

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookies

Chock-full of chocolate and raisins, these oatmeal cookies won't disappoint. And by using oats in place of wheat flour, everyone can get in on the fun.

Giant White-Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Think big -- real big. This outsize crisp-chewy treat is rich with buttery pecans and enjoyably large chunks of creamy white chocolate.

Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Cookies

Each tender cookie has a gooey marshmallow lodged inside, plus it's all covered in chocolate. The cookies are perfect for sharing at holidays and events or for selling at bake sales.

Dessert

Crisp and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookie people take sides. You're either a soft-and-chewy fan or a lover of thin and crisp. But everyone goes for these chocolate chip treats. They're soft in the middle, slightly crunchy at the edges, and extra-big.

Shira's Cranberry Thumbprints

Orange-scented cranberries -- usually a seasonal relish -- get a spot on the dessert table in these two-bite cookies. The crunchy yellow cornmeal crust, brightened with orange zest, is a fitting match. Says Shira Bocar, "With the tart fruit, it makes a tasty little holiday package."

Ritz Mints

This recipe for ritz mints, a delicious holiday snack, is courtesy of Sarah Dimaggio.

Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview

Stephen King’s office building sits on a particularly dreary dead-end road on the outskirts of Bangor, Maine, just down the street from a …

Stephen King

10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

Breakfast