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Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee

Skip the joe and try out these cheap coffee alternatives<p>Most people are big fans of the dark caffeinated brew known as coffee, and they become rather …

Our Complete Guide to Marinating: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why - MyRecipes

That moment you realize everything you’ve ever believed about marinating is a lie… Yeah, I had it recently.<p>Upon asking one of our in-house grill …

Watch: How to Make a Flipboard Smart Magazine

Never miss a thing with a Smart Magazine on Flipboard. Whether it’s Game of Thrones fan theories, sports plays of the day, or planning a trip you’ve always wanted to take, Smart Magazines are automatically updating ‘playlists’ of articles, photos, videos and audio around a passion.<p><b>Log in</b><b>.</b> Swipe to …

How to save money on college: 3 clever ways Gen Z is managing high tuition and other costs

Headlines about crushing student loan debt seem to have made a pretty strong impression on college-bound students in Generation Z, defined as a …

Money

The Best Cities in America for Cyclists

When I first started out as a city planner and told my colleagues I couldn’t ride a bike, you would have thought I told them Jane Jacobs was a fraud. …

Cycling

Hollywood is using social causes to sell movie tickets

Everett Collection<p>Kate Mara in "Megan Leavey."<p>Two days before the June release of Kate Mara’s latest film “Megan Leavey,” the “House of Cards” actress was promoting the movie at an event in Washington.<p>But Mara wasn’t attending a premiere or a promotional junket for the biopic about marine Megan …

Movies

The Agony and the Anxiety of The New York Times

Despite a historic run, unease is now gripping the paper as a large-scale reorganization (physical, personnel, and psychic) looms. “The mood at the paper is poisonous in a way I’ve never seen it in the past 15 years,” as one editor put it.<p>The first six months of the Trump administration have been …

Journalism

111 N.F.L. Brains. All But One Had C.T.E.

A neuropathologist has examined the brains of 111 N.F.L. players — and 110 were found to have C.T.E., the degenerative disease linked to repeated blows to the head.

Trump’s Boy Scouts speech broke with 80 years of presidential tradition

For 80 years, American presidents have been speaking to the National Scout Jamboree, a gathering of tens of thousands of youngsters from around the world eager to absorb the ideas of service, citizenship and global diplomacy.<p>In keeping with the Scouts’ traditions, all eight presidents and …

'You Can't Shop Here'

Men are spending more money on their clothes than ever before, and more men than ever are plus-sized. So why haven't brands figured out how to create something they actually want to wear?<p>Brandon Coates is used to being stopped on the street. On the subway, too. And at coffee shops, and parties, and …

Clothing

Where the Heck Did All Those $2 Paper Eclipse Glasses Come From? Meet the Guy Who Made 40 Million, Just in Time

American Paper Optics, maker of 3-D glasses and protective eyewear for eclipses, is getting a huge boost from the cosmos.<p><i>Editor's note: This tour of small businesses across the country highlights the imagination, diversity, and resilience of American enterprise.</i><p>On August 21, John Jerit will not be …

Astronomy

Where Trump is seen as saviour

Social Affairs correspondent, WS Languages<p><b>Jamestown, Tennessee, is one of the poorest towns with a majority</b><b>-</b><b>white population in the US. The area overwhelmingly voted for</b> <b>Donald</b> <b>Trump and locals believe new jobs will now come - but will that be enough to turn around decades of economic distress?</b><p>Nine …

Athlete gets cancer. Athlete fights cancer. Repeat, again and again...

It was on the morning of Good Friday in 2009 when the runner first met her cancer. She was a fifth-year senior at Minnesota, sitting in the lobby of …

Cancer

Arctic Icescapes in Pictures

There Are Thousands of Human Trafficking Victims Each Year. Here's How You Can Help

Thousands of people fall victim to human trafficking across the globe each year, and the number of reported cases in the U.S. is on the rise, human …

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

21 Classic Camping Tips From Field & Stream

Essential advice from a legendary outdoor writer<p>For 35 years, in each issue of <i>Field & Stream</i>, H.G. “Tap” Tapply served up tidbits of hard-earned …

Festival of the Unexceptional 2017 – a celebration of ordinary cars, in pictures

Fine Art

Womaneer

Introducing the pioneers who are smashing glass ceilings for the next generation. Get to know them.<p>When you hear the word “pioneer,” who comes to …

Marie Curie

The Top 11 Greatest Vocal Duos Of All Time

As a very famous song put it: it takes two, baby. All you need are two voices to make a unique blend and you’ll be rewarded with unforgettable, …

Music

Silk Way Road Rally in Pictures

This Couple Has Lived 1,000 Nights in Airbnbs

Some brands have their fans—and then they have their superfans. Apple has legions of fanboys (and fangirls). Harry Potter has Potterheads. T.J. Maxx …

Travel

9 Pairs of High Heels That Shaped History

While it may seem like every season brings a new breed of high heels—block-heel mules, teetering satin pumps, toothpick-thin stilettos—heels …

Fashion

How to Make the Most of a Nonfunctional Fireplace

Wallowing over the fact that your fireplace is of the non-working variety? Then time for an attitude adjustment. This supposed “flaw” can actually be …

Everything We Learned About ‘Justice League,’ ‘Wonder Woman II,’ and the State of DC Comics at Comic-Con

DC and Warner Bros. announced a slew of new films Saturday, including a seemingly ill-advised ‘Flashpoint’ movie, while Ben Affleck debunked rumors he’s leaving Batman.<p>After some highlights from Steven Spielberg's <i>Ready Player One</i> and <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>, the real star of Warner Bros.'s Hall H takeover …

Batman

There’s a trillion-dollar global black market for fake “designer” chairs

Last year, US customs officers seized over $4 million worth of fake chairs. It was the first year that the agency had ever seized containers-full ofsuch unauthorized reproductions, thanks in part to a novel new training that’s turning port inspectors into design connoisseurs.<p>Over the past 18 …

Black Market

A 10-year-old’s overdose death reveals Miami neighborhood’s intense struggle with opioids

When 10-year-old Alton Banks left the community swimming pool on the last day of his life, he walked past the elementary school where he had just finished fifth grade.<p>He passed a cheery banner that defined a beaten-down inner-city neighborhood trying to will itself into up-and-comingness: …

The Mystery of Why Japanese People Are Having So Few Babies

Many point to unromantic 20-somethings and women’s entry into the workforce, but an overlooked factor is the trouble young men have in finding steady, well-paid jobs.<p>TOKYO—Japan’s population is shrinking. For the first time since the government started keeping track more than a century ago, there …

The Workplace

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

<i>This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog.</i>The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long …

Pharma

How SoundCloud's broken business model drove artists away

‘25 million plays, and zero dollars’<p>In December 2012, as part of a major redesign, SoundCloud introduced a feature called the repost. Similar to Tumblr’s reblog or Twitter’s retweet, reposts were designed as a way to help new music spread virally. But from the start, artists abused the feature by …