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How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Sleep

Sacha Baron Cohen Convinces GOP Congressmen to Arm Toddlers in ‘Who Is America?’ Premiere

Showtime’s ‘Who Is America?,’ premiering Sunday night, more than lives up to the hype, and stands as Sacha Baron Cohen’s most subversive work since …

Roy Moore

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

This Body Oil Makes Me Fall Asleep

It majorly chills me out.<p>That ever elusive sleep. We all want more of it, yet no one seems to be getting enough. So much so there is an entire …

Native Americans

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Netflix’s ‘The Staircase’ Is the True-Crime Epic of the Summer

Get ready to binge.<p>Real-life mysteries often lack satisfying solutions, so it’s fitting that, in this golden age of true-crime documentary …

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

7 questions to ask before renewing your homeowner’s insurance

If you own a house, homeowner’s insurance is a necessity. Not only do you need it to protect your home and possessions against damage and theft, your mortgage lender will also require that you carry it. But it’s not enough to simply have coverage, you need to have the right coverage. David Miller, …

The 16 best TV shows of 2018 so far

With so many great shows already, we started thinking about the new and returning shows we've loved the most over the past six months.<p>With stellar writing and captivating performances that rival what you see on the big screen, these are the best new and returning shows of 2018 (so far).<p>We'll update …

TV

11 Best Vegetables To Grow In Containers

You don’t need a huge amount of land or a fancy garden bed to grow healthy organic vegetables at home. Many delicious vegetables can thrive in pots …

The Best Cologne for Men to Wear in 2018

You wouldn't order a hot toddy in the middle of negroni season, right? The same logic applies to fragrance—it's time to swap out your cozy cold-weather scent for something fresher and brighter. GQ’s Best Stuff tested all the latest spring fragrance drops to bring you five favorites worth …

46 Random Amazon Products That Thousands Of Reviewers Say Changed Their Lives

Life isn’t without its frustrations — and sometimes you need special products to help you solve those little problems that always seem to pop up. …

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

These days, it seems like every card-carrying millennial has cut the cord and embraced the cable-free lifestyle. At first, it seems fun and exciting. …

Must Atheists Trash Religion?

WE LIVE IN polarized times, and that’s no secret. This polarization is often noted and often lamented. It is said to be tearing our country apart at …

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

29 Things to Know Before Boarding Your First Carnival Cruise

If you've never taken a cruise before, I highly recommend experiencing it at least once in your lifetime. The almost-all-inclusive perks and fun-packed itinerary on board make it a unique travel experience — not to mention you have the ability to visit multiple destinations in a single vacation! …

How ‘Strange Fruit’ Killed Billie Holiday

×<p>William P. Gottlieb<p>Billie Holiday and Mister at Downbeat in New York City, ca. Feb. 1947. Courtesy Library of Congress.<p>“Strange Fruit” may have been …

For Presidents Day, Here’s One Vicious, Ghastly, and/or Fascinating Fact About Every U.S. President

Happy Presidents Day! Even though it’s not exactly Presidents Day. According to the federal government, the name of this holiday is merely …

A New ‘The Walking Dead’ Clip Fills In A Nagging Gap In The Timeline

The first half of season eight of <i>The Walking Dead</i> began with Rick and Co. leading a horde of zombies to the Sanctuary. It was a crucial element of their strategy to defeat Negan: With hundreds of zombie’s surrounding Negan’s compound, they weren’t able to get out and supplies were not able to get …

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

13 Ways to Cook Jackfruit, the Glorious Meat Substitute That Tastes Just Like Pork

It’s one of the year’s most popular new food trends, and it’s popping up on menus all over the U.S. Introducing jackfruit, a tasty, nutritious meat …

Does Westworld suggest humans are hopeless?

The case for, and against, the pitch black tone of the first season<p><i>Westworld’s</i> first season did a somewhat ridiculous amount of heavy lifting when it comes to explaining the concept of the show, a large number of characters and their often twisted relationships and histories. The wonderful video …

Westworld Finally Confirms That There Are More Worlds

It's not just about cowboys and saloons anymore. A (very cool) new website has revealed that the robot-laden theme park within HBO's <i>Westworld</i> is just …

25 Regal Facts About Queen Elizabeth II

In February 2017, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Sapphire Jubilee, marking her 65-year reign as Queen of England. Her Majesty surpassed her …

The Full Text of the Nunes Memo

On Friday, the House Intelligence Committee released the controversial document, which alleges surveillance abuses by the FBI.<p><i>On Friday, the House Intelligence Committee, which is chaired by Republican Representative Devin Nunes, released a four-page memo alleging surveillance abuses by the FBI.</i> …

Donald Trump

A Map Shows What Happens When Our World Gets Four Degrees Warmer: The Colorado River Dries Up, Antarctica Urbanizes, Polynesia Vanishes

Humanity faces few larger questions than what, exactly, to do about climate change — and, in a sense larger still, what climate change even means. …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs …

Time Management

Crispy Honey-Lemon Chicken Thighs Are a Budget-Friendly Weeknight Meal

Sure, chicken breasts are healthy and versatile, but let’s be real: The thighs are the real winner. They’re cheaper, juicier, and more flavorful, yet they’re often overlooked. Why not give them the love they deserve? Enter crispy chicken thighs with honey-lemon pan sauce. Quick, easy, and involving …

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …