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Your Search for the Ultimate Coconut Cake Stops Here

My love affair with Southern-style coconut cake happened 10 years ago — just after I moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and began working on a little TV show …

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The 10 Best Foreign-Language Shows on Netflix Right Now

Netflix has become a premiere streaming destination for new American TV programs. That much is clear. But you can also find some of the best …

TV

25 Emergency Freezer Meals for the Holidays

No fast-food runs necessary when plans change this holiday season.<p>The holiday season is here, and as you know, it’s about to get B-U-S-Y. With school …

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The Steamiest, Sexiest Movies Of All Time

The sexiest movies aren't necessarily lurking in the adults-only section of HBO — or in the deleted archives of one's browser history. Often, the …

Movies

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Entertainment

The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists

Slavery. Racism. Urbanism. Disease. While 2016 may not have been a banner year for liberal democracy in the world at large, it should definitely go down as a woke time in book publishing.<p>For dedicated bibliophiles, the low thrum of literary FOMO that bubbles up around May has by mid-December …

Books

Damn, We Wish We’d Written These 11 Stories

Every year, Bloomberg News publishes a “Jealousy List” — the stories Bloomberg staffers wish they had published. It’s a delightful and endearing …

New on streaming in December 2016: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and HBO’s best options

For when you need an escape from holiday entertainment.<p>The end of the year is typically a harried time, what with all the social and financial obligations surrounding the holiday season — which means it’s also a perfect time to ignore all those obligations, stay in, and watch something great (and …

2016 By the Books: A Month-by-Month Reader’s Guide

<b>JANUARY</b><br>One of Trump’s more outrageous campaign promises was his pledge to build a wall between the US and Mexico – a vow he has already begun reframing as more of an ideology than actual plan. Last January, Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was recaptured, after escaping from prison …

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The 10 Most Overlooked Films of the Year: ‘American Honey,’ ‘The Fits,’ and More

It’s been a surprisingly good year in cinema, but several movies have gone criminally underappreciated. Here are the best of the bunch.<p>It has been, …

Blockbusters

The best films of 2016 available to watch on Netflix

From Oscar-nominated cinema releases to Netflix’s own extraordinary in-house productions, here are nine of the best films on Netflix that had their …

Entertainment

People Are Freaking Out Over the BBC's List of the Greatest Films of the 21st Century

Their choice for the number one film was especially contentious.<p>There are countless lists on the Internet of the best films of the century, but so often, they are way too broad. How can you make such decisions when there are so many different genres and styles that are simply incomparable? The BBC …

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Top 10 seaside novels

From Graham Greene to John Banville, many writers have been drawn to the dangerous transformations of stories told on the shore. Not exactly beach reading, these are some of the best<p>Through the lens of literature, something interesting happens to the world of sand and sea, harbours and hotels. In …

Literature

This holiday season, 34 long reads to explore

Post-feast, pour another glass of wine and savor some of 2015’s best long reads, published on the Guardian and elsewhere<p>You’ve made it: your belly is full, and you’re now sitting on the couch with a glass of scotch in hand.<p>You now have a few hours to kill, so here’s a list of incredible features …

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25 Greatest Travel Books of All Time

From the bustling streets of Brooklyn to the empty expanse of the Sahara, our guide to the best travel reads of all time will inspire you to add a …

Travel

This New Interval Training Trend Makes Working Out Faster—and a Lot More Fun

By now, you’ve probably heard a thing or two (or ten) about interval training. There’s a long list of benefits when it comes to HIIT: It improves …

You’ll Want to Save This Crazy Grilled Cheese Recipe for Brunch

Sunday is the day we dream about. Yeah, Friday and Saturday are cool, but Sunday is the type of friend we can chill with without speaking a word, in our pajamas, grubbing hard on snacks while binge-watching Netflix (everyone does it, it’s okay).<p>Speaking of grubbing hard, we have something you can …

The Best Shows On Netflix You’ve Never Heard Of

Netflix original programming has grown from one series in 2012 to 36-plus series in the years to come, which means that Netflix is as full-fledged a network as FX or AMC (in fact, they’ll provide even more programming by 2016). As they ramp up their original programming, expect to see fewer series …

Top 10 new Android games this week: Vault!, Beastopia

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but …

Angry Birds

Nine of the best movies of all time, now streaming on Netflix and other services

Sadly, this is my last streaming-movie column for TechHive. So rather than going out with a batch of new releases that will be quickly forgotten, I …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

Books

50 best ever summer holiday books

<b>Having time to read is one of the great pleasures of a holiday. But not if the books you've packed are a let-down. We've picked 50 of our favourites to keep you busy on the beach</b><p><b>This year's best new books</b> | <b>Celebrity picks</b><p>Every year, millions of holidays are blighted by Summer Reads Syndrome. You …

How To Watch TV Shows Online (Free)

Sitting in front of your TV and Watching your Favorite shows can be quite addictive. You would never want to miss out on your favorite shows and will …

Gaspar Noé's 3D sex film Love gets a 16 rating in France amid controversy

The French ratings board has ignored the advice of culture minister Fleur Pellerin who recommended a stronger rating for the explicit drama<p>Gaspar Noé’s controversial new film Love has been given a 16 rating in France, despite a recommendation that it should receive a higher certificate.<p>The 3D …

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The Best Movies & TV to Watch on Netflix in July

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site. Peruse the best below, then check out the 16 best fashion films on Netflix.<p><b>Movies:</b><p><b>1) Faults (2014), available July 4</b><p>When Claire (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) finds herself trapped in a new cult called the …

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Top 10 Nutrition And Workout Tips For Women Who Want To Lose 50 Pounds In 4 Months

Although the statistics claim that men and women suffer weight issues alike, the women folk will agree it's a tougher battle for them. Men have it …

The 20 best-reviewed movies currently on Netflix

If you made the mistake of “accidentally” clicking on <i>What To Expect When You’re Expecting</i> then your Netflix homepage is probably something you …

Can You Handle This? The 10 Most Intense Movies To Stream On Netflix

Do you consider yourself a tough guy? Think you can handle the most extreme, mind-blowing, unnerving movies ever made? Well, here’s a list of films …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …