Stephen Wray

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25 Cheesy Dips That Will Make You Swoon

Nothing is more alluring than a bowl of silky, molten cheese. Just sitting amongst a pile of chips, waiting to be devoured.

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

Food

26 Reasons Shakshuka Is The Most Perfect Food

Shakshuka is a Middle Eastern and North African dish that combines eggs, tomatoes, and spices to create the perfect meal for any season and time of day.

Breakfast

Just 90 companies caused two-thirds of man-made global warming emissions

Chevron, Exxon and BP among companies most responsible for climate change since dawn of industrial age, figures show<p>• Interactive - which fossil fuel companies are most responsible?<p>The climate crisis of the 21st century has been caused largely by just 90 companies, which between them produced …

The complete guide to fixing your credit score

Is your credit score holding you back? Don't despair. Here is what you can do about it.<p>A couple of years ago, I found myself in a catch-22. I decided it was time for me to start building my credit. The advice from nearly everybody: "Just apply for a credit card." Easier said than done: as soon as I …

Skillet Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Fontina and White Cheddar Skillet Brussels Bacon Mac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 8, 2013 92<p>I figured it was time to eat some bacon. I mean it’s been a …

White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

Great Getaways: Chicago

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>If you're looking for a fun, affordable Chicago city getaway, the options are endless: you can spend the day shopping your heart out along the Magnificent Mile, cruising the Chicago River, and even go to the beach on beautiful …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Top 10

Foreigners Share What They Find Most Surprising About America

Foreigners, as well as others who happen to know people who are new to the U.S., have been using this Quora thread to share what they think makes America unique. Their answers to the question "What facts about the United States do foreigners not believe until they come to America?" were pretty …

Drunk Without Alcohol Pill? UK Researcher Says a Pill Can Mimic the Effects of Alcohol

A “drunk without alcohol pill,” as it has been called, is being apparently developed by a U.K. scientist. The pill mimics the drunk effects of …

Alcohol

Alcohol without the hangover? It's closer than you think

Science now allows us to develop a safer way to get drunk. But before we can sober up in minutes, the drinks industry needs to embrace this healthier approach<p>Imagine enjoying a seasonal drink at a Christmas party without the risk of a hangover the next day, or being able then to take an antidote …

Tech and Science

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Science

Mexican-Inspired Thanksgiving

The flavors of Mexico are now as much a part of our national palate as traditional roast turkey and apple pie. This year, add some spice to your …

Cooking

Make a Holiday Travel Care Package: 10 Foods To Send With Your Loved Ones

With the busiest travel days of the year upon us, consider seeing a loved one off with a travel care package. Whether flying or driving, a gifted …

The Ultimate Recipes For Cheese Lovers

There's something really special about cheese. Between the soft bries, pungent gorgonzolas and classic cheddars, it takes a lot of will power to not rhapsodize about their dreamy, er creamy, qualities -- especially on National Cheese Day. But resist we will. Rather, to celebrate this …

The Best Boozy Mulled Cider

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us at Food52 the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: Turn down the thermostat, sit out on the porch; this mulled cider drink will warm you from the</i> …

Day in the Life: Epicerie's Cheesemonger

19 Cranberry Sauce Recipes For Thanksgiving

No shame in loving the canned stuff, but why not serve a homemade version, as well? Notice I said "as well," not "instead." Wouldn't want to start a war.

Cooking

Is Puerto Rico the next Greece? Nest eggs could suffer

The U.S. territory has become the latest poster child for serious debt woes. Once popular with investors, the island's $2.2 billion budget deficit has led credit rating agencies to downgrade Puerto Rican bonds to near-junk status.<p>SAN JUAN — When Alejandro García Padilla took office as governor of …

27 Awesome Easy Lunches To Bring To Work

Deep down, you know the truth: Any lunch you make yourself will taste 17 times better than the slimy chopped salad you'd end up buying. Also, save your money for booze.

Healthy Eating

Get Buzzed: 10 Must-Try Coffee Cocktails

Watch for Taurid fireballs!

We’ve been talking about the South Taurid meteor shower for a month now, and some have already captured photos of meteors in this long-lasting (but …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About God And Beer

On <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i>, NPR's John Burnett describes how some churches are trying to attract new members by creating a different sort of Christian community around craft beer.<p>This is actually nothing new. For centuries, beer has brought people together to worship God. And God has inspired people …

Woman Evicted From 9-year Hotel Stay - Vagabondish

After losing her home to foreclosure, Jana Ganjian moved into a Marriott hotel, and nine years later, has yet to pay a $29,000 bill.<p>Ganjian had been …

DIY Projects & Crafts

What is the difference between a lager and an ale?

Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor.<p>For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery, while lagers are clean-tasting and frequently described as "crisp." But to a brewer, the …