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14 Flavorful Salad Recipes for Dinner to Balance a Heavy Lunch

Office parties, client meetings, midday reunions with your bestie — all perfect examples of how a simple lunch outing can turn into a full on binge-fest. Although the indulging was *totally* worth it, come dinner time, you may not feel like consuming much more than a smoothie and a detoxifying …

Healthy Eating

Afternoon Fog - South Tower

Medical-grade cannabis party prepped for San Francisco

Tis the season to be suspiciously too jolly.<p>After all, California successfully regulated medical marijuana this year. And in places like San Francisco, cannabis is legal in everything but name.<p>Formally kicking off the heady holiday season is San Francisco’s longest-running, patient-focused pot …

12 Mistakes To Avoid When Baking Your Thanksgiving Pie

Perfection is within your reach.<p>The golden rule in pie baking is "make it cold, bake it hot." If this makes sense to you and it's a motto you follow, great. You're well on your way to baking -- and eating -- beautiful pies this Thanksgiving. (Especially if you have all these pie recipes at the …

Possibly inspired by singer Adele (possibly not), Samsung is bringing a new flip-phone model to the market<p>We all owe Adele an apology. After the internet mercilessly took the piss out of the flip-phone she used in her video for Hello (a decision the director said was thought through – “it’s so …

Phones

Adele Clears Up That Beyoncé Duet Rumor

“Queen Bey to the day I die.”<p>In anticipation of <b>Adele’s</b> new album, out this Friday, the 27-year-old Grammy- and Oscar-winning songstress has been making the media rounds, teasing singles like “Hello” and “When We Were Young,” details about her personal life, and confessions about her fear of fame. …

Music

Bill Nye slams NASCAR in an epic take-down calling it the 'anti-NASA'

Business Insider, NASA/Reuters<p>For famed science educator, comedian, and author Bill Nye (the science guy) watching a NASCAR race with his family is bittersweet.<p>The super-fast cars zipping around the track is "exciting," Nye explains in his latest book, "Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the …

Room and Frank director will shoot story of a homophobic fighter killed on live television in the 1960s<p>Irish director Lenny Abrahamson is set to make a film about a bisexual boxer who killed his opponent after he made a homophobic remark.

Sexuality

Microsoft and Code.org launch Minecraft tutorial to teach kids how to code

Microsoft has announced a partnership with Code.org that will bring Minecraft into the education curriculum.<p>Mojang, the Sweden-based game development studio that shot to prominence due to its work on Minecraft, was acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 billion last year.<p>Founded in 2013, Code.org is a …

How to get the New Xbox One Experience tonight

Microsoft is rolling out the biggest Xbox One update ever tonight, so it’s time to ensure your console is ready to get it.<p>We’ve already given you a preview of the New Xbox One Experience (NXOE), but it’s about time for you to get your hands on it as well. Microsoft announced that it will begin …

Why some Christians are upset at Starbucks' new holiday cups

The newest call to arms in the "War on Christmas" is now towards your neighborhood Starbucks.<p>A group of Christians turned to social media to share their frustration with Starbucks' new holiday cups, because the cups don't have "Merry Christmas" as part of the design. But there isn't much to the …

How Two Broadway Veterans Helped The Flash Become One of the Best Family Dramas on Television

Jesse L. Martin and Victor Garber on their unlikely foray into the world of superheroes.<p>When <i>Parenthood</i> ended its six-season run on NBC earlier this year, it seemed like the end of an era for a familiar TV staple: the network family drama. <i>Friday Night Lights</i> and <i>My So-Called Life</i> are in the past, and …

TV

New Star Trek TV Series to Premiere in January 2017

<i>Star Trek</i> is returning to the small screen. The next film in the long-running sci-fi franchise is due to hit cinemas in summer 2016, but now it has been announced that a new <i>Star Trek</i> TV show will premiere in January 2017.<p>The show is being developed at CBS by Alex Kurtzman, the co-writer of the last …

The Try Guys Get On-Camera Prostate Exams To Prove How Painless They Are

There's something sexy about a man with a clean bill of health.<p>You won’t see Buzzfeed’s Try Guys growing their ’staches for Movember, the monthlong …

Cancer

The Four Essential Oils You Need In Your Life—And How to Use Them

Here's an unpleasant flashback: On my fifth sinus infection of the year, I was curled into the fetal position in a bed of balled-up tissues, watching …

How to Eat a Bowl of Ramen in 13 Minutes

In Japan, eating ramen is not a leisurely activity.<p>In Japan, eating ramen is not a leisurely activity: It takes the average diner just 13 minutes to …

The 11 Slow Cooker Mistakes That Might Be Sabotaging Your Meals

How many are you committing?<p>The slow cooker is the one appliance heralded by just about every home cook for making our lives easier. But just because it'll cook you dinner all on its own doesn't mean there aren't rules and guidelines that need to be followed for it to do its job well. Because there …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

11 Apple Cakes That All Deserve Awards

Everyone likes to be the best at something some of the time.<p>Turn, for proof, to high school yearbooks, which try so hard to give so many gangly 18-year-olds "best" titles that superlative pages are filled with not only "Best Dressed," "Most Athletic," and "Most Likely to Succeed," but also with …

The 38 Essential San Francisco Restaurants, Winter 2018

It's time to update the <b>Eater 38</b>, the answer to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant?" This highly elite group covers the entire city, spans myriad cuisines and collectively satisfies all restaurant needs. Every few months, pertinent restaurants that were omitted, have newly …

Gov. Jerry Brown signs assisted-death bill

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday giving terminally ill Californians the right to be prescribed a lethal dose of drugs, saying in a highly personal statement that he had reflected “on what I would want in the face of my own death” and decided that those in such situations should have the choice.<p>…

Peanut Butter & Jelly Fudge Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Serving Size 1 piece<p>Servings Per Recipe 64<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 49<p><b>Calories</b> 123<p>% Daily Value*<p>9%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 6g<p>13%<p>Saturated …

RollerCoaster Tycoon World preorders now available at Steam & GMG

Today it’s official: <i>RollerCoaster Tycoon World</i> is coming out December 10th, come hell or high water (or a really bad reaction in the upcoming Betas). Today the pre-order showed up on Steam for the expected $49.99. More notably, you can snag a 23% off discount after coupon at Green Man Gaming. The …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

9 Easy Fall Breakfasts to Make in 35 Minutes or Less

You definitely have time for these delicious breakfasts.<p>Just because it stays dark out longer and you're tempted to sleep in, doesn't mean breakfast …

Microsoft releases Office 2016 for Windows: Here are the key features

Microsoft's first new version of its productivity suite in three years is available for Office 365 subscribers to download on Tuesday, adding new cloud computing and teamwork features<p>Microsoft has released the first new version of Office for Windows in three years, adding a series of new features …

City-wide water gun assassination game coming to San Francisco

Beware, citizens of San Francisco: Watery street warfare is coming.<p>If you played the game 'Assassin' as a kid, you'll recognize the rules of StreetWars, a spy game which starts in San Francisco on Sept. 27 and lasts three weeks. Those signed up to participate are tasked with 'assassinating' other …

J.K. Rowling Reveals Harry Potter's Family Origin

The Secret of the Apple’s New San Francisco Fonts

iOS 9 is now publicly released. It’s a subtle change but the system fonts of iOS 9 are now changed to the Apple’s new San Francisco fonts, replacing …

Typography

5 Skills Every Beginning Cyclist Should Master

Simple advice to conquer the learning curve and make every ride easier<p>Susan McLucas has run the Bicycle Riding School in Somerville, Massachusetts, for roughly 30 years. In that time, she has taught thousands of people—from kids to adults who have never thrown a leg over a top tube—how to ride …