Joanne Saracino

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The Story Behind Lobster Tails at Buddy Valastro’s Carlo’s Bakery

<i>Cake Boss</i> <b>Buddy Valastro</b> sets the scene for his TLC show in <b>Carlo’s Bakery</b>, and the version at the <b>Venetian</b> carries the same sweet treats found in the original in Hoboken, N.J. Since original owner Carlo Guastaffero opened the bakery in 1910, the bakery dished out lobster tails, an Americanized …

Las Vegas

Apple Cider Cupcakes and Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream

Apple Cider Cupcakes and Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream<p>Prep time<p>30 mins<p>Cook time<p>17 mins<p>Total time<p>47 mins<p>Moist and flavorful recipe for Apple Cider …

11 More of the Scariest Stories We've Ever Heard

Happy Halloween, people who aren't going to sleep tonight!<p>On Thursday, we ran our first installment of the winners of our annual Scary Stories …

Empathy

These are the 10 most-pinned makeup looks for a DIY Halloween

OMG Halloween is less than three days away. And if you’re planning to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve this weekend, you’ve got even <i>less time than that</i> to …

Welcome to Sweet-N-Nasty, the Naughtiest Bakery in Boston

Usually you wouldn’t want to find pubic hair in your food. But at Sweet-N-Nasty, an erotic bakery that has existed in various Boston locations since the early 1980s, it’s just another design detail that might adorn your cupcakes or cakes — in edible form, of course. A strategic squiggle of icing …

Boston

Two-Nosed Dog Passes Smell Test For Cuteness

When Todd Ray heard about a dog with two noses, he couldn't turn up his own nose at the pooch.<p>Ray is the owner of the Venice Beach Freakshow in Los Angeles. He also holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of two-headed animals, so unusual animals are his specialty.<p>But while Ray …

Animal Rescue

What You Never Knew About Eating Disorders and Suicide

Suffering in silence can be deadly.<p>Lindsey Hall knew she'd hit rock bottom when she woke up on a hotel room couch at 5 a.m., vomiting blood after an all-night eating binge. It was 2013 and the then-23-year-old had traveled from New York — where she was working part-time at a literary agency — to …

Mental Health

Terry Crews opens up about his porn addiction: 'It really messed up my life'

Terry Crews is putting his past struggles behind him.<p>The former NFL pro turned actor has taken to social media, confessing to a pornography addiction that he says "ruined" his life.<p>In a series of videos titled "Dirty Little Secrets" posted to his Facebook page, the "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actor gets …

Terry Crews

Here's What a Rude Word For a Woman Looks Like—Literally

“She’s a butterface” is a saying meant to convey that everything about a woman is good… but her face. Photographer Anna Friemoth’s literal lens …

New York City

Bad Perms and Chill Vibes: Photographing Staten Island in the 1980s

Christine Osinski documented the quiet, wide-open spaces a ferry ride away from Manhattan.<p>The photographer Christine Osinski moved from lower Manhattan to Staten Island, near Snug Harbor, in 1982. She and her husband had just been booted from their loft, which was slated for redevelopment. They …

Britney Spears Shows Off Her Sculpted Abs in Steamy Instagram Videos

Britney Spears is hotter than ever!<p>The singer (and mom of two!) flaunted her trim tummy in two new Instagram videos.<p>“Girls just wanna have fun 😉 …

7 foods you should always refrigerate

Wonder no more.<p>First, when it comes to perishables, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends refrigerating or freezing them right away. And as a general rule, meat, seafood, eggs, and certain kinds of produce should never be kept at room temperature for more than two hours — or more …

FDA

Healthy Vegan Paleo Protein Ice-Cream?

Strolling down Abbot Kinney Boulevard last Monday, being simultaneously ogled by tourists and studiously ignored by the uber-cool local hipsters, I suddenly heard "try our paleo vegan ice cream" waft through the air. I turned and saw a booth run by what I assumed was two college students earning …

Ice Cream

Which of These 4 Types of Couples Describes You and Your Partner?

Scientists discovered that a couple’s dating style had a lot to do with their long-term relationship potential.<p>Here’s a breakdown of their findings, per couple type:<p>Dramatic couples<p>These couples are, yup, drama llamas. And, as you can guess, that’s not exactly great for a relationship. Dramatic …

11 Genius Ways to Hit on Men in Public

No. 6 will be your new go-to move.<p>It is 2016, and there is no reason women should still have to wait around for cute men to approach them. Ladies, it is time to lean in to shamelessly hitting on men. No more wallflower syndrome. Be in charge of your romantic fate. Flirt with reckless abandon. Men …

Relationships

Here's What Kate Hudson Really Eats in a Day

AKA what it takes to get those abs.<p>Kate Hudson is basically the human incarnation of a double rainbow—sure, she's stunning, but there's also this perpetual cheeriness about her, like she'd be the one person who could make you change out of your Pajama jeans and do the nae nae across your living …

21 surprising Whisper confessions from models

New York Fashion Week is here and models have opened up about their love/hate relationship with their glamorous yet demanding profession.<p>Many assume …

10 Ways to Lose Weight Without Even Trying

These little changes to your day could make a huge dent in your belly

Fitness

4 reasons why women cheat

Cheating is something that happens to women. Women are abandoned, scorned, discarded, left. Men are the actors, the cheaters, the seed disemenators—the doers doing those they aren't supposed to be doing—that is, if you rely solely on information gleaned from film, music, magazines, stock photos, …

Stereotypes

How to eat like Beyoncé for a week

Remember when Beyoncé went vegan back in 2013? Well her trainer and diet planner, Marco Borges, released a complete list of everything she ate — breakfast, lunch and dinner — for those 22 days.<p>I’ve condensed her 22-day plan to a more manageable seven-day plan so you can try it. See if you feel as …

Healthy Eating

Islamic State video shows British boy known as 'Junior Jihadi' blowing up three prisoners

Execution footage is the second time Isa Dare – known as "Junior Jihadi" – has appeared in one of the group's propaganda films<p>A British boy believed to be aged four and nicknamed “junior jihadi” has been filmed blowing up three prisoners in the latest grisly execution video released by the Islamic …

Colleagues Recall Shock and Horror After Journalist Committed Suicide on Live TV: 'I Didn't See the Gun'

The morning of her death, WXLT-TV talk show host Christine Chubbuck appeared in good spirits.<p>The stylishly dressed 29-year-old arrived early for her …

A Harvard nutrition expert explains why the advice to eat 'everything in moderation' is 'useless'

But nutrition science doesn't really agree with this saying. A cookie here, a salad there — turns out that's not quite the same as actually being healthy.<p>Dr. David Ludwig, a Harvard Medical School nutrition and obesity expert, talked to Tech Insider about what scientifically sound dieting looks …

Nutrition

Fruit and vegetables high in flavonoids may help prevent weight gain

Scientists find even a single 80g serving per day of the fruit or vegetable containing the key compound may improve health<p>Eating fruit and vegetables that are high in a key compound called flavonoids - such as apples, pears, blueberries, strawberries and radishes - may help prevent weight …

[UPDATED] "American Horror Story Season 6 Might Be About Something That Is Creepy as Hell

But will Lady Gaga return?<p>If <i>American Horror Story</i> hasn't scared the crap out of you before, it definitely will in the next season. According to a source close to the show who spoke with <i>Us Weekly,</i> Ryan Murphy's FX show will deal largely with the story of Slender Man.<p>The source told <i>Us Weekly</i> that …

Urban Legends

25 Trendy Diets That Are Total Bullsh*t

Just say no.<p>When it comes to weight loss, we like to play by numbers, so here's a few: 45 percent of Americans usually like to make New Year's resolutions, and of those people, 38 percent cite some form of "lose weight" or "improve health" at the top of their to-do list. Having a plan to hit the …

Nutrition

Why You Shouldn't Be Embarrassed That You Met Your Boyfriend Online

"We met on Bumble, er … a bumblebee stung him, and he had an allergic reaction! I, uh, basically saved his life."<p>It all starts innocently enough. Someone asks you and your guy, "<i>Sooo</i> … how did you two meet?"<p>Suddenly, you're sweating, scrambling for an explanation for the completely unromantic way …

Relationships

'The child died as he was born, in between my legs'

When Shamimu Nabasirye went into labour, she could not afford to travel to the nearest health centre. In this part of Uganda, stillbirths ‘go unnoticed all the time’<p>On 2 January, Shamimu Nabasirye gave birth to a baby boy, who died as he was born.<p>Nabasirye had attended antenatal clinics at the …

Africa