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Don’t take retirement advice from John Oliver

Suppose you bought a travel guide to help you plan your next trip. The first chapter describes the best, low-cost option to get to your destination. But the subsequent chapters are blank, offering no ideas on what to do when you arrive.<p>That’s essentially the quality of the retirement advice coming …

Retirement

Recipe: Diner-Style Breakfast Potatoes

Place the diced potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with cold water, and add a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat, then cook for 2 to 3 …

Breakfast

We beat Donald Trump by mocking Donald Trump: What Bill Maher and Barack Obama understand about whipping a bully

Trump’s weakness is ridicule. Even if Jon Stewart is sitting this one out, Democrats need to embrace serious satire<p>Donald Trump’s absurd yet frighteningly real campaign for the presidency is hard for anyone with a moral compass to see to its somehow plausible conclusion. So perhaps the most …

Mark Twain

Just What Were Donald Trump's Ties to the Mob?

I've spent years investigating, and here's what's known.<p>In his signature book, <i>The Art of the Deal,</i> Donald Trump boasted that when he wanted to build a casino in Atlantic City, he persuaded the state attorney general to limit the investigation of his background to six months. Most potential owners …

Donald Trump

Make ahead Mother’s Day brunch: mushroom, spinach and gruyere strata

Pamper the favorite women in your life all at once with a Mother's Day brunch. A meal you can prep the day before will keep the gathering hassle-free …

Kahlua Coffee Cake

Heavenly Kahlua Coffee Cake with crumble topping. A breakfast treat you won’t be able to resist! Coffee cake always reminds me of grandmothers and …

Coffee Cake

These Breakfast Enchiladas Are Perfect For Weekend Brunch

THIS. IS. LIFE.<p>Servings: 4-5<p><b>Cheese sauce:</b><br>1/3 cup butter<p>1/3 cup flour<p>3 cups milk<p>2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese<p>1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles, undrained<p>3/4 teaspoon salt<p><b>Enchiladas:</b><br>1 lb. package hot ground pork sausage<p>2 tablespoons butter or margarine<p>2 onions, diced<p>Green pepper, …

Breakfast

Caramel Coconut Pecan Oatmeal Cake

Breakfast never tasted so good! Old fashioned Caramel Coconut Pecan Oatmeal Cake made with just a handful of ingredients you already have on hand! …

Dessert

Skip the Trendy Brunch Spot and Make These Two Easy, Delicious Recipes Instead

Brunch has become divisive, but here’s a proposition to bring together those who look forward to the meal all week as well as those who deride it. Instead of waiting around at a popular brunch spot for hours, only to be squeezed into a noisy booth and rushed out before you’ve finished your second …

These Breakfast Baked Potatoes Are Calling Your Name

Eating potatoes for your morning meal is nothing new (hello, home fries!), but have you ever had <i>a baked potato</i> for breakfast? If not, I highly …

Breakfast

I hosted brunch like Chrissy Teigen — here's what happened

On a recent trip to the bookstore, I found myself standing at the checkout holding Chrissy Teigen’s cookbook, <i>Cravings</i>. I am not a cookbook person. I …

Watch Stephen Colbert Riff on Kanye West's Epic 'Ellen' Rant

"A lot of people after seeing that are saying Kanye engaged in a rambling, incoherent word dump. I disagree," host says of rapper's rant<p>On Thursday, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Jimmy Kimmel lost a ton of weight on this radical diet

Growing up in a big Italian family, Jimmy Kimmel says he has always struggled with portion control.<p>By 2010, Kimmel's 6'1 physique had ballooned to 208 pounds, and he wasn't happy.<p>The late night host decided to take control by going on an extreme diet called 5:2. Essentially, he gets to eat whatever …

Nutrition

The Hottest Spring Nonfiction Books

This spring’s crop of nonfiction books includes a biography of James Brown and a study of genes by Pulitzer-winner Siddhartha Mukherjee<p>This season’s buzziest nonfiction books take readers from a roach-infested inner-city apartment to the battlefields of the American Revolution. Among the most …

Books

The pee color spectrum: What it means

Did you know that looking into the toilet bowl is like looking into a crystal ball for your health? The color of your pee can change depending on how hydrated you are, what foods you've been eating, and even as a weird side effect to certain medications. Here's what your urine color says about your …

Wellness

Ranking the Grammys performances, from worst to best

The Grammys are purportedly about giving out awards, but the ceremony is really all about the performances.<p>We’ve put them in order, from worst to best, with commentary from The Post’s entertainment reporters.<p><b>19. Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry</b> take the stage with their new rock supergroup …

Music

5 Interview Mistakes You Didn't Know You’re Making

#1: Small talk isn't small.<p>If you have a job interview coming up, your preparation probably includes the reasons why a company should hire you. You …

Watch This Incredible Cello Cover of Adele's "Hello"

And the covers just keep on coming.<p>Adele released her hit single, "Hello," in all its sepia-toned, flip phone glory just over three months ago and we're still not over it. This song is truly the gift that keeps on giving as more and more artists release covers of the heart-wrenching tune.<p>This time, …

Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ranked: From Worst to Best

Pop spectacles, Janet's nipple, Springsteen's marathon, Left Shark and loads of soul revues – we've seen 'em all<p>There is no gig in music like the …

Justin Timberlake

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Travel Photography

These Satellite Views of Ancient Earthworks Are Stirring Debate

Images of mysterious shapes inspire intriguing theories, but solid answers will come from on-the-ground study, archaeologists say.<p>After watching a television show about ancient pyramids built outside Egypt, Dmitriy Dey wondered if his own Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan might harbor such exotic …