Brandi Burgess

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Here's What Seth Rogen Learned After Being Trapped in a Van with Kanye West - PAPER

Photos via Neil Rasmus/BFAnyc.com/Billy Farrell/BFAnyc.com<p>Kanye West's logic is often brilliantly illogical and to attempt to figure out what the rapper is thinking -- or even to decipher what he's said aloud -- is a futile pursuit. It's like you almost have to be trapped in a van with 'Ye for two …

VH1 Star Stephanie Moseley and Husband Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Stephanie Moseley, a star of VH1’s NBA cheerleading drama <i>Hit the Floor</i>, and her husband, the rapper Earl Hayes, died Monday in a suspected …

Two die in crashes along I-580 in East Bay, fleeing driver sought

Two men died in separate crashes along Interstate 580 in the East Bay, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday.<p>The names of the victims weren’t immediately released.<p>About 1:30 a.m. Sunday, the driver of a Toyota Celica crashed into the center divider of westbound Interstate 580 near Lakeshore …

San Francisco

The Biggest Misconceptions About Finding Cheap Airfares

<b>There's a "magic" hour (like 3 a.m.) to find the best prices</b><p>This is the biggest myth of all. Airfares can change minute-by-minute and day-by-day, as can seat inventory at the lowest fares. This is especially true now that consumers can put non-refundable fares on hold for 24 hours with no-penalty …

Flying

The Complete Guide to the Husbands & Boyfriends of VS Angels

See the handsome men who will be cheering from the front row of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show this year.<p>Though the Victoria's Secret models and Angels may have all of us smitten with them on the runway, who are the lucky men who get to capture their hearts in real life? From the husbands to …

The Most Popular Artists, Albums and Songs of 2014, According to Spotify

As the rap Internet gets ready to roll out their annual end-of-year-lists (including ours — just wait on it), Spotify has injected a little more …

CD Wreath

Use yarn to turn an old CD into a beautiful Christmas wreath. It’s fast, easy, and fun!<p>Get the instructions for ––> CD Wreath

The 12 Best Islands You've Never Heard Of

By: Lauren Everitt<p><i>Credit: Flickr/rapidtravelchai</i><p>Islands are supposed to be places to get away from it all, but if you limit your vacationing to, say, Hawaii, you'll find yourself surrounded by 8,174,460 tourists you didn't manage to get away from (those are real statistics, btw). We went to the …

Tommy Hilfiger

Chocolate Pretzel Trees

Here is another great treat to do with the kids. Especially, if school gets cancelled and the temperatures are too low to let the kids out to play. …

15 Weight-Loss Victories That AREN'T the Number on the Scale

<b>2. You don't get (as) winded climbing the five flights of stairs to your apartment.</b> Okay, there may never come a day when those steep stairs don't feel like a mountain, but you no longer feel like scaling them is your workout for the day.<p><b>3. When it's time for some midday snackage, you actually</b> …

How-To: Twig and Ribbon Tree Ornament

Looking for a relatively mess free craft to do with the kids? Try this wonderful twig and ribbon tree ornament from Fireflies and Mud Pies.<p>I love this craft for three reasons:<p>– You can take the kids on a nature walk to collect the perfect sticks to use, and it will make the ornament that much more …

Best Weight Loss Apps for iPhone: Don’t Diet your Life

A little additional help can go a long way for a fat reduction plan. If you can’t spend for a nutritionist or fitness instructor, these applications …

Weight Loss

How Your Diet Shows up on Your Skin

Gluten and dairy and wine, oh my! Plus, check out all the past #BeautySchool columns.<p><b>Question:</b> Can your face reveal what's going on in your digestive system?<p><b>Answer:</b> Yes, according to practitioners of naturopathic medicine, like Dr. Nigma Talib, who performed "face readings" at a recent launch event …

10 (Almost) Free Travel Deals, 2014 Edition

"Free." It's everyone's favorite four-letter word, and one especially dear to travelers the world over. Want to get something for nothing? Check out these 10 no-strings-attached travel offers.<p><b>Third-Day Free at Universal Studios</b><p>Buy a two-day Universal Studios admission ticket and get an extra day …

Travel Deals

Best Beach Destinations in the Florida Keys

While residents of cold-weather climates are shivering indoors by the fire, the lucky folks who visit the Florida Keys are snorkeling, splashing, and fishing in still-temperate waters. The shores of this island chain—with dazzling coral reefs and an abundance of wildlife—are recognized as excellent …

Hip Hop Album Sales: Eminem, Rick Ross, Beyonce

This week’s sales report is the first to accommodate Billboard’s new measurement system in which the charts account for not only the number of albums …

Rap & Hip-Hop

15 Genius Kitchen Storage Solutions

I'm no stranger to a tiny, cramped kitchen. Thing is, I have a food blog and a passion for cooking and baking — so I've had to get creative with my …

Frugal Living

The Spice That Promotes Weight Loss

In this study, one group of women was told to eat three grams of cumin mixed into yogurt during lunch and dinner, while the others were simply told to eat yogurt. Additionally, all 88 women were put on a reduced-calorie diet and received nutrition counseling for three months.<p>While both groups lost …

Food

J. Cole Calls Out Iggy Azalea, Eminem, Macklemore For Snatching Hip-Hop's 'Sound' On 'Fire Squad'

J. Cole has been hosting very intimate listening sessions for his third album, <i>2014 Forest Hills Drive</i>, ahead of its official release, but …

12 Terrible Tales Of Wedding Guests Behaving Badly

Every wedding has at least one them -- guests who just can't seem to keep their sh*t together.<p>One Redditor recently asked users to share the "most appalling" wedding guest behavior they've ever witnessed. Below are 12 stories that range from mildly embarrassing to straight-up disgraceful. And yes, …

The Hemingway House in Key West

A few facts about The Hemingway House at 907 Whitehead Street: It's one of the most popular tourist attractions in Key West. Originally built in the 1870s in the French Colonial Style by Asa Tift, a prominent Key West citizen, the house was given to Ernest Hemingway in 1931. His wife, Pauline, had …

Key West

Kelly Rowland’s Mother Passes Away

Kelly Rowland is mourning a major loss in her family. The R&B singer’s mother, Doris Rowland Garrison, passed away on Tuesday in Atlanta. The …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

For the First Time in Forever... I Did Not Enjoy My Vacation to Disney World

I think Mickey Mouse is adorable. But let me tell you, that little guy no longer holds the entire Disney empire in his white-gloved little hands. It's simply gotten too big, too commercial, too regimented. As a result, to quote Anna from <i>Frozen</i>, "For the first time in forever..." I did not enjoy my …

Walt Disney Company

Pull-Apart Christmas Tree

Here is an easy appetizer to bring to potlucks or to decorate the holiday dinner table. It uses store bought items, but you don’t have to tell …

25 Game Changing Dresses of 2014

From Rihanna's naked dress to Sarah Jessica Parker's Oscar de la Renta-signed gown, we look back at the most memorable celebrity looks that dared to change the fashion game.<p>2014 was yet another year of memorable fashion choices. From Rihanna's naked dress at the CFDA Awards to Sarah Jessica …