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How the ‘World’s Most Comfortable Shoe’ Is Challenging Nike and Adidas

Driven by word-of-mouth sales and an eco-focus, San Francisco's Allbirds has sold over a million shoes in two years. But can this Silicon Valley success story last?<p>It’s a random Saturday in May, and I can barely find enough free space inside Allbirds’s Soho store to try on a pair of what the brand …

Shoes

10 habits of unlikeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Body Language

Report: The most miserable states in the USA

West Virginia remained at the bottom of the well-being list for the fifth consecutive year<p>The states with high well-being scores enjoyed lower obesity rates and other common health problems<p>Residents in states with low well-being were more likely to have limited access to basic necessities<p>The …

Demographics

What Happened To The Hulk In Avengers: Inifinity War? Here Are 5 Theories About The Green Giant

<b>Warning: Spoilers ahead. If you haven't seen the film, do not proceed.</b>It's been a week since <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> hit theatres. By the end of the …

The Billion-Dollar Bank Job

In 2016, a mysterious syndicate tried to steal $951 million from Bangladesh’s central bank - and laid bare a profound weakness in the system by which money moves around the world.

Central Banks

The Man Who Cracked the Lottery

When the Iowa attorney general’s office began investigating an unclaimed lottery ticket worth millions, an incredible string of unlikely winners came to light - and a trail that pointed to an inside job.

Iowa

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on a Keto Diet

10 Best Pizza Places in Los Angeles

Prime Pizza<p>Prime Pizza<p><b>10. Prime Pizza</b><br>By design, the pizza-slice joint will always emphasize convenience over quality. Only a magic oven can fully …

Italian Food

Five Restaurants to Try This Weekend in Los Angeles

<i>You probably think of the same question every weekend: where should I eat? Well, every week Eater LA will compile a handy dandy set of recommendations right here to answer that very question. Here now, five places to try this weekend in Los Angeles. (And if you need some ideas on where to drink,</i> …

California

23 Shoe Hacks You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

The Birth of Steph

Before we go any further, watch this:<p>I encourage you to watch it at full speed; I encourage you to watch it in slow motion. The reason this clip is …

USA Basketball

All Parents With Young Kids Should Know About These 23 Hacks

How to handle finger paints, blocked sinuses, and muddy strollers like a boss.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

You Need These Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes in Your Life

When you combine certain foods together they become extra special, like taco pizza or spaghetti and chili (which is still debatable if you're not …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Top 10

13 Japanese Chains Hitting It Big In the U.S.

Recent years have seen a surge in American-born food brands expanding to Japan. Notable names like Blue Bottle, Shake Shack, and Cronut master Dominique Ansel have all planted their flags on Japanese soil, and that cultural exchange goes both ways: Many popular Japanese restaurants are now …

Japan

The Best Inexpensive Hotel Rooms in the World Photos

Photo: Nikolas Koenig<p>Typically, a less expensive hotel room promises scratchy sheets, scant accommodations, and possibly a few uninvited guests scurrying across the floors. While the Four Seasons may be a little out of reach for travelers on a budget (or is it?), you don’t have to sacrifice comfort …

Step up your guacamole game with these 8 mind-blowing recipes

You know guac costs extra—and whether it’s Cinco de Mayo or just your average Wednesday, you’re willing to throw down every time.<p>Which means that, …

Avocado mayo is about to become your bread's best friend

This ingenious hack tastes good AND keeps your avo fresh for longer...<p>Mayo is tasty and all, but is it really worth the nearly 100 calories per tablespoon? If you're ready to swap out the white stuff for something a little more heart-healthy, we have just the solution.<p>Don't let the green hue scare …

How to Make Salmon Burgers Worthy of the Name

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Salmon burgers are one of those foods that always seem like they should taste better than they do. In my mind, I picture a delicate yet fatty fish patty, seasoned well, with a lightly seared crust and a tender and juicy medium-rare center. What I tend to get at …

Seafood

The 'best' pizza in NYC costs $30 for a regular pie — and it's ridiculously delicious

Over 50 years ago, in 1965, Italian immigrant Domenico DeMarco opened Di Fara Pizza in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.<p>To this day, it's considered by critics and locals alike to be "the best of the best," as former chef Anthony Bourdain reportedly put it back in 2007.<p><b>Just look at this:</b><p>There's <i>a lot</i> …

New York City

Miss Ollie's Jerk Chicken

8 servings<p>Let’s get a technicality out of the way: Classic jerk chicken is grilled over pimento wood (which comes from the tree that also produces allspice berries). If you want to order some online, we salute you. Everybody else: Hardwood or briquettes will have to do.<p>May 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

This 74K tiny home has an incredible interior that's larger than life

You can still live large in a tiny house – just check out the Earth and Sky Palace, an incredible little home with all the trappings of luxury. The …

Interior Design

Dr. Ken Answers Medical Questions

Normally, getting medical advice from a comedian wouldn't be a good idea — except when the comedian you're asking is also a doctor. Ken Jeong, with …

Ken Jeong

If you have to eat in Times Square, here are the only restaurants worth trying

While most New Yorkers prefer to steer clear of Times Square, it's a popular spot among tourists.<p>But while the area is known for its many big chain restaurants, it's also home to some much smaller, quality eateries.<p>We asked Yelp to help us find the best options. <b>Below are the 13 best restaurants in</b> …

Recipe: Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine — Recipes from The Kitchn

Remember those sun-dried tomatoes lurking in the back of your pantry? Isn't there a hunk of goat cheese somewhere in the fridge? Now's the time to …

Recipes

Creamy Tomato Basil Zucchini “Linguini” Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Scramble Recipe

"This is a tasty scramble of scrambled eggs, cheese, and pieces of sausage. Great for a Sunday morning family breakfast! You may use as much of …

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

3 Easy Steps to Get Started With Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a paradigm shift that's changing the way we perceive money. It allows individuals to have full control over their finances without needing to go through a bank. Many investors are starting to use bitcoin as a long term store of value and hedge against financial uncertainty.<p>If you're new …