LJ Hughes

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51 Funny Art History Memes

Art hilariously imitating life.<p>* 44 Medieval Beasts That Cannot Even Handle It Right Now<p>* Art History Snapchats Are The Best Snapchats<p>*23 Ugly Medieval Cat Paintings That Will Speak To Your Soul

Storytelling

The Best Bourbon Known To Man

In 1964, Congress declared bourbon the only native spirit of the United States. But in the past decade, the bourbon industry has exploded. While …

Whiskey

The 14 Best Bottles of Whiskey Under $25

Affordable whiskey sounds contradictory these days, with some new players on the block charging outrageous prices like $120 for a 2-year-old rye, and …

Don't Toss Your Leftover Pig Fat—Freeze It

Chef Paul Hancock reveals the secret to a nice smooth cocktail is all in the fat.<p>So, you’ve finished cooking your bacon and you have a nice amount of grease left in the pan. Do you throw it out? Absolutely not. You freeze it and put it in your whiskey.<p>Okay, it’s a bit more nuanced than that, but …

Food & Dining

Apparently dryer sheets could be behind that mystery breakout…

Picture this scenario: You’re diligently practicing your trusty skin-care regimen, eating a nutritious diet, taking beauty supplements, <i>and</i> keeping …

Skin Care

Ingeniously Articulated Tattoos Require Bending to See the Full Image

Artist Vek Van Hillik has created an ingenious way to integrate two stunning designs into one awe-inspiring tattoo. Using strategic placement and a masterful understanding of optical illusions, he inks shape-shifting creatures that change form as the body moves. The most defining parts of his …

Body Art

This $20 Bottle Of Vodka Was Just Ranked One Of The Best In The World

...by the New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, so you know it's real.<p>According to a press release from the New York World Wine & Spirits …

Florida

This Beer Train Takes You Into the Mountains on a Day-Long Beer Adventure

Riding a train probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you're looking for vacation ideas unless you primarily vacation in the late …

Drinking

The 15 Best Bourbons of the Past 20 Years

Bourbons have become increasingly collectible. Here are the ones you need to stash away.<p>There’s much to love about the world’s great Japanese, …

Whiskey

The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas

<b>On the same fall night</b> in 2016 that the infamous <i>Access Hollywood</i> tape featuring Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault was made public by the …

Sexual Harassment

9 Apps to Try if You Want to Learn Something New Every Day

Sure, smartphones and smartphone apps can waste our time and bring out the worst in people, but they can most definitely also be a force for good: …

Apps

Beat the heatwave – these 5 houseplants will actually keep your home cool

In the long run they're inexpensive and environmentally-friendly too!<p><b>Sometimes it feels like no amount of cooling fans or wide open windows will make a hot and stuffy house cooler. But did you know there is actually an i</b><b>nexpensive and environmentally-friendly way to help keep your home cool during</b> …

15 Dog Posts From This Week That'll Make Your Day Soooo Much Better

Another day, another quality doggo post.

Cute

We Can't Stop Staring at This Wiener Dog That Had to Be 'Deflated'

His name is Trevor, and he is a round boy.<p>This is Trevor, a four-year-old dachshund who, ordinarily, looks like this:<p>But recently, the Good Boy developed a bizarre health condition, causing a hole to open up in his windpipe, pumping air under his skin with each breath, and making him look like this:<p>…

The 57 best one-hit wonders of all time

Even though an artist may be a one-hit wonder, they still might have contributed one of the most famous songs of all time. Take Tommy Tutone, for …

Not Everyone Is Happy With Nigeria's Viral Version Of 'This Is America'

<b>Editor's note: This is an updated version of a story, about a popular video in Nigeria, that originally ran on June 1, 2018. On June 5, a Nigerian Muslim group called for the withdrawal of the video.</b><p>In May, a Nigerian rapper released his own version of Childish Gambino's hit song and music video …

Africa

“Bill Wi the Science Fi:” The best wifi network names on the internet

Queens name ships. Moguls name business empires. Millennials name routers.<p>The moniker you choose for your wifi network is a chance to impress your house guests with your impeccable wit, a safeguard to protect against would-be internet thieves, and an opportunity to troll your neighbors. There are …

Coffee Shops

17 Surprising Potato Salad Recipes That Will Win the Summer Barbecue

Potato salad is the trusty standby at every barbecue, but it’s not nearly as flashy as the caprese peach salad and Brussels sprout sliders beckoning …

Harvey Weinstein formally charged with rape and a criminal sex act; posts $1M bail

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been released on $1 million bail, following his arraignment Friday.<p>He was charged in Manhattan court with rape, criminal sex act and other sex charges stemming from encounters with two women.<p>Accused by more than 80 women, Weinstein surrendered to the New …

Harvey Weinstein

11 Instant Pot recipes we keep coming back to

Whether the Instant Pot is the kitchen helper you never knew you needed or the appliance that puzzles you, this electric countertop pressure cooker has become the talk of cooking blogs, Pinterest boards and entire Facebook communities.<p>We're not immune to the buzz. In fact, we're a part of it. …

Cooking

We Found the 5 Best Hot Springs in California, So Leave the Beach Behind

California has long been known for its beaches, and their appeal has always been clear. The warm sand, crashing waves, and blue ocean all seem to …

Hot Springs

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Yotam Ottolenghi’s tray bake recipes

I’ve been making lots of tray bakes recently. I am not sure I like the term – 1970s convenience food springs to mind – but I love what it stands for: the idea that, after doing the prep, you can sit down with a cuppa or a glass of wine and relax for an hour or two while your meal more or less cooks …

Recipes

Italian Fig Cookies

Make the filling: In a food processor, combine the figs, dates, and raisins and process to finely chop. Place the mixture in a medium bowl, add the …

Recipes

Outlaw weed comes into the light

ARCATA, Calif.<p>The quaint town plaza here is lined with locally owned stores, their names and products recalling the post-Flower Power migration from San Francisco decades ago: Moonrise Herbs, Heart Bead, Hemp Recycled Solutions.<p>The shops trade largely in cash with customers who are paid in cash — …

Cannabis

White Evangelical Women, Core Supporters of Trump, Begin Tiptoeing Away

GRAPEVINE, Tex. — Carol Rains, a white evangelical Christian, has no regrets over her vote for President Trump. She likes most of his policies and would still support him over any Democrat. But she is open to another Republican.<p>“I would like for someone to challenge him,” Ms. Rains said, as she …

Forget the Mat, Because These 19 Photos Prove a Wall Is the Best Yoga Prop

If you want to get deeper into yoga poses, using a wall as a prop can offer added pressure that makes stretches feel so much more intense (in a good way!). You can also use a wall to offer support for challenging balancing poses you're nervous to try in the middle of your mat. Need some …

Yoga