Louis Fernandez

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The best pizza in New York City

We are fortunate we live in a city where the pizza is so good, even the dollar slices aren't half bad. Think of all the good pizza we eat in a given …

Italian Food

5 Tips for Taking Better Photos on Safari

Every year, flocks of eager tourists set out on safari in hopes of capturing the quintessential wildlife photo. Getting the perfect shot isn’t just about luck—you can improve your odds significantly with some careful planning. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of this once-in-a-lifetime …

Wildlife

I Tried a Weed-Infused Olive Oil, and It's the Only Thing I Ever Want to Cook With Now

On top of helping lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, we can now add "a nice buzz" to reasons we love olive oil. Pot d'Huile is a cannabis-infused EVOO that can be used in place of regular olive oil in any recipe. I had the pleasure of trying it out myself at a recent cannabis dinner, …

Cannabis

How Women and Tech Took Over Porn: Inside the 2018 AVNs

From #MeToo to cam stars, this year's Oscars of the obscene showcased the future of porn<p>Here's a <i>Black Mirror</i> pitch: You pay several hundred dollars …

A pair of leaked powerpoints reveal the earliest-known evidence of the Republican gerrymandering plan that gave us Trump

David Daley's hugely important 2016 book Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy uses original documents to …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Zoe Adjonyoh’s corned beef stew

Whip this British-Ghanian soul food together in 20 minutes<p>This recipe brings back so many memories of childhood. It’s such simple and economical fare and yet so good for the soul. Don’t be put off by the idea of using canned corned beef; you can buy corned beef from the butcher, but the canned …

Recipes

The 100 best restaurants in NYC

Narrowing down the 100 best restaurants in New York City is no easy feat, given the sheer number of top-rate eateries NYC has to offer, from …

Tom Colicchio

Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor just sent a big signal that partisan gerrymandering is going down

House members may soon have to compete in democratic elections again.<p>The Supreme Court handed down a fairly routine scheduling order on Tuesday that, …

Sonia Sotomayor

We're living in a Golden Age — and it's scaring the hell out of everybody

LONDON — On my last day at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, I sat around a table at a bar drinking beer with two colleagues, discussing the common themes that had emerged at the conference.<p>The one that struck me was, "we're living in a Golden Age." Or, to put it more sharply, "we are …

Markets

Best Places to See the Northern Lights in March

Festivals and events in the Arctic Circle are just a few ways to spend March days waiting for the aurora borealis at night.<p>With longer days and …

Northern Lights

Cyberlaw Clinic releases Guide to Protest Art

On Jan. 22, the Cyberlaw Clinic at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society released a multipart <i>Guide to Protest Art</i>, a series aimed at …

Harvard Law School

These Airbnbs with crazy amenities are calling your name around the country

These days, Airbnb offers a ton of customized vacation experiences. Whether you’re looking to lay down your head in a cozy wintertime getaway, an …

Outdoors

Alcoholics who smoke weed every day have healthier livers, study finds

Medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states, with a laundry list of positive uses including pain control and controlling nausea. But according to a …

Cannabis

The Koch Brothers Plan to Spend a Record-Setting $400 Million

The influential network of policy and political groups backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch plan to grow tenfold in coming years, Charles …

Middle-class

This is why buying drugs with bitcoin is a really bad idea

Operational security (OpSec) is only as effective as the idiot behind the keyboard. Strong passwords are meaningless when left on Post-it notes; encryption is ineffective when you don’t keep your laptop locked while unattended; and even the strongest deadbolt on the planet can’t protect a door left …

Bitcoin

A Billionaire Keeps Pushing to Impeach Trump. Democrats Are Rattled.

Democratic leaders have pressed Tom Steyer privately, urging him to tone down his campaign calling for President Trump’s impeachment. They have prodded him in public, declaring on television that they consider impeachment an impractical idea. And party strategists have pleaded with Democratic …

Tom Steyer

How Trump has empowered red states and punished blue ones

WASHINGTON — President Trump's major policy moves over the course of his first year in office have had a common denominator: They either overtly favor his base of support — the roughly one-third of voters who solidly back him — or they appear to penalize those states that vote Democratic.<p>The most …

Republicans

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

Travel

Add These Spots To Your Solo Travel Plans This Year

We noted in our 2018 Uproxx Travel Hot List that searches for solo travel were way up. And, why not? Hitting the road solo offers an array of great opportunities. You’re implored to reach out and meet new people in ways that traveling as a couple or in a group doesn’t provide (trust us, it’s just …

Asia Travel

Forget Iceland — these are the 10 places around the world everyone will be visiting in 2018, according to travelers

We're barely into 2018, but travelers are already chiming in on this year's newest travel hotspots.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its annual list of global travel destinations on the rise, and this year's list includes gems from Croatia to Kenya.<p>TripAdvisor based its rankings on year-to-year …

European Travel

Can Government Officials Have You Arrested for Speaking to Them?

The Supreme Court faces a test of the authority of politicians to use police to silence their critics.<p>If a citizen speaks at a public meeting and says something a politician doesn’t like, can the citizen be arrested, cuffed, and carted off to the hoosegow?<p>Suppose that, during this fraught …

West African Delights in Chelsea — and Other Cheap Eats

<i>This is th</i><i>e next edition</i> <i>of Three Great Cheap, a weekly series from critic Robert Sietsema that seeks to find and popularize New York City’s cheapest and most interesting food in the five boroughs and beyond. Also consult the compact guide and map</i> <i>60 Cheap Eats Destinations You Should Know About in</i> …

NYC’s Finest Bagels, Mapped

There’s no where better in the world to eat a bagel than in New York City. One of the city’s defining foods, a bagel is a deeply personal item with varying chew, size, flavor, topping, and toasting preferences that date back to a person’s first version. It’s thus impossible to pick one that reigns …

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Group That Tried to Sue Trump Over ‘Emoluments’ Clause Just Got Booted Out of Court

A federal judge recently dismissed the first of three lawsuits against President Donald Trump that claim it’s unconstitutional for a president to own …

‘We have tapped into something’: Impeachment drive builds digital army to take on Trump

Tom Steyer's trove of data is fueling speculation about how the Democratic activist might use his new political power.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — When billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer launched a digital petition drive to impeach President Donald Trump two months ago, some Democratic Party leaders …

Government

Debunked Uranium One story: ultimate tool of distraction?

Calls for aspects of the Uranium One investigation to be investigated emerge despite the story being thoroughly debunked. Joy Reid and her panel …

6 podcasts for people who love to travel

The coming of the new year means that for many of us, our paid time off (PTO) allocation resets. This lets us dream of how we'll spend that vacation time, and where we'll travel. If you're not sure which sights to see, a travel podcast might be just what you need. These six travel podcasts will …

Travel

A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted

Federal officials on Tuesday ended a moratorium imposed three years ago on funding research that alters germs to make them more lethal.<p>Such work can now proceed, said Dr. Francis S. Collins, the head of the National Institutes of Health, but only if a scientific panel decides that the benefits …

The Real Trick to Scoring Super Cheap Airfare

If you really want a good deal, here's what you have to do.<p>Although there are lots of tips and tricks for saving on airfare, there is no money-saver …