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The Black Friday Backlash Has Only Just Begun

Here's how some retailers are pushing back against this terrible Thanksgiving retail tradition.<p><b>So, that happened:</b> Black Friday, once the day retailers celebrated finally being "in the black," has for a long while been known for something much worse -- an annual post-Thanksgiving retail Bacchanal of …

The secrets to creamy mashed potatoes and lump-free gravy

Make this the year of creamy (not gluey!) mashed potatoes and lump-free gravy with Brandi Milloy and Sunny Anderson's top Thanksgiving cooking tips.<p><b>Brandi Milloy’s Tips to Making Creamy (not gluey) Mashed Potatoes</b><p><b>1. Choose the right potato</b><p>You want one that’s high in starch, like a tough-skinned …

Recipes

The Latest: Belgium says likely Paris fugitive gets help

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:<p>7:40 p.m.<p>Belgian Justice Minister Koen Geens said …

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

A buttery, spiced gingersnap and brown sugar crumbled lid atop a mess of tender, sweet pears and slumped, tart cranberries, bubbling through cracks in the rubbled surface. Your weekend? Ought to smell like this. [Pear Cranberry and Gingersnap Crumble on smittenkitchen.com]

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The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

After a String of Suicides, Students in Palo Alto Are Demanding a Part in Reforming Their School's Culture

Students at several high-level California high schools believe that as much as the achievement culture needs to be reconsidered, it's the support the academic community provides that needs improvement.<p>Photos by Lauren Poor<p><i>This article appears in the September Issue of VICE</i><p>On a windy evening in …

Mental Health

18 Set-It-and-Forget-It Italian Dinner Recipes

When it comes to comfort foods, few cuisines do it better than Italian and Italian-American fare. That said, while some recipes are fast-fix affairs, many others — meat sauces and meatballs in particular — require long-simmering, making them less than practical on busy weekdays. Enter your savior: …

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

An Insider's View Of 19th-Century Paris (Even The Urinals)

A city under construction — and destruction — is currently on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris" is a collection of 19th-century photographs of one of the world's most beloved cities as it transitioned from medieval architectural hodgepodge …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

Italian Riviera

Prohibition Bakery Reveals Its Secret Boozy-Cupcake Recipes

The Prohibition Era was full of genius, discreet ways of transporting and imbibing alcohol: Any complicated, but beautiful entrance into a New York …

The Beauty of Barcelona (PHOTOS)

Here is something that is probably true: If you go to Barcelona, you're gonna party. The club scene is incredible and massive and it feels like the party never ends. Thus, siestas are a <i>necessity</i>.<p>But <i>don't</i> party and siesta your entire experience away. Barcelona is defined by its absolute …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

OMG, I Want This House: Manhattan

Made in Manhattan<p>Suffer from apartment envy? Wait until you see this New York townhouse where art and modern design are entwined.<p>06.21.13 2:25 PM …

Kenichi Ebina Performs an Epic Matrix- Style Martial Arts Dance - America's Got Talent

Japanese noodles for beginners

<i>This is an excerpt from the Eating chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>Tokyo</i> <i>guide.</i><p>It’s hard to imagine how Tokyo could function without noodles. From traditional Japanese staples such as <i>soba</i> and <i>udon</i> to that much beloved Chinese import that is <i>rāmen</i>, Tokyoites slurp down an impressive amount of noodles in …

Japan

The Comeback: Tijuana

Until recently <b>Tijuana, Mexico,</b> was best left to kids looking for trouble. But a blossoming cultural scene is helping the busy borderland 17 miles south of San Diego turn a sophisticated corner.<p>La Casa del Túnel — named for an illicit tunnel that was once underneath — now traffics in contemporary …

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Travel advice for your next foreign vacation

The harrowing experience of an Arizona mother ending up in a Mexican border jail has prompted travel experts to renew some do’s and don’t’s for …

Rome, Italy: The Colosseum

Now Is a Horrible Time To Buy a Laptop

So your trusty laptop is starting to show its age. No one can blame you for wanting a new one, but we've got just one piece of advice: <b>WAIT</b>. This is a …

Batteries