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January Hot Type: The Books You Need to Read This Month

The deeply aggrieved narrator of first-time novelist <b>Ben Metcalf</b>’s eccentric, magnificent Southern Gothic metafiction unleashes bitter Faulknerian arias <i>Against the Country</i> (Random House).<p><b>Paul Griner</b>’s bone-chilling novel <i>Second Life</i> (Soft Skull), is set in the demimonde of corpse wranglers and the …

7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything

Motivation comes--and it goes. Here's how to hold onto it, even when things get tough.<p>Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. …

Motivation

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

“Did you listen to this week’s <i>Serial</i>?” That’s been the question on everyone’s lips the past three months. The podcast, which reexamined the 1999 …

The Hidden Language Of The ~Tilde~

The simple punctuation mark that speaks a thousand words.<p>Last month in <i>New York</i>, Adam Sternbergh began his long cultural history of emojis by contrasting Face With Tears of Joy, the world's most popular emoji, with the tilde, the venerable squiggle that is surfed on QWERTY keyboards by the ESC key …

'The Raid 2' Is an Ultra-Violent Endurance Test [Sundance 2014 Review] – /Film

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> The following review was originally published on January 22nd 2014 after the film’s premiere at Sundance. The review is being …

Idealism

Gal Gadot Signs 3 Picture Deal as Wonder Woman

Mark Hamill's Reddit AMA: The 6 Best Questions & Answers

Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images<p>With "Star Wars" fever growing ever hotter, original trilogy star Mark Hamill stoked the fire today by participating in a Reddit AMA.<p>Hamill -- who will appear in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII" -- answered a wide range of questions, from his favorite soups (tomato …

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Flap Meat (Sirloin Tip) Recipe

Flap meat, also known as sirloin tip, is one of the most tender and flavorful cuts for your dollar. The key is to use a great spice rub for flavor and to slice thinly against the grain for tenderness.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns, toasted1 teaspoon coriander …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Recipes

23 Essential Snacks Every Super Bowl Party Should Have

Some people watch football. Everyone else, just keep dipping.

It's Winter, So It's Time to Cook with Carrots—Here's How

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Stubborn Spirits

By Dushan Zaric<p>Just as with a great cook, it's often said that a great bartender can make <i>anything</i> taste good. However, in reality, there are several types of liquor that are very difficult to use in cocktails -- even for pros like me. It takes some creativity to balance these stubborn spirits with …

37 Super Bowl Snacks Better Than Hot Wings

Eating wings until you feel satisfied is hard and annoying. You know it's true. Here's how to better feed your buffalo sauce addiction.

2014 Super Bowl Prediction Using Chicken Wing Bones!

Shake off the winter blues with this homemade grapefruit honey ginger soda: http://thekitc.hn/1iJEZVk

20 Quick and Easy One Pot Meals

Gallery20 Quick and Easy One Pot Meals<p>Time, effort, and dishes? Making dinner on a weeknight can be a challenging prospect, especially for those hoping to steer clear of labor-intensive meals. But whether you're saving money or simply can't resist a home-cooked meal, we've dipped into our recipe …

LOL: Louis CK Discusses His Love of IMAX 3D Films – /Film

By now comedy fans are well aware of <b>Jerry Seinfeld</b>‘s online series, <b>Comedians in Cars With Coffee</b>. It’s a fun show where Seinfeld takes out a new …

Jerry Seinfeld

20 One-Pot Meal Recipes for Minimal Kitchen Cleanup

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/article/-/one-pot-meals<p>article<p>Hate doing dishes? These hearty stews and braises bring a meal together in just one …

Cooking

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

The Wonderbag Will Change The Way You Slow-Cook Forever (VIDEO)

Sometimes innovations in cooking seem like they're only for chefs, or at the very least people with the coin to drop on an immersion circulator. Rarely does something hit the market that is affordable, amazing, brand new and totally practical for the home cook. That is exactly how we'd describe the …

50 Best Movies of 2013 According to IMDB Users

2014 Movies: The 44 Most Anticipated Blockbusters, Comedies, Dramas, & More

Marvel<p>2013 was, by almost everyone's account, a pretty stellar year for movies, which it didn't necessary look like it was going to be from the outset, what with the high number of sequels, spin-offs, and "shared universe" titles on the calendar. (You can read our own recap of our 50 favorites …

Where we experience emotions in our bodies

Researchers found consistent results, even across cultures. For example, anxiety might feel like chest pain, while falling in love might trigger …

National Academy of Sciences

6 Foods That Speed up Your Metabolism

<i>Alessandra Bulow</i><p>If you're already inhaling Christmas cookies like it's your job this holiday season, take a moment to wipe off the crumbs from your footie pajamas and strategize some meals with foods that are proven to help rev up your metabolism.<p>"First of all, eating breakfast can make a huge …

Hands-On With Coin, The Electronic Credit Card That Hopes To Declutter Your Wallet

There are a number of startups seeking to make our financial lives better, whether it be Simple helping users set budgets and goals or BillGuard to make them aware of fraudulent charges that show up on their credit cards. Then there’s Coin, which wants to create a sort of “one card to rule them …

Jamie Oliver's Chicken in Milk Is Probably the Best Chicken Recipe of All Time

Nearly five years ago, I wrote about this oddball Jamie Oliver recipe that was so weird and yet so delightful it sent me into fits of hyperbole. Best …

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