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Lose Weight by Eating

• <b>Author:</b> Audrey Johns<p>Popular blogger Audrey Johns lost 150 pounds in 11 months by eating all the foods she loved. Now she shares her secrets to help you lose weight, too!<p>At 275 pounds, Audrey Johns was unhealthy and unhappy—until the day she vowed to give up the “fake food”—frozen “diet” meals, …

The 50 podcasts you need to hear

From true crime to comedy, here’s your guide to the very best ear candy, plus some top podcasters’ favourites<p><b>Alice Isn’t Dead</b><p><b>The creepy podcast from the Welcome To Night Vale gang</b><p>The makers of the gloriously weird Welcome To Night Vale are behind this eerie podcast. Those concerned that they might …

Comedy

Leaving Berlin

• <b>Author:</b> Joseph Kanon<p><i>New York Times</i> Notable Book * NPR Best Books 2015 * <i>Wall Street Journal</i> Best Books of 2015<p>The acclaimed author of <i>The Good German</i> “deftly captures the ambience” (<i>The New York Times Book Review</i>) of postwar East Berlin in his “thought-provoking, pulse-pounding” (<i>Wall Street Journal)</i> …

The Fast Metabolism Diet Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Haylie Pomroy<p><b>Turn your kitchen into a secret weapon for losing up to 20 pounds in 28 days through the fat-burning power of food!</b> <br>Use food as medicine to cook your way healthy in this must have companion to the bestselling diet sensation, The Fast Metabolism Diet. You will find <b>over 200</b> …

This Fantastic Greek Casserole Is Often Compared To Lasagna, Have You Tried It Yet?

Greek Moussaka<p>Save<p>For a fantastic, meaty casserole you may not have tried yet, look no further than the Mediterranean. The top bechamel layer gives …

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Pictures

Steeplechase (Horse Racing)

Jack English, the last of the mountain men, dies at 96

Jack English discovered Big Sur as a boy, hitchhiking south from his home near Santa Cruz with a backpack and .22 rifle. Eager to escape his parents and chores — this was during the Depression — he explored the broad succession of ridges and canyons lying between the coast and the Salinas Valley, …

Angry Uber and Lyft drivers just launched their own app, and it's almost identical to Uber

An ongoing period of unrest between the taxi apps and its drivers over cuts in pay and concerns over driver safety has seen strikes and protests against the start-up and now a band of disgruntled drivers fed up with the situation are going it alone with their own competing app.<p>The Uber Drivers …

Apps

A very cool tree tunnel near Pt Reyes CA. #blackandwhite #M4/3

All About Interior Design Tips

Good or bad, most of us are at least amateur interior designers. Anyone who’s bought a couch, placed books on a coffee table or uttered the phrase “feng shui” has been dabbling in home decoration. If you want to make a home your own, having some semblance of interior design in mind is extremely …

The Best Cliffhanger Endings Of The Past 15 Years

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2015. (Ranked in no particular order.)

21 Amazing Holiday Books You Need To Read ASAP

What better way to celebrate the holidays than reading a book by a warm fire?

Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months

In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him – for 438 days. This is his story<p>As they motored across the lagoon in the Marshall Islands, deep in the middle of the Pacific …

Pacific Ocean

#MerryChristmas Starbucks! Watch the absurd “war on Christmas” call-to-arms over red coffee cups

According to this guy, Starbucks went too far when they debuted a plain red cup this season<p>The War on Christmas Season starts earlier every year. Days after Starbucks announced the ritual switch from white cups to red that signals the traditional end of Pumpkin Spice season — complete with custom …

Coffee

How one of the biggest swindlers in American history built a horse-breeding empire

Want to buy 767 horse-championship trophies belonging to one of the biggest swindlers in American history? Now's your chance.<p>In 2013, a small-town city official by the name of Rita Crundwell was sentenced to almost 20 years in federal prison for stealing at least $53.7 million from the city of …

This Heroic Captain Defied His Orders and Stopped America From Starting World War III

It’s truly amazing that anybody survived the Cold War.<p>Over the past decade numerous stories have come out about Soviet and American military …

16 luxurious train trips that will make you not want to travel any other way

As Mark Smith, a British travel writer, told the Herald Sun, "A great train ride is that triple combination of the scenery outside the train, the experience inside the train and the people you meet and things that happen on that specific trip which make it memorable."<p>These 16 train journeys will …

Trains

Maureen O'Hara of 'Miracle on 34th Street' dies at 95

<b>(CNN) —</b> Legendary actress Maureen O'Hara, best known for her roles in "Miracle on 34th Street" and films by John Ford, died Saturday of natural causes, her family said.<p>O'Hara, 95, passed away in her sleep at home in Boise, Idaho.<p>"Maureen was our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and …

Pop Culture

The Lost Guitar Solo for “Here Comes the Sun” by George Harrison, Discovered by George Martin

Here Comes the Sun -- it's one of George Harrison's contributions to <i>Abbey Road</i> (1969). And, among the many great Beatles' songs, it's my sentimental …

YouTube

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How Steely Dan Created ‘Deacon Blues’

Donald Fagen and Walter Becker of Steely Dan explain the 1977 hit ‘Deacon Blues’<p>By<p>Marc Myers<p>As midlife-crisis songs go, Steely Dan’s “Deacon Blues” ranks among the most melodic and existential. Recorded for the album “Aja” in 1977, the song details the bored existence of a ground-down suburbanite …

Guitar

Legend Official Trailer #1 (2015) Tom Hardy, Emily Browning Crime Thriller Movie HD

Movie Trailers

My highlight: Lady Chatterley’s Lover

DH Lawrence’s gamekeeper has cleaned up his act and Sir Clifford is a dish in the BBC’s new morally complex adaptation<p>The potty-mouthed gamekeeper is back. Oliver Mellors, he of the corduroy breeches, is striding towards us in the shape of Richard Madden (Robb Stark in <i>Game of Thrones</i>) in the BBC’s …

TV Series

This Heroic Woman Chugged An Entire Bottle of Rémy Martin at Airport Security

Waste not, want not.<p>We've all been there: After waiting in line to pass through security at the airport, you realize the bottle of water you just bought won't be making it past the x-ray machine. You toss it and try to live on in dry-throat despair. This all-too-familiar experience happened to a …

Alcohol

Boston beware: Farmer's Almanac predicts snowy 'winter deja vu'

After a winter that set snowfall records in the city, editors point to another difficult season – though scientists put little stock in the book’s predictions<p>It’s not what Bostonians want to hear: the Farmer’s Almanac says another rough winter is ahead.<p>A year after Boston was pummeled with the …

Weather