Mark Lovato

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When The White House Can't Be Believed

This essay isn't about spin, or splitting hairs, or differing opinions.<p>This involves a reality check about our expectations of the people who act in our name. About credibility at the highest levels of our government. About people whose words are heard abroad as speaking for our nation. About the …

Donald Trump

Aerosmith's Alicia Silverstone Trilogy: A Tribute to the Greatest Rock Video Franchise

All hail the greatest rock video trilogy of all time – Aerosmith's Alicia Silverstone Trilogy, which kicked off 25 years ago this week. The future</i> …

Music

This 1940s anti-fascist film created by the War Department is more relevant now than ever before

First shared on line after the Charlottesville, VA neo-Nazi rally, this 1940s anti-fascist film, created by the War Department, is making the rounds …

Freemasonry

Every James Bond film ranked from worst to best

James Bond is arguably the most famous spy in cinematic history. Created by British author and journalist Ian Fleming in the early 1950s, the always-suave character with a license to kill has been at the center of 26 films, with the 27th, directed by Danny Boyle, planned for 2019.<p>Even the most …

Box Office

The most popular film from your birth year

One can only imagine how audiences from the early 20th century might react if they saw the latest “Star Wars” movie. Yet despite technological advances in filmmaking, some trends have remained largely the same, especially when it comes to audience preferences for action, suspense and adventure (in …

Movies

The Cars is so much more than The Cars’ greatest hits

<i>Permanent Records</i> <i>is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most.</i><p>There are one-hit wonders and one-album wonders. There are musicians who …

Synthpop

AP FACT CHECK: More Trump falsehoods on NKorea, immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is exaggerating the achievements of his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, claiming the North has destroyed missile launch sites and no longer has "rockets flying over the place."<p>That's a distorted picture. North Korea has revealed no …

North Korea

Make Room for Balsamic Grilled Mushrooms Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Donald Trump's G7 temper tantrum

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's views on foreign policy -- and, really, everything -- are surprisingly simple: He likes people who are nice to him and do things he wants and he doesn't like people who aren't nice to him and don't do things he wants.<p>So, his views on any given issue or foreign …

Donald Trump

Here are 10 historical 'facts' only a right-winger would believe

As you may have noticed by following their writings, conservatives are not sticklers for historical accuracy, especially when they have a point to …

Civil Rights

Of Course Trump Doesn't Know the Words to 'God Bless America'

Another day another weird display of faux patriotism from the president.<p>Donald Trump is a man who says he cares a lot about the national anthem, the flag, and other normie displays of patriotism. But Trump is also a well-established buffoon and liar—he's playing the role of president just like he …

Donald Trump

‘He Pretty Much Gave In to Whatever They Asked For’

Trump says he’s a master negotiator. Those who’ve actually dealt with him beg to differ.<p>In 1985, Tony Schwartz, a writer for <i>New York</i> magazine, was sitting in Donald Trump’s office in Trump Tower interviewing him for a story. Trump told him he had agreed to write a book for Random House. “Well, if …

Donald Trump

The Beatles' Revelatory White Album Demos: A Complete Guide

"We are going in with clear heads and hoping for the best," an optimistic Paul McCartney announced as sessions for the Beatles' new album lurched …

Guitar

Science Shows These Products Don't Repel Mosquitoes, Even Though People Swear by Them

Tried a "sure-fire" mosquito repellent and still got bitten? It's not your fault.<p>It's officially summer and you know what that means: Hiking, swimming, backyard barbecues...and mosquitoes. Everyone is bothered by them, but some people think they've found the perfect antidote to unpleasant, and …

Mosquitoes

12 Artists Driving The Sound Of Young Americana

Americana may have started as a subgenre and, to some, as a radio format for those “rootsy” artists who didn’t fit simply into the country bag. But …

Universal Music

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

Here’s More Evidence Broidy May Have Been Covering for Trump in Playmate Affair

Saturday, December 2, 2017, was a big day for David Dennison. Dennison <b>—</b> as Donald Trump was called in his hush-money agreement with Stormy Daniels <b>—</b> …

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying for cable TV. But just because you cut the cord doesn't mean you have to give up live TV.<p>Right now five major services offer live TV steamed over …

Sling TV

Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62 (Even When They Shouldn't)

Is it really a mistake to claim benefits early?<p>Figuring out when to take Social Security is a tough decision. You can generally claim retirement …

Should I kill spiders in my home? An entomologist explains why not to

I know it may be hard to convince you, but let me try: Don’t kill the next spider you see in your home.<p>Why? Because spiders are an important part of …

Insects

This Mouth-Watering Coffee Rub Brisket Will Elevate Any Barbecue

Nothing beats a homemade barbecue brisket, and we’ve got a new recipe from our friends at Traeger Grills to share with you.<p>This coffee rub brisket …

BBQ

15 grilling tools with a cult following—and why they’re worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Once the weather …

BBQ

How to Pan Sear Steak Like a Complete Badass

Pan Seared Thick-Cut Strip Steaks<p>Notes<p><b>Rib-Eye Steaks:</b> Buy two thick steaks, and cut each in half.<p><b>Filet Mignon:</b> Cut 2-pound roast into four steaks and press each piece to flatten.<p><b>Strip Steaks:</b> Buy two thick steaks and cut each in half.<p>Rib-eye or filet mignon of similar thickness can be substituted …

Defector: WikiLeaks ‘Will Lie to Your Face’

He was a true believer in Julian Assange and his secret-spilling operation—until he realized what Assange’s grand plan really was.<p>Last February, …

The thinking error at the root of science denial

Currently, there are three important issues on which there is scientific consensus but controversy among laypeople: climate change, biological …

“Cult” Classic

Vernon Reid knew it was time to consult his little red notebook. That day in 1987, the guitarist and his bandmates were rehearsing in their loft …

BREAKING From Trump’s ‘Doctors’: Most Remarkable Physical Specimen of All Time!

At 7 feet tall, 200 lbs. and 0% body fat, Donald John Trump is the healthiest president—indeed, head of state of any kind—ever. Oh, and he has huge …

The 10 Best Americana Albums Of All Time

Before we recommend the 10 best Americana albums of all time, maybe we should define the term. In our mind, <b>Americana</b> is more a spirit than a sound – …

Where to Find the Best Sandwich in Every State

If you’re looking to satisfy your hunger, look no further than two slices of bread filled with your favorite sandwich stuffing, be it turkey, …

How to reheat steak without drying it out

That leftover ribeye from last night is looking pretty tempting, right? You don’t want all that tasty meat to go to waste. But wait, how can you reheat steak without it tasting dry and bland? Luckily, we have the answers. Here are three simple methods to try.<p>Method 1: Pop it in the microwave<p>It may …