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10 Space Operas to Read If You Loved Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi<p>What better way to get in the mood for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” than reading a novel under the <i>Journey to Star</i> …

Star Wars

The ‘greatest film-maker who ever lived’

It’s not right that the Swedish master Ingmar Bergman is always described as dark and gloomy. He was a deeply humane artist with great empathy, writes Benjamin Ramm.<p>Woody Allen once lauded Ingmar Bergman as “probably the greatest film artist, all things considered, since the invention of the motion …

The 30 most anticipated movies for the rest of 2017

After "Spider-Man: Homecoming" hits theaters this Friday, the next six months brings with it blockbusters and the start of award season hype for other upcoming films.<p>From "Dunkirk" to "Thor: Ragnarok" (and we can't forget "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"), here are 30 movies you should be excited to go …

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

Blimp Style Pancakes

Light, fluffy, <b>big</b> and <b>round</b> ... yeah, I'm talking about pancakes. But not those flat things that look like a round napkin that you cook on a griddle, …

An Old Soldier Is Back In Action In 'City Of Miracles'

"What an ugly thing I am," he thinks. "Why did I ever believe I could wreak anything but ugliness in this world? Why did I ever think that those near me would meet anything but pain and death?"<p>That is Sigrud je Harkvaldsson feeling sorry for himself. Sigrud, the one-eyed murder machine who always …

17 Spine-Tingling New Books For Fans Of Dystopia

Our definition of dystopia is a broad one — any vision of the future that could go awry qualifies.<p>The end of 2016 brought with it a spike in classic dystopian book sales. George Orwell’s <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i> and Margaret Atwood’s <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> ― which will be released as a Hulu show this month …

The couple behind Sprinkles Cupcakes is about to open a pizzeria restaurant in Brentwood

From craft cocktails in the San Fernando Valley to chicken and waffles from the East Coast, here's what's happening in the food and drink world:<p><b>Pizza, pizza:</b> Candace and Charles Nelson, the couple who brought you Sprinkles Cupcakes, are opening a pizza restaurant called Pizzana in Brentwood on …

Achar Is the Indian Condiment You've Been Missing Out On

Every culture has a catchall condiment—that one sauce you can put on literally anything and it will taste great (think: hoisin, <i>harissa</i>, <i>pebre</i>). For …

16 Parchment-Wrapped Dinners For People Who Hate Dishes

Zero guilt. Zero dishes.<p>Cooking in parchment paper packets, aka "en papillote", is a long-standing French technique. These recipes are perfect make-ahead dinners you can pop in the oven for a mess-free meal anytime (although you should cook fish recipes no more than one day after prepping, and …

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

Cooking

4 Delectable Stuffed Avocado Recipes That Will Have You Going Back for Seconds

>Avocados always seem to take on the supporting role: avo toast, guacamole with chips, salmon with avocado sushi roll… You get the point. It doesn’t …

9 Books That Can Help You Understand Russia Right Now

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Russia

Nothing Is Quite What It Seems In Surreal, Unsettling 'Twenty Days'

I read it like a memoir. Like autobiography. Which, ideally, is the way it's supposed to be read, I suppose, but is also a dangerous way to let it into your head. The way it will mess with you most fully and inhabit your dreams. <i>The Twenty Days Of Turin</i> is a novel. There's no truth to it at all. But …

The 15 most popular Super Bowl snack recipes

The Super Bowl is this weekend, which means it's a good time to start thinking about easy, crowd-pleasing snacks to make.<p>We asked Pinterest to help us find some of the most popular recipes out there.<p>From baked zucchini chips to Triscuit pizza, below are the site's 15 most pinned snacks.

7 Date-Night Desserts to Make at Home 'Cause Your Couch Is Better Than a Bar

So you're sitting on the couch, watching a movie with your significant other. You both really want dessert, but aren't looking to make a 9-inch pie …

Upgrade your morning bowl of oats with these delicious recipes

Every now and then I find myself straying away from my regular bowl of Greek yoghurt and granola, instead seeking warmth, spice and comfort. And when …

Breakfast

13 thrilling movies to watch if you loved 'The OA'

<b>•If you are a sci-fi mystery fan chances are you've already binge-watched Netflix's "The OA."<br>•If you loved The OA, you'll probably also like watching "Inception" and "Minority Report".</b><p>As much of a mess as 2016 was (though TBH, 2017 has been considerably worse so far), there was one consistent …

There are more new science fiction and fantasy novels than you can handle this February

Stories of revenge and revolution<p>One of the things that I like about the winter months here in Vermont is the cold. It’s a bit of a stereotypical thing, I realize, but every time I end up going to my parents, I find myself sitting in a comfortable chair, inching closer and closer to their cast iron …

The Expanse's Secret Weapon? Actual Science | WIRED

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 01.28.17.<p>Time of Publication: 9:00 am. 9:00 am<p><i>The</i> <i>Expanse’s</i> …

The 50 best movies of 2016 you can watch right now on Netflix

Entertainment

A Stylish New Director Is the Real Star of Columbus

Pseudonymous filmmaker Kogonada makes a big splash in his first feature, starring the appealing Haley Lu Richardson and John Cho.<p><i>Columbus</i>, a remarkable first film from new and exciting director <b>Kogonada</b>, is an architecture appreciation symposium grafted onto the skeleton of a fairly typical Sundance …

Hearty Vegan Recipe: Kidney Bean and Coconut Curry

Drain and rinse the soaked kidney beans. Fill a large saucepan with enough water to cover the kidney beans and bring to a boil. Add the beans and …

15 Damn Delicious (and Healthy!) Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate makes everything better, except maybe your waistline when eaten in copious amounts. That's why we present you with lightened-up — yet totally delectable — recipes for truffles, cookie sandwiches, and salted caramels. There's even a healthier recipe for chocolate cream pie! These 15 …

Dessert

This Is The Best Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread On The Market

Because you deserve the best.<p>The supermarket shelves are overrun with bread options. There are more brands baking loaves of sandwich bread than we can keep straight, and each individual brand makes an array of different types of loaves. Options are good, but sometimes it’s just too much. It makes …

27 Comfort Foods That Are Actually Good For You

Healthy grilled cheese is a glorious thing.

‘James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction’ to Examine Legendary Sci-Fi Films for AMC

The filmmaker will explore the genre in six hourlong episodes.<p>James Cameron seems pretty content exploring the Mariana Trench and making “Avatar” …

Vibrant Vegan Double Broccoli Buddha Bowl

3 cups cooked quinoa*<br>5 cups raw broccoli, cut into small florets and stems<p>1 tablespoon green curry paste<br>2 medium garlic cloves<br>2/3 cup sliced or …

These Are the Absolute Best Places to Get Doughnuts for Your Wedding

From stacked tiers to displayed in trays to hung on hooks in an epic dessert display, doughnuts are a sweet treat that are making the rounds (rounds… get it?!), and won't be going out of style any time soon. After all, they're portable, come in nearly endless flavors, and inject a dose of …

How to Conquer Cravings, Stress-Eating and 6 Other Weight Loss Hurdles

You know what to do to lose weight: Eat a little less, move a little more, and figure out what works for your body. “No more chocolate,” you declare. …

Fitness