Brittney Robinson

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We Found The Original Taco Bell Menu, And It's Muy Differente

Take us baaaack.<p>In a world of mashed-up quesalupas, sometimes you just want a clean, simple taco. How about one for 19 cents at the original Taco Bell?<p>This rare photo shows Kermit Becky, the very first Taco Bell franchisee, hunched beneath his restaurant menu board in 1965. The lineup includes five …

Why Big Soda Is Still Fighting for a Place at the Breakfast Table

"All the sugar and twice the caffeine," was the slogan for Jolt Cola when it first hit the market in 1985. Two years later, the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> would report that Jolt was released "at a time when other beverage makers [were] stressing the nutritional value of their product." All Jolt cared about …

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Why You Should Stop Steaming Your Mussels

Unlock the briny bivalves' potential by broiling, pickling and wrapping them in pancetta.<p>Steam some mussels in broth or wine, add some crusty bread …

7 Foods To Cure That Hangover

With all the excitement that the weekend brings, it's easy to go too hard in the paint as far as adult beverages are concerned. But like most ailments, a proper meal can cure all. Here are seven foods to cure that hangover -- one for each of the deadly sins you committed last night.<p>1. Fried Egg …

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The Best Chai You Can Buy

Our favorite looseleaf, concentrate, and blends for all of your chai needs.<p>No disrespect to <b>Oprah</b>, but when it's prime mitten-hat-glove season and we want a deep mug of chai, we either make our own (cue this stellar Lahore Deli Chai), or rely on a select few pre-packaged blends and concentrates. …

5 Healthy Grain Dishes That Are (Almost) Better Than Pasta

Here are 5 of our favorite hearty and craveable whole grain dishes that can almost stand in for that bowl of mac and cheese.<p>We’re a few weeks into …

‘I love you madly’: Secret letters from France’s last queen Marie-Antoinette reveal her affair with Swedish count

Newly decoded letters penned by Marie-Antoinette suggest France’s last queen had a torrid affair with a Swedish count and that two of the children …

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Why You Should Travel During a Worldwide Travel Alert

As a seasoned traveler and expat, it's embarrassing to admit that I'm scared of flying. Despite the frequency with which I convince myself to do it, I have an irrational fear of plummeting from the sky (I don't understand physics and am convinced magic must be involved). Nevertheless, I have …

Why solitude is a blessing not a curse

We live in a state of relentless connection. When we’re not connecting physically, we connect compulsively through some medium. The concept of …

5 Fluffy, Crispy Focaccia Pizza Recipes

This year, upgrade your pizza game with fluffy, crispy focaccia bread.<p>From sweet-salty fig-and-prosciutto to a healthful spelt flour–spiked pizza, …

49 Turmeric Recipes, the Wonder Spice Your Body Needs

Also known as the long lost Spice Girl.<p>Like ginger, turmeric, the unassuming root with color so vibrant you suddenly have an urge to hand-dye fabric, is said to be one of the world's healthiest foods—the bright orange-yellow equivalent of putting your insides through a car wash. An essential, …

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You're Gonna Want To Try This In-N-Out Pie

I was sitting in a sauna with my buddy Matt, batting around fatty ideas for dinner after our strenuous 20 minute sit-in-simulated-hot-weather-session. And that's when it came to us: The <b>In-N-Out Pie</b>.<p>We knew we had some pre-made dough already stashed in our fridge, which got us to thinking ... was …

Most Popular Recipes of 2015

Here are your favorite recipes from 2015.<p>We couldn’t choose our favorite recipes of 2015, so we left if up to you. Here, the top 15 recipes <i>Food & …

A Professional Self Starter's 5-Step Plan to Banishing Self Doubt

When you're tackling a daunting project, mental preparation is half the battle.<p><b>Your Best Year Ever continues into 2016! Ready to supercharge your New Year's resolutions? This month, Natalie MacNeil, the ultimate self-starting businesswoman and the entrepreneur behind the motivational video series</b> …

Examining the Dark Side of the American Housewife

In her short story collection "American Housewife," Helen Ellis picks apart the myths of what makes a housewife in a hilarious, compelling, and often unhinged way.<p>What does it mean to be an American housewife? In just two words, the phrase connotes a feminine ideal that's at once one of privilege …

11 true-crime documentaries to watch that are as jarring as ‘Making a Murderer’

Whether or not you believe Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey are guilty of the murder of Teresa Halbach, the Netflix docuseries raised uncomfortable and worthwhile questions about how the US justice system works and its failings.<p>And while "Making a Murderer" is widely acclaimed, it's not the first …

10 Healthy Food Swaps to Benefit Your New Year’s Diet

10 simple but effective food swaps that will set your New Year’s diet up for success.<p>We all know how it goes with New Year's diets: For two weeks (if …

11 Hair Masks to Moisturize Your Mane This Winter

So you can stop hiding your dry hair under that beanie.<p>So you can stop hiding your dry hair under that beanie.

8 Figure-Friendly Snacks for 2016

The dreaded New Year's Resolution is upon us. But fear not! These delicious, guilt-free snacks will help you reach your goal in no time.<p><b>1. Maple Sesame Kale Chips</b><p>AKA "kale crack" because they're so addictive, these crispy chips are made from one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. They're …

15 ways to stay focused all day

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Business Insider.</i><p>Focusing is no small feat. It seems that every minute there’s a new Tweet to read or …

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16 Best Places to Visit in 2016

From the medieval Spanish town most people overlook on their way to Madrid to the U.S. city experiencing a cultural renaissance, these 16 editor-endorsed destinations are best places to travel this year.<p>Medellín, Colombia<p>Miami<p>Okinawa Prefecture, Japan<p>Guadeloupe & Martinique<p>Istanbul<p>Paris

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Hungover and Cooking Brunch? Here's Your Savior

Step one: Cure that hangover.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, Susie confesses her struggle through New Year's Eve brunch prep while hungover to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s</i> …

The # 1 and ONLY New Year's Resolution You Need for Success & Happiness in 2016

As the year comes to a close, many people take stock of their lives and resolve to make positive changes in the New Year.<p>We all know the usual suspects: lose weight, exercise more, spend more time with the kids, read more, etc.<p>As a relationship expert I truly believe all success and happiness is …

Self-improvement

Illustrator Amusingly “Unmasks” the True Identities of Pop Culture Icons for New Book

Alex Solis continues to marvel us with his clever series <i>Icons Unmasked</i>. The witty cartoon-style portraits reveal the unknown “identities” of famous characters in pop culture, and their costumed alter-egos might surprise you. All along, a babbling Minion has been lurking beneath the facade of a …

Who Are You? This Breathtaking Video Might Change Your Life

<b>“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to</b> …

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Books of the year 2015 - a scientist's reading list

The twenty-three books this scientist read in 2015 in search of stimulation and amusement. For the most part, he was not disappointed<p>Here continueth a tradition I started way back in 2013, having resolved at the beginning of that year to read less internet and more books. I present a review of the …

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10 Habits To Adopt Now To Be Better At Your Job In 2016

If you want to be better at your job next year, consider changing your habits.<p>So much of being successful at your job has little to do with the actual work you do. A lot of success comes from how you approach your workday: Are you optimistic? Curious? Productive? Did you get enough sleep?<p>As we head …

How Your Morning And Nighttime Routines Affect Your Health

After you read up on the consequences, both good and bad, of your habits, it may be time for a tweak or two.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Foods That Are Making You Sleepy

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