Priscilla Weber

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Watch the S.N.L. Trump Sketch That Broke the Premise of S.N.L.

Jessica Chastain, Kate McKinnon, and the rest abandoned their characters.<p>Midway through the <b>Jessica Chastain</b>-hosted episode of <i>S.N.L.</i> the actress came out in character and wig as a fictional game show host named Veronica Elders. “Veronica” posed questions about the many outrageous misdeeds—both real …

Jessica Chastain

Class war in the American west: the rich landowners blocking access to public lands

Private landowners present a rising threat to the millions of acres set aside for public use by blocking access to public lands<p>The Diamond Bar X is a postcard-perfect slice of Montana solitude. A former cattle ranch that’s been parceled up into sprawling home sites, it sits not far outside Augusta, …

Conservation

The 60 greatest train journeys on Earth

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

Drop Everything and Buy a $383 Round-trip Flight to Italy or Greece

Celebrate a new year of travel by booking a cheap flight to Italy or Greece this winter. Flights are on sale starting at $383 round-trip.<p><i>Thrifty</i> …

20 Fast and Fresh Dinners to Make After the Holidays

After the blitz of holiday parties, family gatherings, all the cookies, and maybe a touch too much nog, I'm ready for a breather — both from …

Wolfgang Puck: A winning recipe to help you keep two New Year’s resolutions

When Christmas celebrations are over and New Year’s Eve is just days away, we all face an important challenge that only gets bigger and bigger by the …

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes of 2017

If there's one thing better than chicken dinner, it's when that chicken dinner is made in the slow cooker. Whether my meal plan includes lean chicken …

16 Tiny Habits That Might Just Change Your Life In 2018

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

The Secret History of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco

Overflights, mapping fiber-optic networks, “strange activities.” Moscow’s West Coast spies were busy.<p>The first thing you need to understand about the …

10 Strange Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Earth

The planet we all call home is even more bizarre than you might imagine.<p><b>ONE STRANGE ROCK</b> <i>, a ten-episode global TV event, premiers March 2018 on National Geographic.</i><p>There’s no doubt that planet Earth is awe-inspiring. That’s even more true for the handful of humans who’ve seen it from space with …

Nature

Times Critics’ Top Books of 2017

This was a year when books — like the rest of us — tried to keep up with the news, and did a pretty good job of it. Novels about global interconnectedness, political violence and migration; deeply reported nonfiction accounts of racial and economic strife in the United States; stories both imagined …

Best Carrot Cake

Best Carrot Cake<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Line 3 (9-inch) round cakepans with wax paper; lightly grease and flour wax paper. Set pans aside.<p>Step 2<p>Stir …

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Documentaries

The 18 Most Popular Vibrators, Reviewed by Experts

"I'm feelin' myself, feelin' myself, feelin' my..."<p>Picking out a vibrator can be a daunting task, to say the least. To save you from getting flustered, or worse–ending up with the wrong one—we asked four sex shop boss ladies about their all-star vibes and why they're such knockout sellers. Ahead, …

Broad City

25 Cozy Slow-Cooker Meals That Basically Make Themselves

The ultimate comfort food recipes, right this way.

Triple Threat: New Pneumonia Is Drug-Resistant, Deadly And Contagious

In the past few years, there have been so many "superbugs" appearing in hospitals around the world that we here at Goats and Soda haven't had the time or resources to report on all of them.<p>But a new type of pneumonia emerging in China seems so important that we dropped what we were doing to write …

Microbiology

The High-Protein, Low-Carb, 1-Pan Meal You Need to Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

High-protein, low-carb meals are a smart thing to aim for when you're trying to lose weight. But if you don't eat meat or dairy, or you can't stomach another piece of grilled chicken for the millionth time, here's an easy and delicious vegan recipe.<p>Made with just four main ingredients — tofu, …

Children’s Books That Show Kids the Goodness in the World

You can be forgiven if, in recent times, it’s gotten harder for you to show and tell your kids stories that reflect goodness and a spirit of …

Books

Why Didn’t The Eastern Roman Empire Fall?

The Best Day Trips from Athens

<a href="https://pixabay.com/en/meteora-greece-mountains-nature-1776216/ ">The beautiful site of Meteora | michelmondadori / Pixabay</a>

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

10 Important Things You Need to Know Before You Visit Italy

Italy is a bucket-list trip for many, and with "bene" reason. The Southern European country is home to some of the world's best cuisine, …

Italy

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 Photos That Show Why Mykonos Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

So why should Mykonos travel be high on your bucket list? The most famous of the Cyclades islands in Greece is a glam destination rich in fine sand …

Game of Thrones finally gave Bran what he’s needed for six seasons

It’s probably the best moment from the trailer<p>HBO released a new trailer for <i>Game of Thrones’</i> seventh season yesterday and, while there’s quite a bit to take away from it, one of the best scenes features Bran Stark.<p>[<b>Warning:</b> The following may contain spoilers for <i>Game of Thrones</i>.]<p>When we were first …

8 Summer Books To Keep You Laughing

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><b>Eat Only When You’re Hungry</b> by Lindsay Hunter<p>“A savage tale of parenthood and squandered hope from an author whose unsparing eye never ceases to subvert the mundane.” A man goes in search of his addict son only to end up lost in his …

David Sedaris on his new book, 'Theft by Finding'

Ever since NPR listeners heard his breakout “SantaLand Diaries” on “Morning Edition” in 1992, David Sedaris has become a reigning master of crystalline social commentary and blisteringly humorous self-reflection. His unforgettable autobiographical essay collections, written in just the last …

Books

The Best Books of July 2017: From Svetlana Alexievich to Angela Davis

In a book that is as much a collection of insights into war, torture, art, and healing as it is a meditation on the world we live in today, Sarah Sentilles dissects the role of art and the visual in the psychology of violence. <i>Draw Your Weapons</i> serves as a guide down a thought-provoking path into …

Pinterest Is Obsessed With This Vine-Covered Restaurant—Here's How to Find It

Last week we were in a flurry about the outrageous $189 flights on offer to Italy, so naturally our attention has turned to the next step: planning a …

Italy