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50 Treasured Recipes Found in Family Recipe Boxes

Every time we make a recipe that’s been handed down to us from mom, grandma or great-grandma, it’s like they’re in the kitchen with us again.<p>Iced …

Dessert

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Michio Kaku picks five books to help you understand the future

What will we find when we explore the oceans of the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Will we find intelligent life?<p>Science is the engine of prosperity. From the industrial revolution (powered by the steam engine), to the electric revolution (which lit up our cities), to the current computer revolution …

Singularity

This is the worst mistake people make when they try to practice mindfulness

<i>What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I do this? I’m so bad at it. My mind is a scattered mess. I can’t meditate! How can these other people do …

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Meditation

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

Interior Design

15 Powerful Lao Tzu Quotes That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then you’re in for some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy that …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we've put together the 100 …

Trump's Anti-Democratic War on Facts and Free Speech

As hundreds of thousands of protesters shut down the streets of Washington, D.C., the day after Donald Trump's inauguration, and millions more …

Donald Trump
Literature

The 50 greatest train journeys on Earth

Unless you are one of the poor souls condemned to the purgatory of Southern Rail, train travel as a rule is something that, almost two centuries after Robert Stephenson’s invention of the Rocket, remains one of the most civilised ways of getting from A to B.<p>It offers the opportunity to admire …

Get Out

<i>This review was originally published on January 24, 2017, as a part of our Sundance Film Festival coverage.</i>With the ambitious and challenging “Get …

Watch How To Make The Famous Pasta Sauce From ‘Goodfellas’

“In prison, dinner was always a big thing.”<p>So begins the greatest food scene ever filmed. Forget <i>Mind of a Chef</i>, Paulie’s system for garlic is epic. It’s a very good system.<p>Last week, we brought you <i>Binging with Babish</i>‘s take on Ross’s exquisitely named ‘Moistmaker’ from <i>Friends</i>. This week, Andrew Rea …

7 small homes you'll want for yourself!

If you've been labouring under the assumption that bigger is always better where houses are concerned, we have good news for you… it's not!<p>With the …

Living Rooms

A few of Canada's most jaw-dropping, insanely-gorgeous parks

National Parks

Best State Parks in the United States for a Thousand

<i>This is a guest post from my dad, Grandpa Points. He and my mom are in their 60’s, are (mostly) retired,and are ticking off “bucket list”</i> …

Inside Artist Jack Pierson's Dreamy Greenwich Village Apartment

In designing his Greenwich Village flat, artist Jack Pierson conjures a romantically evocative backstory<p>Remember your fantasy New York apartment? I remember mine, concocted from snippets of old movies like <i>Rear Window</i>, <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i>, and, yes, even <i>Rosemary’s Baby</i>. It would be in Greenwich …

Interior Design

The 10 holiday movies you need to see before the Oscars

All those great movies you've been hearing about since the fall film festivals? They're finally arriving. Here's a top 10 list of films you'll need to need to see if you want to be up on the Oscars this year.<p><b>"Arrival"</b> Denis Villeneuve's spooky sci-fi spectacle already has its share of fans in the …

Obama wants you to read this book on making smarter decisions

The book, "Thinking, Fast and Slow," by Daniel Kahneman, features insights into the pitfalls of human rationality that might just transform how you think about intelligence.<p>Obama's recommendation comes alongside nine other books on the president's list of required reading in the November issue of …

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The REAL best things to do in New York City, according to locals

There are thousands of things to do in this massive city — whether it's your first or 15th time visiting.<p>To help narrow down the long to-do list for every trip, we asked locals for insider tips on the truly best things to do in the city.

Transgender actress Alexis Arquette has died at 47

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alexis Arquette, the transgender character actress and sibling of actors David, Rosanna, Richmond and Patricia Arquette, died early Sunday morning in Los Angeles. She was 47 and surrounded by family who serenaded her with David Bowie's "Starman," her siblings said in a statement …

What You Need to Know About Turmeric

Turmeric has gotten some bad press lately due to the recall of certain labels that were contaminated with excessive lead. Recalls are always distressing. They require us to be especially diligent when choosing brands and often make me want to avoid the product altogether. But this is something I …

6 Trips to Take Before You Get Married (Video)

Amazing solo vacations to take before you tie the knot.<p>The world is filled with incredible honeymoon destinations and spots for a romantic getaway, …

Shipping Container House Breaks The Boundaries Between Indoor And Outdoor

Houses built out of repurposed shipping containers are quite controversial. Some love them and some hate them and there are some valid points on each …

Our 25 Most-Anticipated Fall 2016 Films

<b>9. Mascots (Christopher Guest; Oct. 13)</b><p><i>Best in Show</i> and <i>Waiting for Guffman</i> director <b>Christopher Guest</b> is finally back to feature filmmaking for the …

KFC Accidentally Revealed the Top-Secret Recipe for Its Fried Chicken

OG Colonel Sanders would be 11 types of pissed.<p>You know the hot shame you feel when you want to say something mean about one friend to your other friend and accidentally text "Nancy's being such a troll" to the person you're shit-talking? But once it's out of the box you can never put it back in? …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

The dehumanising impact of coal mining is laid bare in a Chinese documentary whose stunning images speak louder than words<p>There is an extraordinary moment about a third of the way through Zhao Liang’s masterly documentary, <i>Behemoth</i>. The screen goes scarlet. It’s not immediately clear what we are …

Great Depression

15 islands that are totally underrated