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A Royal Wedding for the Ages: Pictures

How To Make Roasted Pork Tenderloin — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

If you're in the mood for a simple dinner of meat and vegetables, but need to shake up your chicken breast (or pork chop) routine, pork tenderloin is …

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

10 best buddleias to grow

Elderflower Fizz Recipe: From Garden to Glass

For lovers of elderflowers, summer is a happy time. The large white flowering umbels festoon elder shrubs with pollen-laden blossoms, a magnet for …

Gardening

Guatemala for first-timers

With its diverse indigenous culture, rich Maya heritage and colonial charm, Guatemala is an intoxicating adventure for both the jaded and novice traveler. That said, visiting for the first time can be a daunting experience. Embassy warnings, economic hardships and a bewildering range of things to …

The 13 best novels of 2016

2016 will go down in history as a year that changed America’s political landscape forever. And it gave us books that grapple with that changing landscape, fiercely and provocatively; books that delve deeply into the American identity and change the way we see it.<p>But it also gave us books that allow …

Wrapped Ginger – Treats Bad Cough And Removes Mucus From The Lungs in One Night!

Coughing and sneezing can really switch your focus off, and make you unable to ‘survive’ the rest of the day.<p>Some people find it difficult to cope …

These Are the 10 Best Wines Under $15

Wine drinkers are growing ever more adventurous, popularizing New World wines and grape varietals including Malbec and Pinot Noir.<p>But consumers don’t …

Vegetarian Eating Lowers Stroke Risk

Stroke prevention is based on long-term daily habits, particularly healthy eating, regular exercise, and avoiding smoking. Many of us have heard that …

17 Tomato Sauce Recipes for All Your Pasta-Adjacent Needs

Whether you're looking for ways to use summer's ripe tomatoes or doctor up canned tomatoes, your new favorite tomato sauce recipe is here.<p>Homemade tomato sauce is one zillion percent better than the jarred stuff, and yes, that is an accurate percentage point. With numbers like that and recipes like …

Cooking

49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

Under-read, overlooked, and forgotten books that everyone will love.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.<p>Also: Just because you've read one of these doesn't mean everyone has. Stay classy. Yay books!

Here Are the Best Books of 2016 So Far

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Books

How to Boost Your Wi-Fi Speed Up to 5x With One Quick Fix | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Are you tired of suffering a slow wireless connection? Maybe you’re paying for a 100 Mbps broadband plan but your actual speed comes out closer to 5 …

Slim for Life: 10 Strategies to Lose Fat and Keep It Off

Jeff Harris<p>Use fat to burn fat.<p>Trying yet again to lose those last 10 pounds? We hear you. In fact, 50 percent of women say that within six months …

Why Was This Beautiful Lingerie Ad Rejected by Major Networks?

If our assumptions are correct, it's pretty messed up.<p>Naked bodies aren’t unusual to see on primetime television anymore (hello, <i>Scandal</i> and two-thirds of <i>Dancing With the Stars</i>). So it’s a bit of a shocker that Lane Bryant's latest commercial—which features models like <i>Sports Illustrated</i> cover girl …

Dancing with the Stars

A bestselling novelist, semiotician, philosopher, essayist, literary critic... no matter the form, Umberto Eco explored the intricacies of human behaviour, love and literature with grace and nuance. Here are some of his best quotes<p>Umberto Eco, the bestselling Italian writer and academic has died …

Literature

“My First Sundance”

This Viral Video Shows Just How Much Women Are Objectified in Ads

We all know that sex sells—and not just lingerie and high heels but handbags, pickup trucks, and even burgers. And by sex, we mean women's bodies, displayed in overtly explicit ways that make us cringe. But a new video from the ad agency Badger & Winters is asking if there isn't a better …

High Heels

spaghetti pie with pecorino and black pepper

If you didn’t have a nonna to do so when you were a wee lucky thing, it’s more than likely that Marcella Hazan was the person who introduced you to …

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

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Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

Slivered Veggie and Soba Salad with Mapled Tofu

I usually resist filling my kitchen drawers with gadgets I won’t use; but there were too many instances when I wanted a julienne peeler and now I …