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The 17 essential vegan-friendly restaurants in Austin, Texas

If you’re one of the half million music lovers flocking to Austin this October for Austin City Limits, one of the world’s best and biggest music …

Vegan

11 Things to Do in Marrakesh, Morocco

Morocco is a country unlike any other, as cliche as that sounds. Within the Northern African location, the popular tourist destination of Marrakesh lies. This vibrant and colorful city is a mixture of ancient and new. In the old town, which is likely where you'd start your journey, you can find …

Game of Thrones

This Spaghetti Pomodoro Recipe Is a Pasta Master Class

By Amiel Stanek<p>If you want to learn the ins and outs of making restaurant-worthy pasta at home, this beyond-simple weeknight recipe covers all the bases.<p>For the first, oh, 25 years of my life, I thought that spaghetti pomodoro—or really any version of pasta with a vegetarian tomato sauce—was a Dumb …

Tomatoes

How Coconut Oil Went From Superfood to 'Pure Poison'

Just a couple of short years ago, it seemed that coconut oil could do no wrong. Practically out of nowhere, it was being touted incessantly as a …

Coconut

Top Things to do on your Tanzania Trip

Home of The Great Serengeti Migration and the land of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania is a stunning destination for natural beauty and wildlife.<p>If you’re …

National Parks

5 cult korean horror movies to watch now

Korea has produced some of the most incredible horror films of all time.<p>Here’s a Korean urban legend that will strike terror into your soul. There once was a girl who was consumed by vanity and was eager to try any beauty treatment that could enhance her looks. Having heard from someone that …

Horror Movies

The best solo travel destinations

With more than three-quarters of Brits having travelled alone or considering doing it in future, solo travel is no longer a niche pursuit. But alert …

Travel

Gentle Gorilla Discovers Tiniest New Friend In The Forest

"The little bush baby was happy to play in Bobo's arms."<p>Every morning at a sanctuary for apes in Africa, caregivers check on all the residents — and …

Habitats

Every Tourist in Amsterdam Makes These Same 12 Mistakes

Amsterdam is notoriously known for its liberal laws and laid back lifestyle, but the city offers so much more than just a place to party. Whether …

European Travel

19 Instant Pot Recipes For Beginner Chefs

Whether you just got your Instant Pot or it's been collecting dust on your counter and you're finally getting around to using it is no matter. The important thing is that the time has come and you're ready to dive into the wonder that is this pressure cooker. If you're ready to get going with this …

Cooking

These are the best MLB baseball stadiums for vegans and vegetarians

Baseball games might evoke images of sipping on lawnmower beers while scarfing down hot dogs or burgers – but thankfully, gone are the days when …

Nine Inch Nails Bring Smoke, Refigured Classics to Vegas Residency

“We’re gonna do a mood shift,” Trent Reznor told the audience at Nine Inch Nails‘ gig Friday night in Las Vegas. “Instead of some happy, upbeat …

Baby Squirrel Recovers From Pneumonia and Stars in Adorable Newborn Photoshoot

A few months ago, a tiny baby squirrel was found frozen and laying still on the ground in the front yard of a home in Jacksonville, Florida. …

Cute

Oh My God, Check Out This Amazing Baby Gorilla

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo celebrated the birth of a male baby western lowland gorilla on Sunday—the first time in nine years that staff at the …

8 Fantastic French Beauty Products You Can Find on Amazon

If you’ve ever wanted to try French skincare but can’t exactly get yourself to France, then you’re in luck. You can find the best (and the most …

A Baby Orangutan Calmly Grips His Caretaker’s Arm While She Gives Him a Warm Bath in the Sink

A baby orangutan at a rescue center very calmly held on to his human caretaker’s arm as she gave him a bath in the sink. Even though the caretaker …

How to Grab Screenshots and Video From Apple TV Using Your Mac

Apple doesn't go out of its way to advertise the fact, but it's perfectly possible to connect a Mac to a fourth-generation Apple TV or later and grab screenshots and video output from the set-top box. In this article, we'll show you how it's done.<p>Note that this method can't be used to record …

Apple TV

50 great Mitch Hedberg jokes on what would've been his 50th birthday

Not by the late '90s and early 2000s, when he was peaking as a standup comic, and appeared to have stumbled onstage moments after rising from a …

Jokes

This Vegan Portuguese Kale Soup Recipe Will Cure What Ails You

Whenever I’m craving comfort food, I make a big pot of vegan kale soup. Growing up, it was a cure-all remedy in our house. Winter wind just a little too cold? Make the soup. Schoolyard bullying got you down? Mom made the soup. It was also our food of celebration. When my grandma came into town …

Food Preservation

Suze Orman and Stanford agree on the new retirement age

If you want a secure retirement, you may have to rethink when you plan on leaving the workforce.<p>According to personal finance maven Suze Orman, "70 …

Stanford analyzed 292 retirement strategies, says this one is best

When you're ready to retire, how can you be sure you'll have enough money to last? And what's the best way to withdraw your savings over the …

This Under-the-Radar Beach Town Is Mexico’s Next Great Destination

As we reach the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, my driver grins and gestures with his chin for me to look in the rearview mirror. Just above the …

The 5 Best Frozen Veggies from Trader Joe's — Shopping

I could wax poetic about my favorite Trader Joe's finds all day long (currently cannot get enough of the Mixed Nut Butter!), but beyond the snacks, …

21 Ideal Date Night Spots in Brooklyn

Eater recently rounded up the bars that are ideal for a first date in Brooklyn — a list of dimly lit venues that are well populated and fun. But when it comes to dates nine, 14, 22, and 37, most of what makes a venue ideal for a date changes, and doting couples are looking for places that feel …

'I'm A Vegan Bodybuilder—Here's What I Eat In A Day'

"I'm in the best shape of my life not despite, but because of, the vegan lifestyle."<p>Most people don't think of the terms "vegan" and "bodybuilding" as remotely related. After all, how do you bulk up eating kale and sweet potatoes? Well, you might want to rethink your idea of bodybuilding.<p>Meet …

Protein

3 Drugstore Skincare Products Dermatologists Use on Their Own Skin

While we'd love to fill our bathrooms with expensive, designer skincare products, our reality often has us headed to the corner drugstore. But just …

Exclusive Video: Cesar Millan Shares Three Tips for a Happy, Well-Balanced Dog

Sorry, pups, he doesn't mention unlimited treats.<p>As pet owners — or pet parents, if you prefer — we naturally want to keep our furry friends happy. …

These Are the 10 Trader Joe's Products 1 Fitness Editor Can't Live Without

Getting the Trader Joe's logo tattooed on my wrist wouldn't seem like a crazy idea to me. That's how <i>obsessed</i> I am with this store! The closest one is just under 25 minutes from me, and it's completely worth it. Without fail, I hit it up once a week, and here are the staples I buy.<p><b>Nuts and Seeds:</b> …

Trader Joe's

Amazon's new furniture line Rivet is here to compete with Ikea and West Elm

Amazon appears to be hellbent on dominating the world of retail from the mundane grocery stores to (possibly) high-stakes cryptocurrency …

Opinion: Your 401(k) plan could be a gold mine if you do these two simple things

President Trump has made it clear that he wants no change to the tax advantages of 401(k) and similar retirement accounts, ending an uproar from …