Steven Erickson

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10 Things French Women Never Do

Ah, my <i>petit mademoiselles</i>. Is there anything so lovely as a summer spent on the Côte d’Azur, sipping champagne—from <i>Champagne</i>—and eating brie? Kissing</i> …

Dark side of Kowloon: peninsular Hong Kong by night

Most travellers to Hong Kong gravitate towards the glamour of its main island, yet across Victoria Harbour lies the more heavily populated Kowloon. Nicknamed the ‘dark side’, despite being permanently lit up in a fiery neon glow, Kowloon is restlessly trapped between Western idealism and <i>Da Li</i> (the …

Hong Kong

Say Goodbye to Stubborn Sun Spots with These Pro Tips

Nothing embodies summer like a day spent sitting on the beach, but too much time spent in the sun can often result in unwanted dark spots on your …

Skin Care

18 Pieces Of Wisdom I’d Tell My College Self

If nothing else in this list strikes a chord, at least be kind. The world needs your kindness.<p>1. Loneliness is OK.<p>You will feel lonely from time to …

The 8 best ethnic neighborhoods in New York City

It's one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, boasting dozens of under the radar ethnic enclaves that go far beyond a basic Chinatown.<p>From Brooklyn's Little Odessa to Queens' Little Guyana, here are our favorite ethnic neighborhoods in NYC.

MLS' complicated pay structure means teams have to get creative

Galaxy defender Todd Dunivant has an economics degree from Stanford and is a longtime member of the executive council for the MLS players union. But even he throws his hands up in surrender when asked to explain the league's Byzantine pay structure.<p>"It's complicated," he said.<p>There's a salary cap …

Soccer

A hungry traveller's guide to Korean street food

In South Korea you are never far from delicious street eats to satisfy a kimchi craving. Skewers of tangy chargrilled chicken, seafood pancakes with kimchi pizzazz, and golden fish-shaped waffles with a sweet surprise filling can even make for a full meal.<p>Eat Korean style, not walking but rubbing …

Loneliness

Top 10 must-try Northern Thai dishes

Think you know Thai food? Think again. Thailand's cuisine takes a different form every time it crosses a provincial border, and the dishes of Thailand's northern provinces are no exception.<p>Northern Thai food is a world away from the dishes you’ve probably encountered at your local Thai restaurant …

Food & Dining

If You’re In A Relationship With A Man That Loves Dirty Talk, You Need To Read This Now

Less than 48 hours after meeting Ryan, I was straddling him in a nightclub, giving him my first-ever lap dance. My relationship with him was, from …

Read This If You’re Worried That You’ll Never Find ‘The One’

Imagine something crazy for me, quickly.<p>What if you peered into a fortune ball right now – this very second, today – and saw with indisputable …

15 Things To Know About Dating Someone Who’s Guarded

<b>1.</b> We get weirder the longer you know us. When you first meet us, we’ll be the chill person that laughs when appropriate and just seems overall …

It’s Not Just In Your 20s: 7 Things You’ll Struggle With For The Rest Of Your Life

Being a “20-something” has sort of become an industry. It’s not just a specific time of your life anymore. It has turned into a “thing” that has been …

400+ First Date Questions: Everything You Need To Ask The First Time You Go Out With Someone (And More)

Genuinely Interesting Questions For You To Ask Your Next Date<p><i>It’s really, REALLY attractive when people ask well thought out questions on a first</i> …

The World’s First $9 Computer Does Everything That Your Expensive Model Can Do

Chip is a bona fide Kickstarter hit. But the tiny computer’s implications go far beyond the novelty of a cheap computer.<p>Over the years, a number of ultra-cheap computers have popped up–in fact, a $169 computer for the developing world, called Endless, was announced just last month. But nothing out …

Behaviorally challenged Stanford band gets in jam again

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but the Stanford band is in trouble with university officials.<p>The irreverent band, known for its free-form halftime shows that taunt football rivals, has been banned from traveling to road sporting events for a year, the university announced Friday.<p>This time, …

Rose Bowl

Millennials Are Destroying Banks, And It’s The Banks’ Fault

Millennials are rejecting home ownership across the land. Millennials aren’t buying crap anymore, destroying businesses that, well, sell crap. Millennials are changing the workplace to be, I kid you not, more friendly to “millennial values.” Millennials this, millennials that, and those are just …

Banking

DIY Dim Sum: How to Make Authentic Soup Dumplings at Home

Making soup dumplings isn't hard. Okay, it kind of is. But this step-by-step video will teach you everything you need to know.<p>Soup dumplings fall in the category of "delicious things we love to order when we're out, but would never even dream of making at home." Until now, that is. This dim sum …

Food & Dining

13 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Mustard

Mustard may have truly come alive for Americans in the early 20th century when it was introduced to the hot dog, but its history is even longer and …

Sriracha: Hot Sauce House Tour

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>After a fiery controversy over spicy pepper fumes in 2013, the <b>Huy Fong Sriracha factory</b>, located 30 minutes outside of Los Angeles in Irwindale (population approximately 1,400), cleaned up its act—as well as its air—and now fuels the condiment’s cult status with facility …

Sriracha Sauce

At long last, Filipino food arrives. What took it so long?

Nearly three years ago, before most Americans could pronounce sinigang, let alone find a place to enjoy the sour soup, Andrew Zimmern predicted Filipino cuisine would soon become the darling of diners who collect restaurant experiences like seashells on the beach. If you survey the dining landscape …

15 Chicken Nugget Recipes for Grown-Up Taste Buds

There’s just something about little pieces of chicken that appeal to kids of all ages. Like wings and tenders, they’re crispy, savory and comforting, and their size makes them a perfect vehicle for hot sauce and dips (OMG the dips!). It’s enough to make us want to order off the kids’ menu well into …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

7 Reasons to Steal Your Boyfriend's Beauty Routine

Skin Care

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

Harvard Business School

The University of Kansas Did A Research Study To Find Out Why People Watch Pro Wrestling

If you ask me why I watch wrestling, I have a lengthy, passionate response, but the gist is a little simpler: my parents were big wrestling fans and I’ve watched it since birth, so “don’t watch wrestling” has never felt like an option. Plus, you know, I run the wrestling portal on UPROXX and am …

17 Things To Expect When You Date A Girl Who’s Used To Being On Her Own

<b>1.</b> Expect her to do her own thing often and without letting you know, at least at first. It’s not that you don’t matter; it’s just that she’s learned …

11 Reasons You Shouldn’t Worry If Your Penis Is Big Enough

You’re noticing it way more than anyone else<p>Have you ever had a pimple or some imperfection that you were just SURE everyone would stare at? I feel …

'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …

Breakfast