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Welcome to the jungle: The definitive oral history of ’80s metal

Mötley Crüe, Slash, Lita Ford, Dokken and more share the wildest stories from the heyday of L.A.’s Sunset Strip<p>While the New Wave of British Heavy Metal was taking over the club scene in the UK and Europe, a batch of bands in and around Los Angeles — triggered by a love for KISS, Van Halen, and …

Darth Vader Beer Fridge and Vodka Fountain

Cocktail: Basil Lemonade

Cocktail Hour: Tipsy Basil Lemonade<p>When life gives you lemons, mix them with wine!<p>In a pitcher, combine 12 whole fresh basil leaves, a 750-ml bottle of sauvignon blanc, 2 cups all-natural lemonade, and 3/4 cup limoncello; stir. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.<p><b>Makes 6 Servings</b> <i>Per</i> …

Jon Hamm Joins Sandra Bullock in 'Despicable Me' Spin-Off 'Minions' – /Film

<i>Despicable Me</i> was a hit, and this summer’s <i>Despicable Me 2</i> is sure to be a hit as well. So Universal is well on their way to production on next year’s …

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Famous Artists Photographed With Their Cats

Creative people know a great muse when they find one. Ai Weiwei has 40 cats. Picasso had cats all through his life. Gustav Klimt had a cat who looked …

This Morning's Animal Videos: Cats, more cats, and Elephants

Elephants Communicate in Sophisticated Sign Language, Researchers Say

Wildlife<p>Photo courtesy of ElephantVoices<p>Elephants may use a variety of subtle movements and gestures to communicate with one another, according to researchers who have studied the big mammals in the wild for decades. To the casual human observer, a curl of the trunk, a step backward, or a fold of …

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Don't Put Off Your Bucket List: Why I'm Glad I Didn't Wait to Experience South Africa

One of the most coveted perks at Travelzoo is the Travelzoo Experience, in which Deal Experts and other employees take advantage of the same travel, entertainment and local deals we publish to our subscribers and report back on their experience.<p>A visit to South Africa has always been incredibly …

22 Asparagus Recipes We Love

Gallery22 Asparagus Recipes We Love<p>Spring is pretty much upon us, which means asparagus is starting to poke up in farmers markets and now we have no excuse <i>not</i> to get off your butt and get some. The sweetest, most flavorful asparagus is always the stuff that comes from closest to you because the …

Give your cocktails a kick with flavored ice cubes

We admit it — we were a bit surprised to find out that ice cubes may be one of the most searched-for recipe terms on Google. After all, when did ice cubes get fancy? When did ice become an integral part of your drink? But with the innovative ice cube trays that are coming out (yes, even a <i>Star Wars</i> …

The World's Most Colorful Cities (PHOTOS)

The word pretty isn't often associated with the shantytowns of Rio de Janeiro. But gazing across the hills toward the notorious Santa Maria favela, you might be pleasantly surprised by the burst of colors --the result of a recent social art project launched by Dutch design duo Haas&Hahn.<p>"We chose …

10 Terribly Overrated Destinations (And Where To Travel Instead)

Have you ever traveled somewhere that everyone told you was the absolute best, only to find yourself wondering: Is that all there is?<p>It happens. Sometimes, the destination in question is trading on a dated reputation it no longer deserves. Other times, you've fallen victim to hype, manufactured by …

14 Festivals and Events Worth Traveling for in 2013

There's nothing quite like visiting a place when it's in the middle of a party -- especially if it's the kind of celebration that doesn't happen every year. In addition to the many festivals and events that occur annually around the world, there are some that are on a far less frequent schedule -- …

Top 8 Caribbean towns

Life’s not always a beach. The Caribbean may win hearts for its white-sand beaches on perfect turquoise coves and high-end villas with moored yachts, but there’s another part of the story: its towns. Some have histories that predate the Pilgrims, cobbled centers that gaze out at the water and …

No Kids Allowed: The World's Top Five Adults-Only Retreats

By Joshua Hergesheimer, HotelsCombined.com<p>Maybe you don't have kids. Or maybe you do, but need an escape from a world of dirty diapers and dancing dinosaurs. If you're seeking relaxation and romance instead of rampaging rug rats, check out our top five destinations for adults only:<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>No …

10 Most Scenic Road Trips

There are millions of miles of paved road running across the face of the Earth, but driving on most of them is often a chore -- a necessary step to get from Point A to Point B. But that's not the case along the 10 stretches of pavement we've pinpointed below. From dramatic coastline drives to …

The Rumpus Interview with Karen Russell

In March 2011, <i>Poets & Writers</i> ran a profile of Karen Russell which included a little robin’s egg of an excerpt from her then-new novel <i>Swamplandia!.</i> I …

Seattle Spring Festivals & Events

01 of 16<p>The Moisture Festival features a Comedy/Varietè. It's an assortment of entertainment with highly skilled performances, bizarre talents and of …

'Mad Men' Cheat Sheet: What You Need to Know for Season Six

One of the many reasons <i>Mad Men</i> has kept us hooked for five-plus seasons is its ability to cram (approximately) an entire year’s worth of action into …

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Pasta with Grilled Artichokes

Put artichokes, 2 tbsp. lemon juice, and 6 cups water in a 4-quart saucepan. Boil, reduce heat, and simmer until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Drain …

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Five Food Fads I Love

Ever noticed how food trends pop up more frequently than shoe trends? Well, not all fads are created equal (hello, Crocs). So check out the top five …

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April 2013

Iconic namesake of Joshua Tree National Park, the Joshua is just one of the extraordinary natural features to be found within the California park's nearly 800,000 acres. http://on.natgeo.com/XRzO7n Photograph by Jovan Simic, Your Shot

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'Game of Thrones' Cheat Sheet: What You Need to Know for Season Three

If the plot of <i>Game of Thrones</i> were a Facebook relationship status, it'd be, "It's complicated." HBO's epic fantasy, based on the <i>A Song of Ice and …

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28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

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