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The 15 Wittiest Things Oscar Wilde Ever Said

Or wrote. Maybe. (He said a lot of witty things).<p>Happy birthday, you quote machine, you!<p>All photos by Napoleon Sarony, via Oscar Wilde In America.

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The 10 Salad Dressings to Know

Without dressing, salad would be extremely dry (and boring). Having a repertoire of dressings on hand can save your leafy greens and give them a bit of personality. Here are the 10 essential salad dressings to know -- just add lettuce.<p>More from Food52<p>• 9 Summer Salads<p>• Quinoa and Vegetable Chorizo …

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TOMS Shoes rethinks its 'buy one, give one' model of helping the needy

The "buy one, give one" business model of TOMS Shoes - buy a pair and the California-based company will give a pair to a child in need - has spawned many copy-cats.<p>These days, you can buy an array of products - from solar panels, to baby goods, to soccer balls - and the manufacturer will give a …

Blackberry, Banana, Mango & Dragon Fruit Smoothie

With the heat wave in full force in Toronto this week, I desperately needed something quick to cool me down and quench my thirst. This blackberry, …

Summer in the City: Sea Monster Washes Up Under Brooklyn Bridge

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Sea monsters are just as crucial to summer as are white pumps, back of the knee sweat, lobster …

Manning explains gender change

Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, who was previously known as Bradley Manning, decided to announce that she wanted to live as a woman the day after sentencing because a military prison said publicly it would not provide hormone treatment, her attorney said Monday.<p>Attorney David Coombs told The Associated …

Sleep Like a Monkey: Nine Highflying Tree House Hotels (Photos)

Check into one of these hotels to fulfill your childhood fantasies but with grown-up, luxury accommodations.

Facebook is a bummer, study says

Don't press the like button: Facebook is a bummer that makes us feel worse about our lives, according to new research.<p>Facebook users in a study led by the University of Michigan wound up feeling worse about themselves after two weeks, and their moment-to-moment mood darkened the more they browsed …

Notorious French bank robber recaptured after six weeks on the run

France's most wanted criminal, a glib, flamboyant bank robber who escaped from prison by taking four guards hostages and blowing up five armoured doors, has been recaptured after six weeks on the run.<p>Redoine Faïd was not in Israel or Switzerland, where he had taken refuge in previous occasions when …