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How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Body image: how actors push their bodies to the limits

Matthew McConaughey<p>Before: 84kg (13st 3lb/185lb)<br>After: 61kg (9st 8lb/134lb)<p>McConaughey has already scooped a number of industry accolades for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, which he prepared for by consuming only Diet Coke, egg whites, chicken and the odd spoonful of tapioca. He has won both the …

Every single Black Friday deal you need to know about

Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

Must-See<p>It's movie time! All the films to look forward to this holiday season, from ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel to Scorsese’s latest.<p>11.20.13 5:45 AM ET

Our 9 Favorite Brussels Sprouts Recipes

We're about to turn orange.<p>And no, it's not because we're nervous or embarrassed; it's not because we're stressed about planning that gigantic meal for next week. It's because we're eating <i>way too many</i> sweet potatoes, squashes, pumpkins, and carrots.<p>It's time to get some green back in our lives; …

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Early Report: From the M. Wells Team, a "Meat Temple" in Queens

The hotly anticipated M. Wells Steakhouse—envisioned by Chef Hugue Dufour as a “meat temple”—opened last week, and one Chowhound suggests it’s …

Food

Thanksgiving Stuffing Cookies Are About To Blow Your Mind (EXCLUSIVE RECIPE)

Move over, pumpkin pie. There's a new Thanksgiving dessert in town.<p>Here at HuffPost Taste, we field daily PR pitches that shill new food products, ranging from the hideous to the incredible. Unfortunately, most of them err on the side of hideous -- so last year when we read about a cookie made from …

Dry-Aged Beef Explained!

Discover the process that gives steak superior flavor<p>If you’re a meat eater, there are few meals as phenomenal as well-raised, well-marbled steak. That is, until you’ve had well-raised, well-marbled, dry-aged steak.<p>You’ve likely seen dry-aged cuts on steakhouse menus. Maybe you’ve even shelled out …

BBQ

'The Wind Rises' US Trailer: Miyazaki's Final Feature in Flight – /Film

<b>Hayao Miyazaki</b>‘s final feature film, <b>The Wind Rises</b>, just finished its Oscar-qualifying run in New York and LA, and will be back in theaters for a …

25 New Ways to Use Sriracha

Recipes

Off the Grid: Oysters From Farm to Table at Taylor Shellfish

Farm-to-table

Classic Movie Expressed Only with Minimalist Lines

Whether it's architecture or references to pop culture, it's fascinating to see how an artist can translate the most complex ideas into a minimalist version of itself. In this visually striking series of posters, <i>Classic Movies</i>, artist Michal Krasnopolski used just a few lines and strong, solid …

The Best Thanksgiving Sides Ever

We've tracked down 13 can't-miss recipes for dishes that will threaten to upstage the main event at your Thanksgiving table.<p>Photo: William …

Cooking

These Photos Of Threadbare Stuffed Animals Will Break Your Heart

Photographer Mark Nixon’s Much Loved series poignantly examines the beloved toys of our childhoods.<p>In Margery Williams’s classic children’s book <i>The Velveteen Rabbit</i>, a stuffed bunny is transformed by the Nursery Fairy into a real rabbit for having earned the love of a child. In his new book <i>Much</i> …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Boozy Cures for the Common Cold

Steel yourself against cold and flu season with boozy, steaming-hot drinks that double, however arguably, as preventive medicine<p>Feel a cold coming on? Make yourself a drink. When made with flu-fighting ingredients like honey, ginger, herbal tea, and chiles, cocktails can help you beat your winter …

Common Cold

Quick and Comforting Winter Meals

Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples<p>Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples.

The "Monty Python" Gang Are Getting Back Together!

They are no longer an ex-comedy collective.<p>We're getting together and putting on a show - it's real. I'm quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

Singapore’s “Batman Bin Suparman” caught stealing and doing heroin :-(

Here at FilmDrunk, we’re big fans of silly names, and thus once upon a time we were crushed to hear that Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop was arrested for marijuana possession. So it is again now that Singapore’s Batman Bin Suparman, which translates to “Batman Son of Suparman,” has been arrested …

7 Reasons Why America Should Legalize Prostitution

Nevada only allows prostitution in licensed brothels that test workers routinely for sexually transmitted infections. While Love is not the first to observe legal prostitution can be relatively safe, Nevada's rural counties are the only place in America where the world's oldest profession is …

How to Break Down a Door: Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

× How to Break Down Door Don’t use your shoulder. Don’t use a jump kick. Kick near lock, not lock itself. Lean into kick. Drive heel into door. Drive …

Warning: Your Sriracha Supply Is in Serious Jeopardy

It's Official: Arcade Fire Are The Eagles Of This Generation

The problem is, bands that strive for immediate, contemporary relevancy are unlikely to make lasting contributions.<p>And with the arrival of Arcade Fire's new album "Reflektor," this generation now has its Eagles.<p>Here is a band that insists on telling you that their music is really, really …

22 Food Words You Might Be Pronouncing Wrong

Oh, gosh, I love kwin-oh-a!<p>A NOTE: In many of these cases there isn't one single, unquestionably correct way to say these words, so don't get too incensed if you truly believe that vegetable is called ON-deev; it depends who you are and where you live. Check out the very helpful website Forvo to …

How To Successfully Ruin Al-Qaeda's Day On Twitter

J.M. Berger, an analyst and consultant on al-Qaeda and extremist groups as well as author of the book Jihad Joe: Americans Who Go to War in the Name of Islam, successfully launched an effort to troll jihadists who were using a hashtag to solicit media tips on Twitter.