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Best Books: College Edition

Betty Revah | Posted 03.02.2015 | College
Betty Revah

I still remember looking at my syllabi freshmen year and thinking I would never be able to get through all of my readings. How, I wondered, would I ever be able to read two dozen books in one semester while still keeping up with exams and essays and also maintaining a high GPA?

Forget 50 Shades: Feminist Adult Film Producers Pick Their Favorite BDSM Erotica

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

While we have no way of knowing what the actual film adaptation of the book--coming out tomorrow--will be like, it's more-than-fair to assume it too will leave much to be desired, simply given the source material.

Illinois' Wall of Fame: The State's Best Designations

Reboot Illinois | Posted 04.06.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

It's easy to get bogged down thinking about all of the things wrong with Illinois: $100 billion in unfunded pension liabilities, a $9 billion deficit and a history of government corruption and inefficiency.

5 Easy Fall Vegetable Dishes Your Family Will Love

Caroline Phelps | Posted 12.27.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

This is one bowl of comfort goodness!

The Best Rums Under $30

Liquor.com | Posted 12.06.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

It's no secret that it can be hard to find just the right rum to fit your cocktail and budget needs. Yes, it's as easy to pay more than $50 for a bottle straight from Martinique as it is to pick up a handle of Captain Morgan. But sometimes your budget just can't handle an expensive bottle of booze.

5 Most Awkward Fourth of July Films

Ravishly | Posted 09.02.2014 | Comedy
Ravishly

If these movies don't set the stage for a weird Fourth of July, I don't know what will. No need to thank me -- just doing my civic duty.

Chicago Gears Up for the James Beard Awards

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.02.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The impact of so many great chefs and excellent restaurants can be felt by the James Beard Foundation announcing its nominees in Chicago, rather than New York.

This Can't End Well

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 04.18.2014 | Comedy

Do you even remember life before FAILS were a thing? Via Tastefully Offensive...

Great Food Porn/Photographer of the Month: Reclaming Provincial

Nik Sharma | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste
Nik Sharma

Carey is extremely talented, her recipes are fresh, flavorful and tastefully created while her photography style is awe-inspiring.

7 CSR and Employee Engagement Conferences You Need to Attend This Year

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Robert J. Rosenthal

If you go to a lot of corporate social responsibility and cause marketing conferences each year, the beginning of the year only means one thing: The budget is set and it's time to get to work! Here's our list of the events that we think are worth attending in terms of investment, impact, networking and fun.

10 TV Theme Songs That Will Transport You To The '90s

Posted 11.22.2013 | TV

Let me tell you about an era, long ago, called the '90s. Perhaps you've heard of it? It was a simpler time, free of selfies and twerking, filled inste...

10 Free Restaurant Apps You Need to Have

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.02.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There's an app for that.

These Talented Fans Were Lucky Enough To Perform Showstoppers With Their Idols

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Sometimes fans are pulled onstage only to stun their favorite musicians with their raw talent. We scoured YouTube for the best of these showstopping...

Tony Hale Thinks These "Arrested Development" YouTube Parodies Are Hilarious

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

What's Trending showed "Arrested Development" star Tony Hale a.k.a. Buster Bluth the most incredible YouTube parodies of the hit comedy show, and w...

How to Choose the Perfect Honeymoon Spot

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Planning a wedding often means dealing with a seemingly endless list of over-the-top choices. Save up all that decision-making energy and channel it into the one choice that may count the most: where to go on your honeymoon.

Hard-to-Get-to Restaurants Worth the Trip

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The hunt is on for the world's best food found in the most remote corners of the Earth.

European Fast Food Chains You Won't Find in America

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.24.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Since you can't get it in the States, it's still a cultural experience. 

Personal Best: Prosperity Power

Eldon Taylor | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

Best is a habit. Indeed, Aristotle is credited with pointing out that excellence is not an act, but a habit! Now, I have spoken with many people who say they do their best, they try their hardest -- and I believe them. But trying is not doing.

Jay Mewes Reveals The 5 Most Unbelievably Awkward Moments In Comic-Con History (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

With San Diego Comic-Con 2013 already under way, we recruited our shameless friend, Jason Mewes, to help us count down the most painfully awkward mo...

Top 5 YouTube BBQ Fails For The Fourth of July

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.03.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Before you light up the grill for this year's Fourth of July celebration, we wanted to give you a chance to catch up on YouTube top 5 most amazing B...

The Best Celebrity Instagram Videos (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.25.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Now that Instagram's video feature is all the social media rage (Vine? What's Vine?!), even celebrities are getting in on the action. So, we scoured...

The Best Bad Parenting Pranks for Father's Day (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.16.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Father's Day is about honoring the great Dads out there who have really made a difference in their children's lives. And what better way to recogniz...

Best of YouTube's Original Channels This Week: Vice to Cartoon Hangover (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

In Channel Surfing #9, Creators Project takes a behind the scenes look at the making of Daft Punk's upcoming album Random Access Memories with Giorgio Moroder.

Why Pranks Rule YouTube (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Jesse Wellens, the male half of YouTube's hottest prank channel, PrankvsPrank, joined What's Trending live via Google plus to talk about maintaining how they were one of the first to build out a prank based channel on YouTube and how that's impacted their relationship as a real life couple.

Best YouTube Original Channels of The Week: Player vs. Pain to Draw My Life Jesus

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.02.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

In Channel Surfing #8, What's Trending presents the best of YouTube's original channels this week!