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Best Films Books of 2015

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 11.23.2015 | Books
Thomas Gladysz

Admittedly, there are a lot of books mentioned here. But that's because there are so many worth highlighting. And so, without further ado, here are the books every film buff or film historian will want to know about.

The Most Captivating Military Photos From September 2015

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

In wartime and peace the United States military is a constantly evolving organism, always on alert and training for the worst. Thanks to our working m...

Lesson From an Elementary School Teacher

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 09.15.2015 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

One of the magnificent elementary teachers I have been able to observe in three recent days of school visits had a simple but wonderful task for her second and third grade high ability students.

The Best Beard Style For Your Face Just Might Be Mutton Chops

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.15.2015 | Style

As love affairs between men and their beards rage on, it's important to remember that, just like the hair on your head, certain styles of beards ...

Puerto Rico's Top Five Foodie Secrets

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Over the last decade, Puerto Rico has become the Culinary Capitol of the Caribbean. The key to Travel on your Tongue, is "go where the tourists ain't," to find the authentic flavors that will make you drool long after you get back home. You won't find these places on your own. Luckily, I'm here to help.

Charles Koch Admits Climate Change is Real

Connor Gibson | Posted 09.30.2015 | Green
Connor Gibson

Last week's USA Today interview with Charles Koch noted his shifting opinion on what he calls climate change "hysteria.

Best Books: College Edition

Betty Revah | Posted 05.02.2015 | 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 | Posted 12.06.2014 | Taste

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

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...