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Teen Driving and the Holidays: A Parent's Guide

Dr. Karen Soren | Posted 12.19.2014 | Parents
Dr. Karen Soren

You may be hearing, "Mom, where are the car keys?" a lot, particularly around the holidays, as teens and young adults make plans to meet up with friends and go to parties. As a parent and a pediatrician, I feel conflicted when asked for the car keys.

13 Ways to Après-Ski Around the World

Liftopia | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

We know how it works in our own backyards, like New England and Utah, but what about in far-flung locales?

How To Shop and Eat Your Way Through Austin in Just One Day

Shoptiques | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel
Shoptiques

Over the last several years, Austin has become an increasingly popular place to live and visit--and it's no surprise why. The city boasts incredible live music, a booming tech scene, and a ton of innovative eateries (plus loads of good Tex-Mex--need we say more?).

2 Men Who Are Doing Great Work on Campuses

Elaine Williams | Posted 12.14.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

I had the privilege of speaking again at St. Joseph's College in Long Island in November. I really love this school and their commitment. The staff is committed to dealing with sexual assault prevention and response head on.

This Is Why You Love to Hate Santa Con (Dubstep Video)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 12.15.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

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5 Tips From Your Sober Holiday Guest

Melody Moezzi | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Melody Moezzi

When people first learn that I don't drink alcohol, they often request an explanation. Mine is rarely consistent. Sometimes I say I don't like the taste. Sometimes I say I'm Muslim. Sometimes I say I have a medical condition. All are true, but none in isolation contains a full explanation.

Get Too Drunk in Vegas? This Spa Will Give You a Discount IV Drip

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.12.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

In a city known around the world for its overindulgance, a beacon in the muddy, drunk darkness has arrived. For those of us who don't know our alcohol...

Missouri Bar Slammed For Six-Shot 'Michael Brown' Tequila Special

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices

Dec 9 (Reuters) - A Missouri bar sparked protests after it offered a drink special on the weekend named after black teenager Michael Brown, whose shoo...

Are You Numbing Out Over the Holidays?

Becca Piastrelli | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Becca Piastrelli

When the red cups start appearing at coffee shops in mid-October, butterflies start to stir in my belly. When the holiday lights go up at department stores, I may roll my eyes, but inside, my heart is secretly going pitter-patter.

Andrew W.K.'s Tips For A Great Thanksgiving

Food & Wine | Posted 11.25.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

Heed these three Thanksgiving party tips from the master.

What's America's Booziest State? We Ranked Them 50 to 1

Thrillist | Posted 11.21.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Which state loves to drink more than any other? Naturally, we had to find out.

The 5 Stages of Grief: Sobriety Edition

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Leipholtz

I'm beyond grateful to be sober today, especially as the holidays approach. Sobriety has made me healthier and happier, has improved my relationships and has taught me about my strengths and weaknesses. The pros outweigh the cons by a long shot. But that doesn't mean the cons don't rear their heads once in a while.

Simple Cure for Cat Constipation

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

The most common cause of constipation in a kitty is inadequate fluid intake. Cats are by nature infrequent and inefficient water drinkers. They depend...

This Is What You Look Like After Drinking A Shot Of Alcohol

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.06.2014 | Arts

Taking a shot of alcohol is an affront to the senses. But have you ever wondered what you look like during that fleeting moment of torture? In his ...

How People Judge You Based On The Wine You Drink

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.07.2014 | Taste

Order a rosé in winter and you WILL be judged.

How Can I Learn to Appreciate the Different Tastes of Whiskey?

Quora | Posted 10.28.2014 | Taste
Quora

Drinking whiskey is a lot like getting into a romantic relationship.

Don't Even Think About Calling Your Bartender A Mixologist. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.23.2014 | Taste

"A mixologist is a bartender who doesn't get invited to parties."

The Dirtiest Things Behind Every Bar

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.21.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You may want to think twice about squeezing the citrus, or ordering that spirit double on the rocks.

The Most Overpriced Items At Your Grocery Store

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.20.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Try avoiding these commonly overpriced foods and making a few simple items at home instead.

There's More to Princeton Than Preppies and Poseurs

Fathom | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel
Fathom

Whenever I find myself commuting to New York from Princeton, I wake up twenty minutes early to get coffee at Rojo's. This is not about nostalgia -- the Princeton location opened in 2013. It's because their breve cappuccino is as good as anything in New York.

6 Things Your Sloppy College Years Will Teach You

Sierra Vandervort | Posted 12.15.2014 | College
Sierra Vandervort

Even if you are newly graduated and daunted by your new life as a "real adult," don't be afraid. Your college self is still there somewhere (probably in your heart and somewhere in the damage to your liver).

'The Walking Dead' With Drunk People Is Even More Amazing Than It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

They stumble around, they smell bad and they probably shouldn't be operating a vehicle. No, we're not talking about zombies. We mean drunk people. ...

Halloween Tricks You Can Play With Food

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Forget the cutesy Halloween treats this year and embrace your dark side.

What Happens When Your Mom Catches You Having Sex (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 12.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

2014-10-14-20141010gogoboyinterruptedbedsmall.pngEpisode 2 of Go-Go Boy Interrupted shows what happens after a night of heavy binge drinking causes Danny to struggle to remember who the man in his bed is. And then the worst person who could drop by for a visit does.

Fermented Shark And More Of The World's Stinkiest Foods

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Some foods, though they might actually be surprisingly tasty, assault our sense of smell.