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You're Pronouncing These Italian Foods Completely Wrong

(32) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 12:30 PM

By: Lee Breslouer

Before you can graduate from Olive Garden's endless breadstick basket, you need to know how to actually say your entree choice. Pointing at the menu and hoping the server says it first can only get you so far. To keep you from looking totally...

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6 Of The Best Foods to Cure Your Hangover, According to a Dietician

(237) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 10:52 AM

By: Jacqueline Aizen

We all know what you did last night, and how awful you feel today. Water and essential nutrients have been flushed out of your body, leaving you dehydrated and with a headache. Your liver is in overdrive trying to metabolize all of that ethanol...

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The Most Beautiful Places In The Country

(14) Comments | Posted June 24, 2015 | 12:29 PM

By: Matt Meltzer

There's a reason that song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games isn't called "America the Mediocre." First, because then there's no way we could ever get T.I. to live here. But also because, well, it's beautiful!

But what is beauty, really?...

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10 Types of Seafood You Really Shouldn't Eat (and 10 You Should Eat Instead)

(43) Comments | Posted June 23, 2015 | 11:17 AM

By: Dan Gentile

It may seem like the ocean is just a bottomless pit of fish sticks and sushi, but the reality is that our supply of seafood is finite. Through rampant overfishing and just generally treating the ocean like a cheap buffet, we've depleted the populations...

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The 16 Best Rivers In America For Tubing And Drinking

(2) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 9:48 PM

By: Matt Meltzer

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Credit: Flickr/Eli Duke

Really, is there anything better in the summer than sipping canned suds, soaking up the sun, and floating down a river in a giant rubber donut? With a cooler of beer... floating...

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Every Ben & Jerry's Flavor, Ranked

(28) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 5:44 PM

By: Kristin Hunt


There comes a time in every person's life when they're pushed to the limits of sanity. For some people, it's an actual trauma that does it. For me, it was attempting to taste-test all of Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors. After...

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How Best to Revive Any Type of Leftovers

(2) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 1:21 PM

By: Adam Lapetina

Food is (usually) great the first time around. Unfortunately, after you've decided you're full and have stored it in the refrigerator for later consumption, the level of satisfaction derived from eating it drops off by about 100%.

In fact, leftovers are so frequently a...

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Here's What Happens When a Man Eats Nothing But Food Made for Women

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2015 | 1:12 PM

By: Adam K. Raymond

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Credit: Drew Swantak/Thrillist

After my breakfast of Special K and Activia, but before my two-Luna Bar lunch, I sat down with a cup of Mother's Milk lactation tea and reached between my legs to make sure...

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9 Ways Flying Is Doing Serious Damage to Your Health

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2015 | 5:31 PM

By: Matt Meltzer

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Credit: Flickr/Roger Schultz

While waiting in airport security sucks almost as bad as the people you're waiting in line with, you do it for a reason: to be safe. And statistically, flying IS the absolute...

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Trader Joe's Employees Dish On Their Secretive Employer

(1) Comments | Posted June 16, 2015 | 4:51 PM

By: Lee Breslouer

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Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Jennifer Bui/Thrillist

"We're not supposed to talk to media, sorry," the friendly-as-ever Trader Joe's employee said to me, smiling. I wasn't surprised.

Trader Joe's is an amazing company -- a company that even sent...

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Anthony Bourdain's 12 Greatest Quotes About Drinking

(6) Comments | Posted June 11, 2015 | 12:38 PM

By: Lee Breslouer

It's not debatable: Anthony Bourdain has the best job in the world. He hops around the globe, learning about different cultures through the lens of food and drink. A lot of drink. Did we mention he likes to drink? He's given us plenty of booze-soaked...

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The 21 Best Seafood Shacks in America

(37) Comments | Posted June 10, 2015 | 3:08 PM

By: Thrillist

It's summertime, the livin' is easy, and seafood shacks are throwing open their doors. There's no better way to consume the fruits of the ocean than with a paper plate on your lap, the wind in your hair, and creaky floorboards beneath your feet. What...

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What Flight Attendants REALLY Think of Your In-Flight Drinking

(337) Comments | Posted June 10, 2015 | 11:47 AM

By: Matt Meltzer

Unlike the mustachioed dude muddling kumquats behind the bar or the attractive cocktail waitress who's TOTALLY into you, flight attendants are not trained drink servers. Sure, they're pouring sodas and doling out tiny bottles of booze, but a flight attendant's job first and foremost is...

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13 Things You Didn't Know About Starbucks

(5) Comments | Posted June 9, 2015 | 2:54 PM

By: Kristin Hunt


Nowadays you can find four on every corner, but back in 1971, Starbucks was just another coffee place bringing caffeine to the sleepy masses. Frappuccinos were still 24 years away, the stock market wasn't even a consideration, and no one knew what the...

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America's 10 Greatest Lake Towns in the Summer

(2) Comments | Posted June 9, 2015 | 1:39 PM

By: Gianni Jaccoma

Conventional wisdom says that, in the game of summertime destinations, beach towns are the undisputed champs. And y'know what? It's hard to argue with conventional wisdom: beaches are pretty damn great. Still, America loves an underdog, and in the geographical feature version of Rocky, the...

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How to Drink at a Wedding

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 11:55 AM

By: Matt Lynch

It's summer, so chances are strong you're about to go to a wedding. Or you've already been to a wedding. Or you have no weddings to go to and are really, really lonely, which is sad and I'd truly love to help, but there's only...

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You're Drinking Beer Wrong: 7 Reasons Basic Pint Glasses Suck

(16) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 10:33 AM

By: Zach Mack

If you've ever ordered a beer in public, there's almost a 100% chance that you've been served your drink in a shaker glass, which we've been duped into calling a pint glass. And while those generic glasses are fine for serving water, they're kind of...

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The 15 Worst Decisions You Can Make On Vacation

(5) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 10:03 AM

By: Gianni Jaccoma


If you're one of the 68% of Americans who actually used their vacation days last year, you know just how important it is to make every ounce of that paid time off count. And while the beauty of a vacation is that you...

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The Best Tourist Attraction in Every State

(46) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 12:42 PM

By: Matt Meltzer

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One of the best things about this great nation of ours is that we don't like to be bored. Like, ever. But mostly, on road trips. Which is why we have all these...

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19 Sushi Myths You Probably Believe

(177) Comments | Posted May 29, 2015 | 12:50 PM

By: Dan Gentile


Fish and tall tales have always gone hand in hand, so it's no surprise that the world of sushi has developed its own set of myths, exaggerations, and bold-faced lies. To help clear up some of the fishiness behind Japan's most famous...

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