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Every Person You'll See At Your Hometown Bar On Thanksgiving Eve

(1) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 12:21 PM

By: Andy Kryza

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The night before Thanksgiving is the biggest bar night of the year... and essentially a less awkward, boozier version of your high school reunion. Pretty much everybody who grew up in your hometown is...

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The Most Clichéd Places To Throw A Bachelor Party

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 4:29 PM

By: Matt Meltzer


Complain as we might, it's time to accept that bachelor parties are now all-weekend affairs. Affairs that cost half your rent, involve a long flight, and generally leave you in need of another vacation...

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Why Does Turning Things Off And On Always Seem To Fix Them?

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 4:24 PM

By: Joe McGauley


"Have you tried restarting your machine?" These are the six words your company's ever-so-patient tech guy rattles off whenever you summon him to fix your frozen laptop. That's because 98 percent* of...

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The Weirdest Things People Have Ordered At Fast-Food Drive-Thrus

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 11:40 AM

By: Kristin Hunt


If you're a waiter or bartender, you've seen your fair share of horrors. But the brave souls manning the headset at fast-food chains aren't any safer, even if they have a wall separating them...

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What Chefs Actually Eat After They've Been Drinking

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 11:12 AM

By: Kristin Hunt

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Because under-the-influence eating is a universal truth that no one is immune to, we asked several great chefs around the country to give us the scoop on what they eat after they imbibe. They...

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How to Get in Shape While Spending No Money

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2015 | 12:07 PM

By: Laura Williams

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I know what it means to live on a budget. Heck, I live in a one-room barn with unfinished concrete floors (true story), and a kitchen I built myself out of cinderblocks (again, true story...

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Shark Attacks, Nude Beaches, and More Secrets of the East Coast

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2015 | 10:46 AM

By: Joseph Neighbor

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The East Coast of the US is insanely long: more than 2,000 miles of weaving sprawl hiding all kinds of beauty and strangeness and stuff in New Jersey. And while the odds...

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Buying These Organic Foods Is A Waste Of Money

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2015 | 10:30 AM

By: Kara King

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People choose to eat organically for many reasons -- it's better for the planet, it's supposedly healthier -- but often these folks are misguided. Although it's true that USDA organic products must be...

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Signs You're Stressed And Don't Even Know It

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 12:35 PM

By: Nicholas Knock

Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist

The demands of life can get the best of us. Your job is killing you, you're $30,000 in debt, and nobody's swiping right on your Tinder profile. It's no wonder more than half of...

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The Crazy Dog Owners Who Make You Seem Normal

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 10:37 AM

By: Andy Kryza

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America has always had a thing for dogs, and not just the coney kind. They're our best friends. They're our most loyal companions. And they give us all somebody else to blame...

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20 Distinct Regional American Accents, Ranked

(3) Comments | Posted November 17, 2015 | 11:07 AM

By: Megan Frye

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From sea to shining sea, the United States is one of the most culturally diverse countries on the planet. This means there are plenty of opportunities to mess around with the language, and what...

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What Every Notable Place in The Big Lebowski Looks Like Now

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 11:38 AM

By: Jeff Miller

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Do you ever happen upon The Big Lebowski and wonder what it would be like if Jeff Lebowski landed in LA now, almost 20 years later, did a J, then toured his old hangs?...

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The Tiny House Dream Is Actually A Nightmare

(2) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 10:26 AM

By: Lee Breslouer

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Tiny homes seem like utopian living spaces -- where twee hipsters can lounge on handmade foldaway futons draped in quilts from Etsy, surrounded by four tiny walls of reclaimed wood.


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Pregnancy Cravings May Not Be Real

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2015 | 12:29 PM

By: Kristin Hunt

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You know the stereotype: a pregnant woman wakes up at 2am, violently shakes her husband awake, and demands a cheeseburger right this second or she'll name their first-born Skeletor. The threats mostly just happen on...

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The Next Portland: 4 Cities All the Cool Kids Are Moving To

(124) Comments | Posted November 12, 2015 | 11:22 AM

By: Kristin Hunt

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Now that Portlandia has logged five seasons and word of Voodoo Doughnut has traveled all the way to your great aunt, it's time to face the facts: Portland is over, people, and a...

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The Most Overpriced Items On The Menu, According To Chefs

(43) Comments | Posted November 12, 2015 | 10:44 AM

By: Matt Meltzer

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Spaghetti and meatballs. The wedge salad. A bottle of wine. You don't have to be a well-heeled foodie to know that you're overpaying for certain items on a restaurant's menu -- you just...

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Everything You Need to Know About Not Getting Sick This Winter

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 12:20 PM

By: Nicholas Knock

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Winter: it's the worst! Not only are you cooped up inside, but you're stuck there fighting some vague illness, eating too much food, drinking lots of booze, and stressing over end-of-year family...

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5 Gross Things in Your Shower, and What to Do About Them

(5) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 12:05 PM

By: Jolie Kerr

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It's an especially cruel irony that the shower is one of the filthiest places in your bathroom. While you may be tempted to ignore the problem until your lease is up or your family's in...

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8 Things the East Coast Doesn't Understand About the West Coast

(57) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 11:30 AM

By: Daisy Barringer

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Whether they've been here or not, East Coasters tend to have pretty strong opinions about what it's like "out west." And, sure, a lot of the cliches are true; we're bad...

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The 10 Best Bakeries in America

(15) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 11:10 AM

By: Kristin Hunt

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You've heard the phrase "like a kid in a candy store," but what's the grown-up equivalent? Like a dude in a short DMV line? Like a lady who doesn't get picked for jury duty??...

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