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The 6 Best Under-the-Radar Camping Spots in New England

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 1:25 PM

By: Erik Christensen

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Credit: Flickr/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region

The city is great and all, but sometimes you need to channel your inner Thoreau and head to the woods. You know... to suck the marrow out...

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5 Dirty Tricks Bartenders Use to Take More of Your Money

(3) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 11:01 AM

By:Matt Meltzer

We'd like to start by saying, we love bartenders. Seriously. The VAST majority of them are hard-working, honest people who only "steal" when they're giving you, their longtime regular, a shot on the house. But like any profession, there are some bad seeds; bars and their...

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4 Cocktails You Should Be Able to Make by the Time You Turn 30

(2) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 11:20 AM

By: Christopher Osburn


Many things should happen by the time you hit 30. You should be able to roast a chicken. You should probably have gotten a job. And you should probably be able to make mom a nice Manhattan to thank her...

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The Brooklyn Of Every State

(1) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 11:13 AM

By: Kristen Hunt and Lee Breslouer

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Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist

Though pockets of it are still holding strong, most of Brooklyn has been swept by a sea of trilby-wearing millennials with waxed beards, who just wanna give back to...

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6 Signs You've Stepped Smack Dab Into a Tourist-Trap Restaurant

(2) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 12:15 PM

By: Liz Newman

Everyone thinks they're a "pro" at successfully identifying a tourist-trap restaurant, and they have the Hard Rock Cafe shirts/battle scars to prove it. Don't try to slip something by them, dammit!

But tourist traps aren't as easy to spot as you think -- that is...

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12 Game-Changing Baking Hacks

(5) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 10:59 AM

By: Perry Santanachote

Baking can be an infuriating science, but the advantages far outweigh the headache. Fresh-baked cookies whenever you damn well please? Homemade pancakes to feed your hot date the day after? Girly, indulgent cupcakes in the privacy of your own home? All reasons you should learn...

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8 Things Only New Yorkers Know About Apartment Hunting

(3) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 12:24 PM

By: Meagan Drillinger
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There are few things more precious to a New Yorker than their apartment. And not even because our apartments are awesome. For the most part, they are not. We love them not for the astronomical number of dollars we spend to...

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The 7 Most Beautiful Places in California You Didn't Know Existed

(17) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 12:06 PM

By: Grant Marek

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Credit: Flickr/Joe Parks

From Yosemite and Big Sur, to Joshua Tree and Santa Barbara, California is home to some of the most beautiful places on the West Coast, nay, the country, nay, THE WORLD, okay...

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6 Ways You're Grilling Burgers Wrong

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 10:53 AM

By: Dan Gentile

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Credit: Flickr/Canadian Pacific (Edited)

Grilling burgers isn't rocket science, but if your grill's emitting as much flame as an Apollo launch, odds are your patties are going to end up tasting like astronaut food.

But...

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The Best BBQ Across America, According to Experts

(1) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 11:30 PM

By: Dan Gentile

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Credit: Andy Kryza/Thrillist

Although the dogmatic borders dividing barbecue regions are slowly starting to dissolve, the fact remains that if you want the very best, you need to go to the source.

But once you find yourself...

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The Surprising Origins of 8 Italian-American Dishes

(13) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 12:37 PM

By: Dan Gentile

Sometimes the greatest food creations come from adapting to necessity, like when the Earl of Sandwich put meat between bread for a quick snack to get through long gambling sessions, or when KFC doubled down on Americans' need to be even less healthy.

Classic...

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The 9 Most Wasteful Things You Do in Your Kitchen... and How to Stop

(15) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 11:56 AM

By: Dan Gentile


Once you master the kitchen basics of cesspool management and not starving, the natural next step is phasing out the type of wasteful habits that would bring tears to the eyes of the wussy heart kid in Captain Planet.

To find out the...

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12 Essential Cooking Tools That Are $50 or Less

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 11:47 AM

By: Perry Santanachote

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Credit: Laura Murray/Thrillist

I started out cooking with no more than a wok and metal spatula, but, today, I'm spoiled with a fully stocked kitchen and all the gadgets and toys I need. I realize some are...

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The Best Regional Slang Worlds From Around the Country

(1) Comments | Posted July 8, 2015 | 2:29 PM

By: Kristin Hunt

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Credit: Flickr/18 Brumaire

We as a nation have embraced all kinds of dumb slang, from "swag" to "hepcat." (Never mind, hepcat is awesome.) But some words never get out of specific pockets of America, where...

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How To Make Homemade Mac N' Cheese In A Mug, In 6 Minutes

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 1:31 PM

By: Perry Santanachote
Main Photo Credit: Laura Murray/Thrillist

When a food craving hits, I've got about 10 minutes to satisfy it before I turn into a raging lunatic. It's the reason I'm such an angry baker. And probably why my cupcakes look so ugly. On good days,...

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The Science Behind Why You Can't Read in the Car

(17) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 1:15 PM

By Gianni Jaccoma

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Credit: Gianni Jaccoma/Thrillist

For many of us, carsickness is the bane of every automotive experience: It's always there, preventing us from navigating with our phone or even reading a book to pass the time without the sudden...

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6 Things You Should Never Say in a Wine Shop

(39) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 12:43 PM

By: Gary Vaynerchuk

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Contrary to popular belief, it's possible to love wine without learning a completely different language. But that doesn't mean you should walk into your local wine shop sounding like a total chump.

That's why...

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The Healthiest Order At Every Major Fast-Food Chain

(4) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 11:33 AM

By: Adam Lapetina
Main Photo Credit: Laura Murray/Thrillist

You might've seen a headline like this before. The subsequent list was probably filled with dressing-less salads and veggie burgers wrapped in lettuce and it probably made you go, "Welp, guess I'm not eating healthy at those places anytime...

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You're Pronouncing These Italian Foods Completely Wrong

(36) 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

(240) 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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