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Perfect your coffee pour-over updated 23 hours 50 minutes ago

National Coffee Day: Perfect your pour-over technique and you'll never stand in line at the coffee shop again.

William Wegman: Why dogs are such a draw updated 1 days ago

William Wegman's latest picture book "Flo & Wendell Explore" features photos and paintings inspired by his pet Weimaraners.

You should drink a beer today updated 1 days ago

If you were looking for an excuse to crack open that brewski, here's some good news: today is National Drink Beer Day.

Soup dumplings amid skyscrapers in Shanghai updated 2 days ago

In the season premiere of "Parts Unknown," Anthony Bourdain travels to Shanghai to find soup dumplings and skyscrapers.

What to drink with a big ol' steak updated 3 days ago

A luscious, pan-seared steak deserves a mighty red wine. Here's what experts say you should drink.

Denver-area students accuse school board of censoring U.S. history updated 3 days ago

Hundreds of students staged a walk-out outside Denver, accusing the school board of trying to censor what they're taught about U.S. history.

Earthships, New Mexico: The sustainable, cozy homes made with old junk updated 3 days ago

Your home leftovers are creating new homes known as Earthships, in the mountains of New Mexico. The future of city living may not need the city at all.

A fat girl gets naked updated 3 days ago

CNN's Lisa France opens up about her lifelong struggle with weight and lightening its emotional burden.

Ink with meaning: What we can learn from the tattoos of our ancestors updated 4 days ago

From Maori to ancient Celtic designs, our forefathers REALLY knew how to do body art.

'Moms Helping Moms' provide for their babies updated 4 days ago

CNN Heroes: Bridget Cutler helps struggling mothers acquire the basic items to care for their children -- and with advice and support.

How one eco-project in Malmo changed the future of industrial wastelands updated 4 days ago

In the Swedish city of Malmoe, an old shipyard has been converted from industrial wasteland to eco-district, setting an example for sustainable living.

What do these uploaded videos say about society? updated 4 days ago

For his latest book, artist Doug Rickard snatches frame grabs from videos uploaded to YouTube. He says he found "an inversion of the American dream."

Gray skies are no match for the world's largest solar bridge updated 5 days ago

Blackfriars bridge in the City of London is the largest solar-powered bridge in the world.

Wesleyan orders fraternities to be co-ed updated 6 days ago

Wesleyan University in Connecticut announces residential fraternities will be required to be co-ed.

An orientation to asexuality updated 6 days ago

Asexual orientation means feeling little or no sexual attraction to other people. To the asexual community, that's A-OK.

Drinking sewage: solving Singapore's water problem updated 7 days ago

Could sewage be recycled to provide water that's cleaner than what comes out of your tap? Singapore says yes.

'Captain Underpants' tops list of most challenged books in 2013 updated 7 days ago

Find out which titles made the American Library Association's list of most challenged books, which comes out each year during Banned Books Week.

Brazil's idea for future mobility: the good old bus updated 7 days ago

Meet Curitiba's Bus Rapid Transit system, paving a new way for mobility with traditional means.

How to be polite to women without annoying them updated 8 days ago

Modern manners for men: Don't listen to the naysayers. Chivalry isn't dead -- it just needs an update.

Shared space, where the streets have no rules updated 8 days ago

The future of urban mobility may be one where motorists, pedestrians and cyclists act as one.

Clemson under fire for asking students about sex lives updated 9 days ago

Backlash prompts Clemson University to suspend mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives, drinking and drug use.

Victims of domestic abuse speak out updated 10 days ago

A wife, a husband and a daughter shared their raw and powerful stories of domestic abuse.

Banana bread to boast about updated 10 days ago

America's Test Kitchen's banana bread recipe is moist, delicious and never too heavy.

Facebook 'real name' policy stirs questions around identity updated 11 days ago

A Facebook policy that asks users to provide real names on profiles has people from all walks of life worrying their accounts might be in jeopardy.

President Obama is Sen. Ted Cruz's cousin! Really! updated 11 days ago

Bestselling author A.J. Jacobs is trying to build a family tree of the entire world and hold a Global Family Reunion next year.

Teen told to change out of 'Virginity Rocks' T-shirt updated 12 days ago

A junior high student was asked to change out of a T-shirt that read "Virginity Rocks" last week. Her mother says she should be free to express her beliefs.

Best oyster bars in America updated 12 days ago

From the Gulf Coast to the Pacific, the freshest bivalves are being shucked at the best oyster bars in America.

Meredith Vieira explains #WhyIStayed updated 12 days ago

Talk show host Meredith Vieira is the latest public figure to share her story of domestic violence inspired by the social media movement #WhyIStayed.

40 new titles to feed your YA book addiction updated 12 days ago

Fall brings a wave of new young adult books, including Carl Hiaasen's first teen novel and the latest from "Pretty Little Liars" author Sara Shephard.

Can Ray Rice ultimately be forgiven? updated 12 days ago

Athletes from Michael Vick to Tiger Woods were ultimately forgiven by fans. Could Ray Rice also get a second chance? Kelly Wallace asks.

Microbrew sales boom at Ohio nudie bar updated 12 days ago

An in-house microbrewery puts this strip club ahead of the curve.

The cultural, regional and generational roots of spanking updated 13 days ago

The indictment of Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has revealed sharp differences in cultural, regional and generational attitudes toward spanking.

What it means to be a 21st century dad updated 13 days ago

When faced with family dysfunction, we had no problem asserting our role as godparents, living up to the African proverb that it takes a village to raise a child.

What's it like to feed the most powerful man in the world? updated 13 days ago

Exclusive interview with White House chef Cristeta Comerford.

Why you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall updated 14 days ago

Why do you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall? Marketing.

'Mockingjay' and other YA books on film updated 14 days ago

'Mockingjay Part 1' trailer has Hunger Games fans excited. Here are more YA books turned movies.

Don't let classic restaurants vanish updated 17 days ago

High rents are closing restaurants. Kate Krader says they should be protected by landmark status.

My life as a little person updated 17 days ago

CNN's Cara Reedy, who has achondroplastic dwarfism, writes about her life as a little person.

Kendall Jenner comes into focus updated 19 days ago

Kendall Jenner models at New York Fashion Week. The camera loves this reality TV veteran.

Children: The silent victims of domestic violence updated 19 days ago

Domestic violence between parents has a deep and lasting impact on children, according to experts.

Vegan on the road: Central Europe updated 21 days ago

Vegan and vegetarian options are plentiful throughout Central Europe. Here's how to find them.

Why I don't want my daughters to see 'Fifty Shades' updated 24 days ago

Fifty shades of parenting: Do you want your kids to see "Fifty Shades of Grey"?

How Tory Burch works it updated 24 days ago

Fashion mogul Tory Burch worked with a feng shui master to create a positive atmosphere in her Manhattan offices.

Give a hand for homemade chicken fingers updated 24 days ago

Try America's Test Kitchen's best make-ahead chicken fingers recipe.

Growing a bounty for Garden State's hungry updated 25 days ago

Chip Paillex's nonprofit, America's Grow-a-Row, grows and harvests fruits and vegetables for people in need throughout the state of New Jersey.

1970s are 'staying alive' for spring updated 25 days ago

New York Fashion Week offers a look ahead to what we'll be wearing in Spring 2015.

Mother-daughter book clubs: Helping girls and moms find their way updated 25 days ago

The ways mother-daughter book clubs can help empower girls are the focus of Lori Day's new book, "Her Next Chapter."

Every restaurant's unsung hero updated 26 days ago

They're the hard-working MVPs of the restaurant world, and most diners never know it. All hail the dishwashers.

A grieving mother's mission to stop hot car deaths updated 27 days ago

Lindsey Rogers-Seitz, who lost her son in a hot car death in Connecticut, hopes mandatory sensors in cars and car seats will stop such tragedies.

The fine line between lingerie and outerwear updated 27 days ago

Lingerie-inspired looks that are made to be seen are emerging from the boudoir and onto runways, the red carpet, street style blogs and even the office.

Casting the outcast at Fashion Week updated 27 days ago

Model Shaun Ross, who was born with albinism, challenges notions of beauty during New York Fashion Week.

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1994 updated 28 days ago

A look back at the summer of 1994.

99 cans of beer in a pack updated 28 days ago

Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to "keep Austin weird" by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers.

International Bacon Day updated 30 days ago

It may technically be a Saturday, but it sure feels like Fry-day to us: August 30 is International Bacon Day.

Why are we still so squeamish about breastfeeding? updated 31 days ago

Kelly Wallace asks why some people are so uncomfortable seeing a mother breastfeed in public.

Turkey burgers that won't dry out updated 31 days ago

Grilling a turkey burger that tastes every bit as meaty, tender and juicy as the beef kind is a tall order -- until now.

Nili Lotan: Dress to protest updated 31 days ago

Designer Nili Lotan goes beyond the machine gun dress.

Quilt project shares rape survivors' stories updated 32 days ago

Survivors of rape and abuse share stories and find solidarity in crowd-sourced "Monument Quilt" touring the country.

Being an addict's mom: 'It's just a very, very sad place' updated 32 days ago

Being the mother of an addict is an incredibly lonely and isolating place, parents around the country tell CNN's Kelly Wallace.

When and how do parents educate children about guns? updated 32 days ago

Some parents say the Connecticut school shooting confirms the need to protect children and teach them to defend themselves using guns.

Retailer pulls shirts reminiscent of Holocaust updated 33 days ago

Spanish retailer Zara apologizes for striped t-shirt with yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn in the Holocaust.

How not to apologize updated 33 days ago

Sometimes "sorry" really does seem to be the hardest word, but the mechanics of good apologies aren't difficult to understand.

Squeeze on lemonade stand brings out supporters updated 34 days ago

T.J. Guerrero, 12, gained national attention after a sour neighbor tried to shut down his lemonade stand.

I was a Beatlemaniac: Remembering The Beatles' American invasion updated 35 days ago

For Rebecca James, the onset of "Beatlemania" meant one thing: a lot of waiting.

From the vault: 1964 World's Fair photos updated 35 days ago

While digging through a box that belonged to his father, Robert Ondrovic uncovered a collection of vintage photos that brought him back to the 1964 World's Fair.

What the late '60s really looked like updated 35 days ago

With "Mad Men" starting back up, we wanted to know -- was all that glamour real, or is it just the magic of TV?

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1964 updated 35 days ago

What were the hallmarks of summer 1964? Beatlemania, "Mary Poppins," the monokini and the Schwinn Sting-Ray.

The rise of the civil rights museum updated 35 days ago

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta opens June 23, just one of many civil rights museums in the works around the United States.

Why I'm tired of hearing about 'that' civil rights movement updated 35 days ago

Here's a dirty little secret about the civil rights movement:. A lot of Americans don't want to hear about it. Ans why should they?

When owning a car made you a god updated 35 days ago

There were two distinct groups of guys in high school back in the '60s: Those who had cars, and those who didn't.

Longing for the carefree parenting style of yesterday? updated 35 days ago

Most moms agree that motherhood has changed dramatically over the years. But is it for the better or worse?

5 things women couldn't do in the 1960s updated 35 days ago

Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? Or a woman needing her husband's signature to open a bank account?

Clarified: What does a food recall do? updated 35 days ago

Food recalls, like for peanut butter, sprouts and bad meat, are in the news all the time, but how do they actually work?

Talking to kids about race and class updated 35 days ago

How should parents address race and class when talking to children?

Brides, don't lose your single friends updated 38 days ago

It's easy to fall into a self-absorbed spiral when you're a bride-to-be, but don't alienate your single friends.

Savor tomato season a little longer updated 38 days ago

Savor the season a little longer with these oven roasted tomatoes from America's Test Kitchen.

15 classic children's books even adults love updated 39 days ago

"Real Simple" readers share the classic children's books they still love as adults.

Salad daze: From leafy greens to meatloaf chunks updated 39 days ago

Salad can take on many forms, but calling meatloaf chunks "salad" was a bit much for this writer.

Within black families, hard truths told to sons amid Ferguson unrest updated 40 days ago

Raw conversations about life in America are being re-energized between black families and their young sons in the wake of violence in Ferguson, Missouri.

Baseball sensation Mo'ne Davis' impact on girls and boys updated 40 days ago

Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis is a sensation and an inspiration to boys and girls alike, CNN's Kelly Wallace says.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella updated 40 days ago

Major peanut butter producer nSpired Natural Foods issues a recall after testing turns up salmonella.

Siren dating app lets women call the shots updated 41 days ago

Siren, a new dating app created for women by women, puts the ladies in control of online connections.

Awkward! The tough transition to middle school updated 42 days ago

The jump from elementary to middle school can be a painful transition for adolescents and their parents.

Survey shows ongoing struggle against hunger updated 42 days ago

A new survey shows American families still face food insecurity in the aftermath of an economic downturn.

Step into the new era of food halls updated 45 days ago

Star chefs and young upstarts stand side by side in new urban food halls.

Happy birthday, Julia Child! updated 45 days ago

Chef and cookbook author Julia Child would have been 102 today. Her culinary legacy lives on.

Eatocracy's Coffee Klatsch updated 46 days ago

Pssst! Got a sec to chat? We are utterly thrilled when Eatocracy readers want to hang out and talk. The Coffee Klatch is where that happens.

The south's 10 best new restaurants updated 46 days ago

The South's 10 best new restaurants reflect international influences, laid back attitude and careful ingredients.

When mental illness affects your family updated 47 days ago

Children suffer from mental illness, too. Here's how to recognize it.

Restoring her kimchi connection updated 48 days ago

This second-generation Korean-American is changing people's perception of kimchi one funky jar at a time.

Going public with depression updated 48 days ago

The more people share their experiences with depression, the more others suffering from the condition realize they're not alone, says Kat Kinsman.

How to make positive changes in your life updated 48 days ago

Easy tips on how to improve everything from your dinner order to the song in your head to your career.

Eat these 7 things before summer ends updated 49 days ago

Fruits, vegetables, seafood and yes, even deep-fried cheese curds have a peak season. Make the most of it.

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1984 updated 49 days ago

Summer rewind: Here's a look back at 1984's hottest hits in movies, music, sports and style.

In 'Tigerman,' a self-made superhero is a wannabe dad updated 49 days ago

The main character in Nick Harkaway's new novel, "Tigerman," is a British solider who becomes a superhero. But all Sgt. Lester Ferris wants to be is "Dad."

Anthony Weiner finds a new way to serve New York City updated 51 days ago

Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner is hoping to open a restaurant and create jobs, a year after his failed bid to become the city's next mayor.

Drive your caterer crazy with these questions updated 52 days ago

Ask your wedding caterer these questions beforehand or face the consequences.

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