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Music | Music

10 modern hard rock bands that are better than Greta Van Fleet

Anyone looking for modern bands that channel '70s hard rock can do a lot better than Greta Van Fleet.

Music | Music

The 15 concerts we can't wait to see during 2019

It's natural, at the beginning of any new year, to look ahead. And if you're a live music fan, you'll certainly like what you see for 2019.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Which James Bond Is the Biggest Drunk?

Only one 007 could drink all the others under the table.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel surges to take fifth place in new Bloomberg Innovation Index | The Times of Israel

Startup Nation leaps up five places in 2019 ranking of most innovative countries, coming in above Singapore, Sweden, the US and Japan, but trailing top 2 South Korea and Germany

Recipes | Recipes

Master These 10 Dishes to Become an Italian Food Expert - Giadzy

Giadzy by Giada De Laurentiis  |  A place where food, family and fun come together.

Miscellaneous | Torah

Rabbi Sacks: Why The Revelation at Mount Sinai Was the Creation of Freedom | Parshat Yitro

A Torah scroll. Photo: RabbiSacks.org. The revelation at Mount Sinai — the central episode not only of parshat Yitro, but …

News | Iran

Israeli UN Envoy Reveals: Iran Spends $7 Billion Annually on Terror Activities in Middle East | Jewish & Israel News

Members of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps march in a parade in Tehran, Sept. 22, 2011. Photo: Reuters / Stringer …

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

2019 Academy Award nominations are all over the map

From "Roma" and "The Favourite" to "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "BlacKkKlansman" to "Green Book," the 2019 Oscar nominations showed the academy pulling in different directions.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

New study finds LEGO sets may just be a better investment than gold | SYFY WIRE

Buyer beware; but at least if you can’t sell a LEGO set, you can still play with it.   

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

This Dad’s Trick for Getting Picky Kids to Eat Is Brilliant

The idea: Just retire from cooking dinner to stop the flood of complaints from young diners. One parent tried it, and this is what happened.

Politics | Op-Ed

Termites, Bigots and GOATs: Rationalizing Complicity with Anti-Semitism

Consider the front page story in the New York Times Sunday Review, which singled out the Palestinian issue as "one of the great moral challenges of our time" -- ignoring Syria, Ukraine, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Chechnya, Tibet, Cyprus and many far greater

News | National News

HORROR: New York Set To Legalize Abortion Up To Birth

The womb will become an even less safe place for unborn babies in New York come Tuesday.

Travel | Recipes

Butterscotch Meringue Bars | America's Test Kitchen

When it comes to meringue, we all know meringue cookies, but the cloud-like confection can—and should—be used for more than just those sweet, pearly-white bites.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter starts rolling out simplified web interface to some users

Twitter is starting to deploy a revamped web client that's simpler to look at and promises tweaks like an emoji button and a revised trending section.

Travel | Recipes

1-2-3-4 Cake with Coconut Sour Cream Filling | Syrup and Biscuits

1-2-3-4 Cake with Coconut Sour Cream Filling. Made from scratch cake with a coconut sour cream filling that results in an extremely moist cake.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Palestinian Authority spends six times more on terrorists than on own population

While the P.A. spent NIS 550 million ($150 million) of its budget a year to incentivize and reward terrorists, it spends only NIS 90 million ($24 million) to support residents in need.

Travel | Recipes

Beef Burgers with Peanut-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Bobby Flay makes this extremely good barbecue sauce by spiking tomato puree with two forms of smoky chile–ancho chile powder and chipotle in adobo sau...

Sports | Cycling

Tour de Tahoe // Bikepacking and Fly Fishing in the Sierra Mountains

All we wanted to do was catch fish and ride our bikes. We did a lot of the latter. Add in a drivetrain explosion and fifteen stitches and things get interest...

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

7 easy Instant Pot recipes - ButcherBox

Instant Pot! Here are some of our favorite Instant Pot recipes to make your meal cooking easy and quick.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Deciem Founder Brandon Truaxe Has Died

Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe, whose erratic behavior led to his being stripped of his CEO role at the popular skin-care company, died on Sunday.

Travel | Travel Tips

Passengers stuck on United flight in frigid cold for more than 14 hours - CNN

Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong were left stuck on the ground for more than 14 hours in frigid weather with a dwindling supply of food.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

What to Expect at This Year’s Sundance Film Festival

Independent cinema’s biggest event starts this week in Utah, kicking off the 2019 movie season.

Politics | POLITICS

Tamika Mallory insults Martin Luther King's legacy of combating anti-Semitism - NY Daily News

In what alternate universe does a public university select a bigot to speak at its annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King?

Travel | Recipes

Bergers-Style Cookies | Cook's Country

After cooking our way through 38 pounds of chocolate, we came up with a recipe that honors the Baltimore original.

History | History

How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

Ben Hecht. Photo: Alchetron. After a year when Jewish and African-American relations were strained by the Black Lives Matter’s denunciation of Israel and …

History | History

Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.

News | News

That Time Marvel Dealt With Arab Discrimination of Jews

As a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this comic strip - apparently from Marvel Superhero's Contest of Champions (1982) - puts a smile on my face. Or perhaps it is a grimace.

Food & Drink | Vegetarian & Vegan Tips

The 22 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in America

These are the absolute best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in the US right now.

Entertainment | Movies & Television

Sunday Evening Video: Sam Elliott as “Evel Knievel: Crimefighter”

In 1974, famed daredevil, Evel Knievel was at the height of his fame, and it was decided that this folk hero stuntman should have his own television show. Of course, Knievel himself was too…

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Celebrate Star Trek: Discovery’s return with one of the best episodes of the most neglected Trek series - The Verge

Star Trek: Discovery is back for its second season on CBS All Access, and it’s still exploring how being raised by Spock’s parents, Vulcan father Sarek and human mother Amanda, affected series protagonist Michael Burnham. It’s a good time to look ba

News | Media Bias

New York Times Abuses Martin Luther King's Legacy to Attack Israel | HonestReporting

Trust the New York Times to add to the toxic mix of US identity politics by commemorating Martin Luther King Day with an attack on Israel.

Politics | Op-Ed

Palestinians' Anti-Semitic Stereotyping of Jews

Abbas and the Palestinian leadership are clearly trying to drag Israel into a religious conflict with all Muslims, not only Palestinians. The Temple Mount has become their favorite platform for disseminating blood libels.... If anyone is defiling the

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Serving Water With School Lunches Could Save Billions, Lower Obesity Rate

A new study that replacing sugary drinks with water in school lunches could help prevent over half a million from becoming obese and save America billions.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Millions May Be Exposed To Potentially Harmful Nitrate Levels In Drinking Water - Study Finds

Millions of Americans face exposure to elevated nitrate levels in their drinking water, a study finds, which puts them at greater risk of developing health problems.

Recipes | Recipes

Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna - Giadzy

Fresh pasta sheets make for a more tender lasagna, so if you have a good source for fresh pasta (...

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Jon Bon Jovi's New Jersey restaurant offers free meals to furloughed workers

A New Jersey-based nonprofit run by Jon Bon Jovi and his wife will offer free meals for furloughed federal workers on Monday.

Sports | Sports

NFL playoffs 2019: Social media reacts to controversial no-call in final minutes of Saints-Rams matchup

The Saints were not happy with the referees in the final minutes of their NFC Championship matchup with the Rams on Sunday.

Travel | Recipes

Bulgogi: Soy-Marinated Grilled Rib Eye

Thinly sliced beef, usually sirloin, rib eye or brisket, is marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, mirin and sesame oil before landing on a smoking-hot grill or grill pan—or a tableside grill, if you want your house to smell like the magic of Koreatown.

Politics | Politics

MALKIN: Procter & Gamble's Toxic Sanctimony

One of the world's most successful brands committed ideological hara-kiri this week.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Up to a Third Of Knee Replacements Pack Pain and Regret

Knee replacements are marketed as a miracle cure for pain and mobility issues, but the actual results are questionable—and sometimes dangerous.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

To Pursue the Science of Happiness, Try These 14 Tips

Helping others, spending time with friends, and getting off social media are some of the things researchers have found can make us feel happier.

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

Low Carb? Low Fat? What the Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

People have very different physiologies and food preferences, dictating a need for different approaches to dieting, say experts.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Does Marijuana Use Cause Schizophrenia?

As the drug becomes more popular, concerns have been raised that its use can lead to psychotic disorders. Here’s what scientists know for sure, and what they don’t.

Travel | Recipes

Sweet And Savory Baked Chicken And Apples

'Tis the season for all things sweet, apple, and spice.