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Anthony Bourdain and President Obama solve the world's problems over $6 noodles in Vietnam

When it comes to impressing an important dinner guest, the right venue is everything. And when you're globetrotting chef Anthony Bourdain, you know the best places don't have to be fussy, white-tablecloth affairs. Last night, Bourdain posted a photo of himself and President Barack Obama...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:42pm

Introducing päntsdrunk, the Finnish wellness trend you'll love

Forget about hygge: This summer, it’s all about relaxation — and you’ll achieve peak relaxation when you follow a new wellness trend out of Finland known as päntsdrunk. What is päntsdrunk? A new book by Finnish journalist Miska Rantanen reveals that päntsdrunk is pretty much...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 12:51pm

PHOTOS: These kids are having a hard time with their Easter Bunny photos

These creepy Easter Bunny pictures will haunt you in your dreams. Easter is another holiday where young kids will go to the local mall or department store to take a photo with the holiday's mascot — the Easter Bunny.  Much like taking pictures with Santa, taking picutres with...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 5:18pm

E.L. James on ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’: ‘It’s all about fantasies’

As part of Metro's annual sex issue, we explore today's hottest trends both locally and nationally. For more of this year's theme — kink — check our 2012 sex poll and an interview with a New York City dominatrix. Writer Erika Leonard, better known as E.L. James, is a...

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 2:38pm

Marie Kondo's best tips from The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Marie Kondo is like the Beyonce of Japan: the larger-than-life superstar of organization. Her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, is also making waves among Americans who want to learn how to live a neater and more zen lifestyle. We read...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 12:14pm

The best and worst fall foods

With fall, all kinds of yummy seasonal foods become available to us. While most are delicious, some are healthier than other— just think, oven-roasted butternut squash versus apple cider donuts. But it's not always that obvious. To help sort out the good from the bad, as well as make...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:23am

Swap wine for Champagne on your holiday table

If you only think of Champagne on special occasions, then AJ Ojeda-Pons is celebrating most days of the year. “For the longest time, I had a motto: Drink Champagne every day,” says the sommelier, who mans the wine list at Geoffrey Zakarian’s The Lambs Club. “Champagne is...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:56pm

The World's Weirdest Museums

If the internet has taught us anything, it's that none of us are alone in our interests. Even if they seem idiosyncratic, chances are someone has been fascinated enough to collect them into a musem-worthy display. These 15 museums, including one dedicated to Bigfoot, prove there’s truly...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 3:18pm

When is Passover 2017?

This year, Passover, which falls on the Hebrew calendar dates of Nissan 15-22, begins at sundown on April 10 and continues until the evening of April 18. The first two days of Passover, this year April 10 and 11, are when the Seder feast is held. What is Passover? Passover is a spring festival...

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:34pm

Chipotle going GMO-free matters — for the wrong reasons

Every bite of the American diet is under serious investigation. Beyond the obesity epidemic, scientists are linking the foods we eat to everything from the quality of our sleep to serious mental health issues like depression. The latest villain is, somewhat predictably, GMOs. In our eat-like-our...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:41am

Sasha and Malia Obama through the years

During President Barack Obama’s presidency we have collectively watched him and First Lady Michelle Obama raise two young daughters.   Americans first laid eyes on the girls, Sasha and Malia, during the early days of Obama’s campaign trail in 2007. And now,...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 1:45pm

'Property Brothers' tips for buying a fixer-upper

It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon, but Drew Scott isn’t exactly enjoying it. He’s doing some weekend work on his home, and the pipes aren’t cooperating. “Our entire house smells like a sewer plant right now,” he confesses. “That’s why you leave...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 5:38pm

Pornhub: Data shows increase in 'MILF' porn searches on Mother's Day

On Mother’s Day, many people will celebrate their moms by sending flowers, giving them a call, or with a nice dinner. Others, according to this new report, are celebrating that special day a different kind of way. The numbers experts on the Insights team at Pornhub have put together data...

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 11:01am

Getting an IUD: What to consider

Following Trump's win on Tuesday, you may have seen a trend on your social media feeds: many women are talking about getting IUDs (intrauterine devices) in the next couple months before the president-elect's January inauguration. And it’s not just online chatter: representatives...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:17pm

Sail into Spring with Hornblower

Spring. It’s the time for fresh beginnings. As the cold weather subsides, and a little excitement starts to creep in for the coming of summer, it’s hard not to start thinking about how you’ll be spending those long, sunshiney days. It’s time to take those new...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:17pm

When is Mother’s Day 2017?

This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 14. The holiday in celebration of mothers and motherhood always occurs on the second Sunday of May, although the calendar date varies from year to year. And while it is widely celebrated, it isn’t considered an official federal holiday, so businesses...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:16pm

The top 5 wedding dress trends of 2017

Wedding trends are hard to keep up with and even harder to score at an affordable price, so we did both for you! These are the top five wedding dress trends this year and affordable dresses that feature them.1.Cut Outs - $261.49Cut outs are an upcoming trend in bridal wear this season. They allow a...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 3:43pm

7 cheap countries to travel to now

Travelling can be expensive, especially if you’re trying to explore places outside of the U.S. However, not every destination requires a huge budget. We’ve gathered the 7 most inexpensive countries to travel to and stay in this year, from Greece to Mumbai.1.Seim Reap, Cambodia - $49 a nightLocated...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:24pm

Trans man uses before and after pictures of transition to inspire, encourage

These transgender celebrities have done a lot by bravely sharing their stories with the public. But we can’t forget about people who aren't in the spotlight. Peope like transman Jaimie Wilson, who courageously share their journeys as well.Wilson, a musician, DJ and trans advocate, has chronicled...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:31am

7 essentials to keep your kitchen organized

With spring cleaning in full swing, now is the perfect time to clean out your kitchen. If you’re stuck with crowded cupboards and messy countertops these items are are inexpensive must-haves to take back control of your kitchen.1.Grayline Pot and Pan Organizer Rack - $7.99 eachPut an end to that...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 9:35am