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Sweet potatoes versus yams, with 12 recipes

Sweet potatoes or yams? Trick question. Despite what millions of Americans (and many groceries) may call them, those dark orange, moist root vegetables that you roast in sugar syrup and top with marshmallows are not yams, just another type of sweet potato.

Beck/Bucher Debate: The Best and Worst Values in the NBA

The NBA is loaded with some bad contracts. The good ones are limited, and contracts are typically based off players with similar statistics or ages. When teams have positional needs or covet players with superstar potential, many are paid regardless of if they live up to teams' expectations. Show More Summary

"Second Cousins," "Once Removed", and More Explained in Chart Form

With the holidays coming up, many of us are meeting relatives from our extended family. When they explain how they're related, some of the terms are confusing. This chart gives you an easy guide. Read more...

Watercooler: November 22, 2014

Semi-DIY: My Bandeau Veil Unveiled by Miss Squid Spouting Out a Big “Hello!” by Miss Orca Monumental Love: Ready to Rock ‘n’ Bowl by Mrs. Pyramid How My Veil Ended Up in the Garbage by Miss Squid Wedding Bales: Rehearsing … read mor...

Weekend Newsstand: November 22, 2014

38 minutes agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The weather's not bad! Get out there and enjoy a crisp fall-winter day today, but not until after you read the news: A man acquitted of murder is suing the Peel police, Peel city councils need more diversity, and the Pan Am Games mascot has cost Toronto a lot of money. Show More Summary

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save $50 on Xbox One Consoles + Save 40% Off or More on PC Games

39 minutes agoTechnology : Geeks are Sexy

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers $50 off on Xbox One consoles, which also include Assassin’s Creed Unity bundled with the system. -Save $50 on Xbox One Consoles -Save 40% Off or More on PC Games

Rosberg Secures Pole In Championship-Deciding Formula One Abu Dhabi GP

39 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

The 2014 Formula One World Championship is going down to the wire thanks to the controversial double points system for the final race of the season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which is once again being held at the Yas Marina Circuit. The only two drivers still in contention are Mercedes AMG men Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, with the Briton...

Fantasy Football Week 12: The Ultimate Guide to Sunday's Action

Jonas Gray was the highest-scoring fantasy player last Sunday and the story coming out of Week 11. He is also the story going into Week 12, but for unfortunate reasons. Gray might have handed his power-back role back to recently signed New England Patriot LeGarrette Blount. Show More Summary

Israel lost the British elite after Gaza onslaught, UK ambassador says

British elite headed for the exit during Gaza slaughter, says Britain's UK ambassador. And even NYT's Roger Cohen seems queasy over the religious Zionist justification for expansion

4 New Yorkers share their thoughts on ending Black Friday

39 minutes agoTechnology / Social Media : Mashable

For the love of retail, stop the madness. Black Friday is the epitome of American capitalism: Overstuffed and overzealous people crowd into strip malls and big-box store parking lots, so they can bum-rush their way down the aisles to...Show More Summary

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Move over Spotify and Rdio. YouTube Music Key is finally here. Robert Plant Denies There Was An $800 Million Offer To Reunite Led Zeppelin Everything You Need To Know About YouTube Music Key and YouTube’s Evolution As A Social Video Channel Why The Spotify Uber Partnership Matters More Than You Think Rdio CEO On Taylor Swift and the Spotify vs. Show More Summary

A Gun to the Head: Obamacare Medicaid Expansion and the Federal Takeover of State Governments

Editor’s Note: Breitbart News Network, American Principles Project, and Cornerstone Action are co-sponsors of an upcoming forum centered on the principles of federalism. More information about the forum can be found at Cornerstone, American Principles Project, and Breitbart News. Show More Summary

Chicago Bulls vs. Portland Trail Blazers 11/21/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The red-hot Portland Trail Blazers looked to continue their recent run of success on Friday night when they took on the Chicago Bulls. The Blazers' explosive offense and lockdown defense had carried them to five straight wins, but they faced a tough test from a dangerous Bulls squad, which had lost two of its last three. Read more NBA news on

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