The year: 1995 Billboard Hot 100’s Top 20 Songs Of 1995 1. Coolio, “Gangsta’s Paradise” 2. TLC, “Waterfalls” 3. TLC, “Creep” 4. Seal, “Kiss From A Rose” 5. Boyz II Men, “On Bended Knee” 6. Real McCoy, “Another Night” 7. Mariah Carey, “Fantasy” 8. Madonna, “Take A Bow” 9. Monica, “Don’t Take It Personal” 10. Montell Jordan, “This Is How We Do It” 11. Dionne Farris, “I Know” 12. Boyz II Men, “Water Runs Dry” 13. Adina Howard, “Freak Like Me” 14. Blues Traveler, “Run-Around” 15. All-4-One, “I Can Love You Like That” 16. Bryan Adams, “Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?” 17. Bon Jovi, “Always” 18. Shaggy, “Boombastic” 19. Nicki French, “Total Eclipse Of The Heart” 20. Des’ree, “You Gotta Be” While the history of ’90s … [Read more...] about Pulp, Team Dresch, and Autechre were the true alternative in 1995
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As has already been explained on this very website, hot chocolate and hot cocoa are not the same thing. One is made with melted chocolate, which contains cocoa butter. The other is made with cocoa powder, which does not. One requires patience and care. The other could, in theory, but can also require just hot water and one of those little stirrer straws. This makes it an ideal winter drink for people who like having well-stocked office snack drawers or people who are just lazy. But which store-bought hot cocoa mix is the best? We went to our local grocery, plus Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods, and grabbed every plain hot cocoa mix we could find. We wanted hot cocoa in its most basic form: no peppermint, no cinnamon, not even marshmallows, because not every brand has marshmallows and that wouldn’t be fair. We ended up with 12 different brands. Then we retreated to the Takeout test kitchen with a dozen paper cups, a Sharpie, and an ample supply of hot water to determine which … [Read more...] about The great store-bought hot cocoa mix taste test
Dear Lifehacker, Sincerely, Photo by Mr. T in DC. Dear Frustrating, We've all had similar experiences. A lot of what dictates your fridge-stored food is just what you grew up with, which can differ a lot from person to person. WIth some food, it's just personal preference. With others, though, it's a matter of quality, or even health. We did a little research, and here's a short list of what you do and don't have to refrigerate, and which ones you should refrigerate if you have the room. A lot of this information comes from About.com's "To Chill or Not to Chill" tables, personal experience, and a number of other sources that we've linked to below. Advertisement Foods You Shouldn't Refrigerate Potatoes: The cold temperatures in your fridge will actually turn potatoes' starch into sugars, giving it a sweet flavor when you cook them (and not in a good way). These can be stored at room temperature. Tomatoes: If you've tried this, you probably know why Tomatoes shouldn't be stored in … [Read more...] about What Foods Don’t I Need to Refrigerate?
Back when Kotaku wrote about a troll that targeted women, there was one critical word that kept popping up in responses: camwhore. Advertisement Also curious: the women in the videos streamed themselves casually playing video games, and they took donations. It was as if some folks were saying, no, the harassment these women face is actually warranted: look at them. Look! They're "using" their womanly wiles to "force" men to give them money. They're not even gamers. They're camwhores. Let it be. They deserve it. As I explained this ludicrous situation to a close friend, he didn't seem surprised at all. He told me of a relationship with a girl he went out with once. Apparently, she'd go online, drunk, and then put herself on camera for the amusement of other men. Advertisement He attributed it to low self-esteem; the ability to broadcast herself while playing games in front of an audience meant that she was granted a temporary, albeit unhealthy, confidence boost. Unable to deal … [Read more...] about They’re Attractive, They’re Women, And They Play Games Live On The Internet. But They’re Not ‘Camwhores.’
Ben and Jerry, purveyors of ice cream treats, do not give a single fork about your New Years resolutions—at least, not the ones that have to do with abstaining from sweets of any kind. It’s only January 9, and they’ve already rolled out two new flavors of Pint Slices, those single-serving-sized, chocolate-encased goodies seemingly tailor-made for impulse purchasing or inhaling when one has the munchies. Thanks, fellas. Very helpful. The first flavor is AmazeMint, which features “cool mint cookie balls covered in dark chocolate, and cookie crumbs.” So, basically a giant, cookie-filled Andes mint. The second Candy Bar Pie, which a press release describes as a “sweet-savory mix of fudge flakes, peanut butter, and salty pretzels.” With the addition of those two, the total flavors you can get in Pint Slice form swells to nine: Cherry Garcia; Coffee,Coffee BuzzBuzzBuzz; The Tonight Dough; Americone Dream; Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough; Chocolate Fudge … [Read more...] about Ben & Jerry’s wreaks havoc on resolution willpower with new Pint Slice flavors