Which meal kit service is best: Blue Apron or HelloFresh?

No one has the time to make a full meal from scratch, but thankfully no one has to anymore thanks to Blue Apron and HelloFresh. Blue Apron has fewer options for delivery and food but it's very straightforward. If you want meal options with broad appeal that still taste great, Blue Apron is for you. HelloFresh has more options for delivery and meals. Some of those options can cost a bit more, but...
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Are psychedelic drugs actually good for you?

The federal government banned psychedelic drugs such as LSD in the late 1960s, declaring they had no medical use and high potential for abuse. But the New York Times reports psychedelics "are undergoing a renaissance." In the past, these drugs were considered promising treatments for a broad range of psychological and psychiatric conditions, and some health experts cite evidence that they can...
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Best hot sauce: Cholula or Sriracha?

For most hot sauce connoisseurs, the battle usually boils down to two condiments—Cholula or Sriracha. Many prefer the perfectly balanced blend of peppers and consistency of Cholula. Plus, it has a fancy wooden top. But others swear by the garlic-heavy flavor and paste-like texture of Sriracha, which has quickly morphed into something of an obsession for foodies. Which hot sauce reigns supreme? 🌶️
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Best streaming service: Netflix or Hulu?

Netflix and Hulu occupy different spaces in the streaming service landscape. Netflix is the original streaming service. It's morphed into an original content behemoth with hit originals like "Stranger Things," "Orange is the New Black" and "Lost in Space." On the flip side, Hulu is pushing hard into partnerships and TV shows. It might not have "Stranger Things," but it does have pretty much every...
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Is Whole Foods better than Trader Joe's?

Whole Foods is cutting its prices by 43 percent, addressing one of the biggest complaints people have about the store. But is the price cut enough for the specialty grocer to go up against Trader Joe's? Trader Joe's has its own cult following, thanks to its low prices and a huge range of snacks. It's also near and dear to city dwellers everywhere. But Whole Foods has a bigger selection and more...
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Best coffee chain: Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts?

Between Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts, the two java conglomerates own over half the coffee market in the United States. Starbucks has become synonymous with coffee for many Americans, with its Unicorn Frappuccinos and custom lattes. But a lot of folks would take Dunkin' Donuts over Starbucks any day. The chain is less pretentious and more importantly, it has donuts. What do you think? 🍩  
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Best burger chain: In-N-Out or Shake Shack?

In-N-Out is the undisputed king of the West Coast burger. It keeps things simple, fresh and is largely the same restaurant since the chain opened in 1948. Shake Shack is the East Coast underdog, opening in 2004, but has since seen massive expansion across the United States. Both burger chains have built a ravenous user base who will fight to defend their chain's honor. Which one is better? 🍔
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Did the Met Gala insult Catholicism?

The theme of this year's Costume Institute's Met Gala was “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," but some Catholics were not happy about the parade of celebs sporting halos, wings, rosaries, crosses, and pope hats. They accused the fashion world of appropriating religious symbols and images many consider sacred. Others pointed out the Church has inspired art and fashion for...
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Is it racist to fly the Confederate flag?

Until recently, many Americans saw the Confederate flag in neutral or positive terms. But today, the rebel flag has become a flashpoint in America's culture wars, particularly because of the resurgence of white supremacist groups. Those who fly the rebel flag say it represents Southern heritage, honors the Confederate dead, and symbolizes defiance. Critics of the flag say it's a symbol of...
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