Tag: Life

How Texas Basically Decriminalized Marijuana By Accident

Getty Image / /Uproxx Texas House Bill 1325 has just deemed that substances from the Cannabis sativa plant that produce hemp are now legal in the great state of Texas, which technically means marijuana — a “substance” from the plant Cannabis sativa — is also legal… to an extent. Don’t get us wrong, weed is […]

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The Best Hip-Hop Streetwear Collaborations And What They Can Teach You About Leveling Up Your Style

Getty Image/Uproxx If you want to level up your style game and elevate your own personal wardrobe, who better to look to for inspiration than the true arbiters of cool: the voices of hip-hop? Since its origins in the late 1970s, hip-hop culture has always concerned itself with the pursuit of the freshness. That hunger […]

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Glimpse The McDonald’s Of Tomorrow By Looking At Their New ‘Global Headquarters’ Menu

McDonalds/Getty/Uproxx Earlier this summer, McDonald’s brought some popular items from other countries stateside as part of their International Menu promotion. While we were excited about the idea conceptually, the menu left us a little unsatisfied. What we got was, well… safe. Cheesy bacon fries from Australia and a tomato-mozzarella sandwich from Canada? C’mon McDonalds, you’ll […]

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These Bourbons Are Just Too Freaking Good To Mix Into Cocktails

Getty Image Don’t get us wrong, we love a good bourbon-based cocktail. We can enjoy random variations on the Old Fashioned (bacon washed, anyone?) any day of the week. But we also understand the difference between mixing bourbons and sipping bourbons. Obviously, sometimes these two levels overlap. But sometimes they really don’t. There are high-quality, […]

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Grow Your Palate At These Totally Unique Restaurants Across Six Continents

Getty Image/Unsplash Expanding your palate is a lifelong journey. We have to experiment and challenge ourselves, to try new things, again and again, until we develop a taste for something or finally admit that those particular flavors just aren’t for us. For some of us, a hundred sips of scotch or fifty nibbles of blue […]

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A Chicken Sandwich Battle Between Popeyes And Chick-Fil-A Is Playing Out On Fast Food Twitter

Popeyes Popeyes and Chick-fil-A are officially at war over chicken sandwiches, though right now it’s a battle mostly of subtweets on Twitter. That’s good, as modern warfare generally doesn’t pause on Sundays anymore and actual violence over fast food is certainly frowned upon. In early August, Popeyes announced that it would release a legitimate chicken […]

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Sky Civilian Gives Us A Guide To Santa Fe Ahead Of This Weekend’s Taos Vortex

Lindsey Kennedy/Uproxx Taos Vortex, the psychedelic music festival from the minds behind the Meow Wolf art collective, is this weekend in Santa Fe, New Mexico and we’ll be going live on the Uproxx Travel Instagram over the weekend to catch all the madness on the festival floor. Ahead of her set at the festival, we […]

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We Asked Bartenders Their Favorite Rums To Mix Drinks With For National Rum Day

Unsplash In the world of cocktails, rum never gets the credit it deserves. Whiskey always seems to take the top slot in the aged spirits mixed drink power rankings, pushing dark rum to the background. And bartenders are all about the gin these days, obscuring white rum. But it’s still summer for a few more […]

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The FAA Has Banned Certain MacBook Pro Laptops From All Flights — How To Know If You’re Affected

Unsplash   If you’re using an older model of the 15-inch MacBook Pro and are on the verge of taking a trip, you should probably be aware that the Federal Aviation Administration has just issued a ban on certain MacBook Pros, barring them from all commercial flights. The move comes on the heels of Apple […]

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The Founders Of Baja Beach Fest Share The Best Of Mexico’s Northern Baja

Baja Beach Fest If you’ve heard anything about Baja Beach Fest — the reggaeton and Latin hip-hop festival coming to Rosarito, Mexico’s historic Papas & Beer this weekend — you know this: It’s a party. Like a big, wild, sprawling, bucket-list rager. And while other festivals seek to widen their reach by bringing in digital […]

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$15 Dollar Flights Around America Lead This Week’s Travel Deals And Cheap Flights

Getty Image We’re at the tail end of the high season for travel. Labor Day is just around the corner and that’ll bring in Labor Day sales and the beginning of the fall shoulder season. Though we’re not quite there yet, that doesn’t mean there aren’t travel deals and cheap flights to be found. You […]

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A Definitive Ranking Of The Best Regional Potato Chip Brands

Uproxx Chips are perhaps the most-hated-on-yet-delicious, affordable, and inventive foodstuff on the planet. This crispy, salty, deep-fried snack offers a rad accompaniment to a sudsy can of beer, a barbecue, a burger, or a hot dog. Hell, you can eat a full bag all on its own without really trying. We’ve all done that a […]

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Tips From An Expert For Your First Solo Adventure In The Backcountry

Getty Image/Sarah Grothjan Sarah Grothjan loves nothing more than escaping the confines of her Portland life for the backcountry of the Great Pacific Northwest. Grothjan worked as an award-winning journalist before focusing her writing prowess on the natural world. These days, she’s focused on her own platform — blogging about her outdoor adventures, the reality […]

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We Asked Bartenders To Tell Us The Most Overrated Beers

Getty Image Being underrated is great because you might be underestimated. You’ll also have the ability to surprise people with your untapped potential. On the other hand, nobody wants to be overrated. Being overrated comes with burdens and just generally sucks. Nobody wants others to believe they get more credit than they deserve. The same […]

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