When it comes to culture, we’re interested in lots of it… music, art, sport, and most of all, food. Here’s what we’re into this week:


1) 11 Vacation Ideas from the Best Movies of the Year | Travel + Leisure

2015 was a year of incredible box office hits — from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” to “Jurassic World” to “Spectre.” All of these films, while quite different, take place in numerous locations around the world. So, let’s check “travel” off of that list of resolutions with cinematic inspiration for your next vacay.

2) What People Food is OK For Pets | Food52

Dogs: the adorable fuzzy vacuum cleaners of the world. While we love them, we sometimes tend to spoil them with too many scraps from our own plates without knowing what’s good for them and what could actually be harmful. Peek at this list to see what makes the cut.

3) Could Cutting Out Late-Night Snacks Save Your Memory? | GOOD

We’re all guilty of some late night indulgences — but a new study suggests that we should stop these snacks not only for the sake of our figure, but for the benefit of our minds. The study leads scientists to believe that late-night snacking has a negative effect on our learning and memory capabilities.

4) The Best Smart Gadgets That Stole The Show at CES 2016 | Mashable

Tracking, tracking, and… did we mention tracking? This year’s annual Consumer Electronics Show showed off a wide array of creative spins on traditional tracking technology with a focus on fitness. We’re talking everything from a food scanner that reveals the nutritional makeup of your meal, to wearable tracking devices in your sneakers.

5) A Wintry Centerpiece That Takes 5 Minutes to Make | Food52

With winter making a slow but gradual appearance, it’s time to take advantage of the season by creating a simple centerpiece that draws straight from the great outdoors. Pick up a few dried plants and sticks to forage a decorative bundle in minutes.