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What streets look like in 30 cities around the world

1/<p>Marrakech, Morocco<p>Ekaterina Pokrovsky/Shutterstock<p>Marrakech is a vibrant city awash in color. Take a stroll through the Medina, a walled medieval …

The Next Trump Tell-All Is on Its Way

Jay Goldberg, who worked on both the Trump divorces, has written about his experiences.<p>The White House is really busy reviewing books these days. Per Page Six, <b>Jay Goldberg,</b> the attorney who represented <b>Donald Trump</b> in both of his divorces, has now written a tell-all book.<p>Trump’s 1992 divorce from</b> …

33 Recipes That Freeze Well (To Surprise Yourself With Later)

Make your own freezer meals of baked ziti, soups, and...well, cookie dough.<p>There are some days that you get on a roll with cooking and have more food than you know what to do with. When you're feeling particularly motivated, make big batches of recipes that freeze well, and stow away leftovers for …

The best hostels in Florence

An expert guide to the best hostels in Florence, featuring the top places to stay for comfortable rooms, lively bars and concert venues, good restaurants and city centre locations close to Il Duomo, the Ponte Vecchio, Via Tornabuoni, the Uffizi Gallery and the Galleria dell'Accademia.<p>Academy Hostel …

Use a Packing Grid to Ensure You Have Everything You Need for a Trip

When’s the last time you went on a vacation and felt confident that you’d packed everything you needed? For some of us, travel means spending the …

Backpacking

Why do even super-fit women have cellulite?

Celeb trainer Lacey Stone (you know, the one who helped Khloe Kardashian build her “revenge body“) has logged countless leg days, does seven hours of …

This fruit and cheese dessert is unexpectedly luscious — and healthful

A plate of fresh fruit and cheese is a delightful way to cap off a summer meal. But add some heat, honey and herbs to that basic pairing and you wind up with a sensuous, out-of-the-ordinary dessert that has a real wow factor.<p>In the accompanying recipe, the heat of the grill warms ripe plum halves …

Mass Arrests On Inauguration Day Swept Up Journalists And Legal Observers — And Their Phones

Police seized the cell phones and cameras of journalists and legal observers arrested during Inauguration Day demonstrations. Prosecutors have dropped the criminal charges against many of them, but concerns persist about the seizure and possible search of their electronic devices.

How to taste wine like a professional in 10 easy steps

<b>(Getty/Instants)</b><p>Put that pinky down and learn the basics to modern wine tasting<p>Erin James<p>April 10, 2017 3:05am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Fresh Toast.<p><b>News flash:</b> A younger generation has moved into and transformed the oft-priggish world of wine. Goodbye Boomers, you have been …

Make a Better Baked Pasta With These Can't-Ignore Tips

Baked pasta is always good—but with these tips, it can be a whole lot better.<p>Baked pasta is, hands down, one of the best comfort foods we know. Done right, this classic is the perfect combination of cheesy, starchy, saucy, hot, and salty. Pair it with a bottle of red, and you’ve got a darn fine …

Paul Krugman slams fraudulent GOP budgets urging populist anger

Paul Krugman's piece, "Trillion Dollar Fraudsters" in the New York Times on the two Republican budgets is a must read. The fraud perpetrated on the …

How to Back Up Your iPhone to iTunes on Your Computer

There are two ways to back up your iPhone. You can back up your iPhone to iCloud or back up your iPhone to iTunes. I like to have copies of both. An iCloud backup is kept in the cloud, while an iTunes backup is kept on your computer. You don’t need an internet connection to back up your iPhone to …

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

Weeknight Pasta with Caramelized Cabbage, Sage

<b>Author Notes:</b> I have had a love affair with cabbage, ever since I made fiveandspice's sublime Suspiciously Delicous Cabbage. Lately I have been experimenting with different methods to cook cabbage. This is my favorite way to prepare it so far. A Thomas Keller recipe gave me the idea for blanching …

Recipes

Faith Durand's Dark Molasses Gingerbread Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is gingerbread how gingerbread should be. You don't have to rifle through your cabinet for a million spices and you don't have to run to the store to buy Guinness or stout. The incredible richness and complexity is thanks to blackstrap molasses, which is powerful enough to mellow …

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

How We Ate Our Way through Nashville at the BA Grub Crawl

From hot fried chicken to burrata toast, here's everything we ate on the Nashville Grub Crawl.<p><b>There's something to be said for good old-fashioned Southern hospitality</b>, and the folks in Nashville—with help from the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp—have perfected the art. When <i>Bon Appétit</i> rolled …

Make the Mac and Cheese of Your Dreams by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Homemade macaroni and cheese is way better than the boxed stuff—here's how to make the perfect batch.<p>Boxed macaroni and cheese is easy. But so is whipping up a pan of the homemade version—and it tastes about 1,000 times better. But before you preheat that oven, hear us out: There are a few common …

Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon-Parsley Dressing

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>A side dish that’s equally good with a crusty steak, broiled fish, or seared lamb chops. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 head cauliflower (about 2 lb.), cut into …

Recipes

How we quit our jobs to travel: The married couple

Quitting your job to travel is not only an option for those who go solo. Here is how one couple did it – and how they have stayed on the road, and together, ever since.<p>When people ask us, “What’s the most frightening thing you’ve done while travelling the world?”, they often expect a story from …

Radio Free Europe

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." …

Self-improvement

Reader Recs: Favorite National Parks in the U.S.

The beauty of America’s 59 national parks is hard to put into words.<p>From the crystal clear waters of Glacier to the breathtaking enormity of the Grand Tetons, it’s something you should experience firsthand—and this is the perfect time to do it. Why? It’s <b>National Park Week</b>.<p>To pay homage to the …

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Bring the clouds in. Artist Richard Clarkson created this motion-triggered, lightning and thunder performance piece. Learn more: http://etsy.me/1nd3IB2

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Our favourite images of the week

Amazing images from around the globe, illustrating Western Australia's wild side, the land of Tarzan and more.

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Paralympic Winter Games in Pictures

How I Quit My High-Paying Job to Pursue My Dream

When I graduated from Baruch College in 2004, I was unsure of my next steps. So I did what many of my NYC peers were doing because they didn't really know what they wanted to do with their lives: I went to work for an investment bank.<p>The strangest part? I knew exactly what I wanted to do, I just …