Alex Bocanegra

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Tri NOLA: 25 Things We Love About New Orleans

In honor of the city’s tricentennial, each month during 2018 we are highlighting a few of our favorite things (25 things x 12 months = 300 things we …

Confirmed: A Huge Gravitational Wave Announcement Is Happening

What a time to be alive.<p><b>Update 27/09/17:</b> The biggest rumour did not pan out, but the LIGO team announced something just as amazing - the most …

The Most Popular Airbnbs in Every US State, Mapped

If you read our previous article, '8 Awesome North American Road Trips, Mapped,' you may have already decided to ride a Mississippi riverboat in St. …

The One Ingredient You Need to Cook Juicy, Flavorful Chicken Breasts Every Time

When you’re done with a jar of pickles, chances are you’re not saving that leftover juice for your future.<p>But let us tell you…that’s a big mistake. …

Cooking

The Best Hot Springs in the World

When hot water bubbles up through the surface of the earth, the resulting springs are some of the most amazing natural wonders you can encounter. For centuries, these mineral-rich waters have either gathered naturally into pools or have been channeled into man-made spas, both options providing …

Hot Springs

This site lists all the countries you can travel to without a visa

Itching to go on vacation, but don’t know where? One way to narrow down your choice of destination is to figure out which places are easy to travel to – and this new site can help.<p>Tell VisaDB where you’re from and it’ll list all the countries you can travel to without having to apply for a visa. It …

Summer Fruit Galette

899<p>539<p>Being a baker, summer is my favorite time of year. Not only are peaches, nectarines, cherries and plums abundant at the market, but as the …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Best Astronomy Pictures of the Year Are Absolutely Incredible

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All the Rick and Morty Easter Eggs You Missed in Seasons One and Two

Each episode of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s <i>Rick and Morty</i> is full of homages to everything from ’80s-era science fiction to literature. The …

Sunken WWII ship may contain $130 million of Nazi gold

The SS Minden, a German cargo ship scuttled in waters near Iceland during the early days of World War II, may contain a huge trove of Nazi gold.<p>The merchant vessel, which is 120 nautical miles south of Iceland, is in the international spotlight following the reported discovery of a chest containing …

Zealandia: What secrets does the world's hidden eighth continent hold?

A team of scientists will today set sail from Australia on a two-month expedition to discover the secrets of the mysterious, largely submerged continent of Zealandia.<p>With increasingly detailed seafloor maps available, scientists are now wondering what secrets the lost eighth continent, which is …

3 Travel Insiders Share Their Secrets to Scoring First-Class Upgrades

It's not impossible<p>Air travel can be a nuisance. Whether it’s standing in long security lines or dealing with little legroom on a flight, flying is …

Employment

Hand Movements Reveal Struggle for Self-Control

A new study shows that your hands may reveal your struggle to maintain self-control, for instance, choosing an apple over a cookie.<p>For the study, …

Explore Easter Island's Lesser Known Natural Wonders

Travel<p>From extinct volcanoes to idyllic islets, discover four stunning landscapes across the Chilean territory.<p>Although Easter Island is known for its mysterious <i>moai</i> statues, the remote Polynesian island has much more to explore. About 42 percent of this island is Rapa Nui National Park, a World …

National Parks

The Five Basic Sauces

Knowing the five basic “mother sauces” is as helpful to the food lover as it is to the chef. Understanding these sauces will help you read menus, …

Recipes

DNA solves ancient animal riddle that Darwin couldn't

<b>(CNN) —</b> After the last of its kind died out about 12,000 years ago, a strange animal that stumped Charles Darwin is finally being added to the tree of life, according to a new study in the journal Nature Communications.<p>Macrauchenia patachonica lived during the last ice age. It resembled a bulky …

Oskar Fischinger: Salute the animation legend with this beautifully interactive Google Doodle

By Michael Cavna<p>, Writer/artist<p><b>TO VIEW</b> the mesmerizing art of Oskar Fischinger is to hear it, and to listen to one of his films is to see it. In his hands, sight and sound engage in a hypnotically magical dance, till geometry seems to beat like biology, pulsating with the very stuff of life.<p>As the …

Google Doodle

Taste Beyond The Tongue

So You Want to Read Alternate History: Here’s Where to Start

I’ve tried to focus solely on alternate history novels where the twist is entirely historical rather than dependent upon some kind of magical act, …

22 Things You Can Make In Your Waffle Iron

Let's not beat around the brunch: Waffles are God's gift to carb lovers everywhere.<p>But did you know there are actually plenty of other foods you can make with your prized waffle iron? Here, 22 fresh ways to use what your aunt Patricia gave ya. (It was on your registry, after all.)<p><b>Cinnamon Rolls</b><p>Use …

Breakfast

7 Cheese Recipes That Are Better Than a Significant Other

Let's be real -- cheese is the best food ever. Yes, even better than bacon. Grilled cheese sandwiches and instant mac & cheese got you through childhood and college, and it'll get you through the rest of life because you just can't go wrong with cheese. Here are a few recipes that every cheese …

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