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15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches around the world to choose from, but which ones are the …

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6 Easy Hacks for the Best Homemade Fries

Homemade fries are worth the effort. Make 'em even better with these DIY fry hacks.<p>If it's comfort food you're after, there's nothing quite like a pile of hot, fresh, salty French fries. It also happens to be just the sort of cooking project we love: Easier than it looks, and more satisfying than …

Top 10 Nightlife Cities

Travel<p>The globe’s hottest party spots cater to all tastes—glitzy, gritty, seductive, and strange.<p><i>This list was first published in the National Geographic book</i> The World's Best Cities<i>.</i><p><b>Dublin, Ireland</b><br>Wedged between Trinity College and the old city, the Temple Bar area is a decadent neighborhood of …

16 hearty crockpot recipes to keep you warm

Slow down, you're not going anywhere for a while.<p>The blizzard outside has you cooped up for a lazy snow day. Whether you're stuck on shovel duty or …

A Bright Idea: Teaching Educators To Be Entrepreneurs

Several years ago the National Science Foundation surveyed the small businesses that had won its innovation research grants (through the SBIR program) to see how they were progressing five and ten years after their awards. While there were unquestionably many successes, of those companies that …

Friends want life advice? Tell them to travel more

From broadening perspectives to creating lasting memories, seeing the world can be a major exercise in self-improvement.<p><i>“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.”</i> – Mark Twain<p>Mark Twain is just one of history’s many …

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Easy summer cocktails from Australia's best bartenders

Geoff Fewell – The Lui Bar<p><b>Summer tipple:</b> Tom Collins<p>The Lui Bar is the liquid arm of Vue de monde, one of Melbourne's most lauded restaurants, …

15 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes Under 375 Calories

Just set-it-and-forget-it — so goes the appeal of the slow cooker, and it just so happens to be the perfect time of year for it. Slow-cooker meals …

Blueberry and gin jellies recipe

A fabulously-coloured blueberry jelly, given a kick by gin<p>Okay, it is boozy (sugar), but this is a ‘treat’ dish. You will probably think there’s a lot of gelatine in the jelly, but alcohol inhibits the setting properties so you need more. The Angostura bitters isn’t absolutely necessary but it …

36 Charcuterie Recipes for Salami, Prosciutto, Chorizo, and More

Charcuterie plates are great, but cured meats can be used in pasta, sandwiches, and more.<p><b>Cured meat is an instant burst of serious flavor waiting to drop on any and all dishes you dream up.</b> Smoked sausages, air-dried pork, spicy soppressata—charcuterie is satisfying and versatile, the deli counter …

12 Easy Cocktail Recipes that Make You Look Like a Pro

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The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you'll never need to pay for a gym membership again.

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

The Towns Italy Forgot

From the September 2011 issue of National Geographic Traveler<p>I awaken on a high bed plush with pillows and antique linens. Rays of sunlight filter through a grated window, casting a honeyed glow on the room’s curved, rough-hewn walls and high ceiling. An old wood table topped with a white cloth …