Amanda Rose

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This guy discovered that dry cleaning could prevent terrorism in Somalia

Mohamed Ali is a young Somali American with a mission to help youth in Somalia steer clear of extremist groups.<p>Ali was born in Mogadishu, but when he was 10, as Somalia was grappling with a civil war, he and his family left for Canada. They finally settled in the US.<p>Ali attended Ohio State …

Here Are The Sales You Can't Afford To Miss This Weekend

Sample sale season may be over (*tear*) but that doesn't mean you can't still rack up some serious deals on your shopping trip this weekend. Here are our picks for the best sales happening at the moment both in stores and online.<p><b>Madewell:</b> Take an additional 40 percent off all sale merchandise (some …

Make it beautiful: how the fashion industry is giving tech a hand

Blurring the lines between gadgets and jewelry<p>For the fashion-conscious, wearable gadgets are currently <i>not</i> wearable. But at CES 2014, fashion moguls and global tech authorities are finally chatting about how to fix that problem. Design as a function isn't a new idea, but the fashion industry thinks …

Hey Chicago, What Should We Eat in 2014?

Now that we've gotten all of the year-end list making out of our system, it's officially time to stop cataloging all the food we've already eaten, and get to the business of thinking of all the food we <i>need</i> to eat. And that's where we need your help. What places should we try that we haven't already …

5 Ways to Get Bikini-Ready On the Go

Summer’s sizzling beach and lake escapes are nearly here, which means baring it all in a bathing suit. So we consulted models, fitness experts, and …

Christchurch revival: why New Zealand's comeback city is a must-see for 2013

What a difference a year makes. Late last year, Lonely Planet was on the ground in Christchurch uncovering new restaurants, cafes, bars and attractions in the quake-damaged city. (See the resulting chapter here, free for one more month.) Now, our shiny new guidebook to New Zealand is in bookshops – …

14 Travel Predictions for 2014

<i>by Wendy Perrin</i><p>Coming up with the ten biggest changes in travel of 2013 got me contemplating what 2014 might have in store. Here are a few …

What the Hell Is Persian Food? Here Are the Dishes You Should Know

Iran has just broken bread with the US for the first time since the Revolution of 1979, so it's about time to learn what the hell that broken Persian bread tastes like. But before you start worrying about etiquette or customs or language (which you can learn via a podcast from that nice woman …

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Road Trip: Forgotten Florida

Stroll along through the "real Florida" and glimpse an older, simpler Sunshine State.<p>An easygoing cruise down the long underbelly of the Florida peninsula hearkens back to an older, simpler Sunshine State. This quieter coast with a slower pace preserves tourism 1950s style and what Floridians …

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31 Amazing Whiskey Cocktail Recipes

Whiskey is the king of classic cocktails, so we love ourselves a good Old Fashioned, Manhattan, or Julep. But we’re not afraid to mix it up either. These 31 cocktail recipes know what we're talking about.<p>When we’re not sipping some fine whiskey neat or on the rock, we’re mixing up cocktails that …

31 Awesome Dips for Football Noshing

31 dip recipes, from guacamole to salsa to hummus, that are good for serving at football parties.<p>Dips are the best thing to serve at a football party (other than wings). Here's why:<p>They require one hand. (This is important: This means a beer can remain in your other hand at all times.)<p>You can …

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Herb-Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Sage

A simple herb-roasted chicken with lemon and sage, courtesy of Eric and Bruce Bromberg's Blue Ribbon Cookbook. See the book review and interview with the Bromberg brothers.<p><i>We hit upon our favorite recipe a few summers back, when we helped out a buddy with his annual Labor Day pig roast in</i> …

11 Things Every Kitchen Should Have

Updating your kitchen? We asked designer Mick De Giulio — who designed his first kitchen when he was 19 and has 3,000 projects under his belt — to give us a list of what he thinks are the essentials.<p><b>1. Natural Light</b><p>Look for ways to maximize light, from eliminating cabinets next to windows to using …

10 Contemporary Elements that Every Home Needs

In this modern day of living there is no doubt that the contemporary movement has affected every aspects of our daily lives. From our cars, fashion …

6 Countries You've Definitely Never Heard Of

We know that a concrete slab in the middle of the ocean looks cool, but it's not a real country. There are, however, places almost as obscure that can legally consider themselves legitimate nations.<p>Check out these destinations (some vacation-worthy, some not so much) that you've definitely probably …

Beyond Beer and Lederhosen: Top 10 German Destinations

Autumn in Germany may be synonymous with beloved Oktoberfest, but this European powerhouse has more to offer than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. With its majestic castles, renowned vineyards, romantic valleys and stunning Alpine villages, Germany is not a country to be overlooked on a trip to …

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Let the Games Continue . . .

The <i>Hunger Games</i> films may have begun as Suzanne Collins’s hugely popular trilogy of books aimed at young adults, but with a new director and a star who scored the best-actress statuette at this year’s Oscars, the second installment of this blockbuster franchise is all grown up.<p>“One of the big …