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The 7 Most Surprising Vacation Spots in the US

<b>O</b>vercrowded and cramped may not be the type of vacation you had in mind this summer. Instead, discovering an off-the-beaten-path locale for your next …

Questions that could change the world

John Brockman is best described as an impresario of ideas. Technically, he is a literary agent, and a highly successful one. But his fame—and unique …

He stunk at math. He learned calc for his girlfriend. Now? He's America's chief data scientist.

It’s been eight years since DJ Patil — then the data and analytics lead at LinkedIn — helped coin the term “data scientist,” and the profession has already become one of the most popular in the country.<p>Patil has long been involved in the data industry. As a doctoral student and later faculty member …

Earth’s Most Striking Scenes, As Seen From Above

Photographer Bernhard Edmaier's aerial landscapes are a celebration of color, form, and the wonders of geology.<p>Twenty-three years ago, German photographer Bernhard Edmaier was working as a geologist. He was fascinated with the Earth and its ever changing structures, but something about spending his …

Tiger country? Scientists uncover wild surprises in tribal Bangladesh

Partnering with indigenous groups, conservationists discover a wealth of wildlife in Bangladesh’s most remote region. Including maybe, just maybe, tigers<p>The locals said there were tigers in the forest. They also said there were sun bear, gaur, dhole and clouded leopard. Few took note, but it turned …

You and Me and Appetizers Make Three: 26 Great Date Night Menu Ideas

Put away the Netflix and change out of those sweatpants: These date night menu ideas deserve some proper respect.<p><b>Why save the best meals for company?</b> Pull out all the stops (we're talking luxurious bone-in rib eye) for just the two of you. Try one of these dishes at your next date night, and you'll …

Make These 9 Health Moves Now or You'll Regret It in 20 Years

You've heard that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and nowhere is it more true than with your health. The health habits you form now …

Frugal Living

Dear backpackers, please stop stinking. Here’s your honest review of natural deodorants.

How deodorant works<p>If you don’t know how traditional antiperspirants work, let me give you the low down: little pieces of aluminum plug up your …

Spectacular Milky Way Awes Photographers

Highest and lowest points on Earth

Ever wonder how high the highest points on Earth are, in contrast to the deepest manmade boreholes and ocean trenches? Check out this fascinating …

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

Food

9 Sensational Sides That Will Dress Up Any Dish

Side dishes are often an afterthought, but they can be just as memorable as the main course. These sensational sides will have people scrambling for seconds.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Butter</b><p>Build a meal around this flavorful broccoli. The florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy, and smoky …

Recipes

Young people are 'lost generation' who can no longer fix gadgets, warns professor

Danielle George, Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering, at the University of Manchester, is giving this year's Royal Institution Christmas Lectures<p>Young people in Britain have become a lost generation who can no longer mend gadgets and appliances because they have grown up in a disposable world, …

2015 Travel Must Dos

2015 can't come quick enough, I am ready to go!<p>Every year around this time, many of us avid travelers start looking at destinations for the coming year. For us, this started decades ago when their Bucket Lists were just being formed; and the current process has me personally surveying a dozen or so …

Travel