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7 of the Most Extreme Towns on the Planet

From cold to hot and high to remote, these are some of the most extreme locations that humans inhabit.<p>In towns that have hundreds of citizens to cities that have hundreds of thousands, residents of Earth have found some extreme locations to call home. Let's take a tour of some of the coldest, most …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

The Easiest Cinnamon Rolls of All Time

<b>Heat the oven:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter; set aside. Make …

Baking

Hand-tinted photographs capture Japan on the brink of modernization

Photography changed the way the country saw itself<p>In the 1870s, Japan was a place on the cusp of massive transition. Less than two decades after …

Japan

'Never think that war ... is not a crime,' and more defining WWI quotes

As the U.S. on Thursday marks the 100-year anniversary of the country’s entry into World War I on April 6, 1917, here are some memorable quotes that help define the conflict:<p>1. “This is a war to end all wars.”<p>— Woodrow Wilson, 1917<p>President Woodrow Wilson made the saying famous, but he was not the …

World History

Taking a Page from Walt Whitman’s Daily Routine

10 Best Cities in America for Vegan Food

When you travel in the US, do you wonder about where to find vegan food? Here are the best cities where you’ll be spoilt for choice:<p>Portland<p>With 150 …

The Best Spring Cookbooks We're Reading Right Now

Our editors on their favorite fresh reads for a new season<p>New cookbooks are always a bright spot after a long, sludgy winter. And around the SAVEUR …

Last of New York’s Master Wigmakers

Nicholas Piazza keeps 600 pounds of hair in his Staten Island garage.<p>He stores it in plastic bins and cardboard boxes, opposite the fishing supplies. “Got grays, got browns, got blonds,” he said. “Got everything.”<p>Inside one bin, shiny brown bundles nestled around one another like snakes. He picked …

Sergio! Wins The Masters, His First Major: Pictures

The Best Local Breweries in the U.S.

At these breweries, every day is National Beer Day.<p>Looking for a way to celebrate National Beer Day, which falls on April 7 each year? Look no …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

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Spring Front Door Paint Ideas That Will Give Your Exterior An Instant Refresh

Few things can top the instant gratification of a fresh coat of paint.<p>You’ve spring-cleaned your house from top to bottom, updated your containers …

Astronomers May Finally Have the First Picture of a Black Hole

Genius<p>Using a massive telescope network, scientists have data in hand that could open new frontiers in our understanding of gravity.<p>For the monster at the Milky Way’s heart, it’s a wrap.<p>After completing five nights of observations, today astronomers may finally have captured the first-ever image of …

Black Holes

Pictures of the Week 4.13.17

Holy Week

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

The strange and unusual origins of Easter bunnies and chocolate eggs

<b>• Easter in the United States is widely associated with bunnies, candy, and flowers.</b><p><b>• Many of those symbols have ancient origins.</b><p><b>• But the idea that Easter's name derives from a pagan goddess is likely untrue.</b><p>Easter is the most important feast day on the Christian calendar: a celebration centered …

Jesus

Old Hollywood Easter

Old Hollywood Easter<p>Things got weird<p>Old Hollywood Easter<p>Things got weird<p>Easter in old Hollywood clearly had its quirks.<p>Take, for example, these …

Remains of Five Archbishops of Canterbury Discovered Under London Museum

The centuries-old remains of five archbishops of Canterbury were uncovered underneath a London museum by a construction site manager in what historians are calling an "incredible and astonishing" find.<p>The Garden Museum, which is housed in a church next to the Archbishop of Canterbury's Lambeth …

It's complicated: Trump's steep learning curve

<b>Being the president of the United States is not an easy job, as Donald Trump has quickly learned.</b><p>In an interview with the Wall Street Journal this week, the former businessman said he'd had to adapt from his deal-making background to the presidency.<p>"The magnitude of everything is so big, and also …

Cheapest dates for summer flights

It’s time to get your summer vacation plans in gear. As you would any time of year, always compare airfares before you buy, but these dates will also help you find better deals.<p><b>Cheapest days to fly for summer</b><p>Use these dates as a guide. Fare hikes (and drops) can vary slightly depending on the …

Flying