Anja Wiersing

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10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …

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8 Soup Recipes You Should Definitely Batch

It's soup season.<p>From creamy cauliflower to classic split pea, here are eight fantastic soups to make and enjoy all week long.<p>This healthy vegan soup …

19 Cheesy Recipes that Prove Everything's Better with Cheddar

Everything's better with cheddar cheese—these 19 recipes prove it.<p><b>You know what they say:</b> Everything's better with Cheddar (oh wait, or feta.). It's true! These recipes for queso, waffles, sandwiches, toasts, and popovers (to name a few) star one of our very favorite cheeses.

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The Most Highly Anticipated Films At The 2015 Sundance Film Festival

There are all kinds of movies for all kinds of people at this year's premier Park City-set independent film fest. Here they are, grouped by recurring themes.

The Tracks of My Tears: One man’s quest to have male crying be socially acceptable

On the flight back from Lake Tahoe, I feared a full-blown migraine headache was kicking in. The ache behind my eyes bulged and throbbed, as if a golf ball were lodged there.<p>I had been reading a novel and reached a part where two brothers, once deeply committed to each other, experienced a profound …

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The world’s hottest new travel experiences for 2015

Which of the planet’s amazing experiences are on your wish list for 2015? How about exploring the inside of an ice cap in Iceland, star-gazing in Australia’s outback or zip-lining over lush valleys in Taiwan?<p>Lonely Planet’s destination gurus have scoured the globe to find awesome attractions for …

Bottoms up: New Zealand's top 10 country pubs

With a shed load of rural settlements and a penchant for a cold pint, it’s no wonder New Zealand does a great line in country pubs.<p>Here’s a thirst-quenching selection of pretty spots to imbibe the amber nectar.<p><b>Leigh Sawmill,</b> Northland<p>Once a stalwart of the local logging industry, this historic …

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Australia's best food experiences: food trucks in Melbourne

Before 2009 food trucks didn’t have much of a reputation in Melbourne but now Melbourne’s famed culinary scene includes food trucks serving a huge variety of quality cuisine – Louisiana <i>po’ boys</i>, Cantonese dim sum and Wagyu beef burgers – as well as specialty coffees the city famously obsesses over. …

Poets' corners: where to find your muse around the world

As every artistic soul knows, creativity can be as elusive as Macavity the Mystery Cat with a Eurail Pass clasped between his paws. So we’ve spared you the agony by seeking out places where the Nine Muses of classical mythology have struck before.<p>A visit to one or more of these destinations is sure …

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Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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A fair go?

The Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014 (the “<i>Asylum Legacy Act</i>”) was passed in the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …