Anthony Gruich

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9 Must-Pack Essentials for Any Destination

No matter where in the world you're headed, these few items will have you prepared.<p>Wherever you're planning to spend your all-too-scarce PTO, this list will have you covered. Make sure these picks always make it into your suitcase and you'll never stand over it at 6am stressing about what to pack …

Men's Fashion

The World’s Cheapest Michelin-Starred Restaurant Is Opening in NYC

NYC is in for some delicious dim sum.<p>At some Michelin-starred restaurants, a single dish runs more than $100. But at Tim Ho Wan, a one-star dim sum …

So What Exactly IS Kosher Salt, Since Salt Is Already Kosher To Begin With?

So it is #blessed or what?<p>Kosher salt is a staple in recipes and many a kitchen pantry. But what <i>is</i> it? And what makes it kosher?<p>In pondering the meaning of salt (and life), we reached out to the ultimate craft salt man, Mark Bitterman. He's the selmelier and CEO of New York City salt shop The …

Kosher

These 7 Amazing Egg Pairings Will Transform Your Breakfast

Starting the morning sunny side up is infinitely easier with the assistance of a wholesome, protein-packed breakfast. (A piping hot latte also helps.) However, finding time in the a.m. to play chef is hard -- unless, of course, we're talking about super simple recipes.<p>In partnership with American …

Why This Man Travels Without Luggage

Globetrotter Jonathan Yevin on minimalism and why "traveling is not a natural talent."<p>When he's not at home in Brooklyn, designing rooftop gardens across New York City, 37-year-old Jonathan Yevin is living the dream, spending six to ten months a year on the road as a writer and adventurer. He has …

88 Fun Dinner Date Ideas—That Are Also Budget-Friendly

It may be known as one of the world’s most expensive cities, but London has a wealth of budget-friendly spots perfect for date night. <b>Polpo</b>, a …

A quick travel guide to neighborhoods in New York City

New York is divided into 5 boroughs. You’ll never visit them all in a day. Better to break your trip into key areas, focusing on individual …

Staten Island

10 Young Chefs to Watch in 2016: Elise Kornack

The chefs behind some of the best restaurants in the world are just 30 years old. Or 27. Or 25. This month, we're celebrating 10 rising stars who are following their own tastes and instincts.<p>You'll find the word "unique" on almost every publication's no-no list. It's overused, it's a bit lazy. But …

Eggs en Cocotte: An Easy (But Often Forgotten) Egg Breakfast

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>It's a shame people don't think to prepare eggs <i>en cocotte</i> way more often—it's such an easy, elegant way of serving eggs. If you're not familiar with it, "en cocotte" is a method of baking eggs individually in small vessels. …

Breakfast

WATCH: Best friends challenge you to follow in their footsteps and live an epic life

I asked filmmaker Rando Martins to explain his motivation behind creating “Choose Life.” This is what he said:<p>“It’s funny when I think about it, …

How to Meet People When You Travel Solo (VIDEO)

Have you ever gotten excited about a really cheap airfare or vacation package, only to not book because you couldn't find anyone to go with you?<p>Does the thought of globetrotting without a companion elicit anxiety and cause you to break out in hives?<p>Maybe traveling alone doesn't scare you as much as …

Smart Scanner Will Make It Easier To Digitize Archaeological Relics

My Presious<p>Working as an archeologist can be long and grueling--sifting through the dirt out in the field, then fitting together tiny shards of shattered artifacts in the lab.<p>The British Museum and others are trying to make artifacts and archeology more accessible by digitizing their collections …

Archaeology

8 Figure-Friendly Snacks for 2016

The dreaded New Year's Resolution is upon us. But fear not! These delicious, guilt-free snacks will help you reach your goal in no time.<p><b>1. Maple Sesame Kale Chips</b><p>AKA "kale crack" because they're so addictive, these crispy chips are made from one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. They're …

17 Foods That Should Absolutely Be Taco'ed

All that's left to do now is secure some A+ tortillas.<p>The only thing standing between you and a 24/7/365 taco diet is infinite choice in fillings. These recipes get it. Now all you'll need is stacks on stacks on stacks of perfect tortillas.

Cooking

8 truly epic national park hiking trails

Our national parks are home to some of the biggest mountains, grandest views, and best trails in the country. Here are eight truly epic national park …

Hiking

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

Fluid dynamics on four legs: The brilliance of how dogs drink

The next time your dog heads to his bowl for a drink, take a second to appreciate his mastery of fluid dynamics as he laps up gulp after gulp. Don't mind the mess he's probably making -- it's all part of his brilliance.<p>When your dog plunges his snout into his water bowl, it looks as though he's …

Virginia Tech

Oh, the Places Nat Geo Goes

When you work at National Geographic, one of the first questions people ask is if you get to travel. The answer is often yes, but one of the best parts of the job is being surrounded by sharp, globe-trotting people, and getting to hear their stories.<p>That’s why we asked folks on the Nat Geo Travel …

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

How to Bake Traditional Christmas Treats From Across Europe

No holiday travel plans this year? Take a culinary journey instead, by way of a smorgasbord of festive treats from across Europe.<p>We reached out to …

The 10 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

<i>by CNT Editors, Caitlin Morton</i><p>Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food--or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of …

10 Best Multi-Day Hikes in the National Parks

U.S. national parks are packed with overnight treks that offer epic views and impressive climbs. These ten are the best of the best.

Hiking

The Best Latkes Are Just Traditional Enough

Growing up, I always took Hanukkah latkes for granted. We ate them every Hanukkah and I never realized how lucky I was to have my mother’s every year—they were delicious; crispy on the outside, with a creamy potato center. My mother had a big electric skillet that she used for frying large batches, …

Latkes

Want to be more charismatic? Science finds out how

It doesn't matter how smart you are - as long as you're quick<p>Want people to think you're charismatic? Then think fast - and don't worry too much about accuracy.<p>According to a new study by researchers at the University of Queensland, an ability to think, and act, quickly plays a vital part in …

Charisma

Always Know What to Say with the "History/Philosophy/Metaphor" Rule

Nothing makes a conversation more awkward than silence. Improv comedy rules can be used to help improve your life in a lot of ways, and social …

How a 5-Ounce Bird Stores 10,000 Maps in Its Head

It weighs only four or five ounces, its brain practically nothing, and yet, oh my God, what this little bird can do. It’s astonishing.<p>Around now, as we begin December, the Clark’s nutcracker has, conservatively, 5,000 (and up to 20,000) treasure maps in its head. They’re accurate, detailed, and …

Nature

More Evidence ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Is Thronged By Comets

May account for strange blips in light<p>A star in a faraway solar system has caused quite a stir among astronomers. Its light fluctuates dramatically and in strange patterns, so scientists think something large and weird-shaped might be circling around it and occasionally blocking its light. It could …

Scientists spy two - or maybe three - planets in the process of being born

For the first time, scientists have witnessed planets being born.<p>The two — or possibly three — protoplanets are in orbit around a young sun-like star that is about 430 light-years from Earth. Their discovery could give scientists new insight on how planets come to be and what they are like in their …

Universe

Is This Europe's Next Great Capital of Street Art?

There's a big difference between simple tagging with spray paint and genuine street art. Rome has both, but in recent years, the latter has moved more into the spotlight of the world stage. There's even a big section on Rome's official tourism website now detailing neighborhoods to visit to view …

21 Thanksgiving Turkey Leftover Recipe Ideas

No sad, dry sandwiches allowed.<p>Thanksgiving may be the only holiday where the afterparty's more fun than the main event. But somehow, dry turkey sandwiches are the standby for most leftovers. You're better than that. Try making a Croque Madame, French dip sandwiches with herbaceous broth, or posole …

Cooking