Lisa Liddiard

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This Is the Unhealthiest Vegetable You Can Eat, According to Harvard Scientists

Is corn bad for you? What about peas? They are vegetables, after all… These are the diet questions we find ourselves asking. And we're not the only …

Nutrition

30 Breathtaking North American Natural Wonders You Have to See Before You Die

When it comes to traveling, Americans often feel like they haven't seen enough, despite the number of foreign countries they may be lucky enough to have already visited. You might be determined to visit the famed Seven Wonders of the World, but did you know there are actually dozens and dozens of …

National Parks

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

The 8 Best Places to Travel This September

September is a phenomenally underrated month for travel. People seem to disqualify it because they associate it with childhood anxiety about summer …

placestotravel

This Illegal Hike in Hawaii Is Nicknamed the "Stairway to Heaven" For Good Reason

One of Hawaii's most epic hikes, known as the Haiku Stairs, is famous for its stunning views and illegal climb. Despite being a steep 3,922-step hike — and not to mention dangerous since becoming damaged by a storm in 2015 — the ladder remains a popular destination among hikers and visitors.<p>The …

illegalhike

The Best Books to Read Before You Go to Paris, According to Francophiles

<i>Bastille Day is Saturday, July 14, and to celebrate France’s national day, we’re dedicating the week to the very best French things. You may be</i> …

Books

Top 10 Road Trip Routes in the Northeastern US

There's no better region than the Northeast when you're longing to get behind the wheel or rev up your motorcycle. Roads in New York and the New …

Top 10

Infographic: How to make money by writing and editing

Writing and editing remain highly marketable skills.With the internet’s insatiable appetite for content, many organizations are putting serious money …

Writing

50 state road trip: Beautiful scenic drives around the US

America the beautiful will never be more apt a description than when describing the views from these scenic drives throughout each of the 50 states. From Alaska's wildlife and mountains to Florida's Keys, Connecticut's covered bridges to North Carolina's Blue Ridge Parkway, the scenery is only …

National Parks

Red Meat Allergies Caused By Tick Bites Are On The Rise

Tick bites can cause all sorts of nasty afflictions. And if you're bitten by a Lone Star tick, here's one more to add to the list: a red meat allergy.<p>Laura Stirling, 51, a Realtor who lives in Severna Park, Md., was diagnosed with the allergy last year. She got a tick bite while walking on a trail …

Disease

These Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower Bites Are Irresistible — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

The daily routine of 20 famous writers (and how you can use them to succeed)

Several years just flew by and there’s even fewer days left to live for — does it feel like you’re falling further and further behind your …

Literature

The Nitty Gritty Practical Guide to Giving your Characters Unique Voice

10 Key Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Characters<p>Character Voice is as difficult to pin down as it is critical.<p>Plenty of writing advice …

Creative Writing

Lazy cooks who use ready-made sauces are more likely to get cancer

Lazy cooks are nearly three times more likely to develop aggressive breast cancer compared to those who eat healthily, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers say foods which cause inflammation may be behind the increased risk and have drawn up a list of products linked to the disease.<p>Ready-made sauces …

Secret Europe: The 10 least-visited European countries

Leave the massive crowds of tourists behind in France or Italy, and make your next trip to one of the least-visited European countries.<p>To compile this list of least-visited European countries, I used data from the annual UNTWO Tourism report, which tracks international tourist arrivals. Note that …

European Travel

Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (Summer 2018)

What are your submission or rejection goals for 2018? Inspired by Lit Hub’s 100 rejections per year post, I got 93 rejections 2017 and aim to cross …

11 Short Stories You Can Read In Under 10 Minutes, But Will Stay With You Forever

Is there anything better than settling down for a languid afternoon of reading your favorite novel cover to cover, perhaps on a park bench or in a …

Books

Kick Carbs to the Curb —These 15 Snacks From Amazon Are What Every Keto-Lover Needs!

One of the hardest parts about dieting is trying to snack healthy. Luckily, there are some diets that make this a little easier. If you're focused on a more low-carb or keto diet, there are plenty of delicious options out there. Whether you have a sweet tooth or crave savory things, we have you …

New Type Of Drug To Prevent Migraines Heads To Market

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-its-kind drug that reduces the number of migraines among people prone to these sometimes crippling headaches.<p>That's welcome news to some of the millions of Americans who suffer from these potentially debilitating headaches. Much more common …

FDA

If you can't write every day, do this instead

If you can’t write every day, do this insteadMany people think that in order to be considered a good Writer, you need to write every single minute of …

10 things I learned by writing 2000 words a day and 60000 in a month

So the story goes like this, One day I decided that I need to have my own blog.So before launching my website, I decided that I must write 30 …

How to Write a Second Person Story

Here’s what you should do if you want to master the most challenging perspective aroundImage by ReedsyYou’re an author looking to make a splash in …

You CAN Write a Publishable First Novel: 10 Do's and Don'ts

<i>Not every first novel is a practice novel.</i><p><b>by Anne R. Allen</b><p>It’s a sad truth that most first novels never see print. Editors call them “practice …

How I became a Top Writer with only Three Articles

Why I don’t buy into the philosophy of publishing every dayLately my Medium feed and Daily Digest have been full of articles praising the value and …

Skip your pre-sandals pedicure with this genius baking-soda hack

The sudden arrival of seasonal warm weather (and the welcome influx of vitamin D) can leave the best of us unprepared for sandal season. Haven’t had …

The best way to eat in each decade of your life

Do you eat to live or live to eat? We have a complicated relationship with food, influenced by cost, availability, even peer pressure. But something we all share is appetite—our desire to eat. Increased appetite might have a physical or psychological dimension, but while hunger—our body’s way of …

Nutrition

Five ways to eat well (and cheap) on the road

The cry of 'Are we there yet?' often really means 'When can we eat?' There's something about the joys of a road trip – hopping in and out of the car for new experiences, witnessing amazing scenery, and, yes, getting a chance to try lots of new foods – that fuels hunger. But all too often you can be …

Fast Food

One Day Tour Itinerary in Washington, DC

It is impossible to see all of Washington DC in one day, but a day trip can be fun and rewarding. Here are our suggestions for how to get the most …

Dallas' SMU Neighborhood Offers Dining Gems at Every Turn

For students and families alike, University Park's SMU neighborhood offers a great range of restaurants to satisfy any culinary craving and budget. …

National Mall Maps - Washington DC

National Mall Maps, Directions, Parking and More<p>These National Mall maps serve as a guide to help you find your way to the heart of Washington, DC …