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25 Recipes for Super-Satisfying Sandwiches

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Portable, infinitely variable, and just so darn satisfying, the sandwich is, in my opinion, about as close as you'll get to a perfect food. All you need is bread (or some sort of bread equivalent) and a little creativity when it …


7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that has grown to now include 59 parks in 27 states and ranges from famed summer-vacation destination icons like Yellowstone and Yosemite to the remote 8.4 …

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National Parks

Anthony Bourdain's 12 Greatest Quotes About Drinking

It's not debatable: Anthony Bourdain has the best job in the world. He hops around the globe, learning about different cultures through the lens of …


14 Warming Thanksgiving Soups That Just Might Steal the Spotlight

Soup may not be the first thing that leaps to mind when you think of Thanksgiving dishes, but why shouldn't it? We love a good, nourishing soup on most <i>other</i> frosty late fall/early winter days—one that infuses the whole kitchen with smells of simmering onions and spices and just begs you to cozy up …


30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Andy Warhol

Anyone who loves coffee and bourbon should put the two together immediately — here's how

And guess what? Making it is as easy as mixing bourbon and whole espresso beans and waiting patiently for six hours.<p>I first tried coffee-infused bourbon in the aptly named Cold-Fashioned at The New York Edition hotel's Clocktower restaurant. It uses the infused bourbon to mimic the taste of …


50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

Northern Lights

These 20 photos show what breakfast looks like around the world

In European countries like Spain, France, and Italy, the first meal of the day is a quick piece of bread or pastry and strong coffee. Meanwhile in Korea, breakfast is a sweeping event that crowds the table just as much as dinner.<p>Below, we take a look at some classic breakfast choices from around …


15 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes to Liven Up Your Holiday

The turkey is in the oven, table is set, potatoes are mashed and all your guests have arrived. Okay, not for a little bit, but we’re giving you some Thanksgiving recipes and ideas a little early this year. There’s only one thing left to do and that’s mix up a cocktail (that is, if you don’t already …

Slow Cookers

15 Thanksgiving Appetizers and Snacks for Maximum Overeating

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was always a marathon day of food. Sure, dinner was an elaborate affair, but we actually started eating hours before sitting down at the table, and the appetizers were as important as the turkey and mashed potatoes. We blamed the snacking on the fact that dinner …


This declassified US intelligence report from 1990 is one of the most terrifying things you'll ever read

Now we finally know it was also one of the most dangerous, thanks to a February 1990 report published by the National Security Archive at George Washington University this week after a 12-year Freedom of Information Act battle.<p>The US and Soviets were dangerously close to going to war in November …


16 luxurious train trips that will make you not want to travel any other way

As Mark Smith, a British travel writer, told the Herald Sun, "A great train ride is that triple combination of the scenery outside the train, the experience inside the train and the people you meet and things that happen on that specific trip which make it memorable."<p>These 16 train journeys will …


The world's best train views

The 25 most ruthless leaders of all time

But while we can argue the validity and virtue of certain political agendas, the callous methods by which some leaders attain their goals are less up to interpretation.<p>After all, no matter how a historian tries to spin it, ordering a tower to be constructed out of live men stacked and cemented …

World History

RANKED: The world's 20 strongest militaries

While the US is still far and away the world's top military superpower, Russia and China are its closest rivals. Canada, however, is the weakest of the twenty countries on the list.<p>Credit Suisse acknowledged the difficulties of determining comparative military strength in its report. To provide a …


12 destinations where you can stay in a 5-star hotel for less than $200 a night

Our friends at curated a list of major destinations around the world where visitors can stay at a five-star hotel for under $200 per night.<p>The bulk of the cities are in Europe, with a few in Asia.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you can treat yourself without breaking the bank.


The definitive glossary of wine tasting terms

For those who identify with the latter, this glossary of wine tasting terms will get your vocabulary off to a roaring start. The list is a group effort by some of our favorite sommeliers and winemakers, all of whom are photographed below, plus Business Insider's own Matthew DeBord, author of "Wine …


Jon Stewart savages New York Times reporting on Marco Rubio's finances

Jon Stewart tore into The New York Times’ coverage of Marco Rubio on “The Daily Show” Wednesday night, mocking the Gray Lady for its reporting on the senator’s traffic violations and financial issues.<p>On Tuesday, the Times published an article headlined “Marco Rubio’s Career Bedeviled by Financial …

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12 Badass Action Hero Speeches

What would life be like if Liam Neeson never uttered the words "I have a very particular set of skills" in the 2008 film "Taken?" Honestly, we don't ever want to find out.<p>To celebrate the action hero's birthday, lets reunion tour with these 12 epic speeches from action movies.<p>See if your favorites …

Action Hero

Choose Brands that Make You Feel Good—Inside and Out

Take control of your weekend style—and a stand for a charitable cause<p>The holiday season isn't the only time to think about giving back. Brands like these make your everyday, go-to basics—but with sustainable materials or socially-conscious missions—so you can feel good about your style choices no …

How To Look Rugged: The Essential Men's Clothing Guide

Before there were hipsters with ironic moustaches and women’s jeans, there were the original beard-sporting, plaid-wearing men’s men. Unlike the …

How to Dress for Any Type of Party

A handy guide to attending with style—no matter the occasion.<p>Parties can be all over the map when it comes to dress code. Especially when the holiday season rolls around, and <i>especially</i> when anything in the ballpark of "creative black tie" or "dressy casual" is involved. But we've got you covered. …

Men's Fashion

SNL Awesomely Spoofs Trailer for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale

When it came to clothes, Bill Clinton was a disaster, or so thought his tailor the first time he peered into the newly elected president’s closet. It …