Christina K.

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Recipe: Firecracker Chicken Thighs — Recipes from The Kitchn

There is one important thing you should know about getting this chicken on the dinner table: You're gonna need to put out plenty of extra napkins. …

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

12 Asian Slow-Cooker Meals to Come Home to Dinner Served

16 Slow Cooker Recipes You Can Make Once And Freeze All Winter

Just reheat and enjoy.

Almond Snowballs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Bake almonds in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway …

Italian Cream Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter and shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg yolks, …

6 Mickey Mouse facts you probably didn't know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most parents would never let rodents near their kids -- unless, of course, it's Mickey Mouse.<p>Here are six facts about the world's most iconic critter.<p>1. He started off as a rabbit<p>Before Walt Disney created Mickey Mouse, he made Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. But in a dispute with his business …

Walt Disney Company

The 5 best Pixar movies to binge-watch this weekend

There's a new Pixar movie coming to theaters, which means it's time for gorgeous animation, laughter and (probably) tears.<p><i>Coco</i>, the latest from the animation studio, hits theaters Nov. 22, telling the story of young a Mexican boy, Miguel (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez), who is obsessed with music and …

Where to Get the Best Removable Wallpapers

Renters have spoken: removable wallpaper is one of the best, most inclusive inventions we've ever been handed. We can now let our freak flag fly and …

See the USA as an outdoor theme park with this colourful map

There are few countries that manage to be a geographically diverse as the United States. With leafy forests, icy glaciers and dry deserts, it’s a delight for travellers to explore the topographical delights. Now the USA has been colourfully imagined as a theme park with incredible outdoor …

National Parks

These Five Apps Will Give You A History Fix

History isn’t dry, dusty books. It’s a living thing, that surrounds us and defines us in ways we may not expect. It’s just a question of learning it. While there’s a lot out there, from ebooks to podcasts, these five apps will help you get a better sense of history and start digging into the …

The Best Way to Make Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>The craving: General Tso's chicken from your favorite Chinese takeout spot. The problem: You've got different diners …

A medieval road trip from Bavaria to Salzburg via Mad King Ludwig’s fairy-tale castle | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Memmingen is an early-to-bed kind of place. My hotel confirmation includes a warning not to arrive any later than 9pm, when the reception closes. …

A New History of the First Peoples in the Americas

The miracle of modern genetics has revolutionized the story anthropologists tell about how humans spread out across the Earth.<p>Europeans arriving in the New World met people all the way from the frozen north to the frozen south. All had rich and mature cultures and established languages. The …

As much as 2.6% of your DNA is from Neanderthals. This is what it's doing

Modern humans are a little more Neanderthal than we thought.<p>A highly detailed genetic analysis of a Neanderthal woman who lived about 52,000 years ago suggests that our extinct evolutionary cousins still influence our risk of having a heart attack, developing an eating disorder and suffering from …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Fall Foliage Livecams Are a Real Thing—Here's How to Watch

The U.S National Park Service has webcams in 47 parks across the country.<p>With October quickly approaching, travelers can look forward to one nature's best shows: the changing of the leaves. Brilliant hues of red, orange, and gold slowly seep into the trees, marking the arrival of fall. One of the …

National Parks

We Can't Look Away From These Breathtakingly Beautiful Photos of Suki the Traveling Cat

I get my travel inspiration from a lot of people and places, but I never thought I'd get it from a cat. Enter Suki, whose travels are well documented on her owner's Instagram and who makes trotting the globe look so very glamorous. The Canadian kitty is a Bengal cat with crazy-beautiful eyes and an …

Why You Don’t Ever Want to See These Four Letters on Your Boarding Pass (Video)

Here's what that hidden code on your boarding pass really means.<p>Navigating through airports can already be a lengthy process, but there’s one code …

Flying

Sheet Pan Greek Nachos

<i>The BEST Greek nachos ever!!!! With homemade pita chips, of course. And it’s all on one single sheet pan. MINIMAL CLEAN UP! YES!!!!</i>This is a tricky …

This Home Workout Will Prevent Low Back Pain and Open Up Your Hips

You know that moment when life starts to feel like a pain in the back? Well, that moment is probably now, considering 31 million Americans experience …

40 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth exploring. From the rushing waters of Niagara Falls in New York and Canada to the snowy peak of the Matterhorn in Switzerland, it's hard to narrow down the …

National Parks

21 Tweets About Cats That Will Cleanse Your Soul

Our love for them is almost as strong as their ambivalence towards us.

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10 of the best views, festivals and events for the US total solar eclipse

Total solar eclipses are often dismissed as merely a fleeting period of darkness in the day but they’re actually a short, spectacular view of the sun’s ice-white corona. As the moon completely blocks the sun for a few minutes, that pulsing corona – the sun’s usually invisible outer atmosphere – …

Solar Eclipse

Chocolate-Butterscotch Swirl Cheesecake

Blondie lovers, take note -- you're going to flip for this cheesecake. The impressive-looking chocolate and butterscotch swirls are easy to make with …

Dessert

Jay-Z, Beyoncé relationship 'not built on the 100% truth'

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a couple who spent years denying they were even in a relationship, Jay-Z and Beyoncé are making up for lost time by divulging some major details about their marriage.<p>The rapper continues to tell his version of his wife's "Lemonade" confessions with a deeply personal video in which he …

23 cute kittens to get you through a tough week

If there’s one thing the Internet loves, it’s kittens.<p>Whether they’re snoozing, chasing butterflies or just sitting looking cute, kittens bring …

Our marriage was built on traveling together. Then it was time to go my own way.

When I was married, I followed my husband’s itinerary, and we adventured in happy agreement. He was my guide and translator and regaled me with his stories of things he’d done before we met: dancing with armed female soldiers in Tel Aviv; smoking hash in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt; sleeping on carpets …