Daphne Watson

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Travel | The Gentleman's Journal | The world's finest destinations

Lifestyle ―2 weeks ago<p>Which airline has the best luxury cabin?The ticket's booked, the Out of Office is on and your gear is Rimowa-ready. It’s time …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes of November (Minus the Turkey!)

Like so many of us here at Kitchn, you, dear readers, have been readying yourselves for winter and the holiday season by saving recipes for every …

5 Veggie-Packed Dinners I Eat When I Have My Act Together

You might assume that food bloggers cook big dinners every night, but that's not how my life works these days. I photograph my recipes in the …

Teen Brains Find It Hard to Work Out What's Actually Important

Like, whatever.<p>Even when we're teenagers, our brains still have a lot of developing to do. New research suggests that teenage brains haven't matured …

Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Coat the parchment and sides of the pan …

Secrets of the Instant Pot

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. So I got one of these new-era science cookers, now sitting on the counter with its …

Seafood

The 10 countries you should visit first to be a true traveller

Everyone has bucket lists of exotic and unlikely destinations and experiences that they would one day like to tick off, there are also certain …

New Zealand

How to Eat at Amusement Parks and Not Spend a Fortune

You've got your ticket in hand, ready to explore the fun zones and rides at your favorite amusement park. Did you remember to pack a snack or make a …

The Mind-Boggling Physics of a Standing Double Backflip

Humans can do things. Awesome things. Case in point: this human, named Aaron Cook. Cook can do some serious tumbling (just check out his YouTube …

HotelFlex lets you check in and out of a hotel at whatever time you want

Most would agree that the worst part of traveling is timing the hotel check in. Either you get off a redeye and have to figure out what to do all day while waiting to check in, or you arrive late at night and waste money paying for a room you didn’t get to use all day.<p>Enter HotelFlex. Part of Y …

Hospitality

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

We all have our go-to recipe when we want to whip up a batch of "the best" homemade chocolate chip cookies, but truth be told, there can be only one. …

Dessert

The 17 best action movies you can stream on Netflix right now

The nonexistent (or besides-the-point) plot, the constant explosions, the muscular heroes doing what needs doing: What better way to take time out from the daily grind?<p>And with the release of the Charlize Theron's "Atomic Blonde" this weekend, we're really in the mood for more butt-kicking …

10 Of The World's Best Airlines For Longhaul First Class Seats

First Class is known for excellent ground service (with limo transfers and dedicated lounges, such as the iconic British Airways Concorde room), …

Immerse yourself in hip-hop history on this New York City tour

You may be neither hip nor hop. You may not know Dr. Dre from Drake, or Tupac from Jay Z. But if you go to New York City, you will definitely want to …

The Trump Joke That Brought Down the House at the Kimmy Schmidt Premiere

Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, and more debut the latest season of their Netflix sitcom—and give some insight about what to expect from the show this year.<p>There’s a moment in the second episode of <i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i>’s third season, which premiered Friday evening at the Tribeca Film …

TV

10 Healthy Snacks You Can Only Find at Costco

Costco is known for lots of things — humongous shopping carts, a generous free sample policy, and cheap hot dogs, to name a few — but it's not just a …

12 60-second weight-loss tips

<b>1. Ditch high fructose corn syrup</b> <i><br>Once you eliminate this natural sweetener from your diet, expect to see rapid weight loss.</i><p>Corn syrup is the sugar extracted from corn. It is not and never has been healthy, but as corn is now almost entirely genetically modified, it is even worse for us. The …

9 indie movies on Netflix that are *so* worth watching

Sometimes it feels like we’ve watched pretty much everything worth watching on Netflix. Like, we’ve spent <i>a lot</i> of time scrolling through the latest …

The ‘DuckTales’ Reboot Is Officially Coming To TV Next Summer

The <i>DuckTales</i> reboot was first announced back in February, and really, the main question since has been “When can we watch it?” The answer is now confirmed to be nex summer, and more details have come out as well. No, we still don’t know why cartoon ducks don’t wear pants, but we know what Launchpad …

Take a Peek Inside THE ART OF THE IRON GIANT (EXCLUSIVE)

<i>The Iron Giant</i> came out in the summer of 1999, and though it did not bring home the bacon at movie theaters, miracles happen, and like a phoenix from …

Science can’t explain sexual orientation. Here’s why

I reached out to Ritch Savin-Williams, a developmental psychologist at Cornell University and author of several books focused on sexuality. I asked him what we know about why and how people develop their sexual preferences. He explained that the answer is <i>not all that much</i>, and that the problem is …

Chelsea on edge: Witnesses describe explosion scene

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the comforts of his 23rd Street apartment, Danilio Gabrielli was flipping through TV channels and relaxing on Saturday night in Chelsea. It was that very calm, which can still be found in the affluent Manhattan neighborhood filled with art galleries and gay bars -- away from the hordes …

World Trade Center

Mae Reeves' Hats Hang At National Museum Of African American History And Culture

African-American women have been wearing fancy hats to church for generations. That tradition is being celebrated at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, which officially opens in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 24. Vintage turbans, caps and fascinators that span a …

Museums

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Books

Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Teenagers aren't exactly known for their responsible decision making.<p>But some young people are especially prone to making rash, risky decisions about sex, drugs and alcohol. Individual differences in the brain's working memory — which allows people to draw on and use information to make decisions — …

The Brain

Archaeology

Archaeology

88 quotes to help you finish your novel

Writing a novel through the Now Novel system makes it easy to structure your work and keep track of where you are in telling your story, yet even …

Writing

What Are Run-On Sentences?

They don't have to be long.<p>Today we turn to run-on sentences.<p>I bet a lot of you think that run-on sentences are just really long sentences that go on …

Creative Writing