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The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …

Okonomiyaki (Japanese Cabbage Pancake) Recipe

<i>Okonomi</i> means "how you want it," and an <i>okonomiyaki</i> is one of the world's most infinitely adaptable dishes. The shredded or chopped cabbage in the base is a given, but beyond that, you can add whatever you'd like to the batter. Once you've got a few Japanese staples in your pantry (all of which have …

Food & Dining

11 Tips from Chefs for Cooking Perfect Eggs

Eggs are readily available, relatively cheap, and full of healthy protein and amino acids. Although it may seem easy and straightforward to cook …

27 Tasty Crock Pot Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

Cooked slowly; eaten quickly.

5 Ways to Stop Your Racing Thoughts

<b>by Patricia Harteneck, Ph.D.</b><p>Racing thoughts—fast, repetitive thought patterns about a particular topic—are a common feature of anxiety and other …

Can you outrun a fart? Learn about the science of toots

Whether you fart alone or get caught up in someone else's gas cloud, find out from this AsapScience video if it's possible to escape the signature sulphur scent.<p>Flatulence is a necessary part of being human. We all fart -- on average more than 10 times a day -- as a normal part of the digestive …

8 Insanely Quick Mental Tricks For Dominating Every Workout

Think yourself fit with these smart tips<p>Sometimes your mind is a better fitness tool than any piece of exercise equipment. The evidence: These eight quick and easy mental tricks will help you push through every workout.<p><b>Rehearse Your Lift</b><p>Before you attempt a big lift, picture yourself completing …

Indiana University

The American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die

Shutterstock<p>Panorama Trail<p><b>Where it is:</b> Yosemite National Park, CA<b><br>Distance:</b> 8.5 miles<br>Have your GoPro ready—you're definitely going to want to capture …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

16 Unique Chili Recipes for Rainy Days

There’s nothing quite like curling up with a steaming bowl of chili on a rainy day to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. But even when it’s not cold and dreary outside, a big pot of chili is the ultimate lazygirl option for a busy week. We all wish we could come home to a hearty meal ready …

Cooking

Logitech's Newest Wireless Mouse Is a Gamer's Dream Come True

The latest gaming mouse by Logitech promises to deliver professional-grade wireless performance.<p>5<p>1<p>Logitech took the wraps off a brand-new premium wireless gaming mouse, dubbed the G900 Chaos Spectrum. The peripheral device's biggest highlight is its ability to deliver exceptional performance …

Gear & Gadgets

17 Rocky Mountain Adventures To Take In This Lifetime

For purple mountain majesties...<p><i>Update: A previous version of this post incorrectly stated that #12 was the Blue Lake near Telluride.</i>

20 Gorgeous Vacation Destinations That Have A Lower Currency Value Than The Indian Rupee

So when's your next holiday? H/t WanderLust Travel

Best places to eat and drink in Japan: readers’ travel tips

<b>Winning tip: Takoyaki, Nishiki Market, Kyoto</b><p>I’ve eaten the most rarefied meals of my life in Japan, but it’s hard to beat the charms of a £2 portion of takoyaki – fluffy balls of eggy batter studded with boiled octopus, ginger and spring onion – in a polystyrene tray. These are anointed with …

Japan

In Praise of One-Bowl Meals: 5 Healthy Recipes From Our Favorite Authors and Chefs

A meal that fits into a single bowl is appealing for multiple reasons. “For me, it really lends itself to healthy eating with whole-foods-oriented components,” says cookbook author Lukas Volger, a former vegetarian who still gives produce top billing in his day-to-day diet. Then there’s the …

Onions

Build a Retro Gaming Table on the Cheap with a $10 IKEA Lack and a Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown you how to build a retro gaming table before but if you’re looking for something a bit cheaper, Element14 shows off how to build one …

Refreshing Cocktails

From classic mojitos to watermelon-tequila cocktails, here are Food & Wine's best refreshing cocktail recipes.

15 Boozy Cocktails For Anyone Who Loves Canada Dry Ginger Ale

Ginger ale isn't just for sick days.

5 things you should always do before a flight

We all know that flights are not the highlight of any trip.<p>Whether a short commute or a long-haul flight around the globe, there are preparations you can take to ensure a smoother and more comfortable journey.<p>Here are my top things to do before a flight.

The Best National Park for Every Type of Traveler

Grand Teton has some of the most rugged peaks and terrain in the country. Located only a few miles south of overly crowded Yellowstone, this park is …

18 reasons you should NEVER take your kids to North Carolina

PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER the country make annual pilgrimages to the Outer Banks, the Blue Ridge Mountains, and all the cool little towns across North …

10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Horse-riding, Turkey<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an unusual horseback adventure. Ride Worldwide has an eight-day group trip that crosses plateaux, …

European Travel

10 Places Every 20-Something Should Travel To Before Turning 30

Whether or not you studied abroad in college, the wanderlust bug is sure to bite when you hit your 20s. One trip and you’ll realize that—as cliché as it may sound—you truly haven’t lived until you’ve traveled. See what the world has to offer, experience different cultures, weave your way through a …

Travel

Germs are waiting for you on your travels

Retiree Janice Saltz made plans earlier this year for the trip of a lifetime. She and husband Irwin planned to visit Janice's cousin, a retired U.S. diplomatic officer, and his Thai wife in their Bangkok home and then join the Chinese New Year's celebration in Hong Kong.<p>Ultimately, it all took …

A flowchart for arguing with science denialists

Whether you think you might win over the crowd who're watching from the sidelines or change a denialist's mind, John Timmer's flowchart presents …

Recipe: Lively beef stew with root vegetables

Preheat oven to 300 F. Combine coriander, ginger, cinnamon and chile de arbol. Toss with beef. Season with salt and pepper.<p>Heat oil in heavy ovenproof pot over high heat. Working in batches, add beef and brown on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes in total. Remove from pot and reserve.<p>Reduce heat to medium. …

Slow Cooker Mushroom Stroganoff with Egg Noodles

Using butter and olive oil together when sautéing the mushrooms is not traditional, but it adds a bit of richness to the stroganoff that you can't …

The latest advance in 3D printing: replacement teeth

The latest 3D printing innovation could change the way you think about your visit to the dentist. That’s because Dutch researchers at the University of Groningen are working on the creation of a 3D-printed tooth made of an antimicrobial plastic that kills the bacteria responsible for tooth decay on …

3D Printing

8 Free Online Courses For People Who Are Never Tired Of Learning

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …