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25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

10 overrated tourist attractions in the US — and where to go instead

Knowing which tourist attractions are worth seeing and which aren't can help you save valuable time and leave you feeling like you saw the best of the area on a trip.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the most disappointing tourist traps in …

Travel

9 Desserts Better Than Apple Pie

There will always be something satisfying about putting your blood, sweat, and tears into making a beautiful apple pie with its filling oozing ever …

Baking

The best bakery in every state

So we turned to city-guide app Foursquare to help us find the best bakery in every state.<p>Because the app allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which bakeries locals are raving about across the country and compile a list of America's Most Scrumptious …

Dessert

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

20 Easy Comfort Food Recipes To Feed Your Soul

YASSS.<p>There is no season for comfort food -- we need it all the time. It's there for us on the hardest of days and to celebrate the happiest ones, too. But it's definitely during the fall that our craving for a big plate of comfort strikes most frequently. Maybe it's because we're sad that summer's …

Cooking

31 Super Smart Travel Hacks

Since the dawn of exploration, travelers have been finding ways to simplify and streamline their adventures. Today, we call this "travel hacking," …

Philadelphia Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Philadelphia—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Bartram’s Garden</b><p>George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson strolled these still-bucolic meadows and gardens on the Schuylkill River, claiming the oldest gingko …

15 healthy eating habits that work according to scientists

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks, and as a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 15 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Weight Loss

These Incredible Saltwater Batteries Are Designed To Store Renewable Energy

Also, we’re currently wasting a lot of renewable power because we don’t use it at the moment it’s produced. Wind turbines are a bit like car …

Clean Energy

The Savvy Traveler: 10 Tips of the Trade

<i>Darn it, I told the agent I wanted a direct flight to Vegas, but the plane stopped - twice - along the way.</i><p>Whether you're booking your vacation online, directly with the airlines, hotels and cruise lines or through travel agents, knowing the jargon of the travel industry can help you save a lot of …

If You Are a Christian but You Reject Christ’s Teachings, You Are Not a Christian

A lot of people have sent me this video made by BuzzFeed, the same folks who produced such film classics as “What Bros Do Before a Date,” “Weird Things Couples Do When They Lose Their Phone” (apparently they look for it — so weird!) and “What It’s Like To Be A Hairy Girl.” It’s about as insightful …

Flourless Salted Hot Chocolate Cookies Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A creative way to enjoy hot chocolate in the summertime: Salted hot chocolate in flourless cookie form -- a naturally gluten-free and dairy-free cookie that is crackly and chewy with gooey fudge middle.<p>This recipe is based off a simple flourless chocolate cookie recipe, but has …

By adding this substance to our food, we could prevent some of the worst foodborne disease outbreaks

The infection was traced to organic sprouts, from a farm whose produce had been contaminated with a deadly strain of E. coli bacteria.<p>Foodborne illness infects 48 million people every year (about one in six), and kills 3,000, according to the CDC.<p>Many of the infections have been traced to animal …

Environmental Health

Favorite ''Mad Hungry'' Recipes

Preparing this chicken flat allows it to cook completely in under an hour.

Cooking

An In-Depth Interview with Vern Poythress on Biblical Theology and Christ in the Old Testament

Vern Poythress is a polymath.At the age of 20 he graduated from California Institute of Technology with a BS in mathematics, and went from there to …

Theology

Quick Healthy Breakfasts

<b>Despite the best of intentions, it’s easy to let our healthy breakfast ambitions fall through the cracks in the rush to get out the door in the morning. Not anymore! All of these recipes can either be made ahead of time and grabbed on the way out the door, or whipped up in five minutes or less.</b><p>Chia …

13 Chinese customs that are shocking to foreigners

Every country has its own culture and unique customs that come with it. Understanding the social etiquette of the country before visiting can help to make the experience less overwhelming.<p>In China, you might be surprised to find that burping is considered a way of complimenting the chef or that a …

Diapers

7 Budget Family Travel Destinations That Are Surprisingly Awesome

When visiting popular family travel destinations, parents know exactly what they're getting for their vacation dollar. After all, many US beach towns, theme parks, resorts, and city stays have a reputation that warrants a high price tag. But well-known locales are not the only destinations worthy …

National Parks

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

Brainwaves

Organization Tricks: 14 Steps to the Bedroom of Your Dreams

Important documents and files stacked around your bedroom keep you from enjoying the room as a place of rest. Instead, organize your files in a chest -- you can easily access them, but they're out of sight, out of mind.

Physicists finally solved the longstanding mystery of why no one can pull two interlaced phone books apart

While physicists have long known that this must be due to enormous frictional forces, exactly how these forces are generated has been an enigma — until now.<p>A team of physicists from France and Canada has discovered that it is the layout of the books coupled with the act of pulling that is producing …

Physics

Sleeping With Wolves and Camping in a Boreal Forest: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (Québec, Canada)

Wolves have always fascinated me, and when at a very early age I read "The Call of the Wild" and "White Fang" by Jack London, I was hooked on wolf lore forever. Any movie, book or article that discussed wolves was high on my list. I loved watching "Dancing With Wolves" - although the film wasn't …

Québec

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Hilary Duff’s three tips for success (and how not to become a celebrity train wreck)

The former Disney star is all grown up, back in the studio and ready to re-enter the music biz for the first time in seven years. Here, Hilary Duff shares some of the secrets to her success and why she decided to step away rather than end up another celebrity train wreck<p><b>To be original, be …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What’s the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

50 Easy and Irresistible Bar Cookies from Food Network Magazine

Cookie bars are the best way to bake for a crowd. Instead of taking time to scoop evenly sized balls of dough, turn your favorite cookies into …

Dessert