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How Obamacare Adds $100 A Month To Your Spouse's Coverage

To avoid the Affordable Care Act’s so-called “Cadillac tax” on rich benefit plans, companies are adding surcharges of $100 a month or more to wives and husbands of workers, hoping spouses will seek coverage elsewhere, new employer data shows.<p>The Cadillac tax was created as part of the Affordable …

Health Care

23 Photos Proving Santorini is Actually Heaven on Earth

Warning: viewing this slideshow may cause immediate trip booking upon completion.<p>It's no surprise Santorini has dotted our World’s Best Award lists …

10 Coffee Cocktails that Have Us Buzzing

These 10 coffee cocktails have us buzzing.<p><b>What happens when baristas and bartenders get together?</b> Coffee cocktails, that's what. Here, 10 of our most caffeinated concoctions.

Coffee

The Biggest Mistake You're Making While Washing Your Face

Please stop the madness.<p>You don't need to look in the mirror to know that your face is dirty. And you probably don't need a guide on how to wash your face. (Though, here are a few tips just in case.) But when it comes to this seemingly simple task, there is one mistake we all make: …

Skin Care

Meal Prep These 60 Big-Batch Recipes and Eat Well All Week

A little extra work on the weekend means you can eat well for days.<p>Nothing makes us feel more at the top of our game than meal prepping big batches of grains, beans, proteins, and sauces to mix and match for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Make a few of these recipes—from basics like roast chicken or …

Cooking

Why Do We Want To Squeeze Cute Things?

Studying how adorable animals can turn us aggressive<p>Seeing something cute actually does bring out aggression in us, according to a paper presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology's annual meeting in New Orleans last Friday.<p>Researchers found 109 people to look at pictures of animals …

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies: All the Christmas Cookie Recipes You'll Ever Need

There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.<p><b>Sometimes, you just need a cookie</b>. Scratch that. There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.

Dessert

73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

Cooking

10 best brandy cocktails to mix at home

Forget vodka and gin, Kay Plunkett-Hogge reveals the most sophisticated and delicious brandy cocktails to shake up in your own home<p>It’s a quirk of history that, these days, people tend to think of cocktails as being made with gin, the whiskies and vodka. Everyone forgets about brandy. Or, if they …

Easy all-in-one cake recipes

These delicious cakes are all made in just one bowl - meaning you won't have to spend ages washing up<p>Everyone loves a slice of cake, but not all of us thrive on the faff that goes into making them.<p>The worst culprits are those recipes which use so many utensils - a bowl for whipping egg whites here, …

Dessert

Fresh, zingy, delicious: how to make perfect ceviche

Give your fish some Peruvian pizzazz and try making ceviche. Quick, tasty and elegant, this is the perfect dish to impress friends this summer<p>Cooking doesn’t get simpler than ceviche. Creating this Peruvian dish of seafood bathed in a tangy, broth-like liquid called “tiger’s milk” doesn’t even …

Seafood

Revealed: the world's most amazing cheese shops - Telegraph

Aerial Photographs Reveal The Gorgeous Geometry Of L.A. And NYC

Seeking order from above chaotic cities.<p>When he was a teenager, photographer Jeffrey Milstein swept out hangars at the Santa Monica airport in exchange for the chance to fly a Cessna 150 around Los Angeles. Today, he rents helicopters to capture aerial shots of the urban landscape. His meticulously …

10 beautiful British walks that end in a pub

Ireland

Meet the Rosemary Iced Latte, Your New Favorite Way to Drink Coffee

How do you make iced coffee even better? Add rosemary simple syrup, cream, and shake it up, baby.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right</i> …

Coffee

Here’s a Breathtaking 4K, 360° Video That Takes You Around the World

There are times when videographers capture views of our world that inspire a sense of awe and wonder. Immersive Media succeeds in doing that with …

Videography

7 unsung American delicacies that don't get enough credit

When you go to New York City, the first thing everyone asks is whether you've eaten a slice of pizza. When you go to Philadelphia, everyone expects …

Ice Cream

Three scientists investigating melting Arctic ice may have been assassinated, professor claims

Cambridge Professor Peter Wadhams suspects the deaths of the three scientists were more than just an ‘extraordinary’ coincidence<p>A Cambridge Professor has made the astonishing claim that three scientists investigating the melting of Arctic ice may have been assassinated within the space of a few …

Egg and Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

6 sandwiches<p>Meat-free but not too virtuous, it’s healthy and satisfying.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>hot sauce<p>1 red bell pepper<p>¼ medium mango, cut into pieces<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>2 tablespoons white wine vinegar<p>2 tablespoons fresh orange juice<p>1 tablespoon fresh lime juice<p>½ teaspoon cayenne …

Breakfast

What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How

After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all<p>At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter flyby of Pluto and its system of five known moons. During that approach, New Horizons will be …

Solar System

Photographers show us some of the Most Dangerous High Altitude Photographs – Buckle Up

Totally mind blowing, such high altitudes and one cant imagine how would someone have all the guts to reach to such an extent and clicks these …

Photography

White chocolate and apricot kugelhopf recipe

This version of the traditional Austrian dessert is delicious soaked in alcohol and served with cream<p>There are many stories concerning the origins of kugelhopf, involving Marie Antoinette, the Three Kings and even Turkish warriors. Whatever its history, it became a traditional dessert in Austria …

Dessert

Hazelnut and chocolate filo cigars recipe

These delicious chocolate cigars with rosewater syrup are based on a Moroccan recipe<p>These are based on the “bride’s fingers” baklava traditionally served in Morocco, but I have made them lighter, baking instead of deep frying, and drizzling with a little syrup rather than drenching them in it. I’ve …

Le Jardin des Douars

Essaouira, Morocco<p>Inspired by the rammed earth Kasbahs of the High Atlas, the Jardin des Douars occupies a ridge-top above the Ksob river. There are tadelakt-walled rooms, two heated pools and a spa. The inventive fusion food in the restaurant is a refreshing antidote to the usual Moroccon …

5 Lessons Learned Switching from DSLR to Mirrorless for Travel Photography

Two months ago, after shooting for 10 years with Canon, I completely switched to Sony. It surprised some readers of my blog, as well as some fellow …

Cameras

Everything You Need to Know About Coconut Oil

Here's everything you need to know about cooking with coconut oil, from how to store it to what all those labels really mean.<p>Coconut oil is fast becoming one of our must-have pantry staples. It's touted as a minimally-processed, heart-healthy alternative to other oils, making it a great addition to …

Coconut

A Japanese restaurant is selling KitKat sandwiches

KitKat sandwiches are officially a thing, and apparently they're delicious<p>The newest addition to Japan's seemingly endless list of KitKat creativity - they have cherry blossom, melon, soy sauce, and green tea flavours - is the KitKat sandwich.<p><b>First Kitchen</b>, a fast food franchise in Japan, are …

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

Art

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Wellness

Quick Tip: Head Swap in Under 2 Minutes

Lets set up the scene. You have a 55 member family shoot. You loose count the ratio of kids to adults but all you know is that the kids out number …