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The Best Times To Book Flights For Summer 2016 Travel

With high travel season around the corner, a new study is shedding light on the best time to book summer airline tickets. The study, published by The Hipmunk, an online travel agency, also gave insight into which summer holidays were most expensive for summer travel.<p>In general, the news is all …

Flying

Your Blackheads May Not Be Blackheads (and Other Skin Science)

Most of us deal with acne in some form or another, and blackheads can be particularly irritating because they’re so noticeable. However, SciShow …

Chocolate Covered Cherry Truffles to Win Valentine's Day Forever

<i>Chocolate covered cherry truffles for your love! You can whip them in an afternoon for the sweetest Valentine's Day yet.</i><p>When my husband and I met (23 years ago, eeps!) he informed me of his love of chocolate-covered cherries.<p>Now, there are very few things that I do NOT like, and those Queen Anne …

One Surefire Way to Spot Bedbugs in Your Hotel Room

<i>Bedbugs are the ultimate travel nightmare, and you might not know you've brought them home with you until it's too late. Spare yourself the mental and financial anguish of bedbugs by always doing this one thing as soon as you step into your hotel room.</i><p>It doesn't matter if you're staying in a …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumor Roundup: 10 Leaked Features Reveal Spectacular Changes

When Samsung revealed the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge flagship smartphones in April 2015, the designs and features were drastically different from the Galaxy S5. Samsung did away with expandable storage, the removable battery and water resistance from the Galaxy S5 to the Galaxy S6 in favor of …

Phones

The 10 Trendiest Cocktails of 2015, According to the Internet

Cheers!<p>If your New Year's Eve celebration (and the subsequent hangover you're probably still nursing) is any indication, Americans are big consumers of alcohol. And while a flute of champagne (or two, or twenty…) may be the standard drink for December 31, the rest of the year seems to inspire even …

The Best DIY Detox Juices

It's easy to get your juice fix at home (and way less expensive than a trip to your local juicery).<p>Whether you've resolved to get healthier or just …

Tempting Turtle Cookie Balls

<i>Turtle Cookie Balls couldn't be cuter as a make-ahead holiday treat. Homemade gifts are the best, and these babies prove it!</i><p>Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to think about the gift-giving season! I'm trying my very best to make sure I am ready this year by having lots of homemade treats on …

Beauty Must-Have: A Palm-Sized Palette for Glowing Winter Skin

Five do-it-all creams for eyes, lips and cheeks.<p>It may be the warmest winter the Northeast has ever experienced, but we know better than to hold out hope that the weather won't eventually turn biting cold. When it does, having gotten all our dark lipstick and NYE party eye shadow play out of the …

How to Make Hawaiian Sweet Rolls for the Best Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwiches

We've partnered with the mad food scientists at ChefSteps to bring their hyper-inventive cooking videos to F&W readers.<p>There’s nothing quite like …

Food

This tiny drone costs $14 and is perfect for beginners

Christmas morning 2015 is going to be terrifying. Up to a million people—many of them children—are going to find drones under the tree, gifted to them by well-intentioned relatives who have no clue how dangerous these flying lawnmowers can be.<p>The thing about drones is that they can be very tricky …

Drones

Broadband for the people, built by the people

Competition is good, especially when it comes to internet service providers. Unfortunately, it's also rare. According to the White House's community-based broadband report released earlier this year (PDF), 75 percent of customers looking for internet speeds of 25Mbps or higher had a choice between …

When Employees Buy Restaurant Ingredients at Cost, They Get More Than Better Food

Sometimes it takes just one person to push an obvious solution to a complex problem. When it comes to getting nutritious food to restaurant-industry workers—the dishwashers and busers most diners never see—Chef Evan Hanczor just might be that person.<p>Restaurants employ many workers who are, …

Agriculture

Hot dogs, bacon and other processed meats increase risk of cancer, scientists say

The World Health Organization has confirmed some dietary advice that's unlikely to go down easy with most Americans: Bacon, hot dogs and other processed meats can increase your risk of cancer. Not only that, fresh cuts of red meat probably cause cancer too.<p>Doctors have long warned that steak and …

Cancer

6 scientific tips to improve your writing - Futurity

A new book uses insights into the reading brain to give writers clear-cut, science-based guidelines—and to debunk some classic writing advice.

How to Get any Food Stain Out of Your Clothes, Because Tomato Sauce Happens

Red wine happens. So does ketchup, burger grease, and coffee. Here's how to get food stains outta your best threads.<p>The hazard of being a, uh, zealous eater is that stains happen. We've all been there. You're just <i>really</i> enjoying that sloppy burger with extra special sauce, that cheesy slice of …

Ice Cream

16 Makeup Products That Will Make Pores Magically Disappear

Abracadabra, let those pores disappear! Well, we wish it could be that easy. While many different skincare products can help to clear your pores and make them less pronounced, you can take it one step further and use some amazing makeup primers and products that will visibly reduce the look of …

25 Tourist Traps We Love

Sure, these iconic destinations are mentioned in every travel guide. Sure, they're teeming with tourists. But we firmly believe that some spots are …

Travel

Rise ‘n Shine to These 10 Breakfast Recipes from Around the Globe

Surprising breakfasts are one of the joys of foreign travel, even if you’re just armchair traveling. Here are 10 recipes that, though they skew a wee …

Recipes

The Easy Weeknight Recipes Our Top 50 Chefs Actually Make at Home

We asked five chefs plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurants of the year to share the simple recipes they actually make at home.<p>We asked five chefs—all plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—to share the simple but stellar recipes they actually make at home. In the mix: the easiest energy …

Cooking

Hello Pluto: Nasa releases closest picture yet as probe approaches

New Horizons spacecraft captures sharp, close-up image as it approaches the dwarf planet on its flyby<p>By the standards of modern astronomical photography it might seem initially underwhelming – a grey-and-white sphere sitting amid the blackness – but make no mistake, this is a big moment for human …

Johns Hopkins University

Wal-Mart launches massive sale to rival Amazon's new Prime Day, which promises 'more deals than Black Friday'

The Wal-Mart sale, which will involve more than 2,000 online-exclusive discounts, starts Wednesday. That's the same day as Amazon's Prime Day.<p>Starting Monday, Wal-Mart is also expanding its free-shipping offer to orders costing at least $35. (The free shipping offer was previously available only to …

Ethiopia is 2015's best tourism destination | CNN Travel

Tourism

So What Exactly Is Tapioca, Anyway?

Most of us who've ever had tapioca know it to be the chewy, small pearls found in a bowl of pudding. Or maybe the bigger, still chewy balls floating around in the now-globally-popular sweet Asian bubble teas. But not many of us actually know what these little pearls are -- what they're made of or …

10 Genius In-Flight Dining Hacks

A lot of airports are upping their food game with healthier options, barista-quality coffee, and restaurants from big-name chefs. Still, if you want …

Here's What Texting Really Does to Your Spine

The adult head weighs about 10 to 12 pounds, so when you're standing upright with perfect posture, that's the amount of stress that's on your spine. According to the new research, tilting your head forward increases the amount of stress—and therefore weight—on your spine. When you tilt just 15 …