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Rockies college grad got Best Job in the World

Graduating from an internationally focused program at a British Columbia community college helped Greg Snell land a good job – in fact, The Best Job in the World.<p>Mr. Snell, who completed the Adventure Tourism Business Operations program at College of the Rockies in 2009, was awarded the official …

40 incredible eco-hotels to visit before you die

Misool Eco Resort sits within the 46,000km² Raja Ampat Shark and Manta Sanctuary, and contributes to 9 community and conservation projects in the …

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How parents can help their adult children buy a house

Where there's a will, there's a way for parents to help their adult children buy a house.<p>That's will as in last will and testament. In the kind of extremely expensive real estate market we have in many cities, maybe what your adult children need is a sweetheart deal from Mom and Dad. Maybe pass the …

The 4 Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

Harness the power of the ultimate piece of kitchen hardware<p>The more you cook, the more you realize that the best kitchen tools are often the simplest. One sharp chef’s knife is far more valuable than a 62-piece knife set. One big stainless-steel bowl will do more for you than the latest plastic …

Tequila Sunrise Ice Pops: The Best Use of Tequila in the History of Ever

Who says popsicles are just for kids? Not me! I dabble in the art of ice pop making year-round, but come summertime, my friends and family tell me I'm a force to be reckoned with. As soon as the air ceases to drop below 70 degrees or so, no liquid is exempt from the freezer.<p>Over the years, I've …

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Peel garlic, pit cherries: 5 clever, easy kitchen hacks

We’re always looking for ways to make our lives easier – especially in the kitchen. Nilou Motamed, editor-in-chief of Epicurious, is here to do just that, showing us how to do everyday tasks in a smarter way.<p><b>How to peel garlic</b><p>It seems like garlic is used in almost every dish, and peeling it can be …

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10 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks to Die for

Sure, you can walk into Starbucks and order something off of the menu like everyone else. Or you could get in the know and order something off the secret menu! We've broken down ten of the tastiest Starbucks secret menu drinks so you know exactly what to order.<p><b>1. Caramel Apple Frappuccino</b><p>For a …

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What Road Trip Snacks Do Kids Like Best?

If you're going on a road trip with kids, you need to pack snacks. A dozen adorable kids tell us what they really want to eat—and it's not all junk food!<p><b>When you load the kids into the car to go to school,</b> soccer practice, or the supermarket, all you need to do is toss them some packages of …

Build Your Foundation

From the start, I have always followed a very traditional lifting program. No super-sets, no drop-sets, no standing on one leg on a Bosu ball …

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

How to avoid boring your teen to death on the family vacation

Family vacations when I was a teen involved me sullenly avoiding eye contact and sneaking off unannounced whenever possible. Little has changed – apart from most kids' limpet-like attachment to their gadgets – but many parents now have better strategies for ensuring trips don't dissolve into …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

How I (Finally) Got Over My Fear of Public Speaking

I know the feeling all too well now. My chest tightens with panic and my head starts to spin. I begin to focus on the thoughts racing through my head …

In Winter, You Need a Salad That's More About the Grain Than the Green

Embrace the grain salad with this vegetarian Black and Wild Rice Salad with Roasted Squash.<p>Some people have a very narrow view of salad. Greens make up the base, then they're tossed with some sort of shaved or chopped veggies, maybe a little dried fruit, maybe a little cheese, and a dressing. Sure, …

14 Delicious Things To Make With Extra Takeout Rice

As the temperature drops, delivery menus look better than ever. Here are some ways to teach your old rice new tricks.

How To Make Flavored Butter

This is extremely satisfying and useful.

10 Summer Dinner Party Mains, Without a Grill

We <i>love</i> to grill. In fact, in the summer months, we're often glued to our grill. We cherish it, rely on it, nurture it and use it for everything we can think of.<p>But when we need a break from our grill -- or, if we find ourselves without one -- we can still throw fabulous dinner parties; we can still …