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Volcan Poas National Park ...

Botos Lagoon is a filled-up crater in the Parque Nacional Volcan Poas. Its deep blue waters contrast with the dense tropical forest that surround it, …

Costa Rica's mysterious stone spheresAlien communication? Galactic map?

Costa Rica's mysterious stone spheresAlien communication? Galactic map? Costa Ricans are proud of their stone spheres — even if they don't know why …

Apple Is Missing a Golden Opportunity

More is needed for the iPad Pro to win over PC users<p>Apple Inc. fired a broadside at what remains of the personal-computer industry last week, when marketing chief Phil Schiller claimed the company’s new iPad Pro is aimed at anyone still using an old PC. It is a wonderful notion—imagine iPads …

9 Cute Foods for a Baby Shower

Celebrate the arrival of a new baby in style.<p>Whether it's the adorable onesies, teeny-tiny stuffed toys or pastel stork decorations, baby showers are …

Molten Chocolate Cake with Caramel Filling

More decadent than molten chocolate cake: one filled with warm caramel, reveals F&W's Grace Parisi. <b>More Gooey Desserts</b>

Weight Watchers Simple Start Recipes: The New Two-Week Plan!

• <b>Author:</b> Meigyn Gabryelle<p>For 2014, Weight Watchers® has a <i>new</i> plan - Simple Start®. And simple it is! No counting points, no counting nutritional values, no boundaries, except two: Quit eating when you feel satisfied and eat only the Power Foods® identified by Weight Watchers®. Simple.<p>This book …

Espresso Banana Bread

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Caffeine, meet banana.</i><p>I believe there may be a law of Nature that states that whenever you have a serious …

Bake The Best Macaroni And Cheese

When it comes to this classic comfort food, don’t skimp.<p>Every once and a while, it’s good to indulge. In fact, indulgence is part of a healthy diet. The best eating plans are ones that operate on inclusion, not exclusion. Think about it: When someone tells you that you can’t eat pizza, what does …

Paula Deen's comeback continues with plans for new restaurant in Tennessee

Paula Deen is laying out plans for the first major venture in her multimillion-dollar comeback effort: a new restaurant in Tennessee.<p>The Georgia-based celebrity cook said she will open “Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen” late this summer in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., a tourist destination that houses the …

Portobello Mushroom Wraps With Buffalo Mozzarella, Piquillo Peppers and Pimentón Mayonnaise

Peppers come in all shapes, sizes, colors and flavors. They are truly some of Mother Nature's most succulent little gifts. Piquillo peppers prove the point to perfection!<p>These lipstick-red Spanish peppers are a specialty of Lodosa, in northern Spain. They're harvested at their peak, then …

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