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7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Google Maps

A startup that wants to end world hunger is starting with a tiny indoor vertical farm

It’s not quite farm to table, but one Berlin supermarket is trying to make urban farming mainstream with a high-tech vertical garden in its produce aisle.<p>A pilot project between wholesale supermarket Metro and indoor farming startup Infarm, the Kräutergarten (‘herb garden’) uses hydroponic …

Aquaponics

The best coffee maker for camping

<i>By Eve O'Neill</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>In the great outdoors, there's no perfect way to deliver piping-hot coffee directly from the stove to your mouth, but you can get close. After grinding, pressing, …

18 Vegan Paleo Recipes So Good You Might Convert

You’d think vegan and paleo sort of cancel each other out, with paleo diet recipes emphasizing grass-fed meats and free-range eggs and vegans avoiding all animal products. But when you think about what our “ancestors” probably <i>really</i> ate, it must have been a very plant-based diet. So, what <i>does</i> an …

DIY - Self Watering Tomato Buckets - Quiet Corner

“You can never have too many tomato plants, but what happens when you run out of room in the garden. Tomatoes are probably the most versatile plant …

23 Ways to Eat Greens (That Aren't Salads)

By now we're probably much better at appreciating the fiber-filled, vitamin-rich, and antioxidant benefits of the green vegetables we fought so hard …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

15 Freezer Meals to Take to New Moms

Since you had so much fun doing all of the last-minute baby shower DIYs for your bestie, you’ll <i>love</i> treating her to some freezer-friendly meals now that her little bundle of joy has finally arrived. Her days are going to be full of late-night feedings and trying desperately to iron out that …

18 Chickpea Recipes That Go WAY Beyond Hummus

When chickpeas first come to mind, you <i>might</i> think of your favorite food-truck falafel or vegan Moroccan curry, but most likely the first thing you crave is hummus. News flash… chickpeas are SO much more than hummus! By now you may have dabbled with a chickpea dessert or two, and even embraced …

17 Make-Ahead BBQ Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Figuring out what to bring to your first barbecue of the season can be a major source of concern. The key to keeping your cool under pressure is making a dish that can be prepared in advance. Whether you’re thinking summer crock pot recipes or cold salads that taste better the next day, giving …

Get Free Admission at Every National Park Starting This Weekend

In honor of the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>The National Park Service waves entry fees to national parks for several special days every …

National Parks

20 Nifty New Uses for Your Hanging Shoe Organizer

The most popular travel destinations in the world

Slide 1 of 12<p>Whether traveling in the U.S., Asia, Europe or the Middle East, globe-trotters head to these places for inspiration, seeking cities full …

Gluten-Free? These Heritage Grains Will Lure You Back

If you’ve been abstaining from carbs or wallowing in gluten-freedom for a while, you might not have noticed that the country is experiencing something of a grain revolution. Chefs and bakers are working directly with farmers to obtain heritage varieties, milling them in-house, and turning much of …

The Key to More Flavorful Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nothing warms the heart and home quite like a batch of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. And while everyone has their tried-and-true recipe for …

11 Amazing National Parks For Thrillseekers

Adventure abounds for extroverts and thrillseekers in the national parks. Check out this list for 11 national parks guaranteed to bring excitement …

90 Easy Meals to Save Money When Prepping for Big Changes

Big changes in life, like a new baby in the house, new job, or move are tiring and can get expensive. One of my go-to real ways to save is to prep …