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What People Find Most Charming About You, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

In the last few years especially, the internet has been nerding out about the Myers-Briggs personality test, which was made by Isabel Myers and …

Fettuccine-and-Asparagus al Burro

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus. Cut diagonally into 1 1/2-inch pieces.<p>Step 2<p>Sauté pancetta in a large skillet over …

I Just Made Bagel Quiche—and It’s As Delicious As It Sounds

Not all food mash-ups are created equal. So when we try one, it's worth sharing what we think—whether it's to tell you how to make it, or to avoid it …

Where to Eat, Drink and Think Fall 2017

You’ll want to check out these new bars, restaurants, spirits and cookbooks making their debuts this autumn.<p>Even if there’s not a chill in the air …

This may become your new favorite way to cook portobello mushrooms

I love a chef who takes as much care with vegetables as with meat and seafood. And I don’t mean he or she can make a mean salad or stir-fry — dishes …

Italian Food

This Is How You Cook Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thighs Every Time

Bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs are a wallet-friendly cut that won't kill your weekly food budget, plus they're wildly versatile and easy to make. …

Cooking

Wind and solar power are saving Americans an astounding amount of money

Not getting sick and dying from pollution is worth quite a bit, it turns out.<p>Wind and solar power are subsidized by just about every major country in the world, either directly or indirectly through tax breaks, mandates, and regulations.<p>The main rationale for these subsidies is that wind and solar …

The best coffee shop in all 50 states

Starbucks’ green mermaid may reside in all 50 states, but part of what makes this country so special is the distinctness of each state in the union. …

First Female Viking Warrior Proved Through DNA

In the 1880s, a fascinating grave was discovered in the Swedish town of Birka. Chock full of weapons, gaming equipment, and two horses, the 10th century AD burial was assumed to be that of a powerful male Viking warrior. But the skeleton had some traits that suggested the person was female. A new …

Archaeology

Turmeric - How to cook it, drink it and make a DIY facemask

Like anything millennial, turmeric will soon be showing up on our Instagram feeds. The trendy spice has been making the rounds of health websites as …

Coconut

Harvey and Irma, Married 75 Years, Marvel at the Storms Bearing Their Names

<i>Read the latest with Friday’s live updates on Hurricane Irma.</i><p>Harvey and Irma Schluter have been married for 75 years. He turned 104 in July; she will be 93 in November.<p>They vividly remember many of the major events of the 20th century, from her first time spotting an airplane, during the Great …

Foster Care

Taste Beyond The Tongue

9 Healthy Recipes Easy Enough to Make In a College Dorm Room

Simple snacks and meals for those days you need a break from the dining hall.<p>Whether you're bored with your salad bar go-tos or tired of waiting in …

This 'Little Ass' is the Unsung Queen of Italian Cured Meats

Unlike its internationally ubiquitous cousin, prosciutto, Culatello di Zibello almost never leaves its home of the Po river valley, which is one of …

Italy

Where global warming gets real: inside Nasa’s mission to the north pole

For 10 years, Nasa has been flying over the ice caps to chart their retreat. This data is an invaluable record of climate change. But does anyone care? By Avi Steinberg<p>From the window of a Nasa aircraft flying over the Arctic, looking down on the ice sheet that covers most of Greenland, it’s easy …

Global Warming

Women Warriors: The Hidden History of Female Combat Heroes

In the records of what shaped the world we live in today, men have gotten all the glory—but these women changed the course of history too.<p>With the U.S. only recently allowing women to fight in combat, you have to wonder what ever gave legislators the impression that only males can defend their …

These are the electric cars arriving by 2020 that you can actually afford

A slew of long-range electric cars are expected to hit the market by 2020.<p>Several of these electric vehicles will be made by luxury automakers and will most likely cost upward of $50,000.<p>But several automakers are working on EVs with a range of more than 200 miles that are likely to have a …

Electric Vehicles

This Redesigned Map Of U.S. Train Routes Might Make You Actually Want To Take Amtrak

You might not have known it from the old map, but you can actually get to a lot of places by train (if you’re willing to take a while).<p>If it’s hard to picture the U.S. with a high-speed rail network like China’s–with trains going 186 miles an hour, and rail trips more than 70% faster than they are …

11 Blissful Escapes Around The World

Whether you are looking to relax or rave, these experiences will give you a mental and physical reboot.<p>1. Cool Cloister<p><b>Quebec City, Canada</b> <br>Recently opened in the heart of Old Quebec, Le Monastère des Augustines offers the serenity of a convent but with options for yoga and scrapbooking thrown in. …

Iceland’s psychedelic Stonehenge

In Iceland’s northeast corner, there’s a road that few will recommend. It has largely been forgotten by the tourism boom – and that’s what makes it so special.

Stonehenge

5 Unexpected Foodie Destinations That Are Hot Right Now

Pop Quiz: Are you one of those travelers who takes a photo of every single dish you eat? And when you return home from said trip, your mailbox (or …

Food Trucks

These air-travel hacks can get you to places you thought you couldn't afford

The benefits of travel are as innumerable as they are indisputable. The chance to get out of town, out of your comfort zone and out into the world …

Unusual snorkeling spots: Salmon and pigs are just the start

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you think of snorkeling, you most likely picture crystal-clear waters with beautiful -- but traditional -- aquatic life. You know, angel fish and the like.<p>But the mask, fins and snorkel set have some more "interesting" options than the usual suspects.<p>Featuring a variety of strange …

Scuba Diving

Eat more mussels—the cheap, tasty miracle food of 2017

Recently, I picked up a few pounds of mussels at the grocery store on a whim. On Sunday night, my husband and I hovered over a large pot, peering down at the shiny shells in a broth of white wine, garlic, parsley, and butter. I made a salad with a simple vinaigrette and sliced a loaf of good bread. …

Aquaculture

The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …

Who's Winning the Fight for the Best In-Car Technology?

There was a time when buyers measured the appeal of a vehicle based on such things as styling, performance or the availability of features like power windows and leather seats. But these days, shoppers are seeking out the vehicles that offer the most seamless and powerful digital technologies.<p>Next …

Car Tech

11 things you need to know before going on your first safari

Before my first trip to Kenya, I’d done a little reading, but nothing could have really prepared me for what I was about to experience. When our tiny …

Wildlife

Why Are There Two Sexes?

Asexual reproduction can produce twice as many offspring as sexual reproduction without the hassle of finding and courting a mate. So why do most …

After Decades of War, Colombian Farmers Face a New Test: Peace

LOS RÍOS, Colombia — Every three months or so, Javier Tupaz, a father of six, heads downhill from his clapboard home to work in his cocaine laboratory.<p>Under a black tent in the jungle, he shovels coca leaves into a giant vat with gasoline, then adds cement powder — the first steps in his cocaine …

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

<i>This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog.</i>The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long …