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24 Place Names You’ve Probably Been Mispronouncing Your Whole Life

When travelling, a great faux-pas to avoid if you want to get in good with the locals is mispronouncing the name of the place you’re in. Luckily, …

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9 iPhone Photography Apps to Create Kick-ass Instagram

If you haven't noticed, ThePlanetD is a very photo heavy website. We use iPhone photography apps that we count on to bring out the best in our photos …

Fourth-grader says he has the One Ring, school suspends him for terrorist threat, dad says

A fourth-grader in west Texas has been suspended, his father says, because he pretended to have a ring like the One Ring from The Lord of the Rings canon, and said it could make a classmate disappear.<p>Dad Jason Steward said he was told his son's claim amounted to making a terrorist threat.<p>Steward …

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Cruisewear for a Cruise to Nowhere

Julia Kramer, <i>BA's</i> Associate Restaurant Editor, may only have been aboard Royal Caribbean's <i>Quantum of the Seas</i> for two nights, but you wouldn't know it from the eight crazy outfits in which photographer Alex Lau captured her.

How to Make a Perfect Frittata: Rules to Follow and Mistakes to Avoid

A custardy, perfectly-cooked frittata is easier to cook than you think—just don't make these mistakes.<p>A well-made frittata is one of the world's most perfect foods. It's cheap, quick-cooking, and an efficient vehicle for leftovers—not to mention equally delicious at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. …

Set Yourself Up for Success: Create a Clutter Filter

Create a Landing Strip and Start Using it<p>The first two parts of the "healthy home filter", the door mat and hooks (or proper, usable space in a coat …

Ten Products With Unfortunate Names And What Those Names Actually Mean

Naming is an important part of brand identity, and product names often go through different stages of development, from focus group testing to …

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16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

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17 Recipes Worth Getting Garlic Breath For

Vampires, beware: These garlic recipes are too good to pass up.<p><b>Is there anything better than the scent of a few garlic cloves</b> cooking away on the stovetop? Except for a whole head of it in the oven, we think not. What we're trying to say here is that we really like garlic. No, we <i>love</i> the stuff. …

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11 Ways to Flavor Roast Chicken

A roast chicken’s personality can change drastically depending on how you season it. Here are 11 ways to flavor your next roast chicken.<p>Truth: A …

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20+ Of The Most Creative Candle Designs Ever

Candles might not be the most convenient way to light up your home thanks to the lightbulb, but they are irreplaceable when creating a cozy or …

To-do lists are evil. Schedule everything.

<i>Image: Shutterstock</i><p>Cal Newport is the author of the excellent career advice book, So Good They Can't Ignore You (Read Kevin Kelly's review). Eric …

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19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt.<p>Yep, it's a pretty …

10 Healthy Snacks To Eat At Your Desk

Jonny Bowden, a Los Angeles nutritionist who has written eight books, including, most recently, Living Low Carb: Controlled-Carbohydrate Eating for Long Term Weight Loss, says the ideal office snacks are "well constructed mini-meals." That means food that contains protein, fat and fiber and …

30 Indulgent Winter Recipes to Help You Add that 'Extra Layer'

As the temperature drops, you *could* buy a new winter coat to stay warm—but it'd be much more fun to add on layers with these mega-indulgent recipes.<p>With bathing suit season months away and nothing stretching before us but a cold, gray, blustery, and desolate winter (ugh), we're setting aside the …

Holidays you thought you couldn't take with kids

Having children doesn't mean the next few years of travel are all about two-week package holidays, self-catering accommodation, and strategic locations near gaudy play centres.<p>Read on to find out why the Maldives isn't just for blissful couples and whether safaris and toddlers really can mix.<p>Safaris<p>…

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The Biggest Mistakes Every Couple Makes

<i>By Dave Elliot for YourTango.com</i><p><b>Why any single one of these can lead you back to being single again.</b><p>In the last few weeks, I've written a couple of articles on this site that received a lot of attention. The first one was called "The 10 Biggest Mistakes Women Make in Relationships" and it has been …

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Here are the security measures NSA spies hate the most

It's tempting to imagine that few online safeguards will stop NSA surveillance in its tracks, but that's not true. A new leak from Edward Snowden's files reveals that there's a surprising number of ways to thwart these snoops, at least as of 2012. While you may already know that the NSA sees Tor's …

This Top-Secret Food Will Change the Way You Eat

I dumped meat a few weeks ago, and it was not an easy breakup. Some of my most treasured moments have involved a deck, a beer, and a cheeseburger. But the more I learned, the more I understood that the relationship wasn’t good for either of us. A few things you should never do if you want to eat …

Photographer Creates Magical Portraits of Her 4-Year-Old Daughter in ‘Seen Not Heard’

For <i>Seen Not Heard</i>, North Carolina-based photographer Heather Evans Smith explores her relationship with her 4-year-old daughter, turning her lens on …

10 Best Fast Recipes of 2014

Executive food editor Tina Ujlaki reveals her favorite fast recipes that F&W published in 2014, from hearty cauliflower steaks to luscious scrambled …

Mythbusting 101: Organic Farming > Conventional Agriculture

<i>People believe a lot of things that we have little to no evidence for, like that vikings wore horned helmets or that you can see the Great Wall of</i> …

Beyond Paleo: Is Eating Like a Viking the Next It Diet?

<i>Europe is heeding the call of the Norse: A diet rich in berries, fish, nuts, and game is charting a course to boosting health and losing pounds. Kate Christensen reports on the New Nordic phenomenon.</i><p>My father’s grandparents came from Norway and settled in the Scandinavian bastion of Minnesota. As a …

21 Signs You're Obsessed With Latin Food

What do you mean there's no adobo?!<p><b>1. You season just about everything with sazon, adobo, and sofrito.</b> They're your go-to spices for any type of meat or beans.<p><b>2. You eat rice and beans as a side all the time.</b> What are you having with your rice and beans tonight?<p><b>3. When you date a guy who isn't not</b> …

The gold rush days of bitcoin mining are over, and not because of the price

For all the volatility in bitcoin pricing, 2014 may be looked back on as a year when bitcoin began to move past the proof-of-concept stage and toward a mainstream market. Some 6.6 million bitcoin wallets have been set up so far this year, according to Coindesk, a fivefold increase over 2013. And …

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15 Slow Cooker Oatmeals And Healthy Breakfasts To Prep Overnight

A daily ritual of breakfast in bed is a long-shot wish: You might be able to swing it if you've got buckets of money and a crumb catcher built into your sheets.<p>The next-best thing? A healthy breakfast, more elaborate than a bowl of cereal or a sad granola bar, all ready for you as you groggily …

How to Decorate Holiday Cookies Like a Pro

Holiday cookie decorating 101: Everything you know for cookies that look as good as they taste.<p>Holiday cookies are delicious no matter what they look like, but there comes a time in every baker's life when the tub o' frosting and squeeze tubes of food coloring will no longer suffice. If you're …