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Make Delicious Homemade Pork Tamales

• Defrost banana leaves. Cook the bacon in a heavy skillet until crispy. Remove bacon slices, leaving rendered fat in the pan.<br>• Sprinkle the pork with …

Our 5 most crazy-popular recipes

Looking for dinner (or brunch) inspiration? These crazy delicious dishes are our five most popular recipes, from a sensational chicken verde stew and …

Cooking

5 Tasty Ways to Prepare Kohlrabi

You've probably spotted knobby purple or green kohlrabi at the farmers market recently and wondered what the heck this odd-shaped thing with the …

Vegetables

Behave, foreigners! Kyoto issues etiquette guides

(CNN) — Kyoto residents have had enough. A surge in tourism in recent years has brought with it an outbreak of dirty toilets and misbehaving travelers.<p>The city of Kyoto is battling the problem in what might be seen as a typically Japanese way -- issuing polite guidelines amplified by adorable …

Japan

The Dangerous Approach of Living Without Purpose

Nothing gives a person inner wholeness and peace like a distinctunderstanding of where they are going.<p>Robert Bryne once observed, “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”<p>In order to get somewhere, you need to define your end goal. That is essential. And the sooner you define it, the clearer …

Self-improvement

Deliciously Ella's pumpkin bread

MAKES<p>One loaf<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 tbsp chia seeds<br>• 60ml coconut oil, melted, plus a little extra for greasing the tin<br>• 300g pumpkin purée<br>• 120ml maple syrup<br>• 1 tbsp honey<br>• ½ tsp sea salt<br>• 2 tsp ground cinnamon<br>• 360g ground oats<br>• A sprinkling of sultanas and pumpkin seeds (optional), to add a great texture to your …

Recipes

Recipe: Easy Rainbow Icebox Cake

Easy Rainbow Icebox Cake<p>Serves 8 to 10<p>3 cups cold heavy cream <br>1/4 cup powdered sugar<br>Liquid food coloring<br>1 (9-ounce) package thin chocolate wafer …

Dessert

Fruit-Sweetened Triple Coconut Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

America’s last king: The unsettling parallels between King George III and Donald Trump

Inexperienced authoritarian with a habit of blasting out his opinions in the wee hours of the morn? Sounds familiar<p>When he assumed his nation’s highest office, he had no previous governmental experience. Born wealthy, he’d never worked for anyone else. Now his nation’s commander in chief, he had …

History

Neil Patel's Guide to Blogging Consistently

People always ask me how the heck I’ve been blogging for over 10 years.<p>I usually tell those people that blogging is like any sort of long-term …

Productivity

WhatsApp is becoming a top news source in some countries

WhatsApp might not be all that popular in the US, but in some places, it's fast becoming a place where people can safely share and get the latest news. According to a study conducted by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, more and more people are beginning to rely on the messaging …

WhatsApp

31 Disability hacks for housework - Crafting is my therapy

I HATE housework! But not for the usual reasons. I used to just get one with the housework every Saturday morning and do the garden on Sundays after …

In the Darkness, Thousands of Tiny Creatures Thrive

Photographer Ryo Minemizu illuminates ocean waters to reveal the secret underwater world of plankton.<p>Enter the ocean and you are likely to be swimming among thousands of tiny creatures —larvae of fish, octopus, sea urchins, crustaceans—newly hatched and on their way to maturing into adults. Along …

Oceans

Top 5 Best Video Games That Can Win Game Of The Year 2017

Game of the year is a big achievement for any game dev or publishers. Game of the year is the biggest award a game can get. 2017 already has some of …

Gaming

20 Easy Dinner Recipes for Your Next Meal Plan

Come summer, there's a standing trend in my weekly meal plan: easy dinners. The easier, the better. Right now more than any other time of year I lean …

Cooking

How to Travel the World and Get Paid to Do It

One peek at my Instagram and you’d be forgiven for thinking I spend every single day on vacation. Lazing in hammocks sipping cocktails, exploring …

Travel

10 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites For Your Travel List

Start planning a trip to these world wonders.<p>Top 5: New World Heritage Sites to Add to Your Travel List Start planning a trip to these world wonders. Learn more in <b>"10 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites For Your Travel List"</b> from National Geographic Travel.<p>This past week, UNESCO updated its eclectic …

List-Worthy

Think Your Passport Is Valid? Maybe Not

I’ll skip right to the punchline: Check the expiration date on your passport. If you have six months or less remaining, renew it now. Really. <i>Now</i>.<p>Why do I feel compelled to give you advice you didn’t ask for? Because I want to spare you the nightmare I went through recently.<p>I’m not an inexperienced …

Travel

The 29 coolest female startup founders in the UK

The UK is one of the best-funded tech ecosystems outside of Silicon Valley thanks, in part, to its diversity.<p>There are more women than ever founding their own tech startups in the UK, defying barriers like the huge gender gap in computer science, the fact that most European firms have all-male …

Startups

10 hot interior design trends for 2017!

2017 might have officially already begun, but you can never be too late when it comes to finding out about all the interior design trends that are …

Interior Design

Attention, Shoppers: IKEA Is Officially Available on Amazon Prime

A few weeks ago, IKEA teased the news that it was considering selling its wares through third party retailers online, thus eliminating the required …

Amazon

Five guys take same photo for 35 years

(CNN) — Five friends from Santa Barbara High School have been snapping the same photo in the same pose on the same cabin bench every five years for the past 35 years.<p>From left to right, as is the tradition, John "Wedge" Wardlaw, Mark Rumer-Cleary, Dallas Burney, John Molony and John Dickson gazed …

Good News

Take This Vitamin to Repel Mosquitoes All Summer Long

We all love summer, sandy beaches and longer days, but nobody likes the mosquitoes that are also a part of it. Since 1956 the mosquito repellent has …

Alternative Medicine

When Andy Warhol Went Gaga for Dada

Opinion<p>Read THE DAILY PIC: When Andy Warhol painted an ad for some piping, it was also an ad of sorts for the Dada sculpture called 'God'.<p>,<p><b>THE DAILY</b> …

Fine Art

​Your Definitive Guide To The Different Types Of Tomatoes At The Store

WTH is an "heirloom" tomato, anyways?<p>Although they're technically available all year round, nothing screams summer quite like a super fresh tomato. From the funky heirloom tomatoes at your local farmers market to the irresistibly sweet basket of grape tomatoes at the store, these juicy orbs add a …

Gardening

How to see the red crab migration on Christmas Island

Christmas Island, an Australian territory, is a small island in the Indian Ocean. Once a year, red crabs — native to the island — begin making their …

Christmas Island

Carne Asada Tacos For Summertime Grilling

PREPARATION<p>1. Combine marinade ingredients in a food processor or blender. In a large, shallow container, pour marinade over steak and marinate for at least 4 and no more than 12 hours.<p>2. Bring a charcoal or gas grill to the highest possible heat. Grill steak for 8-10 minutes over direct heat, …

Mexican Food

The Benefits of Vitamin D Supplements—Do You Really Need Them?

In the past 20 years, there’s been increased focus on vitamin D, highlighting its potential for benefits beyond bone health, says Howard Sesso, SCD, …

Vitamins

Life in the City: Michael Wolf’s Major Retrospective at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017

The phrase “street photography” comes loaded with meaning, expectations and, in many ways, limitations. Whether it’s the decisive moment, the magic of light or the importance placed on happenstance, the genre has a rich and celebrated history—but also find itself a bit foreclosed in its capacity …

Art