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Atmospheric rivers snake through the most dangerous and extreme storms

Long, thin regions of moisture in the atmosphere that flow through storms, known as atmospheric rivers, have been linked to the most extreme winds …

S.F. rainfall has now exceeded normal for a full season: Here are the numbers

San Francisco's total rainfall surpassed normal for a full season as of 5 a.m. Monday.<p>Average rainfall for a season, running October 1 to September 30, is 23.65 inches.<p>S.F. had seen 24.38 inches as of this morning. The total reached this benchmark after a moisture-packed storm driven by an …

Weather

This Small Town is Apparently America's #1 Up-And-Coming Vacation Destination

But you've probably never heard of it before.<p>It's no surprise that Hawaii, New York City and Florida's beaches continue to be the most popular destinations for people booking rentals via HomeAway, but you've probably never heard of the small town that topped the company's list of up-and-coming …

Ultranutty Pecan Bars | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

10 Swim Spots So Stunning You Should Plan Your Entire Trip Around Them

Dive on in at these natural wonders! 💦<p>When the weather outside is frightful, a body of perfect blue water starts to sound especially enticing. And there’s no reason NOT to plan an entire trip around the perfect swimming spot, just like you’d set your sights on an incredible hike or dreamy …

Slow-Cooker Sweet and Tangy Pulled Chicken | America's Test Kitchen

• Calories 337<br>• Cholesterol 87 mg<br>• Fat 15 g<br>• Sodium 601 mg<br>• Saturated 3 g<br>• Carbs 19 g<br>• Trans 0 g<br>• Dietary Fiber 2 g<br>• Monounsaturated 6 g<br>• Sugar 14 g<br>• Polyunsaturated 3 …

7 Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker to Make More Wholesome Meals

If one of your goals for the new year is to focus on eating a more wholesome diet, the slow cooker is one of the most helpful tools in the kitchen to …

Cooking

Island nation of Palau only wants rich tourists to visit

If you’re planning a trip to see the coral reefs and picturesque rock islands of Palau in the Pacific, you may want to bring a few extra bucks. Make that a stack of hundreds.<p>Palau’s president Tommy Remengesau has proposed a new law that would make it very difficult for travelers on a budget by …

12 Incredible Hostels Every Traveler Should Visit In A Lifetime

These places are destinations all on their own.<p>You travel on a budget, but you’ve abandoned grimy, noisy hostels for the cheapest of Airbnb stays. Or maybe you’ve always assumed hostels are dark, sad places packed with sweaty backpackers, and skip them altogether.<p>You shouldn’t.<p>From tree houses to …

Travel

This Map Guides You to Great Photography Hotspots Around the World

From overseas tourist destinations to your own neighborhood, there are beautiful spots to photograph all over the world. This interactive map shows …

Eating more of this particular veggie could lead to a longer life

Sure, you may have heard that trading sugar for healthy fats (avocados FTW!) is a wise thing to do to add more healthy years to your life (spoiler …

20-Minute Healthy Dinner Ideas

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Get ready for your new favorite sandwich: Grilled cheese with marinated tomatoes

Sometimes, nothing beats the perfection that is rich, gooey cheese melted between two slices of crisp bread. It's classic comfort food.<p>For a slight twist, give this version a try. Smoked cheese, such as Comte or Provolone, is sandwiched between thick slices of a rustic country loaf with a layer of …

grilled cheese

2017 NBA All-Star Game Reportedly Will Be Held in New Orleans

The state of North Carolina's controversial transgender bill implemented in March led to the NBA removing the 2017 All-Star Game from Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte next February, and now it has found a new home for the contest.<p>Continue for updates.<p>New Orleans Reportedly Named Host<p>Friday, …

Facebook's massive solar-powered drone takes its first flight

Facebook has flown its full-sized solar-powered airplane for the first time, after years of anticipation.<p>The large drone — named Aquila — had a …

Brazil scientists find Zika traces in second species of mosquito in wild

Brazilian researchers on Thursday said they found signs of the Zika virus in a common mosquito that is a separate species from the insect known to be the primary means of transmission.<p>They warned, however, that further tests are needed to determine whether the species, known as Culex …