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Take the Ultimate Spanish Road Trip from Barcelona

PHOTO BY Albert Torelló/Flickr<p>Els Encantats<p>Medieval villages, back roads, and the Wild Pyrenees<p>Leave behind the beaches of Barcelona and drive …

Barcelona

Why celebs from Miley to Kim are wearing Triangl bikinis | Toronto Star

Plug #triangl into a social media search box and you’ll see hundreds of results, all from sun-kissed beachgoers flaunting their toned abs and …

Miley Cyrus

12 Ideas For Decorating A Nonworking Fireplace

No fire? No problem.<p>These nonworking fireplaces spark major design creativity (no matches needed).

New Jersey

Misadventures in the Fragrance Trade

I have great taste. Call it a God given talent, call it an acquired skill — it is what it is. So when a friend playfully implied that the scent of my candle of choice might be disturbing the neighbors, I wondered: are my eyes deceiving my nose?<p>Luckily for me, Pratt Institute offers a crash-course …

Beauty

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …

Cooking

55 Cool And Practical Home Décor Hacks You Should Try

Life hacks are cool and useful and they can be organized in multiple categories. A lot of them are referring to home décor, showing how you can make …

Home Decorating

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Design

The Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Adverti …

Women's Health

National Geographic Travel

50 Cold-Weather Soup Recipes

Cooking

Make This Spicy Soup for Lunch to Warm You Up This Winter

December is a tough month to eat healthy with all of those Christmas cookies, candy and leftovers. No complaints over here — after all, that’s what the holidays are all about! But sometimes we just want an easy, healthy lunch that’s not a boring old salad. This spicy soup recipe is the perfect …

Tomatoes

17 things you should definitely ask for the next time you check in to a hotel

Hotels have a ton of free amenities just waiting for the travelers savvy enough to ask for them.<p>Since many of these items aren't found in the rooms themselves, guests often don't even realize they're available.<p>We spoke to representatives from Hilton Worldwide and Starwood Hotels and Resorts, who …

Hospitality

21 Healthy Meals (and Desserts) You Can Make in a Mug

The microwave gets a bad rap these days, but when you’re running late or only have 10 minutes between errands, tossing a few ingredients in a mug for …

Breakfast

'Anti-malarial mosquitoes' created using controversial genetic technology

Scientists aim to tackle malaria by creating insects unable to spread the parasite, but caution urged over unpredictable ecological consequences<p>Hundreds of genetically modified mosquitoes that are incapable of spreading the malaria parasite to humans have been created in a laboratory as part of a …

Genetics

How to Make Super Easy and Elegant Upcycled Tile Coasters

How Was Your Day?I love doing DIY for the holidays. Or any time, really. I find that a handmade gift is so special, and sometimes the recipient even …

Crafting

Breakfast Cookies Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Named for their wholesome and earthy ingredients like rolled oats and flax seeds, …

10 Most Effective Butt Exercises to Shape Up Your Body

Everyone wants to get in shape as soon as they sense that summer is around the corner. However, shaping up means different things to different people.<p>…

Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

"These cookies are the pinnacle of perfection! If you want a big, fat, chewy cookie like the kind you see at bakeries and specialty shops, then these …

Dessert

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

Red velvet cake recipe

The Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York shares the recipe for its legendary red velvet cake<p><b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake</b><br>3 ounces (or 85g) dark chocolate, chopped<br>2 cups (or 400g) granulated sugar<br>4 large eggs<br>1 ½ cups (or 450ml) vegetable oil<br>1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>2 cups (or 220g) plain flour<br>2 ¼ …

The Best Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Now and then, I settle on a recipe that I feel needs no improvement. This one is joining that privileged club.It was thanks to an unexpected snow day …

Dessert

31 Decadent Cookies You Won't Be Able To Stop Eating

That dough, tho.<p>For more food porn, <b>like Spoon University on Facebook</b> or <b>get at them on Pinterest</b>.

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

Recipe

Recipes

31 Delicious Things To Bake This Holiday Season

Think of it as a holiday bake-it list.

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…

Breakfast