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8 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

8 Food and Drink Trends to Try in 2015

Here, eight culinary pros predict the trends that will be big next year.<p>F&W editors predict that 2015 will be year of house-made tortillas, …

Canada’s strategic maple syrup reserve and the economics behind it

As far as oddball strategic reserves go, Canada’s Global Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve is a perennial favorite. (America’s National Helium Reserve and China’s strategic pork hoard are usually up there, too.)<p>But it should be said that Canada’s maple syrup stockpiles aren’t a government undertaking. …

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The Most Popular Recipes of 2014

2014 was a stellar year for recipes here at Serious Eats. We're talking an epic series on waffling...just about everything, ridiculously gorgeous crown roast rack of lamb, and a massive collection of some of the best vegan food you'll ever eat. Out of the hundreds of recipes we brought to you over …

Trends 2015: What You'll Be Eating Next Year

Anyone who spends much of the week in restaurants will notice that some items crop up on menus over and over and we’re not just talking about kale salad or artisan mix burgers. Food tastes and offerings do run in trends so the San Francisco-based restaurant and hospitality consultants AF & Co …

Jamie Oliver leads drive to buy misshapen fruit and vegetables

Jamie Oliver, who has led the campaign for improved school meals, is turning his attention to a campaign encouraging shoppers to buy “crooked” carrots, knobbly pears and wonky potatoes, in an effort to reduce food waste.<p>Misshapen but perfectly edible fruit and vegetables that would otherwise go to …

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15 Iphone Apps To Be Even Lazier in 2015

The new year is knocking. Time to break out your goals for self-improvement and… eh, forget it. For most of us, these things won’t live to see the Superbowl half-time show. This year, why not be honest with ourselves and embrace our ever-increasing laziness? Call it maximizing our efficiency, if it …

The best foodie apps

As Waitrose's executive chef predicts food apps playing a larger role in 2015, we give you some of the best that are already available<p>Anybody who's been on the internet lately may have noticed that it is awash with opinions on what we can expect in the upcoming year.<p>Yesterday, Waitrose's Executive …

The 11 most useful web tools of 2014

There's no shortage of great websites, apps and programs available on the Internet. Some, however, rise above the rest.<p>Your 2014 list of our 11 most …

From Getting Fit To Staying Organized, These Are Our Tech Resolutions For 2015

We informally polled the editors at Business Insider about their 2015 goals involving tech and came up with an interesting list involving fitness, money, music, security and more.

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See When Your Favorite Shows Are Returning

The holidays are not over yet, because the gift of more great TV is just around the corner!<p>Here’s a list of premiere dates for many of your favorite …

Michelle Dockery's new Mary on 'Downton Abbey'

Her performance as Lady Mary on "Downton Abbey" has brought Michelle Dockery many a thing: fans with tales of their own repressed sisterhood memories, a few<p>Emmy nominationsand a Twitter account for her eyebrows. The fifth season of thePBSdrama premieres Jan. 4 — and the 33-year-old actress said …

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'Downton Abbey' returns with more high-society secrets ... and sex

This could be the year that Lady Mary takes a lover — or, at the very least, takes control. In the Season 5 premiere of PBS's smash period drama <i>Downton Abbey</i>, the eldest Crawley daughter (Michelle Dockery) considers a gentleman caller's indecent proposal as they converse in her bedroom. Her one …

The 15 Best Recipes to Make for Christmas Dinner

Christmas is like clockwork: Thanksgiving passes, and all of a sudden your to-do list gets longer, with menu planning, gift shopping and wrapping, and Christmas tree-decorating. But just because Christmas comes around every year doesn't mean your menu has to. Are you tempted to cook the same …

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5 Simple Ways to Actually Enjoy Your Holiday Travel

The next few weeks of travel will be hectic -- there is no denying that. Flight delays, overbookings, lost luggage, and never-ending lines of people from the ticket counter to the only coffee shop inside security. All of this can combine to create a stressful travel experience. But how you deal …

19 global events worth traveling for in 2015

The Hottest Workouts for 2015

Photo: Gilles for ELLE<p><b>NEW YORK CITY</b><p><b>S10, S10training.com;</b> This workout incorporates weight training and cardio with the goal of getting you to sub 10% body fat (S10), the optimum for health and body composition.<p><b>Mile High Run Club, milehighrunclub.com;</b> Treadmills are the new stationary bikes come …

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

First Day Hikes planned in 50 states on New Year's Day

If one of your New Year's resolutions involves working out and getting outdoors, consider going on a First Day Hike on Jan. 1. The hikes scheduled at state parks in all 50 states are designed to expose more people to these lesser-known gems -- without going it alone.<p>Now in its fourth year as a …

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Best of The Hotline: New Year's Day Traditions

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today: New Year's Day always brings special dishes to the table -- here are a few of our favorites.</i><p>A few years ago, …

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4 Simple Goal Setting Ideas For 2015

New Year’s resolutions are like traffic. As the driver, your focus is intent while trying to “get there;” you see others pass you by; you get held up at a red light that slows down progress. Distractions such as the radio, crazy drivers, cellphones (in some states) preclude you from focusing on the …

Why does guilt increase pleasure?

Feelings of guilt can make our temptations feel even more seductive. So could we be healthier and happier if we just embraced a little bit of vice, asks David Robson.<p>This year, my New Year’s Resolutions are going to take a somewhat different form to those of previous Januaries. I’m forgoing my …

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The Surprising Reason We Make New Year's Resolutions

While many ancient traditions celebrate the beginning of a new year or season with an emphasis on renewal or re-birth, the New Year’s resolution as a means of self-improvement may be a uniquely American tradition.<p>And we may have one of the country's earliest religious traditions, Protestantism -- …