Kasey Holle

33 Flips | 6 Magazines | 6 Likes | @KaseyHolle | never stop wondering, never stop wandering. Architecture Student at Kansas State University

31 No-Bake Desserts for Summer

The <i>last</i> thing you want to do on a hot, summer day is turn on the oven. But when company is coming, you've been tasked with dessert for the potluck, …

Dessert

A German baker has taken pie art to a mesmerizing new level

In Germany, a country known more for kuchen than pie, one baker has become a sensation for her design-savvy, American-style pastries.<p>Karin Pfeiff-Boschek makes three pies each week, posts pictures of them on Instagram and then gives most of them away to friends and charities. Her online pastry …

Baking

The Coconut Cake

This cake is like a party in your mouth. The cake itself is very fluffy because of the coconut cream. It's all about coconut, with coconut icing and …

7-Day Diet Meal Plan to Lose Weight: 1,800 Calories

This 1,800-calorie meal plan is designed by EatingWell's registered dietitians and culinary experts to offer healthy and delicious meals for weight …

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

24. Trek to Petra<p><b>Location:</b> Jordan <b><br>Distance:</b> roughly 50 miles <b><br>Time:</b> 5-9 Days <b><br>Best Time to Go:</b> October to April<p>Considered one of the best hikes in the …

Hiking

Ancient city discovered in Ethiopia offers new insight into country's history

Archaeological research in Ethiopia has largely centered around early humans, but there’s more to the country’s past than just our origins. …

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BBC

New GPS website will help you find off-the-beaten-path trails in US national parks

More and more people are heading to America’s national parks to enjoy the incredible nature found around the US. But if you’re hoping to break from fellow travellers and get away from the crowds, a GPS company is aiming to help get hikers off-the-beaten-path.<p>TomTom – a GPS, traffic and navigation …

Easy Roasted-Garlic Focaccia That's Too Good to Share

Anyone who understands evolution knows that it doesn't <i>necessarily</i> lead from simpler to more complex life-forms. Rather, it leads to life-forms better suited to their environments. The evolution of recipes is similar: It's not that every new recipe is <i>better</i> than its immediate predecessor; it's just …

Recipes

Did ISIS inadvertently uncover the secret to the “lost” Hanging Gardens of Babylon?

<b>(Wikicommons)</b><p>ISIS destroyed an ancient shrine — and archeologists may have discovered a wonder of the ancient world underneath<p>Noah Charney<p>March 12, 2017 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Last week, a group of concerned archaeologists, mapping out the extent of the damage wrought by ISIS when it occupied the Iraqi city …

12 National Park Adventures Off the Beaten Path

Is there a way to find fresh adventure in our most iconic (and well-traveled) wildernesses? Actually, there is—turn your next park visit into a quest. From wolf tracking to sand-dune shredding, these nine trips will get you far beyond the ranger station.<p>Cross the Border<p><b>Glacier National Park,</b> …

National Parks

One Pot Veggie Casserole

<b>This One Pot Vegetarian Pasta Casserole is made entirely in one pan or skillet. It is made with lots of veggies and cheese that is baked off until</b> …

Casseroles

The ancient place where history began

The idea of Mesopotamia has intoxicated the West for centuries. Alastair Sooke takes a look at a civilisation where much of modern culture took form.<p>“Everybody has heard of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Tower of Babel, Nebuchadnezzar, and the Flood,” says Ariane Thomas, a curator in the …

Ancient History

Vast 5,600-year-old religious centre discovered near Stonehenge

A huge, prehistoric religious and ceremonial complex has been discovered near Britain’s most famous prehistoric temple Stonehenge.<p>Its discovery is …

Archaeology

A Pharaoh's Boat Tomb Has Been Unearthed in One of Ancient Egypt's Oldest Cities

This is magnificent.<p>Just west of the Nile, in one of the most important ancient sites in Egypt, archaeologists have uncovered a royal boat tomb, …

31 Butternut Squash Recipes That Will Make You Wonder Why Pumpkin Gets All the Attention

Always the supporting role, never the star. The opening act, but never the main event. When it comes to fall ingredients, butternut squash often gets …

The world’s longest trail will be completed next year with nearly 15,000 miles of paths — here’s what it looks like

The Great Trail, an extensive network of paths that spans the country from north to south and east to west, is set to be complete by the end of 2017, the year of Canada's 150th anniversary. The project has been in progress since 1992, and will connect a whopping 14,828 miles of hiking and biking …

7 Grown-Up Recipes for Pasta Shells

Get sophisticated with your pasta shells.<p>While you can't go wrong with classic macaroni and cheese at any age, being a grown-up means you can also …

Cooking

Ancient Greeks may have built China's famous Terracotta Army – 1,500 years before Marco Polo

Ancient Greeks artists could have travelled to China 1,500 years before Marco Polo’s historic trip to the east and helped design the famous …

Archaeology

Treasure Trove of Ancient Human Footprints Found Near Volcano

Hundreds of crisscrossing tracks offer a glimpse of life in Africa around 19,000 years ago.<p>Nine miles from the volcano the Maasai call the “Mountain of God,” researchers have cataloged a spectacularly rare find: an enormous set of well-preserved human footprints left in the mud between 5,000 and …

Anthropology

Forgotten realms of the Oxus region

In classical antiquity, a number of advanced civilisations flourished in the area that today comprises parts of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, …

Trump vs. Clinton: A debate fact-check cheat sheet

Presidential candidates rarely come to the debates with fresh facts. Instead, they rely on claims that have been scattered in their stump speeches for many months — claims that The Fact Checker has already put to the Pinocchio Test. So here’s a quick guide to old favorites viewers will likely hear …

How 7 People Would Spend 24 Hours In Philly

If your knowledge of Philadelphia begins and ends with the “Rocky” montage, get ready to learn that there’s way more to the city than an inspiring 2:28-minute movie clip.<p>To enrich your understanding of Pennsylvania’s largest city and home to the Liberty Bell, we’ve partnered with Visit Philadelphia …

Philly’s Best Doughnuts are Coming to NYC for One Day Only

Philadelphia is primarily famous in the culinary world for creating the cheesesteak, for obvious reasons. However, another claim to fame for the city …

The 10 things you have to do before you can say you’ve visited Philadelphia

1. Visit the Art Museum.<p>Placed at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and overlooking the city skyline, the Philadelphia Art Museum is more than …

The Waffle Recipes You Want And Need

Buttermilk, pumpkin spice and so much more.<p>We respect a plain old, well-made buttermilk waffle. Truly, we do. Crunchier than pancakes, but still delightfully fluffy, waffles are more than satisfying on their own. But we have to admit, their flat shape and deep, square divots are just asking to be …

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

Why It's Time to Repeal the Second Amendment

I teach the Constitution for a living. I revere the document when it is used to further social justice and make our country a more inclusive one. I …

Guns