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This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

Rick Steves: The best and worst of Europe

Americans get the shortest vacations in the industrial world. With so little time, the pressure is on to make all the right choices when planning a trip. But how to select the right destination? It ultimately depends on your interests and your tastes — and what your experienced travel writer tells …

10 Superfoods To Stock Up On During Pregnancy

There's nothing like finding out you're pregnant to encourage better eating habits. After all, your body is going through big changes, and both you …

Your travel insurance could be worthless, holidaymakers warned

Tourists are being sold travel insurance that could prove worthless because it fails to protect families from problems such as missed flights or loss of luggage and expensive valuables.<p>While some insurance deals can be cheap, they may prove to be poor value because the excess holidaymakers have to …

The Real Reason More Women Don’t Code

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Blame the period! A satirical look at some of the excuses why more women don’t go into ITC jobs. Girls Who …

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Best All-Inclusive Honeymoon Hotels

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon location is no easy feat — countless destinations, endless hotel options, and finding the ideal spot to suit both you and your new spouse's needs... how do you choose? Well, we've got you covered. Whether you're looking for inexpensive honeymoon ideas, ultra-romantic</i> …

The Secrets to Cooking With Wine

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Wine is of course incredible to drink, but it also comes in handy in the kitchen! It's easy to use but also important to make sure you know how to properly add it to a dish.<p>In the video above we talk to winemaker Charles Smith and get …

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Scientists Pinpoint When Humans Had Sex With Neanderthals

Scientists have long-known that our human ancestors got down and dirty with Neanderthals. But when exactly did this interbreeding first occur?<p>A study from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany offers a new answer.<p>For the study, researchers sequenced the genome …

What Your Birthday Says About Your Mood And Personality, According To Science

Astrologers and other spiritual types are typically the only people to believe in a connection between a person's birthday and their personality. But according to a recent study, there's scientific evidence that indeed, the season of your birth may have some impact on who you are.<p>Researchers from …

Copycat KFC Gravy: Finger Lick'n Good!

Our KFC gravy recipe tastes just like the real thing! Except it comes from real ingredients - a big plus.<p>Do you ever crave the amazing taste of mashed potatoes and gravy just like the Colonel makes them? I do! I’ve had to forego that delicious taste due to gluten intolerance; however, the great …

These Lunch Bowl Recipes Just Made Your Work Week Infinitely Better

The lunch slump -- it happens to all of us. Once you've eaten at every lunch spot around your office, and you've made every sandwich, soup and salad you can dream up, you're hit with a total loss of what to eat for your midday meal. Once it sets in, it's hard to shake. Nothing seems appetizing …

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

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Frying with Olive Oil and Other Ways You're Misusing Oil

With hundreds of options in the grocery store, choosing the right type of oil for your cooking needs can be difficult. Maximize your efficiency in the kitchen with some simple guidelines for how to use oil.<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Ways You're Misusing Oil</b><p>Whether you're choosing …

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Here's Why You Must Absolutely Start Salting Your Pasta Water (That Means You, Olive Garden)

In a recent 294-slide criticism of Olive Garden, hedge fund Starboard Value unflatteringly highlighted the fast-casual restaurant's shortcomings in an effort to shame O.G. into improving. Much of the criticism is aimed at how the business is run, but apparently, the Internet's favorite slam is …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

With fall rolling in, you're starting to think about breaking up with salad, summer's best friend (except pasta salad, of course). The cool breezes have caught you off guard, and you want something that'll stick to your ribs -- you're looking forward to trading in light, fresh meals and …

78 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

What $1,500 in Rent Gets You in 11 U.S. Cities

Are you tired of spending $1,500 per month for a closet with a sink? Then Missoula, Montana might be the move for you.<p>Location has long been the key …

BA's Best Banana Bread

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's …

Want Your Crops To Survive Extreme Heat and Drought? Add Fungus

The future of agriculture may be plant-fungus symbiosis, writes Issie Lapowsky for WIRED<p>The global population continues to grow, and climate change is already tangibly reducing food harvests. Can agriculture adapt to be both more productive and more resilient?<p>One answer to that question may be "add …

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Here Are The Top Places You Need To Visit In The US, According To Pinterest Users

Since then, users have created 4 million Place Boards and uploaded over 1 billion Place pins into the system.<p>Thanks to that data, Pinterest was able to put together a list of the top 20 most popular places in the US that everyone should try to visit.

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Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other

DETROIT (Reuters) - An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates a new stage in automation is happening …

When sinkholes open, they can swallow fortunes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Solid ground isn't always a certainty. Sinkholes can lurk anywhere, beneath suburban homes, city streets or even football …

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Tiny Off-the-Grid Homes We Love

Photo: Graypants, Inc./Hide and Seek<p>The latest in coffee-table inspiration comes from the newly released <i>Hide and Seek</i>. The book is a compilation of unique, well-designed, escape-from-reality cabins we lust over. These structures aren't lavish: instead, they're dedicated to simplicity and the …

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America’s Best Summer Weekend Adventures

Adventure<p>Great adventures are all around us—and summer is the ideal time to seek them. To give you some ideas and inspiration, every weekday we will be sharing a different U.S. summer weekend adventure, state-by-state.

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10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

All The Cakes You Can Make With Just A Box Of Cake Mix And A Bottle Of Soda

It would appear that no cake recipe is as easy to follow as the one printed on the back of a cake mix box.<p>Eggs, butter (or oil), water. Heat, beat, bake. Easy as cake from a box pie.<p>But there <i>is</i> something easier, dear cake-lovers. Swap all but the cake mix for a bottle of soda. As Youtuber Mind Over …