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Three-Day Weekend: Norway

It's an old gag: “Have you driven a fjord lately?” But deep discounts and stunning new tourist routes will put the majestic stretch of inlets between …

Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia

Whether you're looking to mud-walk in the Netherlands or ride the rails through Russia, check out our editors' list of 10 incredible locations to see this season.<p><b>PERFECT FOR:</b> Rail riders<p><b>WHY:</b> The original Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok hits the century mark this year. Built …

Travel

Herschel Is Making Bags Out Of A Nearly Indestructible Textile From World War II

The rip stops here.<p>Aside from looking sharp, a great city backpack can stand up to hard knocks. While it’s easy to find heavy-duty outdoor gear that fulfills the latter requirement, you’re riding the subway, not scaling a mountain–no need to buy a pack optimized for alpine excursions. Herschel …

San Diego's Most 'Delicious Destinations' According to Bizarre Foods

Our earlier intel on a San Diego-centric episode of 'Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations', the <b>Andrew Zimmern</b>-hosted program that highlights a city's "not-to-be-missed legendary foods" proved legit; the show's crew was in town last month to film at several local restaurants.<p>Though no air date has …

There Is No Love Like Cast-Iron Pan Love

For Camino chef Russell Moore, a friend’s flea-market find turned into a lifelong love affair with vintage cast-iron pans.<p>One day at Chez Panisse, my friend Tony Brush pushed eight cast-iron Griswold and Wagner skillets toward me and said, “Here are some pans for you.” We both rode bikes and liked …

Eggs

Almond Flour Recipes

From savory almond flour-crusted chicken piccata to sweet almond flour fudge brownies, here are Food & Wine's best almond flour recipes.

The Food Lab: Follow These Rules for the Best Fried Rice

I've been holding off on doing a full fried rice story for several years now. I'm not really sure why. Fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers, it is infinitely variable, and there are <i>plenty</i> of variables worth testing out. Couple that with the number of rules that everyone says you simply …

Spaghetti Squash Noce Moscata

If Scot could be reborn, he’d surely come back as Italian; his passion for the cuisine pumps through his veins. When he was the chef at Johnny’s, a …

Green Lentil Curry with Kale

<i>Haray Lentils aur Kale</i><p>This is almost a meal in itself, nutritionally complete if you add some whole-grain pita bread (or rice) and yogurt on the …

Curries

Drones Create Real-Time Maps of How Diseases Spread

Epidemiologists are using drone data to track malaria from mosquitos to monkeys to humans.<p>As tools for good and not evil, civilian drones are often most useful in environments that are otherwise hard to navigate. We've seen UAVs pitched for used humanitarian and environmental initiatives to help …

See How Diseases Spread in These Mesmerizing Graphics

You're an H1N1 influenza virus—swine flu—just hanging out in Hanoi, Vietnam. But now it's time to spread and infect. How should you go about your …

Disease

We Are The Dream (Saturn Remix)

The 23 Best Albums Of 2014

<i>HuffPost Entertainment's Jessica Goodman and Ryan Kristobak pick their favorite albums of the year, in no particular order</i>.<p><b>"LP1" by FKA Twigs</b><p>We’ll be bold: FKA Twigs is the most interesting artist of the year. Her creepy, sensual debut album quickly became our obsession. Combined with Twigs' …

6 Hearty One-Pot Meals That Will Have You Winning at Winter

It seems like the overworked meteorologists at the Weather Channel have been busy predicting Nor'easters with a furious frequency. And what's better than a hearty pot of stew to right the wrongs of a wet, treacherous slog home from work? Aside from being filled with slow-cooked, nutritious and …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

It’s time for this week’s roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games released on Apple’s App Store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free + IAP). No, it’s not changing to “get” just …

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Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

How-to: Safely delete or change an iCloud account from your Mac or iOS device

First off, before we begin and actually discuss how to safely delete or change an iCloud account, we should discuss the different scenarios as to why you might need to delete or change your iCloud account off of your device.<p>If you are using the same Apple ID as a family member for iCloud, your …

Investigation Finds Multiple 'Serious' Incidents Occurred At Government Labs Storing Deadly Diseases

"I will say that I'm just astonished that this could have happened here," CDC Director Tom Frieden said at a press conference Friday announcing the results of the report.<p>According to the report, the anthrax was released after a scientist at the CDC's Bioterrorism Rapid Response and Advanced …

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

Cooking

These Mason Jar Salads Are Your New Go-To Lunch

Bringing lunch to work can feel like a chore -- it requires planning, getting up early to pack your lunch or remembering to prepare it before you go to bed. It needs to be portable and it needs to be exciting, but it also can't be smelly (sorry tuna fish or egg salad sandwich lovers. We're fans, …

The Science Behind Why Bacon Smells So Good

Bacon. It's the all-American breakfast staple. A simple food, but one that's enjoyed by people across the world. Its versatility is undeniable. It can be used in desserts, in traditional breakfast foods and even in quinoa. We could eat it for every single meal (and we"ve tried). The smell of bacon …