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4 Types of Outdoor Adventures Everyone Should Experience

A man exploring the outdoors | Philipp Guelland/Getty Images<p>The call of adventure. Of nature. Of the void.<p>We all feel it, as we sit shackled to our …

7 Amazing Vacations That Won't Sting Your Wallet

The good news: We've rounded up some fantabulous vacations that won't sting your wallet. The bad news: We've also found some that will. But sorry (not sorry) because daydreaming about travel has never hurt anyone. Plus, isn't that what savings are for?<p><b>An Overnight At Downtown Abbey: $395</b> <b>View</b> …

Doughnut Tent Design Could Make Camping a Little Easier

The Doughnut Tent is a concept created by Han Kim, Sungha Lim, and Hyumook Lim, who are students at Yong In University. It's their entry to the Spark …

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What People Who Live to 100 Eat Every Day

<b>We'll have what they're having.</b><p><i>By Sarah-Jane Bedwell</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Courtesy Blue Zones)</i><p>There's one pretty mind-blowing characteristic about the people who live in these five communities throughout the world: Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; the Greek island of Ikaria, the Nicoya peninsula of Costa …

37 Whole30 Recipes That Everyone Will Love

A variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks to keep you going all month.<p>But what does that mean, exactly? In a nutshell, it's a 30-day elimination diet, during which you eat meat, seafood, lots of vegetables, some fruit, and healthy fats like avocados, nuts, seeds and unrefined oils. …

Healthy Eating

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

Italian Food

20 Really Cool Summer Recipes to Chill in This Hot Season

With the summer approaching to its peak, these simple, easy-to-do summer recipes are perfect for you to try. Go through these recipes, and enjoy …

Recipes

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

Parmesan Chicken Cutlets

4 Servings<p>If you cut the chicken into smaller pieces before breading, they’re nuggets—the guilt-free kind.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup all-purpose flour<p>2 large eggs<p>1½ cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>¼ cup grated Parmesan<p>1 tablespoon mustard powder<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 …

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How To Make Egg Brûlée, The Best New Breakfast Around

No matter how great eggs can be -- deviled, scrambled, whipped into omelettes -- sometimes eating them just gets old. That's when it's time to find a new egg recipe. You need one that thinks way outside the box to turn the humble egg into something you can't wait to bite into again.<p>The chef of Egg …

Every Cooking And Baking Substitution You Could Ever Need, In One Perfect Chart

There's nothing worse than being in the middle of making biscuits only to realize that you're fresh out of buttermilk. Or baking a cake, and finding out someone used up the eggs. Having to run out to the store when you're in the middle of preparing something awesome to eat is the absolute worst. …

23 Ways Busy Parents Can Make This An Epic Summer

Image: Left Brain Craft Brain<p>Raise your hand if you haven’t planned weeks of elaborate activities, out-of-the-way trips and incredible crafts to entertain your kids for 100-plus days of summer yet! OK, everyone put your hands down. Of course you didn’t. We didn’t, either. But here’s what we did do. …

Foil Packet Cooking for Camping – A Beginner Guide and Easy Recipes

Foil pack cooking for camping has been around for ages and lots of campers love the easy recipes that go along with this style of cooking – maybe you …

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18 Unbelievable Facts That Sound Like Total Bullshit!

We know that we’re surrounded by the good, the bad and the completely wonky, when it comes to facts and trivia. But just when you thought you’d read …

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Breakfast cookie pie will become your favorite morning meal

Everyone loves cookies, but what if I told you this cookie recipe was specifically for breakfast only? Yes, that's right — a cookie made just for …

13 cool things you didn't know Siri could do

Thanks to Siri, you can check how many calories are in the soda you're drinking and even see how many planes are flying miles above you in the sky.<p>From productivity life hacks to hidden Easter eggs, we've collected 13 of the most interesting things Siri can do for you.

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This Kitten Was Abandoned By It's Mother, But Then This Crow Does Something I've Never Seen Before!

This is an incredible tale of two natural enemies in the wild who somehow formed a bond and became best friends. This story may sound like a fantasy …

Overnight Fast and Easy Gourmet Caramel Rolls

This is an amazing way to cheat the quality of a bakery sticky caramel roll, but is fast to whip up! Frozen rolls can be set in the pan overnight to …

Particles

Make Oatmeal Cream Pies at Home!

<i>Soft and chewy oatmeal cookies are sandwiched together with delicious vanilla buttercream to create the perfect dessert. Forget Little Debbie -- fresh, homemade oatmeal cream Pies are where it's at.</i><p>Oatmeal cream pies are one of those store-bought items that I simply can't have in the house. I loved …

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Family-Friendly America: 8 Places to Add to Your List

Each spring, thousands of bloggers and entrepreneurs flock to the Mom 2.0 Summit for a weekend of workshops and networking. This year, I joined in on the fun to see what this travel-savvy group had to recommend when it came to outstanding kid-friendly destinations in the United States.<p><b>Here are</b> …

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5 National Parks With Spectacular Scenery and No Crowds

If three-deep crowds shouldering for selfies isn’t your thing, you can be forgiven for thinking a summer national park tour isn’t for you. And …

15 Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You

To help dispel some of the more common survival myths, we spoke to Tony Nester, an expert on desert survival and head of <b>Ancient Pathways Survival</b> …

101 things to do to make this the best summer ever

It’s here! It’s here! Longer days, bon fires, summer vacation (for some), and a season where anything is possible. You might have the summer off from …

How to Make a Great Smoothie Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: If you have a blender and enough energy to press the "on" button, you can make a smoothie. And if you have a</i> …

Healthy Eating

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

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3 great weekend getaways in central Texas offer something for everyone

Enlarge<br>Slideshow<p>Looking for a weekend getaway? We have selected three destinations in central Texas that will appeal to every type of occasion and …

Grandbaby Cakes’ Gooey-Gooey Cake

This week’s recipe for the <b>Original Gooey-Gooey Cake</b> comes from an In the Kitchen With veteran, Jocelyn Delk Adams. Jocelyn is the creator of the …

8 unique summer vacations that won't break the bank

A getaway can really put an exclamation point on a great summer, but not if it ruins your budget for the rest of the year.<p>According to the Bureau of …