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For 2017, a daily California bucket list will take you to the hidden, the hilarious, the history of the Golden State

Cheers, readers. We've made some New Year's resolutions for you — 365 of them.<p>To get 2017 off on the right foot — and to remind ourselves of the wonders that every Californian has close at hand — we're building a California Bucket List.<p>The Travel section plans to post a new must-do adventure every …

California

“Nature is not good to human beings”: The chairman of the world’s biggest food company makes the case for a new kind of diet

The modern food movement has brought us to a fork in the road. On one path are people who say it is enough to eat the fresh fruits and vegetables that spring from the earth, the milk from our cows, and the meat from farmed animals. Simplicity is the path to fulfillment, and sticking close to nature …

The 10 best low-cost airlines in the world

In July, leading consumer aviation website Skytrax, named AirAsia the best low-cost airline in the world for the eighth consecutive year.<p>The Sepang-based airline was presented with the award at a ceremony during the 2016 Farnborough Airshow.<p>"We just won world's best low-cost Airline for the eighth …

Beauty

It's gonna get sappy up in here.<p>Author:<p>December 30, 2016<p>Here's your place to come talk about hair, makeup, nails, skincare whatever/whenever you feel …

14 Easy And Impressive Holiday Brunch Recipes

Don't be a short order cook this holiday season. Set out some of these easy and impressive dishes and everyone in the family will be happy -- especially you.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>Baked oatmeal is a comforting Amish breakfast casserole with a consistency similar …

5 Affordable, Underrated Travel Destinations in the U.S.

Major airlines are cutting their fares to keep up with the competition, making travel more affordable and accessible than ever. Cities like New York, …

How 4 drug companies rapidly raised prices on life-saving drugs

A<p>U.S. Senatecommittee detailed in an investigative report Wednesday how drug companies were exploiting the market by acquiring decades-old crucial medicines and suddenly raising their prices astronomically.<p>“We must work to stop the bad actors who are driving up the prices of drugs that they did …

5 Apps That Will Help You Make Money While Traveling

From selling travel photos to packing extra luggage, here’s how to make some dough on the road.<p>Six hundred and fifty-eight million. That’s how many …

Coconut Red Lentil Curry Recipe

"Bold and flavorful lentil curry with cauliflower and creamy coconut milk prepared in one skillet. If desired, top with chopped cilantro and serve …

This Is What the Resistance Sounds Like

Governor Jerry Brown of California got Twitter-verse attention for saying two days ago that if Donald Trump shuts down satellite collection of climate data, “California will launch its own damn satellites.”<p>I’ve now seen the short speech from which that line was taken, thanks to a tip from reader …

Jerry Brown

12 trips everyone should take in Europe in 2017

Europe is always a good idea.<p>However, some places might be a better idea than others next year.<p>We've put together the ultimate European bucket list for 2017. From celebrating Finland's independence to jetting to Bordeaux on a brand new high speed train, here are 12 trips everyone should take in …

4 simple cauliflower bites recipes that will seriously make your mouth water

Cauliflower, we feel confident saying, is the new kale. The white, cabbagey-brocolli-esque veggie is incredibly versatile and packed with vitamin C, …

Budget European city breaks: Cut-price alternatives to Paris, London, Amsterdam and more

The majority of Europe’s most popular city break destinations are also the most expensive. Yet, there are ways to get a similar weekend away at a …

European Travel

What You Should And Shouldn't Buy On Black Friday

Not every deal is what it seems.<p>“If you wait even closer to Christmas, you’ll get a better deal. Retailers want to empty their shelves before the holiday comes and goes,” Jespersen advised.<p>Additionally, if you’re willing to take the risk, toys will get huge discounts on Super Saturday, the Saturday …

Cheap Airfare to Europe: Fly Almost Anywhere for about $400 Roundtrip!

All three major airline alliances are having very cheap fares sales to Europe. Sales are from dozens of U.S. cities to dozens of cities within …

Bolivia declares state of emergency due to drought and water shortage

Bolivia's Vice Ministry of Civil Defense estimated that the drought has affected 125,000 families and threatened 290,000 hectares (716,605 acres) of agricultural land and 360,000 heads of cattle.<p>President Evo Morales called on local governments to devote funds and workers to drill wells and …

15 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Dishes That Travel Well

Here's a situation you might find yourself in in the days leading up to Thanksgiving: You're not preparing the full dinner at your house this year (sweet relief!), but you <i>are</i> driving a few hours out of town or taking the train to spend the holiday with friends or family. And, like the avid and …

The Culture-Keepers of Costa Rica's Rainforest

LEAF's goal is preserve and support indigenous cultures<p>By Carol Antman<p><b>Sacred Chocolate</b><p>When a Bribri child is born it is anointed with chocolate. …

Costa Rica

How the Parks of Tomorrow Will Be Different

America’s most special places will always be beautiful, but a warming climate forces us to accept that they can’t be frozen in time.<p><b>Assateague Island National Seashore,</b> which sits on a 37-mile-long sliver of land just off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, is gradually shuffling west. Over …

National Parks

The world's biggest climate agreement goes into effect tomorrow — here's what it actually means

Climate

Mexico's soda tax will save 18,900 lives and more than $983 million over 10 years, study says

A new estimate of the health impact of soda taxes in Mexico sheds some light on what's at stake in ballot measures coming to a vote in three Bay Area cities and Boulder, Colo. next week. In cases of heart disease and diabetes averted, the model suggests that, in Mexico, those levies are on track to …

Diabetes

Deforestation Opponents Enlist Powerful Ally: Big Food. But There's A Catch

There's a seductive idea, currently being road-tested, for how to stop the world's forests from disappearing. It relies on big food companies.<p>That's because most forests are being cleared in order to grow crops or graze cattle. And the resulting palm oil, soybeans or beef find their way into foods …

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The Ethics of Hunting Down ‘Patient Zero’

The alleged “Patient Zero” of the American AIDS epidemic — a French Canadian flight attendant named Gaétan Dugas, who died of AIDS in 1984 — was exonerated last week.<p>Genetic sequencing of blood samples stored since the 1970s showed that the strain infecting him had circulated among gay men in New …

New Study Finds Zero-Emission Cars will Slash Healthcare and Environmental Spending

A study released this month by the American Lung Association finds that, while a gallon of regular gas now averages around $2.22 nationwide, that …

Living Planet Index shows vertebrate populations are set to decline by 67% on 1970 levels unless urgent action is taken to reduce humanity’s impact<p>The number of wild animals living on Earth is set to fall by two-thirds by 2020, according to a new report, part of a mass extinction that is destroying …

Biodiversity

An ancient drought-friendly farming process could become the next organics

In 2008, when Brice Jones decided to stop irrigating his grapevines, California was in the middle of a drought. Jones, however, wasn’t thinking about water conservation. He was thinking about making California pinot noir that would rival French burgundy.<p>Jones had been in the winemaking business in …

Appetite for destruction: You don’t have to be a vegetarian to see that our eating meat is killing the planet

Everything we eat has a carbon footprint but heavily carnivorous diets are a leading cause of greenhouse emissions<p>Whether you believe in climate change, like the majority of scientists, or believe it’s a hoax created by the Chinese to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive, like Donald Trump, the …

A bad diet is worse than drugs, alcohol and tobacco combined

<b>(CNN) —</b><p>When you next visit the supermarket, tread carefully, because your food choices could be cutting years off your life.<p>Whether it's too much junk food or a lack of nutritious food, malnutrition caused by bad eating habits is on the rise, a new report shows.<p>Globally, poor diets pose a greater …

A one-pan chocolate cake with no eggs or dairy? Magic.

This cake’s name refers to some key ingredients the recipe doesn’t call for, which were rationed in America during World Wars I and II: butter, milk and eggs. But I like it for what it has aplenty: big chocolate flavor, a moist, fudgy crumb and one-pan ease.<p>Healthful oil replaces the butter, making …