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Hilltop town in Sicily hopes to attract new blood by offering old stone houses for €1

With its terracotta-tiled stone houses perched on a rocky crag overlooking rugged countryside, it might seem like the perfect Italian hill town.<p>But San Piero Patti has been losing inhabitants to ageing and migration for decades and has now decided to offer its empty houses for sale at €1 (90p) each …

Italy

Mary Ellis, 101, was a female aviator who ferried Spitfires during Second World War

Mary Ellis, a pioneering aviator and one of Britain’s last surviving Second World War female pilots, who overcame public disapproval to fly hundreds of Spitfires and heavy bombers to the front lines, died Wednesday at her home on the Isle of Wight. She was 101.<p>Her death was confirmed by the Royal …

Remembrance Day

8 Gorgeous Greek Islands You Haven’t Heard of Yet

With 6,000 different islands sprinkled across the Aegean and Ionion Seas, Greece is the perfect vacation spot if you’re searching for photogenic …

European Travel

Top 5 Healthiest Super Foods to Boost Your Metabolism and Burn Fat

As the saying goes, we are what we eat!<p>The most common causes of obesity are poor nutrition and/or eating habits and a lack of physical activity. …

Nutrition

How To Lose Belly Fat – Hint, No Cardio, Situps, or Diet – Lose 4 Inches of Belly Fat in 26 Days

Sick and tired of people giving out the same old boring and tired advice on how to lose belly fat? You know… eat more fruits and vegetables, drink …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

Cooking

16,000 votes, 32 nations – so which is the greatest holiday destination in the world?

Over the past month we have pitted 32 nations against each other in our World Cup of Travel, to find out which is the greatest holiday destination on the planet.<p>After more than 16,000 votes on Twitter, and some seriously nail-biting contests, we can reveal that the winner of our tournament is …

European Travel

Why Every Woman Should Take A Solo Trip At Least Once In Her Life

So you want to go on a trip, but your schedule just doesn’t line up with your BFF or significant other's. Have you ever considered going at it …

German castle expropriated from Russian owner

When its wealthy Russian owner suspected of money laundering left the medieval property in disrepair, the state government used a historical …

This Is the "Best Island in Europe," as Voted by Thousands of Travelers

Crowning an island the best in Europe might seem like a tall order, but that's exactly what the <i>Travel+Leisure</i> team set out to do with its annual …

27 Carry-on Must-haves T+L Editors Always Bring With Them. Every Time. No Matter Where.

Staying hydrated on the plane is imperative and, according to senior audience engagement editor Abby Williams, S'well's water bottles actually live …

Headphones

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Decoding serving sizes can be downright confusing—so we’ve devised a clever way to help you keep portion sizes in check.<p>If you’re buying a box of …

Nutrition

The unromantic, untold story of the great US divorce spree of 1946

The end of World War II marked the beginning of beautiful love stories for thousands of US couples, as sweethearts who’d deferred marriage during the war rushed to wed in peacetime.<p>But 1946 is also the year of a demographic blip often overlooked in the history of postwar America: an unprecedented …

10 classic European islands on a budget

<b>Santorini, Greece</b><p>Even the epic photos don’t quite prepare you for Santorini, with its encircling black cliffs. The island was formed by an enormous volcanic eruption in 1600 BC, and the subsequently collapsing caldera formed these sheer faces. Its extraordinary landscapes justly attract hordes of …

European Travel

13 Underrated European Cities You Should Visit in Your Lifetime

There’s so much more to Europe than the overcrowded cities that most tourists flock to. These overlooked cities are just waiting for you to …

30+ Exercises to Get a Sexy Midsection That Are Better Than Crunches

Get ready to transform your abs and build the strongest core you've ever had with these toning, strengthening exercises that are way better than a crunch. Take these exercises, and make yourself a workout! Choose your five favorite moves, and complete three to four rounds for time (30 to 60 …

Today in History for June 5th

How the Nazi Regime's Pink Triangle Symbol Was Repurposed for LGBTQ Pride

With LGBTQ Pride Month beginning June 1 — a month chosen to honor the history of activism epitomized by the Stonewall Riots of June 1969 — celebrants …

This Chicken Piccata Is a Weeknight Showstopper

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

World War II's 'Most Dangerous’ Allied Spy Was a Woman With a Wooden Leg

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Dave Roos<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2018<p>Title<p>World War II's 'Most Dangerous’ Allied Spy Was a Woman With a Wooden …

Want to Remember the Notes You Take? Here's Why You Need to Write Them By Hand

Handwriting notes has been proven to solidify thoughts better than typing, helping us retain information.<p>It's the worst feeling. We get a call or an email suddenly reminding us that a project is due or an important meeting has passed by and we've totally forgotten it.<p>I'm no stranger to the pitfalls …

Spectacular Photographs Of America’s Western Frontier (1867-1874)

In the 1860s and 1870s, photographer Timothy O’Sullivan (1840 – 1882) was part of a government-run team of artists, soldiers, scientists, and …

Why Arrogance Can Help People Succeed, According to Psychology (and What to Do About It)

Their egotistical overconfidence offers three huge advantages that let them steal power.<p>Generally speaking, the advice goes that, if you're kind and respectful to others, your positive behavior will pay off and you'll find success. But as life already might have shown you, arrogant people are …

Rex Tillerson just majorly trolled Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rex Tillerson may be gone, but he hasn't forgotten.<p>Speaking to soon-to-be graduates of the Virginia Military Institute on Wednesday, Tillerson dropped this truth bomb:<p><i>"If our leaders seek to conceal the truth, or we as people become accepting of alternative realities that are no longer</i> …

Donald Trump

The Scientific Case for Two Spaces After a Period

A new study proves that half of people are correct. The other is also correct.<p>This is a time of much division. Families and communities are splintered by polarizing narratives. Outrage surrounds geopolitical discourse—so much so that anxiety often becomes a sort of white noise, making it …

Research

Stop buying potatoes. Use this super easy method to get an endless supply at home!

If you eat a lot of potatoes, you’ll want to read this one. This super easy afternoon project can end up feeding you and your family for weeks and …

MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

This gives credence to the 5-2 diet, which has recently gained in popularity thanks to a large celebrity following.<br>Read More

Stem Cells

66 Things You Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

Scotland's Record-Breaking Wind Output Enough to Power 5 Million Homes

Scotland, which is fast on track to get 100 percent of its electricity via renewable energy by 2020, has broken another wind power record.<p>The …

Hydroelectric Power

National Parks Bucket List: Our Ultimate Guide to the Most Majestic Natural Escapes in the West

While the fate of our country's most majestic swaths of nature hangs in the balance, there is no time like the present to visit our national …