Lynn Rudigier

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World-class heritage — here in the U.S.

Most likely, you have been to a UNESCO World Heritage site in the United States without knowing it. Remember that Griswoldian summer vacation to the Grand Canyon? The high school field trip to Independence Hall in Philadelphia? The college tour of the University of Virginia? Congratulations! That’s …

National Parks

Top 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

A treasure trove of history, culture and natural wonders, the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Heritage …

8 Thrillers Set for Summer 2018 Adaptations

Summer 2018 promises to be a great one for bookworms, and especially for those who absolutely love adaptions of their favorite suspenseful reads. …

14 International Bestsellers You May Not Have Read, But Should

Unpacking Heredity with Carl Zimmer: What Do We Pass Down?

Carl Zimmer writes the “Matter” column for <i>The New York Times</i>, and has frequently contributed magazines such as <i>The Atlantic, National Geographic, Wired,</i> and <i>Scientific American</i>, among others. A frequent contributor to Radiolab, he is the author of numerous books about science, most recently <i>She Has</i> …

Intrigue and the Cold War: Books to Read if You Love ‘The Americans’

<b>If you want more intrigue:</b><p>A Novel<p>Chris Pavone<p>Steeped in layers of deceit and long-held secrets, <i>The Expats</i> is one part espionage thriller and one part examination of a marriage that may not be what it appears. It centers on Kate Reed, a woman who left her life behind to settle in Luxembourg with her …

10 Books About Botany and the Power of Plants

Penelope Lively<p>Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author Penelope Lively reflects on gardening, art, literature, and life in this moving memoir. Lively takes readers on a journey from the courtyards of her childhood home in Cairo to a family cottage in Somerset, to her own gardens in …

7 of the Most Useful iPhone Settings You Aren’t Using

The iPhone’s Settings app is a labyrinth of well-hidden options and useful customizations, but they’re not immediately apparent if you don’t know …

5 Search Features Google Removed (And How to Bring Them Back)

Google Search launched over 20 years ago, and in that time, it has introduced and removed several features. Here’s how to bring back some of the best …

Deconstructing The Luminaries: a timeline

<b>As the title implies, this post is intended for those who have read Eleanor Catton’s novel The Luminaries as it contains significant spoilers.</b><p><b>If you</b> …

3 Sisters

Companion Planting Guide

It’s helpful to think of building good plant communities when planning your garden. This is the most important concept behind companion planting. …

America’s Test Kitchen Online Cooking School

How to Check if iPhone is New, Refurbished, or Replacement

If you’re buying a used iPhone or repairing an iPhone, you may wonder if you can find out if the iPhone was bought as new, is a refurbished model, or …

OS X

The 10 Best Book-to-TV Adaptations of 2017, Ranked

Liane Moriarty<p><b>#10. “BIG LITTLE LIES”</b><p>It’s been confirmed that the HBO series based on Liane Moriarty’s best-seller has been picked up for a second season, and while not everyone is convinced there’s more story to tell, fans of the beachside psychological thriller are ecstatic. In addition to its …

11 foods that lower cholesterol

Foods that make up a low cholesterol diet can help reduce high levels<p>Updated: July 10, 2018<p>Published: October, 2009<p>It's easy to eat your way to an …

Making sense of cholesterol tests

The pros and cons of total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglyceride testing<p>Updated: April 2, 2018<p>Published: February, 2005<p>Time to get your cholesterol …

Good Minds Suggest: Louise Erdrich's Favorite Monstrous Moms

Louise Erdrich is the author of 16 novels as well as volumes of poetry, children's books, and short stories. Her most recent novel, LaRose, won the …

How to Find Infinite Free Kindle Books to Read

If you are a Kindle owner, then you probably look for discounted ebooks all the time. And there is no better deal than a freebie, right? The problem …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

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50 Great Narrative Nonfiction Books To Get On Your TBR List

Narrative nonfiction—also known as creative nonfiction or literary nonfiction—is usually defined as nonfiction that uses the techniques and style of …

Tight Airport Connections: What You Need to Know About Making a Connecting Flight

<i>Worried about missing your connecting flight? While you can never completely eliminate that risk, you can at least minimize it. Here’s how.</i><p>Unless …

Flying

Official Site

Europe<p>South America<p>Africa<p>Asia<p>Australia<p>New Zealand<p>It's time to walk on cobblestones, take in art's greatest masterpieces and sip a pint in a genuine …

Costa Rica

Nordic Noir 101: 12 Best Books to Get to Know the Genre

Alex Dahl<p>Cecilia Wilborg seems to have it all: a loving husband, two beautiful daughters, and a gorgeous home in the affluent Norwegian town of Sandefjord. She works hard to keep everything together because she knows that one mistake from her past that could bring it all crashing down. When someone …

Books

Here's The Best Way to Avoid Bringing Home Bed Bugs, According to Science

Grossest hitchhikers ever.<p>Among the possible pest infestations you could get, bed bugs are definitely one of the worst. They'll nest inside your …

These Soft-Boiled Eggs Are the Most Consistent Thing in My Life

By Alyse Whitney<p>Smashed on toast, soy-marinated for ramen, and maybe eaten out of egg cups if I'm feeling fancy.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the soft-boiled eggs that associate web editor Alyse Whitney</i> …