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This is the Secret to Nailing Perfectly Crispy Chicken Skin Every Time

Golden brown and ultra crackly—what more could you ask for?<p>Life is too short to rely solely on boneless, skinless chicken breast for a protein fix, …

HARRY POTTER-Inspired Butterbeer Donuts Will Make You Believe in Magic

If you are a fan of <i>Harry Potter</i>, you are probably obsessed with Butterbeer. Either reading about the beverage in the books or seeing it on the screen …

Cows can produce antibodies that neutralize HIV

Cows can produce a type of antibodies that have been shown in laboratories to stop 96% of HIV strains from infecting human cells, according to a new …

Immunotherapy

Sparkly Meteors and 7 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in July

Gas giants take center stage among the best sky shows this month.<p>The Southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower promises to add some glitter to the night sky in July, with as many as 25 meteors per hour during its peak.<p>The night skies will also showcase two of the largest planets in the solar system this …

Astronomy

The 20 Cheapest Countries To Visit In 2017

“Budget travel.” The words strike a certain amount of fear into a wanderer’s heart. They cull up images of the indignities of economy class, …

These lesser-known European National Parks will Take Your Breath Away

From stunning mountain peaks to deep, lush valleys, European national parks offer the most stunning and diverse landscapes. Travel to these national …

Shiki-Shima Train

Experience the beauty of the Japanese countryside and the outstanding service that the island nation is known for aboard the Shiki-Shima Train. This …

A 27-year-old who saves 65% of his income shares his 7 best tips for traveling on a budget

More than 10 years later and the 27-year-old's net worth is $170,500 and counting. It's all part of a plan to retire by age 37, but he's not depriving himself to get there, he says.<p>He's currently earning a salary of $80,000 as a financial analyst in Minneapolis and saving about 65% of his take-home …

These 2 towns have dimmed their lights to show off the glorious night sky

<b>Stargazers are flocking to these neighboring towns in Colorado that have traded streetlights for starlight.</b><p>We are losing the nighttime sky, an …

27 of April 2017's best streaming debuts on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, and more

The month is stacked with great streaming options.<p>We’ll level with you: April 2017 is absolutely <i>stacked</i> with new streaming options, to the point where the committed viewer could get away with not leaving the house for the entire month. There’s a true bounty, featuringhotly anticipated original TV …

Entertainment

Where to find the best secluded beaches in Scotland

Fancy a seaside day with the sands all to yourself? Visit Scotland’s many miles of secluded beaches and unspoiled shores where the climate will surprise you.<p>As a travel writer I’ve been lucky enough to visit more than 100 countries, but it took an American visitor to make me realise just how …

10 of the most breathtaking restaurants in the world

In this Instagram-obsessed world, it's all too easy to forget your surroundings. But certain spaces demand your attention, and when it comes to the …

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Bermuda

Always romantic, always pink-sanded, this Atlantic island is rocking a newly minted modern vibe inspired by the arrival of the America's Cup in 2017. …

Weekend Watch: ‘Prevenge’ Delivers the Pregnancy Horror Movie We’ve Been Craving

<i>Weekend Watch is here for you. Every Friday we’re going to recommend the best of what’s new to rent on VOD or stream for free. It’s your weekend;</i> …

15 Travel Sites for Scoring the Best Deals

For that much-needed weekend getaway.<p>Sometimes, you just need to get away. A weekend in the countryside might do the trick, or maybe you're thinking something along the lines of a week-long trip through the Greek islands. But how to get the best travel deals? Well, these 15 travel sites can help. …

Travel Deals

The 75 Best Horror Movies of All-Time

Horror films are something you have to prepare for. Whether it’s gripping the seat or shielding your eyes or ears from the grossness, or wrapping …

11 of the Clearest Bodies of Water in the Entire World

In the Maldives, you can see the ocean floor from your hotel room.<p>If you've ever said "pass" to jumping into a lake, because it was so murky you couldn't see your feet, you're no alone. The feeling can be, well, unsettling. But you'll never run into that problem at these lakes, bays or coastlines. …

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Performance Leak: Intel Will Be Worried

We’re starting to get a clearer picture of just how fast AMD’s Ryzen processors will be thanks to a select few benchmarks leaks, and they’re painting a rather worrying picture for Intel. The latest data points to AMD’s Ryzen 5 1600X outperforming Intel’s Core i7-6850K in both single-threaded and …

Computer Hardware

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

10 breathtaking Airbnb homes to book if you love the outdoors

If you’re a hardcore nature lover, your ideal day would look like this: waking up to the sound of bird calls on a serene mountain top, a session of …

The best Christmas gifts for people who love to travel

Accessories<p>I-blossom blusher<p>This nifty no-mess powder blush, which has the properties of coconut oil that help to soften skin, comes with a mirrored-bottom and a stamp-style soft sponge applicator convenient for a quick touch of colour on-the-go. It comes in three shades of peony, rose and tulip to …

Shopping

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

6 of the Most Spectacular Places to Stargaze in the United States

According to a photographer who captures the night sky for a living, that is.<p>When it comes to capturing stars in the night sky, landscape photographer Grant Kaye is a clear expert. After all, he's spent hundreds of dark nights shooting that very sight. And lucky for us, he's shared his six favorite …

Seeing firsthand why Olympic National Park is one of the nation's great wilderness areas

The bald eagle was soaring on an air current above frosty Lake Crescent, its wings spread wide, white head and electric-yellow beak tilted slightly down. It was hunting, and a few seconds later it rocketed toward the surface of the lake. In an instant it was aloft again, carrying a small trout in …

National Parks

10 incredible hotels you can only reach by boat

It seems like the new trend in hotels these days is putting them in weird places. Like, in an airplane. Or in a treehouse.<p>Or in railroad cars, train stations, helicopters, or any of the other cool places they've popped up.<p>But what if you want to stay in a hotel so secluded from humanity that the …

Destiny: The Taken King's harder King's Fall raid conquered in one hour

<i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>'s raid, King's Fall, opened up its hard mode at 10 a.m. PT this morning. In just over one hour, a team has already completed the more challenging version of the campaign.<p>Bungie posted a congratulatory tweet dedicated to the fast-moving clan, Forever LivE, following its …

GTA 5 Top Mods of the Week - Episode 6 - IGN Video

Trucks, trains, jetpacks and even Vice City?! The best Grand Theft Auto mods of the "week" are here!

Grand Theft Auto

Nintendo Voice Chat Live!: Ranking the Top 10 3DS Games

On a special live episode, the IGN community builds a list of the best games on 3DS.<p><b>Download Nintendo Voice Chat Here</b><p><b>Download Nintendo Voice Chat Here</b><p>…

Top 10

10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …