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Recommended: Olive Oil

Goal: about 4 tbsp/day<br>The amount of olive oil includes oil used for cooking and salads and oil consumed in meals eaten outside the home. In the group assigned to the Mediterranean diet with extra-virgin olive oil, the goal was to consume 50 g (appx. 4 tbsp.) or more per day of the polyphenol-rich …

13 Gowns That Would Look Amazing on the Emmys Red Carpet

And the celebs who would wear them in a fantasy world.<p>The Emmy awards are this Sunday — or more importantly, the Emmy red carpet is Sunday, and then a few actors will be given shiny golden doorstops (priorities!). Having just seen an eyeful of awards-show bait come down the runways at New York …

Dangers of Binge Watching

20 breathtaking photos of palaces in India

Each is magnificent in its own way — whether it's the bright colors, archways and domes, or beautiful gardens.<p>Many of the palaces are still the official residences of royal families, while others have been turned into luxury hotels.<p>From the famous Mysore Palace to the floating Jal Mahal, here are …

Royal Family

Ryanair to Provide Low-Cost Connections for Long-Haul Airlines

Ryanair Holdings Plc will provide connecting flights for long-haul airlines including Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Air France-KLM within the next 10 …

The 21 greatest travel books of all time

From the classics to more modern stories, there are plenty of travel books out there to feed your wanderlust.<p>We've rounded up some of the best stories out there, written by authors who have traveled across America, Africa, Asia and more.

6 Charts That Show Mobile Booking's Gain on Desktop Around the World

The growing number of travelers picking up their mobile devices rather than sitting at their desktop computers to book air travel or a hotel is a …

Tourism

7 underground heroes creating positive change in California

1. Aaron and Evan Steed, CEOs and founders of Meathead Movers<p>Leaving an abusive home is a challenge in its own right, but to leave with all your …

Japan’s Narita Airport Could Add Third Runway to Meet Demand

Narita International Airport Corp., operator of Japan’s busiest international airfield, is considering adding a third runway as an increase in …

A couple has been road tripping across the US for 3 years and took these incredible pictures

They soon fell in love with the lifestyle and decided to make their Volkswagen bus — Sunshine — their permanent home.<p>The couple carries everything they own in the van; they have nothing in storage, and they like it that way.<p>"I think that there's an extreme freedom in having nothing to lose," Rachel …

Time Travel

Vietnam's prison-island paradise

Despite being a quick 45-minute turboprop flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Con Son is a world away from Vietnam’s well-beaten tourist trail, with inexplicably few Western travellers.<p>At 5 am and 6 pm, government loudspeakers crackle to life all over Vietnam. Relics of an era before homes had …

Vietnam

How I Whizzed Through Three Airports in Wheelchairs

<b>A Broken Bone.</b><p>Let me tell you a funny story - not funny as in ha ha lol, but hilarious in happenstances and implications.<p>Last week in Paris, on the day-before-last of my stay there before flying to the States, I broke my big left toe with the heavy metal and glass door of my Parisian building. The …

San Antonio

Mesmerizing Environmental Sculptures in Nature by Martin Hill

I imagine it is difficult to make environmental art of this type without being compared to Andy Goldsworthy. However, I believe Martin Hill’s work is …

This Photographer Turns Dick Pics Into Hilarious Art [NSFW]

Penises have never been so approachable!<p>When most people think of dick pics, the grainy, sadly lit shots that flood Tinder, Snapchat, and text threads come to mind. You know the kind — sweaty, out-of-focus, and complete with dirty laundry piled in the background. Today, according to a Match.com …

I Moved Across the World for My Husband

What it's like to quit your job, uproot your life, and relocate, all for the person you love.<p>It was a sunny autumn afternoon in Beijing, China … and I was curled up in bed crying. My husband had just come home from a meeting and found me in the same position I had been in five hours before.<p>"How …

Visiting Rome with kids: gladiators, gardens and gelato

Rome's top attractions offer much to fire children’s imaginations, from the Colosseum with its past of blood-curdling spectacle to spooky underground catacombs where the early Christians buried their dead. The city’s historic centre is kid-friendly too, dotted with spacious piazzas, foaming …

Italy

How to Visit U.S. National Parks for Free

<i>by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>In case you hadn't noticed, the U.S. is home to some of the greatest national parks in the world. The best part: if you do your homework, you can visit them for free. Here's how.<p><b>Enroll in the Every Kid In A Park program</b><p>Get ready for the ultimate family national …

National Parks

5 Insanely Beautiful US Cities in the Fall

To do great leaf peeping, you don't need a forest--or even a long drive in the car. A big city vacation in fall with the kids, in fact, gives you museums, festivals, hotels with indoor pools--and plenty of autumnal splendor.<p>Autumn is often a blissful time to do a city getaway anyway: summer …

Santa Fe

Secret Hong Kong: singalong parlours and modern monasteries

It’s hard to keep anything in Hong Kong a secret for long. The walls between the world city and the world are thin; its people travel far and frequently, and they talk loudly.<p>But the city has some wonderful experiences that are not widely known, due to accessibility issues or simply because they …

Taho

Taho<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Cook time<p>10 mins<p>Total time<p>15 mins<p>Yield: 8 Servings<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup water<br>• 1 cup dark brown sugar<br>• 1 pandan leaf, tied into a knot<br>• 1 cup …