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20 Quick Meat Recipes Because You Need Some Food, Stat

These meat recipes are for when you need to get dinner on the table... fast.<p><b>We get it</b>—you don't always have time for a slow-cooked meat dish, or you don't always think ahead to marinate something a day in advance. Guess what: We don't either. These 20 recipes are for those times: when you just …

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The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

These girls' golf better than you can.<p>If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the …

Blue Ridge Mountains

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

Survival Techniques: Building a Shelter to Live Through the Night

2 of 3 in the series Survival Techniques<p>Survival Techniques<p>While there are some elements of survival that we can live without longer than others, the …

If You Have a 401(k) Do You Need an IRA, Too?

The bottom line is you can't really save too much, only too little. So use all the savings and investing vehicles available to you, including both an IRA and your 401(k), to save as much as you can, as early as you can -- and, at the same time, get the maximum tax break. You won't regret it.<p><i>Dear</i> …

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Field Notes: A Glimpse Inside Great Explorers’ Notebooks

In our age of screens, pencil and paper have lost some of their cultural status, but a new publication wants to remind us of their value in recording and understanding our world.<p>Just out from Harvard University Press, <b>Field Notes on Science and Nature</b> is as much a scientific travelogue as a …

Top Ten Reasons to Take an American Queen Steamboat River Cruise

Just having completed my trip of the lower Mississippi -- New Orleans, Oak Alley, St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge and Nottoway Plantation -- and returning to New Orleans, I had to write immediately about my trip.<p>Did you know that you could cruise for nine days on the "Mighty …

Mississippi River

10 Great Off-the-Grid Airbnb Rentals

Airbnb has opened up a world of traveling possibilities. You’re no longer locked into hotel locations and prices. And while the company and hosts …

10 Charming Midwestern Towns to Visit This Summer

While New England hamlets are perhaps the epitome of small towns, the Midwest has its fair share of quaint communities with a unique charm all their own. During the summer season, these towns can nearly double in size on any given weekend, with the promise of relaxed sailing and throwback street …

Iowa

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Best of Montana in Summer: Outdoor Recreation

Travel<p>Check out the must-do local activities for outdoor enthusiasts visiting Montana this season.<p><b>Go Paddling in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, Fort Benton</b><p>For 149 miles, the Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River slices through the central Montana prairie. Paddling along …

Llamas

Chasing Purple in Rocky Mountain National Park

TravelDigital Nomad<p>I came to Estes Park, Colorado, to see purple mountain majesties, blue hollows, and flaming red alpenglow. Maybe get some taffy and a T-shirt.<p>My guide is a marked-up copy of Isabella Bird’s <i>A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains</i><i>,</i> a remarkable travelogue spun from letters the British …

Top 10 US National Parks travel experiences

The moment you roll up to a national park kiosk you feel it. You're entering someplace special. Maybe it's the mountain air or the smell of trees. Most likely it's because you're about to see something <i>big</i>. Something indescribable. A canyon so deep you can see two billion years of geological history …

Fall in Montana

National Parks

My Pacific Crest Trail Moleskine Journals

It was about ten months ago that I posted a few scanned pages from my hiking journals. In 2010, I carried Moleskine plain pocket-sized notebooks …

Before War on ISIS, There Was America's Second Barbary War

An Islamic state where Christians were kidnapped and enslaved by Muslims deemed to be “barbarians” by the West. An embarrassed U.S. government forced …

World History

History of Obama-Netanyahu tensions

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned address to Congress on Tuesday marks just the latest period of turbulence for the Obama administration's relationship with Israel's government.<p>Here's a look back at past disagreements between the two administrations:<p><b>June 2009:</b> In a speech in Cairo …

A Data Nerd’s Guide To Winning Texas Hold ‘Em

Know when to hold ’em, and know when to fold ’em.<p>Do you suck at the mental math of Texas Hold ‘Em? Here’s an interactive cheat sheet that you might want to play around with before your next game. Chris Beaumont, a former software engineer at Harvard’s Center for Astrophysics, has put together a …

MH370: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Mystery 'Solved' By British Boeing 777 Pilot Simon Hardy

A senior British pilot claims he may have solved the mystery of what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.<p>Boeing 777 captain Simon Hardy also …

Did Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Actually Fly North And Land At This Airport? One Expert’s Case

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will have remained missing without a trace for one full year, assuming that searchers don’t find any evidence of the …

Airplanes

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

Most people near the starts of their careers aren't typically thought of as leaders in the workplace. Not only do they inhabit a low spot in the office hierarchy and lack experience and skills, but also many are too timid and insecure to assume a leadership role. But with the right attitude, an …

Career Development

Best Summer Trips 2014

North Atlantic

18 Things You Need If You’re Going Backpacking

Adventure is calling. Are you down? The world is a big ol’ place just waiting for you to explore it over and over. And nothing quite says adventure like a backpacking/globetrotting trip. Be it by plane, train or automobile, an adventure this epic has to be planned at least a <i>little</i> bit prior to …

Backpacking

Inside the Psychology of Productivity

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.<p>You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the …

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Hikers brave the harshest climates, the highest peaks and most forbidding terrains to experience the Earth like no others possible could. Whether …