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The Youth Elixir: A Dermatologist Shares the Most Effective Anti-Aging Creams

Of all the buzzy skincare trends we want to try, collagen creams are at once the most enticing and least clear. We know it's associated with …

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli<p>To bring out cauliflower's and broccoli's natural flavors, Ellie simply roasts the florets — dressed in olive oil and …

Healthy Eating

7 handy ways to improve your home in 2018

Your resolution for 2018: Make home improvement a priority with these handy how-to ideas as inspiration.<p>If you let a lot of home improvement projects slip by without taking action in 2017, take heart. 2018 is here! You've now got an entire year to jump on those big household tasks. It's time to …

Google Assistant

The 10 Recipes We've Already Bookmarked To Make In January

Although we are still in full speed ahead holiday mode, we've already started to set our sights on that January 2018 horizon — more specifically, all …

Healthy Eating

28 Important Facts about Galápagos National Park

Ecuador’s amazing Galápagos Islands are a collection of rocky, volcanic lands that are protected as part of the Galápagos National Park. Best known …

Magic Tricks for Kids to Learn and Perform

Among the many easy magic tricks that I teach here on The Spruce, there are many that I feel are particularly good for young kids to learn and …

21 awesome books that Satya Nadella, Kevin Johnson and other top tech leaders recommend this autumn

Getting a read on attendees and speakers at the GeekWire Summit doesn’t seem like such a difficult task. They’re likely into technology or science or …

Leonardo Da Vinci

16 TV Shows That Deserve a Second Chance This Fall

Maybe you couldn’t get into the pilot episode. Maybe you stuck with a show for a season or two, but you gave up on it after too many twists and …

Don’t stress about your kids’ lunches — just get Wise Apple instead

Making your own lunch is hard enough. Add your children to the mix, and you’re bound to forget something. Here to take the thought out of meal …

If You Have These Books, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

When members of our parents' generation were out forging their careers, it was difficult to up your skills without following the traditional college …

Namibia Road Trip: The Perfect 2 Week Itinerary

Our amazing two week Namibia road trip took us to some of the most remote places we’ve ever been. We climbed giant sand dunes, kayaked with thousands …

Asia Travel

The High-Protein, Low-Carb, 1-Pan Meal You Need to Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

High-protein, low-carb meals are a smart thing to aim for when you're trying to lose weight. But if you don't eat meat or dairy, or you can't stomach another piece of grilled chicken for the millionth time, here's an easy and delicious vegan recipe.<p>Made with just four main ingredients — tofu, …

The Grapefruit Diet Hack That Blasts Belly Bulge in Days

The grapefruit diet has been in and out of dieting trends for the past few decades, but Dr. Oz recently declared that “grapefruit’s back for weight …

Nutrition

Here's ​Exactly How To Reverse 6 Major Signs Of Neck Aging

Chances are, you've dedicated a decent amount of time to taking care of the skin on your face, while practically ignoring your neck—a decision you may now regret. Not only is your neck going through the same wear and tear, but it's also typically the first area of the body to show signs of …

How to Create Your Dream Home Office

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Journey into the mesmerizing Mojave Desert

Southern California may be best known for its beaches, but the desert is just as fascinating to visit. Unusual plants and trees, sand dunes and …

If You’re Looking For A Holiday Amidst Nature, Here’s Your Ultimate Wander-List

A lot of us are looking to get away for the weekend to escape city's humidity and to get a quick breather from work. For some, a holiday means going …

India

5 Exotic Beaches You Can Visit Without a U.S. Passport

(Photo: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism)<p>No passport? No problem! These world-class beaches in exotic locales don't require anything more complicated than a flight to get there and enjoy.<p><b>Playa Flamenco, Isla Culebra, Puerto Rico</b><p>(Photo: Chad Zuber / Shutterstock.com)<p>Hailed by many as the …

Go Big: 43 Adventures to Make This Your Best Summer Ever

Drive the Acadia Byway through Mount Desert Island.<p>Fresh lobster feasts, craggy shorelines, granite-capped mountains and landmark lighthouses make …

All Our Best Advice on Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy a Home

<i>For more personal finance tips, sign up for the Your Money newsletter here.</i><p>So you’re thinking of buying a home, perhaps your very first one. But you wonder whether you might be better off continuing to rent. And you have no idea how to figure out which choice makes more sense for you.<p>Well, join the …

Personal Finance

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

Is the Gig Economy Working?

Many liberals have embraced the sharing economy. But can they survive it?<p>Not long ago, I moved apartments, and beneath the weight of work and lethargy a number of small, nagging tasks remained undone. Some art work had to be hung from wall moldings, using wire. In the bedroom, a round mirror needed …

Al Gore

Is Scratch today like the Logo of the '80s for teaching kids to code?

Leave it to technology to take an everyday word (especially in the English language) and give it a whole new meaning. Words such as <i>the web</i>, <i>viral</i>, …

Fairy Gardens Are the Most Magical Way to Recycle Old Flower Pots

STOP! Don't throw away that old, unused gardening pot or the terra cotta planter that got cracked during the last big storm. Instead, you can transform it into the most magical DIY of your Pinterest-loving life, all with minimal effort. If your garden, porch, or fire escape could use a little bit …

Smarkant - Convert your IKEA Bekant table into an IoT device

This work extends the IKEA-Hackant project from Robin Reiter , who reverse engineered the controller board of an IKEA Bekant motorized adjustable …

Microcontroller

A Guide to Visiting the Hawaiian Islands

It's not just about the white sand beaches and luaus.<p>Few places on Earth more clearly embody the spirit of paradise than Hawaii, which is famous for …

Pacific Ocean

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

<i>This content originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>You’ve heard the myths: Tuesday is the best day to book airfare. Wednesday is the best day to …

Travel

10 Gorgeous Plants You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now

The "Just Add Ice" orchid is so easy, anyone can do it.<p>Filling your house full of greenery can be as simple as clicking "Add to Cart." Along with everything else under the sun, Amazon also offers an online nursery with some of the prettiest — and easiest — houseplants green thumbs love. Now just …