Raven Dodge

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The One-Way Train Ride to an Outdoorsman’s Playground

When I asked the cabbie if clear, sunny days like this were common in Vancouver, he joked that he didn’t know the North Shore Mountains were there …

Travel Well for Less: How to Save on Accommodations

Ever wonder why someone else always seems to get a better deal for their hotel or travel accommodation than you do? Well, there are lots of ways to score discounted (or even free) accommodations these days. We've done it ourselves in both our personal travel and for our work for International …

Fernando Do Noronha Is The Closest To Paradise We're Ever Gonna Get

Turns out paradise is <i>not</i> lost.<p>It exists on Fernando do Noronha, a string of islands 220 miles off the coast of Brazil. This national marine park has waters so pristine and wildlife so precious, you're literally not allowed to swim with sunscreen on in some places. The islands are home to most of …

15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …

Best Stocking Stuffers for Travelers (PHOTOS)

When it comes to travel, bigger isn't always better. The most ingenious gifts often come in the lightest packages, making it easier to meet TSA liquid restrictions and new carry-on-bag limits while also freeing travelers to be spontaneous.<p>In that spirit, we've put together a shopping list of …

Distractify

Like most people, you've probably struggled with feeling like an occasional failure at work. Everyone makes mistakes and setbacks are inevitable, but …

The Geek's Hiking Bag

Being a tech enthusiast means carrying around a few extras when you go hiking. Here’s what Lifehacker reader Random Michelle carries when she and her …

Mobile Meat Masters: The 9 Best Camping Grills

Camping is about roughing it. Living off the land. Testing yourself against the elements. Reconnecting with nature. That’s all well and good, but it …

BBQ

The Best Recipes To Cook, Mix And Bake This May

It's over. Winter is long behind us, taking with it the potatoes, rutabagas, turnips and butternut squash we couldn't possibly have eaten one more serving of. Say it with us now folks: <i>AMEN</i>. At this point, not even macaroni and cheese sounds tempting. Comfort food season is officially done.<p>Lucky for …

Strengthening Ourselves Through Self-Acceptance

When we see someone fall short of their mark, we willingly offer this kindness: "No worries! Nobody's perfect!" It's easy to offer compassion to others, but more difficult to offer the same compassion to ourselves in similar circumstances. When we catch ourselves in a slip, we often spend our …

The Scary Truth About Chicken

Monster chickens are taking over the supermarket. Be very, very afraid …<p>Drive down Byrd Road off Route 113 in Pocomoke City, Maryland, past the transfer station and into the driveway of Carole and Frank Morison's poultry farm, and you'll find two long yellow chicken houses. From 1985 to 2008, those …

Agriculture

The Best Apps For People Who Don't Like Spending Money

Whatever you use — debit card, ApplePay, Bitcoin — one way or another, you’re really just giving up cold, hard cash. And with an average personal …

How To Make Lemongrass Tea, Your New Favorite Drink This Winter

When it's cold and grey, there's nothing like a hot cup of tea to warm you up. Unlike hot chocolate, which could be a little too decadent to drink all day long, or coffee, which might keep you up for hours, tea is the beverage you can drink in unlimited quantities in the winter. If you drink as …

17 Thanksgiving Cocktails So Good, They Rival Pumpkin Pie

The turkey's taken care of, the cranberry sauce has set and there are half a dozen pies all boxed up, waiting to be devoured. All that's left are the drinks -- and this year, water's not going to cut it. You'll be needing something strong, because your Uncle Bob's over and before you get the chance …

The Best New Travel Reads of Fall

Two of the hottest books this fall are set in two of the planet’s coldest locales: Siberia and the South Pole.<p>In <b>Midnight in Siberia</b>, author and NPR host David Greene meets singing babushkas in Buranovo and teenagers hawking meteor fragments in Chelyabinsk, as he travels 6,000 miles by train through …

Deborah Madison's Potato and Green Chile Stew

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: This month, we're teaming up with</i> <i>Kitchen Arts & Letters for a Back to the Kitchen Genius Series. Managing Partner</i> <i>Matt Sartwell will share memorable recipes</i> …

Onions

Everything You Need to Know About Rib Eye

<i>Each week this summer on Food52, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: This summer, forget the usual suspects -- rib eye is</i> …