Sara Dodge

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These are the most Instagram-worthy waterfall hikes in all 50 states

<b>Connecticut: Roaring Brook Falls</b> <br>Categorized as a moderate-level three-mile hike, the reward is a spectacular view of the state’s highest single-drop …

These Dinners Only Need 6 Ingredients Or Less

Switch things up.

The 3-Day, Anti-Bloat Summer Reset

Whether your motivation is something as major as your wedding/honeymoon, or as simple as an upcoming beach weekend, a little reinvigorating, …

Healthy Eating

Perfect Maryland Crab Cakes: Taste Great, Less Filler!

The world is full of fish cakes. But when it comes to crab cakes, there's only one that matters, and it's the one from Maryland.<p>Unfortunately, people do all sorts of things to modify what is already a perfect crab cake. In some cases, they do it to save money, working in an excessive amount of …

Unfaithful Birds Reveal Tinder’s Evolutionary Downside

Imagine a world where everyone used Tinder but nobody used birth control: If the results of a new study are any indication, this nightmare scenario …

Biology

5 foods to fight a bloated belly

The dreaded belly bloat — we all experience it from time to time, but the holiday season can be especially cruel. We run ourselves ragged, forget to drink enough water and wind up eating on the go, instead of taking the time to prepare healthy meals.<p>Oddly enough, even healthy foods like cruciferous …

Nutrition

Hidden Gems of New York's Central Park

There are so many hidden parts of New York’s Central Park that locals have come to love and are worth discovering. (Photo: Francois Roux/Alamy)<p>You …

Christmas Trees

There is More Than Just Asteroids Threatening Life from Space

Nothing is a given. Evolution could have had an entirely different outcome. However, since it turned out the way it did, maybe we have to analyze …

7 Healthy Banana Recipes to Fuel Your Workout - Chowhound

Bananas are a gym rat’s best friend. They’re portable, versatile, and contain a great balance of potassium and energy for your workout. Not to …

Steak Taste on a Burger Budget: 7 Affordable Steak Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Nothing says luxury like a steak dinner. Of course, nothing says empty wallet like a steak dinner, either. But does it have to be …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

The language diversity of the US is simply astonishing

AMERICA’S LANGUAGE SKILLS MAY SUCK, but its linguistic diversity is incredible.<p>In 2014, Slate put together a series of maps of the languages spoken …

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

Never let your chips get lonely again.<p><b>We'll always love a good dip</b>. Here are our favorites, from spinach-and-artichoke (classic) to an herby feta number. Chips, ahoy!

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

How I destroyed myself in Argentina

1. I immediately fell for the charms of a chamuyero.<p>Eyes rimmed with ridiculously long, dark eyelashes, matched with charming, easy smiles and a …

Never let yourself be a victim

I was 12 years into my relationship when I realized it was a sham. I should have remembered that every fairy tale has at least one dark character to …

Parenting