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9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

8 Prettiest National Parks to Visit in America This Spring

If you're feeling stir crazy, we totally get it. Winter can be long in the majority of states, and often void of anything even remotely cool to do. …

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give meaning to your travels

Catching a sunset on a slackline after a day of helping at the hostel. So good to be in the right place with the right friends.<p>manifestation against …

One of this city's great pulled pork sandwiches is at a 70-year-old shack in Glendale

To call Pecos Bill's a hole in the wall would be generous. The whole barbecue sandwich operation is about six feet wide and 10 feet deep — a shack if ever there was one. But if you've visited many of this city's great restaurants, you know by now that the size of the restaurant has no bearing on …

11 Grilling Hacks to Try This Summer

HIDE ICE CUBES IN BURGERS<p>At a cookout, a dried-out burger is as unwelcome as a swarm of mosquitoes, so some barbecue gurus like to add a single ice …

5 Healthy Pasta Recipes That Are 100% Vegan (and Totally Delicious)

Pasta is perhaps the single most important dish a cook can have in their repertoire. Comforting, filling, easy to toss together—let's be honest, we …

The US Virgin Islands Will Give You Money to Visit in 2017

This is not a drill.<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the US Virgin Islands will pay you to take a vacation …

The best albums of 2016 you almost certainly won’t hear on your Spotify shuffle

The internet has made more music instantly available to more people than ever before. But it’s also made it possible for everyone to focus their attention on the same thing at once (which can make annual “best of” lists a bit homogeneous). Nothing against David Bowie or Beyoncé, but the uniformity …

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Bookmark This Airport Wi-Fi Password Map Right Now

It's a lifesaver.<p>Sitting in airports waiting for flights — if you don't have access to some baller airport lounge — can range from utterly boring to …

20 of the Most Beautiful Drone Photos of 2016

Image sharing site Dronestagram is no Instagram, with its 600 Million users, but the drone-specific social network does contain some of the best …

Hervé This' Chocolate Mousse Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> It took a brilliant, adventurous chemist to discover the simplest way to make chocolate mousse at home. Hervé This, the father of molecular gastronomy, discovered how to make a flawless, creamy chocolate mousse out of just chocolate and water.<p>This all happens fast as the mixture …

We read all 20 National Book Award nominees for 2016. Here's what we thought.

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help you …

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Here's What Cool Street Style Looks Like in Lagos, Nigeria

It’s a balmy 90 degrees in Lagos, Nigeria, but Eichie Moses’s red wool beanie isn’t budging. The fuzzy and vibrant topper, rolled up at the sides just so, is required to pull Moses’s solidly normcore ensemble (a vintage denim jacket, black skinnies, and faint gray lace-up oxfords) together. For the …

Bookworms will Adore this Cabin in Upstate New York

Studio Padron’s clients asked for a standalone library and guest house in the woods behind their vacation home in upstate New York. They got the</b> …

New York State

9 spots not to miss on your next trip to Oregon

Home to hundreds of state parks and over a dozen national forests, the diverse geographic state of Oregon, has everything I would want in my own …

5 Surprising Ways Baking Soda Can Improve Your Cooking

For most of my life, I assumed that baking soda was good for two things: baking (duh) and absorbing odors. Bakers have good reason to love the stuff; when the chemical leavening agent gained popularity in the mid-19th century, it basically revolutionized the American dessert scene. But I'm not much …

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Want to Get Better in the Kitchen? Here Are 4 Easy(ish) Dishes to Master

From chili verde to French omelets, J. Kenji López-Alt, proprietor of The Food Lab, shares the four dishes to add to your arsenal.<p>Are you finding that your steaks always come out tasting like a wet kitchen sponge? Still using store-bought tomato sauce like a plebeian? Eating at home doesn’t have to …

The 11 Best Jobs for People Who Love Traveling the World

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com</i><p>I've been waiting all year to see 'The Birth of a Nation,' but the film's controversy has me …

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18 fall style upgrades any guy can buy for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We've written a good amount on how to upgrade your look for fall, but not every guy can afford to (or wants to) overhaul his whole …

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7 Time-Saving Dinner Recipes for Busy Days

On busy days, turn to these home cook-friendly and <b>time-saving dinner recipes</b> that require minimal prep by pantry staples as ingredients. Plus, with …

Here is a map highlighting the wi-fi passwords of 130 airports across the world

Everyone's traveling life just got much easier and we have computer security engineer and travel blogger Anil Polat to thank for that.<p>In a strike of …

Basil meringue with passion fruit

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the meringue</b><p>Leaves from ½ bunch basil<br>• 6 egg whites, kept separate<br>• 150g golden caster sugar<p><b>To serve</b><p>2 passion fruit edible flowers (optional)<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 100C/lowest gas mark.<p>In a blender, blitz the basil leaves with two egg whites until well mixed.<p>Place the other …

Timex Reconstructs the Army-Supplied Camper MK1 for Its 30th Anniversary

A vintage timepiece remastered for the modern-day.<p>The Timex Camper MK1 was designed to withstand damage and then be discarded after a brief period of use; it’s no wonder that this timepiece was issued to folks in the US Army back in 1982. To commemorate its 30th anniversary, the American heritage …

15 Harry Potter Destinations You Can Visit in Real Life

The coolest thing to do for $20 in every state in the US

A few years ago, $20 seemed like a lot of money. However, these days, $20 can feel like nothing at all. You might spend $20 on your monthly gym membership or a movie ticket, sans popcorn.<p>Luckily, there are still some things to do in the U.S. for $20 or less; you just need to know where to go. Here …

9 Italian men's style geniuses you should be following on Instagram

Instagram is rife with bloggers (most boasting rampantly priapic pocket squares) purporting to be experts in the menswear realm. But despite some of these chaps having followings numbering well into the six digits, many of them wouldn't know a four-in-hand from two in the bush, their dress sense …

The photographer teaching women to feel beautiful naked

Photographer Mathilde Grafström struggled with body image issues and confidence for much of her life. “I had a major identity crisis a few years back and I’m still working on trying to accept my own body as it is. I suffer from these beauty ideals that are put out by the media, and it affects my …