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Love Letters to Paris: What our travel writers love about the City of Lights

France travel special<p>Six months since the Paris terror attacks, our writers reflect on the enduring appeal of one of the world's great cities.<p>Katie …

How to Vacation in Paris on a $1,000 Budget. (Including the Flight. Ye

<i>What’s your dream vacation?</i> Glamour <i>asked 1,000 women that question—and then had 13 top travel bloggers plan your most-wanted trips, all for under $1,000! This week, we present everything you need to know about planning your best getaway ever. The final stop: Paris, France</i><p>Paris is the city you most …

France

10 places you should visit in Europe this year, according to Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet recently released its Best in Europe list, which highlights the top 10 European destinations travelers should visit in 2016.<p>The list, which was selected by Lonely Planet's travel experts, includes a mix of destinations that are currently trending, hidden gems that are set to become …

European Travel

21 Paris bistros and brasseries for an amazing dinner you can afford

Paris, with its Old World charms, had begun to look old hat as a dining destination in recent years after London, New York and other cities grabbed …

France

We Tried the Weirdest New Beers Out There—and We Mean Weird

From dung-smoked whale testicles—stay with us—to chocolate oyster stouts, experimental beers are having a moment.<p>From dung-smoked whale testicles—stay with us—to chocolate oyster stouts, experimental beers are having a moment. It might be a marketing moment. But nevertheless, a moment so important …

Beef Braised in Guinness Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Cooking

Use Your Cast Iron Pan and a Tortilla for Extra-Crispy Pizza in Just 12 Minutes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I've gotta tell you: In the catalog of easy, cheaty pizza recipes that start with some form of pre-baked bread base, flour tortilla–based pizzas have historically ranked pretty low on my list. Certainly lower than French bread pizza, lower than English muffin …

How our bodies react to holiday food excess

If you're otherwise healthy, is it OK to over-indulge at the dinner table at this time of year? Here's the truth.<p>“Comfort food” is in greater demand at certain times of year more than others, be it due to short days and worsening weather, or simply the gastronomic indulgence of seasonal parties.<p>If …

'My Husband Said He Wanted a Baby. Now I'm Pregnant and He Doesn't Want Kids.'

Reader WTF writes,<p>I am four weeks pregnant, and I've been wanting kids for three months, so I am very excited this happened so quickly. We are not disclosing this to family and friends until the first sonogram.<p>While we were trying to conceive, my husband seemed to be on board. He agreed with me …

'I Don't Love My Husband Anymore'

Reader Not Feeling It writes:<p>My husband and I have been married 7 years, together 12, one 5 year old daughter. He's a hard worker and does really well, I gave up my job to stay at home (which I think was a bad idea in my case). I know empirically that he is a good, kind, decent man and he loves me. …

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The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an average of $1,300 a month on food at home, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means families can shell out more than $15,000 a year on …

Personal Finance

'Show us that you care': a student's view on what makes a perfect teacher

Ofsted has its own ideas about outstanding lessons, but what young people love about teachers is quite different<p>The perfect teacher. In Ofsted’s eyes, that probably means exemplary lesson plans and 30 immaculately marked books with targets for improvement. But, as a 16-year-old, I’m not sure I …

Teaching

Heartbreaking details emerge during sentencing at elite boarding-school statutory-rape case

The 16-year-old victim described the past 17 months as the "scariest, hardest days of my life," in a pre-recorded video shown to a packed courtroom, according to the Concord Monitor.<p>Convicted of misdemeanor statutory rape, the 20-year-old Labrie will spend a year in jail. Labrie must also serve …

Horrors of one-child policy leave deep scars in Chinese society

His wife was seven months pregnant with their second child when the group of people barged into his home and took her away. He followed them to the local hospital, where - against medical advice and despite his pleadings - they jammed a needle into her belly.<p>"They grabbed my wife's body like they …

Daylight saving time: The myths and the truths

<b>(CNN) —</b> Loved by some, loathed by many, daylight saving time has wide-ranging and often surprising implications.<p>From energy use to our very health, here's a look at some of the mythology and facts surrounding DST.<p>MYTH: It saves energy<p>One of the most commonly offered rationales for daylight saving …

Low-carb and Mediterranean diets beat low-fat plans for losing weight – report

Analysis published under the Lancet banner involved more than 68,000 people and finds that sugar was used to bulk up ‘low-fat’ foods<p>Low-fat diets are not as effective as low carbohydrate or Mediterranean diets for losing weight, according to a major new study, but it also concludes that no diets …

Nutrition

Los chefs caseros que causan pánico en los restaurantes de París

En un pequeño apartamento no muy lejos del centro Pompidou, una joven pareja italiana está preparando una exquisita comida para cuatro personas que nunca han visto antes.<p>Hay panqueques de berenjena, una especie de pastel de papa napolitana, y albóndigas - y luego tres tipos de pasta. El vino ha …

Is it Possible for Cooking to Be Meditative?

My path to enlightenment began in the vegetable aisle: Amid the fluorescent supermarket lights and zombied, after-work shoppers, I brought a bunch of wilted basil to my face and smelled it. <b>It smelled mostly like basil, but also a little bit like plastic. But mostly basil. Mindfulness: achieved (so</b> …

The Week in Review: Chocolate, Bacon & Other Sinful Foods

For the purposes of this post, “sinful foods” are foods that taste wonderful but are also full of calories and/or have negative health implications. With that said, this week was a good and bad week for this kind of sustenance.<p><b>The Good:</b> <br>Wednesday was #NationalChocolateDay, in honor of the usually …

Social Media

How to Buy, Store, and Cook with Garlic, in Season in November

Here's how to buy, store, and cook with garlic, in season in November.<p>Garlic may seem ubiquitous, but like all produce it has a season. Although you can use the scapes, or shoots, that appear in the spring, the actual garlic bulbs aren't harvested from the ground until fall. They can be used right …

An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

Personal Finance