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The 25 cheapest cities in Europe to rent an Airbnb

Since millions of Europeans have opened their homes to strangers on the website, we've teamed up with Airbnb to find out the European cities with the cheapest rates.<p>Looking at cities with at least 200 listings, Airbnb found bargains all over the continent in the likes of Slovakia and Poland, as …

European Travel

The week’s best travel deals from around the globe

This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.<p>Land<p>The Maya Beach Hotel and Bistro, on the Placencia Peninsula in <b>Belize</b>, has a sweet-and-spicy package with <b>savings of $150</b>. The Mayan Beach Chocolate and Spice Experience starts at $1,299 per person double and includes five nights’ accommodations, …

Where to Go in Maine: 11 Places You Should See in Your Lifetime

From the northern highlands to its southern coastline, Maine is one of the most popular destinations among tourists hoping to commune with nature. …

Colorado will rock your world: Surreal Garden of the Gods a must-see destination

Print<p>COLORADO SPRINGS — Its soaring peaks tower like cathedral spires over a breathtaking landscape that has taken hundreds of millions of years to …

5 Reasons Japan is a Budget Traveler’s Dream Destination

Gone are the days when travel to Japan was exclusive to hedge fund managers and Nintendo geeks, and with it the assumption that it’s expensive, …

20 Surreal Places to See the Clearest, Bluest Water on Earth

In Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos, Brian Cox shows how anyone can see the world like a physicist. Here he explains why he loves changing his mind<p>Professor Brian Cox is advanced fellow of particle physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. He is about to embark …

Andromeda Galaxy

Behind the sugar industry’s 50-year mission to axe its link to heart disease

Trust no one.<p>That’s the takeaway of a new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which claims the sugar industry in the 1960s launched a campaign in which it paid for nutrition research to downplay evidence linking America’s rising sugar consumption to …

Fudgy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

<i>These Fudgy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are one of the Best Cookies I have made so far! And making them is so easy!</i><p>Fudgy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. …

An American Authoritarian

The Republican presidential candidate is not a Fascist, but his campaign bears notable similarities to the reign of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.<p>Fascism has been back in the news with Donald Trump’s candidacy for the American presidency. His populist claim to speak for the white everyman, …

Political Science

Road Trip Genius Calculates the Shortest Route Through 47 National Parks

The “Optimal U.S. National Parks Centennial Road Trip” map is the creation of road trip mastermind Randy Olson. The trip includes stops at all 47 …

Don't call me a prodigy: the rising stars of European mathematics

Scientists from 80 countries flocked to Berlin this week to attend the European Congress of Mathematics. One main takeaway: some of the continent's …

The Supreme Court’s new definition of corruption is out of step with what Americans think

Last month, the Supreme Court overturned former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell’s conviction for corruption in a unanimous decision. McDonnell had been convicted of corruption for allegedly using the governor’s office to enrich himself by personally hosting events promoting a friend’s business …

The first R-rated 'Batman' movie is coming out this month

One of the most famous — and controversial — Batman comics of all time is being made into a movie. In fact, the story is so dark, it's going to be the first-ever R-rated Batman film.<p>"Batman: The Killing Joke," an animated feature film adaptation of the original 1988 comic, is getting a special …

Citrus filling, salty crust make Atlantic Beach Pie a winner

This Atlantic Beach Pie recipe comes from Bill Smith, longtime chef of Crook's Corner restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C. When I first tasted it, I went …

I can't remember any of my passwords and that's perfectly fine

About a month ago, my editor-in-chief Gus Lubin told me that he literally didn't know any of his passwords since he was using a password management app. I was already using one myself, but only to remember the passwords I came up with on my own.<p>Now I have given in to the urge to let an app do all …

Amendment, which needs full assembly’s approval, passed after brawl and could lead to trial of pro-Kurdish MPs on terror charges<p>Punches were thrown and water bottles were hurled, but a Turkish parliamentary committee has approved a contentious ruling-party proposal to strip legislators of their …

Middle East

Effortless Angel Food Cake Recipe

Delicate, uber-fluffy angel food cake is one of the easiest recipes I know: Just throw some cold egg whites and sugar into a bowl, whip 'em up, and stop before they're stiff. After that, it's simply a matter of stirring cake flour into the glossy meringue and baking the whole thing off. With this …

The Foolproof Steps to Making a Perfect French Omelette at Home

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I've been learning about omelettes for as long as I can remember. When I was four, my family went down to Boca Raton or Fort Lauderdale or one of those chintzy Gold Coast places to visit my …

Eggs

The three-ingredient white chocolate cake that the internet is going crazy for | Starts at 60

We love simple recipes here at Starts at 60, and this three ingredient cake really takes the… well, cake!<p>People all around the world are loving the …

You Should Really Celebrate National Banana Bread Day

Did you know that tomorrow, Tuesday, February 23, is National Banana Bread Day? Reach for your brownest, squishiest, ripest bananas and get …

'The Witch' is a horror film that unnerves frame by frightening frame

It's the rare horror film that sows suspicion into nearly every frame, so intent on a darkening mood that the stillness of trees at the edge of a wood, or a child's face in demonic thrall, even an ambling goat, carries the same capacity to unnerve. Such is the detail that Robert Eggers brings to …

Horror

Where To Invade Next - Michael Moore Strikes a Melancholy Chord

<i>Where to Invade Next</i> is Michael Moore's most disturbing film yet. Contrasting the progressive public policies practiced abroad with those here at home, Moore starkly drives home just how inhumane American society has truly become.<p>The movie is a simple exercise in comparing and contrasting American …

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe - Chowhound

1Set your oven to 325°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Coat a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with no-stick baking spray.<p>2Combine the melted butter, sugar, …

Scientists are getting ready to make a huge announcement that would uphold a 100-year-old prediction by Einstein — here's how to watch live

Click here to learn more.<p>A team of scientists from Caltech, MIT, and the LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) Scientific Collaboration will convene in Washington, DC for an "update" on their efforts to detect a cosmic phenomenon called gravitational waves.<p>This modest "update," …

Here's Why You Will Be Hiring a Data Scientist in 2016 | Inc.com

It's the most popular job for 2016, per Glassdoor.<p>And, according to Eric Haller, a vice president at the global information services company Experian who runs their DataLabs unit, it's also one of the hardest positions to fill. Recently, I asked him about the role and why it is so important that …

Big Data

25 Chocolate Desserts That Want To Be Your Valentine

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here, 25 of our favorites.<p>Just look at that rich, decadent, ooey-gooey goodness.<p><b>Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake</b><p>What's better than a slice of cheesecake? One that has a chocolate crust and chocolate ganache on top. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate</b> …

Bananas foster is the easiest ice cream cake you'll make

Your Mardi Gras party shouldn't begin and end with fantastic drinks.<p>Prove you can <i>laissez les bons temps rouler</i> (let the good times roll) with the …

Ice Cream