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Wine museums: Drinking with culture

What if you decide to visit a wine collection on your vacation or, even better, a museum entirely devoted to the amazing world of wine, for a …

Google Maps Lets You Skip the Trip and Tour Wine Country From Home

Oenophiles and wannabe snobs have been flocking to California's Wine Country for years, throwing down big money to get a taste of America's iconic grape-based beverages. But what about those who want to tour the vineyards, yet don't have a lot of spare change? Google Maps is here to help.<p>The …

Restaurant wine lists: How to choose wisely

By Ted Loos, Travel & Leisure<p>Restaurant wine lists seem to freak people out—you’re captive there, and someone else has arranged the selection. And …

10 Unexpected U.S. Wine Trails

<b>Trail:</b> Grand Valley<p><b>Number of Wineries:</b> 18<p><b>Distance:</b> 55 miles<p><b>Description:</b> Colorado’s grape-growing regions range in elevation from 4,000 to 7,000 feet …

Wineries

#YouShouldGrowThis: Poppies won't give up in the garden

Poppies have been much loved by gardeners for centuries and even longer. They are showy, low maintenance and come in many colours.<p>Most flower in …

Gardening

With One-Third of Largest Aquifers Highly Stressed, It’s Time to Explore and Assess the Planet’s Groundwater

Wildlife<p>NASA’s twin-satellite mission known as GRACE has helped scientists estimate how much water is being depleted from the world’s major aquifers, but there is great uncertainty about how much water these aquifers hold. Image courtesy of NASA.<p>Imagine if your bank statement arrived each month and …

How To Use A Knife Outdoors

A knife is the most essential and useful tool you can take with you into the outdoors. But, do you know how to get the most out of one? Let’s go over …

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Top 10 Secrets of the Lincoln Tunnel Connecting NYC and New Jersey

Opening to traffic for the first time in 1937, the Lincoln Tunnel connecting Weehawken, New Jersey to Midtown Manhattan was hailed as the next great …

The 10 most expensive homes you can buy in New York City right now

New York ranks third in the world for the highest residential real estate prices per square foot, according to a recent report by Savills World Research.<p>When we asked online real estate and rental marketplace Streeteasy to comb its database for the most expensive listings across New York's five …

Thousands of people walk above this hidden jewel entombed underneath New York City

New York’s first ever train station, City Hall, is buried underneath the city’s oldest government building, but since its closure in 1945, few have …

City Halls

Shock Footage Appears to Show Panera Bread Manager Brutally Punch Female Employee in NYC Store

Footage captured by a Panera Bread customer Wednesday appears to show a manger at a New York City location physically assault a female employee.<p>The individual who recorded the video told Gawker the incident occurred at around 12:30 p.m. at one of the chain’s Manhattan locations.<p>“Panera employee …

Meet the man who gave the name to the creatures we now know as dinosaurs

Everybody likes a good dinosaur story, but one of the best dinosaur stories of them all centers on the man who gave these remarkably extinct beasts their name.<p>Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892) was a celebrated naturalist and founder of the British Museum of Natural History. Some time around 1839, Owen …

Nutritionists Pick the Healthiest Fast Food Orders

For times when there's nothing but McDonald's for the next 100 miles.<p>You're on a road trip across middle America with friends—cramped up, tired of hearing 'Bad Blood' for the 23rd time and craving real food in a sea of chain restaurant pit stops. The bad news: We can't help you locate a Sweet Green …

Nutrition

This is the best burger in New York City, according to Shake Shack's head chef

He has been cooking, tasting, and tweaking burgers as the culinary director for Shake Shack for the past decade.<p>So we asked him where we could find the best burger in New York City.<p>His answer? <b>The Spotted Pig.</b><p>"My favorite burgers are the ones where I don't have to think too much. It's just so good …

U.S. House pulls bill over Confederate flag flap

WASHINGTON — House GOP leaders were forced Thursday to pull a spending bill from the floor after an amendment regarding the display of the Confederate flag sparked a swift and angry backlash from Democrats.<p>"House Republicans want to keep the Confederate flag — and all that it stands for — flying …

Echinopsis Cactus Flowers Seem to Explode Like Fireworks | Colossal

<p>Echinopsis cacti have some of the most brilliant flowers of any cactus, with vibrantly colored petals and explosive blooms that look almost like …

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