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Best Ever Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake

Once the brownies are cool, it’s time to put the layers together. You can pile the cookie dough onto the brownies, stack the layers and leave messy …

Humans Have Caused Global Warming for Longer Than We Thought

People have been contributing to global warming since the mid-nineteenth century, decades before scientists previously estimated, according to new …

Climate Change

The 6 best shots I got in 15,500 miles of traveling New Zealand

BETWEEN OCTOBER 2014 AND SEPTEMBER 2015, I travelled 25,000+ km (15,500+ miles) across both main islands of New Zealand, including the smaller and …

New Zealand

An Heirloom Cookie Essential on the Serbian Holiday Table

A big congratulations to QueenSashy, whose Vanilice (The Little Vanilla Cookies) was voted Your Best Holiday Cookie from Anywhere in the World!<p><b>We asked her to tell us a little bit more about these cookies—here's what she said</b>:<p>Vanilice (pronounced <i>va-nil-itze</i>) are traditional Serbian cookies, sort of …

Your Shot: Machu Picchu

Located high in the Peruvian Andes, Machu Picchu was hidden from the outside world for hundreds of years. Explore the well-preserved Inca ruins in this gallery of photos submitted by National Geographic.

23 photos of famous landmarks lit up in solidarity with Paris

At least 120 people were killed and many more were injured in a series of shootings and bombings across multiple locations in Paris Friday evening.<p>Residents of countries all over the world were shocked, alarmed, and saddened for the people of France. Online, the hashtag #PrayForParis took over …

Your Favorite Thanksgiving Sides

Turkeys may come and go, but it seems that the dishes served alongside—the potato casseroles and mashes, stuffings (or dressings), breads, sauces, and vegetables—incite the most love (or dislike).<p>From lots and lots of sweet potatoes to the stuffing-or-dressing conundrum, everyone has a favorite. …

The Mashed Potato Recipes You Want And Need

Dive in.<p>Side dishes are often overlooked, a mere afterthought to fill up the plate. But when sides are mashed potatoes, they are the main event. They’re are buttery and fluffy, filling and savory, and all in all wholly satisfying (so long as they aren’t made with potatoes that have been stored in …

Watch Anthony Bourdain Explore the Sights, Sounds, and Tastes of Istanbul, Turkey

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The Women Those 'Evolution Of Beauty' Videos Leave Out

The contrast between the reality and the ideal is stark.<p>With videos like "100 Years of Lingerie in 3 Minutes" or "100 Years of Beauty: Germany," the Internet has been treated to gorgeous viral videos that show the glamorous side of women's lives throughout history, but according to Polish costume …

Love at First Bite: 7 Scary-Good Sweets for Halloween

Think beyond candy corns and snack-size Snickers this Halloween and indulge in some of these homemade sweets. Not only are they scary-good, they're easy to make.<p><b>1. Ghost Cupcakes</b><p>You don't have to be "that mom" to make impressive Halloween treats. These adorable ghosts are made with lollipops and …

The 20 best countries to visit in your lifetime

The awards are based on the ratings and feedback of more than 128,000 readers — the highest level of participation in the magazine's history.<p>Other Readers' Choice Awards include the world's best cruise lines, hotels, spas, and airlines, all of which you can check out here.<p>Keep scrolling to see a …

10 ways to fall asleep on a plane

Who doesn’t find it impossible to fall asleep on a plane? Even if you do manage to nod off, you know that a stiff neck, and possibly drool on your …

What it's Really like to Fly Overseas in First Class

I'm not going to make you wait until the end of my column to tell you that it is<p>FANTASTIC!<p>As a travel writer, I don't fly first class, or even business for that matter. I pay for my fares anywhere. I pay for hotels, food, anything a tourist would pay for.<p><b>The Delay.</b><p>As I was flying from Miami to …

You Don't Eat Well, and More Things I Learned on My Cookbook Tour

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Just six days after my cookbook, <i>Eat Mexico</i>, hit shelves, I packed up my four-month-old baby, a breast pump and portable crib, a stroller, and my husband, and set off on a month-long book tour along the West Coast. …

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If You Care About Your Coffee, Then You Should Know How to Store It

So you treated yourself to a great bag of beans. Now, how do you store them to make sure they stay as fresh and awesome as possible for as long as possible?<p>If you're shelling out 20 bucks for a haute bag of beans, you should at least know how to store them. Better beans, stored correctly, make …

The Highs and Lows of Hard Apple Cider History

Chances are that our ancestors wouldn’t recognize the cider sold in supermarkets today as anything worthy of the name. The lily-livered sweet cider that we like to sip this crispy time of year (hot, with cinnamon sticks) was considered next to undrinkable by our forebears. The colonial farmhouse …

Spectacular Meteor Shower This Week: How to See It

Watch the Draconids shoot through the sky Thursday and Friday on moonless nights that promise great views.<p>The temperamental annual meteor shower known as the Draconids peaks this week under dark skies, offering skywatchers a nearly perfect chance to see as many as two dozen shooting stars per …

Northern Lights in pictures: Aurora borealis lights up Britain's night sky - Telegraph

10 Beautiful Canal Towns (That Aren't Venice)

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>When it comes to a romantic punt along a canal, Venice, Italy is always top of mind. But plenty of other cities around the world are built around enchanting canal systems. Here are 10 of the most beautiful canal towns that aren't Venice.<p><b>1. Amsterdam,</b> …

Travel + Leisure Exclusive: A Sneak Peak at the New Four Seasons Oahu at Ko Olina

Oahu is about to get its first new luxury property in years. The 17-story Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina is now accepting reservations this …

Queen Elizabeth II surpasses Queen Victoria's long reign

LONDON (AP) — It was a day for the history books. But it was not in her majesty's temperament to make much of a fuss.<p>On Wednesday, September 9, 2015, …