Angela Roeder

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Extreme North: Riding a Caboose to the Alaska Railroad’s Wintry Frontier

For the hardy few travelers who opt to hop on the Alaska Railroad’s off-season Aurora Winter Train, it’s a ride into a real-life snow globe.<p>“Moose! …

17 Christmas Candy Recipes That Will Kick Cookies to the Curb

It seems like Christmas cookies take center stage around the holidays, but they’re not the ONLY sweet treat you should be having this time of year. Sure, there’s some adorable bite-sized holiday sweets you can make with the kiddies and there’s always no-bake holiday desserts for the lazy hostess …

7 Fictional Vigilantes Worth Reading Now

Capturing the essence of the antihero in literature is not an easy task, but when done well it can make for a compelling escapist thrill and the compulsion to root for the vigilante. There’s something so appealing about the idea of a person taking justice into his or her own hands when the …

Best State Parks in the United States for a Thousand

<i>This is a guest post from my dad, Grandpa Points. He and my mom are in their 60’s, are (mostly) retired,and are ticking off “bucket list”</i> …

Top Ten Books to Give to Adolescent Boys Who Say They “Hate Reading” by Oona Marie Abrams

Three years ago, I welcomed the ritual of ten minutes of daily independent reading into my 12th grade classroom. Of course, I was nervous at the …

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15 True Crime Books If You Love Truman Capote's 'In Cold Blood'

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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16 Books That Every Introvert Needs to Read

If you're an introvert, one of the best ways to recharge is with a good book. There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so …

10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: September 2016

Shannon LaBrie<p><b>Sounds Like</b>: As if Norah Jones and the late Jeff Buckley had started a band and gone just a tiny bit country<p><b>For Fans of:</b> Grace Potter …

The 10 Steamiest Romance Novels Every Woman Should Read

A Scot in the Dark author Sarah MacLean recommends her favorites.<p>Sarah MacLean is an expert in romance. She's been reading them since the age of 12, and estimates that she's read more than 6,000 in her lifetime (she has more than 1,000 in her home office, and that doesn't include her Kindle). She's …

Summer reading: 76 books to pack for your holiday

History<p><b>West of Eden by Jean Stein</b><br>A selective, sly history of studio-era Hollywood by a film mogul’s daughter. One of the best books ever written about the movies. Jonathan Cape, £20<p><b>The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore </b>“It was hard to be a tsar,” Montefiore writes at the beginning of this joyful …

10 Forgotten Fantastical Novels You Should Read Immediately – Page 10

<b>The Fabulous Baron Munchausen and The Fabulous World of Jules Verne, two films by Czech director, animator, and special effects genius Karel …

Store and display your records with this new Magic Vinyl frame

<b>This new record frame isn’t just for show.</b><p>Unlike most record frames which will just allow you to display a single sleeve, the new Magic Vinyl Display …

When Someone Great Is Gone: Songs About Death

• .<p>Music can help in all kinds of situations, can soothe all kinds of pain. And even though what you’re going through seems so insurmountable and it …

Top 10: Recipes for Chicken Breasts

These amazing recipes include chicken stir-fry with asparagus and cashews and Berber-spiced chicken breasts.

4 First-Rate Thrillers That Will Make Your Heart Pound

Henry James famously said that "summer afternoon" were the two most beautiful words in the English language. With apologies to The Master, I'd tweak that sentiment to suggest that maybe "summer suspense" are two even more beautiful words. Surely, on a sunny summer day, few pleasures can be greater …

Dining in Texas Hill Country, Mapped

The hills are alive with good food<p>Just outside of Austin is the <b>Hill Country</b>, known for more than just wide open spaces, stellar sunset views, and wineries. Find Southern food with German and Mexican influences, which combine for a varied culinary experience in the live oak groves of small town …

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15 Awesome Ideas for How to Eat Chia Seeds

Chia seeds have come a long way since being only recognized as the little things that made those funny chia pets grow. More recently they’ve become …

Spanish-Style Quinoa Recipe

"This quinoa dish is a delicious and higher protein alternative to Spanish rice. This is a nice side dish to a Mexican meal, or it can be used as a …

The best books we read in 2015 - Vox

  <p><i>Words of Radiance</i> by Brandon Sanderson (fiction)<p>I spend my day writing about conflicts — like the war in Syria — that are vicious, depressing, and defined mostly by the lack of good guys and good options. <i>Words of Radiance</i>, a wonderfully detailed story of good versus evil and the second book in …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Cast-Iron Skillet Recipes

Use your cast-iron skillet morning, noon, and night with this collection of sweet and savory skillet recipes.

8 Things You Can Make In A Rice Cooker That Aren't Rice

We are all master chefs thanks to the rice cooker.<p>Rice cookers are much more versatile than the name lets on.<p>Whether you're a rogue chef experimenting with new kitchen tools or a college student looking for a be-all and end-all appliance, this gadget might be everything you need and more.<p>Basic …

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This Recipe For Mud Hen Bars Is All You Need To See Today

When you top a brownie with pecans and marshmallows, it's a WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE!<p><b>Here's what you will need:</b><br>- 1 Box Brownie Mix + Corresponding Ingredients (eggs/oil/water)<p>- 2 Egg Whites<p>- 1 cup Brown Sugar<p>- 1/2 cup Pecans<p>- 1/2 cup Mini Marshmallows<p>- 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips<p><b>Instructions:</b><br>Prepare …

'My Father's Guitar' Plays On Perception And Memory

I'm a sucker for charming personal essays, those seemingly casual, anecdotal confessionals in which writers essentially dine out on themselves. My favorites (Nora Ephron, David Sedaris) make light of their own foibles and shortcomings (a sagging neck, an inability to master a foreign language) in …

11 YA novels not just for kids

<i>Throughout the summer, EW has been rolling out lists of some of our favorite books of all time. So far, we’ve suggested celebrity memoirs,</i> …

Flipboard now lets you curate your Cover Stories feed by voting articles up or down

Flipboard is making it easier for users to dictate what they want to see in their Cover Stories feed. A new thumbs up/thumbs down voting scheme will curate more of what you like, and let you banish articles you don’t.<p>It’s technology pinched from Zite, the popular news reader Flipboard purchased …

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How to Sustain Yourself Between Fiona Apple Albums

<i>Photo by Benjamin Lozovsky</i><p>There is a certain masochism to being a diehard Fiona Apple fan. It means learning to love at a different tempo than the fans of other musicians; it requires a three-to-seven-year commitment to a promise she never actually made. Waiting for new songs without ever knowing …

Watch Gwar’s Insane TED Talk on Regional Identity

TED Talks don’t usually begin with the speaker being slammed in the head by a stone tablet and then having the flesh ripped from their face, but …