Mariel Barandiaran

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Canada by Rail: 5 Great Canadian Train Adventures

While a traditional road trip has its charms, a Canadian train adventure allows you to ride through the Rockies, explore the remote north and wind …

Candice Kumai's Sweet Potato Veggie Burger

<i>Ditch the premade frozen veggie burgers—this “clean and satisfying” plant-based recipe is “decadent, filling and full of vitamins,” says the wellness</i> …

Sweet Potatoes

The Best Itinerary for Barcelona

To say that Barcelona, a city that boasts gorgeous beaches, abundant sunshine, vibrant local culture, a delectable foodie scene, and a relaxed pace, …

Barcelona

11 Brilliant Recipes For Leftover Mashed Potatoes

1 Make them into cheesy pancakes.<p>Just A Taste<p><b>Get this Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes recipe from Just A Taste</b><p>2 Bake them into rolls.<p>Spicy …

Cooking

The Dazzling Villa O on the Cote D’Azure

This breathtaking tower of turquoise glass forming the glass lift and central atrium give a feeling of light and space in the unforgettable Villa …

House Design

Pine cabin offers refuge for architect and his family in Norway

We’re relaxed just looking at these photos<p>Well this is nice: Oslo-based architect Jon Danielsen Aarhus created this gabled, pine-clad cabin in rural Norway for himself and his family, creating a compact modern refuge that defers to its stunning natural surroundings and views of a nearby lake.<p>The …

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough, or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

Donald Trump and the Rise of Alt-Reality Media

You think the truth took a hit last year? It's about to get worse. A lot worse.<p>Earlier this year, I argued that the conservative movement did not merely have a Donald Trump problem—it had a media problem. As Trump slouched toward the nomination, he was backed by a conservative media that had …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's Revival of 'Honest Graft'

The president-elect’s insistence that the public interest and his private interests are aligned recalls the creed of Tammany Hall.<p>“In theory,” Donald Trump told <i>The New York Times</i> on Tuesday, “I could run my business perfectly, and then run the country perfectly.”<p>That particular theory has a …

Best Smartphone Data Plans for Streaming Lots of Movies and Music

We frequently compare cell phone plan rates from different carriers to help light to moderately heavy data users find the best deal. But what if …

Autumn Colors Glow in Europe: Pictures

Europe

"Trumpkins" Are The Most Terrifying Halloween Decorations

Cotton ball spider webs and peeled grape-eyeballs, begone! Because this year, the hottest new Halloween decoration is set to be the "Trumpkin," or a pumpkin carved in striking resemblance to none other than Donald Trump.<p>That's right, with little more than a carving knife, a bad wig and the biggest, …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s Caesar Moment

Detached from history and fueled by fear, his convention speech was utterly unlike anything we've heard in American politics.<p>It was a speech perfectly suited to the nominee. It was a speech utterly unconnected to anything we have ever heard from any previous nominee. It was, then, exactly what we …

Donald Trump

Here's What's Really in Your Sushi and 13 Other Foods You Eat Every Day

Is nothing sacred?<p>With all of the organic and natural options at the grocery store these days, you probably assume you know what's going in your cart. But guess what? It's pretty much a guarantee that something you're buying isn't what you think it is, according to the new book <i>Real Food/Fake Food:</i> …

Marine Conservation

Preview of Hampton Court Palace Flower Show: Pictures

Kelly Brook

The Modern Loafer - Black

Shop Everlane now for modern essentials. We make the most beautiful essentials, at the best factories, without traditional markups. Free shipping on …

The Simple Pleasures of Nature for New Yorkers

Hudson Woods retreat is part of a larger residential project located 100 miles away from New York and including 26 modern and energy efficient …

House Design

Jimmy Carter Is Correct That the U.S. Is No Longer a Democracy

On July 28, Thom Hartmann interviewed former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, and, at the very end of his show (as if this massive question were merely an afterthought), asked him his opinion of the 2010 Citizens United decision and the 2014 McCutcheon decision, both decisions by the five Republican …

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Jesus is a political prisoner: An American history of Christianity’s corruption

Nowadays, the Christian right is a fixture of the political world. But it hasn’t always been that way<p>According to the Pew Research Center, the Christian share of the population has declined in recent years from 78.4 percent to 70.6 percent. At the same time, the number of Americans identifying as …

Photographer Beth Moon Spent 14 Years Hunting for the World’s Most Ancient Trees

“Portraits of Time” is a series of photographs showing the oldest and most majestic trees on the face of the Earth. Photographer Beth Moon traveled …

The Christmas Spirit Is an Affront to Conservative Values

Tis the season for contrived conservative media outrage over the "war on Christmas."<p>You can see it at your local soup kitchen. It permeates the toy giveaway down the street. It infiltrates the clothes drive being held in your community. On the surface, this charitable giving may seem like the right …

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

A Stylish and Quirky Steampunk Rustic Mountain Home

Entering Studio 80‘s Mountain Side Farr Residence is like walking into the inside of a wine barrel.<p>The circular entryway is lined with rough wood …

Interior Design

Sorry, Folks, Rich People Don't Create The Jobs

Hecto-millionaire Nick Hanauer is at it again.<p>One of the country's most successful entrepreneurs and investors, Hanauer is on a mission to teach his fellow 1%-ers how the economy actually works — how jobs are actually created, how a higher minimum wage would actually help, and how the crazy …

Kohler Brings the Automatic Toilet Into the Residential Homes

Public bathrooms across the country have automatic flshing toilets, but these commercial devices are hardly practical in the average home. If you …

Toilets

Canes and Functional Furniture In One

Lanzavecchia + Wai certainly are intrested in fun style, as they showed with their delightful Rocking Bench and Seat, but it turns out the designers …

Furniture