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One Pot Spicy Thai Noodles

In a large stock pot, fill halfway with water, salt, and bring to a boil. Add linguine and cook according to package directions. Drain and set …

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The Best National Park in Every State

From sea to shining sea, our nation is packed with unforgettable, beautiful, and important sites from the National Park Service.<p>From golden sand …

6 GIFs For A Crunch-Free Core Workout - Women's Running

Are you tired of doing hundreds of crunches? Do they hurt your back? Are they just boring and you’re sick of them? Do they even work?<p>You could do …

28 books to read in 2017

We're only in the first month of the new year, but this much is already clear: There are a lot of good books coming our way. From nonfiction that …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

The 40 best books of 2016 you must read immediately

The Post’s books team on the titles they most loved — and some that, curiously, escaped notice.<p>by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)<p>On page one, this …

31 January Recipes for a Healthy Start to the New Year

January: The notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! Though you can obviously plan healthy meals for every month of the year, we’re betting that eating healthy in January tops your list of priorities. If you’re trying to eat clean this month, it can be hard to know where to …

10-minute total-body toning workout

Why wait until January 1 to start your fitness routine? There's no day like today to get healthy and active. This workout is short, effective and can be done anywhere. Repeat the entire sequence below on a loop, three times for a full-body, calorie-scorching workout!<p>1. Switch jumps<p>Place hands …

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This is the best way to explore America's national parks

You could spend a lifetime trying to cover all of America’s remarkable national parks, and still not feel like you’ve made a dent. Whether you’re marveling at jagged desert spires, peeking inside ancient cave dwellings, or (safely) observing a grizzly bear in his or her natural habitat, you’ll find …

National Parks

The best epically long books to binge-read on winter nights

Readers know all about summer reading: Juicy, plot-driven page-turners that are a breeze to read through sun-induced headaches, or can be picked up and put down between dips in the pool. But in winter, you need a different kind of book: one with a good existential crisis, or a very, very deep …

Books

How to Visit Grand Canyon National Park

There’s a reason it’s the second most-visited national park in the U.S.<p>As far as national parks go, the Grand Canyon is one of those places you can’t …

National Parks

All the books you should have read in 2016

Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature, Paul Beatty became the first American writer to win the Booker Prize, the Internet picked sides when …

Times Critics’ Top Books of 2016

The Italian writer Italo Calvino defined a classic as “a book that’s never finished saying what it has to say.” This year, The Times’s daily critics reviewed nearly 250 titles. What follows are their lists of the fiction and nonfiction books that most moved, excited and enlightened them in 2016 — …

Books

California road trip – Yosemite national park and Mammoth lakes

A new stop during our California Road Trip.After we stopped Big Sur and 24 hours in San Francisco (article coming up later) we continued our road …

National Parks

This Map of the World Depicts the Names of Countries in Their Own Languages

Related Articles<p>The creator has his creation on a website he calls Endonym Map–referring to a very specific term.<p>An <i>endonym</i> is the name for a place, …

City Politics

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2016

The apps recognized as Best Apps for Teaching & Learning are of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's</i> …

Native Americans turn to ballot box for empowerment

BROWNING, Mont. — Lea Whitford remembers the first time she set foot in Montana’s Capitol in Helena after a four-hour bus ride from the Blackfeet …

The 12 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Maine

Maine has 12 million acres of forest. Let this be your guide.<p>As New England’s largest state, Maine is almost as big as the rest of the region put …

To Combat Climate Change, Restore Land Ownership to Indigenous Peoples

Even though Indigenous peoples make up just 5 percent of the world's population, their ancestral territories collectively span across 65 percent of …

16 Books Every Millennial Should Read

Finding yourself as a millennial in a world of millions of other millennials isn’t a simple feat – there are barely any Snapchat usernames or CrossFit memberships left. Though, there is always one place you can find yourself without fail: in the pages of a book. Millennials are undoubtedly the 21st …

Books

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p>Four magical Londons or four women who meet during a violent rebellion? Sleeping …

13 Books to Inspire Your Next Road Trip With Your Girlfriends

From Edith Wharton to Gloria Steinem.<p>Mobility is something we often take for granted. To be able to move freely and easily is essential to the ways in which we experience and interact with the world. But too often, mobility is far less straightforward for women. Traveling as a woman is more …

Sherman Alexie on Writing ‘Thunder Boy Jr.’ for Brown Kids and Growing Into His Own Name

In his latest work, an illustrated children’s book, the acclaimed writer tackles new territory, drawing from his relationship to his name, his father …

Writing

Fiction 101: Literary Genres, Defined

Setting out to list, define, and distinguish the genres buzzing around publishing like pesky fruit flies is setting yourself up for trouble. Yet, …

More Testing, Less Play: Study Finds Higher Expectations For Kindergartners

This summer, millions of excited 4-, 5- and 6-year-olds will be getting ready for their first real year of school. But some of them may be in for a wake-up call when that first bell rings.<p>If you have young kids in school, or talk with teachers of young children, you've likely heard the refrain — …

Education

Lobster Roll Recipes That'll Satisfy All Your Summer Feels

Summer is here, and for those living in New England that means it's lobster roll season. All along the coast, from Connecticut to Maine, seafood shacks open their windows to sell lobster rolls (though you can often find them inland too). They are part of the reason the New England coastline is so …

Cooking
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Learn How To Make These Stunning Side Tables

Brass inlays add some sophistication to a modern set of side tables.<p>Side tables tend to be afterthoughts when it comes to designing a room. These handmade beauties, however, will stand out thanks to their butcher block teak surface and brass inlays.<p>Laura Kampf always adds a bit of flair to her …

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these destinations may</i> …

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