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Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

The weekend TODAY anchors were in for a treat when their moms burst into their Mother's Day cooking...<p>TODAY's Sheinelle Jones, Craig Melvin and Dylan …

Classic Statues Dressed in Modern-Day Clothes

In a series entitled /// Street stone ///, photographer Léo Caillard and retoucher Alexis Persani imagine what classic statues would look like if …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Awe-Inspiring Photos of Earth's Oldest Living Trees

In a protected area high in the White Mountains in eastern California, 15 miles east of Bishop, you'll find the oldest living trees in the world. The gnarled beauties, called the Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, are believed to be 1,000 to around 4,800 years old. Can you imagine the amount of history …

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3 Ways to Make a Bread-Free Grilled Cheese

Happy National Grilled Cheese Month! For cheese lovers like us, we’re totally indulging this month. Then we thought what about all our friends who are gluten-free? Or folks who are trying to stay away from traditional carbs? Shouldn’t they get to join in on all the fun too? Of course they should. …

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Fish Sauce Recipes: Why You Need This Savory Condiment In Your Kitchen (PHOTOS)

Have you ever slurped up Pad Thai, cooled down with a crisp, spicy green papaya salad or dunked a Vietnamese dumpling into a dipping sauce and wondered, "What is that flavor?" The flavor in question is one of the most savory things you've ever tasted, not just salty, but filled with umami, …

No-Bake Cheesecake Recipes (PHOTOS)

Just because our kitchens get hot during the summer, that doesn't mean that we want to stop baking. But it definitely gets harder and harder to turn the oven on when the heat inside our homes is already stifling. What's a baker to do? We suggest no-bake recipes -- and in particular these no-bake …

How to travel like a kid

When thinking about travelling with children, as adults we tend to focus on one angle: how do we have fun (and stay sane) while travelling with our kids?<p>There’s a flip-side to the coin: kids have to survive a trip with us and the inscrutable decisions we make when travelling, and we don’t always …

Top 10 sustainable travel experiences

Ditch modern civilisation and go wild! (Just be responsible about it.) In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, we've got the top 10 feel-good sustainable travel experiences.<p>1. National parks volunteer, USA<p>Fall asleep to a chorus of wolf calls and count bears as your …

Australia's wildest road trip

Stretching across Australia’s northwest corner, the road from Darwin to Broome runs through one of the world’s last great wildernesses. This is a land where there are areas larger than Ireland without a single town, where farmers lose dozens of cattle a year to crocodiles, and whole communities are …

How to survive a boring road trip

'Are we there yet?'<p>'But I wanna be there NOWWWWW!'<p>'I’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mboredI’mbored...'<p>The above might sound like a small child’s back seat complaints, but it’s actually a sampling of my running commentary from the first 20 minutes of a recent, epic 4.5 hour road …

Staying connected on the road: your tips

Travel is all about the thrill of the open road, endless possibilities, and leaving behind the day-to-day… but is that a trilling mobile phone we hear? Are you checking in on Facebook before you’ve even checked in at the hotel?<p>Ok, we admit it: one of the many joys of travel is sharing your …

Hit the road! Sydney to the Central West.

When Sydney is sweltering, head inland for higher-altitude cool temperatures, unique wines, fine dining and historic towns that look straight from a movie set.<p><b>Duration:</b> Four to six days<p><b>Distance:</b> 700km loop<p><b>Best time to go:</b> Late spring or summer<p>The Great Western Hwy is the most direct route from …

Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

Five road trips from airports worldwide

London, Paris, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Sydney: all great cities. But let's say you've just landed and want to get away from their urban sprawl as quickly as possible; get out into the surrounding region where you can explore towns and natural treasures at your own pace without hassles of traffic, …

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How to be an Aussie beach bum

When it comes to hanging out at the beach, Aussies have a few unwritten 'rules' of behaviour. To make the most of your visit Down Under, and do a convincing impression of a bona fide Aussie beach bum, here are some helpful pointers:<p>Beach etiquette<p>The most important rule: always head to the edge of …

Top ten experiences in Tasmania

Tasmania is still Australia, but beguilingly and bewitchingly it’s just that little bit different. It’s compact enough to ‘do’ in a week and layered enough to keep bringing you back. The island state produces gourmet food and wine, and a flourishing arts scene and a burgeoning urban cool point to a …

The best beaches in Australia

With more than 10,000 beaches around its shores, Australia leads the way when it comes to incredible sand and surf. Some beaches are playgrounds for marine and other wildlife, and the most beautiful beaches are so expansive or remote that you don't have to fight for towel space. Here's an …