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15 islands you don't need a passport to visit

Stunning, shimmering sunsets across the water, the peaceful lullaby of waves crashing and the wind blowing, the feeling of truly being removed for your everyday life ... yep, islands are pretty much the best.<p>While it's wonderful to get that coveted passport stamp, there are plenty of islands to …

National Parks

Learn the New Hand Jive With Grease Live! Stars Keke Palmer and Julianne Hough

TheaterMania takes you behind the scenes from Los Angeles with the stars of the upcoming Fox TV live broadcast.<p>Through the infinite wisdom of <i>Grease</i>, …

Wine and Berries Are Nature's Viagra, Says Science

A new study suggests that foods high in flavonoids, like currants and red wine, may help prevent erectile dysfunction and reliance on Viagra.

Research

Slow Cooker Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe {Vegan}

Slow Cooker Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>8 hours<p>Total time<p>8 hours 10 mins<p>This Slow Cooker Vegetable Barley Soup recipe …

Capturing the wonders of hummingbird flight

Hummingbirds are extreme athletes, deftly hovering and darting between flowers. Now a combination of high-speed filming and computer simulations …

Birds

Why You Should Carry Your Airline Status Card

I posted a picture of my Executive Platinum cards from American Airlines a few days ago as a Picture of the Week, fully realizing how nerdy I am for …

American Airlines

The Chart Every Meat Eater Needs To See

Avid meat eaters are generally pretty knowledgable about beef cuts. They know the difference between a chuck roast and a shoulder steak, and how differently each needs to be cooked. But not many occasional meat consumers know that kind of information, and most have never heard of a bavette cut. Or …

Food

38 Healthy One-Skillet Meals

There’s a lot that can go wrong when cooking. Maybe you miss an ingredient and now your meal tastes weirdly salty, or you make such a steamy dish …

Mug crumbles: the best 3-minute microwave recipes

If you've exhausted our recipe collection of sweet, satisfying mug cakes, move on to the mug crumble - equally speedy (taking just three minutes at full power in the microwave), they combine a base of fruit, nuts and chocolate with a classic crumble topping. And there's no need to weigh anything, …

‘Black Hole’ traces 100 years of a transformative idea

<b>Black Hole</b> <i><br>Marcia Bartusiak</i><i><br>Yale Univ., $27.50</i><p>Almost a century before Einstein was born, the English polymath John Michell speculated that a star of …

Black Holes

NASA's New Office Is Our Defense Against Death From the Skies

It’d be such a shame to lose this fragile, watery planet to an asteroid strike. NASA’s newly-formalized Planetary Defense Coordination Office will do …

Milky Way age map shows growth rings

The first-ever complete age map of the Milky Way shows that our galaxy grew from the inside out.<p>Scientists have completed the first-ever …

Universe

Life on Earth Can Thank Its Lucky Stars for Jupiter and Saturn

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Without Jupiter and Saturn orbiting out past Earth, life may not have been able to gain a foothold on our planet, new simulations …

Astronomy

To American exchange students: Please don’t come to South Africa until you’ve understood these 5 things.

It’s hard to miss the overwhelming irritation many South African students have with some of the US exchange students they meet.<p>As someone who has …

3 Things You Must Do Now If You Can't Afford To Retire

10,000 Baby Boomers retire every day. Your day is coming. Don't make the mistake of waiting until it's your turn before wondering what to do. Start now to prepare for the first day after your last day of work.<p>Recently I turned 62 but felt no panic in spite of nearing retirement age. You might think …

Retirement

Best Western Offers Independent Properties a Unique Choice

Over the past few years, major hotel groups have extended their reach and consumer base by launching soft brands consisting of independent properties …

Hospitality

Read TIME's Original Review of Rebel Without a Cause

When <i>Rebel Without a Cause</i> was released 60 years ago, it was almost exactly a month after James Dean’s dramatic and tragic death shook Hollywood—and …

Criminal Psychology

The 10 Countries You Absolutely HAVE To Visit In 2016

Most of us are lucky if we can escape our desks long enough to visit one country per year... but it never hurts to have a list of 10 dazzlingly perfect options.<p>Today, Lonely Planet announced its Top 10 Countries for 2016, employing expert analysis to make travel recommendations for the year ahead …

Top 10

Our 28 Best Irish-Inspired Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

You don't have to be Irish to appreciate corned beef, cabbage, and a good, hearty stout. This collection of our favorite Irish recipes makes us wish it was St. Patrick's Day all year long.<p>While we don't need a <i>reason</i> to pile our plates with buttery potatoes, sautéed cabbage, and soda bread, St. …

Cooking

All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts Where the Food Is Actually Good

An all-inclusive resort can feel like an easy way to simplify the honeymoon — you pay once, and all your meals and activities are included. But what if the food is your favorite part of any vacation? You'll want to choose your all-inclusive carefully then, since many focus more on quantity and …

50 Trips Everyone Should Take In The US

Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or waiting for Old Faithful to erupt in Yellowstone National Park, the United States is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the east coast to the west and everywhere in between, we've found 50 trips everyone should …

National Parks

ASICS Gel Lyte III 2014 Christmas Pack

After giving you a first look at the ASICS Christmas Pack earlier in the year, we now give you a<p>After giving you a first look at the ASICS Christmas Pack earlier in the year, we now give you a better glimpse of the Gel Lyte III silhouette. The range consists of three new renditions to the iconic …

Heavy Metal

Ever pass up a cast-iron find at a flea market because you thought it'd be too hard to keep clean? Big mistake—at least according to John Folse, the …

Flea Markets

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2014

Why Is Google Building A Robot Army?

In short: robotics world domination<p>Looking back, Google’s emergence as a robotics powerhouse seems obvious—and inevitable. First came the scattered hires of roboticists and the release of self-driving cars into Bay Area traffic. Then, the search giant reportedly bought two humanoid HUBO robots from …

Page 2: Star Wars, Scorsese, Spielberg, Walking Dead, Jurassic Park, Pacific Rim, Simpsons – /Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included <b>36</b> …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the best of the best bars, restaurants, spas, adventures, and more from …

Don't Just Shiver, Here Are 3 Cold-Weather Experiments To Try

In case you haven't heard, it's (really, <i>really</i>) cold outside for most of us living in the lower 48.<p>Chicago, which is already known for its biting cold, hit 16 below zero this morning, setting a new record low for a Jan. 6. (The coldest day in recorded history for the city is 27 below zero set on …