Cyndi Steinman

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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, …

The scenic route: Ireland's most picturesque drives

The Emerald Isle is renowned for its spellbinding scenery. And while state-of-the-art main roads and motorways now link its cities and towns, there are some spectacular alternatives. Turn off the main thoroughfares to discover Ireland’s most scenic stretches of asphalt with these five picturesque …

Europe’s top 10 scenic rail journeys

Give thanks to the engineers who built railways across Europe's most difficult terrain, their hard work has translated into some of the world's most picturesque journeys – in Scandinavia along icy rivers to fjords, in Germany, Switzerland and Italy through carved valleys in the Alps, along the …

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

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Remote South Pacific islands you can visit (without a sailboat)

Have you ever wanted to get way, way - and perhaps even one extra 'way' - off the beaten path? The vast Pacific ocean presents no shortage of opportunities for those seeking isolation. If you don't know your aft from your starboard, these five island nations are about as far as you can go - no …

An island of sweet surprises: Maui for honeymooners

A Hawaiian honeymoon has all the storybook ingredients to make couples swoon: sherbet-colored sunsets, songbird serenades and palm-tree hammocks shimmying in the trade winds. But the island of Maui has more than a few surprises up its aloha-shirted sleeve, with something unique to offer every type …

For morning viewing: 3 timelapses of last week's Perseid meteor shower

Last weekend's Perseid display may go down as the most spectacular meteor shower of 2013. Did you miss it? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here …

NASA | From the Cockpit: The Best of IceBridge Arctic '13

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Actor Sinise's best role: Supporting veterans

If Gary Sinise had his way, everyone in Pittsburgh would be at Stage AE on Friday night listening to his Lt. Dan Band rock the night away to help a …

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APEX "” Retired Army Sgt. Jeffrey Lynch tells his friends he's not a hero.<p>The real heroes are the soldiers who don't make it back from battle, he …

Verizon FiOS woos CBS staffers to drop Time Warner Cable

VerizonFiOS is throwing a bone toCBSemployees who can no longer watch the network in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas because of the broadcaster's fight withTime Warner Cable.<p>In a memo to staffers, CBS said Verizon FiOS is offering employees "exclusive discounts and special promotions." Verizon is …

For World Humanitarian Day, U.N. Joins With Kid President, Beyonce

The U.N. observed a moment of silence Monday, the tenth anniversary of the bombing of its headquarters in Baghdad; 22 people died that day, including envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello. The date of the attacks, Aug. 19, is now known as World Humanitarian Day, a time to honor aid workers who often serve …

California Upends School Funding To Give Poor Kids A Boost

As the school year begins, districts in cities such as Oakland, Fresno and Los Angeles have not gone on a hiring spree.<p>But they might soon.<p>California has revamped its school funding formula in ways that will send billions more dollars to districts that educate large numbers of children who are …

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

Kids Involved in Bullying Grow Up To Be Poorer, Sicker Adults

Bullied children and kids who bully others have more health problems when they grow up than kids who aren't part of the bullying cycle, a study finds. They're also more likely to have financial problems, including difficulty keeping a job.<p>The findings run counter to a still-widespread notion that …

Easy Strawberry Danish Recipe

Using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls for the dough is a shortcut way to make danishes. This version tops the sweet cheese filling with strawberries, but feel free to use another berry of your choice.<p><b>Note:</b> It's very important to make sure you've completely dried off your strawberries after washing them or …

Oklahoma-Style Onion Burgers Recipe

An Oklahoma classic, it's a slider in style, but with way more onions, which help the thin patties of beef cook up extra juicy and flavorful.<p><b>Read more: The Burger Lab: How To Make Oklahoma Onion Burgers</b><p>Ingredients1/4 teaspoon canola oil5 ounces freshly ground beef, divided into two 2 1/2-ounce …

Pan-Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Snap Pea, and Carrot Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on …

Extra-Smooth Hummus Recipe

How do you match the silky smooth texture of store bought hummus at home? The answer lies within those thin chickpea skins.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 pound dried chickpeas1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda, divided1/2 cup tahini1/3 cup lemon juice from about 3 lemons1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil2 …

Cherry Hand Pies Recipe

This recipe was prepared with sweet cherries and it relies on the natural sweetness of the fruit. Feel free to prepare it with your favorite cherry variety and adjust the amount of added sugar according to your personal taste. Use any extra filling as a topping for ice cream or spread on your …

Ham and Swiss Quiche Recipe

<b>Note:</b> For the pie crust, use your favorite recipe, or this recipe, with the sugar removed. It will make enough dough for two quiches, so you can either cut it in half or freeze the remaining half wrapped tightly in plastic wrap for up to 3 months.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and …

Creamy Coleslaw Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This recipe is easiest to produce with a mandoline-style slicer, though you can also finely shred the cabbage by hand. To slice cabbages on a mandoline, split the head in half, cut out the core using the tip of a sharp chef's knife, the quarter the cabbage and slice it with the mandoline set …