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The health benefits of fresh herbs — and how to eat them

Do you usually bypass the herb section of the produce aisle? These recipes will make them a staple on your grocery list.<p>Using fresh herbs is one of the easiest (and cheapest) ways to take a dish from basic to brilliant. But for the home cook, incorporating fresh herbs can be daunting and probably …

Food

Naan Recipes

Naan is a soft, yeast-leavened Indian flatbread that is a must-have side for curry. Rip pieces off the oven-baked bread and use them to scoop up bits …

13 African rooms with ridiculously gorgeous views

An incredible view. If your bedroom looks out upon great beauty it is very difficult not to find yourself in a great mood. Waking up to a scene that …

South Africa

The Best Place To Buy Travel Insurance For Your Next Vacation

Joe Garza is looking for the best place to buy travel insurance for his next vacation. But like many travel insurance customers, his situation is a little complicated.<p>Garza, a retired airline worker, is on Medicare and has a pre-existing medical condition. He needs insurance to cover …

Health Care

Backpacking essentials: 9 ace gadgets and accessories to stuff in your 'pack

By Mark Mayne<p>Backpacking and hiking are two of the most popular ways to get out enjoy the great outdoors. They're accessible and enormously …

Camping

Insect macro photography tips – Page 5

• Telephoto macro A telephoto macro is ideal for insects. 100mm and above will generate a larger working distance from the subject and minimise the …

7 Pulse-Pounding Adventure Honeymoons

You deserve a romantic honeymoon after months of wedding planning. For many couples that means laying by the beach sipping cocktails, but for those that just can't say no to a rush of adrenaline, it means seeking the perfect adventure honeymoon location. These days, there's more to a vacation than …

New Zealand

10 Easy Lunch Box Ideas for Vegetarians — A Lunch Box for Everyone

Get ready, fellow lunch packers! Your bento boxes are about to be bursting with vibrant veggies and creative meat-free mains. Whether you follow a …

Healthy Eating

Heavy rains in Kenya reveal a crack that shows Africa will split into two continents

Heavy rains caused havoc in Kenya in March, collapsing hospital walls, flooding entire neighborhoods, and closing off major highways. The downpour also exposed a fault line that geologists now say is evidence that the African continent will split into two over the next tens of millions of years.<p>The …

Horn of Africa

The Best Places to Visit in California for Major West Coast Wanderlust

Start ticking these Golden State stars off your list.<p>California has a mind-numbing amount of places to visit and incredible attractions to see. From …

California

Six Interesting Facts about Patagonia

In the southernmost part of South America, Patagonia occupies 260,000 square miles spanning Argentina and Chile. The region is known for dramatic …

South America

This Stunning Greek Island Is Just As Beautiful As Santorini—But Without the Crowds

While the Greek islands of Santorini and Mykonos get all of the attention, there's another, less crowded destination that's just as stunning.<p>Located …

European Travel

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Strength training at the gym or taking a class at a fitness studio is great, but sometimes, you just want to get in your workout at home—or on …

Workouts

Words simply don't do Banff National Park justice...you just really have to experience it for yourself

When you visit Banff National Park, you’ll be walking into history. Literally. This is Canada’s oldest national park, established way back in 1885. …

2 Growth Stocks That Could Make You Rich

Heron Therapeutics and Intercept Pharmaceuticals could both produce market-crushing returns for investors over the next decade. Here's why.<p>With the</b> …

Biotechnology

Review: Lenovo Smart Display

Avocado toast is the hottest lunch trend to hit my apartment in years, and Lenovo just kicked it to a new level. After sticking Lenovo’s Smart …

Google Assistant

7 Comfortable hammocks to take away all your worries

Hammocks provide a great place to rest and relax. Whether you’re reading a book, shopping online, or having a cat nap, these comfortable hammocks …

Camping

23 Travel Tech Essentials That Will Upgrade Every Part of Your Trip

This year's coolest travel gadgets make it easier to communicate, navigate, connect, and relax when you're on the road.<p>If we asked you to tell us …

This Luxury Resort Is Like Vacationing On Another Planet

<b>HOW TO GET TO AMANGIRI</b><p>You can land your helicopter on-site. There’s also a municipal airport about 30 minutes away if you want to take your jet out …

National Parks

Testing time for breastfeeding moms

There is still a long way to go to make Hong Kong more breastfeeding friendly, says a group which sent a mother to test facilities.<p>To mark World …

Hong Kong

11 Amazing Utah Hikes Under 3 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love

Utah has so many hiking trails that most of us will never complete them all in a lifetime. While you can certainly plan an entire day (or weekend) …

Hiking

11 Easy Hawaii Hikes With The Most Incredible Views

The Hawaiian Islands are not only home to magnificent beaches, but world-class hiking as well. And with near-perfect summer weather year-round, …

Hiking

It's Time To Ditch Performance Improvement Plans. Here's Why

Performance Improvement Plans, or PIPs, are used all over the world—ostensibly to address and improve the work of underperforming or unhappy employees. Unfortunately, they are often remarkably unsuccessful at achieving that outcome.<p>In most cases, PIPs are really used just to buy time before making …

Employment

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Florida

Here's How America Uses Its Land

Pasture/range<p>Forest<p>Cropland<p>Special Use<p>Miscellaneous<p>Urban<p>= 1 million acres<p>Pasture/range<p>Forest<p>Cropland<p>Special Use<p>Miscellaneous<p>Urban<p>= 1 million …

Exports

20 Best Beaches in California

1 of 21<p>Coronado Beach<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>La Jolla Shores, La Jolla<p>3 of 21<p>Treasure Island Beach, Laguna Beach<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 21<p>Newport Beach …

California

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

A few months ago, we wrote about a mind-blowing bacteria-killing under-cabinet light, and it changed the cleaning game forever. And now, the brand …

Fungi

Folding camping hammock travels light and sets up without the trees

Minneapolis-based startup Republic of Durable Goods is presenting a more versatile way to hammock with the Mock One hammock, which takes cues from …

Backpacking

Your Turn: When Parents Push Too Hard ... Or Not Enough

As a parent, did you ever push your child in ways you now regret – or not push enough? Or when you were a child, did you ever feel pushed too hard or not enough?<p>These were the questions we posed to you, our audience, at the conclusion of our story highlighting a troubling situation in Ghana: …

Parenting

The Surprising Benefit Of Moving And Grooving With Your Kid

People who spend time with young children know firsthand the power of music.<p>It's easy entertainment.<p><b>About 'How To Raise A Human'</b><p>Does raising kids have to be stressful? Is it really dangerous for babies to sleep with Mom? Do chores have to be a fight? Over the next month, NPR travels around the …

Parenting