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12 Secret Caribbean Hotels for a Crowd-Free Beach Getaway

This private island 50-acre resort makes life so sybaritic—cocktails on the deck at Hill House, bocce on the private beach, hammock time pretty much …

Caribbean

10 Best Convertible Drives in the U.S.

There’s nothing as freeing as cruising down the highway with the sun on your face and wind wreaking havoc on your hair. Some drives are better suited than others for dropping your...er, top, including the iconic coastline curves in Big Sur, the Florida Keys' Overseas Highway, and past the red rocks …

Attenborough at 90: his greatest journeys and how to do them

The debate about the most recognisable voice on television is, frankly, a short one. David Attenborough’s gentle tones have been a soothing element of the British tapestry for more than six decades, bringing insight and authority to a near-endless array of BBC documentaries on the natural world and …

Wildlife

Great Barrier Reef damage: 'We've never seen anything like this before'

Scientists in Australia have revealed the “tragic” extent of coral bleaching across the Great Barrier Reef, releasing maps which show damage to 93 per cent of the famous 1,500-mile stretch of reefs following a recent underwater heatwave.<p>Warning that the reef is now in a “precarious position”, …

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body. These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning.<p>However, the word …

Nutrition

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

You drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being late. Congratulations! <i>You’re</i> …

Make This Pasta When You Swear There's Nothing in the Fridge

Break free from your usual basil-and-pine-nut routine with a wintry pesto that was practically meant for a simple plate of spaghetti.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you</i> …

An Actually Useful Guide to Downtown Austin, Texas

We're going to downtown Austin, Texas—and Houndstooth's Paul Henry is showing us the ropes. This is Spilling the Beans.<p><i>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown on where to go, what to do, and what to eat (and drink) in their hometown. In this installment, Paul Henry</i> …

The Food Lab: Follow These Rules for the Best Fried Rice

I've been holding off on doing a full fried rice story for several years now. I'm not really sure why. Fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers, it is infinitely variable, and there are <i>plenty</i> of variables worth testing out. Couple that with the number of rules that everyone says you simply …

Recipes

Best American Lagers

The American craft beer boom has led to some of the best and most diverse brews in history, but most of them reside on one side of beer’s family …

Gong Bao Chicken with Peanuts

宮保雞丁<b><br>Gong Bao chicken with peanuts</b><i><br>Gong bao ji ding</i><p>As far as I’m concerned, this is one of the ultimate chicken dishes: quick and easy to make, and …

Food & Dining

You Can Rent A Private Island On Airbnb For Less Than A Night In A Hotel

You gotta have the big bucks to holiday on a private island, right? Wrong. Although you may not be able to own one, like Leonardo DiCaprio does, you …

Best Cheese Dips

Best Quesadilla Recipes

Quesadillas have been a staple of Mexican cuisine since colonial times. Cooks take pliant corn tortillas made from masa flour and fill them with a …

Homemade Egg McMuffin Recipe

For all its recognition and all that it gets right, the McDonald's Egg McMuffin is an inherently flawed product. One that, with a little time and effort, can be improved upon at home. Here's how I make mine. Hopefully, we'll learn some lessons that can be applied to <i>all</i> breakfast sandwiches, not …

Breakfast

How to see Puerto Rico in three days

With its diverse tropical landscape, white-sand beaches and swaggering history, Puerto Rico is a Caribbean treasure.<p>After three days on the Island of Enchantment, I got to experience a lot of what the island had to offer, and I was impressed!

A Former Concentration Camp Is Being Turned Into A Luxury Resort

The fort where 100 people were killed, and 2,000 people were detained in World War II will become a four or five-star hotel.<p>The fortress on Mamula Island, located in the Adriatic sea off the coast of Montenegro, was used as a concentration camp when occupied by Mussolini's Italian forces during …

North Carolina’s 6 Best Paddle-Camping Platforms

Barred owls, red wolves, bald eagles, and hundreds of thousands of tundra swan call North Carolina’s coastal plain home, a place where the rivers …

Hiking

Zika: Coming To America Through Mosquitoes, Travel And Sex

The virus you likely never heard of is steadily marching north from Brazil. It’s Zika, spread by <i>Aedes</i> mosquitoes. It’s a flavivirus related to yellow fever, West Nile, Chikungunya, and dengue. The latest two that hit the U.S., Chikungunya and dengue, are painful and bad enough—and dengue can kill …

Public Health

Going Greenville: South Carolina’s Rising Star

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>In a black-and-white sheath dress and sporting a pixie haircut, Cherington Love Shucker emanates the no-nonsense cool you’d expect from a former New Yorker. Then she breaks into a warm smile that’s unmistakably southern. We’re at the old Brandon Mill, in <b>Greenville</b>, in the …

General Electric

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

National Parks

Science Says One Night Of Poor Sleep Equals Six Months On A High-Fat Diet

Who would have guessed one night of bad sleep equals six months on a high-fat diet? And it all has to do with our insulin sensitivity.

Now that it's getting cooler, here are 5 great Tampa Bay area hikes for the fall

Thanksgiving usually kicks off the hiking season in Florida's state parks and forests. The nights are cool. The skies are clear and you don't have to …

Hiking

10 Ways to Make Sex Sexier

You're not quite sure how — or when — it happened. You used to have so much fun in bed, but suddenly your sex life just isn't what it used to be. By …

19 Of Hawaii's Most Epic Photo Ops

Do it for the 'gram.<p>Hawaii is undeniably photogenic, but even in the Aloha state, some photo ops are better than others.<p>Vacations, after all, are as much about sharing your adventures with the folks back home as they are rest and relaxation.<p>Whether you’re a professional photographer, a selfie …

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

From Weight Loss To Fresh Breath: 11 Health Benefits Of Drinking Lemon Water

1 of 11<p>Corbis<p>Since the year began, I’ve been on a health journey. I’ve been working out a lot more, at least four to five times a week, and trying to …