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Your Coffee Is From Where? California?

GOLETA, Calif. — There is a new crop growing in Southern California’s famous avocado groves — coffee.<p>About two dozen farms between San Diego and here, just outside of Santa Barbara, are nurturing coffee bushes under the canopies of old avocado trees, in what may be the first serious effort in the …

Coffee

Gregg Allman: 20 Essential Songs

Southern rock pioneer fused country blues with San Francisco-style extended improvisation, creating a template for countless jam bands<p>The question …

Music

Gregg Allman: A Life in Pictures

Rock Music

Everything coming to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO in June

Season finales galore<p>It’s a good month for comedy.<p>[<b>Warning:</b> The following contains spoilers for the end of <i>Orange is the New Black’</i>s fourth season.]<p><i>Orange is the Black’</i>s fourth season ended on pretty big cliffhanger that has been teased as a main focal point for its upcoming fifth season: Did Diaz …

Netflix

Get hyped for this year’s total solar eclipse by watching a partial one seen from space

A small preview of the Great American Eclipse<p>On August 21st, the United States will have an epic front row seat to a total solar eclipse — one that can be seen from the coasts of South Carolina to Oregon. Because of the country’s unique vantage point, the event has been appropriately named the …

Astronomy

The 20 Best Mountain Towns in America

When the lifts shut down in America’s mountain towns, out come the flip-flops, microbrews, and inner tubes. For a real recharge this summer, spend …

You Won't Be Able To Resist These S'mores Recipes

Summer can't come fast enough.<p>Posted on May 26, 2017, 17:00 GMT<p>These four s'mores recipes are a fun take on the old classic. Whether you're a peanut butter fan, chocolate chip cookie fanatic, or a sandwich cookie lover, these recipes are sure to please!<p>Nifty<p>PEANUT BUTTER CUP<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Graham …

Dessert

Incredible winning images revealed in the 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year contest

Photography

Is Jack Sock America's Next Great Hope in Men's Tennis?

15th-ranked player in the world looks to deliver U.S. a men's Grand Slam title for first time since 2003<p>As the French Open gets set to begin, the …

Tennis

7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Remodel a Kitchen

There’s no denying it – a kitchen remodel is an assault on your wallet. In a survey of more than 4,800 kitchen remodels, HomeAdvisor found that the …

Renovations

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Restaurants

The 6 Best, Dermatologist Approved Sunscreens for Summer

Summer is almost here, and while the season is synonymous with rosé-filled weekends spent poolside for some, or riding waves for others, it also recalls the often-dreaded task of applying and reapplying layers of thick sunscreen—for all. And with Memorial Day weekend on the horizon, and plenty of …

Skin Care

Fidget spinners, ranked by design

In this strange new world, there are those who fidget spin and there are those who wish this toy trend would run its course already, oh my god.<p>For those in the former group, a boring fidget spinner will not do. Lucky for them, there are hundreds of options on Amazon boasting impressive spin times …

Amazon

This 27-year-old Scottish lad wants to be the first person to bagpipe in every country

Even giraffes are falling for him.<p>At a time when international travel has become more accessible than ever, a broad range of adventurers have set out …

Travel

#NBArank: Memorable photos in NBA history

The best NBA photographs can turn a fraction of a second into an eternal memory. They manage to summarize players, personalities, careers and …

Basketball

The Basin: Where coal is life, Trump seen as savior

In the coal town of Gillette, Wyoming, residents feel hopeful with Donald Trump in the White House, but experts urge caution.

Donald Trump

Pictures of the Week 5.25.17

2016 U.S. Elections

Cheap Weekend Getaways—Memorial Day

Let's be real: If you haven't already booked a flight and accommodation for a Memorial Day vacation, chances are it's going to be tough to find …

National Parks

Young Muslims Across the World Share The Meaning of Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan begins on Saturday for about 1.6 billion Muslims around the world. During the 30 days, Muslims will fast from dawn until …

Islam

11 podcasts to catch up on over Memorial Day Weekend

As Memorial Day Weekend approaches, many are looking forward to some extra down time to explore the podcasts buzzing at the moment. Whether traveling …

Podcasting

Esquire's Best Bars in America in 2017

24 extraordinary drink experiences in this great land of ours.<p>It's simple: These are our favorite bars, new and not so much, which we've inducted into our growing Hall of Fame. Jeff Gordinier and Kevin Sintumuang are our lead barflies, drinking at dozens of places over the past year, with a lot of …

Restaurants

20 Tips For Healthy Green Grilling—Plus The Best Eco Friendly Grills To Buy

Here's how to break out the barbecue without harming your health—or the planet's.<p>Science can’t precisely date when humans first cooked with fire, but …

BBQ

40 Things That Happened Because of Star Wars

As the mighty franchise turns 40, we remember four decades of innovation we wouldn’t have without it—from the founding of Pixar to Weird Al’s career.<p><i>Star Wars</i> opened on Wednesday, May 25, 1977. By the end of that Memorial Day weekend, the world—not just the movie industry, <i>the world</i>—had changed. The …

Star Wars

Take a Walk Down Memory Lane. It Can Be Healthy.

Around this time of year, every year for the last 10 or so, I have indulged in a strange but comforting ritual. I see the Facebook photos of tassels turning, I get the feels — lots of them — and then I plunge into the depths of my music library to rediscover Vitamin C’s “Graduation.”<p>One listen — …

Pokémon Go

10 Experts Pick U.S. Historic Places That Are Actually Worth Visiting

<i>As the summer vacation season begins, TIME History asked prominent experts in American history to recommend a historic place to visit, and compiled</i> …

History

Best and Worst Flowers to Plant for a Pet-Friendly Garden

Every pet owner knows their dog or cat will chew on anything it can sink its teeth into, whether that’s a toy, shoe, or ball of yarn. And at some …

Flowers

19 Creative Ways To Save Money (That Don't Involve Skipping Coffee)

Saving money can be a tricky thing—you make a budget and think it’s under control, but life has this ability of getting in the way. Yes, cutting out …

Frugal Living