Michael Lubin

748 Flips | 26 Magazines | 4 Likes | 12 Following | 3 Followers | @flipboardml | Keep up with Michael Lubin on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michael Lubin”

11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

Wellness

The 9 most at-risk tourist hotspots and where to go instead

You have saved up for months, maybe even years, to visit one of your bucket-list destinations. You wait patiently for the big day to come. When you …

European Travel

A local’s guide to Rome: 10 top tips

Contemporary Rome’s best bars, restaurants and culture are found in the southern neighbourhoods of Testaccio and Garbatella, a world away from the city-centre gladiators in plastic armour<p>‘How do you cope with the tourists?” is a question that you get used to when living in Rome. But the truth is, …

Italy

15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

Kitchens

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

The 25 Trips You Need to Take This Year

Leavenworth, Washington (Garret Van Swearingen)<p>Westport, Washington (Diana Pulido)<p><b>Washington</b><p>In 2017, two Seattle-based surfers turned a mid-century motor lodge in the coastal town of Westport into a communal hub for anyone looking to hit the area’s beach, point, and cove breaks. Loge Camps takes a …

National Parks

This Healthy Kung Pao Chicken Comes Together in 20 Minutes

Looking for an easy dinner that really packs a punch? Kung pao chicken is your best bet. But before you place an order at your local takeout joint, …

Food

10 Best Surf Cities in the World: Lisbon

In no particular order, these are the 10 best urban options for a surfer<p><i>It's a sign of the times that seemingly all surf shops must now come equipped</i> …

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

Cooking

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

Red Sea

The 5 Places Where People Live the Longest and Healthiest Lives

These areas are known as Blue Zones.<p>Global life expectancy averages out to 71.4 years. That means, of course, that some parts of the world see much …

Costa Rica

BA's Best Lasagna

8+ servings<p>Why in the world would we tell you to make meatballs, brown them, and then break them into pieces—for a ragù? Sounds crazy, but it’s the best way we found to sear a big batch of meat without overcooking it. This MeatballMethod™ yields deep color (a.k.a. flavor) along with tender meat. If …

Italian Food

The Best French Onion Soups Around DC to Keep You Cozy All Winter

Is there any better soup than French onion? It’s less like a soup, and more like a bowl of melty cheese, croutons, and caramelized onions with just …

The 100 Best Songs Of 2017

60. Father John Misty<br>"Things It Would Have Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution"<p>What a perfect lullaby for 2017. Forget, for a moment, that the concept of a cataclysmic apocalypse brought on by humans overthrowing the too-hot planet they're roasting on is utterly terrifying, and there's a lot …

Indie Music

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world's design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now.<p>Travelers …

Travel

Forget Gin, Escubac Is Our New Favorite Partner for Tonic

A botanical liqueur that's just as good mixed as it is on the rocks.<p>Gin and tonics are boring.<p>That’s coming from someone who’s made, ordered, and consumed hundreds of them. And I’m guessing that if you have even a moderate appreciation for gin, you know what that life is like. A gin and tonic is a …

Spices

Ocho Rios: a Caribbean hideaway on Jamaica's north coast

On the opposite coast to the island’s busy capital, Kingston, ‘Ochi’ is a tranquil but thriving haven with plenty to do, see and eat – and some characterful places to stay<p>Jessica Ogden has just finished applying a fresh lick of paint to the holiday cottage, one of two she rents out at Te Moana, …

Caribbean

Cheesy Slice-and-Bake Crackers

By Claire Saffitz, Amiel Stanek<p>Cheesy. Crispy. Make-ahead. These slice-and-bake cheddar crackers are the easiest, tastiest way to kick off cocktail hour.<p>"What can I bring?" A question you've asked a thousand times, only to have your host-to-be return some version of, "Oh, just a bottle of wine!" …

Baking

The 23 best scary movies on Netflix

Seeing as it's Friday the 13th, we've highlighted the best scary movies on the streaming giant so you can go into the weekend scaring the heck out of yourself and your friends.<p><b>Check out 23 scary movies below.</b><p><i>Note: Numerous Netflix titles drop off the streaming service monthly so the availability of</i> …

Horror

The Trip Your Most Adventurous Friends Are Taking

While everyone else vacations in Paris and Amsterdam, sneak away to these islands 900 miles off the coast of Lisbon.<p>In September 2017, Delta announced the addition of more non-stop flights to Europe from Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and Detroit. Beginning this summer, the new routes will mark a …

The Shazam For Art Is Like Having A Docent On Your Smartphone

Thirty museums can’t be wrong. The augmented reality revolution has already come.<p>I want to tell you about a magical future. In this future, whenever you come across a piece of art you know nothing about, all you have to do is aim your phone at it and you’ll get its name, a short blurb, and perhaps …

Augmented Reality

Want to move abroad? Try here

We talked to residents in the top-ranking countries for expats to find out what exactly makes their adopted country so special.<p>As the world becomes more connected, the number of people living outside their home country is on the rise – more than 244 million globally, estimates the United Nations, …

Mexico City

Best Surf Towns In America 2017, No. 6: San Clemente, CA

The best places in the U.S. to eat, sleep, work, and shred<p><i>If, as Leo Tolstoy once wrote in Anna Karenina, "All happy families are alike...," then all</i> …

These Incredible Italian Grandmas Teach you to Make Pasta from Scratch - 101 Cookbooks

Pasta videos are one of my favorite things on the internet. To be specific, the making and shaping of pasta using traditional ingredients and …

Italy

21 Italian-American Recipes, From Baked Ziti to Bolognese

The line between "Italian" and "Italian-American" cuisine can be blurry at times—some dishes, like lasagna, inhabit both worlds, though you may find major differences in preparation between the two versions. But there's one thing that pretty much all Italian-American dishes have in common, and not …

Best Surf Towns In America 2017, No. 2: Santa Cruz, CA

The best places in the U.S. to eat, sleep, work, and shred<p><i>If, as Leo Tolstoy once wrote in Anna Karenina, "All happy families are alike...," then all</i> …

The 97 Restaurants We'd Travel the World For

Here, the tear-it-out lifeline to eating your way around a good chunk of the world.<p>We asked ourselves to be really honest, like “last meal” honest, about the food we live and fly for, and we canvased our trusted network of writers, chefs, and restaurateurs for the dishes they can’t stop dreaming …

Best Surf Towns In America 2017, No. 3: Pa’ia, HI

The best places in the U.S. to eat, sleep, work, and shred<p><i>If, as Leo Tolstoy once wrote in Anna Karenina, "All happy families are alike...," then all</i> …

The 49 U.S. Restaurants We'd Travel For

We asked ourselves to be really honest, like “last meal” honest, about the food we live and fly for, and we canvased our trusted network of writers, chefs, and restaurateurs for the dishes they can’t stop dreaming about thereafter. Below, find the full list of restaurants across the U.S. we'd plan …

Best Surf Towns In America 2017, No. 7: Encinitas, CA

The best places in the U.S. to eat, sleep, work, and shred<p><i>If, as Leo Tolstoy once wrote in Anna Karenina, "All happy families are alike...," then all</i> …