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How to Clean Your Ears (Properly), According to ENTs

Cleaning your ears is often a private, gross moment between you and a Q-tip, but according to ENTs, if you know what’s good for you, you’d stop …

Dry Skin

15 Best Food Experiences in Tuscany

Though based on peasant traditions, Tuscan cuisine it’s so fresh and flavorful, it wouldn’t be out of place in a fine-dining New York restaurant. The …

Farm-to-table

Cheesy Bacon Party Bread Is Your New Secret Weapon

You don’t need an occasion to make this cheesy bacon party bread, but breaking out one of these loaves definitely calls for celebration. For those …

Recipes

I'd welcome Donald Trump's impeachment, but he has gotten these 20 things right

Donald Trump vilifies women, Muslims, Mexicans and others, and I'd welcome his impeachment. But to be fair, here are 20 things he's managed to get right.<p>During the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina shared with his …

Donald Trump

See the Expansive Ruins of Pompeii Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before: Through the Eyes of a Drone

The better part of two millennia after its entombment in ash and pumice by Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii ranks as one of Italy's most popular tourist …

Pompeii

How to make Alabama's famous white BBQ sauce

In the United States of BBQ, four regions reign supreme: Kansas City, Memphis, Carolina and Texas. But there are quite a few regional BBQ styles that …

BBQ

A Recap of the Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris Debate in Vancouver

Donate All donations go towards promoting independent journalism and this month's charity.<p>Recently, Vancouver hosted a debate between two …

Jordan Peterson

A top airline critic shares his air travel secrets

Brent Bowen may be America's leading airline critic, but he's also a frequent air traveler, and he has a few secrets. His advice on flying better may help you have a problem-free flight.<p>Bowen is the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor who publishes the authoritative Airline Quality …

Baked Artichoke Dip

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preparation Instructions<p>Step 2<p>Preheat oven to 375°.<p>Step 3<p>Step 4<p>Combine all ingredients in a 1-quart casserole.<p>Step 5<p>Step 6<p>Bake 30 …

Recipes

Lamb Shanks Braised in Red Wine

Preparation<p>Heat the oven to 425°F. Season the shanks with salt and pepper. In a large, high-sided ovenproof pot, heat the oil until barely smoking. …

Recipes

Review: Uuni Pro

After several weeks of testing the Uuni Pro, I’ve learned to recognize a certain look in my husband’s eyes. Every evening, he walks into the kitchen …

How to get your financial house in order before you die

When you've helped with as many funerals as I have, you understand how important it is for folks to organize their financial paperwork before it's too late.<p>Maybe my story will help motivate you to gather your important documents to help your loved ones after you are gone.<p>My mother was injured in a …

Business

The Best of Italy in a Two Week Itinerary

So you’ve finally decided to cross Italy off your bucket list, now comes the difficulty of actually deciding what kind of experience you want to have!<p>…

Italy

The 3 Exercises That Will Finally Teach You How to Do a Pull-Up

Pull-ups are one of those exercises that leave you feeling like a total badass once you've mastered them. They're also one of those exercises that will leave your upper body feeling extremely sore, but in a good way. When done correctly and consistently, they'll improve your upper-body strength as …

Suspension Training

The World's Most Beautiful Drives

Travel<p>We asked and you answered. These are some of the most stunning drives in the world, according to our readers.<p>There’s nothing like arriving at a rental car counter and learning you’ll be walking away with keys to a convertible. I’ve experienced this happy surprise a couple of times so far in …

Travel Photography

My family escaped socialism, now my fellow Democrats think we should move the party in its direction

Democratic socialism is a lot like the system my family fled, except its proponents promise to be nicer when seizing your business.<p>Cuba’s socialist revolution was supposed to work for workers — like my grandparents who lived in Miami during Fulgencio Batista’s dictatorship. In January 1959, just …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Make Truly Bomb Blue Cheese Dressing With Three Ingredients

Blue cheese dressing is bigger than salad. Sure, it’s an integral part of a wedge salad, but it’s also the only wing dipper that matters, and it …

What To Do In The 5 Amazing Towns Of Cinque Terre Italy

Why on earth should I visit Cinque Terre?<br>Italy is one of the world’s most beautiful places to visit. Cinque Terre has stood out as one of the finest …

Italian idioms 101: Nine key phrases to know

It began innocently.<p>Years ago, as I headed to Italy to research food and farming, I decided to bone up on local idioms — colourful expressions that …

Italy

Avoid Tourist Traps, visit these Lesser-Known Europe Destinations Instead

Europe’s popular draws like Venice and Bruges are bursting to the brim. Why not explore these less busy but as charming lesser-known Europe …

The un-celebrity president

Jimmy Carter finishes his Saturday night dinner, salmon and broccoli casserole on a paper plate, flashes his famous toothy grin and calls playfully to his wife of 72 years, Rosalynn: “C’mon, kid.”<p>She laughs and takes his hand, and they walk carefully through a neighbor’s kitchen filled with 1976 …

The White House

How to Make the Best BLT of All Time

Gabriel Pascuzzi of Stacked in Portland's adds a pink peppercorn aioli to this classic sandwich. Enough said.<p>Tomato season means many things, from …

Scenes from the Palio, Italy’s Most Famous Horse Race

Italy

Details of horrific first voyages in transatlantic slave trade revealed

Almost completely ignored by the modern world, this month marks the 500th anniversary of one of history’s most tragic and significant events – the …

Scientists Finally Crack Wheat’s Absurdly Complex Genome

Their efforts will make it much easier to breed new varieties of the world’s most important crop.<p>Scientists decoded the genome of rice in 2002. They completed the soybean genome in 2008. They mapped the maize genome in 2009. But only now has the long-awaited wheat genome been fully sequenced. That …

Genetics

See Inside Italy's Ghost Villages

Travel<p>Italy’s abandoned houses are believed to number in the thousands.<p>A lonely minaret juts into the air above the remnants of a once-luxurious shopping center in a northern Italian town built by an eccentric developer as the “City of Toys.”<p>The town of Consonno, once a sleepy farming village about …

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Slow Cookers

This Is the Best Way to Cook Corn on the Cob

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,269 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($825 at Amazon Marketplace) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($345 at Amazon …

MacBook Pro

Intel's first 'ruler' SSD holds 32TB

It runs cool and uses one tenth the power of traditional spinning drives.<p>Intel has unsheathed its first "ruler" SSD, a bizarre device with a 12-inch long housing and colossal amount of storage. Intel created the new form factor last year to cram as much storage as possible into a "1U" server form …