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iOS 10 warns you when iPhone 7’s Home button fails, offers automatic software workaround

iPhone 7’s new solid state Home button has been met with mixed reactions thus far. While the switch to a non-mechchancial implantation means there’s one less moving part to fail, it also comes with its own fair share of pitfalls. Apple, however, appears to have built in a new safeguard in the event …

Five classic French recipes by Pierre Koffman

Cassoulet with confit duck<p>A cassoulet is perhaps the most famous dish from south-west France and there are countless variations across the region, with as many hotly debated arguments about which is the best, which is the original and how it should be cooked.<p>In my opinion, a true cassoulet should …

Onions

Elder Care and Assisted Living: Who Will Care for You?

In 2010, Wallace Kirkpatrick, 89, was living alone in San Antonio after his wife died. A friend suggested that “Kirk,” as everyone called him, get an …

San Luis Obispo

This Fancy-Sounding French Ingredient Will Crunchify Your Desserts

I would propose that there are only so many spoonfuls of sweet-silky-smoothness one can handle before a crunch is necessary. It's why Mr. Goodbars (and Cookies 'N' Creme Bars, for that matter) are so superior to plain old Hershey Bars; why banana pudding has Nilla Wafers; and why, no matter how …

12 Foreign Islands That Most Americans Have Never Heard Of

Sometimes you just want to get away—really, <i>really</i> far away, whether it’s mentally, physically, or both. And if that means going where your fellow …

What's the Best Way to Exchange Money While Traveling?

Tips on avoiding a bad exchange rate and high fees.<p>With lower airfares and a stronger U.S. dollar, many Americans are traveling abroad. But once they …

Personal Finance

7 Examples of the Best Train Journeys in the World

Traveling with trains has lots of advantages: the opportunity to make friends along the way, constantly changing views behind the windows, the unique …

Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4: Which Should You Buy?

Within the popular small SUV category, the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are two of the sales leaders year over year. And it shouldn’t be a big surprise …

Toyota RAV4

Did Jesus Go To Hell After He Died?

“. . . in which he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison.” 1 Peter 3:19Considering there are nearly 180 different interpretations of 1 Peter …

Theology

10 Hidden Destinations in South India That Have Been Ignored For Far Too Long

Our incredible <b>India</b> still has its best secrets hidden. Unexplored and untouched, South India awaits all travellers planning a rather offbeat getaway. …

Everyone Is Obsessing Over This New Magic Cake Trend for Fall

This pumpkin version sounds amazing.<p>If you're ready to shout "THERE'S NOTHING BETTER THAN PUMPKIN PIE!" I get it. People have very strong feelings (some nicer than others) about the autumnal American treat. But before you get all traditional on me, expand your mind to the idea of a pumpkin pie made …

De-Stink Your Fridge for Good With This Deep Cleaning Regimen

Refrigerators can start smelling pretty funky after a few years of use. If you want to rid your fridge and freezer of lingering smells once and for …

Here's The Most Popular Taco Spot In Every State

Definitely something to taco 'bout.

Tacos

An Unusual Frosting, an Unusual Cake & the Best Thing I've Baked Recently

The term <i>sheet cake</i> reminds me of grocery stores. It conjures up bakeries with fluorescent lighting and dry yellow cake with tooth-achingly sweet buttercream balloons piped on top. It shouldn't, though: A sheet pan is an excellent shape for baking a cake. It's perfect (and easy to slice) for a …

Home Care: How to Give Your Parents the Help They Need

Two years ago, Sherri Swansey, a school social worker in the Chicago area, noticed that her mom and dad were beginning to behave oddly. “They told me …

Johns Hopkins University

Beaches, Mountains, Small Towns and More On An Oregon Coastal Drive

Think of a coastal highway in the U.S. and you’ll probably come up with Highway 1 in California. But there’s a less-crowded but gorgeous drive, just north, in Oregon.<p>U.S. Route 101 spans all 363 miles of the Oregon Coast and winds through its towns and cities. The Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, as …

Oregon

Krka National Park, Croatia

(Updated On: September 18, 2016)<p>Croatia is home to some incredible national parks, some particularly known for waterfalls. Plitvice Lakes National …

Croatia Travel Guide

The insider advice on this page is from Wendy’s Trusted Travel Expert for Croatia: Mariana Fisher of Exeter International.<p>Trusted Travel …

How to Reset a Smoke Alarm That Won't Stop

<b>Q.</b> My neighbors’ smoke alarm went off at 3 a.m. Fortunately, it was a false alarm, but they didn’t know how to turn it off. What do I do if my smoke …

Smart Homes

Oregon Coast Fun Facts: Six Amazing Aspects of Cape Perpetua

Near Yacahts: Wild bears, a frightening, fiery beginning and some fascinating history, science, geology. Travel tips

Oregon

America’s Best Train Journeys, Ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside …

Trains

Seattle on a Budget

Seattle offers an impressive array of free or affordable attractions. Additionally, savvy travelers take advantage of some major seasonal and …

Puget Sound

Finders keepers: Yotam Ottolenghi’s blackberry recipes (and how to make them last longer)

Recipe writing involves a lot of second-guessing about the weather. A column about ice-cream in July, say, is as likely to appear on a cold-snap Saturday as to melt seamlessly into a balmy weekend. But an understanding of how the weather affects our produce puts us on firmer ground. According to …

Food Preservation

All Things Pumpkin: 7 Recipes To Welcome Fall

You know fall is right around the corner when pumpkin flavors start popping up everywhere. What better way to welcome the new season than with one (or all) of these autumn-tasting treats?<p><b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Bread</b><p>I've tried many pumpkin bread recipes over the years, but none as good as this one. It's …

Where to stay and what to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik is flooded with a magical light in autumn and its streets are largely free of tourists. Fluctuating (read: unpredictable) weather means you can enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor activities, from exploring the city’s many galleries and museums and dipping into a local hot pool while …

Savory Pumpkin Cornbread

Ingredients:<p>1 cup cornmeal<br>1 cup almond flour (can sub in regular all purpose or another gluten free flour of choice)<br>2 tsp salt<br>1 Tbsp baking powder<br>¼ …

The 7 Best Glamping Spots for Fall

Fancy camping is the way to go—no bugs, no backaches, but the same spectacular views. So pack your luggage and leave your sleeping bags at home. These seven glamping go-tos merge indoor luxury with the great outdoors.

Hiking