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This whimsical houseboat in Seattle is straight out of a fairy tale

Floating on Seattle’s Lake Union, this fairy-tale houseboat – which is on the market for $850,000 – has more storybook features than you can shake a …

Stained Glass

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WordPress

9 apps that take the frustration out of travel

Those who travel frequently know the frustration of keeping on top of work, itineraries, and personal stuff while on the go. Tracking expenses to …

Apps

Should we give up half of the Earth to wildlife?

Populations of all kinds of wildlife are declining at alarming speed. One radical solution is to make 50% of the planet a nature reserve<p>The orangutan is one of our planet’s most distinctive and intelligent creatures. It has been observed using primitive tools, such as the branch of a tree, to hunt …

Wildlife

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

We are far from hardcore hikers. In fact, my friends used to call me “indoorsy” before I started training for our Inca Trail hike years ago. We do, …

Hiking

Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds. Here are a …

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Ice Cream Diet: How does it work and is it good for you?

When you think of ice cream, do you picture yourself enjoying a white Magnum on the beach on a hot, summer’s day? (We do).<p>As delightful as ice cream …

Public Health England

26 Small Changes To Make In 2018 That'll Actually Improve Your Life

From little things, big things grow.

Productivity

Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Pancakes

Christmas Morning Pancakes<p>Serves 4 to 6; makes about 20 (3-inch pancakes) and 1/2 cup orange-honey butter<p><i>For the pancakes:</i> <br>2 cups milk, warm to the …

Why travelling alone is the best impulse decision I ever made

Wellness<p>Stepping outside of your comfort zone can have a huge impact on the person you are when you're back in it.<p>Approximately 35,000 feet in the air and headed 3,000 miles away from home, I was ready to immerse myself into idiosyncratic Portland, Oregon culture for the five days with nothing more …

marbled banana bread

Heat oven to 350°F. Butter a 9×5-inch loaf pan, or coat it with a nonstick baking spray.<p>Melt butter in the bottom of a large bowl in the microwave. …

Recipes

the consummate chocolate chip cookie, revisited

With a hand or stand mixer, cream the butter and sugars together until light, fluffy and then some, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Can Running Help Cure Your Hangover?

If you tied one too many on last night, think twice before tying your running shoes.<p>Look: it’s easy to get carried away during a night out, and sometimes group tequila shots happen at inopportune moments—like the night before an important long run. As your alarm goes off the next morning, you may …

Strength Training Workouts for Runners

Comprehensive workouts which promote injury prevention and enhance race performance.<p>Using the principles outlined in the April 2014 article <i>"Strong Misconceptions"</i>, I have athletes alternate between the following two strength-training workouts, doing one to two workouts per week. Judiciously …

These Foods Could Help Cure Your Anxiety

Science!<p>Most of us know we should try not to head to the fridge just because we're nervous or sad or stressed. But new research indicates that there …

Nutrition

15 Best Omega-3 Superfoods For Your Mind And Body

Imagine if you could take a pill that prevented you from ever feeling fat, dumb, or depressed. Oh, and imagine that same pill happened to protect …

16 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Traveling (and Eating) Around the World

If you’ll go anywhere for a memorable meal, you’ve gotta do it right.<p><i>Welcome to Eat Like a Local! From late-night burgers in Nashville to a life-changing date shake in Palm Springs, we traveled across the U.S. to find the spots that are really hitting home.</i><p>Like you, I believe the only thing as fun …

Coffee Grinders

Gallery: Step-by-Step: The Food Lab's Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Fudgy Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>We all know that Lisa loves chocolate madly, deeply. That's the primary reason this outrageously chocolaty chocolate cake exists - a rich, dense and fudge wonder that fulfills her daily chocolate yen. Why the peanut butter frosting, you ask? Lisa was appalled to witness me lick a …

Recipes

9 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes to Warm You Up

Allrecipes home cooks know a good thing when they taste one, and they love the taste of these slow cooker chicken recipes so much that they rate them …

How to Make Apple Cake

Learn to make supertasty apple cakes of all sorts, including warm apple cider cake with pumpkin seed brittle and classic maple apple upside down cake.

parsley pecorino biscuits

This was my first summer having a garden and it coincided with the summer I hatched a new human and the themes of both keep blurring together: The …

The Most Unbelievable Temples in the World

Be it a gilded sanctuary or a cliffside monastery, these beautifully designed temples will impress even the most seasoned of travelers.

Say Hello to the Coffee-Brewing Alarm Clock

It'll boil the water, pour it over the grinds, and keep your cream or milk cool.<p>Waking up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee is one of life's singular pleasures. Too bad someone has to get out of bed to brew it. Enter the most amazing thing to happen to non-morning people worldwide—the alarm …

The best beaches of the Philippines

For serious beach bums, the Philippines is a less-discovered alternative to Southeast Asian hotspots like Bali and southern Thailand.<p>But with more than 7000 islands, it can be tricky to pick your spot. Here are a few areas to home in on in search of your own slice of paradise.<p>El Nido<p>The dramatic …

DIY FroYo: 7 Must-Try Frozen Yogurt Recipes for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Frozen yogurt is one of summer’s greatest pleasures – smooth, creamy, and arguably a little less of a guilty pleasure than ice …