Jennifer Okajima

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The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

15 Gorgeous Spots That Take Us Back In Time...Without The Crowds

Sure, you could hop over to Paris or London or Rome for a bit of vacation and a history lesson. But wouldn't it be fun to go some place that isn't your typical tourist destination?<p>These 15 spots -- towns with charming medieval squares or even gorgeous old castles -- will provide all the history you …

The Whole New Way to Make a Monte Cristo That Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you will devour this bread. Serve it with warm raspberry jam for dipping.<p>Growing up in North Carolina, there was only one diner. That's right. One. Herby's. I loved that joint. It had a purple life-sized half of a VW Beetle affixed right to the front of …

Breakfast

13 Bastille Day Recipes for Your Inner Francophile

Now that the Fourth of July is behind us, it's fair to say we've gotten the <i>rah-rah</i> American patriotism out of our systems. The apple pies and flag cakes have been polished off, the grill scraped clean of cheeseburger drippings. But what to do with all this leftover red, white, and blue flatware?<p>If …

23 Summery French Recipes for Bastille Day

From bistro steak to clafoutis, 23 summery French recipes to celebrate Bastille Day (July 14) or any day<p><b>Bastille Day is a great excuse to have a Frenchie dinner party or picnic.</b> Heck, even if you're not celebrating the symbolic end of the French monarchy, these summery recipes will evoke that …

Cooking

European Parks—Rivers, Lakes, and Shores

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of rivers, lakes, and shores in European parks in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Every State in the USA, Ranked By Its Food and Drink

During America Week, a parlor game emerged among our editors, in which we discussed what state we'd want to eat and drink in for the rest of our lives if we couldn't move anywhere else. And, in order to prove each other wrong, we began to research, then <i>really</i> research, and then began to get deep …

Where Chefs Eat, According to Typography

<b>Billed as "The Ultimate Insiders' Guide"</b> in a thick, slanted, italic, comic-book-y (but not Comic Sans) typeface on its spine, Kobi Benezri's new book <i>Where Chefs Eat</i> looks pretty gorgeous, a rare book you might actually be able to judge from its cover, which alone features 10 individual typefaces. …

How to Eat Ramen Like a Man

<b>There's a right and a wrong way</b> to eat everything. However — for the 90-second span of this Korean ad — let's throw etiquette out the window and just enjoy how it proves us that the consumption of ramen noodles can be a profoundly testosterone-fueled practice. Thanks to this, college students …

The Best Macaroon Recipes

These crisp yet chewy cookies, made from flaked coconut and egg whites, are beloved Passover treats that are worth seeking out all year long. Between chocolate dips and fruity infusions, you're sure to to find a flavor you crave.<p>Chopped apricots, melting deliciously into the toasty golden-brown …

Dessert

Fancy Cupcakes

From classic and elegant to whimsical and fun, these 30 stunning beauties convey the message that this is indeed a special occasion.