Katherine Alyea

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Recipe: Mexican Avocado Salad

Chef Ryan Scott's Heirloom Tomato Salad (VIDEO)

Chef Ryan Scott, host of Food Rush on the Live Well Network, stopped by the HuffPost Live studios this morning to show us that you can make a seriously impressive dish without <i>any</i> kitchen equipment. His fresh summer salad features two major ingredients whose seasonal peaks are just right around the …

Where in the world? http://bit.ly/15gIaNy

World’s best hostels for food

From stale bread and cold coffee to grilled merguez sausages and refreshing ceviche, these budget accommodations have a come a long way in terms of quality cuisine.

7 places to eat in Montreal

<i>263 St-Viateur Ouest<br>+1 514-276-8044</i><p>I’m not much of a bagel person (Californian here), but I enjoyed the Montreal-style bagel more than its American …

Starting every April, a weekly ferry gives travellers access to Iceland’s remote eastern coastline, to see snowcapped mountains, cascading waterfalls and colonies of comedic puffins. See how life changes with the arrival of "summer" in this chilly, beautiful land: http://bit.ly/137RBhU

Exploring the Natural History of Polar Bears

Changing Planet<p>Icon of the Arctic, the polar bear thrives in the remote Arctic landscape of ice and snow. World-renowned polar bear scientist Ian Stirling offers his thoughts on the state of polar bears in the wild, the threats they face today, and insights from his recent book, <i>Polar Bears: A</i> …

With much of Europe in recession, travelling to the famously pricey continent has actually gotten cheaper, with seven of the 10 least expensive cities in 2013 needing less than 23 euros per day. Can you guess which cities topped the budget-friendly list? http://bit.ly/17sFN6U

In this image, a diver drives the SVII camera, which takes 360-degree panoramic photographs. (Photo courtesy Catlin Seaview Survey) Catlin Seaview Survey is creating a visual record of the world's coral reefs to monitor change and explore reefs online for the first time in history. What do you want to ask them? http://on.natgeo.com/17M2qGk

Icelanders might be a peaceful people, but their homeland is a place of geological violence. Spewing volcanoes and forbidding lava fields make for a land of beautiful, barren expanses and infinite adventure. Have you ever visited this stunning landscape? http://bit.ly/11p0Y88

Paris' Notre Dame turns 850

In the year of the Parisian cathedral’s 850th anniversary, a look back reveals religious upheaval, a dare-devilish high-rise artist and a grisly pack of wolves.<p>Zut alors! Angélique-Françoise, Antoinette-Charlotte, Hyacinthe- Jeanne and Denise-David have been ceremonially cast from the towers of …

Modern Europe's Genetic History Starts in Stone Age

Scientists create the first detailed genetic history of modern Europe.<p><b>Europeans as a people are younger than we thought, a new study suggests.</b><p>DNA recovered from ancient skeletons reveals that the genetic makeup of modern Europe was established around 4,500 B.C. in the mid-Neolithic—or 6,500 years …

5 Animal "Commuters": Train-Riding Monkeys, More

Birds on a train, goats on a bus—see some weird ways animals get around.<p><b>From birds on a train to goats on a bus—adaptable animals are learning how to get around our expanding cities.</b><p>Many are domestic—like cats—but coyotes, monkeys, and other wild species are also finding their way onto public …

The 30 Happiest Facts Of All Time

You need this if you're having a rough day. This post was inspired by a Reddit post asking people to share "the happiest fact you know."