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This is the ultimate American road trip, according to scientific research

A data scientist has put together a series of the ultimate road trips of the United States so that travellers can see as many sights as possible while clocking up the least amount of mileage.<p>Randy Olson created six separate routes for car manufacturer Chevrolet designed to maximise sight-seeing …

Road Trips

Master Gardener: How to get irises to flower; when to harvest onions

<b>Question: A few years ago I bought a number of iris plants in bloom. I planted them in a flower bed and they multiplied and bloomed very well each</b> …

Gardening

Homemade DIY Taco Seasoning Recipe

Snacking at home on repeats with friends? I am sure tacos, nachos and chips are your favourites then, right? To make your snacking hour more …

Cooking

The Easiest Tangy Cucumber Salad

Place the vinegar, oil, sugar, salt, and a few grinds of pepper in a large bowl and whisk to combine.<p>Slice the cucumbers into thin 1/8-inch-thick …

Flavors

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Healthy Eating

A Metaphor for Dying

Ram Dass on Changing Our Metaphor for Dying<p>I sit with a lot of people who are dying these days because I am very interested in seeing whether we can …

Learn How to Make Your Own Lime Cordial

Lime cordial is a non-alcoholic substitute for lime juice. It is sweeter and very similar to a lime simple syrup, yet there are a few extra …

Cocktails

Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Smoked Gouda

<i>Photos by Jaymi Heimbuch</i><p>Brunch could very well be my favorite meal. I love how no-holds-barred it is. You can have eggs benedict, pizza, caprese …

Baking

Beef Bourguignon in a Instant Pot

A really good Beef Bourguignon can be an extraordinary meal. However, in its conventional form, it takes a great deal of time and effort. We adapted …

Instant Pot

Top Six Classic Luxury Trains To Experience In Asia

If you are looking for an option to enjoy Asia with luxury, the best option is the luxury trains. With signature itineraries and exclusive routes, …

Trains

Grilled Corn Risotto

Heat the grill to medium-high heat. Grill the corn until lightly charred on all sides, about 10 minutes. Remove the kernels from the cobs and reserve …

Seafood

The 10 Most Insane Botanical Gardens Across Canada You Have To Visit Once In Your Life

<b>Bonus: The Cover Photo features The Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia.</b><p><b>Living in an</b> urban city we don't get a lot of opportunities …

Botanical Gardens

Grilled Cheese Garbage Strata Is Self-Care in a Casserole Dish

Plus you get to use up all your leftovers<p>The legendary wine importer Terry Theise has reportedly said on many occasions “I like foie gras and I like …

Breakfast

Some of the Best Restaurants at Walt Disney World Are in the Last Place You're Looking

So, you've eaten your way around Epcot's World Showcase. You've done the dinner thing at Be Our Guest (look at you, snagging a table)<i>,</i> you've …

Country Lifestyle

How To Marry A Werewolf: A Claw & Courtship Novella

• <b>Author:</b> Gail Carriger<p><b>Guilty of an indiscretion? Time to marry a werewolf.</b><p>WEREWOLVES<p>The monsters left Faith ruined in the eyes of society, so now they’re her only option. Rejected by her family, Faith crosses the Atlantic, looking for a marriage of convenience and revenge.<p>But things are done …

Good Guys

• <b>Author:</b> Steven Brust<p><b>io9's 28 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Well Worth Checking Out in March</b><b><br>Kirkus' Expand Your Mind with These 18 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read in March</b><b><br>Unbound Worlds' Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of March 2018</b><b><br>NerdMuch's 20 Best New Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books: March 2018</b><p>…

The Hanging Temple of Hengshan, in Datong, China, is a 5th-century temple built into the side of a cliff. It was made by drilling holes into the cliffside and setting poles into them, which hold up the temple. Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism are all practiced there. https://t.co/FqfAgVWeXI

Honey-Lime Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

"This has become one of the most-requested dishes I make. When I bring it to a function, it's one of the first dishes to go, and everybody raves over …

Cooking

Moving plants mid-flower may go against the grain, but it’s a risk worth taking, says Stephen Lacey

The tolerance of plants is remarkable, not 
just to yo-yoing temperatures but 
to the rude incursions of gardeners. Flowering on a balmy morning, with the pleasurable tickle of a visiting bee on their pollen-coated anthers, suddenly they get a fork speared through their roots and they are …

Gardening

Here’s Why You Definitely Need To Visit Ireland

<b>The Rock of Cashel was the residence of the high kings of Munster for several hundred years before the Normans</b><p><b>The Dark Hedges</b><p><b>Kylemore Abbey</b><p><b>Amazing</b> …

Ireland

Feast Your Eyes on All the New Scifi and Fantasy Books Coming Out in April

This month brings a deluge of new books, including the latest from genre titan John Scalzi, as well as tales involving dark magic in post-apocalyptic …

Books

If Children of Blood and Bone is the next big thing in YA, we’re all very lucky

In Tomi Adeyemi’s Afrofuturist fantasy epic, a black teenage girl is key to bringing magic back to the world.<p><i>Children of Blood and Bone</i>, a debut YA novel from Nigerian-American writer Tomi Adeyemi, is widely expected to be the next great YA franchise. It’s the first in a planned trilogy, and …

Books

These Quick Lime-Pickled Onions Taste Like Summer

By Aliza Abarbanel<p>Catch me putting them on everything I make until June. (And probably after, TBH.)<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the quick pickled onions that editorial web assistant Aliza Abarbanel just</i> …

Food Preservation

Chandler Klang Smith on Her Genre Defying Novel The Sky is Yours

Chandler Klang Smith is the author of <i>The Sky is Yours</i>, a weird and wonderful new novel about a self-centered ex-reality TV star, his reluctant …

Books

Bosch Mini Chainsaw

The chainsaw is far from nimble. That’s fine for large trees and thick pieces of wood, but it’s not so appropriate for smaller projects. That’s where …

Woodworking

This Bacon Brussels Sprouts Gratin Is the Only Easter Side Dish You Need

No matter how much advance planning I've done or how many dishes I designate to guests, hosting for any holiday is still downright stressful. I worry …

Country Lifestyle

Houseplant Help: 5 Tips to Keep Finicky Begonia Rex Alive

The American Begonia Society calls <i>Begonia rex</i> “the showboat of the begonia world.” That may be, but the king begonia, or <i>Begonia</i> Rex Cultorum Group as …

Plants

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Why I Always Keep These Three 'Health Foods' in My Kitchen

I am not what one would call a “healthy eater.” Though my mother stocked the house with that sprouted grain bible bread, teenage Claire simply quit …

Food

How to Hardwire Resilience into Your Brain

One winter, I went camping with my friend Bob in the backcountry near Sequoia National Park. After spending the day slogging uphill through deep …

Mindfulness