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6 Unique American State Parks To Hike This Spring

The New Years celebration has come and gone leaving behind resolutions you are striving to achieve. On that note, many choose is to get up and be …

National Parks

Bits: Is British Airways getting rid of the Club Europe table?, last day for 30% Hyatt ‘buy points’ bonus

News in brief:<p><b>Is British Airways getting rid of the Club Europe console?</b><p>Our article was reposted at Flyertalk and confirmed by other crew members. In …

British Airways

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

Siem Reap

Take these cooking classes at your favorite New York restaurants

Whether it’s because of tiny apartment kitchens or not wanting to lug groceries on the subway, New Yorkers aren’t known for their cooking abilities. …

Greenwich Village

Amazing 10 National Park Hiking in the USA You Can’t Miss

These remarkable trails will appease both novice and expert hikers.The great outdoors are great for a reason. It was Shakespeare who once said, “One …

National Parks

Best Banff & Jasper Activities

Go Hiking<p>You really can’t visit Banff and Jasper National Parks without strapping on your boots. More than 1,600 miles of trails crisscross the …

National Parks

Best Activities in Bryce Canyon N.P.

Fairyland<p>Only in Bryce Canyon could a hike be named “Fairyland” and live up to its name. This eight-mile undulating loop from the amphitheater’s rim …

National Parks

Best Wineries to Visit in Tuscany

Few wine regions have the instant name recognition of Tuscany’s Chianti, first legally defined in 1716 (but recognized as a wine region as early as …

Italy

Space Photos of the Week: Juno Helps Jupiter Shows Off Its Stripes

This week in space we’re staying within our solar system. After all, there’s a lot to see! We’ll begin with our neighbor Mars and its moons Phobos …

Astronomy

17 delicious meatless dinners for Lent

Honestly, I abstain from meat for days at a time without even realizing it — partially because I love vegetables and grains, but also because …

Cooking

10 Simple Things You Can Do To Be Happier, Backed By Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. I would love to be happier -- as I'm sure most …

Happiness

When to Visit Ireland for the Most Sunshine (and the Best Deals)

Somehow even greener than the pictures promise, Ireland is a land of fairy tales and political revolutions, poetry and pubs, rainbows and, well, …

Ireland

Airlines Could Soon Start Charging Different Fares for Different People

Fares based on your travel habits? Welcome to the future.<p>It’s common knowledge that passengers pay different prices for their seats. Someone who …

Emerging Technology

Japan Just Approved a New Drug That Can Kill the Flu Virus In Just One Day

As the worst flu season in a decade rages on, a potentially groundbreaking new drug that can kill the flu virus in just one day has won regulatory …

Public Health

Be a tourist in Chicago with our Pedway guide: What to eat, drink and do without going above ground

The Pedway intimidates Chicagoans both old and new. But for some tourists, it’s another piece of the Windy City adventure.<p>The network connects dozens of buildings across the north end of the Loop, including offices, malls, train stations and hotels. It’s united by a mishmash of tunnels, bridges and …

Chicago

Why Canada's Yellowknife is an ideal spot to see the northern lights

​Yellowknife is not a foodie destination. It doesn't have chic hotels with rooftop bars serving craft beers. But it wears its bounteous ethnic …

Canada

Most romantic hotels in America to keep the love alive

What kind of getaways get you going? For some, it’s a glittering skyline; for others, an unplugged desert oasis or a seaside view. These romantic …

Williamsburg

8 Underrated Destinations in Germany

Americans are traveling abroad in record numbers. According to data from the National Travel and Tourism Office, Germany is the seventh most popular …

European Travel

Incredible Hubble discovery in deep space could rewrite rules of physics

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has returned some weird data from deep space and, if true, could be about to change things in a big …

Astrophysics

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first victims of a mass shooting the Florida radiologist had seen—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma …

Guns

These 2 Words Are the Trick to Scoring a Flight Upgrade

British writer Tilly Bagshawe is the <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of more than a dozen novels. Her first, Adored, was a Jackie Collins-style …

Country Lifestyle

This couple invented a clever piece of luggage so you'll never have to check your bags again — here's how it works

Over the past two years, Johnathan Webster has taken nearly 60 flights and successfully avoided one bane of airline travel: checking his luggage.<p>Webster and his wife, Gizem Mut-Webster, have evaded checking luggage on flights since they backpacked through Europe in college. As students traveling on …

Backpacking

7 Flat Stomach Hacks You Need to Try

It goes without saying that <i>every</i> body is a bikini body, but if a flat stomach is high on your agenda for summer, you’re definitely not alone. 62% of …

Nutrition

National Heart Month: what is your heart age – and how can you make it more youthful?

Every February, the British Heart Foundation marks National Heart Month, a campaign to encourage everyone to make small changes for a healthier lifestyle.<p>There are currently about 2.6 million people in the UK living with Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). One in 10 men aged 50 have a heart age that's 10 …

Holistic Medicine

Make This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Broccoli for Dinner

February is not my favorite month. While I'd like to think I'd spend time in my kitchen making long, labor-intensive dinners, like lasagna bolognese …

Cooking

16 travel destinations for people who want to get away from the crowds

If uncrowded areas and secluded escapes sound like bliss to you, then you might want to put one of these introverted vacation destinations on your list.<p>Forget the crowds and hype of places like Vegas, L.A., and Cancun, because these hidden gems are much more your style. Some actually cater to …

Hiking

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

Cooking

Scientists unravel secrets of ‘superagers’

Researchers find elderly people with high cognitive function have more of a certain type of brain cell<p>“Superagers” have long puzzled scientists, but now researchers say they are unpicking why some people live beyond 80 – and still appear to be in fine fettle, with cognitive capacities on a par with …

Dementia

Why does Sweden produce so many startups?

What do Spotify, Minecraft and Candy Crush Saga have in common?<p>They were all made in Sweden.<p>Skype was co-founded by Swedes and SoundCloud started in …

Northbrook restaurant shares taco and margarita recipes

In celebration of National Margarita Day, representatives from Mesa Urbana in Northbrook stopped by ABC7 to share their favorite recipes for …

Seafood