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They Didn’t Build That: The 11 Best Unapproved Ads From Election 2012

Given the cavalier attitude toward (some would say contempt for) facts demonstrated in the run-up to Decision 2012, it’s hard to know anything for sure about the current campaigns. But we can be fairly confident about two things about the upcoming presidential election: who Sarah Silverman is …

Sarah Silverman

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Sowing Tomatoes and Chillies

The first seeds of the year are tucked up in a warm light room in the house. We went for Tigerella tomatoes this year (a first for us) and Cayenne …

Tomato Gardening Tips

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DIY: An Easy Way to Grow Celery from Its Root

Only recently have I begun to appreciate the celery stalk—adding it to soups and grinding it down into a salt—as my new kitchen secret for adding …

You Can Do It! First-Time Vegetable Gardening for the Black-Thumbed

Some of you may feel like no matter what you try to grow, it dies. Too much water, not enough water, too much sun, too much shade, or… it just dies …

Gardening

This Color-Coded Chart Helps You Pick the Most Nutritious Produce

If you're looking to get more of a specific vitamin or mineral in your diet, or you're wondering what types of produce will help you get which types …

7 Reasons to Become a Gentleman Gardener | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Porter.</i><p>With warm weather upon us and summer just around the corner, it’s time to think about gardening. …

The Smoothie Recipe Book: 150 Smoothie Recipes Including Smoothies for Weight Loss and Smoothies for Optimum Health

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge University Press<p><b>Lose weight and drink up your daily dose of vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants with The Smoothie Recipe Book.</b><br>Whether you want to detox, lose weight, or just make sure you get your daily dose of essential vitamins and minerals, drinking a smoothie is a tasty way …

3-D Cats, The Peanuts Gang & More Cute Japanese Latte Art

Need a pick-me-up this Monday morning? Check out this imaginative and adorable latte art being made by baristas in Japan.<p>NPR talked to two Japanese …

Coffee Drinks

Club Sandwich Recipes: Turkey Is Amazing, But We Want More Variety (PHOTOS)

Is there anything more uniquely American than stacking a sandwich on top of another sandwich? The club sandwich is one of those stalwart diner classics that you can count on being delicious just about anywhere. Usually a double-decker concoction layered with turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo, …

Second elBulliFoundation Auction Brings in $913,605

The second Sotheby's auction to benefit the elBulliFoundation took place in New York City on Friday, and official numbers are in. According to a press release, dinner for four with chef <b>Ferran Adrià</b> was sold to an online bidder for an astounding <b>$36,750</b>; the dinner will take place at at Albert …

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National Geographic Magazine - NGM.com

Risk<br>Takers<p>By Pat Walters<br>Photographs by Marco Grob<p>The 21st-Century explorer can make good use of the latest technology; can communicate from almost anywhere on Earth, even atop Mount Everest; can solicit financial support from donors large and small. Yet the advantages of modernity cannot remove all …

New Evidence Unearthed for the Origins of the Maya

The Maya culture began differently than previously thought, study says.<p><b>Civilizations rise and fall, often in dramatic fashion. Their origins, though, are subtler and tend to be overlooked or poorly understood.</b><p>In the case of the Maya, anew paper in <i>Science</i> magazine sheds surprising light on that …

Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

Travel

Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown" episode 3 recap: Deep into Colombia

Anthony Bourdain illustrates why it’s important to wear a helmet while four-wheeling along the Colombian coast and why sunscreen is never a bad …

Drift Wood Shelter

I had seen this shelter, which has been made out of drift wood collected from the beach the previous day. I really wanted to get a shot at sunrise as …

Reader Recs: America’s Best BBQ Joints

A <b>post on the best BBQ joints in the U.S.</b> elicited a surprisingly dramatic response. From coast to coast (and beyond), readers wrote in with alternating approval and admonishment. And no one seemed shy when it came to pointing out what should have made the list.<p>We learned a lot from the feedback, …

Feasting on Italy: Sites and Tastes of a Food Cruise

On Italy's most remote islands, cooking secrets are still preserved. What's in the kitchen tells only part of the story.<p>ISLANDS magazine sent a daring correspondent with a full heart and empty stomach on an amazing culinary cruise around Italy, in search of the country's secret ingredient.<p>PHOTO …

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Egg White Breakfast Sandwiches: Inside The Popular Fast Food Menu Items

More people are eating fast food breakfasts now than ever. And although we at Healthy Living believe that a homemade healthy breakfast is the best, easiest way to get a nutritious start to the day, many people -- including some readers -- rely on food made outside the home in the morning hours.<p>Fast …