Marg Johnson

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The Eiffel Tower Stands Strong: Pictures

Where to find the Algarve's best beaches

The coast of the Algarve in southern Portugal is a seemingly endless series of some of Europe’s finest beaches. They are seriously spectacular stretches of sand: the climate and atmosphere are Mediterranean, but this is the Atlantic so good waves and watersports are available alongside more sedate, …

Beaches

Zion – Landscape Photography | Mac Sokulski

This little day trip, happened over a year ago, and the photos where sitting on my hard drive collecting digital dust. There are many others, that …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Study Says Mount Rainier National Park Brings $58 Million to Local Economy

A study done for the National Park Service finds that tourism at Mount Rainier contributed nearly $58 million to the local economy, including direct …

Mind-boggling images from 25 years of the Hubble Telescope

NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope, 25 years ago this week, on April 24, 1990. The $2.5 billion project has transformed the way the public and …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

10 Best Spring Hikes in the U.S.

With the arrival of spring, the ground is thawing, flowers are blossoming, and nature is jumping back to life. Take advantage of the natural beauty by heading into the wilderness for a trek on one of the country's 10 best spring hiking trails. With routes that weave through multiple waterfalls, …

How to Make and Freeze Smoothies

Our household blender gets a mighty workout around here, spending most of its time whirling fresh and frozen fruits, leafy greens, kefir, yogurt, nuts, seeds, and grains into frothy nourishment. Often, the result is more smoothie than can reasonably be consumed in one sitting. In the past, I've …

I made gluten free bread and it didn't suck!

Not usually my kind of headline, but it is true. And that is the way I felt about the boule (round loaf) I made from the new book Gluten-Free Artisan …

Gluten-Free

Italian Almond Cookies

Italian Almond Cookies<p>Makes about 2 dozen cookies.<p>Note: From winner William Teresa of Minneapolis. “These are not quite traditional Ricciarelli …

desserts

La Mousse Végétalien Habitude ('The Usual Vegan Mousse') (gluten-free)

I went into the pantry tonight and found a very over-ripe avocado.<p>What came to mind? Guacamole? Nope. Chocolate Mousse, of course. Nothing makes a …

Food

Style Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

First, there came <b>Gluten Free on a Shoestring Bakes Bread</b>, which brought us gluten free bread flour. Then, there came lots of the <b>bread recipes that we</b> …

Crispy Buffalo Style Quinoa Sliders with Sweet Corn + Scallions

Crispy Buffalo Style Quinoa Sliders with Sweet Corn + Scallions.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 5, 2013 142<p>I told you my buffalo obsession was getting out of …

15 Of Our All-Time Favourite Quinoa Recipes

High in protein, this gluten-free grain is extremely versatile. It can be enjoyed hot or cold, and offers different varieties: such as red, black, …

Healthy Eating

The Scientific Case For Cold Showers

Chilly water increases blood circulation, releases endorphins, and could make you a more productive human—if you can handle it.<p>It’s 7:30 a.m. on a wintry March morning. I’m standing in my apartment’s cramped bathroom wearing little more than a towel and a determined look on my face. The shower is …

Immune System

Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Secret’ Talent: A Look Back at His Intimate Photography Exhibition

Leonard Nimoy passed away today at the age of 83. Back in 2010, the Star Trek legend unveiled an eye-opening portrait show at Mass MoCA called Secret …

Inside the mind of Vladimir Putin

Ukraine's rebels are supposed to be putting down their arms. What can we learn about their next move from the psychology of the man who rules Russia?<p>In June 2005, Vladimir Putin saw a diamond-studded Super Bowl ring on the finger of Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots. Kraft was in …

Prince George received 706 gifts from abroad last year, Kensington Palace reveals

Prince George averaged almost two gifts per day, including 523 gifts from Australia alone during his visit there last Easter<p>Prince George amassed a staggering 706 gifts from royal tours overseas last year, official figures reveal - more than seven times as many as the Queen.<p>The youngest member of …

The Quick Fix: Overnight Oats

Instructions Per 250 ml Mason jar.<p>In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup rolled oats (not instant) and a scant 1/2 cup milk – the ratio should be 1:1 but you can use almond milk or soy milk (even juice) if you prefer.<p>Stir in 1 tablespoon vanilla yogurt, 1 teaspoon liquid honey (or maple syrup), 3 …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

Pets

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

The mystery of Chopin's death

<b>When Polish composer Frederic Chopin died in 1849 he seemed to have suffered a classic Romantic death from tuberculosis. But doubts soon arose about the diagnosis, and a scientific examination of the heart earlier this year, while at first appearing to confirm the TB theory, left the mystery</b> …

Winter solstice 2014: celebrations at Stonehenge – in pictures

Modern-day Druids, pagans and other revellers gather at Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain to celebrate the first day of winter – otherwise known as the winter solstice, which is the shortest day and the longest night of the year

All the Recipes You Need for a Killer Thanksgiving Dinner

It's officially Thanksgiving crunch time. Deep breaths, no need to panic. We've got you covered with menus, planning tips, and shopping lists; taste tests of Thanksgiving supermarket staples; and plenty of features to peruse while the turkey's in the oven. But most of all, what we've got in true …

For Extra-Moist and Crisp Stuffing, Break Out the Slow Cooker

I'm generally not too keen on the slow cooker. I know, I know. It keeps you from having to use the other appliances. It's great when you have a small kitchen. It can have a hot meal waiting for you by the time you get home. It keeps your food hot and ready to eat all night. These are all real …

Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of kale.<p>But kale is absolutely, positively not a superfood.<p>A superfood is high in protein, low in fat, gluten-free, …

Nutrition

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …