Meera Parat

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10 Egg Recipes That Will Make You Skip the Snooze Button

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

I Can't Stop Drinking Coffee Out of This Temperature-Regulating Mug

My daily coffee routine goes something like this: I arrive at the office, drop my bag next to my desk, grab my mug, and head to the kitchen. I fill …

These 10 beautiful hikes will transport you to another world

Don't forget your camera at home. Norway's best hikes lead to views akin to any description of paradise: cliffs rising from the ocean, waterfalls …

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

Get ready for magic morphing fonts in your browser

If you like websites that look polished and load faster, good news: A technology called OpenType Variable Fonts is about to arrive.<p>Adobe, Microsoft, Google and Apple created OpenType Variable Font technology in 2016 so designers and website developers could customize their typefaces. A font adapted …

The Best East Coast Road Trips

Perhaps more than any other form of exploration or self-discovery, the road trip is deeply embedded into the American imagination. And with gas prices still hovering on the lower side, there’s no better time to take a classic American road trip. Here are seven of our favorite East Coast road trip …

Baked Challah French Toast Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Rich, eggy challah makes an ideal base for French toast. Here, the Jewish delicatessen breakfast icon gets scaled up to feed a crowd. Topped with fresh berries and a drizzle of maple syrup, the sweet strata makes a gorgeous centerpiece for any brunch gathering.<p>This recipe is part of a …

These Dinners Only Need 6 Ingredients Or Less

Switch things up.

The 10 Best Places to Camp for Free Northern California

It’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to spend a beautiful weekend than camping on one of Northern California’s spectacular array of public …

Beyond the Northern Lights: Five Must-Hike Trails in the Northwest Territories - Mountain Life

We’ve all heard about the Northern Lights, and many of us have dreamed about traveling north to see them with our own eyes. Some of us are even …

20 Inspirational Larry Page Quotes

Lawrence “Larry” Page is an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur who co-founded ‘Google Inc.‘ and is CEO of ‘Alphabet Inc’. The …

The Best Secret Spots in America's National Parks, From a Couple Who Visited All 59

Each one of America’s 59 national parks has its well-known, must-see stops -- you probably aren’t going to hit Yellowstone without swinging by Old …

13 Books That Will Make You Want To Travel ASAP

It’s officially the time of year for hitting the road, and few things will make you more eager to feel those miles flying by beneath your feet than …

Most Scenic Bike Routes in the World Photos

Casual bikers love to go for a spin because the activity is a perfect blend of exercise and scenery. Added to this fact is that bike paths are typically away from busy streets, making the sport all the more serene. Yet, for those biking-enthusiasts who are not satisfied with simply hoping on their …

If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI

Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes …

Wine for elevenses? It's almost obligatory on a Burgundy river cruise

Hillside vineyards, pretty villages and fine food and wine all sound par the course. Don’t be deceived by the gentle demeanour of Great Rail Journeys travellers, especially if they’re on a barge cruise through the wine regions of France. They may be well-mannered and well-read and, often, of more …

8 free handwriting fonts for 2017

Need to add a personal feel to your designs? A decent handwriting font can really help to add a fun and friendly feel to whatever you’re working on. …

Apple Proves That This Is The Single Greatest Source Of Innovation

As Apple embarks on one of the most aggressive retail makeovers they are signaling a fundamental shift in how companies innovate.<p>What is the single greatest source of innovation? I'll give you a hint, it's not a product. You can innovate it faster than any product, it creates the most enduring …

Innovation

Uncover the secrets of America's most insanely beautiful hidden beaches

Head to the Natural Bridge section of Samuel H. Boardman State Park and hike the trail that leads you across the natural bridge itself; the waves …

Hiking

Nine Lessons from a Year Living on the Road

On our first anniversary in Artemis, our Airstream, we ended up exactly where we started—dry camped outside of Gold Canyon, Arizona. It was never a plan to be there. But we’d just flown in from an assignment in Siberia, with minus-20-degree temps for several weeks, and though we were due back in …

Visit Louisville for the Bourbon, Stay for These Pancakes

Cornbread Pancakes with Strawberry Compote<p>Makes about 12 large pancakes; serves 4 to 6<p><i>For the compote:</i> <br>3 cups stemmed and quartered strawberries <br>1/4 …

Recipes

How to Become a Designer Without Going to School

Humans have been creating art for thousands of years, with the oldest known human-made works of artistic expression dating back 40,000 years to caves …

7 Towns That Have Mastered the Post-Ride Pint

You’ve just finished a great bike ride, trail run, or paddle. A cold refreshment sure sounds nice, right? Thankfully, more and more guiding companies around the country are pairing outdoor adventures with tours of local craft breweries. We’ve picked seven of our favorite U.S. towns that have …

Testing Turo, AirBnB on Wheels

Very little can match the joy of a mint 1983 Volkswagen Westy. You know it’s someone’s beloved pride. In all likelihood, it has a name. And for a single weekend, I had a vintage model all to myself, having borrowed it for a quick road trip in October through a rental service called Turo.<p>Think of …

Payment Platform for Travel Companies & Organizers

Payment Platform for Travel Organizers<p>Collect payments securely. Manage bookings efficiently.<p>How It Works Try It Now<p>Why Organizers Love …

A Love Letter to Driving Alone

Courtesy of Pexels<p>It’s solo travel taken to another level.<p>When I was a kid, I had a picture in my mind of how my future adult self would look— a …

Google Trials Travel Package Metasearch in the UK and Germany

In the UK and Germany, users of Google’s destination product will see the first experimental sales of flight and hotel packages.<p>Speaking Tuesday at …

Tourism

Why tiny electric planes and $25 tickets could be the future of regional air travel

Imagine taking your next trip of a couple hundred miles. New York City to Boston, for example. Or Houston to Dallas. Tampa to Miami.<p>The obvious choice now might be to drive. But what if you could show up at an airport at one of those cities, bypass security checkpoints, board a small …

Aviation