Meghan Comeau

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Top 10 I Heart Quebec City: Food and Drink

Find out where to get the best tasty treats in Quebec City.<p>Tell someone who has been to Quebec City that you’re planning a trip there and, if they love you, they’ll begin to share all of the reasons you should eat from dawn until dusk. With foodie routes celebrating everything from cheese to wine …

Our top chocolate cake recipes

Everyone loves a wedge of chocolate cake. Here are our all-time favourite recipes, from chefs such as Mark Hix, Diana Henry and Deliciously Ella.<p><b>Chocolate cake recipes</b><p><b>Mark Hix: Ronnie's chocolate cake</b><p><b>Chocolate cake to have with a glass of milk</b><p><b>Kitchen scales: 8 of the best</b><p><b>Chocolate blackout cake</b> …

Climbing On Mount Denali

Google Translate Update May Save You A Lot Of Money

Your smartphone is about to become your best friend when traveling abroad, even if you don't want to shell out big bucks for an international data plan. An update to the Google Translate app, announced Wednesday, will add the ability to translate printed text by aiming your phone's camera at it -- …

Brain scans could better predict your future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience.<p>A new study looks at over 70 scientific publications about brain scans such as functional magnetic resonance imaging or electroencephalography, …

The Brain

These Striking Rock Formations Are up to 270 Million Years Old

Capitol Reef National Park is a place of dramatic beauty and serenity so remote that the nearest traffic light is 78 miles away.<p><b>Location:</b> Utah<b><br>Established:</b> December 18, 1971<b><br>Size:</b> 241,904 acres<p>The unifying geographic feature of Capitol Reef is the Waterpocket Fold. For a hundred miles its parallel …

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Knitting

Think You Can't Knit? You Just Haven't Found This Yet.

Why would you possibly want to knit a sweater when you can just as easily (actually, WAY more easily) pick one out from a store? That's the question my brother asked me over winter break, when he found me curled up in a chair with an armful of yarn and knitting needles. (For the record, he also …

Nigella Lawson and Yotam Ottolenghi's recipes for edible Christmas treats

From gingerbread tree decorations to chocolate fudge, celebrity chefs show how to create delicious, homemade Christmas gifts you won't want to hand over<p>Yotam Ottolenghi's Champagne chocolates<p>Choose the best dark chocolate you can find to make these marvellous truffles (well, not quite truffles, …

New way to turn genes on

Using a gene-editing system originally developed to delete specific genes, MIT researchers have now shown that they can reliably turn on any gene of …

See Ten Vintage U.S. Parks Posters

Travel<p>Flash back with charming posters created by artists during the Great Depression to promote the beauty of America's parks.<p>Created in the mid-1930s in response to the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project tasked struggling artists with promoting the …

National Parks

The 12 best Android apps of 2014

Between the release of Android Lollipop, a slew of new cutting-edge handsets, and a brand new platform for smartwatches and wearables, 2014 was an …

Zion: The Narrows as a Top-Down Backpacking Trip

<b>LOGISTICS</b><p><b>Rating</b><p>Non-technical, strenuous day hike<p><b>Preferred Season</b><p>Summer, fall<p><b>Length</b><p>16 miles (25.7 km)<p><b>Time Commitment</b><p>10 to 14 hours<p><b>Altitude Gain</b><p>-200 …

Hiking

20 best slow food recipes: part 4

Photograph: Romas Foord for the Observer<p>Romas Foord for the Observer<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/10/28/1414507693191/e5254562-e09d-449d-81f0-ec356a18a6d9-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Romas Foord for the Observer<p>Romas Foord for the …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

Should we diagnose rare diseases with smartphones?

Your phone could help diagnose rare diseases like Ebola, finds David Robson – and one day it might even replace the doctor’s surgery too.<p>As fear of the Ebola virus escalates, Eric Topol thinks that we’re missing an important weapon. And you just need to reach into your pocket to find it. “Most …

How Wearables Are Being Used For Social Good

Even the Embrace, a sleeping-bag like device to keep premature babies warm, can be considered a wearable.<p>Most wearables are focused on feeding off of self obsession: How many miles you ran in a day, how much stress you’re feeling, how many hours you slept last night. And while there’s obvious value …

3 Easy Dinner Recipes Using Chia Seeds

It's been almost hard to avoid hearing about the nutritional benefits of chia these days. Yet most of the ways we generally come across using this …

Gluten Free Butternut Squash Muffins with Ginger, Almond and Orange

<b>With aromatic spices that scream fall and the perfect marriage of ginger and butternut squash, there is everything to love about these muffins.</b> …

Speedy Spicy Fresh Ginger Tea (or Apple-Spice Ginger Tea!)

This is my absolute favorite healthy, warming beverage for fall. Today I share two versions. Classic Ginger-Lemon and Apple-Spice Ginger.<p>If you have …

Wilted Greens Salad with Squash, Apples, and Country Ham

4 Servings<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>10 cups fresh turnip or beet greens, or savoy spinach (about 2 bunches), bottom stems trimmed<p>2 tablespoons kosher salt plus more for seasoning<p>2 cups 1' cubes peeled butternut squash<p>3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>4 …

Parking Behavior May Reflect Economic Drive

Scholars have long tried to understand how culture affects communities. New research argues that the parking behavior of drivers may tell us something about the economic productivity of nations.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>OK, what you're about to hear might make you think very differently next …

Where’s the best place to trade in an iPhone? $400+ offers compared at Apple, Amazon, NextWorth, Gazelle and more

We’re 2 short weeks away from Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement and that of course means it is almost time to trade in your current but now outdated tiny iPhone 3/4/5/s/c. Giving your non-sapphire 4-incher to a friend or relative? That’s nice of you but for those in the US who prefer cold hard cash, …

Instagram Unveils Hyperlapse, a Stand-Alone App for Time-Lapse Videos

Instagram launched its second stand-alone app since joining Facebook.<p>Instagram unveiled Hyperlapse on Tuesday, a new stand-alone app for filming time-lapse videos on your smartphone. It’s the second stand-alone app to come from Instagram since Facebook bought the service for $1 billion back in …

WatchABC & NPR One iOS apps add Chromecast support, ABC now AirPlays to Apple TV

A couple notable mobile apps for both Android and iOS are receiving updates today that bring Chromecast support including NPR One and the WatchABC apps.<p>NPR One, the recently released app from NPR that offers a curated stream of stories and personalized content, now allows you to beam <i>beautiful story</i> …

This Asus smartwatch actually looks stylish

Asus has already teased a shadowing image of its first smartwatch in advance of next week’s IFA event in Berlin. SlashGear noticed that the Google …

Square Cash now supports peer-to-peer payments sent via text message

When [company]Square[/company] launched its Cash peer-to-peer payments service last year, it made transferring funds as simple as sending an email. …

Evernote Adds Desk Tidies and Tablet Stands to Market

Evernote today expanded Market, a range of premium products and accessories designed to compliment its cross-platform note-taking service, with a series of plastic and wooden desktop organizers.<p>Admittedly, desk tidies aren’t the most earth-shattering product category, but Evernote’s contributions …