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How to Make Pasta in 2015: The New Rules of Pasta

Here’s how to make pasta in 2015.<p>Sorry, pesto and <i>pomodoro</i>, we love you, but the rules have changed. Grated horseradish instead of Parmigiano? Why not? Chopped shrimp instead of sausage? Bring it on. Here’s how to make pasta in 2015.<p>Rule No. 1<p>To rethink <i>ragù,</i> just add horseradish<p>Pork, beef, veal? Not …

Cooking

The most ridiculous items confiscated by TSA

Travel<p>Flying? Leave the grenades, the loaded guns and the cannon at home.<p>Besides a Twitter feed and a blog, the TSA keeps a running log on Instagram of the most dangerous, bizarre and prohibited items the agency has stopped passengers from taking on board airplanes.<p>Oddly entertaining, the images …

Flying

CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

It seems Mexico isn't the only place in the world where you can find human body parts incorporated into religious statuary: a Chinese statue of the Buddha has been discovered to contain the entire mummified body of a monk, folded into the same position.<p>The Buddha, exhibited at the Drents Museum in …

Marshmallow Science

In honor of my official addiction to City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival this month, I set out on a culinary quest: to make the ideal, healthy, homemade marshmallow.<p>In honor of my official addiction to City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival this month, I set out on a culinary quest: to make the …

Recipes

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

Check this list of 12 shockingly affordable paradises you can live in for peanuts... though you'll probably be packed and out the door by number seven.<p>By: John Marshall<p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small …

Game of Thrones

Simply breathtaking: Freediving couple's stunning underwater photo shoot | CNN Travel

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices. If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a lot less. You can collect and redeem miles, watch for seat sales but if you're open …

Waterfall Jumping Is the Next Cliff Diving

The first leap from the top of a waterfall was horrifying. I’m not used to jumping off the equivalent of a four-story building into a river where the roaring water is frothing below, and my brain kept trying to stop me. But eventually it got easier—and fun!<p>Waterfall jumping is an everyman’s thrill. …

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

We're going to Greece!<p>Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's …

Greece

Mystery tuna creature is tongue-eating parasite, says expert

The Natural History Museum says that the head probably belongs to a Cymothoa exigua, or tongue-eating louse<p>The tiny creature discovered in a tin of tuna by a Nottingham mother is a tongue-eating louse, scientists believe.<p>Zoe Butler was amazed to find a pair of eyes staring up at her when she opened …

Local Flavor: Bananas Foster in the Big Easy

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>Brennan’s</b> has reconnected with an old flame.<p><b>Bananas Foster</b> was invented at this <b>New Orleans</b> institution in 1951, and, after the restaurant’s 2013 closure and expansive refurbishing, the flammable, rum-soaked dessert will once again light up the French Quarter.<p>“It was the …

New Orleans

Travel Like a Local in the Dominican Republic

Anyone who has traveled to the Dominican Republic will tell you that the country not only has amazing beaches, some of the friendliest people, but also a great collection of resorts to choose from.<p>Anyone who has traveled to the Dominican Republic will tell you that the country not only has amazing …

Dominican Republic

Watch the Weight of Carry-On Baggage

Most airlines technically (and understandably) have weight limits on all luggage items, including what's taken onto the plane. In all my flying, it's seemed like that major airlines in the U.S. don't care all that much about it, though.<p>If the bag fits" in the overhead compartment, then it's good to …

Luggage

These Beautiful Caribbean Beaches Will Make You Hate Winter Even More

Chances are, there's one "must-do" on your Caribbean cruise, and that's ... to hit the beach. Good thing there are plenty of gorgeous strands throughout the islands. Here, our favorite picks in the top 15 ports.<p><i>Rum Point Beach in Grand Cayman is a quiet alternative. - Photo by SIME / …

Beaches

Baking 1-2-3: How to Make the Silkiest, Smoothest Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is an iconic dessert—learn how to make three versions of it, from no-bake lemon bars to a stunning pie.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she'll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the</i> …

Baking

Top Southern Chef Shares Where to Eat Now in New Orleans

I had only 24 hours to consume what so many chefs tell me is one of America's best food cities.<p>When I recently hit New Orleans for the first time, I had only 24 hours to consume what so many chefs tell me is one of America's best food cities. So I enlisted the aid of one of the South's most …

Redbox

25 Vegan Soups So Unbelievably Creamy, You'll Never Know They're Dairy-Free

No dairy? No problem.<p>No dairy? No problem. You can still have your creamy, hearty, delicious soup and eat it, too.<p>Thanks to brilliant recipes that swap heavy cream for ingredients like cashews, buttery vegetables and heart-healthy oils, lush and velvety soups can be yours for the slurping. Whether …

Soup

12 Taro Recipes That Will Have You Craving All Things Purple

You'll be craving all things purple.<p>Looking to broaden your starch horizons? Meet taro root, the potato's hairy, kind of unfortunate-looking cousin.<p><i>Okay, this lil guy is kind of cute.</i><p>The taro plant is a tropical plant with large green leaves. Its root is starchy and high in fiber and is most often …

Ice Cream

21 insanely lavish hotel suites to stay in before you die

When you're on vacation, some hotels will make you feel like royalty — and others will treat you like it.<p>These 21 opulent hotel suites are guaranteed to do just that.<p>Most are accompanied by a lofty price tag, but when they include personal butlers, pillow service, and once-in-a-lifetime views, you …

In The World Of Vietnamese Street Food, Pho As We Know It Only Scratches The Surface

Turning left at what we thought was a dead end in Hanoi's Old Quarter, we hesitantly inched down Ngõ Trung Yên road, wide-eyed and excited, but with little idea of what to expect. We didn't know what we were looking for save that it was a food stall under a banyan tree, next to the entrance of a …

The History Of The Belgian Waffle, Which We've Apparently Been Eating All Wrong

Waffles or die.<p>"Would you like a little bling with that?" was the last thing I expected to hear when ordering a waffle on Centre Street in Manhattan, but it was a welcome question that resulted in a snowy deluge of powdered sugar on a piping hot Liege waffle. Here in New York, one of the city's …

Waffles

An American in Cuba - Part III

Despite the beckoning beauty of the scene, we are completely alone except for a vacationing German couple who kindly take a group photo of us. Wandering up the beach a few yards, I find sandwashed glass, coral fossils, and tiny orange shells. It is clear that beachcombers are rare here.<p><i>This is part</i> …

Walking Tours

Reality TV for Developers - Where is Twitch.tv for Programmers?

Twitch.tv is basically YouTube where you can watch other folks play video games. It initially sounds ridiculous but it's actually surprisingly …

Reality TV

What Every Country in the European Union Is Best At

The European Union has 28 member countries, and much like snowflakes, they're all special in their own way. Every country excels at something -- and to that end, we found one thing every EU nation is the best at... even if it's having the most experience working with robots.<p>By: Kate Peregrina<p>The …

European Union

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

Underwater Photographer Gets Caught in a Sperm Whale 'Poopnado,' Brings Back Photos

There's a story behind every photograph -- some are inspirational, some are harrowing, some others are just downright crazy. Drone and underwater photographer Keri Wilk's recent encounter with a defecating sperm whale falls squarely into the last of those three.<p>You might know Keri from the …

Sperm Whale

9 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to the Caribbean

Living on an island in the Caribbean, surrounded by jungle-covered hills and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of coffee and fresh fruit picked from the trees around your house -- But this might not really be the dream life for everyone.<p>Living on an island in the …

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

The 5 Can't-Miss Islands Of St. Vincent And The Grenadines

Leaving ASAP.<p>Yes, it's freezing out. And, yes, we are constantly writing about the Caribbean and all its glories.<p>But let's face it, there's a reason behind it. You can visit the bigger, more developed islands of St. Maarten or St. Thomas, among others; go glitzy on St. Barts; go diving off Saba; or …

Port Elizabeth

The Open Road: Driving From Portugal to Spain

Travelers to Europe often rave about how great it is getting around via trains. Though there is no doubt that this is one the fastest and most efficient ways to travel the continent, my preference is keeping it old school with a nice, laid-back road trip.<p>A drive from Lisbon, Portugal to Seville, …

Lisbon