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Margaret Atwood explains why “The Handmaid’s Tale” is so compelling today

“I am so shrieking old,” wrote Canadian author Margaret Atwood in a Reddit “ask me anything” earlier this week. At 77, the author of the 1985 dystopian novel <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is having a moment. The book’s sales have surged, likely due to what some call the “Trump bump” for dystopian literature, …

Literature

Tracy Anderson’s 4-minute core sequence is a serious ab-blaster

Tracy Anderson has helped tone some of the best abs in Hollywood—from Gwyneth Paltrow to Jennifer Lopez—and now she’s sharing her go-to, ab-tastic …

Gwyneth Paltrow

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

Citizen scientists give NPS 100,000+ biodiversity records for 100th birthday

Changing Planet<p>Today, the U.S. National Park Service turns 100 years old. The National Park Service has been celebrating all year by organizing over 100 BioBlitzes to document the species living in our national parks, recreation areas, monuments, and historic sites. In addition to the BioBlitzes, …

National Parks

You Should Be Cleaning Your Engagement Ring a Lot More Than You Think

Forget what you've heard: According to <i>Glamour</i>'s team of experts, you can't over-clean your engagement ring. In fact, the only way to keep your prized …

Engagement Rings

The 19 Best 4th of July Party Ideas, According to Pinterest

With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, we’ve got red, white and par-tay on the brain. If you are hosting a backyard BBQ at your place or heading off to a picnic party at the shore, you’ll want to be ready with festive eats, drinks and decorations. But before you start diving deep into those …

S'Mores

I Almost Forgot About You

What are you in the mood to read this summer? This year boasts an unusual volume of stories exploring the thrilling and thorny stuff that makes us …

You Should Try This Family's Ingenious Money Lesson With Your Kids ASAP

Who would have thought such a simple idea about allowance could make such a huge impact on a child's world view?<p>One family's ingenious system for teaching their son about money has gained an insane amount of attention on social media, after it was posted to the Facebook page of Humans of New York. …

7 Kettlebell Workouts That’ll Tone Your Whole Bod

A good HIIT workout is definitely efficient and cardio activities are our jam, but when the routine starts to get a little stale sometimes you gotta mix it up. Insert kettlebells: cast-iron weights complete with a handle made for swing and release movements. This hot piece of equipment is sure to …

Fitness

Roasted Garlic Chili Sauce

Try this roasted garlic chili sauce smeared on pork, folded into scrambled eggs, or tossed with rice.<p>Ingredients<p>1 red bell pepper, halved lengthwise, seeds and ribs removed<p>2 Fresno chiles, seeds removed if desired<p>1 head of garlic, halved crosswise<p>2 small shallots, peeled<p>2 tablespoons vegetable …

Recipes

This Viral Video of Women Hoverboard Dancing to Justin Bieber Is Insane

How???<p>This video of a group of young women dancing on hoverboards to Justin Bieber's perfect song "Sorry" is going viral and for good reason. I am in a straight-up trance. These girls are amazing!<p>I can barely walk on solid ground and they're doing <i>acrobatics on hoverboards</i>. Madness. Someone give …

Viral

The best hotel in every state

From sea to shining sea, America is home to some of the world's most incredible hotels, and each state has one that stands out above the rest.<p>We've put together a collection of the best hotel from each state and Washington, DC.<p>Most selections are based on the results of our World's Best Hotels …

Ulysses S. Grant

Why You Should Add This Little Girl to Your List of Holiday Card Recipients

With Christmas only two weeks away, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the chaos of it all. But as much as the holidays are about gifting your family and besties some super sweet presents, it’s also about making an effort to help those less fortunate have a memorable and magical season. This year, we …

Chemicals
Recipes

35+ Thanksgiving Decorations to Celebrate the Season

There are so many beautiful ways to make this holiday extra special.<p>Between carving the turkey and baking the pie, flowers and pumpkins might be the last thing on your mind. But these decorating ideas prove a little extra prep makes the holiday feast a lot more festive.

An Actually Useful Guide to Savannah, Georgia

Heading to Savannah, Georgia? Let Jonna Levine be your guide. This is Spilling the Beans, where a city's most in-the-know barista gives us the lowdown on where to go, what to do, and what to eat (and drink) in their hometown.<p><i>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown</i> …

Texas

20 Places All Americans Should See Before They Die

Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.<p>Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.

The Secret to Creating Your Own "She Shed"

Your backyard storage can do so much more than shelter old lawnmowers.<p>Wouldn't it be nice to have a getaway that didn't involve any travel? It's possible, thanks to customizable "she sheds." Despite the somewhat tongue-twisting name, these pint-sized backyard escapes have proven to be a big trend. …

Articles about cozy retreat holds cure cabin fever on Dwell.com - Dwell

A constellation of cabins in Norway strikes the perfect balance between public and private space.<p>With windows recycled from a Toronto skyscraper, Barerock is both rustic cabin and high-tech, eco-friendly retreat.<p>Perched atop a soaring granite outcropping, I-Kanda Architects' Cabin on a Rock is a …

Cabins

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

I Heart My City: Elaura’s Portland (Oregon)

National Geographic intern <b>Elaura Rifkin</b> spent the first 22 years of her life in Portland, Oregon until the itch to go to graduate school finally forced her east. She is currently based out of Washington, D.C., but still proclaims her love of “the Pacific Northwest’s greatest gem” loudly and proudly …

Oregon

New Time-Lapse Video Shows Off The Best Of Portland, Oregon (VIDEO)

A cool new time-lapse video of Portland, Oregon produced at the invitation of TEDx shows off many of the city's culinary, cultural and outdoor attractions.<p>Among the locations seen are the Fremont Bridge, the Oneonta Gorge, Mount Hood, a Portland Timbers MLS soccer game, the annual Shamrock Run, …

12 Best New Places to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon

Here, 12 amazing new restaurants that are showing off prime Oregon ingredients in both global dishes and reinvented American classics.<p>At Ataula …

Portland, Oregon: Great Day Trips for Nature-Lovers

People flock to Portland, Oregon, for the foodie scene and creative culture. But the city’s proximity to an endless bounty of wild and rural destinations makes for some award-winning, wheels-required day trips. Here are 15 of our favorites.

Portland, Oregon, offers fun for all the family

<b>The array of holiday activities in Portland leaves families spoilt for choice. The city boasts educational days out, exhilarating adventures and beautiful gardens to explore</b><p>Portland, Oregon, boasts urban parks, child-focused museums and an acclaimed zoo, while a trip out of town opens up the scenic …

The Perfect Day in Portland, Oregon

Whether you want to have a perfect afternoon or are just in town for a layover, here are the can't-miss spots every traveler should visit in Portland.<p>Three hours isn’t enough time to spend in any city, but if you plan cleverly, you can experience a few of the best things that Portland, Oregon has …

The Perfect Weekend in Portland, Oregon

When time is short, spend it well in Portland—here are a few tips for planning the perfect weekend in Oregon's hippest city.<p>If you’re wondering where your sculptor friend from college wound up, it’s probably Portland, Oregon. The sketch comedy series <i>Portlandia</i> dubbed the laid-back city the place …

Five Day Trips from Portland, Oregon, Worth the Detour

Portland is a popular spot in summer—recently hosting Project Pabst, Pedalpalooza and the Rose Festival—but even locals and visitors want to take a …

Oregon