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The most underrated coastal towns in Europe to go to before they become touristy

The vertiginous houses of Positano, the white settlements of Santorini and the poetic villages of Cinque Terre might still be some of the most …

Italy

The 10 Most Popular Recipes in March

Almost all of these are weeknight-friendly, ready in 30 minutes or less.<p>March is a weird weather month where one day you’re wearing a parka, and the next you’re contemplating sandals. The most popular recipes of the month were also all over the place, but had one common theme: fast. Our readers …

Cooking

How More Meetings Might Be The Secret To Fixing High School

The week before winter break, snow is piled up around St. Louis Park High School, a low-slung, rambling brick complex in suburban Minneapolis. And more snow is falling.<p>This is a big, diverse school with proud roots. Alumni include Joel and Ethan Coen, who shot their semiautobiographical 2009 drama,</i> …

Education

Ginger-scallion magic sauce is 100 percent boss

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>This is my favorite dipping …

Food & Dining

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

<b>1. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (2014)</b> <br>An engrossing account of the looming catastrophe caused by ecology’s “neighbours from hell” – mankind.<p><b>2. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (2005)</b><br>This steely and devastating examination of the author’s grief following the sudden death of …

Literature

Trips in Europe everyone should take according to the world's top travel experts

The Ice Hotel, Finland.Flickr/bjaglin<p>No matter how many countries you've been to, there's always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and …

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a tin of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These …

Eight Great Homemade Veggie Burgers

Everyone should have a great veggie burger recipe in their repertoire, and the good news is there are infinite ways to go about it. A base of …

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the Cooking Light brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

A computer predicted the success of Etsy, Spotify, and other major startups 8 years ago — and it's just generated a new list

The domain of picking "start-up winners" was — and largely still is — dominated by a belief held by the venture capital (VC) industry that machines do not play a role in the identification of winners.<p>Ironically, the VC world, having fuelled the creation of computing, is one of the last areas of …

11 Best Cities to Explore on Foot

A great way to explore a new city is on foot – to soak in the sounds, aromas and all the little details that make a place unique. Whether you’re on a …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Motown

10 Awesome Pack-And-Go Lunch Recipes (For Grown-ups)

Thought Rice Krispies Treats couldn’t get any better? Wrong!<p>Packed lunches are just for the kids. Whether you’re preparing a picnic or packing lunch for work, these easy recipes will leave you feeling happy and satisfied — no reheating required!<p>1. Golden Gazpacho<p>This unique recipe is adapted from …

How to bake the perfect salted caramel brownies

Some of you, I know, have had your fill of salted caramel. You’re sick of finding it in everything from green tea to cider, still unconvinced by the idea of a savoury sweet, and that famous image of Nigella dripping head to toe in sugary, buttery saline goodness leaves you utterly cold. And I’m …

Dessert

Dijon Salmon with Green Bean Pilaf

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Seafood

Visit Portugal: Road Trip Itinerary for Traveling North of Lisbon

Visit Portugal: Road Trip Itinerary for Traveling North of Lisbon<p>Updated on April 12, 2018<p>Portugal is an ideal vacation destination. The country is …

14 High-Protein Snacks Under 200 Calories

<b>Power up with these nourishing treats.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>Photo: Dana and John Shultz via minimalistbaker.com<p>When you come down with a snack attack, it's important to choose your sustenance wisely. A bag of chips may squash your salt hankerings, but it's probably not actually going to hold …

17 Easy DIY Home Decor Craft Projects That Don't Look Cheap

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

Wall Art

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, April 23

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, April</i> …

Shopping

The 7 Microwave Hacks You Need to Know

<i>This article is part of</i> Epi Loves the Microwave, <i>our exploration (vindication?) of the appliance everybody loves to hate.</i><p>If the kitchen was a middle …

14 Foods you shouldn't buy - make your own!

Want to cut your weekly shopping bill in half and eat healthier too? There are some foods you just shouldn't bother buying at the supermarket. You …

Breakfast

44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.<p>Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.

Seafood

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

17 easy-to-start seeds for beginner gardeners

Think you can't grow anything? Try these easy-to-grow seeds in your garden and you might begin to think you have a green thumb.<p>Starting your own …

16 DIY Outdoor Furniture Pieces

Make An Impressive Upcycled Bottle Gift This Year In Under Two Minutes with the Kinkajou Bottle Cutter!

During the last few holiday seasons you may have encountered some gifts made from recycled wine and beer bottles. We love this sort of thing on …

41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Go outside! You look like you need a little sun.

Crafting

9 Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like baking soda and vinegar — and are quite inexpensive. If you've run out of your favorite cleaning solution, don't run to the store; try one of these …