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Venezuela Just Elected the First Transgender Congresswoman in South America

The results of Venezuela's parliamentary elections on Monday offered good news for progressives in the country. The opposition party, Democratic …

LGBTQI

Automobile Club of Uruguay welcomes Formula E to South America

The fully-electric single-seater car was on display for assembled media at the ACU headquarters in Montevideo ahead of the race on December …

Motorsport

Best Bottles to Buy to Make Mulled Wine

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Spiced Mulled Wine

Oven-drying orange slices gives them a longer shelf life, which is ideal for gift-giving. For a sweet homespun touch, hand-write the recipe on an …

Recipes

How To Make Mulled Wine: Gordon Ramsay's Recipe Adds A Fresh Twist On The Christmas Classic

Mulled wine is a Christmas classic but in the video above, Gordon Ramsay gives it a modern twist by adding lemongrass.<p><i>You Will Need:</i><p>A piece of muslin …

7 Spots in Seattle for a Warming Winter Cocktail

Seattle

Ask a Somm: What Bottle Is Best for Making Mulled Wine?

<i>Welcome to Ask a Somm, a column in which experts from across the country answer questions about wine.</i><p>Helmed by former Barnyard chef Jesse Barber, <b>Dudley Market</b> is Venice, California's relaxed, sun-drenched cafe offering up the season's best. Similar to its local and sustainable food ethos, sommelier</b> …

11 Winter Tofu Recipes to Keep You Cozy

Tofu can be a delicious comfort food, if you know how to use it. From Tex-Mex-style chili, to Asian-inspired soups and stir-fry, here are 11 amazing …

Mulled Wine, Two Ways (So You Don't Have to Choose)

Holiday entertaining season is upon us, and with it comes the return of mulled wine. It's hard to find a drink more perfect for a winter party — it's …

Why You Should Drink Wine With Korean Food Instead of Beer

All it took was a glass of Basque txakolina white wine with a chopstick of seared beef tongue and boiled bean sprouts to realize that I have been drinking the wrong adult beverage with Korean BBQ all along.<p>Is there anything better than throwing back a half-dozen frosted mugs of Hite or OB-Bear beer …

This Christmas Tree Made From Empty Wine Bottles Is A Glorious Sight To Behold

Love Christmas? Love wine? Then boy, do we have a treat for you.<p>The folk at Silver Oak Cellars have created a Christmas tree made from empty wine …

Christmas Trees

Top 50 Red Wines of 2015

3<p>There are times in your life when you get connected with perfection and the privilege of drinking this wine is that you have been blessed with one …

Wine & Spirits

All the Ways Red Wine Makes You Healthier

<i>By: Alexandra Duron</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>If you've ever thought that wine cures all, you might not be far off. As it turns out, you've got plenty of science on your side. So the next time you're sipping on your favorite red, toast to yourself, because your boozing's actually pretty beneficial -- and …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

From arid deserts to lush forests, America's landscape is as varied as it is stunning.<p>Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

9 Last-Minute December Travel Deals

Holiday travel can get pricey—with prices up two, three, even four times the normal rates—but there are deals to be had if you're willing to get creative about your destination, be flexible with your travel dates, and know how to search. Some basic tips: Fly on Christmas Day if you can, and avoid …

Los Angeles

Ford to invest $4.5bn in electric cars

<b>Ford says it will invest $4.5bn (£3bn) to expand its fleet of plug-in and hybrid electric vehicles, and will start selling 13 new electric models by 2020.</b><p>That will include a new Ford Focus that charges more quickly and has a longer range, the US car giant said.<p>It also intends to move into the …

These 15 startups didn't exist 5 years ago — now they're worth billions

We've decided to rack up a bunch of these billion-dollar startups — Cowboy Ventures' Aileen Lee first referred to them as "unicorns" — that didn't exist five years ago, and that are now valued at $1 billion or more.<p>For the purposes of this list, we zeroed in on US-based companies that were founded …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

Brand Essentials: How to Create an Authentic Brand Story

In our previous post, we talked about how you can utilise “lean” startup principles to start building your brand. Today we will look into the six …

Yuletide Banana Bread Recipe

4 2 2<p>Yuletide Banana Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>4 2 2<p>Rich but relatively fuss-free, this is no ordinary banana loaf! I fill my quick bread …

Best startups that launched in 2015

Marc Lore, CEO and founder of Jet.comJet<p>They may be only months old, but these startups changed technology in 2015.<p>Take live-streaming app Periscope.<p>It was acquired before even launching to the public, then capped off the year being named Apple's iPhone app of the year. Meanwhile, Jet had a splashy …

Apple's new battery case is a declaration of war on the beloved Mophie

If you asked the average iPhone user to name a smart battery case before this Tuesday, there's a good she would have said "Mophie" instantly.<p>Despite …

How The North Face Founder Went From High School Dropout to Millionaire Conservationist

The late Doug Tompkins, who died Tuesday, used his retailing fortune to preserve millions of acres of Chilean wilderness.<p>Doug Tompkins, a high school dropout who made a fortune founding the clothing lines The North Face and Esprit and then used his wealth to conserve millions of acres in Patagonia, …

Get Excited, Space Tourism Is Coming & It's Going To Be Epic

Now it's easy to enough to hop on a plane and touch down anywhere in the world, but the tourism industry has set its sights on the next frontier - …

20 Awesome Backpacking Trips

If you haven’t walked four to 16 miles on a trail lately, set up a tent, slept under the stars, woken up, drank coffee, and watched the world wake up …

The Italian Alps - Hiking, Sailing, Snipping & Sipping! (PHOTOS)

The morning sun warmed my face. A refreshing mountain breeze rustled shiny leaves as I snipped golden clusters of plump, glistening Chardonnay grapes from their vines. They gently plopped into a circular red plastic pail held in my sticky left hand, which I dumped into a larger container.<p>At home in …

Google Street View scales Snowdon using camera backpacks

<b>Armchair travellers will be able to soak up the scenery of Snowdon the lazy way after Google Street View scaled the mountain.</b><p>Volunteers carrying backpacks holding Google's cameras walked around and to the summit of Wales' highest peak to capture 360-degree panoramic images.<p>They can now be viewed …

Dinosaur Blood Vessels Survived 80 Million Years Without Fossilizing

Tiny, delicate vessels that carried blood through a duck-billed dinosaur 80 million years ago never fossilized and still contain the beast's tissue, …

Biology