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A Brief History Of The World Famous Spanish Tapas

If there is one aspect of Spanish cuisine which is best-known around the world, it is the custom of eating ‘tapas’. Today, this culinary tradition is …

Spain

Chocoholic: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Get Recipe Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes<p>No matter what the confection, combine chocolate with peanut butter and you've got me sold. In fact, one of my guiltiest pleasures is to wolf down a package (or two) of Drake's Cakes Funny Bones. Yes, those little chocolate cakes filled with peanut butter …

Cupcakes

Rainbow Bridge Tour

36 Hours in Palermo, Sicily

36 Hours

Palermo

36 Hours in Bologna, Italy

Scrappy, scruffy Bologna could easily coast on its history, if not just on its culinary history. Home to one of the world’s oldest universities, this northern Italian city has contributed dozens of classic recipes and foods to the repertory of Italian cooking, including tortellini, tagliatelle and …

Sunken Cities: the man who found Atlantis

One day in 1999, the French maritime archaeologist Franck Goddio went diving off the coast of Egypt. He was poised to make the most important discovery of his life.<p>That day, the visibility of the waters in <b>Aboukir Bay</b>, at the north-western edge of the Nile Delta, was terrible: at a depth of around …

Cities

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Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona; 4/25/2016

Hiking Spring Canyon, Capito Reef

The Best of Death Valley National Park

<i>Friends share a moment atop the Mesquite Dunes at Death Valley. Credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>With names of iconic locations like Badwater, Funeral Mountain, the Devil's Golf Course, and <i>Death</i> right in the name of the parkland, it's clear that this landscape on the California/Nevada state line was a torment …

Travel

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Illustrated Chart Shows 40 Different Types Of Pizza

No matter how you like you're pizza pie you've got to agree on one thing- it's all about the toppings.With the addition of toppings the pizza becomes …

Pizza

18 photos that show why you should visit Giethoorn, the charming Dutch village with no cars

Giethoorn, a waterfront village located in the Dutch province of Overijssel, is home to more than 55 miles of canoe trails, with canal-side houses, …

Adventure Travel

New England’s Best Hikes

The best part about hiking in New England? The sheer diversity. Stroll along the rugged Maine coast, scramble up a sheer cliff on iron rungs, follow a stream to a gorge-carving waterfall or huff-and-puff to the top of New England’s highest peak where the weather is notoriously wild.<p>Two classic …

Outdoors

The Secret to Fast, Easy Enchiladas

Tacos get all the glory, but my Tex-Mex crush is on the enchilada. Both dishes start out the same: Just filling (which can be almost anything, like …

Recipes

Psycho Mansion set to haunt New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has added a touch of California Gothic to the Manhattan skyline this summer. The Central Park museum last week inaugurated an artwork on its roof that replicates the façade of the Bates mansion from the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock film <i>Psycho</i>.<p>The fourth of what has …

Museums

6 Inventions That Are Changing the World Right Now

The European Patent Office has identified this year's class of inventions that are shaping the future today.<p>X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for …

Design

The 10 Most Beautiful Places in Iceland

Though it once played second-fiddle to Nordic neighbors Sweden and Norway, Iceland has quietly come into the spotlight to show the world what it's …

Iceland

18 reasons why Lisbon should be your next city break

Lisbon leapt nine places to 26th in the World’s Best Cities category at this year’s Telegraph Travel Awards’. It is the cheapest Western European destination for a city break this year, according to the Post Office, and is increasingly appearing on British travellers’ short break hit list.<p>As if you …

Portugal

Pssssst! You Can Find A Room In The National Parks This Year

Yes, you can enjoy this Grand Canyon Lodge view from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon this summer, and stay for the night!/NPSAmid all the hoopla, …

Adventure Travel

How to Make Crockpot Dulce de Leche Using ONE Ingredient

If you’ve ever had dulce de leche, you know that it’s basically liquid gold. But did you know just how easy it is to make in a slow cooker? Whether you like your dulce de leche thin enough to drizzle on ice cream or thick enough to spread on your toast, this method can do it all. Because this is a …

Slow Cooker Recipes

5 Cookbooks Every Home Cook Should Read

Celia Sack owns the nation’s premiere cookbook store. These are her essential titles.<p>Omnivore Books, a pint-sized store in San Francisco’s Noe Valley …

Cooking

The Nine Types of Intelligence Every Person Has

When you think about it, intelligence is a fairly broad term. Most of us are completely sharp in some areas but dull in others. Psychologist Howard …

Intelligence

Wizard Island, Crater Lake, OR 2006

Follow the Perilous Journey of Yellowstone Elk

Design and development: Brian Jacobs, Julia Smith, Vitomir Zarkovic. Maps: Martin Gamache. Video: Joe Riis. Photographs: David Guttenfelder, Charlie Hamilton James, Joe Riis. Scientific adviser: Arthur Middleton, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. GIS: Theodore A. Sickley; Matthew …

Maps

Bringing the Ghostly City of Pompeii Back to Life

POMPEII, Italy<p>Pompeii has been a byword for catastrophe for almost 2,000 years. Today this place of chronic disasters is being transformed into an archaeological showcase.<p>Enlarge<p>For the first time in 19 centuries, a breath of life is wafting through the ghostly streets of Pompeii. Under the …

Archaeology

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park HDR

Seven Perfect Days in Belize

I have been traveling to <b>Belize</b> every year for more than a decade and am already planning my next trip.<p>Why? As the only English-speaking country in Central America, as well as one of its smallest (it’s about the size of New Jersey), Belize is surprisingly easy to navigate. Local residents are …

Central America Travel

When #sunrises are this beautiful, it’s easy to get up early. Photo of #Yosemite #NationalPark (@yosemitenps) in #California courtesy of Tiffany Nguyen (@tiffpenguin). #FindYourPark @ Yosemite Wilderness

SUNRISE AT MESA ARCH, II