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Why Spain's Overlooked Capital City Belongs on Your Bucket List

For many American wanderlusters, Spain is synonymous with Barcelona, that Catalonian coastal oasis famous for fresh seafood, amazing art, and, of …

The US land lost in Canada

The Northwest Angle is the northernmost point of the continental United States, and one of the last American frontiers.<p>It all started when my father mentioned the Walleye War. Despite growing up in the Twin Cities, I’d never heard of Minnesota’s Northwest Angle, or its fishing disputes with Canada …

8 British Condiments and Sauces You Need to Try

I used to think if there was to be an international condiment competition, ranch dressing — regardless of brand — would win, hands-down. But then I …

16 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Traveling (and Eating) Around the World

If you’ll go anywhere for a memorable meal, you’ve gotta do it right.<p><i>Welcome to Eat Like a Local! From late-night burgers in Nashville to a life-changing date shake in Palm Springs, we traveled across the U.S. to find the spots that are really hitting home.</i><p>Like you, I believe the only thing as fun …

Coffee Grinders

25 Cult Condiments Worth Drinking the Kool-Aid For

These 25 condiments are so good (and out-there) that they've inspired a cult following.<p>These 25 cult leaders of the condiment world are proof that condiments make everything better, and have inspired fanatical followers because of it.

Ice Cream

How to Not Feel Awful After Air Travel

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Air travel days are exciting and fun but can also wreak havoc on your health as you lose sleep, eat off …

Challenge Yourself to Cook Every Meal for a Month

Epicurious editor in chief David Tamarkin resolved to cook every meal he eats for the month of January. On the last week of his #Cook90 challenge, Tamarkin sits down with senior editor Julia Kramer to talk about what's worked, what's surprised him, and how anyone can do #Cook90.<p>When January 1st …

Slow-Cooker Sticky Thai Meatballs Recipe

The key to these slow-cooker Thai-style chicken meatballs is to understand that the sauce gets better as it slowly cooks, but the meatballs don't. To fix that, we first cook the sticky sauce, packed with aromatics like lemongrass, ginger, and chilies, then add the flavorful meatballs right at the …

Slow Cookers

Puerto Rico Is In Serious Trouble. Here's What You Need To Know.

2016 will likely bring more financial misery for the beleaguered island.<p>Puerto Rico is on course to default on some of its debts on Monday, deepening a crisis that has been escalating steadily for months.<p>But the seemingly arcane dispute over the island's public finances masks a struggle for wealth …

Caribbean

All the Indian Food You Should Be Ordering that Isn't Tikka Masala

Yes, we know you love tikka masala. But these dishes are the hidden gems of any takeout Indian menu—according to these Indian chefs.<p>If you are anything like us, your love of Indian food knows no bounds—particularly takeout Chicken Tikka Masala. We can't blame you for being mildly addicted: The …

Curries

Death of an Orca: What It Means for the GOP

Donald Trump may be to the Republican Party what Blackfish was to SeaWorld.<p>The documentary Blackfish on the mistreatment of Orcas had a disastrous effect on the marine amusement park, revealing a long-standing and widely-accepted SeaWorld lie that the whales were being treated well. Following the …

Charted: What the landmark Trans-Pacific trade deal really means

Trade ministers from 12 Pacific rim countries, including the US, Japan, Mexico and Vietnam, came to terms Monday on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a landmark free-trade deal that’s being described as the most ambitious in a generation. What exactly does it all mean?<p>If the participants all ratify …

Trade Pact

Savory Basil And Goat Cheese Cheesecake

Savory Basil And Goat Cheese Cheesecake from Love and Olive Oil• 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated<br>• 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs<br>• 1 tablespoon butter, …

How to backpack through 14 European cities

Backpacking through Europe is about being impulsive, right? It's about train-hopping and wanderlust, about getting lost in random cities and hooking up with Australians in dodgy youth hostels. It's also about doing and seeing some really cool stuff that you can then regale your friends back home …

A New Airplane Design Lets Flyers Take in 360-Degree Views Via 'SkyDeck'

Most of the time, a tiny airplane window doesn't do the in-flight views justice. A new design from Windspeed Technologies—a business focused on …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

10 of the best B&Bs in Europe

Photograph: Casa Amora<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/11/6/1446824650572/a7f94271-47b9-40b1-8832-bd464aeda905-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Casa …

Townhouses

Engineers Combine Biological Energy-Harvesting with Electronic Circuits

The future promises bomb-sniffing dogs on a chip and so much more.<p>Engineers at Columbia University have, for the first time, successfully plugged an electronic circuit into a biological energy-harvesting system constructed only from raw molecular materials. The advance, described Monday in Nature …

'Outsiders' Crack a 50-Year-Old Math Problem

In 2008, Daniel Spielman told his Yale University colleague Gil Kalai about a computer science problem he was working on, concerning how to …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

George W. Bush's Competition for Worst President

Statistician Nate Silver of <i>Five Thirty Eight</i> and <i>The New York Times</i> created a composite list in January 2013 of previous presidential rankings by scholars. This is as definitive a ranking as we have at this time. George W. Bush is 38th of 43. The surveys Silver used were conducted between 2008 and …

Twenty Billionaires Have More Wealth Than Half U.S. Households

<b>400 billionaires are wealthier than 190 million of their fellow Americans.</b><p>When should we be alarmed about so much wealth in so few hands?<p>The Great Recession and its anemic recovery only deepened the economic inequality that's drawn so much attention in its wake. Nearly all wealth and income gains …

Sardines

These inventive recipes include roasted sardines with olives, capers and parsley and crunchy sardine toasts.

The Strangest Black Holes in the Universe

Photo Credit: Alain R. | Wikimedia Commons<p>Slide 1 of 22<p>Introduction<p>Black holes are gigantic cosmic monsters, exotic objects whose gravity is so …

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