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From farm to table in the Norwegian fjords

"Norwegians love Hurtigruten,” says food writer Andreas Viestad. “It’s in their blood.” As MS Lofoten, built in 1964 and the oldest of Hurtigruten’s 11 ships, pulled into the mountain-ringed harbour at Svolvaer in the Lofoten Islands, I got a glimpse of what Viestad is talking about.<p>On the quayside …

These are the 7 pots and pans you need in your kitchen

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>While there are certain things every starter kitchen needs, most do just fine without specialty items like woks, deep fryers, and pasta …

Williams-Sonoma

10 Best JavaScript tools for better code

As the JavaScript community grows so does the selection of helpful sources. Here are ten that you need to knowESLintProvides static code analysis for …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

Tips on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

This post contains some affiliate links. Do you have ugly kitchen cabinets that need a makeover? This tutorial shows you How to Paint Kitchen …

Home Improvement

10 must-see outdoors locations in SF Bay Area

<b>1. Sierra Nevada, Yosemite Valley waterfalls:</b> The major falls are flush, crowned by Yosemite Falls. Even from a mile away on the valley floor, the pounding of the falls can sound like freight train. From Tunnel View, the view of Yosemite Valley again is brought to life by Bridalveil Fall. The Mist …

Top 15 DIY Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs

<i>Ready to create a kitchen that will really impress with its versatility, design and style? If so, our DIY home improvement guide to kitchen</i> …

Road Trip Guide: 5 Days on the Dark Side of California

It is time to start planning your summer getaway. Whether you are traveling with kids or going on an adults only getaway, <b>consider a classic American</b> …

Tahoe

When a Twin Disappears

A reader revives our collection of miscarriage stories with an uncommon case of her own—two cases, in fact:<p>Thank you so much for the series on abortion you carry, Chris—turning the abstract (which is very easy to judge, from a distance) into real-life stories, of real-life people. The many stories …

12 Tips From Ina Garten That Will Make You a Better Cook

Ina Garten: queen of the culinary world. She's written tons of cookbooks, starred in Food Network's <b>Barefoot Contessa</b> for over a decade, and won fans over with countless foolproof recipes. The woman knows <i>a lot</i>, and lucky for you and me, she's never shied away from sharing her advice. Read on for her …

53 Roasted Vegetable Recipes to Jazz Up Any Dinner

Dinner sides in a snap? Enter, roasted vegetables. Here are our 53 favorite recipes for dinnertime or anytime.<p><b>Sides in a snap?</b> It's practically what roasted vegetables were made for. Chop 'em up (or leave 'em whole) and get that oven roaring, because these 53 recipes are about to earn permanent …

Cooking

Your New Zealand Photos

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, from the …

Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

This is a great recipe and tastes better, I find, when cooked in a cast iron skillet and served hot tableside. I have also served this recipe for …

Cooking

Hiking in Greece

Most of Greece is mountainous and a hiker’s paradise – you can even climb the mountain of the gods, Mt Olympus. The most popular routes are well maintained, others barely more than an overgrown sheep’s path. Hiking on the islands is particularly rewarding, from <i>kalderimia</i> (cobbled or flagstone paths …

Hiking

Top 10 Summer Experiences in Norway

Travel<p>Explore the Arctic tundra, island-hop around scenic archipelagos, cruise majestic fjords, and hike magnificent landscapes under a never setting midnight sun. These experiences and more make up ten ways to enjoy the very best of summer in Norway.<p><b>Ride cable cars to see the midnight …

10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …

National Parks

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

National Parks

15 ridiculously adventurous things to do on your travels (and where to do them)

THE WORLD’S MOST EXTREME TRAVELERS don’t look out over an ocean or a mountain range and think to themselves, “Oh, that’s nice. Well, time to head …

Caving

5 of Northern California's Best Day Hikes

Northern California offers some of the most scenic day hikes in the country, ranging from easy nature walks to challenging workouts. There is no …

57 Life-Changing Upgrades for Every Room in Your Home

These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.<p>These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.

10 Suggestions On Achieving Your Inner Peace

Inner peace may seem like a mythical peak. Almost unachievable, far away, maybe even unreal for many. In fact, for almost every single one of us. …

Meditation

Detechter

Inspiration

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

10 Web design trends you can expect to see in 2015

Every year, Web design grows and so many awesome things are being published daily. I can only imagine that the best is yet to come in 2015, including many of the trends we predicted for 2014.<p>While many of those ideas and trends will still be around in 2015 (and probably 2016), it’s time to see what …

15 Tiny Tweaks That’ll Help You Lose More Weight in 2015

You'll barely even notice the difference—but your waistline will.

Programming languages and Frameworks to learn in 2015

I can't make a poll on HN, but I would like everyone to contribute with an opinion. Which languages are worth to devote learning in 2015? and what …

2015 Travel Must Dos

2015 can't come quick enough, I am ready to go!<p>Every year around this time, many of us avid travelers start looking at destinations for the coming year. For us, this started decades ago when their Bucket Lists were just being formed; and the current process has me personally surveying a dozen or so …

Travel