Rich Stanton

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27 Refreshing Ceviche Recipes for Hot Summer Nights

With this heat wave, it’s no surprise our ceviche cravings have kicked in full force. Aside from a summer salad or a hefty serving of ice cream, what better way to beat the heat than with a no-cook dinner of fresh fish spiked with citrus? Whether you’re obsessed with ahi or crazy about dungeness …

Top 5 Alternatives to San Diego Comic-Con

While 130,000 geeks head to the San Diego Comic-Con in July, you can check out a more affordable and low-key alternative in your own backyard. Comic-Con events are happening throughout the country all year long! Over the next four months, you have five especially fantastic big-city Comic-Con events …

Sri Lanka: nirvana for beach lovers

Sri Lanka overwhelms the senses. The air is heavy with the scent of jasmine, the food richly spiced and the landscape one of utter beauty; the radiant green rice paddies, forests of swaying palm trees and mountains puckered in tea plantations are utterly bewitching. But for many people Sri Lanka …

The Diet That Fights Stress

In a national survey administered by the Harvard School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and NPR found that more than one-third of participants change their diets during times of stress. More often than not, those changes are not good.<p>Stress causes many to turn to comfort …

10 romantic summer getaways | CNN Travel

Free Things to Do in Venice

It’s easy to get swept up in the romance of Venice: being serenaded as you ply the canals on a gondola; sipping spritzes at an open-air café in Piazza San Marco; succumbing to a Murano glass sales pitch—all of which can break the bank in an afternoon. With a little forethought, however, it’s …

Italy

Expert guide to the Maldives

Essential information<p><b>Currency:</b> the Maldivian currency is the Rufiyaa but tourists have no need of it. Resort bills are best paid by plastic at the end of the stay and other expenses, such as tips and purchases when on excursion, are best paid in dollars<p><b>Emergency Contacts:</b> you can rightly feel safe …

Pictures: Coastal and Countryside Canada

A beginner's guide to Brazil

What do you get if you combine cinematic landscapes, kaleidoscopic culture, head-spinning biodiversity and a constant rhythm of carefree joie de vivre? Welcome to Brazil!<p>The world's fifth-largest country commandeers the lion's share of South America, all the way from the Amazon Basin – the world's …

5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

Godzilla: the early years - in pictures

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Sensory overload: Tokyo's Robot Restaurant

"Restaurant" is something of a misnomer when it comes to Tokyo's Robot Restaurant. While you can eat there, the venue is not designed around eating, but light, colour, with every surface fluorescent and polished to a mirror gloss, and a robot arena spectacular.<p>"In Japan, we are exposed to robots …

Robotics

The Rise of a Barbecue Sensation: The Story of Pecan Lodge in Dallas

Co-owner and head pitmaster Justin is easy to spot: NBA player-tall at 6'7", with steely blue-eyes and almost always sporting a tattered orange baseball cap that's patinaed with what looks to be a few years' worth of pit smoke. His partner and wife, Diane, has long, light brown hair that's often …

6 Ways to Cook Ribs

There are many ways to prepare delicious baby backs and spare ribs, whether you’ve got half a day, a yard and lots of patience, or nothing more than …

Your New Zealand Photos

New Zealand

A new dawn for the Mezzogiorno?

For the first time since the Grand Tour of the 18th Century, southern Italy is registering on savvy travellers’ radars.<p>In the 1950s, Matera, a town carved from the earth in the southern Italian region of Basilicata, was declared <i>la vergogna nazionale:</i> the shame of Italy. At the time, some 16,000 …

Venezuela Photos

See photos of Venezuela (including Caracas, the Andes, Angel Falls, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

The Last Best American Beach Towns

What makes a superior beach town? I’ve thought about that often, usually while gorging on steamed clams with butter or pedaling a bike along a seawall.<p>America does beaches extremely well, a point I didn’t begin to realize until my 20s, when I tried to sunbathe on a jam-packed stretch of Spanish …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

National Parks

Everyone in This Bizarre Australian Town Lives Underground

(Photo: Nicholas Jones)<p>And you would, too, if your local temperatures regularly rose to 125ºF!<p>Coober Pedy is a mining town in Australia. If it …

10 Breakthrough Innovations That Will Shape The World In 2025

A world where food is plentiful and drugs are personalized may not be as far off as it seems.<p>What world-changing scientific discoveries might we see by 2025? Will we have more energy technologies that move us away from fossil fuels? Will there be cures for cancer and other diseases? How will we get …

Pandora wants to DJ the 'Internet of Things' (Q&A)

Use the phrase "Internet of Things" and you're just as likely to get a blank stare as an exasperated sigh. Pandora, the Web's biggest radio operator, once scoffed at it too, but not for long.<p>As the Internet integrates into the machines around us and connects them to one another -- a shift commonly …

Internet of Things

Yep, Lindsay Lohan is suing Rockstar Games over Grand Theft Auto V likeness [w/video]

Well, it's official. We will have a courtroom battle between fallen starlet Lindsay Lohan and Rockstar Games, maker of the infamous <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> series. We last reported on the Lohan/Rockstar case back in December, when rumors were swirling that the then-27-year-old would sue the video game …

Your Peru Photos

South America

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

The Trick to Great Corn on the Cob? Mayonnaise, and a Grill

Step away from the boiling water! In this grilling video, we show you how to add way more flavor to your ears of corn.<p>We could eat a lot of corn on the cob. A <i>lot</i>. But we've thankfully abandoned the boiling-pot-of-water ways of our youth in favor of a smokin' hot grill, some fresh lime juice, and …

Cooking