Sakina Kapasi

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7 apps for making the most of ski season

No matter your level of ski expertise, there is an app that will make this season better than ever.<p>Put 21st-century technology to the test and use …

How Secret Societies Stay Hidden on the Internet

Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University<p>It all started with a Facebook message from a dead guy.<p>His name was Ernest Howard Crosby and his profile picture showed an old-time portrait of a man in a dapper vest sporting a bushy Civil War …

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

The (15 Minute) Skinny Jeans Workout

Exercise 1 Squat, Lunge, Curl<p>Stand with your arms at your sides and squat until your thighs are parallel to the ground. Push back up to the starting position. Then take a giant step forward with your left foot and lower your body until your left thigh is parallel to the ground. Push up onto your …

23 Essential Snacks Every Super Bowl Party Should Have

Some people watch football. Everyone else, just keep dipping.

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These Are The 17 Best Tiki Bars in America

Since the day old Trader Vic and his boy Don the Beachcomber decided that bars were way cooler when they ceased to be grimy dens of sin and transformed into faux-tropical wonderlands, the Tiki bar has been embedded in American drink culture. They're places where men can be men... while drinking …

10 Delicious Snow Day Recipes to Make With Kids

When the kids are home on a snow day, they need fun indoor activities to keep busy after sledding. Keep them happy and warm in the kitchen with these simple and delicious recipes.<p><b>1. Soft Pretzels</b><p>These soft pretzels taste just like Auntie Anne's, and they're as much fun to make as they are to eat.</b> …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

What Are the Best Travel Hacks?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Thomas Snerdley,</i><p>Here is 44 years of travel advice from a military brat and a military veteran who's been around the world a time or three.<p>The Two Bag System. Every pro traveler I've ever met travels light using some variation of this …

Overcome the Eight Barriers to Confidence

To get a more confident You in the new year — or a more confident company, community, family, or team — first know what gets in the way. The best resolutions will go nowhere without the confidence to stick with them.<p>Confidence is an expectation of a positive outcome. It is not a personality trait; …

50 Super Bowl Dip Recipes, from Guacamole to Onion Dip

Whether it's with tortilla chips, pita, crudites, or your fingers (no judgment), here are 50 recipes to rock your Super Bowl party.<p>We hereby mandate that all Super Bowl parties must have a dip, whether it’s a cheesy, gooey concoction or a fresh veggie salsa. Double-dipping optional.

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10 Innovative Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel

Continuous innovation has fueled the rapid growth of online travel information and commerce. Even now--after the market has achieved a measure of maturity--would-be Internet millionaires keep searching for The Next Big Thing. Peer-to-peer interactions? Searches tailored to individual interests? …

12 Ways To Actually Save Enough For Your Dream Trip

It's fun to dream about traveling the world, but actually saving enough money to go is just <i>not</i> gonna happen at this point. Right?<p>Not if you're committed. Make some small changes now, and 2015 could easily be the year you finally embark on the trip of your dreams.<p><b>1. Switch to a travel rewards credit</b> …

5 Perfect Winter Honeymoon Destinations

Your honeymoon is sure to be one of the most memorable vacations of your life, but after orchestrating an entire wedding, trying to choose the perfect honeymoon destination can seem daunting. Don't dismay--we've narrowed down our top five honeymoon recommendations for winter that will provide the …

21 Meals With Tons Of Protein And No Meat

With at least 18 grams per serving, these meals prove vegetarians can have their protein and eat it too.

Healthy Eating

White Chocolate Cake with Lemon Glaze

31<p>12<p>2<p>Shares 45<p>It’s curious when people say, “I don’t like white chocolate. I like dark chocolate.” Because it’s not fair to compare them, just like …

Recipe Resources for Soup Season

Let’s face it: Soup is good eating all year, but a steaming pot of it is especially welcome in the depths of winter. There are lots of dedicated soup …

Greek Mac and Cheese

Put bread into the bowl of a food processor and pulse until finely ground. Put bread crumbs and 3 tbsp. butter into a small bowl and combine; set …

Comfort Food

15 Slow Cooker Recipes

Gallery15 Slow Cooker Recipes<p>It's no secret that slow-cooking can yield wonderful results with relatively minimal effort; just prepare the meat and let the flavors build for hours. And when you're done, you have something tender, succulent, and flexible for a variety of recipes.<p>Catch recipes for …

Anzac Biscuits

For my afternoon snack, nothing beats these buttery Australian cookies, sweetened with golden syrup and packed with coconut and rolled oats. …

Breakfast

Semisweet Potato Mash with Caramelized Onions

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe shares a variation on mashed potatoes that trumped a childhood sweet tooth.</i><p><i></i><p>My mom was an early adopter of the organic movement. Long …

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30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

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Chicken Mushroom Chimichanga - How to Make a Chimichanga (Oven Fried Burrito)

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Heat oven to 375°. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl; set aside. Combine butter, both sugars, and vanilla in a large bowl; beat …

Dessert

New Year, New Ingredients: 5 Fast, Easy, Fresh Recipes

These 5 fast, easy, fresh recipes will wake up your 2014 with lesser-used ingredients like schmaltz and preserved lemon<p>A quick <i>pizza bianca</i> and miso-sesame beets are sure to <b>satisfy your hunger for new recipes</b> this year.

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9 Gooey, Cheesy, Comforting Lasagna Recipes

From Bolognese-style to gluten-free to vegetarian, here are 9 awesome recipes for everyone's favorite Italian comfort food, lasagna<p>Garfield was onto something: Lasagna might be one of the single best foods ever. It's the ultimate comfort concoction, with its saucy layers of cheese and pasta, …

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71 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014: ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Gone Girl,’ And More

We waded through more than 600 films to bring you the best of 2014. From Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson movies to blockbuster sequels, here's …

Top 10 family travel destinations for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>Planning a family vacation can become a series of questions followed by several attempts to get everyone from grandparents to parents …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the best of the best bars, restaurants, spas, adventures, and more from …