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Meet the Mayans: a tour of the real Yucatán, Mexico

Escape the fleshpots of the Yucatán coast and head inland – you’ll find people eager to share their jungle home with visitors, and a world of hidden temples and natural pools<p>After dinner, Juanito and I sit drinking beer. Outside is all the clamour of the jungle night. We talk about the big hotels …

Central America

Thousands Of Toys Wash Ashore On German Island

The toy eggs washed up on the German island of Langeoog. Much to the delight of children, the eggs contained toys. They also contained notes written in Russian but the children couldn't read them.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Maybe this is an auspicious sign for the …

A Bucket List of the Best Hikes in the World

Alta Via, Italy<p>Image 1 of 18<p>Picture-perfect scenery awaits on the Ligurian Coast of Italy where the Alta Via, or High Path, in the Cinque Terra …

Make Crispier Roasted Potatoes by Roughing Them Up First

Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better …

Cooking

This side-by-side photo a blogger posted to Instagram proves you shouldn't starve yourself to get fit

Weight and body image have, unfortunately, long since gone hand-in-hand. I’ve struggled with keeping fit with regular exercise while <i>trying</i> not to …

Most Anticipated, Too: The Great Second-Half 2016 Nonfiction Book Preview

Last week, we previewed 93 works of fiction due out in the second half of 2016. Today, we follow up with 44 nonfiction titles coming out in the next …

Making continuous bias binding tape - So Sew Easy

I was so inspired by some of the projects shared as part of the Seasonal Sewing Series back last November that I have been keen to try my hand at …

Sewing

How to Sew Like a Mathematician

It all started with scratchy bias tape. Bias tape is made from strips of fabric cut along the diagonal of fabric (“on the bias”), making it …

Cast-Iron Pan Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough, a screaming-hot cast-iron pan, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking life. …

Cast Iron Skillet

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

Throwback Thanksgiving

We recreated Thanksgiving 1974 in all of its golden, Jell-O molded glory.<p>When the <i>Bon Appétit</i> editors of 1974 tell you that you need a Jell-O mold to “crown the harvest (Thanksgiving) table,” what choice do you have? After all, isn't everyone making a California Waldorf Salad in Jell-O form for …

Cooking

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Learning a new language comes with incredible side benefits, including enhanced brain performance, cultural knowledge, and career opportunities. …

Language Learning

The Kansas City Star

Heirloom tomatoes are a perennial favorite among local gardeners, chefs and farmers market customers. Savor the kaleidoscopic colors and flavors of …

How I prepared for the French C1 exam - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. ?<p>How can you master French? One way is to set yourself the goal of reaching C1 or C2 level. I’ll …

Language Learning

Boston Expanding Its Goat-Powered Landscaping System Because Everyone Loves Goats

Not a Boston goat, but a goat enjoying his work nevertheless. (jasonschwarz)<p>We’ve learned recently that all you need to get people pumped up about a …

Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says

In the wake of the Duke/Wisconsin Final 4 matchup, here's a new college ranking, one that points to something with cultural heft: the top 50 college museums in the United States.<p>University of California, Berkeley -- with six natural history museums at the Northern California campus -- is the only …

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