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While everyone was paying attention to Zika, a much deadlier mosquito-borne virus began to spread

The authors of a recent paper called the current situation "unprecedented in history," writing that it is "critical" to assess the risk now and act quickly "so that a global catastrophe can be averted."<p>Yellow fever causes 180,000 cases and 78,000 deaths in Africa per year, according to a recent …

Four Sherpas Just Climbed Everest with 360° Camera Rigs on Their Backs

Congratulations are in order for all of us couch potatoes: thanks to four incredible, dedicated sherpas, we can now ‘climb’ to the top of the tallest …

57 Ricotta Recipes That Prove It's the Most Underrated Spreadable Cheese

Sure, ricotta is great on its own, but its full-throttle potential comes through best when it's a supporting actor in one of these 57 recipes for dishes, dips, and desserts.<p>An underrated cheese if ever there was one, ricotta is basically the Muenster or Monterey Jack of spreadable cheese: Sure, …

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The Guide to Every Kind of Carry-On Bag (And Which You Should Choose)

It pains us to say, but long gone are the days when you could bring pretty much any bag on a commercial flight. Some airlines will let you check one bag for free, others charge a premium. Meanwhile, the size restrictions for carry-on bags are getting stricter; the industry standard set by the Big …

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Road Trip Through Big Sur on Rt. 1

Then pull over at Point Lobos State Reserve. This is believed to be the "crown jewel" of California's state parks. There's a vast coastal area that …

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The Best Thing to Eat Before and After Your Workout

Whether you’re eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s …

15 Pour Over Coffee Stands That All You Coffee Snobs Need To Be Aware Of

Since pour over coffee is a popular choice for coffee drinkers these days, we thought we should put together a list of interesting and/or just …

The 10 Best Travel Documentaries On Netflix That Will Motivate You To Hit The Road

<b>Last Updated: March 9th</b><p>Sometimes you need a nudge to get out that door and hit the road. Other times you need a full on shove. Below you’ll find a round-up the best travel documentaries on Netflix. Read, then watch to discover faraway places and the mad few who wander to the edges of the map in …

Overnight bus with bed will take travellers from San Francisco to Los Angeles while they sleep

A new California start-up is hoping that getting a little shut-eye will help make bus travel more tolerable, launching a new non-stop bus that will take travellers from San Francisco to Los Angeles overnight.<p>SleepBus is a new service, which according to the website will see buses leave one city at …

100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America: OpenTable Releases Its 2016 List

OpenTable has released another tempting restaurant ranking for the hungry masses.<p>Just in time for Mother’s Day, the online restaurant reservation service has named the 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America for 2016.<p>The list—which comes just a few weeks after OpenTable named the 100 Hottest …

New Orleans

These itty-bitty food cooking videos will bring immense joy and tranquility to your heart

I don't know why, but things not being their intended size, whether they're comically big or diminutively tiny, is always hilarious to me. Extremely large wine glasses? <i>Very</i> funny. Basketball personality Shaq? A human knee-slapper!<p>That's why I was so tickled when I stumbled upon Korean artist …

How to Make Korean Fried Chicken Wings at Home

Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, Korean Fried Chicken, which is said to have been invented by one of two Korean restaurant chains (Pelicana Chicken and Mexican Chicken), has expanded from its Seoul origins to achieve international recognition. And it's no wonder why: Doused in a salty-sweet …

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Our Favorite Underrated National Parks in the United States

In honor of National Park Week in the United States, we wanted to share our favorite underrated national parks with you. While you have most likely …

National Parks

11 Of The Best Destinations To Travel To For Amazing Photographs

Photography is an art-form that we can all relate to. When people say a photograph is a worth a 1,000 words, cliché as it sounds, it’s absolutely …

Amazing

8 Ways to Turn Instant Ramen into a Gourmet Meal

1 of 8<p>15-Minute Ramen and Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Thai Chicken Ramen<p>3 of 8<p>Ramen Burrito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Crunchy Ramen and Chicken Salad<p>…

How to craft the perfect playlist for productivity

Nothing has more of a negative impact on my workday than forgetting my headphones.<p>Like most people, music is a huge part of my life. I listen to the most music while I work, sifting through playlists, from neo classical to indie to electronica on what seems like a never-ending search for the …

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Finding The Most Lucrative Technology Jobs In 2016

• Big Data Engineers ($183K), Mobile Applications Developers ($175,750) and Data Security Analysts ($160k) are predicted to be the highest paid IT-related jobs in 2016.<br>• Big Data Engineers and data scientists will see salaries increase 8.9% in 2016.<br>• Tech skills in the most demand include Python, Ruby on …

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Sensor-1 is the highly versatile security device you can stick onto anything

We all need security, whether for keeping an eye on your house when you’re gone, making sure nobody rifles through your files or opens up your laptop …

24 Recipes for a Perfect Valentine's Day Dinner at Home

As we've noted before, Valentine's Day is arguably one of the worst times to go out to dinner, precisely because it's a night when everyone wants to (or is persuaded to) go out to dinner. You can't get a reservation at your local hot spot before 9 p.m. Once you get there, the place is packed and …

21 Recipes We're Bookmarking Just for the Marinades

These recipes all have one thing in common: Awesome, versatile mariandes.<p>These recipes are perfect as-is—but we'll be honest: Most of the time, we just use them for the versatile, crazy-flavorful marinades.

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UNESCO Sites, Including Machu Picchu, Are At Risk

Four historic sites have been added to the group's "in danger" list.<p>UNESCO maintains a list of World Heritage Sites, from the Taj Mahal and the Statue of Liberty to Iceland's activityThingvellir National ParkThingvellir National Park, deemed to be of global importance and worth protecting for …

Is This the Most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

There are few experiences more memorable (or romantic) than eating a delicious meal while surrounded by a breathtaking view.<p>Which is why when we saw …

Make These Hot Cocktails to Drink Away the Cold

Winter in the Windy City is serious stuff. “A few years ago I had to work during a blizzard,” says Rachael Thompson who makes drinks at the Violet …

Eric's Best New York Style Cheesecake Recipe

"This New York Cheesecake rivals the best! It uses amaretto instead of lemon flavor and is VERY rich, and has no crust to compete with its decadent …

22 Supermarket Items You Should Leave on the Shelf (and What to Get Instead)

The best life advice I've ever gotten was from my high school physics teacher. His philosophy? It's <i>okay</i> to be lazy. Good, in fact. You should <i>want</i> to do things the easiest way possible, as that's what's going to drive you toward finding ever-more efficient ways to do them. Of course, the unspoken …

And the world's 'most excellent' airline is ... | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Its star-studded safety videos show the airline making happy customers of everyone from hulking sports stars to pocket-sized hobbits.<p>But Air New Zealand isn't just leading the way in viral hits.<p>Australia-based website AirlineRatings.com has named Air New Zealand the 2016 Airline of the Year …

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The Best Smartphones for Travelers in 2015

Smartphones are now essential travel gear, and 2015 has seen many great new models drop—so many it's tough to choose. To help, we took some of the top contenders out for a real-life, hands-on spin. Here's how they stacked up.<p>These days, we tap smartphones for every aspect of our traveling lives: …

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