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Roasted Vegetable Loaf With a Balsamic Glaze [Vegan] - One Green Planet

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The Strong Dollar & Your Great Escape: Why Now is the Best Time To Travel for Americans

6 months ago, I sold my car, quit my jobs, rented my Los Angeles home, and set out for a trip around the world, planning to live solely off of my savings. I had budgets precisely planned, backpacks packed, and I was ready to penny pinch my way around the globe. What I didn't project was how well …

Buenos Aires

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Entrepreneurship

How I turned my side job into a business that makes $15,000 a month

Yet, as had happened with all my jobs, after the initial novelty wore off I found myself bored and frustrated.<p>When a family friend suggested I start freelancing, I joined Ramit Sethi's Earn1K course, which teaches students how to choose a profitable business idea, identify their target market, and …

Entrepreneurship

How I manage my money in just 15 minutes a month

I hate waiting in lines, I hate doing the same thing over and over again, and I hate doing something slow if there's a faster way to go about it. The engineer in me goes absolutely nuts.<p>So when I started managing my own finances, I had to find a way to automate as much as possible so I wasn't …

Personal Finance

3 Foolproof Ways to Build Wealth in Your 40s

Building wealth takes time. Your approach will depend in part on the stage of life you’re in. The way you handle your money as a 40-something is likely a bit different than the way you managed your finances in your 20s and your 30s. If retiring rich is your ultimate goal, here are three ways to …

Toxic chemicals found in most outdoor gear

PFCs are hazardous to the environment and human health and ‘widely present’ in a range of leading outdoor brands tested by Greenpeace<p>Greenpeace said on Monday that hazardous chemicals were “widely present” in a range of outdoor gear it tested, from clothing and footwear to backpacks, tents and …

Pollution

Swimming with elephants and sharks

<b>Ali Bin Thalith grew up by the coast in Dubai where both his father and grandfather were pearl divers. He spent much of his childhood either in the water or watching Jacques Cousteau films - since then he's become a photographer, specialising in underwater images.</b><p>Swimming with an elephant off the …

Melanesia

The Best Way to Enter and Search a Hotel Room for Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are a menace, and learning how to search your hotel room for them before you collapse into bed is critical to avoid taking them home with …

Flourless Salted Hot Chocolate Cookies Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> A creative way to enjoy hot chocolate in the summertime: Salted hot chocolate in …

Vacation Habits Lead to Sustainable Happiness Year-Round

When you are on vacation, you're transported out of your normal habits and patterns. You feel free and alive and renewed. Everything is new.<p>And the focus is on fun, pleasure, discovery, and exploration -- no guilt required.<p>There's nothing you <i>have</i> to be doing during this time. And it's fantastic!<p><b>But</b> …

Happiness

Warren Buffett and Elon Musk are about to make one periodic element the hottest commodity in the world

It has been easy to take lithium for granted. This wonder mineral is the backbone of our everyday lives, popping up in everything from the glass in our windows to our mountains of electronics.<p>And while investors have long appreciated the steady rise in demand for this preferred mineral, the number …

Electric Vehicles

Is The Cue ‘Pull Your Shoulders Back’ Helpful?

by Jenni Rawlings One of the most common instructions we tend to hear in yoga class is “pull your shoulders back”. This cue is often offered as a …

Yoga

Hotels with Height: The World's Ten Best Treetop Stays

<i>By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>A treehouse sojourn is a memorable holiday that every avid traveler should add to their bucket list. From the steamy jungles of the Amazon to the snow-capped mountains of New Zealand, we've unearthed the planet's most incredible treetop escapes:<p><b>Tongabezi</b> …

New Zealand

The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

In Monte Carlo recently, we were window-shopping. Not only when we peeked at the displays in the windows of Cartier and Prada, Hermes and Dolce & Gabbana... but everywhere we went, all the time. We'd never witnessed anything like this up close.<p>"Monaco is the most beautiful place on earth," remarked …

European Travel

Vegan Apple Crisp

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A crisp that's all about the crumbs.</i><p>Apple pie may be our nation’s signature dessert, but to be honest with you, I’m partial to an apple crisp. I could tell you that …

How to Book Two Trips for the Price of One

<i>digital cat / Flickr</i><p>One of the best arguments for using miles instead of cash to book your flights is that the routing rules are so much more flexible for award travel. Many loyalty programs allow you to add connections, stopovers and open jaws to your itinerary -- meaning you can combine multiple …

San Francisco

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

Dessert

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Travel

A Classic Road Trip from Utah to Arizona

Hit six classic national parks in a ten-day, 862-mile epic through the best canyons in the Southwest.<p><b>Packing List</b>: Light hikers, mountain bike, extra camera memory cards<p><b>Highlights</b>: At the Grand Canyon, skip the crowded South Rim and drive to the 8,000-foot North Rim. Give yourself two nights and a …

National Parks

Cocktail Hour! 11 New Recipes to Try on Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is arriving just in time.<p>The weather is getting warmer and we're dying to kick off our fabulous sandals, put up our pedicured feet and …

Ikea Hack Attack! Making a Side Table

Why do Ikea Hacks always feel like cheating? There is almost a residual guilt that I feel when something so awesome comes from glorified trash. Not …

Bigar Waterfall Looks Just Like Something Out Of A Fairytale

Sometimes you see a photo of nature and think "well, that just can't be real." This is one of those times.<p>Izvorul Bigăr, or the Bigar Waterfall in Romania looks like something straight out of a fairytale. (We're thinking along the lines of the "Kiss The Girl" scene from "The Little Mermaid", …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

Mark Bittman Chooses Quinoa and Mango Salad

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Mark Bittman chooses a recipe from the Food52 community that brings grains to life.</i><p>All week long, we've been featuring …