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A Gourmand's Guide to Zürich, Switzerland’s Hottest New Culinary Capital

Once seldom making the list of coveted gourmand getaways, Zürich often harbors the distinction as Switzerland’s financial epicenter. But Zürich is …

Switzerland

5 Reasons Golden, B.C. Is a Summertime Must

Alberta

The Temple of Olympian Zeus: The Complete Guide

The Temple of Olympian Zeus took almost 650 years to build. It dominates a huge archaeological site below the Acropolis in Central Athens and was …

Ancient History

Deal Alert: US Cities to the Caribbean From $201 Round-Trip

<b>Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts</b> …

Flying

Here’s Your Chance to See the Northern Lights This Year (Without Breaking the Bank)

Now is your chance to get the most amazing view in the world — for a great price.<p>Iceland has been one of the top destinations for travelers for a few …

Northern Lights

8 Foods That Lower Your Blood Sugar and Can Save Your Life

It sounds dramatic, but it is no exaggeration: Balancing your blood sugar could be a matter of life and death. Chronic high blood sugar levels can …

Nutrition

These are the 20 best trips to take if you have work burnout

Burnout is a real problem for American workers. One of the solutions to help relieve some of your stress would be to take a vacation and yet people …

Hospitality

6 Reasons Why Your Photos Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

Landscape Photography

Cop Dumps 10 Orphaned Ducklings Into A Pond — Then Something Amazing Happens

"It was the most precious kind of thing I've ever witnessed."<p>Chances of survival are sadly slim for little ducklings forced to fend for themselves, …

Cute Animals

Musician Wins $260,000 In Lawsuit Against Ex-Girlfriend Who Sabotaged Career

In the spring of 2014, Eric Abramovitz got the opportunity of a lifetime.<p>He just didn't know it.<p>Abramovitz was the victim of a deception that a Canadian judge called "despicable," as he granted Abramovitz $350,000 Canadian dollars (more than $260,000 U.S.) in damages.<p>Abramovitz is a gifted Canadian …

McGill University

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

Carbohydrates

These Unbelievable Hacks Will Keep Mosquitos Away For Good

Mosquitos certainly know how to ruin a pleasant summer evening. Avoid them this summer by using one of these unique (and very effective) …

Cleaning

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

RVs

Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Nutrition

39 foods that contain almost zero calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that negative-calorie foods burn <i>more</i> calories than they provide, foods that are already low in calories may actually provide fewer calories than expected. This is …

Healthy Eating

17 Photos That'll Make You Say, "Wow, Meal Prep Is Bae"

"I see your PB&J, and raise you a colorful salad."<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 17 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Make With A Can Of Chickpeas<p>• 15 Ways To Beat The 3 O'Clock Slump That Aren't Coffee<p>• Tiny Life Tip: Do One Small Task Every Single Day As A Gift To Future You

Healthy Eating

Fredericksburg grill is one of America’s top 100 wine restaurants, says Wine Enthusiast

The Cabernet Grill in Fredericksburg — one of the first restaurants to offer a 100 percent Texas wine list and now featuring the country’s largest …

List-Worthy

Massive Stone Jars in the Highlands of Laos Are Shrouded in Mystery

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>A grassy …

Archaeology

The 13 best places to travel in June for every type of traveler

1/<p>New York City<p>Shutterstock<p>Nothing beats summer in New York City. And while there's no bad month to travel to New York, June very well may be the …

European Travel

Best Summer Trips 2018: Travel to Brazil, Bali, Iceland and More

June 21 marks the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and vacation season is in full swing—with plenty of destinations to choose from, no matter your style or speed. To make decision time go as smooth as that beachside sangria, take a look at our list of 2018's best summer …

Travel Photography

36 Hours in Seville

Seville is more than its Holy Week and Feria celebrations, when prices go up and the lines to major sites like its famed cathedral and Royal Alcázar palace grow longer. The Andalusian capital reveals itself as a walkable — and bikeable — city with layers of its Christian, Muslim and Jewish heritage …

European Travel

You Could Buy This Surprisingly Cheap California Ghost Town and Never Deal With Other Humans Again

If you've ever dreamed of owning an entire town (and a historic one, at that), you can now do it for less than the price of a single home in San …

Travel

14 Classic Summer Vacations Everyone Should Take at Least Once

How many of these summer staple trips have you taken?<p>There’s a summer vacation — and then there’s one you can’t explain with a postcard.<p>While plenty …

Travel

Romesco Pasta Salad with Basil and Parmesan

8 servings<p>The reason this pasta salad holds up so well at room temperature is because you dress it twice. It absorbs the first round of dressing completely, the second addition keeps it glossy, and a fistful of walnuts and breadcrumbs means there’s always something to bite into.<p>June …

Recipes

4 High Protein Meals For Work That Make Meal Prep Easy

On the hunt for high protein meals for work that don't require you to be meal prepping in the kitchen for your entire Sunday?<p>Well, you're in the …

Food

5 car-buying myths, and how to get a good deal if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>As an older car buyer, just walking into a car dealership gives me a feeling of dread: I …

West Palm Beach

Suspected Islamic extremist ricin attack plot foiled in Germany, prosecutors say

An Islamic terrorism plot to launch a deadly attack with the toxin ricin was reportedly thwarted in Germany, prosecutors revealed Thursday.<p>Authorities said a 29-year-old Tunisian, identified only as Sief Allah H., was taken into custody Wednesday after an investigation uncovered he had procured the …

Extremism

Why a major paper on the Mediterranean diet was just retracted and replaced

Fads in nutrition come and go, but one diet in particular has been widely heralded for its benefits to health — the Mediterranean diet, rich with vegetables, fruits, fish, nuts and olive oil. For decades, researchers have shown that people in Mediterranean countries seem to show lower rates of …

Holistic Medicine

Chicken and chorizo paella recipe

Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.<p>Heat the oil in a large, lidded, heatproof pan or paella pan. Fry the chicken until the pieces are evenly browned, turning them regularly as they cook. You may need to do this in two batches, depending on the size of your pan. Remove the chicken from the pan and …

Recipes

Psychedelic Drugs Reshape Cells to "Repair" Neurons in Our Brains

Psychedelics could show the way to a new generation of medicine.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD, DMT, and psilocybin (the chemical in magic mushrooms) …

Neuroscience