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Uncorked, Part One: A Guide to Wine Varietals

[ubergrid id=89735]<p>For a long time we’ve been put off by wine — its rules and regulations, its esoteric language, its arcane, Old-World naming …

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Yamaha XJR400 by Ellaspede

Let’s say you’re a relatively new convert to motorcycling. And you want a custom bike, something a little smaller and cheaper than an 883 Sportster, Triumph Bonneville or Moto Guzzi V7.<p>The obvious option is the Yamaha SR400. Or maybe one of the more compact vintage Honda CBs. But Australian builder …

Motorcycles

Clafoutis Recipes That Demonstrate Why It Kind Of Sounds Like 'Cloud Fruity' (PHOTOS)

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: we don't get to describe enough foods as "cloud-like." In the company of great desserts like somewhere between a puffy Dutch baby and a dense, fruit-heavy buckle lives the decidedly cloud-like clafoutis. Comprised of a light batter and usually fruit …

Top 10 Things to Do in Paris at Christmas

You probably won't be able to jet over to Paris for Christmas. But if you could, here are ten fun things to do (excerpted from the Rick Steves' European Christmas book). Read these and imagine a Joyeux Noël in the City of Light:<p><b>Manèges de Noël: Christmas Carousels</b><p>These seasonal merry-go-rounds pop …

Floating Underwater Hotel Room In Zanzibar Promises A Magical Adventure!

Tanzania is globally renowned for its unique wildlife and the Great Migration that attracts scores of tourists to this African nation. But there is …

Outdoors

Hot Oat & Quinoa Cereal

If you think quinoa is only good for savory salads and pilafs, you're missing out. Pair it with steel-cut oats to amplify its hearty flavor. A little maple syrup brings out its sweet side.<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup dried fruit (such as barberries, cranberries, or goji berries)<p>½ cup steel-cut oats<p>½ cup …

Breakfast

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10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Scientists say climate change has been affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, and even cities. Development is another danger for once-pristine, off-the-beaten-path spots and their …

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

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Pork Chop with White Wine Sauce • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by on<p>We have a habit of publishing recipes on Steamy Kitchen that involve a boozy pan sauce. The three of us, Adam, Joanne and I all cook with …

30 Epic Places You Absolutely Must Visit Before You're 30

Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life.<p>If you were to visit each of these …

Idiot-Proof Recipes For Even The Worst Cook (PHOTOS)

We get it -- not everyone can be a trained chef capable of whipping up the world's most difficult recipes. In fact, some of you might find yourselves struggling to cook even some of the more basic dishes -- and we know consistently burning pasta, overcooking chicken, or leaving the paper attached …

Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer

<i>An Iconic Sports Car, Restored to Seduce</i><p>I have been strapped behind the iconic Momo Prototipo steering wheel for a little more than an hour, all windows down as I carve my way up a rugged canyon during an unusually warm Southern California evening, and I am overwhelmed with emotion. My heart is …

Za'atar-Rubbed Cod With Spicy Chickpea Purée and Grilled Zucchini

For those in the know, aromatic za'atar seasoning is a pantry staple, one that takes everything from bread to vegetables and grilled steak to new heights. Here, it's rubbed on flaky cod fillets and served on a bed of spicy chickpea spread. If you want yours extra-hot, don't bother removing the …

The 8 Indie Films You Must See This October (Which Is Shaping Up To Be One of the Best Months For Film In a Very Long Time)

Today marks the start of what could truly one of the best months for moviegoing… ever? Week after week, some of the best films off this year’s film …

Steve McQueen

The World's Spookiest Weapons

Cyborg animals, psychotropics and flying lasers are just some of the terrifying weapons government labs have cooked up over the years<p>Atom bombs are just the beginning. In the last half-century, the greatest military minds on Earth have developed an arsenal of weapons to make mutually assured …

5 One-Song Workouts

Sometimes you just don't have time to hit the gym.

The 22 Maps That Define America

Everything from the teams Americans root for, to the companies they work for, to the dangers they contend with, make America unique.<p>Here, we look at 22 maps that show us the similarities and differences between Americans.<p>It's a big country and every state is unique.<p>Let's break down some of the most …

Demographics

27 Songs For A California State Of Mind

For the days when you need a little extra sunshine.