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385 Feet of Crazy: The Most Audacious Flying Machine Ever

On December 13, 2011, Paul Allen, the reclusive billionaire and cofounder of Microsoft, stood in front of a group of reporters in Seattle and told …

Space Travel

10 Garden Landscaping Mistakes to Avoid

Not Planning<p><b>Mistake:</b> Visiting the nursery and trying to figure out your garden while shopping is like being a kid in a candy shop: You could be …

The Mozart of Fly Casting

As the competitors in the 2016 Flycasting World Championships arrived at their hotel in Nelijarve, Estonia, some noticed a 12-year-old girl jumping on the hotel’s trampoline.<p>The girl, Maxine McCormick of San Francisco, was not a tourist. She was their competition.<p>Maxine was competing in four events …

Fishing

Whenever I Need To Impress a Southern Mama, This Is The Recipe I Make

If I have learned anything from my time at <i>Southern Living</i>, it is that one does not show up anywhere without a gift. I have learned the value of a …

Breakfast

John McCain and the End of Romantic Conservatism

Something about John McCain brings out the cruelty in Donald Trump. “He’s not a war hero,” Trump said, early in his Presidential campaign. “I like people who weren’t captured.” McCain spent more than five years in a North Vietnamese prison, much of it awaiting torture or recovering from it, during …

Literature

Happy Children Do Chores

Children should do chores. That’s a controversial premise, though not everyone will admit it. A few parents will declare outright that their children are “too busy for chores” or that “their job is school.” Many more of us assign chores, or say we believe in them, but the chores just don’t get done.<p>…

Kids

How to Whiten Grimy Grout

If your tile grout is dirty and stained but still sound, consider whitening the grimy grout with this easy, inexpensive four-step process.<p>When …

Cleaning

A Resource Guide for College Students with Any Disability

This article provides a resource guide for college students with emotional, physical or learning disabilities<p>Working with children and adolescents I …

10 Audiobooks That Will Make Time Fly When You Travel

Audiobooks are easy to pack—just download the audio to your phone and hit play. From the newest fiction to humorous autobiographies, here are the …

Books

A Guide to the Best Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley is the heart of the American Cab scene. Follow this Cabernet Sauvignon-centric itinerary along Highway 29 to get a taste of why.<p>So, you …

Wine

Felix K.'s 'Don't even try to say these aren't the best you've ever eaten, because they are' Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

"After years of tweaking my chocolate chip recipe, it is now ready for public consumption. It has been laboratory-tested on many of my friends all of …

Dessert

How to Make Friends, According to Science

To begin, don’t dismiss the humble acquaintance.<p>“What are friends for?” This isn’t a rhetorical question. Friendship is one of life’s most important features, and one too often taken for granted.<p>The human desire for companionship may feel boundless, but research suggests that our social capital is …

Psychology

21 Fantastic Beach Reads Our Readers Loved This Summer

Summer's not over yet!

Books

Dermatologists Over 40 Say This Is How to Look 10 Years Younger

Once we hit 40, the descriptors used for skin typically have a negative connotation—words we don't necessarily want to associate with our once …

Skin Care

8 CBD products you need to try—even if you’re a skeptic

<i>When it comes to choosing a CBD product, it can feel like the Wild West. With almost no regulation in place, how can a wellness-minded, CBD-curious</i> …

Skin Care

These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

Your Next Italian Vacation Should Include These Estates and Wineries

If you’re planning a trip to Italy, we know it’s going to involve a lot of pasta, pizza, dessert, probably a wine tasting or two — and rightfully so. …

Italy

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Psychology

How to master cacio e pepe, the deceptively difficult paragon of pasta

The first time I attempted to make cacio e pepe, I thought it had to be just about the easiest pasta dish to make, outside of the un-sauced spaghetti …

Italy

51 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is full of so many great products — but there's just no way you can see them all, no matter how many packages get sent to your house on the …

Skin Care

What Will Cause the Next Recession? A Look at the 3 Most Likely Possibilities

The economic expansion in the United States celebrated its ninth birthday last month. If it survives another year, it will be the longest on record.<p>But eventually something will kill it. The question is what, and when.<p>While it’s impossible to predict the details or timing of the next recession with …

Economy

What Neuroscience and Emotion Theory Teach About Bullies

Richard, a former patient of mine, used to bully kids when he was in high school. When I asked him to share what bullying felt like, he told me …

Psychology

Americans Are Terrible at Small Talk

In the four years I’ve lived in the United States, I have grown used to excruciatingly sincere exchanges with people. Within minutes of meeting you, they’ll come up with the heavy goods, and expect to see yours in return. Recent specimens I’ve collected? <i>I guess what I’m afraid of is that my husband</i> …

Mentoring

How Tech Billionaires Hack Their Taxes With a Philanthropic Loophole

Late in 2014, Nicholas Woodman, the founder and chief executive of GoPro, announced what appeared to be an extraordinary act of generosity.<p>Mr. Woodman, then 39, had just taken his camera company public, and was suddenly worth about $3 billion. Now he was giving away much of that wealth — some $500 …

Silicon Valley

21 Ways to Eat Salmon for Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

Salmon is one of the most versatile fish options on the market. It can be prepared easily in many different variations, and even though it has a …

Cooking

Fix Your Attachment Style, Fix Your Relationships

Freud knew what he was talking about (in this case): For better or worse, many psychologists believe that our adult personalities are unconsciously …

Los Angeles

From Tokyo to Paris, Parents Tell Americans to Chill

A mother in Sweden says she often didn’t know where her elementary-school-aged son went for the afternoon after school.<p>A father in Paris says he sends his daughters outside to the playground nearby — alone.<p>And a mother in the Netherlands says parents don’t feel compelled to stick around for …

Parenting

11 Silent but Deadly Signs Someone’s About to Drown

Drowning doesn’t necessarily mean flailing arms and calling for help. These are the silent signs of drowning you need to know.<p>Drowning is the …

Red Cross

How Silicon Valley Became a Den of Spies

The West Coast is a growing target of foreign espionage. And it’s not ready to fight back.<p>SAN FRANCISCO—In the fall of 1989, during the Cold War’s wan and washed-out final months, the Berlin Wall was crumbling—and so was San Francisco. The powerful Loma Prieta earthquake, the most destructive to …

Silicon Valley

15 Winnie-the-Pooh Quotes Parents Should Revisit

"I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost."<p>This Friday, <i>Christopher Robin</i> comes to theaters, with the live-action …

Winnie-the-Pooh