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The Incredible Italian Island You've Never Heard Of

Plan a visit to Ischia, but don't let the secret out.<p>There are places you go to get away from it all. And then there’s Sant’Angelo.<p>To get to this Italian village, you take an hour-long ferry from Naples to the volcanic island of Ischia, nestled a few waves’ breadth from Capri in the heart of the …

Italy

35 Hidden Bars Around the World and How to Find Them

Some of the world's most intriguing bars are in locations you might not expect, hidden in taco joints and noodle shops, or disguised as everything …

Country Lifestyle

The obscure religion that shaped the West

It has influenced Star Wars and Game of Thrones – and characters as diverse as Voltaire, Nietzsche and Freddie Mercury have cited it as an inspiration. So what is Zoroastrianism? Joobin Bekhrad finds out.<p>Talk of ‘us’ and ‘them’ has long dominated Iran-related politics in the West. At the same time, …

Religion

Beyond Memorial Day Burgers: 13 Recipes for Grilled Steak and More

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Grilling burgers on Memorial Day is a time-honored tradition, and for good reason. But there are those among us who consider any outdoor fire wasted if it's not going to result in a steak. What's more …

The VICE Guide to Las Vegas: Where to Eat

The best chefs in the world call Vegas home. Here's proof.<p>Since Vegas is an insanely popular tourist destination, most big name chefs have an outpost somewhere on the Strip: Daniel Boulud (DB Brasserie), Wolfgang Puck (CUT, Cucina, and quite a few more), Gordon Ramsey (Pub & Grill, Burgr, and …

Cornish Pasties

6 Great American Sandwiches

<i>by Tommy Werner, Epicurious</i><p>The best way to make a sandwich: Bread. America. Bread. Read on for our favorite lunch picks from sea to shining sea.<p><b>1. North Carolina Pulled-Pork Barbecue</b><p>Whether it's mustard sauce in the South, vinegar in North Carolina, or white sauce in Alabama: it doesn't matter …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

The Most Unique Natural Wonder in Each State

You don't have to travel far to find some truly magical landscapes.<p>Typical tourist destinations like theme parks and resort towns certainly have their charms, but sometimes, Mother Nature creates jaw-dropping attractions of her own. From caverns that feel like a cathedral to mesmerizing springs, …

David Chase Just Provided An In-Depth Analysis Of The Final Scene Of ‘The Sopranos’

David Chase has never given the audience a definitive answer about Tony’s fate at the end of <i>The Sopranos</i>, but he may have just done something even better. For the latest issue of DGA Quarterly, the Director’s Guild magazine, he went through the entire final scene. He hits all the most important …

10 Portrait Photographers You Should Follow Right Now on 500px

It's time to discover some incredible portraiture. Whether you're going to use it to inspire other forms of art, or you just want to see 10 examples of portrait photography at its absolute best, these talented 500px photographers know what it means to capture deep emotion, mystery, personality, and …

The best money saving travel apps

<i>Chris Guillebeau is a writer, world traveler, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner. To learn more travel hacking tips and tricks,</i> <i>watch Chris’ workshop on creativeLIVE</i><i>. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisGuillebeau.</i><p>You don’t make it to every country in the world without learning a thing or two about how to …

The best fries from every state

No longer just a side dish, great fries deserve recognition in their own right. So we consulted expert reviews and local recommendations to find the true standouts from every state.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

The year’s most breathtaking travel destinations, from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

Travel Photography

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Public Speaking

Swinging Sixties London: photography in the Capital of Cool - Telegraph

Photographers

18 Amazing Active Vacations You Can Actually Afford

There’s something about using our vacation days that makes us loosen up—way up—on our otherwise healthy habits. Whether we’re downing margaritas and …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

15 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Weekday mornings can be rough. Between getting kiddos ready for school, last-minute presentation prep, hitting the snooze button a few too many times and a million other reasons, breakfast can easily fall by the wayside. And a wholesome AM meal? Forget about it. But it doesn’t have to be that way. …

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

America's Best Doughnuts

While some doughnut shops keep it strictly traditional, for others the sky's the limit.<p>There are few treats more delicious than a doughnut fresh out of the fryer. And from a Nashville institution to a California bakery helmed by one of the country's most renowned chefs, we've tracked down America's …

Five albums to try this week: Jamie xx, A$AP Rocky and more

Florence and the Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (Island)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: Florence and the Machine’s third album extends voluminously like the imagined sky of its title, sweeping together Florence Welch’s multitrack vocals, the odd orchestral arrangement and toned-down versions of …

Rita Ora

10 National Geographic Photographers Give Thanks for the Photos That Changed Them

<i>As a new photo editor at</i> National Geographic<i>, I was eager to learn more about the photographers we work with, many of whom I haven’t met in person. In honor of Thanksgiving, I asked ten of them to share an image that they were especially thankful for having taken – one that had perhaps changed the</i> …

Pot Cocktails Are as Crazy as You Imagine

From gravity bongs to blueberry blunt wraps and, of course, brownies, industrious stoners have been tinkering with new ways to get high since time immemorial. Now they're adding cocktails to that mellowed-out list.<p>With the decline of marijuana prohibition, there is an increasing array of intriguing …

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Baking

Yoda, Space Hefner and ‘amorous sweats’: Read the original ‘Empire Strikes Back’ review | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker furthers his Jedi training with Yoda in “Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back” (AP Photo / Lucasfilm ltd )<p><i>May the fourth — “Star Wars” Day — has arrived.</i><p><i>With that in mind, we thought it was an ideal date to continue our look back at the Los Angeles Times’</i> …

Star Wars

What ‘Chu Know About Gochujang? It's the Hottest Hot Sauce on the Market

Move over, Sriracha: There's a new condiment in town.<p>There's one dish on the menu at NYC's newly reopened <b>Dirt Candy</b> that recently caught the attention of several <i>Bon Appétit</i> staffers: the <b>Korean fried broccoli</b>. The deep-fried broccoli bites are coated in an addictive spicy sauce that gets its deep, …

Korean Food

Hubble Revisits an Icon, the Pillars of Creation

Twenty years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope snapped one of its most iconic images ever. The three towering columns of gas bathed in the light of hot, young stars came to be called the Pillars of Creation — and they showed up on everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs to rugs. Now, to celebrate its …

Cosmology

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31 Great Documentaries on Netflix Streaming

Whether you want to immerse yourself in the world of birds, bees, baseball or backup singers, Netflix has a documentary for you. Missed "Man on Wire"? It's on there.<p>Here are films that changed the world, righted wrongs, pinpointed a moment in history, or simply shone a light on a previously unknown …

Inside Elon Musk’s $1.4 billion score

<b>By Peter Elkind</b><p>Photos by Winni Wintermeyer for Fortune<p>November 14, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT<p><b>The crazy, real-life story of how the CEO of electric-car maker</b> …