Tressa Langford

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Hiking Zion National Park

I have a confession to make. The American Southwest wasn’t on my adventure radar until my friend Reed persuaded me to join him on a road trip through Utah Canyon Country.<p>Driving into Zion National Park at sunset was a shot in the arm for my wanderlust. I was ready to explore the big red …

Top 10 World Heritage Sites for Kids

Travel<p>There are nearly a thousand UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Check out this list for the best trips to please travelers both young and old.

Hidden Alaska

See photos of Alaska's hidden landscapes and wildlife by Michael Melford in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

Patagonia Parks: How Can You Pick Just One?

Not everything has a Hunger Games ending where two winners are chosen. So, what happens when you have two equally gorgeous parks in one of the most picturesque places on the globe, but can only choose one? The vast region of Patagonia covers two countries, 800,000 square kilometers, and is one of …

Europe's 10 Best Adventure Destinations

Attention thrill-seekers and adrenaline-junkies! We all know Europe as one of the world's best destinations for history, culture, and cuisine, but it's also where you can live some of the world's most unforgettable adventures, provided of course that you're willing to strap on your boots and leave …

Climbing in Afghanistan: Adventure Beyond the Lifeline

The last time Dylan Taylor saw his climbing partner, Aiden, they were peering at each other from either side of a razor-wire fence between the border of Afghanistan and Tajikistan, having set out on a climbing expedition 36 days earlier. At the start, neither one of them imagined that the hardest …

Beef Enchiladas - Beef Enchiladas with Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Our Favorite Lightened Up Beef Enchiladas with 10 Minute Enchilada Sauce. {Video!}<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 11, 2013 107<p>It would probably be an excellent …

Pumpkin Spice Latte

<i>It's</i> always <i>more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Laura Wright from The First Mess walks us through how to put your own spin on the popular seasonal drink.</i><p>So, I'm definitely one of those purists …

Cook's Illustrated's Foolproof Pie Crust

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The secret pie crust ingredient (and technique) that changed what we thought we knew about pie.</i><p>We all get in pie ruts. Well, crust ruts.<p>While what goes on …

cranberry-orange breakfast buns

When my husband had a bit of, uh, <i>bonus awesome free time</i> on his hands this summer, he got into the curious habit of running while not being chased*, …

Whipped Chocolate Caramel Ganache Recipe on Food52

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Sherry Recipe on Food52

• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 1 large leek, white and light green part only, chopped (about 1 cup)<br>• 1 3-to-4-pound butternut squash, peeled and cubed<br>• 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<br>• Salt to taste<br>• 3 tablespoons dry sherry, plus more to finish<br>• 2 to 3 cups chicken …

8 Sinful-Sounding, Low-Calorie Muffin Recipes

If you’re trying to eat a clean and healthy diet, muffins may be on your off-limits list. The packaged varieties at the grocery store are often made with white flour and contain boatloads of sugar. Plus, a large three-inch treat has approximately 550 calories!But your sweet tooth is bound to beckon …

8 Homemade Veggie Burger Recipes

As sad as we are that summer is coming to a close, we’re super excited that Labor Day affords us one more long weekend to grill (and chill) out before cooler temps take over. If you’re hosting a backyard gathering this weekend, we’re guessing that burgers and dogs are at the top of your shopping …

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Hearst Magazines

Food Network<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 73%<p>O, The Oprah<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 72%<p>The Pioneer<br>Woman Magazine<p>NEW<p>Good Housekeeping<p>SAVE 82%<p>Popular Mechanics<p>SAVE 80%

Polio adds one more heartbreak to a Syria wracked by war

Until the outbreak of Syria's civil war three years ago, it looked like polio had been eradicated there. The last reported case was in 1999.<p>But now, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that ten Syrian children have been paralyzed by the virus. All of those affected are under the age …

Best time to drink a cup of coffee: 10.30am

The best time to drink a cup of coffee to get your daily hit of caffeine is between 9.30am and 11.30am, according to neuroscientists<p>It may seem that a cup of strong coffee first thing in the morning is the best way to get yourself going, but in fact waiting until later may be better.<p>Scientists have …

The complexities of famine

<b>Kai Ryssdal:</b> The famine in East Africa -- if this is even possible to believe -- has taken a turn for the worst. The United Nations says tens of thousands of people have already died from starvation. And now, rains are falling and cholera has turned up in refugee camps. It has people living on the …

Africa

MSF USA | Medical aid where it is needed most. Independent. Neutral. Impartial.

Join us on June 6 for a discussion about the dangers of this sweeping US policy that affects the lives of women and children around the world.<p>MSF …

William Hague: this is a moment for democratic nations to live up to their values

The use of chemical weapons by President Assad's regime in Syria is a moral outrage that cannot go unchallenged<p>The faces of the victims of last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria are haunting. We still do not know how many people died. Médecins Sans Frontières, an independent humanitarian …

Middle East

5 Ways Direct Relief is Delivering A World of Good This Summer

While summertime signals rest and relaxation for many, Direct Relief continues to accelerate through its humanitarian activities. Among many ways the …

6 Amazing Facts From an Amazing Obituary of a 'Human Computer'

When confronted with the story of Shakuntala Devi there's one question everyone asks: "How does she do it?"<p>Reuters<p><i>The New York Times</i> has up a gem of an obituary, 500 words chock-full of wonderful bits about its subject, a mathematician by the name of Shakuntala Devi, who passed away in Bangalore on …

It's a gut reaction: how other people's bacteria can cure us – extract

This is a standard party invitation in most respects: there's a map of the neighbourhood, the address and time, and some friendly encouragement to …

Travel Stress Relief: 10 Helpful Products For Unwinding On The Go

Frequent (and not-so-frequent) flyers know that travel can be draining, stressful and downright anxiety-inducing. But long flights and airport time don't have to be a bad experience -- if you come prepared.<p>Make your next long flight as stress-free as possible by planning ahead and bringing along a …