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75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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This app creates a custom radio show based on articles from your favorite news sites

Podcasts and talk shows are perfect for your daily commute, but it's rare to find one that <i>only</i> covers what you want to hear about. Newsbeat, an iOS and Android app released today by the Tribune Company, hopes to change how you listen to news. The app has access to over 7,000 different sources …

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Buffalo Wings Made From Cauliflower?

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The Offline First Javascript Backend<p>A fast, simple and self-hosted backend as a service for your (web) apps, Open Source and free. No need to write …

Your Action-Packed Guide To The Galapagos Islands

Which may be why I was surprised to find that the Galapagos Islands, for all their wonder and magnitude, are kinda sleepy, modest, and unassuming. I arrived expecting a Mother Nature assault on the senses, the eco equivalent of a marching band honky-tonking through forests — banging drums, blowing …

33 Fresh, Springy Salads with Seasonal Produce

Peas, radishes, artichokes, and whoever else showed up to spring.<p>With the amazing produce spring brings, one of the best ways to enjoy it is in a fresh salad. From snap peas to radishes to artichokes, here are some great ideas for tossing together these seasonal veggies.

Canada’s wild frontier: Where glaciers and rainforests meet

Both a Canadian national park and a Unesco World Heritage Site, Kluane National Park is one of the most beautiful and isolated places on Earth.<p>After a bumpy 90-minute drive down a dirt track that cut through dense forest and across rushing streams, I emerged from a pickup truck – next to a cabin …

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Where sea gypsies settle

Located 60km off the Thai coast, the tiny isolated Surin Islands are home to the Moken, a tribe of former nomads experiencing a shifting way of life.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

Our Best Finger-Lickin' Chicken Wing Recipes

From bourbon-glazed to Korean-style, these chicken wing recipes—including our very best Buffalo wings—will satisfy your every gnawing desire.<p>We're making wings for the Super Bowl this year, and so are you. Because a Super Bowl party without wings is like a birthday party without a cake: it still …

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12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

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These Raspberry-Ginger Muffins Pack All of the Flavor with None of the Gluten

These raspberry-ginger muffins are high on flavor, low on gluten—as in, there is none<p><i>It’s the freakin’ weekend, which means you should not be awake early enough for breakfast. Sleep in. It’s all about brunch.</i><p>It's time for you and muffins to get reacquainted. December has likely provided you with …

iPhone 5S world price index shows it is most expensive in Jordan – and India

Apple’s iPhone 5S price varies dramatically by country, but it is only when you see iPhone prices as a percentage of local earnings that you discover just how expensive or cheap they really are.<p>According to data collected by Mobile Unlocked charting sales through official channels rather than on …

8 Tips For Creating Great Stories From George R.R. Martin, Junot Diaz, And Other Top Storytellers

Fantasy novelist Neil Gaiman stresses the importance of a good name in describing the genesis of his <i>American Gods</i> protagonist. “There’s a magic to …

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A Tale of Two Islands in the Philippines

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Linda Adriano was a shy woman. A single mother, she supported her household by selling trinkets out of her handbag on Palawan — a long island of tropical landscapes teeming with flora and fauna in the southwestern Philippines.<p>One day, she picked up a discarded soda can, …

Flank Steak on Texas Toast with Chimichurri Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a substantial sandwich,tender flank steak that I marinaded in chimichurri and pan seared. I grilled the brioche that's cut extra thick, made a chimichurri mayonnaise, and added slices of fresh tomato. The steak would be equally delicious grilled. - sdebrango —sdebrango<p><b>Food52</b> …

Travel photography tip: Intro to landscape photography

One of the ultimate goals of anyone traveling with a camera is to produce images that instill a “sense of place.” It can be portraits, street …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

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Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

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Keep on truckin': a guide to overlanding

So you fancy an epic adventure, but don't want to go it alone...<p>Overland trips can offer a good balance of offbeat exploration and independence, guaranteeing transport but leaving you free to decide what to do once you've rolled into town.<p>A typical day<p>Life on a truck requires plenty of community …

Secrets of My Travel Drawer: Avid Travelers Recommend 20 Must-pack Items Vetted by Countless Miles, Mishaps, and Serendipity

You hate packing. I get it. You're worried you're going to forget something crucial or pack too much -- and really, you just want to get on with your vacation. I've logged enough miles now to know my staples; things I've learned after many years, and even more miles, make frustrating moments more …

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Where Everybody In Europe Is Hanging Out Right Now

We've long been jealous of the fact that many European employees get at least 30 days of paid vacation per year.<p>This August, while we wallow in our cubicles, those lucky ducks will pack their chic, European purses and jet off to enjoy a break from being chic and European. But when hubs like Paris …

What is lost (and gained) when the traveler settles down

Tripping over boxes, unsettled by this process of settling down, I swallow my desire to be on a rickety bus lurching down a rutted road with my head …

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ECOROX: Ultra-portable, Waterproof Speaker Is the Perfect Travel Companion — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Music-loving travelers want just two things in their portable speakers: they need to sound …

Top 5 Tools for Travel Writers

I can be convinced to part with my hair dryer, but there are a few things I won't leave home without.<p><b>Olloclip:</b> I'm horribly lazy when it comes to toting around my camera, but I'm as attached to my iPhone as anyone. It'll shoot a decent picture in a pinch, but 8 megapixels or not, naturally, it has …