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41 trips to take before you turn 40

You probably have the means and time to take some epic trips around the world.<p>From the canals of Venice to the desert of Namibia, here are 41 destinations to check off your bucket list.

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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How To Make A Better Chopped Salad Than You Can Buy

Photo credit: Heather Christo<p>There's no denying the fact that salads get boring. No matter how many combinations of greens, fixings and dressing one can make, this healthy meal faces some steep competition with, well, <i>everything</i> else. But since we have to eat our veggies, we're thankful for chopped …

5 Books That Changed My Perspective of the World

"What is your favorite book?"<p>I've been asked this question numerous times throughout my life. Even now as a 19-year-old college student, I find this question nearly impossible to answer. I've read hundreds of books in my lifetime; how can I pick just one as superior to all the others?<p>I think this …

This Recipe Is Worth $1 Million, According To Pillsbury. But Seriously?

This year, a man was equipped with a bionic eye that allowed him to see for the first time in 30 years. In December, doctors figured out how to 3D print a knee joint. This year also produced an iPhone case that doubles as a taser.<p>Another thing 2014 invented? These:<p>The recipe for Peanutty Pie Crust …

Nutella Brownies

These Nutella Brownies almost didn't happen.<p>They were a last minute, oh hey, chocolate sounds kinda good, let's do our favorite brownie recipe. Then, as I was grabbing the flour from my cabinet, I bumped into the jar of Nutella and, well, I just went with it. Divine intervention, y'all. It's a …

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The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

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Scared of Baking? These Apple Squares Are Impossible to Mess Up

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>The idea of baking can sometimes make even the most experienced cooks skeptical. Memories of fallen soufflés, burnt cookies or dry cake can stop you from even attempting.<p>But we have a recipe that is as easy as, well, pie! Dorie …

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide

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10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Hikes Near Me: 25 Gorgeous Hikes Across the Country

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime<p>Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of …

11 Foods That Make People Happy

Here, 11 of F&W's most happiness-inducing recipes ever.<p>As Jacques Pépin explains in today's Chefs in Conversation video, your goal as a cook should …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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8 Genius Ways to Use Veggies You Never Would Have Thought Of

Beat salad boredom with these beyond-creative veggie creations

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10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

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Learn Code the Hard Way

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Learn Ruby with the Edgecase Ruby Koans

The Koans walk you along the path to enlightenment in order to learn Ruby. The goal is to learn the Ruby language, syntax, structure, and some common …

Intro to JS: Drawing & Animation | Computer programming

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Learn to code - for free

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials

Featured Courses<p>Graduates of MIT's electrical engineering and computer science department work in diverse industries and conduct research in a broad …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

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Welcome to the MDN Learning Area. This set of articles aims to provide complete beginners to web development with all they need to start coding …

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