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The Route du Vin in Alsace

The Route du Vin is the Wine Road of Alsace. This region, between the Rhine River and the Vosges Mountains, has historically been fought over between France and Germany. The Germans believe the mountains are the natural border, while the French think it's the river. It's interesting to think that …

How to Choose the Perfect Honeymoon Spot

Planning a wedding often means dealing with a seemingly endless list of over-the-top choices, from the shape of the ice sculpture to whether or not your college roommate's plus-one deserves a spot on the guest list. Save up all that decision-making energy and channel it into the one choice that may …

Athens in August: Truly Heavenly!

Athens in August continues to be a beautiful spectacle that enables the city to showcase its ancient, classical mystique. Devoid of most of its inhabitants who have crowded ships and highways in a mass exodus on the occasion of the Feast of the Assumption, the center remains eerily quiet, making …

In Search of the Sound of Music in Salzburg, Austria

As I descended the cracked concrete path, my senses were piqued, anticipating an epiphanic ah-ha moment when I could justify the eight-hour flight and 11-hour train ride it took to get to this nondescript road. Truth be told, I was slightly embarrassed that I journeyed so far to chase after some …

Cape Town Hotel Encourages Staff to Sing While They Work — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Snow White’s industrious and diminutive companions may have been on to something with …

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8 Imaginary Places We Wish We Could Travel To

Feel like day dreaming? Let your mind travel to these out-of-this-world places, because they literally don't exist in this world, and your imagination is the only way to get to them. But we sure wish they were real...<p><b>1. Castle House Island, Dublin, Ireland</b><p>This image was created by photoshopping a …

What to Pack: Alaskan Cruise

This is not your average Caribbean mega-cruise packing list. An Alaskan cruise is a vacation of a different sort. Sailing by stunning glaciers, wild …

friendship necklace set - DNA and RNA base pairs

Celebrate a friendship with someone with whom you pair well by giving your friend one side of the pair and keeping the other.<p>Genes are written in DNA and RNA molecules using a code of chemical units called bases. These bases form pairs, which is critical to their function. In DNA, A (adenine) pairs …

Richard Dawkins on science: 'it works, bitches'

Author, evolutionary biologist, and militant atheist Richard Dawkins evoked a little XKCD magic on stage at Oxford's Sheldonian Theater recently. After speaking on "the major issues of importance to humanists and atheists at a time when opposition to rationalist thought appears to be on the rise," …

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Alexey Kashpersky (High-Res)

Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Alexey Kashpersky (High-Res).

Science Images that Border on Art

A false-colored scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of caffeine crystals. “It is a bright, intricate image of something that most of us experience …

In pictures: Inside the heart

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has announced the winners of its "Reflections of Research" competition.

Behold the Gastric Rainbow. Sounds gross, but it’s actually beautiful. This cross-section of a mouse stomach is labeled with a spectrum of fluorescent molecules. From the green and magenta digestive enzyme-producing cells to the red mucus-secreting cells, this is one of the most dynamic areas in the mammalian body: Each cell is replaced by another every 3-5 days. (via The Scientist Magazine)

Behold the <b>Gastric Rainbow</b>. Sounds gross, but it’s actually beautiful. This cross-section of a mouse stomach is labeled with a spectrum of fluorescent …

Sideprofile of a phospholipid bilayer membrane with a few anchored proteins, Nuno Moreira

Sideprofile of a phospholipid bilayer membrane with a few anchored proteins, Nuno Moreira.

Planetary Structural Layer Cakes Designed by Cakecrumbs | Colossal

<p>Self-taught chef Rhiannon over at Cakecrumbs has been working on a fun series of planetary cakes that are designed to be scientifically accurate …

Blueberry Cheesecake Pie Recipe

For the Graham Cracker Crust:<p>2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 9 whole graham crackers)<br>• 2 tablespoons light brown sugar<br>• ¼ teaspoon ground …

Thin Crust Pizza Recipe

For the Dough:<p>3 cups bread flour, plus more for work surface<br>• 2 teaspoons granulated sugar<br>• ½ teaspoon instant (rapid-rise) yeast<br>• 1⅓ cups ice water<br>• 1 …

Leite's Culinaria

<i>We’re all for equal rights at Leite’s Culinaria. That includes the right to burn one’s bra or one’s apron, to stand at the stove—whether at home or a</i> …

French Bread Pizzas

These are the facts of the case and they are undisputed: Sometimes we humans can’t spend four hours making dinner. In fact, sometimes we humans can’t …

A Mexican Feast

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella shows you how to ditch the takeout menu and make Mexican food at …

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I’ve been lifting weights for almost 8 months now. When my husband and I joined the gym near our house for the new year, I was pretty overwhelmed. I …

For Food-Friendly Wines, Consider the Rhône Valley

<i>We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us; we don't want to drink alone.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>When it comes to wine, we've found your dinner party pinch hitter.</i><p>You can stop looking for your go-to wines: we've found them, they're from the Rhône Valley of France, and they want to …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

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5 'Cultural Experiences' That Are Not Worth Having

I've learned that a lot of cultural experiences are complete bulls**t. A lot of the time they're tourists traps, at best an inside joke among the locals at tourists' expense, while others are simply not worth the time, or are unsafe, or are reprehensible. Here are 5.<p><b>1. The Mona Lisa</b><p>Honestly, I …

Big bang theory: how dinosaurs had sex

<b>DINOSAURS WERE THE LARGEST</b> animals to ever walk Earth, and they ruled the planet for more than 160 million years. The long-necked <i>Argentinosaurus</i>, …