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Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Flea Markets

Colorado's best scenic drives

Colorado has 25 nationally designated Scenic & Historic Byways, and a number of mind-blowing drives that didn’t make the list, but should definitely make yours. Some will take all day and have you discussing the blows of history and time; others are short hops to lonely mountain passes that are …

Mammoth beyond the mountain

Much more than a resort town with a supermodel-tall 11,000-foot mountain, Mammoth Lakes is the crème de la crème of California summer playgrounds and the gateway to the Eastern Sierra’s most scenic and wild destinations.<p>Blessed with sunshine almost three hundred days per year, it’s a place where …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

How To Live In The Moment And Get Work Done At The Same Time

Clearing your mind and living in the moment isn’t about putting productivity on hold. You can be more profitable with less brain clutter.<p>If you are like me, you probably find yourself multitasking more, yet feeling like it really isn’t benefiting you. As a society, we’re stressing out about more …

The Shortness of Life: Seneca on Busyness and the Art of Living Wide Rather Than Living Long

<i>“How we spend our days,”</i> Annie Dillard memorably wrote in her soul-stretching meditation on the life of presence, <i>“is, of course, how we spend our lives.”</i> And yet most of us spend our days in what Kierkegaard believed to be our greatest source of unhappiness — a refusal to recognize that “busy is a …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Poisons and Poaching: A Deadly Mix Requiring Urgent Action

Changing Planet<p><i>Darcy Ogada has studied the animals of Africa for a long time, but this might be the worst of times yet. She is fighting to document and put a stop to a new form of hunting and poaching: poisoning. The poisons make for easy money in selling animal parts to eastern Asian markets, but</i> …

Happiness Life Goals...

Should you finish every book you start?

<b>Alex Clark, writer and literary critic</b><p>We're both committed readers, so we should probably stick together rather than picking a fight. But this funny business of the Hawking Index, a lighthearted attempt to work out how far people persist in reading books, as indicated by the passages they highlight …

15 Amazing Summer Berry Recipes

One of my favorite things about summer – aside from flip-flops and maxi dresses – are fresh, summer berries. Whether I’m making Berry Crisp for the …

Virginia Woolf’s Idea of Privacy

These days, when we use the word “privacy,” it usually has a political meaning. We’re concerned with other people and how they might affect us. We think about how they could use information about us for their own ends, or interfere with decisions that are rightfully ours. We’re mindful of the lines …

Blue Whale "Hot Spots" Overlap With Shipping Lanes, Raising Threats

Ship strikes may be preventing blue whale populations from bouncing back.<p>Blue whales, the world's largest animals, frequent waters off California that overlap with some of the United States' busiest shipping lanes, according to a new study that suggests ship strikes are contributing to the whales' …

Skip the Crowds: Romantic Getaways You've Never Heard Of

Peek Inside This Entrepreneur's Zen Home

Before becoming an entrepreneur, Mike Del Ponte spent several years traveling the world volunteering and working in microfinance. The influence of …

carrot salad with harissa, feta and mint

There’s nothing better than a recipe that gives you a feeling of promise, especially when it involves something as mundane as carrots. Yes, <i>carrots</i>. I …

everyday chocolate cake

Heat your oven to 325°F. Butter and lightly flour a standard loaf pan (shown in a 9″x5″, but not so full in it that you couldn’t use an 8″x4″ or …

roasted eggplant soup

I’ve been doing a spectacular amount of hemming and hawing over this post. There’s the, “Is it too late to talk about eggplants and tomatoes?” …

carrot soup with tahini and crisped chickpeas

It’s the first week of January, so I am going to go out on a limb and guess that no fewer than 52 percent of you are gnawing on a carrot stick right …

lentil soup with sausage, chard and garlic

<b>On the stove:</b> Heat 1/4 cup olive oil (enough to generously coat bottom of pot) in a large pot on medium to medium-high heat. When hot, add the …

lentil and chickpea salad with feta and tahini

I have an uneven history with chef cookbooks. I have learned the hard way more often than I’ve wished to that just because I might enjoy sitting down …

miso sweet potato and broccoli bowl

Here are the things I jotted down on my cooking wish-list <i>whilst</i> (!) I was in the UK: baked cauliflower cheese, a “proper” English Sunday roast (with …

double chocolate banana bread

I have a theory that Mondays are for repentance, for undoing whatever damages to your liver, psyche or saddlebags you’ve done over the weekend. …

broccoli, cheddar and wild rice casserole

Although my parents <i>claim</i> to have loved us, there were all sorts of delicious foods that my sister and I knew our friends got to eat in their homes …

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as <b>chocolate + anything else</b>, but if …

warm lentil and potato salad

You don’t have to look at me like that. I know, <i>I know</i> how you and most people feel about lentils. About how they’re mealy and brown and generally …

No-bake chocolate hazelnut cheesecake

Reader Jessica Creed shares her showy, no-fail chocolate dessert - it's perfect for entertaining<p>Ingredients<p>140g unsalted butter<br>• 300g digestive …

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

Beat salad boredom with these beyond-creative veggie creations

Food

Gingerbread Cinnamon Creams

<i>Gingerbread:</i><p>100g Unsalted, softened butter (diced)<br>• 350g Allinson plain white flour<br>• 150g Billington’s light muscovado sugar<br>• Juice of 1 orange<br>• 100g golden …

Write a Book and Get It Published. (Yes, You!) Seven Key Strategies for Getting Started

I’m about to tell you do something and you’ll think I’m crazy. Ready? Here goes: You should write a book.<p>I know, I know. You don’t need one more “to …