Ken Kriz

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This accessory turns your Echo Dot into a portable speaker that sounds better than an Echo

The VAUX Cordless Home Speaker + Portable Battery for Amazon Echo Dot is easily one of our favorite accessories ever for Amazon’s popular Alexa …

Tech Trends

Check out the diverse pleasures of L.A.'s Chinatown, Jake

May. 7, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>L.A. County<p><b>Why:</b> L.A.’s Chinatown has a past. Transplanted from its original venue 80 years ago, the neighborhood northeast of downtown retains an authentic vibe, in a region otherwise threatened with mass gentrification. It is famously notorious in the classic Jack Nicholson …

19 One-Pan Recipes That Cut Your Meal-Prep Time in Half

Putting together a week’s worth of food in advance saves time and is pretty much the responsible thing to do. But it can also make for a serious mess …

Healthy Eating

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

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Travel

Hill walking routes in the Cairngorms & Eastern Highlands of Scotland

Mountain Area<p>Route<p>Ascent <br>(m)<p>Distance <br>(km)<p>Terrain<i>+</i><p>Scenery<p>Munro <br>count<p>Corbett <br>count<p>Glen Garry to Braemar<p>2850<p>42<p>5<p>1<p>Glen Garry to Braemar<p>860<p>20<p>1<p>Glen Garry to …

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend break

The study looked at the total amount of 12 holiday items, such as a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for two, two nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel, travel and sightseeing costs, a cup of coffee, and a bottle of beer.<p>The Post Office crunched numbers for each city using currency …

European Travel

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

<i>This content originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>You’ve heard the myths: Tuesday is the best day to book airfare. Wednesday is the best day to …

Travel

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

4 Easy Dinners That Just Happen to Be Good for You

These are the recipes our food director makes at home: That means they're foolproof.<p>When I cook for my family, it’s my chance to inject some sanity into the craziness of my workplace diet. As the food director at <i>Bon Appétit</i> and Healthyish, I taste and approve every single recipe we publish in print …

Cooking

As the Algarve is named best-value destination - here’s how to get the most for your money

The Algarve in Portugal has been named the best-value destination in the world for British travellers, according to the Post Office’s 2017 Holiday Costs Barometer.<p>The Algarve topped the list for the second year running, beating Sunny Beach in Bulgaria and Spain’s Costa del Sol which came second …

European Travel

The Best Backcountry Bucket List Adventures in Canada

Canada is constantly reaching the top of “best places to travel” lists and attracting more and more explorers and travellers each year, and with the …

Our 17 Best Filipino Recipes for an Authentic Meal

Loaded with chile, vinegar, fragrant herbs, and no shortage of pork, Filipino cooking is an endlessly fascinating mix of traditions and flavors, old …

Bolivia

33 Braised Meat Recipes to Turn a House Into a Home

Nothing beats a tender braise on a cold day<p>When the temperatures drop and snow starts to fall, we're in full-on braise mode. We'll braise anything, …

Cooking

Google's new image compression tool uses 75% less bandwidth

HooliGoogle just released an image compression technology called RAISR (Rapid and Accurate Super Image Resolution) designed to save your precious data without sacrificing photo quality.<p>Claiming to use up to 75 percent less bandwidth, RAISR analyzes both low and high-quality versions of the same …

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …

Scientists Turn Salmonella Into 'Cancer-Seeking Missile' To Destroy Brain Tumours

It significantly extended the lifespans of rats with an aggressive cancer.<p>Salmonella is one of the most common forms of food poisoning, leaving …

Basic French Toast Recipe - Chowhound

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PSA: These Are the Best Vacation Ideas for a 2018 Getaway

What type of traveler are you? Do you love to roam through a new place with little more than a compass and a backpack or do you prefer the five-star …

This Airline Is Selling $0 Tickets To Dubai, Cape Town And Seychelles

Searching for cheap airfare is a daunting task, but one airline is giving travelers some irresistible motivation.<p>Qatar Airways is in the middle of its Travel Festival sale, offering half off the price of international flights from the U.S. (see: $472 for a flight from Atlanta to Kuala Lumpur) until …

Cape Town

Las Vegas’s city government is now powered by 100% renewable energy, and more cities will follow

Ten years of effort finally paid off for Las Vegas this week when officials announced the city government will now be powered entirely by renewable energy. After a large solar array, Boulder Solar 1, came online on Dec. 12, the city was able to buy enough carbon-free electricity to power its 140 …

Renewable Energy

Your future commute: Flying through tubes at 760 mph

Picture the commute of the future: You live in Palo Alto, Calif., but work 350 miles away in Los Angeles. After your morning latte, you click on a smartphone app to summon your digital chauffeur. An autonomous car shows up at your front door three minutes later to drive you to a Hyperloop station …

Transportation

Electronic Health Records May Help Customize Medical Treatments

Chances are your doctor has stopped taking notes with pen and paper and moved to computer records. That is supposed to help coordinate your care.<p>Increasingly, researchers are also exploring these computerized records for medical studies and gleaning facts that help individual patients get better …

Digital Health

The most important issue facing Trump’s transportation secretary? Robots.

Historically, the Department of Transportation has been a bit of a backwater. Its secretaries haven’t wielded the power or gained the notoriety of a secretary of state or secretary of the Treasury. But Elaine Chao, Donald Trump’s pick for the department, could prove to be the most consequential …

Small Towns in Big Sky Country: 11 Wide-Open Spaces for You to Roam

Big Sky Country's picturesque small towns put you on the very soil of the American frontier. These were the places where Lewis and Clark cut a swath …

National Parks

Birth of paradise

Raja Ampat, West Papua, IndonesiaUp before dawn and onto a small boat; speeding across the dark water as night holds on to those last moments; …

Scuba Diving

Shibuya Honey Toast

How to make the sweet bread bowl to rule them all<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.<p>In a small bowl, …

Samsung EV battery offers 500km range with 20 minutes of charge

By the time 2021 rolls around, a number of major car makers will have a varied selection of electric cars available. Developments in battery technology will dictate the range and features that these cars can offer, but Samsung wants to give consumers a brief insight into what will be available at …

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Might Be the Easiest Dinner Ever

If you have a slow cooker and about five minutes of time to spare for prep work, this simple dinner of Italian-seasoned chicken and potatoes can be …

Slow Cookers

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and backpackers alike. They’ll take care …

McDonald's

Visiting U.S. National Parks Will Be Free On These 10 Days in 2017

Starting next weekend with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.<p>Is one of your New Year's resolutions to go on a road trip? Or maybe visit a national park you've never heard of? Here's a little bit of incentive: The National Parks Service just announced that they will offer free admission to all visitors for …

National Parks