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Before you update to iOS 11 here’s how to check which apps won’t work

For users of Apple’s iOS the imminent arrival of a major new update to the mobile platform is generally a moment of high excitement. In the case of iOS 11, iPad users have the most to be excited about — including a new system-wide dock where favorite apps can live, and a bird’s eye view of recent …

Peanut Butter and White Chocolate Blondies - The Ramblings of a Formerly Rock'n'Roll Mum

I love brownies, their heavy, rich chocolateyness, with a hint of sticky gooeyness in the middle. I bake them a lot (see my salted fudge or almond …

15 Poke Cake Recipes You Need In Your Life

:: poke poke poke ::<p>True to its name, it's a cake that you poke holes in after baking. The holes are then filled with a liquid or filling — like condensed milk, pureed fruit, chocolate cream, or pudding — to infuse extra flavor into every bite. <b>Here are 15 ways to make one.</b>

The Best Caramel Cake - inspired by the Southern classic dessert cake.

Instructions<p>To prepare the caramel sauce<p>You will want to prepare the ingredients and have them at the ready. Timing is very important in a good …

7 Vegetarian Meals You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Making a meatless dish doesn’t have to translate to more time spent in the kitchen. Many vegetarian meals are even quicker to make than their meaty …

Hummingbird Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

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9 things to do on Roosevelt Island in New York City

Though technically part of Manhattan, Roosevelt Island has long felt lost, under the shadow of the Erector-Set Queensboro Bridge in New York's East River. It was once Blackwell Island, then Welfare Island, and has been home to insane asylums and prisons, then hospital outpatients and UN workers. …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

Parks and recreation: fun things to do in New York City's green spaces

When the sweat's dripping down the back of your neck and the sirens and concrete canyons get all too much, New York's parks offer up open skies and flat, green – <i>ahhh, just gimme some –</i> space. Central Park may be the lungs of the city, but when summer rolls around, festivals, gigs, games and …

Ten reasons to (re)visit New York this year

The city that never sleeps gets an awful lot done. In 2014 the 9/11 Memorial Museum unveiled its 10,000-strong collection of artifacts, the final section of the High Line was completed and visitors to Coney Island could loop-the-loop for the first time since 1910.<p>There’s so much fascinating stuff …

America's best North-South roads

Go west, young man! This historic cliché still resonates when it comes to road trips. But whether it's bombing to the Bay Area along the often dull-as-dirt I-80 or trying to find traces of iconic Route 66 amid a tangle of bland Interstates, the old paradigm of thinking horizontal when planning a …

Coves, cliffs and lighthouses of Canada's epic east coast

From harbor villages where the scent of fresh chowder wafts through the air to lighthouse-studded coastlines, this winding journey takes you through the best of Canada's east coast.<p>The world's second-largest country has a massive Atlantic coastline, and the best way to tackle its awesomeness is by …

Getting back to nature in Baja California Sur

You can (and many do) head to the Cabo resorts of Baja California Sur and do nothing more energetic than raise your arm by the pool to order another cocktail – but you’d be missing out on the chance to experience the natural wonders that this part of Mexico has to offer. Marvel at the marinelife …

Baja California Peninsula

Best of the Rockies: how to choose a national park

If you're like most, you probably already have an image in your mind of what the Rocky Mountain region is like – a string of jagged, snow-capped peaks, a wide-open meadow or a sheer-walled river canyon. But it’s a big territory. Where do you even begin?<p>If you’re a first-timer to the Rockies, your …

National Parks

Insider’s guide to Yellowstone: where to trek and geyser gaze without the crowds

North America’s greatest super-volcano, craggy canyons, vast subalpine forests, geysers and hot springs: the range of otherworldly landscapes in Yellowstone National Park could set a Star Wars movie. The park stars on most US travel wishlists, and 3.5 million visitors flock to sights such as Old …

State of wonder: where to find Oregon's best landscapes

Oregon is a natural stunner. The state's glorious coastline alternates between rugged cliffs accented with stone sentinels just offshore to miles-long sandy beaches perfect for a relaxing stroll. Inland, landscapes vary from craggy gorges to coniferous forests to salty playas. Then there are the …

San Francisco's top cheap eats

Booms and busts come and go fast in this Gold Rush town, but there's one thing you can always count on: dinner. Whether you're flush or broke, San Francisco offers vast menu options and excellent value for money. Not that it's always cheap – the fad for pricey pizzas and gourmet burgers isn't quite …

California's top 5 secret weekend escapes

Most Californians moved here from someplace else, but that doesn't stop us from boasting about the Golden State's coastline like we put it here. Over a long weekend from San Francisco or Los Angeles, you too can earn bragging rights to the top five attractions of California's central coast: …

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The Heartland’s best hits: top Kansas sights along I-70

This is the stuff road trips through Middle America are made of: slurping milkshakes at a Formica countertop in a diner that hasn’t changed since 1950, cruising by fields of sunflowers and amber waves of grain that stretch as far as the eye can see, and stopping at the quirky, always-superlative …

Kansas City

Tesla Model S P85D breaks Consumer Reports' test scale

Stop me if you think you've think that you've heard this one before.<p>The Tesla Model S is the best-performing new car in Consumer Reports' history. The Palo Alto auto maker's Model S P85D acquitted itself so well that it broke CR's testing scale, forcing the publication to recalibrate its future …

5 things Apple didn't say about the new MacBook

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook sure is a beautiful notebook.<p>It's only 13.1mm thick and weighs two pounds. It's got a beautiful high-res Retina display …

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

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3 Garden Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Ready to start garden planning? Here’s a timely video with three normal mistakes gardeners make when planning their gardens, but you really want to …