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25 Best Places to Travel in 2016

The Adventure List

Travel engages us in the small moments — a conversation with a foreign cabbie, the feeling of breathlessness in high altitude. For 2016, these places are where great adventures will take place, and where travelers will be forever changed.

Cupping Coffee with Expert Bean Buyers

What Does Your Coffee Taste Like?

What's behind the "bark," "peach cobbler" or "champagne" tasting notes on your bag of coffee beans? Lots of sniffing, slurping and spooning.

A day in The Laughter Yoga Salon

Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

Laughter yoga, first popularized by Dr. Madan Kataria, has become an international movement. But does the science support the practice?

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Inside the Three-Year Journey from Shore to Bar

An Accidental Oyster Farmer and a Food Renaissance

During the last five years, oyster production on the East Coast has doubled. At Nonesuch Oyster Farm 30 minutes south of Portland, Maine, we watched this renaissance play out for a new generation of farmers.

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Explaining Our Shades of Red, White and Blue

Where We Find Our Pride in America

An open-ended question about national pride produces patriotism, shame for our wrongdoings, and every shade of red, white and blue in between.

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MotoGP and Supercross with Honda HRC

The Kings of Two Wheels

In April, there was a rare overlapping of two-wheeled motorsports: both the MotoGP and the AMA Supercross came to Texas. We went to both to see the fastest men on two-wheels battle it out on the track and in the dirt.