Jenn Virskus

Jenn Virskus

Jenn Virskus has more than 15 years experience in publishing and marketing as a writer, designer, and photographer. She has been published in Condé Nast Traveler, Professional Artist, and Lithuanian Heritage among others. In her spare time, you will most likely find her on a sailboat, sliding down a mountain on skis, riding her bike, exploring her neighborhood on foot, or learning something new. She is currently looking for an agent for her first novel.

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At this Portland eatery, California cuisine meets the flavors of the Mediterranean

Chef Sam Smith takes us behind the scenes of Tusk, named one of Food & Wine's restaurants of the year.

10 rising female chefs you should know

From pastry powerhouse to vegetable virtuoso, these 10 women are approaching the top of the male-dominated culinary world.

6 reasons you're going to love the new Einstein series on National Geographic

‘Genius,’ starring Geoffrey Rush, is the next show you’ll want to binge-watch.

A Q&A with the author of 'What Einstein Told His Cook'

Using the genius as his muse, a chemist explains the science of the kitchen.

This could be the coolest playground ever

A new company is turning science education into child’s play.

Study says birds are selfish, but are they really?

A new study examines the behavior of babblers that decide to go it alone.

How Einstein helped invent driverless cars

Einstein’s theory of relativity is at the heart of self-driving car technology.

11 surprising things you didn’t know about Haifa

From world-renowned gardens to some of the best falafel in Israel, this city is a must-visit.

The best new and upcoming books to read in 2017

List includes new works by Carrie Fisher, Sara Shepard ("Pretty Little Liars") and Elizabeth Strout ("Olive Kitteridge").

'Smart shirt' could revolutionize vital sign monitoring

At-risk heart patients can get peace of mind while enjoying everyday activities.

Can your face reveal a disease to a doctor?

This artificial intelligence app uses a facial recognition algorithm to help diagnose rare genetic diseases.

4 reasons Israeli designers are so hot right now

Celebrities and everyday women are clamoring for the collections by these designers.

Botanical gardens offer community benefits beyond greenery

‘Plants Grow People’ model in the Mediterranean is taking off in other parts of the world.

Veterinarian turned wildlife photographer brings awareness to endangered animals

Yaron Schmid showcases the personalities of animals, and National Geographic has taken notice.

New way to pasteurize drinks is 73% more efficient

And it's not just your milk that will benefit. Juices, soda and beer can also use the UV light process.