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The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Downton Abbey

Why your home is a lousy investment when you think it's great

Are you as foolishly lavish as me? And self-deceptively naïve? I own my home, and a vacation place, too. What an idiot! A really rational investor would never do that because houses are almost always lousy investments. I’ll show you exactly why sinking money into them is stinkin’ thinkin’.<p>On Jan. …

San Mateo County

The Best Trees (and Big Plants) to Grow in Your Living Room

Plus, tips for keeping them alive and well for longer than one second<p>Not much can cause your shoebox of an apartment to feel like a lush, tropical paradise than a plant—specifically, a big plant. More specifically: a tree! A tree that lives and thrives right inside your living room. A few things …

Digging into the data: How attainable is the California Dream today?

<i>; Credit: John Osborn D'Agostino, CALmatters</i>Matt Levin | CALmattersNo one has the exact same definition of the California dream. Ask the 39 million …

JavaScript

10 Deals Of The Week! Free Upgrades, Flights & Memberships

We travel in luxury but we like to get the best deals out there for our trips away. Here is a roundup of the 10 best travel-related deals of the …

Heathrow

These Movies Are Way Kinkier Than Fifty Shades Freed

When <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> was published in 2011, you couldn't go more than a few feet without seeing someone reading it (or reading it behind another …

Movies

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

Birmingham, UK

9 Times Kim Kardashian Got Naked For the World This Year

Kim Kardashian is known for pushing the limits when it comes to sharing sexy photos of her body, but this year, she's taking things up a notch. We're well aware that it's only the beginning of the year, but in just January alone, Kim posted eight NSFW snaps on social media. That must be some kind …

Entertainment

You Can Make These Vegetarian Meatballs in 30 Minutes

Turning meat-dominate meals into hearty vegetarian options is nothing new. I mean, it's 2018, after all. You can get a veggie burger that looks like …

Cooking

17 Snacks You Never Knew Were Vegan

<i>With Meatless Week, Thrillist is taking a break from its meaty tendencies to indulge in all things vegetarian and vegan. We'll prod the philosophical</i> …

Fake Meats, Ranked by a Devout Non-Vegetarian

<i>With Meatless Week, Thrillist is taking a break from its meaty tendencies to indulge in all things vegetarian and vegan. We'll prod the philosophical</i> …

Home of the week: Newly built contemporary offers a bird's-eye view above Malibu

Canyon and mountain views stretch as far as the eye can see from this newly built home, which sits atop a knoll of more than 6 acres in an unincorporated area outside of Malibu.<p>A two-story entry gives way to a voluminous common area consisting of a chef's kitchen and living room. On the far side of …

Real Estate

10 Vegetarian Burger King Menu Items You'll Wish You Knew Sooner

Eating vegetarian at a burger chain isn't impossible.<p>January 02, 2018<p>From one vegetarian to another, I'm here to let you know you can still enjoy …

Getting up to Speed With Aftermarket Infotainment Tech

Can Pioneer's latest unit breathe new life into an old Honda?<p>Each December, we’re met with a deluge of holiday ads on TV. Some show off a car’s driving dynamics. Others highlight a luxurious ride or a great value. Increasingly, the commercials tout fancy new technology. Whatever the hook, a car …

The True Story of the Kidnapping Behind All the Money in the World

<i>Warning: This post contains spoilers for</i> <b>All the Money in the World</b><p>The crime thriller <i>All the Money in the World</i>, opening Christmas day though not …

A Billion-Dollar Heir and a Sliced-Off Ear: The Brutal True Story of J. Paul Getty III's Kidnapping

When the grandson of the richest man in the world was kidnapped by Italian gangsters in the ’70s, his grandfather refused to pay the ransom until he …

Christopher Plummer

Everything You Need to Know About Ethereum

From catalysts to concerns, here's your one-stop guide to all things Ethereum.<p>Cryptocurrencies have been unstoppable this year. When the calendar …

BMW 740e vs. Lexus LS 500 vs. Genesis G90 3.3T vs. Lincoln Continental 3.0

We Try Harder: Who has the mettle to challenge the Mercedes-Benz S-Class as the best luxury sedan in the world?<p>Test cars for long enough, and pretty soon you’ll have a default answer for anytime someone asks for a car recommendation. Want a compact car? Get a Civic. Looking for an affordable sports …

Nicki Minaj Wants To #BreakTheInternet With Her Explicit Paper Magazine Cover

After teasing the shoot with a sexy video full of diamonds, Nicki Minaj took to social media last night to unveil her latest magazine cover for <i>Paper</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 Best Snow And Ice Hotels In Europe

Idyllic igloo villages, frozen rooms decorated with glistening icy furniture, and glacial honeymoon suites with magical designs - these snowy …

This job will pay you £45,000 a year to stay at luxury hotels in a top beach resort

We all want to jet off for a bit of winter sun - but a few things usually stop us: job commitments, friends and family, a lack of funds.<p>But what if …

Birmingham, UK

New Delhi's air is so toxic, you can taste it

Air quality in Delhi is reaching hazardous levels -- so much so that major landmarks like the India Gate and Presidential Palace are not visible due to the pollution. As CNN's Nikhil Kumar explains, this isn't the worst the pollution has been in Delhi and the only thing residents can do is simply …

Pollution

Holding Hands, Drinking Wine and Other Ways to Go to Jail in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Scottish electrician named Jamie Harron, visiting Dubai as a tourist, was sentenced to three months in jail for touching a man in a bar.<p>The British head of a professional soccer team, David Haigh, was ordered jailed for seven months for a tweet that he says could not …

Burj Khalifa

This Company Will Pay You $10,000/Month to Live at Luxury Resorts in Cancun

Despite all the times you’ve promised yourself a merciful escape from social media, email, and your phone while on a vacation, chances are you end up …

9 R.D.-Approved Veggie Burgers That Actually Taste Great

With veggie burgers, it’s hard not to have low expectations. I’m not even a vegetarian, but I’ve been burned by dry, crumbly, stale-tasting patties …

Healthy Eating

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

United Airlines

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

This 10,000-square-foot luxury villa affords stunning views of Khandala Valley

Planned with a brief of maximizing views of the valley and enabling a nexus with the environment, Infinity Villa—as the family has christened it—been …

Cindy Crawford Buys $11.6 Million Mansion in One of the World's Most Luxurious Neighborhoods

The supermodel and her hubby are moving into this picture perfect home.<p>Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber just bought a five-bedroom, six-bathroom home in the luxurious Trousdale section of Beverly Hills, California, where stars including Jane Fonda, Elvis Presley and Courtney Cox have all …

Kate Middleton & Princess Diana's Wedding Perfumes Are So Fancy

Princess Diana's perfume.<p>Unlike your makeup or nails, the perfume you wear on your wedding day will stick with you for the rest of your life. Whether …