Allison Reich

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Our marriage was built on traveling together. Then it was time to go my own way.

When I was married, I followed my husband’s itinerary, and we adventured in happy agreement. He was my guide and translator and regaled me with his stories of things he’d done before we met: dancing with armed female soldiers in Tel Aviv; smoking hash in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt; sleeping on carpets …

Travel

This Glitter Cranberry Mimosa Is the Only Thing Your Holiday Brunch Needs

It's extremely easy to make.<p>If you're getting buzzed off any mimosa during the holidays, it needs to be this glitter cranberry mimosa. It's only boozy, delicious, and, most importantly — glittery AF.<p>The drink recipe only calls for three ingredients, so it's easy to throw together when you have no …

Cute

A Meteor Shower and 8 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in October

Get ready to see the Green Giant, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings shooting stars, pretty planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the eerie pyramid-shaped zodiacal light.<p>So dust off those binoculars and mark your …

This Historian Wants You To Know The Real Story Of Southern Food

Michael Twitty wants you to know where Southern food really comes from. And he wants the enslaved African-Americans who were part of its creation to get credit. That's why Twitty goes to places like Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's grand estate in Charlottesville, Va. — to cook meals that slaves …

Black History

Animated fantasy film charms Japan and soars to top of box office

Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name features a gender-swapping storyline that rekindles themes of classic Japanese literature<p>Themes of body swapping, the search for love and a frantic quest to save a town from imminent destruction have combined to propel a Japanese animated film to box office gold, and …

Anime

This Is What a $21,000 First Class Airplane Seat Looks Like

Flying first class is a delicacy some of us will never experience. But flying first class like this — well — it’s pretty much the stuff of kings.<p>On a …

New York City

Gareth Pugh's Spring 2017 Show is Not For the Faint of Heart

The former costume designer for the National Youth Theater in London showed a collection inspired by opera.

Where to travel based on how many vacation days you have left

Here's some food for thought: In 2015, U.S. employees had a staggering 658 million unused vacation days. Some carried over into the next year, and some were lost -- never to be seen again.<p>So instead of staying tethered to your desk because you're afraid the entire office will self-destruct without …

Travel

Vintage Handwriting 101

So, it begins.The pencils are being sharpened and the pens organized by colour. A new school year is upon us.<p>Back-to-school often conjures up …

British Columbia

Augmented Writing Kits : writing kit

Germany-based luxury writing instrument manufacturer Montblanc is offering a beautiful and high-tech writing kit, dubbed Augmented Paper, that …

Mont Blanc

Man Gets ‘Stuck’ With 47-Year Flight Connection, Travel Company Has Brilliant Response - Airline Trending

7 Fashion Apps + Websites That Are *Actually* Worth the Hype

If there’s one thing a self-proclaimed fashion girl doesn’t have enough of (besides an endless supply of Louboutins), it’s time. Time to coordinate the perfect outfit in the morning, snag a pair of the most coveted chunky-heeled shoes of the season and track down Gigi Hadid’s latest workout threads …

Apps

Scientists Recreated One of Our Deadliest Plagues to Understand Its Evolution

The bacterium behind the Black Death and Justinian's Plague comes back to life.<p>The bacterium behind the infamous Black Death plague recently resurfaced: Last year, a small outbreak killed several people in Colorado, and a larger pandemic on the island nation of Madagascar claimed the lives of at …

Environmental Health

15 Perfect Fall Trips To Take — Without Using Vacation Days

Don’t be sad that summer is almost over. Instead, think about all the fabulous fall trips you can take once the seasons begin to change. An added …

Travel

7 Fall Clothes You're Obsessed With but Can Literally Only Wear for 2 Weeks

Open-toe booties.<p>In the middle of fall, lie two <i>glorious</i> weeks (more or less) where the weather literally could not be better and you're equally comfortable sipping on a warm coffee drink as you are a cold one. You're also probably going on a stroll in the park because this is the only time of the …

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My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

Food

After Fifteen Years, Alicia Keys Has Found an Entirely New Voice

Alicia Keys has sung many songs about New York City, but she’s never released an ode to the Big Apple quite like “Gramercy Park.” The track, which …

New York City

This Jambalaya Pasta Is A Must-Try For Cajun Food Lovers

Is it better than the rice?<p>I remember the first time I had jambalaya like it was yesterday. Spring Break 2011. My friends and I stumbled into a small …

5 Things You Should Keep When You Transition Your Wardrobe for Fall

And a few things you can think about donating.<p>Getting mentally prepared for fall usually involves hyperventilating happily when someone utters the letters "PSL" for the first time, and thinking about how you're going to have to get all your summer clothes folded and stored so you can make room for</i> …

Clothing

23 TV Shows That'll Scare The Shit Out Of You

Because you've already watched American Horror Story and The Walking Dead too many times.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Would you pay to have dinner at a stranger's house? Try VizEat - the 'Airbnb for food'

Paris<p>When I told friends that I was paying 25 euro to have dinner in the house of Parisian strangers, their reactions were a mix of raised eyebrows, titters and incredulity: “you're actually choosing to do this?”; “what if they're weirdos?”; “what if they're perverts?”, and worst of all: “what if …

This May Be the Worst Science Textbook Ever

August 4, 2016 by Hemant Mehta<p>How bad is one of the more popular science textbooks for homeschooling Christians?<p>My colleague <b>Jonny Scaramanga</b> points …

50-Million-Year-Old Insect Jumped Out of Skin to Escape Amber Tsunami

Dateline: Northern Europe, 50 million years ago. A subtropical conifer forest similar to the southeastern United States (or what it looked like 200 …

Paleontology

Elon Musk reveals he is reading book about Casanova, Napoleon and Mohammed — and it sells out

The price of an out-of-print history book has risen 1,500% – because Elon Musk is reading it.<p>The 45-year-old CEO of Tesla Motors and founder of PayPal told a Bloomberg reporter that he was enjoying a 1929 study of historical risk-takers called Twelve Against the Gods, written by William Bolitho, a …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Die Hard

Mike Pence: Disney's Mulan is 'mischievous liberal propaganda'

Animated adventures of female warrior designed to influence attitudes to women in combat, says Donald Trump’s running mate in US presidential election<p>Mulan, Disney’s 1998 animation about a Han Dynasty-era woman who disguises herself as a man in order to battling an invading army, was “mischievous …

Mike Pence

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

European Travel

Japan’s Most Popular Street Style App Has Launched in the U.S.

Social media may have revolutionized the way designers share their work and inspirations, but for true style-watchers, all the noise tends to obscure one enduring question: What are the world’s best-dressed people actually <i>wearing</i> every day? Now, a new app promises to do for personal style what …