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The 10 Biggest Red Flags You Need to Look for When Dining Out, According to Chefs

The parking lot and soda fountain can be two clear signs of a restaurant's quality.<p>Eating out at a restaurant you love is usually an experience to …

Food & Dining

I Try Hundreds of Skincare Products a Month—These Are 19 I Always Recommend

With great power comes great responsibility, right? So while it's a veritable dream come true to get sent every new skincare product launch (I'm like …

Skin Care

12 Underground Wine Caves Open for Tastings

In Wine Country, a cave is more than a cave: It's a magical place where wine quietly chills out to age gracefully.<p>Despite the ubiquity of world-class …

Wine

This Is How Much Debt the Average American Has Now—at Every Age

See how you compare.<p>Americans have fallen back in love with debt.<p>Total household debt—a category that includes mortgages, student loans, and car …

Personal Finance

The 7 Moves Tracy Anderson Swears by for a Perkier Butt

Score a firmer, rounder backside with these moves from Tracy Anderson.<p>Sure, a toned butt looks amazing in your cutoffs, but the benefits of a …

Workouts

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Photography

Here's Your Complete Shopping List to Start the Mediterranean Diet

US News & World Report voted the Mediterranean diet as 2018's best overall diet and it's no wonder why. In addition to being effective for weight loss and beneficial to gut and heart health, the "diet" is fairly easy to follow. It's actually less of a diet and more so a regional nutritional …

Mediterranean Diet

What words should you never say when being interviewed for a job?

Here are a few that are considered “red flag words” by interviewers. Avoid these because these words don’t do you any favors. I’ve listed …

Employment

I Always Get Compliments on My Skin—These Are the 10 Products I Use Every Day

I'm certainly not a Type A person—not by a long shot. My vintage '70s bedroom chair barely sees the light of day, consistently draped in whatever …

, The Wine Society

A Q&A with Nicolas Jaeger of Champagne Alfred Gratien - Winemaker of the Year 2018<p><i>Nicolas Jaeger: 'one of the real points of difference for our</i> …

Wine

A Guide to Franciacorta, Italy's Most Chill Wine Region

Because of its relative new-kid status, there’s a refreshing casualness to Franciacorta's wineries.<p>With flashy Lake Como to the northwest and stately Lake Garda to the east, it’s easy to overlook low-key Lake Iseo and the little wine region that tumbles from the foothills of the Alps right down to …

The More Gender Equality, the Fewer Women in STEM

A new study explores a strange paradox: In countries that empower women, they are less likely to choose math and science professions.<p>Though their numbers are growing, only 27 percent of all students taking the AP Computer Science exam in the United States are female. The gender gap only grows worse …

Korean scrub mistress spills her secrets

<b>(CNN) —</b> For first-timers in a bathhouse in South Korea , stripping naked and soaking for hours in tubs with strangers often comes as a jolt.<p>The scrub corner in any jjimjilbang (a Korean facility that's a bathhouse, sauna and spa rolled into one) is the section newbies find most alarming.<p>This is …

Neither His Nor Hers

Architects are working to make all-inclusive bathrooms the new norm<p>In the privacy of a home, the notion of gendered bathrooms is seldom an issue, but step into the public realm—the office, the gym, school, or movie theater—and it’s suddenly a space that’s governed by a far more complex tangle of …

Missouri Fought For Years To Hide Where It Got Its Execution Drugs. Now We Know What They Were Hiding.

The state of Missouri did everything it could to keep secret where it got the drugs it used to put 17 inmates to death. Now, BuzzFeed News has discovered the supplier is a pharmacy repeatedly found to engage in hazardous practices that could put patients — and convicts — at risk.<p><b>The state of</b> …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read | Inc.com

Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I plan to spend at least part of the day having fun with …

Body Language

‘Annihilation’ and Hollywood’s Erasure of Asians

The creatives behind ‘Annihilation’ can explain why two characters were cast as white women. But the time for excusing Hollywood’s continued erasure …

Altered Carbon

Justin Trudeau’s Celebrity Schtick Has Finally Blown Up in His Face

Trudeau’s Indian misadventure was an epic misfire.<p>Why did Justin Trudeau go to India? I am sure at this point that even the prime minister has been asking himself that question all week.<p>Nobody seems to know. It isn’t to ink any major trade deal—those negotiations have been going on since at least …

Turning tides: Chinese cash flows into Latin America

In January 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping made a lofty declaration: China would trade $500 billion in goods with Latin America over the next five …

Latin America

The History Behind Women's Obsession with Working Out

We're paying more than ever for boutique classes in a relentless drive to get fit. How did we end up here? Before SoulCycle, there was Slenderella...

Fitness

The Soul-Crushing Legacy of Billy Graham

Billy Graham saved my soul. In 1973, I was ten years old, growing up in a working-class clan in North Carolina, and I had a problem: I liked boys. …

A Running List Of All The Companies Currently Disassociating Themselves From The NRA

Following gunman Nikolas Cruz’s killing spree at Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day, the U.S. appears to be approaching a watershed moment. Teen survivors are demanding action and going toe-to-toe with the NRA spokesperson. Through their emphatic appeals, they’re cutting through …

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

The FBI's War on Black-Owned Bookstores

At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers.<p>In the spring of 1968, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover announced to his agents that COINTELPRO, the counter-intelligence program established in 1956 to combat communists, …

Civil Rights

Video shows Florida prison warden shooting inmate through cell door

Video has emerged of a corrections officer shooting an inmate suffering from mental health problems through a cell door at point-blank range.<p>Matthew …

Civil Rights

This Insane Deal Will Let You Travel The World for Under $2,000

Do you harbor dreams of jet-setting and traveling across the globe, but feel it’s beyond your budget? You may be in luck.<p>For cash-strapped travelers, …

Travel

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Leadership

Google makes it even easier for you to plan a trip on your smartphone

Whether you’re a weekend traveler or a gallivanting globetrotter, Google is making it even easier to make travel plans on a smartphone.<p>For starters, …

Google Flights

5 of the finest luxury hotels and resorts in Vietnam

Vietnam is an exciting and vibrant Southeast Asian country where you can spend your time exploring dynamic and bustling cities, embracing the culture …