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14 Under-the-radar Islands for the Ultimate Romantic Honeymoon

Whether you’re agonizing over seating charts or skipping venue fees and marrying your person at city hall, one thing is for certain: You’re going to …

25 Dad Jokes That Are All Funny, No Filler

Jokes are funny, but dad jokes are funnier.

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Pricey Atlanta zip code cracks 100 wealthiest in the nation

Study finds that 30327 brims with well-off residents, but homes are comparatively inexpensive versus coastal markets<p>Aspiring fat-cats of Atlanta can take pride in knowing the city officially lays claim to one of the most moneyed zip codes in the country.<p>That’s according to a recent analysis by real …

Melania Knew

Dear America: Come on, you can’t be serious.<p>The ongoing saga over a president, a porn star and a payoff is so lewd and tawdry that it can’t simply be added to the ever-expanding list of horrible misbehaviors of a womanizing misogynist.<p>It’s not even the infidelity that most bothers me. I view that …

Donald Trump

All the crazy things happening in San Francisco because of its out-of-control housing prices

People are leaving San Francisco in droves as the cost of living reaches a new high.<p>A recent report from real-estate site Redfin revealed that San Francisco lost more residents than any other US city in the last quarter of 2017. The great migration is far from over. Last month, 49% of Bay Area …

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Our NYC Apartment Costs $3,295 A Month—& Here's What It Looks Like

<i>In Refinery29's</i> <i>Sweet Digs, we take a look inside the sometimes small, sometimes spacious homes of millennial city dwellers. Today, roommates Kelly</i> …

4 Basic Calculations Reveal the State of Your Finances

A few simple math problems to measure your financial health.<p>An older survey revealed that almost 40% of Americans described math as their least …

15 life-changing trips every couple should take together

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy is getting unobstructed one-on-one time while exploring unfamiliar parts of the world. Whether domestic or international, a trip with your significant …

20 overlooked Netflix documentaries that you need to watch

From documentaries that blur the line between reality and fiction to crowd-pleasing character studies, there's so many options for documentaries on Netflix it can be hard to pick which title to stream.<p>Major docs like "The Look of Silence," "Man on Wire," and "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" are obvious …

Sony's Smart Contacts Patent Imagines the Future of Sight

Picture tiny cameras on your eyeballs that download images when you blink on purpose.<p>The era of smart contacts in your eyes is still a way off but that doesn't mean people aren't already thinking about it, as evidenced by Sony's new smart contacts patent. The pitch? A camera on your eyeball that …

How the Internet is changing the English language

People from the midwestern United States say “pop,” while people from the coasts say “soda.” Southerners might say “y’all” instead of “you guys.” And …

At 40, there’s never been a tech company quite like Apple

Forty years ago today, two college dropouts decided to start selling cobbled-together computers out of a garage in California because they couldn’t afford the ones on the market. They had an intricate wood-cut logo, not much money or manpower, and their first computer only sold about 175 units. But …

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There Is a FinTech Startup for Almost Any Bank Service

<i>Originally published:</i> <i>There Is a FinTech Startup for Almost Any Bank Service</i><p>FinTech companies around the world have now reached the potential of …

A former McKinsey partner shares 7 techniques that will energize you when you're feeling burnt out at work

Sometimes, you just find yourself lacking energy or motivation at work.<p>Rather than waste your day feeling sorry for yourself, there are a few fast and easy ways to overcome burnout at the office, says Sevenshift CEO, McKinsey senior adviser, and former McKinsey partner Caroline Webb.<p>Her new book, …

#FeelTheBern: Why are young Americans so enchanted by Bernie Sanders - and what are all the memes about?

Young people are buying out stocks of Bernie Sanders dolls and flock to Facebook groups where they call him their 'grandad', 'adorable' and make him into viral memes<p>Adorable 'Lil Bernie' dolls are selling out faster than the creator can make them.<p>Massachusetts native Emily Engel posted her cute …

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The 10 Most Desirable Airbnb Rentals In The World

It’s mid-January: the cold weather is setting in and tax season is upon us. It’s literally been <i>weeks</i> since our last vacation. There’s never been a better time to start daydreaming about exotic, far-flung getaways and, luckily, Airbnb is making that supremely easy to do. The company has just …

Why America Is Moving Left

Republicans may have a lock on Congress and the nation’s statehouses—and could well win the presidency—but the liberal era ushered in by Barack Obama is only just beginning.<p>Over roughly the past 18 months, the following events have transfixed the nation.<p>In July 2014, Eric Garner, an African …

Here's what you need to know about high-yield bonds – and why they've got Wall Street freaking out

And it has got a lot of financial analysts and Wall Street big-hitters worried.<p>While that sounds terrifying, most people don't yet know what it all means.<p>To understand what's going on you have to know what a high-yield bond is, and to understand that, you have to know how yields work.<p>A bond is like …

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Jeb Bush is erasing history: Why his comments about Black Americans are even worse than you thought | Salon.com

Jeb Bush

“This is what erasure looks like”: Texas mother shames textbook company into putting slavery back in American history textbook

The textbook had referred to slaves as “workers” who “immigrated” to the United States<p>The New York Times reports that the publisher of a textbook which referred to African slaves as "workers" would be changed -- but the woman who first lobbied the complaint isn't sure the proposed change will be …

Billionaire VC: Startups are spending too much on useless 'window dressing'

"There's way too much money in the system ultimately still chasing few really great companies. And the problem with that is you have a bunch of impostor companies that get funded for a lot longer than normal cycles," Palihapitiya said during an interview.<p>If there was less money, companies would die …

Courthouse Wedding: This Is What to Wear to a Courthouse Wedding

Not every bride dreams of a 200-person ceremony complete with a wedding dress that could double as a duvet cover. In fact, courthouse weddings are rapidly becoming the norm for modern couples that simply don't crave the fuss of a larger affair. While planning a city hall wedding is a cinch, …

The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

DEUTSCHE BANK: We expect the stock market to do 1 of 3 things after the Fed speaks on Thursday

Stock market investors and traders will surely be among those watching.<p>In a note to clients, US equity strategist David Bianco at Deutsche Bank laid out three possible scenarios and point targets for the S&P 500 based on what the Fed does.<p>The S&P 500 is currently trading near 1,950, implying that …