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30 Books You Need To Read Before You Turn 30

Some books are best read at a certain age. Even the novels and memoirs you might consider timeless -- Toni Morrison's <i>The Bluest Eye</i> or Joan Didion's <i>The Year of Magical Thinking</i> -- can serve a special purpose if consumed during a particular phase in your life. That particular phase is, of course, …

10 fantasy book series that aren't 'A Song of Ice and Fire'

You love <i>Game of Thrones</i>, but there's only so many times you can read the five available entries in the best-selling series before you go insane — and …

Game of Thrones

4 Ways Hormones Eff with Your Weight

Seriously, body, what gives?<p><i>This article was written by Gill Francella and provided by our partners at Fitbie.com.</i><p>Did you know that estrogen could be behind your mid-day energy slumps? Or that hunger-hormone ghrelin may have caused you to go back for thirds at your family's holiday party? It's …

Nutrition

World's Best Ecolodges

Central America

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, and …

Hiking

How to Counteract Red Winter Skin: 9 Skin Care Products to Soothe, Correct, and Protect

The rush of skiing down mountainsides and skating across ice ponds results in the kind of flushed cheeks we welcome whole-heartedly. The dry, reddened, irritated skin that comes with braving city wind tunnels, on the other hand, is another story—symptoms of a frigid winter to be avoided at all …

Skin Care

15 Great Decor Ideas for Your Kitchen

Kitchens

National Geographic's Favorite Bird Pictures

In honor of the 115th anniversary of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, National Geographic editors searched the archives for our most compelling bird pictures.

26 Stunning Images You Won't Believe Were Found On Google Street View

He created a Tumblr, 9-eyes — named after the 9 cameras Google Street View uses— where he curates the best images he finds.<p>Rafman says sometimes he picks a location and "just wanders," captivated by what he sees.<p>He also doesn't document where exactly the photos were taken.<p>He told The New York Times …

Google Street View

The 25 Best Museums In The World, According To Travelers

To celebrate some of the most incredible museums in the world, we have rounded up the winners of the TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice awards for 2014.<p>From Bogota to Chicago, here are the top 25 museums in the world.

Steve Jobs' 14 Most Inspiring Quotes

With a life as storied as he had, it's no wonder that Steve Jobs is remembered not only for running an incredibly successful company, but for being tremendously outspoken.<p>He seemingly had an opinion on everything, and his thoughts often echoed his obsessive commitment to quality at Apple, whether …

The 10 Best Laptops On The Market

The experts at FindTheBest helped us put together a list of the best laptops and notebooks on the market right now.<p>Rankings are based on expert reviews and FindTheBest's Smart Rating Scale, which accounts for the technical overview and specifications of each product.<p>The Alienware M18x is an …

Listen to Bette Davis Stick it to Sexists in a 1963 Interview

Getty Images<p>It isn't just modern-day celebrities who make awesome speeches about feminism. Back in 1963, screen star Bette Davis was happy to tell the sexist powers-that-be in Hollywood what's what.<p>PBS unearthed a rare interview with Davis, conducted by columnist Shirley Eder, and animated it for …

Feminism

Fire dances along a lake in Australia. See more of this week's top submissions to the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest: http://on.natgeo.com/1DYI4K7 Photo by Dave Kan

China's Former Richest Man Once Bet Jack Ma $16 Million Over Online Sales In China

But while Wang says he laid the wager "for fun" two years ago, the billionaires' business interests are increasingly converging as Chinese consumers' spending habits undergo a seismic shift -- and much larger sums are at stake.<p>China has the world's biggest population of Internet users, with annual …

Hong Kong Skyline: 1910 vs. 1972 vs. 2014

As pro-democracy protests continue to erupt in Hong Kong, take a look at how the island has transformed over the last century.<p>This photo of Hong Kong's harbor was taken between 1910 and 1915, from what is now known as Victoria's Peak, while the island was under British colonial rule. The island …

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Auyuittuq and Sirmilik National Parks

In the Inuktitut language, Auyuittuq means "the land that never melts" and Sirmilik translates as the "place of glaciers." These remote national parks in the high Arctic of <b>Nunavut's</b> Baffin Islandfeature jagged, frosted mountain ranges, traditional Inuit villages, glacier-carved fjords, and vast, …

National Parks

Trending on Remodelista: Style on a Budget

Sometimes our eyes are bigger than our pocketbooks. It’s easy to remodel if you have a million dollars to spend. But when you don’t? This week …

Trends

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

Home Improvement

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

Jesse Livermore's 21 Trading Rules

Back in the early part of the 20th century, Livermore made and lost millions shorting the market.<p>"Reminiscences of a Stock Operator" by Edwin Lefevre, a fictionalized account of Livermore's path from small-time bucketeer to big-time stock trader, is one of the most widely-read and revered books on …

Can the Economy Withstand Another Housing Breakdown?

With the three fascinations of the week, the Fed’s FOMC statement, the separation vote in Scotland, and the Alibaba IPO, now history, will investors …

Economic Data

Road Trip: Alaska's Seward Highway

There's enough visual overload here to fill a hard drive with digital pictures.<p>If all the billboards along Alaska's Seward Highway were laid end to end, they'd reach—nowhere. There are no billboards here, no tollbooths, few towns, and fewer gas stations. But if you're looking for whales and …

The Other Tunnel

The 50 Greatest Fashion Quotes of All Time

From Coco Chanel to Marc Jacobs and Bill Cunningham, words to live by from fashion's greatest forces.<p><i>It can be difficult to articulate the power of style and fashion through words, but these icons managed to do so with quote-worthy, inspiring words of wisdom to live by. From the greatest fashion</i> …

Coco Chanel

Watch Deborah Madison's Google Talk About the Evolution of Vegetarian Cooking

Prolific cookbook author <b>Deborah Madison</b> — best known for her iconic vegetarian book <i>The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone</i> — recently stopped by Talks at Google to discuss the evolution of vegetarian cooking. Madison reflects on the early days of her career in the late 1960s, when veggie-focused …