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The 10 Best Free Apps for Travel Junkies

Odds are you use no more than two travel apps to get from point A to point B, and that’s fine — surveys show you’re not alone.<p>But consider for a …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

Happiness

Duke, Michigan State Go to Final 4

Coach K's Fingerprints All over Freshman Growth, Duke's Run to 2015 Final Four

HOUSTON — Quinn Cook sat slumped in his chair in front of his locker with the net around his neck, and he just shook his head searching for the words to describe the moment.<p>Cook had spent the last two years haunted by the other side of losing a Regional Final when his team watched Louisville …

Kentucky is in Elite class of its own going into NCAA regional finals

Seven schools have survived, crawled and advanced their ways to the second weekend of the NCAA tournament<p>The other team is Kentucky.<p>So, anyway, welcome to the Elite ... One.<p>Others tagging along for selfies and quality TV face time: Notre Dame, Wisconsin, Arizona, Louisville, Michigan State, Duke …

Hollywood Tackled Transition Dressing On This Week's Cheap Celeb Finds List

Transition dressing is awkward. Some days it's perfectly appropriate to be swaddled in an oversized scarf, while other days a denim jacket is all you need.<p>This week, we rounded up a slew of outfits that work for different types of weather. Lucy Hale modeled a $50 body-con dress that will be perfect …

The Amanda Knox Trial Through the Years

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations

We live in a wild and wondrous world, which means it's time to dust off your passport and get busy exploring Earth's natural treasures and man-made marvels. While hunting down every awe-inspiring landmark would take a lifetime, we've started off with five must-see destinations that should be on …

Taj Mahal

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

Who Should—And Who Shouldn't—Take Vitamin D

Does your diet need a little extra D? For researchers, it’s one of nutrition’s most vexing questions. “It’s the wild, wild west,” says Dr. JoAnn …

Gonzaga, Duke among teams headed to Elite Eight

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to take control for a 74-62 win over 11th-seeded UCLA on Friday in the NCAA Tournament’s South Regional semifinals in Houston.<p>The victory puts Gonzaga (35-2) in the Elite Eight for …

Gonzaga University

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop’s 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. …

The 27 Most Important Moments From The Oscars

A recap of Hollywood's biggest night, including an appearance by Glom Gazingo.

5 Common Morning Routine Mistakes

For many of us, the morning doesn’t seem like it’s anything important. The time between your initial wakeup and your arrival to the office is usually …

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's sentiment, we're …

Cooking

The science of why stepping on Legos makes you want to die

“I hope you step on a Lego” is such an apt curse that it has become a meme. Pages upon pages of YouTube videos detail the experience’s excruciating agony.<p>The comedian Steve Ranazzissi perhaps described the moment the best: “Last week I stepped on a Lego with my bare foot and I almost murdered my …

Lego

The 10 Airlines With the Best Economy Class Seats

With ever-rising airfare rates, along with taxes and baggage fees to contend with, flying economy is the only possible option for the vast majority of travelers. That doesn't necessarily have to mean skimping on comfort and amenities, though -- by doing a bit of research before booking, it's easy …

Instagram Launches Layout, Its Own Photo Collage App

Instagram today announced the debut of a new application called Layout, the company’s next standalone creation tool outside of its flagship photo-sharing application. With Layout, Instagram users will be able to quickly build collages using their mobile photos, which they can then choose to share …

Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

As the airborne particles turn: Across the globe, dust (red-orange) is lifted from land, sea salt (blue) swirls up from oceans, soot (green and yellow) rises from fires and sulfur (white) streams from volcanoes and fossil fuel emissions.<p>It's March. It's freezing. And there's half a foot of snow on …

Why ‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Is TV’s Most Radical Show

Gay sex. Natural hair. Viola Freaking Davis. How to Get Away With Murder creator Peter Nowalk tells us how he managed to make the most progressive …

The Street Style At Milan Fashion Week Is Bellissima

New Yorkers know hats, the British know shoes, but the Italians, they know bags.<p>Over the last couple of days at Milan Fashion Week, we have spotted some pretty amazing purses on the streets. After seeing the photos below, we really want to go shopping -- either for a novelty clutch or a Chanel Boy …

Street Style

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Sure, college students and party animals may seek out hostels as an ideal way to meet other young travelers and save money on the road, but there comes a point in every traveler's life when showering with flip-flops and playing drinking games with strangers becomes less appealing, and clean bedding …

Miami Beach

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

Virtual reality is taking over the video game industry

When you look at the expansiveness of our games or the speed of our sports games, the likelihood of motion sickness goes up dramatically."<p>Blake Jorgensen, EA's chief financial officer

Virtual Reality

Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Secret’ Talent: A Look Back at His Intimate Photography Exhibition

Leonard Nimoy passed away today at the age of 83. Back in 2010, the Star Trek legend unveiled an eye-opening portrait show at Mass MoCA called Secret …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

Doctor plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body using procedures he believes will soon be ready<p>A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor …

Italy