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Why a New Generation of Travel Agents Matters More Than Ever

In the digital era, it's easy to assume that travel agents have become passé. But that's not the case—in fact, if you want personalized service and luxurious touches on your next trip, you'll almost certainly want a travel specialist in your back pocket.<p>Some would argue that the need for a travel …

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Do We Talk Funny? 51 American Colloquialisms

Has American English become homogenized? Have our regional ways of saying particular things — sometimes in very particular ways — receded into the past? Or do we talk as funny as ever?<p>When I was researching an NPR History Dept. piece on lost American slang words recently, slanguist Tom Dalzell — …

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<i>As you know, Jordan and I both love (love love) to travel! And as we try to pass this love of travel and cultures and the world to our kiddos, we are</i> …

Mother Daughter Itineraries in Paris & New York

A mother/daughter weekend in one of the greatest cities on earth is one of those once-in-a-lifetime pleasures that should be both commemorated and …

The New Orleans City Guide | goop

No city in the states has the same fascinating sense of time and place as New Orleans—and no city can lay claim to introducing the world to Creole …

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13 Hilarious and Sexist Dating Tips for Single Women From 1938

The only keys to successful dating in the 1930s for single women were don't talk too much, wear a bra, and don't pass out in the middle of your date …

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The Most Stunning Airbnbs In Wine Country

Already dreaming about your next vacation? You're certainly not alone. One of our favorite destinations once the warm temps hit is the rolling hills …

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The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

How to: Build Out a Sprinter Van, Part 3

<i>This past July, our Van Man Jon Gaffney, embarked on a cross-country roadtrip driving a Sprinter van powered by our friends at Goal Zero. In this</i> …

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How to Travel Like a Rocker: Advice and Road Stories from 23 Musicians

Best Coast, A-Trak, Ryan Bingham, Twin Shadow, and more offer sound advice as we prepare for summer trips and a busy festival season.<p>How do you travel for weeks on end and maintain your sanity? How do you keep your body from breaking down and quitting on you? How do you uphold close friendships …

Portraits of the Pacific Crest Trail

Returning from a summer weekend in Tahoe, photographer Ian Tuttle passed a few strangers on the side of the road and asked if they needed anything. Just beer, they said. Tuttle’s new friends were doctors hiking the Pacific Crest Trail whenever they got a few weeks off work. The group shared some …

This Is The Best Road Trip Across America You Can Take, According To Science

Be honest with yourself: at some point, you’ve probably thought about going on a cross-country road trip. Whether it be driving across Canada, United …

Measles Is Just The Beginning – Matter – Medium

We were smart enough to eradicate measles, but arrogant enough to invite it back. Welcome to a four-part series on the precise ways we’re fucking up …

Flowchart: Should you vaccinate your child?

Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. …

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Interactive: How Americans Get to Work

The way that people get around can say a lot about how a place is made up.<p>In the city I grew up, most people drive to where they need to go in under …

The Best Craft Beer Bar in Every State

A great craft beer bar simply needs great craft beer. Whereas a dive bar must, without any perceivable force, assume a certain personality to be …

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10 Great Off-the-Grid Airbnb Rentals

Airbnb has opened up a world of traveling possibilities. You’re no longer locked into hotel locations and prices. And while the company and hosts …

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House Cleaning & Handyman Services | Handy

What's included in a cleaning?<p>Bedroom, Living Room & Common Areas<p>Dust all accessible surfaces<br>• Wipe down all mirrors and glass fixtures<br>• Clean all floor …

Nametrix

Not Just for Parents<p>Nametrix is built upon huge volumes of data from public sources. While the metrics are useful for finding the right baby name, …

Occupational Baby Names: A journalist named Jonah? An accountant named Adele?

What do <b>August</b>, <b>Hannah</b>, and <b>Jules</b> have in common? It turns out that people with those names are more likely than others to be playwrights.<p>How about …

Disproportionately Common Names By Profession

OneTab extension for Google Chrome and Firefox - save up to 95% memory and reduce tab clutter

How it works<p>Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of your tabs into a list. When you need to access the …

Why the workday should be 10–6, not 9–5

If you've ever wished you didn't have to get to work until later in the morning, you're not alone. A new study shows that those who start work later also get more sleep. And that's led some health experts to suggest that pushing back the workday could be a good idea.<p>Roughly 40 percent of Americans …