Crystal Schenden

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Maureen Corrigan's Best Books Of 2015: Short(ish) Books That Pack A Big Punch

This year, most of the best stories I read came in small-ish packages. Many books that were either big in size — like Garth Risk Hallberg's over-900-page opus, City on Fire,and Jonathan Franzen's 500-plus page Purity — ended up being just "OK." The same, in my opinion, went for some books that …

Books

Kate Middleton Wears a Sweatshirt!

It looks like Kate Middleton is embracing the athleisure trend! After debuting a series of winning looks on her recent trip to New York City with …

Fujifilm X100T review

I love my Fujifilm X100S. It’s the best camera I’ve ever owned. I actually sold my Canon DSLR rig and Sony mirrorless system to fund its purchase earlier this year, making it the only camera currently in my arsenal. I’m not alone, either: there are countless fans of Fujifilm’s X100 series across …

Oil's Fall Is a Ticking Time Bomb for Some Countries

In the U.S., lower oil prices mean falling gas prices, which is a cause to rejoice. For many other parts of the world, oil’s collapse to five-year lows isn’t something to celebrate. Instead, it could be a reason to take to the streets.<p>Crude prices were lower Tuesday after OPEC repeated its refusal …

The High Heel Survival Guide

Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, impractical, towering heels. Here, expert tips and products for getting through the night without winding up as the barefoot girl on the dance floor.<p>Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, …

New York City

Earth Could Face Another Mass Extinction in Next 200 Years: Study

Over the next few centuries, Earth could face a mass extinction on par with the one that killed off the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, according to a new study. A mass extinction is when 75 percent or more of the planet's species die out — an event that has happened five times in Earth's history. …

Extinction