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Fresh Decorating Ideas: Creative Places to Use Wallpaper

One of the most important design trends we've seen in the past few years is the return of wallpaper. And these aren't just the small, fussy patterns …

Trends

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

In a recent interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein, journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates argued that serious thinkers and writers should get off Twitter.<p>It wasn’t a critique of the 140-character medium or even the quality of the social media discourse in the age of fake news.<p>It was a call to get beyond …

Meditation

Here's How to Spot the Difference Between Real and Fake Designer Bags

It’s all in the details.<p>Can you spot a fake Birkin above with just a glance? Natalie Wyll and Alexa Ridolfi, the sisters who run A Second Chance Resale, do that for a living, thanks to a $600 billion counterfeit industry. Along with their mother, who founded the Upper East Side store before …

Louis Vuitton

(Update: Silver sold out) LG Watch Urbane offered on eBay for $150 brand new

<b>Update: The silver color is sold out. Only the gold variant is currently available.</b><p>While the LG Watch Urbane 2 may be the Korean conglomerate’s latest and perhaps greatest Android Wear smartwatch, the original 2015 model was a highly regarded device in its own right. Now that the new model is …

Mobile Technology

What Travelers Need to Know About the Zika Virus

Latin America and the Caribbean are in the early stages of a rapidly developing health crisis that may pose a dire threat to people all over the world, but you would never guess it after talking with travelers who have trips to the region already booked.<p>As I spoke with colleagues who are soon to …

8 Surprisingly Fast and Delicious Lentil Recipes

When it comes to lentils, there's a lot to love. Hearty, healthy and delicious, lentils absorb flavors from other foods and seasonings while …

Healthy Eating

Communicating a Corporate Vision to Your Team

Amit* manages a team of 40 people around the globe for a massive tech company. After months of furiously working on a new product to be the first to market, his boss told him that the company’s strategy had shifted. The product’s launch plans were then delayed, and competitors began gobbling up …

Management

Tactics for Asking Good Follow-Up Questions

Whether you are looking to hire someone, decide whether to trust someone, or enter a business partnership, the better you are at judging people, the better off you will be. Unfortunately, most people are just plain bad at reading others. Several decades of research among psychologists has indicated …

Snack, Attacked: Is a Smoothie Really Good for You?

A nutritionist tells us if a smoothie can be good for you.<p>Even food professionals get the munchies. Sure, we're surrounded by food all day, but even we get a 4 o'clock (3 o'clock? 11 o'clock?) snack attack. You know the feeling: distracted at your desk, tired of your gum, not even always "'hungry" …

Nutrition

US anti-same sex marriage march in Washington

Several thousand protesters have marched in Washington against same-sex marriage as the US Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the divisive issue on Tuesday.<p>The decision, expected in June, rests on whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed.<p>“It’s in the Bible and God says …

Everything You Need to Know About Chia Seeds and How to Eat Them

Chia seeds have long been considered a "superfood," but what does that actually mean? Read on for tips on how to buy, store, and eat these nutritious seeds.<p>Chia seeds used to be a niche ingredient you could only scout out at health food stores next to the hemp seeds and spirulina. But chances are …

Chia Seeds

11 Best Vanilla Cake Recipes

A good slice of vanilla cake is one of the finer things in life. Check out these 11 recipes for the best vanilla cakes and you’ll forget that …

Food

Interior Design Pinspiration: The Glamorous Life

20 inspiring glamorous rooms spotted on Pinterest.<p><i>BAZAAR</i> is breaking down the biggest interior design trends spotted on Pinterest one by one this season. Here, 20 inspiring rooms and home decor ideas to help you bring a little bit of glamour into your life.

Amazing photos show that Borneo’s “sea gypsies” are the happiest people on the planet

THE SAMA-BAJAU PEOPLE of Borneo live entirely off of the sea. They spend their lives in tiny floating villages on remote parts of the ocean, and they …

Borneo

13 Modern Uses of Tufting

Tufting, that virtuoso display of the upholsterer’s art, first appeared in the 1700s. For stuffing too thick to be quilted, the technique adds comfort and dimensionality to furniture like the masculine, clubby Chesterfield sofa. Here, thirteen modern uses of tufting, for rooms modern and romantic, …

Lifestyle

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

European Travel