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This is the best restaurant in San Francisco, according to Yelp

Eating at San Francisco's Gary Danko is a luxurious experience. From the service to the flower arrangements to the classic California mix of local ingredients with French cooking, everything you encounter works to shape your visit.<p>That's part of the reason why Gary Danko has been one of San …

San Francisco

The 2018 World's 50 Best Restaurants Announced

The World's 50 Best Restaurants were announced Tuesday evening at a ceremony in Bilbao, Spain—here are the winners.<p>The world’s best restaurant is in Italy once more, according to the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Massimo Bottura's restaurantOsteria FrancescanaOsteria Francescana in …

18 Rhubarb Recipes To Love Beyond Rhubarb Pie

We all know classic rhubarb pie, but the spring darling can also be used in jams, mousses, and so much more<p>Rhubarb is the intensely tart spring …

Baking

11 Best Thanksgiving Vegetable Recipes

Move over turkey -- on Thanksgiving, the side dishes always steal the show. From creamy Brussels Sprouts Gratin to Potatoes au Gratin, these easy and elegant vegetable recipes will be the talk of the table.<p><b>1. Brussels Sprouts Gratin</b><p>This creamy gratin is perfect for the holidays because it can be …

Cooking

6 Destinations to Visit This Fall That Won't Break the Bank

If it wasn't your favorite season already, it's about to be.<p>Often, the word that follows summer is "vacation," but traveling during the season frequently comes with high costs. And, while we'd love to get away from it all, our wallets would prefer to stay intact.<p>But as fall kicks off, so do …

10 Things Women With Great Eyelashes Do

Stop messing with falsies.<p>You’ve been wielding a mascara wand since you were 15. OK, maybe 13. But that doesn’t make you a pro, according to makeup artists Grace Lee and Anastasia Durasova. Read on to permanently change your lash game.<p><b>1. Curl first.</b> Take it from the experts — using a traditional …

Makeup

The 10 Best Countries In The World For Living Abroad

Ever think of moving abroad? Leaving your whole life behind for an island paradise or a vibrant city halfway around the world might sound like a dream, but for millions of expatriates, life abroad is a reality. Whether it's for a job, a better quality of life, or for love, there are plenty of …

Work-life Balance

8 signs you were born and raised in Greece

1. You greet someone by calling him “<i>malaka</i>.”<p>“Where have you been <i>malaka</i>?” or “I missed you <i>malaka</i>.” This word is the equivalent of “bro” or “brother” …

20 Most Beloved Places on Pinterest

Pinterest's new searchable "Place Pins" are a good way to get excited about travel or start planning your next trip. See the 20 most-pinned destinations, then figure out where you want to go next.<p>Lisbon, Portugal<p>New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.<p>Kjeragbolten, Norway<p>Marrakech, Morocco<p>Cape Town, South …

Travel Portland CEO on Acting Like a First-Tier Destination

Portland might not actually be a first-tier city in terms of population and urban infrastructure, but Travel Portland CEO Jeff Miller says the …

This pro surfer lives out of a 20-foot self-sustaining yurt

Pro surfer Chadd Konig craved a deeper connection with the world so he built a 20-foot yurt and began growing his own food.<p>“Living out here I feel …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

Amy Schumer Takes Aim At The Kardashians In Hilarious 'SNL' Monologue

Hopefully they weren't watching.<p>Amy Schumer hosted "Saturday Night Live" last night and judging by her performance, we're betting she'll be back.<p>The comedian opened up the show with a hilarious and spot-on monologue that focused on Hollywood's lack of positive female role models. Her main subjects …

Comedy

19 adventures to have in Hawaii before you die

1. Parasail over Ka’ena Point.<p>2. Cliff jump at Waimea Bay.<p>3. Swim with a pod of dolphins.<p>4. Soak in nature’s Jacuzzi.<p>5. Get up close and personal …

Paddle Boarding with Whales, Esperance Australia

The 15 best hotels in Mexico

We recently published a list of the best hotels in the world, and several of the top properties are in Mexico.<p>So we decided to focus on just the best hotels in Mexico.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + Leisure's …

Mexico

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

Here's everything you can do with 3D Touch on the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus

Naturally, Apple has integrated 3D Touch into its own apps on iOS, giving users the ability to do take action on different types of information and content.<p>Before we dive into the precise actions you can take within apps, if Peek and Pop are foreign terms to you, read our getting started guide for …

22 Things To Keep In Your Home In Case Of Emergency

Sure, you have a first-aid kit and a couple cans of garbanzo beans. But, in our experience, it's always better to be over-prepared than not. Here, 22 things to keep on hand so you're ready for fire, flooding, zombies, cute zombies...anything that life throws your way.<p><b>1. Three days' worth of</b> …

Growing Older Gracefully with Yoga

Ammentorp/Fotolia<p>Yoga is one of those activities that can be done for a lifetime like walking, swimming, golf and tennis. While those sports can be …

Apple's iPhone 6S is one of the best smartphones I've ever used — but here's why I wouldn't buy it

It's an excellent phone all around. But if you have an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you probably don't <i>need</i> to upgrade.<p>One of the marquee features to come with the iPhone 6S is 3D Touch, which allows you to press down harder on the screen to perform certain actions.<p>These include launching a quick shortcut …

Mobile Technology

The 8 worst decisions you can make in Portugal

1. Go ‘out drinking’ instead of ‘living the night’.<p>Please don’t come here and try to drink like you are sprinting to the finish line. It’s about 11pm …

9 reasons I will always love Japan

1. I felt safe everywhere.<p>About one month after moving to Kyoto, Japan, I had the strangest physical sensation. What was that peculiar feeling, like …

Japan

DOTT Smart Dog Tag

A dog tag that doubles as a Bluetooth tracker. DOTT has a range of 350ft., but like Tile, if your dog goes out of range the tag will connect to …

Disaster capitalism is a permanent state of life for too many Americans | Steven W Thrasher

Hundreds of full-time New York City workers are homeless and in San Francisco bus drivers sleep in their cars to save money: this is a never-ending crisis<p>In the United States, disaster has become our most common mode of life. Proof that our daily existence was something other than a simmering, …

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

Santa Barbara

6 Airport Shops So Good, You Might Miss Your Connection

With these airport dining and shopping destinations, a flight delay doesn't look so bad.<p>Airports have finally realized they've got a captive audience of hungry travelers with money to spend and time to kill. They're upping their game as a result, with food and shopping as good as you'll find at any …

Airports

Locals share insider tips on visiting 18 popular tourist attractions around the world

A Reddit thread asked users who live near tourist attractions to give advice to tourists, with answers that ranged from the best time to visit an attraction to those that might be worth skipping.<p>We combed through the thread to pull the best insider tips on visiting the world's top tourist …

New York City

Apple's rumored electric car could hit the road by 2019

The rumored Apple Car could be on the road before the end of the decade. A new report from The Wall Street Journal says that Apple is shooting for …

Tim Cook