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The Best Christmas Books to Give As Gifts

What better gift than pages full of Christmas cheer?<p>Shopping for Christmas gifts can be daunting—fun, but daunting. With the mall shops spread out …

Books

The most underrated places to go in 2017

Brittany, France<p>"Here's the standings for French destinations: Gold goes to Paris (bien sur!); silver is the south of France, with its sunny beaches and Provence charm; and bronze is the Loire Valley, which is chock-full of chateaux and wine. My beloved Brittany doesn't even make the podium. And …

European Travel

33 Movies to Watch When Your Brain Is Completely Fried

There's a certain level of tiredness that overcomes all of us in the hours between coming home from work and going to bed. You're beat, sure, but not <i>quite</i> ready to pass out. This...

Entertainment

Freight container hotel at Georgia ski resort

The new hotel, on a mountainside 200km north of the Georgian capital Tbilisi, opens its doors to tourists.

Tbilisi

14 things you’ll get addicted to living in Texas

1. Warm summer nights.<p>Our days may be unbearable with 100+ degree weather 3-4 months out of the year, but that just makes it easier to step outside …

Texas

Amazon plans to open its first SF Bay Area bookstore

Amazon's first bookstore in the San Francisco Bay Area won't be in The City but rather in a suburb 20 miles to the east.<p>The store will be located in Broadway Plaza, an upscale, open-air shopping center in the city of Walnut Creek, as first reported Monday by the East Bay Times. A spokeswoman said …

10 Smart Luggage Options That Will Transform Your Travel Experience

The best smart suitcases and backpacks to take your travel game to the next level.<p>Whether your next trip is to discover a country you've never been …

Luggage

6 chilling books with troubled narrators

<i>English writer Joanne Harris recommends six works of fiction narrated by unsettling characters.</i><p><b>The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks</b> (Simon & Schuster, $15).<p>…

15 Romantic Novels You Should Read Instead Of Watching Their Movie Counterparts

There's nothing more stirring to the soul than a good old bout of love. The emotion's notorious reputation is to create mayhem, but we all have …

Literature

15 Christmas Breakfast Recipes to Make Ahead

Christmas morning is a flurry and flutter of joyful gift-giving and cozy family time. Unless, of course, you are the designated breakfast cook — in …

Breakfast

7 Life-Changing Books That Are Required Holiday Reading

With so many incredible novels released in 2016, it’s safe to say that fiction is having a major moment. So many incredible novels, in fact (and so …

Books

39 Awesome Things You Never Knew You Needed For Your Kitchen

Here's hoping you have some free space in your cabinets and on your counter.

20 scary books to terrify you this Halloween

15 Foods that Burn More Calories than They Contain : Weight Loss

<b>1. Almonds</b><p>Residents of many countries make use of almonds on a regular basis and are healthy as awaited. They are happy to suggest almonds for people …

Top 6 Hotels Under £50 In London To Stay In

Here are very budget friendly top 6 Hotels under £50 in London, which are perfect for solo travellers, groups and families travelling to the city who …

Shakespeare and Company, Paris’s famous bookstore where wandering writers are welcome

By James McAuley<p>, Reporter<p>PARIS — Shakespeare and Company, the small, crumbling bookshop on Paris’s Left Bank, may be the most famous bookstore in the world.<p>It was the first place to publish the entirety of James Joyce’s “Ulysses” when no one else would, and for decades it has been an informal …

Literature

Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams have matching tattoos; at the Emmys we find out why

Sansa and Arya Stark might not always get along, but in real life Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams represent the ultimate friendship goals.<p>The "Game of Thrones" stars teased that they had gotten matching tattoos earlier this week, but they kept the design of the tats a secret. However, when Turner …

260 Mexican Recipes You Need to Master

If you find yourself uttering the phrase "I love Mexican food" more than once a week, join our club. What's not to love, really? The delicious options seem endless. There are tacos, burritos, quesadillas, taquitos, tostadas — all waiting to be filled with things like tinga chicken, pulled pork, …

This Guy Created An App That Creates A Golden Ticket For Swanky Airport Lounges

Traveling through an airport is often an exercise in boredom. How many times can you circle the same Starbucks and H&M without dying a little inside? Access to airport lounges is often an answer to your boredom (and lack of free WiFi) that’s just out of reach for most travelers. Either you have to …

Spice Quiz

University of Miami<p>Dr. Kareem graduated from the University of Miami with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007. He has been a licensed Physical …

Self-Reflection

10 Classic Italian Foods—and Where to Eat Them

On a trip to one of the food meccas of the world, the last thing you want is bad food.<p>Eating in Italy isn’t always a slam dunk—tourist traps serving mediocre, overpriced food lurk in all the well-traveled spots. But on a trip to one of the food meccas of the world, there's no reason why you should …

Italy

Study Finds Eating Meat Can Shorten Your Life – and Plant Protein Can Lengthen it

There is a huge shift happening with the way the world regards meat. In the past, meat was celebrated as one of the most nutritious foods – an …

Breakthrough solar cell captures carbon dioxide and sunlight, produces burnable fuel

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have engineered a potentially game-changing solar cell that cheaply and efficiently converts …

10 Crazy Airbnb Rentals To Stay At On Your Next Vacation

You won't ever want to stay in a hotel after you see these listings.<p>From private islands to haunted mansions, these Airbnb picks are anything but boring.

Samsung created an app that can stop kids holding phones too close to their faces

The free app, available on Android only, runs in the background and uses facial recognition software to determine when a smartphone or tablet is held too close the eye.<p>When this happens, a "friendly" animation (pictured on the right) pops up and the screen is shut down. The screen comes back on …

Apple releases new 12-inch Retina MacBook: new processors, rose gold, better battery life

Apple has today released an update to the 12 inch Retina MacBook line, with new Skylake processors, overall better performance, and a new color: Rose Gold. The new internals have also allowed Apple to grab an extra hour of battery life out of the same sized product. The MacBook refresh keeps the …