Elsa Lam

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10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

The Beauty Of China’s Fashion Rip-Offs

Linfen, a city of 80,000 in the northwestern Chinese province of Shanxi, isn’t famous for its fashion. The city is best known for high levels of pollution caused by the local coal-mining industry. In the portraits of New York-based photographer Quentin Shih, though, it’s a glamorous place.<p>In his …

The Absurdity Of Globalization Is Exposed In These Photos Of Chinese Manufacturing

“Made In China Diary” reveals the shadow realm that allows our consumer society to exist.<p>A new book from Anaïde Gregory Studios explores the sprawling, diverse world of production in China. The book was created after the pair of Swiss designers went on a five month tour of the manufacturing …

How to Get Smells and Stains Out of Tupperware

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: It's time to put a lid on our Tupperware woes.</i><p>Easy to store, economical, and available in a bevy of sizes and shapes, reusable plastic storage …

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents photos by Gordon Parks of black Americans during segregation.

<i>We are republishing this post from 2015 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.</i><p>Gordon Parks hadn’t been to his hometown, Fort Scott, Kansas, in more …

The Spectacular Art of Painting With Soap Bubbles

If you don't know how they're made, Jiří Georg Dokoupil's paintings might look like microscope photos of phosphorescent deep-sea hydrozoa, or maybe …

Art

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Check out the MTV badass’ ridiculously effective routine.<p><i>Emily Schromm nabbed our second-annual The Next Fitness Star title with her sick moves and infectious energy. Test out her ridiculously effective routine, below, and don't miss out on ordering The Next Fitness Star DVD (sold by</i> Women's</i> …

Workouts

24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

These are the most amazing aerial photos of New York ever, period

It's always exciting to receive a message from a master like Vincent Laforet telling you about his new photos. This time he has outdone himself (once …

Photography

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise