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The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

The Disappearance Of The Instruction Manual

Instructions not included: what the vanishing manual says about us<p>In the late 17th century, the printer Joseph Moxon published <i>Mechanick Exercises</i>, the first guide to printing in any language. It had been nearly 240 years since the debut of Gutenberg’s press, and books had proliferated. There were …

15 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know

In order to compile this list of need-to-know classic cocktails, I relied on advice from four of my more knowledgeable colleagues. (Perhaps that should have been a warning sign that I was not authorized to write this.) Here is a transript of part of the ensuing converation:<p><b>Sarah</b>: by "martinez" do …

Great Whiskeys for New Year's Eve Celebration By John Mariani

This is a new Golden Age for whiskies, spirits whose popularity was long ago eclipsed by tasteless vodkas and white rums. The emergence of single malt Scotches, small batch bourbons, even a resurgence of new ryes, has made it a hot category again--and not a cheap one. Indeed, the price of a lot of …

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5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending August 1, 2014

Airlines drove most of the gains on social media this week, while campaigns that heralded the joys of summer travel as experienced by bloggers and …

The Restaurant Reservation Tech Company That's Targeting Hotels

Lavu Inc. in Albuquerque has made a huge splash in the restaurant industry with its point-of-sale software to conduct business on mobile devices, but …

Unusual places to stay in the USA

We all know that lodging can make a break or vacation, but staying somewhere truly unique – a tipi, say, or a giant bird's nest, or even spending the night underwater – can turn a humdrum holiday into an unforgettable trip.<p>The USA's entrepreneurial spirit knows no bounds, and it's frequently …

Hotels With Spectacular Views (PHOTOS)

“A room with a view” isn’t always as advertised (and no, a peek at the Grand Canal in Venice or London’s Big Ben in the distance doesn’t qualify). The most memorable hotel rooms offer views you can’t find on the ground, and access to unique vantage points is the reason to check in.<p>From Tokyo to New …

New York City

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza strip, which began 8 a.m. local time on Friday.</b> Officials from both sides will next head to Cairo to work out a more permanent end to the fighting that has now dragged on for three weeks.<p><b>2. The leaders of Liberia and Sierra Leone have</b> …

Senate Intelligence Committee

100 Best Albums of the ’90s

50<p>2Pac, ‘All Eyez on Me’<p>All eyes were on him before he even said it. After a slew of arrests on both coasts elevated him to icon, and a near-death …

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

Recipes

28 Chicken Salad Recipes That Aren't Drowning in Mayo

28 chicken salad recipes that are totally not boring.<p><b>We love classic chicken salad, but we also love to mix it up</b>. Here are 28 chicken salad recipes, including some healthy ones, that are a far cry from the mayo-heavy ones of your childhood.

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Grilled Eggplant and Greens with Spiced Yogurt

4 Servings<p>First time grilling your greens? Lay them across the grill grates so they don’t fall through, and be ready to turn them—they char quickly.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium Japanese eggplants or 1 globe eggplant (about 1 lb.), sliced crosswise on a diagonal ½”-thick<p>¾ teaspoon ground …

Brilliant No-Cook Recipes from Iceland

Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason’s forthcoming book is called North. Here, he shares two delicious no-cook recipes.<p>Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl …

Juicy Fruit: Mexico's Prickly Pear Cactus Fruits

In late summer in Mexico, prickly pear cactus fruits, or <i>tunas</i>, are everywhere—a refreshing snack eaten out of hand and a popular ingredient in …

Plantations

Famous Words of Fashion's Greatest: Part Two

A second set of style musings and sage advice from the most quotable names in fashion. Plus, see the first installment for 50 more.<p>"The best fashion show is definitely on the street. Always has been, and always will be." —<b>Bill Cunningham</b><p>"Women who wear black lead colorful lives." —<b>Neiman Marcus</b><p>"All …

8 NYC Bars With The Most Incredible Views Of The City

New York is home to some of the most beautifully designed drinking and eating establishments in the world, so why do we end up wasting so much time …

The World's Best Balconies

BAZAAR's edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p>Courtesy

Beautiful Houses: Russet Residence

Today we will show you the beautiful Russet Residence in West Vancouver, Canada, a project by Splyce Design. This house is really beautiful. The …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. A Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 passengers exploded and crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing everyone on board.</b> The flight headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, is believed to have been shot down by pro-Russian separatists, although there are "strong indications that those …

Tony Awards

Kimpton Launches a New Loyalty Program With a Secret Rewards Formula

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants tossed out its points-based Kimpton InTouch loyalty program, and replaced it with a rewards program that uses a …

The Dragon's Back and beyond: the best hikes in Hong Kong

You’d be forgiven for thinking that hiking isn’t among the must-try activities in Hong Kong – that the only place you’ll cop an eyeful of green is in Yau Ma Tei’s Jade Market. But a quick look at a map tells a different story: the territory is mostly painted in swathes of emerald and azure, fringed …

Japan's top 10 culinary locations

Unesco recently added Japanese cuisine – known in Japan as <i>washoku</i> – to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. This puts it equal to French cuisine, the only other national culinary tradition to be so honoured. A journey around Japan reveals the wisdom of Unesco’s decision: every corner of the …

The World's Best Airlines

The airline took the top spot from Emirates, which ranked fourth on this year's list from leading airline reviewer Skytrax. The ranking is based on a survey filled out by nearly 19 million customers, and covers both full-service and budget airlines across 41 metrics related to product and …

British Airways

50 Herb Recipes to Help You Use Up All That Basil, Cilantro, Parsley, Mint, and More

From sage and thyme to cilantro and parsley, these recipes let our favorite herbs shine.<p><b>Have more herbs than you know what to do with?</b> Put your parsley, mint, cilantro, and basil front-and-center with these recipes, for everything from salad to vinaigrettes and even pie.

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A desert full of mysteries: the Nazca Lines and beyond

The giant animal figures and hundreds of razor-straight lines etched into the sun-baked Pampa Colorada plain near the Peruvian desert town of Nazca constitute one of humankind’s enduring mysteries. Who created them? For what purpose? It's the stuff of endless fascination. But the Nazca area has …

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.<p><b>It's time breakfast breaks free from its shackles.</b> Think about it: We're totally cool with pancakes and bacon for dinner, so why shouldn't we inject a little dinner food into our …

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27 Creative Salad Dressing Recipes That Go Beyond Balsamic

From creamy ranch to bracing vinaigrettes, here are the salad dressing recipes we love best.<p><b>Say goodbye to that basic balsamic vinaigrette</b>—your salad dressing is about to get serious. Here are our favorite ways to dress our salads, from an updated goddess to a lighter, brighter Caesar.