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How India's young couples are finding privacy by using Airbnb and other services

Many young people are opting for bed and breakfast accommodations, serviced apartments and hostels.<p>In a sequence of events earlier this month closely …

Get Free International Stopovers on These Airlines

For adventurous travelers, a free trip to an exotic city is a mouthwatering prospect. Stopovers - connections between flights of more than 24 hours - provide a sneaky way to do just that, giving travelers two holidays for the price of one.<p>Various airlines offering a diversity of deals that allow …

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10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

What Your Study Abroad City Says About You

By: Kevin Alexander<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock (edited)</i><p>Going abroad is one of the most important choices in your life, outside of choosing a mate and picking a brand of American cheese. But what does the city you chose say about you as a person? Well, I'm glad I rhetorically used that device, because I'm …

These 8 Tiny Islands Are Hidden Where You'd Least Expect Them

Paris, Venice and Rome are all famous tourist draws with one <i>very</i> particular thing in common: they all have islands hidden within them.<p>And since teensy isles are kind of our new favorite obsession, we've culled together some of our favorites for your viewing pleasure. A bonus: certain islands come …

The 11 Greatest Foodie Cities In America

Let's be honest, the best part of vacation is the food, especially when you're in a place with a local delicacy, which is often the case in cities across this great land.<p>Whether known for a specific dish, renowned for high-class restaurants or praised as the donut capital of the planet, these great …

Bored By Your Instagram Friends? Here Are 28 Refreshing Accounts To Follow

No one needs to see more photos of babies and brunch on Instagram. We all know this. The difficulty is in finding accounts that breathe some much-needed fresh air into our sometimes monotonous feeds.<p>That's why we've compiled the following list of accounts that embody everything that's right about …

15 Sneaky Tricks To Make Flowers Look Better, Last Longer, And Make YOU Happier

From a penny in the water (genius!) to how scotch tape can make your arrangement perfect<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let our sister site, Cosmopolitan.com, in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house with beautiful flowers easy …

The World's Most Beautiful Coastal Drives

<i>By Laura Dannen Redman and Rachel Coleman, CNTraveler.com</i><p>We asked, you answered: After rounding up the best coastal drives in the U.S., Australia, and Ireland, you responded with your favorite ocean roads around the globe. Time for a road trip...<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Incredible Coastal Drives<p>The 10 Best …

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Disaster movies keep trashing New York. Why not Stroud?

All the usual destinations are under attack in this year's blockbusters. It's time armageddon went further afield<p>This has been another banner year for movies in which great cities get pulped. In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, for the umpteenth time, New York gets trashed by malignant creatures with …

7 Genius Ways to Use Wallpaper

7 Ways You've Been Drinking Champagne Wrong This Whole Time

It might seem like drinking Champagne is a pretty fool-proof endeavor, especially when it seems like pouring and sipping are the only steps involved. But it turns out that consuming this bubbly wonder is a bit more complex than you might assume.<p>We sat down with Moët & Chandon's Elise Losfelt, who, …

Lagoa Do Fogo Is The Hike You Must Add To Your Bucket List

São Miguel Island has no shortage of gorgeous natural scenery. But Lagoa do Fogo might take the cake for the most stunning spot around.<p>Lagoa do Fogo (aka "Lake of Fire") is a crater lake at the center of São Miguel Island in Azores, Portugal. It sits within the Agua de Pau stratovolcano.<p>While São …

Jimmy Kimmel Told People A $20 Casio Is An Apple Smartwatch, And They Totally Believed Him

He sent a crew to Hollywood Boulevard to gauge people's interest in an "Apple smartwatch."<p>But the "smartwatch" was nothing more than a $20 Casio watch.<p>In the beginning of the segment, Kimmel talks about the "iTime" patent that Apple filed in 2011 but was just published this week.<p>The interviewer …

2,395 combined horsepower, 4 quick impressions

The Bentley Continental GT V8 S, Ferrari 458 Speciale, Jaguar XKR-S GT, and Pagani Huayra rack up a grand total of 2,395 horsepower. Here's our quick feedback on these four performance monsters.<p>The Bentley Continental GT V8 S, Ferrari 458 Speciale, Jaguar XKR-S GT, and Pagani Huayra rack up a grand …

Outdoor seating ideas from the Hampton Court Flower Show - Telegraph

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Jellyfish House: Spectacular Residence With A Rooftop Terrace And Infinity Pool

Designed by Wiel Arets Architects, the Jellyfish House impressed us in terms of architecture and beyond. The setting offers a special charm to this …

Meet The Ambitious Couple Remodeling A 94-Room, 18th-Century Château

The story of buying Château de Gudanes... in the owner's own words, "clearly this isn't about logic and reason."<p>In November 2013, outside Château de Gudanes, Karina Waters jumps for joy after receiving renovation permits.<p>The story starts like this: Karina and Craig Waters were toying with the …

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Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside

Eye-catching both during the night and the day, the Aloe Ridge House rises above the ground with its volumetric architecture in an attempt to …

Sick of Weddings? This Will Restore Your Faith in Marriage

Photo: Getty Images<p>A surprisingly sweet Reddit thread is trending today, as dozens of individuals answer a simple question: "Why are you still married?"<p>In the midst of wedding season, when it seems like it's all about flowers and favors and open bars and kissy photos taking over your Facebook feed, …