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Cheap travel to US destinations just got easier. Here's why.

Have you been yearning to see the sights in NYC or visit Disney World? Now might be your chance to get a great deal on travel within the United …

Living and Loving Through Loss: Beautiful Letters of Consolation from Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

Words of comfort and compassion from Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln, Rachel Carson, Charles Darwin, Alan Turing, Johannes Brahms, and Charles Dickens.<p><i>“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be,”</i> Joan Didion wrote in her classic memoir of loss. But however uncertain its guise may …

This Brazilian Shoe Designer and Model Knows Just How to Step Up 9-to-5 Style

It’s hardly a surprise to learn that when it comes to 9-to-5 style for Brazilian model turned shoe designer Mari Giudicelli, it’s shoes first. After all, the stylish Rio de Janeiro native is the mastermind behind the coveted carved mule that made every fashion editor—and any number of her nearly …

Clothing

These Are the Best Eyeshadow Shades for Brown Eyes — Watch the Video!

Brown-eyed girls, rejoice! Not only is brown the most common eye color in the world, but there are also tons of options when it comes to choosing …

12 Brilliant Uses For Ice Cube Trays

Or: how to save money, leftovers, and fridge space.<p>Use them to preserve leftovers that you might otherwise throw away — like extra tomato paste, broth, or buttermilk — in perfect grab-and-go quantities: <b>one standard-size cube equals about two tablespoons; and two cubes are 1/4 cup.</b> You can also …

10 Affordable Fashion Sites You Probably Haven't Heard Of Yet

For when you've got Zara and H&M fatigue.<p>We’ve all been there before: the sheer excitement over an inexpensive, on-trend find at Zara only to discover that a million other women have already scooped up the same exact item. When it comes to affordable fashion finds, the options can sometimes seem …

A 30-Minute Tabata Session to Burn Some Serious Calories

This calorie-torching cardio and sculpting workout is one of our hardest ever, but Equinox Tabata instructor Raneir Pollard's amazing energy will inspire you to fight for it. Tabata is a form of HIIT (high intensity interval training) that alternates between 20 seconds of intense bursts of work and …

Exercise

The Best Month To Go

Your month-by-month guide to the hottest destinations, from Cuba to Croatia.<p>With the chilly months fast approaching, we round up the best European …

High-End Shopping In The Sharing Economy: Now We Can All Have Couture

Between consignment e-tailers and luxury-label rental sites, consumers are approaching designer fashion with a whole new mentality.<p>The Kardashians don’t exemplify thriftiness, so it was surprising when Khloé, Kendall, and Kylie partnered with the luxury consignment site The RealReal in August. The …

6 Must-Know Tech Hacks for Planning an Awesome Last-Minute Road Trip

Do you have these apps for the long weekend?<p>In the event that you are behind on this weekend's planning, do not panic. We've got you covered. We took off a week early with a group of editors in a Toyota Prius C, Scion iA, and iM and are here to present you with a master list of hacks so good you'll …

Road Trips

Why Portugal's majestic Douro Valley should be on your holiday wish list

If the label on a port bottle seems something of a puzzle (what, exactly, is LBV? Tawny? Single Quinta? – for answers, see box below), then the region where it is produced, the Douro Valley in northern Portugal, can feel every bit as mysterious.<p>A Unesco World Heritage site since 2001, the Douro is …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …

Minimal Travel Packing List for Long-Term World Globetrotting

I love minimal travel. I live off on a backpack and travel indefinitely. Therefore, I believe that to be able to live comfortably and travel the …

7 Fashion Apps + Websites That Are *Actually* Worth the Hype

If there’s one thing a self-proclaimed fashion girl doesn’t have enough of (besides an endless supply of Louboutins), it’s time. Time to coordinate the perfect outfit in the morning, snag a pair of the most coveted chunky-heeled shoes of the season and track down Gigi Hadid’s latest workout threads …

Apps

Samsung’s Gear S2 can make me a believer in smartwatches

This perfectly round smartwatch is like a porthole into the future<p><b>Read next:</b> The Samsung Gear S2 review.<p>A year ago, I was here at IFA in a state of exasperation. Every electronics company was throwing a diversity of awkward smartwatches at the wall and waiting to see what stuck. Nothing did, …