Jenna Halvorson

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20 Fabulous Wall Decor DIYs That You'll Want for Your Home

Do you have that empty wall space and you just don’t know what to do with it – how to occupy it properly? The default go-to option is always to hang …

Audrie & Daisy review: teenage rape documentary is essential viewing

Film is sure to provoke a national discussion after events that led to California teen’s suicide – and scare viewers from laying foot near Maryville, Missouri<p>A year after the documentary The Hunting Ground exposed a campus rape epidemic and systemic coverup efforts by some administrations, Audrie & …

Documentaries

14 tips to save up to $1,000 in 30 days or less

Getting rich is a long-term game, but saving a lot doesn't have to be. A few lifestyle changes here and there can add up to help you save hundreds — even thousands — each month.<p>Ramit Sethi, author of "I Will Teach You to Be Rich," launched a challenge to help people save $1,000 in a week, …

Personal Finance

10 Places Every 20-Something Should Travel To Before Turning 30

Whether or not you studied abroad in college, the wanderlust bug is sure to bite when you hit your 20s. One trip and you’ll realize that—as cliché as it may sound—you truly haven’t lived until you’ve traveled. See what the world has to offer, experience different cultures, weave your way through a …

Exclusive: How to Recreate Alicia Vikander's Natural Red Carpet Makeup

Sunday evening's Critics' Choice Awards was a special night for Alicia Vikander. Not only did she win the Best Supporting Actress award for her role …

Stephen Hawking Says New Technologies Could Threaten Human Survival

Physicist Stephen Hawking has warned that new technologies will likely bring about "new ways things can go wrong" for human survival.<p>When asked how the world will end — "naturally" or whether man would destroy it first — Hawking said that increasingly, most of the threats humanity faces come from …

Stephen Hawking

Queen Victoria series will take 'Downton' place in 2017

Those crafty devils at PBS have come up with a plan to ameliorate viewer withdrawal symptoms when <i>Downton Abbey</i> ends soon: Queen Victoria.<p>The thinking goes: If American viewers loved the manners, costumes, settings and soapy plots of 1920s <i>Downton</i>, they'll love the real-history story of teen-queen …

This Year, Change Your Mind, Trim Your Credit Card Bill

<i>By Sean McQuay</i><p>Almost everyone - including me - knows the sinking feeling of seeing a credit card balance at the end of the month that's bigger than it should be. The reason for overspending might be psychological: It's easy to take on more debt than you can afford without even realizing it. So what …

Personal Finance

What Taiwan’s Elections Mean for China’s Economic Future

Taiwan’s election over the weekend was an important milestone for the island’s democracy. The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), long the opposition …

Lost script reveals what Orson Welles really thought about Ernest Hemingway

Rediscovered manuscript suggests director detested writer’s macho portrayal of Spanish culture<p>Orson Welles once described his relationship with Ernest Hemingway as “very strange”. The two men were friends, rivals and sometimes prickly antagonists. Now a previously unpublished manuscript has …

Literature

Small Business Owners: Still Crazy After All These Years

“Still crazy after all these years” is the title of a contemplative, 1975 song by the legendary singer-songwriter and multiple Halls of Fame member, Paul Simon. Listening to it on the radio the other day for the zillionth time, the song’s title/refrain made me to think about what makes small …

Small Business

US politicians attack 'nightmare' of Xi Jinping's China

Presidential candidate Marco Rubio joins chorus of condemnation as Beijing begins trial of human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang<p>Chinese president Xi Jinping is transforming his country into a “nightmare” for anyone who dares to oppose the Communist party, members of a US congressional committee claimed …

The Biggest Pinterest Trends for 2016 Include DIY Distilling, Pour-Over Coffee

Plenty of culinary trend forecasts have already been put forth for 2016 — spoilers: expect more chef-driven fast casual and fried chicken — but what about Pinterest? The insanely popular social media platform exists as a universe unto itself, where mason jars are a way of life and so-called "quick …

The Cookbook that Will Make You Actually Crave Healthy Food

Exciting news: Our annual Food Lover's Cleanse is now a book!<p>Each January, after the holiday season's smorgasbord of cocktails, cookies, and peppermint bark, all we want to do is dive into a sea of salad. Which is why for the last five years, we've joined forces with food writer Sara Dickerman to …

Pictures of the Week 12.3.15

Shoes

The Coldest Places on Earth

Winter is coming—to some places quicker than others. To mark the season, we found the coldest places on earth. Have a look at these 12 record-breaking shiver-inducers, best viewed with a warm blanket and a hot toddy.<p>Plateau Station, Antarctica<p>Verkhoyansk, Russia

Global Warming

5 Things Smart Travelers Should Do This December

Travel experts share their intel on what you must do this month to prepare for New Year's Eve and beyond.<p>Think Machu Picchu.<p>"Permits to hike the Inca Trail in 2016 go on sale in January,” says Marisol Mosquera of Aracari Travel Consulting, “so get on the list now, even though you should delay your …

Machu Picchu

Miami’s Famous Cuban Neighborhood Now Latest Hipster Hangout

Hialeah, a longtime home base for Miami’s Cuban population, lately is attracting a new crowd.<p>Hialeah, Miami’s funky, historically Cuban neighborhood, …

An Island Paradise in Japan That Rivals the Caribbean

Off the coast of Okinawa, these picturesque white-sand beaches, empty save for a few locals, are the perfect escape.

Japan

US issues global travel warning amid increased terror threats worldwide

Travel alert will remain in effect until 24 February as alert calls on Americans to ‘exercise vigilance’, especially during the holidays<p>Americans should be alert to possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased terrorist threats around the world, the State Department …

Greece cleared by eurozone fund for €2bn bailout loan

Agreement comes in wake of yet more austerity measures – opposition to which has seen government’s majority in parliament drop to just three seats<p>Greece has been formally cleared to receive its next bailout loan, worth €2bn (£1.4bn), after it agreed to implement new austerity measures.<p>The eurozone …

Austerity

Amazon Video, Music And More Now Available On Majority Of JetBlue’s “Fly-Fi” Enabled Planes

Half a year after Amazon originally announced a partnership with JetBlue to bring its Amazon Prime Instant Video service and its Prime Music service to the airline’s passengers, the company says today that the service is now available on the majority of JetBlue’s “Fly-Fi” enabled planes – meaning …

Photographer Turns International Landmarks Into Works Of Art

Paper, landmark, camera, imagination.<p>Sometimes it doesn't take much to do something truly special. London-based photographer Rich McCor shows on his Instagram how even the simplest ideas can have a big impact.<p>McCor walks around London and travels through Europe to photograph tourist spots, but adds …

New York City

How to Make Homemade Candy Corn

Remember coming home from trick-or-treating on Halloween and trying to figure out a safe place to stash all your candy before your family members would find and eat it?<p>I would always try and stash some candy corn—those tri-colored candies that are probably dentists' most-hated sweet. Meant to …

Cook These Dishes On Sunday, And Eat Healthy Meals All Week Long

This week is going to be better.<p>Resolving to eat healthy, home-cooked meals for a whole week is easy to do on Saturday or Sunday when you’re rested and energy is high. But come Tuesday or Wednesday, once you’ve worked a couple of long days and fought to get home during rush hour, that resolve …

Healthy Eating