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The 12 Coolest Neighborhoods Around the World

We all know that the best way to really know a city isn’t to go to the central square or major museums, or even the most tourist-trodden neighborhoods. What’s more interesting is discovering the up-and-coming neighborhoods where local creatives are settling in and setting up shop.<p>It’s especially …

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Every Episode of Black Mirror, Ranked From Best to Worst

With four seasons of the sci-fi anthology series in the books, it’s time to stack up the best and worst entries envisioning humanity’s bleak future …

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It's Been an Open Secret All Along

The scandal of Michael Wolff’s new book isn’t its salacious details—it’s that everyone in Washington has known its key themes, and refused to act.<p>Three months ago, when Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey of <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> unloaded their first big report about Harvey Weinstein’s pattern of sexual …

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Cary Elwes talks sword fights, André the Giant, and The Princess Bride

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 30 years since <i>The Princess Bride</i> hit theaters. On one hand, Rob Reiner’s comedy-romance-adventure feels as fresh …

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Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry it’s memorable hue. If you’ve tried Indian cuisine, you’ve likely tasted it and loved it.<p>This predominant spice is used generously in …

How To Turn Soba Noodles Into Your Dream Dinner

Give it up for the buckwheat, y'all.<p>When it comes to comforting noodle dishes, many people turn to pasta for baked ziti and lasagna. We have another option to suggest: soba noodles.<p>Soba noodles are traditionally buckwheat noodles ― soba is Japanese for buckwheat ― but not all are 100 percent …

Loftium will help you buy a house if you agree to Airbnb a bedroom and split the profits

Laura Coe never expected to buy a house before she was 30. The 29-year-old Microsoft finance manager has been renting in Seattle since she moved here …

10 Ways to Eat Chicken Thighs for Dinner

Chicken thighs are a true dinner MVP. They're fattier than lean breasts, which means they're less likely to turn dry with a couple extra minutes on …

Online startup Crowd Cow wants to disrupt the meat market. The stakes have never been higher.

The website allows you and your friends to buy parts of cow from small, local, independent ranchers<p>When your family owns a Montana cattle ranch, it seems like selling beef to a friend should be easy enough. David Balatero, an old boyfriend’s bandmate, wanted good meat from a small ranch, and he …

Anthony Bourdain’s Top 5 New York City Restaurants

Where to eat like Bourdain in the Big Apple.<p>There are a lot of people we'd take a restaurant recommendation from, but Anthony Bourdain tops the …

Every Movie Poster Saul Bass Ever Designed

The man who launched a million “minimalist movie posters” (try not to hold that against him), graphic designer Saul Bass may have spent most of his …

Fibromyalgia: Surviving an invisible misery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you ache all over? Do you find yourself exhausted even after a full night's sleep? Does just the slightest touch on certain spots on your body make you want to scream in pain?<p>You could have fibromyalgia, a painful musculoskeletal disease characterized by widespread muscle pain, …

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Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

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If You’re Looking For A Holiday Amidst Nature, Here’s Your Ultimate Wander-List

A lot of us are looking to get away for the weekend to escape city's humidity and to get a quick breather from work. For some, a holiday means going …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

'Wonder Woman' Review: I Didn't Know How Much I Needed This Movie Until I Got It

When the end credits began to roll on <i>Wonder Woman</i>, I leaned back in my seat, looked up at the ceiling of the theater, and let out a breath I didn't know I was holding. It was as if I had spent the two hours of the film waiting for some other shoe to drop.<p>I'm not here to review the movie—you've …

6 printing trends every designer should know about

Anyone who’s ever worked on a print design knows that what you design on screen is only one half of the equation.<p>How it’s actually printed is as …

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The True Body Workout<p>By Sydney Lovelace  |  Photography by Dawn Chapman Whitty<p>As a lifelong waterman and avid surfer, when I heard about an ER doctor …

Ray Bradbury on Storytelling, Friendship, and Why He Never Learned to Drive: A Lost Vintage Interview, Found and Animated

“You write to please yourself. You write for the joy of writing. And then your public reads you and it begins to gather around.”<p>In the fall of 2012, Lisa Potts discovered a cassette tape behind her dresser. On it was a long-lost interview she had conducted with <b>Ray Bradbury</b> (August 22, 1920–June 5, …

How to Find Your Bliss: Joseph Campbell on What It Takes to Have a Fulfilling Life

“You have to learn to recognize your own depth.”<p>In 1985, mythologist and writer <b>Joseph John Campbell</b> (March 26, 1904–October 30, 1987) sat down with legendary interviewer and idea-monger Bill Moyers for a lengthy conversation at George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch in California, which continued the …

Surfing holidays: the world's best hotels

4 Hidden Gem Surf Hotels You Didn't Know Existed

Beach destination hotels with amenities such as surfboards and surf lessons are a dime a dozen -- and they can be great for those looking to get their feet wet with the sport. But for true surfers, who fully embrace the surfer culture and lifestyle, finding a hotel that fits the low-key, hang-ten, …

6 Secret Camping Spots in California You've Never Even Heard Of

Summer is coming up fast, and that means one thing: campsites throughout California will soon start filling up like wildfire. Even if you manage to …

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Moodelizer helps add epic soundtracks to your video efforts

When it comes to video, the audio is pretty damn important. Hell, they even give out some sort of award for getting it right on occasion. Moodelizer wants to put the power of suitable soundtracks in the hands of amateur filmmakers, by letting you add a delightfully over-the-top soundtrack to the …

The 27 Best Fight Scenes of the 21st Century So Far, Ranked

Action films have had undergone an interesting transition since the turn of the century. A genre that used to be largely populated by trained …

Half-cruise, half-cargo ships provide authenticity in place of cocktails and casinos

No one would call the Aranui 5 a thing of beauty. Half cruise ship and half freighter, it has a cockeyed profile that only its maker could love.<p>It may not look like much, but it manages to sail to some of the most beautiful islands in the world.<p>The Aranui navigates the waters of French Polynesia, …

Female Samurai Warriors Immortalized in 19th Century Japanese Photos

Most of my generation’s exposure to Japanese culture came heavily mediated by anime and samurai films. One cultural artifact that stands out for me …

Botswana Will Turn You Into a Safari Convert

This country has beauty and beasts.<p>Our helicopter hovered noisily over a grassy clearing beside the Okavango River, but the pilot—gripping the throttle to level us—couldn’t land. We’d taken off 30 minutes earlier from the dusty frontier town of Maun, the starting point for nearly all Botswana …

Five Badass Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own World War II Movie

Psst, Hollywood: Why stop with the fictional operative Marion Cotillard plays in Allied?<p>Writer <b>Steven Knight</b> has said that his new film, <i>Allied</i>, is based on a story about World War II spies that he heard third-hand from an old girlfriend. It could well have been more than an urban legend, though: …