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The best US destination to travel to every month of the year

We teamed up with Kayak to find the best destination in the US to visit each month of the year.<p>Using data from their Travel Hacker Guide, Kayak calculated the median monthly airfare for US destinations for travel between November 2013 and December 2014, and median hotel rates for travel between …

23 Things Only People Who Love Spending Time Alone Will Understand

<b>1.</b> A weekend in which you have no plans, no responsibilities, and nowhere at all to be, ranks as one of the <i>best weekends</i> you’ll ever have.<p><b>2.</b> …

Eroding Exoplanet

Planet HD 189733b orbits a star about 63 light-years away. The world is a gas giant similar to Jupiter, but about 14 percent larger and more massive. …

We deserve better excuses for killing people in video games

First-person shooters are notorious for the paper-thin motivations of their heroes — typically, muscular bald men who will execute an entire continent if someone puts their country in danger or stuffs their female colleague in a fridge. To step around the moral glue trap of a genre that relies on …

Bette Midler criticizes Ariana Grande for sexy performances

Bette Midler has a few choice words for Ariana Grande.<p>In a new interview with The Telegraph, the 68-year-old show business veteran slams the 21-year-old “Love Me Harder” singer for using sex and skin to sell records. Midler, who has won three Grammys, four Golden Globes and three Emmys in her …

How To Tell If It's Time For A Nap In One Simple Chart

Naps are usually seen as one of two things: a glorious yet supremely rare luxury or a pastime fitting only of those under the age of three.<p>But when 40 percent of people get less than seven hours of sleep a night, napping becomes something else entirely: a crucial opportunity to pick up some extra …

8 foods to help you sleep

According to a recent poll by the National Sleep Foundation, 63 percent of Americans say their sleep needs are not being met during the week. Whether your lack of shut-eye is due to a difficult job, a stressful environment or jet lag, not getting enough quality sleep can lead to serious health …

What To Look For In The Perfect Pillow

When you bought your mattress, you probably put a considerable amount of thought into the purchase. The diversity of size, material, comfort and cost means that there's a lot to consider -- and it's not always an easy decision.<p>But when was the last time you gave your pillow the same treatment?<p>While …

3 Tips for Finding the Elusive Good Night's Rest

We've all been there -- you're in the thick of a project, or maybe you've just spent hours toiling away on Reddit or Facebook, and you look up at the clock only to see that it's already 2 a.m., or even later. Damn it. Another night where you're going to get to sleep much later than you ever wanted …

5 Things That Don't Belong In Your Bed

Setting up the perfect sleep haven only requires a few things: The bedroom should be cool, dark and quiet and feel like a true respite from the hectic world outside those four walls.<p>But there are a handful of things the ideal bedroom layout definitely does <i>not</i> include. Here are a few of the things …

First 'Pan' Trailer Introduces Us To Neverland

Warner Bros. released the first trailer for the Peter Pan origin film, "Pan." Hugh Jackman stars as the villainous pirate, Blackbeard, whose cronies capture young orphans, like our favorite fairytale tween, played by Levi Miller. In the new footage, we see Peter's kidnapping, meet Rooney Mara's …

Angelina Jolie Says She Wants To 'Be A Better Wife' To Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were together for 10 years before saying "I do" this summer, but marriage has had an effect on the actress.<p>Jolie spoke about her relationship with Pitt as husband and wife during an interview with "Today."<p>"It did change in just a feeling of that security and comfort …

Johnny Depp Cares Enough To 'Not Give A F--k' Anymore

Much has been said about Johnny Depp's movie choices over the past few years. "Why Are All of Johnny Depp’s Movies Bombing at the Box Office?" asked the Daily Beast in April. "The Johnny Depp Backlash Is Justified: He’s Lost His ’90s Cool," Flavorwire wrote, echoing sentiments from The Huffington …

11 Realizations That Will Change The Way You Think About Your Favorite Movies

How did we all miss these things the first time? There are certain gaping plot holes in movies that make you question larger aspects of the premise. Couldn't Rose have fit Jack onto that floating door? How did the Karate Kid win with a kick to the face when that was strictly forbidden?<p>These are not …

7 Worldbuilding Tropes Science Fiction and Fantasy needs to Stop using

Last week our own Charlie Jane Anders gave us some excellent advice on the difference between good Worldbuilding and great Worldbuilding - but …