Laura Beck

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The Best Places to Walk in Paris

In her new book, “Flâneuse,” Lauren Elkin expands the concept of the <i>flâneur</i> — that aristocratic bohemian man strolling the city streets, possibly with a top hat or some other touch of the dandy — to include women wanderers from Virginia Woolf to Sophie Calle (one of whose works will be featured in …

The best thing to eat in every EU country

Traveling through Europe is likely to be at the top of anyone's bucket list — in fact, people probably even have a whole <i>other</i> bucket list for it.<p>But forget the sites for a moment and think of the food, which is as varied as the many different countries themselves.<p>Whether you're high up in the Alps …

Is Our Universe The Inside Of A Black Hole?

An incredible question to consider, answered in the latest Starts With A Bang podcast!<p>Black holes are incredibly massive objects that are so dense …

FARE ALERT: Europe For Less Than $200 Roundtrip ($195!!!)

<b>The Flight Deal</b> writes about New York JFK to Oslo or Stockhom from $212 roundtrip but you can travel for even less than that!<p>The trick here is that …

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 …

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

8 Apps Everyone with Wanderlust Needs to Download ASAP

The days are short and the world is wide, my friends—there's so much to see out there and seemingly so little time to do it, which is perhaps why …

6 Holiday Travel Tips to Make Your Trip Less Stressful

Holiday travel can be less stressful? It's not a pipe dream.<p>Sure, there are people who love the sticky-sweet sentiment of holiday standard <i>Love Actually,</i> but our winter travel routine comes closer to scenes from <i>Home Alone.</i> Running through the terminal, boarding passes flying everywhere, coats …

Ancient Mars could have been more like Earth than we thought

NASA’s racked up some thrilling new finds about Mars lately, and they’re at it again. The Curiosity Rover discovered manganese oxides on the red …

Review: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' ★★★

About midway into the latest X-Men flick, Bryan Singer’s generous, delightfully convoluted “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” there is a prison break so exuberant and uncharacteristic of superhero movies that you sit up a bit in your seat. You feel the audience around you snapping to. Not because …