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Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

The Best of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival: ‘Frank,’ ‘Web Junkie,’ Anna Kendrick, and More

From Michael Fassbender in a papier-mâché head to a look inside China’s Internet addiction rehab centers, here are our picks for best of Sundance.<p>I …

Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …

Health Fitness

Fitness

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p>Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit.<p>With development comes better controlled access …

Venice by night...

Salon’s ultimate book guide for 2013

Got gift certificates to spend? James McBride, Elizabeth Gilbert, Junot Diaz and many more have suggestions<p>Salon reached out to a bunch of writers who had new books out this year to find out what their favorite book of the year was. We saw a lot of books by big-name writers: Donna Tartt, Jonathan …

Google Gives Away 'Yeezus' and Other Top Albums of 2013

Kanye West's album and Chvrches' 'The Bones of What You Believe' available for free<p>Google's music site Google Play is offering up free downloads of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Newsmakers of 2013: Pope Francis is a man on a mission

How Pope Francis is making a quiet but radical shift to a more modern Church<p>What’s in a name? When a shivering, rain-soaked crowd of 100,000 gathered …

50 Best Albums of 2013

Vampire Weekend cut the cute and raised the stakes, Kanye assaulted our ears, Bowie shocked the world and Miley tossed a dance-pop party grenade<p>50<p>The …

Music

Be professional, shun gossip, Pope tells Vatican administrators | News Home | Reuters

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday told Vatican administrators, who were dogged by infighting and allegations of corruption during the papacy of his predecessor, to be humble professionals and “conscientious objectors” to gossip.<p>Pope Francis gives blessings as he arrives to lead his …

Vatican

The Sartorialist Tells Us How to Get the Perfect Shot - PAPER

We spent an afternoon with superstar street style photographer, <b>Scott Schuman</b> (a.k.a. The Sartorialist), as he took the <i>Canon PowerShot S120 camera</i> out for a day of shooting. Amidst filming, photographing and uploading photos to social media, we talked to Schuman about how to get the perfect</i> …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Music

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Founded in 1995, Slant Studio’s projects range in scale from houses to live/work conversions to residential and commercial interiors. We work in a …

Surreal Portraits from Oleg Oprisco | Colossal

<p>Kiev-based photographer Oleg Oprisco (previously) continues to amaze with his surreal style of conceptual photography that makes use of a muted …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

Really bad bosses

Visionary leaders get a pass for bad behaviour. For the rest, toughness is falling out of favour.<p>The late Steve Jobs left a lasting mark on the world …

The 2013 Buffer Festival: YouTube filmmaking celebrated in Toronto

It seems inconceivable that there has yet to be some sort of major event devoted to YouTube videos and their creators. Even the iPhone has its own …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …

Scotland

America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIF

An infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob"<p>Call it Jacob's ladder.<p>When it comes to the most popular names for baby boys in the United States, "Michael" long held sway. For most of the 1960s, and then on throughout the '70s and '80s (and almost all of the '90s!), the …

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

Apps

Okay, it’s time to be realistic guys. 

Salt Dough Ornaments & Rustic Packaging & Papertrey December Blog Hop Challenge

Hello everyone! I wanted to share with you some salt dough ornaments Emma and I made. This was my first attempt at making them so go easy on me, …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

How an insecure, acid-dropping hippie kid reinvented himself as a technological visionary - and changed the world<p>When I first met Steve Jobs, I …

Silicon Valley

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Goodbye Toronto Zoo elephants. We’re sorry.

The city could have done better, writes Barbara Amiel<p>Last Monday, I went to see Toronto Zoo’s three aging African elephants who are about to leave …

Inside David Bowie is: Our interview with co-curator Victoria Broakes

Inside David Bowie is: Our interview with co-curator Victoria Broakes<p>Date September 25, 2013<p>The <b>Art Gallery of Ontario</b> is on a rock god roll as of …

Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2013 Editorial by ‘POPEYE’

Japanese magazine <i>POPEYE</i> returns with another photo editorial following their photoshoots with Supreme and A.P.C. This time around, the fashion spread …