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The Top 10 Airline Routes by Revenue, According to OAG

Thousands of flights grace the skies around the world on a daily basis, taking off from every airport under the sun and carrying passengers on every …

The US Supreme Court Handed Amex an Anti-Steering Victory

American Express scored a win Monday when the US Supreme Court ruled that the credit card processor did not violate antitrust laws in its merchant …

Clarence Thomas

How To Fly Cathay Pacific First Class For 27,500 Points Or $591...

Let’s be honest: first class is a celebration. Business class is for productivity and rest, but first class is about living the good life. For a …

Cathay Pacific

16 Toys That'll Make You Say, "I Played That At My Grandma's House, Too!"

Grandma's house really was the best.

Baking fantastic bagels is supremely simple

<b>Step 1:</b> Add the sugar and yeast to 1/2 cup warm water. Mix gently and allow 5-10 minutes for the yeast to wake. Do not bruise the yeast.<p><b>Step 2:</b> Mix …

Inside the World’s Only Private BBJ B787 “The Dream Jet”

The World’s Only BBJ 787 in VVIP Configuration Video November 12, Dubai: Leading global business aviation group Deer Jet has granted its strategic …

Bedrooms

The 10 Best Places to Live in the South

From Texas to Virginia.<p>With winter fast approaching for much of the country, MONEY has been longing for slightly warmer weather. Climate is one of …

These Babies In Halloween Costumes Are As Adorable As It Gets

Try not to smile looking at these wickedly cute babies.<p>If you need Halloween costume inspiration for your baby (or if you’re just looking for some adorable photos to comfort you in dark times), you’re in luck!<p>HuffPost Parents rounded up 39 cute, creative and hilarious Halloween costumes for babies. …

Wavebox is the most powerful Mac email client I’ve ever used

With Google Apps, Trello, and Slack built in<p>The perfect email app is a bit of a unicorn. Countless companies and startups have tried, and many have failed, to perfect the inbox experience and make peace with email and its soul-crushing inevitability in our modern digital lives. The goal is to make …

This Beyonce-Approved Resort In Costa Rica Just Might Be The Best Splurge On Earth

It’s tempting to try to figure out which celebrities have stayed at Villa Manzu on Costa Rica’s isolated Peninsula Papagayo. The only ones mentioned by name are Beyonce, Katy Perry, and the expansive Kardashian-West clan — because they all posted Instagrams from their suites — but there are scores …

24 Inexpensive Beauty Products That Are Better Than The Expensive Versions

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The Best Gear for Traveling with Newborns and Toddlers

Our favorite car seats, strollers, bassinets, games—and the inflatable airplane cushion you haven't even heard of.<p>You think you overpack? Wait until you add a baby to the mix—parents around the world can testify to the amount of <i>stuff</i> they now carry, even if they’re just going around the corner to …

You Can Now Book Luxury Hotels for Just a Few Hours

You only pay for what you use.<p>When you think about booking a hotel room by the hour, luxury isn’t what comes to mind—especially when you're booking last minute. But a new app is hoping to change that by allowing users to book high-end hotel rooms day-of, and by the minute.<p>Called Recharge, the …

Bring your favorite passenger: Last chance to buy a Southwest Companion Pass

Last year’s pass. I have redeemed for a new pass that will expire in December 2018.<p>One of the best deals in domestic travel has long been the …

New York to Naples, Italy in Business Class for ~$1860

There are some fantastic business class airfares from New York to Naples, Italy, with prices around $1860. Low-cost carrier Meridiana is pricing …

American Express Platinum Card Gets An Overhaul

American Express is revamping their Platinum card. Their changes are making me take notice of a card I don't currently carry in my wallet.The post …

After a school bans homework and assigns reading and playing instead, they're seeing great results

An elementary school principal named Mark Trifilio had been thinking about the role homework played for his students at Orchard School in Vermont. He …

How to Fly With Children, According to a Traveling Nanny

One of Etihad Airways' onboard child whisperers gives her top 10 tips.<p>For parents, seamlessly getting from point A to point B with kids can be challenging. Add in a long-haul flight through multiple time zones, and it’s a full-blown nightmare. And while it would be great to travel with a personal …

Slow-Cooker Vegetable Minestrone

Make the soup:<p>Place all the ingredients except the zucchini in a 5-quart or larger slow cooker and stir to combine. Cover and cook on the LOW setting …

Slow Cookers

PwC: Five Global Shifts Reshaping the World

According to PwC, there are five global shifts reshaping the world and their implications for organizations, industries and wider society will be significant. The five global megatrends are:<p><b>Demographic shifts:</b> migration of global spending power to emerging economies<p><b>Shifts in economic power:</b> …

Innovation

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding

<b>1. Who needs the gym?</b> It takes energy to maintain a milk supply! Consistent breastfeeding burns about 500 calories per day.<p><b>2. It’s not always easy to</b> …

Breast Feeding

This Mom Breastfeeds Her 5-Year-Old Triplets, And It's So Sweet

The length of time a person breastfeeds their child can wary depending on how well they're able to produce milk, how long they actually want to do it, and whether the baby wants to continue to nurse. Most people in the U.S. stop nursing before their babies are six months old, the Centers for …

Pregnancy

What books to read in 2017: 26 titles to start the year

The literary landscape of 2017 is bright. Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Auster, Philip Kerr and Elizabeth Strout are just a few of the authors with books hitting the shelves in the first few months of the year. Here are some of the titles we’re looking forward to — with more to come.<p><b>JANUARY</b><p><b>4321</b> , by Paul …

Obama’s Israel policies may not keep him out of golf club after all

A new front has opened in the battle at a largely Jewish country club over whether to admit President Obama, with supporters arguing his policies …

18 of the highest-paying consulting firms for MBAs

And with increasing demand for management consultants, elite firms are doling out hefty compensation packages to stay competitive and attract top talent. In fact, at many places, the base pay for MBAs starts at $140,000 — more than $60,000 higher than the starting salaries that many candidates earn …

Salaries & Wages

Real estate broker stumbles upon profitable meetup model for D.C. toddlers

Elizabeth D’Angio didn’t set out to create a successful business.<p>She just wanted to hang out with other moms.<p>The 41-year-old accidental entrepreneur ended up doing both, building a play group that grosses more than $300,000 a year while caring for her children and meeting fellow parents.<p>The Lemon …

19 Natural Home Cleaners People Actually Swear By

All of the cleaning power with none of the scary ingredients!

The coolest health-tech products we saw at CES 2017

LAS VEGAS — At CES 2017, we previewed some of the coolest health tech set to hit the market.<p>From a brand new take on the electric breast pump to a …

20+ Soup Recipes to Help You Beat Winter Weight Gain

Winter is the unofficial soup season, I think we can all agree to that. It's bitterly cold, gets dark out by 5 p.m., and typically nothing sounds better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of something warm and comforting, like soup.<p>Whether it's packed with an unforgivable amount of sodium or …