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7 incredible sculpting moves you can do anywhere

How dedicated is Tonique creator Sylwia Wiesenberg to proving you can work out anywhere? She filmed her newest fitness video in a box, without ever …

New York City

21 books to read if you want to understand the French

Newer offerings<p>Where can you find the soul of Paris? In the Rue de Martyrs, a long street with a lively past that tendrils up from the city centre towards Montmartre. So, at least, says Elaine Sciolino, who writes for The New York Times and has lived on the street for years. Reviewing <b>The Only</b> …

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

22 Essential Los Angeles Burgers

Hamburgers are truly America's food, born of the country's fascination with beef amidst the 1950's commoditization of farming. Those same mid-century decades also spawned the rise of the nation's modern highway systems and LA's fast food culture in general, making the lowly hamburger something to …

The Perfect Long Summer Weekend in Stockholm

The sun never quite goes down in Sweden during the summer, and the long days make it an ideal time to visit Stockholm. The city sprawls over 14 islands, surrounded by a lake and dozens of bridges connecting the boroughs. There are great cycling lanes, quality independent shops, and kardemummabullar …

10 Forgotten Fantastical Novels You Should Read Immediately

Fans of magical prose and magical worlds, take heart. Titan Books has recently released a special limited edition version of steampunk legend James …

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Literature

The British Library puts treasure trove of 20th century literature online for your browsing pleasure

If you want to read Virginia Woolf's <i>Mrs. Dalloway</i> or George Orwell's <i>Animal Farm</i>, you can head down to your local public library. If you want to read …

17 book recommendations from 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson

Actress Emma Watson and Hermione Granger, the "Harry Potter" character she played for a decade, have at least one thing in common: They <i>love</i> to read.<p>After starring in the billion-dollar franchise — which she did from 11 to 21 — Watson attended Brown University and graduated in 2014 with a bachelor's …

Books

Guided Meditations of Soul Transcendence - Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness

Guided meditations are a great compliment and support to any ongoing meditation practice. Guided meditation can also be very useful if you are …

Meditation

Why Strangers on a Train is a masterpiece of suspenseful storytelling | Little White Lies

In the latest Oscar Isaac vehicle, Mojave, director William Monaghan recycles the familiar tale of one man’s seemingly chance encounter with a …

Tactile Coffee Is Downtown’s Fantastic New Mobile Espresso Truck

There’s a new entrant into Downtown’s continually-expanding coffee scene, as brothers Mike and Eric Yi bring <b>Tactile Coffee</b> to the streets of the Fashion District. Setting up daily at Towne and 10th, the matte black mobile operator keeps weekday hours for the neighborhood.<p>Think of Tactile as a …