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Buy a house in foodie heaven

This is what you can get in the gastronomic hotspots, off the beaten track<p>Along with the climate, scenery and culture, the local food and wine is usually a key ingredient in choosing holiday destinations.<p>After all, what would a week in <b>Tuscany</b> be without a glass of chianti classico accompanied by a …

4 Pieces of Advice for Struggling Writers

My debut novel, <i>Tracked</i>, recently hit shelves, and I’m often asked for advice about the publication process. <i>How long did it take you to sell your</i> …

Yosemite National Park CampGround | Rental Cabins | RV Sites

A Visit to Yosemite National Park is Just Part of a Stay At Yosemite Pines<p><i>View a Gallery of Yosemite National Park Activities!</i><p><i>Download the Area</i> …

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A nap a day could save your life, research suggests

Research suggests a daily nap could reduce blood pressure and stave off heart attacks<p>It is the news that nap afficionados have been waiting for.<p>A mid-day snooze doesn’t just have the power to revive – it could reduce blood pressure and prevent a future heart attack.<p>Research involving almost 400 …

The great east European road trip part four: Romania

Photograph: Kevin Rushby for the Guardian<p>Meadow lark … Sophie and Maddy walk by stooks in a field near Breb.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/26/1440598325473/f3fe135d-3eb7-43d9-a278-77449d2ea789-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Kevin Rushby for the …

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Recipe: Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Banana Bread

It’s always great to have a bunch of bananas on the counter for a healthy grab and go snack or light breakfast. I often buy them in varying colors of …

Free Things to Do in Chicago

It's no wonder Frank Sinatra paid tribute to Chicago in his ubiquitous song "My Kind of Town." The city has plenty of what he called razzmatazz, from legendary stories about Al "Scarface" Capone to groundbreaking architecture to a vibrant soul and jazz scene. Here's a list of free, year-round art, …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

21 Brides Too Bold For White Wedding Dresses

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Best Money Tips: 5 Golden Rules for Getting Out of Debt

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the golden rules of getting out of debt, habits of considerate …

One of the biggest dealmakers on Wall Street is sounding the alarm on M&A

Centerview Partners cofounder Blair Effron highlighted similarities between the current market environment and that of 2007 in an interview with CNBC's David Faber on Wednesday.<p>"You have to step back and look at valuations," Effron said.<p>"The average valuation in the M&A market today is 13 times …

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking Soda

Drinking soda is an easy habit to fall back into — it’s everywhere, and it’s easy to consider diet versions to be a relatively harmless vice. A sip …

8 books that America's most prestigious private schools love to assign for summer reading

The works spanned centuries, genres, and continents, to appeal to a wide array of students' personal reading tastes.<p>However, of the hundreds of books we pored through, eight works kept showing up on multiple schools' lists.

Nothing prepares you for being the daughter of ageing parents

Old people’s wards are hell for old people. Geriatric wards are bedlam, bonkers, bananas. A toothless woman screaming when left alone, a cry that reaches the high hospital ceiling. A woman effing and blinding – the polite curtain will not protect her from the indignity of a nappy change. A woman …

6 books every modern gentleman should read in 2015

Being a modern gentleman is about more than just knowing what to wear or what to put in your bathroom. It's also about knowing what to read.<p>We asked our friends at Goodreads to put together a list of essential books every man should read in six categories, ranging from love to business.<p>Keep …

There's a whole hierarchy to dressing on Wall Street

But you need to know what to look for.<p>"Banking is such a particular and exclusive culture that it's very common to spot fashion trends within the industry — especially within the larger banks," says Jessica Cadmus, founder of The Wardrobe Whisperer, a company that curates closets for high-powered …

15 Bright Yellow Kitchens That Will Make You Smile

Yellow might be the most cheerful color there is, which makes it a fun choice for the kitchen. If you are hesitant of its boldness, don’t be! Its bright + sunny hue is as equally at home in a warm and neutral color palette as it is with dark and dramatic grays and reds for kitchens that don’t get a …

Writing tips from big-time novelists

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5 of the Best Money Documentaries on Netflix

<i>Requiem for the American Dream</i> | Tribeca Film Festival<p>With Netflix bulking up on its collection of documentaries, it may be hard to figure out which …

13 Affordable Trips to Europe

For a storybook-worthy vacation to Europe, head straight to Bavaria. Book a room at Burg Colmberg (a 14th-century castle rising from a rocky crag …

European Travel

Drink this: The Weston cocktail at Berkshire Room

For cocktail connoisseurs, The Berkshire Room is a utopia of riches. Tucked inside the ACME Hotel in River North, this striking craft cocktail lounge — set off by a retro gold "Berkshire" sign that glows above the bar — offers house and off-menu Dealer's Choice libations that blend …

America’s 20 Most Charming Cities 2015

The town that dubbed itself Charm City—granted, as a long-ago marketing strategy—clearly has planted its flag in the charming top 20. (That flag may …

There are two scientifically superior ways to make iced coffee with next to no effort

To make good iced coffee this summer, don’t just pour coffee over ice cubes.<p>Experts say there are actually two much better ways to make iced coffee: …

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

Peter Thiel

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5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Since dropping out of Stanford at age 19 to found her health-technology company in 2003, Holmes has raised $400 million in venture capital and become a billionaire in the process.<p>Theranos is founded on the idea that a single drop of blood can provide enough information for a complete, inexpensive …

According to an algorithm, this is the ultimate Canadian road trip

Last March, Randy Olson, a Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, organized the absolute US road trip thanks to …

Canada