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Oyster Bamboo Fly-Fishing Rod

<b>WHAT</b>: Handcrafted bamboo fly-fishing rod<p><b>WHY</b>: Cast your fly like a world leader<p><b>Oyster Bamboo handcrafted rods</b> are made in the United States from a …

26 unbelievable aerial photos of Earth

Have you ever wondered what the planet looks like from above? What it would be like to get a bird’s eye view of sprawling cities, stunning landscapes …

One Of The World's Most Appealing Escape-It-All Retirement Spots

Land, water, gold, timber, and oil. These are the agendas that have been bringing people to Belize since the Maya settled in the region more than 4,000 years ago. At one time, the forests, coastlines, and rivers of this country supported an agrarian Maya population of nearly 500,000, about 150,000 …

Belize

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Team Building

35 incredible travel destinations you've probably never heard of

Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of the 35 hidden gems around the world that are worth the trek.<p><i>Additional reporting by Megan Willett.</i>

Lake Superior

When should you buy an airline ticket?

When is the best time to buy airline tickets? It all comes down to timing. According to a report by Expedia and ARC analyzing over 5 billion airfare searches, there really is a day of the week and a time period when fares are the lowest.<p>That magic moment is Tuesday at 3 p.m. EST, 50-100 days before …

The ten most expensive paintings in history

Wealthy buyers in the Gulf and China have set a string of records as they have snapped up some of the world's most important artworks in recent years<p>When Pablo Picasso's masterpiece, <b>Les Femmes d’Alger, sold for $179 million (£116 million) in New York on Monday night</b>, it smashed the record for a …

16 islands you can buy right now

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison, and Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson have them.<p>But you don't necessarily have to be a billionaire to buy an island. Nearly a thousand islands come onto the market each year, and they vary greatly in terms of size and price.<p>With …

Real Estate

15 Weird Ice Cream Flavors That Are Anything But Vanilla

If you grew up with your parents telling you that you can’t have ice cream for dinner, they probably never thought about it including avocado, balsamic vinegar or goat cheese. There has been a true revolution in the world of ice cream, and the only rule is that there are no rules. We’ve collected a …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

European Travel

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

Find an iPhone or iPad? Siri Will Tell You Who Owns It

I've had the experience of finding a smartphone and having a hard time figuring out who the owner is. It always seems urgent, since I know the owner is desperately looking for it. Should you find a lost iPhone or iPad, you can simply ask Siri who the owner is. Siri will tell you the owner and show …

Siri

How to Take Pictures of a Sunrise

Waking up to photograph the sunrise isn’t the only hard thing about capturing the sun, there are plenty of technical details that photographers must …

Your spring and summer wardrobe staple: Maxi dresses

If there's one thing we live in all spring and summer long, it's maxi dresses. They're the perfect slip-on-and-go wardrobe staple that can take you …

Clothing

5 Vacation Ideas to Cure That Large Family Wanderlust

<i>Bolongo Bay Beach Resort (Courtesy Bolongo Bay)</i><p>Traveling with a large group -- whether a family with three or more kids, a multi-generational gathering or special celebration involving more than one set of parents and children -- can be daunting to satisfy each individual in the group, depending on …

4 Tasty Breakfast Trends You Need to Know Now

The most important meal of the day - let's face it - is also potentially the most awesome. Of course that's only if you know recipes that rock ingredients in ways that range from hearty to healthy to deliciously decadent, depending on your diet, mood, and available groceries. Eight Broads in the …

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

The Best Celeb #TBTs on Instagram

The best celebrity #TBTs on Instagram.<p>If there's one social media app that we can't get enough of it's Instagram. From Rihanna's Insta-ban (remember #freethenipple?) to Kimye's lavish nuptials and the kiss pic that took four days to plan, celebs are upping their social game with some seriously chic …

12 Problems Only People With Great Taste Understand

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, yes, your home looks amazing, but it's not without inconvenience.<p><b>1) You walk into any store—low- or high-end—and your favorite item is always the most expensive one.</b> Who knew that little brass tray would ring up as more than certain pieces of furniture?<p><b>2) You've</b> …