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This map shows the most dangerous countries in the world for tourists

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) updated its travel advice for Turkey last week after three suicide bombers killed 45 people at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul.<p>The government body now advises against all travel to within 10 kilometres of the border with Syria and to the city …

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

Our Food and Recipes

If you want inspiration for a special occasion or advice for a quick meal for tonight, you have come to the right place!<p>We have hundreds of recipes …

10 Ways to Add Japanese Style to Your Interior Design

One word sums it up : Zen. Yes, peaceful simplicity surrounds the modest designs of Japanese culture. Thousands of years steeped in tradition have …

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Boiling Down That French Sense of Je Ne Sais Quoi

Of all the beauty ideals in the world, this one continues to inspire. Is it something in the water?<p>I'M A FRENCH WOMAN. This can be an intimidating idea—to me. You know, so many things are said about us: that we're stylish, beautiful, skinny, and great mothers. There is a whole category of books …

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George Clooney Through the Ages

Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere."<p><b>As ubiquitous and universally beloved</b> as his face is now, it's easy to forget sometimes that Clooney's actually gone through plenty of different faces, in …

17 Movie Posters Improved With Animation

This should be the future of all movie posters, IMO. Thanks to this awesome Imgur user for creating the poster art.

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The Smithereens of Collapse: An Interview with Bill Cotter

By Scott Cheshire April 18, 2014<p>Photo: Leon Alesi<p><i>Issue 208 of</i> The Paris Review <i>includes Bill Cotter’s story “The Window Lion,” which pairs remarkably well with his new novel,</i> The Parallel Apartments<i>. In fact, they’re related—but I’ll let Cotter talk about that. The novel is the sort of book that</i> …

Gabriel García Márquez - obituary

Gabriel García Márquez was a master of 'Magic Realism' whose bestsellers included One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera<p>Gabriel García Márquez, who has died aged 87, was widely regarded as one of the 20th century's finest writers. A leading exponent of the Latin American …

The Miraculous Life of Gabriel García Márquez

When Gabriel García Márquez was born, in 1927, in the sleepy little town of Aracataca, not far from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, there were certain …

My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

How Ideo Helped Reinvent The Pillbox

A truly idiot-proof way to remember to take your meds.<p>Take all of the pills in your medicine cabinet that you have to track–the prescription drugs you need to remember to take two or three times a day, the multivitamins and fish liver pills you’re not sure make a difference–and imagine that instead …

OMG, I Want This House: Provincetown

Home Envy<p>OMG, I Want This House: Provincetown<p>Serenity at the tip of Cape Cod? We’ll take it. Look inside this eclectic hideout just steps from the …

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How-To: 3D Print a Video Game Figurine

<i>Jenny is a gamer and a 3D printing enthusiast</i><p>Creating figurines of your favorite video games characters can be easy. The in-game models usually have low polygon count, come fully textured, and are ripe for full-color 3D printing. A lot of 3D printing services such as Shapeways and Sculpteo offer …