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This Is What $1,500 A Month In Rent Would Get You In Cities All Around The World

Let's all move to Nepal, guys.<p><i>Please note that currency conversion rates and housing markets are always changing. All figures were correct at the time of publication.</i>

Build The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Because you deserve better than the drive-thru<p>The breakfast sandwich is not inherently a bad thing. Stacking eggs, meat, and cheese between two slices of bread isn’t just delicious, it’s efficient, too (no silverware to clean!). But as more and more fast food joints have added breakfast to their …

Breakfast

28 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

May is here and that means it’s time for graduation, moving on and possibly moving into your first apartment. As a recent grad (congrats, Huskies 2015!), I picked up my stuff, moved across the country and started a job at Brit + Co (ahem, we are hiring!). It was a bit intimidating but also …

Wall Art

How to Stay Sharp When You're Sleep Deprived

After dinner with the kids in bed, you slip into your home office for a few hours of uninterrupted work time. Finally, when the clock strikes midnight, you drop into bed, utterly exhausted. Instead of counting sheep, you count deals, revenue, sales leads in the pipeline, and all the things left …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

School's Out: 12 Tips for Student Travelers Off to See the World

Whether you've recently graduated and you're traveling the world, you're about to spend your summer abroad or you're just planning a road trip with friends, get ready for some great adventures. Whatever your travel agenda may be, Cheapflights.com says go for it! The ripe young age of 20-something …

13 Canadian bucket list sights for the nature lover

Mountains. Forests. Deserts. Glaciers. Beaches.<p>It would take several lifetimes to see all the natural wonders on our planet, but if you're looking …

15 Creative Ways to Use Brownie Batter

Pop Quiz: What’s even better than regular brownies? Answer: Brownie batter, of course! We are definitely guilty of licking the bowl clean. You too? That’s what we thought ;) When your next chocolate craving strikes, check out the brownie-inspired treats on this list. From smoothies to cheesecake, …

Dessert

Oh Baby! 25 Super Sweet Baby Shower Desserts

From cookies to cake, delicious desserts are a major highlight at any baby shower. Whether you’re gearing up for your own or getting ready to celebrate your best friend’s soon-to-arrive bundle, you won’t want to miss this collection of 25 sweet treats — including Rice Krispies ice cream cones, mini …

Dessert

Microwave Mug Double Chocolate Brownie

There are certain All-American desserts that are a right of passage for kids. Take chocolate brownies. Whenever I was at a bake sale as a kid — which …

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipes, For When You Need A Little Extra Chocolate

There's a lot of debate about what makes a great chocolate chip cookie. Chewy vs. crisp, small vs. the size of your head. Some folks believe that it is the chocolate chips themselves that make for an <i>inferior</i> cookie, touting the virtues of chopped chocolate instead, which melts into the cookie …

Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

This is a great recipe and tastes better, I find, when cooked in a cast iron skillet and served hot tableside. I have also served this recipe for …

The New Legoland Hotel Proves That Everything Is Awesome

Remember playing with Legos as a little kid and dreaming about building a life-size house? Now imagine whatever you were envisioning on steroids, and you've got the new Legoland hotel in Winter Haven, Florida.<p>Situated between Tampa and Orlando, the 152-room hotel is located right by the entrance to …

Amy Schumer Knows Kanye Wanted Her to Die After She Took That Red Carpet Dive in Front of Him

100% worth it.<p>After a wickedly funny send up of airhead actresses and the late night TV hosts who shamelessly flirt with them, Amy Schumer appeared on real life late night show <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> to continue her sketch. She made her entrance in a Black Halo dress with a walker (heels are hard you …

The Secret Trick to Making the Puffiest Pancakes

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A way to put the "cake" back in pancake, along with a very good reason to invest in egg rings.</i><p>French toast is not toast, tuna …

5 Dystopian Trilogies Better Than 'The Hunger Games'

With the unending details and minor dilemmas of modern day living, there is an ensnaring simplicity to the fictional task of survival. Perhaps it's callous to love dystopia, to soak up stories where the characters are much worse off than you are, but the fiction shelves of bookstores are littered …

8 of the best history fiction books of 2014

<i>BBC History Magazine</i>’s regular fiction reviewer, Nick Rennison, offers a guide to eight of the best history fiction books of the year: eight eras, …

Books

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Post-apocalyse picks: your favourite end-of-the-world reading

Sometimes when the unexpected happens, you have to turn to fiction. The only thing bringing me even brief consolation just now is picking through some of my favourite fictional apocalypses. Since my discovery of John Wyndham as a child – when Sophie’s six-toed footprint from The Chrysalids first …

Books

How to Improve Self-Esteem: A New Secret From Research

It seems we all want to know how to improve self-esteem these days.<p>Life can be hard. And who is usually hardest on you? Yourself. There’s that …

9 Fun and Delicious Recipes Kids Will Love

Easy and fun recipes kids (and adults) will love.<p><b>Biscuit Doughnuts</b><p>The easiest (and prettiest) doughnut recipe ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mini Tortillas</b><p>Homemade tortillas kick the store bought kind to the curb. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mini Chicken and Waffles</b><p>Guaranteed crowd pleaser. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mocha Milk …

How to Make Soap at Home (Even if You Failed Chemistry)

I first started making soap at a time in my life when I was enamored with doing things the long way: baking all my own bread, making my own candy, knitting my own socks. It’s a rewarding, if time-consuming, approach to life, and it gave me a lasting appreciation for goods made with quality …

10 Reasons to Embrace Tofu

Despite the long history and complicated past we've had with tofu, we've now come to know its virtues, appreciate its versatility, and even championed its legitimacy as a main ingredient. Now that we've fully embraced this coagulated bean curd, let's unabashedly celebrate it in a diversity of …

Avoid These Common Mistakes to Make Bakery-Level Cheesecake at Home

A great cheesecake is the stuff dreams are made of. Make it a reality by avoiding these cheesecake common mistakes.<p>A sweet and creamy cheesecake is the stuff dreams are made of, but this classic baked good can be intimidating for home cooks. With so many things that can go wrong (cracked top! …

Baking

5 Ways to Turn a Can of Tuna Into Dinner

<i>By Katherine Sacks, Epicurious</i><p>If I need to get dinner on the table fast, I'm looking to pantry all-stars to help get me there. One of my favorites? A can of tuna fish: easy, cheap, and shelf-stable, I always keep a few cans around for last-minute meals. And while my go-to tuna salad sandwich is …

Tips and Tricks for the Best Scrambled Eggs, Your Way

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>My girlfriend, Kate, and I have an ongoing disagreement about scrambled eggs. She's in the crack-'em-into-a-hot-pan-and-stir-until-well-done camp, which produces firm eggs that have visible striations of white and yolk. …

These Buttermilk Biscuit Recipes Will Up Your Baking Game

Biscuits are great any time of day, any day of year, in any flavor possible. But buttermilk biscuits? Those truly make this life great. One bite of a rich buttermilk biscuit and you'll see the sun shine and hear the birds sing, even on the gloomiest of days.<p>While you only really need one great …