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The 8 Best Face Scrubs and Exfoliators Out There

Period.<p>A good exfoliator is the stuff of skin miracles: fighting acne, dull skin, and discoloration at home without even having to book a facial. Ahead, eight new and tried-and-true options you should be slathering on your face at the next possible opportunity.

Skin Care

Where to stay and what to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik is flooded with a magical light in autumn and its streets are largely free of tourists. Fluctuating (read: unpredictable) weather means you can enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor activities, from exploring the city’s many galleries and museums and dipping into a local hot pool while …

European Travel

September's Best Books, Albums, Film, and TV

We reviewed Kristin Dombek's latest book, Donald Glover's refreshingly off-kilter series, a newly-released Kenji Mizoguchi film, and more.<p><i>These reviews appeared in the September issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.</i><p>THE SELFISHNESS OF OTHERS: AN ESSAY ON THE FEAR OF NARCISSISM<p><b>Kristin</b> …

Books

The 100 coolest works of architecture in the world

For those who want to brush up on their architecture knowledge, we've compiled a ranking of the 100 coolest buildings and structures on the planet.<p>These include old and new pieces of architecture all over the world, including museums, wineries, religious spaces, skyscrapers, transportation hubs, …

European Travel

21 Perfect NYC Coffee Shops You Should Visit ASAP

In no particular order, straight from a self-professed coffee addict.

The Six Most Creative Bites at the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

At this year’s NYC Vegetarian Food Festival, chefs eschewed “boring” health food in favor of celebrating unique and appetizing veggie snacks. The …

Vegan

9 of the Best River Journeys in the World

Rivers, the great, ever-changing highways of water on the banks of which nearly all early civilizations were built. <i>Nehir</i> in Turkish, <i>rio</i> in Spanish -- the river's signifier in almost every language is beautiful, conjuring images of life and death, of settlement and flight, of the unstoppable flowing …

The Best National Park for Every Type of Traveler

Grand Teton has some of the most rugged peaks and terrain in the country. Located only a few miles south of overly crowded Yellowstone, this park is …

9 Great Cold Coffee Drinks in San Francisco

Some of these beverages are old friends and some are new, but they all offer a chilly jolt of the caffeine that San Franciscans crave. Check out these <b>nine cold ones</b>, from nitro-powered coffee to ice cream-laced affogatos. They're not all for purists, but they sure are delicious.<p>Didn't see your fave …

44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Seafood

11 of the best jazz clubs in the world

As an art form born in African-American communities of the 19th century and expanded in the urban melting pots of the 20th, jazz is the soundtrack of the concrete jungle.<p>Which makes the jazz club an essential element in any modern city's ecosystem. Here are some of the best examples.

Wynton Marsalis

The 18 Chicest Coffee Shops in New York City

Get your daily caffeine fix in style...<p>Getting your java fix isn't just a way to stay awake around the dreaded 3pm work slump, it's a ritual that people take seriously...very seriously. Don't be annoyed by the Starbucks on every corner, there are loads of cafes that are worth you time- warm, cozy …

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Recipes

Ten reasons not to leave New York, EVER

<i>By Time Out contributors. Edited by Dana Varinsky</i><p>It has definitely been a rough week in New York. But we're here, as always, to remind you why you …

Nonprofits

The 10 Lessons to Learn From Traveling

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa<p><b>What The Real World Won't Teach You</b><p>Contrary to popular belief, traveling can teach you more than a classroom, job, or relationship ever will. I've found that people's definitions of "the real world" vary quite a bit. For me, the real …

The 8 Most Charming Places to Stay on Your Cuban Vacation

The U.S. flag is now flying again at the embassy in Cuba, which means that easily traveling there from America is becoming more of a reality. While flights will become more readily available in the near future, hotel options are not so prevalent—a complete Havana itinerary isn’t going to be …

This Incredible Alaskan Chalet Is a Dream Wilderness Getaway

The stunning Hidden Bay Retreat is surrounded by a million acres of great outdoors.<p>The stunning Hidden Bay Retreat is surrounded by a million acres of great outdoors. <b>From:</b> SeattlePI.com

This Cotton Candy Layer Cake Is Amazing

<i>Cotton candy layer cake will make everyone smile. It's full of sweet flavor and pretty pink color!</i><p>I have heard rumors that cotton candy is meant for children, but I have difficulty believing this to be true. Because eating cotton candy is equivalent to eating heaping spoonfuls of straight up sugar. …

11 Peach Pies You Need For Summer

<i>Header image: Peach Pie with Pecan Streusel from CHOW</i>Not many desserts scream summer as loud as an amazing peach pie. Perfectly ripe peaches (or …

Recipes

10 Secrets for Traveling Like a Local

<i>zoetnet / Flickr</i><p>Travel in itself is one of the most rewarding experiences. You get to see new places, immerse yourself in new experiences, try new cuisines and meet incredibly vibrant and unique people. However, not all travel is created equal. So many people miss the once-in-a-lifetime moments and …

13 New York summer hacks to make your life easier

<i>By Time Out contributors, edited by Will Pulos</i><p><b>RECOMMENDED: Full guide to</b> <b>things to do in the summer</b> <b>in NYC</b><p>With far more music festivals, outdoor …

Staten Island

Al Pacino on His Return to Broadway, Robert De Niro, and Age-Appropriate Roles

The actor sat down with us to talk about his latest film, Manglehorn.<p>Al Pacino seems tired, and understandably so. At 75, while most men of his age and means are retired, the Oscar winner is recovering from directing a production of, and accompanying documentary about, Oscar Wilde’s play <i>Salomé</i>—a …

Two "Fangirls" Travel the World to Perfectly Align Film and TV Stills with Their Filming Locations

Tiia hman and Satu Walden are two self-proclaimed fangirls on a quest to visit every filming location from their favorite movies and TV shows, all across the globe. Since late 2013, not only have the duo been on a global adventure, but they've also been documenting their trek around the world with …

TV

10 independent bookshops you should visit worldwide: our readers recommend

From a bohemian Parisian temple of reading to a bookshop with hidden animals: to mark Independent Bookshop Week, here are 10 of the best around the world – compiled with the help of our readers<p>See our entire bookshop bucket list here Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures<p>Wherever you …

The Decline of the American Actor

Why the under-40 generation of leading men in the U.S. is struggling—and what to do about it<p>Is it time for American actors to take a hard look in the mirror? Earlier this year Michael Douglas mused darkly to a magazine interviewer, “I think we have a little crisis going on amongst our young actors …

Michael B. Jordan