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Here's how you can wear actual animal prints at work

The <b>ModDogs</b> playing around our desks always make our day, but we know everyone can’t enjoy an animal-friendly office. To prove that you can showcase your adorable <b>furry or feathered companion</b> in <b>profesh style</b>, we asked the <b>ModStylists</b> to call a meeting of their favorite critter-clad workwear to outfit …

Any Day in Puerto Vallarta

It could be any day along the Pacific coast of Mexico, but on this day it's Puerto Vallarta. The morning broke with a puff of clouds lolling upon the Pacific, casting a veil across the fishing boat dropping anchor in Banderas Bay. Tourists drop their lines into the water, prop their poles on the …

The 26 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Condé Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

National Parks

5 Simple Tips to Improve Your Travel Photos


How To Clean Your Top-Loading Washing Machine

Clean your washing machine? Sounds kind of unnecessary doesn’t it? It might sound that way… but when you think about all the dirt and grime that …

How to Make a Rental Feel Like Home

<i>The Everygirl takes us inside Lauren Kelp's fabulous Arizona home!</i><p>Moving multiple states away from home is without a doubt a daunting experience. …

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America's Best New Restaurants 2014: The 50 Nominees Are Here!

Bon Appétit magazine's 50 nominees for America's best new restaurants 2014, selected by Andrew Knowlton.<p><b>In the past year, thousands of restaurants opened</b> in America—and after just as many air miles, <i>BA</i>'s <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> chose 50 as his favorites. (See the 2016 list here.) They range from oyster bars …

Bruce Lee

A blog for coffee lovers

The other day, I came across a great article titled "Coffee vs. Beer: Which drink makes you more creative?" by Mikael Cho, a blogger and co-founder …


7 Everyday Accomplishments That Make Life Worth Living

Feeling good feels good, if my tautology class taught me anything, and given the choice, most people would prefer to feel good all the time. And yet …

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8 Totally Free Games to Kick Your Boredom's Ass

It's 2 a.m. Your insomnia has demanded that you never go to sleep without first seeing the sunrise. Twitter and Facebook have become public displays …

Michael Jackson

Chocolate Lasagna

Tomato sauce, cheese, pasta, and meat are a filling meal. But Garfield needs to polish off his supper with a bit of dessert. Ashley, the …

Jacob's Well Is The Coolest Place To Swim In Texas

Think diving off the deep end is scary? Try jumping into Jacob's Well, which looks like the perfect -- if not terrifying -- way to spend a summer day.<p>Called "The Gem of Texas Hill Country," Jacob's Well is in Wimberley -- a short, 45-minute drive from Austin. The well was discovered in 1850 and is …

The Best Dessert In Every State

We put together a list of the best desserts across the U.S., including everything from Georgia's peach cobbler and Mississippi's mud pie to fresh cinnamon rolls in Montana.<p>We scoured high and low for the ultimate treats in every state, using reviews, recommendations, and of course, our own sweet …

20 best places to visit in the USA

Nat Geo Staff Picks: America’s Best Beach Towns

Is there a magic formula for the perfect beach town? No, but America could offer up more than a few candidates if they were doling out the title.<p><b>Here are just a few of them, recommended by Nat Geo Travel staffers:</b><p><b>Cannon Beach, Oregon:</b> “At only an hour-and-a-half drive away, Cannon Beach was an easy …

America's best craft breweries

It wasn't long ago when the American beer market was dominated by a handful of acrid, factory-produced brews that bore only a passing resemblance to what those in other climes called 'beer'. Thankfully, those days of choking down foul-tasting swill are long gone, with an explosion of microbreweries …

21 amazing World Heritage Sites you've probably never heard of

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15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality

A breath of fresh air<p>In the late '80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in …