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A Guide to the Best Hiking Trails in Los Angeles

Photo credit: Chris GoldbergWaterfalls, caves, mountain peaks, and ancient forests. This probably doesn’t sound much like Los Angeles to those who …

The 15 most useful Google apps you never knew existed

Google can be your best friend when it comes to searching for answers or information online. Millions of people use it every day, but only few can …

Here's the upside for business — and leisure travelers: A new site saves you money and rewards you with gift cards for doing so

Leisure travelers, doesn't it seem as though business travelers get all the perks? Take the new travel website Upside, which rewards you for saving money by giving you gift cards.<p>The site is supposed to be for road warriors, but leisure travelers may be able to benefit too.<p>Here's how it works: You …

India's New Maternity Leave Policy Puts the U.S. to Absolute Shame

In India, only 27% of women work, and that deficit costs the country an estimated 2.5 percentage points of gross domestic product per year. Last …

In the U.S., you can dive deep into color festivals year-round

Holi color festivals in the U.S. happen year-round, unlike those in India that tie the traditional Hindu celebration to the day after the full moon in March. This year most in India will mark the festival on March 13.<p>A Utah temple that organizes 11 major color fests in the West between March and …

Inside LA’s most exclusive sex party

At a swanky party in a Beverly Hills, Calif., mansion last Saturday, I spot Bill Maher in a sea of beautiful young women and make my approach.<p>“Are …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

The Totally Legit Way You Can Buy Designer Makeup for $2.38

A new membership site is about to change the way we buy makeup.<p>It's the worst kept secret in the beauty industry: cosmetic laboratories around the world formulate the exact same products and formulas for multiple brands. So that designer lipstick you <i>love</i> can sometimes—maybe a few months to a year …

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You Can Now Book Airbnb Trips, Tours Around the World

The rental company just announced Airbnb Trips, a new full-service planning platform, at the Airbnb Open in Los Angeles.<p>For the first time since its inception eight years ago, Airbnb is moving beyond accommodations and takes the (big) leap into trip planning. Airbnb Trips, which was announced today …

How To Watch All the TV You Want Without Paying a Cable Bill

Originally published by Money<p>The notion of getting all the video entertainment you want without paying a massive cable bill—a.k.a. cord cutting—has …

Single men will get the right to start a family under new definition of infertility

Single men and women without medical issues will be classed as “infertile” if they do not have children but want to become a parent, the World Health Organisation is to announce.<p>In a move which dramatically changes the definition of infertility, the WHO will declare that it should no longer be …

Here’s Why You Can’t Stop Procrastinating

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Still Alive: Los Angeles to China for $327+ (Coach) or $1367+ (Business)

Last night I wrote about amazing fares from Los Angeles to China, via Sichuan Airlines’ new route. Some have speculated them to be mistake fares, but</b> …

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

The 13 Best Countries for Americans Who Want to Live Abroad

America's classic shut-down line is "Love it or leave it," which, strictly speaking, is a false choice. You can love your country and leave it. Now …

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Janet Jackson Is Expecting! The Facts About Pregnancy in Your 40s and 50s

Ever the chameleon, Janet Jackson confirmed today that she is indeed pregnant, as has been speculated, adding yet another dimension to her accomplished life. The actress, singer, and dancer is taking on motherhood for the first time at age 50—and her formal announcement prompts a flurry of …

Eat Chic: Inside L.A.'s Newest Hotspot

With a nod to the '20s and "stay a while" mentality, Delilah is redefining the Los Angeles party scene.<p>While the success of one restaurant might satisfy some, that's not the case with The h.wood Group partners John Terzian and Brian Toll. Upon opening The Nice Guy last year and having it become the …

10 Tips To Cheer Up When You're Feeling Low

Feeling low? We've all been there!<p>There are times when everything seems so difficult to achieve. You are going to face a lot of hardships in your life. You'll be met by criticism and people will try their very best to break you and bring you down. It is usually at such points in life when you are …

Where Did All the Good Movies on Netflix Go?

Netflix’s content library isn’t just getting smaller, it’s also increasingly losing its best movies. The Streaming Observer did some analysis, and …

Creamy Crockpot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Extra Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup<p>Save<p>Autumn is in full swing, and winter will be here before we know it. If there’s one thing we love about the …

Pumpkin Spice Poke Cake

One of my favourite cakes ever is a delicious poke cake, it’s just so moist and flavourful! Since it’s the time of year to ‘pumpkin spice all the …

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90 Things to See and Do in New York City

New York City may not actually be that big, but with as many stores, restaurants, museums and attractions that are packed into every block of every borough, it certainly does feel huge. Sifting through it all, especially if you're just in town for a while, can be a daunting task. To help weed …

Detained in Turkey for a visa violation, all alone. Would I ever get home?

"Where's your other passport?" the border agent at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport snapped as he waved my U.S. passport.<p>He was annoyed, but so was I. I didn’t have another passport. The one in his hand was it.<p>"You came to Istanbul, you didn't exit and now you are re-entering,” he said slowly, his …

11 Recipes All Parents Should Have in Their Repertoire

Picasa<p>There are recipes that every family loves every time, the ones that always get passed on to friends. These are mine — the easiest, freshest, …

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10 things in LA that are actually worth seeing

In a city as big and bursting at the seams as Los Angeles it can be hard to separate what is wack from what is actually worth seeing. My ‘actually …

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Epic: 20 Safest Cities for Women to Travel Alone

Start planning your travel to find peace in the safest countries in the world. We will list out "Top Cities for Women to Travel Alone". In the spirit …

Caramel Upside Down Apple Cake

<i>Fast and Easy and so Delicious, this Caramel Upside Down Apple Cake has a self making Caramel Sauce over a perfectly baked Apple Cake. The Best Fall</i> …

Portugal Will Give You a Free 3-Day Layover and Domestic Flight

TAP, Portugal’s national airline, really, really wants you to visit the Iberian country. It’s launching a new program giving tourists free airline …

11 High-Protein Slow-Cooker Dinners Under 500 Calories

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