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Reggae DJ David Rodigan: ‘My name was adopted by a Kingston gangster. He’s dead now’

He may look like ‘a bank manager’, but after 40 years immersed in the genre, the DJ is respected from Jamaican dance halls to London superclubs. As he releases his memoirs, he recalls his criminal namesake and reggae’s rebel roots<p>David Rodigan is explaining the rules of a reggae soundclash to me. …

Concerts

That Time White People Burned and Pillaged a Black Community on Election Day

The 1920 massacre in Ocoee, Florida, involved whites lynching, castrating, and removing hundreds of blacks from their land in retaliation for them trying to exercise their right to vote.<p>Election Day 1920 gave us one of the most violent, horrific stories in the history of American democracy. And …

The Hilarious Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Awards Prove that Animals Have a Sense of Humor

When asked whether animals have a sense of humor, wildlife photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam respond in one word, “Completely!!!” with …

The 20 Best Islands for Dream Getaways: Readers' Choice Awards 2015

A palm-fringed island of perfect snorkeling and shady hammocks may seem like a dream, but it's a fantasy found in many destinations around the world. Whether your passion is for wildlife, wild waves, or simply wild cocktail recipes, these 20 islands should be at the top of your list.<p>Raja Ampat …

Sea Turtles

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

Lessons & Recipes from a Chef's First Trip to Jamaica

Peter Jon Lindberg details Adam Schop's first trip to the island, now that he's taken the helm at Miss Lily's in NYC. The flavors turn out to be …

My friend says he is in love with me. Should I give it a go?

A woman in her 30s who wants to start a family wonders whether a male friend could be more. Mariella Frostrup says sexual desire may follow<p><b>The dilemma</b> <i>I am a woman in my early 30s hoping at some point in the not-too-distant future to get married and raise a family. I have been single for quite a</i> …

Relationships

The 17 States With the Most Bustling Tiny House Communities

If you've ever pondered downsizing, there might be a bunch of people nearby with the same idea.<p>There's a reason tiny homes are sweeping the nation: Living in a small space allows you to cut back on clutter, energy consumption, and just general excess. Not to mention people who go tiny are more …

A Genius Window Hack Ushers More Daylight Into Dim Apartments

If your apartment is in a dense urban environment, chances are natural light and air are in short supply. Designer Aldana Ferrer Garcia recognized that one way to greatly enhance a small space without a major overhaul is to rethink windows. What if they could become occupiable spaces that capture …

Shauna Dazzle: Your Reggae Music Link

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These tiny fish can survive in volcanoes and they’re the stuff of nightmares

No matter how technologically advanced we are, we keep discovering wondrous and frightening new forms of life. Just recently, a team of scientists …

Volcanoes

5 First Class Airplane Cabins That Are Basically Hotel Rooms

<i>by Jinna Yang, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>With personal butlers and turndown service, it's hard to tell whether you're sitting in a hotel room or on an actual airplane. Here are some of the most extravagant airline suites in the sky.<p><b>1. Singapore Airlines</b> <i>(above)</i><p>Singapore Airlines is the first and only …

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

How to Fit Your Own Bra Size at Home

Most women walk out of the house wearing at least two things every day: underwear and a bra. Now our underwear usually always fits...but what about our bra? It's reported that 85% of us wear the wrong size bra, which simply doesn't make sense when it's the foundation of our upper torso. Everything …

Reggae, Roots & Luxury: Caribbean Music Festivals Paired With Plush Accommodations

I love Caribbean music. No—really, <i>really</i> love it<i>.</i> To the point of fanaticism. And this fanaticism is what launched my travel-writing career. Over a decade ago, while penning pieces about reggae, soca, steelpan and more for a host of publications, I began fielding editorial requests to cover not …

Caribbean

Eight prime locations for a destination wedding on a budget

The proposal may have come as a surprise, but what shouldn't at this point is just how much that resulting wedding is going to cost you. Because whether you've said "I do" once before, stood at the altar as a member of a wedding party or simply attended a destination wedding, you know just how …

Weddings

Even the air is better in first class on this airline

First class passengers need not rely on their air of superiority because they're breathing superior air — at least on German airline Lufthansa.<p>The …

SCALIA: The Supreme Court is a 'threat to American democracy'

In a strongly worded dissent, the conservative justice wrote that he did not care that gay marriage was now legal, but he said that the court's ability to make this decision represented a threat to democracy.<p>"I write separately to call attention to this Court's threat to American democracy," Scalia …

Gone Camping Pop-Up Restaurant, London

There are few times that food tastes as good as it does when eaten outdoors by a campfire—even the most charred hotdog somehow becomes delicious when enjoyed in the wild. With summer still far too many months away, Londoners can at least recapture some of that same magic at The Art of Dining’s …

Food & Dining

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

Homemade Gifts That Put the Spirit Back in the Holidays

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Homemade

10 Off The Beaten Path Cities You Should Absolutely Visit

Ask a random person and they can easily rattle off the famous cities around the world, and the list will undoubtedly include New York, Paris, and London.<p>Paris is Paris and London is London, but that shouldn’t mean it’s the only city worth checking out. If you’re already planning to shell out the …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to soak up …