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The most popular places to travel this summer, according to Pinterest

To get in the mood, we've rounded up the top 10 most-pinned summer destinations on Pinterest, and we have to say, it's going to be one heck of a summer. Can you guess where the most popular summer destination is?<p>Click through the slideshow to find out where you should go, and try to guess which …

Cover story: Insider’s Italy

<b>Liguria</b><p><b>On the move in Liguria, alternate views of Portofino and imbibing the vibe of La Dolce Vita.</b><p>The bike is uncomfortably close to the edge of the …

The photographer behind the famous #FollowMeTo series just explained how much goes into making his gorgeous shots happen

The now-famous photographer who posts photos of himself “following” his wife around the globe while holding her hand makes the viral photo series …

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Old Vespas turned into chairs will help you zoom through your workday

Eur-oh-so cool if you own a Vespa.<p>You're even cooler if you own a vintage Vespa that's been transformed into a piece of furniture.<p>Spanish company Bel …

The Workflow App Favored By Designers At Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club, And Snapchat

Lingo not only helps keep designers’ assets organized, it makes syncing them across teams as easy as joining a Slack channel.<p>It’s sometimes hard to remember that iTunes once solved a real problem, given what a bloated mess it has become. Digital music was taking off, and so people had folders upon …

The Best Photographs From Scott Kelly's Year In Space

"#Jimena in the Pacific is a massive storm. Makes the moon look puny. #YearInSpace"—via Twitter on Aug. 30, 2015.<br>Scott Kelly—NASA

Here’s EXACTLY When to Book Your Flight to Get the Cheapest Price

Finding the exact right time to book plane tickets is basically like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Everyone has their opinion, and they’re all over the map. If you’re looking for a definite, no-nonsense answer, CheapAir might finally have one for you.<p>As part of their annual airfare study, …

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Toneapi helps your writing pack an emotional punch

Language analysis is a rapidly developing field and there are some interesting startups working on products that help you write better.<p>Take Toneapi, for example. This product from Northern Irish firm Adoreboard is a Web-based app that analyzes (and potentially improves) the emotional impact of your …

Tostadinho de Banana e Doce de Leite

Eu sou simplesmente viciada nesse lanchinho! Antes usava a sanduicheira para fazer, mas descobri que usando a frigideira fica mais gostoso e mais …

Focaccia com Alecrim e Sal Grosso

Focaccia é um pão rústico Italiano que pode ser servido na versão clássica, como esta que eu preparei ou com cobertura, tipo uma pizza com molho, …

Como calcular a quantidade de gelo para uma festa

<i>Você não vai achar um manual como este em lugar nenhum, te ajudamos a organizar a sua festa do começo ao fim, passando pelas comidas e bebidas, com</i> …

Stunning Aurora Borealis Photos Taken in Norway

Photographer Ole Salomonsen has had his photos featured on My Modern Met a few times over the years (see here and here), but we've never dedicated a full post to him. Recently, he's come out with some spectacular aurora borealis photos taken in northern Norway that we just had to share.<p>The one …

CourseBuffet serves up a free DIY degree in Computer Science or Management

CourseBuffet understands that while college may be a rite of passage, it’s certainly not the only way to get the knowledge you need to succeed in the ever-changing tech or business world.<p>Look, school is expensive.<p>Even worse, we’re now finding out that the degrees that set us back years to obtain …

How to Make Color Photos Using Only B&W Shots

Before the introduction of color film, Many photographers experimented with ways to record color images using black and white mediums. One of the …

Interview: Gorgeous Landscapes Heightened by Auroras Illuminating the Night Sky

While Calgary, Canada-based photographer Neil Zeller has photographed everything from cityscapes to remote mountains to corporate events, his heart ultimately belongs to the night sky and its myriad of breathtaking wonders. Twinkling stars, bright hints of the Milky Way, and the otherworldly glow …

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