C Kemp

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Venice, Invaded by Tourists, Risks Becoming ‘Disneyland on the Sea’

VENICE — “You guys, just say ‘skooozy’ and walk through,” a young American woman commanded her friends, caught in one of the bottlenecks of tourist traffic that clog Venice’s narrow streets, choke its glorious squares and push the locals of this enchanting floating city out and onto drab, dry land. …

Italy

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

Note-Taking

Story of cities #36: how Copenhagen rejected 1960s modernist 'utopia'

“In the 60s and 70s, we thought that if you built huge blocks with apartments and efficient traffic systems, everyone would be happy … But quality of life is more than square metres, concrete, lifts, motorways and subways.”<p>From his house on the outskirts of Copenhagen, veteran planner Søren Elle is …

Urbanism

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If …

Story of cities #3: the birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation

If Baghdad today is a byword for inner-city decay and violence on an unspeakable scale, its foundation 1,250 years ago was a glorious milestone in the history of urban design. More than that, it was a landmark for civilisation, the birth of a city that would quickly become the cultural lodestar of …

Urbanism

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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The Best Way to Reheat Pizza at Home

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Talia Ralph -- host of Heritage Radio's weekly Pizza Party -- brings us the best way to heat up leftover pizza. Which is an excellent reason to order</i> …

This Graphic Compares 25 of the Most Popular Rewards Credit Cards

Charging your essential purchases to rewards credit cards (and paying off the balance each month) is like earning free money. Which one is best for …

10 Hotel Booking Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

<i>(Photo: Getty Images/E+)</i><p>Booking a hotel seems pretty straightforward, right? And most times it is: Pick a destination, choose your dates, enter payment info, and voila, happy travels!<p>However, there are some big blunders you could be making when it comes to hotel reservations. From booking on the …

The 15 Best and Worst Words to Use on Resumes According to Recruiters

Given how little time recruiters spend on a resume, you should use any edge available to stand out from the crowd. A recent survey of over 2,000 …

Employment

How to Blog Like an Expert: Tips from the 10 Best Travel Blogs (Pt. 1)

I'm going to pull a Slim Shady here, and point out my weaknesses. Having lived in Sydney, Barcelona and Rio, I might have an understanding of expat life and travel, but I'm still new to the travel blogging community.<p>I'm a rookie, and I want to pitch with the All-Stars. How better to learn the …

10 of Shakespeare's Best Dirty Jokes

<b>By Kalli Damschen, Baylor University</b><p>William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of all time, and his plays have …

Queen Elizabeth II

Top 10 Apps and Services That Are More Than Meets the Eye

Some apps do one thing, and they do it well. Others have a host of clever, hidden uses that you might have never thought of on your own. Here are our …

Why Logistics Win Wars

[link href='https://www.esquire.com/archives/blogs/politics/by_tag/Esquire%20Civil%20War%20Reenactment/15;1' link_updater_label='internal_full']<p><b>Earlier I told you</b> what it can feel like to [link href='/news-politics/news/a25279/civil-war-reeinactment-101813/' target='_blank' …

History

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Simplify Haggling by Asking "Is That the Best You Can Do?"

Negotiating is a skill that comes naturally to some and is incredibly uncomfortable to others. Regardless of where you land on the spectrum, though, …

Healthy Eating Tips and Recipes for Kids

Fun strategies and mom-tested ideas for encouraging your kids to eat better, be healthier, and enjoy their food<p>Packed with fiber and heart-healthy potassium, these one-bite treats lend themselves to tasty customization.<p>Start with a peeled banana. Trim one end so that it's flat, and set the banana …

The 3 Deadly Sins Of Cast Iron Skillet Care (PHOTOS)

Of all the prized possessions in my kitchen, one of my favorites was also probably the cheapest. I am talking, of course, about my trusted cast iron skillet and the layer of seasoning upon it. In this case, "seasoning" doesn't mean adding salt and pepper to taste, seasoning cast iron refers to the …

Top 10 Ghost Towns

With their silent streets, derelict buildings, and remnants of homes and workplaces, abandoned towns offer a haunting view into the lives of once thriving communities.<p><i>Here’s a look at our top ten from around the world:</i><p><b>1. St. Elmo, Colorado</b><p>Once a booming mining town and trading post along railroad …

Mexico’s Secret Beach

I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween apples. I survey the landscape …

Everything We Know About Nutrition May Be Wrong

For 40 years, the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion has been ask­ing people what they eat in an at­tempt to un­der­stand the …

Psychology

10 Recipes to Get Kids to Eat Broccoli

10 delicious broccoli recipes to help you turn your kids onto the cruciferous green stuff—no bribes necessary<p>Oh, broccoli. We love you, you know that? We love you charred, roasted, sautéed with a bit of garlic. We love how you taste, we love that Harrison Ford tells jokes about you, and we love …

Healthy Eating

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

The 12 Incredible Posts On StockTwits About Hedge Fund Market Wizard Ray Dalio

1.) This is could be called the greatest economic lesson on the Internet. It’s a video made by Ray Dalio and his firm Bridgewater. If you haven’t …

Markets

The Art Of Accidental Networking

Russell Henry, 35, dreamed of a career in IT, but he didn’t have a college degree or the appropriate job experience. By day he worked as a manager at a local theater, and, in his free time, he spent hours tinkering with computers as a hobby.<p>“I enjoyed the technical and problem-solving aspects of …

How to Check Your Windows and Doors for Costly Air Leaks

Now that the hot and humid weather of summer is giving way to the cooler temperatures of the coming season, it's time prepare your home for the …

Quickly Test If It's Time to Buy a New Pillow

Pillows have a limited lifespan. If you can't remember the last time you replaced yours and want to quickly see if it's time for a new one, try this …

Decorations