Steph Wang

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A Race to Remember

Some ran, but never finished. Others rushed toward chaos to help the injured. Today, memories of April 15, 2013, serve to remind us that Boston is up …

Finance

Staircase + Bookcase = Warm Functional Storage Area

Aesthetically and functionally, bookcases and staircases are really in the same family. This bookcase in a Tuscany, Italy home renovated by …

Organizing Tips For Every Room In Your House

Modern Media Consoles for Big Screen TVs

It’s official: you’ve decided to display your television set with pride! Instead of hiding it behind closed cabinet doors, you’re leaving it out in …

Fascinating Tel Aviv Residence Appears To Float On Water In Grand Style!

If you come from the school of thought that <i>perception is indeed reality</i>, then this contemporary Israeli home does well and truly float on water for …

For Your Inspiration Board: 15 Stylish Entryway Setups

Entryways are one of my favorite parts of a home. They have the potential to instantly tell you so many things about the person who lives there. Even …

Small Spaces

Hungry for Paris (second edition)

• <b>Author:</b> Alexander Lobrano<p>If you’re passionate about eating well, you couldn’t ask for a better travel companion than Alexander Lobrano’s charming, friendly, and authoritative <i>Hungry for Paris,</i> the fully revised and updated guide to this renowned culinary scene. Having written about Paris for almost …

10 of the world's longest bridges of various types | CNN Travel

Spirit Airlines Is the Most Profitable and Complained About U.S. Airline

Two studies out in the past several days show the flying public’s complicated relationship with Miramar-based Spirit Airlines: While the low-cost …

On being an 18-year-old civilian in a country of 18-year-old soldiers

The soldier in the seat in front of me is FaceTiming his girlfriend, I realize, as I peer around the headrest. I’ve gotten in the habit of trying to …

Sur: The Fascinating World of Turtles and Dhows

When small baby turtles started to crawl over on my shoes on the shore, some falling, some barely raring to grip, I knew there was something they were drawn towards. Was it the white color of my shoe that they had mistaken for the reflection of the moon on sea, or had they mistaken it for photo …

Turtles

If You Only Have a Weekend in Chicago, Do This, Eat Here and Don't Go to Bed Early

When you only have one weekend to explore a new city, it's important to make every moment count -- but at the same time, you don't want to run yourself ragged. So when you have just 48 hours in Chicago, let this be your guide to a fun-filled (and delicious!) weekend.<p><b>Friday:</b> Assuming you arrive in …

Claude Monet

20 spectacular places to see before they’re changed forever

THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF WAYS places change. As you’ll see in this list, the threats can be environmental, political, or simply the result of too small …

16 Things Master Travelers Do Differently

We all know our basic travel rules (Book in advance! Don't overpack!), but after years of the work-travel-work-travel grind, they can become nothing but empty mantras, tacked onto a list of stale travel habits that don't serve to improve our experience much at all.<p><i>Travel masters</i>, however, are those …

Hit Film Turns Thai University Into Crowded Chinese Tourist Attraction

The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand’s top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against …

20 of the Coolest Tour Experiences Around the World

Many people equate the word "tours" with the typical big bus excursions led by flag-toting guides that seen at every major tourist attraction around the world. But not all tours are the same. For those who want them, hop-on, hop-off and big bus tours are a great way to see a city quickly, but for …

European Travel

22 Recipes You Should Be Making This April

April might be one of the hardest months of the year -- because, taxes -- but when it comes to food it's easily one of the best. April means that root vegetables are no longer the spotlight of the produce section since fresh green vegetables have finally come into season. (Asparagus, artichokes and …

The 22 Most Hipster Foods On The Planet

Hipsters are known for many things: ironic fashion statements, pretentious attitudes and a carefully curated social media presence. They possess a constantly updated library of obscure bands to love when their current favorite gets too popular to be cool anymore. And they take their food very …

Kale Is Not Literally Made of Magic

I turned around and everything was kale.<p><b>I have nothing against kale.</b><p>But over the past few years, it has become a giant trend in restaurants, and I just don't understand why it's even a topic of conversation. I turned around and everything was kale. You'll hear people say that kale is their <i>favorite</i> …

Healthy Eating

Google Patents Tiny Cameras Embedded In Contact Lenses

Google has a new patent application with the USPTO (via 9to5Google), which takes one of the basic concepts of Glass and extends it even further, embedding tiny cameras that could be embedded in contact lenses for various uses, including photographing what a wearer sees, or providing the basic input …

How Carl Sagan Described Death To His Young Daughter

A new essay from Sasha Sagan shows how a great popularizer of science answered his own kid's big questions.<p>When your dad is Carl Sagan, your first lessons on death aren't sugar-coated. But they are nevertheless sweet and compassionate. That's how Sasha Sagan, Carl's daughter, describes them in a …

Modern Medicine May Not Be Doing Your Microbiome Any Favors

There are lots of theories about why food allergies, asthma, celiac disease and intestinal disorders like Crohn's disease have been on the rise. Dr. Martin Blaser speculates that it may be connected to the overuse of antibiotics, which has resulted in killing off strains of bacteria that typically …

This Crazy Purple Cube Is 1 Giant Step for Space Agriculture

NASA to astronauts: "Let them eat kale."<p>Today, if all goes according to plan, a SpaceX Dragon capsule will launch from Cape Canaveral, bound for the International Space Station. The capsule will be delivering supplies—2.5 tons of them—to the Station, among them a series of experimental tools …

President Obama Had To Fix A Typo That Could Have Kept A Man In Jail For An Extra 3.5 Years

President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Ceasar Huerta Cantu, who pleaded guilty in 2006 to possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and money laundering. He was sentenced to a 15-year prison term, but it was subsequently discovered a typographical error had added 3.5 …

Barack Obama