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9 things you must do in England

Eccentric events, wild places, and a bucketload of history... England has always been a great destination. Now it's an affordable one as well<p>1. Step …

Lake District

A 7-Minute Jumping Interval Workout That Torches Calories and Gets Your Heart Pumping

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit, Strong, and Sexy and written by Amanda Russell, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Sorry but traditional ab workouts alone are not going to get you a six-pack. Seriously. You could do a 45-minute ab workout every day for the rest of your life, …

Where to grab some of the best kebabs in Berlin

As Berlin marks its role in kebab history with the Kebabistan street food festival, its founder wraps up some of her favourite grills in the city<p>From street food feasts serving ramen burgers and pulled pork sandwiches to farm-to-table restaurants opening every month, Berlin’s culinary scene is …

Germany

30 Wedding Reception Games & Activities Your Guests Will Love

Looking to make your wedding reception a party your guests will never forget? In addition to delicious food, flowing drinks and a killer playlist, some couples like to get the party started with wedding reception games. While games at wedding receptions are certainly not the norm, they're gaining …

Best Ring Dishes for Showcasing Your Engagement Ring

Image Courtesy of Fox + Lilly<p>While you'll probably want to wear your engagement ring all the time, there are definitely moments when you should take it off, like while you're cleaning or doing dishes or heading to the gym to lift weights. And while it's totally safe tucked back into the ring box, …

Engagement Rings

Wedding Idea We Love: Flowers for Wedding Guests

Pretty much everyone loves flowers, especially at weddings, so why not give every guest their own blooms to enjoy? You could create a "boutonniere bar" with pin-on flowers for each guest to wear throughout the wedding, or set up an escort-card display with bud vases filled with wildflowers. For …

Best Honeymoon Hotels: Africa and the Middle East

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon location is no easy feat—countless destinations, endless hotel options, and finding the ideal spot to suit both you and your new spouse's needs... how do you choose? Well, we've got you covered. Whether you're looking for inexpensive honeymoon ideas, ultra-romantic</i> …

5 Sex Moves That Flow Seamlessly into New Positions

Cirque du Soleil all day, baby.<p>RELATED: 36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>RELATED: Which Sex Position Should You Actually Try Tonight?<p>RELATED: 10 Sex Tips for Every Spot On Your Body

What Is The Clean 9 Diet?

The Clean 9 is a diet and detox plan that promises to help you lose weight quickly. Diets that promise fast weight loss can be very popular. However, …

Nutrition

'The Lost Gospel': The ancient manuscript that claims Jesus married Mary Magdalene and had children

What you are about to read is a detective story.<p>We have uncovered an ancient writing that is encrypted with a hidden meaning. In the process of …

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

Here's the First Mind-Bending 'Doctor Strange' Trailer With Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch gets a trippy (multiple) reality check in the first full trailer for "Doctor Strange," another upcoming Marvel superhero movie. But unlike most other Marvel flicks, this one has a decidedly more psychedelic, mystical tone.<p>The trailer gives us the broad strokes of the story: Dr. …

Marvel Universe

My Top 10 Travel Experiences

*<p><b>1. Visiting the Sistine Chapel After Hours</b><p>Any visitor to the Sistine Chapel knows the shoulder-to-shoulder crowds, constant buzz of noise, and weary, sharp shouts of the guards. This Chapel, meant to be a place of peace and admiration of the wonders that Michelangelo created, is often overpowered …

3 invigorating Shropshire walks

Rolling hills, wildlife-rich hedgerows, burbling brooks... Immerse yourself in Shropshire's glorious countryside on these 3 easy walks<p>1. The sleeping …

Hiking

Visa application processes around the world: your guide

<i>All the information below applies to British nationals but is liable to change at short notice - always check with the embassy of the country you are travelling to and Foreign Office advice before travelling or applying for a visa.</i><p><b>Advance Passenger Information System (APIS)</b><p>Airlines will sometimes …

Immigration

Kathleen Kennedy says Lucasfilm will "certainly move forward" with Indiana Jones 5

Over the past couple of months there’s been a lot of talk from both Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford about a fifth <b>Indiana Jones</b> movie, and now …

Steven Spielberg

Channel 5 to air The X-Files in the UK

With Fox set to reopen <b>The X-Files</b> next month, Channel 5 has announced that it has snapped up the UK rights to the six-part event series, which will …

The X-Files

The X-Files gets a new behind-the-scenes featurette

Fox has released a new featurette for <b>The X-Files</b>, which takes us behind-the-scenes of the upcoming six-episode revival of the show and featuretes …

The X-Files

The Bump Is Back: Renée Zellweger Drags a Christmas Tree Through Lonely London for Bridget Jones's Baby

Christmas time is here – well, for Bridget Jones, at least.<p>Ren e Zellweger was spotted filming more scenes for the much-anticipated <i>Bridget Jones’s</i> …

5 wildlife volunteering experiences where you can really make a difference

From tending lions and leopards in Namibia to rescuing fruit bats in Australia – introducing some of the best wildlife volunteering experiences<p><i>Mother</i> …

The 50 Best Tips to Get Your Home Super Organized

Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.<p>Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.

50 Enchanting Ideas for the Relaxed, Rustic Bathroom

Simplicity wrapped in natural goodness and a hint of unpolished elegance – <b>Rustic style</b> is for those who wish to move away from the mundane urban …

Interior Design

Watch the short film Predator: Dark Ages

Following its screening at the MCM London Comic-Con this past weekend, the crowd-funded fan short Predator: Dark Ages has now been released online, …

4 Creative Wedding Photo Booth Alternatives

Love the idea of a photo booth, but feel like they're overdone they are at this point? For brides-to-be looking for something a little bit more outside of the box to entertain guests, these four fun and fresh alternatives are guaranteed to be big hits.<p><b>1. A Polaroid Camera Guestbook</b><p>Tap into your …

Weddings

Family Time: 5 Cool Places to Sleep

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. No matter who you’re traveling with, here are five intriguing and unusual places to lay your head that are bound to please everyone in your brood.<p>> Glass Igloos<p><b>Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (Finland)</b><p>No night-lights or tech toys …

Travel

Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger Act Out All of His Movies in Six Minutes

Arnold Schwarzenegger took a page out of Tom Hanks’s playbook and reenacted many of the films from his impressive filmography in just six minutes for …

Movies

Here's The First Look At Your Favorite Disney Characters' Spawn In "Descendants"

Get an exclusive look at the new generation of good and evil in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie.

Quirky sleeps: Sweden's top 10 unusual hotels

Sweden’s varied landscape, from the frozen reaches of the north to its vast forests and lakes, combines with cutting-edge design to inspire some unique lodgings. Here's our pick of the country's quirkiest sleeps, taking you underground, underwater, face-to-face with wildlife and beyond.<p><b>Icehotel</b><p>Near …

Top 10

How to reach Machu Picchu without the Inca Trail

One of the world’s great wonders, Machu Picchu is the holy grail for any traveler visiting South America. A common misconception is that one needs to complete a four-day trek to reach this incredible site, and for many, surviving the Inca Trail is very much part of the Machu Picchu experience.<p>But …

South America

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …