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The Best Hotel In Every State

We found these hotels by looking at expert reviews, local recommendations, and our own list of the Best Hotels In America.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

J.Crew's Fall 2015 Collection Is For The Preppy Kids Who Are All Grown Up

J.Crew presented its Fall 2015 collection on Tuesday and it was all kinds of perfect.<p>A brand known for its preppy and casual sensibilities, J.Crew is entering new territory with its latest collection featuring the same effortless approach to style, but with a little more luxury. For women, there …

The Private Lives of Prima Ballerinas

From dressing rooms to birthing rooms.<p>"A ballerina's belief in her power is reflected in her body," writes Lucy Gray in "<i>Balancing Acts: Three Prima Ballerinas Becoming Mothers</i>," a stunning new book that catalogues the lives—both onstage and off—of three dancers at the prestigious San Francisco …

The Most Ridiculous Products (And A Few Other Things) Of 2014

HEY EVERYBODY, GIVE THANKS. FOR THIS GARBAGE PILE OF A YEAR IS FINALLY OVER. The planet circling the sun one more time means you get to read a bunch …

Why Fashion Insiders Are Buzzing About Patagonia

The classic Patagonia fleece jacket—that fuzzy ’90s-era staple—has gone from fond collegiate memory to cult obsession for fashion insiders, on the street and on the runway of brands like Louis Vuitton<p>JUSTIN STANWIX doesn’t have to wear a suit to work. But, as a director at eBay, the 30-year-old …

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Cold Shoulder ice vest promises weight loss through chilling out

From the ThighMaster to allegedly fat-burning Japanese underwear, people will try almost anything in the quest to tone up and lose extra pounds. The latest volley in the war against weight is a Kickstarter project called the Cold Shoulder. It's an ice vest that chills your upper body. The idea is …

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Robotics

'A golden shining moment': the true story behind Atari's ET, the worst video game ever

Legend has it that millions of copies of Atari’s tie-in with the sci-fi blockbuster were secretly buried in New Mexico after the game was branded a stinker. A new documentary, Atari: Game Over, goes digging for the truth<p>On 22 September1983, in the dead of night, 13 trucks were driven to a landfill …

Retrogaming

How to Make Off-the-Cuff Breakfast Hash with Whatever You Happen to Have

How to make breakfast hash with anything you have on hand<p>Maybe it’s the recent fall weather here in New York, but something about the sound of a “breakfast hash” had me fantasizing about waking up early, donning a cable-knit sweater, and making myself some. So this weekend, I did (sans sweater). …

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How to make Red Wine Hot Chocolate

2 favorites pair well in this warm-you-up, make-you-happy drink.<p>My Pinterest feed has exploded with hot chocolate and red wine combinations. I’d …

10 Keys to Being a Good Photographer

Human Journey<p><b>Training:</b><p>Although photography is considered an art, and many people are born with the skills and talent to achieve good photographs, training in any field is essential. As David Griffin, the Director of Photography at National Geographic said in a speech in Washington, <i>nowadays everyone</i> …

15 Awesome Photos From Sony's 2015 World Photography Awards

Last year's contest, which saw more than 140,000 entries, was the Awards' most successful in its seven-year history. Judging from the photos shared by the World Photography Organization, this year could be even better.<p>To submit your own photos, head to the World Photo Organization. The contest is …

The High Heel Survival Guide

Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, impractical, towering heels. Here, expert tips and products for getting through the night without winding up as the barefoot girl on the dance floor.<p>Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, …

This Is How Much You Need To Drive For Uber Or Lyft To Make $50,000 A Year

NerdWallet, a startup focused on financial education and empowerment, crunched some numbers to figure out how many rides drivers would have to give to earn $50,000, $75,000, and $100,000.<p>After looking at the numbers, NerdWallet had a few big takeaways:<p>Based on their data, drivers can, on average, …

​Take Inventory of Your Closet and Clean it All at Once

All of us need to go through our wardrobe and make some cuts once in a while. Apartment Therapy presents a good inventory and cleaning system to …

Moto Hint Review: ​The First Bluetooth Headset I Wasn't Ashamed to Wear

Bluetooth earpieces have always stuck out. I mean they've <i>literally</i> stuck out of your ear. Perhaps they're not as much of a fashion faux pas as Google …

Actor and director Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

<b>Oscar-winning British film director Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90, his son has said.</b><p>Lord Attenborough was one of Britain's leading actors, before becoming a highly successful director.<p>In a career that spanned six decades, he appeared in films including Brighton Rock, World War Two …

Our favourite images of the week

Our pick of the best travel photos from the last seven days – from Rajasthan’s regal heritage and Florida’s endangered marine life to erupting volcanoes in Papua New Guinea.

Where to Eat in Harlem Now

New York City’s Harlem has a rich ethnic and cultural heritage, from its Dutch origins to the waves of Italian and Jewish immigrants to the legendary …

Budget airlines: getting your money's worth

Budget airlines. Low-cost carriers. Whatever you want to call them, these no-frills airlines are appealing for the most basic of reasons: wallet-friendly prices and an incredibly extensive and diverse set of flight routes. But really, do you get what you pay for?<p>The bad bits: things we love to …

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A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

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A Rotating Disco Ball Pizza Oven by Lukas Galehr | Colossal

<p>Designed by Austrian architect Lukas Galehr for the recently-opened ‘Disco Volante’ pizzeria in Vienna, this fully-functional pizza oven has been …

Beauty for darker skins: the winter moisturiser debate

We're always told the changes in season means we should invest in new skincare. But, really, it's all about how your skin is today<p>Winter commeth and with it arrives a sizeable skincare conundrum. Should we immediately hurl our light summer skincare over the nearest fence and invest in a host of …

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Apple-Toffee Tartlets: These sweet tartlets are a cinch to make! 

Maple Bacon Bourbon Ice Cream

We love ice cream. And bourbon. And bacon. This recipe, from food blogger Jana Erwin, combines the three to dreamy effect.<p>5 strips bacon<br>2 tsp. light …

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