Angela Hackstadt

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End Your Week On A High Note With These 5 Free Apps

You don’t have time to track down new free apps–so we’ve done it for you. Whether you need to hone your productivity or waste a few minutes during your coffee break, there’s something here for you.<p>If you find yourself forgetting to check your to-do list, are at a loss for where to take a client to …

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11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …

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How to Make the Perfect Lobster Roll

<b>I have to credit Dr. Claw</b> for teaching me how good a lobster roll can be. The infamous Brooklyn "lobster pusher"—the guy who won fame and no small degree of notoriety for illegally selling lobster rolls out of his apartment—gave me the first one I ever liked: A warm, garlicky tube of soft, delicate …

New England

Man Booker prize 2013: The longlist in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2013/jul/23/man-booker-international-prize-2013-booker-prize<p>720<p>Many of the 13 books in the running for this …

2013 Editors' Choice Road Bike Winners

From 30 finalists, we chose eight extraordinary bikes as this year’s Editors’ Choice award winners.

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What Google's Chromecast Has That All the Other Web-to-TV Devices Don't

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that …

5 Awesome Ways Famous Plot Twists Were Kept Secret

Nowadays, if you want to know as little as possible about a movie or show before seeing it, you have to actively go out of your way to avoid …

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Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

European Travel

10 delicious kid-friendly foods of the world

Parents remain ever hopeful as we strive to introduce different foods into our children's diets. Whether your family is travelling the world, or just looking for a little variety in your home kitchen, international cuisine can be a source of inspiration and nutrition. Here are 10 foods from around …

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Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

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18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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10 Stunning Private Pools

Whether you seek seclusion or an endless blue vista, these oases provide a swanky way to cool down.<p>By Sarah Bruning, Condé Nast Traveler<p>See the complete roundup of serene, secluded hotel pools here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Private Pools<p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>Hot New Hotels Under $300<p>We Dare You to Walk …

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How to Prepare for a Bike Holiday in Ireland (Without Riding Your Bike)

Congratulations! After months of saving and researching destinations, you've booked a self guided cycling holiday to Ireland! But now what? Four Pure Adventures travelers share their best - and often hilarious - advice for how to prepare for a self guided bicycle vacation in Ireland, with a …

Madrid through a local’s lens

Delve into the heart of the Spanish capital by visiting the places Madrileños go – from their favourite chocolaterías and tapas bars to the shop where they buy their flamenco shoes.<p><b>Handmade in Madrid</b><p>Madrid is a city that seems to run on a soundtrack of Spanish guitar. You hear it everywhere: …

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What Not To Do When You Visit New York City

<b>1. Don't… visit MOMA or The Met.</b><p>I don't have anything against either of these museums. I used to be a card-carrying member of MOMA and I'm planning to check out their new exhibit, "Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront."<p>It's just that a visit to MOMA will set you back $20 (unless you …

New York City

Five Things Most Chicago Visitors Never Do

Sure, the guidebooks can point out some of the best things to do in Chicago, but there’s a whole hidden side to the city beyond the touristy lure of Millennium Park and Navy Pier. So here you have it: secret Chicago restaurants, tours and attractions with locals-only flavor, from Kendall College’s …

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Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …

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Exploring King's Landing on a Game of Thrones Tour of Dubrovnik

"This is the spot where Joffrey was hit in the face with excrement," Ivana tells us, relishing reliving the moment when <i>Game of Thrones</i>' bad boy king received his just desserts.<p>I nervously eye the battlements above the main gate to Croatia's exquisite fortress city, looking for any revolting …

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Five heavenly country house hotels

From a 16th-century castle in the Austrian Alps to a rustic hideaway on a Tuscan hillside, escape the city heat at these secluded summer bolt holes.<p>There are few things more relaxing than escaping to the countryside. From historic mansions to rustic retreats, here are a few of the best secluded …

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13 Gorgeous Mountain Retreats Around the World (PHOTOS)

Forget the beach -- nature lovers know that the best way to experience the great outdoors in the summer is to spend some quality time in the mountains. If your idea of summer bliss involves hiking, biking, and swimming, these gorgeous resorts should be just the ticket. And if exotic scenery is a …

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Ireland's best drives

Whether or not you're used to getting into the driver's seat from the right, and driving on the left, Ireland's (often pot-holed) two-lane roads make up some of Europe's most scenic drives. Particularly going village to village, pub to pub, on and off the rugged coastal drives of western and …

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10 Best Zombie Movie Scenes

Moments scary enough to cause nightmares – and keep them coming for weeks<p>Watching Brad Pitt take on the zombie apocalypse in <i>World War Z</i> reminds me of …

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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Steven Holl produces glowing works of architecture that appear to …

Architecture

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

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How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

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Why you’ll share this story: The new science of memes

More and more of the things that set the internet on fire are of that species of charmingly moronic pairing of text and image that allows even the post-literate to feel like they have partaken of a shared cultural moment. And now, scientists are beginning to understand how the curiously addictive …

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