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The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

Books

Made (Better) in Tokyo

There’s far more to the dining scene than sushi and soba. In fact, the Western food in Japan’s capital is some of the world’s best.<p><i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p>IN 2007, IVAN ORKIN, a self-described “Jewish guy from Long Island” became the first American to serve …

Japan

Please enjoy this wonderful dog frolicking through a homemade ball pit

One man dared dream the impossible and made his pup the happiest dog in the world with a homemade ball pit.<p>When a nearby Toys "R" Us was going out of …

Pets

A photo tour of the world's most exclusive hotels

Amalfi Coast

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.An important part of differentiating your products is …

Public Relations

12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

Books

These are the best European countries to live and work in if you're LGBTQ+

If you're contemplating a relocation, here are some suggestions.<p>For LGBTQ+ communities, relocating abroad isn't always as simple as it should be. There are other things to consider, such as where you're least likely to come up against discrimination for simply being who you are.<p>For this reason, …

Europe

This Luxury Resort Is Turning One of the World’s Wonders On Its Head

It was about 8 p.m., and a cacophany of chirping birds and cicadas filled the inky darkness. If a large animal—a tapir, perhaps, or a jaguar—snapped …

Luxury Resorts

With Tire Shaving, a Flat on an AWD Car No Longer Means Replacing All Four Tires

The conventional wisdom among drivers of all-wheel-drive vehicles has been that when they need to replace a single tire, every tire should be …

Customer Service

This Is What 11 Everyday Foods Look Like Before They're Harvested

Ever wondered where quinoa actually comes from??<p>21 Extremely Pleasing Photos Of Food That Will Calm You<p>Pick A Penisey Food And We'll Tell You A Penisey Fact!<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

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How Gabriel García Márquez Created a World in a Sentence

The novelist Mary Morris explains how the opening line of One Hundred Years of Solitude shaped her path as a writer.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Colum McCann, George Saunders, Emma Donoghue, Michael Chabon,</b> …

Literature

Your 13-inch MacBook Pro might need its battery replaced

Apple admits that some MacBook Pro laptops have a problem that causes their batteries to swell up. The company is replacing these free of charge.<p>This affects only the non-touchbar version of the macOS laptop, and only models with a 13-inch screen. In addition, the device needs to have been produced …

MacBook Pro

Jordan Peele Made a Fake Obama Video to Prove How Easily Conned We Are

We’re all doomed.<p>If you, like me, believe yourself to be a scrupulous consumer of news, full of healthy skepticism and too smart for that fake-news bullshit, Jordan Peele has got a big, stiff-ass cup of wake-the-hell-up for you. Yesterday, Peele released a video with BuzzFeed News titled "You Won't …

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

The Fire Inside the World’s Oldest Restaurant’s Oven Has Been Burning Continuously for 293 Straight Years

Restaurante Sobrino de Botin has been serving food since 1725.<p>Nearly a century ago Ernest Hemingway wrote his novel <i>The Sun Also Rises</i>, a book that …

Barcelona

NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

7 Restaurants You Can Sleep At, Too

More than just quaint bed and breakfasts, a collection of inns with great restaurants have opened across the country.<p>The only thing better than …

12 Restaurant Pantry Tips We're Stealing for Our Own Kitchens

<i>Welcome to Spring Clean Your Life, your one-stop shop for gotta-try-those tips & bookmark-me inspiration to spruce up your kitchen and home this season—and well beyond.</i><p>Organization is a necessity in restaurants, where multiple cooks have to be able to communicate and work without constantly asking, …

Kitchens

The Secret to Smelling Better Than Anyone Else

Why your cologne bottle shouldn't have a designer name on it.

Men's Fashion

Emma Gonzalez's March For Our Lives speech will go down in history

You're going to remember this speech for a long time.<p>At Saturday's March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C., Parkland activist Emma Gonzalez delivered …

Here's what to do as soon as you open an Amex Platinum credit card to maximize the benefits

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network.</i><p>The Platinum Card from American Express has one of the highest annual fees of any publicly available consumer credit card — $550 — but the benefits that the …

Flying

How to Tie a Tie | The Art of Manliness

It’s a sad fact, but there are grown men who don’t know <b>how to tie a tie</b>. If they have a big interview that afternoon, they’ll go shopping for a …

"Nanodrops" That Repair Corneas May Ultimately Replace Glasses

New eye drops developed by researchers from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University in Israel can improve both nearsightedness and …

26 Secret Places Interior Designers Love To Shop

Interior designers spill their best sources for furnishings and home decor.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

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A Trip to Europe’s Most Remote Spa Resort is Easier than You Think

This volcanic hot spring paradise is less than five hours from the United States.<p>It was 17 degrees Fahrenheit outside when I boarded the plane in …

Art Deco

9 Essential Anime Movies That Aren’t Made by Studio Ghibli

Everyone knows that Studio Ghibli is basically the Disney of anime—universally beloved by viewers of all ages, with exquisitely crafted tales of …

Anime

Forget Costa Rica — here’s Central America’s new star

New Yorkers rarely stop to rest. Last year, I diagnosed myself with chronic over-scheduling: 12-hour work days and social events that led to …

Central America

4 Places to Visit in Japan Before Everyone Else Does

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 …

Japan

The True Story of the Versace Mansion

Built by a possibly closeted oil heir, and almost owned by Donald Trump, the Casa Casuarina has a history nearly as colorful as that of the man who made it famous.<p>Even before its owner, Gianni Versace, was shot on its front steps, Casa Casuarina was a tourist attraction in Miami Beach. One of very …

South Beach

The 5 top retirement havens with the lowest cost of living

In International Living's Annual Global Retirement Index 2018, we ranked the 24 best retirement havens in the world, where you can live comfortably …

South America