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The world’s most charming mailbox

Captivated by the ancient legend of a whisky-cask-turned-makeshift-post-office, an intrepid couple heads to the Galapagos and starts hand-delivering love letters around the world.<p>Making a stranger cry in a crowded cafe in Reykjavik wasn't exactly what we had signed up for. But there we were, …

The man who ‘invented’ Impressionism

It’s hard to believe that Monet, Degas and Renoir once faced hostility from the art world. Alastair Sooke reveals how one man changed everything.<p>Few movements in the history of art feel as familiar as Impressionism. Barely a week goes by without Monet and his contemporaries generating headlines for …

10 Signs You May Be Combating Depression

A list that could save a life.<p>Cory Monteith. L'Wren Scott. Peaches Geldof. Phillip Seymour Hoffman. And now, Robin Williams. Hollywood has seen too much self-inflicted death over the past twelve months. And the chilling numbers extend beyond the entertainment industry. Suicide, especially, is …

Robin Williams

Robin Williams' friends saw signs he was succumbing to depression

The end was shockingly sudden: a belt hung on a door; an assistant's distraught call to 911. But the road that led to Robin Williams' apparent suicide at age 63 was a long one — and if you knew where to look, there were plenty of signposts indicating trouble along the way.<p>In the wake of Williams' …

Lauren Bacall: the studio product who toughed her way to independence

Lauren Bacall — tough, smart, sexy — began her career as a studio-created construct, and that iconic toughness was the paradox which shaped her career. The toughness was conferred upon her in the great roles given to her in the glorious early movies with Bogart, and then she had to show real …

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Garden Visit: A Galvanizing Garden in Sag Harbor, NY

Glenn Stancroff’s garden stops traffic. At least it stopped me the other day, bringing out all my garden-voyeur tendencies as I drove through the …

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This Balinese Hotel Took Water Bed To A Whole New Level

Shrimp may not sound like the cuddliest of creatures, but we think an evening among them looks pretty sweet.<p>The glass-bottomed bedroom at the Udang House at Bali's Bambu Indah resort lets you snooze above a tranquil underwater landscape.<p>The room sits above a shrimp pond, with tempered glass floor …

Chichester in the morning.

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

15 Amazing Beaches to Warm Your Soul on a Snowy Day

With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.<p>After sifting through thousands of photos and recommendations from real travelers on minube, we're …

Checking In: Going Small in the Caribbean

Whether you’re hoping to get in some grade-A scuba time or explore a tropical forest, the Caribbean has you covered.<p><b>Here are three petite lodges that pack a real luxury punch in paradise:</b><p><b>■</b> <b>Casa Bonita</b>, Barahona, Dominican Republic <i>(from $211)</i><p>The Dominican Republic’s antidote to airbrushed Punta Cana: …

5 Easy Ways to Add Curb Appeal in Time for Spring

Even though many places are still covered in snow and battling low temperatures, spring is on its way. When spring is here, you’ll likely want to …

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LIFE goes to the Oscars: classic photos from Hollywood’s biggest night. Here Audrey Hepburn cradles the Academy Award she won for her role in Roman Holiday.