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4 Essential Eye Looks to Know

Whether you’re new to the eye makeup scene or interested in going back to the basics, we’ve rounded up the four eye looks that you need to know. From a work-appropriate cat-eye to bold, eye-popping liner, we’re touching all the bases so you can rock your gorgeous peepers in any setting.<p>Cat-eyes tend to fall on the dramatic side of eye looks but for those of us who want a more subtle look, here’s how to get a cat-eye that’s clean and neutral. Using a gel eyeliner like Cailyn Cosmetics Gel …

The World's Highest-Paid DJs

Just a few years removed from bagging groceries in Scotland, Calvin Harris is now the world’s highest-paid DJ. He leads a cast of musicians collecting six-figure nightly checks for performing at nightspots from Las Vegas to Ibiza—and for other business ventures once reserved only for rock, rap and …

4 Exotic Grains That Can Improve Your Health

Nutrition

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic Recipe

Posted by Josh<p>I'm all about the <b>sweet potato</b> in the winter—that savory and sweet flavor, paired with its stomach filling power, is a great comfort in …

Sweet Potatoes

10 Most Popular Coleslaw Recipes

01 of 09<p>Traditional Carolina barbecue was topped with coleslaw long before anyone thought to put tomatoes and lettuce on a burger—before there were …

Cooking

Grilled Strip Steak With Creamy Yogurt Sauce and Tomato-Cucumber Salad Recipe

Thick-cut New York strip steaks grilled and served with a bright and crunchy tomato and cucumber salad with yogurt sauce.<p><b>Note:</b> An equivalent weight of ribeye, tenderloin, porterhouse, or t-bone steak can be used in place of strip steak.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab Turbo: Grilled Strip Steak with Creamy</b> …

4 Creative Ways to Grill

Caramelized Tomato Bruschetta<p><b>The tool:</b> Large cast-iron skillet <i>($23/10 in., $34/12 in.;</i> <i>lodgemfg.com</i><i>)</i> or other ovenproof frying pan or paella pan.<p><b>Why</b> …

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Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Tart, herbaceous, and absolutely addictive, Argentinean chimichurri sauce is the perfect match for the rich beefy flavor of skirt steak -- or any cut …

Grilling: Halloumi and Vegetable Skewers

Living in a predominantly Greek neighborhood for over ten years now, I'm well versed in the awesomeness of <b>halloumi</b>—a salty and squeaky semi-soft cheese that transforms into one of the most delicious things on the planet after being pan-fried or grilled. Hailing from Cyprus, it's usually made of …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Who doesn’t love chocolate? Here are ten of the best chocolatiers in the world.<p>Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a …

Top Things to Do in Japan

When it comes to the top things to do in Japan, including Kyoto, Tokyo and beyond, most travelers have a list of major sights, shrines, parks, gardens, restaurants, museums, or neighborhoods to explore. But for many, Japan's unique culture is an attraction unto itself and simply being immersed into …

30 Super Efficient Ways to Pack Your Stuff

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a month-long honey moon, or for your first year of college, you want to make the most of what you pack. Not just seeing how much you can jam in your suitcase, but having your clothes, shoes, toiletries, and more arrive at your destination as easy to …

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

Books

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Mexico City

Three Michelin-Starred Chef Alain Ducasse Reveals His Favorite Restaurants On The French Riviera

<b>A typical brunch</b><p>At the market in Nice, Le Marché du Cours Saleya, there's a stall selling la socca - a thin, unleavened crèpe made of chickpea flour, fried in a huge pan.<p><i>Le Marché du Cours Saleya Socca</i> <i>from €3 (Cours Saleya, Old Nice, two blocks back from the seafront; no telephone).</i><p><b>Lunch</b><p>Close to …

Eight In-Flight Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Trip

Prone to self-sabotage? Even the best-intentioned travelers sometimes undermine their chances of a great vacation. What you do (and don't do) on a plane can make or break the trip to come. Seemingly innocuous activities can set you up for exhaustion, illness, and jet lag -- all total vacation …

Jet Lag

What to Pack: Alaskan Cruise

This is not your average Caribbean mega-cruise packing list. An Alaskan cruise is a vacation of a different sort. Sailing by stunning glaciers, wild …

Clothing

Langham Chicago Opens in Landmark Building

The Langham Chicago debuted on July 10, taking over the first 13 floors of a skyscraper designed by Mies van der Rohe.<p>Inside the 316-room luxury …

Swimming Pools

Five Travel Startups: City Search, Hotel Reviews, Airport Lounges

This week’s travel startup roundup cuts across the industry spectrum. Starting with smarter city search, we look at startups that want to make it …

How to Make Almond Butter

I’m normally not a huge fan of almond butter. I mean, given the choice, peanut butter would always win over almond butter any day. But a few weeks …

Coconut

Stay Cool With a DIY Green Tea Body Spray

Do you love green tea? It’s so good for you, but I just can’t seem to make myself drink it. Unless we’re talking Panera’s iced green tea. That I …

Tea