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Bill Gates has read nearly all 37 books by this scientist — here are 7 of his favorites

This pick should come as no surprise — Gates has not been shy about his admiration of Smil's work. On his Gates Notes blog, he said he had read nearly all of Smil's 37 books, most of which delve into topics like food production, energy, public policy, and the environment.<p>"The truth is, I'd read …

2 Shifts In Thinking That Can Change Your Life Forever

During the first two years of building my previous company, my income was less than that of a McDonald’s employee. I was regularly discouraged by …

8 Cheesecake Recipes That Are 100% Dairy-Free

There's no better time than now to master the art of vegan desserts. Get every salivating at your next Summer party with these delicious cheesecakes, …

Life-changing Trips for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy …

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world's design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now.<p>Travelers …

Travel

The 29 Lipsticks We Want To Wear All Fall & Winter

Summer felt a bit like the season of nude lip, don't you think? With Lip Kits reigning over our Instagram explore pages, we got very used to seeing a …

This Simple Trick Could Get You an Entire Row to Yourself on an Airplane

Blogger Gilbert Ott is an expert at finding cheap flights, scoring first class flights, and jaunts on private jets using air miles — but he also …

Air Travel

10 Totally Natural Deodorants That Actually Work

Just because they're gentle doesn't mean they can't get the job done!<p>Natural deodorants have a reputation for being a little bit lazy in the …

8 travel safety tips that will make you think twice when traveling

Today’s guest post comes from friend-of-PWaC Naomi, who writes in with some travel safety tips she’s learned from frequent travels around the world. …

3 Ideas for Vanilla Extract That Don’t Require Baking

1<p>Quick Applesauce.<p>Combine <b>4 peeled, diced Granny Smith apples</b> with 
<b>⅓ cup sugar</b>, <b>¼ cup water</b>, <b>1 teaspoon vanilla</b>, and a <b>pinch of salt</b> 
in a small …

Recipes

Peanut Butter Cookies (3-Ingredient Dessert)

This old fashioned peanut butter cookies recipe is so simple and easy to prepare, but probably one of the best grandma dessert recipes. Crispy, …

Dessert

The best beach holidays in Europe

Seduced by far-flung heat and the exotic tropics, it is easy to forget that some of the best beaches in the world are a couple of hours from …

European Travel

These enchanting islands are Europe's best-kept secret

Situated in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic Ocean, there is a windswept world where the grass is so electric green, the terrain so …

23 new beauty products you need to know about this October

Including, NYX's nude lipstick vault and Urban Decay's sex-proof mascara...<p>October is <i>the</i> month for beauty newness. With launches from all our fave brands, including Tom Ford, Clinique, NYX and L'Oreal, now's the time to freshen up your makeup bag.<p>Happy shopping... 💸 💸 💸

These Fleeting Natural Wonders Are Worth Planning Your Next Vacation Around

The world’s most dramatic sights are all about timing.<p>“You should have been here last week!”<p>They're the words you never want to hear when you've …

The Black Death helped reveal how long humans have polluted the planet

Before this 14th-century plague, there was lead in the air.<p>When the Black Death barreled through Europe in the 14th century, people had every reason to believe the end of the world was at hand. During the height of the pandemic, entire towns were felled. At least 75 million people met gruesome …

5 Sneaky Ways To Get Luxury Treatment On An Economy Budget

We all want to live it up on a vacation. After all, who doesn't love the idea of flying first class or getting room service? As amazing the five-star …

Hacking

An Eater’s Guide to New York City

Welcome to the Vast, Ever-Changing Food Metropolis<p>With more than eight million people spread out across 250+ neighborhoods, New York City is a true melting pot. In addition to mom-and-pops serving foods from all around the world, there are fine-dining restaurants from local and international …

Ice Cream

Your Browser’s Incognito Mode Can Help You Book a Cheaper Vacation

Here's how.<p>Daily grind getting you down? It’s time to catch the travel bug. Here are some tips to save you money for your next great escape.<p><b>1. Travel</b> …

Forex

A Brief Guide to Unfamiliar Dairy Products You Should Know

We live in a true heydey of alternative milk products: vegan cheese abounds, coconut milk ice cream is embraced, and cartons of nut milks of every …