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The Prettiest Engagement Ring Trends Your Future Fiancé Needs to Know

If you were to close your eyes and picture heaven, it would probably look something like JCK Las Vegas, where more than 2,000 of the world's top …

Engagement Rings

12 Helpful Tips Women Who’ve Lost Weight Swear By

Fitness

A man who retired comfortably at age 30 explains how much money he had to save

That was in 2005, right before Mr. Money Mustache's 31st birthday.<p>"This was achieved not through luck or amazing skill," he emphasized to Farnoosh Torabi on episode 38 of "So Money," her personal finance podcast. "But simply by living a lifestyle about 50% less expensive than most of our peers and …

Personal Finance

Here Are 7 Delicious Dinners To Eat This Week

Easy ideas to make your weeknight meal planning a little bit easier.

No, Thank You: These Are the Dirtiest Places in a Hotel Room

Gross gross gross.<p>Whether you're on vacation or traveling for work, the last thing you want to worry about is: Does this hotel room need a good cleaning? Well, it turns out it just may need it. According to an investigative report by WKMG Local 6 in Orlando, many places in a hotel room, even after …

D.C.’s Brunch Heatmap, Spring 2018 Edition

Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater love a good boozy breakfast, and often ask the question: “Where should I grab brunch this weekend?” In the great tradition of the Eater 38, Eater could probably come up with a long list of places in this city that do brunch right, and in fact, here’s …

Texas

11 underground spots in Seattle to check out before they go mainstream

WITH A CITY as dynamic as Seattle, you could visit every year and never feel the need to go to the same place twice. Here are 11 spots you might not …

Bernie Sanders

Pull All-Nighters at Austin's Finest 24-Hour Restaurants

In Austin, around the clock eats and drinks are the best way to fuel those sleepless nights. From 3 a.m. caffeine fixes, baked good cravings, to solid diner fare, there is a 24-hour option for every need.<p>The city offers late night saviors <b>Magnolia Cafe</b> and <b>Kerbey Lane</b>, all-hours coffee shops <b>Bennu</b> and</b> …

The ultimate list of Austin's best fall festivals

Austin, festival season is upon us. Before you get overloaded on options or let your FOMO take over, here's a quick guide to the top festivals of the …

Festivals

16 culture shocks every American will experience in Japan

1. Unquestioned conformity<p>Americans have the saying, “The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” (Stand out and you’ll get what you want.) Japan’s response …

When it comes to controlling weight, not all fruits and vegetables are created equal

When admonished to eat more fruits and vegetables, we sometimes let our inner child dictate the menu. Wrinkling our noses at broccoli and Brussels sprouts, we demand peas and corn.<p>Our weary adult selves often relent. After all, they <i>are</i> vegetables, we tell ourselves.<p>Well, yes. But a new study finds …

How to get every possible discount at the 2015 State Fair of Texas

The 2015 State Fair of Texas starts its 24-day run at Dallas' Fair Park on Friday, September 25. Smart fairgoers are on the hunt for any discounts or …

Personal Finance

8 stellar Austin restaurants deemed America's best for foodies

As a city full of foodies, we're constantly chatting about where to eat and what to check out next. Now OpenTable is weighing in with a roundup of …

Texas

The Oatmeal Latte Is About to Make Your Breakfast 1000% Better

Milky espresso + your hot oatmeal. Goooood morning!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat something healthy,</i> …

Breakfast

This favorite Austin breakfast taco is one of the top 5 tacos in the U.S.

Food Network has confirmed what many Austinites have known for years: Veracruz All Natural makes one of the best tacos around. On a recent episode of</i> …

Texas

Guide to the Shortest Wait Times for the Best BBQ in Austin

The granddaddy of BBQ lines in Austin, at Franklin Barbecue (Credit: Wally Gobetz via Flickr CC)<p>There is nothing secret about Austin barbecue …

BBQ

31 Vital Breakfast Spots To Know in Austin

<b>Breakfast</b> is the first meal and perhaps the best meal of the day, and Austin has it down pat. The city’s morning array ranges from breakfast tacos, pancakes, plates of migas, sausages, biscuits, and so much more. What’s even better is that it can all be found throughout the day, from 5 a.m., 9 …

Texas

9 gorgeous Greek islands you've probably never heard of

Greece has 1,400 islands, though only 230 of them are inhabited.<p>And while everyone knows about Santorini and Mykonos, there are gorgeous lesser-known islands in Greece, too.<p>Here are 9 incredible Greek islands you may not have heard of, but should have on your radar.

European Travel

7 Ways to Increase Your Credit Score Quickly

Your credit score will determine whether you will get approved for credit cards, auto loans, mortgages, or other loans, as well as impact the …

World's Most Dangerous Travel Destinations

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Nigeria and Colombia have earned the unfortunate distinction of being named the two least safe countries to visit, in a recent …

South America

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.<p>The four burial sites were uncovered in the floor of what's …

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Delivers Controversial Opinions About The Curious Death Of Sandra Bland! Says WHAT Was Used As A Weapon??

We don't think this is a fight you want to start, Elisabeth.<p>The curious death of <b>Sandra Bland</b> in a Texas jail cell is just the latest example of …

What Does a 1,500-Calorie-Day Look Like?

See what a day's worth of food looks like on a 1,500-calorie diet.<p>When you're trying to eat better or lose weight, sometimes you just want someone to …

41 trips to take before you turn 40

You probably have the means and time to take some epic trips around the world.<p>From the canals of Venice to the desert of Namibia, here are 41 destinations to check off your bucket list.

National Parks

All-White Neighborhoods Are Nearly Extinct; All-Black Neighborhoods Persist

In a post for Wonkblog, Emily Badger describes the town of Oak Park, a small suburb just beyond the western city limits of Chicago. While efforts …

Urban Design

Australian nurse Adam Brookman charged with supporting IS

<b>A nurse has been charged with terrorism offences after he voluntarily returned to Australia from Turkey.</b><p>Adam Brookman, 39, says he was carrying out humanitarian work in Syria when he was forced to work with Islamic State (IS) militants.<p>He was detained at Sydney airport on Friday after surrendering …

Middle East

My husband let me have sex with strangers for a YEAR to try and save our relationship

On paper, Robin Rinaldi had the perfect life: a beautiful home in a sought-after San Francisco neighbourhood, a handsome and devoted husband, a …

Powerful photos of the world's oldest trees

The subjects are found in all sorts of situations: breaking through crumbling architecture, standalone in Africa's deserts, even the seemingly upside-down baobab trees of Madagascar. One her most exciting finds has been the Dragon's Blood Tree. Moon shares a few words on the special species:<p>Moon's …

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