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10 Reasons Women Need to Solo Travel

In August 2007, I sent myself to Edinburgh, Scotland as a graduation (I graduated with a Master of Science, Management degree) and birthday gift. This wasn't my first time to Edinburgh, but it was my first time as a solo traveler. Was I nervous? Yes, I was. And it surprised me.<p>I stayed in a hostel, …

The Top Bathrooms of 2013

Our favorite spaces this year.<p>This year in bathroom design, we saw a variety of styles from calm, nature-inspired spaces to glamorous, sparkling rooms. Here are the top spaces of 2013.

Interior Design

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

Lost Egyptian City Discovered by Underwater Archaeologist After 1,200 Years

For many centuries the fabled city of Heracleion was thought to be a myth, a place of amazing affluence talked about by Herodotus, frequented by …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

20 New Zealand experiences that will blow your mind

NEW ZEALAND IS synonymous with geographic diversity of fairytale proportions. You can ski in the morning and sunbathe in the afternoon; find yourself …

New Zealand

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

Helsinki Airport's New Relaxation Area Gives Flyers a Free Place to Sleep

Airports are taking steps to make the wait experience more enjoyable for flyers. The most recent iteration of the trend is rest areas where flyers …

Behold a Burger With a Deep-Fried Mac and Cheese Bun

Here's the latest in hybrid burger creations: the <b>Mac Attack</b> from Chicago's <b>Rockit Burger Bar</b>. The restaurant tweeted the above photo of the burger, which features a beef patty, sriracha ketchup, scallions, lettuce, and tomato sandwiched between <b>deep-fried mac and cheese buns</b>. Chicago folks, take …

31 Truly Unfortunate Food Product Names

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College Student's Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds

If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely run.<p>The epic — yes, epic, there is no …

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.<p>09.08.13 4:45 AM ET

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Home Decorating

Sci-Fi Short Film Written Drunk. Acted Drunk. - STAR DRUNK

House Beautiful on Twitter: "A shingled beach cottage becomes a cozy Scandinavian cabin"

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Faith Durand discovered a simple, foolproof, and easy way to keep guacamole green and delicious. Want to see it?

Here's an Aptly Named 12-Pound Stunt Sandwich: Behold the 'Big Fat Fatty'

Here's a video from NBC San Diego that shows the making of a monster stunt sandwich called "the <b>Big Fat Fatty</b>" at <b>Fat Sal's Deli</b>, a sandwich shop with locations in Los Angeles and San Diego. The 27" long, 12-pound sandwich, which costs <b>$49.95</b>, includes the following: <b>five cheeseburgers, one-and-a-half</b> …

Creamy Tomato Soup

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a larger group—and makes for great leftovers. For a lighter soup, omit the cream; or for a little decadence, add more cream or swirl in a little crème fraîche.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted …

FDA Standardizes ‘Gluten-Free’ Food Labels

The Food and Drug Administration today published its final rule regarding the technical definition of what can be called “gluten-free” when it comes …

How to make homemade Nutella

Homemade mustard, ketchup and mayo -- the mantra today is make it, don't buy it. But would you dare toy with the No. 1 after-school snack of Europe? …

Watermelon Agua Fresca - Refreshing Summer Watermelon Drink

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The 25 Best Road Trips For Nerds

Need to get in touch with your inner science nerd?<p>In this month's issue of Popular Science Magazine, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have compiled a list of their top 25 road trip destinations to spark scientific curiosity -- after 16 months of touring 150 of the built, natural, and …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love looking through everything to find some great new music amongst everything.<p>This week some old and new favorites brought us some new music we were excited to listen to, so we're here to share them with you!<p>David Lynch<p>The all around gifted artist has graced us with …