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The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

6 Stunning Destinations for People Who Hate Tourists

Avoid the crowds.<p>Travelers have clocked 369 million international trips so far this year, an incredible sum equal to nearly 1.6 million trips per …

European Travel

Overtourism Isn't a Problem (Yet) for These Alternative Destinations

Travelers have clocked 369 million international trips so far this year, an incredible sum equal to nearly 1.6 million trips per day. Year to date, …

Tel Aviv

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

8 Things to Know Before Your First African Safari

Ever since I was a little kid flipping through the pages of my Zoobooks, I knew that someday I wanted to travel to Africa and go on a safari. I …

Wildlife

9 Terrific Sights That Every American Must See In London

You’ve booked the flights, grabbed your umbrella and already started to practice your ‘ello’ guvnor’ to proudly announce your arrival…Yup, you’re on …

Luggage

Colorado Mountain Lodge & Elopement Weddings

Fall, winter and spring are Bed & Breakfast Mountain Lodge seasons on the ranch: a bit quieter than summer.<p><i>Think of us as a ranch with lodging, meals</i> …

Small towns near Chicago that you need to visit - Curbed Chicago

Let's face it, we all need a break from Chicago sometimes. Sure, the Windy City and its many skyscrapers and lakefront attractions are awe-inspiring, but there's something about getting back to nature or just experiencing life in the slow lane in a small midwestern town. Fortunately, there are many …

7 Quotes that Will Stop You from Holding On When You Should Let Go

One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go – whether it’s guilt, anger, love or loss. Change is never easy – you fight to hold on and you fight …

Anger

What Men Secretly Want

There is a deep-seated "Gap" in communication that very few women (or men) understand. <b>It’s the #1 reason why men pull away.</b> To be truly irresistible …

Relationships

10 unforgettable road trips in Colorado

COLORADO IS ONE OF THE BEST STATES in the country to just relax and take it all in. Whether starting in Denver and the front range, down in the …

How to Stop Cats From Peeing in the House

Because cats are fastidious about their own cleanliness, they also want their litter boxes to be kept clean. Some cat owners don't empty the litter …

The Flight Deal

This is our weekly post of offers from our hotel affiliate partners. The Flight Deal will receive a commission if you use the accommodation links to …

Will Reese Witherspoon Pull a Matthew McConaughey With 'Wild'?

Reese Witherspoon will journey from the Pacific Crest trail into awards season: Her new film, "Wild," is set for release in December.<p>The movie, an adaptation of the memoir of the same name by Cheryl Strayed, will open on December 5, just in time to campaign for the Oscars. It focuses on Strayed …