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Don't Date a Guy Who Doesn't Travel

I have been traveling on and off since my late teens. And I recently came across an article about why it is a bad idea to date girls who travel. Ouch! Apparently, it has gone viral and been translated into six languages because it resonates with so many. And as I read it, I find myself …

Relationships

Associated Press News

In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

Iran is a notoriously closed society, so this was an unusual milestone: It was recently the setting for a high-fashion magazine shoot, published in California-based magazine <i>FSHN</i>.<p>Iranian-Canadian photographer Afra Pourdad took photos of model Shabnam Molavi posing in public spaces — in bazaars, on …

9 Outfits Miley Cyrus Wore This Year That Were Actually Pretty Great

Miley Cyrus' epic style shift has been cause for debate ever since she chopped off her hair, threw on a pair of Docs and left her Hannah Montana days for good. Her resulting in-your-face look has been polarizing, to say the least.<p>But don't toss her in with the attention-grabbing Lady Gagas and …

A Modern-Day Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

The Parkroyal Hotel on Pickering is a contemporary interpretation of Babylonian hanging gardens, via Southeast Asia.<p>Singapore prides itself on its green-minded policies. With a well-connected public transportation network, robust water collection and treatment infrastructure, and a promise to …

Architecture

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Ships That Sail Through the Clouds: Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships | Colossal

<p>When he was just 16 years old Luigi Prina entered and won a national aircraft modeling competition. When he went to collect the prize money the …

2 Year Timelapse Photo Project from a Shanghai Apartment

What’s the longest you’ve ever shot for a project – a week? a month? How about 2 years? Photographer Joe Nafis has recently created a 3 1/2 minute …

Photography

The Most Stylish Gifts for Under $100

Our favorite fashionable gifts that won't break the bank.<p>Not sure what to give this holiday season? From chic accessories to cozy pajamas and luxe coffee table books, these are the most stylish gifts to give every woman on your list for under $100.

Pucker Up For Winter With DIY Sugar Lip Scrubs

It’s time to step up your beauty game for winter, so naturally, the first thing you should do to prep is…raid your pantry! No joke—pantry essentials like oils and sugar are key to natural exfoliating. We showed you how to use these ingredients to create face scrubs to suit your skin type, and now …

Google Has Designed A Throat Tattoo That Is Also A Lie Detector

The tattoo isn't permanent — it's applied to a sticky substance on the skin.<p>The intent of the device is to allow someone to wear a communications device on their throat, keeping a mobile phone or similar device in their pocket. The tattoo communicates with the device, transmitting conversation. …

This DIY Body Scrub Will Transport You To The Maldives

Photo: Courtesy of Six Senses Laamu.<p>It's starting to get <i>pretty</i> darn chilly out there, which we're guessing isn't doing anything for your mood — or …

How to grow old in style: what I learned at a surprisingly stimulating conference

To announce you're attending a conference generally elicits expressions of sympathy: "There's a day you won't get back again." There should be a support group for women who have to attend more than five PMS conferences a year (conference-speak for Pale, Male and Stale). But I'm thrilled to tell you …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season of visitors eager to hit the slopes or take in the unique local culture that these mountain regions seem to inspire. While …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Desktop Wallpaper: November 2013

This month we’ve revisited one of our Vitamin D quotes illustrated by Bethany Baker. Charlie Chaplin said, “A day without laughter is a day wasted,” …

Charlie Chaplin

The Empire State Building Debuts New Antenna Lights with a Halloween Light Show by Marc Brickman

The lights on the Empire State Building are among those magical aspects of the city that New Yorkers take for granted—we don't really care what color …

Diabetes

Party Ideas - Birthday, Halloween, Bachelorette Tips

19 Foolproof Ways To Get Out Of Bed

We know that sometimes <i>nothing</i> seems harder than climbing out of your warm bed, lacing up your running shoes, and hitting the gym — or the pavement — …

8 So-Easy Costumes You Can Whip Up Now

Got a last-minute invite to a Halloween bash? Don’t turn down an opportunity to Monster Mash just because <b>you didn’t have time to purchase or prepare</b> …

Why you should stay put when you travel

I get asked about Japan all the time. I’m far from an expert on the culture, but I spent two years living there, working two different jobs, getting …

Travel Quote of the Week: On Unknown Lands

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

Truth Theory

20 Repurposed Sweater Projects You’ll Actually Want to Make

Oh, the sweater. It’s an item that is so often repurposed into strange felt animals, confusing capes, and other oddities. But, sweaters happen to be pretty darn versatile in the world of DIY, especially in the winter months. So, we took it upon ourselves to dig deep into the depths of the web to …