Jennifer Evancho

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This High-Intensity Rowing Workout Is A Full-Body Scorcher

You'll be dripping sweat and feeling the burn from your head to your toes.<p>High-intensity interval training isn't all about burpees and jumping jacks. This HIIT workout created by Annie Mulgrew, the program director at CITYROW in New York City, takes you from the rowing machine to the floor for …

15 Trash-to-Treasure Crafts That'll Entertain Your Kids for Less

Keeping the kids happy has never been cheaper.<p>Toys don't have to be store-bought to achieve Most Valuable Player status. First, try making one of these DIY projects out of stuff you were planning to throw away.

How to Easily Charge All Your Batteries on Strange Outlets While Traveling

My name is Jesse Rockwell, and I’m a California-based photographer with an insatiable appetite for travel. I wanted to share a solution I have found …

This is What Lightning Looks Like at 7,000 Frames Per Second

Lightning strikes are usually so brief that their tiny details aren’t noticed by the human eye. Capture lightning at 7,000 frames per second, …

Discover the Gorgeous Hand-Crafted Custom Cameras of Dora Goodman

Dora Goodman‘s hand-crafted custom cameras are beautiful… there’s no other way to put it. Built on top of fully-functioning classic cameras, she …

GoPro Pointed at Bird’s Nest Captures Unexpected Timelapse

After stumbling upon a birds nest with beautiful eggs in his front yard, Tan Nguyen decided to mount his GoPro camera nearby to try and capture a …

Fender’s first foray into headphones sounds great

I was cynical at first. I mean, I still have some underlying (if not entirely well-founded) suspicions that Fender’s new line of in-ear monitors is part of a bigger play to expand beyond its customary guitar and amp offerings. But if the FXA6 is, indeed, just the first step of some larger world …

Headphones

The Best Mindfulness Exercise Most People Don’t Know

“Live in the moment,” “one moment at a time,” “just breathe,” “look within,” “be in the here-and-now,” “face your problems head-on.” Who’s not …

Mindfulness

5 hard truths about quitting your job to travel the world

Traveling long term, and embracing the career uncertainty that accompanies it, is no picnic.<p>I would know. In the fall of 2014, I gave up my cushy job as a magazine editor in New York to embark on a year-long excursion with my begrudging boyfriend.<p>Fast-forward 365 days, and we've explored 15 …

Sri Lanka

Giant Knitting Is Mind-Blowing And Quite Possibly Your Next Hobby

Grandma's knitting, only on steroids.<p>Knitting is the new black. Though it's often considered a hobby only suitable for women of a certain age (rocking chair required), knitting is now experiencing a rejuvenation of sorts.<p>Thanks to awe-inspiring Pinterest boards, extreme knitting superstars, and …

Knitting

These Little-Known Airlines Rules Might Save Your Butt at the Airport

These three golden rules should be in every Travel Bible. Though airlines tend to get a lot of flack, most airlines are pretty accommodating to most passengers who get caught in a tight spot.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Some of these rules are more unofficial policy rather than …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

This May Be The Best Carry-On Suitcase Idea We've EVER Seen

You can ride it!<p>When it comes to carry-on bags, expert travelers know the average duffel simply will not do. With airlines periodically cracking down on carry-on requirements and passengers shaming others for exceeding the bag size limit, it's crucial to maximize every inch of suitcase space …

Coffee Shops

The Cheapo Alternatives To Buying Travel Gear When You're Dead Broke

Before I cared about $200 suitcases, I was mostly interested on traveling on what I could.. which was, well, nothing. Even the backpack I used was a cheap knockoff I borrowed from my parents.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>But dude, where there is necessity, there is invention. It …

Airline Freebies You May Not Know About

When we think of airline perks, amenities and freebies we automatically think of business or first class. Flying coach gets a bit of a bad rap, often associated with cramped seats, arguments about overhead storage space as well as pricey in-flight food and drinks. But you may be surprised to know …

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

Costa Rica

20 amazing international candies that need to come to America already

While we've got plenty of delicious treats here in America, there are lots of international sweets that are sure to please those that have a sweet tooth.<p>Unfortunately, most of these candies aren't available in the US yet, though some can be found at specialty shops.<p>Next time you're traveling the …

Dessert

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

The Points Guy – Maximize your travel.

Maximize your travel.<p>Advertiser Disclosure<p>Advertiser Disclosure<p>Menu<p>News<p>Marriott Confirms Date for New Program and Award Chart Launch<p>by<p>2 hours ago<p>2 …

Credit Cards

A former Wall Streeter who travels the world on credit-card points says there's one card that's better than the rest

The former Wall Streeter turned "The Points Guy," travels the globe up to six months a year — and he does it for next to nothing, thanks to credit-card rewards and frequent-flyer miles.<p>When he's not jet setting, he's running his website, The Points Guy.<p>In an interview with Vice, Kelly shared the …

Personal Finance

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Costa Rica

It's Not What You're Eating That Matters -- It's This

I know we get "proper" nutrition drilled into our heads at a very young age.<p><i>Carrots are good for you. Donuts are not.</i><p>Kale is healthy. Doritos are not.<p>Tomatoes are chock full of vitamins. Double stuffed Oreos are not.<p><b>And then when we are old enough to know what's "good for us" and what isn't, it</b> …

8 of the Best Secrets to Self-Improvement

It may sound challenging, but if you follow this advice every day, you'll be well on your way to self-improvement.<p>It's one thing to complain, whine, and vent at our frustrations in life. But does that really get you anywhere? No matter how much you complain, nothing will change if you don't take …

12 destinations where you can stay in a 5-star hotel for less than $200 a night

Our friends at Hotels.com curated a list of major destinations around the world where visitors can stay at a five-star hotel for under $200 per night.<p>The bulk of the cities are in Europe, with a few in Asia.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you can treat yourself without breaking the bank.

Europe

10 surprising travel perks that probably come with your credit card

Check your cards to potentially uncover some of the following travel benefits.<p>Some cards (like the World Elite MasterCard, American Express, and Visa Signature card) come with concierges — a number on the back that you can call to get help with travel planning, restaurant reservations or event …

Credit Cards

Interview: Adorable Foxes Captured in Zen-Like State of Bliss

For years, we've been enamored with Dutch photographer Roeselien Raimond's beautiful portraits of foxes. She has a knack for capturing them at just the right moment, showcasing their adorable looks as they go about their daily activities, including traipsing in the snow, wading through a pond, and …

Cute

The best place to travel every month of the year

We teamed up with Kayak to find the best international destination to visit each month of the year.<p>Kayak calculated the median monthly airfare and median hotel rates for four-star properties in multiple destinations around the world. Activities and weather were also taken into consideration.<p>Here is …

Rio De Janeiro

The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

National Parks

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

European Travel