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The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

France

The 21 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe (as ranked by locals)

Bamberg is a city of breweries and churches, and frequently ranks among the most beautiful towns in Germany. It was erected on seven hills (a bit …

European Travel

Ever Wondered How Long Menopause Lasts? Here's Your Answer

I was recently asked what seemed at first glance to be a rhetorical question: "How long does menopause last?" My immediate instinct was to blurt out, …

Women's Health

Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD—Part 2

I appreciate Dr. Sarkis having the interest to respond to my article Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD. The main point of my article was that there is …

Mental Health

The truth behind the mysterious holes in Hong Kong's high-rises

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Repulse Bay is a luxury apartment complex in Hong Kong that is famous locally for the curious hole cut into the body of its undulating façade.<p>It is not alone. Along the coast of Hong Kong Island, you can find multiple properties with gaps in their midst. There's the Larvotto residence …

Hong Kong

Lash Out! The 11 Best Eyelash Growth Serums on the Market

<i>This content originally appeared on InStyle.</i><p>When you see someone with super long eyelashes, it’s easy to assume that they have extensions. Getting …

Skin Care

20 reasons to love Phuket, Thailand

Phuket has long been one of Thailand's party towns. But Kerry van der Jagt discovers there is much more to see and do than just the bars and the …

Asia Travel

FBI and NYPD negotiators reveal the secrets to getting your kids to behave

Why you should stop using the word ‘if’, ask more ‘how’ questions, and more<p>Agreeing to disagree isn’t always an option.<p>Any parent knows that getting …

Decoding The Insider Skin-Care Terms You'll Always See On Reddit

<i>Welcome to The Upvote, where we reveal the best beauty finds, break down the hottest topics, and tackle the most burning questions from Reddit’s vast</i> …

The best restaurants in Vietnam for the luxury traveller

Vietnamese cuisine is distinct, mouth-watering and bursting with flavour. A divine concoction of sweet, salty, sour and hot flavours, not overly …

Vietnam

This Mall Is Only for the Rich, and It’s Doing Fine

At the northern tip of Miami Beach’s famed barrier island, atop what was once a tangle of mangrove-filled swamps, sits a three-story, …

Real Estate

5 Companies with the Strongest Balance Sheets in the World

You might think it makes them boring. Here's why you'd be wrong.<p>A company with a strong balance sheet is "antifragile." The word -- coined by …

Marriott CEO Says U.S. Is Losing Share of Global Travel

Arne Sorenson, Marriott International chief executive officer, discusses the integration of Starwood, global travel trends and the company's apology …

Hospitality

Here's Why Your Toddler Suddenly Only Wants To Eat Crackers & Yogurt

Feeding your children is never as simple as it seems. As babies they can be fussy eaters, but you know as long as they're getting enough breast milk …

Parenting

Internal documents reveal that Whole Foods is leaving some shelves empty on purpose

Whole Foods stores across the country are suffering from product shortages that are leading to empty shelves.<p>In the past, if a Whole Foods store ran out of a specific product, employees would fill the hole on the shelf by putting another item — typically one of the store's top sellers — in its …

Employment

A World-Famous Makeup Artist Taught Me This Life-Changing Makeup Rule

Plus, the three beauty products he thinks every woman should own.<p><b>Hannah Baxter:</b> “So, this is basically it. I like a lot of things that I can apply …

Makeup

This is what shopping in 2020 could look like

Despite the record amount of brick-and-mortar stores announcing closures in 2017, the National Retail Federation claims the industry isn’t dead at all and in fact it’s on the verge of a turnaround with more jobs and innovation expected by 2020.<p>“I think there will be more jobs that will be opened …

Profit

BlackRock’s Message: Contribute to Society, or Risk Losing Our Support

On Tuesday, the chief executives of the world’s largest public companies will be receiving a letter from one of the most influential investors in the world. And what it says is likely to cause a firestorm in the corner offices of companies everywhere and a debate over social responsibility that …

Procter & Gamble

The 13 cheapest holiday destinations in the world for couples

The Post Office Holiday Money Report has revealed the cheapest holiday hotspots in the world in 2018 that make for the perfect holiday for a couple or two friends.<p>To produce the ranking, the company looked at the cost of the following items in 42 destinations around the world: a three-course meal …

Coca-Cola

Walk yourself fit: how striding out could transform your body

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Swimming Pools

The number one predictor of divorce (and how to fix it)

John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at The Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people — and how to fix it. After all that …

The Germans Are Escalating America’s Grocery Price War

The price war in the American grocery aisle is getting more intense. And believe it or not, the reason isn’t Amazon.com Inc.<p>Amazon’s debut as a …

North Carolina

This Affordable Feeding Pillow Is the Most "Why Didn't I Think of That" Invention Yet!

There's arguably nothing more annoying than when you sit to feed a baby on a support pillow with both of your hands and arms either locked down under the baby or up holding a bottle (luckily for you breastfeeding mamas, your boobs are attached to your person, leaving one hand free!). Unless your …

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Fitness

The Criminal Underworld Is Dropping Bitcoin for Another Currency

Bitcoin is losing its luster with some of its earliest and most avid fans -- criminals -- giving rise to a new breed of virtual currency.<p>Privacy …

Cryptocurrency

The Deeper Reasons Why People Have Affairs

Source: Y Photo Studio/Shutterstock<p>Esther Perel is one of the most insightful and provocative voices on the paradoxical nature of human interaction …

A Beginner’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Thailand Vacation

For those who haven’t yet ventured to Southeast Asia’s “Land of Smiles,” the prospect of planning a trip is understandably intimidating: Thailand is larger than the state of California and has 76 very different provinces, each with a distinct personality. So where do you even begin? Start by …

Asia Travel

3 Bold Biotech Predictions For 2018!

The biotech sector largely performed in line with the overall market in 2017, after under performing in 2015 and 2016.<p>There are several reasons to …

Biotechnology