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These Ultra Trendy Tiles Have Taken Homes by Storm

There are so many beautiful flooring options out there. One that I'm particularly excited about is wood-look tiles. While still achieving the warm …

Laundry Rooms

25 Free Things to Do on Your Next Visit to Los Angeles

Tourists flock to Los Angeles for a behind-the-scenes peek at the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but there’s so much more to this SoCal city beyond …

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them | Inc.com

I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The summer tempo of downtown Chicago comes to a screeching halt. …

Winter Fashion

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

A Zen master reveals the real secret to inner peace and lasting happiness (without any BS)

“What do I want from life” is a question we’ve all asked ourselves. Undoubtedly, our answer is always,”Well…I want to be happy.”<p>And if we look at our …

Meditation

37 Brilliant Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success in Business, Career, and Life | Inc.com

We can all use a little inspiration every once in a while-especially when the obstacles in our lives are stacking up and we're not sure we can continue to rise to the challenge. That's exactly when we need a dose of inspiration to get us back on track and ready to take on the world.<p>Here are 37 …

Motivation

The Best Hotels in San Diego

Southern California's surf-centric city offers beautiful beaches and big city attractions such as seriously good restaurants, breweries, and …

New and Noted: Motorcycle Gear

This week we’re looking at Shoei’s entrance into the retro open face market, a jacket and pants crafted from waxed cotton, and a blueprint for building the perfect custom motorcycle. Your monthly budget was doing fine…until now.<p><b>Shoei J•O Helmet</b> Not many open face helmets tap into today’s tech—but …

Life Goals: Riding The Pyrénées With Cyril Despres

Cyril Despres has nothing left to prove on a motorcycle. He’s got five Dakar Rally victories under his belt, plus wins at hell-on-earth events like the Red Bull Romaniacs and the Erzberg Rodeo.<p>These days, Despres leaves his highly-strung race bikes in the garage. When he heads out on two wheels, …

The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

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Four Eats in Four Toronto Neighbourhoods! Downtown, Midtown, The Distillery and the Brick Works

Toronto is one of the most multi cultural cities in the world and is also known for its neighbourhoods. There are over 200 official and unofficial …

Cooking (Australia)

Experts' Picks: Toronto's Best Tried and True Cocktail Bars

Two local experts share their can't-miss picks for where and what to drink when you're in town.<p>Toronto's cocktail scene is booming. Or as Scott …

5 Cheap Travel Gadgets You Need in Your Carry-On

<i>By Kristen Mitchell for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>When you're prepping for a flight there's a few things you always know to bring: a few magazines or a book to keep you busy, headphones to listen to music or drown out any annoying neighbors and a phone charger. These are crucial, but there is so …

The 25 coolest speakeasies in America

While the temperance movement is long gone, the hidden bars prevail. From upscale dress codes to passwords, these establishments transport you back to a time when drinking was an experience.<p>We dug up the hottest and most exclusive speakeasies throughout the US, where you can sip a proper cocktail …

Alcohol

La France Profonde

I had never been seduced by Pierre Soulages. His paintings fetch the highest prices at auction of any living French artist, and the current president …

Where to Stay, Eat, and Go in Aveyron, France

Hotels<p><b>Mercure Rodez Cathédrale</b><br>Located in the historical city center of Rodez, the Mercure offers a warm welcome and features the stunning art-deco Le …

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Even in a place attuned to two-wheeled traffic, it was a rare sight one evening last fall to witness a bicycle convoy ferrying a...<p>You’ve heard the term thrown around, but what does it actually mean, and where in the world is...<p>A forward-thinking group home in the 20th arrondissement channels a …

Home Ownership

3 European Designers Who are Getting the Dramatic, Moody Look Just Right

The rise of dark, moody hues is one of our favorite new trends in interior design. All-white interiors are giving way to spaces with darker, more …

Interior Design

The 20 best forearms exercises of all time

Your forearms don't get the respect they deserve.Not only do thicker, fuller forearms give you a more aesthetically imposing look, but they increase …

Health

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Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale.<p>The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process …

Small Spaces

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Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze.<p>Along the ever-expanding coastline of Hawaii’s Big Island, an architect and his family exchange fast-paced city life for a...<p>The unforgiving landscape of the island couldn't stop …

Fabrication

7 Reasons to Visit Franche-Comte: The Lesser-Known Region in France

When you think of France, which places pop into your mind first?<p>Chic and sleek Paris - a dream destination merely each of us dreams to visit at least once in their lives? Foodies would also add Lyon to the bucket list - the gastronomy capital of France with amazing local delights to munch. Add …

11 places to visit in France before you die

Enough with the Seine quays-strolling, the macaron-eating, and Eiffel Tower-climbing. I invite you to step into the rest of France (where 55 million …

5 Under-The-Radar NYC Must-Sees for Design Lovers

(Image credit: Shutterstock)<p>Ask anyone what to do in NYC and you'll get a comprehensive list of famous museums, events and restaurants. But what if …

Manhattan

The Most Romantic Restaurants in New York City

<i>by Gloria Dawson, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy Restaurant Marc Forgione<p>We've chosen some of our favorite New York City spots for the perfect weekend evening--or any other night you want to do something special.<p><b>1. Restaurant Marc Forgione</b> <i>(pictured above)</i><p>Marc Forgione's Tribeca restaurant exudes …

New York City

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

Art

Amsterdam’s Newest Hotel Offers High Design at $79 a Night

Ideal for those with more dash than cash, Amsterdam’s latest hotel is a seriously stylish option that won’t break the bank. The newly opened Motel …

Best Behr Paint Colors: Dramatic Darks

I'm all for pale, creamy walls, but surely every home needs at least one room painted in a color that's deep, dramatic, and just a little bit …

Dining Rooms