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20 books that make perfect holiday gifts

What's a relatively cheap and heartfelt gift? Books, of course!<p>But with so many stellar titles released in 2014, choosing the right book to give this …

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: The Deals You Need to Know About

It's the biggest shopping weekend of the year! We gathered all the irresistible bargains from our favorite retailers and designers to help make your …

You Can Almost Always Cancel Your Flight FOR FREE Within 24 Hours... After They Get Cheaper

Everyone knows you can cancel your flight within 24 hours of booking... right?<p>Wrong. We didn't <i>really</i> realize this was possible until recently, when we learned it's a federal rule for airlines to give passengers a full refund if they choose to cancel their flights within 24 hours of booking, …

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

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Google Tops LinkedIn's List of Most Desirable Companies to Work For

For the second straight year, Google claimed the top spot on LinkedIn's annual list of most InDemand Employers, a ranking of the companies LinkedIn …

Are Self-Repairing Wings And See-Through Cabins The Future Of Air Travel?

Scared of flying? Then you might not like the airplanes of the future.<p>Sure there are some terrifying-sounding features (transparent cabins and harvesting body heat) in the proposed designs for future planes, but the decisions to go greener are all ideas we can get behind. So go ahead, take a look …

Meet ELLE's Women in Tech

For the first time ever, ELLE rounds up the most influential women in the tech industry.

100-Year-Olds Moms Share Insights On What It Means to Be a Mother

This Mother’s Day, why not take some advice from three women who’ve been moms for a very, very long time?<p>In honor of the 100th anniversary of the …

22 Pieces of Workout Gear That Will Make You WANT to Hit the Gym

Spring has sprung, fresh air and sunshine are calling us, and it’s time to take our workouts outdoors. Whether you’re running, biking, climbing, yoga-ing or doing Crossfit, you need the right gear to fit both your taste and your sport. We picked out 22 awesome pieces of spring workout gear that …

I Did It For Science: What Sex Is Like On Every Drug

<i>This post was originally published on May 5.</i><p><b>Hypothesis</b><p>This experiment is about sex on drugs, not sex for drugs. Therefore, I plan to conduct the …

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

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The Secret Behind This Beauty's Amazing Curly Hair

Photo: Courtesy of Malek Naz/Curly Essence.<p><i>Ana Rita D' Almeida and Denise Sonnemberg — two Lisbon-based twenty-somethings behind the blog Curly</i> …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

Why You Should Take Bali Off Your Bucket List

We've visited over 30 countries so far on our two-year around-the-world journey, but one place strikes the heart as the most romantic: Bali. Before we arrived we envisioned the Bali of glossy magazines and travel memoirs like <i>Eat Pray Love</i>; sylvan sandy beaches, lush landscapes and warm water that …

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#Selfie Music Video Dominates With Help From Social Media Influencers

We thought the selfie had a banner year in 2013. It was added to the Oxford dictionary. The President of the United States took a selfie at another …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

Romaine Salad with Bacon, 5-Minute Eggs, and Pesto Dressing

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A customizable, comforting salad to ground even the busiest of weekday nights -- and a dressing</i> …

Vegan: Crispy Smoked Mushroom "Bacon"

<b>UPDATE:</b> We've updated this recipe. Check out the newest version right this way!<p>A while back, I created a graph that represented the cravings I get as a vegan. At the upper end of that scale are two things: cheese and bacon. I was able to kick the cheese craving with this Vegan Nacho Sauce recipe. …

Psychological Theories of Love

Why do people fall in love? Why are some forms of love so lasting and others so fleeting? Psychologists and researchers have proposed several …

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The Blonde Salad for Steve Madden: See Chiara Ferragni's Collection for the Mega-Brand!

Shoe mogul Steve Madden has partnered with Chiara Ferragni, blogger-extraordinare and founder of The Blonde Salad to create a limited-edition collection that will be available February 5! The line will feature nine designs in various colorways and is priced from $129 to $179. I caught up with Steve …

Video of the ritual destruction of a Guardian laptop with the Snowden leaks, as ordered by Prime Minister David Cameron

Remember when UK Prime Minister David Cameron ordered government officials to go to the offices of the Guardian in London and demand the symbolic …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

15 Truly Breathtaking Pools From Around The World

Forget the world's most crowded swimming pool. If you're planning a vacation in the future, why not treat yourself to a dash of luxury and check into …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before