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Check out the world's longest tunnel — it's 35 miles long and it connects Switzerland and Italy

Tunneling and track-laying for the 35-mile NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel has been completed, making it officially the longest tunnel in the world, surpassing Japan's 14-1/2-mile Seikan Tunnel.<p>Swiss authorities held a media day inside the tunnel in October to announce that most of the technical work for …

NYC Fashion Designers and More Detail Their Biggest Splurges, Cheapest Finds of 2015

As the end of 2015 approaches and 2016 sits on the horizon, we've tapped a handful of reputable fashion friends to weigh in on this year's greatest hits (and misses) — it's the Year in Racked. This time, we asked them to spill the beans on their biggest splurge and cheapest find.<p><b>Michelle Smith,</b> …

No Packets Allowed: Hot Chocolate You Actually Want to Drink

Whether you like it classically creamy, bittersweet, spicy, or spiked—we've got just the recipe.<p>We drink hot chocolate because it’s rich and creamy, warm and luxurious. It's a comfort food, to pick you up when you're feeling down, or when you're just really cold. It's best served next to a skating …

Answers to the 10 Most Searched Beauty and Fitness Questions of 2015

What are lip fillers?<p>Today, Google released its 2015 year-end report of the most searched and top trending topics on the search engine. And because many of the beauty and fitness questions you had were the same beauty and fitness questions <i>we</i> had, we dug up answers to the top 10 talked about …

Massachusetts teen found guilty of murdering math teacher

<b>(CNN) —</b> A jury in Massachusetts has found Philip Chism guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 killing of his high school math teacher, Colleen Ritzer.<p>The jurors in Essex Superior Court on Tuesday also found Chism guilty of aggravated rape and armed robbery. He was found not guilty on a second …

You Can Pre-Order the Suitcase That Won Kickstarter

It's officially the most funded luggage campaign in the site's history.<p>Prepare for some serious suitcase envy: after launching their Kickstarter campaign in October 2015, the company behind the bag, Travel-Light, raised more than $3.3 million, far over their initial $125,000 goal. In other words: …

Future of cruising? Gianluca Santosuosso's MORPHotel | CNN Travel

(CNN) — London architect Gianluca Santosuosso's floating hotel concept, MORPHotel, could easily be mistaken as something from J.J. Abrams' new "Star Wars" -- its spine-like design and self-sustaining ecosystem is certainly futuristic.<p>The vessel, which spans about a half a mile in length, features …

Swimming Pools

How to Spend the Holidays in New York City

Spending your holiday in the Big Apple? Here's our guide to some of the most festive and fun attractions the city has to offer.<p>It's the most …

Decorations

7 secular pilgrimages that could change your life | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Pilgrimages aren't only for the religious.<p>They can be fun and inspiring, challenging yet rewarding and don't necessarily involve prayer.<p>The best ones, however, do involve a bit of a trek.<p>Even if don't "find yourself" along the way, you'll definitely find something to tell your friends about …

Hiking

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

All 51 of Kylie Jenner's Wildly Different Hairstyles From 2015

Or at least all the ones she let the world see.<p>I don't know about y'all, but I had exactly two haircuts this year and other than a brief stint dressing like Kylie, I had zero hair color changes. But the never boring, always keeps them on their toes King Kylie tried at least 51 different hair looks …

19 Pieces to Pack for a Holiday Getaway in Any Kind of Climate

December 31 and 2016 are fast approaching, and your last vacation probably feels ages ago at this point — meaning you’re totally due for a getaway. Whether your much-needed holiday escape involves hitting the slopes and sipping hot chocolate in a cozy lodge or kicking back seaside under the shade …

Clothing

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

What to Wear When You Travel: Stylish Fall and Winter Outfits for Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

With the holidays just around the bend, a plane, train, or automobile ride is <i>probably</i> in your near future. And, while it's tempting to travel wearing just-rolled-out-of-bed-PJs (comfort is key, right?), you're <i>way</i> chicer than that. Plus, if you're leaving for your trip straight from the office or …

Every International Dining Rule You Need To Know, In One Chart

Did you know that in France, your bread belongs on the table and not on your plate? Or that asking for Parmesan cheese is a faux pas at dinner in Italy?<p>In many countries, diners follow mealtime rules that might sound completely wonky to visitors. But as it turns out, most of these customs are …

In Photos: New Zealand's Glow Worm-Covered Limestone Caves

Forget camera flashes; New Zealand-based photographer Joseph Michael uses a less-likely light source for his timelapsed "Luminosity" series. While …

North Island

5 Things You Learn After Quitting Your Job and Backpacking Around the World

<i>What is it like to quit your job, get a backpack and travel the world?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Patrick</i> …

The Swing At The End Of The World Is A Wanderluster's Dream Come True

Calling all lovers of adrenaline and adventure: THIS is a spot for your bucket list.<p>The Swing at the End of the World is a breathtaking little treasure in the mountains near Baños, Ecuador. The high-flying rope swing hangs from a treehouse called Casa del Arbol, beckoning every wanderlust-y soul to …

It's Chocolate Adventure Time

October 4, 2013<p>It’s Chocolate Adventure Time<p>Who’s up for a baking adventure? One that’s centered around what else, but CHOCOLATE!<p>Oh my… I’m so …

Dessert

Skillet Brownies Recipe

<i>Decadent brownies flecked with chocolate and toffee chips and baked in mini cast iron skillets.</i><p>You guys know that I have a pretty serious love affair …

Dessert

Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookie Pie

The only thing better than a freshly baked oatmeal chocolate chip cookie is a freshly baked Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookie Pie. This may be called a …

How-To: Glitter Ice Cubes

Turn the humble ice cube into the life of the party with edible food glitter and this fun glitter ice cubes tutorial from Victoria at A Subtle Revelry!<p>Hello, fancy drinks.<p>Ready to add some sparkle to your sip? Click here to see how its done.

Food

Go Behind the Scenes with Candice Swanepoel at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

What's it like to walk the runway for the sexiest show on earth? The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show airs tonight on CBS, and <i>InStyle</i> went behind the …

Couple Shoot Amazing Landscapes Carrying Their Child on Their Backs

Landscape photography is no doubt a beautiful undertaking, but it can also be a difficult activity, given the need to bring along all the necessary …

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30+ Amazing Paint Color Ideas for Every Spot in Your House

No regrets, guaranteed.<p>Skip the do-overs and pick the perfect paint color the first time around. What's the secret? Ask the pros. Here, expert designers shared dozens of their favorite hues for every space, shade and season. It's our best paint color advice, all in one place.

9 Things to Check For in a New House

These quick fixes will save you loads of future headaches. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>A new house can be so exciting: The decorating possibilities! The organizational ideas! But before you start moving in your stuff and arranging your furniture, check off these must-do …

Home Improvement

The secret of Google Maps' accuracy revealed

The maps we use to navigate have come a long way in a short time. Since the '90s we've gone from glove boxes stuffed with paper maps to floorboards …

Why Europeans Don't Refrigerate Eggs But Americans Do

This is unlike the US, where eggs are found in the refrigerated dairy aisle with the butter, cheeses, and milk.<p>The difference is linked to the way that eggs are farmed and processed in the US compared with in the UK and other European nations.<p>In the US, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) requires …

Model Couples: 12 Genetically Blessed Duos

They say in love that opposites attract, but when it comes to these model couples, we'd say just the opposite. Click through to see 12 duos who share the same profession—being really, really ridiculously good-looking.<p>They say in love that opposites attract, but when it comes to these model couples, …