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10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Slow Cookers

Enter The Matrix! This iPad App Lets You “See” Wi-Fi Signals

A new exhibition by Richard Vijgen reveals the invisible architecture of radio waves, all around us.<p>The invisible world around us pulses with radio waves, an electromagnetic tide that washes over everything. If you could see it, everything around us would ripple with information, like dropping a …

Wi-Fi

design

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The 5 best headphones you can get this week for under $20

You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars to get a great pair of headphones.<p>We've found 7 great pairs that will be on sale for less than $20 this week.<p>Check them out.<p>Amazon These headphones have incredible sound quality considering that they're only $20. The sound is clear and the bass is the …

Consumer Tech

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Sleep

Edward Snowden says these two things prove he's not a Russian spy

Snowden, who has been living in Moscow since 2013, categorically denied he cooperated with Russian state security.<p>"Good question, thanks for asking," Snowden wrote. "The answer is 'of course not.'"<p>The Redditor who asked Snowden about his relationship with Russian intelligence cited an article on …

Surveillance
Jennifer Aniston

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Memorable moments from past Oscars

With the 87th Academy Awards almost upon us, we look at some of the memorable moments that took place during the 86 previous shows — both onstage and off. Today's Oscars are a well-oiled machine — give or take a<p>John Travolta-AdeleDazeem moment or two — but that was not always the case.<p><b>The Envelope,</b> …

Your Everything Guide to Traveling Solo

Robert Frost was on to something: Sometimes the most relaxing journey is a solo one. Here, the best places to see on your own, plus some tried-and-true tips for going it alone.<p><b>MARTHA'S VINEYARD</b><p>This old-school New England island is a haven of peace and privacy. Go in February or March to catch up on …

Puerto Rico

Striking Photos Of The Homeless Community That Lived Beneath Manhattan

In fact, since 2006, the number of homeless people have steadily risen, reaching all-time highs of over 5 8,000 homeless people sleeping in shelters each night.<p>And those numbers don't account for New York's homeless who seek refuge on the streets.<p>Photographer and filmmaker Andrea Star Reese …

Homelessness

Joey Roth's Ceramic Speaker System Is The Most Beautiful Set Money Can Buy

Settling on the right at home speaker set can be time consuming and even stressful because speakers these days come a dime a dozen.<p>You can spend $50 and have a tinny sound with weak bass or you can spend $5,000 and feel like you paid too much.<p>That's why when I came across designer Joey Roth's …

Turntables

Breathtaking rainbows over Victoria Falls, the world's largest waterfall

Nikon

47 unearthly lightning strikes [PICs]

IN THESE IMAGES, lightning appears close up, often seemingly just a few city blocks away. Don’t let the images fool you though — pro lightning …

New York City

60 insane cloud formations from around the world [PICs]

STANDING IN A CORNFIELD IN INDIANA, I once saw a fat roll cloud (like #4 below) float directly over my head. It’s a 12-year-old memory that remains …

New York City

How To Explain Why You Left Your Old Job

Why then are you engaging in a job search? New jobs are risky and stressful. What circumstances have led you to choose the unknown over the known?<p>Your interviewer is undoubtedly thinking this and almost certainly will ask you about it. A "bad" answer can kill your chances at getting the job offer. …

Employment

14 Gorgeous Structures In The Running For The 'Building Of The Year' Award

This year's festival will be held from October 2nd - 4th in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands, a building which was itself once a WAF Award winner.<p>More than 300 projects from 50 countries made the official 2013 shortlist, and the architects responsible will each have a chance to make their case to …

Architecture

8 Books You Didn't Know Were Written By Famous Authors

Sales on a new crime novel called "The Cuckoo's Calling" shot up more than 500,000% when it was revealed that the author, Robert Galbraith, was really J.K. Rowling writing under a pen name. Rowling, author of the best-selling "Harry Potter" series, explained that she wanted the chance to "publish …

Books

A Dad Shot This Amazing Film Of His Son's First Year On Earth

When photographer Sam Christopher Cornwell's son Indigo was born on July 9th, 2012, he wanted to do something special.<p>So he decided to film Indigo for a second each day, every day — with family, first steps, crying, laughing, on the beach, in the snow, and hanging out at home.<p>After Indigo turned …

Amazing

19 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites You Should Add To Your Travel Wish List

Two of the 19 new sites can be found in China and two in Italy. The rest represent a wide array of countries around the world.<p>For a site to be included on the World Heritage List, it must be "of outstanding universal value and meet at least one out of ten selection criteria," which help the …

Archaeology

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

Leonardo Da Vinci

The Music Of Walking Through Paris

Walking through a city, a beautiful city, is one of the great pleasures in life. Beautiful cities, like all great works of art, aspire to the state of music.<p>Themes -- markets, gardens or rivers -- are forever reprised and varied, the contrast between broad vistas across town squares or wide …

France

The perfect romantic riverside walk in Paris

The world’s most romantic city has no shortage of beguiling spots, but the Seine and its surrounds are Paris at its most seductive. On this walk, you’ll pass graceful gardens, palaces, intimate parks, a flower market and an enchanting bookshop. Descend the steps along the quays where it’s possible …

France

4 More Outstanding Day Trips from Paris

Paris is surrounded by spectacular destinations well worth spending a day outside the City of Light. But for those who’ve been to Giverny or Reims …

When in Paris, you really must …

<b>Eat like a local</b><p><i>From Mireille Guiliano, the author of French Women Don't Get Fat. Her latest book is Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire</i><p>Do something the locals do: Head to rue Mouffetard to one of the oldest street markets in the City of Light and shop for a delicious lunch of good breads, wine, …

France

5 Classic Paris Cafes To Visit This Spring

We're talking about the real deal of café culture, the kind of place you could picture Picasso kicking back to enjoy a charcuterie plate and afternoon glass (or bottle) of wine.<p>Obviously any café that could ever come close to offering this much intellectual swagger would be located in Paris. …

France