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12 Books for Winter Break

Arguably more fun than working through a last-minute shopping list: lining up your stack of books to take you through the winter months. To get you …

Books

America’s Best Towns for the Holidays

A combination of luxe living and quaint charm helped this Rocky Mountain town capture the spot as the merriest of them all. Wandering along Cooper …

9 Netflix Films Sure to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

We don’t know about you, but with everything going on in our world post-election, we could TOTALLY use a dash of the warm and fuzzy right about now (subway therapy, anyone?). The Hallmark channel has cable-viewers covered, but Netflix is giving us a little holiday love too (above and beyond <i>Gilmore</i> …

Entertainment

Airbnb’s New 'Trips' Service Helps You Avoid Tourist Trap Nightmares

The new feature lets you book classes, lessons and hangouts with locals.<p>We may never fall for a tourist trap again.<p>Airbnb is launching a new service called Trips that allows travelers to schedule adventures with local experts instead of bumbling around on their own, CEO Brian Chesky announced on …

The 10 Best History Books This Fall

A good grasp of history can help us all understand the issues, conflicts, and discussions of the present moment with that much more clarity. And in a year in which history has led to unexpected events across the globe, from the deeply contentious nature of the current U.S. presidential election to …

The 25 Best Movies of 2016

With just days left before we turn another page in the calendar, here's a look back at the year's best films.<p>The movie year is just about over, and a review of the past twelve months makes clear that cinephiles have been spoiled with sterling movies, from blockbuster superhero sagas and low-budget …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of November 2016

Plan your autumn marathons accordingly.<p>While multiplexes will be the primary source of movie excitement for the next two months–thanks to numerous Oscar-hopeful releases and big-ticket blockbusters like <i>Rogue One</i> and <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i>–the streaming services aren't simply taking …

PM Lee on TPP, US-China ties and jobs in Singapore

China wants to give all of its citizens a score – and their rating could affect every area of their lives

Imagine a world where an authoritarian government monitors everything you do, amasses huge amounts of data on almost every interaction you make, and …

8 essential life skills that travel teaches your children

Stanford University's former Dean of Freshmen says there eight things a child must be able to do by the time they are 18. Melanie Gow reveals how …

Let It Flow: 10 of the Best Books on Creativity

The best books about creativity can simultaneously spark new ideas in the reader while also giving them a compelling narrative to follow. Sometimes this can come from writers or artists taking a step back and recounting the ways in which their craft comes together; in other cases, it might involve …

10 of the World's Most Unusual Hotels

From a desert palace constructed of salt to an upcycled Boeing 727, these unique lodgings will redefine how you think of hotels.<p>Pack excitement and whimsy into your travels the moment you check in. At these 10 unique destinations, your hotel is the adventure. Sleep under the magical glow of the …

Costa Rica

Sorry to mention it just as the long, hot summer draws to a close, but unless you hurry it will be too late to bag a festive cottage. Here are our choices for romance, partying, winter walks and great pubs<p><i>All cottages were available to book at the time of going to press. Outside the Christmas</i> …

England

20 Movies You Should See Before Awards Season

This is your movie cheat sheet for the rest of 2016.<p>After a summer of mediocre blockbusters and a lot of (unnecessary) sequels, awards season is finally upon us! Theaters will be flush with top-notch films and you'll be able to spend Friday nights watching something more worthwhile than <i>Suicide …

The 6 Best Books About Mental Health

June 2016 marked the start of our huge mental health campaign, Mend The Gap. In it, we had Stephen Fry championing the work done by Mind, Alastair …

23 African adventures you must have in your lifetime

China's Leader Xi Jinping Reminds Party Members to Be 'Unyielding Marxist Atheists'

Li Jiangong and his wife Ding Cuimei stood in front of the bulldozer in a last-ditch protest. A government-backed firm had ordered the demolition of …

Australia blames refugee advocates after asylum seeker sets herself alight | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia blamed refugee advocates on Tuesday for “encouraging” asylum seekers held in remote camps towards acts of self-harm after a woman set herself on fire, while the United Nations renewed its criticism of Australia’s harsh immigration policy.<p>Protesters from the Refugee …

Greater military cooperation needed in globalised world: Ng Eng Hen

SINGAPORE: Increasing interdependence among countries in today's globalised world calls for greater cooperation and collaboration between militaries, …

5 Great Books To Read In March

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

The 6 Life Lessons I Learned From a Solo Road Trip

Embed from Getty Images<p>It was August of 2013 and I had just turned 24. I was working fulltime on the women's apparel team at Target Corporate in downtown Minneapolis and living the city life in my adorable little apartment in the heart of Saint Paul, Minnesota. I could walk to cute little coffee …

12 Fictional Journeys Any World Traveler Will Envy

Visit Marfa, Mallorca, and Paris -- all without canceling your Seamless order.<p>A shift in perspective, or at least a quick, cool dip into the mind of another person, is the objective of travel, and also of reading great books.<p>So if you’re both knowledge-hungry and couch-bound, pick up a road trip …

Fixing America's Vacation Problem

I recently saw some staggering statistics. In 2015, more than 135 million Americans (that's 56 percent) said they hadn't taken a vacation in the last 12 months. Another stat says Americans are taking the least amount of vacation time in almost four decades. (A vacation being defined as a "week off …