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The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical.<p>You’ll spot sharks, coral, and fish of the likes we’ve never seen before.

How to Pack Light: 9 Tips to Lighten Your Load

While carrying less cargo certainly has its benefits, even the most seasoned travelers agonize over how to limit excess baggage. But never fear: No matter where you're headed, these nine handy techniques will help you pack as efficiently as possible for your next trip.<p>Packing requires practicality: …

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Hooray! I found more photos of the house my house wants to be when it grows up (see here). Design by Strangetrader (Andrea Duff and Robert Schwamberg …

Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs & Lime Vinaigrette

A vibrant and fresh salad for summer.<p>This vibrant and fresh Thai Quinoa Salad is adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, <i>Raising the Salad Bar</i> by Catherine Walthers. It's a healthy eater's dream: flavorful, chock-full of protein and veggies, satisfying and low in fat. I usually make it as a light …

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How to Choose Paint Colors and Strategies

If you’re pondering paint possibilities for your space, look no further! Today Decoist delves into the world of color–paint color! When it comes to …

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What Science Says About Arousal During Rape

Yes, orgasms can happen to rape victims.<p>Rape. Most of us don't like to talk about it. We don't like to think about it. But when we do think about it, or at least when I do, it is always violent. I am struggling and overpowered. I am screaming. And I am certainly not getting off.<p>Although in the …

A Tea Infuser That Takes Its Cues From The USB Stick

The Loop is a handy, gadget-like strainer that stores loose tea and lets you brew a fresh cup any time.<p>Tea is synonymous with bourgeois comfort. Scores of writers agree that there are few things as cozy on a rainy day than a cup of strong tea and a good book. Kakuzō Okakura, for one, divined the …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

Wall-Hugging Visual Vase is a Friendly Floral Balancing Act

Unfortunately for plants, they can’t tell you when they are being neglected, but this odd little vase gives your flowers a voice. The Water Balance …

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT Had Twice as Many of Viewers as HOUSE OF CARDS

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Photographer Websites: Why You Need One And What To Do About It

The modern web was made for photographers; it’s such a visual medium where beautiful images have an incredible impact. Text, or copy, is still …

Fan TV revealed: is this the set-top box we’ve been waiting for?

Built in secret, Fanhattan is finally showing off its Yves Behar-designed device to the world.<p>In June 2011, a Silicon Valley startup released a well received iOS app named Fanhattan to serve as a central place for finding streaming video. More recently, Fanhattan brought its service to the web. But …

Introducing: X Ambassadors, Brooklyn's Least "Indie" Rock Band

The Gecko and Other Amazing Shots

Things have been really ramping up on Light Stalking these days, and it makes perfect sense why. We publish a full-length article nearly every single …

The Obamacare Scorecard

(This is Part 3 of a series on our ongoing -- and worsening -- national healthcare crisis.)<p>As major provisions in the Affordable Care Act are rolled out, we'll need an unbiased way of tracking its effectiveness -- a scorecard for "Obamacare," as it's now universally called. What's the best way to …

39 Relaxing Outdoor Hanging Beds For Your Home

To relax outdoors, in the sunlight or, on the contrary, in the shadows in light summer wind, there’s nothing better than a hanging bed. Lie, read, …

'Prisoners' Trailer: Hugh Jackman Loses His Daughter, Then Himself – /Film

The films of <b>Denis Villeneuve</b> stick with people. Movies like <i>Incendies</i>, <i>Polytechnique</i>, and <i>Maelstrom</i> demonstrate a knack for plunging recognizable …

MSN | Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Portals Navigation<p>Outlook.com<br>• Microsoft Store<br>• Skype<br>• Rewards<br>• Office<br>• eBay Sponsored<br>• OneDrive<br>• Maps<br>• Facebook<br>• OneNote<br>• Twitter<p>Get your mail here<p>See your recent emails<br>• Send a quick email<br>• Manage your calendar with easy access<p>Sign in with any Microsoft account: Outlook, Hotmail, MSN, Live<p>What is a Microsoft …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Samsung Debuts The New Galaxy S IV

People interact with the Samsung Galaxy S IV, March 14, 2013 in New York City. Samsung, the world's largest handset maker, revealed their successor to the Galaxy S III. The Galaxy S IV features a five-inch 1080p screen, a 1.9GHz quad-core processor, a 13-megapixel rear camera and ships with the …

MSN | Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Portals Navigation<p>Outlook.com<br>• Microsoft Store<br>• Skype<br>• Rewards<br>• Office<br>• eBay Sponsored<br>• OneDrive<br>• Maps<br>• Facebook<br>• OneNote<br>• Twitter<p>Get your mail here<p>See your recent emails<br>• Send a quick email<br>• Manage your calendar with easy access<p>Sign in with any Microsoft account: Outlook, Hotmail, MSN, Live<p>What is a Microsoft …

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