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11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

As a travel journalist, I often feel I've hit the career jackpot. I travel as often as my passport allows — 28 countries and counting! — and I’m able …

New York City

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

List-Worthy

10 Books Where Small Towns Are Gigantic Characters

As the poet John Cougar Mellencamp said, "I can be myself here in this small town." Some of the most unapologetic, memorable characters in fiction …

22 photos to inspire you to visit Ireland

A decade ago I visited Ireland for the very first time.Man, doesn’t speaking in decades make you feel old? Shivers.And a month ago I was back …

Graffiti Meets Oil Painting in Stunningly Realistic Murals - Creators

Artist Ant Carver floods the streets with a new technique.<p>Combining graffiti techniques with detailed oil painting, London-based street artist Ant Carver creates expressive, gestural murals using a rainbow palette of spray paints. An exploration into alternative approaches to street art, Carver's …

Watch this! The must-see TV shows of 2017

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TV

Vacationing in Costa Rica: A Suggested Itinerary

Vacationing in Costa Rica: A Suggested Itinerary<p>Updated on January 7, 2017<p>Imagine lying in bed at night and watching as red-hot lava rolls down the …

Teach English in Taiwan, and Make a Lot of Money

Teaching in Taiwan: A Sweet Deal<p>By Billie Tyler<p>Taiwan, the home of iPhone factories, McDonald's happy meal toys and iced bubble tea, right? Or is it …

50 Nifty Reasons to Love Photography in 2016

Today nearly everyone has a camera in their pocket. Photography is one of the most democratic forms of expression. It can be precious, but need not …

Stunning modern house in Brazil's rain forest has cozy sunken living room, green roof

Absolutely gorgeous<p>What brilliant person would have ever thought to place a conversation pit in a house set in the jungle? That would be the folks at Studio MK27, the São Paulo-based firm led by Marcio Kogan behind the Ramp House and a penthouse lined with bookshelves. Though it’s more of a …

Architecture

8 Nat Geo Photographers Share Images of Gratitude

Picture Stories<p>We asked our photographers to choose a moment they are thankful for having witnessed.<p>This Thanksgiving, we asked eight National Geographic photographers to share images they are grateful for. We wanted to see photographs that they were thankful for having taken, thankful for the …

Mammals

Actually, Let’s Not Be in the Moment

I’m at the kitchen sink, after a long day of work and kids and chores and the emotional exhaustion of a toxic election season, attempting to mindfully focus on congealed SpaghettiOs. My brain flits to the Netflix queue. I manhandle my thoughts back to the leaky orange glob in front of me. My brain …

Work Stress

22 simple ways to improve your mood, according to psychologists

#22. Write down 3 things you're grateful for.<p>Keeping tabs on the things you feel lucky to have in your life is a great way to boost your mood.<p>In a …

Studying history of art is more than a posh hobby

I was 16 the first time I properly looked at a piece of art. I was alone in a darkened room with a woman I had only just met. She put a postcard of Seurat’s <i>Bathers at Asnieres</i> on the desk in front of me, illuminated by a single spotlight from the ceiling. “Tell me what you see,” she said.<p>This was …

The 9 Keys To A Happy Retirement

It turns out that happiness and retirement <i>do</i> go together.<p>Well, based on the research and books I’ve read and interviews I’ve done since becoming editor of the Money & Security and Work & Purpose channels at Next Avenue in 2011, they <i>can</i> go together if you play your cards right.<p>And it’s not just …

Cat Symbolism: What Cats Represent In The Spiritual World - The Open Mind

<b>C</b>at symbolism is a diverse topic. The cat is a domestic furry animal which is loved by many people. There are more than 70 cat breeds that are known …

The Best Vegan Sandwich You've Ever Tasted

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Sandwiches<p>Shares<p>I vividly remember my first introduction to hummus. Before everyone was enjoying it as a low-calorie, …

10 of the greatest places in the world to retire if you’re not rich

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>I’m always curious to see the latest best places in the world to retire rankings from …

17 side effects I’ve had as an American living in Germany

1. Random German words have replaced English equivalents.<p>I’m late because I was stuck in a <i>stau</i> and had to take an <i>umleitung</i> — I haven’t said “traffic …

New revelations on Van Gogh's insanity featured in exhibition

Amsterdam's renowned Van Gogh Museum has a new exhibition which focuses on the artist's final 18 months before he shot himself in 1890, including the …

Jennifer Lawrence’s Trainer Shows Us 4 Easy Workout Moves That’ll Make a Huge Difference

So here’s the deal: We’d love to be as fit as all those celebrity bods we see in the magazines, but instead of working out every day for six months to prep for a movie, we have to work from nine to five. And hey, we know how hard it is to hit the gym instead of social events like happy hour with …

The books that critics say you should read this summer

There’s a new wave of books coming out now in time for summer reading for those of us in the northern hemisphere, with a mix of familiar names and debut authors who are worth paying attention to. Annie Proulx, Stephen King, and Dave Eggers are among the veterans releasing new works. And Emma Cline …

Wall Street

7 Essentials You Can't Road-Trip Without

Technically, all you need for a road trip is a vehicle and a long stretch of pavement, but as any road-weary traveler will attest, not all road trips are created equal. In an attempt to help you elevate your next journey, we’ve rounded up the best road trip gear of the season, from necessities like …

The Smashing Pumpkins—very early on—live for an hour on a local Chicago TV show, 1988

<i>Smashing Pumpkins</i> <br>What you are about to see is some pretty incredible early footage of the Smashing Pumpkins performing songs from their first demo …

5 Unexpected Modern Cocktail Trends To Try

We very well might be in the golden age of cocktails. Never before have so many talented, mixologists been at the helm of our nation’s bars and restaurants. But expert technique is only part of great mixology; there’s also a certain bravado and touch of playfulness that keep a bartender ahead of …

Flavors

10 Books Our Editors Won’t Shut Up About

Though we're all pretty much self-proclaimed book nerds around these parts, sitting down to read a novel after spending ten or twelve hours editing and writing articles isn't always our go-to. After all, there's only so much our eyeballs can take before they start to bleed. So when we spend our …

Barnes & Noble

From sunsets to waterfalls to starry skies, the 9 most relaxing videos on YouTube

There’s more to YouTube than just vlogs, pranks, and pop song covers done on guitar. YouTube might be the source of your entertainment, but when you …

Time-lapse Photography

Lonely Planet says these are the top 21 things to do and see in Ireland

THE DONEGAL COAST, Ring of Kerry and Brú na Bóinne are among the destinations recommended in a new Lonely Planet guide to Ireland.<p>The list gives a …

Loneliness

Harvard Studies: Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain

by Jeff Wilson <br>The Spirit Science<p>Many studies have been done to diagnose the physiological changes in humans during meditation. None have been this …

Francesca Woodman, On Being an Angel, Photography - Foam Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

On Being an AngelFoam Museum, Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands<br>Friday December 18, 2015 - Wednesday March 9, 2016 - Event ended.<p>The most …

Rhode Island