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High-Low List: National Park Accommodations for All

Historic Luxury in Grand Canyon<p>When you first see El Tovar lodge on the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, transcendentalism may occur. You could be …

National Parks

People Are Having Lots of Public Sex in Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s New Moscow Park—and the Architect Is Thrilled

Art World<p>Call it the Moscow Mamba: The architects who transformed New York's High Line have created a park near the Kremlin where lovers are hooking …

Architecture

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

The other day I received an email from a reader with 10 questions she wanted me to answer. No introduction. No small talk.<p>Just a list of questions …

Self-improvement

The No BS Guide to Organizing Your Feelings

Rarely do our feelings hang neatly on fancy, perfectly spaced hangers. Instead — like our closets — we often hold a jumble of both new and outdated …

Self-help

Horoscope Compatibility Chart - Daily Love Compatibility Horoscopes - ELLE.com

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Ask Eva: Should I Wait For My New Boyfriend To Get Over His Ex?

<i>Dear Eva,</i><p><i>I signed up to a dating app, and arranged a local drink with a good looking music guy who seemed nice, not weird, without expectations. We</i> …

20 Winnie the Pooh Quotes That Will Make You Laugh (and Probably Cry, Too)

That silly old bear get us every time!<p>Oh, bother: No matter how hard we try, we just can't shake that silly old bear! With the upcoming release of …

Walt Disney Company

How to Follow Up After a Good First Date

Resist the urge to sext.<p>A good first date is a lot like tequila: It makes you do stupid shit. It makes you want to throw any personal boundaries or social norms you intend to follow right out the window and send desperate texts at 4 a.m. But you don’t <i>have</i> to fall into the trap of the post-good-date …

Relationships

The El Tianguis Tuesday Market In San Miguel de Allende, Mexico-What TripAdvisor Doesn't Tell You - Eating The Globe-Food and Travel

I was horrified when I read the comments on Tripadvisor about the El Tianguis Tuesday Market in San Miguel. Someone (obviously a gringo) wrote, ” I …

6 French Honeymoons You Should Consider Instead of Paris

There are few things not to love about Paris. From the history, to the architecture, to the language and the food, it’s always at the top of honeymooners’ wish lists. But Paris is hardly the only honeymoon spot in France, and if you’re the kind of couple who like to do things a bit differently, we …

France

Relationship experts agree that dating apps can be useful — but not necessarily for finding love

Talk to two people — even two relationship experts — about the function of dating apps and you can easily get two very different opinions.<p>Claudia Duran is in the sometimes-helpful-but-mostly-making-things-worse camp: She uses the term "swipe vulture culture" to describe people's behavior on these …

Relationships

10 Restaurants Every Cheese Lover Should Visit at Least Once

While headlines on the addictive properties of cheese are probably overblown, there’s no arguing that cheese, like love, can spur irrational …

Cheese

Where To Eat In New Orleans, According To Two Local Chefs

<b>Welcome to EAT THIS CITY, your tour of the best restaurants in one of our favorite cities, as chosen by a world-class chef, celebrity, or local hero.</b><p>Friends, it’s time we revisit The Big Easy — that city renowned for its signature music stylings, a propensity of parades, and some killer …

New Orleans

A guide to Provence by Ines de la Fressange

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>The most Parisian of Parisiennes take their annual summer vacation to Provence nowadays. And Ines de la Fressange is not different. …

France

Road Trip: 5 Days from New Orleans to Houston

Stretch this five-hour drive into five days to eat your way through southern Louisiana.<p>When most people talk about making the drive from New Orleans to Houston, they do so begrudgingly. It’s not something one does for pleasure—you do it because your family or job makes you. That needs to change. …

New Orleans

It's time to call off the perpetual search for true love

This is the hardest task of any man’s life and the key to lasting happiness – to know when you are finished with romantic fantasy and when it is time …

Relationships

15 Experts Share How Long You Should Wait For a Man To Commit To You

“Connection is why we're here; it is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives. The power that connection holds in our lives was confirmed when the …

Best summer books 2018, as picked by writers – part one

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie<p>Meg Wolitzer’s <i>The Female Persuasion</i> (Chatto) is wonderfully dense and wise, a page-turner that succeeds both at character and ideas. It felt true to life.<p><i>Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A</i> (Bodley Head) by Danielle Allen, a memoir about the loss of a beloved cousin, is …

Books

12 sex and relationship podcasts that’ll make you laugh, cry, and blush

If you’re feeling like your commute has been bogged down by bad news as of late, you may want to consider giving yourself a mental health break to …

5 Ways Biometric Security Redefines Mobile Phone Authentication

<i>The following is a guest post submitted to M2SYS by Nasrullah Patel</i><p>You may be aware of the term “biometrics” – an evolving technology used for …

The Factors of Authentication

Counting on it<p>Security is never absolute. Technology evolves on both ends, making not only security systems but also hacker skills better. …

Insurance Companies 'Should Not Get A Pass' On Gun Violence

In the wake of the recent massacre at the Las Vegas country concert that killed 59 people and injured more than 500, some country musicians are changing their stance on gun control.<p>“I’ve been a proponent of the Second Amendment my whole life,” tweeted Caleb Keeter of the Josh Abbott Band of Austin, …

Wisconsin jury finds gun store liable for selling firearm used to shoot cops.

A Wisconsin jury ordered a suburban Milwaukee gun store to pay nearly $6 million after finding the store broke the law by selling guns that ended up …

Gun Industry Immunity

With nearly every American industry and product, civil liability can be used as an important check on irresponsible manufacturers and sellers—but not …

Blockchain Will Enable A Real Sharing Economy

<b>Published Date:</b> 2016-07-21 16:34:46 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Analytics, Big Data, Data Warehousing, Disruption, Innovation, Product Innovation <b><br>Title:</b> Blockchain Will …

Blockchain and the sharing economy — a match made in heaven? This startup plans to prove it

These days, it seems that consumers are willing to share just about everything in an effort to save a bit of their own money or to earn something extra. From renting a bike to get around in urban areas to monetizing your car as a Lyft driver, it seems like almost everyone has gotten involved in the …

Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy: Dictionary of Commonly Used Terms

Terms can become hard to define when they become too big. By too big, I do not mean in terms of impact or scale. It happens when the connections …

Disrupting business models is not enough. We need tech innovation too

We hear the word “innovation” all the time. It has become such a buzzword that we forget what it means. For some people, innovation means building …

Innovation

14 vital elements of Sharing Economy Business Model

Murat Uenlue, PhD (Engineering), Program Management Professional (PgMP), Project Management Professional (PMP). Project managing the most significant …

Why The Success Of 'Sharing Economy' Startups Hinges On Who Owns The Inventory

To better understand the trend, let's talk a bit about the players, market segmentation and the bet investors are making on the future.<p><b>The "Sharing Economy" Attacks The Closet</b><p>While ebay pioneered the peer-to-peer auction model back in 1995, and it remains a core transaction standard on the …

Sharing Economy