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Packing #goals: Here’s how Athleta’s CMO travels with *just* a shoulder bag

Even if you fancy yourself an economical packer, chances are you have at least a personal bag and a carry-on for every airline trip you take. But …

A professor of medicine explains why he hasn't quit diet soda — but never drinks the regular kind

Just how bad is your Diet Coke habit?<p>Probably not as unhealthy as you think. And swapping it for the regular stuff won't do you any favors.<p>"If I have to choose between diet drinks and those with added sugar, I'll go with the diet," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University …

How to saute mushrooms to crispy, browned perfection

Remember when Alice ate that mushroom in Wonderland?<p>“What can all that green stuff be?' said Alice. “And where have my shoulders got to? And oh, my poor hands, how is it I can't see you?”<p>Oh, dearie, dear, dear. Poor Alice. If only she’d boned up on the works of Timothy Leary before she listened to …

9 travel hacks that made 2017 less stressful

In the simplest of terms, 2017 has been <i>quite</i> a year. It’s been pretty stressful and emotional at times, between political instability and seemingly …

This Fairytale Norweigian Retreat is a Dream Come True

Norway is a country that frequently tops rankings — from the happiest country in the world — to one of the wealthiest. And now you have another …

We May Have Underestimated Just How Bad It Is to Be Overweight

This could explain a lot.<p>Unhealthy food, and the way it helps to fuel obesity, has been called the number one cause of poor health in America, but …

15 Life-changing Trips for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy …

Travel

Crowd-Pleasing Mac and Cheese for Thanksgiving and Beyond

When deciding what to bring to Friendsgiving, I never even toy with the idea of a well-decorated pie or dish of roasted brussels sprouts: my fate is already sealed. I must bring the macaroni and cheese. I brought this genius version to my first ever Friendsgiving many years ago, only to watch it …

10 Key Habits of World-Class Money Savers

Americans, in general, not only aren't good about saving money, but they're also actually fairly indifferent about being financially frugal. …

Personal Finance

If you're just dumping a bunch of stuff into your slow cooker, you're doing it wrong

Let's face it: Slow cookers are popular, but dull. Mute. Kinda sleepy. Even on its highest setting (of three total), my six-quart All-Clad slow cooker doesn't simmer stock or sizzle diced shallots. Sometimes I'll reset it in the middle of cooking, just to hear that indifferent chirp. "She's not …

Cooking

7 countries where you can travel on $30 a day or less

There are countries all over the world where, thanks to the low cost of living and (in some cases) strong U.S. dollar, it's possible to get around on a very low budget.<p>Traveling on the cheap is certainly not for everyone and it often means making a few sacrifices, but choosing the right place to …

Travel ban 2.0 in effect, court challenges begin

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> After months of winding through the courts, the so-called "watered-down," revised version of President Donald Trump's fiercely litigated travel ban finally went into effect at 8 p.m. ET Thursday.<p>Less than an hour before the ban was slated to begin, an emergency motion was filed …

Immigration

The Next Recession: We Are Witnessing The Largest Twin Bubbles In History

In the coming years, we will have to deal with the largest twin bubbles in history. It’s global debt (especially government debt) and the even larger bubble of government promises.<p>Together, these twin bubbles make up what investor John Mauldin calls “The Great Reset.” Nobody can tell how this …

The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out of your stay.<p>You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a …

12 travel discount sites you should hit up before you book that vacation

We all dream of taking the perfect vacation, whether it’s traveling to a warm beach paradise or visiting ruins in a beautiful city. But most of us …