Elizabeth Waite

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From giraffes to Airstreams: Top 9 glamping destinations in California

We love sleeping bags and tents as much as any happy camper, but there’s something beguiling about glamping — the portmanteau name for glamorous …

Santa Barbara

24 Incredible Books You Should Read This Summer

The season’s new books include smart thrillers and sprawling family dramas.<p>A wrestler sets his sights on the NCAA championship; a man goes on a statewide search for his missing son. A trends forecaster learns to cope with the market’s return to IRL experiences; an ex-musician reflects on his glory …

America’s white working class is nothing like the stereotypes we’ve been told. Trust me, I’m part of it

The 2016 election saw the creation of many different narratives, including the idea that the white working class is some sort of mythical, salt-of-the-earth, oppressed group that hails mostly from the countryside and believes America has left it behind. Factually inaccurate and personally …

Make sure you've read these 27 important finance books

"In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time — none," Berkshire Hathaway vice …

Don't sleep on Urban Outfitters' impressive and affordable beauty section

When was the last time you checked out Urban Outfitters’ beauty section? Because if it’s been a while, do yourself a favor: Mosey on over there and …

Urban Outfitters

10 reasons 2016 is the best time to be alive, according to an economic globalisation expert

Only 4% of Brits and 6% of Americans believe that the world is getting better, according to polling by YouGov.<p>But despite this universal sense of dread, humans are actually more safe, wealthier, healthier, more free, less hungry, and more literate than ever before, Johan Norberg argues in his book …

The 20 best things to do in LA

Might we suggest drawing nude models, locking yourself in a room until you solve can solve mathematical riddles to get out, or strolling through an urban labyrinth?<p>Here are 22 of the absolute best things to do in this city, including new ways to experience the L.A. institutions you've been to again …

10 unforgettable road trips in Colorado

COLORADO IS ONE OF THE BEST STATES in the country to just relax and take it all in. Whether starting in Denver and the front range, down in the …

11 Perfect Beach Reads

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>11 Perfect Beach Reads<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

6 Crazy Cool Adventure Trips for You and Your Boo

For adventurous couples, there’s nothing better than bonding over a scenic national park hike, kayaking in crystal clear water, camping at one of the most popular destinations or getting your namaste on together in a gorgeous setting. Outdoorsy duos, you’re in luck — there are more options for …

National Parks

25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech

Our goal has always been to give you rare, unprecedented access to the people shaping the tech industry— specifically, the advice that they've gained through experience, or used to get where they are today.<p>So when we sat down earlier this year to double down on this mission, we wondered who these …

How to See America’s National Parks in the Lap of Luxury

The National Park Service turns 100 years old this summer, sending Americans to the Grand Canyon and Zion in droves. In a statement earlier this …

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

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33 things to do in San Francisco that are free or cost less than $5

In the land of sky-high real estate and $30 restaurant entrées, deals are hard to find. But thanks to the city's expert on all things cheap, Johnny Hayes of the wildly popular site SFFunCheap.com, we've tracked down a list of things to do that are free or cost $5 or less.<p>Johnny's selections include …

San Francisco

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

The 11 Best Places to Go Glamping

"Want to go camping this weekend?"<p>We've all been asked that very question—but we do not all get excited.<p>For those who enjoy convening with nature …

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

An Insider’s Guide to San Francisco

The best places for coffee, cocktails, outdoor perambulations and ‘young coconuts’ in this constantly evolving city, with expert advice from Airbnb’s Joe Gebbia, Heath Ceramics’s Catherine Bailey, chef Mourad Lahlou and historian Anthea Hartig<p>The views from Bernal Heights Park in San …

San Francisco

7 Unique Campgrounds to Stake Out This Summer

Campgrounds around the country are now opening for summer reservations. So it’s time to start booking trips—we’ve selected a few of our favorite around the U.S., places that not only offer scenic places to pitch a tent, but also have unique amenities like hot springs, food trucks, sushi bars, …

Six Ways To Travel The World This Summer Without Spending A Dime

People offer a lot of reasons for not traveling more often, with lack of funds usually topping every list. At Uproxx, our basic argument is that traveling is more worthwhile than most of the other crap we spend our money on. Still, even though we firmly believe that travel is cheaper than most …

Great Depression

10 secret places in Paris you would never discover on your own

SECRET TOUR GUIDE and filmmaker Mathieu Stern reveals the top 10 secret places to discover in Paris.<p>1 – Jardin alpin (Map)<br>Nestled in the heart of the …

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Unquiet Minds Make Absorbing Reading In 'Imagine Me Gone'

Mental illness has long been a mainstay of literature, from <i>Don Quixote</i> and <i>Jane Eyre</i> to <i>Mrs. Dalloway</i> and <i>Madame Bovary</i>. And why not? It's interesting. Novels like <i>Crime and Punishment</i> and <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i> find cultural insights in the tumult of nonconforming, besieged minds. Others, like Jeffrey …

AutoCamp, a Boutique Airstream Campsite, to Open on Russian River

90-minutes north of San Francisco, AutoCamp is a design-forward, luxury camping experience. <i>(photo via AutoCamp)</i> Looking for somewhere new to pitch …

31 Places Around The World You Should Eat At Before You Die

<i>We asked people who work and travel around the world to tell us about their favorite restaurants on the planet. From holes in the wall to Michelin-starred feasts, these are some of the places they recommended, presented in no particular order.</i><p>Najd Village, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia<p>A traditional Saudi …

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

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Researchers may have found the best way of ending extreme poverty, and it’s embarrassingly simple

FOR DECADES, THE UNITED STATES HAS grappled with the homelessness problem: what’s the best way to deal with thousands of homeless people living rough …