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59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Relationships

Taking a Ride Through Space Mountain at Walt Disney World With All of the Lights Turned On

Theme Park University took a ride through Space Mountain, the legendary indoor space-themed roller coaster at Walt Disney World, with all of the …

Walt Disney Company

19 Years Later: See where your favorite Harry Potter characters are now

<i>Sept. 1, 2017 marks the official “19 Years Later” date from the epilogue of</i> Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows<i>, wherein a grown-up Harry Potter</i> …

November Is the Best Time to Travel to Paris. Here's Why.

Lower airfares, shorter lines and beautiful Christmas markets are just a few of the draws to Paris.<p>As the leaves change and people swap their …

France

13 places in LA to take your out-of-town relatives - Curbed LA

With the holidays just about underway, out-of-town guests will be traveling to Los Angeles to visit family and friends in the coming weeks. Maybe these visitors have a clear-cut itinerary already planned, but more likely they'll show up secretly (or not so secretly) hoping you'll take them on fun …

California

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

The 25 Best Movies About Politics - Page 4 of 5

10. <b>“Lincoln” (2012)</b> <br>If the first act of <b>Steven Spielberg’</b>s career saw him as the great escapist, and the second brought out his more sentimental, …

25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life | Inc.com

When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change--a new job, a globetrotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier, lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually terrifying. And expensive. And difficult. So you end up just sitting there in your …

Productivity

This guy has traveled to over 80 countries — here's the one money-saving travel hack he swears by

Experienced traveler and Quora user Konrad Waliszewski answered with one tip: <b>alternative travel route hacking</b>.<p>Waliszewski is the founder and CEO of TripScout, a travel app that provides users with city guides and maps. He's also traveled to over 80 countries and has his own travel blog, …

Engines

These air-travel hacks can get you to places you thought you couldn't afford

The benefits of travel are as innumerable as they are indisputable. The chance to get out of town, out of your comfort zone and out into the world …

South America

The 31 Most Scenic Fall Road Trips (You Can Actually Afford)

Lower gas prices after Labor Day help make the trips budget-friendly.<p>A road trip in the fall can be an opportunity to see parts of the U.S. without …

National Parks

Why I’m Allowing My Teens To Make Their Own Choices

His hazel eyes stared defiantly back at me and his toddler arms were folded across his Thomas the Tank Engine shirt. “But he started it,” he wailed, …

Social Media

This Is the Perfect Itinerary For a 6-Day Southern U.S. Road Trip

World-class Southern city Charleston anchors the route.<p>Can there be anything dreamier than a good ol’-fashioned Southern road trip. Spectacular …

10 of the least-visited US national parks

With US national parks such as Yosemite and Yellowstone facing overcrowding, we take a look at 10 beautiful but little-known parks where you’re more likely to see a bear, moose or ‘champion tree’ than another human. Tell us about your experiences in less-trodden parks by clicking the Witness button …

National Parks

Gary Johnson Has a Plan

On the road with the Libertarian candidate who thinks he can upend this year’s election.<p>It was June 22, and Gary Johnson was on a roll. Four years earlier, following a calamitous bid for the Republican nomination, the former New Mexico governor had garnered 1 percent of the national vote against …

Government

A Visual Guide to How Terribly the World’s Best Human Athletes Fare Versus Most Average Animals

Usain Bolt might be the fastest man alive, but an average warthog could probably take him.<p>(Graphics by Michelle Enemark)<p>Yesterday, Usain Bolt, the …

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

The Olympic Storylines You Absolutely Need To Know

With more than 300 events and 10,000 athletes at the Summer Olympics, you can't follow everything at the Rio Games even if you're an insomniac streaming NBC around the clock.<p>Still, you want to know which athletes, events and stories you can't miss. Well, it's impossible to say, because drama, …

Athletics

10 Genius (And Delicious) Ways To Use Your Spiralizer

Zoodles are having quite a year. The low-carb take on spaghetti has taken wholesome kitchens—not to mention Instagram—by storm, with camera-ready zucchini noodles replacing pasta as a healthier alternative. And you can thank the spiralizer for their superstar status. You know, that go-to gadget …

How to Refresh Your Brain In a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

The Brain

Save on summer travel: These 10 cities offer the best value

Many people have the same summer goal: to get away from it all on a relaxing vacation. That high demand means a lot of destinations cost top dollar, but there are still a number of hot spots where you can find good value.<p>TripAdvisor just revealed the top 10 most affordable cities to travel to this …

Travel

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

European Travel

29 Delicious Grain Bowls That Make Dinner a No-Brainer PIN IT

We get it: At first, a "grain bowl" doesn't sound like the most exciting dinner option. But if you look beyond the image of tasteless "macrobiotic plates" featuring limp broccoli and undercooked rice, you'll see the possibilities are endless--and incredibly tasty.<p>To prove our point, we've rounded …

Healthy Eating

Ten Top Travel Apps

What did we travellers do in the old days - all of about eight years ago - before travel apps arrived on the scene? We had to cart around atlases and …

Apps

The coolest thing to do for $20 in every state in the US

A few years ago, $20 seemed like a lot of money. However, these days, $20 can feel like nothing at all. You might spend $20 on your monthly gym membership or a movie ticket, sans popcorn.<p>Luckily, there are still some things to do in the U.S. for $20 or less; you just need to know where to go. Here …

National Parks

Everything you need to know to assemble and care for a succulent garden

These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>It’s hard to say at what point the growing of succulents went from being a nerdy backwater of gardening to a viral sensation. It might have been the …

Plants

Forget The Red Sports Car. The Midlife Crisis Is A Myth

If you've ever considered buying a red sports car or quit your job to follow your muse, if you've ever related to Lester Burnham in <i>American Beauty,</i> there's some good news. Midlife crisis is not inevitable, and reaching 45 is not the first step in a slow, agonizing decline. After interviewing more …

Middle Age

Around the World in 50 Amazing Gardens

From Austria to New Zealand, the globe is full of beautiful blooms and unique landscaping styles.<p>From Austria to New Zealand, the globe is full of beautiful blooms and unique landscaping styles.

Best places to eat and drink in Japan: readers’ travel tips

It might not be hard to find great sushi in Tokyo, or a gem of a sake bar, but where would you go for the best okonomiyaki pancakes, takoyaki octopus balls, gold ice-cream or udon noodles?<p><b>Winning tip: Takoyaki, Nishiki Market, Kyoto</b><p>I’ve eaten the most rarefied meals of my life in Japan, but it’s …

Japan

'One of the greatest actors': Daniel Radcliffe pens moving post about Alan Rickman

The unfortunate news that actor Alan Rickman, 69, died after a battle with cancer has brought sorrow to movie fans all over the world. But for those who loved the "Harry Potter" franchise, a heart-wrenching note posted on social media by Daniel Radcliffe is perhaps the most poignant tribute …

Film Industry