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Benefits of Sambar: 6 More Reasons To Love The South Indian Sensation

You know nothing would disappoint you more to see a plate of puffy hot <i>idlis</i> or piping hot <i>dosa</i> without its must-have accompaniment-sambar. Sambar is a …

Weight Loss

All the Things You're Doing Wrong When You Travel, According to Anthony Bourdain

The globe-trotting TV host shares his advice for all types of budgets.<p>Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower …

Anthony Bourdain

Really Cool Flip Flops And Sandals For Spring Break Travel

Sandals or flip-flops, whichever you prefer, we got you covered with a selection of affordable and stylish footwear for your Spring Break …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

Behind the wheel with a Throw Down judge

In an old bakery in Whitstable, batches of perfectly identical white porcelain mugs sit on wooden boards. They all look as if they have sprung from the same mould, but in fact they have each been hand-thrown by master potter Keith Brymer Jones.<p>A ceramicist with over 30 years at the wheel, Keith is …

The key to caring for old clocks? 
It takes time...

Inside the workshop of Steven Fletcher there is a cacophony of ticks, strikes and chimes from the clocks of all shapes and sizes that fill his space. It doesn’t seem an environment that’s conducive to the intimate nature of clock repair, but Fletcher is immune to the racket.<p>“The only time I hear …

29 Easy Ways To Improve Your Skin Long-Term

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The Ultimate Guide to Meaningful Travel in Myanmar

The 7 best online travel platforms for women of color

Women of color travelers are finding more platforms that cater to the specific trials and tribulations they may experience while being on the road. …

Ready, Set, Jet: 20 Travel Accounts to Follow on Instagram

@earthpix<p>An aggregation of some of the best travel shots on Instagram, this is the handle to peruse for endless eye candy–whether you're looking for …

New York State

Designers, Time to Sound Off on Your Favorite Fonts

Do you agree with the results of MOO's survey? What are your go-to fonts?<p>Print and design company MOO recently surveyed 1,300 of their US-based users …

The Secret Trick Kate Middleton Uses to Stay Secure in Her High Heels

<i>This article originally appeared on Woman Magazine. For more articles like this, visit womanmagazine.co.uk.</i><p>She rarely puts a foot out of place when …

High Heels

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

An 8-Point Guide to a Feng Shui House

Stand inside your home with your back to the front door.* Look forward. The part of your home in the far left corner is the money sector. The far …

Discover the Seven New Wonders of the World on this ultimate bucket list trip

If you have a travel bucket list the length of your arm and are hoping to make a big dent in it … then this trip might be the answer. The 31-day tour takes trippers on a whistle-stop tour of the Seven New Wonders of the World and the last standing ancient wonder.<p>The trip is being organised by On …

Taj Mahal

How to choose the perfect glasses

<b>FOUR EYES QUERIES</b><p>Laura Imami, optician and founder of an eponymous eyewear brand, tackles your frequently asked questions.<p><b>Q: Why do my glasses leave indents on the sides of my nose?</b><p>A: When the nose pads are not properly adjusted or they are too tight, all the pressure goes on the nose instead of …

How to be more productive in 2018

To boost your productivity, you don't need to massively change your work life or routine. There are ways to get more done by cutting out distractions …

Productivity

19-Year-Old Student Hides Spy Camera In His Clothing To Take Secret Street Photos In The 1890s

Carl Størmer (1872-1957) enjoyed a hobby that was very, very unusual at the time. He walked around Oslo, Norway in the 1890s with his spy camera and …

Northern Lights

24 Stores and Websites You Aren't Shopping at but Should Be

We covered a lot of stores and websites in 2017. We talked a lot about IKEA, Target, Costco, Trader Joe's, and the other usual suspects. We also ran …

Free Shipping

Inside China's Vast New Experiment in Social Ranking

In 2015, when Lazarus Liu moved home to China after studying logistics in the United Kingdom for three years, he quickly noticed that something had …

Do you work for one of the 20 best companies in Britain?

Northern Gas and Power has been named the best company to work for in Britain, coming top of a list of 20 employers that have displayed a positive workplace culture and strong leadership development.<p>The league table, produced by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and jobs site Glassdoor, …

Corporate Culture

Iraq's travel highlights: 14 amazing places that tourists are missing

DIY Curtain Projects You Can Totally Pull Off

(Image credit: Amy Bartlam for Homepolish)<p>Some people might consider curtains a luxury, others a necessity. If you think about the many benefits that …

Sewing

Amal Awad: 'Arab women don't need westerners to give them a voice'

The author of Beyond Veiled Cliches relates the daily struggle of Arab women – whether Muslim or not – to hold on to identity<p>When author Amal Awad visited Dubai for an “authentic” Bedouin experience, she found instead gaudy belly dancers, four-wheel drives, and henna tattoo artists. As she writes, …

Sydney Opera House

10 Design-y Dish Racks for Your Compact Kitchen

"That's a really pretty dish rack" is a thought you have had, perhaps, never. But that's all about to change. Which is good news for everyone who …

Apartments

How to choose the best digital camera for you

Snap happy.<p>Your smartphone can snap pretty good photos. But it's not a dedicated photography device, and that shows. Good news: You don't have to settle for any blurred, dark shots. Explore the host of dedicated digital cameras, and you'll enter a world of sharp focus, low noise, and optical zoom. …

Cameras

The Only 8 TED Talks You Need to Watch—Best TED Talks

Did you know that freedom of choice is often the enemy of happiness? Or that without disagreement, there can be no progress? Have you ever considered …

The hot water bottle trick to help you sleep better in hot weather

<b>It can often be a struggle getting a good night's sleep during summer –</b> <b>temperatures rise and the sweltering heat and humidity leaves us tossing and</b> …

Home Decorating

What Is Career Mapping, and How Do You Do It?

Taking the time to actually plan out all the steps of your career probably doesn’t sound particularly enticing. After all, who knows what could …

A Beginner's Guide to Biryani, the Ultimate Rice Dish

Take a regional tour of this elaborate South Asian essential<p>Biryani is my go-to dinner party dish. A one-pot meal of rice, meat, and aromatic spices, …

Tamil Nadu