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10 Stunning Standouts in National Geographic Photography Contest 2013

The 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest is now well underway! With over 1,000 entries so far, it's going to be tough for the judges to pick out their favorites. If you'll remember, last year, Ashley Vincent won the top spot for her perfectly timed photo of a tigress in a Thailand zoo …

Nature Photography

The craziest OkCupid date ever

Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes. It sure beat meeting for coffee<p>We’re standing on the side of a highway in Budapest, trying to hitch a ride. I’m elegantly dressed for a proper afternoon at the National Gallery in a green embroidered dress and a knotted …

Salvador Dalí

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Hotels

Stunning Views of the Raja Ampat Indonesian Islands

Raja Ampat is four Indonesian islands that are hardly known about. It can be found off the northwest of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New …

Melanesia

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly20 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Men's Fashion

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

National Parks

National Geographic Travel

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

Parenting

Mother And Daughter Play A Remarkable Game Of Dress-Up

Photographer Jaime Moore re-created portraits of famous women in history starring her 5-year-old daughter, Emma.<p>Emma Moore turned 5 this year. To mark the occasion, Jaime Moore, her mother and a professional photographer, snapped portraits of her in dress-up clothes.<p>But she wasn't dressed like a …

5 Of The World's Most Remote Destinations Require Crazy Travel But Are Totally Worth It

Planes, trains, automobiles and… a cargo ship? That’s what it might take to get to Madagascar’s most remote national park. For other spots like it, the haul is even longer.<p>Hoard your frequent flier miles and buy a <i>lot</i> of reading material if you plan to visit one of these hard-to-reach</b> …

30 CrazySexyCool Recipes That TLC's T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chilli Would Love

TLC's new biopic CrazySexyCool debuted on VH1 last night, so we collected some recipes that T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chilli would love

Cooking

Powerful Ads Use Real Google Searches to Show the Scope of Sexism Worldwide

Here's a simple and powerful campaign idea from UN Women using real suggested search terms from Google's autocomplete feature. Campaign creator …

Ogilvy & Mather

Nothing quite like a perfect omelette to start the weekend. This one is filled with squash, sage, and goat cheese. @mattduckor approves.

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

Dessert

Artistic Mom Turns Meals into Masterpieces

When Lee Samantha was pregnant with her second child, she began making food art in an effort to encourage her elder daughter to eat independently. If …

Working Lives Singapore

<b>Singapore has achieved what only a handful of countries have - joining the so-called First World from the developing world.</b><p>The city-state transformed itself from a British colonial outpost into the country with the third highest average income in the world within a matter of …

Asia

The world's top 25 treehouse hotels

Quintana Roo

Top 5 Children’s Beds – Your Child Will Never Miss Bedtime Again

“Can I sleep in your bed mummy?”, “I don’t want to go to sleep yet”, “I’m scared” – we’ve all been there; the moment putting your child to bed seems …

Kids

The World's Most Awe-Inspiring Desert Destinations

While deserts often evoke an image of arid and inhospitable landscapes, they also hold an undeniably special place in our imaginations. The combination of solitude, silence, shifting sands and surreal shapes has given deserts a mysterious charm that beckons travelers like a mirage to head out and …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

How an insecure, acid-dropping hippie kid reinvented himself as a technological visionary - and changed the world<p>When I first met Steve Jobs, I …

Silicon Valley

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.