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10 Book Recommendations For All Of Your Travel Needs

What to pack for planes, trains, AND automobiles.<p>Books make the best travel companions; they're reliable, portable, and won't get grumpy when things don't go according to plan (they are inanimate objects!). Pairing a story with your destination is as reliable method as any, but we're also keen on …

Books

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

9 Ways to Beat Jet Lag

If you’re going on a long trip to a different time zone, you might be dreading the looming threat of jet lag. Luckily, we’ve dug up some handy tips …

The Five Essential Bags Every Serious Traveler Needs

If you're gonna jetset around the world multiple times a year every year, you're going to need some serious gear. This hobby practically requires a bag fetish.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy.<p>There's no right or wrong bag, but certain types of bags definitely prove useful, over and over. …

10 Genius Ways To Beat Jet Lag

Enjoy every last second of your next international jaunt by planning ahead to fight jet lag. With the proper preparations, you can maximize the most of your time away and soak up as much sunlight as possible.<p>Follow these 10 tips to beat jet lag:<p>1. <b>Make a sleep schedule</b>: I'm what you would call a bad …

Introducing The IWC Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition “75th Anniversary” (Live Pics, Official Pricing)

IWC will celebrate 75 years of the Portuguese this year, and to kick things off, they’re expanding the line with a new look that looks like an old …

Introducing The Vacheron Harmony Chronograph, Featuring A New Manually-Wound, In-House Mono-Pusher Caliber (Live Pics, Pricing)

Vacheron is in the running for top announcement of the show with its incredible Harmony ultra thin, self-winding mono-pusher rattrapante chronograph, …

Create a “Zip Trip” Diaper Bag For On the Go Changes

If you've ever had to change a diaper in a public place, you know some of them aren't the cleanest. You probably don't want germs and other nasties …

20 free things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne is consistently voted the world’s most liveable city and Melburnians are quick to tell visitors what makes this city such a great place to live from their favourite restaurants (‘400 Gradi makes the world’s best margherita pizza, you know!’) to the laneway bars and cafes (‘better than …

Heavy Metal: A Look At The Most Significant New Dive Watches Of 2014

The dawn of a New Year means revelry, resolutions, diets and a clean slate. For watch lovers, it also means looking forward to the crop of new …

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4 Ways to Warm Up Your Wrist for Fall | Men's Health

<i>Photograph courtesy of Jaeger-LeCoultre</i><p><i></i>The discussion of fall's color palette nearly stops and starts with Jaeger-LeCoultre's Grande Reverso Ultra Thin 1931.<p>Though its soft rose gold case complements the striking chocolate dial, there’s much more to this timepiece than pleasing aesthetics. The …

Eight Ways to Help Improve Your Child's Vocabulary

The basis of a lifelong love and talent for learning may very well be a solid vocabulary. A strong vocabulary helps foster understanding, …

How to Fly With Kids: 5 Items to Make the Ride a Little Smoother

<i>ryaninc / Flickr</i><p>Any amount of travel can be challenging with kids in tow. Like it or not, a child's list of needs is longer than an adult's, and their reaction to not having those needs met can be much more dramatic. Even driving a long distance with kids can be a total nightmare, especially if …

Kickstarting: A Smart System For Learning Chinese With Minimal Pain And Posters

Chineasy uses pared-down graphics to ease the process of learning one of the world’s toughest languages.<p>There are some 20,000 characters in contemporary written Chinese. Knowing about 4,000 is considered educated, while the threshold for standard literacy is 2,000. “Basic” (or just-getting-by) …

Parents' Harsh Words Might Make Teen Behaviors Worse

Most parents yell at their kids at some point. It often feels like the last option for getting children to pay attention and shape up.<p>But harsh verbal discipline may backfire. Teenagers act worse if they're yelled at, a study finds.<p>No matter how much you shout, your teenagers don't listen. - …

Japan dos and don'ts: etiquette tips for first-time travellers

Japan is warm and welcoming to travellers, but its unique culture can be as inscrutable as it is intriguing for the first-time visitor. To help create a faux-pas-free journey, arm yourself with a few of these handy etiquette tips before your trip: from when to bow and take your shoes off, to when …

Top 10 Parenting Hacks

Parenting: possibly the toughest job in the world with no right way to do it. Nevertheless, through years of making babies we, as a society, have …

How Should I Teach My Kids About Money?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I want my kids to be smarter with their money than I was in the past. How should I go about teaching them about it, and at what …