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The Must-Have Gear for Holiday Travel with Kids

There’s a reason the number one must-have for holiday travel with kids is a stiff drink waiting for you at your destination. As parents, we’re under</i> …

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Fall Foliage Tours in the U.S. and Canada

While we love our fall foliage road trips, it's nice to experience autumn outside the box. From swinging tree-to-tree on an aerial adventure course in Stowe to gliding over the Finger Lakes in a two-seat sailplane, check out our favorite lesser-known ways to experience fall splendor across North …

These 10 beautiful hikes will transport you to another world

Don't forget your camera at home. Norway's best hikes lead to views akin to any description of paradise: cliffs rising from the ocean, waterfalls …

The Pao Effect Is What Happens After Lean In

<b>There were so many times</b> Ellen Pao could have taken money in exchange for silence. Before she filed her gender discrimination lawsuit against the …

29 of September 2017's best streaming debuts on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, and more

Say goodbye to summer and hello to a bounty of streaming delights.<p>September is somewhat of a transitional month in the realms of film and TV, the former of which is shifting from summer-blockbuster mode to awards-season mode, while the latter is returning from summer break. But it’s a <i>great</i> month …

The Ultimate Wanderlust for Hikers and Adventurers

Exploring the world one step at a time, <i>Wanderlust</i> lives up to its name. From walkers to climbers, and everything in between, this spectacular book …

3 Legged Thing launches low-cost, lightweight universal L-Bracket

UK tripod manufacturer 3 Legged Thing has introduced a new, lightweight universal L-Bracket that offers full cable port access for a range of Canon …

What You Need to Know Before You Mount Your TV

Mounting a TV isn’t as simple as punching a few holes in the wall, pulling the power cables through and plugging the whole ensemble into an electric …

Set-Top Boxes

Review: Is the New Microsoft Surface Pro for Photographers?

The soul of an image is not always visible in what the viewer sees, but lives in what the photographer experienced. Uneducated eyes are often all too …

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

This $16 Teapot Combines the Beauty of Japanese Design With Actual Function

<i>This year’s Met Gala theme — Rei Kawakubo and Comme des Garçons — got us thinking: There’s such great Japanese-made stuff worth knowing about (much</i> …

Tea

Have Your Couch's Back: Sofa & Console Tables Under $250

(Image credit: The Design Co. via Houzz)<p>I tell anyone who's trying to figure out where to put their sofa that if they can help it and have the room …

In Photos: Patagonia’s Stunning Marble Caves

Seeing these caves is worth the difficult journey to reach them.<p>There are some places on Earth where photos can't do the natural beauty …

You Can Make Your Home Look Expensive Without Spending Big—Here's How

Unless you're a seasoned interior designer, making décor decisions can be a daunting process: <i>How high should these curtains be hung? How big should</i> …

The best drone of 2017 (so far) is the DJI Mavic Pro

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s an unmanned aerial vehicle!<p>Drones have revolutionized both the professional and recreational photography and …

Tudor and Breitling Team Up for a Vintage-Inspired Chronograph

At Baselworld 2017, Tudor just launched the Black Bay Chronograph, the first watch in the Black Bay line to feature a chronograph movement and the …

Watches

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Smartphone Camera Comparison: Huawei P10 And 9 Best Lenses By DxOMark Rating

New reports indicate that the Huawei P10 is the latest smartphone to get top marks on the DxOMark benchmark for mobile camera quality. With a score …

8 incredible food markets to visit in your lifetime

Take it from Hemingway: if you truly want to experience a destination, there's no more authentic place to start than in the life-affirming bustle of its food markets. Here, you'll find not only every kind of person—the salty fisherman bringing in today's catch, the mama buying for her family, the …

Food Trucks

180 Gifts for Men, All Under $50

Affordable Generosity

The Best Iceland Itinerary

If it seems like everyone and their mom has been to Iceland these days, that’s because they have. And for good reason. From the country’s …

Hot Springs

Iran's Abbasi: The Middle East's most beautiful hotel | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Flick through almost any travel magazine these days and you're bound to come across an article hailing Iran as the next big destination.<p>Prompting the spike in interest in the Islamic Republic is recent geopolitical wrangling in the shape of a nuclear deal with world powers that has ended …

Demographics of the Top 7 Social Networks [Infographic]

There are 2.8 billion people on social media (that's 37% of the world's population!), and knowing who's doing what on which social platforms can be …

The Secret to Better, Smoother Coffee? Bacteria

When brewed properly, high-quality coffee is described as tasting bright and fruity — but a bitter flavor often remains at the fore. Brooklyn-based …

Coffee

Can a $190 Tube Amp Stand Up Against the Top Audio Systems?

I have a few music tracks that are my go-to tunes when evaluating stereo systems. They’ve risen to the top not because they test different sound …

The 8 Best Destinations For The Solo Traveler

<i>For</i> Architectural Digest<i>, by Perri Ormont Blumberg.</i><p>Unaccompanied globe-trotting is one of life’s most underrated pleasures. Equal parts liberating and eye-opening, there may be no better way to hit the reset button. We combed the planet to find the best in wellness, adventure, and self-discovery …

The 23 Best Backpacks to Carry Everywhere, Every Day

<i>Last Updated December, 2017.</i><p>With a few notable exceptions (lawyers and actors playing lawyers, mainly), a 21st-century businessperson doesn’t have to …

Backpacking

How to Make the Perfect Steak. Period.

Ask the head chef at any world-class steakhouse or famed local bistro and each will have their own version of “the perfect steak.” The way each chef …

BBQ

Great Soundbars to Complete Your Home Theater

Surround sound, at home, is the goal. And while 5.1- or 7.1-channel home theater systems are ideal for replicating the movie-going experience sans …