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If You Want A Second Date, Do This On Your First Date

What is really sweet and charming ― that is, powerfully reassuring ― is weakness handled strongly.<p>On a first date with someone we like, we really want ― of course ― for the evening to go well.<p>There are many, varied bits of advice in circulation: don’t do all the talking; be funny and light; ask …

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20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

Top 15 Motorcycle Tips For Street Riding Safety

Close your eyes and recall your last ride in heavy traffic. Imagine the vehicles surrounding you, crowding you, cutting you off. Imagine yourself …

The Best Fall Foliage Drives in New England and New York

Have you been following the interactive leaf-season map of America? It's getting to be prime time to take a fall foliage drive in New England and across New York State. Here are eight rides Traveler editors love—even the ones who don't know how to drive. (We have a lot of city kids in house.)

New and Noted: Motorcycle Gear

Icon 1000 launches a new collection, Dickies moves into motorcycle apparel and Saint produces a technical Parka. Here’s what’s happening in the world of stylish moto-gear.<p><b>Icon 1000 Axys Leather Jacket</b> Icon 1000’s new Axys jacket carries the same no-nonsense aesthetic that we’ve come to expect from …

2017 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

Get Your Search On: Discover What's New For All Your Favorites<p>The new-car market is bursting with activity; it’s incredible how many options exist from affordable subcompacts to high-end sports cars and midsize sedans filled with premium options formerly reserved for the very top of the luxury …

Leicester City win the Premier League title after a fairytale season

Leicester City have completed one of the most remarkable stories in the history of English football by winning the Premier League title. Written off as relegation candidates at the start of the season, when the bookmakers made Leicester 5,000-1 outsiders to be crowned champions, they secured the …

China Cities Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos and get wallpaper of China's biggest cities (Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

The Best Podcasts for Long Car Rides

Kill a 7-hour drive with shows that provoke, entertain, and stimulate your brain<p>Praise the podcast! For decades, man has journeyed across this nation fiddling with the FM dial only to hear static. Built-in CD players and satellite radio seemed to be a cure, but over time, even those options got …

This Is Supposedly the Urban Bike of the Future

If trends continue, we'll all soon be riding extremely well-designed mopeds.<p>In the coming years, what mutations can we expect to see in bicycle design in American cities?<p>To judge from a national contest to make the "next-wave urban bike," it will be things like turn signals, automatic-gear …

Maine: Hike and Canoe Baxter State Park

Adventure<p><b>Walk one of the park’s newest, toughest trails, then enjoy an easy lake paddle.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> Looking to get off the beaten path and avoid the crowds in one of Maine’s most heavily visited state parks? Try the Traveler Mountain Loop. It’s a lung-busting, 10.6-mile circuit that includes three …

Which Travel Rewards Program Should You Join?

<i>N i c o l a / Flickr</i><p>When becoming a rewards program member, you can't pick just any loyalty program to join. Many frequent flier and hotel loyalty programs yield generous rewards, but not all of them make it easy to reap benefits most valuable to you.<p>To help lead you to the program that's right for …

Expat Life: The Difference Between Traveling and Moving Abroad

An Original TRAVELBREAK Post by Stephanie Be.<p><b>Traveling is like a whimsical romance; exciting unpredictable, and passionate. But moving abroad, you strip the city an it's local culture revealing its demons and angels. You become vulnerable, dependent, and invested. The lust of wander is compromised</b> …

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The Yoga Moves You Must Try with Your Girlfriend

Don't think of it as yoga, think of it as sexercise<p>There may be no better foreplay than partner yoga. Your girlfriend is in spandex, you're touching each other, and you're both getting bendy. It's hot—and research agrees.<p>The ancient Indian practice has long been shown to ease joint pain, lower …

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Raju The Elephant Cries After Being Rescued Following 50 Years Of Abuse, Chains

For 50 years, Raju the elephant was abused, held shackled in spiked chains and forced to live off scraps from passing tourists. All that changed when he was rescued last weekend by wildlife conservationists who said the animal cried when he was finally set free.<p>Wildlife SOS, a group established in …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

The best games for your new Android phone or tablet

Shooters, strategy, racing, RPGs and more!<p>If you've found yourself the proud owner of a brand new Android smartphone or tablet this holiday season, …

Your Long-Distance Dating Survival Guide

Don't let geography drive you apart<p>Forget what your naysayer buddies or relatives have told you: Long-distance relationships can work. In fact, there’s a growing stack of research that shows couples who are geographically distant may be just as strong as those that live close to each other.<p>Consider …

Here are Google’s picks for Best Apps of 2013 and Best Games of 2013

Brace yourselves, best of 2013 lists are coming. Google started early with two Play Store collections bringing together some of the best apps and games of the year.<p>The 14-strong best apps list include staples like TuneIn Radio, Wunderlist and Aviary, but also a few more niche-focused apps like …

I Accidentally Blew $400 On Lunch In Beijing And It May Have Been A Scam

Last week I accidentally spent $400 on lunch.<p>This happened in Beijing — a city where a cab all the way across town costs $5 and a full pack of Tylenol costs roughly $0.80.<p>For my money, I am now in the possession of two things. A wooden box full of tea cups that have drawings of Confucius on them. …

14 Of The Most Powerfully Hot Qualities People Can Have

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1dvowyK<p>1. A strong sense of self. An undeniably sound understanding of who they are and the …

6 Most Overlooked Relationship Killers

To create a truly happy, healthy relationship, every couple, of every stripe, should take the most overlooked and under-discussed relationship killers to heart. Here are the six most overlooked relationship killers and solutions to those bad habits.<p>If you ask the average person what breaks …

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China creates 55 billion tons of artificial rain a year—and it plans to quintuple that

Back in 2150 BC, Emperor Yu sealed his place in China’s history of eminent rulers by controlling the Yellow River’s annual flood, saving waterlogged crops. Today China’s rulers face the opposite problem: It’s water scarcity that threatens farms. So instead of the Yellow River, the Chinese …

iPad Art: Walter White

This week’s featured iPad art is Breaking Bad themed again. It’s this portrait of Walter White created by Google+ member Brian Le Lion.<p>I think this image perfectly captures the transformed Walter – the ‘I am the one who knocks’ version of Walter and the genuinely evil guy he has become.<p>This one was …

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Keeping it Calenta in Catalonia: Parks, Plazas, and Partying

As the second biggest city in Spain, Barcelona is a highly worthwhile destination spot for summer travelers. A culturally vibrant city, Barcelona provides significant historical landmarks, innovative architecture,impeccably warm weather, and superb nightlife. Not to mention the delicious …