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18 Basic Cooking Skills You Should Learn in Your Twenties

Master these, and you're well on your way to becoming a kitchen boss.<p>So, you’ve moved into your first apartment, bought your very own set of pots and …

Cooking

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read | Inc.com

Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I plan to spend at least part of the day having fun with …

Body Language

Malt powder is the secret ingredient that'll make the best pancakes of your life

Pancakes are tricky. Diners across America somehow manage to cook their pancakes into fluffy orbs of syrup-ready deliciousness, but trying to …

The Secret That Brings These Pancakes to Life

A sourdough starter is not a metaphor, I tell myself when one dies on my watch. It’s a bit of fermented flour, a microbial jumble of bacteria and yeast, used by cooks to raise doughs and give baked things a delicious, complicated tang. It is not a plant, or a low-maintenance pet in a romantic …

Recipes

50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world from Italy to Iran. This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new …

European Travel

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

Time I

Seven bucket list holidays your family should take in 2017

Whatever the age of your child, there is a world of opportunity in 2017 to challenge your family to try something new.<p>Perhaps you’ve always dreamt of seeing the Northern Lights in Scandinavia; maybe you seek a spell of island escapism in the Indian Ocean; or it may be that you wish to bring your …

Northern Lights

Design Milk Travels to… Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a city of opposites. On one hand, it’s a bustling, urban center with a major port, making it a vital business hub where people from all …

Understand Avidya to See Yourself as You Are

82<p>SHARES<p>Lauren, a Los Angeles yoga teacher, slipped in a lunge while teaching and injured her ankle. Because she's a practice-through-the-pain kind …

Spirituality

Use These Handy Tests to Make Sure Your Suit Fits Right

Making sure a suit fits right isn't terribly complicated, so it's surprising how many people you see walking around with badly-fitting suits. Make …

Handy

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

Charleston, South Carolina Is Officially The Best City In The World

Which is the greatest city in the world? Is it Paris? Tokyo? A teeny little town on the Italian coast?<p>Nope, it's none other than Charleston, South Carolina, where the grits are spicy, the weather is warm, and the people are oh-so charming. This city -- which has been voted best in the U.S. numerous …

Everything You Know About Your Personal Hygiene Is Wrong

Heads up, you're probably covered in bacteria and fecal matter right now.<p>Pretty much all aspects of your daily routine tend to be disgusting and your hygiene habits are way worse than you think. Although this list doesn't cover absolutely every way your life is a fungal-fueled fiasco, these are …

To Obtain the Benefits of Yoga Requires More than Just Putting on the Garb of a Yogi

I’m re-reading <i>Yoga Mala</i> by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and rediscovered this gem on p. 5, which I love because it motivates and reminds us that true …

Top 10 reasons Belgium isn’t boring

Late British comic Bob Monkhouse used to joke ‘I went to Belgium once. It was closed.’ Little understood, riddled with Eurocrats, somehow <i>between</i> places – all these impressions have contributed to Belgium’s dull rep. But dig a bit and you’ll find that Belgium is actually fascinating. Here are 10 …

Singapore’s curious bicycle island

Just a five-minute ferry ride from Singapore’s busy streets is Pulau Ubin, a near pristine oasis with some of the best city-fringe cycling and mountain biking in Southeast Asia.<p>Just a five-minute ferry ride from Singapore’s busy streets is Pulau Ubin, a near pristine island oasis with some of the …

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> …

Why Americans fetishize Paris

In 1923, the International Research Kinema, a powerful Hollywood film agency, sent a telegraph to three brothers in Paris. Photographers Jules, …

5 Must-Have In-Flight Beauty Products

No matter where you’re headed, helping your skin look good is just as important as the clothes you pack. If photoshopping vacation photos isn’t your …

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

Where to Eat in Portland, Maine

Culinary travelers in the northeastern United States do not want for options. Consider Philadelphia’s recent rise to gastronomic gold, or the …

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

Where to Go Next in Europe

Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe – London, Rome, Paris, Berlin: steeped in history, rich in architecture, cuisine, and so much more. …

Mark Shaw’s *Dior Glamour, *Photos from the Paris Fashion House’s Heyday

Mark Shaw is often remembered for his intimate portraits of Jackie and John F. Kennedy and for his work chronicling the world for *Life *magazine through the 1950s and 1960s. But in a new book out from Rizzoli this week, another of Shaw’s roles is examined: that of translator of French fashion. The …

We Want All The Amazing Items In This Week's Cheap Celeb Finds (PHOTOS)

This week, when we spotted Ashley Benson wearing some of the coolest shoes we've seen, we were immediately jealous. The all-black boots looked very expensive and out of our price range. So when we found out they were only $110, they were instantly added to our wish list.<p>The same thing happened with …

These Old Towns Are The Prettiest Little Escapes

Old towns are like little Disneylands in our world's modern cities. They're pockets of quaint streets, unique stories and historic architecture. They're also fun to analyze, as they expose how a city has evolved through the centuries.<p>Make an effort to scout out these majestic old towns on your next …

Bell Canada To Track Web, TV Surfing Habits For Ad Purposes

Bell Canada plans to track customers’ web, TV viewing and calling habits in order to serve them customized ads, the company has announced on its …

Attention, Shopping Addicts: These 12 Instagram Accounts Are Your Sartorial Fix

@ManRepeller, @Anna_Dello_Russo, @OscarPRGirl — chances are you’ve already got these accounts on Instagram lockdown. Whether featuring an out-there …

7 Shoes Men Can Wear In The Rain Without Looking Like They're Going Fly-Fishing

Girls have rain boots. Guys have...<p>Yeah, rain shoes for men are a stumper. While brands like Hunter certainly make tall, plastic wellies for men, you rarely see men wearing rain boots loud and proud. So what kind of footwear should dudes wear when the weather's gross and the ground is soaked?<p>We've …

Bangkok Travel: Consuming the East

<i>Downstairs at Badmotel. This new bar attracts a fashionable crowd</i><p>As a frequenter of the Big Mango I have explored its juicy center fairly thoroughly -- more thoroughly than people I've known who have actually lived there. Even so, it's as if the Emporium on Sukhumvit Soi 22 is one edge of Bangkok's …