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17 of the coolest heritage sites in India

India’s cultural and historic sites are numerous and spread across the entire country. Many have a legacy dating back more than a thousand</i> …

How to correct perspective distortion in Lightroom

One of my favorite lenses to use while traveling is my wide-angle lens.<p>It allows me to capture a lot of the scene and works especially well for …

10 of the Best ‘Dear Sugar’ Advice Columns by Wild Author Cheryl Strayed

The last words that Reese Witherspoon utters in <i>Wild</i> come directly from Cheryl Strayed’s memoir (no spoilers, but trust us: You may tear up when you …

How to Master Photography Composition Using the Golden Ratio

The twelfth century was a golden age for photography. Let’s step back from that statement a little, because obviously photography didn't exist way …

Cat Lady Gift Set

It would be fair to say that I’m two cats and four cat toys away from being a crazy cat lady.<p>This holiday season I’ve taken to crafting my own cat …

Serial Episode 12: What We Don't Know

The final installment of the acclaimed podcast managed to deliver a satisfying ending, even if it left listeners with more questions than it answered.<p>Conor Friedersdorf, Tanya Basu, and Katie Kilkenny discuss the latest episode of WBEZ Chicago's popular non-fiction podcast <i>Serial</i>.<p><b>Friedersdorf:</b> The …

Homemade Sugar Scrubs

I’ve always been obsessed with scents & smells and in the past few months I’ve developed a thing for Essential Oils & Aromatherapy. This year I’m …

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Coffee

Winter Citrus Booster with ginger and sweet potato

Cold season? Nope. Not going to do it. Flu season? Get right outta here with all that. Sniffles? Congestion? The general drags? Nobody has time for …

Facebook

As some of you may know, I etch gravestones for a living. The nature of this job allows for me to spend hours every day listening to podcasts. And oh …

Self-improvement

Give the Gift of Cookbooks Round 2!

I put together this roundup of all of my current favorite cookbooks because there’s bound to be someone in your life (maybe even yourself!) who …

Homemade Mulling Spice Mix

The holidays are all about scents. Fresh cut pine, cinnamon, burning wood in the fireplace, cloves, orange spice, hot apple cider are some of my …

Apple Cinnamon Infused Bourbon

Hey……me again..just infusing more booze over here. I swear…once you get started, it’s kinda hard to stop. And this one might be my favorite infusion …

Shutterbean Gift Guide! - Shutterbean

1. Urban Watercolor Sketching: A Guide to Drawing, Painting, and Storytelling in Color— I’m getting back into watercoloring (I used to paint a lot in …

Blackberry Thyme Infused Vodka

It’s that time of year when I start infusing alcohols for boozy homemade gifts like a mad woman. That means my kitchen turns into a science lab. …

40 images of Thailand we can’t stop looking at

THERE’S A LOT GOING ON IN THAILAND. Its territory includes 1,430 islands; its tropical coastlines stretch for 2,000 miles. The country is home to the …

National Parks

10 things to do as a first-time traveler to New Orleans

2005’s Hurricane Katrina wasn’t just a natural disaster, it was a manmade one. While the storm brought incredible amounts of rain and wind, it was a …

A little morality tale from David Sedaris

David Sedaris doesn't like going on camera. So when he joined our On Leadership video series, we decided to do something a little different.<p>We sat down in our audio studio with the American humorist and the author of story collections including <i>Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim</i>, <i>Me Talk Pretty</i> …

12 experiences you can only have in Thailand

WHEN I FIRST settled in the northern city of Chiang Mai three years ago, I didn’t expect to see much apart from temples, crowded markets, and carts …

How to ruin a trip to Hanoi, Vietnam

At any given time during the day, there are millions of motorbikes zigzagging through Hanoi’s streets. Traffic laws aren’t rules, they’re …

Travel guide to Thailand’s most captivating islands

I’VE BEEN TO MANY of Thailand’s islands, scattered along the coastlines of the Andaman Sea in the west and Gulf of Thailand in the east. Each is …

Beaches

David Sedaris on his father: 'He would eat in his underpants'

With more than 7 million copies of his books in print, humorist and satirist David Sedaris looks at the sides of life that most of us would not even …

Cucumber Ginger Gin Popsicles

I didn’t like gin for YEARS. I blame it on tonic water. Tonic water is not my jam. My tongue puts grapefruit juice and tonic water in the same <i>ahhhhhh</i> …