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Avacado, Expresso, and Other Misspelled Words That Drive Us Nuts

From "avacado" and "expresso" to "hangar steak," the food misspellings that drive us totally nuts<p><i>We love restaurants. We love food media. And hey, we totally understand that some words are tricky to spell. But these commonly misspelled words always get us riled up. There is always time for</i> …

Kourtney Kardashian Sells Her Colorful Calabasas Mansion

Kourtney Kardashian and longtime boyfriend Scott Disick have just sold their home in Calabasas!<p>According to the Los Angeles Times, Kourtney and Scott found a buyer and made a deal for $2,975,000, which is less than their $3,499,000 asking price, but still a nice $1.2M more than the $1.7M that they …

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Everything You Need to Know About The Latest Fashion (Non)Trend #Normcore

As a response to fast fashion and trend-hopping, a movement contradicting anything "on-trend" or "on-point" has been born, called #normcore. The …

25 Books That Blow Minds

On a recent Reddit thread, readers commented on this very phenomenon.<p>Asked about the most mind-blowing books they'd ever read, users brought up dystopian novels like "1984" and "The Handmaid's Tale." But books that engender hope for the human spirit like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Kite …

The Basics Of Long-Term Travel And Backpacking

The holy grail of travelers, I was bitten by the backpacking bug when I was 18, while on a three-week long adventure through Europe with my best friend. It was after our freshman year of college so we were on a tight budget, opting for more of Eastern Europe than Western: Austria, Hungary, Czech …

Photographer's New Pictures Of His Girlfriend Leading Him Around The World Will Inspire You To Travel

<b>Jump right to the photos »</b><p>The Moscow-based couple have continued to travel since the initial photos surfaced in March, and now Murad has a fresh batch of images in the series, titled "Follow Me."<p>The first picture happened entirely by accident in Barcelona, when Natalia and Murad were on vacation. …

Tour The Sky-High Infinity Pool Perched 57 Floors Above Singapore

Click the photo above to see more photos of Singapore's famous infinity pool. erandamx / Shutterstock.com The Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore opened its doors in 2010, to the tune of a whopping $5.7 billion.<p>That amount paid for the massive 2,561-room hotel, a museum, casino, restaurants, bars, …

A Former 'Snow White' Dishes About Life As A Disney Park Princess

Known as "face characters," the beautiful princesses not only have to look the part, but they need to know quotes from their movies, be able to sing and dance, and stay in character at all times.<p>Reddit user doublenn held an AMA a year ago about her time as Snow White at Disneyland — even posting a …

7 Apps That Will Make Holiday Shopping A Breeze

In addition to store-specific apps that may offer deals, like at Macy's and Target, these are the programs that everyone should try out:<p>You may never cut coupons again after downloading RetailMeNot. This app lets you search for the best deals at many stores, and you can just show your phone at the …

Best Gifts For Travelers

I travel a lot. More than many, less than some.<p>As a traveler, I have a pretty good idea of the gifts <i>I’d</i> like to receive (if I didn’t have it already) and those I would give to a fellow traveler if they didn’t have one.<p>So that’s what this is, a list of a few products I think would make great gifts …

Oxford Dictionaries Dubs "Selfie" as 2013's Word of the Year

It was the word heard 'round the world—the Oxford Dictionaries has officially dubbed "selfie" 2013’s Word of the Year, beating out Miley Cyrus's …

Meet The People Who Live In Wal-Mart Parking Lots

Brooklyn writer and photographer Nolan Conway got to know some of these people while living out of his car for 3 weeks in Wal-Mart parking lots across Arizona.<p>"Within a week of being surrounded by these people I became lonely and unhappy. It's one thing to stay in the Walmart parking lot, but it's …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

How Teaching Girls to Code Is Changing the World

When running for congress in 2010, Reshma Saujani campaigned in "some of the country's wealthiest zip codes and some of the poorest," she says. She …