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These are the best movies of the 2000s

As the film world prepares to leave the childish things of summer behind and welcome the more serious, artistically ambitious movies of festival and awards season, it’s an opportune moment to consider the Canon: that list of revered films that helped form cinematic language, broke it open, captured …

Mary J. Blige

Best Paso Robles Wineries to Visit

Located about halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Paso Robles American Viticultural Area (AVA) takes in a sprawling, western landscape …

Wine & Spirits

These are the best hotels of 2018

Each summer, 10Best enlists the help of our readers to choose the best hotels of the year in 12 different categories. After four weeks of voting, we …

New Orleans

I Lived in Paris for 3 Months and Learned How to Dress Like the French

I’ll warn you that if you chat with me IRL, chances are that I’ll start talking about Paris 30 minutes into the conversation. Right after college, I …

Street Style

10 Stunning Train Trips for an Unforgettable Vacation in Motion

Amtrak Cascades<p>When it comes to the most distinguished names in North American train travel, Amtrak leads the way. Their iconic Amtrak Cascades route …

The Best Thank-You Gifts for Hosts, According to People With Vacation Homes

Did you recently score a weekend out in the country, or at the beach, thanks to some generous vacation-home-owning friends of yours? Congratulations! …

The Best Orthopedic Shoes (That Aren’t Hideous), According to Foot Specialists

Traditionally, orthopedic shoes have gotten a bad rap for being, well, ugly. But they’ve come a long way over the years. Even medical-grade shoes for …

Unusual Furniture Design: These Super-Beds from China Come Loaded With Accessories

Shockingly, most of them are less than USD $500<p>I think the hours we spend sleeping are enough time to spend in a single piece of furniture. But for …

Furniture

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

The Magic Three: Why nobody has facelifts anymore

Sitting next to a friend at dinner recently I was intrigued to find out what (or which doctor) was responsible for her skin upgrade from fabulous to absolutely incredible. She proceeded to give me a brilliantly concise response, telling me exactly what new treatments she had been trying and where.<p>A …

Skin Care

I’m apologizing more — and saying “sorry” less

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>A French friend gave me a lesson in the power of language<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>February 25, 2018 12:30am (UTC)<p>During a recent visit, my Parisian friend was telling me the details of a family tragedy — a death, followed horribly by another one in unrelated circumstances. "I'm so …

Commuting

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

The Best Short Hairstyle of 2018 So Far

Lobs and bobs and crops, oh my!<p>Coco Chanel once said, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” While that might be a tad …

Hairstyling

Mothers who regret having children are speaking up like never before

Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi<p>‘I regret having children’<p>In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are …

7 reasons people shouldn't have children, according to science

debasige/Shutterstock.com<p><b>Whether or not you should become a parent is often a fraught decision.</b>• <b><br>With the US fertility rate at an all-time low, more people are rejecting the idea that you have to have children.</b>• <b><br>While it's ultimately your decision, there are several factors at play that potential</b> …

'Call Me by Your Name,' '1945' and other movie picks for Nov. 24

<i>Movie recommendations from critics Kenneth Turan and Justin Chang.</i><p><b>Battle of the Sexes</b> This enjoyable and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, respectively, is most involving when it deals not with sports or …

5 can't-miss strategies to keep your fitness goals on track this holiday season

If there's any time for excuses, it's during the holidays when sweaters come out, socializing heats up and the overindulging begins.<p>With so much to do, it can be hard to imagine a way to squeeze in the American College of Sports Medicine's recommended fitness guidelines of 150 minutes of moderate …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

How Money Became the Measure of Everything

Two centuries ago, America pioneered a way of thinking that puts human well-being in economic terms.<p>Money and markets have been around for thousands of years. Yet as central as currency has been to so many civilizations, people in societies as different as ancient Greece, imperial China, medieval …

Income Inequality

Our favorite Northern California weekend getaways that won't break the bank

One of the great things about living in the Bay Area is its incredible proximity to countless beautiful places. But if you don't have a ton of spare cash, those beautiful places are as inaccessible as Mars.<p>Tahoe, Mendocino and Monterey are all lovely, pricy spots so, if you're on a budget or just …

Opinion: Working at Google seemed like a dream job. The reality has been a pointless nightmare.

The banner atop the Google Careers portal caught my eye back when I was one of 3 million hungry applicants: "Do Cool Things That Matter." It speaks at once of the tech industry's casual hipness and its passionate purpose. It spoke to me.<p>But while it probably describes some jobs at Google, it hardly …

Employment

Mapping the blockchain project ecosystem

Blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and token sales are all the rage right now. In the 5+ years I’ve been working in the VC industry, this is by and large the fastest I’ve seen any area of technology take off in terms of new company (or project) formation.<p>It wasn’t too long ago that founders …

Wine Country wildfires: Huddled in pool amid blaze, wife dies in husband’s arms

As fire raged all around them and smoke choked their lungs, Carmen and Armando Berriz had no choice but to cling to one another while immersed in a swimming pool behind their rented house on the north edge of Santa Rosa.<p>They held on through the long hours of the night, until the flames that had …

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11 Ways to Decorate with Outdoor String Lights

Light up your yard any time of year—these dreamy ways with string lights add instant ambience<p>There's the age-old adage that candlelight is the most flattering lighting for a party, but one could argue that string lights work just as well — and not to mention, it is safer in the long run!<p>String …

This infographic lists all the cognitive biases humans experience

The human brain is capable of incredible things, but it's also extremely flawed at times.<p>Science has shown that we tend to make all sorts of mental mistakes, called "cognitive biases", that can affect both our thinking and actions. These biases can lead to us extrapolating information from the …

Cognition

‘We have never lived together. Is that so strange?’: the married couples who live apart

They’ve been married for 25 years, and raised twins – but have never lived in the same house. Is this the secret to long-term happiness?<p>‘Goodnight, honey,” I say. “Goodnight, sweetheart,” my husband says. I turn over to go to sleep. He turns to the door to catch the train home.<p>That has been my …

Donald Trump

How unmarried Americans are changing everything

<b>(CNN) —</b> It wasn't long ago that being single after a certain age was considered a recipe for lifelong misery. Up until 1970, the average woman married before she was legally old enough to have a drink at her wedding, and the average man married at 23. A woman still single at the ripe old age of 26 …

Demographics