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Travel on a budget? How this guy managed to visit every country in the world by the age of 24

James Asquith is a 28-year-old man from Surrey in England, who received a Guinness World Record for becoming the youngest person in the world to travel to all sovereign countries. He saved enough money to take a gap year and travel to Southeast Asia with friends at 18.<p>This set off his travel bug, …

World Records

The Foods You Should Be Freezing To Give Them A Longer Lifespan

When it comes to cooking (and saving money), the freezer is your best friend. There are a lot of articles circulating the web that discuss surprising foods you can freeze and foods you should never freeze. These articles are important, but it’s a lot of information you have to gather in order to …

Food

12 Fascinating TED Talks for Word Nerds

This playlist of TED talks explores theories and insights about language, words, and linguistics.<p>So many TED talks, so little time. It's impossible to watch them all.<p>If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic. …

Language

Meet the Architect Who Quit Designing Houses for the Rich to Provide Free Furniture Designs for the Poor

Ben Uyeda says: "Please steal my ideas and make money off of them"<p>Industrial designers can be petty, and I'm no exception, so I'm always thrilled …

Made in America

Eat Yourself Silly in Les Halles, Paris's Hot New Food Scene Once Again

Les Halles was that neighborhood in Paris that everyone used to avoid. But the city’s best chefs have overhauled the grungy former wholesale district with chic brasseries, new-wave bistros, and low-key fish shacks that even the locals are lining up for.<p>For 800 years, the best place to be hungry in …

How To Make A Travel Mag As Visually Appealing As The Destinations

Most travel magazines are like clichéd old tourist postcards. Not the new Afar.<p>If most travel magazines are like a tired “Wish You Were Here” postcard, the new Afar is like ripping a bespoke, hand-lettered sign off of some exotic city wall, then bringing it back in your luggage. It’s not just …

Typography

The 16 Best Street-Food Cities in the World, Ranked

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Sometimes the finest dining a country has to offer isn't in a Michelin-starred restaurant -- it's within a few feet of spinning Michelin tires. Street food is the true fuel of the people, and there's no better way to get to know a country's cuisine than by hitting up a food stall and …

Ice Cream

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

Staten Island

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Books

America's 50 Most Powerful People in Food for 2015

<b>For the fifth year in a row, we set out to identify the most powerful people in the world of food.</b><p>José Andrés has almost single-handedly introduced Americans to real Spanish food.<p><i>Photo Credit: Aaron Clamage</i><p>Food is power, or at least an instrument of power -- economic, political, moral. Those who …

Michelle Obama

2015 Best New Chefs

It's the moment everyone has been waiting for—the 2015 Best New Chefs reveal! Congratulations to the new class of incredibly talented chefs who will …

New York City

These Spicy-Sticky Wings Are a San Francisco Classic

These amazing wings are now on the menu at a new Chinese dumpling spot in San Francisco’s multiethnic Mission District.<p><i>These amazing wings are now on</i> …

San Francisco

15 Best Travel Experiences for Night Owls

When you think of late-night fun, chances are clubs in big cities like New York, Berlin, or Miami come to mind. And while it's true that there are plenty of up-all-night diversions in those locales, there are also plenty of alternative evening adventures awaiting travelers, both in cities and …

Travel

Soup Recipes Hearty Enough To Call Dinner

Jay Leno put it best when he said, "Soup is just a way of screwing you out of a meal." This often feels true in the case of tomato soup when it's not accompanied with a grilled cheese. And it is definitely true in the case of a pureed butternut squash soup, which leaves you hungry just an hour …

Cooking

What Is Face Serum, And How Does It Work?

We're always on the lookout for beauty products that aid in our pursuit to age gracefully. Even though our medicine cabinets are equipped with essentials like sunscreen and eye cream, face serum is something we are gradually integrating into our rotation.<p>Adopting a facial serum seems intimidating …

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Employment
New Zealand

5 Warm and Cozy Breakfasts for Chilly Winter Days

It's cold outside: crank up the oven and wake your family with the smell of something good!<p><b>1. Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread</b><p>Warm out of the oven, this banana bread is tender and sweet-scented with a gorgeous ribbon of chocolate running through it. It's fun to make: you spoon the banana and …

Breakfast

How You Can Be Happier at Work

Beautiful days seem gray. Your six dollar coffee tastes like mud. And the soothing voices on NPR do little to quell the impending twitch in your …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

Cooking

A Salumi Lover's Tour of Italy

Christopher Lee, a former Chez Panisse chef and one of the country’s most preeminent salumi makers, reveals his favorite shops and butchers in …

Farm Fresh? Natural? Eggs Not Always What They're Cracked Up To Be

You're in the supermarket gathering ingredients for eggnog and a Christmas Bundt cake, and you're staring at a wall of egg cartons. They're plastered with terms that all sound pretty wonderful: All-Natural, Cage-Free, Free-Range, Farm Fresh, Organic, No Hormones, Omega-3. And so on.<p>And yet the …

5 Ways People Kill Their Career Potential...And May Not Realize It

As researchers who study appreciation and value creation in the workplace, it would be easy for us to write an article about killing career potential (both yours and your coworkers) by being a jerk at work. But, that’s not the only thing that kills potential.<p>We were curious about the opposite of …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

5 Luxury Experiences For Your Next Trip to Bangkok

Bangkok is a favorite with travelers looking to get the most bang for their buck, but I took my experience to Thailand up a notch this past December. Enjoy the street food and Khao San Road $12 hostels the first time around; it's okay to "treat yo'self" on your next trip to the Land of Smiles with …

Qatar Airways

9 women leaders on how to build your best career

New year, new professional goals. As you start thinking about the career moves you hope to make in 2015, it’s helpful to reference advice from …

What It Costs To Rent an Apartment in 60 NYC Neighborhoods

Rental listings site <b>Zumper</b> just did the math to calculate <b>the median rents</b> in cities across the U.S. during the last month of 2014. Firstly, when it comes to renting a one-bedroom apartment, <b>New York is second to only San Francisco</b>, trailing the City by the Bay by $290/month. Rents overall increased …

Real Estate

20 Pork Chop Recipes to Add to Your Weeknight Dinner Routine

What's better than a pork chop recipe? 20 pork chop recipes! Here are our favorite ways to cook a weeknight staple.<p><b>Pork chops: Is there anything they can't do?</b> Well, besides take out the trash and fold laundry, that is. They're quick-cooking, packed with tons of flavor, and incredibly versatile. …

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

Cooking