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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, …

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

No freezer is complete without a stash of cookie dough in it.<p>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, …

12 TED Talks That Will Make You Sound Smarter

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. …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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

Read on to find out whether the city that serves tacos, dumplings, or grilled cow udders is the king of the street-food world.<p><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 …

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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.

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

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A Simple Tip: How To Book Frequent-Flyer Flights For Super-Popular International Routes

From now on, when seeking reward flights on popular long-haul routes, I'll book them piecemeal, leg by leg.<p>We'd been thinking about a vacation trip to Japan, with a few days in Hong Kong thrown in. Because flying for so many hours in economy class - or even premium economy - was really not an …

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America's 50 Most Powerful People in Food for 2015

For the fifth year in a row, we set out to identify the most powerful people in the world of food.<p><b>For the fifth year in a row, we set out to identify the most powerful people in the world of food.</b><p>Josᅢᄅ Andrᅢᄅs has almost single-handedly introduced Americans to real Spanish food.<p><i>Photo Credit: Aaron</i> …

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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 …

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> …

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 …

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Soup Recipes Hearty Enough To Call Dinner

These recipes are downright hearty.<p>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 …

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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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How To Leave A Job Gracefully: Last Impressions Can Influence Your Career

A couple of years ago, a senior consultant left our firm to take a managerial position with one of our clients. Although sad to see him go, we were pleased that he had an opportunity to try something different in his career. Before moving on however this colleague took the initiative to develop a …

Tips for Travelling Solo

A lot of us take vacations because we need to get away from home. The winter is too long, the work is too worky, and we just need a change of …

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! There's nothing quite like the smell of warm, sticky cinnamon buns on a blustery winter morning.<p>It's cold outside: crank up the oven and wake your family with the smell of something good!<p><b>1. Marbled Chocolate</b> …

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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

Never eat a boring chicken dinner again.<p><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 …

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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 …

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9 women leaders on how to build your best career

By<p>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 …

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. …

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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.

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