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I Tried a Beauty Editor's Absurd 20-Step Skin-Care Routine for a Month

I am a minimalist when it comes to my skin-care routine. As a magazine writer, I’ve tried everything from the drugstore lotions to the fancy potions …

Skin Care

The Most Charming Bed-and-Breakfasts in Big Cities Around the World

With a quiet and cozy atmosphere, friendly hosts, and a scrumptious breakfast served on china, a quaint bed-and-breakfast can be the perfect place to …

New York City

A piece of Heaven

Glory of The Night

9 Ingredients Chefs Are Obsessed With

While the world at large is still obsessed with bacon, kale and all things avocado, chefs have moved on to fixate on other foods. Here, nine of …

San Francisco

How to Make Perfect Pan Sauce Every Time

By Alison Roman<p>Photos by Nicole Franzen<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting. These are the keys to pulling off a pro-grade pan sauce.<p>The whole “buy one, get one free” thing is a good deal. You pay for one thing and get something …

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12 Warm Winter Ciders to Sip This Winter

When the cold, rain and snow hits, there are a few things that can make us feel better. Cozy blankets, crackling fires and maybe a little liquor. And the perfect accompaniment to all of those things is a tall mug of cider with plenty of spice.<p>To get at the cider-filled spirit of the season, we have …

Cider

OpenTable Users Say These Restaurants Have The Best Wine Lists In America

Restaurant reservation site OpenTable just released its latest Diner's Choice Award winners, this time looking at the 100 US restaurants with the best wine lists.<p>The list is based on more than 5 million reviews submitted for more than 15,000 restaurants around the US.<p>With wine consumption …

Wine

Insider Guide to Portugal’s Southern Coast

<b>Portugal</b> is made for wanderers. From the top of the Moorish remnants of Castelo de São Jorge, Lisbon cascades downhill in all directions, new paths beckoning at every turn. Surf camps dot the 215-mile stretch south of the storied capital city. Part of the region known as the <b>Alentejo</b>, this shore is …

'How cool is this?' Obama visits Stonehenge

The president was given a guided tour of the prehistoric landmark after getting his helicopter pilot to touch down unannounced<p>Barack Obama enjoyed a spot of sightseeing after the Nato summit with a surprise visit to Stonehenge, saying of the prehistoric landmark: "How cool is this?"<p>The US president …

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Kilauea, Far From Ordinary

I took a photograph the other day like I occasionally do. It started out like such an ordinary day; the sun rose from the East as it always does. The birds began to chirp and the chickens began to stir right at dawn, perfectly on time like they always are. I opened my eyes like I always have, …

7 Summer Soups to Enjoy All Week

Here, seven fantastic soups to make that are perfect for a quick weekday meal.<p>Here, seven fantastic soups to make that are perfect for a quick …

Eat Breakfast With Giraffes At This Incredible Hotel In Kenya

Specifically the really tall, four-legged, patchy ones.<p>Giraffe Manor, located southwest of Nairobi, lets guests spend quality time with local giraffes: The long-necked friends roam the property and even partake in meals.<p>The herd of endangered Rothschild giraffes visits the Manor in the mornings and …

Giraffes

GIRAFFE MANOR

Giraffe Manor is owned by The Safari Collection and is an exclusive boutique hotel, set in 12 acres of private land within 140 acres of indigenous …

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Vegan For Her: What Women Need To Know About Plant Based Diets

Reading Time: 11 minutes<p><b>Why A Compassionate Diet Equals Good Health and A Healthier Planet</b><p>Many women are choosing plant-based diets, not only because …

Food

On the Red Couch with Model and Advocate Christy Turlington Burns

Shortly after the birth of her first child, Christy Turlington got a big scare. She experienced inexplicable complications that made her aware of the …

The Strange and Wonderful Movie Posters from Ghana: The Matrix, Alien & More

A cottage industry quickly sprang up in the early 80s when the first videocassettes made their way to the West African nation of Ghana. Armed with a …

More Evidence Digital Copyright Is Changing: Getty Sets Images Free, In Exchange For Big Data

<i>Tomorrow’s businesses seeking new ways to monetize digital content, realizing “piracy” is often free advertising.</i><p>Getty Images will stop charging for non-commercial use of its copyrighted imagery. Instead, it’s allowing bloggers and social-media users to embed stock pictures in a controllable way.<p>On …

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Island hopping off Cambodia's coast

Sandy bliss awaits travellers off Cambodia’s south coast. Whether you favour being glued to a hammock upon an isolated shore, or fancy slothful days recovering from all-night raves, Cambodia has an island for you.<p>Lapped by the lapis-hued waters of the Gulf of Thailand, the scattering of islands in …

Asia Travel

Suit Up! 7 Trendy, Relaxed Looks You Can Wear to the Office

Unlike its boxy, predictable '80s predecessor, the new power suit is relaxed, sexy, and as individual as the woman who wears it.<p>Checkmates<p>Red …

Mind Surf

Aquatic Sports

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …