Krystal E. Yon

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California and Its Secret Sweet Tooth: 9 Places for Sweet Treats between Newport Beach and Fairfield

Yes, Californians may have a reputation for being healthy and fit, but that doesn't mean they don't know how to indulge once in a while. If you want proof, just take a look around the next Californian town or city you find yourself in. Chances are you'll discover one or more artisan shops …

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

Trolling Humans for Whales, and Other Divine Madness From the North Country

The Mad Hatter: "Have I gone mad?"<p>Alice Kingsley: "I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are."<p>The Mad Hatter: "There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of wonder, mystery, and danger! Some say to survive it you need to be as mad as a …

The ONE Tourist Mistake You Should NOT Make On Your Next Trip Abroad

Traveling the globe involves learning and adapting to cultural peculiarities one may never even knew existed. Here, HuffPost editors from around the world share their tips on what tourist faux pas you may want to avoid on your next adventure.<p>Let them be your guide on what <b>NOT</b> to do upon arriving at …

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'Europe's Best Island' Is An All-Natural Playground Called Madeira

Madeira is probably not the number-one island on your bucket list -- either because you don't consider Europe an "island" destination, or simply because you haven't seen Madeira yet. The Madeira Archipelago was recently crowned Europe's Best Island Destination for the SECOND year in a row by the …

10 Reasons to Spend August in Phoenix

Ever wonder what 114 degrees feels like? Phoenicians can tell you -- in fact, they just felt it the other day. Yep, August in the Valley of the Sun is, well, sunny. At a certain point, all the dryness in the world can't distract from this kind of heat.<p>Here's the thing, though. Summer in Arizona can …

11 Rooftop Hotel Bars for Hot Summer Nights

With summer in full effect, raise a glass and raise the roof -- quite literally -- it's peak season for rooftop patio-ing. As such, I've rounded-up 11 favorites at luxury hotels from Laguna Beach to Bangkok.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>11 Rooftop Hotel Bars for Hot Summer Nights<p>Follow Joy Pecknold on Twitter: …

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Michelle Obama sees post-White House 'freedom'

Presidents and their spouses are loath to talk publicly in detail about their post-<p>White House<p>plans – lest they be seen as checked out before the clock runs out. But every so often they let a tidbit slip.<p>That was the case Wednesday when First Lady Michelle Obama sat down with former First Lady Laura<p>…

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How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

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How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

Ex-wife challenges Nelson Mandela's will, demands homestead

The late South African leader<p>Nelson Mandelasaid in his will that he wanted his home in rural Qunu to be used to forever unite his family. But his kinsmen, who fought bitterly over his burial place and went to court over the bones of his children, aren’t easily united.<p>His former wife, Winnie …

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In Case of Emergency: What to Do When Your Vacation Turns into a Nightmare

<i>By Tommy Burson</i><p>Traveling isn't always a stress-free, smooth-sailing, relaxing-on-the-beach-while-sipping-mojitos experience. Unexpected emergencies -- be it a broken ankle, an lost passport, or a bout of food poisoning -- can turn a dream vacation into a nightmare. So how do you prepare for a …

Strangest Vacation Rentals (PHOTOS)

It's the vacation moment you've been waiting for: a cocktail in your hand and sunshine warming your face as you lounge by the pool. But this isn't any old resort. You're staying in a private beach home that happens to be shaped like a gargantuan seashell.<p>This fantastical vacation property on …

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Reader Recs: Island Getaways

Nothing screams vacation quite like a sandy beach, clear blue water, and a fruity drink. To inspire a bit of summer wanderlust (or to help with your winter escape plans), we recently asked our Facebook fans to tell us their favorite island getaways in the world. Their answers ranged from large …

8 Reasons A Trip To The Philippines Should Be In Your Future

There's an incredible chain of tropical islands in the Pacific that is sprinkled with pink, white and black sand beaches, ultra-relaxing luxury resorts, charming countrysides and villages, exotic foods and an enticing nightlife. You know it exists, but you've probably never thought of planning a …

Chain Restaurant Workers Reveal The Items They Refuse To Eat

A recent Reddit thread asked them "what item on the menu would you absolutely not eat and why?"<p>Thousands of supposed former employees responded.<p>Some named menu items that were too unhealthy, while others felt squeamish about how the food was prepared.<p><i>NOTE: Reddit sources are anonymous, and can't be</i> …

8 Infinity Pools You Have to See to Believe

From the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the soaring skyscrapers of Singapore, there may be no better way to truly soak in a destination this summer than by lazily lounging beside one of the world's most beautiful infinity swimming pools. While it's impossible to pick a favorite, …

An optimist's guide to off-season travel bargains | CNN Travel

10 Reasons Travel Agents Are Better Than the Internet

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>While you might put travel agent right up there with VCR repair man and video store clerk on the list of jobs that have gone the way of the Yellow Pages, there's a reason you still see them wedged into strip malls between your dry cleaner and the new VaporZone. …

12 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere in the World

The traditional 9-5 office job isn't your only option. Did you know that? Sure, it works for plenty of people. In at 9 a.m., out the door as the bells chime 5p.m., lather, rinse, repeat. Monday through Friday, 52 weeks per year for 40 years or more. <i>It works for plenty of people.</i><p>If you are not in …

The Best Plank Variations for You | Men's Health

<b>SIDE PLANK WITH QUAD STRETCH</b><br>This two-in-one move hits your obliques <i>and</i> improves your flexibility. "You'll not only work the muscles on the side of your torso, but you'll loosen your hip flexors, a group of muscles on the front of your hips that allow you to bring your legs toward your chest," says …

The World's Best Airlines

The airline took the top spot from Emirates, which ranked fourth on this year's list from leading airline reviewer Skytrax. The ranking is based on a survey filled out by nearly 19 million customers, and covers both full-service and budget airlines across 41 metrics related to product and …

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Isn’t Burberry’s designer-CEO worth $17 million a year?

The last few years have been musical chairs for elite designers in the world of luxury fashion. In 2012, Raf Simons took over as head designer of the venerable house Christian Dior after John Galliano was fired in disgrace, while the former head of Dior’s men collection, Hedi Slimane, went to Yves …

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5 celebrity money mistakes we can all learn from

Slide 1 of 7<p>Just because one may be good at making money doesn’t mean he or she necessarily has the savvy to save, invest and grow that money. The …

7 Steps to Build a Small Business Website | Fox Business

Today, every entrepreneur, small business owner, home-based business owner, and anyone selling products or services <i>must</i> have a presence on the Internet. If you don’t already, make launching a business website your key goal for the coming year.<p>Regardless of your other marketing methods, enabling …