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Annie Leibovitz Captures Striking Portraits of Strong and Inspiring Women

Continuing a path that began more than fifteen years ago with the publication of her iconic series <i>Women</i>, Annie Leibovitz celebrates women of outstanding achievement with <i>WOMEN: New Portraits</i>. Commissioned by UBS, the portraits herald the female CEOs, politicians, writers, philanthropists, and …

Annie Leibovitz

Gift Guide: 11 Ideas for the Small Apartment Dweller

These gifts don’t take up a lot of space, but they pack a big punch.<p>When space is at a premium, the oft-repeated adage "less is more" rings even more true. These holiday picks combine form and functionality in compact packages. From jewelry to storage solutions to lighting, they could just be the …

Furniture

The New United Polaris Lounge Chicago Opens Tomorrow

As I explained last week, tomorrow is a huge day for United, as they’re transforming their premium cabin product. <b>United Polaris will be available on</b> …

Long Haul

Globe Trotting: 6 Tips to Travelling the World on a Tight Budget

If wishes were horses, a lot of us would have travelled the globe over and over again just for the heck of it. However, wishes are not horses and the idea of globe hiking can seem daunting once you begin to factor in the research and finance needed to accomplish this feat.<p>There are people who …

Asia Travel

9 delicious subscription box gifts for foodies and cooks

Know someone who loves cooking or eating? They'll love these subscription boxes.<p>Who doesn't love the gift of food? We've rounded up nine food-oriented subscription boxes that make awesome, delicious gifts for cooks, bakers, foodies, and regular snackers. There's a box for every taste, from sweet to …

Shopping

The “Internet Of Food,” DNA Testing, And The Quest For The Perfect Diet

You are what you eat. But everybody’s different, and everybody should eat differently. Technology can help.<p>“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”<p>Hippocrates may not have actually put it in quite those words, but that slogan summarizes his brand of doctoring. Just eat healthy food, …

Biomarkers

The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

Sri Lanka

7 worst apps that violate your privacy

When you're browsing through the millions of apps available from the Apple and Android app stores, you'll notice that close to 98 percent of them are free to download. That's great if you're looking to fill up your gadget, but many free apps, and some paid ones, do come with a hidden price — your …

Apps

Rent a French Grandma With This New Personal Chef Service

For those who long for grandma's home cooking there's a new service in France to ready to cure your nostalgia and fill your plates. <i>Food & Wine</i> reports that the site, Lou Papé, is renting out retirees with a passion for food as personal chefs. Founder Alizé Delbes came up with the idea when she …

Food Preservation

Research tool can save phone battery by intelligently killing apps

Even if you're a task-killing ninja, there are still plenty of apps that somehow bite into your battery life. And that problem can be even worse when your phone is asleep, when you can't even tell which apps are being battery hogs. A new tool called Hush, which was developed by Purdue researchers, …

Jony Ive explains Apple Watch Hermès production challenges

When Apple revealed its partnership with Hermès on Wednesday, even the Apple Watch skeptics had to admit that the pairing was an attractive bid to …

Striking Photos of Paris Highlight the City's Spectacular Boulevards and Architecture

Fascinated by geometry and symmetry, Hungarian photographer Zsolt Hlinka highlights the lines, shapes, and patterns of Paris in his striking photos of the French capital. From different vantage points, including street perspectives and bird's-eye views, Hlinka draws attention to the impressive …

Architecture

13 incredible department stores to shop at in your lifetime

How about combining the two?<p>Whether you're into shopping or not, there are several glamorous and historic department stores around the world that are so famous they have become tourist attractions in their own right.<p>Get a taste of local style and culture at these 13 world-famous department stores.

New York City

10 Emerging Fashion Photographers to Follow Now

Behind every photo of a pretty young thing is most likely another pretty young thing. Here, 10 emerging fashion photographers to follow now—they'll most likely have more followers by the end of fashion week.

5 New Travel Startups Bringing the On-Demand Economy to Private Jets

The number of private jet booking sites and mobile apps has rapidly expanded during the past year and coincides with a renewed focus on luxury travel …

10 New Routes That Will Lead to Cheaper Flights in 2015

Route expansions may not seem like exciting news, but they're a bigger deal than you probably think. Why? Because they often spark competition between airlines and drive down fares on multiple carriers. If your New Year's resolution involves traveling more, it may be time to give one of these new …

Flying

The Travel Hacks You Should Know (But Probably Don't)

Travel hacking is often synonymous with credit card churn and gaming points and miles. I'm no stranger to those tactics but I've always been more interested in the nifty, devious ways to get what you want while on the road. Here's the best of the best, tried true and tested.<p>I think it has to do …

San Francisco

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

Flying

14 Most Powerful Fashion Families

Blame it on good DNAthese are the fashion empires that keep it in the family.<p>Blame it on good DNA—these are the fashion empires that keep it in the family.

Ralph Lauren

What If Nike Sold Oranges And Apple Sold iMilk?

Could Ferrari ever be successful in the pasta aisle? And would Jonathan Ive’s penchant for stark packaging work in the dairy aisle?<p>In the work of Israel-based designer Peddy Mergui, the design language of some of the world’s most fashionable brands—Tiffany, Versace, Dolce Gabbana, Bulgari, and …

Smartwatches

7 Outstanding Language-Learning Apps and Websites

Speaking the local language--or at least knowing some basic phrases--is one of the best ways for travelers to tap into foreign cultures. In countries where English isn't widely spoken, it's essential to learn some key words and phrases, but even in places with an abundance of English speakers, …

The 25 Hottest Guys To Follow on Instagram

From the most gorgeous male models to the always-stylish DJs and bloggers...<p>Your Instagram feed has enough street style posts, brunch pics and carefully curated blogger #ads, but does it have enough male models and six packs? Never. From bloggers to DJs to models, actors and rappers, these are the …

Go wild in Montenegro: top outdoors and adrenaline activities

The nation’s tourism boffins are constantly crowing about Montenegro’s ‘wild beauty’, and quite rightly too. However, you’re not going to see much of it if you spend all of your time lazing about on crowded beaches. Luckily, there are plenty of active pursuits to get you back to nature – and then …

Adventure Travel

Throwback Travel: Budapest’s Bathing Beauty

Geothermal and glorious, Budapest’s <b>Gellért Baths</b> opened in 1918, the year that marked the end of World War I and the Austro-Hungarian Empire’s collapse.<p>The Art Nouveau complex, slathered with sculpture and mosaics, tempted locals and visitors alike with its effervescent natatorium, mud baths, and …

Meet Smørrebrød, the Best Sandwich You're Not Eating

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Lined up in café windows, served in specialty restaurants, and packed into their very own custom lunch boxes, sandwiches are everywhere in Denmark. They're piled high with pickled herring, spoonfuls of sharp …

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies: All the Christmas Cookie Recipes You'll Ever Need

There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.<p><b>Sometimes, you just need a cookie</b>. Scratch that. There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.

Dessert

Monomania! Guy Savoy Opens 'L'Huitrade'

<i>Guy Savoy's "3 oysters in a cold preparation" Photo Credit: Laurence Mouton</i><p>There are many places in Paris where you can eat oysters. It seems to be one of the most typical things to do when people visit Paris: see the Champs-Élysées, climb the Eiffel Tower and eat a glittering platter of oysters. …

France

Salty, Deep-Dark Chocolate Brownies

340<p>44<p>3<p>Shares 387<p>When I was in Brooklyn a few months back doing a booksigning with the lovely folks from The Brooklyn Kitchen, a friendly woman came …

How To Sweet-Talk Your Airline Rep Into Almost Anything

Nothing beats the rush of scoring a flight upgrade... or of simply getting the service you want, for that matter.<p>Airline reps have a tough job but with the right language, you can snag that coveted first-class seat, early boarding time, or just a friendly agent on the phone (which can be hard …