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This couple sold all their possessions to fund a sailboat journey around the world

But that's exactly what Matt and Jessica Johnson did when they realized they were spending too much time in front of the TV, reports the Daily Mail.<p>Instead of taking up yoga or going on a run, the change they opted for was radical. They sold their house, learned to sail, and began an epic adventure …

My Crazy Travel Job: the Official Sommelier for Qatar Airways

The airline’s Master of Wine James Cluer makes sure your vino tastes great at cruising altitude.<p>What does it take to design a wine menu for one of …

6 Ways to Travel New Zealand on a Budget

The sweeping mountain vistas, stunning beaches, vibrant cities and hospitable locals make New Zealand a bucket list travel destination for many. But as breathtaking as it is, plenty of travelers forgo a forage into hobbitdom due to the expensive costs of getting and staying there. The sticker shock …

The Magnificent Leftovers of the Roman Empire in France.

The Romans were master architects. We know that, we have many tangible testaments left to prove it. Their structures still stand sometimes intact in various spots in Europe. We can almost wonder what they and the Egyptians had on our architects, to have made buildings and other constructions to …

Audrey Hepburn Weighed 88 Lbs. After World War II, Son Reveals

Although Audrey Hepburn has always been held up as a model of thinness, her son reveals that the root of her thin physique was her extreme …

World War II

'Titanic,' 'Avatar' Composer James Horner Dead at 61

Oscar- and Grammy-winning musician composed "My Heart Will Go On" alongside 'Braveheart,' 'Field of Dreams'<p>James Horner, the Academy Award-winning …

Star Trek

Cass Bird Photographed the Best Met Gala Party

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Never Mess Up a Pie Crust Again

Never mess up pie dough again.<p><i>We all make cooking mistakes. Which is why digital food editor Dawn Perry is here to help. Welcome to Effed It Up</i>.<p>Recently we asked on Facebook, "Hey, what have you effed up in the kitchen lately?" The good news is you're all messing up the same stuff: rice, eggs of …

Baking

The Best 2015 Met Gala Red-Carpet Trends

The stars have had their night at the museum, and the red carpet is rolled up for now, but if this year’s gala is anything to go by, then the fashion moments are likely to reverberate into tomorrow morning and beyond. While many touched on the theme, "China: Through the Looking Glass," only a few …

Introducing HRH Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge

William and Kate announce the name of their new baby daughter, honoring the queen and Prince Charles and remembering Diana.<p>Princess Diana was …

David Ayer’s Suicide Squad cast gets together for a yearbook photo

It’s picture day at Belle Reve Penitentiary, and everyone in Task Force X—better known as The Suicide Squad—is looking their best. Deadshot has …

Josh Trank departs 'Star Wars' stand-alone film

The Force was not strong with this one …<p>Josh Trank, director of the upcoming <i>Fantastic Four</i> reboot, was attached to direct the second <i>Star Wars</i> …

Pope Francis calls for equal pay for women

Pope Francis weighed in on the equal-pay issue on Wednesday, calling continued inequality in pay for women who do the same work as men a “pure scandal.”<p>The pope proposed Christianity’s “radical equality” to his weekly general audience at St. Peter’s Square, saying Christians worldwide must be more …

Christianity

Justin Bieber Gets Very Comfortable in the Lap of Model Friend

A week out from his blistering roast, Justin Bieber spent Friday night at the Staples Center to watch the Los Angeles Clippers play the Washington …

Washington Wizards

3 Secret-Weapon Spices

Marjorie Meek-Bradley recently returned from Shanghai with a suitcase full of spices to experiment with back at Ripple, her restaurant in Washington, …

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 …

Seventies icons in white

The Seventies are back for Spring/Summer and the hippy chic wardrobe of the era's fashion icons has never looked cooler. From Anita Pallenberg's folk …

Inside Yves Saint Laurent’s Studio

The wonderfully chaotic and creative workspace of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent had many stylish visitors over the years—from his iconic muses to his succession of French Bulldogs. Now, these intimate moments are the subject of a new book, “Yves Saint Laurent’s Studio: Mirror and Secret” by …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Margot Robbie Slapped Leonardo DiCaprio During Passionate Audition for The Wolf of Wall Street

Who gets away with slapping Leonardo DiCaprio?<p>Turns out, Margot Robbie did after a passionate and way ad-libbed audition for her part as his wife, …

Wall Street

Israel’s largest-ever cache of medieval gold coins found by amateur divers

Israel on Wednesday unveiled the largest collection of medieval gold coins ever found in the country, accidentally discovered by amateur divers and dating back about a thousand years.<p>The find was made two weeks ago near the Israeli port city of Caesarea and consists of some 2,000 coins, weighing …

What Nutritionists Serve at Thanksgiving

As a dietitian, people often wonder what it's like at my house at Thanksgiving. They'll ask me: Do I drink? <i>Not generally.</i> Do I make desserts? <i>Yes! Pumpkin pie and usually an apple crisp</i>. Have I tried Tofurky? <i>Yes... I cooked it one Thanksgiving when I was a part-time vegan, but I prefer turkey brined</i> …

Food

Comfort Zone Photography

Photographer Tadao Cern spent last summer to take pictures of strangers lying on their beach towel. The result is the Comfort Zone series, where each …

Just One Book, A Website for Book Recommendations From ‘Great People’

Just One Book is a new website created by Joel Johnson and John Mahoney that lets “great people,” primarily writers, recommend just one book that …

Elephant Seals Wrecked My Tent!

(YouTube link)<p>Oh yes, the job of a videographer for a feature film is a prestigious job, but it comes with hazards unique to each situation. While …

Spliced iPhone Photos Beautifully Display Changing Seasons

Photographer Michal Koralewski has created breathtaking images of Poland's seasons changing all within his iPhone. The photo above shows early and late autumn spliced together and was made using his iPhone 4S along with the following photo apps – Snapseed, VSCO Cam, Ripped From Reality and Image …

Mobile Photography

Photographer Uses Radio-Controlled Camera Buggy to Take Extreme Close-Up Photos of Lions in Botswana

To get some close-up photos of lions in Botswana, travel photographer Chris McLennan put a Nikon DSLR inside a heavily reinforced, radio-controlled …

Animated GIFs Seamlessly Blend Portraits with Nature

22-year-old Daniel Barreto has added a nice twist to the already popular concept of animated GIFs. In his series, titled <i>Animated Double Exposures</i>, the Boston-based artist blends two distinct images into one playful motion.<p>Puddles ripple across a young boy's silhouette and leaves rustle on top of a …

GIF Animations

2D or Not 2D, Photos of Faces Painted With Colorful Designs That Look 2-Dimensional

In the photo series “2D or not 2D,” the faces of models are transformed with strikingly colorful face paint designs that are intended to appear …

The Diverse Ancestry Of The United States

Thanksgiving is just around the corner; and if you’re about to binge on carbohydrates, sodium and fats, thank your ancestors–not the South Beach Diet …

South Beach