Lori Benedict

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Seth's Blog

Just in time for the last-minute frenzy (of reading, listening or giving):<p>My favorite fun novel of the year was <i>Whiskey Tango Foxtrot</i>. I listened to …

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

Ross Brawn's Mercedes Exit Officially Confirmed by Formula 1 Team

Ross Brawn will sever ties with Mercedes and step down as Team Principal at the end of the season, reports Sky Sports.<p>Brawn's future had been a recurring topic of discussion around the F1 scene, with many anticipating his eventual departure from the Brackley-based team, per Paul Weaver of the</i> …

Remembering the horror of Kristallnacht, “The Night of Broken Glass,” which happened 75 years ago today

Remembering the horror of Kristallnacht, “The Night of Broken Glass,” which happened 75 years ago today.<p>(Photo: Hugo Jaeger—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image)

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8 Easy Last-Minute Halloween Decorations

(Image: Family Fun Magazine)<p>Halloween is in a couple of days, but don't be afraid. That's plenty of time for you to come up something easy and fun, …

8 Best Spa Getaways Around the World

Find your new happy place at one of these destinations<p>Whether you'd like to swim with sea turtles or slim with supermodels, you'll find your new happy place at one of these <i>ELLE</i>-approved destinations

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5 Simple Ways To Give Back While Traveling

We’d all love to go on a volunteer vacation, learn about the local culture and perhaps save the world. With the average American getting a total of 15 paid vacation days per year, it’s hard to find time to relax and recharge let alone any to give back while we’re traveling.<p>Just a friendly reminder …

How to Travel the World for Free

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>We know, we know. You can't actually travel the world without paying for something along the way. But we've got a few ideas to help cut down on costs and ensure you'll have a more authentic adventure.<p><b>Barter your time and hard</b> …