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Kiribati, World's Least-Visited Country, Is REALLY Beautiful

Is it just us, or is the world's least-visited country actually one of the most beautiful places to ever exist?<p>Kiribati (pronounced kiri-bas) had just 6,000 visitors last year -- this makes it the least-visited country on Earth for which data is available from the United Nations World Tourism …

Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck

If this is indeed the year of reading more and writing better, we’ve been right on course with David Ogilvy’s 10 no-nonsense tips, Henry Miller’s 11 commandments, and various invaluable advice from other great writers.<p>Now comes Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel laureate <b>John Steinbeck</b> (February 27, …

I Thought Getting Married Was the Answer

In my early 30s, I was living what I <i>thought</i> was the dream life.<p>Signed with a great agency, at my ideal weight, and engaged to the man of my dreams, all while planning the most fabulous wedding in the Hudson Valley. It all seemed so fairytale autumn chic -- the beautiful foliage up against my …

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This Is What It Looks Like When It's Time to Leave Your Relationship

In today's day and age, it is very common for single people to linger too long in the wrong relationship. Of course, this is understandable, as often times, the unknown seems very scary and a current relationship is usually quite comfortable. However, if you really want to get married, you need to …

How Not Understanding The Way Men Hear Your Words Could Be Ruining Your Dating Life

I want to ask you a question, ladies. Do you understand who the opposite sex really is and how they hear what you say? A common misconception is that the opposite sex will react to life the same way you would.<p>A friend and I used to laugh that the men we were looking for were really women's …

5 Very Real Questions To Ask Before Moving In Together

So you're ready to take the plunge -- shacking up, co-habitating, cuffing -- however you refer to it, moving in together is a big deal. (It sure beats living alone.) And while that may seem obvious, what may not be are the questions you should be asking your soon-to-be roommate before any semblance …

Why Marriage Advice Just Doesn't Work

Look at any website or magazine geared toward women and you'll most likely see all sorts of advice from "experts" -- everything from "9 Ways to Save Your Marriage" to "10 Marriage Rules You Should Break" to "21 Secrets to a Happy Marriage" -- to prevent a marriage from sliding into complacency and …

18 Wedding Ideas That Will Only Appeal To The Most Awesome Of Couples

There's a good chance that your wedding will be the biggest and best party you'll ever throw. When you think about it that way, it only makes sense to inject as much fun into the big day as humanly possible.<p>Below are 18 wedding ideas that will help transform your wedding from stuffy occasion to …

How To Survive Mercury in Retrograde

Mercury, the planet of communication enters its thrice a year retrograde stage on October 4 and will remain in a backward momentum, as it were, until October 26.<p>Most of us dread Mercury in retrograde. We think of it as an extremely negative period, a frustrating time filled with irritating …

Frying with Olive Oil and Other Ways You're Misusing Oil

With hundreds of options in the grocery store, choosing the right type of oil for your cooking needs can be difficult. Maximize your efficiency in the kitchen with some simple guidelines for how to use oil.<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Ways You're Misusing Oil</b><p>Whether you're choosing …

12 Colors That Are Modern Now

Not your typical white.<p>It's not the typical white. Modern hues such as bold yellow, brilliant blue, or burnt orange will really energize a room.

Aurora Shooting Victim's Sweet Proposal Reminds Us That Love Can Survive Anything

In 2012, more than 1,200 miles from home, Bonnie Kate Zoghbi went to see the new "Batman" movie at a theater in Aurora, Colo. That night she was shot in the knee by a rifle and almost lost her life.<p>Two years later, her then-boyfriend and filmmaker Max Zoghbi -- who was there all through Bonnie …

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 …

Boyhood's Answer to the Existential Confusion of the Millennial Generation

<i>Disclaimer: While this article doesn't contain spoilers per se, it does discuss dialogue and events that take place throughout the movie "Boyhood."</i><p>Every other day, I go to Annadel State Park. It's one of the most gorgeous places I've ever been: red clay trails, mossy oak trees with low-hanging …

Before & After: A Moldy and Outdated Bathroom Gets an Elegant Update

10 Cakes for Anytime

It is the opinion of this website that we do not get enough cake in our lives. Cake should not be relegated to wedding parties or birthday festivities or the end to a celebratory meal. Because cake, when given the opportunity, is here to make your life better.<p>Did you lose your keys and stub your …

5 Variations on Avocado Toast

<i>Today: Our semi-definitive guide to avocado toast makery.</i><p>Yes, we know, you don't need someone telling you how to make avocado toast the same way you don't need someone telling you how to eat cereal. But, as with cereal -- with its many varieties and your ability to smother it with fruit or cream …

Heidi Swanson's Pan-Fried Giant White Beans with Kale

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: This month, we're teaming up with</i> <i>Kitchen Arts & Letters for a Back to the Kitchen Genius Series. Managing Partner</i> <i>Matt Sartwell will share memorable recipes</i> …

Pasta alla Norma (Eggplant and Tomato Pasta)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A Sicilian pasta dish worthy of the highest praise.</i><p>I used to think that this dish was simply named after someone's nonna -- after all, <i>someone's …

Hummus and Mint Veggie Burgers

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A vegan veggie burger that even carnivores will love.</i><p>From the many cookouts I've attended this summer, I've gleaned that people usually eat veggie burgers for …

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Tempeh, Cabbage, and Kelp Noodle Salad

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: A quick, flavorful salad to impress your coworkers, or your loved</i> …

Avocado Toast with Lemon-Basil Aioli

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Kick up mayo with citrus and herbs to take an already perfect dish to the next level.</i><p>Avocado toast, …

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5 Tips for Choosing Bed Linens

The founder of DwellStudio shares five tips for the selecting the chicest — and coziest — bed linens out there.<p>Being that we spend about one-third of our lives asleep, it makes sense to invest in bedding that's not only comfortable, but stands the test of time. But with so many options out there — …

Dita Von Teese Made the Sexiest Maternity Bras Ever

New moms — get ready for your jaws to drop (and your partner’s jaws, too). Along with your sheer intimates and lacy loungewear, you can now officially list your maternity bra as one of the sexiest items you own, and it’s all thanks to Dita Von Teese. The burlesque entertainer just released a …

DIY: 7 Best Natural Mosquito Bite Remedies

I’m a romantic, and so at the risk of facing commenter-wrath, I’m going to say it: The season’s first mosquito bite isn’t such a bad thing. It’s how …

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Best. News. Ever. You Can Now Turn Your Selfies into Emoji

Is it just us? Or are emoji taking over the world? Not only are they being printed on shoes and greeting cards, but there are a whole new fleet of emjoi-centric apps being released, like one to make emoji art, a social network to speak in solely hand claps and even this awesome Seinfeld set. But …

A Frequent Flier Shares Smart Tips For Acing The Airport

Craig Mod, the cofounder of writing platform Hi, wrote a killer Medium post on how to do just that.<p>And he should know. Mod splits his time between Tokyo, San Francisco, and New York.<p>Here are some of his travel hacks:<p>Show up way before you think you need to. Mod says:<p>Authorities recommend arriving …