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Paige's pages: Paige Rawl shares her 3 top picks for inspirational memoirs

<i>Paige Rawl is the author of "Positive," a memoir documenting her life since she was diagnosed HIV-positive when she was in middle school. "Positive" is the latest pick for TODAY's Book Club.</i> Head here for more information.<p><i>As you finish up Rawl's memoir, she offers her three favorite inspirational</i> …

The 12 Best Bars In New York's Financial District

We set out to find the coolest watering holes by reading Yelp reviews, surveying FiDi locals, and checking the places out on our own.<p>From the Full Shilling on Pearl Street to Beckett's on Stone Street, here are the best places to drink in the Financial District.

The 14 Worst Tourist Traps In New York City — And Where To Go Instead

People love to visit New York City.<p>But tourists, especially those seeing the Big Apple for the first time, often get sucked into expensive and overrated tourist traps.<p>These are the places you should skip, and alternatives that are more authentic, cheaper, and more fun.<p><b>Instead of seeing the sights</b> …

Essential Mix - BBC Radio 1

Blind pole vaulter flies fearlessly

It's easiest just to follow her lead, her parents explain, which would seem daunting at best considering Charlotte Brown uses a guide dog.<p>But Ian and …

Lorde - Tennis Court (Flume Remix) by Flume - Listen to music

The United States of Hot Sauce

From sea to shining sea, we've rounded up hot sauces from every state in the Union (plus D.C., minus N.D.). Which one represents your home?<p></head>America is going from a country of mayo spreaders to one of hot sauce heatniks, with no signs of stopping. Since 2000, the American hot sauce market has …

Hot Sauce

31 Days To Feeling Physically And Emotionally Lighter

Like most of you, I have attempted to participate in all sorts of 21 day, 3 month, 8 week-long programs in order to lose my muffin top, build muscles, increase memory, detox…you name it. I have never completed a single challenge. I get about half way through and then just get bored or can’t keep up …

Powerfully Dramatic Landscapes by 23-Year-Old Shane Hawk

Whether we are watching or not, the sun rises every day and sets every evening. On a regular basis, 23-year-old photographer Shane Hawk turns his eye towards the sky to document the daily magic that takes place overhead. Based in California, Hawk began photographing with just an iPhone. He has …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Fun Maps For Young Travelers (And Others Like Them)

If you are one of those people who like to travel a bit under the radar, a series of fun, informative – and free – maps may help.<p>USE-It Europe maps, all made my young locals, have the usual tourist information (public transport, bike rentals, walking tours, tops sites, where to eat and shop) for …

Pharrell Williams On Juxtaposition And Seeing Sounds

Pharrell Williams helped make two of 2013's biggest songs: He sang on Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" and co-wrote Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines." He received seven Grammy nominations, in some categories competing against himself. His song "Happy" was featured prominently in the film <i>Despicable Me 2</i>. <i>Morning</i> …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can …

Condensed Milk

Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents.<br>The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011:<br>"I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back angle …

10 Stellar David Bowie Covers

On May 12th, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield posted the first music video recorded in space, appropriately covering the David Bowie classic “Space …

The Infrared Landscapes

David Keochkerian is a french amateurish photographer. Based in the Somme, he seeks to capture the ephemeral beauty but also to associate different …

15 Truly Breathtaking Pools From Around The World

Forget the world's most crowded swimming pool. If you're planning a vacation in the future, why not treat yourself to a dash of luxury and check into …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

Great Getaways<p>The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)<p>To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the …

We Wrote Outkast's Coachella Setlist So They Don't Have To

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>You can plan a pretty picnic, but you can't predict the weather. That's gospel.<p>Sure, well: Coachella …

What Is Love (cover)

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

The Brooding Black and White Photography of Guy Cohen | Colossal

<p>Photography student Guy Cohen lives and studies in Jerusalem, and travels to locations around Israel and elsewhere in the world to capture some of …

Inside a Beating Silicon Heart

Dr. Julius Guccione, a 50-year-old cardiac researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, was mesmerized the first time he saw a virtual image of a beating heart. He’d been using math models to research the heart his entire career, but now Dassault Systèmes, a French design and …

World Wonders

Thomas Jefferson

12 Award-Winning Photos Beautifully Capture Daily Life

You might think that professional photographers, whose craft is being co-opted by Instagrammers and selfie-takers, would be the last to crowdsource “Likes” as a metric to judge a photography contest. Think again: the Morpholio Project, an online creative community of architects and academics, used …

NFL Snow Day Photo Gallery

Green Bay

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The …

Photo Essay: Cape Town Quietly Mourns Mandela

<i>Sam Reinders is a photojournalist born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She was 13 when Nelson Mandela was freed from prison. In the days after his death, Reinders walked the streets of her hometown and sent us this personal photo essay.</i><p>By now you've heard the news. Spread by undersea cable, …