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10 Ghost Towns Around the World

Silent streets and derelict buildings offer a glimpse into the lives of once thriving communities.<p>With their silent streets, derelict buildings, and remnants of homes and workplaces, abandoned towns offer a haunting view into the lives of once thriving communities. Here’s a look at our top ten from …

10 Things Europeans Say About You Behind Your Back

Europeans are among the world's most gracious travel hosts, rolling out a red carpet of good manners, fabulous food, and the ultimate in culture and …

These 29 Diagrams Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Including quick workouts, smoothie recipes, pre-workout snack ideas, yoga, how to become a runner, and more.

19 Portable Meals You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

All muffins, all the time. That's our new rallying cry, especially now that we’ve discovered muffins can be healthy. But did you know that your …

8 Reasons Avocado Is a Perfect Weight-Loss Food

Avocado was all like, "Look at me, I'm the good fat!" and Butter was like, "Show-off!" Trendy, popular and a bit of an overachiever in the health department, avocado is like the homecoming queen of the fats parade. It's actually a single-seeded berry native to Mexico, but at 322 calories and 29 …

5 Warm and Cozy Breakfasts for Chilly Winter Days

It's cold outside: crank up the oven and wake your family with the smell of something good!<p><b>1. Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread</b><p>Warm out of the oven, this banana bread is tender and sweet-scented with a gorgeous ribbon of chocolate running through it. It's fun to make: you spoon the banana and …

For Musician Jack White, Any Old Guacamole Just Won't Do

Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, must really hate bananas. Because according to his concert rider, which was recently made public, he doesn't want to lay eyes on one at his concerts.<p>A "rider" is the set of unusual contractual demands that some pop stars make of their hosts when they're on …

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The New Age of SEO: Why Your Approach Must Change

The old adage "adapt or die" could never be more true when it comes to SEO strategies these days.<p>SEO best practices are going to change whether we like it or not. It's easy to get set in your ways and feel comfortable with your current strategy, but this isn't going to be sustainable in this …

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10 Simple Productivity Tips for Organizing Your Work Life

VP of Product Strategy at Harmon.ie<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is all about efficiency -- doing more, faster and with less. And with increasing demands from today’s anytime, anywhere workplace, it is has never been more important. To get the most out of …

What Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates Told Me About Getting Out of My Own Way

Billionaire entrepreneurs relate the warning signals they wished they had seen before making bad decisions.<p>When I ask self-made billionaires what they wish they knew when they started out in business, one of the insights they most frequently share points to a common experience for all leaders when …

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French Hot Chocolate Recipe (Chocolat Chaud)

Try this rich chocolat chaud recipe, also known as French hot chocolate, for an over-the-top treat. For centuries, chocolate has been purported to …

18 Signs the Honeymoon Phase of Your Relationship Never Ended

Drunk in looOOOoOOOooOove. You be all night! *Beach dance.*<p><b>1. The best part of your day, every day, after years and years of being together, is coming home to your significant other.</b><p><b>2. You cuddle every single night.</b> Cuddling never gets old. Cuddling is the chocolate of couple behaviors.<p><b>3. He</b> …

85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.<p>We'll always love marinara, but it's time we started seeing other sauces. From vibrantly green pesto to fiery chili oil, these pasta toppers are perfect for when you need a break from the red sauce.

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The 14 Stages of a Relationship, as Told by Selena

Selena clearly knew the good, bad, and ugly parts of a twentysomething's relationship.<p><b>1. "El Chico del Apartamente 512"</b>You caught the hottie from down the hall checking you out and now you can't stop thinking about that sexy little smirk he gave you before walking into his apartment.<p><b>2. "Dreaming of</b> …

Holiday Recipes - Ingredients, Techniques, Meal Ideas

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8 Ridiculously Hard Butt Moves

To whip your butt into shape.<p>Easy lower-body exercises may make your workout a breeze, but they don't help you firm, lift, or sculpt an enviable butt.<p>Instead of half-assing it, beat your butt into submission with a harder-than-it-looks workout designed by fitness trainer, health coach, and fitness …

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Moving In Together

From dividing dirty dishes to, ahem, other dirty things around your new nest, here's how to make living together fell like home sweet home.<p><b>1. If one of you got a job across the country, would you move there with the other?</b> If you'd live anywhere with this person — because you truly want to take …

17 Super Simple Tips to Lose Weight for LIFE

Something tells us you won’t miss those extra pounds.<p><i>This article was written by Diana Kelly and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Studies show that the simpler your diet, the easier it is to stick to over the long haul. Follow these steps to streamline your plan and shed unwanted pounds for …

Classic Cookies

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/Classic-Cookies<p>article<p>The simple pleasure of biting into a chocolate chip cookie dipped in cool, creamy milk is …

How We Traveled The World On $40 A Day, And You Can Too

When we tell people that we traveled to 302 cities in 33 countries across 6 continents for our honeymoon, they generally assume we are millionaires--far from it. We just decided that life was too short, the world was too big, and the value of travel too great to wait until retirement, so we made it …

How to Land the Best Holiday Jobs Abroad

I recently worked out that I have spent 15 of the last 20 years working abroad; ranging from tending bar and waiting tables, to teaching, to working on a stall that sold missiles at an arms fair (no experience necessary apparently) to standing outside a male strip show wearing nothing but a neon …

50 Grilled Cheese

Make a sandwich from Food Network Magazine for any meal of the day—even dessert!<p>Andrew Purcell<p>Classic (No. 1)<p><b>How to make grilled cheese:</b><p><b>1. Heat 1</b> …

12 Recipes That Prove Breakfast Is The Best Meal Of The Day

<b>1. Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes {reader favorite}</b>Recipe here: <b>Oatmeal Pancakes</b> <b>2. Chocolate Brownie Waffles {katie favorite}</b>Recipe is <b>on page 64 in the book</b><b>!</b></b> …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

20 Genius Tips for Making Love Last

Real couples share their secrets for not only loving each other, but genuinely liking each other for years and years.<p><b>1.</b> "When I need to talk to my husband about a delicate sex issue, I replace the words 'You never' with 'I would love.' 'You never give it to me hard enough' is a burn. But 'I would …

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How to Create a Moral Code | The Art of Manliness

Last week we kicked off the Winston Churchill School of Adulthood by talking about two central tenets of growing up well: embracing the opportunity …

How and Why to Establish a Daily Routine | The Art of Manliness

When Winston Churchill left the military at age 26 to pursue a writing career and a seat in Parliament, he looked forward to being free of …

The Secret to Staying in Shape on the Road

How to work out when you travel<p>One of my favorite movies is George Clooney’s <i>Up in the Air</i>. Like many “Road Warriors,” I enjoyed the movie, but I honestly took a few notes, too. I’m typically traveling now every weekend and I have my GoGlobal, TSA precheck, Diamond Status, and mileage perks all …

Healthy, Happy Relationship Habits

If we're lucky, we've each got an example or two of what a great relationship looks like—from the outside. But what are the behind-the-scenes habits that happy couples have and regularly do? From a friend who's recently embarked on a new relationship to a couple happily married for 14 years, I got …