Laura McCurry

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The World's 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights

Ever since the Wright Brothers first launched their rickety creations into the skies, humanity has been obsessed with flying. Collectively we've honored engineers for their innovative designs, allowing aircraft to soar high or go faster, and celebrated the achievements of pilots like Lindbergh and …

Infographic: Almost Every Sci-Fi Starship Ever In One Comparison Chart – /Film

DeviantArt user Dirk Loechel created this amazing and massive infographic showing a size comparison of probably every single sci-fi starship ever, …

Street Chic: Paris Fashion Week

Colorful prints are making a statement on the streets of Paris<p>Colorful prints are making a statement on the streets of Paris

Fashion Week

5 Black-and-White Outfit Ideas From the New Catherine Malandrino for Kohl's Collection

A few weeks ago, we got a sneak peek at the new Catherine Malandrino for Kohl's collection when style star Olivia Palermo hit the streets in this adorable cutout shift dress.<p>If you liked Olivia's dress as much as I did, you're going to love the rest of this trendy black and white collection.<p>Come …

8 Places You Can Only Appreciate And/Or Get To At Low Tide

Unlike your favorite corner store falafel, not every marvelous wonder on this earth is accessible 24/7, rain or shine. Some travel destinations change as rapidly as the ocean tides... because they're in the middle of the ocean, which has tides.<p>Plan carefully before visiting these precariously …

FAA Moving Quickly to Ease Restrictions on In-Flight Electronics Usage

The Federal Aviation Administration will begin considering a recommendation next week that it ease restrictions on airline passengers’ use of …

Why Breaking Rules Isn't Always Bad

Rules are meant to be broken, right? Well, you might be forgiven for thinking so if you're a regular reader of my work.<p>As a consumer advocate, I routinely help people bend rules when circumstances warrant it. Of course, that brings out the usual chorus of rule-lovers, trolls and haters, who accuse …

Revealing the 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards Winners

We are bursting at the seams with excitement—today is the day we reveal our carefully selected picks for our annual Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards! Chosen …

The TSA Is Definitely Not Wasting Money on Fancy Videos

The TSA’s critics are populous and they are loud. Whether it’s invasive searches, Pre-Check lines, ominous VIPR teams, belt removal, or wasting money …

20 inspiring quotes on nature and our place within it

THIS PAST SUMMER I was out for a hike and came across a rocky ledge that jutted out over Kootenay Lake. It was just my partner and I with no one else …

A Hut by the Lake

We arrived in the rain. As the taxi took us down a winding country road, the taxi driver said 'I'm from London, where you can be quite anonymous. But over here, everyone knows each other and is really friendly. When you see deer on the road, don't be alarmed, they are really sweet.'<p>Even in the …

Once and for All, How Much Should an Engagement Ring Cost?

You might have heard that your partner had to spend two to three months' salary in order to buy you something sparkly. But our experts say that standard is long gone—and that what you should pay for an engagement ring is all about what works for you and your partner.<p>"Couples are now taking a much …

Fall 2013 Guide to London

With more than 100 languages spoken and nearly as many international cuisines available, London is truly a global city. The building boom and …

Date-Night Makeup Idea: Steal This Bronzy Look From Erin Wasson, Break Every Heart in a 30-Foot Radius

I know it's past Labor Day, but that doesn't mean you have to retire your bronzer—in fact, I think you should use it to re-create this makeup look on Erin Wasson and get your flirt on immediately.<p>She's got a lovely bronze glow, made even bronzier with the addition of bronze blush (try Cargo Blush & …

The 20 best knits – in pictures

Your complete guide to the shops: the 20 best knits for autumn/winter 2013

The 20 best tops – in pictures

Your complete guide to the shops: the 20 best tops for autumn/winter 2013

2020 Olympics: the race is on

The five-ringed circus has landed in the heart of the Argentinian capital for the most important meeting of sport's power brokers in a generation, as prime ministers and princes scrabble to secure the 2020 Olympics.<p>The finest restaurants and hotels of Buenos Aires have been humming with fevered …