Maria Gaither

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Mind-Bending iPad App Channels M.C. Escher

Co.Design gets an early look at Monument Valley, an Escher-esque computer game set for release next year.<p>Sixty years after creating landmark works like <i>Relativity</i>, M.C. Escher’s impossible architecture continues to bend our minds. But what if Escher were around today? Would he still work in …

14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …

Mother And Daughter Play A Remarkable Game Of Dress-Up

Photographer Jaime Moore re-created portraits of famous women in history starring her 5-year-old daughter, Emma.<p>Emma Moore turned 5 this year. To mark the occasion, Jaime Moore, her mother and a professional photographer, snapped portraits of her in dress-up clothes.<p>But she wasn't dressed like a …

Top 10 Hotels & Resorts in the U.S. (Photos)

Domestic Chic<p>Top 10 Hotels & Resorts in the U.S. (Photos)<p>The world’s best hotels and resorts aren’t necessarily overseas. In this list, readers pick …

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20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

I want my kids to remember that there were times when their mother looked them in the eye and smiled. And for me, this often means shutting my laptop, putting down my phone, taking a break from my my to-do list and just giving them time.<p><b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big …

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8 Things Not to Miss in Istanbul

Rome may be The Eternal City, but Istanbul can make a pretty good case for immortality too. The cities are about the same age and for much of that time the larger, wealthier, and more influential of the two was not the one in Italy.<p>Rome may be The Eternal City, but Istanbul can make a pretty good …

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20 Things Nobody Told You While Growing Up

Amanda Bradbury<p>Read full profile<p>There are so many things I wish I had known while growing up. No one ever tells you the hard truths of life. Maybe …

The USA's best regional desserts

Apple pie gets a lot of glory for being the embodiment of American desserts – ‘As American as apple pie’ as the saying goes, flatly ignoring the fact that apple pie isn’t an American invention. That said, American apple pie truly shines when prepared with regional flare — such as being made with …

101 Timeless Principles to Guide You to Your Best Life

<b>Live every day on a fresh new start.</b> Don’t be held back by what happened yesterday, the day before, the week before, the year before, and so on.<p><b>Be</b> …

10 European Destinations For 2013 (PHOTOS)

If you're the kind of traveler that is constantly looking for the next big thing, that searches for undiscovered territory and wants to explore Europe, Lonely Planet has you covered.<p>Their editors, worldly authors, and local experts have united to create a master list of 10 European destinations to …

Nine Perfect Picnic Spots Around the World (Photos)

BYO Blanket<p>Nine Perfect Picnic Spots Around the World (Photos)<p>Avoid the cliché picnic in front of the Eiffel Tower and dine al fresco at one of these …

Top 10 Argentina for first-timers

Round up the best of Argentina – the wine, the fishing, the tango, the mountaineering, the skiing, the literature, the beef, the architecture, the clubbing – and you have the building blocks for one of the most exciting journeys you’ll ever take. No joke. While so many things in Argentina are …