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This hidden Apple Watch feature tells you if your workouts are doing any good

It’s all very well to know how far you ran, cycled and swam. But the whole point of exercise is not just to clock the miles. It’s supposed to make you more fit. So, how do you know if all those sweaty miles are actually doing any good? One way is by measuring your heart rate recovery …

Fitness Technology

Best Sandwiches in Los Angeles

Behold the sandwich—what began as an exercise in convenience has been elevated over the years to become one of mankind’s most delicious inventions. …

The 10 Best Restaurants in Koreatown

<b>Here's Looking at You</b><br>Here's Looking at You, like an increasing number of compelling places to eat in Koreatown, is not a Korean restaurant. It's the …

Taipei Itinerary: What to do And The Best Places to Stay

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"You Can’t Make This S--- Up": My Year Inside Trump's Insane White House

Author and columnist Michael Wolff was given extraordinary access to the Trump administration and now details the feuds, the fights and the alarming …

How to set up and use your brand new AirPods

If you’re a super lucky duck, then Santa may have left a pair of AirPods a) in your stocking of b) under your tree (depending on how good or bad you’ve been in 2017). We picked AirPods as Apple’s best product of last year, because they really do offer a huge upgrade on all previous headphones. …

The 8 Best Sex Toys of 2017

In most respects, this was a weird year. But it was a great year for high-tech gadgets that give the gift of endless orgasms.<p>In many ways, 2017 has been a towering trash heap. But even amid the endless drudgery that was this year's news cycle, there were a few bright spots — particularly in the …

50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

The 50 destinations that made our list this year include one of Canada's best cities, the world's design capital, and a remote, idyllic …

MUST-DO IN TAIWAN: Jiufen Village and Northeast Coast Tour in New Taipei City, Taiwan

<i>It was cold, gloomy, and raining hard when we explored Jiufen Village and the Northeast Coast of Taiwan. But despite the unfavorable weather, we</i> …

9 countries that are relatively easy for Americans to move to

When it's time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation. Then your brain …

Immigration

How to Make a Canker Sore Feel Better Fast

These mouth lesions can make even drinking water a painful process<p>You take a simple sip of water—then you feel a painful, burning sensation within your mouth. A look in the mirror shows a round or oval, white or yellowish lesion with a red border.<p>That's a canker sore, and if you're one of the …

20 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

<b>20. République</b><br>It’s quite a trick that Walter and Margarita Manzke have pulled off at République, a kind of sophisticated elasticity that allows the …

iOS 11 lets you customize left and right AirPod double-tap shortcuts

iOS 11 is full of small tweaks that have a big impact. Today’s tip is one of those. In iOS 10, you can customize the double-tap shortcuts on your Apple AirPods to perform various actions — invoke Siri, or play/pause, for example. But the same shortcut would apply to both AirPods. In iOS 11, you can …

12 Exquisite Hotel Rooms That Include Private Pools Photos

On a relaxing vacation, the last thing one wants to worry about is setting an alarm to get up in time to secure a poolside chaise longue. When a private, personal pool exists just a step outside your own room, you have a front-row ticket to prime poolside real estate no matter what time you rise. …

The 5 Best Resorts In Whe World

<i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.<p>You voted; we listened. These are the best resorts in the world, from safari lodges in South Africa to remote lodges in Chile, all winners of the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.<p>1. The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia<p>Situated on coral-reefed …

5 must-see luxury hotels in Costa Rica

Looking for all that a Costa Rica luxury vacation has to offer? Spoil yourself in our most highly recommended luxury hotels in Costa Rica. As you …

Central America

15 hot new hotels to check out in 2017 | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Whether it's an island escape or an urban retreat, the world's top hotels are tailoring their treats to suit ever more discerning travelers.<p>As the most exclusive resorts go to even greater lengths to differentiate their offerings, we pack up the designer luggage to find the best new …

CNN

5 Gorgeous Hidden Beaches in Sydney

Alright, we all know summer in Sydney means surf, sun and a jam-packed Bondi Beach. That is, of course, if you’re a tourist. But as any water-loving …

DIY Trip Itinerary: 5 Days in Hong Kong (with Day Trip to Macau)

Hong Kong is the first place abroad that I have traveled to; but in that particular trip, what I mainly did was just eating and shopping as I …

Xiaomi launches bigger air purifier, portable air quality monitor in China

Xiaomi’s new offering this week aren’t low-cost smartphones, but they could come in handy to people in a much more significant way.<p>The Chinese …

6 Overweight Guys Who Lost 70+ Pounds and Got Ripped Tell You How They Did It

If a veteran, a busy dad, and a middle schooler can do it, so can you<p>The following 6 men dropped serious pounds—we’re talking triple digits in some cases. They all gained muscle, too, and now they’re stronger, healthier, and happier than ever.<p>Read on for the inspiring stories of how they …

The Ultimate List of Travel Essentials

The secret to packing smart will not be found in a YouTube tutorial. (Rolling socks? How innovative!) The real trick, as our perpetually on-the-road editors will tell you, is to find those brilliantly designed lifesavers, like a natural hand sanitizer that won’t offend the entire cabin, headphones …

Best hotels in Bali

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia<p>10 Telegraph expert rating<p>Rising out of a verdant valley, echoing the curves and waves of the surrounding fields and watery...<p>Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Poised on 100-metre high cliffs on the Bukit Peninsula, the Alila Villas Uluwatu is one of the …

The Modern Home of Peaceful Elegance

In this edition of homify 360°, we travel to Brixham, a small fishing town located in Devon, south-west England. Here we discover an architectural …

Sustainability

Gay Men’s Relationships: 10 Ways They Differ From Straight Relationships

As I think back on the past 24 years of providing couples counseling for gay male relationships, I sometimes get asked what the differences are that I see (in general) in gay male relationships that are (again, in general), different from straight relationships.<p>I offer these thoughts to both single …

This Mesmerizing Video Shows How Tennis Balls Are Made

It takes an army of humans and machines to create the humble tennis ball. While most of us rarely think about the work it takes to create something …

TV

Hong Kong's best dim sum | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy.<p>Hong Kong (CNN) — Once upon a time, Hong Kong dim sum sessions were about tea appreciation -- …

Hong Kong

10 Must-Do's If You're Visiting Hong Kong For The First Time

No trip to Hong Kong is complete unless you've ticked the following 10 must-do's off your travel itinerary.

Hong Kong