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25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

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The 10 best pasta sauce recipes Give your pasta a break from the bolognese and broaden your repertoire with these refreshing new recipe ideas, from purple pesto to miso and oranges http://t.gu.com/oQlnn Photography: Yuki Sugiura for the Guardian

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5 Must Hit Bars While Backpacking Through Europe

Backpacking through Europe can be one wild ride, especially if you know the best places to meet fellow travelers and locals along the way. Below are some of the top bars to check out while you are on your great adventure that will fit your budget and surely fuel incredible stories to take home with …

Istanbul Has Its Act Together

While I was in Cairo, I kept thinking the Egyptians should check out Istanbul. Both are megacities with over 10 million people. Both come from a poor and chaotic recent history. While Cairo struggles, Istanbul is zooming ahead. Just driving into town from the airport, I noticed landscaping along …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Berlin itinerary

Hit the highlights of Berlin with this three-day itinerary in the German capital.<p>DAY ONE<p>Start your Berlin exploration by seeing the city from above, preferably by booking ahead for an early lift ride up to the dome of the Reichstag. From here, stroll south past the Roma & Sinti Memorial to snap a …

23 Life-Affirming Lana Del Rey Lyrics

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Exploring London on a Budget

London is a beautiful and unique city that has a lot of different attractions to offer. However, in one of the most expensive cities in the world, sometimes going out and enjoying yourself can become quite pricey and can limit your options. But don't despair, here at Party Earth we've got you …

England

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

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Know Before You Go: Paris

If Paris is a croissant, crafted with immeasurable pride, kneaded by the hands of many, some visitors only get a taste of the flaky exterior. Whether you’re traveling for a long weekend or coming back for more, here’s a quick primer on getting to, from, and around this iconic city with ease.<p><b>Know</b> …

A Collaborative History with Daft Punk

By now it’s old news that Daft Punk tagged a motley crew of collaborators for their fourth studio album, <i>Random Access Memories</i>. Nile Rodgers, …

Why Men Cheat

A self-professed "ordinary" man takes on the impact and implications of cheating culture.<p>I was 29 when I got married, and I did not expect to be happy in my marriage. Now, 11 years later, my wife and I are one of the happiest couples I know of. A lot of this has to do with witnessing friends commit …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

Starting Over: 10 Travelers Who Bought A One-Way Ticket And Began A New Life

Many of us dream of packing our belongings, buying a plane ticket to that place we've always dreamed of going, and starting a new life. Have you ever wondered what that would be like -- and whether you'd regret it?<p>A recent Ask Reddit thread posed the question, "Redditors who have dropped …