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10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

South America

"Jewel ice" is a natural phenomenon that makes Japanese beaches look like the setting in a fantasy novel

Imagine this: It’s winter, you’re walking along a beach, and beneath your feet are smooth and glittering chunks of ice that look like jewels. That …

27 stunningly remote hotels that are worth the trip

While being in close proximity to cities brings you closer to tourist sites, it can also mean lots of people.<p>We've rounded up 27 of the world's most remote hotels, which can offer luxurious touches and a more personal experience. While they may be more difficult to access, they're set in stunning …

National Parks

Ingenious Shirt Uses Recognizable Icons to Help Break Language Barriers When Traveling

Traveling is a fantastic way to learn about the world, but it's made significantly harder when there's a language barrier. ICONSPEAK wants to ease your frustrations with their ingenious solution: a shirt that displays common (and therefore recognizable) icons across the world. Simply point to a …

Tap Water

This College Student Used His Family's Cell Phones To Re-Create The Weasleys' Clock

Who said Muggles can't do magic?!

Baby Nessie Tea Gadget Is Born, To Delight Of Nessie Fans Everywhere

RAWR.<p>Every once in a while, we discover a kitchen gadget of legendary proportions.<p>Such is the case with Baby Nessie, the adorable Loch Ness Monster lookalike who brews your tea in the most adorably genius way possible:<p>Simply stick loose-leaf tea into Baby Nessie's cute silicone body, and send her …

Ralph Lauren Collection

15 Times Selena Gomez Has Stepped Out Looking Really, Really Good

We have always counted ourselves as fans of Selena Gomez's style, but these days, the star has been looking really good. Like, exceptionally good. So …

What if Disney’s Chicest Villains Wore Marchesa?

A goldenrod gown for Belle, filmy seafoam silks for Cinderella: We all know that Marchesa’s sumptuous, floor-sweeping dresses were practically made for Disney princesses. But this season, ahead of today’s Spring 2016 show, why not forget the flounce and flou and consider the New York brand from a …

Diane von Furstenberg

Journalist Spends Four Years Documenting India’s Crumbling Subterranean Stepwells Before They Disappear

Tucked away on quiet streets far from the hustle and bustle of popular tourist attractions, in between the spectacular palaces, temples, and tombs that appear on the covers of guidebooks, an entire category of Indian architecture has faded into obscurity and historical obsolescence. Called …

Water

Gorgeous Recipes That Save Canned Tuna's Reputation

Canned tuna gets a bad rap, and understandably so. It's fish that comes in a can, it often appears with way too much mayonnaise and it can be reminiscent of cat food. While not quite as bad as canned chicken -- yes, this is a thing -- canned tuna can often be pretty frightening. Even just one bad …

Cat Food

How To Make Your Own 'Instant' Mac And Cheese In A Mug

So cheesy, and so easy.<p>It's always a good time for mac and cheese. Unfortunately, it's unlikely that mac and cheese is ready-made whenever to mood should strike. While the blue-boxed option will always do in a pinch -- especially since they're taking the artificial ingredients out of it -- homemade …

These Might Be the Best Foodie T-Shirts Ever

This story originally appeared on foodandwine.com. For more articles like this, visit foodandwine.com now.<p>Ever wonder what your peanut-butter …

Spice Up Your Mani With This DIY Design

From single sweeps of glitter to stark white T's, straight-up nail inspiration is fresh out of the bottle. Generally, the designs are as simple DIY …

The world's first plus-size supermodel is working to solve a $9 billion problem

Full-figured women are more than willing to spend money on trendy clothing items, but complain that few retailers are providing women with fashionable options that work for them.<p>Melissa Aronson, known professionally as Emme, is widely recognized as the world's first plus-size supermodel. She …

Plus Size

Adorable Shar-Pei Puppy Looks Like a Cuddly Teddy Bear

Meet Tonkey, an adorable bear-coat shar-pei who looks more like a stuffed animal than she does pup. The fluffy pooch is just a baby at four months old, but she's already taken the internet by storm with her silly persona and delightful antics. Because she's young, Tonkey is still learning to …

Cute Animals

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The Ruling Look

This flower-covered, sparkly tulle dress is perfect for a modern day princess. The sheer neckline and slim silhouette are fashion forward, while the embellishments are fanciful.

Oscar de la Renta

I Tried Audrey Hepburn's Amazing Eyelash Trick

The step-by-step beauty how-to.<p>Clumpy lashes may be having a moment, but I've always been partial to a more natural-looking approach when it comes to maximizing my lashes. So instead of idolizing those with a heavy-handed mascara approach, like a Twiggy or Kim Kardashian, Audrey Hepburn has always …

Mom Captures Sweet Moments Between Her Sons and Their Ragdoll Cats

There's the old saying that dogs are man's best friend, but here, it's cats that prove to be the ultimate furry pals. Photographer Beth Mancuso captures sweet moments between her three sons and their two Ragdoll cats, Lucy and Irie. It's part of her ongoing series called <i>A Boy and His Cats</i>, and the …

13 Dresses You'll Buy For Weddings But Wear Again And Again

<b>Photo courtesy of ASOS</b><p>It may officially be spring, but it's unofficially wedding season.<p>The invitations have probably already started piling up, and while you may have requested the vacation days and picked out the perfect gifts, chances are you're still struggling with what to wear.<p>We're here to …

Weddings

Why Feminist Frequency Is Dead Wrong About 'The Witcher 3' [Updated]

Confirmation bias is dangerous. When you’re always looking for evidence of something, you begin to see it even where no evidence exists. Perhaps especially when no evidence exists.<p>Take the recent tweets of the Feminist Frequency duo—Jonathan McIntosh and Anita Sarkeesian—regarding the recently …

Feminism

Breathtaking Photos of the Night Sky Capture the Beauty of the Cosmos

Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt captures breathtakingly beautiful photos of the night sky shining over magnificent landscapes. Dazzling stars, glimpses of the Milky Way, and otherworldly auroras can be seen with startling clarity in his gorgeous images. Each shot is an extraordinary …

Photography

12 Game-Changing Cooking Hacks From Top Chefs

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Cooking can be both intimidating and time consuming, which often leads to microwaving. But on the rare occasion when you're not heating up Hot Pockets, it's empowering to have a few tricks up your sleeve. We asked a few of our favorite chefs and our in-house recipes editor to give us …

Comfort Food

Beautiful EarthPorn Will Make You Feel Very, VERY Small

It's a big, big world, and these are big, BIG photos.<p>In a stunning series of round-the-world photo tours, online nonprofit AirPano shows us just how tiny we really are compared to our dazzling planet of teeming cities, sprawling mountains and wide-open waterfalls. It's pretty much the best …

Gliders

Ocean-Inspired Glass Vases and Sculptures Capture the Beauty of Cascading Waves

Santa Cruz, California-based husband and wife Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker are impressive glass artists individually, but the stunning pieces they produce as a duo blow us away with the breathtaking force of a tidal wave. Working mainly with hot glass, the pair create gorgeous, ocean-inspired …

Sculpture

Miniature Watercolor Paintings of Space by Lorraine Loots

Artist Lorraine Loots recently embarked on a new series of miniature watercolor paintings. Called Microcosm Mondays, she aims to paint a space-related piece each Monday, scattered over 25 weeks in 2015. The first one was inspired by a relatively new photo, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, of …

Miniature

Mulan will get down to business as Disney's next live action adaptation

Disney's next foray into adapting its own classic animated properties for big budget live action films will likely be a new version of <i>Mulan</i>, the 1998 animated film based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project is based on a script by newcomers Elizabeth …

Nearly Normal?

It's strange, but Wylla hasn't regurgitated once since December. Prior to that, it was rare for her to go more than a week or two without an …

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