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3 L.A. Flea Markets Every Fashion Girl Visits

If you want to be the only person in a room wearing something, chances are you’re a fan of vintage shopping. Instead of buying the latest It bag or …

Why You Should Visit Quito, Ecuador in 2018

New reasons to love Latin America's best preserved colonial city.<p>Cloud-high in the Andes and hemmed in by the snow-capped peaks of two active volcanoes, few cities have as dramatic a setting as Quito. The Ecuadorian capital’s 16th-century Centro Histórico (Old Town) is not only the largest and …

The one book combining fashion and photography that you need to own

Fashion photographer Greg Lotus known for his work with titles like <i>Vogue Italia</i>, <i>Vanity Fair</i> and <i>W Magazine</i> has launched a photography book– <i>Shadows &</i> …

6 decor trends you’re going to see in everyone's home this year

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>A bold, eye-catching wallpaper can transform the way your room looks and feels. Etsy<p>Everyone likes the idea of designing the inside of …

Trends

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

Chronic use leads to chronic problems.<p>In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic …

What "Introvert" and "Extrovert" Really Mean

Think about what an ideal evening for you might look like. Do you imagine yourself going out to dinner with a large group of friends, attending a …

Psychology

How French Style Star Jeanne Damas Does a Week of Outfits

16 Long-Sleeved Dresses That Are So Instagram-Worthy — All From Amazon and Under $25!

Just because it's Fall doesn't mean you have to give up on wearing cute dresses. There are plenty of long-sleeved styles that will keep you warm while still looking stylish. If you don't want to burn a hole in your pocket this year, you need to start doing your shopping on Amazon. They have a …

An Old Beer Learns New Tricks, and Risks an Identity Crisis

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Craig Long set his beer on the counter of the bratwurst stand while he showed off an iPhone photo of a deer he’d shot last fall. It was the start of a two-night festival in August to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. Mr. Long, 67, of …

US to Americans: Stay away from Cuba after health 'attacks'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States delivered an ominous warning to Americans on Friday to stay away from Cuba and ordered home more than half the U.S. diplomatic corps, acknowledging neither the Cubans nor America's FBI can figure out who or what is responsible for months of mysterious health …

US to Americans: Stay away from Cuba after health 'attacks'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States delivered an ominous warning to Americans on Friday to stay away from Cuba and ordered home more than half the …

These Are The Best Countries To See The Northern Lights

Seeing the Northern Lights is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences we can't wait to check off our travel bucket list. What can be more magical …

What it's like to have the best job in America right now

Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor.<p>The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing's for sure — it's also growing.<p>That's because, in the digital age, the amount of data available is only going to continue to grow exponentially. And …

Data Science

These Are the Most Beautiful Streets and Neighbourhoods in the World

Each street is a story, an experience, a time capsule. From Morocco to Brazil, Culture Trip brings you some of the most beautiful streets (and …

Pacific Coast Highway

The Most Magical Places to Sleep Under the Northern Lights

Many people include seeing the Northern Lights on their bucket list, as nothing can compare to the beauty, mystique, and rarity of the aurora …

European Travel

25 must-see buildings in California

In 2017, USA TODAY Travel and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) are teaming up to help travelers find the best buildings in America. We asked AIA chapters nationwide to name 25 structures visitors to their state should see. These architects and design professionals also share their …

This website will pay you to book flights for other people

If you're a master at nabbing great flight deals, you could start getting paid for it.<p>Farefetch is a new website that allows ticket-savvy travelers to make money by getting other people deals and pocketing the difference. On the flip side, travelers who don't want to spend time scouring the …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

California lawmakers extend landmark climate change law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers voted Monday to extend a climate change initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds up as a model for …

How to refill wiper fluid, jump your battery, change a tire

Travel<p>According to AAA, 80 percent of Americans surveyed are planning road trips this year. But if something goes wrong with your car, would you know what to do?<p>Pre-order Jeff Rossen's new book, "Rossen to the Rescue" here<p>With the help of a certified mechanic, TODAY national investigative …

Road Trips

Orange County pays off the last of $1-billion bankruptcy debt

When Todd Spitzer first ran for a spot on the Orange County Board of Supervisors in 1996, he did so with a promise to be a good steward of the public's money.<p>"My campaign was focused under the shadow of the largest municipal bankruptcy at that point in the history of the country," he said …

From New York to Southern California, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth

From New Hampshire to California, with stops in New York and Wisconsin, some of Frank Lloyd Wright’s best-known works are being showcased this summer during the sesquicentennial of the famed architect’s birth.<p>Wright was born June 8, 1867, and in a career spanning seven decades, he designed …

Why Work for Yourself? Women Want Flexibility; Men Want Control

Business News<p>Nearly three in four women who work for themselves do so in order to get workplace flexibility, even if it means sacrificing pay.<p>In a new annual survey, business services firm MBO Partners asked independent workers whether or not they agreed with several statements about their …

The Workplace

The Best Weekend Escapes of 2017

Southeast<p>North Carolina: Shred in Paradise<p>North Carolina's Bailey Mountain (Steve Barker)<p>North Carolina's Bailey Mountain (Steve Barker)<p>To fill the void of lift­-served bike parks in the southern ­Appalachians, Bailey Mountain Bike Park shuttles riders for $35 to the top of a private peak outside …

3 businesses changing how millennials are traveling

I HAD recently returned from a cross-country road trip, and already I wanted to go on another adventure. After sitting at my work desk — the day …

Sealander’s Little $22,000 Camper Is Also a Boat

The joke goes that Germans are invariably concerned to an extreme degree with efficiency — everything designed in their country is overthought, …

NYC's Newest Speakeasy is Hidden in a Metro Station

New York is so famous for its numerous speakeasies, it's almost ubiquitous with the Empire State itself. Although found tucked away in every district …

This Site Lets You Travel The World Stay For Free If You Babysit Other People’s Pets. Win-Win!

What would life be like if you get to stay at the best of locations with adorable pooches for company? What if we tell you, you could babysit pets …

Bacteria Could Be Responsible For Shifts in Brain Structure in People With IBS

Childhood trauma might play a role.<p>We've known for a while now that the relationship between our gut's microbes and the painful condition, irritable …