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The Definitive Chelsea Shopping Guide

New York is nothing if not a city full of options, which can be both a blessing and a curse when trying to sort a neighborhood's best of the best. Take the guesswork out of choosing which shopping destinations are worth your time (and money!) with our guide of the ten best places to visit in …

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10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

1. Your Body Language Influences the Way You Feel<p>In this video, social Psychologist Amy Cuddy discusses research that shows how body language shapes …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Oops! How Not to Embarrass Yourself in a Foreign Country

<i>Photo courtesy of Racorn/Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.</i><p>Some of these local customs may strike outsiders as downright weird. But learning a bit of cultural etiquette, important phrases, and the absolute no-no's of any country you visit can save you not only …

The 20 Best Wines Under $20

While it's easy to just follow the crowd and go for the $16,000 bottle of Henri Jayer Richebourg Grand Cru with your grilled cheese, sometimes your budget may call for something a little more on the affordable side. But that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality.<p>That's why we brought on our …

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

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Tips for Booking Flights on Europe's Budget Airlines

It costs <i>how much</i> to fly from London to Berlin? I just searched for the flight for mid-October and found incredibly (some would say "suspiciously") cheap offers from easyJet (€40 / $52) and Ryanair (€46 / $59).<p>That's super cheapo, and not even unusual for Europe's budget airlines, which have been …

14 Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip to Paris

As Audrey Hepburn famously said in the film <i>Sabrina</i>, "Paris is always a good idea." We couldn't agree more.<p>Whether you know it as the city of light, love or one of your bucket list destinations, Paris will leave you longing to return for more.<p>Our deal experts have strolled along the Champs-Elysees, …

6 Amazing Facts From an Amazing Obituary of a 'Human Computer'

When confronted with the story of Shakuntala Devi there's one question everyone asks: "How does she do it?"<p>Reuters<p><i>The New York Times</i> has up a gem of an obituary, 500 words chock-full of wonderful bits about its subject, a mathematician by the name of Shakuntala Devi, who passed away in Bangalore on …

Afghanistan's female police officers fight for women-only toilets

It is the smallest but most telling of details that reveals Afghanistan's real attitude towards the women it claims to want at the heart of the …

A Fishtail Braid For When Your Hair Is Dirty (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Not having enough time to shampoo each morning or make it to the salon before closing hours constantly leaves us with dirty hair. Three weeks' worth of dirty hair to be exact. Lived-in locks can make for some surprisingly good hair days, but we're in need of some inspiration.<p>While hanging out at …

Exclusive First Look: Meet Prada's Pre-Fall Bags

Photo: Courtesy of Prada<p>If you've been thinking about updating your purse collection with something deliciously classic, Prada's Pre-Fall 2013 Twin Pockets carriers are worth a look. The zip-top styles are done in both neutral shades and a notice-me red, providing options for every taste. The bags …

No Hair Tie? This Backcombing Trick Will Secure Your Strands (PHOTO, VIDEO)

No matter how many hair ties, ponytail holders or elastics we buy, they always seem to disappear when we need them most. We're then forced to loop or twist the ends of our braids and ponytails to hold them in place. But once lunch time rolls around, our locks are either in knots or hanging …

My Love/Hate Relationship With Handbags

My love for handbags or purses had begun ever since I was old enough to appreciate fashion. I believe I was five years old when I handpicked a tiny little purse from my mom's handbag collection and decided that this is a more fashionable way to carry my belongings instead of putting them in my big …

Online Dating Survey Says Over 50% of Women Will Date Men 30 Years Older

Does age matter?<p>A new survey of over 4000 active members SugarDaddyForMe.com revealed that over half of the women in the U.S. were comfortable dating men 30-plus years older than them.<p>The site's members include younger women (sugar babies) seeking older men (sugar daddies), with an arrangement that …

Uggs Are More Popular Than You Think & More Fun Facts From Beso's Shoe Survey

All winter long, we asked ourselves: Are Uggs really that bad? Sure, they're hideous and there are lots of alternatives... but if they're good enough for Kate Middleton, they're good enough for us.<p>Apparently, 26 percent of American women agree. A new shoe survey conducted by Beso.com reveals that …

Kate Middleton's Bump Got Draped In A Blue Dress Today (PHOTOS)

Though six months pregnant, Kate Middleton sure isn't on bed rest. In fact, she's been on the move all week, and she continues to shed layers for spring.<p>Lightening up in baby blue, the duchess greeted fans at a reception at the National Portrait Gallery in London on Wednesday in a swingy A-line …

Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008 | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer and competitor for Best Dad Ever David LaFerriere has been drawing illustrations on his children’s sandwich bags since 2008. Lucky …

The secret to a higher salary is to ask for nothing at all

Twenty years ago, I developed a powerful approach to negotiating that goes beyond “win-win.” It involves starting by offering the most and asking for the least. It works extremely well, but I was unable to explain why until I read Wharton professor Adam Grant’s excellent new book <i>Give and Take</i>.<p>Adam …

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1 Inmate Impregnated 4 Guards At Md. Jail, Prosecutors Say

This may not surprise fans of HBO's <i>The Wire</i>:<p>"A cabal of corrupt corrections officers and members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang enjoyed nearly free rein inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, federal authorities allege, smuggling drugs and cellphones into the jail and having sexual …

'Sensational' blue diamond ring fetches record price

A rare deep-blue diamond ring has set a new world record at auction.<p>The ring by Bulgari fetched $1.8m per carat (£1.18m) – beating the previous …

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Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Early Spring Recipe: Lemon and Sea Salt Focaccia

The new Winter/Spring <i>Canal House Cooking</i> is out and like the previous editions, it's a winner! Read on for a quick review and the recipe for their …

Gut Bacteria's Belch May Play A Role In Heart Disease

Scientists have discovered what may be an important new risk factor for heart disease. And here's the surprising twist: The troublesome substance seems to be a waste product left behind by bacteria in our guts as they help us digest lecithin — a substance plentiful in red meat, eggs, liver and …

The Leader of the Plaque: Iceman Ötzi had bad teeth

Human Journey<p>After a series of experiments, the Iceman mummy is refrozen in an Italian lab.(Credit: Robert Clark, National Geographic)<p>Ötzi the Iceman, the world’s oldest wet mummy, may have had many things in life, but a dazzling smile and fresh breath were not among them. A team of researchers …

Can You Solve These Mysteries Of Travel? (Let's See How You Do.)

Heading somewhere far off means running smack into a spectrum of new sights, new sounds, new tastes. But along with these comes the inevitable oven-fresh batch of eye-rolling, mind-blowing, completely incomprehensible <i>Mysteries of Travel</i>.<p>For years, I've racked my brain trying to unravel puzzles like …

Hotels Where The Stars Live (PHOTOS)

A stay in any of these historical hotels is a fantasy in itself, but living in one -- surely a luxury reserved for the VIPs of the world. The hotel search trivago presents five swanky hotels where famous celebs of today and yesterday have once dwelled. From the palatial Ritz Paris, to the …

10 Best European Cities for Layovers

Long flights with even longer layovers may seem less than ideal when you are eager to kick-start your vacation, but your stopover doesn't have to be boring. Whether your layover is a quick break or an entire 24 hours, venturing outside the airport in one of these ten European multi-faceted cities …