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How to fix missing thumbnail previews for image files in Windows

This happened to me: I installed a new image-related freeware to test it, and all of my image thumbnail previews disappeared, to be replaced by …

Top places for spiritual travel in 2013

Armenia<p>Armenia was the first nation to adopt Christianity as its state religion, in 301 AD, and ever since it has been a fierce protector of both its …

Blue Ridge Mountains

In Booming Shanghai, Exploring French Concession Rentals

Shanghai in 1990 and in 2012. Photos: ImgAce<p>Over the past two decades, <b>Shanghai</b> has experienced such a rapid redevelopment that it might be difficult to remember what came before all the glass skyscrapers and neon signage. From 1990 to 2004, an astounding 6,704 new hi-rise buildings were built in …

Expat Explorer

The start of a new year is often the trigger we need to consider longer term opportunities and goals. Working abroad is an exciting prospect which …

Closet Cleanout: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …

The Top 10 Best-Dressed Royals

In our weekly roster of the world’s best dressed, a panel of Vanity Fair editors selects the most fashionable members of royal families. Is Kate Middleton tops again?