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MealPass adds AI, becomes MealPal

MealPass is getting smarter.<p>The 8-month-old subscription lunch service that has grown quickly in New York, Boston, San Francisco and Miami is getting …

Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

How to Heal Your Bruises a Whole Lot Faster

Bare your legs without any embarrassment.<p>Warmer weather is finally (finally!) here, and you know what that means—it’s time to show off your gams in cute skirts and sundresses. Granted, you may feel less inclined to reach for your favorite pair of Daisy Dukes if you experience bruising on the …

11 Bridges With Unbelievable Waterfall Views

<i>By Nick Mafi forArchitectural Digest.</i><p><i>(photo: Imagebroker/Alamy</i><p>Waterfalls are among nature's most spectacular sights. Architectural Digest rounds up 11 bridges across the globe that bring us closer to the action. Above, a footbridge snakes toward Iguazu Falls, on the border of Brazil and</i> …

National Parks

The 21 best trips for foodies around the world

But for some people, food is the <i>only</i> reason for the trip.<p>From a Puerto Rican highway famous for its pork to an Italian forest filled with white truffles, we've found some of the most epic foodie trails and destinations around the world.

Truffles

21 Free Things to Do in NYC

New York consistently ranks among the most expensive cities in the U.S., and while many of us who call the city home have become blasé about shelling out $10 for a coffee and a muffin, we realize that visitors may suffer from sticker shock. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities to take …

The Most Romantic Restaurants in New York City

<i>by Gloria Dawson, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy Restaurant Marc Forgione<p>We've chosen some of our favorite New York City spots for the perfect weekend evening--or any other night you want to do something special.<p><b>1. Restaurant Marc Forgione</b> <i>(pictured above)</i><p>Marc Forgione's Tribeca restaurant exudes …

New York City

163 Free Things to Do in America’s Top Destinations

Our favorite free things to do in America’s most-visited cities.<p>They say the best things in life are free, and for every avid traveler, it’s a …

Top 21 things to do in Tokyo for free

Exploring the Big Sushi is a mind-blowing experience, but it can also blow your budget. Don't despair <b>–</b> there’s an abundance of things to do and see in Tokyo that don’t cost a single yen. From gardens and temples to contemporary art, sumo practice and a world-famous fish market, you can experience …

Japan

The 7 most epic sights people miss on their first trip to New York City

New York, the “Large Apple that Rarely Sleeps,” has got some serious tourist attractions, having basically invented, and then transformed into the …

Bucket list? Zzzz. But this list of 25 spots -- from caves to critters to Cuba -- crackles with energy

You won't find India's Taj Mahal or San Francisco's Alcatraz on Smithsonian magazine's list of 25 top new places to travel in its September issue. It approaches destinations as a place to learn and experience rather than just snap a photo.<p>Smithsonian calls it a life list -- more about living than …

Inside the mind of a mazemaker

With more than 700 creations, Adrian Fisher is the world's most prolific maze designer. He explains what goes into those twists and turns – and why we love feeling so confused.<p>In the 36 years that Adrian Fisher has been in business, he has created every kind of maze imaginable – from simple, …

One of the World’s Only Globe-Making Studios Celebrates the Ancient Art of Handcrafted Globes

A globe is the only “true” representation of the world that doesn't distort the shape or the size of the earth's features. Terrestrial (showing a map of the world) and celestial (showing the apparent positions of the stars in the sky) globes are known to have been made since the mid-2nd century …

Modern Age

13 Stylish Poufs That Will Completely Transform Your Space

These chic poufs make a beautiful addition to any room.<p>These chic poufs make a beautiful addition to any room, and can serve double duty as extra seating or a foot rest.

A new system tracks which ads coaxed your feet to walk into that store

The next time you decide to walk into a real store, zillions of digital bits are working overtime to figure out why.<p>The newest system undertaking that task, being announced today, is something with the soporific name of the Location Conversion Index (LCI).<p>But its parents — global media services …

Social Marketing

15 Things NOT To Do In Paris

It's impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn't worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? The next time you're in the City of Light, don't fight with crowds in tourist traps, eat at the wrong restaurants, or wait in line at the Eiffel …

France

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

Buddhaimonia. Seeing as TED 2015: Truth and Dare started today, and people all around the world are waiting to see what ground breaking TED talks …

TED Talks

Solar-powered plane completes first leg of round-the-world flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> Solar Impulse 2 has landed safely in Oman on the first leg of its quest to be the first plane to fly around the world fueled only by the sun's rays.<p>The solar-powered plane took off from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates early on Monday with pilot Andre Borschberg at the controls for the …

Solar Impulse

Podo’s Camera Turns Any Surface Into A Photo Booth

Since smartphones put a decent camera in nearly everyone’s pocket, it’s become the norm to take pictures with friends when going out, because you might as well capture the memory.<p>In some settings, that might mean asking a stranger to take a photo, stretching your arm out to capture several people …

Mobile Photography

OneShot App Takes Screenshorts to the Next level

A screenshort is a screengrab of an article posted to twitter to get around the service’s 140-character limit. You find an article you like (or hate) you take a screenshot of the passage or sentence you find intriguing (or infuriating) and share it to Twitter.<p>The OneShot app takes those snippets of …

T-Mobile will launch LTE in the Wi-Fi airwaves in 2016

T-Mobile came up short compared to Verizon and AT&T in the last 4G spectrum auction, but it looks like it’s found another source of airwaves, and …

Telecoms

MediaTek's standard lets your devices share their hardware

There are plenty of standards for sharing your media collection between devices, but what if you want to borrow a device's camera or display? MediaTek thinks it has an answer. Its new CrossMount standard lets devices share their hardware and software when they're on the same WiFi network, letting …

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.

Last-Minute Holiday Gift: Homemade Orange-Spiced Wine

I live in a hidden bucolic corner of Riverdale, in the Bronx, and it’s a tradition in my neighborhood to leave little surprises on each other’s …

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

11 Different Ways to Bring the Scent of Autumn Into Your Home

Breezes are cooling. Leaves are coloring. Apples are ripe for the picking. There is just a feeling in the air that makes you want to put pumpkin into …

A Flexible Design Transforms A Studio Into A Work And Study Paradise

An apartment that measures only 33 square meters located in Moscow was completely transformed by the architects of Ruetemple who gave it a dynamic …

Could The Secret To A Great Garden Be On Your Phone?

Growing a beautiful garden just got easier. Here we round up our 5 favorite apps to help you grow your best garden yet.<p>It's that time of year, effortlessly beautiful, just-picked bouquets adorn every table and recipes are filled with delicious homegrown veggies. Whether you've been meaning to plant …

Family Fun: Modern Backyard Design for Outdoor Experiences to Come

Mindfulness and relaxation are both part of a balanced life, especially when your backyard design composes a modern background for everyday life. A …