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Battle for Mosul begins with gunfire and car bombs

<b>Near Mosul, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Two years ago, Iraqi soldiers in Mosul threw down their weapons and fled the city in terror as armed militants overran the streets under the banner of the emerging threat of ISIS.<p>On Monday, invigorated Iraqi forces and their allies started back down the road to Mosul to try …

Protein powder might be behind increased eating disorders in men.

<b>Protein shakes: I know, you can get them everywhere.</b> But those seemingly healthy workout supplements you're consuming (or, if you're like me, have …

Mental Health

27 Travel Tips to Help You Become a Master Traveler

Every industry has its own "best practices" -- proven rules and standards that guide the industry. Travel is no different. There are many rules to live by that help us navigate the unknown world with fewer costly mistakes and help quicken the pace in which we melt into the local culture. They make …

Taking Joy in Journeys

Confession: Last week, I boarded an airplane for the first time.<p>While I am ambitious to travel in my life, it took seventeen years for me to step foot in the airport and experience the joys of flying in an airplane.<p>I noticed that in an airport, you meet a lot of different types of people. You have …

The BBC thinks you’ve only read 6 of these books…have you?

WE STARTED passing this around Matador Editorial today: 100 books of which the BBC believes most people have only read 6.<p>Feels a bit simplistic, to …

Alice In Wonderland

12 Tips For Finding The Best Airfares

No question about it, airfares on some routes are higher than they were four or five years ago, although Airfarewatchdog airfare searchers frequently find hundreds of fares crisscrossing the country for $250 or less round-trip. And even though fares seem higher, let's not forget that, adjusted for …

Flying

Drink the World

It's impossible to visit Thailand and not list the food as one of the highlights, or India and not have a story to tell, good or bad. However, an end of day beer in a roadside restaurant of an old colonial city, or a sunset cocktail at a beachside tiki bar is as perfect as it gets for me.<p>I have a …

This Spectacular San Francisco Time-Lapse Will Make You Yearn For The City By The Bay

Rolling fog. Dramatic topography. Bay-spanning bridges.<p>No wonder San Francisco is captured in time-lapse time and time again.<p>Bjoern Freiherr shot this stunning sequence of the city, other parts of the Bay Area and Big Sur. He calls it "Caught in Time."<p>In no time you'll be sniffing the misty air and …

23 Overlooked European Cities You Must Visit In Your Lifetime

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>Everybody loves a European adventure. But when we are going abroad we tend to overlook smaller cities for enduring favorites like Paris, London, Venice and Rome.<p>Once you've visited the classics, it's time to head to one of these underrated cities in Europe.<p><b>1. Cork, Ireland</b><p>Cork …

Video #2: Style – David Lama’s First Free Ascent of Patagonia’s Cerro Torre

In webisode #2 from the film <i>Cerro Torre: A Snowball’s Chance in Hell</i>, Austrian climber David Lama, one of our Adventurers of the Year, explains the history of the Compressor Route and the difference between aid climbing and free climbing. Be sure to click on “CC” in the video player on the lower …

Five things to know about the Andaman Islands | CNN Travel

This Is The Prettiest Beach In Greece, Which Basically Makes It The Prettiest In The World

We know, we know. You're thinking to yourself, "Come on, guys, another pretty beach?" And we totally understand but look. at. this:<p>Navagio has been called the prettiest beach in all of Greece, which, if we can all agree is one of the prettiest places in all the world, then this beach is the …

9 Things Every First-Time Visitor To Las Vegas Should Know

Before last weekend, I was a Las Vegas virgin.<p>I had never walked the Strip, taken a ride on the New York New York roller coaster, or even gambled. The only things I knew about Vegas were what I had seen on TV.<p>I ended up having a blast — it's impossible not to in Sin City. But there were quite a few …

Las Vegas

Shine On: Metallics to Wear for Spring

After seeing metallics come down the Spring 2014 runways at Givenchy, Altuzarra, and Saint Laurent, it was official, this season calls for lustrous shine—night or day. Go head-to-toe in a metallic frock or just add a little glimmer to your look with a clutch. You'll surely be a standout in any of …

24 things you can clean with lemon

This green cleaner and natural disinfectant has a wonderful smell, and best of all, you probably have one in your refrigerator right now.<p>How could …

Cleaning

40 Traditional Designer Rooms

Over 40 classic rooms for inspiration.<p>From a formal blue dining room to a dramatic canopy bed, these designer rooms are traditional, but never boring.

California's other wine countries

Everybody knows the justifiably famous Napa and Sonoma Valleys. If you're looking to take the next step, venture into California’s less-famous wine regions, where family-owned wineries welcome novices and experts alike, and tasting fees are low to non-existent. Most of these well-hidden wine …

How I Turned A One Night Stand With The Man Of My Dreams Into A Relationship

By Lila Jones,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1isugvZ<p><i>There’s obviously some context missing here than just the few things listed below that just</i> …

The Best Bras to Wear Under Backless, Strapless, and Other Tricky Tops

That halter dress or backless blouse has been hanging in your closet, waiting for its moment in the limelight, for far too long. Hey, we get it: It's hard to figure out what bra...