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5 Airline Miles Secrets Only Frequent Flyers Know

Not all redemption plans are equally good.<p>Most frequent flyers are experts at collecting and redeeming miles for free travel. They know all the …

How one app helped me avoid hours in line at the airport

Returning home from overseas after TNW Europe, I had to pass through Chicago’s O’Hare airport before making my way to Portland. If not for a pretty terrible app, I’d have missed my connection and been stranded.<p>After a 9 hour flight from Amsterdam, the flight crew announced that customs was a bit …

Winter Fashion Tricks So Good You'll Look Like You Have a Whole New Wardrobe

Try one of these genius winter style hacks so easy, you might just use them.<p><b>How Freezing Your Tights Will Change Your Whole Damn Life</b><p>Rejoice, no more runs in your tights!<p><b>The Right Way To Style Ankle Boots</b><p>Did you even realize you were doing it all wrong?<p><b>The Sweater Hanger Trick That Just Might Blow</b> …

How To Incorporate Vintage Decor Into Every Room

Everything old really can be new again if you only look at it in a new way.<p>Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell, authors of <i>Beekman 1802 Style: The Attraction of Opposites</i>, offer their best tips to integrate old decor with new finds throughout your home.

9 Wine and Cheese Pairings Every 20-Something Should Know

Because you're a g*ddamn adult.<p>Wine and cheese. Ugh, the greatest, right? But if you're a 20-something who's just now figured out how to pick a bottle without being like "I dunno, this label's pretty?", then you're probably not very good at choosing *which* wine should go with *which* cheese. Here, …

Zen Foxes: A photographer is capturing nature's 'masters of mindfulness'

“The most beautiful animals are happy animals,” says Roeselien Raimond, a Dutch nature photographer who specialises in capturing foxes at rest.<p>“I …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

24 Fig Recipes To Make the Most While They're Fresh & Ripe

Never enough figs—that's what we always say. Here are 23 fig-tastic recipes to make the most of fig season.<p><b>Never enough figs—that's what we always say.</b> Biting into a fresh, ripe fig is one of summer's greatest joys, and when they're in season, we try to integrate them into whatever we're cooking …

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60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom<p>I have been asked by math teachers how they can use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is great for any …

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

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Exploring the quiet side of California Wine Country

Blooming orchards under azure skies, vivid mustard flowers beneath budding vines, and rocky hillsides wrapped in fingers of fog – it’s no wonder California’s Wine Country receives millions of annual visitors. With its mild Mediterranean climate and mineral-rich soil, Napa and Sonoma Valleys seem …

In the Lap of the Gods on Mt. Olympus: At Home With Zeus on the Looney Front

As the divine real estate agent must have said when he was showing Zeus & Co around: it's location, location, location, Your Divinity.<p>This is where the gods of ancient Greece lived, loved and laboured mightily to complicate the lives of us poor mortals struggling far below; where, if you believe …

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Traveling the USA -- and Enjoying In-Depth Interviews With the Local Media

While I've never tallied it up, I imagine I spend 30 or 40 days a year traveling throughout the USA, visiting public television stations and giving lectures. When I'm in town to give a talk or host a pledge drive, I often sit down with the local affairs show host for an interview. I think the best …

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Curing Your Fear of Flying

What can you do, other than stay home, or at least use only much slower modes of transport to get to your chosen destination?<p>Over the years, I've traveled with hundreds of our guests all over the world, and seen dozens of people petrified at the thought of getting on a plane. There's something …

The Economics of Loyalty and Free Flights Has Changed

Travelers take note: The economics of earning free airline flights are changing.<p>Delta Air Lines Inc. said this week that starting Jan. 1, it will …

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Get Rid of Cellulite

Learn how yoga exercises can help you get rid of cellulite and burn fat<p>Besides whipping your leg muscles into sexy shape, yoga can help smooth spongy thighs too. "Cellulite is a symptom of reduced lymph circulation," says Atma JoAnn Levitt, head of the integrative weight-loss program at the Kripalu …

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14 Places In France That Aren't Paris

Photo credit: Paul Bica/Flickr<p>Paris: you either love it or hate it. But don't let your feelings for Paris color your view of the rest of France... it's a wonderful country with lots to see and do.<p>If you're a fan of the City of Lights, venture beyond the metropolis. If you're not a Paris person, …

Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year

Embarking on an extended adventure often means taking a leap of faith and leaving key responsibilities behind. But those that have done it say the experience is more than worth it.<p>Most of us see the world in snippets at a time – a long weekend here, a two-week vacation there. But when wanderlust …

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Don't Panic! Here Are 5 Things You Can Do When It Rains On Your Vacation

Your moment is finally here. You've been saving money all year, carefully planned out your beach reads and swimsuit purchases, and you even packed three different pairs of flip flops, for variety's sake.<p>But when the plane lands ... it's raining. And the weather reports show no sign of a sunny day …

Europe Covered In Snow Is A LOT Prettier Than America Covered In Snow...Just Sayin'

Sure, it's been bitterly cold around wide swaths of the United States of late. And sure, it's snowed and been pretty, but it's also snowed and been not so pretty.<p>We're always upset when it snows here in this lovely country of ours and it doesn't look charming and cozy, like how Europe does in the …