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10 Cheaper Foreign Trips You Can Take Instead of The Usual Tourist Thing To Do

London, Paris, New York - the big daddies of the international tourist clientele so to speak. These places are all wonderful and vibrant and full of …

15 books that will change your life in 2018

Whether you want to take your career to new heights, overhaul your health or simply get happier in 2018.<p>It’s exciting to think about all the potential for 2018, a new year that's full of possibilities. But it can be daunting to figure out how to make those massive changes you’re craving in life. …

Shonda Rhimes

5 Creative Ways to Uncover Your Professional Passion

You’ve probably heard something like this before: “Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life.” If only that were true! Whether you’re hard at work on your side hustle, reaching the next milestone in your career, or launching a brand new biz, we bet you’ve already figured out that …

5 Industry Insiders Reveal the Travel Secrets the Average Passenger Doesn't Know

Summer is slowly but surely coming to a close, which means we have last-minute travel plans on the brain. Wanderlust aside, air travel can be a …

These 7 Natural Pools Are the World's Best-Kept Secrets

When it comes to planning a summer getaway, a couple of sun-drenched destinations tend to dominate the list. And while the Blue Grotto in Capri and a …

Bucket Lists

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<p>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally …

This Calorie-Torching Move Will Tone Your Butt And Legs Like Crazy

What more could you ask for?<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Squat jump</b>: This move is the ultimate two for one. A cardio/strength-training combo, squat jacks burn major calories …

This Britney Spears Workout Montage Is All The Motivation You Need Today

"Been keeping my body strong and motivating myself every day!!"<p>Britney Spears is known for being fit, but she doesn’t pretend her body gets that way without any work. The singer regularly posts fitness videos on Instagram—and her latest one is nothing short of amazing.<p>In an epic video montage, …

Miles & More Members: WorldShop Contest Awarding 1,000,000 Miles! Entry Is Easy!

Lufthansa Miles & More is running a Worldshop promotion between now and October 31 which will award its winner 1,000,000 miles.<b>Entry is easy…..</b>Simply …

We Put These Grown-Up Boozy Gummy Combos To The Test

We're not sure exactly when or why, but somehow, Jell-O shots and the Fourth of July are inextricably linked. Maybe it's because vibrant blue and red …

3 Natural Herbs That Will Soothe Your Anxiety

<i>Danielle Acoff is a professional dancer, model, actress, and yoga instructor with a passion for holistic health. She has worked in entertainment for</i> …

5 Choices You Will Regret Forever

Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your life.<p>A recent study from Columbia University found that we’re bogged down by more than 70 decisions a day. The sheer number of decisions we have to make …

Self-improvement

It's Simple: Eat These Foods, Avoid Belly Bloat

We’ve all experienced belly bloat in one way or another. And, while sodium and hard-to-digest foods are most likely the culprits for our protruding …

The Crazy 50-Hour Korean Massage That Changes Your Face Shape

There's a little-known secret in Korea, and her name is Ryu Bae, also known as The Star Face-Maker. Her spa is unlike any other spa I've visited. …

7 Secret Sources for Cheap (Free, Really) Artwork

After you shell out cash for furniture, rugs, sconces and duvet covers, the thought of paying even more for artwork is overwhelming. We hear you!

"You Won't Be Single for Long" Vodka Cream Pasta

Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil , once around the pan in a slow stream<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>2 shallots, …

Gouda Cheese with Balsamic, Onion and Pear Recipe

It's a triple threat: smoky (thanks to the Gouda), tart (hello, balsamic vinegar) and marvelously crispy. Its creator, Daphne Oz, slathers the bread …

Recipes

The Pantry Staples That Improve Your Gut, Liver, and Hormone Health

Raise your hand if your bathroom cupboard is brimming with creams, potions, elixirs, and tinctures that promise to deliver healthy, stress-free skin? …

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

10 Things I Learned From Prepping All My Meals on a Sunday

Save both money and time<p>I’m someone who really enjoys eating out. I love trying new restaurants. And I’ve realized that’s where all my money goes. …

Design Resin Table with Rare Wood Inside

The Italian interior design firm Riva 1920 and the architect Renzo Piano gathered their savoir-faire to create a table with a meticulous aspect, …

6 Superfood Swaps to Up Your Nutritional Game

No matter which superfood you choose — whether it’s Moringa, acai or kale — you’re going to reap the benefits of eating super nutrient-dense foods. That said, there are some varieties that pack more nutritional punch than others. But when you can choose something similar to what you’re already …

10 Fairy Tale Places to Visit IRL

Create your own fairy tale by visiting one of these totally gorgeous and inspiring locales. When stepping foot into one of these wonderful and whimsical haunts, you’re transported into a wonderland worthy of a Disney movie or a bedtime story. These are the kind of places that you don’t just see — …

19 Basic Cooking Techniques You Need to Learn to Not Look Like a Beginner

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If you’ve made a food resolution to eat healthier this …

First Underwater Museum in Europe in dazzling photos

At <i>Ecophiles</i>, we’ve always been fans of artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s sculptures. Now the final phase of his monumental project Museo Atlantico in …

Meet the dude who knits sweaters of places, then visits them

Like many of us, Baltimore's Sam Barsky likes to bring along a sweater when he's on vacation.<p>The difference is that he's knitted the sweater himself, …

9 Cool Kickstarters That’ll Make Your Friends Jealous

Happy 2017, folks! We’re jumping on the resolution bandwagon and getting our priorities sorted for the new year. One of our resolutions is to be more choosy about what we buy for our home and closet. That’s right — we’re making a commitment to buying less fast fashion and junkie homeware (you know, …

20 Ways to Have a Minimalist Home in 2018

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>As much as we love a home bursting with bright colors …

Bodyweight Challenge Strength Workout

This bodyweight strength workout features a few isometric exercise moves. During an isometric exercise, your muscles are engaged (and working hard) …