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Stephen Colbert and Donald Trump Were the Ultimate Comedy Duo Last Night

Once again, Colbert is winning the late-night interview game.<p>Stephen Colbert spent a decade playing an outrageous, conservative, logic-lacking gasbag. The hyperbole of that character highlighted the ridiculousness of both modern media and many outrageous right wing agendas. It was one of the great …

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Common Cold

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

These 9 Trends Prove That the Way We Travel Is Changing

Photo by Ed Gregory<p>Travelers really want to eat; but they also want to hike.<p>Last month, I attended Virtuoso Travel Week, a gathering of high-end …

Hospitality

Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

Google Glass

A User’s Guide to the 2015 Grammy Nominees

Whether you’re commuting or cooking, there’s an album for you<p>NEWS LAST WEEK that Tom Petty wasn’t holding a grudge against Sam Smith for the similarities between his “I Won’t Back Down” from 1989 and “Stay With Me”—Mr. Smith’s triple Grammy-nominated hit—ended months of nail-biting for Grammy …

Grammy predictions: Who will dominate? Beyonce? Sam Smith? Pharrell? Sia?

Will Beyoncé reign as queen of the Grammys, or will the pop diva be dethroned by newcomer Sam Smith?<p>The AP makes educated guesses at who will dominate music's biggest night Sunday, when Smith, Beyoncé and Pharrell are the top contenders with six nominations apiece.<p>The Grammy Awards will air live on …