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The One Thing I Can't Stop Doing That's Helped Me Travel More

A few years ago I started something that today I can't stop doing. It began as more of an experiment than anything else. I was a full-time grad student living in London with a fierce urge to travel and no income, so I knew I had to be smart about using the money I had saved. During a long weekend, …

10 Top Apps I Can't Live Without

Smartphones have become an essential part of our everyday life. But as you know, today's smartphones are used for so much more than talking or exchanging text messages with friends! Think about it: you habituate your phone for reservations, social media, listening to music, even those stress …

9 Netflix Titles Perfect for Snowstorm Viewing

what to watch when the world stops.<p>By now you’ve heard the news: A bizzard of biblical proportions is beating the Northeast coast back into the ice age. Major cities like New York and Boston are preparing to go into full shutdown mode. Everything everywhere tomorrow will be closed. That means …

What's New on Netflix Streaming in December 2014

Future PLC

Richard Huntingford<p>Chairman<p>James Hanbury<p>Deputy Chairman<p>Zillah Byng-Thorne<p>Chief Executive Officer<p>Penny Ladkin-Brand<p>Chief Financial Officer<p>Hugo …

15 Constellations Every Man Should Know (And How to Find Them) | The Art of Manliness

“Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven,<br>Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.”<br>― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,</i> …

Michelle Obama's First-Ever China Trip Is Off to a Stylish Start

It's a lot of firsts for the First Lady this week! Michelle Obama headed east for her first-ever independent trip to China, stopping in Beijing to …

From Italy to Santa Fe, the Best Hotels of 2014

From Amsterdam to Australia and from Santa Fe to Switzerland, check out some of the most luxurious—and relaxing—hotels on the planet.<p>Grand Hotel …

The 2014 Golden Globes: Winners Deserving and Otherwise

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association spreads the wealth in a strong movie year.<p>The Golden Globe Awards handed out for film last night suffered, as usual, from a fair amount of category confusion. The insistence by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on dividing films into “drama” and …

Celebrities to Follow on Pinterest

Are you addicted to <b>Pinterest</b>? It's okay - we are too. There's an endless stream of beautiful things to look at on the photo-sharing website; you've got gorgeous hairdos, cool decoration ideas, moist cupcakes - all ripe for the picking. Err, pinning.<p>No wonder some of our celebrities have also jumped …

The 10 best films of 2013, No 5 - Django Unchained

Our rundown of the top 10 films of 2013 continues with Quentin Tarantino's "southern", the hip, flashy revenge fantasy that dared to tackle slavery<p>• The 10 best films of 2013, No 6: Before Midnight • The 10 best films of 2013, No 7: For Ellen • More from the 10 best films of 2013 • Show us your …

Top 10 martial arts movies

Everybody is kung-fu fighting for sure, but it takes more than that to make a great martial arts movie. The Guardian and Observer critics pick the 10 finest ever made<p>• Top 10 movie adaptations • Top 10 animated movies • Top 10 silent movies • Top 10 sports movies • Top 10 film noir • Top 10 …

Eye on the Prize

Mental strategies to overcome common race foes.<p>Whether you're just trying to make it to the finish or you're gunning for an age-group win, you may wrestle with a common inner demon: The pessimist who tells you you'll fail, or the slouch who tempts you to slow down. "When you're standing at the …

Why I love … watching films 20 times

Fancy bagging yourself a continuity cockup, or gathering a harvest of arcane film facts? Sit down, my friend, and welcome to the strangely thrilling world of the rewatcher<p>• Why I love … movie overacting • Why I love … Crimson Tide's 'Captain, I cannot concur' scene<p>Oh my God, where is Jack …

What to Pack for Fueling on Race Day

Worried you'll forget something? Here's a fuel packing list to keep you nourished for your big event.<p>Many people assure me it's not strange to have a recurring nightmare. They insist they too suffer from such nightmares, and then dive into a tale of a college course they forgot to drop until it was …

Essential Gear for Marathon Runners

No longer are the days when I head out on a run with just my phone, headphones, and a set of keys. Now I have to make sure I'm totally prepped for …

Marathons

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's coolest …

‘Uncomfortable’ climates to devastate cities within a decade, study says

The world is hurtling toward a stark future where the web of life unravels, human cultures are uprooted, and millions of species go extinct, according to a new study. This doomsday scenario isn't far off, either: It may start within a decade in parts of Indonesia, and begin playing out over most of …

Climate Change

My Notorious Life

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p>Enon<p>By Paul Harding<p>238 …

Books

Quentin Tarantino's Top 10 Films of 2013 (So Far) Includes Some Interesting Choices

Getty<p>Quentin Tarantino is a director who is known for his superb taste and outspoken opinions. In fact, he says that after he finishes his directing career in the next ten years, he plans on focusing exclusively on film criticism (great, another freelancer to compete with). Some of the time, he …