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Top 10 Cities to Visit in Europe

There are 44 countries in Europe today, many with cities that have a long history that goes back thousands of years. The below list top 10 cities to …

European Travel

How to throw a punch

Without hurting yourself more than your opponent.<p>The punching-bag game at the arcade or county fair always looks so tempting. After all, punching seems like the easiest thing in the world: You ball up your fist and hurl it toward your target, just like in the movies. In reality, however, there’s a …

Martial Arts

Someone's made a bathroom sink that looks like an old-school record player

Listening to music in the shower is a ritual for many, but playing your tunes through your phone doesn't always do it justice.<p>That's why we're …

Turntables

10 Most Romantic Places in Florida

1 of 10<p>Dry Tortugas, The Florida Keys<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Cape Florida Lighthouse, Key Biscayne<p>3 of 10<p>Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>…

Florida Keys

Popular Sleep Cycle iPhone App Expands to Apple Watch With 'Snore Stopper' and Haptic Wake Up Features

Sleep Cycle, a popular and highly downloaded alarm clock and sleep tracking app available for the iPhone, today announced a new Apple Watch app that introduces more features for an even better waking up experience. With the Sleep Cycle for Apple Watch, Sleep Cycle users can enable "snore stopper" …

Sleep

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Test your music system with these great rock tracks

Manchester

Travel Agents Reveal Their Favorite Under-the-Radar Vacation Spots

Travel trends come and go, but unlike those in food or fashion, they often move at an iceberg-like pace.<p>It’s why your friends are still telling you …

National Parks

Mind & Body: What Hiking Does for Your Mental and Physical Health — Washington Trails Association

If you’ve ever had to catch your breath on an uphill stretch of trail or if your legs have felt sore after a hike, you know that hiking is a workout. …

Exercise

Everything You Need To Do On Your Phone Before Taking A Trip

Taking a trip away from home can be good for the body and soul, but it also means you're going to be without the safety net of your home and office …

Apps

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Beauty

For people age 50 or older, doctors say the new shingles vaccine is a must

Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults against the painful rash called shingles. But persuading many adults to get this and other recommended vaccines continues to be an uphill battle, physicians and vaccine experts …

Public Health

Mark Cuban Says This is One of the Best Purchases He's Made in His Life

There really is a golden ticket.<p>The year? 1981.<p>The problem? American Airlines was totally broke.<p>According to <i>The Hustle,</i> the airline had posted $76 million in losses the previous year. (This was a result of the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978.)<p>The solution? An innovative idea that was supposed to …

American Airlines

Aluminum Foil Fashioned into Shiny Balls Is Pure Satisfaction

Aluminum’s great for a lot of things. It can protect your leftovers, help you cook, and also apparently be turned into big ol’ shiny balls that …

Pranks

High definition vinyl is a real thing and could be in stores next year

HD Vinyl is coming<p>Music snobs tend to champion vinyl as the best way to listen to music. If Austrian startup Rebeat Innovation succeeds in its …

Audiophile

11 Icelandic Foods to Try Before You Die

There's more to Icelandic cuisine than fermented shark,<p>April 10, 2018<p>A country of contrasts, Iceland (or Ísland) is a remote island country with a …

Ice Cream

Best beaches in Portugal from the Algarve to Lisbon that you'll want to bookmark for your next holiday

Portugal has long been a firm favourite with Brits for a family holiday thanks to its hot and sunny weather, the plethora of activities on offer and, …

European Travel

Something Extra: 25 Best Style Accessories For Men

Whether you count yourself as someone who cares about fashion or not, chances are you have something like a favorite hat, a special pair of …

Men's Fashion

I Can’t Believe I Didn’t Invent This Simple Backpacking Chair

I don’t think I’ve ever been so excited, so pleasantly surprised by a chair before, that I actually let out a “yew!” when I sat down until I …

Backpacking

I travel the world full-time — this is how I budget so I can actually afford it

In January 2017, I bought a one-way ticket to Iceland for $150 and became a digital nomad. I dreamed of bouncing from country to country and freelance writing wherever I landed.<p>By far, the No. 1 question I get from friends, family and strangers emailing me through my travel blog is "how do you …

Personal Finance

The 5 Best Flashlights I Own (and I Own a Lot of Flashlights)

I have a lot of flashlights. I camp, hike, and climb, and I like to be prepared for whatever happens in everyday life, too, whether I’m out in the …

Shopping

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

29 Things For Your Dorm Room No One Else Will Have

These totally fresh finds will help every college student make their small space their own. Whether you're looking for adorable decor, fun dorm snacks, or cool ways to entertain your friends, it's all here.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of</i> …

Shopping

Do you need a smart home hub?

When life gets chaotic, it can be convenient to have all your smart home devices operating on the same wavelength. Achieving this sort of harmony sometimes requires a hub to consolidate the myriad gadgets in your house. But not everyone needs a dedicated smart hub to make their setup run smoothly. …

Smart Homes

10 endlessly fascinating websites to waste your time on

The internet is a vast, wonderful trove of information. There's so much to learn from a seemingly endless supply of resources. From video lectures …

Reality TV

Teach kids creativity. Ultimately, machines will be better at coding

If you want to bring up a kid to be a successful investor or entrepreneur, the current education system says they should be studying STEM subjects, …

Machine Learning

7 travel gadgets you should pack in your carry-on

Traveling brings challenges both maddening and mundane: fees for overweight suitcases, tight fits in overhead bins, lost luggage and ever-shifting …

Gear & Gadgets

The simple secret to making the perfect gin and tonic

The gin and tonic is just one of <i>those</i> cocktails.<p>Lore has it that the concoction was created by British colonists in the 1800s when they mixed antimalarial quinine tonic with gin and sugar. Over the centuries, it's become a default cocktail of summer: cool and refreshing.<p>Gin is essentially vodka …

Prairies

10 Best Oil Paints for Beginners and Professionals

Whether you've just started painting or are a professional, chances are you've considered using oil paint. From Rembrandt to Monet, oil paint is the hallmark of the Old Masters, its slow drying time allowing artists to manipulate the medium over an extended period. In one form or another, oil paint …

Art

France's Best Trips

2nd Edition Mar 2017<p>Discover the freedom of the open road with France’s Best Trips. We’ve selected 38 amazing road trips through France, from two-day escapes to 10 day adventures, and packed them full of expert advice and inspirational suggestions. Whether you want to follow the course of the WWII …

Guide Books