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20 Amazing Summer Vacation Ideas for Your Best Getaway Ever

It’s finally summer, and vacation is calling. With so many wonderful options in this big, beautiful world of ours, vacation planning can get a bit …

I bought a Costco vacation — here's why the retailer has completely changed how I book travel

"You can buy a vacation through Costco?" I was asked at least a dozen times in recent months.<p>My answer: Yes, and it's incredible.<p>I became aware of Costco's travel deals last May when a friend suggested checking out the warehouse store's website while planning an upcoming vacation.<p>I was amazed by …

Air Travel

National Parks in Every State That’ll Inspire You to Get Outside

50 Of The Best Healthy Dessert Recipes Of All Time

All the sweetness, without all that extra junk.<p>There’s no getting around it, sooner or later the craving for something sweet is going to hit. And when it does, be ready with the best healthy dessert recipes out there. Sure, a little indulgence here and there doesn’t hurt, but eating these healthy …

Healthy Eating

Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge (4 Ingredients!)

Peanut. Butter. Fudge.Yes, I’m on a fudge kick, and no one is gonna stop me.This fudge was inspired by its chocolate fudge cousin and is somehow even …

Dessert

The 10 Best New Moisturizers To Try This Spring

Give your skin a spring awakening with a lighter, brighter moisturizer. While you may think you can stow away your face creams as the weather starts to warm up, a nourishing moisturizer is a crucial step in achieving a natural glow. With these lightweight, gel-based moisturizers to cooling cream …

Skin Care

What's Inside The Camera Bag Of White House Photographer Pete Souza

Photographer-in-chief<p>Your Instagram will never be as cool as Pete Souza’s. He travels the world with the president—shooting candids of Angela Merkel (in virtual-reality goggles) and Steph Curry (cringing in board-game defeat as Obama cheers). His globe-trotting job is 24/7. For the ever-shifting …

Google’s new app PhotoScan turns prints into digital photos

Google Photos, Google’s cloud photo storage and sharing service, aspires to be a single home to everyone’s photographs. But so far, that has only extended to the digital photos we take, as well as our personal videos. The company is today working to change that with the launch of a new tool called …

Mobile Photography

16 Farmhouse Kitchens with Undeniable Charm Photos

When you think of the "heart of the home," the kitchen that comes to mind is likely of the idyllic farmhouse variety (think classic wood floors, lovely painted cabinets and paneled walls, a verdant view, and, of course, exposed ceiling beams). Cozy design details like these make for a warm, …

15 Must-Have Skin Care Products for When Your Face Is Feeling "Meh"

If a selfie is worth a thousand words, we can all agree that ‘meh’ should not be one of them. Living life to its ultimate potential has the unfortunate casualty of wreaking havoc...

Skin Care

23 Brilliant Clothing Hacks And Tips That Will Make Life Easier

Making life easier one trick at a time.

The Best Beauty Products Sephora Employees Always Buy for Themselves

Let's be honest, shopping at Sephora can be stressful. It's fun to look at all the eyeshadows and hair oils, but when it comes time to shell out money, choosing the right product...

Skin Care

Here are the 20 things that are most likely to kill you | Salon.com

But the truth is much more mundane than that.<p>Certainly terrifying movies like Jaws have contributed to our irrational fears about dying from a malevolent great white shark. The truth is that sharks don’t even like the taste of humans, and only 5 to 15 people worldwide die from shark attacks …

San Andreas

Meet the Woman Behind Alicia Keys’ No Makeup Look and Glowing Complexi

For weeks, I’d been seething about Alicia Keys' skin, shaking my fist up at the Complexion Gods, bemoaning the unjust large-pored bumpy hand that my face had been dealt. It didn’t help that AK’s bare-faced mug has been everywhere lately—on multiple weeknights as one of the new judges on “The …

Skin Care

Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that …

Why Silicon Valley is all wrong about Apple’s AirPods

So you think Apple is a tech company? No, you’re wrong.<p>In July of 1997, right before his return to Apple, Steve Jobs told BusinessWeek:<p><i>“The products</i> …

40 Pictures of Supermodels at Their Supermodel-iest

Otherwise known as your ultimate going-out-clothes inspo.<p>Here, a look back at modeling's golden age, when Supers roamed the earth, the parties were legendary, and the behavior—and clothes—outrageous.

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Announced: Dual Cameras for Zoom and Bokeh

Apple just announced the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, a smartphone it calls “the world’s most advanced smartphone.”<p>The phones feature a new …

IPhone 7

10 Tips From Travel Experts, Flight Attendants, and Other Frequent Fliers

Don't forget these travel tips as your pack for your next business trip.<p>For those of us who travel for work, we've come to expect that certain things are bound to go wrong from flight delays to long airport security lines and luggage mishaps.<p>To prepare for this article, I spoke to several expert …

Natural Remedies for Pets Can Be Total Game-Changers

We drink kombucha, drop a small fortune on herbal supplements and pretty much do everything in our power to keep our human bodies in tip-top …

If You Own These 9 Home Décor Books, You Don't Need a Decorator

Can’t afford a decorator? A well-curated library is your strongest ally. While we’re consistently in awe of the expertise and editorial eye that …

National Geographic Now Lets You Print Thousands of Free Geographical Maps from Home

With a new web interface built by National Geographic Maps, you can now take a virtual tour all across the United States, downloading thousands of detailed topographical guides as you go. Called “quads,” the 7.5-minute maps span between 49 and 70 square miles, each one named after a local …

Road Trips

Self-Taught Artist Highlights Wildlife’s Alluring Details in Photorealistic Paintings

Self-taught artist Franziska Treptow finds daily inspiration in nature’s splendor, a source she often refers to in her realistic drawings and paintings. Her tiny brush strokes and subtle shading techniques depict creatures both large and small, including wild cats, birds, and fish. One of her most …

Isolated Island with Strange Plant Life is “The Most Alien-Looking Place on Earth”

Nestled within the blue waters of the Indian Ocean is Socotra, a small island that’s an offshore territory of Yemen. Located 220 miles from the mainland, the isolated environment is home to many unique flora and fauna—in fact, 30% of its plant life doesn’t grow anywhere else. This has appropriately …

13 Things Designers Notice the First Time They Enter Your Home

It only takes minutes for them to reshuffle all of your furniture in their minds.<p>The first rule of design is: everyone's taste is different. But interior designers know so much about trends and style that they can't help but make some judgments (good and bad!) when they enter someone's home. In …

Home Decorating

I retired abroad at age 29 for less money than I ever thought I'd need

The math behind financial independence is simple: you need 25 times your annual expenses to never have to work for money, ever again.<p>This calculation comes from the thorough Trinity Study, which defines the safe withdrawal rate based on historical returns, that will allow your portfolio to never …

Retirement

12 Things Your Plumber Wishes You Knew

Why does it seem like the times you really need a plumber are late at night, early in the morning, or on weekends, when fees can cost twice as much …

Real-Time Space Weather Forecasting Now Possible, Innovation Front Sweeping in From the Far North

Space weather affects your life more than you may think, and now some new science experiments, leveraging Iridium’s array of satellite phone spacecraft, may let scientists measure it in real time to better understand the phenomenon.<p>Iridium Communications, the satellite phone company, has some …