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The Southern Charm Guide to Charleston

I have wanted to go to Charleston since <i>Southern Charm</i> first premiered<i>,</i> and when I finally decided to make it happen, I began to obsessively plan my …

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Misty morning in northern Australia in a great image by nature photographer Julie Fletcher...

If You Drive a Gas-Powered Car, the End May Be in Sight

New lithium-ion batteries can solve the only real problem with driving electric. Your smartphone will be better too.<p>Lithium-ion batteries are going to get better--a whole lot better--over the next few years. As they do, the only real reason for driving a gas car will gradually disappear.<p>As an …

Batteries

9 of Our Favorite Online Sources for Vintage Rugs

If you're a vintage hunter, you know the feeling of spotting a mind-blowingly gorgeous rug in someone's home only to hear the dreaded "oh, yes, it's …

Top things to do in Split, Croatia

Top Choice Church in Split<p>Split’s octagonal cathedral is one of the best-preserved ancient Roman buildings standing today. It was built as a mausoleum for Diocletian, the last famous persecutor of the Christians, who was interred here in 311…<p>Top Choice Historic Site in Split<p>Facing the harbour, …

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Real Estate

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Fun And Versatile Cube Shelves and How To Use Them

Cube shelves and geometric furniture in general are appreciated for their modularity. A lot of modern designs are based on the flexible geometry of …

Furniture

​The Conscious Buyer's Guide To Safe Seafood

Take this cheat sheet to the seafood aisle with you to buy more sustainable, safe fish.<p>You know that eating fish—particularly fatty fish like salmon or mackerel—offers some pretty impressive health benefits, from boosting heart health to keeping your brain sharp. But as soon as you get to the …

The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

Online Life

ESPN on Apple TV can now display four live streams at once

When you want to keep an eye on multiple games at the same time, you need ESPN’s updated tvOS app.<p>Thanks to a new feature called MultiCast, you can enjoy up to four live streams simultaneously from across all of the network’s programming options on your Apple TV.<p>ESPN revamped its tvOS back in April …

Smart TV

13 pools that are perfect for small gardens

Have you always harbored a secret desire for a swimming pool in your garden? You might have been put off by the potential cost, or even thought that …

How to Skip the Line at Sagrada Familia

These 5 tips will have you exploring the Gaudí masterpiece in no time.<p>It's virtually impossible to stroll through Barcelona, Spain without encountering a building designed by famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. For most sites, it's easy to walk past and snap a picture, but his most famous work, …

Orbit Wi-Fi Sprinkler System Controller with Alexa support for $81 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon currently had the Orbit B-hyve Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler System Controller with Alexa support for <b>$80.96 shipped</b>. That takes …

Interior Designers Share Their Game-Changing Shopping Secrets

When you're a home editor, you become a magnet for decorating inquiries of all sorts, but the most common question I get is about where to shop for blank (pretty much every household decorative item you can imagine). To deviate from my usual list, I turned to another group of professionals: …

Shelby

Five stories that will make you pay attention to your health

By Kathy Lally<p>Kathy Lally<p>Email Bio<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah. How many times have you been told you need to pay attention to your health? And how often have you avoided that advice? No more. Read the five stories below, and you’ll be better for it.<p>These stories were published in The Washington Post’s Health …

Don’t make New Year’s resolutions this year. Redesign your life instead, Stanford professor says.

By Neda Semnani<p>Throughout our lives, there will be moments when we’ll find ourselves stuck or worried that we’ve fallen short of our potential and greatest ambitions. We might find ourselves fantasizing over a different career or another partner, wondering if it is too late to change.<p>In their new …

Prototypes

10 Stylish Online Home Stores to Help Kick Your Ikea Habit

With the New Year upon us—and with any luck, some holiday cash in your pocket—it's a good time to update your home with something other than an Ikea shelving system (although, if you need one of those, so be it). The trick to having a stylish, thoughtfully appointment pad is to know where to shop …

Los Angeles

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Superfoods

How to learn coding for free: A guide for designers

Learning to code can be one of the most daunting tasks a designer can undertake. Code looks complicated, reads like gibberish, feels boring, and …

The First 5 Things To Do After An Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Your entire world comes to an eerie halt when you hear the words, "Your (loved one here) has Alzheimer's." No matter how well read or well traveled you are, I can almost guarantee you will be at a complete loss on what to do or where to start. The amount of information out there is overwhelming but …

To deal with climate change we need a new financial system

Abolishing debt-based currency isn’t a new idea, but it could hold the secret to ending our economies’ environmentally damaging addiction to growth<p>When it comes to global warming, we know that the real problem is not just fossil fuels – it is the logic of endless growth that is built into our …

Habitats

The best budget hotels for a European city break in 12 top destinations

An expert guide to the top budget hotels in Europe, including the best affordable accommodation in Venice, Rome, Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Prague, Lisbon, Madrid, Florence, Budapest and Berlin.<p><b>Prices quoted are for a double room in low season, based on two people sharing. Prices are</b> …

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

8 Must-Read Tips Before Buying Art for Your Living Room

Well-placed artwork has the power to transform a space but selecting the correct piece can be a complicated and intimidating project. To help …

As LED Streetlights Spread, Some Critics Look for Dimmer Switch

Concerns about bright, bluish lights and impact on sleep lead some cities to reconsider their plans<p>Cities around the world are replacing old streetlights with energy-efficient LEDs. Not everyone is happy about it.<p>Streetlights that use light-emitting diodes have a lot of appeal. They require roughly …

Sodium

No headphone jack? No problem. Here's some wireless headphones to choose from.

Rumors have it that the new iPhone, which is being launched later today, will have no headphone jack. Without any sort of official confirmation, we …

Consumer Tech

6 Things Solo Travel Teaches You

Deciding to travel alone can feel intimidating, but here's what you can learn if you take the chance.<p><i>This post originally appeared on National Geographic.</i><p>I still marvel I didn’t drop stone-cold dead from embarrassment during my first solo travel experience. As a 20-year-old, I booked a spontaneous …