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11 Crazy-Easy Thanksgiving Cocktails

Here are 11 super-easy Thanksgiving cocktails that you can make in no time.<p>Between roasting a turkey, mashing potatoes, making gravy and generally …

Ukraine crisis: Heavy bombardment in rebel-held Donetsk

<b>Shelling has resumed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, just hours after an intense artillery bombardment throughout the night.</b><p>An eyewitness said the overnight shelling was the worst in more than a month, lasting almost eight hours.<p>It appeared to be coming from both rebel and government …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S. Curtis embarked on a project of epic scale, to travel the western United States and document the lives of Native Americans still untouched by Western society. Curtis secured funding from J.P. Morgan, and visited more than 80 tribes over the …

Remembering Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta was a great man, and a great American designer. Over five decades he made fashion that was elegant, based on the tools of the trade that he learned in Spain at Balenciaga, and in Paris, at Lanvin under Antonio Castillo. I also considered him one of my close, best friends. He truly …

10 Totally Unexpected Ways to Cook with Pumpkin

Put down the pie and pick up the waffles: This nutritional powerhouse and quintessential fall and winter ingredient can be a star at breakfast, …

10 Things We Learned From Diane von Furstenberg’s New Memoir

She’s a public icon, but there’s still a lot we didn’t know about <b>Diane von Furstenberg</b> until we read her new memoir, <i>The Woman I Wanted to Be</i> (Simon & Schuster). Here are the ten most interesting tidbits.<p><b>Her mother is a concentration camp survivor.</b><br>In 1944, at age twenty, Diane’s mother was arrested …

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How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

Jean Shrimpton the Style Icon

In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from the era which she helped define.<p>The '60s and '70s fashion scene was dominated by Jean Shrimpton for her ultra mod and glam look. In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

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Elegant DIY Wedding at the Historic Prallsville Mills

Product Reveal ~ Leather Wedding AlbumMartinsburg, WV Wedding Photographers

Here’s yet another gorgeous wedding album we made of a vow renewal at Boydville, The Inn at Martinsburg (formerly, Historic Boydville Mansion). Check …

15 Best Autumn Decorating Tips and Ideas

<b>Autumn</b> or <b>fall</b> is the best time of the year to incorporate earth tone colors into your home <b>decorations</b>. The return of cooler temperatures, fall …

5 Ways to Add a Modern Twist to Traditional Decorating

5 easy ways to update your home.<p>Here are home decorating ideas and quick furniture makeovers that are sure to update your home. Not too traditional. Not too modern. Just right.

Why Italian-Style Home Decor Is So Popular

The real question is, Why wouldn’t it be? Of course Italian-Style home decor is popular! It is ornate, gorgeously-gilted, elegant and designed of …

How To Pair Wine & Cheese Like A Pro

Photographed by Lianna Tarantin.<p>Let's start out by saying that there isn't a wine and cheese combination out there we'd turn down. In a pinch, …

Wine + Life: How To Celebrate With Wine

Think “wine” and “celebration” and right away certain occasions come to mind.<p>Weddings. Graduations. Holidays. Birthdays. A new home.<p>Normally there’s a toast involved, and well-wishers, and often the pop of a sparkling wine.<p>These are the times that the focus is on the person – on the new couple, or …

Real Brides’ Best Wedding Advice

After going through the process themselves these brides learned a thing or two from the wedding planning experiences, whether it's what to spend on …

5 Post-Wedding Must-Dos

Brides, you know how it is. When you’re prepping for your wedding — the to-do list is two-miles long. And we kind of hate to tell you this, but after the big day, there are still things to do. But the good news is… as far as we can tell… there are only five major things you need to do. Most of them …

10 Wedding Registry Items You'll Still Have in 20 Years

We're all about adding fun, inexpensive, and trendy items to your wedding registry...but we also think it's worth it to add a few items that will last through several years of marriage. Here are 10 registry items that you'll still be using on your 20th anniversary.<p><b>1. China.</b> People may tell you not …

Top 15 Wedding Hairstyles

Choosing your wedding hairstyle is almost as important as the dress. It will, after all, be immortalized in your wedding album for the rest of your …

I Hate Wedding Planning: Tips for Planning a Stress-Free Wedding

<b>Writes Save the Date reader Stella:</b><p>I got engaged last weekend and couldn't be happier. My dream would be to get married in upstate New York in October of next year, surrounded by beautiful foliage. The problem is, the majority of our friends and family members are from Long Island. My parents—who …