Rebecca Hessey

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19 hidden gems you need to add to your phone right now

They're the apps that aren't exactly at the top of the App Store, but we love and use them often. Maybe we heard about them from friends or discovered them through trial and error — either way, they're the apps we tend to believe are our own little secret.<p>It turns out, 21% of people say they have …

GoPro: Man and Grizzly Bear - Rewriting History

GoPro: Orca Rescue in 4K

How to access free and legal copies of English and American classic literature online

Add up all the textbooks and calculators that students need to buy and September can be rough for American parents and their children. While schools require purchases of the latest textbook editions each year, parents can acquire some books that never go out of date—and cost nearly nothing.<p>Many of …

Literature

11 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in May 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: Cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to …

European Travel

54 New Titles That You Must Read on Flipboard

As the single place for news for every passion, we’re proud to be partnered with some of the best content creators on the planet. No matter which Smart Magazine you follow, Flipboard surfaces quality stories from experts who bring authority and enthusiasm for whatever they’re covering. Here’s a …

Bill Gates

12 "Game of Thrones" Style Castles To Rent This Summer

...just in time for the premiere of Season 7.<p>With <i>Game of Thrones</i> returning this Sunday, luxury rentals on the rise and our affinity for anything royal going strong, it only seems apropos that your summer vacation rental should be something more majestic. Whether you're traveling stateside or have …

Environment: Wireless Trends

<b>Wireless pollution is wildly out of control, and set to rise. We need all our wisdom to avoid the hidden risks to Nature’s beauty and to ourselves,</b> …

Peer-Reviewed

Michigan Has a Huge Lavender Labyrinth

And it's almost in full bloom.<p>Our summer bucket list includes many things: snorkeling Oahu, catching a Puccini opera in Santa Fe, and of course, eating something on a stick—hello, Minnesota State Fair. Now, we've got another thing to add to the list: wandering a giant lavender labyrinth in Western …

Santa Fe

‘I missed my nap for this’: 101-year-old sprinter breaks 100-meter dash record

Watch your back, Usain Bolt — there’s a new 100-meter dash superstar and she looks unstoppable.<p>Meet 101-year-old Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, who on Saturday became the oldest female athlete to ever compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters Championships. Not only that, but by running the …

Athletics

15 Beaches That Are Totally Off the Radar, For Now

We all crave the next sweet spot, that unspoiled getaway that no one else knows about. Here are 15 beaches where you'll be one step ahead of everyone …

Beaches

Can't wait to get some time to go explore more of Scotland! Love this place 🐮 #edinburgh #visitscotland

Your Interior Design Glossary

Isn't it the worst when you're trying to talk about something with friends and realize you've been pronouncing a word wrong your entire life? …

Are the bubbles in your soda making you hungry?

There has been a flurry of research in recent times examining the links between sugar-free soda and obesity. Many have pointed the finger at …

"Earrings from the Gods" fetch world record $56.3 million

The Apollo earring is blue and much rarer than its pink Artemis partner, and hence the more expensive of the pair, which were sold as separate lots …

Swiss-designed, all-electric, four-door supercar to tackle Tesla

Imagine a fully-electric sedan that combines a carbon fiber body with Italian styling and a powertrain capable of 0-62 mph times of only 2.3 seconds …

2017 Smartwatch Comparison Guide

For this 2017 version of our guide, we're comparing the following wearables:<p>Some of the products have multiple versions (42 mm and 38 mm sizes for …

This Smiling Siberian Husky Will Put An End To All Your Woes

Don't you just want to give him a big hug?!<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Siberian Husky

The 20 Richest People On Earth

The Sunday Times just dropped its highly anticipated Rich List, which ranks the wealthiest people around the world. Data from the list shows that it …

Airtight prefab House in the Woods pops up in just ten days

Airtightness, minimal site disturbance, and speedy construction are just a few benefits of the striking House in the Woods. Designed by London-based …

23 Gorgeous Gardens to Love

A polished garden adds a touch of glam to a home's exterior. Whether you're partial to formal hedges or a mix of florals, these Dering Hall landscape …

The $4,000 Car That All the Millionaires Love

It isn't going away any time soon.<p>Last year, the infamous Danger Girl and I rode an Indian Chieftain "bagger" all the way from Portland, OR to Sturgis, SD for the annual motorcycle get-together there. As fate would have it, my wife's best friend from prep school lives in Jackson, WY, so we decided …

Known for eclectic restaurant designs, Spanish firm @ElEquipoCreativo marked the entrance of Barcelona eatery Bellavista del Garden del Norte with thousands of hanging flowers. 📸: @AdriaGoulaPhoto. @sandow

The Top 50 Places To Travel In 2017

Whether you consider yourself a tourist, a traveler, or a weekend warrior, one thing is universal: you travel to see and experience new things.<p>To …

In Defense Of Dressing Up: Why Society Style Has Lost Its Way

When was the last time you got dressed up? Like, properly dressed up? Shoes as uncomfortable as they are smart? An ensemble that demands a level of …

Tuxedos

How to Shop the 6 Best Flea Markets In the World | GQ

When you’re searching for a really special piece of fashion or design, sometimes you’ve gotta dig for it, haggle for it, maybe even hop on a plane for it. Because the most memorable goods aren’t for sale at the mall. They’re in open-air markets that are travel destinations unto themselves.<p>While …

Rose Bowl

How to Dress for Milan and Lake Como

It's no secret that women in Milan possess serious style credentials. So how do you dress for a vacation in the fashion capital?<p>While planning an early summer jaunt to Italy—a trip where outfits are as important as museums and dinner reservations—I suddenly found myself unsure of what to pack. For …

Italy

Iceland Is Tired of People Just Visiting Reykjavik

There are other parts of the country, you know.<p>This month, <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> unveiled a package of stories highlighting emerging destinations—places that are just making their way onto travelers' radars. A few years ago, Iceland could easily have been considered one of those, but today, the Nordic …

Escape Tax Season at These 10 Tax Havens Around the World

Robb Report<p>Motors<p>Aviation<br>• Cars<br>• Marine<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Car of the Month<p>Travel<p>Destinations<br>• Hotels<br>• Resorts<br>• Spas<p>Style<p>Men’s Fashion<br>• Footwear<br>• Jewelry<br>• Watch …

A Butcher Explains Why So Many Burgers Taste the Same

One of the country's best butchers explains the bland burger phenomenon—and offers some tips on how you can make a better one your damn self.<p><i>Ben Turley is the co-owner of The Meat Hook, a whole animal butcher shop in Brooklyn that specializes in grass-fed, grass-finished beef from local farms, and</i> …

Cooking