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20 date-night ideas to perk up your relationship

Rule number one: be imaginative. Challenge your fixed conceptions of what you might enjoy, and even what you might be capable of. A dinner for two at a local restaurant is all very well, but a dinner for two in total darkness might give you more to talk about. And attempting to escape together from …

My Kaspersky

My Kaspersky opens up more opportunities to secure everything that matters to you.<p>At any time and from anywhere, you can sign in to the web portal to …

8 Best Reading Chairs for Spending a Night In

Here’s the first fun, important (and pretty obvious) historical fact: people didn’t always sit on chairs. Stools, benches, other hard and backless …

A Theater Manager’s View of The Force Awakens Opening

Some of us wanted to be the first to see <i>The Force Awakens</i> last Thursday. Others decided to wait until the crowds died down a little. And then there’s …

Movies

Hollywood Theatre To Open An Annex At The Portland Airport

Ever found yourself sitting at the airport — maybe your flight’s delayed or you have a two hour layover — wishing someone would install a movie …

The KitchenAid Precision Press

It’s been over four years since I wrote about the simple joy of brewing coffee with a French press. During that time a lot has happened in the world …

First Look: Workshop Holborn Coffeebar

London’s Workshop Coffee Co. first opened its doors in 2011 as the European cousin to Australia’s St.Ali—sharing the same name. But in April 2012 the …

DCILY’S Coffee Lover Gift Guide 2015

This week DCILY turned 6 years old (which is kind of crazy to think about) but that also means that it’s time to inspire you with holiday gift ideas …

Top 10 Christmas Quotes to Lighten Up Your Day

Is it just about the grand Christmas presents that everybody waits for throughout the year or is it about the wonderfully lit up homes and finely …

Stay in NYC for $100 a Night During Hotel Week

Coolest Winter Destinations in America

Yup, winter is on its way! Ready to have some fun? From bobsledding like an Olympian to viewing the Northern Lights, we've rounded up 11 destinations …

Check Out These Charming Castles You Can Actually Stay In Overnight

Be king or queen for a day—or a week—when you book a room in one of these beautiful castles located in five different countries.

20 Yummiest Ice Cream Shops in America

Rocky road! Mint chocolate chip! Cookies and cream! From the beaches of New England to the mountains of Hawaii, nothing says "summer" quite like a …

4 Tours To Try On Your Next Trip To NYC

How to Turn Right at Machu Picchu and Find Atlantis

<i>Earlier this year, I read the book</i> Turn Right at Machu Picchu <i>by Mark Adams, about his quest to follow Hiram Bingham’s trail through Peru. It made me</i> …

South America

Why You Should Never Get a Capital One Card

Capital One’s Venture Card — that “no hassles” credit card advertised on TV — will save you big on the road, right? Many people — even me — recommend …

Personal Finance

10 Common Travel Insurance Questions and Misconceptions Answered

Travel insurance is one of the most important things to buy for your trip — no matter how long you are going away for <b>it is a must have.</b><p>As I was …

Health Care

16 New Year’s Resolutions for the Avid Traveler

“My priority for 2016 is to obtain a passport and take a maiden voyage out of the country. Not having many American cities left to visit on my bucket …

American Cities

Look at This! Travel By Train

Rosemary Gilliat’s photograph depicts a young woman (Anna Brown) sitting in an observation car on the Pacific Great Eastern Railway. Instantly, …

These May Be the Best Looking ‘Star Wars’ Sculptures Yet

To celebrate the release of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, Hong Kong’s A HIDDEN LAB. teamed up with the ever-popular film franchise to produce several …

Scientists discover how your brain wakes you up

Researchers believe they've identified the part of the brain which ends light sleep, called the non-rapid eye movement (NREM) cycle, and ultimately wakes you up. Professor Antoine Adamantidis from the University of Bern and his team found a neural circuit sandwiched between two brain regions, …