Sarah Ketelsen

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Professional Cuddlers Embrace More Clients

The Snuggling Industry Takes Off, but Clothes Stay On; Spooning or Tickling Sessions for a Fee<p>Kimberly Kilbride is a professional cuddler.<p>For $80 an hour, or up to $400 for an overnight gig, the 33-year-old mother of three dons flannel pajama bottoms, puts away her family pictures and two pit bull …

Lifestyle

The World's 12 Highest-Paid DJs

Calvin Harris is once again EDM’s Cash King, pulling in $66 million over the past 12 months. The top ten earners on our list racked up a staggering $268 million this year, 11% more than the $241 million haul of last year’s top ten. Read on to see the full list.

Calvin Harris

10 Books to Read Before You Go to New York City

People say New Yorkers are rude or always in a rush, but the truth is that New York is a city of dreamers. Residents come from near and far, drawn by …

Mimi’s Brooklyn

Researcher and artist <b>Mimi Onuoha</b> was living in Brooklyn…right before she found out she had been selected as one of five Fulbright-National Geographic digital storytelling fellows. She’s since hopped the pond to London to explore how technology and culture influence and affect each other, but she’ll …

Epic 'Wizard Of Oz' Corn Maze Is A Movie Lover's Dream Come True

Click your heels three times, and get to Idaho quick -- because this corn maze is <i>epic</i>.<p>The Farmstead in Meridian, Idaho celebrates its 18th year of corn mazes -- and the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz" film -- with this 20-acre maze on a real family farm.<p>The thing is so big, it's split into …

Upcoming Superhero Movies 6 Years and Beyond — Infographic

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

8 TV Show Spots You Should Visit In New York City

New York City is a entertainment lover's sandbox. Yes, there's Broadway and yes, Will Smith movies wreak havoc on the Brooklyn Bridge every now and then. But as we move about this city day in and day out, it's really the TV shows that we think about most.<p>So get your best tourist face on, and let's …

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 …

Best things to do in New York in October

In October, the weather in New York City turns chilly, and residents start to look indoors for their fun <i>–</i> hence the surge in theater, music and movie festivals. And with Halloween at the end of the month, look for spooky (and funny) thrills in the weeks leading up to the big night.<p><b>Fall colors in</b> …

Film Festivals

A Complete List Of NYC Life Hacks

We love you, New York, we really do. But it's a shame you have to be so darn complicated.<p>From getting around to seeing the sights or simply eating dinner, it's hard to feel like a savvy local here -- even if you are one. So we rounded up some of our most life-altering tweaks, tricks and hacks that …

10 Toxic Relationships Mentally Strong People Avoid

<i>“All failed relationships hurt, but letting go of a toxic relationship is actually a gain, not a loss.”</i><p>As youngsters we learn about sex education in …

The Best 'Cheap Eats' In New York City

But the city has amazing food at every price point.<p>We asked the so-called "eats experts" at The Infatuation, a restaurant review site, to help us develop a list of the best "cheap eats" spots in NYC.<p>The eateries range in cuisine from Middle Eastern to classic burgers.

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

STAR TREK: TOS Would Have Looked Great in Widescreen

33 Things Every New Yorker Should Do This Fall

There are crisp days perfect for walks in the park, hot apple cider from local farmers markets, and football.<p>Plenty of events and festivals, from the New York City Marathon to the Wine & Food Festival, also take place.<p>Autumn officially starts Sept. 22, so get ready for the new season with our …

NYC vs. L.A. According to Neil Patrick Harris

<i>By the editors of the Orbitz blog</i><p>Travel can feel a lot like an exciting choose-your-own-adventure book. And so can Neil Patrick Harris's life. In his new memoir, <i>Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography</i>, the Tony Award-winning Broadway actor (<i>Hedwig and the Angry Inch</i>) and TV star (<i>How I</i> …

Different From the Norm: 12 Unique Hotel Stays in NYC

New York City is a one-of-a-kind town. So it only seems right that your stay in the Big Apple be one-of-a-kind as well. Forget chain hotels with cookie cutter appointments: In NYC, there is a new and exciting hotel waiting to be discovered on nearly every street corner (you just probably haven't …

How To Eat Like A Local In NYC

<i>Chelsea Nesvig / Flickr</i><p>Back when Manhattan was still ridden with crime, New York City was easier for tourists to manage. A Broadway show, a nice French or Italian meal, Central Park, the Met, maybe a Yankees game -- there were things you did and places you just didn't go. Nowadays, though, the …

When miners and gay activists united: the real story of the film Pride

In September 2010, the writer Stephen Beresford was about to leave a meeting with film producer David Livingstone when he was asked: "Is there any story you are burning to write?" "Well, there is one," he replied, hesitating at the door, "but no one is ever going to make it." He acknowledges now …

Best things to do in New York in September

Summer may be over, but there's no need for tears. September is one of the best months to be in the city. The weather is still lovely and the heavy crowds have largely dispersed, making it a great time to be out and about. As New Yorkers return from the beach, the cultural calendar ramps up for a …

How Taking A 20-Minute Walk Every Day Transformed My Approach To Work

Here’s what happened when we challenged ourselves to step away from our desks and get out for a while.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>If you’re like most Americans, you suffer from the physical, emotional, and mental …

Street Photography

A ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Selfie Gets Photobombed

LeVar Burton might be the most joyful human being on the planet, and that naturally flows into his selfies. Just not into Shatner, apparently.<p>As awesome as it is, three questions spring out at us:<p>1) What the hell is with Shatner? The dude looks like he’s absolutely miserable. Have the prunes not …

11 Places In NYC That Aren't Totally Chaotic

New York is famously chaotic -- indeed, the labyrinth of taxis, the epically-long food lines and the chaotic subway runaround give you pretty much all the skills you'd need to practically survive the apocalypse.<p>But there are hidden moments of bliss in this urban jungle, if you know where to …

25 Things To Do In New York This Fall

New York is an exciting place any time of year, but the ideal time to visit is fall. Following the relatively slow summer months, the cultural calendar swiftly kicks into high gear with film festivals, Broadway openings, and more, while the trees in Central Park turn to beautiful shades of orange. …

Finding a Life of Adventure: How to Overcome Your Fears – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

2<p>[box]<i>This is chapter extracted from my new book The Adventure Traveler’s Handbook. To read more on it, head over to my book page or to …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

Why a Trip to New York is a Rite of Passage

The Big Apple simply begs to be explored.<p>New York is one of those places, like Disney World, that is a child’s travel rite of passage.<p>For a first trip, stick with Manhattan, the classic microcosm of the world. There’s no major influence, theme, subject, attraction, or trend that in some way isn’t …

New York by Night: Top Late-Night Attractions

New York is known for its frenetic pace, with a dizzying number of dining and entertainment options keeping locals and visitors busy all day long. But even the Big Apple starts to slow down when the sun sets, as museums close their ticket counters and storefronts roll down their metal gates. While …