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Top 10: the best hotels in Manhattan

An insider's guide to the top hotels in Manhattan — from five-star icons to stylish boutiques and budget accommodation — including the best Manhattan hotels for spas, indoor swimming pools, Michelin-starred restaurants and rooms with Central Park views, in neighbourhoods including the Upper East …

SayWhat's Slack bot brings Game of Thrones GIFs to Slack

Here at TNW, most of our Slack conversations are just dank memes and whatever Giphy thinks is appropriate. Finally, there’s a way to invoke our favorite characters from our beloved TV shows to do the talking for us.<p>Last July, SayWhat released a clever app that made sense of slang through short …

Apps

Understanding these emojis will turn you into a Snapchat pro

One of Snapchat's many quirks is the list of emojis it seems to randomly place next to your friends' names.<p>You know, these:<p>It turns out that these emojis, which range from baby face to grimace, aren't random at all. They can actually tell you a lot about your relationships on Snapchat.<p>Here's what …

Snapchat

A science-backed 21-day program to be happier, healthier, and more successful

You don't necessarily need to resolve to change your life at the New Year — you can do it any time. But faced with unlimited advice and little time to spare, it's hard to know where to start.<p>The following 21-day self-improvement program is designed for busy people. It features a few habits that …

Immune System

The first ever scientific study to capture images of your brain on LSD had to be crowdfunded

If anybody understands the difficult of studying LSD’s effects on humans, David Nutt does. In the US and the UK, this psychedelic is a Schedule I drug, the most dangerous category, which means even a scientist at one of the top universities in the world can’t get money from research-funding bodies. …

Consciousness

Westin Austin Downtown’s Fancy Rooftop Pool Bar Is Now Open To Public

<b>Azul</b>, the Westin Austin Downtown’s highrise <b>rooftop pool bar</b>, is now open to the public. The catch? It’s only available for non-guests on Monday through Thursday from noon to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Weekends are saved for hotel guests. The pool has been open to everyone since …

Texas

Lou and Grey's Summer Staples Are Coming to Cali in a Cute VW Bus

Cute as it may be, a 1972 Volkswagen Bus isn't exactly the most spacious location for a clothing boutique, but for Coast by Coast, running a business out of this roving space just means inventory is <i>that</i> much more curated. Now the nomadic lifestyle shop, which has previously offered select goods …

Palm Springs

Check Out This CIA Operative's 9-Step Hotel Safety Checklist

When you spend 10 years checking in and out of hotels in the not-so-safest parts of the world, bed bugs are the least of your problems.<p>Drew Dwyer, a veteran of the Marines and a former CIA operative, knows this better than most. Here Dwyer shares his hotel check-in safety checklist that is smart to …

Bedbugs

Google’s New “Plan A Trip” Feature Is Changing the Way You Search

Google is never one to miss a beat. To keep up with the trend in smartphone usage over traditional desktop searches, the company has unveiled a brand …

Air Travel

The Healthy 3-Ingredient Brownie Recipe You Shouldn't Live Without

Anyone who knows anything knows that brownies are pretty much the best. Rich, chocolatey, and easy to bake, they have the ability to turn the worst of days around. If you're a serious brownie fan, you are also aware of their utter irresistibility. Try as you might, when faced with a brownie it's …

Dessert

Ten Things to Remember About Solo Travel

<b>By Meera Dattani</b><p>Solo travel can be liberating, hassle-free and the ultimate in self-expression, but it can also be lonely and challenging. As a serial solo traveller, here's my take.<p><b>It may feel scary</b><p>Whether it's the first time or the tenth, striking out on your own can be daunting. Aim for an …

Solo Travel

Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert test out female-specific innuendo in preparation for Full Frontal

When Samantha Bee’s new show <i>Full Frontal</i> premieres on Monday, the comedian will immediately become the sole female host in late-night TV. During her …

Grammy Awards to broadcast 'Hamilton' opening number live from Broadway

Producers of the<p>Grammy Awardstelecast typically leave Broadway production numbers to their brethren who stage the annual Tony Awards, but this year they are making an exception.<p>The opening number from the Grammy-nominated hip-hop musical "Hamilton" will be among nearly two dozen performance numbers …

Crypter Encrypts Your Facebook Chats For Maximum Security

Imagine you’re Edward Snowden with a Facebook profile. You text an ace reporter at the Guardian and have a new bit of information to share: you totally found a great new coffee place in the heart of Moscow where the CIA can’t poison you with thallium. How do you send that news securely over …

Privacy

5 Romantic Meals You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

Less time spent cooking in the kitchen means more time heating up the boudoir.<p>Make Valentine's Day dinner less hectic, but still impressive, with the …

Cooking

The Future Of Listening Is Now Ready For Your Ears

Doppler Labs' Here earbuds want to change the way the world hears<p>I’m standing in the middle of the subway platform, press a button on my smartphone, and the entire world seems to melt away. Everything around me is close but silent, and suddenly I’m more a spectator of the world than a …

Jacob Tremblay Took a Picture with Leonardo DiCaprio and It Might Make Your Heart Explode

Awards season's breakout star meets the biggest movie star on the planet.<p>Despite not snagging an Oscar nomination for his role in <i>Room</i>, precocious child actor Jacob Tremblay is undoubtedly the breakout star of awards season. He recounted a starstruck meeting with <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> star …

Leonardo Dicaprio

SAG Awards 2016: The Best Dressed Celebrities on the Red Carpet

The SAG Awards red carpet was a study in sequins, sleeves, and simplicity in shades of pale and blue.

Kate Winslet Said The Sweetest Thing About Leonardo DiCaprio On The Red Carpet

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Electric concrete could make snow-shoveling a thing of the past

As much as 42 inches of snow covered the ground last week after a historic blizzard slammed the East Coast.<p>Days later, cities are still working to clear roadways and sidewalks.<p>Chris Tuan, a civil engineer at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, thinks there's a better way to manage this huge …

Engineering

Why the Subaru Outback Is the Ultimate Adventuremobile for City Dwellers

Name a car other than the Subaru Outback that gets 29 miles per gallon on the highway, has more rear-seat legroom than a Mercedes E-Class, is a top-rated safety pick by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and is as capable crossing a snowy mountain pass as it is traversing a …

Traffic Safety

A Guide To Never Getting Chapped Lips Again

<i>(Photo: Zhe Zhu)</i><p><i>By Kathleen Hou</i><p>Like your soul, your lips take a battering from cold, cruel winter. They chap, flake, burn, and can feel drier than a week-old baguette. This is partly because they don't have sweat glands, just a small number of oil-producing glands, according to Dr. Heidi Waldorf, …

Skin Care

Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard parody 'Africa' music video on Africa vacation; Toto approves

When Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard do Africa, they <i>do</i> "Africa."<p>When they vacationed on that continent before having their two daughters, the adorable celebrity duo created their own music video to Toto's 1982 hit song, complete with wildlife scenes and erratic dancing.<p>"Since nobody really wants to …

To Lose Weight, Stop Trying

A Princeton neuroscientist says he lost 50 pounds in a few months. His technique? Expending no effort whatsoever.<p><i>Aeon</i> has an intriguing new essay by …

Fitness

If you’re pro-science, you should be pro-Europe

As Cambridge launches its own grassroots campaign to keep Britain in the EU, its former MP, Julian Huppert, explains why science and innovation are crucial to the pro-European cause.<p>Today sees the launch of Cambridge for Europe, a grassroots organisation to promote the benefits of EU membership in …

United Kingdom

5 Easy Post-Holiday Cleansing Recipes

Hopefully by now we've mostly disconnected from the holiday glut. It was fun while it lasted (who doesn't love washing brownies down with egg-nog), but snapping out of it is sometimes easier said than done. Mid-January is also the time that those resolutions to eat healthy in the new year get a …

Healthy Eating

What's Your Skin Undertone? Not Knowing May Be Making You Look Washed Out

Click Here to Subscribe to My YouTube Channel.<p>Your skin undertone is the coloring underneath the surface of your skin and does not change during your lifetime. Knowing whether you have a cool or a warm skin undertone is a key piece of information about yourself to take with you makeup shopping and …

Hair

Infographic: how to use technology for a healthy long-distance relationship

Long distance relationships aren’t as difficult as they once were. Thanks to an array of different apps, as showcased by FreeDating.co.uk, it is now …

Relationships