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10 Things NOT To Do On A Cruise

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Whether it's your first time sailing or you're a veteran of the seas, cruises can be a bit tricky to figure out. After all, the biggest ships are like floating cities, filled with restaurants, bars, shows, spas, and other perks to enjoy on your journey. That being said, it's easy to …

France Might Ban Dangerously Thin Models

In 2007, French fashion model Isabelle Caro posed for a shocking anti-anorexia campaign before succumbing to the disease. She died at 28.<p>Eight years …

Take an incredible drone flight through the world's biggest cave

At a length of some 9 kilometres (5.6 miles), Hang Sơn Đoòng in Vietnam, near the Laos border, is the largest known cave in the world. Inside is a large, fast-flowing river; its own microclimate; a chamber 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) long, 200 metres (660 feet) high and 150 metres (490 feet) wide; and …

Drones

9 Reasons Why You Must Visit West Edmonton Mall, From Penguins To Roller Coasters

We already know a mall vacation can be a surprisingly good escape. And if you head outside the U.S. to Edmonton, Canada, you'll find that the mall of your dreams awaits.<p>The West Edmonton Mall has everything -- there are so many stores and attractions (over 800!) that it would take a few days of …

15 Reasons Your Boyfriend Looks Cheap

At least he's trying. Then again, maybe he should just listen to you about his cargo shorts for once.<p>Anyone who has ever tried to take their boyfriend shopping for a new look knows that it's much easier said than done. They are just so damned stubborn. And who suffers? You, that's who! After all, …

Men's Fashion

The 10 Bars With the Best Views in the World

The most breathtaking vantage points for a drink with a view.<p>The most breathtaking vantage points for a drink with a view.

The 12 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

Let's face it -- all-inclusive vacations really take the worries out of travel. No matter the destination where you're heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it's nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that is, as long as you pick a top-notch spot that won't …

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

The controversial bill would allow the government to ‘educate’ families of obese children and levy increasingly heavy fines against those who fail to lose weight. Many are outraged: ‘I could lose my daughter because I feed her? It’s ridiculous’<p>Nikhol Cruz Cepeda doesn’t look like a victim of child …

Puerto Rico

2 American tourists caught carving names into Rome's Colosseum

Two American tourists have been ordered to appear in court in Italy after they were caught carving their names into Rome's Colosseum.<p>The visiting Californians snuck away from their tour group on Saturday and began scratching their initials into the amphitheater walls using a coin, The Guardian …

Miniature Street Art Installations Take Over London

Street artist Slinkachu's idyllic scenes play out in puddles and street cracks.<p>Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. In an upcoming …

Art

Pictures of the Week 3.5.15

Your Top Five Favorite Activities You've Never Heard Of

Last year was a crazy year for me personally and professionally and I was in serious need of a "Girl's Gone Wild" trip, but not the kind you are probably envisioning. Instead, I wanted to grab a girlfriend and get out into the wild... literally, to experience new people, places, and try new …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

6 Ways to Humiliate Yourself in Europe

The consequences of looking like a tourist in a foreign place can range from serious (becoming a target for theft and scams) to humorous (awkwardness, frustration, public embarrassment). Here are a few of the most blatant ways that your lack of familiarity with local culture in Europe can bring you …

10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

At Oyster, we're known for our honest, undoctored hotel photography, and in our Photo Fakeout series we've shown just how different from reality some marketing images can be. But we've also encountered plenty of hotels that were truly as beautiful as advertised. These photos we took at various …

The Remarkable Ruins Of Maui's Abandoned Highway

Once upon a time, over 500 years ago, the island of Maui was circumnavigated by a vital trade route -- the King's Highway.<p>The road was originally built by native Hawaiians under the reign of King Pi'ilani, but was revitalized in the 1800s by prisoners, inspiring the moniker "the road that sin …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Exploring the bleak, real world set of The Hunger Games

The first instalment of the blockbuster film series was shot in North Carolina, including around a ghostly, abandoned mill town.<p>In a clearing surrounded by autumn-tinged trees, a row of near-identical clapboard houses stood before me. Their military alignment and similarity were the only organised …

5 Absolutely Magical Places to Visit in Iceland

I started off my Euro trip on an island, but warm weather and coconut cocktails weren't on the menu. I was in search of adventure, majestic sights -- I wanted to change my perspective on the world, and come back a new person.<p><b>Iceland did just that. It changed my life forever.</b><p>Touring the South Coast …

How Old People Took Over Tinder

Back when I first started telling my dating coaching clients about Tinder it came with a disclaimer: "It has the reputation for being a hook up app."<p>Then on my radio show in March 2013 I reported that something strange happened...<p>Tinder caught on with Mormons.<p>At Brigham Young University, a school …

Tag: Kitchens

Trend Alert: Classical Statues in Interiors, 9 Favorites<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>100 Percent Handmade: Valentin Loellmann’s Historic River House in Maastricht<p>by …

Kitchens

Pictures of the Week 2.5.15

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Cute Workout Clothes That Will Actually Make You Want To Hit The Gym. Seriously

Working out is a constant struggle. While on one hand you want to maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve snatched waist, the motivation to get out of bed often just isn't there. This is, basically, a universal truth. But there's always a silver lining to everything and the silver lining here is …

Three Brothers Have Been Making Mind-Blowing Snow Sculptures In Their Yard Every Year

It takes the guys 11 front yards worth of snow and up to 300 hours.<p>Here's this year's: a 12-foot-tall sea turtle.<p>"This simulates the sticky snow that you would get on a warm winter day," they explained.<p>h/t Bored Panda

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …