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Fashion guru Nicolette Mason loves our abstract-leaf coat for those spring showers. It was featured in her April Marie Claire column, “Big Girl in a Skinny World”! Shop our coat > http://bit.ly/14BrC2z

Jesus Loves You

Liz ditched her mom jeans for a more fashion forward look! See her wardrobe transformation: http://ow.ly/jA7SU

Complementing Fine Arts: Folded Book Sculptures by Luciana Frigerio

In case you thought books are just for reading, well, here’s something we want to show you, that might exceed your expectations! We figured out that …

Photographs of Ocean Waves Captured With a Long Lens and Slow Shutter

Photographer David Orias of Santa Barbara, California photographs waves with a slow shutter speed, capturing their movement, color, and power as they …

Seven Things You Should Always Wear On A Plane

Dressing appropriately for air travel means knowing what will keep you comfortable on the plane. And, given the cramped seats and various temperature changes on flights, this isn't always easy. The following seven items, which provide plenty of comfort plus a touch of style, are essential for any …

19 Easy Ways To Look Like a Chic European

While some members of my family call me "L'Americaine" (i.e. "The American," not sure if they mean it as a compliment or not... ), and while I think in some ways I am American, at the core, I feel European. French Swiss to be exact.<p>Today in particular, I am feeling very European. Maybe it's because …

Nikon D7100 First Impression Hands-on

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …

Twitter's Hilarious Response To News That Kim Jong-un Wants To Bomb Austin, Texas

The Twittersphere has erupted in hilarious fashion with the latest hashtag: #whyaustin.<p>Here are some of the highlights:<p><b>And finally, I had to throw my hat in the ring:</b>

White House warns North Korea

The White House on Friday blamed North Korea for escalating tensions with repeated threats and actions and called on the North Korean regime once again to abandon its nuclear program and comply with its international obligations.<p>"They need to end the provocative acts and the bellicose rhetoric," …

Four classic American road novels (and a picture book)

It’s getting warmer out, and I’m starting to get restless for movement, so I’ve been going through my bookshelf and remembering road novels I read as …

How To Honeymoon: A' La Roma: Part One

<b>BACKSTORY:</b><p>Five years ago, I was sitting at Gate C8 at <i>Louis Armstrong International</i> airport after a grueling Halloween weekend in New Orleans, unaware that a single sentence I'd soon utter would change the rest of my life.<p>If you've never been to NOLA, go in the spring - for Jazzfest, or during the …

Tokyo, Japan: Illustrated Travel Guide, Phrasebook and Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

Should museums be free?

A class action lawsuit against New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Arts for deceptive ticketing practices raises questions about the pricing of museums across the US.<p>Should museums be free?<p>That’s the question some in the cultural travel community are asking following news of a class action lawsuit …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

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See the new pope this Easter in Rome

This Easter promises both the usual event-filled line-up – from chocolate sculpting to classical concerts – and the chance to get a glimpse of Pope Francis I.<p>Easter in Rome always entails festivals, fun and food. But in the wake of the recent papal conclave, this year’s holiday promises not only …

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Rome Sights: a travel guide to the top 50 attractions in Rome, Italy. Includes three walking tours

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

The first Australian Geisha girl

It was not an easy task for an outsider, but Fiona – known as Sayuki – is hoping her new venture will attract more tourists to sample some of Tokyo’s traditions.<p>It was not an easy task for an outsider, but Fiona – known as Sayuki – is hoping her new venture will attract more tourists to sample some …

New feature: Skift+Afar travel reads of the week

We are excited to start this new weekly feature with one of our favorite travel magazines <b>Afar</b>, “Skift+Afar travel reads of the week” which are weekly …

Africa’s Mysterious “Fairy Circles” Explained

Changing Planet<p><b>Fairy circles—circular patches of bare soil surrounded by a ring of grass—have long mystified scientists.</b><p>Found mainly in the grasslands of southern Africa, the oddly shaped formations can grow to more than 65 feet (20 meters) wide, but no one knew what caused them. Now, perhaps …

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Snooze

I can’t even count the number of times I’ve dropped my phone while trying to turn off my alarm in the mornings- it’s got to be in the hundreds by now …

Easter Baskets & Eggs 3 Ways

Last December we decided to tackle Christmas tree decorating as a team. Max, Amy and I each decorated the exact same tree three very different ways. …

15 Backsplash shelves – both practical and good-looking

In the kitchen, one of the ways in which you can add color, texture and style to the décor is by using eye-catching backsplashes. But the backsplash …

Pay It Forward: Make 5 Gifts, Pass 'Em On

A few weeks ago on Facebook, one of my pals posted a a cool idea. She said, "I'll make gifts for the first five people who respond. The only catch is …

Art in the Everyday: Tupperware — An American Design Classic

On a chilly autumn day in October 2010, I found myself at a Tupperware party in Farmingdale, Long Island. Sitting in the living room of Anthony …