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A New Zealand Festival Turns Detritus Into Offbeat Art
Atlas Obscura

I Spent 8 Months Traveling the World on $50 a Day. Here’s How You Could Do It Too
Money magazine

From Arròs to Xuixo: Your Personally Curated Catalan Taste Tour
Porter & Sail (mobile app)

Make the Drive: An Enchanted Old Town Afternoon
Porter & Sail (mobile app)

New York City insider tips
TouringBird, a Google Labs project

Rome2rio’s FlixBus review: From routes and tickets to baggage and seats
From routes and tickets to baggage and seats, Rome2rio’s honest, independent Flixbus review will tell you everything you need to know about choosing, booking and travelling with the European bus operator.

10 Essential Tips for Packing the Best Travel Snack Bag
The Kitchn

How to Adjust to Life Teaching Abroad in Japan

Boogeyman or Bargain? Haunted Hill House Dares Buyers to Enter

These Are the Worst Seats on Airplanes

The 50 Greatest Hamburgers In Texas
A gastro-scientific inquiry into the finest burgers in the state that invented the burger, including the Toro (#4), the Stodg (#6), the Miss Hattie (#28), and, in our top slot, a miracle of meat served only on Sundays. No wonder they call it the Lord’s day.
Texas Monthly


For 125 years and five generations, Bennett’s has served Staten Island
Bicycle Retailer

From Emoji Vibrators to Digital Spin-the-Bottle: Inside the First-Ever Sextech Hackathon
New York Magazine – Select/All

Soon You’ll Be Able to Drop Off Your Amazon Returns at Kohl’s 

Instead of Scanning, Sign Documents with Your Smartphone


When to Use Rechargeable Batteries

Consumer Reports

How to Get Clean Water Without Buying Bottled While Traveling
Travel + Leisure

The Best Composting Toilet, According to RV Owners and Van Lifers
New York Magazine – The Strategist


How to Waterproof Your Travel Gear — From Shoes to Bags
Travel + Leisure

The Best Dish Rack
The Sweethome

The Best Earplugs for Sleeping

8 Home Painting Hacks That Will Change Your Life

The Heat Is On: 5 Sizzling Reasons to Buy a Home During Housing’s Hottest Season

Gender & Sexuality

The Young and the Restless
How young is too young to say “I Do” (and how old is too old)?
TexasMonthly.com Web Exclusive

No, Mountain Dew won’t kill your sperm. Ever
We tackle a variety of myths about sex and pregnancy.
North by Northwestern

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