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The Best Tourist Attraction in Every State

(36) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 12:42 PM

By: Matt Meltzer

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One of the best things about this great nation of ours is that we don't like to be bored. Like, ever. But mostly, on road trips. Which is why we have all these...

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19 Sushi Myths You Probably Believe

(177) Comments | Posted May 29, 2015 | 12:50 PM

By: Dan Gentile


Fish and tall tales have always gone hand in hand, so it's no surprise that the world of sushi has developed its own set of myths, exaggerations, and bold-faced lies. To help clear up some of the fishiness behind Japan's most famous...

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9 Reasons You Should Never Drink on a Plane

(256) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 10:57 AM

By: Matt Meltzer

What's more fun than drinking on a plane? You've got a few hours to kill with nothing to do (and probably less going on when you arrive), and after the time you just spent getting herded, strip-searched, and stressed out in the airport, well,...

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19 Ways to Spot a Fake Chinese Restaurant

(89) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 10:09 AM

By: Dan Gentile

There are plenty of ethnic cuisines that America has doused in the thick, sweet sauce of appropriation, but perhaps none more so than Chinese food. There's a time and place for things like sweet and sour chicken and crab rangoon, but it never feels good...

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Chuck E. Cheese's

(10) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 1:23 PM

By: Kristin Hunt

Unless you now have children of your own, are an amazing aunt or uncle, have a side-gig in robot-mouse mechanics, or are extremely creepy, you probably haven't been to a Chuck E. Cheese's in decades. But you probably have fond memories of that magical place...

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America's 8 Most Overlooked Small Cities

(11) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 11:02 AM

By: Gianni Jaccoma

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Let's be honest: size matters. Being a small city isn't sexy, what with lacking name recognition of a New York or the quaint charm of a tiny town like Carmel-by-the-Sea. Falling somewhere inside the bell curve...

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9 Things You're Doing Wrong With Chopsticks

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 12:42 PM

By Patty Lee

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As if just using chopsticks -- the utensils, not the song from Big -- weren't hard enough, it turns out there's a whole code of conduct that comes along with them. Use them incorrectly...

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8 Hotel Booking Hacks Every Traveler Needs to Know

(11) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 10:17 AM

By Meagan Drillinger

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Sure, you know how to book a hotel on your own because you've got a credit card and the Internet. But chances are you're not booking a hotel as well or as cheaply as you...

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The 14 Best Small Beach Towns In America

(304) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 1:26 PM

By: Matt Meltzer

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Because we already told you about the country's best beaches, and its best small towns, the next logical step seemed obvious: America's best small beach towns (as in, small towns with beaches;...

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9 Secret Frappuccinos You Won't Find on Any Starbucks Menu

(1) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 10:53 AM

By: Lee Breslouer


Everyone knows you can go to Starbucks and order a Venti Half-Caff, Quad, 10 Pumps Vanilla, 7 Pumps Hazelnut, Extra Whip, Extra-Hot Mocha. But people who really know their way around the customizable 'Bucks menu know you can concoct a crazy-good drink that...

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The 9 Weirdest Small Towns on Earth

(24) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 11:37 AM

By: Gianni Jaccoma


Anyone who's found themselves in Punxsutawney, PA on Groundhog Day knows that small towns can be pret-ty weird. But if you think a place that venerates a prognosticating woodchuck is as out-there as it gets, prepare to have your illusions shattered: from an...

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The 7 Most Underrated American Food Cities in 2015

(39) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 10:40 AM

By: Dan Gentile

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When people think of America's culinary capitals they usually look to the coasts: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans all regularly top the lists of the best American food cities. But...

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The 33 Best Ice Cream Shops in America

(8) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 2:15 PM

By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers

Few things in life are better than eating an ice cream cone on a hot day. Like maybe finding your soulmate. Or learning how to do the dance moves from Will Smith's Men in Black. And since we can't help...

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The 9 Most Exclusive Vacation Destinations in the World

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 2:01 PM

By: Jordi Lippe

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Back in December, we took you on a tour of the most elite vacation spots in the United States. It was fun, aspirational and made us feel only slightly bad about...

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The World's 15 Most Amazing Waterfalls

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 10:47 AM

By: Alex Robinson

Waterfalls have been an awe-inspiring sight ever since the first man walked down river, peered over the edge, and then wildly exclaimed to his tribe-bros, "I think we can jump off of this!" So it's with the same passionate spirit of adventure and danger that...

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What's the Difference Between Greek, Aussie, Icelandic, and Regular Yogurt?

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 10:08 AM

By: Lee Breslouer

The yogurt section of the supermarket and the United Nations have a few things in common: a number of countries are represented, it serves an important purpose in the world, and it's delicious when you put granola in it. We're fairly certain all three of...

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채식주의자가 제일 짜증스럽게 느껴질 때

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 2:28 AM

By: Rachel Freeman


이 세상은 채식주의자가 살기엔 잔인한 곳이다. 선택할 수 있는 음식이 제한적일 때가 많고, 거의 언제나 고결한 척한다는 느낌이 든다는 건 정말 피곤하다!


솔직히 말하면 나는 페스커테리언이지만, 나는 채식주의자들이 어떻게 고기를 먹는 사람들을 열 받게 하는지 잘 알고 있다. 젠장, 그들 때문에...

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8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

(3) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 5:11 PM

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller

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Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for?...

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The World's 10 Coolest Treehouse Hotels

(2) Comments | Posted May 12, 2015 | 11:18 AM

By: Dave Baldwin


As an adult, you require more from a tree fort than just a spot to stash your nudie magazines. Which is why we found the world's 10 coolest big-boy hideouts that're hung high in the trees and cobbled together with more than leftover...

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The Most Annoying Things About Vegetarians, According to One

(114) Comments | Posted May 12, 2015 | 10:04 AM

By: Rachel Freeman


It's a cruel world out there for vegetarians. Food options are often limited, and it's exhausting feeling holier than thou nearly every waking hour of the day!

Truth be told, I'm a pescatarian, but I'm still quite well-versed in the ways vegheads...

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