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12 Best New Spas in the U.S.

With the hectic holiday rush around the corner, relaxation will soon be high on the roster. Fortunately, there’s an impressive array of new spas offering personalized, tailored rituals that use local, organic ingredients and new cutting-edge techniques. Show More Summary

4 Reasons to Visit Idaho Now

Potatoes and skiing summarize the majority of America’s perception of Idaho’s attributes. Although frequently confused with residents of pancake-flat Iowa, located two doors down in the Midwest, Idahoans take no offense to the error—they...Show More Summary

Weekend Reads || 11.1.14

1 – Gorgeous and yummy blackberry champagne cocktails. (Elizabeth Anne Designs) 2 – An ode to black gowns. (Style Me Pretty) 3 – A lovely boho wedding in London. (Ruffled Blog) 4 – A hauntingly beautiful Halloween party. (Occasions)  5 – Gold wedding details we adore. (Brides) 6 – Autumn allure wedding style. (Occasions) 7 – […]

Mighty Quinn: Nov. 1

The quote of the week comes from Jay and Kateri Schwandt of Rockford, Mich., a couple with 12 sons expecting baby No. 13. Even though they’re sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they’re having a boy or girl, they said they’d be shocked if their streak is broken. The baby is due May 9:

How Melbourne Cup Betting Works

For those casual punters looking to make their one yearly bet on the horses at the Melbourne Cup, we take a quick look at how the odds and payouts work and what (if any) sensible betting choices can be made. More »      

Happy Howl~O~Ween 2014: 24 Hours O’ Cute @ 10:10pm PT

And our penultimate post for our Happy Howl~O~Ween 2014: 24 Hours O’ Cute comes from Misuk P.! “This is ten-month old Rocky Browne, an English Labrador, who is wondering how long he has to sit on straw before he gets something to eat. The photo was taken at Full Circle Farm, a nonprofit working farm […]

5 Must-Have Halloween Party Foods

Since Halloween is finally here, it is time for you to finalize your party menu.  These five themed appetizers will trick your guests and maintain a festive atmosphere.  Moreover, these party foods are easy crowd pleasers that everyone will love.  

Nude man who killed two neighbors should be held responsible: prosecutors

A madman who went on a nude stabbing spree — killing two neighbors — should be held legally responsible for the killing in spite of his mental illness, prosecutors said during opening arguments on Friday.

Port Authority Police Department chief is retiring

The Port Authority Police Department’s highest ranking uniformed member is stepping down.

Vinography Images: Shades of Autumn

Shades of Autumn Grape leaves show their intense autumn colors in a Sonoma County vineyard. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Show More Summary

First deputy police commissioner job should be filled by person of color

In my 22 years of service in the New York City Police Department, standing on street corners and protecting our children and families, two of the greatest leaders with whom I had the privilege to serve were Commissioner William J. Bratton and Chief of Department Philip Banks III.

LeBron James' 36 points lead Cavaliers over Bulls in OT, 114-108

LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

What first impression do you give?

Whether you like it or not, first impressions are important. Before you even get to say hello, the other person has an opinion about you, by simply making a judgment by the first impression you present.

Monthly pet horoscopes for November 2014

Find out what's in store for your four-legged friend this month with November monthly pet horoscopes.

Mars in Capricorn

Planet Mars is the ruler of fire sign Aries, the impetus cardinal sign known as the Initiator, and co-ruler of the sensitive, powerful and seductive sign of Scorpio.

Robert Downey, Jr. Looks Great — Even At The DMV!

6 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Damn! RDJ sure knows how to DMV. The Department of Motor Vehicles is notoriously known as one of the worst places in the world — yet Robert Downey, Jr. still managed to look dapper while getting his picture taken there. The 49-year-old actor posted some candid shots of himself getting his license photo taken a few days ago, [...]

Keep your pet safe over the holidays

Holidays are great fun, but they can be a hazard for your pet, and it is good to be aware of what can go wrong and how you can avoid it.

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