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Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; and traveling by yourself can be an incredible opportunity for self-discovery and personal growth. Solo trips are all the rage right now: A 2014 survey by Booking.com found read
Camille Eddera is a jeweler by trade and an aesthete at heart, a combination that proved useful when tackling her own home renovation — completely alone. "Had I known at the beginning how hard it would end up being, I wouldn't have done it!" Eddera says, with a laugh. The property, a charming bungalow in the Hollywood read
The numbers are staggering: 43 million Americans carried student loan debt totaling $1.2 trillion in 2014. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, the class of 2015 is the most indebted ever, with the average graduate saddled with $35,000 in loans. The student loan crisis is a hot-button topic, with many of the read
Upon first glance, Daniel Drake's colorful, cartoony creations look like amazing 2-D illustrations, paintings, or enlarged versions of those Shrinky Dinks we loved as kids...beautiful and definitely inedible. But these are no ordinary portraits — these are pancake portraits. Yes, faces crafted with dyed pancake batter, read
We may be in mid-August, but that doesn't mean the New York City heat has eased up. In fact, we'd go as far as to say that these past few days have taken heat and humidity to peak levels of grossness. We're hot. We're sticky. And while our bodies are pretty much begging us to shack up all day in an air-conditioned office, read