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Download these cards as a reminder.
It seems like every year we hear news of a big fire, whether it’s in a residential area, a mall, or a private establishment. While no one wants to think of being at the scene of a blaze, it’s best to know ...
 
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A feast where you're expected to eat for 2 to 3 hours? Sign us up!
The lauriat is synonymous with special occasions for the Chinese—and we mean that literally: The word comes from lao diat, which translates to "special occasion" from the original Fookien. And while we all love a good Chowking lauriat once in a while, their ...
 
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Saltwater baths, cedar shoe trees, rest days, and more things you can do right now to keep your feet happy.
Foot and shoe odors—they’re a thing, and whether you’re sporting a pair of canvas sneakers or your trusty loafers, in this hot and humid country, it’s an inevitability.They’re not completely unavoidable, though, which means you can slip on a pair and not ...
 
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There's a fine line between being low-maintenance and borderline nasty.
Admit it: At some point, you’ve wondered whether you can wear the T-shirt you just tossed in the hamper, especially when you live alone and doing your laundry on a Saturday afternoon isn’t particularly tempting. Or maybe your laundry schedule is simply ...
 
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"Ju" means alcohol.
If you’ve ever gone out for Korean barbecue or watched Anthony Bourdain’s excursions to Seoul, you’re familiar with the requisite green bottle soju and fizzy, mild beer drank between mouthfuls of grilled meat. But there’s a quiet renaissance underway on the peninsula ...
 
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Is you haircut out-of-date?
Are you still sporting your favorite haircut that looked good in the '90s, 2000s, or even early this year? It's time for an update. A little buzz here and a little chop there will make your mop fresh again. Below, three updated ...
 
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No, you don't need Spanx for men.
Two dad bods walk into a bar. Both guys, equally stocky with a potbelly that may or may not have fathered a bunch, are wearing the same clothes, but one looks better. One is a big man; the other is fat. There's ...
 
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An itinerary for short but intense bursts of travel to a big and busy city.
Hong Kong. It's busy, fast-paced, and efficient. It's not a place for leisurely vacations or quiet contemplation. It's where you go when you want an itinerary bursting at the seams, nonstop activity, with rest reserved only when you're about to sleep. You've ...
 
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And other important fridge storage questions.
We've all been guilty of it: ignoring the expiration date and taking the "best before" label as mere suggestion. As long as it still looks pretty good, the smell's reasonably decent, and the mold hasn't gotten to it first (but if and only ...
 
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Can’t help fantasizing about greener pastures? Here’s how to become a permanent resident of some of the happiest, most peaceful countries in the world.
We all know that the ideal thing to do is stay in your country of birth and work towards making it a better place. But sometimes, when you're stuck in traffic, or the headlines are inundated with news of politicians' latest shenanigans ...
 
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A subtle pop of color is all you need.
Cold weather brings in a lot of darker, jewel-tone colors to match the feel of the season. And while we welcome the shift to deeper shades, it can lean a little too hard into monotony. An easy way to break it up: ...
 
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Costume cues from Erwan Heussaff, Joe, Jonas, Neal Patrick Harris, Jay-Z, and more.
Some of us take Halloween seriously. If you're one of those people, then we're sure you've already commissioned your costume for this year's parties. If you're like the rest of us casuals, then you're probably sweating buckets trying to piece together something ...
 
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It's time to take action.
The young woman was clearly in earshot when the boss said it to a group of male employees: “That is the kind of ass I would tear up when I was your age.” A male friend of mine quoted it back to ...
 
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The sacrosanct rules that will help you get the most out of your tailoring.
Getting your tailoring right is no simple matter, which is why we've carved onto stone (or on The Internet of things) the ten unbreakable commandments of wearing a suit and wearing it well.Always rest your suit at least two days between wears. ...