To Chill or Not to Chill: The Great Vacation Debate

I recently did something I’d fantasized about for a long time: I got on a plane and went to London and Paris. It was only for a week, but I immediately wrestled with the pressure of going so far away for so little time—how would we strike the perfect balance of chilling and seeing all the shit we were supposed to?
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Ultra-Orthodox Men's Refusal to Sit Next to Women Delays Flights

In what’s quickly becoming an unwelcome mini-trend, the New York Times reports that a growing number of U.S.-Israel flights are being delayed by ultra-Orthodox Jewish men who refuse to sit next to women. They always seem to demand that the women switch seats, while they stay put. Wonder why that might be. » 4/10/15 10:50am 4/10/15 10:50am

Honeymoon Horror Stories, Let's Hear 'Em

A friend recently told me about his honeymoon, which he described as utter basura. You see, he and his newlywedded wife stayed at a B&B—and things got awkward. If you've ever stayed in a B&B, you probably know exactly what that means: They can be so lovely, but they tend not to be the most, well, private places you… » 4/07/15 5:00pm 4/07/15 5:00pm

Most Popular Umbrella: GustBuster

Taking down 34% of your votes without getting turned inside out, GustBuster is your choice for best umbrella. The other four nominees, all great for their own reasons, were only separated by about 6% of the votes, so be sure to check them all out if the GustBuster isn't right for you. » 4/03/15 3:16pm 4/03/15 3:16pm