Amanda Parvez

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The 16 Most Beautiful Places in Europe Will Take Your Breath Away

Complete with fairy-tale castles, picturesque seaside retreats, otherworldly natural parks, and charming cities, Europe is full of striking places to …

National Parks

This Artist Reimagines Classic Paintings With God As A Black Woman And They're Beautiful

"We must reject the stale, pale, male traditions of art."

Women of Color

Here Are 19 Lesser Known but Highly Helpful Photoshop Tricks and Tips

Photoshop is an intricate and nuanced program, and as such, you can never have enough tips and tricks to make your work both easier and more …

Photoshop

How to perfectly season your cast-iron pan

Cast Iron Skillet

Plan the Perfect Coastal Maine Road Trip

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>This route delivers a hefty dose of vintage oceanside charm.<p>Rugged shores, classic coastal towns, and lobster rolls washed down with hoppy local beer. This is Maine’s late-summer perfection—the microseason when the Pine Tree State shines. It’s when the water is warmest, and …

New England

Jenni Murray picks the best books about history’s forgotten women

It is hardly surprising, considering the nature of my life’s work, that I should favour books, factual and fictional, that retrieve women from the dustbin of history and restore them to their rightful place.<p>Professor Janet Todd was first in a line of academics who recognised early in their careers …

23 countries where money can buy you a second passport or 'elite residency'

The super-rich are no longer just spending their money on private jets, yachts, and hotels — they're also splashing out on second passports.<p>The Second Citizenship Survey 2017 from CS Global Partners found that 89% of people would like to own a second passport, and over 34% said they had looked into …

National Parks

9 science fiction and fantasy books coming out this September you should add to your reading list

Hitting bookstores September 4th and 11th<p>We’re going to start doing something a little different with our monthly book list here on <i>The Verge:</i> we’re shifting this column from a monthly schedule to a bi-weekly one. Each list will be a bit shorter and hopefully, a bit less daunting than a longer …

Science Fiction

The Novels That Won Both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, Ranked

This month, N.K. Jemisin made all kinds of SFF history by winning her third straight Hugo Award for Best Novel for <i>The Stone Sky,</i> the third book in …

Science Fiction

This 32-Minute Morning Routine Is the Best Way to Start Your Day, According to Science

Are you on the path to personal mastery and self-improvement? If so (and I hope you are), I want to offer you a powerful daily morning routine that has four key themes: giving, gratitude, breathing, and growing (in that order).<p>But fair warning: Sometimes when we think about self-improvement, we …

Business Strategy

12 Devastating Fiction Books To Read If You're Looking For Something Truly Grim

In the mood for something dark? Collected for you on the list below, I've got 12 books that are truly grim to read, so buckle up for some crying, …

Books

Top 25 films about fictional photographers

<b>Given that film-making and image-taking have so much in common, it's perhaps surprising there aren't more movies centred around photographers.</b><p>If you …

Fashion Photography

Whenever I Need To Impress a Southern Mama, This Is The Recipe I Make

I am an amateur baker. Usually, I'm focused on trying out new recipes and new ingredients, but I had a hankering that something a little more classic …

Breakfast

12 tips for anyone wanting to write a book

Hi, me again.I thought it’d be fun to put together a list of what I think are the best tips for anybody wanting to write a book.Writing a book is a …

Creative Writing

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

7 books that will change you for the better

CommentsTo post comments please <br>log in register or Login with facebookSubheadline: The best books are the ones that stay with you even after you …

Books

Isaac Asimov's Foundation Is Finally Being Made, Thanks to Apple

One of the most formative works in science fiction history is finally being brought to the screen.<p>After years of false starts, both at the movies and …

Science Fiction

11 Alternate History Books That Answer All Your Biggest "What If?" Questions

"Alternate history" is one of those sub-genres that tends to fly a bit under the radar. It gets lumped in with run of the mill historical fiction, or …

Books

101 Time Management Tips to Boost Productivity Every Day

There is much, large and small, you can do to eliminate inefficiencies and get more done every hour you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For most of us, time management and staying productive is a daily struggle. Sometimes that’s not the end of the world. But, if …

Productivity

Toned Arms: 5 Moves That'll Get You Strong and Lean Muscles

It doesn't matter if you want to have a sculpted pair of arms to draw some gym envy, show off your work during strapless wedding gown season, or just to be strong — we're here to show you a five-move workout that'll get your upper body toned and lean.<p>The target muscle groups are your flexors and …

Muscle

20 Books All Students Should Read Before They Turn 18

These novels may be on required reading lists, but they definitely won't feel like homework.<p>These classic books, by literary legends like Harper Lee …

Books

Exploring Isle Royale, the Lower 48's Least-Visited National Park

The morning sunfills our tent with light, and the warm rays have never been more welcome. Yesterday, our first full day of hiking, was a rough one. …

National Parks

How to get ahead: Rise early and apply the two-time-three times mindset

It’s almost five years since I started using some life hacks shared by bestselling writer and gifted teacher Robin Sharma. They’ve changed my life …

How To Build Passive Income In Order To Retire Early

Anything passive first takes active energy. The best time to put in the effort is when you are young and not yet ravaged by disease or burdened by …

Obama Just Told Us About Five More Books He Read This Summer, and Truth Is a Big Theme

Barack Obama is back with a second round of summer reading recommendations for 2018.<p>In July, the former president released a list inspired by his …

Barack Obama’s summer reading list is everything we need right now

It’s the classiest, most passive-aggressive move Barack Obama could make: He posted on Facebook a list of books he’s been reading.<p>That’s it.<p>“This summer I’ve been absorbed by new novels,” the former president wrote Sunday, “revisited an old classic, and reaffirmed my faith in our ability to move …

Barack Obama

An analysis of the best and worst ways to make coffee

When I first started drinking coffee regularly in my mid-twenties while living in Seattle, I was too intimidated by all of the beakers and steaming …

How to Write a To-Do List That Will Make You Happier and More Productive

Organizing your priorities to set yourself up for success is easier than it seems.<p>A lot goes into being at your productive peak. One simple tool that can keep you organized and motivated is a tidy to-do list.<p>I often hear a common misconception about organizing tasks: It's stressful, overbearing and …

Never Worry About Cash Flow Again by Using These 5 Strategies

Negative cash flow is a sure sign your business is struggling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important lessons I've learned as an entrepreneur is every business, regardless of industry, size or financial status, is dependent on cash. It doesn't matter …

Million-Dollar Spaghetti Recipe

"The perfect combination of pasta, ground beef, and cream cheese mixture. Unbelievably good! Serve with garlic bread and salad. Enjoy!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 …