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10 Things Only Those Who Love an Introvert Would Understand

After nearly 25 years of marriage, I'm still a whole lot more social than my spouse, a personality clash that tends to become more pronounced during the winter holidays -- as well as during the summer BBQ season. Fortunately, we've learned to compromise. We've made a deal that we rarely go out on …

Before and After: A Summer Porch Rehab in Upstate New York

What room matters most in a summer house? The screened porch, of course.<p>Design team Tara Mangini and Percy Bright take on the hard cases. Last year …

The Art of Translation: On Confessional Writing

A friend recently told me about a word game where you place the word "only" anywhere in the following sentence: "she told him that she loved him." <i>She only told him that she loved him, she told him that she loved only him, she told him that she loved him only, she told only him that she loved him</i>, …

Summer Sizzle: 3 Hot Things To Do In Europe Right Now

Pack your passport because these three new-to-the-scene adventures are worth the jet-lag.<p>Forgoing a tropical summer vacation with sprawling hotel pools and palm trees for the older traditions of Europe? You've come to the right place. Whether it's a picturesque hiking adventure, a foodie excursion, …

Polar bears 'have started eating dolphins due to climate change'

Scientists observe polar bears in Arctic eating dolphins for the first time ever, blaming reduction of sea ice for broadening animals' diet<p>Polar bears have been spotted eating dolphins in the Arctic for the first time ever by Norwegian scientists, who believe global warming could have caused the …

Global Warming

Baignade urbaine: qui sont ces Parisiens qui plongent dans la Seine ?

Alors que la Mairie de Paris va annoncer la semaine prochaine son plan « Nager à Paris », quelques têtes brûlées ont déjà sauté le pas et font des …

France tells citizens to stop living up to their unfriendly stereotype in bid to boost tourism

French people, stop being so moody and unwelcoming.<p>That’s the call of French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who has urged the Gallic people to stop …

Nicaraguans Take To The Streets To Protest Against Atlantic-Pacific Canal

The project, which will link the country's Atlantic and Pacific coasts, will be built by a Chinese firm at a reported cost of $50 billion.

Container Ship

New York City is the worst place to retire: survey

Maybe it’s time for your elderly relatives to start looking for a new home.<p>That’s because New York City ranks as “the worst place” to retire, says a …

7 Science-Backed Books About Spirituality You Need To Read

Apprehensive about those spirituality books in the Self-Help aisle? Me too. Here are 7 Science-Backed books about Spirituality to help get your …

Spirituality