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How to Love Your Haters

<i>Read as a Google Doc or download as PDF.</i><p>—<p>Dear Ming,<p>I wanted to write you this letter regarding all the trolls and “haters” you have been getting over …

These Amazing Photography Links Will Keep You Busy for a While

As another week flies by us all we find Toad Hollow Photography searching all the known corners of the internet, looking for links to the best …

8 Ways To Make Your Next Grocery Trip Green

We all want to do our part to help save the planet, but demanding jobs and busy social lives can leave us little time to overhaul our lifestyles. …

10 Ways to Be Happier At Home

Happiness begins at home. Here’s a great quote which I found on Gretchen Rubin’s blog, The Happiness Project: “To be happy at home is the ultimate …

National Geographic Travel

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Burgers

The Five Essential Bags Every Serious Traveler Needs

If you're gonna jetset around the world multiple times a year every year, you're going to need some serious gear. This hobby practically requires a bag fetish.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy.<p>There's no right or wrong bag, but certain types of bags definitely prove useful, over and over. …

Backpacking

This Jacket Cost HOW Much?

When it comes to seasons, we'll admit we play favorites. The second the thermometer hit 40, we stuffed our puffer in a deep, dark corner of our …

Happiness

Six ways to cure your Blue Bell ice cream blues

As I'm sure you already know, Blue Bell has recalled all of its ice cream from store shelves because of concerns about Listeria contamination. As we …

Photo by @BrianSkerry A bottlenose dolphin ‘crater feeds’ in the Bahamas. In this location, this species of dolphin has created a unique feeding strategy in which they use echolocation (sonar) to find fish hiding beneath the sand. Once a fish is found, they invert their bodies and dig down to grab the fish in their mouth. One of the ways researchers know that dolphins are smart is by studying their creative feeding strategies. Check out the May issue of @natgeo for the latest info in our story about dolphin intelligence! @thephotosociety @natgeocreative #dolphins #bahamas #animalminds #smartanimals #marinemammals #NikonAmbassador #subal

The Secret Lives of Hillary and Bill in the White House

Broken lamps, shouting matches, sneaking away to the pool—and other scenes from the Clinton residence during the Lewinsky scandal.<p>Emery says he was devastated at the loss of his job, and his $50,000 salary. “I was out of work for a year,” he says. “They ripped the rug right out from under me. You …

Secret Service

How the U.S. thinks Russians hacked the White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.<p>While the White House has said the breach only …

U.S. Dept. of State

23 maps that will teach you something new about the world

YOU CAN LEARN A LOT FROM a map. Who, for example, hasn’t asked themselves the burning question, “How many goats are there in the world, and where are …

Good Rain Chances, High Temperatures Across Oklahoma Sunday

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Weather

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Intimate Animal Portraits by Joshua Arlington

Erie, Pennsylvania-based photographer Joshua Arlington, a regular visitor to his local zoo, takes intimate animal portraits. Arlington manages to capture some stunning portraits of various animals, from a dignified tiger and calm orangutan to a smug llama and playful otter. As a result, the …

Animals

Incredibly Close Details of Creatures Below the Sea

Along with his beautiful glowing portraits of a bobtail squid, underwater photographer Todd Bretl has been hard at work documenting the amazing world that exists below the surface of the sea. His extensive collection of up-close and personal portraits will have everyone quickly falling in love with …

Marine Mammals

Eatsy: Vegan Banana and Coconut Ice Cream

A few months before summer started, I finally — after years of lamenting — bought an ice cream maker. I have to say it was one of my best (and most used) purchases this year. So far I’ve made nearly thirty flavors, and I’ve experimented with custard bases, non-custard bases, dairy-free and sorbets. …

Baked Spicy Fries with Garlic Cheese Sauce

Hot, fresh, baked spicy fries are going to come out of your oven tonight. They just are. And I’m putting you under citizen’s arrest if you don’t …

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Garlic Butter Pizza Crust

Confession: I love Dominos pizza. Cheap delivery pizza is a pretty heavily debated topic at our office. We have a few Papa John's lovers, a couple of …

Eatsy: Tuna Salad With Peppers, Olives and Herbs

Tuna salad was one of the ultimate sandwiches of my childhood — it’s totally nostalgic comfort food for me. Its straightforward satisfaction has carried into adulthood, though now I prefer to use tuna as a blank slate to be filled with a hodgepodge of vibrant ingredients that play off one other and …

Are You Publishable or Not? Reading the Tea Leaves.

Writing never feels more lonely than after you’ve sent your manuscript out to every agent and publisher you can think of and gotten nowhere. Of …

Live Write Thrive

February 1, 2018 in Writing Nonfiction with 0 Comments<p>I’ve been sharing excerpts from my new book <i>The Memoir Workbook.</i> Today we’re going to consider …