Ashleigh Miller

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15 Holiday Drinks That Taste Delicious Over Ice

Just because it’s time for the holidays doesn’t mean you need to say goodbye to those delicious iced drinks for good. There’s nothing like a cool caramel pumpkin spice shake or an eggnog smoothie to put a pep in your step. Why not try your favorite holiday drinks cold? Say hello to 15 holiday …

Here's how to get a ridiculously cheap flight if you don't care where you're going

Sometimes, when you are planning a vacation, where to go isn't the most important part of the equation.<p>For me, any number of factors can determine the destination: Is it relaxing? Is it interesting? Is it exotic? Have I been there before? If a destination hits any of those factors, I could be …

Ask Amy: Hard-working parents don’t like nitpicking grown kids

<i>Dear Amy: My wife and I came to this country from halfway around the world nearly 50 years ago. We are both professionals — hard-working people with Type A personalities.</i><p><i>With the utmost TLC we raised three children who are now in their early 40s, highly successful, and with their own lovely</i> …

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch gives $500 to McDonald's worker in Dallas

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, after a win against the Cowboys on Nov. 1, stopped at a Dallas-area McDonald's where an employee …

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Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

Educators and students are quickly becoming more comfortable with classroom technology, allowing them to shift from thinking about the technical side …

These researchers used Holocaust survivors’ memories to track how our brains process gratitude

(<i>This post has been updated.</i>)<p>To understand how we process gratitude, researchers tapped into the memories of Holocaust survivors.<p>Nearly two dozen millennials with no connection to the Holocaust were first immersed in the genocide’s history. Then the study participants heard stories taken directly …

This Practice Will Help You Battle Stress This Holiday Season

There are as many benefits to meditation as there are ways of doing it. From the virtual to the hilarious, the practice of sitting still has become a go-to for relieving stress, improving concentration and even revving up your brain’s compassion center, but there is one tradition that trumps them …

More than 50,000 people want to get their hands on this wearable device for couples in long-distance relationships

Little Riot, a Telefónica-backed company, is looking to raise £75,000 ($113,000) for its "Pillow Talk" product, which picks up a user's heartbeat in real time and transmits it over the internet to a device under their partner's pillow.<p>The Pillow Talk kit, expected to retail at £65 ($89), consists …

Sam Adams just released an 'otherworldly beer' that's 30% alcohol by volume and costs $200

How about on a bottle of beer?<p>That's the going price for the highly coveted Samuel Adams Utopias, a barrel-aged beer released only every other year that reaches over 30% alcohol by volume (ABV). This year, aged in cognac, bourbon, port, and Madeira barrels, Utopias clocks in at 28% ABV and picks up …

Woman Trolls Trump By Reading Book Of Poems On Racism In The Background Of A Speech

Important to keep a book in one's bag, if an event gets boring or there is a lull.

Stressed? 3 Apps for a Peaceful Meditation

Science has confirmed meditation is good for us. Yet, we’re busy and don't have the time to disappear for a month on quiet retreat or spend four hours a day in lotus. We want to feel good and then we want to go on about our day. Here’s three of the top apps for meditation that make it easy to do …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Marriage Advice From Divorced People

It's terrific when happily married people give you love advice but the ones who really know the pitfalls of a life together are those that failed to avoid them.<p>"In a weird twist of fate my sister's divorce was final a week before my wedding. Right before I walked down the aisle Emily took me aside …

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Is yoga behind the new plastic surgery craze?

An increase in women training hard during exercise could be causing a surprising new surgery trend<p>When Caroline Shaw divorced earlier this year, it wasn’t just her hair and wardrobe that she revamped for her re-launch onto the dating scene.<p>The 39-year-old solicitor’s clerk took a bold step to make …

Sauteed Green Beans with Lemon and Blue Cheese

Now Playing<p>Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48<p>A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.<p>Now Playing<p>Ice Cream in a Bag …

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I paid $300 for a $60K round-the-world adventure

Think it’s impossible to shell out just a few hundred bucks to fly around the globe — in mega-pampered first-class seats, no less? It’s not.<p>Sam …

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This Is How Much a One-Bedroom Costs in America’s Most Expensive Cities

There are a lot of perks living in a big city. You’re in a hub of people and there’s always incredible restaurants to check out, exciting events going on and the hustle and bustle can be exhilarating. However, if you’re a renter (and we’re not talking AirBnb) in one of these cities, you know that …

6 Super-Cheap Europe Trips for Winter

Paris in the snow sounds nice.<p>What do you feel like exploring this winter? A labyrinth of colorful covered market stalls? Peaceful canals under …

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Mapping murder around the globe: Why fatal violence is concentrated in Latin America

Earlier this week, Honduran journalist Lourdes Ramírez was one of three women worldwide awarded a 2015 Courage in Journalism Award from the …

His and Hers: The Ultimate Holiday Gifting Cheat Sheet for Couples Old and New

And all of a sudden it’s that festive, tinsel-topped time of year again, where couples exchange symbols of love and years of affection—and yes, we’re talking about presents. Who doesn’t like presents? And no matter what people say, what you get or what you give matters. “No one wants to be the lazy …

10 Things You Should Never Pay For

You'd be surprised by how much you can get for free.<p>Whoever said nothing in life is free clearly didn't look hard enough! A little time is all it takes to track down worthwhile products and services for literally no cost. Check out what you should never pay for and how to take advantage of these …

Wanted: A new home for little Grace before Christmas

Adoption agency is appealing publicly for a prospective family to come forward to give three year-old Grace a permanent home<p>It is a case that should melt even the hardest heart; a child with a troubled start in life who needs a new family.<p>In a highly unusual step an adoption agency is appealing …

These boozy Christmas advent calendars will get you through December

LONDON — Christmas: a time for peace, goodwill, and getting absolutely trollied.<p>If the endless eggnogs and work parties won't provide enough occasion …

Beyoncé Talks Personal Pizza Preference in Extremely Rare Interview

Beyoncé is known for her tendency to avoid speaking directly to the media. In fact, Queen Bey hasn’t given an interview for a print magazine in about …

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10 Relationship Lessons I've Learned in the Last 10 Years

About 2 months ago, I attended my 10 year high school reunion. Because of this reunion, I've found myself reflected on where I was 10 years ago compared to where I am now.<p>One of the areas where there has been significant change is how I approach relationships. So here are 10 relationship lessons …

With its new Flex service, Amazon will pay you to deliver packages

If you’re looking for extra money, and don’t want to become an Uber driver, Amazon has just announced its interesting new Flex service.<p>Instead of …

Lebanese TV presenter cuts short interview with Islamist scholar

Rima Karaki tells London-based Sheikh Hani Al-Siba’i: ‘In this studio, I run the show,’ during tense exchange on al-Jadeed TV about Islamic State<p>A video has gone viral of a Lebanese television presenter who cut short an interview with a London-based Islamist scholar after he told her to “shut …

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11 cities that China ripped off from the rest of the world

Knock-off bags? Head to Chinatown. Knock-off towns? Head to China.<p>That China is really good at producing counterfeit goods is well documented, but the country has really outdone itself by copying entire towns or cities from other parts of the world.<p>Here are 11 cities that China copied from the rest …

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