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From Obamacare to Hillarycare — Democrats’ Health Care Reform Agenda

What happens to Obamacare after its namesake leaves the White House? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has faced fierce opposition from congressional …

Invest in These: 6 Floating Villas

Flying over the Maldives in a prop plane, islands appear like green pebbles in a blue-green sea. From above, constellations of resorts are also …

Most Popular Mountain Bike Trails in the US and Canada, State-by-State (2016)

Each year Singletracks ranks the most popular mountain bike trails based on the number and quality of Singletracks members’ reviews, along with the …

Cedar Rapids

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, RoutePerfect.com has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …

17 Rocky Mountain Adventures To Take In This Lifetime

For purple mountain majesties...<p><i>Update: A previous version of this post incorrectly stated that #12 was the Blue Lake near Telluride.</i>

This Just In: These Are The Best Neighborhoods In America

Basically, just move to California.<p>There's no place like home. And if you're in the market for a new place, you know how tough it can be to find a neighborhood that suits you.<p>That's where Trulia comes in. The real estate website considered everything from practical elements (like access to health …

Real Estate

10 Books You Can Read In One Night That Will Boost Your Motivation For Work

Feeling blah? These 10 books are short enough to read in a few hours, yet highly likely to make tomorrow more productive.<p>Some days you feel on top of the world. Others, not so much. For the latter, here’s a cheap and easy solution: a quick, motivational read. For less than $20 on an e-reader and an …

Time Management

Winning images of underwater photography awards

Historically the UK has been home to some of the world’s most prestigious underwater photography competitions. Bernard Eaton kicked it off when he organized the first Brighton Underwater Film Festival in 1965 (and it was a competition that led to the foundation of the British Society of Underwater …

American wars in one sentence

America has fought in a lot of wars so it can be hard to keep track of all of them.<p>As a quick reference guide, here is every American war, each captured in a single tidy sentence.<p>View As: Slides<p>American Revolution: The Colonials hated King George and his taxes on tea, so they fought to be ruled by …

A Guide for When to Toss All the Food in Your Fridge - Food Safety

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>You had chicken for dinner four nights ago, but it’s probably still OK to eat, right? The only way to find …

Artist Makes Rugs That Look Like Nature | Insta of the Week

There's no Photoshop in Alexandra Kehayoglou's trippy nature scenes.<p>At a glance, this post by Alexandra Kehayoglou looks like a charming moment in a fairytale forest. A second look reveals the edges of a workshop or studio. "Clearly this is Photoshopped," the mind reflexively assumes. The …

Art

It’s A Corgi World (And We’re All Just Renting Space in It)

Spread the Cute:<p><b>DUAL STUMPERS ALERT!</b> Many thanks to Jane S-H for these great shots of the First Annual Tour De Corgi in Ft. Collins, CO. (Between Ft. …

35 Depression Era Photos That Put American History into Perspective

Major works and never-before-seen snapshots are on display in a new 170,000-piece library.<p>In 1937, Congress transformed a dysfunctional, New Deal agency into The Farm Security Administration. The plan: rehabilitate America's rural communities by buying out failing farms and setting up subsistence …

America's Gun Business, By the Numbers

Before a gun can be used to hunt, for protection, or in a mass shooting like Wednesday’s tragic killing in San Bernardino, California that left 14 victims dead and 17 wounded, it must be bought. That one sale is a single dot in a multibillion-dollar industry, one that is coming under new scrutiny …

The 6 Best Spots For Fall Foliage In Colorado

Written by Eric Schuette, Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>Many of us are excited about the arrival of autumn and all that comes with it -- the crisp air, cool temperatures, bluebird days, and perhaps most important of all, mountainsides turning gold. The fall colors in Colorado are very …

The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

Mapping Chicago Neighborhoods By Their Landmark Buildings

Here's a new and interesting take on the ubiquitous Chicago neighborhood map. Local illustrator and Chicago architecture buff Phil Thompson has come up with a neat map that highlights <b>neighborhood landmarks</b>. Many neighborhoods have a building, a public monument or some other interesting …

Architecture

Zen Foxes: A photographer is capturing nature's 'masters of mindfulness'

“The most beautiful animals are happy animals,” says Roeselien Raimond, a Dutch nature photographer who specialises in capturing foxes at rest.<p>“I …

Lister Knobbly Stirling Moss Edition

Photo by Michael Bailie Lister cars are built using the same manufacturing methods that were employed six decades ago

Scotland

3 Colorado Lakes Worth Visiting

Submitted by alison on Sat, 06/07/2014 - 3:34pm<p>When you think of a Colorado vacation, you might not think about hitting the beach or spending the day …

25 Ways to Fix a Sexless Marriage

This is actually great advice for anyone who’s in a relationship<p>Even happily married guys wonder what sorts of itches they’d be scratching if they were to ditch their partner. Their “newly single” fantasy might include long, naked weekends with a Hooters waitress, but the reality is not nearly as …

This illustrator is raising mental health awareness by drawing conditions as monsters

LONDON – A UK-based illustrator is creating a series of drawings that aim to raise mental health awareness – by depicting different disorders and …