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The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Sirocco Overland: Dneprovski GULAG – Magadan Oblast, Siberia

In the furthest reaches of Siberia, after visiting the ghost town of Kadykchan (see article here), the Dneprovski GULAG camp was next on the list. …

Sea Kayak Antarctica - Adventure of a Lifetime |

My hands were shaking when our guides Val and Solan told us to prepare to jump into our kayaks for our first sea kayak adventure in the icy waters of …

A Winter Road Trip Around Kauai

The quintessential American vacation is a road trip. There is no better way to explore the country's dramatic and varied landscapes, breathtaking vistas, quaint small towns, and regional subcultures than by loading up the car and hitting the open road. However, the unpredictability of weather in …

6 things I wish I’d known about marriage when I got married

The sooner you understand that there’s no such thing as unconditional love for your spouse, the happier you’ll be<p><b>1. There’s no such thing as unconditional love for your spouse.</b><p>I just blew your mind, didn’t I? Here’s the thing: Your spouse isn’t your child. Your spouse is your partner, a fellow …

Cure for memory loss could be on the horizon

Breakthrough study could hold the key to ending memory loss and offer a lifeline to Alzheimer's sufferers<p>Birthdays, passwords, colleagues' names. At some point everybody struggles to remember something important.<p>For Alzheimer's sufferers the feeling is a relentless onslaught as cherished memories …

Sony Hackers: 'The World Will Be Full of Fear'

According to the wikiality of the Interweb (in other words, according to hundreds of sources reposting the same message, but without actual verification), a hacker group known as "The Guardians of Peace" has communicated the following:<p><i>Warning</i><p><i>We will clearly show it to you at the very time and</i> …

11 Remarkable Health Advances From 2014

From groundbreaking new drugs to doctor-assisted suicide, 2o14 was full of historic moments that are bound to play on in a big way throughout 2015 …

Ebola

Pope Francis attacks 'diseases' of Vatican in Curia address

Pope Francis has unleashed a blistering critique of the Vatican bureaucracy -- or Curia -- criticizing its "illnesses" ranging from the "disease of feeling immortal" to vainglory and excessive planning.<p>In his annual Christmas address to the Curia at the Vatican Monday, the Pontiff warned that "a …

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

Résumés

Toyota says Mirai is the future of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Toyota says its new 2016 hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will be called the Mirai -- which means the future in the language of its creators.<p>Company president Akio Toyoda revealed the name of the vehicle, which will be sold in Japan later this year and arrive in the U.S. in the middle of 2015, via video …

The Weirdest And "Sexiest" Store-Bought Halloween Costumes For 2014

It's that time of year again — the moment when we all realize we didn't get a Halloween costume yet. And luckily, a whole industry exists to sell us …

Costumes

9 Genius Ways To Relieve Bug Bites

No more itchy, red, humongous bumps!<p>Summer, we love you, but all of these insect bites are really killing our mood. Sure, bug repellants can scare off the pests, but those don’t guarantee around-the-clock protection. So the next time you stumble upon a bug bite, don’t be so quick to make a beeline …

Doctors: Early school start times unhealthy for students

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.<p>A new policy statement published by the American Academy of Pediatrics is on the side of groggy students falling asleep at their desks and their parents who are tired of nagging them to get out of bed in the morning.<p>They say that …

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

Meditation

Could Artificial Sweeteners Be Contributing To The Obesity Crisis?

It’s been unclear whether artificial sweeteners actually help the obesity crisis – some evidence has shown that they may do just the opposite. One reason is that already overweight people may be more likely to use artificial sweeteners. Or it could be that artificially sweetened drinks give us the …

The Easy Secret to Making Yourself Better at Anything

Create a feedback system to improve your personal and professional life.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I'm a big believer in self-reflection, and I'm all about finding ways to make things (including myself!) better …

Self-improvement

Are You 'Kind Of A Big Deal?' Dating App For Elites Will Protect Your 'Personal Brand'

Here’s the problem with dating apps in 2014: You want to be on one, but don’t want to be seen on one.<p>Especially if you’re someone visible, like a tech CEO, a venture capitalist, or anyone who considers himself or herself “kind of a big deal.”<p>That’s the pitch behind The League, a new dating app in …

The Great GMO-Food Debate: Diet

Gift Ideas<p>Don't show up at brunch empty handed.<p>22 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Fitness<p>Two <b>GQ</b> staffers unpack the gym's code of silence.<p>By Clay Skipper13 …

Trial by Twitter

Deep in the digital diaries of three lovely girls, a fatal disconnect occurred. What their followers had not seen between the lines was the vanishing of morality, reality, and then, Skylar Neese.<p>July 4, 2012, was a scorcher in Star City, West Virginia—a prelude to what would become the hottest …

Sex and the City

Fire approaches the shore of Bass Lake, Calif. on Sept. 14, 2014. 20 structures were burnt to the ground and over 1,000 people evacuated from the inland town in central California. This week has seen wildfires spread throughout the entire state with devastating consequences. (Photo by Darvin Atkeson—AP) To see more visit time.com

14 Numbers That Show The Magnitude Of The World's Worst Ebola Outbreak

The devastating effects of Ebola have been felt in West Africa for nearly six months, but the outbreak has become even more dire in recent weeks as death tolls surged and health officials warned of a potential worldwide disaster.<p>In an effort to contain the outbreak, the United States announced this …

Glacier National Park - Wild Goose Island Overlook

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is …

Success

A Mysterious Virus Is Infecting Children All Over The US

The virus is sweeping the Midwest and has also hit Colorado and some states in the South.<p>CNN reports that one Kansas City hospital has seen up to 30 children a day come in for treatment for the virus, which is similar to a cold, but with worse symptoms. About 15% of those children are placed in …

Garden Wall

Gates of the Arctic National Park

<b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 8,500,000 acres</b><p>"The view from the top gave us an excellent idea of the jagged country toward which we were heading. The main Brooks Range divide was entirely covered with snow. Close at hand, only about ten miles to the north, was a precipitous …