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We’re Living in a Golden Age of Backpacks

If you’ve been shopping for backcountry backpacks this summer you’ve likely noticed that there are more choices of quality packs in the …

Climate Change Is Real and Americans Are Feeling It Now

Every four years, federal climate scientists are required by Congress to produce a report called the National Climate Assessment. In the past, it has …

16 Healthy Dinners Cooked In Parchment Paper

Zero guilt. Zero dishes.<p>Cooking in parchment paper packets, aka "en papillote", is a long-standing French technique. These recipes are perfect make-ahead dinners you can pop in the oven for a mess-free meal anytime (although you should cook fish recipes no more than one day after prepping, and …

10 books everyone is reading right now

But that conversation will be a lot more interesting if you're reading the same thing.<p>We went through the top 50 Amazon bestsellers and grabbed 10 of the most popular, critically acclaimed books on the site across a variety of genres. We skipped children's books and super-niche reads.<p>Amazon's list …

Eating Meat Is Bad For The Planet: But What About Just Eating Less Meat?

The new book The Reducetarian Solution makes the case that easing our carnivorous tendencies will curb climate change and probably make us all healthier—and is a better solution than trying to make a vegetarian world.<p>Around seven years ago, Brian Kateman was eating a hamburger on a plane as he flew …

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Mark Zuckerberg sidesteps blame for Trump presidency, says we should all 'work harder'

Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest tech luminary to weigh in on the results of the US presidential election, issuing a short statement on his own Facebook page. Unlike his peers at companies like Slack, however, Zuckerberg strikes an even tone, focusing on long-term issues like curing disease …

11 Affordable Ways to Make Your Home Feel Cozier

Regardless of the season, every home can benefit from adding a little cozy comfort. If you're looking to add soft layers and homey touches without spending a fortune, you'll love these cheap solutions! Check out these 11 styling tricks for making your home feel better on a budget — your savings …

14 photographs that reveal the beautiful symmetry of life on Earth

Vladimir Putin gives Eton boys a private audience at the Kremlin

Pupils beat Theresa May and Boris Johnson to meeting with Russian president, who reportedly spent two hours with them<p>Ministers wait hours for an audience with Vladimir Putin, CEOs sit nervously for months hoping for a summons to see him, and even Donald Trump was stood up during a 2013 visit to …

The Secret of Successful Travel in France

In a response to anarticle by Pamela Druckerman in the <i>New York Times</i> about "being French," someone described his experiences bumming cigarettes when he was broke during his last six weeks in Paris:<p>The phrase "<i>Puis-je prendre une cigarette</i>," made certain people look like my question made them …

Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

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Syria Tourist Board Reveals Promo Clip With Slogan 'Always Beautiful'

The video shows packed beaches and jet-skiing, but makes no mention of the country's bloody five-year civil war.<p>Syria's tourist board has released a …

Middle East

Bizarre Syria Tourism adverts feature packed beaches, jet skis and historical sites - that ISIS blew up

With its beautiful beaches and azure blue seas, who wouldn't want to enjoy a relaxing holiday at this exotic looking paradise?<p>Well, lots of people …

Beaches

Tim Cook Calls Apple's Irish Tax Avoidance Accusations 'Total Political Crap'

Apple CEO Tim Cook today spoke with Paschal Sheehy, the host of Irish radio show <i>Morning Ireland</i>, providing more commentary on the situation with the European Commission and its decision to make Apple pay 13 billion euros in back taxes from a period between 2003 and 2014.<p>Cook's stance falls in line …