Carissa Prosperi

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A Comprehensive List of Airlines That Offer Free Stopovers

Two destinations for the price of one? Say goodbye to stagnating in waiting areas and hello to a bonus trip.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>There are a couple of options on long trips: suffer, maybe find a hotel, or make it a bonafide stopover. In the case of the stopover option, many …

Abu Dhabi

Children’s magazine Highlights reinvents itself as a subscription service with videos, activities and more

If you’re of a certain age, you may remember flipping through the classic children’s magazine Highlights while in the waiting room of your doctor’s office, many years ago. Now this long-running, 70-year old print magazine is making a serious attempt at transitioning into the digital age with the …

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13 Chocolate Recipes You Won't Believe Are Sugar Free

Addicted to chocolate, and avoiding sugar? Well my friends, I'm here to tell you that watching your sugar intake doesn't mean you are destined to live your life without sweets. You can easily satisfy your sweet tooth with these unbelievably delicious sugar free chocolate recipes. No one will …

This 'Giant' Iceberg is Actually Shorter Than This Ship

It’s a stunning photo. A 3,300-ton ship appears like a two-story house next to a giant skyscraper of ice. But there’s more to the photo than meets …

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Tasty All Natural Vegan Chickpea Salad That Keeps You Full

Don't reinvent the wheel.<p>That's my philosophy for a lot of things, but especially when it comes to food.<p>Oh food. I have always had a longstanding love affair with eating and as I've gotten older, it has become my priority to find delicious tasting eats that also pack a nutritious punch.<p>Here is a …

The astonishing new numbers behind Europe’s refugee crisis

According to new data, the number of migrant and refugee arrivals in Italy and Greece has already passed more than 100,000 this year, which points to an influx that could dwarf numbers from 2015.<p>As of the beginning of this week, "Greece alone had received some 102,547 arrivals since the beginning …

Angela Merkel

The new Sigma Quattro is the oddest camera since the last Sigma Quattro

How does it all work out? Well, the SD cameras are at least more ergonomic than the DPs, with a far more comfortable grip. The screen certainly looks cool, too, and is a neat way to display important information without clutter. The viewfinder, though, is not a great idea — although it juts out a …

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Watch and Learn How to Transform Raw Cacao Beans Into a Chocolate Bar

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More than 1 million are besieged in Syria, new report says

NEW YORK (AP) — More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates …

Your Ultimate Guide to Cooking with Dried Beans

If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when you think about beans, this primer will change your tune. Whether tumbled with citrus, roasted with sausage, or stewed with all that is bright and green, these are winter’s stealth powerhouses.<p>If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when …

To my kids: Here’s why I couldn’t care less if you go to college

Little loves of mine,<p>Let’s get something straight: I couldn’t care less if you go to college. In fact, there’s actually a part of me that hopes you …

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