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The Shot: The Day Bevo Photobombed the Rest Stop

While driving along historic Route 66 on a solo trip from California to Austin, photographer Ryann Ford was struck by a recurring sight: a series of humble, solitary rest stops built for motorists during the golden age of car travel. Intrigued by the mock adobe dwellings in New Mexico and faux oil …

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us who appreciate a good visual aid. …

Time Management

I've been brainwashed: I went to Europe and I couldn't stop myself tipping

As someone who lives in America and has worked in the service industry, going out to eat and not tipping makes me so uncomfortable that I have to do it – even if those on the receiving end are just as uncomfortable accepting it<p>“She tried to tip a barman.” When I confessed this to my British …

Hospitality

The First Time America Tried Mass Deportation It Was a Disaster

Why would we consider trying it again?<p>Donald Trump says that he would deport all undocumented immigrants in the United States, an estimated 11 million people. American cities and counties in the Southwest and Midwest tried to expel Mexican-Americans once before in the 1930s, with traumatic results …

Immigration

Photos Show Immigrants as They Arrived on Ellis Island

From 1892 to 1925, Augustus Sherman, the chief registry clerk of Ellis Island, took photographs of immigrants as they arrived in the United States. …

Genealogy

Customized "Momentary Ink" Lets You Try Out a Tattoo Before a Lifelong Commitment

Many people avoid getting a tattoo because its permanence can be daunting. Now, thanks to Momentary Ink, you can wear your desired design without the lifelong commitment. The Philadelphia-based startup creates custom temporary tattoos that look and feel like the real thing. Thanks to the company's …

Inked

7 strange things about South Korea you probably didn't know | allkpop.com/buzz

1. Urban Legend that fans cause death<p>No, I'm not talking about real-people fans — I'm talking about spinning, <b>electronic fans</b>. There's a urban legend …

South Korea

Why Is Poop Brown?

<i>WHY? is our attempt to answer all the questions every little kid asks. Have a question? Send it to why@mentalfloss.com.</i><p>If you eat, you poop! Let’s …

Digestion

How to weather the next economic downturn

My colleague Josh Brown had an excellent piece in the most recent Fortune Magazine that asked a simple, yet loaded question:<p>Are You Ready for the Next Bear Market?<p>As we've seen from the seemingly never-ending market crash predictions over the past few years, no one really knows when the next bear …

Stock Markets

Is It Love or an Illusion?

<i>This post originally appeared on mydailyvibe.com</i><p>There is something very magical and mystical about the experience of "falling in love." Emotions get stirred, imagination bursts to life and sparks fly igniting passion and unmistakable bliss. When the attraction is mutual, each person feels as if …

Spirituality

Queer Spy at the Anti-Gay Conference

As the World Congress of Families, an international extremist group, meets in Salt Lake City, The Daily Beast goes undercover to peel back the …

A Canadian couple took an extremely bizarre trip to North Korea — here's what happened

Of all the places they've been, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has been the most memorable by far.<p>They were shocked to see how heavily tourists are supervised there, as well as how little some North Koreans knew about outside cultures.<p>"It's like traveling to a different world," Justin …

North Korea