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New Report Names Fittest U.S. Cities for 2015

Maybe all the residents of our nation's capital are trying to emulate Michelle Obama's fabulous arms: For the second year running, Washington, D.C., has been named the fittest U.S. city by the American College of Sports Medicine. The ACSM and Anthem Foundation compiled the list using data on …

5 Travel Accessories That Will Get You Through Any Trip

Let's be honest, traveling without the right accessories can be dreadful. Always searching for your passport, not prepared for the airline losing your luggage, being afraid the zipper on your suitcase might burst, the list goes on and on. Traveling gives you insight not just on global culture but …

The rise of Taylor Swift to Forbes powerful woman

How did the pop princess earn her place as one of the world's most powerful women?<p>Forbes announced today that Taylor Swift has entered at number 64 of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list. With five platinum albums in nine years, and seven Grammys under her belt, it's unsurprising that the …

Taylor Swift

Extinction of your favorite animal more real than you realize

This week a study published in Science Advances has suggested that the extinction of some of the world’s most beloved animals is a clear and present …

10 Underrated Travel Destinations in Europe.

By College Tourist - Author, Alex Mathews, Davidson College.<p>If you want to branch out from the major European destinations while abroad, check out this list to add some great cities to your travel bucket list.<p>Chances are, when you studied abroad in Europe, you made sure to visit cities like London, …

How ‘Game of Thrones’ Brought the Frightening Reality of the Gay Rights Fight to Westeros

How 'Game of Thrones' Brought the Frightening Reality of the Gay Rights Fight to Westeros<p>It’s always interesting when a TV show set in an alternate …

TV Series

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

If there’s a better way to start off the week than with a list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone on sale for free, we don’t know what it …

LGBTQI

America’s toxic MLK ignorance: The radical vision our elites are choosing to ignore

How Dr. King’s legacy is being diluted by white liberals, Fox News and everyone in between<p>Freddie Gray was killed by Baltimore's police. Baltimore's ghetto youthocracy responded with protests and an exhalation of random street violence. The killing of Freddie Gray, an unarmed black man who was a …

Why is America celebrating the beating of a black child?

It’s not surprising that a black mother in Baltimore who chased down, cursed and beat her 16-year-old son in the middle of a riot has been called a hero. In this country, when black mothers fulfill stereotypes of mammies, angry and thwarting resistance to a system designed to kill their children, …

Policing

A ‘drug-induced orgy’: Calgary home in ruins after Airbnb nightmare

A Calgary family’s home is in ruins after it was rented out last weekend through an online accommodation rental company.<p>Brightcove player<p>Mark and Star King listed their Sage Hill home for rent on Airbnb to help build up their equity and were contacted by a someone who said they wanted the home from …

7 Essential Curb Appeal Tips for Sellers

With the spring real estate market heating up across the United States, it’s time to focus on curb appeal. You want your home to stand out from the …

Home Improvement

14 ways to humiliate yourself in Cape Town

1. Mistake “Howzit?” for a genuine question instead of the rhetorical greeting it really is.<p>Launching into an in-depth answer about your state of …

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What’s Next for Baltimore

A citywide curfew that went into effect late Tuesday until early Wednesday brought calm to Baltimore in the wake of riots that spotlighted deep …

Woman Hits Venezuelan President on the Head with a Mango, Gets Rewarded with New Home

While the rest of the world relies on petitions to get in touch with elected officials, it seems that things are done differently in Venezuela. A …

Cheetah Cub Has New Puppy Companion

A Cheetah cub, being hand-raised by staff at Wildlife Safari, was recently introduced to a companion that will, hopefully, change her life for the …

Wildlife

The entire history of the world, in 1 chart

The 5-foot-long chart below has an ambitious goal: To record 4,000 years of history in a single graphic.<p>Drawn by John B. Sparks of Rand McNally and Company in 1931, the chart traces world history from the Egyptian Empire through the Assyrians, Persians, Romans and Huns through the early 20th …

Archaeology

Tortoise, 90, gets wheels for legs after rat attack

Mrs T's owners glue wheels from model aircraft onto her shell after rat chews off two front legs while she was hibernating in Pembroke, West Wales<p>A 90-year-old tortoise is going twice its normal speed after being fitted with a set of wheels.<p>The animal, called Mrs T, was facing a grim future after a …

Model Aircraft

Airport Spas Are Taking Pampering to New Heights

Facials, massages, and bliss are not really words you associate with airports, but that may soon be changing. Hot on the heels of another travel …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel