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22 Quotes From Pablo Neruda That Will Speak to Your Soul

Pablo Neruda was a Chilean poet whose words continue to touch and inspire people all around the world. To this day, you can visit his house at Isla Negra in Chile, where he wrote a lot of his poetry. Sometimes it's fun to just look up quotes and really think about how they apply to your life or …

The making of Joseph Boyden

Does the celebrated author of Three Day Road and The Orenda have a right to call himself Indigenous? The answer to that question is tangled and fraught, writes Eric Andrew-Gee – much like the concept of Indigenous identity in a country still grappling with the painful legacy of colonization<p>'A true …

The 5 Best Restaurants Near Trevi Fountain

Why waste your coins wishing for good food when you could just read this list?<p>August 02, 2017<p>One of the most well-known sights in Rome is the Trevi …

100 Must-Read Books about Ancient History

Rome. Athens. Memphis and Thebes. Ramses II. Nefertiti. Julius Caesar. Cleopatra. Aristotle. Sappho. Cyrus the Great. Democracy. Oligarchy. Republic …

Ancient History

What the hill: 49ers face mountainous challenge

After a 2-14 season, the 49ers have a few mountains to climb before they can return to respectability.<p>With that in mind, perhaps their new piece of a training equipment is fitting: The team has installed a massive hill adjacent to their weight room that is at least 30 feet tall, measures 19 feet …

10 keys to writing a brilliant speech

In a wonderful speech, the speaker's words flow, gently leading the audience along.<p>Everything fits together and makes perfect sense.<p>Some make it look …

How To Write A Stellar LinkedIn Summary

Several years ago, I posted an article on the three steps to writing the perfect LinkedIn summary. A lot has changed since then. LinkedIn has made many updates and revisions, and they recently launched an entirely new interface. In addition, the world of work has evolved even more into a place …

16 of the best historical documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

While every moment that leads up to the present could be considered history, there are certain events throughout time that truly stand out among the …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Burgers

The best fried chicken in all 50 states

Fried chicken might just be the ultimate food of summer. To find the best deep-fried bird in the country, <i>Mic</i> asked Yelp to identify the best places …

Fried Chicken

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

Where to Find the Best BBQ in America

Travel<p>Whether you call it BBQ, bar-b-que, or barbecue this list is truly finger-licking good.<p>The perfect way to soak up the summer is with a slice of white bread to mop up every last drop of sweet, tangy barbecue sauce left on your plate. Around America, barbecue is a point of pride. Loyal …

BBQ

Bill Gates: Your Summer Reading List Should Include These 5 Books

Summer is a great time to escape: to the beach, to the mountains, or to the world of a great book. This year, I found myself drawn even more than …

Signaling Emotional Changes in Story Characters

Signaling Emotional Changes in CharacterONE of the hallmarks of good writing in films and novels is that there are <b>emotional changes</b> to the characters …

Use strong nouns to fortify your writing

By now, the writers and editors who read <i>PR Daily</i> are familiar with the advice to use strong verbs.<p>They are the powerhouse of your sentence, and …

The Use of Commas Cannot Be Learned by Rule

The use of commas cannot be learned by rule. Not only does conventional practice vary from period to period, but good writers of the same period …

Writing

New Medieval Books: From Battles to Beds

This week's look at five new books on the Middle Ages

Archaeology

26 Of The Most Inspirational Lines In Literature

"Not all who wander are lost." – J. R. R. Tolkien<p><b>1.</b> “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”<p>– Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i><p>Submitted by Gina Clark, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”<p>– L.M. Montgomery, <i>Anne of</i> …

Charles Bukowski

The Best War Movies Streaming on Netflix

Available to watch instantly on Netflix.<p>War is, in no uncertain terms, a horrifying experience and something that we should all want to avoid …

The Ultimate Collection of Manly Last Words | The Art of Manliness

People have always been intrigued by the last words of others. What did a man use his final breaths to utter? Were they scared as they glimpsed the …

A long weekend in Rome

Live La Dolce Vita while discovering art, history and the coolest neighbourhoods in the Italian capital<p><b>Why go?</b> The Eternal City has to be a top-ten …

7 Splurge-Worthy Spas in Las Vegas

Relax in style. Las Vegas has another opulent side to it within the serene confines of the spa. Here, a look at seven of the most decadent …

An Eater's Guide to Montreal

Easily the largest French-speaking metropolis in North America, Montreal is a cultural junction — and its wide array of food, from poutine to fine French cuisine, reflects that. From internationally famous restaurants to low-key neighbourhood haunts, this guide will direct you to the best food and …

Canada

3 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Travelling to Rome

Have you ever returned from a trip and, upon reflection, found yourself thinking, “If only I had known some of this stuff BEFORE I went!”? At this …

Push Past Pinot Grigio: Italy’s Unsung Whites

Producers across Italy are turning out white wines full of character. It’s time drinkers caught on. Here, 5 bottles worth seeking out<p>Italian red wines and Italian white wines seem to exist in two separate worlds. The reds are sought-after, prestigious and often high-priced. The whites are mostly an …

Italy

How to Buy Museum Tickets (and Skip the Line) in Florence

Florence is one of my favorite day trips from Rome. It is only 1.5 hours away by train, which means that we can be in a completely different Italian …

Italy

6 Underrated Places in Italy

It’s hard to go wrong on a trip to Italy, period -- pasta in Rome, the romantic canals of Venice, the Easter egg-tinged coast of Cinque Terre. But …

Italy

Learn About the Elements of Basic Plot for Beginning Writers

Basic Plot for the Beginning Writers<p>Updated October 23, 2017<p>If, like many people, you labor under the idea that for "real" writers, plot comes …

8 techniques for finding and fixing errors in your writing

Mistakes are not necessarily an indicator of skill — or lack thereof. Certainly, a journalist who consistently makes factual errors is in need of …

Today is Jack Kerouac’s birthday. The travel world as we know it wouldn’t exist without him.

TODAY IS THE BIRTHDAY OF the most important traveler of the modern era. On March 12, 1922, Jack Kerouac was born in Massachusetts. 35 years later, …