Erik Oliphant

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Spend a Weekend in DANUBE DELTA, Romania and RECONNECT with NATURE

<b>A Weekend in Danube Delta – the unexplored treasure of Romania</b><p>Little did I know, that I would be one of the few lucky souls to <b>Experience Romania</b> in …

Travel with us to : The Bahamas

Oh man, these white sandy beaches and clear waters! Ever since I knew the Bahamas existed, I have been wanting to visit this Caribbean peace of …

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

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PLACES TO VISIT IN ABUJA || ARTS AND CRAFT VILLAGE ABUJA

Hello people<p>A straw hat has been on my bucket list for a while and I have always wanted to visit the arts and craft village here in Abuja so I saw an …

Dubai City Guide: Things to See & Do in Dubai

Share the post "Dubai City Guide: Things to See & Do in Dubai"<p><i>This week, we have a very exciting and informative guide by Neha Singh, a full-time</i> …

10 Tips To Help You With Your Holiday in Cuba - Soapbox

Here are 10 tips to get you through your holiday in Cuba, while all the time trying to save you some pesos. We visited Cuba in April, 2017 and all of …

How to Use Flipboard to Plan a Vacation

As Mark Twain once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” Lucky for us, in the last 10 years, International travel has doubled in volume, and is forecasted to keep growing until there are 1.8 billion tourists in 2030. With so much riding on the experience it’s no …

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A travel company just launched all-vegan tours

There’s an old joke about one vegan saying to the other vegan, “we have to stop meating like this!” Now vegans can “meat” on vegan food tours, traveling the world telling everyone they meet that they are vegan.<p>Intrepid Travel is launching its first-ever vegan food tours with meat- and dairy-free …

How the Pope divided the New World among Spain and the Rest of the World

The Cantino planisphere of 1502 shows the line of the Treaty of Tordesillas.<p>On May 4, 1493, Pope Alexander VI issued the papal bull ‘<b>Inter caetera</b>‘ …

4 movies on Netflix that will help you understand American politics

If you're looking for reprieve from the constant barrage of political news, you may consider diving into a fictional version of events.<p>Some of the most pivotal moments in American political history — from social movements to war — are best retold in dramatic cinematic accounts.<p>Here are four movies …

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Is Albania Eastern Europe's answer to the Amalfi Coast?

“Albania!” my barrister friend exclaimed when Mrs Harding divulged our holiday destination. “What have you done wrong?”<p>The answer, in short, was that we were taking a punt on the word of a politician. In a political interview I did for this newspaper with Edi Rama, the country’s prime minister, …

How to be vegan on a budget according to food writer Jack Monroe

The number of vegans in the UK has spiked by 360% in the decade since 2006.<p>Veganism is officially mainstream. No longer only associated with …

From greenhouse gases to plastics: New catalyst for recycling carbon dioxide discovered

Imagine if we could take CO2, that most notorious of greenhouse gases, and convert it into something useful. Something like plastic, for example. The …

Taiwanese Fried Chicken Recipe

Make the marinade: Mix together all ingredients. Add chicken; mix well. Marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour.<p>Remove from …

How should I study to find the meaning of God's Word?

A key to engrafting God’s Word into our lives is deepening our understanding of it by studying passages of Scripture, understanding the meanings of …

How can I "engraft" God's Word into my life?

Have you experienced the futility of trying to produce spiritual fruit by your own efforts? If you redirect your energies to “engraft” Scripture into …

Release Your Inner Cavewoman With This Bulge-Busting Diet

Finding it harder and harder to lose weight with each passing year? Then help is here! When scientists at Umea University in Sweden put …

You can scuba dive between tectonic plates in Iceland. Here’s what it looks like.

The Silfra fissure, a crack between the North American and the Eurasian continents located in Iceland’s Thingvellir National Park, is the only place …

Mortgage broker rolls out another online way to assess what your house is worth

Do we really need another Zillow Zestimate-style online gizmo to tell us what a computer model says our homes are worth? Probably not.<p>There already are scads of real estate and mortgage websites that offer some type of automated home valuation feature, such as Redfin, Realtor.com, Chase Mortgage, …

These Are the Cheapest Places to Travel Each Month of the Year

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Creepy iPhone app can help users find Facebook profiles of strangers on the street

<b>Update:</b> It’s since been revealed that Facezam is nothing more than a hoax — or a publicity stunt if you will — designed by an ad agency. Well played …

Protein Rich Easy Coconut Chickpea Curry | Vegan, Gluten Free

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add minced garlic until fragrant for about 30 sec.<p>Then add onion and saute until translucent for about 2-3 min<p>Add …

These mind-bending graphics show the complexity of Donald Trump's business ties

President Donald Trump spent decades in the business world before launching his political career. His vast business empire and the conflicts of interest it could pose were scrutinized throughout his administration's transition and into the first week of his presidency.<p>Before the inauguration, Trump …

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While Trump grabs headlines, Texas Republicans launch new wave of assaults on LGBT rights

<b>Dan Patrick (AP/Eric Gay)</b><p>Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick sparks new “bathroom bill” and effort to curtail same-sex couples’ rights in Houston<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>January 26, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>For understandable reasons, Donald Trump and his cadre of Beltway Republicans are dominating the news cycle. But it's also …

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10 amazing things to do in Burma

Find the hidden temples of Bagan<p>The ancient Buddhist temples of Bagan - thousands of them, spread across the plains - are Burma's answer to Angkor …

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First step towards photonic quantum network

A prerequisite for quantum networks is the ability to create a stream of single photons on demand and the researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute …

UN accused of suppressing Middle East report

The United Nations has rejected suggestions that it suppressed a report critical of the way governments in the Middle East treat their citizens.<p>The report was meant to be released this month by the UN's Economic and Social Commission for West Asia, or ESCWA.<p>According to a draft obtained by Al …

Trump on waterboarding: 'We have to fight fire with fire'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said he wants to "fight fire with fire" when it comes to stopping terrorism, suggesting that he could be open to bringing back torture because he "absolutely" believes it works.<p>Trump said "people at the highest level of intelligence" have told him that …