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Avoid Most Cannabis Investment Funds For Now

I have been following the publicly-traded cannabis stocks for over five years now, and one of the most interesting developments has been the recent introduction of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) focusing on the sector. Many investors prefer buying a fund over picking individual …

Investing

Global Warming Is Starving the World’s Reefs Faster Than Ever

The risks to coral reefs are accelerating largely due to human activity, with rising water temperatures meaning they now have about 80 percent less …

Climate Change

Dive Hacks: 20 Travel and Packing Tips from the Pros

Packing for your first scuba diving vacation can be intimidating. You don't want to forget any gear, gadgets or tools that will help your dives go …

Scuba Diving

Most Beautiful Church Ceilings Photos

By nature a church is meant to inspire, to give its patrons hope in something bigger than themselves. Often, that mantra is translated into the structure's design, specifically church ceilings. Perhaps this is due to the fact that the ceiling is where visitors look to when praying to the heavens, …

Some people aren't cool with having less sexist pedestrian traffic lights, go figure

Pedestrian lights are the latest frontier for equality in one city.<p>A lobby group called the Committee for Melbourne is behind a push for the …

The Aperture Wrench is What You Get When a Photographer Designs a Tool

Industrial designer and photography enthusiast Jordan Steranka wanted to design an elegant and flexible wrench that could be adjusted to a wide range …

Photography

Video: A Simple Visual Explanation of Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

If you need a simple, straight-forward explanation of how the digital camera captures photos, look no further. This creative little animation by …

Cameras

Suggested Camera Settings for Astrophotography

If you’ve never tackled astrophotography, one of your first questions might be, “What camera settings do I use?”The answer to that question is tricky …

Shutter Speed

How Powerful Is Your Passport? #2 Surprised Me

One of the greatest freedoms overlooked by most Americans is the freedom to travel the world. I’m still shocked to learn that only 1 out of two …

Passports

This Hotel's Awesome Pet Policy

According to a redditor with an unrepeatable username, this photo shows a hotel's policy for letting dogs stay in guest rooms.<p>Dogs can cause …

Why we all need to practice emotional first aid

We'll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, …

Taco Shop Mocks Burglars, Turns Break-In Footage Into Hilarious Commercial

Nacho average restaurant.<p>A Las Vegas taco shop has turned a break-in into a unique advertising opportunity.<p>Frijoles & Frescas Grilled Tacos released security footage that shows two burglars attempting to smash through a glass door and rummaging through restaurant on Dec. 16. Thanks to some crafty …

Las Vegas

Taco Shop Creates Hilarious Commercial From Security Footage Of Burglary

A round of applause for Frijoles & Frescas, a Mexican grilled tacos restaurant in Las Vegas whose owners have an absolutely killer sense of humor.<p>After a team of burglars broke into the Mexican restaurant on Dec. 16, the owners decided to use the security footage of the B&E to their advantage. They …

Cruising In Cape Town

Cape Town

The Best Thing a Chilean Can Do is to Leave Chile

After five years in Chile, I firmly believe that the best thing a Chilean can do to better his or her life is to leave Chile. Traveling is ok, but to …

South America

Infographic: These 5 words are making you a weaker writer

WRITING IS OFTEN REPRESENTED AS A SORT of mystical skill, a talent that only few are blessed with, and that comes completely naturally to the writer. …

Infographic: 10 curious customs from dinner tables around the world

Are your table manners up to scratch? You might answer yes, but what about abroad? Do you stand out in Mexico because you eat your taco with a knife …

Infographics

These illustrations for the collective nouns of animals are super charming

A CIRCUS OF PUFFINS, a parliament of owls, a romp of otters — the collective nouns for groups of animals are often as sweet as they are quirky. These …

My year reading a book from every country in the world

Ann Morgan considered herself well read -- until she discovered the "massive blindspot" on her bookshelf. Amid a multitude of English and American …

Is Meaningful Travel Different From Normal Travel?

The other day I had an online discussion with some friends and the topic of voluntourism came up. I was told how meaningful an experience it is, how …

My Dreamtime Walk Through Daintree Rainforest in Australia

It’s hard not to enjoy yourself no matter where you are in Queensland, but I particularly enjoyed my time exploring the Tropical North – including …

12 of the Best in Coffee Brewing Technology

Though tea may be the more civilized beverage, it’s the roasted bean of coffee which flows within the veins of many designers and non-designers …

Anything but the Basics at Coffee Commissary

Coffee Commissary<p>Anything but the Basics at Coffee Commissary<p>When thinking of coffee shops in Los Angeles, Intelligentsia likely comes to mind. While …

The Seven Most Overrated Things to do in Tokyo

Our picks of what you can miss in Tokyo and where to go instead.<p>There's plenty to love in Japan's famed capital, from the efficient and sprawling …

Make Oaxaca’s Night of the Radishes Your Quirky Alternative Christmas Plans

Looking for alternative Christmas plans? Why not celebrate Oaxaca’s Night of the Radishes?<p>A festival of radishes, at first blush, might sound as …

In San Miguel de Allende, Everyone’s Invited to Their Day of the Dead Fiesta

In this colonial city in Mexico's highlands, celebrations for the annual festival are open to locals and visitors alike.<p>In Mexico, Death has always …

What If Americans Ate Like South Africans And Vice Versa?

They switched diets.<p>Twenty South Africans gave up their corn porridge and vegetable stews for burgers and fries.<p>And 20 Pittsburghians sacrificed fast food staples for the low-fat, high-fiber fare that South Africans traditionally eat.<p>Dr. Stephen O'Keefe, a professor of nutrition at the University …

Holistic Medicine

Here's everything you should do before you travel abroad

Traveling abroad is exciting.<p>But in order for you to truly enjoy your trip, you have to prepare and plan ahead.<p>We've created an infographic that shows you exactly what you should be doing in the months, weeks, and days leading up to your trip.<p>Stop stressing and take a look:

18 things I learned from my Mexican mother

<b>1. No sacar los trapitos en el sol.</b><p>The number one thing every child of a Mexican mother should never do is publicize the family’s business. So, this …