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The Best Spotify Playlists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

<b>Last Updated: May 18th</b><p>Spotify is filled with users (including Spotify itself) who put in the effort to curate playlists that feature the right songs for the right mood, or perhaps what’s most current so you can be an informed fan. There are thousands and thousands of playlists, though, so let me …

7 Freaking Good Books That I Just Need Everyone To Read, Okay

I tried to think of an appealing common theme as an excuse to recommend all of these books but I failed. I just need you to read them because they’re …

Books

These Are the Books You Should Read in August

The Underground Railroad is a contender of the year’s best book.<p><i>The Underground Railroad</i> by Colson Whitehead<p>In Colson Whitehead’s new novel, “the Underground Railroad” isn’t a network of basements and attics. It’s an actual subterranean train system leading slaves north to freedom.<p>The railroad has …

American Mountains You Have to See

Paul Lemke<p>Head to the hills for a cool summer vacation at one of North America's great mountain resorts or national parks. Kids can climb, hike and …

Hiking

12 incredible experiences you need to have in Canada

PARTYING AT THE LARGEST comedy festival on Earth and kayaking in the world’s highest tides, drinking Iceberg Vodka — while looking out at icebergs — …

Canada

A 200-island park, littered with wrecks

Isle Royale’s Bill Fink made headlines across the country for sticking to his principles: when told to stay home by the government, he refused to leave his post.<p>Isolated and iconoclastic, Isle Royale National Park is something of an anomaly among US National Parks, with its territory spread over …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places In The World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

The 25 most beautiful places on earth

The Best Secret Islands in Italy

Coastal hideaways for travelers looking for absolute serenity.<p>Everyone’s heard of Sicily, Sardinia and fashionable Capri, but when it comes to …

Canyonlands National Park has awesome recreational opportunities

Canyonlands National Park is located in southeastern Utah near the city of Moab. The land has eroded to form many beautiful canyons and its parks …

National Parks

Summer reading: 76 books to pack for your holiday

History<p><b>West of Eden by Jean Stein</b><br>A selective, sly history of studio-era Hollywood by a film mogul’s daughter. One of the best books ever written about the movies. Jonathan Cape, £20<p><b>The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore </b>“It was hard to be a tsar,” Montefiore writes at the beginning of this joyful …

America’s Best Little Beach Towns

Tucked between popular Monterey, Pebble Beach, and Carmel, this quiet town is more famous for its butterflies and stray deer than its tourists. You …

Why Single Is Not the Same as Lonely

It was the kind of e-mail that breaks your heart.<p>A friend of mine, who lives too far away, contacted me to say he was struggling to understand how …

5 Romantic Russian Destinations That Seem Straight From a Tolstoy Novel

“All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow,” writes Leo Tolstoy in his tragic opus <i>Anna Karenina</i>. What better place to experience light and shadow than in the home country of the novelist, where darkness and long winters nurture artists brooding great …

Nicola Benedetti: Treat classical music like broccoli

The establishment has spent years trying to make classical music cool, enticing a new generation with a series of well-meaning projects.<p>But the solution to teaching children to love classical music could be much simpler: sit them down and make them listen.<p>Nicola Benedetti, the award-winning …

Religious converts to clergy: when God's newest faithful choose to lead

A rabbi, a bishop and an imam are among converts or ‘reverts’ who say a different religion from their upbringing put a name to beliefs they already held<p>When her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997, the first thing Heidi Hoover thought to do was go to the synagogue and to pray the Mi …

20 best folk music albums of all time

Think of folk music and you think of acoustic guitars, singing with your finger in your ear and sad, tragic stories of failed romance all washed down …

Denny's

The 14 Best European Cities for Solo Travelers

Europe is one of the best places to go for a solo trip — the flight isn’t too long, there’s great tourist infrastructure, and the people are …

What Doesn’t Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon

Yesterday was _____.<br>Today is _____.<br>Tomorrow will be _____.<p>Does dressing a teddy bear for the weather each day make optimal use of instructional time? …

Teaching

The True Story Behind Alice In Wonderland

The man behind <i>Alice In Wonderland</i> is much like the tales he wrote: an enigma that straddles the line between childlike innocence and darkness. Like …

15 Jaw-Dropping US Libraries All Bookworms Should Visit This Summer

Whether it’s the intoxicating smell of old books or the millions of stories just waiting to be discovered, take a bookworm to a library and you’ll likely be stuck there for a <i>long</i> time. With thousands and thousands of books to discover — from Pulitzer Prize winners to cheeky little books that …

The 10 Most Beautiful Airbnb Rentals in Europe

Ahead: 10 vacation rentals on Airbnb that are just as stunning as the European scenery.<p>Traveling to Europe is getting continuously easier on your …

What Students Feel Learning In A State Of Flow

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Learning

9 Best Places to Run in the U.S.

In a way, running is the traveler’s trifecta: You can sightsee, feel like a local, and crank up your appetite to make more room for that pop-up restaurant (or mom-and-pop diner) on your itinerary. Here are nine running routes so scenic you'll be glad you skipped the treadmill.

Hiking