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What do you do after the Louvre? Here are 10 little-known museums in Paris

The Louvre, the Pompidou and the d’Orsay in Paris are giant “must-sees” and, of course, you must visit them.<p>Smaller gems such as the Musée de l’Orangerie and the Jeu de Paume are top destinations too.<p>But I had visited them on past trips, so I was up for discoveries. What I found was an assortment …

Why Morozov’s Impressionist collection is the most awaited show in Paris - Russia Beyond

12 Amazing Gardening Tricks Everyone With a Backyard Needs to Know

These tips will help whether you're a garden guru or a total novice.<p>Gardening is a fine art, and often, learning to get it right is a process of trial and error. However, there are a few tips and tricks you can pinch from professional gardeners to help you master this hobby with ease.<p>1. Coffee, …

Is the Middle East the World’s Next Solar Energy Giant?

Dubai is building a solar plant that will power 75 percent of the city by 2050. Can the U.S. catch up?<p>Dubai, the most populous city in the United …

'I wore a hijab in secret': How loneliness almost made me convert to Islam

When author Meike Ziervogel moved from rural Germany to London she found herself seeking comfort and community. Here, she explains why she decided to become Muslim - and what made her pull back at the last moment<p>I recently flew to Bangladesh for a literature festival. At Dubai airport I had a …

I was a rural, homeschooled Christian kid. Then I converted to Islam. - Vox

"So you're Muslim? But wait, where are you from?"<p>Since converting to Islam in 2009, I have been asked this question more times than I can remember. It's a kind of verbal squint: <i>You look white, but...</i><p>When they aren't satisfied with my answer — I was born in Maryland — they move on: "Okay, but where …

A Better Reason to Be Fit

<b>"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." -- John F. Kennedy</b><p>Here's a question for you: Why do you exercise? Why do you try to stay in shape?<p>(And if you don't exercise and hate everything about …

7 Things You May Not Know About Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh

25 unmissable paintings in London

Why I Will Never Hire An Art School Graduate

Why is it so hard to hire someone to fill a creative position? At this point I'm afraid that art school might be making most graduates unemployable …

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This artist drew her daughter's outfits every day for two years. The results are amazing.

Jenny Williams, an artist who lives in Williamsburg, is one of the coolest moms, ever. For two whole years, Williams drew her daughter Clementine’s …

Mesmerizing Interiors Of Iran’s Mosques Captured In Rare Photographs By Mohammad Domiri

Mohammad Domiri, a talented architectural photographer from northern Iran, takes stunning photos of grandiose mosque architecture throughout the …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

Meet the 19-year-old iOS developer so successful he turned down an Apple job offer

Last week, 19-year-old John Meyer dropped out of a prestigious university computer science program to work full-time on his tech startup, Fresco News.<p>His parents weren’t happy at first. He was attending NYU where his mom is a professor, he told Business Insider.<p>But they eventually came around to …