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Pictures of the Week 1.19.17

Parks of the Future May Include Elevated Walkways Through Trees

With their bold design, one New York–based design firm is pushing the boundaries of how public parks should be created<p>Public parks, especially in urban environments such as New York City, are necessary sanctuaries for local residents. Yet the problem many cities face is a lack of space to create …

New York City

Must an 'Immigrant' Also Be an 'Emigrant'?

Can you be an <i>immigrant</i> without being an <i>emigrant</i>? Or can you <i>emigrate</i> without <i>immigrating</i>? And what are the differences between <i>immigrant</i>, <i>migrant</i>, and</i> …

Immigration

I raise my kids without internet or television at home. Here’s why

Let’s get some things straight right out of the gate. I’m not anti-technology. I’m not trying to raise my kids in a protective bubble where the only …

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Now Playing<p>Chocolate-Vanilla Swirl Cake 00:59<p>This exquisite cake can be made with very little effort and a bundt pan.<p>Now Playing<p>8 Better Ways to …

Why Peonies Are the "Ultimate Queen of Spring" Flower - Cut Flower Grow Excerpt From Erin Benzakein

<i>Erin Benzakein is the flower farmer and entrepreneur behind</i> Floret Farm <i>in Washington's Skagit Valley. There, she grows, teaches and shares the beauty of flowers with people from around the world, all while being a leader in the "field-to-vase" movement. In her new book</i> Cut Flower Grow <i>she details</i> …

7 Free Ways to Relieve Stress

Every day it seems there’s no shortage of things to worry about, whether it’s politics, your own well-being and that of your loved ones, the …

98-year-old yoga instructor is healthier than you’ll ever be

Nanammal might be in her late 90s, but she’s still living like a much younger woman. She credits yoga for her long life, and people seem to believe …

Are You A Thinker or a Non-Thinker? Take The Need For Cognition Test to Find Out

Here’s a perfect excuse to lounge around. People of higher intelligence were found to spend more time in leisurely activity, being less physical than …

Active reading is the process of interacting with text. It includes thought provoking ideas and concepts, discovering them, and generating new ideas and concepts within a virtual world of wonder and information.

Elon Musk says flying cars aren't a good fix for traffic — here's why

Musk told Bloomberg's Max Chafkin he thinks flying cars are a dumb idea for city travel in a profile about his tunnel plans published on Thursday. He said even though his plan to build an underground network of tunnels might seem crazy, it's actually less crazy than flying cars.<p>"Obviously, I like …

U.S. CEOs to meet with Trump amid tension over his policies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chief executives of major U.S. companies huddled with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday and some of them expressed concern about a travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries traveling to the United States.<p>Business leaders said afterward that …

Donald Trump