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Republican self-destruction is fun to watch, but bad for us all

<i>E.J. Dionne Jr. is the author of “Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism From Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond,” from which this essay is adapted. He is a Washington Post columnist, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and a professor at Georgetown University.</i><p>DES MOINES<p>The Republican campaign …

Political Science

Top 10: Ireland's most scenic counties

There are 32 counties on the island of Ireland and each county has a lot to offer, so narrowing the best down to a small amount is almost impossible. …

Ireland

Seateroo lets you sell that window seat for cold, hard cash

Airlines have made bank on extra fees, charging for everything from checked baggage to seat assignments. Travelers, so far, have only been on the …

5 Reasons I Prioritized Travel Over Career in My 20s

When I was at school it was an almost anticipated expectation that I'd either be a lawyer or a journalist by the age of 25. You know, somebody with opinions, money and a high-flying career. School was easy and enjoyable for me you see and with supportive parents, a gifted confidence and all the …

Personal Finance

The best solo trips you can take in 2016

Now more than ever, solo travel is gaining popularity, as the travel industry has seen a steady increase in single travelers in recent years. According to a study by Visa, one in five travelers set out on their most recent vacation alone.<p>Not only do these types of trips enable travelers to meet new …

“It makes sense”—Belgium and the Netherlands engage in a friendly border land swap

It’s not every day that the discovery of a headless corpse prompts a friendly land swap between two European nations. Yet that is precisely what has occurred between Belgium and the Netherlands.<p>“It makes sense to do so,” Marcel Neven, the mayor of Vise, Belgium told the Associated Press about the …

Europe

The Basics of Working Out with Weights in Body Building

When you are just starting out with this insanity of bodybuilding and lifting weights, don’t follow the crowd. If I’ve seen it once, I’ve seen it a …

How To Do Drop Sets For Maximum Muscle Growth

Of the many methods of training to be employed by bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts alike, the drop set is one that is almost religiously used. …

Muscle

5 Reasons Why Hardgainers Can’t Gain Weight Or Build Muscle

<i>I can't gain weight. I can't build muscle. Am I a hardgainer?</i> How many times have you heard this question? Probably one too many times, I imagine.<p>If …

Fitness

Plan To Grow: Master 5 Secrets For A Better Bulk

I'm talking to you, hardgainer. I see you there, beating your head against the wall, trying to force your muscles to grow. A bunch of forum posters …

What Are Armed Militiamen Really Doing in That Oregon Wildlife Refuge?

The Bundy Revolution doesn't seem to be catching on.<p>As you may have heard, earlier this week an armed militia group occupied a building on a federal wildlife preserve near Burns, Oregon. They were initially there in support of a local rancher and his son who ran afoul of the government after …

Best Life Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

Pop quiz hotshot: You’re a modern day man caught up in the daily grind, littered with hazards and naysayers on your path to glory. What do you …

College Football’s Letter to America

So the New Year’s Eve bowl games weren’t a hit, but fear not sports fans, we have a solution<p>By<p>Jason Gay<p>Jason Gay<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jasongay<p>jasongayWSJ<p>Jason.Gay@wsj.com<p>Attention Good People of America:<p>Hey! Greetings from your friends at the planet’s most important sport, college …

College Football

14 global Instagram photographers that will spark your wanderlust

We scoured the platform for the best global photographers out there.<p>Some have hundreds of thousands of followers, some have less than 10,000 followers, but <b>they all have one thing in common — their photos are incredible.</b><p>Check out the 14 'grammers we think will spark your wanderlust.

Donald Trump dominates first national poll of 2016

More than half of Donald Trump’s supporters say they are strongly committed to voting for him, according to the results of the latest NBC News/SurveyMonkey online tracking poll released Tuesday, the first national poll of 2016.<p>Overall, the Manhattan mogul commanded the support of 35 percent of the …

Government

Erick Erickson to GOP establishment: Rally to Rubio

Erick Erickson is not endorsing Marco Rubio, but he has a message for members of the conservative establishment who don’t want to see Ted Cruz or Donald Trump become the Republican nominee — the Florida senator may be the only one capable of stopping them.<p>The conservative radio host shared that …

Republicans

GOP rivals: Rubio's boots were made for talking

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It's a battle between candidates -- about boots.<p>Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul mocked his rival Marco Rubio's choice of footwear, in a tweet Wednesday, calling the boots he's wearing "cute."<p>Before his appearance on ABC's "The View," the Kentucky senator tweeted, "I …

Government

Cruz-Rubio battle over undecided Iowans intensifies

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are fighting for the favor of many of the same undecided voters across Iowa, where even some of …

Government

The most affordable times to visit the world's priciest destinations

In travel as in life, timing is everything. The latest example comes from a price analysis done by TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals, which found dramatic discounts in top destinations depending on travel dates.<p>Obviously there are limits to this method — you don't want to go to the beach when it's too …

Hospitality

A Social Media App That Will Teleport You to Anywhere in the World

We all love social media. Admit it -- if you're not glued to your screen, gawking at insanely beautiful outdoor photographs from greats such as Chris Burkard on Instagram, you're tweeting about seven of the world's greatest treks, or places to see in 2016.<p>As visual-story-loving wanderlusters, we're …

Social Media

How to combat loneliness as a traveler

THE FIRST TIME I REMEMBER EVER UNDERSTANDING what it meant to be “lonely” was during my first trip abroad. It was during my first solo trip to …

Loneliness

How to Travel Deep Into a Culture

There’s a ton of generic articles about traveling and different aspects of it – how to travel under budget, what are the main hot spots around the …

Flavors

What I learned from traveling around the world in 2015

A year is a long time. 2015 was the year that I finally felt like an adult for the first time in my life. I got a good job with a consistent paycheck …

8 Useful Road Trip Rules to Follow

TIPS TO MAKE YOUR ROAD TRIP AS ENJOYABLE AND COMFORTABLE AS POSSIBLE<p><b>There is something special about heading out on the open road with a car full of</b> …

The Most Beautiful Towns in America

Whether they have over-the-top American charm (we're looking at you, Woodstock, Vermont) or proximity to some of the loveliest landscapes on earth (hello, Big Sur), these 20 idylls—the most beautiful towns in the U.S.—are worth a stopover. And while there's something to be said about big city …

New England

Where 7 Travel Pros Want to Go in 2016

The hardest part of planning a trip (other than finding the time) is deciding where in this wide, wonderful world to go. So I called on a few of my travel writer and photographer friends to inspire me for 2016. Herein, their personal destination picks for the new year.<p><b>Syl Tang, @hipguide</b><p>"I'd go to</b> …

California Road Trip Travel Guide: Malibu, Santa Barbara, & Big Sur - Great Ideas : People.com

Hi Great Ideas readers! I’m Andrea Lavinthal, PEOPLE’s Style and Beauty Director. Last year, my boyfriend and I took an incredible trip to Napa …

California

Why 'Quit Your Job and Travel the World' is the Worst Advice Ever

<i>Quit your job and travel. Just leave your job, pack your bag and travel!</i><p>It's a quote said by many travelers who've been on the road a while -- by some expats, travel bloggers, and others in between. You've seen it as their status updates, maybe they've told you face-to-face. It's even become a meme.<p>…