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Here’s a clip of President Obama and George W. Bush that will probably go viral - The Washington Post

September 24 by Emily Yahr and Michael Ruane and Abby Ohlheiser and Peggy McGlone and Geoff Edgers and Krissah Thompson and Ellen McCarthy and Jessica Contrera and Lavanya Ramanathan

Treat your pup to a free month of BarkBox

If you own a dog, you've most likely heard of BarkBox - the monthly subscription box for dogs. What started as a simple idea to try out the …

The amazing street photography of Eamonn Doyle

For 20 years he hardly picked up his camera – now Martin Parr is a fan and the Beckett-inspired Dubliner is the talk of this summer’s Arles photography festival<p>• See a gallery of Eamonn Doyle’s Dublin photographs here<p>Eamonn Doyle is an unlikely candidate for the title “saviour of street …

Street Photography

The 7 best apps to make you healthier

Whether the first things you do when you get up in the morning are run and make yourself scrambled eggs or snooze the alarm and eat sugary cereal, those are habits. (Ditto healthy snacking, sleeping regularly, and remembering to call your mom once in a while.) And because habits by their nature …

Apps

By letting camera roll, film gives rare view of North Korea

NEW YORK (AP) — The conditions placed on director Vitaly Mansky for shooting a film in North Korea were severe.<p>For what was ostensibly to be a "documentary," North Korea would supply the script. The state would choose the subjects, too, as well as the location of all scenes. He would be accompanied …

9 Business Ideas Under $1,000 You Can Run From Anywhere

Looking to start a business and refuse to be tied down to an office? Turns out you can start a company from the comfort of your own home -- or better yet, from an exotic far-flung beach -- for under $1,000.<p>How is that possible you might ask? Technology. Maria Dykstra, co-founder of TreDigital, a …

Small Business

Top American Historians Find a Modern Way to Rip Donald Trump

Add David McCullough to the list of eminent historians who think the presumptive GOP nominee is a menace. McCullough, joining Ken Burns and more, …

The coolest thing to do for $20 in every state in the US

A few years ago, $20 seemed like a lot of money. However, these days, $20 can feel like nothing at all. You might spend $20 on your monthly gym membership or a movie ticket, sans popcorn.<p>Luckily, there are still some things to do in the U.S. for $20 or less; you just need to know where to go. Here …

National Parks

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 …

6 Tips for Telling Stories with Your Photos

Stories are integral to human culture and storytelling is timeless. In photographic practice, visual storytelling is often called a ‘photo essay’ or …

17 of the best under-the-radar islands in Europe

Even if you haven't done much traveling in Europe, though, these breathtaking islands are well worth the detour.<p>They boast laid-back cultures, quiet charm, and an unspoiled nature that simply cannot be matched by the European mainland.<p>So pack your best camera, and get ready for an adventure.

European Travel

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Here are the safety tips you need to know if you're planning to travel to Europe

At the end of May, the US State Department issued a continent-wide travel alert for Americans heading to Europe this summer due to the risk of terrorist attacks.<p>While the alert doesn't mean you shouldn't travel to the continent, there are certain safety tips you should keep in mind.<p>"Throughout …

U.S. State Department

A trailer car adventure through 59 US national parks

This year sees celebrations across the US to mark the centenary of the National Park Service. To pay homage to this great organisation, Jonathan Irish and Stefanie Payne are visiting every national park in an Airstream trailer. Here, Jonathan shares some of the highlights so far.<p>March 5<p>Death Valley …

The US Has Screwed Up in the Muslim World for 36 Years

Beginning with the Carter Doctrine, the US has aggressively injected itself into the Muslim world but with little to show for it besides a record of …

Eve Online’s world war, explained | Polygon

Gaming’s best stories are written by the people who play, and World War Bee is no exception<p>Over the last several months tens of thousands of players in <i>Eve Online</i> banded together to wage war against the largest ruling faction in the game. The result was the single most deadly engagement in the …

Remembrance Day

Paul McCartney discusses Lennon, songwriting and the need to keep working in new interview

The Beatle expounded on his creative process in a new interview with NPR<p>Paul McCartney has discussed his creative process in depth in a new …

Paul McCartney

According To DARPA, This Is What The World Will Look Like In 2045

The U.S. military’s scientific and technological wing, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is essentially tasked with constructing …

Singularity

A fish inside a jellyfish: One-in-a-million photo | CNN Travel

(CNN) — An Australian ocean photographer has captured a one-in-a-million example of the cruelty of life in the deep -- a fish peering out into the ocean, helpless, from inside a jellyfish.<p>Tim Samuel, a self-described "ocean obsessed... lover of photography and adventures," captured the image off …

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

Sanders is changing the discourse on the Israel-Palestine conflict, while Clinton is as extreme as Netanyahu

<b>Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Benjamin Netanyahu (Reuters/Brian Snyder/Katherine Taylor/Nir Elias/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The Brooklyn debate is a watershed moment. Bernie is pushing back against pro-Israel bias; Hillary is embracing it<p>Ben Norton<p>April 16, 2016 10:29am (UTC)<p>"We are going to have …

Israel

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

The bacteria in our guts may help determine who gets anxiety and depression

When interviewed, they said they felt less daily stress and their memories were sharper.<p>The brain benefits were subtle, but the results, reported at last year's annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, got attention.<p>That's because the pills were not a precise chemical formula synthesized by …

Microbiology

Ukrainian Military Pilot Nadiya Savchenko Faces Russian Verdict

MOSCOW — Ukrainian national hero Nadiya Savchenko will learn her fate on Monday and could be sentenced to up to 25 years in a Russian prison.<p>But in her homeland, the Ukrainian military pilot is seen as a symbol of resistance to what most consider an invasion by Vladimir Putin's forces. Despite …

101 Work From Home Jobs

Between technology, such as Skype, Slack, or Google Hangouts, the need to commute back and forth everyday is no longer necessary - which makes it easier to enjoy work-life balance and apply for jobs no matter where you reside.<p>Whether you're looking to join an established company, start your own …

Small Business

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Brad Pitt

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Self-improvement

Hilarious Mother to College-Bound Son: CALL ME!

Let no one ever accuse Ann Pinto McCarney of being passive aggressive.<p>Only of being hilarious.<p>This 46-year old mother has gone viral because she …

10 Tips for Doing an Underwater Photo Shoot

My brain is officially underwater. Photographically, that is.<p>I see everything in terms of underwater. A friend shows me the gorgeous wedding dress …

8 tech skills you need if you want be to an entrepreneur

That's because, in order to be successful in any market, you'll need to hone your skills, knowledge and be vigilant in your work.<p>That's why, in addition to knowing your business, employees and various strategies for success, you must also know how to use all the tools at your disposal.<p>These days, …

Small Business