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15 Amazingly Romantic Mini-Moon Getaways For Newlyweds

Enjoy a little getaway after the big day.<p>Jetting off on your honeymoon the night of your wedding is a romantic notion that has become a bit …

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14 images that prove New Zealand should be at the top of your bucket list

Taking the heat - Champagne Pool, North Island<p>Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland sits in the middle of the North Island, near Rotorua, and is an active …

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How introverts can be successful leaders

Though she's now a top executive at a company with nearly 10,000 employees worldwide, Pat Wadors has never much liked the spotlight.<p>The senior vice …

Four science-backed tips for achieving your goals - Scope

New Year's resolutions usually last for weeks, if not days. Despite our good intentions, we drop our career goals, dieting aspirations, mindfulness …

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5 Android shortcuts you'll wish you knew all along

Whether you're just getting started with Android, or a seasoned user, these are the five shortcuts you should be using right now.<p>Bypass unlocking your phone (when it's safe)<p>This feature in the <b>Lock screen and Security</b> menu will let your device know when it's safe to stay conveniently unlocked. Once …

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Creationist Lawmaker Says Noah’s Ark Was Found, Rocks Prove God Created Earth

A Bible-thumping Louisiana politician doesn’t just hate evolution, he says refusing to teach creationism is akin to slavery.<p>BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

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Photography is Escapism

Santa Monica, 2009I was driving on the freeway (the 5) and had a random thought:The last week or so, I’ve stayed with Cindy in (very boring) Orange …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Just Released!<p>The Best of LensCulture, Vol 2<p>Here are 162 award-winning photographers you should know. These exciting contemporary photographers come from 38 countries on five continents, and they are making remarkable work right now in diverse cultures around the world. It’s fresh, inspiring, …

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Rion Sabean was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, and is currently finishing up his time at the University of South Florida, where he is receiving …

Ten Things You Should Do When You Have a New Camera

Was the holiday season good to you? Are you blissfully cradling a brand new camera? Before you run out and start firing frames, be sure to check this …

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The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

Vox Sentences: SpaceX just did something really, really cool

A new era in spaceflight starts not with a launch, but with a landing; Americans keep dying in "non-combat" operations in Afghanistan; and a US airstrike kills 10 Iraqi soldiers.<p><i>Vox Sentences is written by Dylan Matthews and Dara Lind.</i><p>TOP NEWS<p>A BFD for private spaceflight<p>The private spaceflight …

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Here's a close look at SpaceX's historic rocket landing

SpaceX's much-hyped rocket landing was impressive, but you didn't exactly get a good look at it if you were watching live. It seemed more like a matchstick putting itself out, really. Not to worry, though: SpaceX has delivered an ample supply of photos and video documenting every step of this …

Google Begins Testing Password-Free Logins

Google confirmed this morning it’s now testing a new way to sign into your Google account without having to type in a password. Instead, those who have been invited to try this new method of logging in authenticate by responding to a notification sent to their smartphone. The idea is similar to …

The 10 Hottest Global Travel Destinations To Visit in 2016

Take note from Virtuoso's 2016 Luxe Travel Report before planning all your 2016 getaways.<p>While it's probably considered more productive to work on your New Year's resolutions, it's definitely more fun to map out your 2016 vacation plans instead. For those of us looking to add to our Passport stamps …

Interview: Breathtaking Images of Underwater Life Captured by Freediving Photographers

For nearly 15 years, freediving and photography duo Alex Voyer and Alex Roubaud of Fisheye have been exploring and documenting the stunning depths of the world's oceans. The two friends hit the seas when they're not working at their day jobs in Paris, using their time away from the office to slip …

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10 Breathtaking Photos from National Geographic's 2015 Photo Contest

Reminding us that the world is beautiful.<p>The 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest is now accepting photo entries until November 16 in three categories: people, places, and nature. The grand-prize winner will have their photo published in <i>National Geographic</i> magazine, along with $10,000 and a trip …

Into the blue: Daring scuba diver captures incredible pictures of an Ancient Mayan sinkhole deep in the Mexican jungle

• <b>The 400ft pit in Quintana Roo, Mexico, is believed to be an ancient sacrificial Mayan site filled with animal bones</b>• <b><br>Series of spectacular images were</b> …

23 Amazing Photos of Ecuador & the Galápagos

From the Amazon rain forest to the Andes mountains to the one-of-a-kind Galápagos Islands, Ecuador thrills the first-time visitor (and the returning …

The Zen Of Kayaking: I Photograph The Fjords Of Norway From The Kayak Seat

I am Tomasz Furmanek, amateur kayaker and adventure photographer. I started taking photos from the kayak about 3 years ago. My aim is to capture the …

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