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The Common Core math quiz that has everyone outraged isn't about Common Core — it's worse

A bafflingly graded third-grade math quiz caused a firestorm on Reddit last week and has spread across the internet, causing several people to question Common Core math standards and the teacher's implementation of them.<p>The quiz is on some of the most fundamental aspects of basic whole-number …

The Struggle Is Real -- The Reality of Travel Writing

Each and every single day of my life, someone reminds me that I have the best job in the world. Funny because, the last time I checked, a job was a job and although mine might come with some pretty amazing benefits, it's still work, and work isn't always fun...even if you are so lucky to have found …

The first female space tourist looks back at her voyage to the Space Station

SINGAPORE — Not many civilians can say they've been to space, but Anousheh Ansari cherishes the memory of her flight as a space tourist to the …

Space Travel

Oxygen found on comet in Rosetta mission: 'Most surprising discovery ... so far'

Scientists from the Rosetta mission have found oxygen in the atmosphere of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a discovery that could change our understanding of how the solar system formed.<p>The molecular oxygen (O2) was detected by the ROSINA mass spectrometer, one of a suite of instruments aboard the …

3 Ways to Have the Best Vacation of Your Life

It's no secret - there's a lot of pressure on social media to keep up with the Jones'. Yesterday, a teen Australian Instragram model went viral after she said that she was walking away from it all. Even the money!<p>Within the travel community, there's the same pressure. It's really competitive and …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

We Asked An Expert Why People Believe In—and Hunt—Ghosts

Justin McDaniel, one of the founders of the Penn Ghost Project, an interdisciplinary group of academics that explores humanity's relationship with the otherworldly.<p>When you think of ghosts, what comes to mind? Translucent floating objects with peculiarly cutout black eyeholes? Dead spirits that …

How Many Photos of You Are Out There in the World?

Now that cameras are ubiquitous, photographs of ordinary people are everywhere, too.<p>Most of us probably have one weird question that consumes them. No? Okay, well, I do. A lot of places I go, people I don’t know are taking photos. I wind up in some of them, inadvertently. I think about this all the …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Ho Chi Minh City in three days: holiday itinerary

Vietnam’s largest city has sprawled from the small Khmer village of Prey Nokor, once surrounded by prowling tigers, through a century of opium-raddled French colonialism, to today’s manic, modern metropolis stalked by glassy skyscrapers – a rapacious capitalist machine powering a one-party …

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Israeli Hummus Bar Offers Discount to Jews and Arabs Who Eat Together

Israel-based restaurant Hummus Bar is working to promote peace by using the power of delicious food. On its Facebook page, the restaurant writes: “Scared of Arabs? Scared of Jews? By us we don’t have Arabs! But we also don’t have Jews… By us we’ve got human beings! And real excellent Arab hummus! …

4 lessons for college students from Pixar's 'Inside Out'

<i>Inside Out</i>, which was released June 19 and topped the box office during the holiday weekend, takes moviegoers inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl. Modeling the main character after his daughter, director Pete Docter set out to explore the complex mind of a pre-teen.<p>But the Pixar movie speaks to …

People’s secret confessions and existential crises are on display in a UK train station

If the success of anonymous messaging has shown us anything, it’s that people have a <i>lot</i> to get off their chests.<p>A new art project at a train station in Brighton, UK, is taking anonymous confession to a wider audience—prominently displaying user-submitted secrets on a digital screen in the station’s …

Existentialism

The Most Underrated Tourist Attractions in Europe

Let me just come out and say it: I hate tourist attractions. Or rather, I hate touristy tourist attractions. Don’t get me wrong, the Mona Lisa’s got …

Juicing Recipe: Workout Buddy

The fine chlorophyll and carotene (lutein) found in spinach is beneficial in fighting and preventing cancer. A variety of flavonoid compounds found …

Juicing Recipe: Adios Coffee

Benefits<p>Digestion<p>Lemon juice helps to cure problems related to indigestion and consitpation.<p>Apples contain a natural laxative. When juiced, it helps …

30 Days of Juicing

Fresh fruits and vegetables hold amazing power to boost our health and vitality. Join us as we discover the power of juicing and make it a part of our daily lives. The 30-day program below gradually incorporates high-nutrient ingredients into delicious juices. Start with sweet and refreshing …

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Work's a beach: meet the digital nomads making the world their office

Working on a palm tree-lined beach may sound like bliss, but remote workers can struggle with different time zones and isolation on the job<p>It is an hour or so into the working day and Joe Hodgson looks up from his desk. But his view is different from most professionals. His laptop is sat on a …

Explorers Save Abandoned Puppy

Human Journey<p>National Geographic grantee Cedar Wright and his expedition partner, Alex Honnold, are gluttons for both punishment and exploration. Shortly after climbing California’s fifteen tallest peaks for an expedition they appropriately dubbed “Sufferfest,” the adventure duo set out on …

Spring Airlines is Selling Special Seats to View the Upcoming Supermoon Above the Clouds

There's a Supermoon coming this weekend, and a Chinese airline is offering the ultimate way to take in the sights: by airplane. (Quick background: A …

The world's best places to see autumn colours

The dog days of summer are over. But despite the chill in the air, there’s no need to be downhearted. Autumn is the most spectacular season, a last hurrah before the bitter winds of winter take hold.<p>Pull on your walking boots and head to one of these stunning destinations to witness glorious autumn …

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Immune System

The First Supermoon Eclipse In 32 Years Happens This Sunday

It's not a sign of the apocalypse (we hope)<p>As you gaze toward the sky on Sunday night, the cooling fall air around you, perhaps a few leaves crunching beneath your feet, and—WAIT the moon is giant and red! Don't worry, it's not a sign of the end times. You're witnessing a rare and exciting event.<p>On …

Back to school: 7 colazioni da paura

<b>Che la colazione abbia inizio.</b> Se siete stufi del solito latte e cereali o della banale fetta di pane e Nutella, sgranate gli occhi e spalancate le …