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4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

Retirement

The truth is still out there. Remember that, as we are all gaslighted | Suzanne Moore

Learning to lie is an important stage of child development. It indicates cognitive and social maturity. The tiny child who has chocolate cake smeared all over its face will say “No, I didn’t eat the cake.” It’s cute and funny when little kids do it. They think they can fool us. They don’t …

Tommy Robinson

The Way Trump and the GOP Deal with Russian Attacks is ‘Textbook Treason’

This is an extraordinary moment. It is without equal not only in American history but in modern history.<p>The indictments of the 12 Russian military …

Donald Trump

Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants?

Could light one day be used to restore hearing?<p>To try to answer that question, a team of German bioengineers surgically installed coiled strips of …

Neurophilosophy

This Country Has Just Been Voted as the Best European Travel Destination

Voices in global travel have officially declared what Portugal’s Tourism Office, the Turismo de Portugal, has been communicating for over a year now: …

European Travel

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel

I hadn’t been to Europe in many years, so I spontaneously decided to ‘dash’ across the pond with my carry-on and explore some new cities and …

Travel

Papa Don't Park - Lisbon in a tizz over Madonna receiving 15 parking permits

When news broke in early July that Lisbon City Council had granted 15 parking spots to Madonna for under €50 (£44) a month, locals were not happy. Despite the local authorities’ explanations of how the deal took place, Lisboans who live on the same street (Rua das Janelas Verdes, notorious for the …

City Politics

The Towns of Santorini: The Complete Guide

The villages of Santorini are remarkably varied. Considering that this is an island of barely 28 square miles, with a population of about 15,500 …

European Travel

10 Simple Living Room Ideas That Will Transform Your Space in Minutes

The living room is arguably one of the most important spaces in your home. It's probably where your family gathers at night, where you wind down on a …

Home Decorating

'What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?' Frederick Douglass' 1852 speech still resonates in 2018

“Do you mean, citizens, to mock me, by asking me to speak to-day?” Frederick Douglass asked a packed hall of fellow Americans in Rochester, New York on July 5, 1852, a full 10 years before Lincoln would sign an executive order freeing enslaved persons in southern and bordering states. Douglass, who …

Black History

The Times finally gets to the bottom of Trump supporters: It turns out they're garbage human beings

In contrast, almost all of the people I know in my hometown in Nebraska proudly supported him. They glossed over his infidelities and stressed that …

Donald Trump

Experts Reveal What Wanderlust Really Is & Why You Should Never Stop Chasing That Feeling

I was a junior in college when the first wave of wanderlust washed over me: My parents had booked our flight to Ireland, and the idea of hopping on a …

Travel

What is a Bidet?

Have you ever arrived at a fine new hotel, anxious to check in and get to your accommodations as quickly as possible because you've simply got to use …

Water

The Top 15 Boston Neighborhoods to Explore

If you’re planning a trip to Boston, you’ve probably heard that Boston is a relatively small city. Many people love the fact that it’s quite …

New England

Hotel We Love: Aloft Boston Seaport District, Boston, MA

Boston’s vibrant, creative Seaport District gets a hotel that matches the neighborhood’s vibe.

New England

This new budget airline is coming to Vienna so you can check out Europe on the cheap

The budget airline LEVEL is coming to Vienna this week. The first flights will take place between Vienna and London on July 17th for the low, low …

Budget Travel

My Favorite 20 Travel Street Photography Cities

From my experiences, this is a list of my favorite cities for travel and street photography: Travel Notes I’m currently working on a new book called …

Street Photography

The 31 safest countries in the world

Andrew Shiva/Wikipedia, via Wikimedia Commons<p>The think tank Institute for Economics and Peace this published the Global Peace Index 2018, which ranks …

Criminology

Dyson's Latest Products Will Revolutionize How You Clean Your Home And Purify Your Air

I love when brands invent products that solve everyday problems. It’s all about having the appropriate tools for the job, right?<p>Dyson is one of those brands. Not only do they consistently deliver quality products that make life easier, but they also continuously raise the bar on technology and …

Particles

Want to explore Porto and the Douro Valley? Stay in its stunning wine hotels

<b>If you’re looking to get away for a short break but don’t fancy the likes of Amsterdam or Paris, Portugal is the place to go – specifically the Douro</b> …

European Travel

A new supervolcano is brewing under Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire

Something unexpected has been gradually making itself known to geologists in the United States. A huge mass of molten rock is creeping upwards beneath the nation’s north eastern states.<p>“The upwelling we detected is like a hot-air balloon, and we infer that something is rising up through the deeper …

Volcanoes

Want to Retire Abroad? These Are the Friendliest Countries for Expats

Thinking of working or retiring abroad? Some countries look upon foreign residents with suspicion or unease. Wherever you go, you'll probably want to …

Costa Rica

Evangelical Fear Elected Trump

The history of evangelicalism in America is shot through with fear—but it also contains an alternative.<p>White conservative evangelicals in America are anxious people. I know because I am one.<p>Our sense of fear, perhaps more than any other factor, explains why evangelicals voted in such large numbers …

Religion

Lust Is Complicated, But Studies Show These 19 Things Make Men More Attractive to Women

It's all about the light beard.<p>Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.<p>But, through research and …

Psychology

The Best Beaches in Europe for Summer 2018

With seemingly endless miles of coastline, it can be tough to decide which beach in Europe is right for you.<p>Just in time for the official start of …

European Travel

This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars

Hidden 1,000 metres under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's dream.<p>Super-Kamiokande (or "Super-K" as it's sometimes referred to) is a neutrino detector. Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles which travel through space and pass through solid matter as though it were …

Physics

Here’s Why It Seems Like Everyone Is Going to Portugal Right Now

Portugal wasn’t exactly a secret destination when my sister booked a trip to Porto last March. But then a friend told me she was planning a beach …

Flying

What People Outside the U.S. Really Think About Americans

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Every country has its stereotypes, both good and bad.<p>As one of the biggest populations in the …

Demographics

Florence's modern day gladiators square up for the annual 'Calcio Storico Fiorentino'

Italy is renowned for its pomp and ceremony with monthly processions taking place in major cities across the country in celebration of a saint or sinner. Yet what makes June’s fanfare in Tuscany’s capital of Florence even more enticing is the inclusion of its historic soccer match, Calcio Storico …

Italy

These 5 Unusual Cities Are Emerging Top Summer Destinations

It’s not uncommon for destinations to go in and out of style, whether it’s because of an especially bumping party scene, an exhilarating nature …

Grand Rapids