Maggie Shiflett

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25 Inspirational Quotes That Will Lead You to Greatness

Get motivated by 25 quotes from the world's most famous people.<p>Mark Twain knew the secret to his success. He needed to steer clear of people who belittled his ambitions if he wanted to be great. And Eleanor Roosevelt learned from experience that courage means doing that thing that you think you …

Motivation

The World's 21 Most Important Social Media Sites and Apps in 2015

The concepts behind "social networking" aren't anything new - ever since there have been humans, we have been looking for ways to connect, network, …

50 trips everyone should take in the US in their lifetime

America has been called a lot of things: beautiful, majestic, wild, and great. It's all those and more.<p>Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or embracing your inner child at Orlando's Disney World, the US is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the East …

We must not let Isis's crimes dictate how we address the refugee crisis – or privacy

Following the horrific attacks by Isis terrorists in Paris and Beirut, we have rapidly seen blatant pandering to xenophobia on a disturbing scale and scope. Leaders throughout the US and Europe have demanded that authorities stifle the flow of migrants seeking asylum, and to increase the size and …

Why Admitting One Million Refugees Can Help Defeat ISIS

I believe the United States is in the midst of making a major and very damaging mistake in relationship to ISIS.<p>That's because we are doing exactly what they want us to do to play into their apocalyptic endgame.<p>Governors, legislators, and citizens across our country are reacting largely out of fear …

Refugees

Russia, France Agree To Cooperate In The Fight Against ISIS

In the last leg of his diplomatic tour to win support for a coordinated effort against ISIS, French President Francois Hollande on Thursday secured a pledge of cooperation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports for our Newscast unit:<p>"With both countries still reeling …

Millions of youth's in Africa's Sahel could be recruited by terrorist groups, UN envoy warns

41 million young people in the Sahel 'face hopelessness' and region will become recruiting hub for terrorist organisations<p>Up to 41 million young people in the Sahel have bleak futures, pushing them to migrate and making them susceptible to radicalisation, a UN envoy to the African region said on …

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Mental Disorders

Road Trip: 10 Must-See Spots From Salt Lake City to San Diego

Since its creation, Interstate 15 has been promoted as a scenic highway, and it’s one of the nation’s longest north-south transcontinental highways, …

National Parks

Top 10 Walks & Hiking Tours

Check Out Our Top 10 Walking Tours and Get Inspired<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Great Smoky Mountains, U.S.</b><br>The Great Smoky Mountains, long regarded as the ancestral homeland of the Cherokee Indians, is a region rich in natural diversity and pioneer history. Named by the …

Counting Down America's 20 Most Charming Cities (PHOTOS)

To find the heart of New York City, you need the right shoes.<p>"I always seek out a city's charms on foot," says Rachel Rudwall, co-creator of the travel series <i>How 2 Travelers</i>. In the Big Apple, she says, walking gives her the thrill of "moving through a sea of people who are drastically different …

New York City