Marie Diop

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10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

Happiness

Major Manicure Inspo From the Critics' Choice Awards!

Pastel pink nails are a red carpet mainstay, but honestly a bit predictable, so we did a double take when we spotted this elaborate (and blinged-out) …

Lesser Known Capitals of Europe: Bucharest, Romania

Image by Mario Sánchez Prada (Flickr)<p>Today's topic: Bucharest, Romania, and all its coolness in a nutshell. Bucharest, București, Little Paris. Incidentally, a Wikipedia search shows that several places in the world claim the title of "Little Paris" or "Paris of the East," but it's easy to see that …

European Travel

The Six Best Fall Foundations. Period.

If you're still putting on the same foundation you wore all summer long, <i>please stop</i>. Not only is it likely that your complexion has darkened thanks to the sun, but the texture of your skin is probably drier and duller because of the crisp, fall air.<p>While choosing face makeup that matches perfectly …

Where To Go This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is still a couple of months away, but if you want to take a trip over the holiday, now's the time to book--especially if you want to travel as a family. While Thanksgiving is traditionally spent at home or with relatives in other parts of the country, it's also a fantastic time to hit …

Northern Lights

The Best Video Postcard of The Year: Travel, Before It's Too Late

One of the best short travel video postcards we have seen all year, by director Camille Marotte. Travel now, travel today, before it’s too late.<p>— …

Destinations Mine Underground Caves for Tourism Dollars

Most tourists don’t go looking for damp dark destinations; however, some who have fallen in love with the sport of caving are traveling worldwide to …

Comino Island In Malta Has A Blue Lagoon, And It's Kind Of Heaven

If paradise exists, it might be in Malta.<p>This is Comino, the tiny island off the tip of Italy's boot in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Comino has an estimated population of four humans, a complete absence of cars and a Blue Lagoon with waters so perfectly azure, we don't even believe they're …

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, U.N. says

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The dwindling numbers of Indian girls, caused by the illegal abortion of millions of babies, has reached “emergency proportions”, fuelling an increase in crimes such as kidnapping and trafficking, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.<p>Villagers stand as they …

9 Of The Best Shops For Affordable, Quality Work Clothes

We know you're currently busy freely browsing the internet, but we're interrupting to remind you of the hard truth: The majority of your week is …

Your Louisiana Photos

See photos of Louisiana, including New Orleans, Baton Rouge, scenes of Mardi Gras, and other views of life on the bayou.

Top 10 Funiculars & Cable Cars

Top 10 Funiculars & Cable Cars from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Zacatecas, Mexico</b> <br>The teleférico (cable car) swings above the mosaic of streets, plazas, rooftops, and domes of this elegant, rose-colored city before ascending Cerro de la Bufa in just a …

5 Characteristics Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Nobody is born a perfect entrepreneur, but some have more of these traits than others.<p>Knowing the most common characteristics of successful entrepreneurs is a good place to start in order to better your own business chops. The good news? If you don't have these traits, you can develop them over …

Entrepreneurship

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

How Much Would It Cost to Deport All Undocumented Immigrants?

Republicans are very clear about what they want President Barack Obama to do with the undocumented children pouring into the United States across the …

Immigration

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings.<p>It’s simple enough: Set …

33 Celebrity Brunette Shades We Love

The best dark hair in Hollywood.<p>The beauty of brown hair is its gorgeous versatility. An earthy base can be transformed into a glossy espresso, lightened to a warm honey, tinted red, or turned ombré. Click through our edit of the prettiest brunettes to get inspired before your next color …

16 Stunning Black and White Rooms

The graphic impact of black-and-white schemes never loses its appeal, and the combo works in rooms both haute and humble<p>The graphic impact of black-and-white schemes never loses its appeal, and the combo works in rooms both haute and humble

HOUSE TOUR: @OscarPRGirl's Outrageously Colorful Hamptons Getaway

For a young executive at Oscar de la Renta, Miles Redd creates a bright and breezy weekend retreat that exemplifies carefree glamour<p>For a young executive at Oscar de la Renta, Miles Redd creates a bright and breezy weekend retreat that exemplifies carefree glamour

5 Major Types Of Paint And How To Choose The Right One

Because picking a color is only the beginning.<p>Confused about which paint is best for your project? Don't skip the research. The type of paint you choose is just as important as the color, and can have a major effect on the character of your room. Read on to learn more about each type of paint — and …

Best Romantic Summer Getaways (PHOTOS)

Imagine sipping Argentina's finest wines with the snowcapped Andes in the distance. Sailing the fjords of Finland while the midnight sun shines down. Or taking in a live opera under the stars in the high desert of Santa Fe, New Mexico.<p>These stirring scenarios have one thing in common: a gorgeous …

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …

The Nicest Grain Silo You've Ever Slept In

A “thin place.” That’s how John and Judi Stuart describe their bed and breakfast/working farm that sits on 82 pristine acres in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The Celtic term refers to an earthly locale whose boundary with heaven is especially fine—a holy border of sorts where you can sense the …

America's Beach Towns

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

European Travel

Top 10 Whale and Dolphin Viewings

Visit great mammals of the sea in their summer getaways.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park, Quebec, Canada</b> <br>www.quebecmaritime.ca <br>The meeting point of the St. Lawrence River and the Atlantic Ocean is a safe haven for large marine life. In …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

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