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John McCain’s Long Fight

The Senator is grappling, publicly and poignantly, with what it means to come up against the limits of time under the Trump Administration.<p>Among the many matters on which congressional Republicans have failed to press President Donald Trump, a joke told by a communications aide may not rank …

Donald Trump

George Saunders On Learning to Write--and Writing to Learn

An indifferent student on the southside of Chicago, his only aspiration was to play in a band. It was a geology teacher that spotted his potential, …

The Best Inns in New England

Need to get away?<p>New England—the northeastern stretch of states that runs from Connecticut and Rhode Island up to Maine—is freckled with countless …

8 Iconic Streets to Explore in Charleston

Charleston’s early city planners laid out a grid of easily navigable streets that invites intimate urban discovery. Whether you’re hitting up King …

Travel

The Best Sandwich Shops In Charleston - Charleston Food Guide

Many people might assume that in a city like Charleston, sandwiches are mostly biscuit rafts floating in a sea of gravy—and there is some truth to …

Best Date Bars in Charleston

Whether you’re nervous about a first date, you and your significant other are planning to rekindle a little romance by heading out to a bar like you …

Too Busy? Try These 7 Tips To Kickstart Your Meditation Routine

Most of us have read about the benefits of starting a mindfulness meditation practice: less stress, more focus, decreased depression and anxiety... …

Meditation

The Scariest Story Ever Told

At the end of a quiet road, behind a veil of twisted black oak trees, there was a house. A woman lived there. On bitter nights like this one, she sat by the fire and read until she grew tired enough for sleep. But on this night, as her lids grew heavy, she was startled by a sound. A sound she …

7 Habits That Force Your Mind to Stop Worrying | Inc.com

Worrying can get the better of almost anybody. Work stresses, personal concerns, and sometimes even irrational thoughts can seep into your mind and interfere with your ability to concentrate on ordinary tasks. Unfortunately, stopping those worries isn't easy--there's no "off switch" that can shut …

Mindfulness

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

Humanity

Why We Can’t Be Happy All the Time

<b>“Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise.” ~Ram Dass</b><p>Suffering by definition: the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship. …

9 Books That Grab You From Page One

<i>Orignally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Books That Grab You From Page One<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

My life has not been the same since I started using this amazing meditation app

Like many stressed out New Yorkers, I'm on a desperate and ongoing quest to silence the voice in my head.<p>It has a lot to say.<p>I need to work harder, I …

Meditation

Photos Released of Bush Administration After 9/11 Attacks: Pictures

Terrorism

8 Series So Good You'll Hope They Never End

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>8 Series So Good You'll Hope They Never End<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

Books

Book review: ‘Skyfaring – A Journey With A Pilot’ by Mark Vanhoenacker

If you are a Radio 4 listener you may – apart from hearing me on ‘You and Yours’ (!) – have recently heard <b>British Airways pilot Mark Vanhoenacker</b> …

Girl in the Moonlight Is a Tale of Obsession

Book Review - Jackie K Cooper<p><i>Girl in the Moonlight</i> by Charles Dubow<p>Charles Dubow's novel <i>Girl in the Moonlight</i> is the story of one man's obsession with a woman who drifts in and out of his life. It is a grueling tale that takes place over decades with the uniting of two hearts being forever out of …

Why Europeans and Asian Communities Shake Their Heads at How Americans Choose a President

Now that I'm back after some travels, I often wonder what my European and Asian friends will think of the upcoming 2016 Presidential race. On the Democratic side, they believe that Hillary Clinton appears to have the upper hand. However, somewhere out in Iowa, former Maryland Governor Martin …

On the Streets of San Francisco with the Fujifilm X100T Rangefinder

I recently shared some of my notes on shooting street photography with the delightful Fujifilm X100T rangefinder camera. Here’s a group of images …

San Francisco