Miranda VanderMey

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How To Shop for a Modern, Minimalist & Earthy Look

Erin and Tobin's condo in Rhode Island is a perfect blend of minimal decor and bright, bold colors. The bright yellow backsplash and colorful poster …

A persuasion expert's 4 best tips for being productive when you don't feel like it

I end up there all the time. So I wondered: what's the best way for <i>me</i> to convince <i>me</i> to be more productive? What's the best way to use the science of persuasion … on myself?<p>I knew the answer was a bit beyond my pay grade, so I called an expert …<p>Robert Cialdini is the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion …

The College Degrees With The Fastest And Slowest Growing Salaries

Salary should never be the only factor you use to guide your career path, but it’s an important element to consider. We recently wrote about the jobs with the biggest pay raises over a one-year period, 2015 to 2016. Now we’re looking further down the career path. Salary information site PayScale …

iPhone app gives digital shooters a taste of film

What is the best way to convince a global community of mostly digital photographers that they should pick up an old camera and shoot film? Put film on the iPhone.<p>That is exactly what Seattle-based Mastin Labs has done with its new film emulation app for iOS, Filmborn.<p>Filmborn lets you shoot …

The Fifty Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2016

As regular readers know, I’ve begun posting my end-of-year “The Best….” lists. There are over 1,600 regularly updated lists now. You can see them all …

25 Cozy IKEA Hacks That Are Absolutely Perfect for Winter

Winter means less time frolicking outside and more time spent cozying up indoors, so it’s the perfect opportunity to give your decor a little more DIY lovin’. Easy peasy IKEA hacks can warm up your aesthetic and give all of your holiday festivities a little more sparkle, even on a budget. Old …

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Prodigy Math Game Lets Teachers Create Virtual Classrooms

Prodigy Game is a math site recommended by some teachers on Twitter (see their tweets below).<p>There are a lot of premium features, but teachers can …

7 Free Tools That'll Help Anyone Become a Better Writer Today

The awesome (and scary) thing about being a writer is that you can always improve. It’s why people can sit on a draft for weeks—every time they take …

Extending the Art Room: Making a Makerspace

Makerspaces seem to be popping up everywhere right now- regular education classrooms, libraries, even mobile makerspace carts are roaming down school …

16 Affordable Places To Go If You’re Young, Broke And Want To Travel The World

By Starpulse.com July 21, 2017<p>Like Starpulse on Facebook<p>13. Bali, Indonesia<p>twitter<p><b>Bali is an island province of Indonesia and a popular tourist</b> …

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

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Levels Q-V ~ Grades 4 & 5 | Mrs. Judy Araujo, Reading Specialist

<b>GET YOUR CHILD THE RIGHT LEVELED BOOKS!</b><p><b>1. Print out the following convenient list, or use my leveled book list below!</b> …

Six Ways To Travel The World This Summer Without Spending A Dime

People offer a lot of reasons for not traveling more often, with lack of funds usually topping every list. At Uproxx, our basic argument is that traveling is more worthwhile than most of the other crap we spend our money on. Still, even though we firmly believe that travel is cheaper than most …

The 50 Best Plays of The Past 100 Years

The top 3 plays over past century, according to Entertainment Weekly: Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller; A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee …

32 Plays You Need To Read Before You Die

"The play's the thing," because plays are the best.

The 30 Best Summer Road Trips

Get ready to hit the road.<p>Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to pack the car and hit the road. This year, in particular, is a great time to …

Best Romantic Summer Getaways

Dubrovnik gets lots of love, but we’re smitten with the lesser-known city of Rovinj to the north. The terracotta rooftops, church steeples, and …

New Mexico

Eight incredible American road trips you must experience in your lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive.<p>Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

Station to station: the best train journeys you've never heard of

Famous railways – from America’s California Zephyr to Switzerland’s Glacier Express – are rightly celebrated in travellers’ lore. But the most iconic journeys tend to have popularity and prices to match their fame. Look a little closer into the world of train travel, however, and there are dozens …

Yes, You Can Afford the West Coast Road Trip of Your Dreams (Here's How)

Ever priced out that insane West Coast road trip you've been wanting to do forever? There's a good chance you gave up midway through your research -- oceanfront real estate, one quickly learns, is expensive -- if you can even find space. Low season? What's that -- even in the dead of winter, …

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

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The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

National Parks

98 lifestyle and work resources for digital nomads

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5 Creative Alternatives to Hotels While Traveling

Calling all wanderers, free spirits and boho babes: The open road is beckoning, and adventure is the only true destination. Maybe it’s just summer excitement and #vanlife that’s got us obsessively looking at Instagram vacays, but these overnight travel options have got us breaking all of our …

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The American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die

Shutterstock<p>Panorama Trail<p><b>Where it is:</b> Yosemite National Park, CA<b><br>Distance:</b> 8.5 miles<br>Have your GoPro ready—you're definitely going to want to capture …

50 Books Every Woman Should Read

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

Happy Couple Helps Keep You and Your S.O. Connected

There are a ton of apps to help you meet a special someone, but typically, you're expected to delete your dating apps once you're already in a relationship. Not if you have the app Happy Couple, though, which is specifically for couples to engage in fun activities while deepening their …

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6 Questions to Reveal Your 'Intimacy Quotient'

Intimacy is a quality we normally associate with enduring relationships. However, in order to have these relationships in our own lives, we need to …