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Black travelers often bring home an unwanted souvenir: racist abuse | Tamara Walker

Because of my experiences as a black traveller, I can’t help wonder whether the killing of a black American, Bakari Henderson, in Greece was linked to race<p>Last week, 22-year old American college graduate Bakari Henderson was beaten to death by a group of men while vacationing in Greece. Police say …

Women of Color

10 Insanely Cool Caribbean Travel Adventures You Must Try

When planning your next travel adventure to the Caribbean, try and venture out and do something you have never done before, whether it be hiking up a …

Caribbean

An Epic Adventure Bucket List to Complete This Summer

Can you complete them all?<p>There's nothing wrong with a summer spent at the beach. But if you want more than tan lines and sand-covered clothes, …

Caving

Watch The Difference Between Drifting And Powersliding, And How To Do Each

Getting a car sideways can be tricky and dangerous, but once you master the ability, it’s one of the coolest-looking things you can do while driving …

20 holiday destinations the experts say not to miss | CNN Travel

A Master Buddhist explains how to use mindfulness when you're going through tough times

If you’ve read some articles on this blog, you’ve undoubtedly come across the name Thich Nhat Hanh. He is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist …

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

Immune System

How does Trump's wall compare to 10 of the world’s most famous?

Donald Trump this week reaffirmed his commitment to building a wall across the US-Mexico border, a controversial idea that became a defining policy during his election campaign.<p>The president might want to take a look through the history books before erecting his “big and beautiful wall”; many …

Three Spiritual Masters Reveal the Truth About Detachment, and Most of Us Have it Wrong

There’s a really important idea that’s gaining currency in the West around the importance of “non attachment”. We’re told to “let go” and be …

2017 travel planner: where to go on holiday … and when

Whether you’re looking for a dream holiday or a last-minute city break, here’s the lowdown on how to find bargains and late deals for all types of getaway from now until December<p><b>Book now: summer beach favourites</b><br>If you fancy a balmy beach holiday this summer, don’t take any chances. Last year, with …

Top 10 national parks in California

California has an array of incredible national parks from snow-capped mountains to sparkling shorelines, volcanoes to desert there is no end to its …

National Parks

What the Future Holds for Smart Homes in 2017

Hubs, smart-home security and 4K TV could all be fixtures in luxury residences in the new year<p>Smart technology has long been a staple of of high-end …

The Ultimate Canadian Bucket List Travel Guide in Honor of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada is enjoying a moment—not only because of Justin Trudeau mania and the country’s post-U.S.-election appeal, but also because it’s celebrating its sesquicentennial. That’s right, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of confederation, a milestone that will be celebrated countrywide. It’s no wonder …

All the innovative things you can do with Christmas lights

Americans love to celebrate Christmas by covering every square inch of their homes—inside and out—with festive lighting. But cautionary tales have shown us just how much of a hassle that can be. In 2016, must we risk life and limb to set up a few strands of holiday lights? No, thanks to …

Remote Controls

LOL: This viral photo series shows what happens after 3 glasses of wine

There’s nothing quite like pulling an Olivia Pope and having a nice glass of wine (or two) after a long day. But, does wine actually help us unwind …

7 Gorgeous Airbnbs in Kauai, Hawaii

And what to do when you get there.<p>You look like you need a tropical escape, preferably one that doesn't require a passport. Ideally, one without doe-eyed honeymooners. It's your lucky day. Kauai, Hawaii's oldest island, offers the ideal balance between adventure and relaxation, sans love-sick …

Oliver Wainwright's top 10 buildings of 2016

A billion-dollar beanpole, a social housing revolution, a powerful memorial in Norway and the Tate’s wondrous watchtower … our critic picks his 2016 architecture highlights<p>Jutting up behind Giles Gilbert Scott’s stately temple of electricity like an aggressive brick Dalek, the Tate Modern Switch …

7 Very Simple Things That Will Expand Your Consciousness In Big Ways

Did you know “ignorance is bliss” is actually a misquote? The entirety of the line is: “Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise.”<p>Unawareness …

Top 10 destinations to add to your bucket list

With just weeks left in 2016, you may be starting to think about New Year’s resolutions. Some people aim to lose weight, keep in touch with friends more or quit a bad habit. But others may want to start checking off some of those bucket-list destinations.<p>Big trips, though, tend to come with hefty …

Grand Canyon

The Diets That Actually Have a Scientific Backing

There is a ton of confusing, often contradictory information about what diets work and which ones are healthy. This video breaks down many of the …

6 Reasons Meditation Is More Important Than Your Job

You're reading 6 Reasons Meditation Is More Important Than Your Job, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Donald Trump's Top 10 Rules For Success

Share31<p>Tweet<p>Share27<p>+1<p>Shares 58<p>He’s an entrepreneur, television personality, investor, real estate magnate and now 45th President of United States. He …

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Two centuries of nudity in art – in pictures

The naked human form is as controversial as it is unremarkable. From the vulgar to the valorised, from portraiture to pornography, the relationship between art and the body has undergone fundamental shifts alongside the great political, social and economic changes of the past 200 years. Nude: art …

Epic Dessert Recipes You Can Make With Leftover Halloween Candy

Now is the time to steal from the kids' stash.<p>Let’s be honest, when it comes to Halloween we’re only in it for the candy. Sure, the costumes are fun, the parties are good and trick or treating is amazing, but at the end of the day it’s all about the Halloween loot. Snickers, Reese’s, Almond Joy, …

Love, Lust, and Loss: A Photographic Memoir of the 80s

Love, Lust, and Loss: A Photographic Memoir of the 80s is both a visual coming of age story and Atlanta-based photographer Billy Howard’s homage to a …