Nancy Edmundson

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10 Quirky Places You Need to See in 2016

Whether it's unexpected architecture, an abundance of charm, or just a proclivity towards unusual customs, the things that make a destination quirky are almost always what makes them so memorable. With that in mind, we asked the members of travel website, Trippy.com to share the quirky places …

Sipping coffee and partying on the roof as mortar attacks and power cuts hit the city. That’s normal life in Damascus ...

On top of everything else, last week Damascus suffered its worst dust storm in decades. It shrouded the city in a yellowish haze that masked a pale sun and the top of Mount Qasioun, from where government artillery pounds rebel areas on the other side of town. Still, as soon as it ended, the Z-Bar, …

Middle East

California Dreaming

There is so much to do in California, it's no wonder why so many people make it their summer vacation destination. The challenge lies in just trying to decide where to go in this great state! Everyone knows the three big cities, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego, but you may want to …

Scared of Flying? 25 Explanations for the Strange Sounds You Hear in a 747

<i>What is a legitimate cause for worry when flying in a passenger airplane?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Mike Leary,</i> …

Great ways retirees can save money on long vacations

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Vacations of any length can be expensive, especially the long trips we want to take as …

Here's how I moved across the country and spent just $100 to ship my stuff

After doing my research, I managed to ship my belongings in a totally seamless way for just $100. Here's how I did it.<p>Fortunately, my new apartment in the Bay Area is fully furnished, so I sold or donated all of my large furniture. That left kitchen items, clothing, personal items, clothing, …

5 steps to becoming conversationally fluent in Spanish

Spanish is the language that started off my lifelong obsession with language learning, so it holds a special place in my heart. Thanks to Spanish I …

Language Learning

#GOTscience: Reality Check on Gruesome Twists in ‘Game of Thrones’

This season's episodes of "Game of Thrones," HBO's sex-sword-and-sorcery series, haven't been for the fainthearted: The show's plot twists have included the troubling rape of a sympathetic character, another character being burned alive, one learning to practice euthanasia, at least one suffering a …

TV Series

Runcible circular phone is a quirky and delightful pocket watch

BARCELONA — Just when we thought smartphones were losing creativity, a small circular device the size of a pocket watch has the potential to be one …