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7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

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Top 10 Magnificent Hotels

Enjoy a lavish stay that you'll never forget.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Destinations of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Monastero Santa Rosa, Conca dei Marini, Italy</b><br>Looming above the port town of Amalfi and the turquoise Tyrrhenian Sea, this scrupulously renovated 17th-century monastery turned hotel sits quietly …

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10 Editors Share Their Nighttime Skin-Care Routines

It's our job to test every skin-care product in the world. (Yes, it's really a job.) With access to the best of the best from every luxe brand, drugstore aisle, and pharmacy in the world, our editors' routines are worth talking about — or straight up copying. We compiled ten nightly routines, step …

The best VPNs in 2017

There's a growing number of valid reasons to use a virtual private network in 2017, but with the number of companies marketing VPNs skyrocketing, …

Ride the World's Most Terrifying Roller Coasters—If You Dare

To hard-core roller coaster enthusiasts, the pursuit of the thrill means hair-raising turns, multiple inversions, super-steep drops and negative …

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Morse code was one of the first forms of long distant communication invented by Samuel Morse in 1836. Morse code was vital during World War II, especially in carrying messages between the warships and the naval bases of the belligerents.<p>** DIRECTIONS - Please Read **<p>✦ 14 DOT/DASH CHARACTER LIMIT …

What It's Like to Self-Medicate with Illegal Drugs

According to a number of studies, around two-thirds of problematic drug users report childhood physical or sexual abuse. These figures need to be taken seriously.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>The war on drugs is, to some extent, a war on the survivors of childhood physical and sexual …

Harvard Looks At Your LinkedIn Profile: Using Social Media To Get Into College

When it comes to social media, college applicants are often told, “Clean up your Facebook! Watch the Tweets!” But as social media becomes an increasingly permanent part of everyone’s life, several new startups are exploring ways to help students and applicants use social media to positively …

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Kristen Stewart's Hair Evolution, from Gothic Glamour to Blonde Buzz-Cut

While most actresses have a signature beauty look, Kristen Stewart is always experimenting with bold hair and makeup. The actress has tried every shade auburn red to deep brunette. Recently, Stewart debuted her most daring style yet: a chic buzz cut. Now, she's growing out the style, and added …

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16 Painfully Honest Truths You Will Learn While Navigating Your Twenties

<b>1.</b> Your parents were right about ALMOST EVERYTHING. The scope of everything ranging from why you should eat your veggies daily to why you cannot …

17 essential tools to protect your online identity privacy

Make no mistake: Professional and state-sponsored cybercriminals are trying to compromise your identity -- either at home, to steal your money; or at …

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A New One-Stop Shop for Finding Cheap Flights

If you love the thrill of booking a great flight deal, you likely also know the frustration of having to sort through dozens (or even hundreds) of …

A peace primer: How to go deeper in prayer

Kathryn Jean Lopez talks to Dan Burke, author of a new book on the "journey into the heart of God"<p>“Prayer can be difficult. Prayer can be joyful. …

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10 Reasons Why The Second Half Of Your Life Is Better Than Your First

<b>1. We are happier.</b><p>The happiest people, of any age, are 58-years-old, according to a <i>Daily Mail</i> survey. That's because they are "the highest percentage of people (who) were happy with the balance of work and leisure, as well as feeling good about their lifestyle."<p>Then, in a recent survey of more than …

Where to Stay in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba serves as a gateway, beyond Machu Picchu, to Peru's Sacred Valley.<p>The Urubamba River curves through Peru’s Sacred Valley, eddying and splashing toward Machu Picchu. Tourists seem to follow its momentum. They touch down in Cusco and hurtle through the Sacred Valley to get …

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Is Hot Water With Lemon The Key To Glowing Skin?

One of my favorite things to do is to read about other women's morning routines — from skin care to makeup to breakfast. There's something …

There Is a Secret To Great Sex In Long-term Relationships...And It's Not Role Play

It is possible to keep the spark for many, many years.<p>No role play needed. While getting freaky in the bedroom may seem like the answer for couples …

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‘On the Silver Globe’ Is the Best Sci-Fi Film Never Made

The story of how one of the most stunning sci-fi films ever made was (almost) swallowed by history.<p><i>This article is part of the Motherboard Guide to Cinema, a semi-regular series exploring foreign and obscure speculative films.</i><p>It's hard to imagine what it must've felt like to see <i>Star Wars</i> for the …

Jack Chick Is Dead but His Horrible, Ridiculous Cartoons Will Never Die

The fundamentalist Christian, who died on Sunday, created a world of sin and death. As an awkward teenager, I loved his bizarre, stupid genius.<p>Jack Chick died on Sunday. It was a moment he'd been waiting for all his life. He was, in his own way, an incredibly successful man—an architect of the …

Christ's Burial Place Exposed for First Time in Centuries

Jerusalem<p>Restorers working in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre uncover stone slab venerated as the resting place of Jesus Christ.<p>For the first time in centuries, scientists have exposed the original surface of what is traditionally considered the tomb of Jesus Christ. Located in the Church of the …

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This Is What Solved My Extreme Bloating Problem That 4 Doctors Couldn't Figure Out

A lot of things changed when I moved to San Francisco. I was much colder. I bought my first real jacket. I tried Philz Coffee for the first time. I started a new job. And, out of nowhere, my stomach started ballooning arbitrarily throughout the week making me look three-to-six-months pregnant at …

[Expired] Under $400 round trip to Europe (Amsterdam, Milan, Rome, Paris...)!

Via The Fare Deal Alert, Star Alliance round-trip flights to Europe are available for as low as $364 round-trip when originating in Delta hubs such …

Is Madonna's 'Oral Sex for Hillary Votes' Offer Even Legal?

TheWrap explores whether the Material Mom might have violated election law with her raunchy promise to potential Clinton voters<p>Madonna made an offer …

Google's ad-tracking just got more intrusive. Here's how to opt out

Google now has the option to combine everything it knows about you from its Gmail, YouTube and other applications - including personally identifiable …

Booking website offers travellers 'hidden city flights' for a fraction of the cost

It may not have endeared them to airline companies … but a booking website says its service for unlocking “hidden city flights” can save travellers up to 80% on the cost of trips.<p>Skiplagged searches deep within airline websites to find what are known as “point beyond tickets”, which can yield …

Daily bowl of quinoa could save your life, says Harvard University

People who ate around 34 grams of whole grains per 1000kcal per day lowered their risk of premature death by 17 per cent<p>It is the news that middle-class foodies across Britain have been waiting for: quinoa could save your life.<p>A study by Harvard Public School of Health had found that eating a daily …

7 Real-Life Reddit Horror Stories That Will Totally Freak You Out

It's that time of year again! Halloween is upon us, which means it's time for scary stories. Naturally, people have taken to Reddit to share their …

A top Silicon Valley 'budtender' says these bite-sized chocolates are the future of marijuana

Less than 10 years ago, unlabeled, Saran-wrapped pot brownies dominated shelves at marijuana dispensaries. Patients rarely knew how much of the drug they were eating until the high hit.<p>"Every one of us has a story about taking too many edibles," says Brandon Siddall, head budtender at Caliva, a top …