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The 23 Best Podcasts For Kids That Adults Will Like Too

Yes, podcasts are booming for kids, too.<p>Know that feeling you get when a new episode of <i>Hardcore History</i> drops? Wouldn’t you love to share that with …

Kids

Book marketing tips for self-published authors

By BookBaby author BlueInk ReviewPublishing veteran Carl Lennertz discusses the difference between between book marketing and publicity and where …

The 44 Most Wondrous Places to Visit in 2016

Inside Salina Turda, a salt mine in Romania. (Photo: Gabriel Tocu/WikiCommons CC BY-SA 4.0)<p>Where would you like to go exploring in 2016?<p>The options …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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New Parents (And Grandparents), Stop Immediately And Read. These Hacks Will Keep You Sane.

Being a new first-time parent means being inundated with questions. Do I need this? Am I a terrible parent if I don't buy this for my child? Does …

A former Wall Streeter who travels the world on credit-card points says there's one card that's better than the rest

The former Wall Streeter turned "The Points Guy," travels the globe up to six months a year — and he does it for next to nothing, thanks to credit-card rewards and frequent-flyer miles.<p>When he's not jet setting, he's running his website, The Points Guy.<p>In an interview with Vice, Kelly shared the …

Eight must-see spots in Iceland's wild west

Iceland’s tourism boom is bringing planeloads of happy explorers to popular routes like the Golden Circle. Yet just one hour north of Reykjavík, grand West Iceland remains off the beaten track.<p>It unfurls in a spectacular array of ice caves, lava tubes and open sea, while its petite towns offer …

12 Best places for Teaching English Abroad

The top 12 places for teaching English abroad<p>Teaching English Abroad allows you take your travel experiences to the next level. Whereas most …

A couple who have been working and traveling for 2 years explain how they afford it

Medina, 27, originally from the Philippines, and Howe, 31, originally from the UK, have been traveling together ever since.<p>"People are curious about how we fund our travels," says Medina. "If you're Asian traveling the world, it's not very common. If you go abroad, it's to work and not to travel — …

The Next Great Fashion Trend for Men

I'm laying down a marker here: the <b>Face Mask Hotness Hoodie</b> is the future of menswear. This design by Andew Christian Laurel Cross has everything that …

Totally Innocent GIFs That Seem NSFW

There’s a significant number of people in the world who walk around with a dirty mind sloshing around in their skull, and they see sins of the flesh …

The Ultimate Bucket-List Travel Guide

The world’s top chefs, authors, actors and other globe-trotters—from Anne Rice to Ruth Reichl—share the places they’re dying to see before they die. Take note, then take off. Bon voyage!<p>By<p>Lauren Lipton<p><b>ROBIN ESROCK,</b> whose book “The Great Global Bucket List” will be published next year, has traveled …

Bucket Lists

The 8 best ethnic neighborhoods in New York City

It's one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, boasting dozens of under the radar ethnic enclaves that go far beyond a basic Chinatown.<p>From Brooklyn's Little Odessa to Queens' Little Guyana, here are our favorite ethnic neighborhoods in NYC.

Visiting Iceland: 14 dos and don'ts

The number of visitors to small, ravishingly beautiful Iceland is soaring – and Iceland’s news has been busy with stories of tourists getting into difficulties. When travellers get things wrong, it can be a matter of etiquette, or the destruction of the pristine environment. But it can also be …

15 Swimming Holes You Need to Visit ASAP

If the summer heat has you stuck inside clinging to your air conditioning, this list was made for you. Whether you want to sweat a little before your swim, or jump straight in from the parking lot, we've got you covered. Get outside this summer and beat the heat at one (or all!) of these beautiful …

40 Unforgettable Experiences to Have in Iceland

<i>Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Iceland.</i><p>Iceland's dazzling glacial landscapes, thermal pools and ominous volcanoes are endlessly captivating, making it the ideal terrain for adventurous travelers to explore. Don't want to miss anything? Put your guidebook to one side and instead print out this list of 40 …

10 authors who excel on the internet

The internet offers authors the next best thing to teleportation: the chance to connect with readers from almost anywhere, in real time. Many writers fall back on self-serving updates or retreat in fear like cats avoiding a cold bath, but a few are using the etherland as a canvas for …

Books

Three Ways to Make Your Story Pull Readers In from the First Page

Readers often tell me that my books draw them in from the first few sentences. This is of course a very pleasant thing to hear, but it’s also no …

226 Hashtags for Writers

If you are on Twitter and aren't using hashtags, you are wasting a great resource.<br>Hashtags (#) are a way of grouping posts on similar topics. They …

How to use free giveaways to grow your list and sell a ton of books (it’s not what you think!)

You may have heard of the idea of giving away free books. Yes, it works wonders if done correctly: you can giveaway a book for a short time and get …

40 Must Read Bedtime Books

Establishing a routine for reading every day is important and one of the easiest ways to do that is to read with your kids every night. No ifs, …

A Dad Is Hilariously Illustrating The Things His 3-Year-Old Says

"My elbow has a sprained ankle."

101 Finger Foods for Babies and Toddlers

Something weird is happening at our house. Our baby is eating solids and she actually likes all kinds of foods! I’m so thrilled and I’ve been trying …

Parenting

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Biomechanics

School Of Tech: First-Time PC Building Budget, Best AMD And Nvidia Graphics Card Brand?

It’s no surprise that people have a myriad of questions about building and buying PCs and their associated components. That’s why I recently opened an Ask.FM account and invited anyone to shoot their questions over for me to ponder and answer. After seeing the nature and frequency of these …

Computer Hardware

6 comics and manga apps for superfans

Comics aren't just for kids, and they're not just for print, either -- comics are on your TV and movie screens, in your games, and in apps as well. This week 130,000 comics fans are heading to San Diego for Comic-Con, which sold out in less than 90 minutes. If you're not one of the lucky badge …

Apps

Rob Kutner on Learning How to Write a Comic Book

<i>A script is a script, no matter the medium, right? Well, not quite. Writer Rob Kutner has been writing for TV for awhile now, but he is completely</i> …

28 (Better) Things No One Tells You About Publishing

The recent Buzzfeed post by Curtis Sittenfeld called 24 Things No One Tells You about Publishing was fun to read. I’ve written 6 popular books with …

6 things every author needs to know about Wattpad

Image: Matthew Loffhagen<p>Shares 679<p>Wattpad has carved a very comfortable resting place for itself in the online reading market. With 16.9 million …