Shelley McBreairty

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The Best Children's Stores in Amsterdam

Whether you're looking for cool clothes or educational toys, the city of Amsterdam offers several children's stores that are great for parents and …

Kids

This Is the Ultimate Road Trip From Miami to Key West

1 of 15<p>Say Sayonara to South Beach<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Fuel Up in Homestead<p>3 of 15<p>Follow in Flagler's Footsteps<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Explore a Coral …

Key West

Mexico has a kidnapping problem. And it’s getting worse. - Vox

It’s part of a trend experts refer to as the “democratization” of kidnapping.<p>MONTERREY, Mexico — David Ramirez, a 19-year-old college student from Mexico City, and his best friend Miguel Angel Rivera, 20, were on their way to celebrate Miguel’s birthday in Zihuatanejo, a coastal village in the …

Mexico

The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida

1 of 15<p>Anna Maria Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island<p>3 of 15<p>Seaside<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Pier 60, Clearwater …

Fort Lauderdale

Texas Advisor Ed Butowsky’s Politics Deplete His Client Assets

March 28, 2018<p>Paul Eekhoff/Moment/Getty Images<p>Ed Butowsky, a publicity-seeking Texas advisor, is learning about the downside of being in the …

Donald Trump

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

He was one of millions of Chinese seniors growing old alone. So he put himself up for adoption.

TIANJIN, China — Han Zicheng survived the Japanese invasion, the Chinese civil war and the Cultural Revolution, but he knew he could not endure the sorrow of living alone.<p>On a chilly day in December, the 85-year-old Chinese grandfather gathered some scraps of white paper and wrote out a pitch in …

China

Learn how to make serious money on Amazon

If you're anything like me, you buy a whole lot of things from one place: Amazon.<p>Out of toilet tissue? Amazon Fresh has it. Need a refill of …

eCommerce

Weedkiller found in granola and crackers, internal FDA emails show

US government scientists have detected a weedkiller linked to cancer in an array of commonly consumed foods, emails obtained through a freedom of information request show.<p>The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been testing food samples for residues of glyphosate, the active ingredient in …

Glyphosate

'Dead man fingers' ruined my honeymoon: Mum's 17 tablets a day to battle painful condition

It was meant to be a red-hot honeymoon. But Chelsea Wood spent it in excruciating pain, her ­fingers and toes turning blue in the 40C heat.<p>Mum-of-one …

Mental Health

Panama Papers lead to fines and tax clawbacks in Germany

Panama Papers disclosures have generated an extra €140 million in tax revenues for Germany, according to research by three media outlets. And that's …

Corruption

Don't glare at your horse, scientists warn: it may hold a grudge

Horses can be tricky creatures, and even the most tolerant rider will occasionally yield to the temptation to give their mount a ticking off and a stern look.<p>But, according to groundbreaking new research, they really shouldn’t: the horse may bear a grudge.<p>Scientists at the Universities of Sussex …

Animals

Here's exactly how many days you should book your flight in advance to save the most on airfare

What's the deal with airfare prices? Over the past two years, ticket prices have declined by 3%, while passengers are slammed with checked bag fees (on every major airline except for Southwest, who offers 2 free checked bags) and shrinking legroom (by an order nearly 4 inches over the past few …

Peru

Written on May 2, 2017 in Peru<p>Moray – is the name of the Incan ruins near the town of Maras, Peru that sits six hundred meters above Urubamba and the …

South America

The Reason Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Working Is Because You Don't Know the Difference Between These 2 Terms

Getting mediocre social media results? It's probably because you're mixing up these two important definitions.<p>By running a social media agency, I've had the opportunity to see how brands of all sizes operate and engage with their audience across various social media platforms. When it comes to …

Public Relations

Why Cats Really Love Your Laptop, According to Animal Behavior Experts

The ultimate meowstery, solved.<p>We all know cats rule the internet, and in doing so, they’ve also conquered our laptops. An animal behavioral …

Pets

How to Use Hashtags on Instagram to Grow Your Following

Get specific to attract your target audience.<p><i>By Chad Keller, COO/Co-Founder of Growth Stackers</i><p>If you haven't already tapped into the massive power of Instagram marketing, what are you waiting for? There are currently more than 800 million monthly active users and the platform is expected to reach a …

Marketing

Benzodiazepines: America's 'Other Prescription Drug Problem'

Drew was in his early 30s. His medical history included alcohol abuse, but he had been sober for several months when he became my patient.<p>His previous doctor had given him a prescription for Ativan, or lorazepam, which is frequently used to allay tremors and seizures from alcohol withdrawal.<p>My …

Pharma

New studies show dark chocolate consumption reduces stress and inflammation, while improving memory, immunity and mood | LLUH News

<b>LOMA LINDA, CA</b> — April 24, 2018 —New research shows there might be health benefits to eating certain types of dark chocolate. Findings from two …

Neuroscience

EOS Price: How to Buy World’s Fifth Largest Cryptocurrency

It's moving fast.<p>Cryptocurrencies started 2018 with record numbers, but prices have fallen tremendously in recent months. Bitcoin is slowly …

Cryptocurrency

Thought there were no flat beds in economy? Think again! Travel expert reveals the hacks for getting a whole ROW to yourself on a plane

• <b>London-based travel expert Gilbert Ott reveals his top tips for bagging a row</b>• <b><br>Mr Ott runs the God Save The Points travel tips blog and is a travel</b> …

Hacking

Scientists find evidence of prehistoric man-vs-giant sloth battle

Fossilized footprints in New Mexico tell a tale of pursuit, misdirection and evasion between ancient humans and the strong giant sloth. The rare find …

Paleontology

25 Skills LinkedIn Says Are Most Likely to Get You Hired in 2018 — and the Online Courses to Get Them

All online courses are affordable and will make your resume a standout.<p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market …

Online Education

Can Superyacht Parts be 3D Printed?

The 3D printing machine in the rendering above is going to stand about 13 feet by 6½ feet by 5 feet — big enough to make sizable parts that can be …

Facebook Accused of Ignoring Government Warnings Before Mob Violence in Sri Lanka

Angry mobs of Buddhists in Sri Lanka last month attacked minority Muslims, burning mosques and killing at least one. Those riots appear to have been …

Is Amazon Slipping? Uncovering a Dirty Secret About Their Seller Policy (by Accident)

It was all supposed to be a routine Amazon search.<p>Every month, I have a 'what I need to re-stock on from Amazon' day. This month, it was time to replace my water filter, so off to Amazon I went. I searched for 'water filter', scanned through the first page of results (because who goes to the second …

Cloud Computing

British family reunion barbecue in South Africa turns into bloodbath as masked men shoot dead woman in front of sister

A Brit has described the harrowing moment a family reunion barbecue turned into a bloodbath when five armed men attacked his South African home and …

IVF Wreaked Havoc on My Body, Marriage, and Bank Account

One in eight couples struggle with infertility. My husband and I are part of that club. I went through three rounds of IVF retrievals this past year, and I'm here to tell you the truth: it's the hardest thing I've ever done. Also, the most worthwhile. And definitely the most expensive.<p>As a newly …

Pregnancy

Super Families: Secrets of Raising Successful Children

Nine families raised children who all went on to extraordinary success. Here’s what they have in common<p>Every night for 20 years, Gino Rodriguez knelt …

Obama Administration

Hannity Says He Totally Forgot Michael Cohen Was His Lawyer When He Criticized F.B.I. Raid On His Office

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—One week after lambasting the F.B.I.’s raid on Michael D. Cohen’s office as a “fishing expedition,” Sean Hannity said that he “totally forgot,” when he made those comments, that Michael D. Cohen was his lawyer.<p>“When I called the raid on Michael D. Cohen’s office a …