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96 Things to Do When You're Bored

Years ago when I was going through a hard time, my therapist recommended that I read Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s <i>Your Erroneous Zones</i>. This book changed my …

Seven ways you're throwing money away while traveling

Seemingly tiny expenses can add up quickly when you're traveling. And often it's money that's better spent elsewhere. Here are seven expenses you can (and should) avoid paying for on your next trip.<p><b>Foreign transaction and ATM fees</b><p>Paying to use your own money is often an infuriating consequence of …

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Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: the best entries so far

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Transform Your Walls With 22 BIG Wall Art DIYs

Gallery walls are amazing but *kinda* time consuming. If you want to make some serious impact with color and design, then maybe it’s time to steer away from that gallery wall template and opt for one giant piece of art. Big wall art can make a small space seem grander and help your large space feel …

17 Spots That Make Mexico One Of The Prettiest Places On Earth

Yes, there's the stereotype of partying spring breakers. But let's not forget that Mexico is truly a beautiful place.<p>The country boasts 67 national parks and 41 biosphere reserves. Among Mexico's deserts, rivers and mountains, you'll find more than 5,000 miles of coastline and one of the world's …

If Shakespeare Wrote Pop Songs

As the debate wages on about the Bard's relatability -- and whether or not relatability matters to begin with -- a hilarious Tumblr has surfaced that translates modern-day pop songs into Shakespearean sonnets.<p>Every wonder what Taylor Swift's newest album would sound like in iambic pentameter? Us …

Underworld, Thor’s Well, Oregon

Last night just after sunset the Northern Lights filled the sky above Iceland with neon green and purple. Photo by Mike Theiss @extremenature http://instagram.com/p/sNJtwvoMRD/

Iconic Monuments Magnificently Photographed From Sunrise Till Sunset

The world's most iconic monuments and buildings often have two very different qualities, depending on which time of day you visit them.<p>You might …

No Ice-Cream Machine? No Problem! 12 No-Churn Ice-Cream Recipes

<b>You don't need an ice cream maker to concoct a delicious icy treat! Whether you're in the mood for creamy or fruity, we've got you covered with our easy no-churn recipes. What are you waiting for??!</b><p>No-Churn Mint-Chip Ice Cream<p>Condensed milk is the secret ingredient behind this frozen dessert's …

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Use This Trick To See A Map Of Everywhere Google Knows You've Been

Luckily, there's an easy way to see exactly what Google knows about where you've been, and you can even see a map of past locations you have visited.<p>This all depends on whether you have enabled two settings tied to your Google account: location reporting and location history. Of course Google lets …

The Books You Need to Read If You Love Game of Thrones

Tonight's <b>Game of Thrones</b> episode is going to be show's best season finale ever, according to its producers. After "The Children" airs on HBO, the show will have covered book three <b>A Storm of Swords</b>, as well as parts of books four (<b>A Feast For Crows</b>) and five (<b>A Dance With Dragons</b>), of the A Song of …

20 of the Best New iOS Apps From July 2014

From encrypted messaging, to tools that tell you what to pack for holiday, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in July.<p>Here, we filter through the cacophonous crackle to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>MyRoll<p>Strictly speaking, MyRoll isn’t …

10 awesome Google features you should be using

The reason the Google home page is so bare is that, way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.<p>In fact, even the word Google was a mistake. The founders really wanted “Googol” – the digit 1 followed …

Shakespeare Invented 1,700 Of Our Everyday Words

“All the world’s a stage, / And all the men and women merely players: / They have their exits and their entrances; / And one man in his time plays …

16 Maps Illustrate the History of the Game of Thrones Universe

Fans of both the <i>Game of Thrones</i> TV show and the <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> novel series can appreciate the extensive worldbuilding that George R.R. Martin …

10 Real Words For Things You've Never Been Able To Describe

We all know the feeling of having an indescribable event where no matter what you just can’t seem to get the word to perfectly fit the situation. Did …

“Kiss my behind, King Cetewayo”: The secret hilarity of untranslated foreign-language movie lines

When foreign actors are told to say words in their native language for “authenticity,” this is what happens<p>“The Korean women were talking about me,” Elaine confides nervously to Jerry on a 1995 episode of "Seinfeld." “I think they were calling me a dog.”<p>Blandly, Jerry replies: “How would you know? …