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Do fireworks scare your dogs and cats? Show them these videos

America's about to celebrate Independence Day, but for many pets, it's the worst day of the year. Dogs and cats aren't the biggest fans of fireworks, and many spend the holiday quaking and hiding.<p>Maybe now's the time to coax your pooch or kitty to watch one of two videos narrated by "Doctor Who" …

Pets

5 subscription box gifts for your cat (or cat-owning friends)

The best way to bribe your kitty this holiday season is with a cat subscription box gift. These companies will deliver toys, treats and cat-themed accessories to your doorstep every month.<p>These boxes also make great gifts for the cat ladies (and cat men) in your life. There's even a box designed …

See Michael J. Fox, Dave Matthews Band Cover 'All Along the Watchtower'

Michael J. Fox took the opportunity during a recent annual benefit for his foundation to pull out his electric guitar and join Dave Matthews Band …

Dave Matthews

Watch ‘Hamilton’s America’ Online: See Full Streaming Video Replay Of The Documentary, Including New Footage From ‘Hamilton’

Musical fans who want to watch <i>Hamilton’s America</i> but missed out on Friday’s broadcast will be in luck, with a full replay of the documentary on …

Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy

Andy Puddicombe, a trained Buddhist monk, wants to spread health and happiness by teaching our technology-addled minds to slow down and live in the moment.<p>Naturally, he's doing it through an app.<p>In just a few short minutes a day, users can listen to meditation guides for topics as varied as anxiety …

20 Insanely Great Eminem Tracks Only Hardcore Fans Know

Since the release of his second album, <i>The Marshall Mathers LP</i>, in May 2000, Eminem has seen his celebrity grow into a sun orbited by his own label …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Watch Foo Fighters Perform With Stevie Nicks, Haim in Los Angeles

Foo Fighters began their two-night stand at Inglewood, California's the Forum Monday night with a pair of special guests: Stevie Nicks and her fellow …

Music

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

World Trade Center

The Greatest Performance In MTV Video Music Awards History

In my opinion, anyway.<p>There have been few truly iconic moments at the MTV Video Music Awards. Madonna is responsible for most of them. But I can tell you this: Blink 182's performance of "All The Small Things" at the 2000 VMAs fundamentally changed me as a human being, and I'm not even joking.<p>The …

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

How To Meditate (And Get The Most Benefit Out Of It)

Neuroscientists and psychologists keep discovering more health benefits from mindfulness meditation. And luckily, it's a simple practice, that …

Meditation

The 13 Biggest Differences Between the Gone Girl Movie and the Book

The film version of <i>Gone Girl</i>, which hit theaters this weekend, follows the novel closely: both move at a breakneck speed and the plot twists are the …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

The 10 Best Beaches in The World

From Hawaii to New Zealand, the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world.<p>From Hawaii to New Zealand, the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world.

See How Alec Baldwin and His Yoga-Instructor Wife Hilaria Celebrated Their Anniversary

It seems that ever since <i>30 Rock</i> went off the air, <b>Alec Baldwin</b> has become, once again, an embattled celebrity. Arrested while riding his bike, his talk show cancelled over “creative tension”, and in need of some misguided defense from <b>Gary Oldman</b>, the list goes on and on. It’s hardly possible to see …

7 Proven Ways to Come Home with Better Travel Photos

Your next vacation or around-the-world escapade is the perfect time to brush up on your photography skills. After all, taking a great photograph is …

Meet the Caribbean Island With Multiple Personalities

Spend a day at the beach, then check out a fish fry before boarding the ship. - Photo by Heeb Photos/eStockPhoto<p>Barbados has two sides to her personality: British propriety and saucy Caribbean swagger. Embrace both if you can. Not only can you enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at Sandy Lane, the …

Top 5 Most Romantic Caribbean Honeymoon Suites

<i>(Photo Courtesy of Jade Mountain)</i><p><i>By Djani Schafer</i><p>When in the Caribbean, breathtaking views and romantic resorts aren't hard to come by. Since most properties provide luxe amenities like state-of-the-art spas, gourmet restaurants and top-quality services, it takes a little something extra to create …

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How one dad works to build his daughter's self-esteem<p>Why I love my dad: Kids thank their dads this Father's Day<p>Steve Scalise and Capital police take …

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Hospitality Jobs You Wish You Had

<i>Courtesy Barnsley Resort</i><p>The hospitality industry employs millions of people each year as housekeepers, bellhops, concierges and general managers. A lucky few, though, get the opportunity to nab a really rare job -- and these hotel employees have arguably the best gigs in the business. Not only are …

Dirty Little Secrets: Confessions of a Hotel Maid

A hotel maid has decided to spill the spill the dirt in hotel housekeeping. The interview was shared with hotel search trivago.com by an employee of a five-star property in Orlando, Florida.<p><b>How do you usually begin a typical day?</b><p>My day begins with a staff meeting at 7 a.m. Here we discuss the days …

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The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel

• <b>Author:</b> Kelly E. Carter<p>National Geographic’s ultimate resource for traveling with your furry friend features hundreds of dog-friendly places to pamper your pooch, from doggie daycare to canine couture. Special features include walks you can take with your dog, insider tips from local pet parents on …

Top New Apps For Travel

Lounging on a sun-kissed Caribbean beach. Rifling through exotic jewelry at the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. Bombing down a mogul run in the Swiss Alps. No matter what your idea of a vacation is, it should be a time of relaxation and enjoyment free of obligations or logistical problems.<p>Now think about …

The Exceptional Traveler: Adventure in the Caribbean

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.— Miriam Beard<p><b>How To Do Exceptional Things Inexpensively</b><p><b>Post #13 Adventure in the Caribbean</b><p><b>Any typical resort vacation in the Caribbean can be turned into an exciting adventure by</b> …

13 Super Luxe Stays in the Caribbean

For those seeking a truly decadent escape, the Caribbean is certainly not short on options. The islands boast everything from intimate boutiques in hidden, tranquil locales to expansive resorts that wow not only in breadth, but style. These super-luxe properties cater to celebrities and socialites …

Top 10 Quick Tips for Caribbean Cruisers

Is there a Caribbean cruise in your future? Before you board, check out my top 10 tips for smooth sailing.<p>1. <b>Break Wind</b><p>Feeling chilly on a Caribbean cruise? Trust me, it <i>can</i> happen. Once you get out into the open sea blustery nights are common even in Caribbean waters, and they'll put the kibosh on a …

Back Road Travels: The Old Coast Road from Bixby Bridge to Big Sur

Over the years, I have driven across the United States eight times and up and down the western and eastern coastlines more times than I can remember. As a landscape photographer, of all the places I've traveled, Big Sur, California remains my favorite. In my automobile adventures with my camera and …