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Massive iceberg nearly the size of Delaware breaks off Antarctica

One of the largest icebergs ever recorded broke off from an ice shelf in Antarctica, British scientists announced Wednesday.<p>The 1 trillion ton iceberg, with twice of the volume of Lake Erie, broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf between Monday and Wednesday, according to Project MIDAS, which has …

Liu Xiaobo: China's most prominent dissident dies

<b>Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, who was China's most prominent human rights and democracy advocate, has died aged 61.</b><p>The activist had been serving an 11-year prison term for "subversion" and was recently moved to a hospital for treatment for terminal liver cancer.<p>A university professor turned tireless …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

11 overrated beach towns — and where to go instead

When summer rolls into town, everyone else wants to roll out.<p>The best place for this is usually the beach. Thanks to the refreshing water and nice ocean breeze, it's one of the easiest ways to stay cool throughout the year's hottest months. But not all beach towns were created equal.<p>Many beach …

10 Beach Towns That Offer So Much More for Families

These family vacation spots offer more than sand and water. Each has a little something extra that will have you going back again and again.<p><i>Sanibel Island, Florida</i><p>Your pint-size seashell collector will go out of her mind on any of the beaches in this town. “Hundreds of thousands of seashells arrive …

Family Vacations

5 of the Best Beaches to Camp in the USA

Beaches and camping go hand-in-hand, especially in the summertime. Enjoy a night under the stars and days filled with sun, sand, and surf.<p>Camping is one of America's favorite pastimes. So is sunbathing along gorgeous coastlines. Combine the two and what do you get? An amazing time. Here are our …

Find It First: 15 Beaches That Are Totally Off the Radar, For Now

We all crave the next sweet spot, that unspoiled getaway that no one else knows about. Here are 15 beaches where you'll be one step ahead of everyone …

The best places to stay in a tipi on your summer vacation

Camping accommodations come in a range. There are times when you dont want much more than a light and fast tarp, and then there are times when you …

6 bucket list adventures you can actually afford

Achieving your dreams before you metaphorically kick the bucket shouldn’t have to mean spending your kids’ inheritance in one fell swoop.Sure, a …

How to spend a long weekend in 4 of America’s best cities

Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer across the country, and as such should be spent enjoying as much time as possible outside enjoying the …

5 awesome sleep-away summer camps for grown-ups

When it comes to going away to camp whether that means traditional out-in-the-woods, Native American-named summer sleepover camp, basketball camp or …

How Trump Made Justin Trudeau a Global Superstar

After one year, Canada’s charismatic young prime minister was struggling. Then Trump was elected.<p>The last time a Canadian prime minister got this much attention, his last name was Trudeau.<p>It was the late 1960s, and Pierre Elliott Trudeau, the hip 48-year-old law professor-turned-Liberal Party …

Canada

Throwing Too Hard Is Killing Baseball's Best Pitchers

Major League Baseball pitchers have been an evolutionary marvel in recent seasons. They’re throwing the ball harder than ever. Pitches at 100 miles per hour, once an extraordinary feat that left smoke trails across the sport, are now routine.<p>But there’s a problem as the sport’s velocity obsession …

City of Dust

By Nevada Museum of Art<p>City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man, the recently-opened exhibition at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, explores the …

Museums

Meet the Next President Kennedy

Joe Kennedy sat in his office, nursing a cough. Leaning back in a blue leather chair, he was quick to flash a grin familiar to anyone who has flipped …

Must-See Stops Along California's Route 1

Road trippers will find sun, sand, and surf along the Pacific Coast Highway.<p>The southernmost stretch of fabled coastal Route 1 strings together everything that makes Southern California, well, “SoCal”: surf breaks and seaside mountains, offbeat beach towns and sprawling suburbs, old Spanish history …

California

Five Unforgettable Summer Fishing Trips

West: The Dividing Line<p><b>This Rocky Mountain road trip crisscrosses the Great Divide, highlighting the world-class ­fishing that can be found on rivers</b> …

The Best National Park Souvenirs

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Home Improvement Advice by 150 Points

<i>Ready to create a kitchen that will really impress with its versatility, design and style? If so, our DIY home improvement guide to kitchen</i> …

Home Improvement

Beowulf (Bilingual Edition)

• <b>Author:</b> Seamus Heaney<p>New York Times bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award.<br>Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from …

The Angels' Share

• <b>Author:</b> J. R. Ward<p><b>#1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward delivers the second novel in her Bourbon Kings series—a sweeping saga of a Southern dynasty struggling to maintain a façade of privilege and prosperity, while secrets and indiscretions threaten its very foundation…</b> <br>In Charlemont, …

5 Pieces Of Wisdom For Kindergarten Teachers

When you enter Marissa McGee's classroom, the first thing you notice is her connection with her students. They're delighted by her enthusiasm, they pick up on her sarcasm, and they often double over with giggles when she makes a joke.<p>And this is kindergarten. So McGee's students — her audience — …

Teaching

The Apothecary's Daughter

• <b>Author:</b> Julie Klassen<p>Lillian Haswell, brilliant daughter of the local apothecary, yearns for more adventure and experience than life in her father's shop and their small village provides. She also longs to know the truth behind her mother's disappearance, which villagers whisper about but her …

Charged

• <b>Author:</b> Jay Crownover<p>From the New York Times bestselling author of the Marked Men books comes the second installment in the Saints of Denver series featuring a bad girl and a by the book attorney who could be her salvation...or her ruin.<p>Avett Walker and Quaid Jackson’s worlds have no reason to …

Mister O

• <b>Author:</b> Lauren Blakely<p>From the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of <b>BIG ROCK</b> comes a <b>hot and hilarious</b> new standalone...<p><b>Just call me Mister O. Because YOUR pleasure is my super power.</b> <br>Making a woman feel ‘oh-god-that’s-good’ is the name of the game, and if a man can’t get the job done, he should …

Maestra

• <b>Author:</b> L.S. Hilton<p><b>THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>THE BEST OF SKIMM READS 2016</b><p><b>“One of this year’s most talked about novels.” —The Washington Post</b><p><b>“A twenty-first-century femme fatale as lethal as Tom Ripley and as seductive as Bacall.” —Vogue</b><p>A put-upon assistant at a prestigious London art …