Andi Danis

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How to save local bookstores in 2 easy steps

Local bookstores currently face the difficulties of increased overhead due to real estate costs and inventory issues, whereas Amazon can cut those …

Norway Photos

See photos of Norway (including fjords, polar bears, Oslo, Lillehammer, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

Canada National Parks

What’s your fancy: sandy beaches, rocky coasts, lush forests, or glacial lakes? Canada has them all, in a national park system that’s one of the world’s best.

National Parks

A rainbow arcs over trees blooming on a hillside in the West Indies island of Dominica. http://on.natgeo.com/19zlt54 Photograph by Michael Melford

Alaska Photos

See photos of Alaska, including the Alaska Range, Kodiak, and brown bears, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

Nature

Our favourite images of the week

Our pick of the best travel photos from the last seven days – from Rajasthan’s regal heritage and Florida’s endangered marine life to erupting volcanoes in Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea

Pictures: Animals of Canada

Canada's wildlife is as varied as its landscapes. Take a look at its furry and feathered inhabitants.

National Parks

Monday News Clips: What We're Reading

We're kicking off a new morning routine in which we'll get the day started on NPR's It's All Politics" blog by sharing a handful of political stories that caught our interest or that we'll be watching.<p>Here are a few of them for Monday, Sept. 23:<p>This week, of course, the Senate is due to take up the …

6 Secrets To Conquering Any Crisis

All of us, no matter how blessed and lucky we may be, have experienced trauma, loss, and adversity—or we will. The death of someone we love, the end …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

Apps That Make Work Life a Breeze | About Verizon

“Very busy” is a common response from employees when asked how their work day is going. In fact, studies show that Americans are working longer hours than anyone else in the industrialized world. This is where mobile apps can be useful to help increase workplace efficiency.<p>By 9 a.m., many workers …

TSA is officially allowed to lie to you in order to cover its ass

The TSA is allowed to lie in its responses to Freedom of Information Requests. Its court-granted ability to lie to the public it nominally serves …

Syria crisis: three potential outcomes of key Congressional votes

Barack Obama began an uphill struggle on Monday, to persuade Congress of the need for US military action in Syria. The president began by reaching out to hawkish Republicans, such as senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, in the hope of building a consensus before key votes take place next …

Capitalist democracy doesn’t pay a living wage

Politicians like D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray are more eager to appease big ticket retailers than their constituents<p>If Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray signs a bill mandating big retailers pay a living wage, he’ll do more than raise workers’ remuneration.<p>He’ll establish a potent precedent for powerful …

A sunny outlook in Capri.

Lake Louise 晨光

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …