Alejandra Serna

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Why The Age Of The Kids Adventure Movie Is Over

Not so long ago, movies like <i>The Goonies, Stand By Me, E.T.</i>, and many more sent pint-sized explorers out into the wilds of their own neighborhoods to …

22 Movies Roger Ebert Really Hated

When Roger Ebert hated a film, he really didn't mince words. Here are 22 films he absolutely loathed (including a couple of surprises) and his dry …

New Story Details and Title of THE WALKING DEAD Spinoff Series Revealed

Restorationists Irreparably Damage King Tut’s Mask

In what may be the worst (or second worst) restoration fumble of all time, conservators at Cairo’s Egyptian Museum admitted to the press that sometime last year King Tut’s famous, 3,000-year-old mask was irreversibly damaged, in the process of removing and reattaching his beard. There are differing …

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

6 Sneaky but Scientific Ways to Help Kids Learn

Parents want to teach kids the skills they’ll need to lead happy, productive lives. But we have too much to do and not enough time to do it. Ellen …

The Top 100 Restaurants In America, According To Yelp

To determine the best restaurants, Yelp combed through millions of US restaurant reviews over the past 10 years, weighing recent reviews more heavily.<p>From top rated BBQ to a cafe located in a laundromat, here are the best restaurants in America:

Sweet revenge: 'Ship Your Enemies Glitter' sells for $85,000

Matthew Carpenter has finally unloaded his "huge mistake" for $85,000.<p>The 22-year-old Australian made headlines this month with …

Canadian passport has a black light secret

There's a secret design hidden in plain sight on Canadian passports.<p>The regular travel document is dark blue on the outside, and the 36 inside pages …

How Taking A 20-Minute Walk Every Day Transformed My Approach To Work

Here’s what happened when we challenged ourselves to step away from our desks and get out for a while.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>If you’re like most Americans, you suffer from the physical, emotional, and mental …

Downtown Miami's "Grand Central" Station Will Change It All

Strolling through the western side of Downtown Miami (the area between I-95 and Miami Ave), can be quite a disheartening experience. When you envision the center of a city as well known as ours, you picture dense streets full of people and activity, especially in the immediate vicinity of the …

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"The <b>Chaille Building</b> on the SE corner of NE 5th st and N Miami Ave is the oldest standing, fully intact retail strip in Miami. it's currently owned by the federal bureau of prisons. This begs the question, is the the prison in downtown miami the most architecturally significant building we have? …

Miami Icons: Vizcaya Voted Your Favorite Local Landmark

Conceived by industrialist James Deering, Villa Vizcaya, as it was known, was constructed between 1914 and 1922 with French and Italian architectural …

Live streaming concert from Miami to Havana for the first time in the history of the Digital Era - CNN iReport

Today August 23, 2014, we are live broadcasting a concert from Miami to Havana for the first time in the history of the Digital Era. <br>Social networks Generacion Asere, Chistes de Cuba and TalentoCubano.net (Miami), along with Estado de SATS project (prominent human rights activists in Havana) have …

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Historic Miami Beach threatened amid real estate resurgence | Reuters

MIAMI BEACH Fla. (Reuters) - Conservationists are urging Miami Beach officials to protect more of the city’s historic homes after some decades-old properties were bulldozed to make way for mega mansions.<p>The mansion located at 22 Star Island Drive is seen in Miami Beach, Florida in a 2013 archive …

Exploring What $3,900/Month Rents You Around Miami

<i>Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Miami neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's penthouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $3,900.</i><p>1657 N Miami Ave<p>↑After an 8-year hiatus marred by a global financial crisis, …

Environmentalists ready to sue over Miami port's deep dredge | Reuters

MIAMI (Reuters) - Environmentalists said on Thursday they are prepared to sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after researchers found dredging to deepen the port of Miami is burying coral and could destroy the surrounding marine ecosystem for years to come.<p>The great star coral (Montastraea …

Why You Can't Afford to Live in the Condos on Curbed Miami

If you are an average Miamian with an average income, and have finally decided to listen to your mother, grow up, and get yourself a nice condo, you will soon realize, that as of lately, your coins don't add up to much. Not only are prices through the roof, that nice building under construction …

Miami Is Drowning

In Miami Beach people shop for produce at two feet above sea level. The setting for this activity is a Whole Foods in South Beach. This particular Whole Foods was built on what is now the lowest inhabitable plot of land in Florida.<p><i>Corallimorphs, from which Coral Morphologic derives its name, are</i> …

Taking Massage-On-Demand Nationwide, Zeel Rolls Out In Miami, LA, and SF Bay

It’s a year later than they had initially planned, but Zeel is finally expanding its massage-on-demand service beyond New York to more cities in the U.S. — rolling out in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and Miami.<p>It’s the next step toward creating what Chief Executive Samer Hamadeh says is at least a …