Candace Bingham

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How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

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Pictures of the Week 10.30.14

Berlin Wall Being Rebuilt in a Dazzling Display of 8,000 Glowing Orbs

In 1961, the infamous Berlin Wall was constructed and completely cut off West Berlin from East Germany and East Berlin. The infrastructure was taken down in 1989 and with it reclaimed free movement between East and West. That was nearly 25 years ago, and to commemorate this occasion, light artist …

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Travel Tips: Why You Need a U.S. Passport Card

One of our biggest concerns when we travel abroad is how to keep our passports safe. Do we keep it in our hotel room? What do we do when we need to carry it with us? Luckily, I recently came across a new alternative that can solve this traveler's dilemma.<p><b>The U.S. Passport Card</b><p>This...<p>is the U.S. …

This Nation Has Another Grand Canyon, And It's Hiding In Yellowstone

Just when we thought we'd seen it all, we were shocked as anyone to find out that there's another Grand Canyon in this nation.<p>It's in Yellowstone National Park, and it's <i>actually</i> named The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. At roughly 20 miles long, it features no less than three waterfalls for a …

A New Study Shows That Sunday Is The Best Day To Book A Flight

The previous school of thought was that Tuesday was the best time to book a flight, but ARC disputed that theory.<p>ARC analyzed both US domestic and international airfares between January 2013 through July 2014, and found that the lowest average airfare was available on Sundays. Travelers who booked …

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International Airlines Make a Push for the U.S. with New Nonstop Routes

Another week, another nonstop international flight. Over the last year—and into 2015—many overseas airlines, including Etihad, Emirates, Korean Air, …

Adult Playtime: 3 Reasons to Treat Yourself, Aruba (PHOTOS)

<b>"We export happiness."</b><p>Yes, Aruba, yes you do.<p>Situated off the coast of Venezuela, slightly south of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, this Caribbean delight is everything I've needed to escape a fast-paced world that glorifies busy.<p>Weather? 365 days of sunshine guaranteed.<p>Gluttony? Five Star …

See More This Winter: Travel to Europe & $ave!

Source: <i>©Tourismus Salzburg GmbH</i><p>The Euro at its lowest value against the US Dollar since July 2012 - currently exchanging at $1.26 - and hotel rates in many of Europe's most popular cities are lower in winter, which means that it's time to seriously consider taking a trip across the Atlantic.<p>To give …

The New World of Travel Writing

As a writer, editor, and teacher, I care about travel writing that matters. My own journey of learning about and reflecting on the ever-evolving world of travel writing and publishing is a continual one, propelled each year by the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference, held each …