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14 Luxurious Glamping Destinations for Your Next Girlfriend Getaway

Eat your heart out Henry David Thoreau.<p><b>Big Sur, California</b><p>When Ventana shut down last year for renovations after the only bridge into Big Sur was …

Glamping

Jared Kushner’s $1.2 billion miracle

Someone is doing Jared Kushner a huge favor. But we don't know who.<p>The 41-story skyscraper at 666 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan was supposed to be Jared …

Real Estate

Brain's "Brakes" Suppress Unwanted Thoughts

Everyone has unwelcome thoughts from time to time. But such intrusions can signal serious psychiatric conditions—from “flashbacks” in post-traumatic …

Surprising Relationship Benefits of the Female Orgasm

Meston, C. M., & Frohlich, P. F. (2000). The neurobiology of sexual function. Archives of General Psychiatry, 57(11), 1012-1030.<p>Meyer, D. (2007). …

Trump Administration Offers 77 Million Acres in Gulf of Mexico to Oil Industry

The Trump administration is holding the biggest offshore oil and gas lease auction in U.S. history Wednesday, offering all 77 million acres of …

The Great Lie of Conservatism

The philosophical foundation of conservatism is a template for exploitation, argues Drew Magary, and it's time to stop treating it as half our country's guiding principles.<p>They’re all dead now. All the unofficial fathers of modern conservatism: William F. Buckley, Russell Kirk, Milton Friedman, …

'National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past: 'For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist'

If <i>National Geographic</i>'s April issue was going to be entirely devoted to the subject of race, the magazine decided it had better take a good hard look at its own history.<p>Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg asked John Edwin Mason, a professor of African history and the history of photography at the …

Race & Ethnicity

John 14 - New King James Version

John 14 New King James Version (NKJV)<p>The Way, the Truth, and the Life<p>14 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. 2 In …

John 14

<b>John 14</b> is the fourteenth chapter of the Gospel of John in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. It continues Jesus' discussions with His …

Matthew 11

<b>Matthew 11</b> is the eleventh chapter in the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament section of the Christian Bible. It continues the narrative about …

Matthew 5:4

<b>Matthew 5:4</b> is the fourth verse of the fifth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. It is the second verse of the Sermon on the …

Astronomers Are Outraged Over This "Space Garbage" Ball Just Launched Into Orbit

Basically a giant mirror in space.<p>Earlier this month, the New Zealand-based private spaceflight company Rocket Lab successfully delivered its first …

Space Exploration

Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations helped unveil a universal declaration of player …

Human Rights

20 Companies Pledge to Phase Out Coal

Twenty companies including Unilever and the Virgin Group announced on Tuesday that they will phase out usage of coal in order to combat climate …

Dark Energy Theories Demolished: Neutron Star Collision Wipes Out Scientists' Understanding of Mysterious Force

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>There was much excitement when scientists witnessed the violent …

Orlando Magic will rely on Nikola Vucevic more than ever

The Orlando Magic will be relying on Nikola Vucevic more than ever now with all the injuries. For one night he stepped up, but his critics persist. …

MLB winter meetings preview: Five furious days ahead in Orlando

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Children, innocently letting their emotions overwhelm them, ran around the lobby of the Swan and Dolphin Resort Sunday morning, eyeing the holiday decorations, gifts scattered around the enormous Christmas trees, hoping to catch an early glimpse of Santa Claus before the …

Alpine skiing: Vonn pulls out of Super G race

ST MORITZ (Reuters) - American Lindsey Vonn pulled out of Sunday’s Super G World Cup race at St Moritz, saying she needed to take care of herself in the run-up to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in two months’ time.<p>Alpine Skiing - FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup - Women's Alpine Super G - St. Moritz, …

Skiing

An AI That Makes Fake Videos May Facilitate The End of 'Reality' as We Know It

What are we going to trust?<p>Anyone worried about the ability of artificial intelligences (AI) to mimic reality is likely to be concerned by Nvidia's …

Bizarre, Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time

The largest known world map of its time—made of 60 individual sheets—can finally be seen as the mapmaker intended.<p>This colorful and intricately detailed map from 1587 is more than nine feet by nine feet when fully assembled. For the last 430 years, its 60 individual sheets were bound together as an …

John Fox has reportedly 'accepted his fate,' basically telling people he'll be fired

The Chicago Bears coach is probably not going to survive 2017<p>The Chicago Bears are not having a good season in 2017, struggling on both sides of the …

Trump's tax plan will change your tax bracket next year — and it reveals a very simple thing most people get wrong about taxes

The massive Republican tax bill passed Congress on Wednesday.<p>The bill, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is now heading to President Donald Trump's desk for a signature to enact it, though it's unclear when that will happen.<p>By looking at what Trump's tax plan means for Americans' take-home pay at …

Retirement

Cave of the 'Mayan Underworld' Filled with Methane-Eating Creatures

In the subterranean rivers and flooded caverns of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula — once thought to hold the path to Xibalba, the mythical Mayan …

Shelby bucks Alabama GOP leaders in voting against Moore

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In his sternest rebuke yet, Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said repeatedly Sunday his state can "do better" than electing fellow …

Republicans

The Best Steakhouses in Every U.S. State, Mapped

We all have that one guilty pleasure when it comes to food and drink. For some, it's gooey, creamy and oh-so-delicious mac and cheese, and for …

Bitcoin Prices Are Headed to $0.00: Peter Schiff

Investors are drunk on the Kool-Aid that is bitcoin, according to veteran market forecaster Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital.<p>"No matter how …

Trump supporters were reminded that Ivanka once denounced Roy Moore: 'A special place in hell’

Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Trump, during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, on Nov. 29. (Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)<p>A digital billboard was roaming around Pensacola, Fla., as President Trump held a rally there and urged residents in nearby Alabama to vote for embattled …

Donald Trump