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400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Online Education

50 hikes with the best views in the US that are definitely worth taking

If you’re already a part of the growing crowd of backpack-touting, dirt-loving women who are hitting the trails, then you know that taking a hike is …

Hiking

16 Epic Places in Germany Even Germans Don't Know About

Whether or not most people realize it, Germany is a country filled with spellbinding scenery and marvelous historical buildings, towns, and villages. …

These Volunteer Organizations Are Perfect for Retirees Who Love to Travel

Beyond the satisfaction of giving back.<p>A few years after he retired from his professorship at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Stuart White began …

Festivals

10 Photos That Will Convince You to Explore Idaho ASAP

Idaho is a pinnacle for outdoor recreation. With incredible mountain biking trails, paddle-friendly alpine lakes and rivers, and lava tubes, Idaho is …

Best Caribbean Summer Vacations

Palm-shaded beaches and a warm, welcoming culture make the Caribbean a great destination for couples year-round, so set your heart on one of these …

'So You Want To Talk About Race' Is The One Book Every White Person Should Read This Year, And These Quotes Explain Why

It is impossible to talk about American culture and politics in 2018 without talking about race and the many ways in which it touches every aspect of …

The Most Beautiful Natural Swimming Pools in the World

What’s a natural swimming pool? It’s like this – a natural swimming pool is a body of water, all blue and sparkling in the sun, wrought entirely by …

These are the 6 most popular national parks this summer—and dreamy Airbnbs near them

It’s no wonder that many people all but count down the days until warm months arrive: Research has shown that communing with nature (a practice many …

The Best Areas of Amazon Jungle To Visit In Peru: Make The Most Of Your Experience

Peru’s Amazon Rainforest offers one of the best areas of Amazon to visit.<p>To provide a summary:<p>Peru has the second highest amount of rainforest after …

How To Live Like A Millionaire, Even When You Aren't One

Marilyn Anderson is a money-saving specialist, author, speaker, and award-winning film and television writer. She has written for <i>Murphy Brown, FAME</i>, and <i>Carol & Company</i>, starring Carol Burnett. She also penned the bestselling dating guidebook <i>Never Kiss A Frog,</i> sold movie scripts to studios, and …

The 9 Best Hikes In Bali You Have To Experience

Anyone who’s ever been to Bali knows (and will happily tell you) that the best things to do in Bali are all pretty much found outdoors. The best …

Here are 185 books Bill Gates has read and thinks you should too

Like many prolific business leaders, Bill Gates is a great reader. Gates reads about 50 books per year which means he is going through one per week. …

Books

These Are The Books Money Diarists Recommend You Read

As an avid reader, I've spent a good portion of my life deciding what to read next. After all, there's no Netflix for fiction; there's no algorithm …

Books

Meghan Markle Says Everyone Should Read These 5 Books in Their Lifetime (Video)

And they're all on Amazon Prime.<p>Once upon a time, Meghan Markle was a mere commoner with a blog like the rest of us. On her website, The Tig, Markle …

Books

10 Wildlife Trips Where You Can Get Up Close With the World’s Coolest Animals

Just as humans gather for festivals every year, animals congregate around the world to put on impressive shows. And it’s easy to get where the wild …

Wildlife

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

17 Enchanting Reasons Why Your Summer Travel Plans Should Include Seeing Germany

It's like stepping inside a storybook, you guys.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

European Travel

America's 100 Most-Loved Novels Were Just Announced. Did Your Favorite Make the List?

A battle between 100 much-loved novels. At the end, only one will prevail.<p>There's one simple and surefire way to get smarter: Read more books. Many of the most respected entrepreneurs--from Bill Gates to Elon Musk--are voracious readers.<p>Take a page out of one CEO's book, and you can find a way to …

13 Stunning New UNESCO Geoparks You Cannot Miss

If you’re looking to travel to a place that inspires a sense of wonder, these new geoparks may be the answer. A Geopark is a UNESCO-designated area …

The 19 Prettiest And Best Places To Visit In England

You know, one of the things I love about England is the diversity that we have. From the little coves on the Dorset Coast, gorgeous little hamlets …

Lake District

All about New Zealand travel for families with kids

New Zealand is the home we chose, it’s where we base ourselves when we’re not traveling, and it’s one of the most beautiful countries in the world.<p>A …

Tips and Tricks on Visiting 26 National Parks, Straight From Park Employees

From the best time of the year to visit to the best hidden spots, straight from those who know it best.<p>Each of the National Park Service’s 417 …

National Parks

Kids Friendly Holiday Destinations in India

Incredible India is filled with a lot of excitement for travelers and Travelling with kids is one of the astonishing trips. This country is available …

Siblings

30 of Vietnam's most beautiful places

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thanks in part to its serpentine shape and lengthy coastline, Vietnam is home to wildly diverse landscapes.<p>Traveling around the Southeast Asian country, you'll be surrounded by photogenic scenery -- from lush rice terraces in northern Sapa to the white sandy beaches of Phu Quoc.<p>Vietnam's …

Vietnam

18 Travel Adventures No Bucket List is Complete Without

Laying on the beach and getting a tan may cut it for some travelers, but how about swimming with sharks and jumping from airplanes? If you prefer …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 14<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 14<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

8 Anti-Aging, Hydrating and Perfecting Serums You Can Actually Afford

A potent, effective serum that sets you back less than your morning Uber ride to work is the unicorn of the skincare world. It might be tough, but …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …