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5 of the most amazing luxury resorts in Bali

Bali is repeatedly voted as the world’s best tourist destination, and it doesn’t take a genius to work out why. With white sand beaches, emerald …

Luxury Lifestyle

Seriously, You Have to Do This U.S. Road Trip at Least Once in Your Lifetime

When you really want (need) an escape, you go to the ever-charming Mackinac Island, Michigan. Once on this island between the northernmost part of …

The 10 Most Inspiring Quotes from Michelle Obama's Final Speech as First Lady

"Being your First Lady has been the greatest honor of my life, and I hope I've made you proud."<p>This morning, Michelle Obama delivered her final public speech as First Lady of the United States.<p>Obama spoke at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year Event—which she organized in 2015 as a part of her …

Tilikum's Legacy: How the Late SeaWorld Orca Changed the Park and Whale Captivity Forever

Long before his passing, the 36-year-old killer whale made headlines for his part in the controversial documentary <i>Blackfish</i>, in which his behavior …

SeaWorld

Our c-section success might be giving us big heads

Caesarean sections have helped overcome many a life-threatening childbirth since they became more commonplace in the 1950s, but what of their …

9 hilarious wildlife photos that show off nature's ridiculous side

LONDON — Nature might be a harsh and unforgiving place, but it can also be a funny one.<p>The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards — now down to 40 …

The world just agreed to the strongest protections ever for endangered animals

By Darryl Fears<p>, Reporter<p>With some scientists predicting a sixth mass extinction, the world’s protectors of wildlife acted with a greater sense of urgency at a marathon meeting to toughen regulations against killing such endangered animals as sharks, manta rays and anteaters and trading their …

Could Easter Island hold the key to anti-aging?

A promising anti-aging compound found around the statues of Easter Island continues to impress scientists, notes Metro.<p>Called rapamycin, it is a naturally occurring by-product of bacteria from this area.<p>According to an article published in Chemical and Engineering News, a soil sample containing the …

South America

The 19 Best Road-Trip Stops in the U.S.

When plotting our travel bucket list, many of us think of hopping on a plane to far-flung places like Paris, Rome, Tokyo, Sydney—basically as far away as we can get. But some of...

National Parks

RV to 8 of the Best U.S. Destinations This Summer

RV to 8 of the Best U.S. Destinations This Summer<p>Updated on July 25, 2017<p>There is nothing that compares to the freedom of the open road, especially …

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

en_US<p>article<p>Successful parenting produces successful kids. Parents who produce prize prodigies have several things in …

11 Sexually Explicit Netflix Movies You Can Stream Right Now

Netflix is known for its wide berth of programming, with binge-worthy original series and quality children's programming rounding out the pretty …

Streaming

King Tut's Knife Was Made From A Meteorite

This discovery is out of this world.<p>Scientists say an iron knife buried with King Tut is truly out of this world.<p>The knife was made with iron that came from a meteorite, according to an article in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science published online last month.<p>The dagger in question was …

Archaeology

Scientists finally know what stopped Mongol hordes from conquering Europe

The khan's ruthless tactics and loyal horde swept across Asia. One territory after another fell under the overwhelming force of the Mongol Empire, which would eventually stretch from the eastern shores of China. A series of successful forays in Hungary and Poland made even Europe seem within reach …

World History

30 Travel Experiences to Collect so that you can say You've seen the World

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. So aim far, literally. These are some of the exquisite places you can be …

Northern Lights

Mom of Quintuplets Whose Maternity Shoot Went Viral Is Now Showing Off Her 5 Babies

She gave birth to 4 girls and a boy in January.<p>After going viral for a gorgeous maternity shoot she did with photographer Erin Elizabeth Hoskins, Kim Tucci, who runs her own blog <i>Surprised by Five</i>, gave birth to the quintuplets — four girls and a boy — on Jan. 28. Now, making headlines again for her …

SeaWorld is going to stop making killer whales dance, kiss, and pose during performances

From now on, the theme park's killer whale shows will focus on what the animals do in the wild, such as beaching themselves when preparing to hunt, before the shows are phased out completely.<p>"Think of Discovery Channel, think of Nat Geo, think of a really good nature documentary that is educational …

Parents could get sued by their kids for putting baby photos on Facebook

Parents in France are being warned that their love of posting intimate photos of their young children on Facebook could land them with a fine and jail time.<p>Thanks to the country’s strict privacy laws, reports the Guardian, French authorities have forecast a legal patricide and said if children …

Social Media

10 Crazy Airbnbs You Can Book Around The World

To Stop Kids From Radicalizing, Moms In Denmark Call Other Moms

Sarah, a 21-year-old new college graduate, initially didn't pay much attention when one of her classmates double-clicked on a YouTube video from a Muslim extremist and cranked up the sound. The soft voice that came out of the speaker was that of Junes Kock, the Scandinavian spokesman for Hizb …

O.J. Simpson case: Questions, new twists after reports of knife discovery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nearly 22 years after the fatal stabbing of Nicole Brown Simpson, reports of a knife discovered on her ex-husband's property are sparking a frenzy of questions.<p>And authorities are wondering why a former police officer, who kept the knife for years, did not turn it in sooner.<p>O.J. Simpson was …

Crime

4 Things Science Tells Us About Raising Responsible (And All-Around Awesome) Kids

Shares 1K<p><i>Want to raise compassionate and responsible children? Here’s what scientific research says about parenting.</i><p>—<p>Written by Kathryn Hawkins<p>Should …

The Most Common First-Year-of-Marriage Fights (and How to Solve Them)

Even in newlywed bliss, you and your new spouse are bound to bicker. So here, our experts reveal the four top fights you're most likely to have — and of course, how to fix them.<p><b>Fight: How to spend your money.</b><p>Pooling your finances has its benefits. But once you do, you may find you and your new …

‘Making a Murderer’ Documentarians Accuse ‘Media of Demonizing This Man to Prove His Guilt’

'Making a Murderer' Documentarians Accuse 'Media of Demonizing This Man to Prove His Guilt'<p>Speaking to a room full of television reporters Sunday …

Crime

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Being "Hangry" Is Real, So Don't Neglect the Snacks

You haven’t eaten for a while and you’re starting to get snappy with everyone. You’re hangry. It’s not just a joke, it’s a real phenomenon. So, don’t …

The 13 Naughtiest Hotels in the World, Ranked

Thanksgiving has passed and you now have less than a month to redeem yourself for your holiday debauchery before Christmas. (Santa saw that you had a few too many glasses of spiked cider, and got into an argument with your uncle over gun control -- again.) We think you stand a chance, but some …

Dominican Republic

SeaWorld Cancels Inhumane Killer Whale Show, Announces New Killer Whale Show About "Conservation"

So there’s good SeaWorld news and bad SeaWorld news. The good SeaWorld news is that, after decades of criticism, the park will phase out its infamous …

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

Costa Rica