Jennifer Gilarowski

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Infographic: The Literal Meaning Of Every State Name In The U.S.

Washington translates to “Marsh Farm Land, Missouri to “Land of the People with Dugout Canoes.” What does your state or city name mean? You may not want to know.<p>The New Navel of the Moon. It’s so poetic, isn’t it? (And sure, maybe a bit anatomically confusing.) That’s the real meaning behind the …

Summer's Hottest Beach Reads

Whether youre downloading them or buying them at Barnes and Noble, these page-turners are worth tossing in your tote.<p>Whether you're downloading them or buying them at Barnes and Noble, these page-turners are worth tossing in your tote.

Prison Hotels: A Growing Trend (PHOTOS)

In Britain, Policy Exchange has recently proposed a series of ‘super prisons,’ holding as many as 3,000 prisoners each, in place of 30 run-down and dilapidated prisons, The Guardian reports.<p>According to The London Evening Standard, a leading think tank believes that these plans mean that some of …

Sights and sounds of the Southeast Alaskan wilderness

IT REALLY ISN’T like me to go on a guided tour. But for the average adventurer to experience a week in the wildness of the Alaska Panhandle as I …

What to Pack: San Diego

With glorious SoCal sunshine and generous stretches of beaches, San Diego is known for its laid-back vibes. Catch a flight for a relaxed vacation to …

How the Other Half Lives: Photographs of NYC’s Underbelly in the 1890s

Jacob A. Riis arrived in New York in 1870. As the economy slowed, the Danish American photographer found himself among the many other immigrants in …

Return of the Cicadas

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

Best Trips 2013

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

National Parks

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

How to Make Zucchini Risotto | Zucchini Risotto Recipe | Allrecipes.com

European Travel Skills: Numbers and Stumblers

The 20 most-watched TEDTalks (so far)

Today, on the fifth birthday of TEDTalks video, we’re releasing a new list of the 20 most-watched TEDTalks over the past five years — as watched on …

10 Tips to Making Meaningful Conversations | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

A conversation is not a business meeting at work or with your family. It is a personal or informal talk that takes place in the cafeteria, while in a …

5 Foods That Actually Make You Glow | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We are what we eat, and that means that the foods we eat dictate our health. When people start to monitor their diet, they concern themselves with …

Nutrition

3 Communication Tips for Improving Any Relationship | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Good communication is imperative for the long-term success of any relationship. But what makes for effective communication?<p>Consciousness is required …

10 Simple Ways to Build Self Confidence

We live in a world where criticizing people and focusing on negative attributes seems to be the social norm.<p>It’s an unfortunate aspect of life and …

Happiness

How To Discover Your Passion (even if you think you don’t have one) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Passion is one of those elusive words. It’s talked about so often that it almost feels like rhetoric at times. ‘Find your passion’ we hear from …

Workout Clothing: 8 Rules of Sports Bra Shopping

Get the best workout gear- WH starts with your breast assets<p>Also check out the <i>Women's Health</i> <b>"Best Sports Bras"</b> for your body.<p>1. Look for sports bras that encapsulate each breast in a separate chamber; they reduce bounce and support better than simple shelf bras.2. Try to find sports bras that come …

Clothing

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One Blogger's Pro Tips: How I Prep Food for the Week

<i>Editor’s note: I try hard at meal planning, really I do. But just one peek at Cassie’s weekly food prep makes me feel hugely inspired and like a</i> …

5 Drying Racks for Life Without a Dryer

For the last month my washer/dryer combo hasn’t had the dryer functionality, and I've had to come up with some creative solutions for drying my …

How To Make Friends in a New City

A few years ago Jennifer wrote about leaving her friends behind because of a big cross-country move. I made a similar big move nearly four years ago, …

The Dos & Don'ts of Growing Mint

It's fragrant, fast-growing, green, and complements fruits, vegetables and meats. It's also its own ice cream flavor. So what's not to love about …

Best U.S. Island Getaways: 10 Tranquil Destinations For Rest And Relaxation (PHOTOS)

An island vacation is the perfect way to leave the everyday stress of urban life behind -- but you don't have to head halfway around the world to Fiji or Bali to enjoy a tranquil beachside getaway.<p>Take advantage of the stress-relieving benefits of some of the U.S.'s best islands, from the tropical …

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