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11 Tips For Protesting With Kids From Veteran Moms

Create child-friendly signs.<p>The Women’s March on Washington and other protests happening this will be the first time many families attend a rally. Olivia Higgins, founder of Queerly Elementary, and other parents have 11 tips to help families navigate the process of attending a protest.<p><b>1. Explain</b> …

Parenting

Everything Is Awful So Let's All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

Can we spend the next four years here?<p>The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It's built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups—and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, …

Design

Please Enjoy These Adorable Old Photos of the Obamas Playing in the Snow

As the Obamas prepare to leave the White House, we’ve been feeling pretty nostalgic. On Tuesday night, their official photographer Pete Souza decided …

Democrats

Not a Flower, Maybe a Car, Definitely Electric: It’s the Dendrobium!

It seems like these days, startups promising all-electric supercars are a dime a dozen. So forgive us for seeming cool toward the Dendrobium, which its maker claims will be yet another electric hypercar. At least this one will be the only one to hail from Singapore—talk about cachet! That is, if it …

Autos

This Las Vegas Hotel Now Has A Champagne Vending Machine

What holds 320 bottles of bubbly, only takes gold coins, and lives in Las Vegas? A champagne vending machine, that's what.<p>Yes, the Mandarin Oriental …

Hotels

Kekkila Garden Shed

Combining a garden shed and a greenhouse, the Kekkila Garden Shed offers a visually pleasing workspace for the at-home gardner. The prefabricated …

Design

Tech employees protest in front of Palantir HQ over fears it will build Trump’s Muslim registry

Silicon Valley is no stranger to protests against tech companies. But it’s unusual when the tech workers themselves protest tech. Such was the case this morning in front of Palantir headquarters in Palo Alto where 50 people in the tech community came out in the pouring rain to demand the data …

Silicon Valley

Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years

Sitting too much during the day has been linked to a host of diseases, from obesity to heart problems and diabetes, as well as early death. It’s not …

Longevity

New Poisonous Frog Species Discovered in Peru

A peculiar croak heard within the Amazon rainforest leads to the naming of a new species of frog.<p>Deep in the Peruvian Amazon, in a region known as the Manú Biosphere Reserve, Shirley Jennifer Serrano Rojas crouched near a stream. She listened, while her audio recorder tracked the noise of the …

Nature

Watch this Hot Chocolate Transform Marshmallows into Daisies

In case cronuts didn't already have you convinced that boundary-pushing baker Dominique Ansel is one culinary genius, his latest creation comes in …

Cooking

The Best Places to Experience Florida's Wildlife

From swimming with manatees to biking with alligators, experience Florida’s most underrated attribute—its nature—with these fun (and educational) day trips.

Outdoors

Best All-inclusive Resorts in Jamaica

If you’re the sort of traveler whose ideal trip ends with a bill of zero dollars and zero cents (and let's be honest, who doesn't have that …

Hotels

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6 Ridiculously Italian Things You Need to Do At Least Once

Oh, Italy — the birthplace of delicious, guilt-inducing carbs and sculpted naked statues. You simply can’t visit the boot-shaped country without …

Mediterranean

The Cool Girl's Guide to Rome

Created by Marie Claire for From Marie Claire for<p>The Eternal City has endless options. Here's how to navigate them.<p>Things I've learned: When in Rome, it can be difficult to restrict usage of the phrase "When in Rome," whether you're consuming a double scoop of gelato or purchasing a pair of custom, …

Rome

Interracial couples are finally getting some emoji representation

Interracial couples are finally getting emoji representation, and the company that's doing it first might come as a surprise.<p>Microsoft quietly added support for interracial emoji couples in its most recent preview build for the upcoming Windows Creator update. The change, first noticed by …

Microsoft

A Silicon Valley down payment could buy you an entire house in much of the U.S.

You’re probably used to hearing that Bay Area home prices are insane, unfair, punishing to potential buyers.<p>But here’s a new way to look at the …

Real Estate

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Rare Ruby Seadragon Is Spotted Alive for the First Time

Image via Zoe Della Vedova<p>While a ruby seadragon may sound like a mythical creature taken from the pages of a fairy tale, this incredibly rare animal was spotted in the deep waters of Western Australia for the first time. Recently, researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the …

Nature

Giant 12-Foot Alligator Casually Crosses Paths with Tourists in Florida

Photo credit: Kristi Buckley<p>Imagine visiting Lakeland, Florida and seeing this creature cross your path! Over the weekend, a giant alligator strolled past a group of tourists at a local nature center—apparently unaware of his awe-inspiring size. As the reptile sauntered along, it ignored the small …

American South

Rent a daring modern cave house in Spain

The house was built right into the limestone outcropping on its site<p>The primitive appeal of cave and stone dwellings is undeniable—and they’re very on trend right now.<p>Last month, we wrote about an off-grid cliff house up for auction in southeastern Utah, and now comes word—and photos—of this …

Architecture

Best Old Fashioned Meat Loaf

to make when the weather outside is cold, icy, rainy, foggy, slippery and it’s definitely not the kind of weather to be out food shopping.<p>I’ve …

Cooking

Uh, those little Sophie the Giraffe toys for babies might be full of mold

Sophie the Giraffe, the popular chew toy for babies, may look cute, but some of them might be hiding a dark secret: Cut her in half, and she’ll …

Babies

The Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations Are Surprisingly Exotic

If one of your New Year's resolutions was to better yourself, you're not alone. After the shit show that was 2016, many people are battling feelings …

Travel

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The World's First Tesla Race Car Does 0-60 in 2.1 Seconds

Built for the Electric GT racing series, this gutted and race-prepped Tesla P100D is ready to race in 2017.<p>Last March, we heard a crazy rumor that someone was starting a single-marque Tesla racing series alled Electric GT. Then, in November, we saw the first working prototype of the Model S P85+ …

Autos

Thousands sign up for BMW new car-sharing service

BMW has added 40,000 drivers to ReachNow, the company’s car-sharing service currently available in Seattle, Portland, Oregon, and Brooklyn.<p>The platform is built for drivers in urban areas, where car prices and lack of parking space has made it difficult to own a car. The driver pays a small amount …

Autos