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The Week in Review: NAACP Leader Sparks Conversations About Race

Rachel Dolezal resigned from her position as head of the Spokane, WA, NAACP chapter this week after she set off a media and cultural firestorm. Dolezal was born to Caucasian parents and spent much of her life identifying herself as a white woman. However, as her commitment to black causes and …

33 travel tips every man should know

There is just something about waking up in a new setting, seeing views you've only read about, and finding yourself in a crowd that speaks a foreign language that helps you understand how amazing this world is.<p>It was during one of these trips - living with a family in Kyiv, Ukraine - that I met my …

Yes, You Want to Grill This Big and Beautiful Pork Chop Immediately

Instead of grilling individual chops for a crowd, get a massive one and cook it to share. Here's how it's done.<p>The next time you're grilling for a crowd, skip the individual pork chops and opt for a massive, triple-cut pork chop cooked to share. We don't just love a cut of meat this big because it …

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The 8 Hardest Places in the World to Visit

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/abrinsky</i><p>Some countries in the world are difficult to visit because they're waaaaay off the beaten path, while others are tough because they just don't like you. Or at least, don't want you there. And these eight strongholds -- well, they're a combination of …

Unforgettable Photos of the Rodney King Riots

Twenty-three years ago, four police officers charged with beating Rodney King were acquitted, sparking the Los Angeles riots. Here's a look back at that volatile time.<p>Twenty-three years ago, four police officers charged with beating Rodney King were acquitted, sparking the Los Angeles riots. Here's …

5 Reasons to Travel Slowly

Slow beats fast.<p>Recall the children's story about the race between the hare and the tortoise: the hare sprinted as fast as he could at the beginning of the race, while the tortoise took slow and steady steps. The hare, seeing how slow his competitor was moving, decided to take a nap on the side of …

8 Lessons I Learned From Traveling Solo

By no means am I one of those extroverted types who needs to be constantly surrounded by other people, but when I think about certain activities like dining, traveling and pedalo boating, I tend to get a visual of Christopher McCandless in <i>Into the Wild</i> -- dying after mistakenly eating poisonous …

Chrome is still a threat to your MacBook's battery

The awesomeness of Chrome comes at a price<p>Google’s Chrome is the best web browser for my needs. Apple’s MacBooks are the best computers for my needs. So why is the combination of the two such a wretched and chronically compromised situation? Almost every advice column on how to improve MacBook …

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway<p>The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California …

13 features we'd like to see in iOS 9

Apple will reportedly focus on under-the-hood improvements, mainly for the sake of refining and polishing the current experience on its mobile devices.<p>According to 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman, Apple is placing a big emphasis on bug fixes and performance enhancements to make everything run faster and more …

24 Signs You're A Good Traveler

You may love to travel, but just because you enjoy taking vacations and visiting far-flung destinations doesn't mean you're good at it. Unfortunately, simply liking travel isn't enough. There are a few traits that every good traveler should possess.<p>If you've ever wondered if you have what it takes, …

10 Best Tricks for Improving Your Flight Experience

Flying can be a miserable experience but we've got the 10 best tricks for rocking up to the gate like a superstar. Indoor sunglasses optional.<p>Did you know you can take a water bottle through security? Or you could even take a tour of the cockpit if you wanted? Here are some tips and strategies for …

5 Countries That Are Small Enough to See in One Day

<i>By Cynthia Drescher, CNTraveler.com</i><p>Don't have more than a few days to explore a destination? Don't worry; when it comes to the tiniest countries and territories in the world, one day is plenty time for a visit. Here's our list of 10 travel-worthy micro-countries you'll want to explore:<p><b>1. Monaco</b><p>© …

Rare Supertide Turns Ancient Abbey Into Isolated Island

A supertide turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island on Saturday and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.<p>The so-called "tide of the century" actually happens every 18 years. Although the tide rushes in and out along the …

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The 6 Destinations You Absolutely Need to Visit This Spring

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Simon Turkas (edited)</i><p>Winter's well and dandy, but by the time March rolls around, pretty much everyone's fed up with the whole "bitter cold and bubble jackets" thing. Now that spring's near, rather than just watching leaves come back, which is nature's equivalent of …

I Did Not Quit My Job to Travel the World

Approximately every five minutes someone out there writes an article about how they quit their job to travel the world. Okay, maybe not every five minutes, but these days it does seem like there are many people who do just that -- save up money, quit their jobs and go from country to country, city …

How To Design The World's Biggest Airport Terminal

How do you make an airport terminal that spans 173 acres feel like anything but a monster? Zaha Hadid attempts the impossible in Beijing.<p>Beijing’s new airport is going to be a monster. At 7.5 million square feet, it covers about the same amount of space as 130 football fields put together–all …

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10 Healthy-Sounding Foods With More Sugar Than Candy

It's like nothing but salad is sacred!<p>Because most packaged foods contain some kind of added sugar, the sweet stuff is nearly impossible to avoid.<p>In the short term, sugary foods can send you on an energy roller coaster that ultimately leaves you feeling sluggish and starving. Over time, a …

10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

This is what Republican governance looks like: Bruce Rauner’s frightening agenda

In radical new budget, Illinois governor proposes drastic spending cuts<p>Amid depressed turnout and pent-up frustration with the Springfield status quo, Illinois voters last November ousted Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, awarding billionaire venture capitalist Bruce Rauner a five-point victory. The five …

Fiesta-Raptor Mashup Is One Mean Baby Ford

Imagine jacking up a Ford Fiesta to create a little CUV and you’ve got the Brazilian-market Ford EcoSport. With an optional 1-liter EcoBoost engine, this could be the most fun little thing to ever carry the dreaded CUV moniker. (Or better still, pop the Fiesta ST engine in there.) After all, the …

2015 McLaren 650S Le Mans Evokes F1 GTR, Snorkel Included!

Visual drama receives its own enhancement inside the black-and-orange, Alcantara-lined cabin. Le Mans logos are embossed on the headrests and floor mats, and each car features its own dedication plate. And if that’s not enough, customers will be invited to a special anniversary celebration at the …

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