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Dos and don'ts in Ireland

For some, Ireland is the land of saints and scholars, a peaceful isle of rolling hills and lilting music. It is all of that and more, but it’s also a place of quirks and odd habits, full of raucous, irreverent people and nonsensical transportation systems. So how to navigate this little island at …

Ireland

The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a city like Rome. Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out …

22 Healthy Soup Recipes to Warm You Over

Whether it's cold weather, the flu, or a lousy mood, there's nothing like the pick-me-up that a bowl of soup can provide. Instead of feasting on calorie-laden, cream-based soups, make one of these healthy recipes instead. Whether you're a meat eater, vegan, or vegetarian, you'll find the perfect …

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Small Towns in Big Sky Country: 11 Wide-Open Spaces for You to Roam

Big Sky Country's picturesque small towns put you on the very soil of the American frontier. These were the places where Lewis and Clark cut a swath …

National Parks

15 Ways to Display Art Without Putting Holes in Your Walls

It makes moving pieces around so much easier.<p>A hammer and nails are a dangerous combination when you don't know how to patch up a hole. That's why sometimes it's safer to use a less intrusive technique — especially if you live in a rental. Try one of these genius ideas if you want to keep your …

Home Decorating

16 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They’re Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Joyce Carol Oates, R. L. Stine, Lemony Snicket, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, Chuck Palahniuk, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they’re most thankful for. Here’s what</i> …

Christmas Ad That Has Santa Living With Dementia Is the Saddest One Yet

But it's also actually a really important one, too.<p>Without a doubt, this is the saddest Christmas advert you'll see this year.<p>Santa Forgot, from Alzheimer's Research UK, is narrated by actor and writer Stephen Fry and imagines a world where Santa is living with the effects of dementia and no longer …

Donald Trump and the Epidemiology of Hate

Perhaps the most haunting realization of a Donald Trump presidency is the normalization of exceedingly reactionary sentiments that run counter to the …

Rights & Freedoms

Meet the 'Hamilton Electors' Hoping for an Electoral College Revolt

The presidential election officially ends in December once the members vote. Two want to convince their colleagues to withhold the White House from Donald Trump.<p>Although the presidential election was called for Donald Trump on the night of November 8, it’s not actually over until the 538 members of …

Political Science

Thanksgiving Biscuits

By now you may be knee-deep in "de-friending" folks over the election, or quite possibly planning your relocation to Canada, eh? Considering that off-grid home in the middle of the woods yet? If so, I know a guy...<p>Perhaps the last thing on your mind is Thanksgiving dinner, but I've got more bad …

Baking

This system calls for popular vote to determine winner

Four times in U.S. history, the winner of the nationwide popular vote has lost the Electoral College and the general election. But a proposal called …

Electoral College

The Thanksgiving Vegetable Recipes You Need On The Table

For a perfect Thanksgiving dinner, every dish must make an appearance. Of course you need a good bird and all the iconic sides that complement it. And you must have pie — pumpkin AND pecan at the very least. But, it’s also very important that you don’t forget about the veggies (because you know, …

Healthy Eating

10 New Artists You Need to Know: November 2016

Aminé, Saba, Miles Mosley, Holly Bowling and more<p>10<p>By<p>Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing the charts, breaking the …

WATCH: Stephen Apkon speaks about the “power of non-violence” and his new film “Disturbing the Peace”

Salon’s Carrie Sheffield sat down with Apkon to discuss his new documentary about Israeli and Palestinian activists<p>Salon's Carrie Sheffield sat down with Stephen Apkon yesterday and to discuss his new film, “Disturbing The Peace,” which focuses on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.<p>Instead of zeroing …

Non-violence

What comes next? How to make it better now

This election left us demoralized — now it’s time for action<p>If you're like me, you have been waking up lately with the feeling that there's a boulder on your chest — this is, assuming you've been able to sleep at all. You're frightened. And you know, when an election ends with your children's …

Affordable Care Act

How Hillary Clinton Lost

From the start, there were things that were under Hillary Clinton's control, and many, many things that never would be. She was a technocrat facing …

Government

8 states that will tell you everything you need to know on election night

On Tuesday, 50 states will vote for president, 34 will vote for senators, 435 districts will choose their members of Congress, and 12 states will pick their governors.<p>It's a lot to take in. Lucky for you, we're going to streamline that list right here and now. And as you'll see below, we should …

Government

9 Mistakes You're Making When Booking a Flight

Insider tips on getting the lowest airfare.<p>Wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy? Pining for a summer …

Flying

Here's How to Save $100,000 by Age 30

Start by saying no more often.<p>You might have heard an absurd-sounding parable that often makes the rounds on personal finance blogs. This story is …

Personal Finance

Emma Watson Has Taken to Hiding Free Books on Public Transit

If you’re traveling by London tube, you might come across some hidden free book gems along the way: Emma Watson has been craftily placing 100 …

Emma Watson

This Is How Successful Leaders Spent Their Teenage Years

<i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, CEO of LiveRamp,</i> <i>on Quora.</i><p><i>Note: I don’t think I have ever before been compared with Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, etc. I am no</i> …

Bill Gates

ListenUp: Songs selected by Myles Hendrik for one of our favorite luggage brands, Arlo Skye

Music is a big part of traveling, whether it's obscure songs you hear in taxis or tuk-tuks, or the tunes you select for a personal journey. The team behind Arlo Skye, one of favorite luggage brands, shares our love for music and travel, as does LA-based DJ Myles Hendrik, with whom they partnered to …

Kurt Cobain

In loving memory of Vine: Quartz picks the greatest Vines ever

Vine is dead. The team behind the Twitter-owned six-second video app announced today in a Medium post that it would be discontinued “in the coming months.”<p>To honor the popular app, Quartz staff picked some of their favorites from across Vine’s four-year history. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile …

Social Media

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie recipe that …

Dessert

7 Daily Habits That Will Increase Your Mental Strength

If you’re feeling worn down, beat up or stressed out by the rigors of life, you’re not alone. Life is hard, and reaching your full potential amid …

Self-help

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% accuracy, whether they’ll divorce.<p>He was featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s …

Malcolm Gladwell

Watch Two Sisters Perform an Incredible Cover of 'Boom Clap'

You might recognize Canadian-American sisters Lennon and Maisy Stella from their roles as Maddie and Daphne Conrad on ABC’s <i>Nashville.</i> But when …

Charli XCX

This Easy iPhone Trick Will Save You Tons of Photo Space

Lefteris Pitarakis—AP<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Xaume …

Hong Kong

Read our fact check of the second presidential debate

Our team of in-house experts analyzed, fact checked and added context to the candidates’ statements during Sunday night's debate.

Presidential Debate