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Same-Sex Couple Seeks Immigration Relief From High Court

The Sunday morning party in suburban Washington, D.C., had all the trappings of anticipation.<p>A lace-trimmed bassinet, a jumble of gifts tied with pink and blue ribbons, a "diaper cake" on the table. And chatter about babies, diets, new spring outfits and the coming end of the school year.<p>But for …

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant …

Supercontinent: how the world is moving together

This year is the 50th anniversary of one of 20th-century science's most important discoveries – the revelation that the land below us is on the move; …

Arctic oil boom sparks the next great political and environmental battle

Vast reserves of oil and gas already igniting conflicts<p>Things are heating up fast in the far north. The lands and sea of the Arctic — which have been ice-filled, inhospitable and treacherous for most of human history — are experiencing the effects of climate change more rapidly than anywhere else …

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.

5 Tips for the Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer has practically become synonymous with road trips, both as a way to save money on airfare and to have some fun-filled adventures on the road. …

Road Trips

Answer to What are some of the best rare natural phenomena that occur on Earth?

Here are some of the best natural phenomena that occur on Earth.<p><b>Gippsland Lakes</b><p>The spooky light is created by a chemical reaction called …

The Healthiest Memorial Day Foods At Your Cookout

If you're out cleaning your grill in anticipation of this weekend, you aren't alone. Memorial Day is the second-most popular holiday for barbecuing, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association. And while everyone likes to celebrate, some health-minded folks hear the word "barbecue" and …

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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7 Memorable Graduation Speeches by Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders

Among the thousands of graduation addresses given each year, these stand out--mostly for the right reasons.<p>In 1994, I witnessed perhaps history's most insane commencement addresses, at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass.<p>Connie Chung, then the anchor of CBS Evening News, offered a …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Best Trips 2013

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

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With Father’s Day right around the corner (and my own father’s birthday right around the corner), I’ve been squirreling away cool and unique gift ideas. My dad is kind of a manly man, but we’re covering the bases for all of the dads out there.<p><i>[Clockwise from top left: Beard wax by HonestAmish; Bow</i> …

The 16 Best Western Movies | The Art of Manliness

Few figures in history have had as powerful an impact on American masculinity as the cowboy. For over a century, the cowboy has — for better or for …

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10 Best Places to See From Above

For the ultimate bird's eye view of your destination there's no more thrilling way to get your bearings than zooming over the landscape in a helicopter. Whether hovering over a kaleidoscope of corals at the Great Barrier Reef or soaring around the Statue of Liberty in New York, here are 10 of the …

New Zealand

RANKED: The 11 Best Donuts In America

We couldn't personally taste donuts from every beloved pastry shop in the country, so we scoured blogs and online reviews to come up with 20 bakeries known for their rave-worthy donuts.<p>The we ranked the donuts based on availability, originality, and price, in addition to how they tasted.<p>Keep …

Los Angeles

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

St Jude Classic: Harris English finishes strongly to claim the title at TPC Southwind

Harris English birdied two of the final three holes to clinch his maiden PGA Tour victory at the St Jude Classic.<p>The American's closing 69 gave him a …

2013 French Open: Rafael Nadal, his wrists, and his reign

With his power, his speed, and that ridiculous lefty topspin, the eight-time French Open champion is better on clay than anybody has ever been on any surface.<p>Rafael Nadal is better on clay than any player ever was on a single surface<p>Fun fact: Albert Costa has as many grand slam titles as Andy …