Kelsey V

19 Flips | 3 Magazines | 3 Likes | @kelseyvalente | Keep up with Kelsey V on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kelsey V”

Hiking Zion National Park

I have a confession to make. The American Southwest wasn’t on my adventure radar until my friend Reed persuaded me to join him on a road trip through Utah Canyon Country.<p>Driving into Zion National Park at sunset was a shot in the arm for my wanderlust. I was ready to explore the big red …

Flavours of Tasmania: take a bite out of Australia's Apple Isle

There’s much more to the self-styled Apple Isle than, well, apples. Australia’s southernmost state, the island of Tasmania, is a foodie’s paradise and a world apart from mainland Oz. The cooler climate produces elegant dry wines and the unspoiled coastline ensures the freshest seafood around.<p>The …

Ecuador Unveils Banana-Centric Tourism Plan

Scandal drowns out news of economic improvement

Could Obama turn out to be America’s best president for the economy? A number of signs indicate the answer might be yes.

38 Grilling Recipes That Will Make You Want To Be Vegetarian

Hot dogs, schmot dogs. Prepare to fend off jealous carnivores trying to get in on this delicious veggie grilling action.

Cooking

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. …

A Skyscraper-Style Treehouse With Soaring Mountain Views

The Tower House, designed by GLUCK+ Architects, reflects back the forest canopy.<p>Architects like wordplay. It’s a fun and effective way to condense the main thesis behind a project without resorting to archi-speak. It’s also a good bit of marketing. A simple subversion like “horizontal skyscraper” …

The Shorebreak Art of Clark Little

Marlin<p>Little thinks this is probably his favorite shot of all time. “I remember taking it. I saw it for a split second and I’m like gosh, this is unbelievable,” he says. “It’s just this frozen water that looks like a glass blown image. It’s just this crazy shot that I’ve never been able to get …

Fake News

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Instead Of Snoozing In Savings, Let's Put $5,000 To Work

What Happens To $5,000 Parked In Savings<p>The average interest rate on a savings account at a major bank is 0.1 percent, according to Bankrate.com. Inflation is running at 1.7 percent. The result over 10 years, as shown below, is a lousy deal for savers.<p>If you have a savings account you probably …

Log In or Sign Up to View

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.

7 Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Grill

It often seems that anything cooked on the grill is instantly more delicious. This universal cooking technique also provides a way to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible, and -- let's face it -- to create a bit of a show out of your meal. Any way you look at it, grilling and summer go …

Cooking

Food: Recipes, Cooking Tips, Celebrity Chef Ideas & Food News

Take your derby day party to the next level with these Southern-inspired cocktails.<p>Hey procrastinators: Mother's Day is in less than two weeks, so …

Serena Williams

A muffin top? Yummy. No, such names for women's body parts are unsavoury

<b>What would you recommend to cover up my muffin top?</b><i><br>Andrea Taureau, by email</i><p>Well, I'm not really sure, Andrea. You could just put a little tea towel …

NASA Announces Brightest Lunar Explosion Ever Recorded

Changing Planet<p>A boulder-sized meteor slammed into the moon in March, igniting an explosion so bright that anyone looking up at the right moment might have spotted it, NASA announced Friday.<p>NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office is reporting the discovery of the brightest impact seen on the moon in …

Obama Went Off Script To Address Gay Grads Directly At Morehouse College

A slight change in the language, but a significant change in meaning. Instead of a veiled reference to same-sex couples, Obama made the language direct.<p>WASHINGTON — President Obama addressed the graduates of the all-male, historically black Morehouse College on Sunday, sharing with them his views …

Same-Sex Couples

21 Brilliant Objects You Can Make From Recycled Materials

Out of all the items we purchase every day, how many do we keep for over a year?<p>Not many.<p>Now more than ever, we seem quite at ease constantly …

Must-see morning clip: Amy Poehler returns to SNL

On Weekend Update, she and Seth Meyers had just one reaction to the IRS scandal: “Really!?!”<p>Amy Poehler returned to "Saturday Night Live" this weekend to help Seth Meyers cover the IRS scandal on Weekend Update, for "Really!?! With Seth and Amy."<p>"IRS: No one needs to avoid scandals more than you. …

How right-wingers use semantic tricks to kill government

Loaded terminology like “entitlements” and “welfare” skews the debate and alters America. Here’s how it works<p>“Semantic infiltration” is a term coined by the foreign policy expert Fred Ikle and popularized by the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Ikle defined it thus:<p>Semantic infiltration means …