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Pictures of the Week 5.26.16

How Do We Preserve a Memory if We Don't Have it On Camera?

It's the last week of school, and I am a weeping mess.<p>It's not a sad weeping, really. It's a bittersweet weeping, a proud weeping, because every step they take on this road that is education and growing up and moving on is another step they take out of my home.<p>Those heartstrings tied to them want …

Pictures of the Week 4.28.16

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Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of April 4, 2016)

The news this week largely surrounded the Panama Papers, the leaked documents that have caused ripple effects across the world, and the U.S. presidential election, which is now focused on the upcoming contest in New York. Read about these some of the other top stories that appeared in this week’s …

Photographer Captures The Breathtaking Beauty Of Mexico’s Indigenous Communities

Diego Huerta's goal is to document all of the indigenous groups in the country.<p>"Oaxaca was something that had to happen, it was something that I didn’t look for. It simply occurred."<p>That's how photographer Diego Huerta describes his work in the southern Mexican state, where he has diligently …

10 Token Travel Photos that are Really Tourist Traps

Have awesome travel photos of a token landmark or site ever convinced you to go somewhere, only to discover that it's actually a massive tourist trap? It definitely has for me, and while I'm usually a little disappointed, I'm also guilty being one of the people who have mastered angling and editing …

35 Spring Wreaths That Will Freshen Up Your Front Door

We're counting down the days until March 20.<p>Warm weather (and fresh flowers) are just around the corner! Greet guests with the festive decorations this long-awaited season deserves.

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11 Ways To Make Potatoes Even More Delicious

This post is proof that I not only like potatoes, I LOVE them! Give me all the starch I can get, because calories don't count when they come in the form of tater tots, or potato chip brownies. Right? Check out all the ways on <b>The Chic Site</b> I've managed to turn a potato, or five, into a full course …

10 Festivals Worth Traveling for in March

As the cold weather begins to subside, revelers come out of hibernation for these unique March festivals. Whether you want a little peace and quiet or a month-long blowout, we've got you covered with this list of March's best festivals worldwide.<p>Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras: Australia<p><i>Sydney</i> …

Two-Nosed Dog Passes Smell Test For Cuteness

"I call him Toby-One Kenobi, but also Toby Two-Nose -- that sounds like a gangster name"<p>When Todd Ray heard about a dog with two noses, he couldn't turn up his own nose at the pooch.<p>Ray is the owner of the Venice Beach Freakshow in Los Angeles. He also holds the Guinness World Record for the …

The 'Perfect' Egg Recipe You Didn't Know Existed

If you have never heard of a shirred egg before, you are not alone. Shirred eggs are simply baked eggs with the addition of cream, cheese and herbs. The beauty of the shirred egg is, one can bake many at a time, making this the perfect dish for any brunch. The yolks are creamy and luscious while …

What Happened When I Wore 30 Different Lipsticks For 30 Days

Photography by Tory Rust. Manicure by Miss Pop.<p><i>What's the difference between a signature look and a rut?</i> That's the question that struck me one morning this past December as I swiped on my crimson lipstick -- the same one I'd worn for the past three years. While I consider myself an adventurous …

Celebrity Fitness Trainer Nicole Chaplin Breaks Down 5 Fitness Myths

By Marcelle Hutchins<p>When it comes to fitness, there's a lot of misinformation on the web and beyond. Such myths could potentially hold people back from achieving lasting results.<p>Meet Nicole Chaplin, celebrity fitness enthusiast and owner of Bella X Fitness Boutique NYC who is all about helping her …

10 Reasons to Visit Northern Morocco

By: <b>College Tourist</b>, Emily Freebery, from Fordham University<p><b>Why you should visit Northern Morocco</b><p>When preparing to leave for my study abroad year in Ireland, I never thought I would have the chance to venture beyond Europe during my travels. However, when my sister--who is teaching English in Spain …

Martian Women Take Over an Otherworldly Puerto Rico

Senen Llanos set painted models against alien landscapes.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>All images courtesy the artist<p>We’re so spoiled by Earth’s natural splendor that many of us take it for granted—a bit ill-advised in this era of devastating climate change. But all around us is a sort of …

The Most Romantic Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

When it comes to romantic getaways, there's something infinitely appealing about the isolation and untouched beauty of an island. Whether you want a luxury resort for your honeymoon or a pristine beach for a last-minute Valentine's Day escape, you can't go wrong with these 20 destinations, voted …

7 Levitating Artworks Cooler Than the Air Bonsai

Because floating mini-trees barely scratch the surface.<p>You may have seen the bonsai plant above floating in your news feed, either jammed down your throat via auto-playing Facebook video or enticingly advertized through your favorite design-minded news site or blog. The Air Bonsai aced current …

Animal pictures of the week: 15 January 2016 - Telegraph

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5 takeaways from Obama's last State of the Union

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama issued a final passionate plea to voters on Tuesday to bridge the divide in American politics after he leaves office.<p>In his last State of the Union address delivered to a Congress that has often hobbled his ambitions, Obama expressed regret over his own role in …

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This Abandoned Waterpark In Vietnam Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

*Shudders*<p>You won't see the Ho Thuy Tien waterpark on a tourists' guide to Vietnam. You won't see it labeled on a map. And if you ask a local to show you the way, there's a good chance they'll have no idea what you're talking about.<p>It takes a motorbike and some SERIOUS guts to explore this …

Eat Your Veggies: 9 Deliciously Different Recipes

Vegetables don't have to be boring or relegated to a side dish. From roasted broccoli with chipotle honey butter to balsamic glazed roasted beets, these recipes are so flavorful and satisfying, they could carry an entire meal.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter</b><p>In this recipe, broccoli …

11 Starters and Sweets for Your New Year's Bash

Now that Hanukkah and Christmas are over, it's time to focus on the next party! The great thing about entertaining on New Year's Eve is that your "meal" can be made up of fun finger foods.<p><b>1. Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Red Chili Sauce</b><p>Coconut Shrimp makes fabulous finger food for a party, …

Top 10 New Species

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Photographer captures drone footage of beluga whales gathering in Canada's Northwest Passage

Stunning drone footage of beluga whales and swimming polar bears in Canada's Northwest Passage goes viral<p>A drone photographer's efforts to beautifully capture the wildlife and natural surroundings of Canada's Northern Passage haven't gone amiss.<p>Drone footage shot by Arctic Watch …

What's Your Money Personality Type?

Your personality has a huge effect on how you relate to money.<p>Though researchers disagree on just how much of our personalities are dictated by our …

6 Things That Entrepreneurs Did Before They Became Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Most entrepreneurs didn't leap from the crib and start serially founding businesses.<p>Maybe some did.<p>Most didn't.<p>The paths to entrepreneurship are vast and varied... and really complicated. Some paths involve failure. Some paths involve corporate cubicle dwelling. Some include college. Some involve …

Guidelines to Keep You Traveling Safely in a World of Terrorist Threats

Even intrepid travelers are starting to think: Do we stay or do we go?<p>Just in the last few weeks tragedies included the hotel massacre in Mali, 11/13 ISIS attacks in Paris, a deadly suicide-bombing in Beiruit Lebanon, and a Russian plane suspiciously downed in Egypt with hundreds of lives lost. …

Top 10 Clothing Hacks

I would like to wear pajamas all day, every day.<p>Alas, people don't seem to like when I do this, so I have to face the facts:<p>Style is a part of presence.Clothing shapes our image.Appearance contributes to our first impression.<p>I'm no fashionista, but I know the importance of personal style. In fact, …

How To Look Better In One Minute

By Kathleen Hou<p>Beauty editors and makeup artists often say blush is the stiletto of beauty products -- it makes everyone look good. When applied correctly, blush can instantly make you look fresher, more vibrant, and just plain better. I was an unbeliever until the celebrity makeup artist Hung …

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

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