Krista Kay Anderson

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Who Will Save the Elephants?

Culture<p>There’s a Buddhist proverb, later interpreted by the American poet John Godfrey Saxe, about people and elephants that goes something like this: Six blind men encounter the world’s largest land mammal and decide to investigate. They each arrive at a different part. One runs his hands over its …

Wildlife

Martin Luther King Jr.: His life in pictures

Black History

10 reasons you should wake up earlier and how to do it

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” - Ben Franklin<p>“Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as …

Time Management

31 People Share The Best Money Advice They've Ever Gotten

Simple ways to save and smart ways to spend.<p>So we asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share with us the best advice about money they'd ever gotten.<p>Here's what they shared:<p><i>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

How I Set Aside Two Days Each Week To Work On Just One Thing

You already know about time “batching,” but when those batch periods slide all over your schedule, they aren’t much good to you.<p>My company recently surveyed more than 350 U.S. business owners on the biggest time-wasters in their workdays. The results weren’t much of a shock, with email coming up on …

Time Management

Ecuador Graffiti: Street Art Expressions

Stepping off the plane in Quito, Ecuador, the first thing you notice are the colors. The entire country is bathed in bright reds, lush greens, deep …

Happiness - What Makes People Happy Study LSE

Relationships and sound mental health are what really make us happy, rather than money, according to new extensive research.<p>A landmark study by the …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Contributor<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is …

Motivation

9 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Traveling Solo

I’m a huge proponent of travel, regardless of parameters. Whether domestic or international; via a backpack, or with a big budget, traveling offers …

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

6 Easy Pet Clean-Up Hacks Everyone Should Know

You love your pet more than anything else in the world, but let's face it—your favorite furry friends can make quite the mess in your home. Between …

23 Things These Successful Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What

Getting ahead in life and work is all about doing the right things, day in and day out.<p>The high achievers in your life likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Among other things, success usually involves hard work, perseverance as well as a supportive and loving network of friends and …

Customer Service

Most Distinctive Last Names by State

According to the most recent publicly available U.S. Census data from the year 2000, the five most common last names in the United States are Smith, …

Welsh Government

10 Things to Do in Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador has embarked on a strategic campaign to draw international visitors, spending a record $60 million on tourism in 2014. Rising from the …

Be Honest About What You Really Want Out Of This Year

Resolutions are only half the battle. You can make as many New Year’s resolutions as you want, but if you don’t actually care about the outcome, …

Four Minutes of Equilibrium

The guardian

Mesmerized

Beautifully Cloudy Morning

The Lagoon

Beauté ténébreuse.

Vestrahorn’s Illusion in Stokksness Peninsula, Ice

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Mexico violence against journalists

A journalist holds a sticker that reads "No more blood" during a protest against the murder of Regina Martinez, journalist and correspondent for Mexican magazine Proceso, outside the Government of Veracruz building in Mexico City, April 29, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido<p>On Friday, Mexican …

Mexico

Guide to Meditation

What if there was a mental exercise you could do that would increase your brain size, make your thinking more efficient, reduce your anxiety levels, …

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