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6 Destinations In Italy That Should Be On Your Bucket List — TripAdvisor

Once you’re ready to plan a getaway, head to TripAdvisor and book your affordable lodging (we prefer a local home or apartment rental in these …

Mind-bending images of Hong Kong's urban architecture

Teaching In the Age of Mass Shootings

As a new school year begins, many teachers wonder: Is my classroom next?<p><i>This story about school violence was produced in a collaboration between</i> The Trace<i>, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit newsroom dedicated to shining a light on America's gun violence crisis;</i> The Hechinger Report<i>, a</i> …

U.S. Dept. of Education

The $29 billion battle to own how America sleeps is heating up

Casper has snagged a whopping $239.5 million in VC funding. But Saatva and Amerisleep believe there is value in slower, self-funded growth. Who will win?<p>There’s a $29 billion battle being waged on the internet to become America’s mattress of choice. You’re probably already aware of this, if you’ve …

Mattresses

Barack Obama’s summer reading list is everything we need right now

It’s the classiest, most passive-aggressive move Barack Obama could make: He posted on Facebook a list of books he’s been reading.<p>That’s it.<p>“This summer I’ve been absorbed by new novels,” the former president wrote Sunday, “revisited an old classic, and reaffirmed my faith in our ability to move …

Barack Obama

Italy's Olive Trees Are Dying. Can They Be Saved?

In southern Italy, bacteria are ruining groves and uprooting traditions. But scientists and growers are fighting back.<p>The first withered olive trees appeared near Gallipoli, in the Apulia region of southern Italy. Bunches of leaves turned brown and crunchy around the edges. Then, whole groves …

23 Travel Tech Essentials That Will Upgrade Every Part of Your Trip

This year's coolest travel gadgets make it easier to communicate, navigate, connect, and relax when you're on the road.<p>If we asked you to tell us …

Puglia: Where to Eat in Italy's Most Overlooked Food Destination

Mozzarella for breakfast, sunbathing for lunch.<p>There’s a French-Italian film by Marco Ferreri called <i>La Grand Bouffe</i> about a group of friends that decide to eat themselves to death. While the point of the movie is to satire consumerism, you understand how such a thing is possible after spending a …

New Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Memory Loss in Early Trial Results

The long, discouraging quest for a medication that works to treat Alzheimer’s reached a potentially promising milestone on Wednesday. For the first time in a large clinical trial, a drug was able to both reduce the plaques in the brains of patients and slow the progression of dementia.<p>More …

Dementia

What Knitting Can Teach You About Math

One snowy January day, I asked a classroom of college students to tell me the first word that came to mind when they thought about mathematics. The …

The King's Path: Is this the scariest walk in the world?

The King's Path is a unique walkway in Spain but not one to attempt if you are scared of heights.<p>It is 3km (1.9 miles) long, 100 metres (328 feet) high and just one metre wide.<p>The King's Path (El Caminito del Rey) in Malaga was closed in 2001 for safety reasons but re-opened in 2015 after a massive …

6 Destinations In Italy That Should Be On Your Bucket List — TripAdvisor

Once you’re ready to plan a getaway, head to TripAdvisor and book your affordable lodging (we prefer a local home or apartment rental in these …

‘I worry if I get angry at work, I will confirm a stereotype’ — and other statements that divide us

By Theresa Vargas<p>Theresa Vargas<p>Local columnist who previously wrote for the local enterprise team about poverty, race and people with disabilities.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Columnist<p>In my first weeks of college, we played a game. It was required of all freshmen and aimed to show us how we were suddenly …

Race & Ethnicity

How an Unknown Reformer Rescued One of America’s Most Troubled School Districts

By playing the politician as well as the policy guru, Camden’s superintendent created a new model for education reform.<p>CAMDEN, N.J.—Five years ago, a stranger arrived in one of America’s most benighted cities and made a humble promise that sounded radical.<p>Paymon Rouhanifard, then 32 years old, told …

The Best Clothes-Drying Racks, According to Amazon Reviews

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

The Best Ceiling Fan Is Energy Efficient and Made of Balsa Wood

<b>The goal:</b> Find the best ceiling fan. Veterans of the field guided us away from propellers with small motors that only circulate properly when set on …

8 Anti-Aging Moisturizers That Are Worth Your Money

I'm consistently fighting my inner control freak. It's not that useful when I'm sitting in New York City gridlock or when rain washes away my plans …

World-class heritage: 23 globally recognized sites are right here in the U.S.

Most likely, you have been to a UNESCO World Heritage site in the United States without knowing it. Remember that Griswoldian summer vacation to the …

National Parks

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

Meghan Markle Says Everyone Should Read These 5 Books in Their Lifetime (Video)

And they're all on Amazon Prime.<p>Once upon a time, Meghan Markle was a mere commoner with a blog like the rest of us. On her website, The Tig, Markle …

The 29 coolest small US cities to visit in 2018

National Geographic has released its list of the 29 best small cities in the US— and it's giving us some serious travel inspiration.<p>The travel magazine worked with branding advisers at Resonance Consultancy to produce a "small-cities index" that drew from statistics and mentions on Instagram and …

South Carolina

Explore Louisville's Trendiest Neighborhood

Courtesy of Copper Kings<p>To most people, Louisville, Ky., means three things: bourbon, baseball bats and horses. And yes, this Southern city and the …

Live Music

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and profit.<p>Roughly one-third of those companies are regularly featured in <i>Fortune</i> …

General Electric

The resume of the future will tell employers who you are, and not just what you’ve done

Resumes are a poor proxy for a human being.<p>Whether on paper or LinkedIn, they may tell an employer about a job seeker’s experience and credentials, but they’re frustratingly silent about almost everything else. They have virtually nothing to say about a candidate’s personality, or their character, …

Discovering Original

In her editor’s letter she encourages you to use “the others” mindset and focus on other people instead of yourself. She explains how it can help …

Ancient Saudi Ruins to Open Up to Tourism: Pictures

Saudi Arabia

Netflix's 34 original drama series, ranked from worst to best

Over the years, it has proved to be a hotbed for original drama programming, with shows like "Stranger Things" and "13 Reasons Why" becoming cultural sensations.<p>With so many drama series on the service, however, it can be hard to keep up with which shows are worth watching.<p>To create a cheat sheet …

What Kind of Friend You Are, According to Myers-Briggs

I<p><b>t took me a long time to have an interconnected group of friends, even longer to understand the interpersonal dynamics at play between us, and the</b> …

How the Parkland students pulled off a massive national protest in only 5 weeks

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just five weeks ago, a gunman killed 17 of their friends and teachers at school and changed the course of their lives. This weekend, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School led a historic march for gun control, what they called a March for Our Lives.<p>Here's how the Parkland, …

Gun Control

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …