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I Worked As An Online Tarot Card Reader Despite Not Knowing How To Read Tarot Cards

I don't know how to read tarot cards. I don't even know the names of the cards. But despite the fact that I didn't even own a deck of cards, I worked as an online tarot card reader during my freshmen year at college.<p>I was 18 years old, going to school full-time, and living with five other girls. …

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Three epic icy journeys

The spirit of expedition continues to thrive as travellers seek out epic journeys to broaden their minds and stimulate their senses. Winter months or chilly climates might seem like challenges, but breathtaking snow-capped mountains and windswept views of glacial lakes create a magical travel …

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The Magic of Torres del Paine | Travel Blog | ThePlanetD

If you forced me to choose a favorite National Park in the world, I would have a heck of a time choosing just one. I mean, I've been to some amazing …

Torres del Paine: Patagonia’s essence in a day

<b>To trek or not to trek</b><p>A major difference between going on vacation and traveling long(ish)-term is this: when you go on vacation, you have already …

50 great moments in jazz: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis, a dentist's son from St Louis, came to New York in 1944 to study music, but dropped out of college when he met Charlie "Bird" Parker. …

Book News: Microsoft Rumored To Be Interested In Buying Nook

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving</i> <i>badly.</i><p>Barnes & Noble stock shot up 24 percent in trading Thursday amid rumors that Microsoft is interesting in buying all of Nook Media's digital assets. The website TechCrunch has reported that it obtained internal documents …

Easy Rawlins Is Alive, Or Is He?

I've been following Easy Rawlins since reading <i>Devil in a Blue Dress</i> in the '90s. That's a lot of time to give to a character. And as I read <i>Little Green,</i> I realized that I hadn't been following Easy, the character, all these years. In the past I was more invested in other parts of the stories.<p>I had …

Mount Everest Climber Warns Of An Overpopulated Mountain

To look on both sides of the Himalayas from the top of the peak is a pretty singular place to be — it's a source of happiness for me.<p><i>Each week,</i> Weekend Edition Sunday <i>host Rachel Martin brings listeners an unexpected side of the news by talking with someone personally affected by the stories making</i> …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

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Unmissable South America

South America is home to dramatic landscapes, archaeological splendours from the past and a dizzying variety of wildlife - the largest collection of plant and animal species on earth, in fact. For the sheer awe factor, it's hard to top seeing Incan ruins through mist-covered cloud forest, spying …

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10 weird and wonderful museums in Chicago

Sure, your friends will listen politely as you describe your trip to the Art Institute to see paint on the walls. But you'll stop them mid-yawn when you let loose with stories of visiting the Red Spanking Bench and the world's largest jug collection. Here are 10 beyond-the-norm museums in Chicago …

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Everest 2013: Alan Arnette Recaps The Season That Was

It was another exciting, dramatic and wild season on the world's tallest peak. We saw some amazing feats performed on the mountain, including the …

10,000 Birds | The Warbler Guide: A Book Review by a Warbler-challenged Birder

Imagine a world without warblers. No small songbirds feeding like moving jewels in the canopy. A distinct lack of birdsong on a May morning. …

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Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

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