Linda W Brock

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The 13 biggest mistakes tourists make when visiting Rome, according to locals

Chances are, if you're traveling to Rome, you're planning to visit popular attractions like the Colosseum, the Vatican, and the Trevi Fountain. While those are great, there are ways to see them without making the same common mistakes many first-timers to Rome make.<p>On a recent Quora thread, Roman …

Italy

Millions Disappointed It Wasn’t Jared

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Amid the general jubilation over the arrest of Paul Manafort on Monday, millions of Americans reported extreme disappointment that the first person arrested from Robert Mueller’s Russia probe was not Jared Kushner. Across the country, downcast Americans commiserated …

A Wild Beautiful Mess: Anne Schwalbe’s Garden in Rural Germany

German artist Anne Schwalbe is fascinated with flowers. And elderberries and nettles and meadows and light. She photographs them all in her …

Bologna city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

Europe’s oldest university town (it was founded in 1088) has been a haven for intellectuals and creative types since luminaries such as Dante and Petrarch passed through in the 14th century. Cultural capitals can ossify with time, but the constant influx of young blood into Bologna has kept the …

This $200 ring is the first activity tracker I actually want to wear all day, every day

When I got back, I checked my phone to find out my distance, calories burned, minutes active, and heart rate.<p>"You ran 23 active minutes," my phone displayed across the screen. "Only 20 active minutes left today."<p>This was possible thanks to the Motiv ring, a small metal band that fits on the third …

Wearable Tech

A Ceramicist and an Architect in Paris

When Nicolas Soulier (the architect) and Cécile Daladier (the ceramicist) started their entryway garden, they were looking for the rain, the wind, …

11 Ways to Add Curb Appeal for Under $100

Too many people ignore curb appeal until it’s time to move. Then they spruce up the place for the next residents. How does this make sense? Every …

Top ten work fashion mistakes during a heat wave

In this still from a classic episode of <i>Modern Family</i>, Cam's family struggles with how to tell him that the bike shorts he loves to wear outline his …