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Here's How You Can Afford To Retire In Paris

When we're finally ready to flip the switch to retirement, my husband and I intend to settle in Paris. For us, this city is as good as it gets and the world's best option for retirement living.<p>Step out your door anytime, day or night, turn right or left, and you don't have to travel far to …

Republicans accuse Obama of 'betraying' Americans over healthcare

Republicans continued their assault on Obamacare on Saturday, accusing the president of "betraying" Americans who are losing their existing healthcare plans.<p>Representative Todd Young of Indiana used the Republican party's weekly address to pass on stories from residents in his state who say their …

This is Palestine

The West Bank is small (about 30 miles wide and 80 miles long). Every place we're visiting for this episode is -- barring delays at checkpoints or other disturbances -- within a 90-minute drive of Bethlehem.<p>Introducing Palestine to our American television viewers, we'll begin our new episode with …

Nat Geo Travel Staff's Favorite Canada Places

Finding favorite places to visit in Canada wasn't hard for our National Geographic Travel editors. Here are some of their picks for don't-miss spots.<p><b>God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park, British Columbia</b><p>To get to God's Pocket, one of <b>Canada's</b> newest and least known provincial parks, I had to take …

Tiny People in a World of Big Food

“Marrying inspired photographs of real food and tiny people with equally inspired captions, photographer Christopher Boffoli creates a smart, funny, …

10 Lesser-Known Sodas Our Taste Buds Will Never Forget

The Bon Appétit staff's sweet remembrances of Moxie, Squirt, Cheerwine, and other lesser-known soft drinks.<p>Sugar junkies (read: us) were rocked this week by news that a new soda tax might force Mexican Coke to revise its recipe, swapping tasty cane sugar for, um, high-fructose corn syrup. …

10 Unconventional Ways to Display Plants

Houseplants can be a great decorative feature in any home. They can also help to improve air quality, cover up bad scents and muffle loud noises. The …

Chris Christie Was Born to Run

Politics<p>Search<p>Supreme CourtRepublican Sen. Susan Collins Won't Support a Supreme Court Nominee Who Would Overturn Roe v. Wade<p>Supreme CourtPresident …

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Jason Schmidt captures Takashi Murakami’s monsters (and a beautiful model) in Los Angeles - The Fox Is Black

Harper’s Bazaar published an interview with Takashi Murakami yesterday, one that involves some backstory into his new monster movie <i>Jellyfish Eyes</i>. …

How Tesla Protects The Romance Of Driving While Disrupting The Industry

Designer Franz von Holzhausen reveals the inspiration–and the latest designs–for a company leading the electric car revolution.<p>It’s one thing to design a car. It’s another to create the first vehicle for a brand founded on the goal of making electric cars sexy, mainstream, and a threat to the rest …

Urban Shapes – Photography by Sebastian Weiss

Urban Shapes Photography.<p>Sebastian Weiss is a Hamburg, Germany based photographer with a passion for concrete aesthetics and the beauty of city …

Will the Battersea Power Station revamp ruin the brick beast?

Rooftop penthouses, luxury shopping, three cinemas and a hotel … the architects behind the London landmark's renaissance aren't short on ambition. But what of the building's soul?<p>"We like to think of them as homes for 'luxury adventurers'," says Rob Tincknell, chief of the Battersea Power Station …