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Extraordinary photographs that show the human side of endangered animals

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

11 New Year's Eve Appetizers You Can Make With 5 Ingredients or Less

Breathe easy—these quick and simple New Year's Eve appetizers are here to save your big night. Because we all know that throwing a party—especially …

New Year's Eve

For an adventurous & luxurious escape, head to the Caribbean island of Nevis

Located just two miles from St. Kitts in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies, Nevis is a quick plane ride and a welcoming escape for …

Caribbean

Why the Next President Must Regionalize Iraq

Joe Biden, it seems, was ahead of his time.<p>In May 2006, then-Sen. Biden and foreign policy writer Leslie Gelb proposed a plan to divide Iraq into …

Middle East

Why’s Obama Covering for Russian War Crimes in Syria?

A new Human Rights Watch Report presents a devastating picture of Russia’s use of cluster bombs against civilians. And Washington says … …

Middle East

Newt Gingrich: HBO's John Oliver laughs about crime while innocent Americans get killed

On his program this week, HBO comedy show host John Oliver mocked my suggestion, in defense of Donald Trump, that crime is on the rise.<p>Oliver said I prioritized feelings over facts in arguing that America is becoming less safe. He focused on a CNN interview in which the host insisted that crime is …

Dinesh D'Souza's 'Hillary's America' is the top-grossing documentary of 2016

Dinesh D'Souza's anti-Hillary Clinton film, "Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party," has quickly become the top-grossing documentary of 2016.<p>D'Souza's doc has brought in $5.2 million in the first 12 days of its release, according to Box Office Mojo.<p>That puts the political …

Film Industry

The world's most beautiful island is paradise defined

Home to white sand beaches and dramatic mountains rising out of turquoise waters, Palawan in the Philippines has been named the world's best island for the second time by the readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine.<p>However, those readers aren't alone. Publications Conde Nast and National Geographic …

Palawan

Dolphins Spotted Riding Whales Off The Coast Of Hawaii

It's long been understood that dolphins and whales are incredibly intelligent, playful creatures. They regularly interact playfully with humans, and …

5 Strategies To Declutter Your Home For A Happier Life

A house is a representation of a person’s mind, and a cluttered house represents a cluttered mind that cannot focus properly. You look at scattered …

How to Make the Ultimate Garage Workbench

For the past six months, I've been hammering and banging on a flimsy folding plastic table. That's right. I'm a full-time DIY and how-to blogger, a …

Woodworking

Dukan Diet - Lose Weight Quickly and Keep It Off Forever - New French Diet

Do you want to lose 20 pounds or more quickly? If you haven't tried the Dukan Diet, keep reading this article. Created by a French doctor Pierre …

Traveling the World—and Raising Two Kids—in a 2003 Land Rover Defender

Land Rover

11 Incredible Pictures Reveal Hidden Underwater World

The winners of a recent underwater photo contest go deep.<p>A butter-yellow seahorse in motion, a crab in a nest of eggs, and a shark biting down on a turtle are all among the undersea sights captured by the winners of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year contest.<p>This year’s competition drew …

15 Free Online Resources That Will Make You Smarter

Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately the initiative for free, high-quality, educational resources online has only continued to grow in the past few years.<p>Below are some of the resources available to learn more about marketing, entrepreneurship, …

Small Business

One of the fattest cities in America declared a war on obesity — and lost one million pounds

This friendly woman, a mother of two children, is a living embodiment of the obesity culture cursing the world's wealthiest country.<p>"In Guatemala it is rare to see people who are very overweight, but it could not be more different here," she said. "I saw this when I came here."<p>As soon as she …

Taco Bell

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

Cruisers' choice: Best cruise ships of 2015 | CNN Travel

Cruise Ships

National Geographic Travel

Web design: These sites and apps can help you decorate your home

What color couch should I get to go with my mint-green walls? Will this couch even fit in my 1,000-square-foot apartment? Why are all these couches …

Apps

Before & After: Kodie's Beautiful and Bright Family Kitchen

My room makeover::The kitchen in our 1962 split level was dark and depressing. But when the appliances started to bail, we knew it was time for a …

Home Depot

National Geographic Travel

Before & After: Jody's No More "1985" Kitchen

My room makeover::We purchased our home from the nicest couple that had built the house with his dad in the mid 80's. Although very well maintained, …

Kitchens

10 Last Minute Halloween Decorating Ideas

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” OK, that’s for another beloved holiday, but for makers, nothing beats the creative potential of Halloween. It’s fun to dream up and make costumes, decorate your house and yard, and throw costume parties.<p>But as fun as doing decorations is, it can all …

Decorations

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks