Mallory Murphy

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Stephen Fry Explains Why Some People Believe Everything Donald Trump Says

“The incompetent are often blessed with an inappropriate confidence."<p>Some supporters of President Donald Trump believe just about everything he says, even when he’s wrong. And Trump himself seems to have absolute confidence in his own beliefs ― again, even when he is demonstrably wrong.<p>But there is …

Donald Trump

Man shot at University of Washington protests

SEATTLE — A suspect was arrested after a man was shot during a protest at the University of Washington Friday night, authorities said.<p>A man was taken to Harboview Medical Center with possible life-threatening injuries from a gunshot wound, according to Seattle Fire officials. The gunshot victim was …

Hidden European Towns in America

© www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com<p>Dreaming of sipping sangria on the beaches of Barcelona or roaming the illuminated Christmas markets in Munich? Now is the perfect time to feed your wanderlust and take a spontaneous trip to explore Europe -- without getting out your passport!<p>Hotel search trivago.com …

6 Tips for Taking Great Vacation Pictures

Travelzoo's Director of Photography Stephen Aviano spends his days pouring over the beautiful images that grace our website and inspire our subscribers -- and our deal experts -- to set off for adventures unknown. When he's not at work, he's behind the camera: on his last trip he even got to take a …

What to Do in Switzerland

<i>Recently a friend of mine heard that I had been to Switzerland, and she wrote and asked me to make recommendations for her upcoming visit. Here is what I told her.</i><p><b>The best way I know how to begin about Switzerland is to tell you a story.</b><p>Once upon a time we made plans to move to Europe. Within these …

Apps That Make Travel More Social

<i>Highways Agency / Flickr</i><p>Social media and smartphone apps have drastically changed the way people travel. Gone are the days when vacation-goers privately booked their flights, planned exclusively with a guidebook or reminisced about trips solely through photo albums. Nowadays, it's all about sharing …

7 HOT Sex Tweaks You Need to Try

Bring on the bedroom bliss.<p>Chances are, you already have a pretty good sex life going on already. But what if you could bump that pretty good up a notch, to absolutely positively insanely amazing? Well, you can. Just try these minor upgrades, brought to you by some top sex experts, and you’re in …

6 Things Foreigners Hate About the US

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Keoni Cabral</i><p>Sure, we stick out like sore thumbs overseas, the French think our country consists entirely of pictures of chicken wrapped in bacon, and the Euros don't like our best snacks. But so what? We didn't rescue the world twice in one century so we …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

The 17 Most Amazingly Epic Places on Earth

Do the usual cities and beaches leave you a bit... underwhelmed? Well, we're here to bring you to a magical realm of bubbling volcanoes, cliff-top castles, and roaring waterfalls. After pouring through the tips and experiences from the minube travel community, we're happy to present this list of …

Grand Canyon

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

Whale watching on Ireland’s newest coastal route

Ireland’s southwest coast is one of the easiest places on Earth to see whales, porpoises and dolphins in the wild – and no one knows it yet.<p>When I saw the first roll of dark skin emerge from the water, I knew we weren’t alone. I was on a boat with Whale Watch West Cork less than a kilometre off the …

Ireland

An Insider's Guide to Berlin Street Art

<i>"Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place. Some people become vandals because they want to make the world a better looking place." - Banksy (Wall and Piece)</i><p>Multi-cultural, creative, dynamic, alternative, punk, trendy: in one word, this is Berlin. Art critic Emilie …

Vacation Activities You Shouldn't Be Embarrassed About

We're often so busy worrying about making the most of every trip--nay--every precious moment out of the office that we can forget to not sweat the small stuff. And sweating the small stuff stinks.<p>Herewith, 19 things to not worry about when on a trip.<p><b>1. To pay a visit to McDonald's. You are</b> …

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

Doodling

The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku, review

Michio Kaku's latest is a mind-bending study of the possibilities of the brain<p><b>Quadriplegics move artificial limbs with the mind</b>. Video games are directly controlled by the power of thought. A monkey’s brain connected to the internet can control an avatar on a video screen or a robot half a world …

Getting A Raise: Not As Cool As Getting The Right Job

By Harry Floyd,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/192ubhx<p>Getting a raise does two things to a person.<p>The first – it excites you, makes you feel a sense …

5 Simple Ways To Harness The Power Of Gratitude At Work

Who wants to work for an ungrateful boss? Nobody, so start saying thanks.<p>We all know the good feelings that come with being acknowledged for something that we did. Those feelings result in wanting to do well, and we continue to look for ways to give our best effort.<p>While we often have no problems …

The 10 most embarrassing American stereotypes (that are kinda true)

If there’s anywhere to start, it’s right here. Our expanding waistlines have been the subject of global ridicule for decades, with our weapons of …

Sochi 2014: 10 stand-out spectators at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

Featuring the greatest unintentional selfie ever … and Santa. We take a look at the spectators who’ve made the Sochi Games such a colourful affair<p>• Check out our other ‘10best’ galleries from the Sochi Games: 10 multiple exposures – 10 amazing Sochi sunsets – 10 great agony and ecstasy pics

Sochi 2014: 10 weird Winter Olympics figure skating expressions – in pictures

So much for figure skating being a graceful sport; some of these competitors look downright terrifying. Here are 10 of the strangest facial expressions caught on camera by photographers in Sochi<p>• Check out some of our other ‘10best’ galleries from the Games: 10 great motion blur photos – 10 great …

Why the Power of Peer Reviews Is Different for Millennial Travelers

<i>Skift’s trend report, “The Rise of the Millennial Traveler” launched earlier this month. It is based on interviews with hotels, tourism boards,</i> …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

Cancer

Like Darwin’s Finches, But Weirder, Bat Faces Showcase Amazing Adaptations

Bats come in a dazzling array of shapes and sizes, representing some of the widest variation among all mammals — most notably the New World leaf-nosed bats. These creatures, which when photographed often look drowsy and avuncular, are distinguished by horn-like appendages on their noses. These are …

Biology

India’s pure, wicked wilderness

Once home to gun-brandishing bandit gangs, India’s National Chambal Sanctuary is a wicked wilderness full of crocodiles that can overturn boats and incredibly agile blind dolphins.<p>Until three decades ago, the area around the River Chambal in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh was inhabited by …

Uttar Pradesh

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Where the Nazis Hid Their Art: The Castle Behind ‘Monuments Men’

Built by a mad king and copied by Disney, Neuschwanstein Castle held Hitler’s stash of priceless artworks—until the true-life Monuments Men liberated …

U.S. One Step Closer To Future Where Cars Talk To Each Other

The United States is one step closer to a future where cars will communicate with each other to avoid accidents.<p>The Department of Transportation announced on Monday it was moving forward with the steps necessary to one day mandate vehicle-to-vehicle — V2V — communication technology on light …

Why you’re wrong about communism: 7 huge misconceptions about it (and capitalism)

<b>Karl Marx, Gordon Gecko</b><p>Most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is total nonsense. Here’s a clearer picture<p>Jesse Myerson<p>February 2, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>As the commentary around the recent deaths of Nelson Mandela, Amiri Baraka and Pete Seeger made abundantly clear, most …