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Nicholas Sparks hits a tear-soaked milestone: 20 years of sentimental love stories

NEW YORK — A puddle, that’s what Tyler Malik has been reduced to, a veritable puddle.<p>“He reaches and touches me to the core,” she says mid-sob, face raw, as Nicholas Sparks — that would be He — signs books, hundreds of them, at a Union Square bookstore.<p>Malik rose well before dawn and drove three …

Books

Write, Then Write Some More: Writing Tips From 29 Authors

If you’ve ever wanted to sit down with your favorite author, grab him or her by the shoulders, and ask <i>How?</i>, you’re not alone.<p>Plenty of people want to know exactly how authors do it — grind through the doubt, become inspired, write, get published, and start all over again. In fact, so many people …

IS bomb suspect planned to target Berlin airport: official

The head of Germany's intelligence agency has said authorities received a tip in September that 'IS' was planning an attack. Bomb plot suspect, Jaber …

Soon, Fly From London to Sydney in Two Hours

Take a two hour nap, and wake up in Sydney.<p>Soon you may be able to have breakfast in London, and arrive in Sydney in time for a mid-morning flat …

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

South America

Exploring The Grand Canyon, Inside And Out

<i>The illusionary landscape at Grand Canyon National Park. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>There will never be a photograph captured of the Grand Canyon that can adequately describe its depth, breadth, and true beauty. Its canyon walls have stories that we will never hear and beholds a history that our …

National Parks

How to improve self-esteem: a secret from research

It seems we all want to know how to improve self-esteem these days.<p>Life can be hard. And who is usually hardest on you? Yourself. There's that …

Careers In Sports Management And Marketing

If you are one of those who intend to make careers in sports management and marketing, you must take advantage of the internet. Online processes …

25 Best Foods to Eat for Muscle Definition

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

Low Carb Diet VS Low Fat Diet: Which is Better for Fat Loss?

<b></b>Low Carb Diet VS Low Fat Diet: Which is Better for Fat Loss?There’s a lot of conflicting research out there. One day fats are enemy #1, and the next …

Nutrition

Scientists Just Proved That a Low-Carb Diet Is the Way to Go

Figuring out which diets, foods, and exercise regimes <i>actually</i> promote the most effective weight loss and overall health can be difficult, especially when it seems that every other day, a new study makes a conflicting claim. But now experts are insisting that perhaps the most classic dieting …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Nixon's diplomatic secrets spilled in chief of staff's diary

Nixon's diplomatic secrets revealed as chief of staff's diary published for first time<p>Fresh details of life inside Richard Nixon's White House have emerged with the publication of new excerpts of a diary kept by H R "Bob" Haldeman.<p>As chief of staff, Haldeman was one of Nixon's closest allies and a …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing range of beauty benefits. Here are some great uses for the sunny yellow fruit:<p><b>Clarifying …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful.<p>And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in …

7 Things to Know About Native American Languages

The month of November is Native American Heritage Month. A recent editorial by Kevin Gover, director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian, suggests that "the vast majority of Americans have a limited -- and often mistaken -- understanding of Native American …

Language

10 Lies We Need to Stop Telling Ourselves

For too many of us, we want to be the "rock"; we don't want anyone to think we have any weakness. This means we keep our problems and struggles to ourselves, we even keep them from those we love.<p>We want to be strong, but at the end of the day we're human. We go through highs and lows, and struggle …

Albert Einstein

Be True to Yourself, Always

Usually around this time I tend to reflect back on the year to sort out what went wrong or right, what I learned and what lessons might stand out enough to give me new fuel for the next fire.<p>I don't know how it's possible, but I always end up saying something like, "This has been the most …

The Perfect 45-Minute Running Playlist

Invigorate your pavement pounding with these tunes from Mile High Run Club.<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, Mile High Run Club shares one of its go-to playlists.</i><p>Calling all running junkies: Mile High Run Club …

American history and the weirdness of today explained in Roosevelt doc

Let us now dwell upon the sheer weirdness of U.S. politics.<p>Daily, thanks to <i>The Colbert Report</i> and <i>The Daily Show with Jon Stewart</i>, we get a peculiar view of it all. That is, we see the extremes and the mockery aimed at oddballs, hypocrites and powerful people blowing a lot of hot air.<p>Yet for all the …

32 Life-Altering Quotes From Marianne Williamson About Love, Forgiveness, And Peace

By Jamie Varon,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1qJjJ40<p><b>Until we have seen someone’s darkness, we don’t really know who they are. Until we have</b> …

Photography Takes You Out Of The Moment

By Ailsa Ross,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/VilSIe<p>I used to write half truths in my teenage diaries in case they might be discovered. Propped up …

The Reality Of Being On The Road

By Bryan Lim,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1teX4NV<p>We being on the road are like little lost kids wandering around Mother Earth. We are so …

10 Reasons Why You Should Date A Woman Who Travels

Love is a beautiful thing that can be complicated at times. There are some situations that can make your love life a bit easier, such as living in …

17 Things You’ll Find In Every Traveler’s Apartment

By Koty Neelis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1rdoFBv<p>1. Maps – of the world or just a city explored in the past.<p>2. Something super touristy – a mug …