Nancy Sweet

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Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Australia

Cory Monteith’s Best ‘Glee’ Performances

Cory Monteith was found dead Saturday in his Vancouver hotel room. To celebrate his life, enjoy some of his best performances.<p><b>"I Can't Fight This</b> …

The Real Winner Of The Cuckoo's Calling Was Amazon, Not J.K. Rowling

Once more, J.K. Rowling has a hit on her hands, as Robert Galbraith follows Richard Bachman with ‘cancer of the pseudonym’ and ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ becomes a best-seller.<p>An interesting experiment has been unfortunately curtailed, and we’ll never know just how successful Galbraith’s detective …

Why You Shouldn't Let A Little Boy Polish Your Shoes Near The Taj Mahal

I had taken the travel-sized shampoos from our hotels, so I dig through my purse to give them to him. My friend Sholeh takes a photograph of the two children in the slant of morning light, the juxtaposition of the beautiful making the scene seem all the more tragic. I hand over the shampoo, and the …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

National Parks

How to Save Money on Phone Data Abroad

<i>Photo Courtesy Ajv123ajv/Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello</i><p>You probably know someone who has returned from overseas with a horror story about a crazy-big -- and utterly unexpected -- mobile phone or tablet bill. In some cases people have been socked with five-figure tabs for using …

Should You Resort to a Resort?

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>The seaplane is bobbing on its pontoons in the choppy South Pacific Ocean like a plastic duck in a toddler’s bathtub. “You’ll have to wade in from here,” the pilot shouts over the propeller’s rat-tat-tat. I look down doubtfully at the restless sea, the swaying 
ladder, then …

Obama Compares Nelson Mandela to George Washington

Although President Obama will not get a chance to see Nelson Mandela on his trip to South Africa, he is using his historic visit to pay tribute to …

Prop 8 challengers wed in California after stay is lifted

The two couples who challenged the law that had barred same-sex marriage in California were married Friday afternoon after a federal appeals court dissolved its stay blocking same-sex marriage in the state.<p>On the eve of San Francisco's Pride Weekend, State Attorney General Kamala declared Sandra …

Six chemicals we consume in our food and drink that should be banned

Last week BuzzFeed published a list of eight foods that folks in the USA are eating but are banned in other parts of the world. The chemical …

Quinsy Gario: ‘Men wil de menselijkheid van de slachtoffers van slavernij niet zien’

Afrikaanse gevangenen worden aan boord gebracht van een trans-Atlantisch handelsschip<p><i>Geplaatst door redactie socialisme.nu, vrijdag 28 juni 2013,</i> …

Slavernij: een blinde vlek in de geschiedschrijving

<i>Geplaatst door redactie socialisme.nu, vrijdag 28 juni 2013, 13:31</i><p><b>Op 1 juli 1863 schafte Nederland als een van de laatste Europese landen bij wet de</b> …